School of Languages
Department of English Studies

Profile of Faculty

Rachit Kumar

Assistant Professor, Department of English Studies
Central University of Jharkhand
Cell : 8789371535
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Educational Qualification:


M.A, MPhil

Area of Interest:

  Indian Writing in English, Post - Colonial Literature Indian Mythology, Metaphysical Poetry, Film Studies

Courses Taught:

  1. Contemporary Critical Issues & Trends
  2. Modern Literary Theory
  3. Literary Theory II
  4. New Literatures
  5. Indian English Writing I
  6. Indian English Writing II
  7. Prose Writing II: Victorian to Present
  8. Drama III:Victorian to Present
  9. Tribal Literature of India
  10. Poetry I ( From Chaucer to Shelley)
  11. Drama I ( Renaissance and Restoration Drama)
  12. Prose Writing I ( Bacon to Hardy)
  13. Drama II ( Shakespeare)
  14. Literary Criticism : Aristotle to Cleanth Brooks

Brief introduction:

  Mr Rachit Kumar is Assistant Professor in the Centre for English Studies. He pursued M.A and MPhil from the University of Delhi. Before joining CUJ he taught in two different colleges of DU for more than three and a quarter years. His area of interest includes Indian literature, mythology, metaphysical poetry and film studies. He has a keen interest in poetry, philosophy and popular fiction and also dabbles in writing poetry.

Administrative responsibilities (with active period)

   Block C Warden ( Boys Hostel) from 9th October 2020 to Present.

Articles Published/ Accepted:


Research publications

Articles in Journals (Published/ Accepted)
  1. Rachit Kumar, 2017. Contesting Identities: Negotiating the State of Being in a Cosmopolitan Space in Nissim Ezekiel’s Poems. Research Journal of English Language and Literature (RJELAL) ( 489 -92)Vol. 5.2. ISSN - 2321-3108
  2. Rachit Kumar, 2017. Renegotiating role of the Teacher as an Intellectual.Emerging Researcher ( 36 - 39) Vol. 4.2. ISSN : 2348-5590
  3. Rachit Kumar, 2017. Rise of Sectarianism and Identity Politics in Taslima Nasrin’s ‘Lajja’.Literary Herald ( 623- 27) Vol. 3.1. ISSN - 2454-3365
  4. Rachit Kumar, 2017. Melancholy as an Aesthetic Category: Exploring the Philosophical Implication and Sensibilities of 18th Century International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities (IJELLH)  ( 314 - 22) Vol. 5.6. ISSN - 2321-7065
  5. Rachit Kumar, 2017. Interpersonal Bonds vis-à-vis Kin Formation and Familial Relations in Indian Subcontinent: A Critical Study New Man International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies  (33 - 41) Vol. 4.6. ISSN - 2348-1390

Seminar/ Workshop/ Conference Participation:

  1. Attended Centre for Academic Translation and Archiving seminar titled “ The Translation Projects in the Department” 21st March, 2016.
  2. Attended National Seminar, “Sufism : The Road to Self - Realization”, held on 3rd March, 2017 at Satyawati College (M)
  3. Attended FDP conducted by KMC titled “Remapping the Indian Novel in English” ( June 21- 25, 2021)

Any other information:

  1. Served as a member of various societies in previous colleges of DU such as Film Society, Sports Board etc. Took a keen interest in various co-curricular activities.
  2. As a Member of Board of Studies is currently involved in developing of U.G syllabus of English that is being offered from new session.

Updated as on

  31st July 2021