- To provide a forum for teachers of English to meet periodically and discuss problems relating to the teaching of English in India
- To help teachers interact with educational administrators on matters relating to the teaching of English
- To disseminate information in the ELT field among teachers of English
- To undertake innovative projects aimed at the improvement of learners’ proficiency in English
- To promote professional solidarity among teachers of English at primary, secondary and university levels
- To strive promote professional excellence among its members in all possible ways.