i. To produce graduates who possess an informed literary and aesthetic sensibility and intellectual tools to appreciate any literary stimulus and event.
ii. To equip students with adequate knowledge of major landmarks in Literature in English in all genres and periods.
iii To produce skilful and eloquent users of English for literary and artistic creativity.
iv To impart a humanistic perspective to students by acquainting them with literature as an expression of lofty ideas and aspirations.
v To train students to relate literary works and experiences to their social environment.