Admissions 2020

BA (English Language & Literature) Admissions 2020

Academics

Coimbatore campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offers B. A. (Bachelor of Arts) English Language and Literature. 

The programme offered at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

  • Provides a deep insight into the world of literatures and enables the student to critically appreciate the major literary works
  • Introduces the student to the political, social, cultural, economical and intellectual background of the various periods in literary history, thereby enabling him/her  to acquire an understanding of life
  • Helps to strengthen the linguistic capabilities of the student through theory and practical sessions.
  • Includes electives that helps the student to identify his/her area of specialization

Why Literature Programme @ Amrita?

  • To gain a sound theoretical knowledge both in Literature and allied fields
  • To prepare  for UGC – NET examinations
  • To take up research in current topics
  • To take up faculty positions in universities
  • To help aspiring journalists and critics
  • To gain a multicultural exposure
  • To thrive and learn in a competitive environment

Job Opportunities for Literature students

  1. Media and Journalism
  2. Publishing industry
  3. Teaching & research
  4. Advertising & Marketing
  5. HR/ Administration jobs in public and private sector
  6. Hospitality industry
  7. Translators
  8. Technical Writers
  9. Content Developers
  10. Civil Services

Proceed to Apply Online   Visit Department of Humanities

Curriculum

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ENG101 Communicative English 0 2 3 A
  Language Paper I 1 0 2 2  
18ELL101 History of English Literature: The Pre-Chaucerian to the Jacobean 0 0 4  
18ELL102 English Poetry: The Chaucerian to the Jacobean 0 0 4  
18ELL103 English Prose: The Elizabethan to the Augustan 0 0 4  
18CSA104 Introduction to Computing 0 2 2 D
18CUL101 Cultural Education I  0 0 2 F
  Total       21  

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ENG121 Professional Communication 1 0 2 2 A
  Language Paper II 1 0 2 2  
18ELL111 History of English Literature: The Augustan to The Victorian 4 0 0 4  
18ELL112 English Poetry: The Augustan to the Victorian 4 0 0 4  
18ELL113 English Prose: The Romantic to The Modern 4 0 0 4  
18ELL114 Indian Writing in English: I 3 0 0 3  
18CUL111 Cultural Education II 2 0 0 2 F
  Total       21  

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ENG201 Communicative English (Advanced) 2 0 4 4  
18ELL201 History of English Literature: The Late Victorian to The Modern 4 0 0 4  
18ELL202 American Literature 4 0 0 4  
18ELL203 Life Writing-I 4 0 0 4  
18ELL204 English Fiction: Victorian 4 0 0 4 E
18SSK201 Life Skills I 1 0 2 2 G
18AVP201 Amrita Value Programme I 1 0 0 1 F
  Total       23  

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL211 History of English Language 4 0 0 4  
18ELL212 Shakespeare 4 0 0 4  
18ELL213 Canadian Literature 4 0 0 4 C
18ENV300 Environmental Science and Sustainability 3 0 0 3 H
  Elective A 3 0 0 3  
  Open Elective A* 3 0 0 3 J
18SSK211 Life Skills II 1 0 2 2 G
18AVP211 Amrita Value Programme II 1 0 0 1 F
  Total       24  

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL301 Elements of Literary Criticism 4 0 0 4 A
18ELL302 English Poetry: Modern 4 0 0 4 B
18ELL303 English Drama: Elizabethan to Victorian 4 0 0 4  
18ELL304 Spiritual Literature 4 0 0 4  
18ELL305 Phonetics and Grammar 4 0 0 4  
  Elective B 3 0 0 3  
18ELL390 Open Elective B* / Live-in-Lab.@ 3 0 0 3 J
18SSK301 Life Skills III 1 0 2 2 G
  Total       28  

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL311 Methodology of Literary Studies and Humanities 4 0 0 4  
18ELL312 Indian Writing In English-II 4 0 0 4  
18ELL313 English Fiction: Modern 4 0 0 4  
18ELL314 English Drama: Modern 4 0 0 4  
18ELL315 Indian Aesthetics 3 0 0 3  
18ELL316 Life Writing II 4 0 0 4  
  Total       23  

Total Credits for the Entire Programme: 141

 

Electives

ELECTIVES A & B (any two)

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL231 Creative Writing in English 3 0 0 3  
18ELL232 Journalism and Mass Media 3 0 0 3  
18ELL233 Teaching English for Indian Students 3 0 0 3  
18ELL234 Technical and Professional English Writing 3 0 0 3  

LANGUAGE - Paper I

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18HIN101 Hindi I 1 0 2 2  
18KAN101 Kannada I 1 0 2 2  
18MAL101 Malayalam I 1 0 2 2  
18SAN101 Sanskrit I 1 0 2 2  

LANGUAGE - Paper II

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18HIN111 Hindi II 1 0 2 2  
18KAN111 Kannada II 1 0 2 2  
18MAL111 Malayalam II 1 0 2 2  
18SAN111 Sanskrit II 1 0 2 2  

 

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Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Campuses: 
Coimbatore