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Prepare for a career in M.A.

M.A. (English Language and Literature) program offered by School of Arts & Sciences, Kochi.

Prepare for a career in M.A.

The Department offers Post-graduate Programme in English Language and Literature. The innovative MA English program provides an incisive insight into the current trends in English Language, Literature and Theoretical Studies. The Program opens up opportunities for students to pursue doctoral studies in English and also help them prepare to take up careers demanding advanced skills in critical reading and writing. The term projects encourage them to write and publish articles and thereby provide a foundation in academic and research writing.

The syllabus and curriculum are designed in consultation with the experts in the field considering the paradigm shifts made in English literary and theoretical studies. The emerging academic areas of study such as Marginalized studies, Post- Colonial studies, Cultural Studies, Gender studies, Applied Linguistics and Translation studies combined with the wide range of specialized electives make the M.A. programme a perfect blend of the conventional and modern.

Important Note

. Last Date to Submit Application (Amritapuri): August 15, 2022
. Last Date to Submit Application (Kochi): September 12, 2022
. Last Date to Submit Application (Coimbatore): August 31, 2022
. Commencement of Classes : August 3, 2022
. Commencement of Class (Coimbatore Campus) (Tentative): September 14, 2022

Terms and Conditions for Award and Renewal of Scholarship Fees

Scholarship Fees is allotted for the Academic Year 2022-2023 ONLY. Renewal of scholarship Fees for subsequent years is subject to meeting the following terms and conditions:

  1. Consistent Academic performance by securing a Cumulative Grade Point Average(CGPA) of 7.0 and above at the end of each academic year 
  2. No disciplinary action during the period of study in the University.
  3. Clearing each semester without any arrear

Failing to meet the aforesaid conditions 1,2 and 3, you will be required to pay higher (Regular) fees in the subsequent years. 

In the event of your moving to a higher (Regular) fee slab due to not meeting the conditions 1, 2 and 3 above, you will not be able to move back to the old slab even if your CGPA improves in further subsequent years.

University Committee reviews the academic performance, moral character and conduct every year and recommends for the consideration of the allotted fees slab (Scholarship fees). The decision of the University Committee will be final and binding upon you. 

Curriculum

Semester 1
Course Title
Linguistics
English Literature: Chaucer to 19th
Century
New Literatures in English
Shakespeare Studies
Cultural Education
Semester 2
Course Title
Literary Theory-I
English Poetry: 19th Century
Indian Literatures in English Translation
Elective I
Research Methodology for Language and
Literature
Amrita Values Programme
Semester 3
Course Title
Literary Theory-II
English Poetry: 20th Century
Modern English Drama
Elective III
Elective II
Live in Lab/ Open Elective
Semester 4
Course Title
Film Studies
European Fiction
Writing From the Margins
Elective IV
Dissertation
Practical course titled ‘Current Affairs and Debate’
Electives I, II, III&IV (any four)
Course Title
Postcolonial Poetry
Comparative Literature
Cultural Studies
Latin American Writing
Indian Women Novelists in English
Methods Of Teaching English Language
Translation Studies
Twentieth Century American Literature
Eligibility

Admission

Duration :

TWO years, FOUR semesters

Eligibility :

A first class or a high second-class degree from any recognized Indian or Foreign University.

Selection Procedure:

Based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination and interview

Amritapuri

Eligibility

Graduation in English main with an aggregate minimum of 55% marks excluding language subjects.

Selection

Selection is based on the interview only.

How To Apply

Registration for admission 2022 is fully online. Candidates are required to have their recent photograph, online payment credentials, etc. to be ready to complete the online application process.
Application fee of Rs. 750/-
The NRI applicants please email to nriadmission@amrita.edu and not be applied through the website.

