Department of English

Head of Department  Dr. Shahnaz Khan Ph.D.,M.A.
Faculties  1. Shri.-Rampal Kumre M.A. 2. Shri.- Dilip Nayak (JBS) M.A.
Cources  B.A./M.A.






  • B.A. / M.A.

Eligibility Criteria for B.A. / M.A.

  1.  Eligibility Criteria for B.A. 12th  in any Stream
  2. Eligibility Criteria for M.A. Graduate in any Stream


Programme Outcomes B.A.

The Programme is expected to develop an understanding of English Literature along with language skills. Students will get acquainted with different forms of poetry, prose, fiction and drama. The courses offered will enable the students to get exposed to advanced level of grammatical patterns and usages in English. They will be able to improve their skills to speak and write English accurately.




Title of the Subject

Course Outcomes



The course will enable the students in the development of creativity and knowledge about Indian culture.


Students will be able to analyze and criticise literary and cultural texts from different historical periods and genres.


Students shall be able to write analytically in variety of formats including essays, research papers and critical reviews .


Students shall be able to identify, analyze, interpret and describe ethical ideas, values and themes that appear in their curriculum.


Students shall be able to gather, synthesize information from variety of written and online sources.


Students shall develop communication skills which will enable them to face interviews for jobs as well as written exams for jobs.


The course shall also enable them to utilize their communication skills for marketing and business dealings if students are self- employed.


The curriculum will inculcate ethical values and humanitarian values which will enable them to serve society and nation.









Programme Outcomes

There will be four theory papers in each semester. In semester 4, there is provision for job- oriented Internship /Project work of 100 Marks. In each semester there will be one Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation.

M.A. in English ensures is designed to equip the learner with knowledge of E

nglish language and literature, to develop understanding of text and textuality, Socio- cultural and linguistic theory. The curriculum is designed to introduce students with different forms of poetry, prose, fiction and drama and to make them familiar with different trends in literature.






Title of the Subject

Course Outcomes


(I and II Semester) Poetry

  • Learners will be able to -
  • study poetry from a variety of historic periods and develop a deeper appreciation of cultural diversity through poetry from a variety of cultures throughout the world.
  • understand and appreciate poetry as a literary art form, to analyze the various elements of poetry, such as diction, tone, form, genre, imagery, figures of speech, symbolism, theme, etc.
  • evaluate poetry as a reflection/product of the social, political, ideological, cultural and

psychological processes of a specific milieu.

  • develop their critical thinking skills by learning to apply the principles of literary, criticism in the analysis of poetry



  • The learners will be able to distinguish various forms of drama

They will be able to understand major works of famous dramatists

  • The learners will be able to develop an aptitude and an attitude towards appreciation of performing art.
  • Students will be able to understand various methods used by dramatists to develop the plot of the story.
  • They will be able to analyse the intricacies of drama as a genre depicted through dialogues of various dramatis personae



  • Students will have knowledge of different types of Fiction prescribed in the syllabus.
  • They will be able to explain how different types of prose convey stories or meanings connecting it with socio- cultural milieu.
  • They will be familiar with English-language terminology connected with literary fiction.





  • They will be able to engage in comparative work, draw general conclusions and use textual evidence to argue a case
  • The learners will be able to apply concepts from literary theory and criticism in the analysis and interpretation of texts, in class discussions, in research papers, in reading secondary source material, and in written examinations.



  • The learner will be able to recognize and explain figurative usages and complexities in text and language.
  • They will understand the thematic concerns in a given text demonstrating an understanding of contexts
  • They will develop an understanding and awareness of divergent theories ,ideologies and viewpoints
  • They will develop a deeper understanding of the written word, demonstrating an awareness of other

writer’s ideas through allusions, quotations and paraphrases.

  • The learner will also be able to display awareness of diverse nature of voices across and within cultural setups


(III and IV Semester) Critical Theory

  • This paper is designed to create an understanding of fundamental concepts of critical theory including aspects of criticism

To enable them to understand the scope of applying critical theries to literacy texts.

To teach the Student to identity the literacy Device used in unseen passages. The learner will learn the technique of Practical Criticism based on the theories they have studied.

  • Students will learn the theoretical foundations and research methods in advanced literary studies, and gain expertise in specific genres, periods, and topics
  • Students will learn to critically analyze how written, digital, visual and spoken texts are shaped by diverse local, national, global, historical, aesthetic, and ideological contexts.
  • Students will learn to participate in advanced professional activities (seminars, conferences,

research projects, and other activities)

  • A student of MA English Literature should gain the ability to read, understand, analyze, interpret, and extrapolate from the complex by using the disciplinary vocabulary for studying English Literature (including

concepts and terms relating to genre, style, tropes, conceits, forms, narratives and

theories of literature.


English Language

  • The learner will be able to develop different levels of

language analysis covering phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.





  • The learner will be acquainted with Phonology, Grammar, morphology and linguistics analysis of English language.
  • They will be able to examine all the forms of language in general and the ways in which it is organized to fulfil the needs it serves and the functions it performs in human life.
  • The learner will be able to explore the syntactic rules of sentence formation, which specify how to form

sentences, semantic rules of sentence interpretation, which specify how to interpret the meaning of sentences and phonological rules of sentence-pronunciation, which specify how to pronounce sentences

  • The learner will be able to develop an interdisciplinary perspective on working language to emphasize the connectedness and relevance of work to other fields.
  • The learners will be equipped with good knowledge and skills to enable them to pursue their postgraduate studies and careers in Linguistics, translation of texts in English Language, and in  teaching of English

as a foreign language.


Indian Writing in English

  • The learner will be able to
    • understand various genres of Indian Writing in English.
    • To evaluate course material with specific reference to cultural and political developments in India's colonial and post-colonial history and also within a wider global context..
    • To explore a variety of Indian literature in English poetry, drama and fiction writing.


American Literature

  • To acquaint the student with representative texts of all age in American Literature.
  • To enable the learner to correlate the text in the larger perspective of life. Furthermore, a student of M.A. in English Literature is expected to develop cognitive and analytical skills as well as the linguistic ability to facilitate his/her career in teaching and research , Administrative services, The IT sector, the banking sector and other service oriented sectors.
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