The Department of English which came into existence with the very inception of the College, became a PG. Department in 1964, and in 1967, started a unique degree course as part 3 Double Main with History & English of equal status. The renowned Malayalam literacy critics, prof. P. Sankaran Nambiar and prof MP.Paul were members of the Department. Mar James Pazhayattil, the former Bishop of irinjalakuda was a member of this Department from 1968 to 1978. The whole teaching community remembers with gratitude the services and leadership of prof. V.R. Subramanian (H.O.D 1977-1985), the former speaker and financial Minister of Kerala, and Prof N.D. George former chairman of thrissur Municipality, Prof N.A. Ouseph and George Menachery, former members of this Department are Chevaliers of Thrissur Archdiocese. Shri George Menachery (H.O.D 1990-1992) an authority on Church history and Architecture, is internationally known for his Thomapaedia. The Department was recognized as a Research centre by the university of Calicut in 1995. The Department has been publishing a journal entitled Conspectus (ISSN 0973-0990) . The Department offers Adviced Certificate Course in professional communication for UG and Certificate course in English Communication for PG students.