MA (English Literature)

MA (English Literature) degree at Shoolini University is a comprehensive curriculum that incorporates the old with the new, the traditional with the contemporary. Students are familiarized with the history of literature down the ages and trained in the art of appreciating and critically evaluating texts. They are introduced to the broad rubric of literary studies, to literatures available in the English language and also to Indian writing in English.

Students learn to read widely, analyse and comprehend literature in various forms and genres, and learn 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 programmes at the regional, national as well as international level, collaborating with national and global academic associations. 

Research Opportunities

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

MA (English Literature) Career Opportunities

  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Civil Service
  • Teaching
  • Corporate Sector
  • Research

Semester-I 1 Approaches to Literature - I 4 Core
2 British Literature up to 1900 (Drama) 4 Core
3 British Literature up to 1900 (Poetry) 4 Core
4 British Literature up to 1900 (Fiction) 4 Core
  Total 16  
Semester-II 1 Approaches to Literature - II 4 Core
2 British Literature after 1900 (Drama) 4 Core
3 British Literature after 1900 (Poetry) 4 Core
4 British Literature after1900 (Fiction) 4 Core
  Total 16  
Semester-III 1 Criticism and Literary Theory 4 Core
2 Indian Writing in English 4 Core 
3 World Literature 4 Core
4 American Literature 4 Core
  Total 16  
Semester-IV 1 Introduction to Linguistics 4 Core
2 Indian Writing in English II 4 Core 
3 New Literatures 4 Core
4 New Literatures 4 Core 
  Total 16  
Total Credits(16+16+16+16) 64  

Vipin Pubby
Vipin PubbyProfessor
Subodh Saurabh Singh
Subodh Saurabh SinghAssociate Professor
Tej Nath Dhar
Tej Nath DharProfessor
Purnima Bali
Purnima BaliAssociate Professor
Deepshikha Thakur
Deepshikha ThakurAssistant Professor
Supriya Srivastava
Supriya SrivastavaAssistant Professor
Mala Tripathi
Mala TripathiAssistant Professor
Anupama Chandel
Anupama ChandelAssistant Professor
Prakash Chand
Prakash ChandAssistant Professor
Kunwar Siddharth
Kunwar SiddharthAssistant Professor
Ekta Singh
Ekta SinghAssistant Professor
Samrat Sharma
Samrat SharmaAssistant Professor
Chen Mong Chun
Chen Mong ChunAssistant Professor
Nasser Dasht Peyma
Nasser Dasht PeymaProfessor
Hemant Kumar Sharma
Hemant Kumar SharmaAssistant Professor
Rajesh Williams
Rajesh WilliamsAssistant Professor
Navreet Sahi
Navreet SahiAssociate Professor
Isha Jaswal
Isha JaswalAssistant Professor
BhawnaAssistant Professor
Indu Negi
Indu NegiAssistant Professor
Apar Kaushik
Apar KaushikAssistant Professor
Vaishali Thakur (BA English Hons)

Vaishali Thakur (BA English Hons)

I received individualised support & mentorship from my professors, engaged in paper presentations, declamation contests, and international conferences. Serving as a rapporteur for Belletristic instilled in me a strong motivation to pursue a career as a content writer. The opportunity to contribute as a writer for my alma mater brings me great joy and fulfilment.

Rsvika Tripathi (Ba English Hons)

Rsvika Tripathi (Ba English Hons)

The English Department at Shoolini University provided me with a nurturing environment that fostered intellectual growth and creativity. Through engaging in literary discussions, insightful classroom lectures & thought-provoking assignments, I was able to deepen my appreciation for literature and develop my writing skills.

Frequently Asked Questions

The faculty of MA English Literature at Shoolini University comprises renowned and distinguished leaders from noted national and international universities such as Oxford, Delhi University, Punjab University, ISB etc.

What are the future opportunities after completing MA English Literature from Shoolini University?

Students of MA English Literature from Shoolini University can pursue careers in education as English teachers or professors. Additionally, they can explore roles in writing, editing, and publishing, such as content writers, copywriters, editors, or literary critics. Moreover, they have opportunities in media, journalism, research, or even pursuing further studies in the field.

Shoolini University ensures industry exposure for MA English Literature students through guest lectures, workshops, Belletristic sessions and internships with top organisations etc. Industrial visits are also an integral part of the curriculum.

Yes, practical training sessions, literary discussions, and field visits are also incorporated into the curriculum to provide hands-on learning experiences to students. The program provides students with both theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of MA English Literature.

Shoolini University has a dedicated Placement Cell that helps students secure lucrative jobs after completing their MA English Literature. Graduates find opportunities in education as English teachers or professors. They can also explore careers in writing, editing, publishing, media, journalism, research, or further studies.

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Course Details

  • Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline with English as one of the subjects and minimum 55% marks

  • Admission Criteria: Admission through faculty interaction

  • Duration: 2 years

  • Semester Fee

    Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 43580
    Others : 50000