- Tourism & Travel
- Political Science
- Information Technology
- Environmental Studies & Geography
Although The Department of ENGLISH came into existence with the founding of the College in 1972, it was refurbished with the introduction of the three-year integrated BA ENGLISH program in June 2007.Our very First Batch with only three units of LITERAURE IN ENGLISH passed out in April 2010 with 100% Results and 02 Distinction Students and since then we have struck at 100% Results, our Benchmarking. We introduced BA with Entire Six Units of English in 2015. By the end of The Decennial Year in June 2017, we introduced the Post Graduation Course MA in ENGLISH. Indeed we are extremely proud that we are the last of the only four Colleges in Goa to introduce the LITERAURE IN ENGLISH ENTIRE PROGRAM and the FIRST to introduce the MA in ENGLISH, the PG Program.
From the workload of one and a half faculty in 2007, we are as many as Seven Full Time Faculty Members in 2019, emerging to be the largest Department in the ARTS STREAM with the PG PROGRAM. Until 2010, the ENGLISH Teachers from various parts of Goa commuted to the port town of Vasco-Da-Gama to teach ENGLISH in various Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools. Today the town boasts of offering several Good English Teachers to its Educational Institutions and to the surrounding places like Sancoale, Pilar, Taleigao, Verna, Margao, Sanguem and to the other States like Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka. One feather in our cap is that one student of our very First Batch Ms Poorwa Naik has been appointed as the faculty member of The Department of English, Goa University. The other student Mr William D’Souza holds a regular post in our own College. The third student Ms Ruvina Khan is an upcoming Journalist working for The Times of India.The fourth Outstanding student of MA in English Ms Cinderella Bhandare Sequeira is a Philosophy faculty (NET cleared) in Parvatibai Chowgule Autonomous College, Margao. Several others teach in the Higher Secondary and Secondary Schools. Some are event Managers, Lawyers, Press Reporters, and so on. The Placement is indeed 100%.
The Department of Konkani was established in the year 1977. The College Offered Three Units at TYBA Level since 2001-2002 While six units at TYBA level from academic year 2002-2003. So far more than two hundred students graduated in Konkani from our College. The graduates of Konkani employed in different fields. Some proceeded for higher education while some employed as teachers, lecturers, linguists, officers, etc.
Konkani being the people’s language as well as the official language of the state of Goa, there is adequate potential for teaching, creative writing, translation, mass media as well as in administrative services. Konkani language has the potential for use at the national level in view of translation mission and other cultural organizations which deals with Konkani.
Dr. Cosma Fernandes is the Head of the Department of Konkani. He is an Associate Professor. He has 23 years of teaching experience. He has to his credit Ph.D in Konkani on Konkani Tiatr – A form of Drama. He is Academic Court Member of Goa University and Executive Board Member of Kala Akademy, Goa. He is the recipient of several Awards. He has published Research Papers, Short Stories, and Poetry. He has acted in Tiatr too. He is also a Folk artist.
Prof. Satyawan Naik is an Assistant Professor. He has 17 years of teaching experience in the Department. He has published a book on street plays entitled Janjag. He has published research papers, short stories, and Poetry. He has served on All India Radio as a news reader. He also worked in Goan news papers as a staff reporter. Presently he is pursuing Ph.D in Konkani.
Prof. Gorak Sirsat is as Assitant Professor in the Department. He has teaching experience of 10 years. He has written and published short stories, poetry, research articles, and book reviews. He has presented street plays at state level and recited poetry at National level Prof. Tulsi Bhomkar is a Assitant Professor in the department. She has four years of teaching experience.She has received twice research scholarship on the project ‘Lagna Gitanchem Sankalan’ and ‘Lok Kannyanchem Sankalan’ of Goa Konkani akademi. She has published poems and also worked at Goa Doordarshan in news section.
Konkani Department Quiz Competition
Tourism & Travel
The Department of Tourism & Travel was established in the year 1993 and has been running fruitfully for the past 26 years. Initially a vocational course and is allied to other subjects
The Department of Economics has been a very dynamic one since its inception in 1972. The faculty is committed to undergraduate education in Economics. The faculty and students have taken keen interest and have always strived towards achieving excellence in both curricular and extracurricular activities. The establishment of the Economics Club (formerly called Economics Association) in 2006-07 has been a major initiative towards building the overall personality of our students. There are, at present, eight teachers in the Department. The faculty of the Department of Economics is actively involved in research. The faculties have presented papers at various state, national and international seminars/conferences and have research publications and books to their credit. Two of the faculty have been awarded Ph.D. and three of them have registered for Ph.D..
The Department of Sociology was established as a full-fledged department in the year 1981. However, a single paper had been taught since the inception of the college in 1972. The department has five faculty members (three regular, one contract and one lecture basis). We have a total strength of about 250 students. In the year 2016, our college has been recognised as a Research Centre to pursue Ph.D. in the subjects of Sociology. Our Principal Dr. R. B. Patil is a recognised teacher to guide the Ph.D. students in the subjects of Sociology. Our department established the Sociology Study Circle in the year 1988. The mission of the study club is to provide up-to-date, useful and marketable knowledge and to expose the students to the world of experience and to imbibe high ethical values among them.
Our study club has a small managing committee of office-bearers to plan, co-ordinate and execute the activities of the club.
The department of sociology has been organising State-level student’s seminar for the last four consecutive years.
- ‘Combating Terrorism in India: Issues and Challenges’ (2015-2016).
- ‘Britain’s Exit from the European Union – Impact on Goans in the UK’ (2016-2017).
