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BA (Hons) in English

BA (Hons) English at Shoolini University is an extensively designed program with a holistic approach. English is a diverse language as it provides multiple opportunities to the young aspirants who want to explore varied aspects of this global language through world literature, drama, novel and poetry.

Students learn to read widely, analyse and comprehend literature in various forms and genres, and are trained to use their skills analytically as well as creatively. This approach helps them hone their essential skills in critical thinking, expression and research.

The vibrant department is allied with other departments of English across the country and aims at establishing global networks. It organises literary programs at the regional, national as well as international levels, collaborating with national and global academic associations. 

The program is taught by dynamic, conversant and devoted faculty members, who, with their innovative pedagogical approaches, encourage students to explore the nuances of the world, specifically Indian Literature, and its aspects such as poetry, prose, and others.


As a leading University of India, Shoolini University offers a highly specialised BA (Hons) English (3 years) degree. 

  • Headed by Prof Manju Jaidka, PhD from Panjab University, and a Postdoctoral Fulbright Fellow from Harvard and Yale
  • Provides in-depth knowledge of different genres of literature
  • Students get a chance to study a variety of issues related to contemporary English
  • Develops critical understanding of different literary works like Indian Classical Literature, British literature, Modern literature, Post- Colonial Literature, etc.
  • Provides high-level industry exposure by organising literary programmes at regional, national and international levels 
  • On-campus 24X7 Yogananda library with EBSCO access

Career Opportunities in BA (Hons) in English

A degree in English prepares students for a wide range of career opportunities in the various academic and information sectors, corporate sector and organisations

  • Public Relations & Advertising 
  • Language Expert & Translation Services
  • Marketing / Strategic Communication 
  • Media Services & Event Management.
  • Editorial and Content Development 
  • Journalism – Print and Electronic
  • Theatre, Media and Entertainment Business
  • English Language and Literature Researchers
  • Civil Services
  • Writer and Publisher
  • Bloggers/ Critics/ Reviewers

Research Opportunities

Literary Criticism | Contemporary Literature | Feminism | Poetry | Narratology | Indian Writing in English | World Literatures in English | Film Studies| Teaching| Research


The course curriculum is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of contemporary literary aspects across the globe. Students will study literature in numerous arrangements and genres which includes English Grammar and Literary Terms along with the detailed study of English Prose English Drama, Poetry, Novel, Classical Literature, Modern Poetry and Drama, Twentieth-Century Indian Writing, English Poetry from 14th to 18th Century, etc.

Vipin Pubby
Vipin PubbyProfessor
Subodh Saurabh Singh
Subodh Saurabh SinghAssociate Professor
Tej Nath Dhar
Tej Nath DharProfessor
Deepshikha Thakur
Deepshikha ThakurAssistant Professor
Supriya Srivastava
Supriya SrivastavaAssistant Professor
Mala Tripathi
Mala TripathiAssistant Professor
Anupama Chandel
Anupama ChandelAssistant Professor
Apar Kaushik
Apar KaushikAssistant Professor
Indu Negi
Indu NegiAssistant Professor
BhawnaAssistant Professor
Isha Jaswal
Isha JaswalAssistant Professor
Navreet Sahi
Navreet SahiAssociate Professor
Rajesh Williams
Rajesh WilliamsAssistant Professor
Hemant Kumar Sharma
Hemant Kumar SharmaAssistant Professor

Frequently Asked Questions

This program at Shoolini University is approved by HPPERC and has UGC certification.

What are the unique activities conducted by the department for BA (Hons) English students?

The faculty of BA (Hons) in English conducts various activities to familiarise students with the global literary nuances. The department of English is allied with regional, national and international organisation which introduces students to varied literature workshops, webinars and creative learning experiences.

After completing this course, a student can either opt for higher studies or pursue his career in areas such as creative writing, blogging, journalism, media services and management, and public relations, etc.

Shoolini provides world-class infrastructure facilities to its students. Ranked #1 among India’s Top 10 private higher education institutions for Excellence in IT-Enabled Learning in the Education World India Higher Education Grand Jury Awards 2020-21. The campus has more than 104+ labs and innovative e-studios. It provides high-speed Internet, Ethernet, whiteboards and lightboards. Students have 24X7 access to EBSCO Online library with over one million publications.

Shoolini University has 250+ tie-ups with International Universities. We also have industry tie-ups that enhance placement opportunities for students. A variety of placement opportunities are provided to students in the field of Research, Film studies, Poetry and Narratology, etc.

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Course Details

  • Eligibility: 10+2 (in any stream) with minimum 55% marks

  • Admission Criteria: CUET/ SAT/ Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test (SU-SAT), and faculty interaction

  • Duration: 4 Years

  • Semester Fee

    Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 33525
    Others : 42500


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