English (Hons)

This course is typically a three-year undergraduate degree, which is a specialization in English. English Hons is a study of linguistics, literature and philosophy of English language. This program focuses on readings related to drama, fiction and poetry, writing and communication, and literary criticism. This program opens career paths to mass communication, public relation, and advertising or to start a freelance business.


This program comprises of six semesters with 18 papers through the three-year course. English Hons covers main papers related to English literature, history of literature, poetry, drama and fiction. Students also learn about post-colonial English literature, Indian writing and literature of India. In the last year, students have a choice choosing an option course related to western and eastern classical literature, introduction to film studies and English writing in different countries.


The eligibility criterion for applying this program is simple. The candidate should have completed 12th standard i.e. HSC in any stream from a recognized board.

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