B.A. (Hons.) English or Bachelor of Arts Honours in English is an undergraduate English Literature Programme. The Programme teaches about English Language and Literature and how it came in its modern form along with highlighting varied aspects of English society through its genres like Drama, Poetry, Novel, etc. The Honours Programme is intended for students who have a strong interest in English Language and Literature and who show promise in the study of either or both. Honours students receive an intensive educational experience with respect to the courses offered. The student learns to critically analyze and debate on a variety of texts, and acquires knowledge of literary movements, periods and critical approaches. The student develops comprehensive written and spoken communication skills, becoming adept at arguing a point, framing a narrative and analyzing various levels of meaning.
A student with B.A. (Hons.) English can opt for jobs in both public and private sector organizations. One can aspire for the Job Profiles such as Teacher (in Schools and HEIs), Policy Analyst, Writer, Editor, Publisher, Researcher, Communicator, Public Relations Officer, Speech Writer, Travel Writer, Blogger or Reviewer, etc. Graduates with this degree have opportunities in industries like Media and Journalism, Publishing Industry, Teaching & Research, Advertising & Marketing, HR and Administration jobs in public and private sectors, Hospitality Industry, Translators, Technical Writers, Web Editor and Content Management and Civil Services. Roles in advertising, marketing, and public relations have turned out to be highly popular and sought-after by the English graduates nowadays. Graduates in English are also likely to be well suited for public sector roles in English-speaking countries.
Passed 10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream from any recognized board with minimum 50% marks in aggregate for general category and 45% marks in aggregate for SC/ST category.
- Admission is based on merit computed on the basis of marks secured in qualifying examination. University also conducts interviews of all applicants before admitting the eligible candidates.
- Out of total intake 40% seats are allotted to students of Uttarakhand state under state quota and rest are open to students from all over India.
- Uttarakhand domicile students would be granted 26% rebate in Tuition Fee.
You may apply for this programme either online or by sending the completed registration form.