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:

Bachelor's Degree with English as a subject OR Bachelor's of Arts (Hons.) in English from recognized University/ Institution.

Lateral Entry: NA

Min. Duration: 2 years (4 Semesters)

  • Min. Duration:

    2 years

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

Subject List for M.A. (English)

Total Credits = 80

M.A. (English) 1st Semester

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

1

21ODMET611

Literary Criticism and Critical Approaches- I

Th

4

2

21ODMET612

British Poetry Till 17th Century

Th

4

3

21ODMET613

British Drama - I

Th

4

4

21ODMET614

Early British Fiction

Th

4

5

21ODMET615

English Language

Th

4

Total Credit 20

M.A. (English) 2nd Semester

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

1

21ODMET651

Literary Criticism and Critical Approaches- II

Th

4

2

21ODMET652

British Poetry of 19th and 20th Century

Th

4

3

21ODMET653

British Drama - II (19th and 20th century)

Th

4

4

21ODMET654

British Novel of 19th and 20th Century

Th

4

5

21ODMET655

Indian Writing in English

Th

4

6

21ODMET656

Research Methodology

Th

4

Total Credit 24

M.A. (English) 3rd Semester

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

1

21ODMET721

Literary Theory

Th

4

2

21ODMET722

Indian Writing in Translation

Th

4

3

21ODMET723

Autobiography

Th

4

4

21ODMER724

Research Paper

Th

2

5

21ODME***

Specialization –Paper I

Th

2

6

21ODME***

Specialization –Paper II

Th

2

Total Credit 18

M.A. (English) 4th Semester

S.No.

Codes

Subject Title

Th/P/Pro

Cr.

1

21ODMET751

Literary Theory – II

Th

4

2

21ODMET752

Dalit Literature

Th

4

3

21ODMET753

Women’s Writing

Th

4

4

21ODMER754

Dissertation

Th

2

5

21ODME***

Specialization–Paper III

Th

2

6

21ODME***

Specialization–Paper IV

Th

2

Total Credit 18
SEMESTER Code Subject Title Cr.

3rd Sem

21ODMET731

Postcolonial Theory

2

3rd Sem

21ODMET732

Postcolonial Novel

2

4th Sem

21ODMEAT771

Postcolonial Drama

2

4th Sem

21ODMEAT772

Postcolonial Poetry

2

How Distance Learning Boosted My Career?

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Enrolling myself with distance learning program provided me with the freedom to study as per my convenience. It was definitely an experience worth remembering.

Meenu Bhardwaj

Associate Dean - International Relations
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I opted for the program keeping my personal passion and eagerness to learn about the management. Being a working professional, the distance learning program has given my career a boost.

Sanjay Sharma

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Things that I liked about distance education is the flexibility and convenience to learn. The course was very rewarding and enabled me better prospects in my present job. I can pave my ways through various scenarios in both professional and personal life.

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Soft Skill Trainer