Master of Arts (MA) English

(Annual System)

Programme Introduction

The domestic and international demand for educators of English related subjects is increasing at a high pace. Keeping in mind the need of the hour, M.A emphasizes the training of educators in such a way which encourages autonomous learning and other independent learning strategies that can empower our students to adapt to the changing and contemporary demands. The professional side of our M.A program enables the learner to avail the opportunity of increasing their proficiency of research and a chance to get acquainted with the literature of all spheres. It ensures that the students can be able to add significant value to the chosen field. The students are also getting foreign jobs, having good prospects. One can also opt for teaching profession.

Academic Objectives

The objective is to take University based education beyond the four walls of the University. It fulfills a prime social responsibility of providing education at the door step for those who are unable to access formal education. M.A in English aims to contribute to the professional development of students who want to acquire an understanding of the teaching and learning of English in specific academic and professional contexts. On the completion of the programme, students will have a deeper understanding of the background, practices and research in academic and professional English.

Programme Code



Min. Duration 2 Years Max. Duration 5 Years

Eligibility Criteria

Graduation in any discipline or equivalent

Eligibility, admission criteria or any other condition mentioned here in or otherwise for admission to any programme is subject to change as prescribed by the university and/ or any concerned statutory body.

Career Prospects

Some of the relevant designations related to MA English

  • Creative writer in media, theatre, and television industry
  • Anchors
  • Interpreter and Translator
  • Public Relation Officer
  • Journalist/ Reporter
  • Editor
  • Proof Reader
  • Blogger
  • Poet/ Lyricist
  • Teacher/ Lecturer

Teachers can find employment in

  • Secondary schools
  • Colleges
  • Universities
  • Educational research institutes
  • Teaching opportunities in foreign countries

Further study options after M.A.

  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.