BA English Language And Literature

Program Overview 

Following the syllabus and curriculum prescribed by Calicut University, the Department of  English focuses on teaching English Language and Literature, Cultural and Critical Theory emphasizing the perspectives of feminism, cultural studies and subaltern studies. 

Entry Requirements 

A pass in the Plus Two Examination of the Kerala Higher Secondary Examination Board or the Board of  Examinations of any other State of India, or the Central Board of Secondary Education or the Council for  the Indian School Certificate Examinations, recognized as equivalent to the Plus Two of the Kerala Higher  Secondary Examination Board with not less than 450% marks in aggregate. However, SC/ST, OBC and  other eligible communities shall be given relaxation as per the Calicut University Rules and Guidelines. 

Program structure 

B. A. English Language and Literature (Model II) Teaching programme is a three-year course structured  into six semesters. The total number of courses for the programme is 30. To fulfill the requirements of  the course the students have to submit a project in the sixth semester and take a Via-Voce Examination  based on it. is 26. The Thirty Courses are divided into the following: 

Graduate attributes 

Undergraduates in English Language and Literature (Model II) acquire introductory knowledge in the  history and structure of the English Language, the Evolution of English Literature, Indian Writing in  English, Postcolonial Literatures and the basics of Education and English Language Teaching. The  following are the graduate attributes of our students: 

General Attributes 

Career Opportunities 

Graduate who have undergone this Model II Programme in English can find avenues in higher studies  and careers related to teaching and Literary Studies. They may turn to courses in journalism to find  opportunities in the realm of media. With the essential language skills acquired through this programme  they can also turn to the world of advertising, especially as copy writers. They can be successful bloggers  able to analyse social issues with a critical eye. Or they may toe the line in focusing on careers in the Civil  Service and other government jobs through writing competitive exams.