Admission Procedure

Admission Procedure
  • Apply Online
  • Online / Offline Interview
  • Get Provisional Admission
  • Update UG Marks
  • Verification of Marks
  • Confirmation of Admission
  • Accept
  • Pay Fee
  • Or Exit, the seat goes to the next person on the waiting list

Fee Structure

Amritapuri
Program Fees for the Year 2022
Fee Type Slab Number of Seats Fees (Semester Wise)
Scholarship Fees 1 3 ₹ 27,500
Scholarship Fees 2 5 ₹ 41,250
Regular Fees 3 12 ₹ 55,000
College Caution Deposit ₹ 3000
Hostel Fees for the Year 2022
Hostel Fees

Annual

INR 24,000/-
Mess Fees Annual INR 39,900/-
Caution Deposit

One Time

INR 5,000/-

Subject to Change*

Coimbatore
Program Fees for the year 2022-2023
Fee Type Slab Seats(%) Fees
Scholarship Fees 1 10% ₹ 45,250
Scholarship Fees 2 10% ₹  67,875
Regular Fees 3 80% ₹90,500
College Caution Deposit  –  ₹ 10,000

 

Hostel & Mess Fee for the year 2022-23
CAMPUS Caution Deposit 
(ONE TIME)
HOSTEL FEE
PER YEAR
MESS FEE
PER YEAR
Coimbatore  10,000   52,000   56,000
Kochi
Fee Structure(Semester Wise)
  • Tuition Fee: 36,900
  • Caution Deposit: 2000

Note: #DOES NOT include expenses for food, travel, accommodation for Field and Study Trips, participation in events and conferences, programmes / competitions, Internships, Portfolio Presentation and Printing booklet, Special Internship, Placement Trips, Projects / Dissertation, excursion, etc. subject to change whenever required.

Scholarship Scheme

SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME(at the time of admission) is offered for all courses (except Ph.D.)

  • Scheme 1 – Applicants having above 95% marks in the qualifying examination: 50% concession in Tuition Fees
  • Scheme 2 – Applicants having marks between 90% and 94% in the qualifying examination: 40% concession in Tuition Fees
  • Scheme 3 – Applicants having marks between 80% and 89% in the qualifying examination: 30% concession in Tuition Fees
Refund Policy

Overview

Why Literature Programme @ Amrita?

 The UG and PG Programmes offered by the Department of English have a well- defined Curricula and Syllabi that reflect the current trends in Language and literature studies. The Department promotes interdisciplinary research projects engaging a range of cultural, aesthetic, historical, geographical, and theoretical concepts to bring out a holistic approach to research. Courses like Translation Studies, Linguistics, Folk Studies, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Dalit Studies and Ecological and Spiritual Studies offer them an insight into the emerging areas in this domain and help them to sharpen their analytical and critical thinking.

Job Opportunities for Literature students

After the Completion of BA and MA Programme, the students do get opportunities in Media related fields, Technical/Content Writing and Language Teaching and Training, Business sectors.

Projects/activities conducted to imbibe skills
  • As part of the Programme, students undergo advanced training in Verbal, Aptitude and Soft Skills which make them competent enough to meet the challenges in the corporate world and prepare them for various competitive exams.  The Department has a fully equipped language lab with an effective software Sanako study 1200 Tutor Ver 7.00 7.0.030522.01) to create an appropriate eLearning environment. The advanced multimedia technologies enrich the language learning process.
  • UGC Net training sessions are a part of the Literature Programme which help students qualify NET/ JRF Exams and thereby acquire eligibility for higher studies and Assistant Professorship.
  • Srishti, the literary club of Amrita spearheaded by the English Department features a variety of literary events with the primary objective of fostering in students a love for literature and nurturing their creative, aesthetic and oratory skills
Amrita Value System

The Department encourages and organizes social outreach activities to help them be responsible Citizens. The Department conducts several National and International conferences in various thrust areas to strengthen the research aptitudes in students and research scholars. The Department hosts national and international conferences, seminars, workshops and invited lectures to keep abreast with the emerging trends in language and literature.

Higher Studies and Placement

Till date, around twenty five percent of PG graduates have cleared the National Eligibility test. As part of Placement opportunities, the following companies/ organizations have visited the campus: Times of India, The New Indian Express, Byjus Learning App and other media houses and corporate sectors.

