The Department of English at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) remains at the top ranks in Arts and Humanities Research across South Asia through two of its Faculty as per the survey done by the Centre for Publication Ethics, Savitribai Phule Pune University released recently.

The update of the 2020 Report shows that Professor K Narayana Chandran continues at the #1 rank and Professor Pramod K Nayar at #2 in South Asia, based on their publications (50 and 46 respectively), 1989-2021, indexed in the authoritative Web of Science.


Prof. K Narayana Chandran                                       Prof. Pramod K Nayar

Professor Appa Rao Podile, Vice Chancellor, congratulating the two faculty members, observed that Professor Chandran who continues to be the best researcher in South Asia is now, fittingly for an Institution of Eminence and for a researcher of his stature, our IoE Research Chair Professor in Literary and Cultural Theory in the Department of English.

Prof. Anna Kurian, Head, Department of English says, “The statistics provided by the CPE only underline and emphasize a truth universally acknowledged, that the Department of English at UoH is currently the best in the country, in most part because of the contributions of Professors Chandran and Nayar. Their personal pursuit of excellence has catapulted the Department to an enviable position and we can only be grateful. They have consistently provided academic inspiration and guidance to scores of faculty members, research and PG students across the country.”