B.A (Hons)


India is a rapidly growing publishing market for English language resources. International and national news media conglomerates have proliferated in the recent years, generating a huge demand for young professionals with an excellent command over the English language. Competency in regional languages is an attractive bonus as well. With electives like Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati and Bengali in addition to History, Political Science and Education, our three-year undergraduate honours program in English provides you with a competitive edge in today’s diversifying job market.

Course Structure

Applicable for students enrolled on/after 2018-19.

Choice Based Credit System

Name Of Course, Semester, Marks
History of literature and philology,1,100
European classical literature, 1, 100
Poetry and short story, 1, 100
Communicative english or mil, 1, 100
Indian writing in english, 2, 100
Environment study, 2, 100
Essay + drama and novel, 2, 100
British poetry and drama (14th – 17th century), 2, 100
American literature, 3, 100
Popular literature,3, 100
Translation studies or business communication, 3, 100
British poetry and drama (17th – 18th century), 3, 100
British literature (18th century), 4, 100
Academic writing, 4,100
Women’s writing and women’s empowerment, 3, 100
British romantic literature, 4, 100
19th century british literature, 4, 100
Creative writing or academic writing and composition, 4, 100
Women’s writing,5,100
Early 20th century British literature, 5, 100
Modern Indian writing in english translation or literary theory and criticism, 5, 100
Literary types and rhetoric and prosody or contemporary India: women and empowerment, 5, 100
Modern European drama, 6, 100
Postcolonial literature, 6, 100
partition literature or media and communication studies, 6, 100
Autobiography or text and performances, 6, 100


Applicable for students enrolled on/before 2017-18.

First Year

Paper – I (Total Marks 100)
History Of Literature: 60 Marks
Philology: 40 Marks

Paper – II (Total Marks 100)
Poetry From Elizabethan Age To The Romantic Revival

Second Year

Paper – III (Total Marks 100)

Paper – IV (Total Marks 100)
Novel, Essays And Short Stories

Third Year

Paper – V (Total Marks 100)
Victorian Poetry, Twentieth Century Poetry, Prosody And Unseen

Paper – VI (Total Marks 100)
Novel, Essay & Writing

Paper – VII (Total Marks 100)
Drama And Literary Types

Paper – VIII (Total Marks 100)
Optional Paper


Course Eligibility

A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the Honours or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.

Or, 55% marks in the Honours or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.

Or, 50% marks in the aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject in his/her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied.

For B.A. English, apart from above criteria, Admission test will be taken for Candidates scoring less than 80% in English & less than 70% in aggregate.

Course Duration

3 Years

Course Hours

10:15 am to 4:30 pm (Day Session, Co-Ed)

Course Fees

Rs.42,750 (First Year)