About us

FORTELL: Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature is a bi-annual, open-access, peer-reviewed and indexed journal.

FORTELL Journal is brought out by FORTELL (Forum for Teachers of English Language and Literature), an autonomous registered body of English teaching professionals founded in 1989.

It is an affiliate of TESOL International Association and an associate of IATEFL (International association of Teachers of English as Foreign Language), U.K.

Aims and objectives:

  • Provides opportunities to join international fora of ELT experts through its association with TESOL and IATEFL
  • Focuses on pedagogy of English Language and Literature
  • Encourages research on theoretical and methodological aspects of English through its bi-annual journal FORTELL
  • Provides a forum for interaction and collaboration among professionals in the field Collaborates for organizing seminars and workshops in areas of language teaching, materials development and evaluation among others
  • Mentoring younger colleagues and trainees in research methodology and pedagogy


Patron Prof. R. K. Agnihotri

Dr Rachna Sethi

Vice President
Dr Ruchi Kaushik

Dr Gitanjali Chawla

Mr Shafiqul Alam

Joint Secretaries
Prof. Kirti Kapur

Dr. Prem Kumari Srivastava

Dr. Tullika Prasad

Ms Mona Sinha

Executive Members
Dr. S.C. Sood

Dr. A.L. Khanna

Dr. Vijay K. Sharma

Dr. Kusum Sharma

Mr Barun Mishra

Dr. Shefali Rathore

Dr. Bharti Sharma