Master of Arts (English Literature)

Master of Arts (English Literature)
Starts from: August 16, 2022
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Course Feature
  • Course Code MAEN
  • Duration 2 Years
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Min Qualification Successful completion of Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, 60% in qualifying exam JLUET followed by personal interview
Class Description

The aim of the MA- English Literature programme is to produce postgraduates with advanced knowledge and understanding of English Literature; higher order critical and transferable skills; ability to think rigorously and independently to meet higher level expectations of varied sectors of society, academics, and research establishments or take up entrepreneurial route. The prime focus of the this programme is to study culture vis-à-vis literature and to train students in the knowledge of literary theories as necessary tools to read narrative texts from various ideological perspectives.


Learning Outcomes

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

  • become familiar with a wide range of literary works, as well as with selected authors and works of other literatures
  • appreciate the complex and intricate relations between culture, history, and texts.
  •  gain perceptive insights into the socio-political and cultural dynamics whilst
  • comprehending communal underpinnings that result in the production and receiving of any work.
  • be open-minded individuals driven to see the world through multiple perspectives..
  • be career-ready and confident to operate effectively in multicultural work environments while appreciating professional ethics and values.


S.N. Type of Courses Names of Courses (select) Year of Offering
1. Core 
  • English Poetry from Chaucer to Milton
  • The English Novel
  • The English Prose
  • The English Drama
  • African American Literature
  • European Literature
  • Post-Colonial Literature
  • Research Methodology
Year 1
2.  Discipline-Specific Electives
  • The fiction of Romantic Age
  • Indian Diaspora
  • The Age of Enlightenment
  • Literature of the Resistance
Year 1and 2
3.  Open electives- CBCS modeled   
  • Selected from courses offered by Other schools
Year 1
4.  Experiential Learning 
  • Projects and Internships
Year 2
5.  Ability/ Skill Enhancement
  • Communication and Presentation skills
  • Training in Qualitative Analysis software
  • X Billion courses
Year 1and 2

Admission Charges (One-Time, Non-Refundable) INR 5,000
Caution Money (One-Time, Refundable) INR 5,000
Alumni Fund (One-Time, Non-Refundable) INR 10,000
Digitalization Charges (Per Year) INR 10,000
Tuition Fees (Per Year) INR 50,000
Exam Fees (Per Year) INR 15,000
Total Fees Per Year INR 75,000

Caution Money (One-Time, Refundable) $135
Total Admission Charges (One-Time, Non-Refundable) $135
Total Course fees (Per Year) $2,000

100% on Tuition Fees (Max 10 Seats)
9 CGPA or Equivalent in qualifying exam

50% on Tuition Fees (Max 20 Seats)
8.1 – 8.9 CGPA or Equivalent in qualifying exam

25% on Tuition Fees (Max 20 Seats)
7.5 – 8 CGPA or Equivalent in qualifying exam

All scholarship will be on Year 1 Tuition Fee only

A Master’s degree in English Literature provides access to careers in spaces listed below:

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

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