About the Programme

Master of English (M.A. English) is a postgraduate degree course in English Literature. It is a two-year postgraduate programme that deals with the study of Literature and Language in English across the world. Chandigarh University’s curriculum for M.A. English in distance learning equips students with analytical and critical thinking skills to produce original insights in scholarly academic writing and discourse. The programme would foster fundamental literary concepts tendencies and trends across periods, genres and cultures in English literature literary theory and approaches composition and rhetoric.

Eligibility:

A person with Bachelors degree from a recognized university is eligible for admission

Lateral Entry (If applicable): NA

  • Min. Duration:

    2 years

Specialization:

It is a single specialization programme. In the starting of the program the student must select one Specialization out of the two specializations offered.

  1. Specialization I - Postcolonial Theory and Literature
  2. Specialization II- World Literature
Chandigarh University (M.A.) English Distance Education

Fee Structure for M.A. (English)

Odd Semesters (1st and 3rd)

Programme Fee Structure Fee/sem (₹)

M.A. (English)

Academic fee

7950

Registration fee

2500

Exam fee

2000

*SLM Hard copy Charges (Optional)

1250

Total (Excluding SLM hard copy)

12450

Total (Including SLM hard copy)

13700

Even Semesters (2nd and 4th)

Programme Fee Structure Fee/sem (₹)

M.A. (English)

Academic fee

7950

Registration fee

0

Exam fee

2000

*SLM Hard copy Charges (Optional)

1250

Total (Excluding SLM hard copy)

9950

Total (Including SLM hard copy)

11200

NOTE:

  • One time new registration prospectus fee – ₹ 500/- (at the time of admission)
  • * including courier charges.

Subject List for M.A. (English)

M.A. (English) 1st SEM

S. No Codes Subject Title Th/P/Pro Cr

1

MAE601

Literary Criticism and Critical Approaches- I

Th

3

2

MAE602

British Poetry Till 17th Century

Th

3

3

MAE603

British Drama - I

Th

3

4

 MAE604

Early British Fiction

Th

3

5

MAE605

English Language

Th

3

6

MAE606

English Language Lab

P

1

Total

 

16

M.A. (English) 2nd SEM

S. No Codes Subject Title Th/P/Pro Cr

1

MAE607

Literary Criticism and Critical Approaches- II

Th

3

2

MAE608

British Poetry of 19th and 20th Century

Th

3

3

MAE609

British Drama - II (19th and 20thcentury)

Th

3

4

MAE610

British Novel of 19th and 20th Century

Th

3

5

MAE611

Indian Writing in English

Th

3

6

MAE612

Research Methodology

Th

1

Total

 

16

M.A. (English) 3rd SEM

S. No Codes Subject Title Th/P/Pro Cr

1

MAE613

Literary Theory – I

Th

3

2

MAE614

Indian Writing in Translation

Th

3

3

MAE615

Autobiography

Th

3

4

MAE616

Specialization – I

Th

3

5

MAE617

Specialization – II

Th

3

6

MAE618

Research Project/Paper

Pro

1

Total

 

16

M.A. (English) 4th SEM

S. No Codes Subject Title Th/P/Pro Cr

1

MAE619

Literary Theory – II

Th

3

2

MAE620

Dalit Literature

Th

3

3

MAE621

Women’s Writing

Th

3

4

MAE622

Specialization – III

Th

3

5

MAE623

Specialization – IV

Th

3

6

MAE624

Dissertation

Pro

2

Total

 

17

Specialization I - Postcolonial Theory and Literature

Sem-III Elective Papers

Sem-IV Elective Papers
Code Subject Code Subject

MAE616

Postcolonial Theory

MAE622

Postcolonial Drama

MAE617

Postcolonial  Novel

MAE623

Postcolonial Poetry

Specialization II - World Literature

Sem-III Elective Papers

Sem-IV Elective Papers
Code Subject Code Subject

MAE616

European Classical literature

MAE622

European Drama in Translation

MAE617

World Poetry/ Novel in Translation

MAE623

American Literature

NOTE: t is a single specialization programme. In the starting of the programme the student must select one Specialization out of the two specializations offered.
Please note that the specialization once selected cannot be changed.

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