B.A. English or Bachelor of Arts in English is an undergraduate English language course. It is designed to prepare students to understand and use the English language effectively, build vocabulary and introduce them to current ideas and issues. During the course, the emphasis is also given on Indian writing and the syllabus may see the consolidation of a vision predicated on promoting Indian culture obviously through its literary manifestations. This is the case in all genres of writing: novel, drama, poetry, non-fictional prose. Bachelor of Arts in English is meant for students who wish to do some specialized course in English. The course extends to a period of three years and it is offered by many colleges in India. English is the study of literature, linguistics and philosophy of the English language.

B.A. English Eligibility

  • For seeking admission to the Bachelor of Arts in English course, candidates must have completed their 10+2 in arts stream with a good percentage of mark in English from a recognised school board.

B.A. English Course Suitability

  • Students who have immense interest in English language and literature and want to popularize Indian English writings can go for this degree course.
  • Applicants those who are thinking of having their Masters’ Degree in English after the completion of B.A. in English degree also suitable for it.
  • Those who want to go for further higher studies like Master degree and then for research work also are suitable for it,

How is B.A. English Course Beneficial?

  • Candidates have a lot career options in many fields such as Interpreter/translator in government agencies like embassies of foreign countries and Ministry of External affairs and tourist guide in travel agencies.
  • Graduates can also find a wide range of employment opportunities in KPOs, BPOs, mass communication, public relation and entertainment field.
  • They have also further study option for higher classes.


For seeking admission to the Bachelor of Arts in English course, candidates must have completed their 10+2 in arts stream with a good percentage of mark in English from a recognized school board.
  • B.A. English Syllabus

    Syllabus of English as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

        Sem. I

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study


    The Social and Literary Context: Medieval and Renaissance 


    Medieval and Renaissance: Poetry and Plays

       Sem. II 


    The Social and Literary Context: Restoration to the Romantic Age


    Restoration to Romanticism English Poetry, Drama and Fiction

       Sem. III 


    The Social and Literary Context: The Victorian World


    Victorian Poetry and Fiction

       Sem. IV 


    The Social and Literary Context: Modernism and After


    English Poetry and Fiction: Modernism and After

        Sem. V 


    Drama: Theory and Practice I


    Drama: Theory and Practice II


    The Essay in English: Addison to Dickens


    The Essay in English: The Twentieth Century


    Life Writing: Biographies, Memoirs and Letters


    Women’s Writing

    Sem. VI 


    Literary Criticism


    Twentieth Century Criticism and Theory




    Western Mythology: Introducing Classical, Judaic & Christian Myth


    (Optional Papers)


    A: Indian English Literature


    B: American Literature


    C: Women and Literature


    D: English Language and Linguistics I


    E: African Literature in English


    F: Book into Film

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