MA (English)

MA (English) programme provides learners with a sound base in language as well as exposure to a wide range of literature, with options for specialisation in a particular area. The learners develop confidence in their critical and analytical abilities.

Eligibility and admission

Passed Graduation in respective or allied subjects with 50% aggregate marks.

Curriculum highlights

  • British Poetry
  • British Drama
  • British Novel
  • Aspects of Language
  • Literary Criticism and Theory
  • American Literature
  • Indian English Literature
  • New Literatures in English
  • Australian Literature
  • English Studies in India
  • American Novel
  • A Survey Course in 20th Century Canadian Literature
  • Contemporary Indian Literature in English Translation

This two year programme has four semesters, with continuous evaluation of theory components, assignments, term-end examinations and more.

Students can get jobs with the media as online or offline reporters. If they possess a degree in journalism, they can get jobs with news broadcasting firms like NDTV, CNN – IBN, Zee News, Star News Communication etc. Some of the other fields besides this are copywriters, editors, freelance writers, language consultants, language coaches, literary critics, jobs in the Govt. sector, NGO professionals, jobs with ITES/BPO/KPO firms, novelists, public relations professionals, reporters, teachers and technical writers. There are many areas - civil service, decoders, insurance, interpreters, law schools, library, linguists, teachers, tourist guides and translators. Students can also opt for employment or research work abroad after a minimum experience. They can go for higher studies with M.Phil, PhD or MBA. Social work as well as advertising fields also require students with flair of writing.

Program Fee (Per Semester) Amount
Semester Fee 15700
Scholarship Category A 6280
Scholarship Category B 9420
Scholarship Category C 12560

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