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Master of Arts (English) (MAEG)

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Programme Name: Master of Arts (English)
Programme Code: MAEG
Eligibility: Graduation
Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Programme Fee: ₹ 5000/-
Medium of Study:
Programme Coordinator:
Name: Dr. Sisir Kumar Swain
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Programme Details:
Programme objectives:
  • To develop proficiency in English Language.
  • To impart  post graduate-level education in english literature so as to enhance the ability to use current theoretical approaches to literary study.
  • To provide advanced English literature and knowledge, perspectives and skills to a wide cross section of learners, including those in remote and inaccessible area of the state.
  • To synthesize learners for a wide understanding of literary characteristics, themes, and/or approaches in several literary texts.
  • To give the learners a sound understanding of English and American literatures and also other new areas in literature such as, Canadian, Australian and Indian English.
  • The pre-requisite of the programme is to equip learners with a good knowledge of reading, comprehension and writing skills
Programme outcomes:
After completing the course: ,
  • Learner will have fair understanding detailing the development and current practices of literary studies, rhetoric etc
  • Will be able to describe rhetoric contextually and comparatively and/or to historicize and theorize emerging forms of composition and expression.
  • Will demonstrate critical and analytical skills in the interpretation and evaluation of literary texts.
  • A learner will have the ability to demonstrate command over written  english, including the abilities to organize and present material proficiently.
  • Students will gain further research, writing, and analytical skills to be utilized in their future professional and academic endeavors.
  • Students will   have career opportunities in Journalism, Interpreter, Advertising, Instructional Designing, Linguistics, Editors.
Highlights of the Programme:
Duration of the Course – Minimum: 2 years, Maximum: 5years.
Conduct of Classes: Weekend for 4 hours (preferably on Sundays)
Course Fees: Rs 5000/Year
Eligiblity Criteria: Graduation or +3 Pass in any discipline
Evaluation– Based on Assignments , Term end Examinations .
Target Group:
  • The graduate learners of any discipline who want to improve their proficiency in English language and, those who have a genuine interest in literature.
  • The learners who have a keen interest for the language and look forward for career prospect in it.
The Course shall be taught through the interactive, Self-guided Learning Materials, OERs as reference materials, Week-end Counseling Classes, Video Lectures, Project Works.
Programme Structure:
Syllabus-First Year (1st and 2nd Semesters)
Course Code Course Name Credits
MEG 1 British Poetry 8
MEG 2 British Drama 8
MEG 3 British Novel 8
MEG 4 Aspects of Language 8
Syllabus -Second Year (3rd and 4th Semester)
SEMESTER 3 (Choose 16 credits only)
MEG 5 Literary Criticism and Theory(Compulsory) 8
MEG 6 American Literature 8
MEG 7 Indian English Literature 8
MEG 8 New Literatures in English 8
SEMESTER 4 ( Choose 16 credits only)
MEG 9 Australian Literature 8
MEG 10 English Studies in India 8
MEG 11 American Novel 8
MEG 12 A Survey Course in 20th Century Canadian Literature 8
MEG 14 Contemporary Indian Literature in English Translation 8
Total Cumulative Credits 64
Term End Examination June 2019
Online Admission
Academic Session July 2019
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