M. A. (English Literature)

Master of Arts in English Literature is a post graduate degree which is awarded after successful
completion of a two years program. This master degree course includes comprehensive study of ancient
and modern English Literature which includes Poetry, Prose, Fiction, Indian writings in English literature,
etc. Graduate degree holders with English as one of the subjects from any of the recognized university of
the country are eligible for admission.
A person who qualifies M. A. English literature will have an ocean of opportunities in home land as well
as abroad in the field of Higher education, Journalism and mass communication, Civil service, English
language trainer, B. P. O., and so on. They also have the option to start their own institution for English
language and literature. Apart from these opportunities they can also find job as Speech writers, Proof
readers, Copy editors, etc. They can also opt for UGC – NET or JRF and choose higher studies and
research in the field of English Literature such as M. Phil., Ph. D. and Post-doctoral studies.