The Department is longing to inculcate Soft Skills among the students wherein the students are endowed with personality development. And the motto is to metamorphose the students into persons coupled with human values and professional ethics.


  • To impart rigorous training to students in Communication Skills , viz ., Listening , Speaking , Reading & Writing.
  • To bridge the gap between the needs of employment sector and students ‘ skills .
  • To motivate and inspire students to find a cozy position in society with confidence ,courage & conviction by acquiring Soft Skills in general and Communication Skills in particular.

Gattupalli Ratnapapa

Lecturer in English

    Office:SVA GDC (M),Srikalahasti


    Teaching experience:21 Years

Educational History:

  • M.A
  • M.B.A. ( HR & Mrktg.) from Sikkim Manipal University, 2008
  • Ph.D. from Sri Padmavathi Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati, 2011

Papers Published in Journals:

    • Teaching literature-Poetry
    • Human Rights to have privacy in the family,home personal correspondence
    • Tradition and the individual talent T.S.ELIOT- A critical education
    • An empirical study on examination reforms
    • Innovative ways of English Language teaching
    • Perspective of African American Literature
    • English and Employability


    • University grants commission academic staff college S.V.U Tirupati

    Refresher course:

    • UGC refresher coursein “New Literature”- ANU Guntur.
    • UGC refresher course on “Telugu Literature-Translations”- ANU Guntur.
    • UGC refresher course in English – MANUUniversity, Hyderabad.


    • Sevendays’ workshop on “Emerging trends & Challenges to enhance quality in higher education”- J.M.J college of women, Tenali.
    • Seven days’ workshop on“Manuscript preparation for publication in the index journals of aquatic sciences”- ANU Guntur.
    • Seven days’ International online workshop on “Shape your future-Share not your ideas” – GDC Avanigadda.

    Seminars :

    • Two days Seminar on “The role of Quality education in the integrated development of rural youth” – V.R.S & Y.R.N College chirala. • Two days Seminar on “Challenges & Strategies of handloom industry”- V.R.S & Y.R.N College chirala.
    • One day Seminar on “English communication – A Road map” -BCAS Bapatla.
    • Two days Seminar onEmergingTechnologies in Environmental sciences. - V.R.S & Y.R.N College chirala.
    • Two daysSeminar on“Celebratingthe ancient/contemporary wisdom of fourth world” -ANU Guntur.
    • Two days Seminar on“Changing scenario of higher education on conventional programs Vs. professional programs”.- V.R.S & Y.R.N College chirala.

    Additional Responsibilities in the college:

    • Member in college Fine Arts & culture Associate Committee.
    • Member in college Women Empowerment Cell Committee.
    • Member in college Sexual Harassment Cell Committee.
    • Member in college Internal Complaint Cell Committee.
  • Authored 3 books
  • Published 9 papers in National and International Journals
  • Attended and Presented papers in 22 National and International seminars and conferences


  • Received Sri Venkateswara Endowment Prize for Securing highest marks in B.A. Advanced English, SPW College, Tirupati
  • Received S.P.Lingamurthy Gold Medal for securing University Level first rank in M.A. English Examinations, 2001
  • Received Excellency Award & Certificate of Appreciation from HRD, the Government of India in 2002.
  • Invited to witness Republic Parade 2002 from the Prime Minister’s Box as a guest of Prime Minister.


Assistant Professor of English

    Office: SVA GDC (M),Srikalahasti

    Phone: +919848898024


Teaching experience: 7 years

Educational History:

  • Ph.D in Andhra University, Vizag, AP
  • M.phil in Andhra University, Vizag, AP
  • M.A in Andhra University, Vizag, AP

Research Papers:

  • Girish Karnard's Tughlaq: "A Contemporary Context"- IJMER 2014.
  • Girish Karnard's "The Fire and the Rain"- IJMER 2014.
  • Girish Karnard's "Hayavadana"- IJMER 2015.
  • Girish Karnard's "Naga Mandala"- A Journal of Philosophy and-2015 Religion
  • Girish Karnard's "Tale-Dananda"- IJMER 2016

Seminars and Workshops Attended:

  • English Language Fellow Programme – Skills update workshop sponsored jointly by CCE and US State Department.- (Feb-22 to 28 -2012)
  • All India English Teacher’s Conference by JKC College, Guntur - (Jan 10th to 12th - 2011)
  • State level seminar on “Human Resource Development in Higher Education And the Role of Govt. Degree Colleges in A.P by GCGTA at SVU, Tirupati (Dec-13th -2014)
  • Induction Programme.
  • All India English teachers' Conference.


  • RC in Languages and Literature Andhra University, Vizag, AP during 2014.
  • OC at Andhra University, Vizag, AP during 2015.
  • RC in Languages and Literature Andhra University, Vizag, AP during 2017.


    1. Completed Annual Refresher Programme in English Language Teaching in 2020 conducted by Gujarat University.
    2. Completed ARPIT Course in Leadership and Governance in Higher Education , Level - 2 in 2021 conducted by Savithri Bai Phule , Pune University .
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