- ‘Status and Role of Women in Post-Liberation Goa – Issues and Challenges’ (2017-2018).
- ‘Vulnerable Sections in India: Socio-legal Issues and Concerns’ (2018-2019).
The department of psychology was established in the year 1973 with 3 papers in Psychology. The department is devoted to training young minds who will work to create knowledge that will help them address real world problems. Accomplishing this mission requires a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds. We strive to cultivate an inclusive community that values diverse questions, viewpoints, approaches and participant samples to foster ingenuity, challenged bias and promote intellectual growth,besides students are trained with professional counselling skills so that they can help the community at large.The department of psychology started its 6 papers in psychology in the year 2011 with an aim of providing a holistic approach in Psychology and develop professional intervention skills.This course will help in achieving admissions for higher courses pertaining to the subject.
- COMMUNITY RESILIENCE LECTURE SERIES #02
- COMMUNITY RESILIENCE LECTURE SERIES #01
- Field trip to Sanjay Centre for Special Education.
- Interdisciplinary lecture on Psychology and Media.
- Lecture on Careers in Psychology
- Movie Screening-Pursuit of happyness
- Community-Resilence Lecture series #03 Improved Memory Power for Enhanced Resilence
- Lecture series #02:Heal-thy Self, Heal-thy Community
- Lecture series #01:Forgiveness & inner healing for community resilence in Covid times
- International Virtual Conference on ‘Innovations in Social sciences: Interventions, Challenges and Future Trends'
- Psychozest 2020
- Educational Tour
- Mindkraft Champions
- Talk on Sleep Management and Mental Enpowerment
- MIME Report
- Movie Screening Sangath
- Report-of-movie-screening on 3rd October 2019
- Click to view Activity report for the academic year 2019-20
- National-conference-1st & 2nd-March-2019
- Click to view Activity report for the academic year 2018-19
The Political Science department is one of the oldest Social Science departments of M.E.S. College Arts and Commerce. It was established in the year 1973 under Mr E. Braganza who resigned to join his family business in the year 1975. Dr. Maria Rodrigues joined the department as a lecturer in 1975.
Since its inception until 1988 the subject of Political Science was taught to F.Y.B.A and S.Y.B.A classes only. In the year 1988 Mr. Ashok M. Sambargi joined as a faculty member. Since 1988 college introduced three units (three papers) of political science at T.Y.B.A. level. This subject has become more popular at T.Y.B.A. level. At present in current academic year (2018-19), 60 and 57 have enrolled to F.Y.B.A and S.Y.B.A political science subject respectively. Presently 32 students have opted for political science at third year level.
In the year 2014 Dr. Maria Rodrigues retired as a faculty member and officiating principal and Mr. Dattaprasad D. Shirgurkar joined the department as an Assistant Professor. Ms. Vibha Mote is working in the department in the year as 2017 as Assistant Professor on lecture basis. Apart from Discipline specific courses (papers) in political science the faculty members are engaged in teaching Generic elective papers like Contemporary issues in India, Contemporary Global Affairs, Gandhian studies, Human rights and skill enhancement courses like Democracy and Legal Literacy and Leadership Skills in Politics.
Apart from teaching-learning activity, students and staff of the department actively engaged in research activity. Our students are actively participating in extra-curricular activities conducted by the college and department of Political Science, Goa University.
The performance of the students in the examination is also very good where in the department has given 100% result in TYBA in the academic year 2017-18. The student’s progression has been satisfying as many students passing out from the department are either in the government service on reputed positions, faculty members in colleges and universities and even journalists.
The department every year takes the students within and outside the state for the study tour to have a better understanding of the subject. The recent tour was taken to Hampi, Hospet, Badami, Aihole and Padattakal.
The subject Computer Awareness was introduced in the year 1994 as a compulsory paper(only theory) at first year of B.A./B.Com. and also practical component without any marks weightage. In the year 2000 the paper was renamed as Information Technology(theory only) with 40 hours of compulsory practical component. From the Academic Year 2007-08 the paper continued as Information Technology I at Semester I level and Information Technology II at Semester II level of B. A./B.Com. with 40 hours of compulsory practical component, as the Goa University introduced Semester system to all its undergraduate Courses. From the Academic Year 2017-18, Goa University has introduced Choice Based Credit System and under this system the dept. of IT has introduced the various Courses in the subject of Computer Science. From 2023-24 CCFUP under NEP2020 has been introduced
At present the dept. has two full time faculty, one regular and the other on contract basis and one on lecture basis and one Lab Assistant. The dept. has well established IT Laboratory with 21 computer systems including a Server and high speed broad band Fiber Optic connectivity with 200 Mbps speed. The lab facilities are offered to all the students of B.A., B.Com. and also to the Staff members. The department also offers the service of IT Laboratory to conduct various activities such as student registration under GUMS, provide information of staff to Goa University under GUMS, activate and upgrade the laptops given to the students under Cyberage Scheme of Govt. of Goa, carry out project work of final year students and also carry out various academic activities for Staff members.
- Role of Data Analytics in Actuarial Science
- Digital Saksharta Abhiyaan 2021-22
- Best out of E-Waste
- A webinar on Digital Marketing 2019-20
- Click to view IT report for the academic year 2019-20
- Best out of E-Waste Activity
- Talk on ERP module
- Conduct of ISA-II (Assignment) for the academic year 2019-2020 for SEM- II & IV. The above activity is in tune with the notifications received from DHE, dated, 13/05/2019 and MHA, Govt. of India dated, 03/04/2019.
- Click to view IT report for the academic year 2018-19
Best out of E-Waste Competition 2019-20