Almost eighty percent of both UG and PG students have opted for higher studies in varied fields like Media, Language and Literature, MBA, Law, Education and Education Management. This also includes students who have got selection in reputed national and international Universities namely Vanderbilt University, Central Universities, EFLU, Asian College of Journalism.

Placements

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
VINAYAK P ANAND

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company:DELOITTE

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
PARVATHI PRIYA M

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: DELOITTE

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
NANDHINI SATHYAN

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: DELOITTE

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
MANU MOHAN L

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: WIPRO

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
ANANTHAKRISHNAN S

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: SUTHERLAND

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
NAJIYA HASSAN

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: Sieva Network Solutions

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
GOKUL KRISHNA V NAIR

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: Wipro

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
KASHYAP G

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: COGNIZANT

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
ASHTAPADHI S V

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: Sieva Network Solutions

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
ANJIMA KS

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: COGNIZANT

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
DEVI PILLAI

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: Sieva Network Solutions

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
LEENA P SUSAN

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: TCS

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
ACHU PUSHPAN

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: Experion

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
ANAND HARIKUMAR

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: SUTHERLAND

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
ANJU RAJ J

Course/ Branch: BCA
Company: SUTHERLAND

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
AJAY KRISHNA

Course/ Branch: Int. Chemistry
Company: BYJUS

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
LEKSHMIPRIYA S

Course/ Branch: Int. Chemistry
Company: AKASH INSTITUTE

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
LAKSHMI SURESH

Course/ Branch: Int. Maths
Company: BYJUS

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
MALAVIKA S

Course/ Branch: Int. Maths
Company: Straive solutions

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
SREELEKSHMI G

Course/ Branch: Int. Maths
Company: INDIAN PUBLIC SCHOOL

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
MALAVIKA V R

Course/ Branch: Int. Maths
Company: INDIAN PUBLIC SCHOOL

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
ARCHANA UDAYAN

Course/ Branch: Int. Physics
Company: Federal Bank

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
DURGA NAIR

Course/ Branch: Int. Physics
Company: NIELSENIQ

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
NANDHANA BALAKRISHNAN

Course/ Branch: Int. Physics
Company: INFOSYS

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
VARUN JOSHY

Course/ Branch: Int. Physics
Company: FEDERAL

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
RAGA SATISH

Course/ Branch: Int. Physics
Company: INFOSYS

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
ANUNANDH G

Course/ Branch: Int. Physics
Company: INDIAN PUBLIC SCHOOL

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
GOKUL C M

Course/ Branch: Int. Physics
Company: ACADECRAFT

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
BHAGYALEKSHMI S PANICKER

Course/ Branch: Int. Physics
Company: Akash Educational Service Ltd

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
ANANTHA KRISHNA R

Course/ Branch: MA. English
Company: NIELSONIQ

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
HANNA ANN MATHEWS

Course/ Branch: MA. English
Company: TCS

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
RENUKA RAJESH

Course/ Branch: MA. English
Company: SIMPLILEARN

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
ASHNA ABBAS

Course/ Branch: MA. English
Company: INDIAN PUBLIC SCHOOL

M.A. (English Language and Literature)
B R HARIPRIYA

Course/ Branch: MA. English
Company: INDIAN PUBLIC SCHOOL

For More ASAS Placement Enquiries

Placement Enquiries
Email: shyamsundarcv@am.amrita.edu
Ph: 0476 -280 5108

Why Amrita

The top reasons to choose Amrita for your career

601-800th

World University Rankings 2019

141

BRICS Rankings 2020

801–1000th

World University Rankings 2019

168th

BRICS University Rankings 2020

5th

India University Rankings 2022

16th

Overall Rankings 2022
ranking
5th Best
University in India
ranking
Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
ranking
Topmost
‘A++’ Grade

Contact Us

Amritapuri Campus

Admission Coordinator

Toll-free Number:
18004258324

E-Mail:
asasadmissions@am.amrita.edu

Coimbatore Campus

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Kochi Campus

Admission Coordinator

Call : ‎+91 8304004400
+91 04842802000

E-Mail:
admissions.asaskochi@amrita.edu

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