Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in English

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Last date for submission of duly completed Application Form along with Admission Fees & release of Provisional Admission Letters August 20, 2022
Registration with scrutiny of original certificates & Payment of First Semester Fee August 24, 2022
Commencement of Classes August 29, 2022

About the Program

The Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in English is a 3 year campus based full-time program.

    • Three Years
  • Pass in 10+2 (any discipline) from a recognized board with aggregate marks 50% and above. Students awaiting their final examinations results can also apply.

  • The BA English (Honours) program consists of 30 courses covered in six semesters spread over three years. The students are required to take a Dissertation in VI semester. The actual choice of electives will however depend on the optimal number of students opting for the same elective. Two Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC) and 2 Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC) are also the part of the curriculum. While AECC based upon the content that leads to knowledge enhancement, the SECs are value based and / or skill based. In particular, SECs like Computer Application &Project is Lab Oriented Practical paper and aimed at providing hands –on training through latest application software essential suitable and most relevant in modern research. Tailor made courses like North East Modern Literature and Eastern Himalayan Studies are very unique in this program and will be an added strength for the Students of Bhutan, Nepal, & North Eastern Himalayas Region of India.


    Bachelor of Arts - English (Honours)

    First Year

    Semester I

    Semester II

    AE 1

    English Language Skill

    AE 2

    Environmental Studies

    CC 1

    History of English Language

    CC 4

    Elizabethan Literature

    CC 2

    History of Old &Middle English Literature

    CC 5

    Poetry: Milton & Pope

    CC 3

    Introduction to Poetry

    CC 6

    Drama: The Rivals, She stoops to conquer

    GE I

    General Elective I

    GE II

    General Elective II

    Second Year

    Semester III

    Semester IV

    SE 1

    Introduction to Computer

    CC 10

    Romantic Period

    CC 7

    Restoration Period Literature

    CC 11

    Novel: Austen and Scott

    CC 8

    Literary Topics

    CC 12

    Jacobean / Caroline Period

    CC 9

    Prose: Lamb and Hazlitt

    GE IV

    General Elective IV

    GE III

    General Elective III

    DE I

    Discipline Elective I



    DE II

    Discipline Elective II

    Third Year

    Semester V

    Semester VI

    SE II

    Soft Skills

    CC 15

    Creative Writing

    CC 13

    The Victorian Period


    Research Methodology

    CC 14

    The Twentieth Century Literature


    Gender & Literature

    DE III

    Discipline Elective III


    Augustan Age

    DE IV

    Discipline Elective IV

    DE V

    Discipline Elective V

  • AE-Ability Enhancement Course, CC-Core Course, SE-Skill Enhancement Course, GE- General Elective Course, DE-Discipline Specific Course, TH-Thesis Course

    Students has to opt only one from each group below
    General Electives (GE) Discipline Specific Electives (DE)
    GE I DE I
    • Sociology
    • Political Geography
    • Indian Modern Literature (Short Stories)
    • Language, Literature & Culture
    • Psychology
    • Indian Modern Literature (Poetry)
    • Political science
    • Intermediate Economics
    • Rhetoric and Prosody
    • American Literature-II
    • Media & Communication Skills
    • Indian History
    • North East Modern Literature
    • Non British Literature
    DE V
    • Greek Literature
    • Post-Colonial Literature