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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. 

Key areas of research

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

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  

Course Instructors
Manju JaidkaProfessor
Vipin PubbyProfessor
Deepshikha ThakurAssistant Professor
Subodh Saurabh SinghAssociate Professor
Supriya SrivastavaAssistant Professor
Mala TripathiAssistant Professor
Anupama ChandelAssistant Professor
Apar KaushikAssistant Professor
Indu NegiAssistant Professor
Sakshi SundaramAssistant Professor
BhawnaAssistant Professor
Tej Nath DharProfessor
Isha JaswalAssistant Professor
Navreet SahiAssociate Professor
Rajesh WilliamsAssistant Professor
Hemant Kumar SharmaAssistant Professor
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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
    Non-Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 50000

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