B.A. English


  • Level of Programme Undergraduate
  • Duration 3 years
  • Average Start Salary 2 - 4 lakhs per annum
  • Language English
  • Assessments Yes
Course Description

B.A. English is a 3-year undergraduate course dealing with the various nuances of English as a language, both written and spoken. It is excellent preparation for careers in teaching, media, and advertising, writing, and publishing.

Eligibility for the course is 10+2 cleared. The student should have done schooling from a school affiliated to a recognized board.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for BA English is mentioned below: 

  • To be eligible to pursue this course, the student must have completed and cleared senior secondary examination (10+2) from a good school.
  • The school should be affiliated to a recognized board like ICSE, CBSE board or any other equivalent State board or any board equivalent to that.
  • All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.


First Year Syllabus

Communicative English

Professional Communication

Language Paper I Language Paper II
History of English Literature :The Pre-Chaucerian to the Augustan English Poetry The Pre-Roamtic to the Victorian
English Prose : The Elizabethan to the Victorian English Prose :The Late - Victorian to the Modern
Introduction to Computing Indian Writing in English Fiction
Cultural Education I Cultural Education II

Second Year Syllabus

Communicative English [Advanced]

History of English Language and Phonetics

History of English Literature : Victorian to the Present

Indian Writing in English : Poetry

American Literature

Shakespeare : Comedies


Environmental Studies

English Fiction : Victorian

Elective A

Life Skills I

Open Elective A

Amriat Value Programme I Life Skills II
Amrita Value Programme II

Third Year Syllabus

Elements of Literary Criticism

Literary Criticism : Introduction

English Poetry : Modern

European Fiction

English Drama : Elizabethan to Victorian

English Fiction : Modern

Spiritual Literature

English Drama : Modern

Elective B

Shakespeare :Tragedies

Open Elective B / Live-in-Lab


Life Skills III

Canadian Literature