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BA Honours English

B.A. (Hons) English is a widely designed programme to study art, culture and ideas which have shaped the world as we see it and the world that will be. The study of literature in English is comprehensively thought of and covers a vast array of works from the literary canons. The aim of the course is to create critical thinkers who are sensitive to the cultural and social changes taking place around them and have the literary training to go deeper into the cause and effect of the vivacious dynamism in the contemporary world. The creativity that students develop in their strong writing skills and the variety of genres that they closely study, make them relevant to multiple career opportunities as they venture out, armed with the language and critical knowledge of world literature. BA English Honours course is about the language, literature and how it has formed into the current modern form. It also teaches the students through different aspects like drama, poetry, novel and play.

In addition, students in the English major will be trained in different forms of writing (critical, creative, and journalistic) and given the choice to learn and use digital media technologies.
 
The courses facilitate exposing students to the ever thriving cultural industry and helps them get avenues for exciting careers in  teaching, media, writing for film and T.V., creative writing etc.
 
Equipped with the latest digital and software technology, the advanced language labs are an amalgamation of software, specially designed sound cards and personal networks which promote seamless learning, and facilitate language acquisition from its rudimentary basics to advanced doctoral research.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After three years of graduation, the graduates of B.A English Honours will be able to:
PEO-1: Step into Higher Education and take up research in Universities at national and global level.
PEO-2: Occupy a position and work as a team member in Public, Private and Government as Content Writer, Executive Assistant, Primary School Teacher, High School Teacher, Copywriter, Secondary School Teacher, Corporate Trainer, Editor, Technical Writer, Training & Development Manager etc.
PEO-3: Start own enterprise and communicate with customers effectively and adopt lifelong learning Skills for imparting Business.

On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B.A English Honours program will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate the Knowledge in Language and Literature
  2. Analyze creative literary form (poetry, prose, Drama, fiction and creative non-fiction); and Apply skills in using theoretical frame works on structures of language through a wide variety of literary works on different perspectives
  3. Use different techniques to apply the concepts from literary theory and criticism in the analysis and interpretation of texts in Language and Literature.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B.A English Honours program will be able to: 

  • PO 1: Disciplinary knowledge: Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and in understanding Language and Literature Studies.
  • PO 2: Reasoning: Analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from evidence and experiences from an open-minded and reasoned perspective.
  • PO 3: Problem solving: Extrapolate and apply their competencies to solve different kinds of non-familiar problems and apply one’s learning to real life situations using curriculum content knowledge. 
  • PO 4: Environment and Sustainability: Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development.
  • PO 5: Research-related skills: Recognize cause-and-effect relationships, define problems, formulate hypotheses, test hypotheses, analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from data, establish hypotheses, predict cause-and-effect relationships; ability to plan, execute and report the results of an investigation. 
  • PO 6:  Ethics: Recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of your decisions, and accept responsibility for them.
  • PO 7: Cooperation/Teamwork: Work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams; facilitate cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group, and act together as a group or a team in the interests of a common cause and work efficiently as a member of a team. 
  • PO 8: Communication Skills: Express thoughts and ideas effectively in writing and orally; Communicate with others using appropriate media; confidently share one’s views and express herself/himself; demonstrate the ability to listen carefully, read and write analytically, and present complex information in a clear and concise manner to different groups.
  • PO 9: Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context socio-technological changes.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Pass in PUC/10+2 of any recognized Board/Council or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.

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Application Fee

BA Honours English

Indian / SAARC Nationals 1000
NRI Fee 2000
Foreign Nationals 50