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M.A. (ENGLISH LITERATURE) – AIDED

  • The programme provides students with an opportunity to develop a conceptually and historically sophisticated approach to literary study, along with key skills to navigate and offer critiques of various literary genres. Additionally, it enables students to delve into research in a professional manner.

  • The department has a well-stocked Library featuring 4,876 books, complemented by an additional 10,863 books and 5 journals in the General Library.
  • Language Lab equipped with updated software (LADY HAWK) designed for Language Proficiency and Literature Courses.
  • Our facilities also include technologically advanced smart classrooms to intensify the learning experience.

  • Curriculum - The curriculum offers Regional and Global literatures from the Renaissance to the present day and explores the relationship between Literature and the environment. It also fosters analytical and critical research skills for individual projects. Students gain hands-on training in Advanced English Teaching Methodology.
  • Training for Professional Certification:
    • Cambridge Language Courses
  • Training for Competitive Exams
    • NET/ SET, GATE and UPSC exam
  • Online Certification
    • NPTEL
    • Coursera - online learning courses from top universities and industry leaders
  • International Study Abroad Opportunities
    • Semester Abroad / Progression Programmes with International Collaborating Institutions
      • Oregon State University, USA
      • Swinburne University, Australia
      • San Diego State University, USA
      • Cetys University, Mexico Nottingham Trent University, UK

    Employment Rate

    An impressive 85% of our MA in English graduates secure employment within a few months of graduation. This high employment rate indicates the versatility of the degree and the demand for skills in communication, critical thinking, and analysis.

    Top Job Roles

    MA in English graduates pursue a wide range of roles across various fields. Here's a breakdown of the most common job roles for our alumni:

    • Editor: 25%
    • Content Writer: 20%
    • Teacher/Instructor: 20%
    • Copywriter: 10%
    • Marketing Specialist: 10%
    • Other roles (including Technical Writer, Public Relations Specialist, etc.): 15%

    These roles illustrate the flexibility of an MA in English degree, allowing graduates to excel in positions that require strong writing, communication, and analytical skills.

    Industry Distribution

    Our MA in English alumni work across diverse industries, showcasing the broad applicability of their skills. Here's the industry distribution for our graduates:

    • Education and Academia: 30%
    • Publishing and Media: 25%
    • Marketing and Advertising: 20%
    • Technology and Software: 10%
    • Nonprofits and Government: 10%
    • Other industries (such as Healthcare, Consulting, etc.): 5%

    This industry distribution indicates the range of fields that value the skills and expertise of MA in English graduates.

    Career Progression

    MA in English graduates often experience career progression in their chosen fields. About 30% of them reach senior-level or managerial positions within five years of graduation, indicating the upward mobility potential for those with advanced degrees in English.

    Average Starting Salary

    The average starting salary for MA in English graduates is Rs. 6,00,000 to 9,00,000 per annum, with strong potential for growth as they gain experience and specialize in specific areas. This salary reflects the competitive earning potential for careers that require advanced English skills.

    Advanced Degrees and Certifications

    Many MA in English graduates pursue further education and certifications to enhance their career prospects:.

    Advanced Degrees: About 15% of our graduates pursue a PhD in English or related fields, opening opportunities in academia and research.

    Professional Certifications: Approximately 10% of our alumni earn certifications like TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC), or Certified Content Marketing Specialist, which can boost their career opportunities.

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