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M.A. – English – MRIIRS

Duration2 Yrs
Intake20
COURSE FEES (Per annum) for Indian Nationals in Rupees1,16,000
COURSE FEES (Per annum) in US $ For PIO/NRI Students US $ 3300
Criteria for Preparation of Merit list
I – Merit in MRNAT
II – Marks in Qualifying Exam
Eligibility Criteria
45% marks in any stream at Graduation level from a recognized university with pass in English in 10+2.

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

  1. To use English language with propriety and effectiveness so as to introduce and develop an argument, derive inferences and arrive at a conclusion
  2. To identify and compare the features of literature written during different literary movements.
  3. To appreciate a work of literature by reexamining and analyzing it, thus developing an original insight into literature.
  4. To understand contemporary approaches in literary criticism and linguistics theories
  5. To assess literature of different cultural backgrounds and ages for gaining a comprehensive insight into contemporary social issues, hence developing a more humane approach so as to appreciate cultural differences as well as to get sensitize towards contemporary areas of conflict
  6. To design and carry out original and persuasive research to produce original scholarship that contributes to the growth of knowledge

PROGRAMME OUTCOME (POS)

PO1.Critical Thinking: Take informed actions after identifying the assumptions that frame our thinking and actions, checking out the degree to which these assumptions are accurate and valid, and looking at our ideas and decisions (intellectual, organizational, and personal) from different perspectives.

PO2.Effective Communication: Speak, read, write and listen clearly in person and through electronic media in English and in one Indian language, and make meaning of the world by connecting people, ideas, books, media and technology.

PO3. Social Interaction: Elicit views of others, mediate disagreements and help reach conclusions in group settings.

PO4. Effective Citizenship: Demonstrate empathetic social concern and equity centred national development, and the ability to act with an informed awareness of issues and participate in civic life through volunteering.

PO5. Ethics: Recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of your decisions, and accept responsibility for them.

PO6. Environment and Sustainability: Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development.

PO7. Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context socio-technological changes

 

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOME (PSOS):

PSO1. Bestow on the students the insight into literary texts in their historical and cultural contexts.

PSO2. Endow them with various literary tools and techniques to appreciate a literary work so as to get lessons/ morals as well as aesthetic pleasure out of it.

PSO3. Infuse in them the ability to relate the literary text to contemporary socio-cultural milieu and come to a better understanding of socio-cultural issues by analysing and assessing them.

SEMESTER WISE STUDY SCHEME WITH CONTACT HOURS, ASSIGNED CREDITS & DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS

Semesterwise Study Scheme

(M.A.  English)

SEMESTER- 1

Course Type

Course Code

Title of Course

Periods/Week

Marks

Duration of  Exam

Credits

L

T

P

Total

Int/ Continuous Evaluation

End Semester Exam

Total

Compulsory Courses

Core Course

MENG-DS-101

English Literature: From Chaucer to Marvell

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Core Course

MENG-DS-102

Shakespearean Drama

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Core Course

MENG-DS-103

English Novel

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Core Course

MENG-DS-104

English Literature down the Ages

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Total- 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER- 2

Compulsory Courses

Core Course

MENG-DS-201

Eighteenth Century Literature

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Core Course

MENG-DS-202

English  Romantic Poetry

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Core Course

MENG-DS-203

Critical Theory: Plato to Arnold

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Discipline Specific Elective Course

MENG-DS-204

American Literature

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Discipline Specific Elective Course

MENG-DS-205

Continental Literature

Total- 16

         

SEMESTER- 3

Compulsory Courses

Core Course

MENG-DS-301

English Literature: The Victorian Age

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Core Course

MENG-DS-302

Twentieth Century Fiction

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Core Course

MENG-DS-303

Twentieth Century Poetry

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Core Course

MENG-DS-304

Modern Critical Theory

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Total- 16

         

SEMESTER- 4

Course Type

Course Code

Title of Course

Periods/Week

Marks

Duration of  Exam

Credits

L

T

P

Total

Int/ Continuous

End Semester Exam

Total

Compulsory Courses

Core Course

MENG-DS-401

Indian writing in English

3

1

0

4

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Core Course

MENG-DS-402

World Literature

3

1

0

3

100

100

200

3 hrs.

4

Project Core

MENG-DS-403

Dissertation*

0

8

0

8

100

__

100

No Exam

8

Project Core

MENG-DS-404

Seminar*

0

4

0

4

50

__

50

No Exam

4

Total- 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Under Elective Courses, beside the mentioned Domain Specific Elective Courses, other Inter-disciplinary, Generic, on-line Courses (MOOCs etc) and other approved courses shall be offered, which shall be notified well before start of the semester. The student shall be required and allowed to opt the courses out of offered courses as per maximum limit for maximum credits in a semester and for the category of Elective Courses under University Rules.

Placement Opportunities

The students have placement opportunities in the various fields:

Academics: Teaching in various organizations, private and government universities, and colleges, as language and literature teachers, translators, going for higher research.

Literary Sphere: Writing books, Poetry, prose, writing as free lancers, translators, literary critics and reviewing.

Editor: Editing job in newspapers, magazines, in various publications divisions.

Electronic Media: As a script writer (in TV serials, in stage plays, in Radio program, editing and preparing materials for various programs like Documentaries and films.

Print Media: As news readers, copy editors, writing stories and preparing materials for news papers and magazines.

Writers: Writing books for organizations like NCERT, SCERT, CBT, for schools and colleges.

Trainers: Training the students and teachers for English language proficiency in various institutions and organizations like District Institute of Education and Training, jobs as trainers in various TV channels like Google.

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