BA (Hons) English

The BA in English is a writing-intensive program that focuses on literary analysis, diversity, and critical thinking through the study of major writers, works, movements, and periods of the British and American literary traditions. Assessing literary works can be both educational and pleasurable, and if you’re interested in creative writing, you may choose the concentration in Creative Writing.

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Why BA in English?

The benefits of an English degree go beyond the classroom. According to the Princeton Review, English majors will “assuredly sharpen critical, emotional, creative and moral faculties and the enduring questions of the human condition.” English majors not only learn about literature and writing but also communication and interpersonal relations. These soft skills can make a Bachelor’s degree in English a worthwhile investment, both for a career and for personal development.

What after BA in English ?

There are many professional courses like Journalism and Mass Communication, Linguistics, Film Editing, Visual communication etc. There are many academic courses like M.A in English, M.A. journalism and mass production, which students can pursue if they want to go for research work and students can also go for management courses such as MBA and Master of Financial Programs and Post Graduate Diploma programs conducted by the leading institutes and universities are very good options. There are number of opportunities after completing BA in English such as business, management and finance, government service, library work, marketing and advertising. There are a vast number of career options.

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No. of Seats
  • 60
Selection
  • Entrance test
Paper Pattern
  • Entrance in 2 parts
  • Part A: Objective – 40 Marks
  • Part B: Subjective – 60 Marks
Negative of 0.25 marks allotted for every wrong answer type in objective part of entrance
Time Duration
  • 2 hours
Eligibility
  • 50% in aggregate in 10+2 Examination / Senior School Certificate Examination of C.B.S.E. or an examination recognized as equivalent to that.
Admission & selection
  • Admission is through counseling based on the rank scored in GGSIPU CET
Exam Pattern
  • The exam will be of 2 hours
  • The question paper will be in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) format
  • Subjects - General English (50%), Literary aptitude(30%) & GK(20%)
  • Marks +4 for correct answer and -1 for the wrong attempt

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