• MA in English is an amalgamation of ancient and modern English Literature which mainly comprises four primary areas of focus, Poetry, Prose, Drama, and Linguistics.
  • a postgraduate programme to create motivated, innovative, creative, and thinking postgraduates to work across various sectors.
  • As the field of literature is enormous, students have to select electives and opt for the area in which they wish to specialize.
  • The students get to learn and understand the historical, political, and cultural contexts of English and linguistics on an advanced level.

PEO

1. To introduce core literature courses to provide comprehensive knowledge of major literary works of various periods with the help of representative texts and to acquaint the students with literary movements, genres, and critical theories.

2. To introduce core language courses to provide an introduction to the basic concepts of linguistic theory.

3. To develop a research perspective among the students and to enable them to write a short dissertation with the help of the Research Methodology courses.

4. Students will develop speaking and listening skills in English with the help of language practice.

PO

1. The students will be able to remember and recall various aspects of major literary works.

2. Ability to develop a life-long passion for the English language and literature.

3. Ability to interpret Literary Texts.

4. The students will understand various theoretical approaches to literature and language.

5. The students will be able to analyze literary works and linguistic issues by applying various theoretical approaches.

6. Use different techniques to apply the concepts from literary theory and criticism in the analysis and interpretation of texts in Language and Literature.

PSO

1. Students will be able to understand and criticize the major trends, movements, schools of literature in English across the globe like Indian, British, American, European, Australian, Canadian, African, and Caribbean Literatures.

2. Students will understand research practices in language and literature.

3. Students will be able to apply, analyze, and evaluate society and culture with the help of various critical and cultural theories.

4. They will understand how to neutralize their accents.

S.No Sem Part Sub Type Sub Code Subject Credit Hours INT EXT Total
1 1 3 Theory 19MEN1CA Core-I British Literature-I (From Chaucer to Milton) 4 5 40 60 100
2 1 3 Theory 19MEN1CB Core-II American Literature 4 4 40 60 100
3 1 3 Theory 19MEN1CC Core –III Shakespeare 4 4 40 60 100
4 1 3 Theory 19MEN1CD Core –IV Grammar for Communication 4 4 40 60 100
5 1 3 Theory 19MEN1CE Core –V  The English Language-I 4 4 40 60 100
6 1 3 Elective-I 19MEN1EA Office Automation 4 4 40 60 100
19MEN1EB A Survey of British Literature
19MEN1EC Translation An Overview
1 2 3 Theory 19MEN2CA Core-VI British Literature-II (Dryden to Romantic Age) 4 5 40 60 100
2 2 3 Theory 19MEN2CB Core – VII Indian Writing in English 4 4 40 60 100
3 2 3 Theory 19MEN2CC Core – VIII English Literature for Competitive Examinations – I 3 4 40 60 100
4 2 3 Theory 19MEN2CD Core –IX New Literatures in English 4 4 40 60 100
5 2 3 Theory 19MEN2CE Core – X The English Language -II 4 4 40 60 100
6 3 Elective-II 19MEN2EA Digital Marketing 4 4 40 60 100
3 19MEN2EB A Survey of American Literature
3 19MEN2EC Translation Types, Views and Tools
1 3 3 Theory 19MEN3CA Core-XI  British Literature-III (Victorian age to Modern Age) 4 5 40 60 100
2 3 3 Theory 19MEN3CB Core –XII English Literatures for Competitive Examinations -II 3 4 40 60 100
3 3 3 Theory 19MEN3CC Core – XIII Methods of Teaching English 4 4 40 60 100
4 3 3 Theory 19MEN3CD Core –XIV Translation Studies 4 4 40 60 100
5 3 3 Theory 19MEN3CE Core – XV Research Methodology 4 4 40 60 100
6 3 Elective-III 19MEN3EA Literary Criticism 4 4 40 60 100
3 19MEN3EB A Survey of Indian Writing in English
3 19MEN3EC Language, Culture and Translation Practices
1 4 3 Theory 19MEN4CA Core –XVI Introduction to Women Studies 4 4 40 60 100
2 4 3 Theory 19MEN4CB Mass Communication and Journalism 4 4
3 4 3 Elective-IV 19MEN4EA Educational Psychology 4 4 40 60 100
4 4 3 19MEN4EB A Survey of New Literature
5 4 3 19MEN4EC Translation Project
6 4 3 Project 19MEN4CV Core Project Work 8 10 80 120 200
Total credit 90   880 1320 2200

There is a popular opinion that a degree in English Literature is of no use when it comes to job scenarios and is observed cynically by one and all. However, this perception is wrong as can be seen by the many career options available for MA English students. Some of these sectors are:

  • Education
  • BPOs and KPOs
  • Publishing
  • Theatre, Media and Entertainment
  • Corporate
  • Writing