Masters in English Literature (MA English)


This course focuses on imparting the student the knowledge of ancient and today’s modern English, which focuses on poems, prose, drama story and linguistics. They will also be able to learn and understand the basics of the history of English and its political and cultural view, in every manner. The duration of the course is 2 years.

For both Bachelors and Masters in English Literature, one has the option for Diploma courses that range for a short duration for 6 months to 8 months, online or offline, either before taking up masters or while pursuing bachelors or masters for certification.


Advantages of acquiring Masters in English Literature

This course helps a student to excel in communication and writing skills and thus express the ideas or concepts better. This is a major requirement for most companies and industries.

The curriculum is more relevant and explained in a detailed manner thus the result you get is more than what you accepted. The student is taught to communicate, perceive and analyse English thoroughly, as this is most widely used all over the world, and is common in places of education and profession. This enables the graduate to understand the nuanced literary works. English is everywhere in you, heart, mind, soul, and wholly.

Masters in English Literature help you in developing your communication skills and orating skills and also making you more creative in writing English. Thus, it is important in publishing industries like in magazines, for stories, novels, or letter writing, mailing, and so on.


Colleges/ Universities offering Masters in English Literature

  • Mount Carmel College
  • Garden City University
  • Bangalore University
  • The National Degree College

Tests to enter into the College or University: Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination (JNUEE)

Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET)

Indraprastha University Entrance Test


One can opt for various practices on graduating, be it in educational or counselling fields or even work with publishing houses.