M.A. English Literature or Master of Arts in English Literature is a postgraduate English Language programme. The degree is awarded after successful completion of a two years program or course that includes comprehensive study of both ancient and modern English Literature comprising poetry, prose and fiction. The course also includes thorough study of Indian Writings in English Literature from its very early times to the contemporary ones. After passing the course they have many career options in educational and other fields.
M.A. English LiteratureEligibility
The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing M.A. (English Literature) degree is graduation with English as one of the subjects from any of the recognised university/college of the country.
Some of the very reputed universities and institutes demand a minimum of 50% marks in graduation as qualifying criteria to secure admission in this course and also conduct entrance examination to get admission to their M.A. (English Literature) degree course. Selection to the degree course in these colleges is based on marks secured in the final merit i.e. total marks aggregated in the final exams of graduation and the entrance exam.
M.A. English LiteratureSyllabus
Syllabus of English Literature as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.
Subjects of Study
African/African American English Studies
British Literature I (Chaucer to Milton)
British Literature II (Dryden to Romantic Age)
British Literature III (Victorian Age to Modern Period)