M.A. English

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The programme is a combination of modern and ancient English literature, consisting of three main areas of focus, i.e. Prose, Poetry, and Drama. The programme includes literature by not just England writers, but from all over the world. Cultural, political and historical contexts of English and linguistics are explored on an advanced level.

It prepares students for teaching and Creative English Writing. After Post-Graduate degree, a candidate can pursue Doctoral Degree or can appear in competitive examination for jobs in various government departments. MA English students also have scope to build their career in the field of journalism, Education, BPOs and KPOs, Publishing, Theatre, Media & Entertainment, Corporate, Writing, Advertising and Public Relations. Post Graduates can aspire for the job profile of Editor or Assistant Editor, Web Content Writer, Academic Writer, Teacher, Translator, Public Servant, Quality Control Executive, Theater Actor, to name a few.

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Career Prospects:

A student with B.A. (Hons.) English can opt for jobs in both public and private sector organizations. One can aspire for the Job Profiles such as Teacher (in Schools and HEIs), Policy Analyst, Writer, Editor, Publisher, Researcher, Communicator, Public Relations Officer, Speech Writer, Travel Writer, Blogger or Reviewer, etc. Graduates with this degree have opportunities in industries like Media and Journalism, Publishing Industry, Teaching & Research, Advertising & Marketing, HR and Administration jobs in public and private sectors, Hospitality Industry, Translators, Technical Writers, Web Editors and Content Managers as well as in Civil Services. Roles in advertising, marketing, and public relations have turned out to be highly popular and sought-after by the English graduates nowadays. Graduates in English are also likely to be well suited for roles in public sector in the English-speaking countries.

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Comparable,

Flexible

and Choice

Based Academics

Globally

Comparable,

Flexible

and Conducive

Learning Environment

Eligibility & Fee Details

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Graduation Aggreate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 26,270 26,270 26,270 26,270
Merit Scholarship 7,881 5,254 2,627 --
Net Tuition Fee 18,389 21,016 23,643 26,270
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 26,270 26,270 26,270 26,270
Merit Scholarship 7,881 5,254 2,627 --
Net Tuition Fee 18,389 21,016 23,643 26,270
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 62,078 (2nd Category) 67,332 (3rd Category) 72,586 (4th Category) 77,840

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Graduation Aggreate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 35,500 35,500 35,500 35,500
Students Diversity Scholarship - - - -
Merit Scholarship 10,650 7,100 3,550 -
Net Tuition Fee 24,850 28,400 31,950 35,500
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 35,500 35,500 35,500 35,500
Students Diversity Scholarship - - - -
Merit Scholarship 10,650 7,100 3,550 -
Net Tuition Fee 24,850 28,400 31,950 35,500
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 75,000 (2nd Category) 82,100 (3rd Category) 89,200 (4th Category) 96,300

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
4th Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,22,612 (2nd Category) 1,36,228 (3rd Category) 1,49,844 (4th Category) 1,63,460

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
4th Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,33,000 (2nd Category) 1,48,100 (3rd Category) 1,63,200 (4th Category) 1,78,300

One Time Payable Charges in 1st Semester (INR)

Admission Fee Enrolment Fee Caution Money
(Refundable after completion of programme)
6,000 2,000 2,000

Other Charges Per Semester (INR)

Examination Fee Library Fee Student Welfare Fee Online Student Information Fee Total
4,600 800 750 1,500 7,650

Optional Fee (INR)

Hostel & Mess Fee Single Bed Double Bed Triple Bed Four Bed
Rent and other Fee per Academic Year 75,000 55,000 47,000 42,000
Mess Fee per Academic Year 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500
Laundry Fee per Academic Year 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Hostel Security Fee (Refundable after completion of the session) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total Amount 1,20,000 1,00,000 92,000 87,000

Optional Fee (INR)

Transportation Fee for Doiwala Route per Academic Year 22,000
Transportation Fee for Other Routes per Academic Year 20,000

Eligibility

  • Graduation with English or equivalent degree.
  • Minimum 50% marks in aggregate for general category and 45% marks in aggregate in case of SC/ST category.

Note:

  • Only one choice of scholarship will be allowed to the candidate from the following:
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Girl Candidate for complete programme.
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to ward of Defence Personnel for complete programme.
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Alumni of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Sibling of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
  • If any student deposits his/her complete yearly Fee, in that case additional scholarship of 5% on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship)will be provided for 1st year only.
  • The Net Tuition Fee for the programme will increase by 5% per annum from 2nd year onwards. It will be applicable to both All India and State Quota students.

Admission Procedure:

Programme Structure

Under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

Sr. No. Paper Code Subject Credit
1 TME 101 English Literature from Chaucer to Milton 4
2 TME 102 Eighteenth Century English Literature 4
3 TMEE 10x TMEE 101: Ancient Greek and Latin Literature TMEE 102: Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Drama 4
4 TMEE 10x TMEE 103: Literature and Gender Or  TMEE 104: European Comedy 4
5 TMGE 10x TMGE 101: Emotional Intelligence Or  TMGE 102: General Psychology 4
Total credit Sem. I 20

Sr. No. Paper Code Subject Credit
1 TME 201 Shakespeare 4
2 TME 202 Literary Criticism 1 4
3 TMEE 20x TMEE 201:  American Literature Or TMEE 202: New Literatures in English 4
4 TMEE 20x TMEE 203:  Post- colonial Literatures and Theory Or TMEE 204: Violence and Memory Studies 4
Total credit Sem. II 16

Sr. No. Paper Code Subject Credit
1 TME 301 Romantic Poetry 4
2 TME 302 Nineteenth Century Novel 4
3 TMEE 30x TMEE 301: Language and Linguistics Or TMEE 302: Aesthetics and Literature 4
4 TMEE 30x TMEE 303: Diaspora Literature Or TMEE 304: Dalit Studies 4
5 TMGE 30x TMGE 301: Western Political Thought (Plato to Marx) Or  TMGE 302: Indian Society: Images and Realities 4
Total credit Sem. III 20

Sr. No. Paper Code Subject Credit
1 TME 401 Twentieth Century Literature 4
2 TME 402 Literary Criticism 2 4
3 TMEE 40x TMEE 401: Indian Literature in English Or TMEE 402: Religion and Literature 4
4 TMEE 40x TMEE 403: Translation Studies Or TMEE 404: Literature into Films 4
5 DME 401 Dissertation 8
Total credit Sem. IV 24

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