Admissions 2018

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

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Curriculum

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
15ENG101 Communicative English 0 2 3 A
  Language Paper I 0 0 2 B
15ELL101 History of English Literature: The Pre-Chaucerian to the Augustan 0 0 4 C
15ELL102 English Poetry: The Elizabethan to the Augustan 0 0 4 E
15ELL103 English Prose: The Elizabethan to the Victorian 0 0 4 G
15CSA104 Introduction to Computing 0 2 2 D
15CUL101 Cultural Education I  0 0 2 F
  Total       21  

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
15ENG121 Professional Communication 1 0 2 3 A
  Language Paper II 1 0 2 2 B
15ELL111 History of English Literature: The Pre-Romantic to the Victorian 4 0 0 4 C
15ELL112 English Poetry: The Pre-Romantic to the Victorian 4 0 0 4 D
15ELL113 English Prose: The Late-Victorian to the Modern 4 0 0 4 E
15ELL114 Indian Writing in English: Fiction 3 0 0 2 G
15CUL111 Cultural Education II 2 0 0 2 F
  Total       21  

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
15ENG201 Communicative English (Advanced) 2 0 4 4 A
15ELL201 History of English Literature: Victorian to the Present 4 0 0 4 B
15ELL202 American Literature 4 0 0 4 C
15ELL203 >Biography 4 0 0 4 D
15ELL204 English Fiction: Victorian 4 0 0 4 E
15SSK201 Life Skills I 1 0 2 2 G
15AVP201 Amrita Value Programme I 1 0 0 1 F
  Total       23  

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
15ELL211 History of English Language and Phonetics 4 0 0 4 A
15ELL212 Indian Writing In English: Poetry 4 0 0 4 B
15ELL213 Shakespeare: Comedies 4 0 0 4 C
15ENV200 Environmental Studies 3 1 0 4 H
  Elective A 3 0 0 3 E
  Open Elective A* 3 0 0 3 J
15AVP211 Life Skills II 1 0 2 2 G
15AVP211 Amrita Value Programme II 1 0 0 1 F
  Total       25  

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
15ELL301 Elements of Literary Criticism 2 0 4 4 A
15ELL302 English Poetry: Modern 4 0 0 4 B
15ELL303 English Drama: Elizabethan to Victorian 4 0 0 4 C
15ELL304 Spiritual Literature 4 0 0 4 D
  Elective B 3 0 0 3 E
  Open Elective B* / Live-in-Lab.@ 3 0 0 3 J
15SSK301 Life Skills III 1 0 2 2 G
15ELL305 Canadian Literature 4 0 0 4 F
  Total       28  

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
15ELL311 Literary Criticism: Introduction 4 0 0 4 A
15ELL312 European Fiction 4 0 0 4 B
15ELL313 English Fiction: Modern 4 0 0 4 C
15ELL314 English Drama: Modern 4 0 0 4 D
15ELL315 Shakespeare: Tragedies 3 0 0 3 E
15ELL316 Autobiography 4 0 0 4 F
  Total       23  

Total Credits for the Entire Programme: 141

You can join this program at
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Campuses: 
Coimbatore
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