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Department of Portuguese & Lusophone Studies

Head of the Department

Anthony Arthur A. Viegas
Associate Professor of Earth Science

Year of Establishment : 1987

Office Phone : +91-8669609114

Email : [email protected]


This is an unique Department in the whole of Asia being autonomous and the only Department in the entire Indian Subcontinent.  



Academic programmes leading to a Degree / Diploma / Certificate :

Programme Programme Director Intake
Certificate of Proficiency in Portuguese - ISyllabus -25
Certificate of Proficiency in Portuguese - IISyllabus -25
Diploma of Proficiency in PortugueseSyllabus -25
Advanced Diploma in Portuguese-25
B.A. PortugueseTime Table | Syllabus | Revised Syllabus -15
M.A. PortugueseTime Table | Syllabus | Revised Syllabus -19
M.Phil. Portuguese--


Name Designation Areas of Interest
Loraine Ethel Barreto AlbertoAssistant ProfessorIndo-Portuguese Literature and Culture, Teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language
Jeanette Camilla Barbosa NoronhaAssistant Professor (Contract)Foreign Language Acquisition, Teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language
Franz Schubert Agnelo De Miranda CottaAssistant ProfessorLusophone literature and culture, Translation and cultural studies, Performative arts and traditions
Delfim Correia DaSilvaUGC - Assistant ProfessorInterdisciplinary Portuguese Studies (Teaching Portuguese as Foreign Language, Portuguese Literature and Linguistics)
Scarlet Ava FernandesAssistant ProfessorPortuguese Language & Linguistics; Creative Writing
Pedro Manuel Sobral PomboAssistant Professor (Tenure)Maritime circulations in Indian Ocean, cartography and archives, heritage and material culture. Topographies between Africa and India through textile aesthetics, stories of migration and contemporary art.
Dhruv Sudin UsgaonkarAssistant ProfessorPortuguese as an international Language, Intercultural studies, India-Lusophone relations