This programme is designed to meet the advanced interests of the students of English Studies in selected areas.

Its aim is to help the student develop ability to organize ideas and present them coherently with a considerable degree of sophistication in keeping with the norms of scholarly research and writing. This should be reflected in the dissertation to be submitted by the student for evaluation and the award of the degree of Master of Philosophy.

Duration: 5 years


Graduation with Eng. with Min. II Division and 55% in M.A. for Ph.D.

Selection Procedure:

Entrance Test, Personal Interview


Programme Outcome


  • I Semester

    Research Methodology
    Critical Approaches to Language and Literature
    Topic Related to Practical / Contact Sessions
  • II Semester

    Dissertation followed by Viva Voce


Career Prospects

Career Prospects

There are numerous career prospects as experts of literature and language (s) such as :

  • Students can be employed as language trainers, Soft- Skill trainers, Voice & Accent trainers apart from regular teaching assignment at schools, colleges and universities.
  • Students who have good skills in writing can be employed as campaign managers, speech writers and other positions that require the sophisticated use of written and spoken English.
  • Students can be employed by various institutions to teach English for all kinds of competitive exams.
  • Content development and ITES firms also recruit English post graduates.
  • Some of the fields where students with a degree in English can look for careers are: Copywriter, Editor,/ Sub- Editors, and Freelance Writer.
  • Students of English literature can also find jobs as independent literary critics.
  • Writing for print or online publications.
  • Media reporters in private sectors.
  • Companies that print out Magazines and journals.