All the faculty members in the department have been engaged in the research activities in the different aspects of literature. Besides this, the faculties participate in the different national and international seminars time to time. Professors D.S. Kaintura has published 16 research papers in the national and international journals. Besides this he was granted the Associate ship of UGC for three years each of months span at Indian Institute of Advance Studies. Rashtrapati Nivas, Shimla. He attended twelve National and five International seminars/ conferences. At present six research scholars have been registered for D.Phil. under his supervision one research scholar has been awarded and one has submitted her thesis.
Dr. (Mrs.) Prabha Pant Associate Professor in the department has been teaching in this Department since 1976. Her area of interest is fiction with special focus on children writings and American fiction. Her papers have published on diverse authors like she is supervising doctoral research on Biography as a literary genre with emphasis on biographies written by Vikram Seth, Raj Mohan Gandhi and Ira Pande. She has contributed to the curriculum development of the university as member of board of Studies.
Dr. Arun Pant Associate Professor in this department has been continuously engaged in creative writing and research activities, with a special emphasis on travel writing as a literary genre. He participated and presented a paper on American novelist Upton Sinclair World Conference in Bremen. Gemany in 1988. His chapter on Sinclair has been recently cited in notes in a major critical publication on Sinclair. His non fiction book. The finger and the moon was published by Munerva press, New Delhi/ London in 2000.