BA English Literature (Hons)

BA English Literature (Hons)
Starts from: August 16, 2022
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Course Feature
  • Course Code BAEN
  • Duration 3 Years
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Min Qualification Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) qualification or an equivalent qualification in any discipline from a recognized board. The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) introduced for admission into all UG Programmes, 60% in qualifying exam JLUET followed by personal interview.
Class Description

The aim of the BA English Literature (Hons) Programme is to instill a comprehensive understanding and a humanistic approach to different people, cultures, and global issues through the study of the various forms and genres in English literature. Options include poetry, Shakespeare, and his contemporaries, American Literature and Creative Writing, World Literature, etc. Learners will also have plenty of opportunities to develop their own critical or creative voice, with a final dissertation choice of an extended essay on their preferred subject. The undergraduate programme has been designed with a deliberate focus on the dynamic needs of the contemporary world. The key emphasis is on enabling learners to acquire employability skills while engaging with the content.


Learning Outcomes

At the end of the three-year education, learners will be able to

  • engage in close reading: interpret textual details and ambiguities, employing a vocabulary of literary terms, theories, and/or critical methods.
  • Construct knowledge of the discipline by examining a range of literature in different genres across different historical periods
  • nurture the spirit of creativity and innovative thinking among the learners
  • express their own ideas as informed opinions in a variety of critical and theoretical approaches.
  • Invest in personal growth and be a lifelong learner

S. N. Type of Courses Names of Courses (select) Year of Offering
1. Foundation – Mandatory
  • India Through the Ages
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Meaningful Life
  • Global Perspectives
  • Society, Politics, and Economy
  • Environment and Sustainable Development
Year 1
2.  Open electives- CBCS modeled   
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Social Problems
Year 1and 2
3.  Experiential Learning 
  • Social Responsibility and Fieldwork
  • Projects and Internships
Year 1-3
4.  Ability/ Skill Enhancement
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Appreciating Music
  • Mental Toughness
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Working Together for Success
Year 1-3
5.  Core- Major and core Minor A range of courses across various domains of English Literature would be offered:

  • History of English Literature
  • Indian Writings in English
  • Victorian Literature
  • Literary Realism
  • Language, Literature, and Culture
  • Popular Literature
Year 2 and 3

Admission Charges
(One-Time, Non-Refundable)
INR 20,000
Caution Money
(One-Time, Refundable)
INR 5,000
Alumni Fund
(One-Time, Non-Refundable)
INR 10,000
Resource Fee
(Per Year)
INR 20,000
Tuition Fees
(Per Year)
INR 55,000
Exam Fees
(Per Year)
INR 10,000
Total Fees Per Year INR 85,000

Caution Money
(One-Time, Refundable)
Total Admission Charges
(One-Time, Non-Refundable)
Total Course fees
(Per Year)

At Jagran Lakecity University, we believe in rewarding the hard work and excellence achieved by the applicant in various fields of life. There is a separate eligibility for availing scholarships in UG, PG and Research programmes. Apart from granting scholarships on the basis of the last qualifying examination percentage OR CGPA, JLU does extend scholarships on the basis of performance in the selected National Entrance Exams like CUET and Sports Scholarships on the basis of sports trials.


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A BA Honours degree in English Literature provides access to careers in spaces listed below:

  • Publishing Houses
  • Media- Print and Electronic
  • Content Development and writing
  • Corporate Houses
  • Public Relations
  • Teaching and Research
  • Civil Services
  • Translations

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