In recent years, especially due to globalization, the demand for English has grown considerably as good communication skills in English have a direct bearing on the employability of graduates. With the inclusion of English in the curricula of all disciplines, there has been a significant increase in the demand for competent English teachers. Further, a holistic education calls for a rigorous training in the disciplines of liberal arts like literature. Of late, a rethinking about the discipline of English Studies and a plethora of theories have led to the restructuring of the curriculum rendering the postgraduate programme in English studies intellectually stimulating.
A wide range of professional openings present themselves for a postgraduate in English. The diverse career opportunities include academics, media, translation, corporate jobs.
Graduates who have secured 40% in the aggregate of all subjects and 50% marks in the cognate subject in the qualifying University examinations are eligible to apply. Candidates with B.A, B.Sc., or B.Com Degree are eligible to apply provided they have scored 55% in the language concerned in the degree course
Admission to the course is decided by the marks obtained in the qualifying examination, followed by personal interview.
Syllabus and Examination Procedure
As prescribed by the Bangalore University. The prospectus will give you detailed information.