Real List: 14 Top M.A –B.A English Literature Colleges in India

Do you want to pursue a career in the  field of English literature? Congratulations! you have arrived at the right place.Listed below are the 14 top Colleges offering BA and MA honors in the field of english literature in India. This list covers all the relevant information of all colleges right from admissions to eligibility, fees and admission procedure.So sit back as we take you through a tour of all these top colleges

TOp 15 Best M.A –B.A English Literature Colleges in India

  1. Lady Shriraam College, New Delhi

LSR is committed to nurturing and creating women who are equipped to be world citizens. Women who take pride in their culture and heritage but also have a cosmopolitan understanding of the world today and a sensibility that celebrates diversity in all its joyous vibrancy

Courses offered: MA BA in English Literature

Eligibility And fees

(10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees : BA- 16390 rs (approx)

MA-  17876 rs (approx)

Admission Procedure

Candidates have to just fill the application form of the college. After the announcement of merit list candidates can check if they are eligible for the admission.

 Important Dates

Online Registration : First week of May

Display of first merit list : Last week of June (tentative)

Display of second merit list : First week of July (tentative)

Display of first merit list: Second week of July (tentative)

Display of fourth merit list: Last week of July (tentative)

Address: Lala Lajpat Rai Rd, Amar Colony, Lajpat Nagar 4, New Delhi, Delhi 110024
Phone: 011 2643 4459

2.University of Delhi

The MA programme offered by the English Department constitutes its oldest and most extensive academic activity. On an average about 250 students are given admission to this program every year. These students are spread across the Main and the South Campuses and the Non Collegiate Women’s Educational Board.

Courses offered: MA English

Eligibility And fees

Direct Mode: 50 percent of all seats are reserved for direct mode admissions to MA English at DU. Students securing 60 percent or more in B.A. English Honors from any Delhi University college are eligible for direct mode. However, Delhi University clearly state that securing 60 percent or more does not guarantee admissions therefore it is highly recommended for all students to apply through entrance exam mode.

Entrance Mode: rest 50 percent of all seats are available under DU MA English Entrance Exam. Students securing 45 percent or more in B.A. English Honors from any Delhi University college, and students securing 50 percent or more in Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized Indian university are eligible to sit for DU MA English Entrance Exam 2016.

Fees : Average tuition fees : 18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure

Candidates have to fill an online registeration form for 350rs and according to their eligibility have to gaive entrance test or gain direct access

Important Dates

Start Date for admission : Last week of April (tentative)

End date for admission : Last week of May (tentative)

Entrance exam : Last week of June (tentative)

Display of result :  First week of July (tentative)

Payment of Fees :  Last week of July (tentative)

Address: South Campus, South Moti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110021

Phone: 011 2700 6900

3. Jamia Milia Islamia University

English has been taught in Jamia Millia Islamia since its inception in 1920. Syed Raouf Pasha, who taught English language and D. G. Ibsen, who taught Journalism, were Jamia’s first English teachers.The Department has been offering instruction for the award of the degrees of B. A. Honours (since 1975), M. A. (since 1983), M. Phil. (since 1993) and Ph. D (since 1988). It became a part of the Faculty of Humanities and Languages in 1985. In 1988, the department started teaching Certificate, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma courses in Russian and French. The teaching of Certificate in Italian started in 2001. From 2007, these languages are being taught at the Centre for European and Latin American Studies,

Courses Offered

BA MA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the entrance test, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course.

Important Dates

Online Registration : First week of May

Display of first merit list : Last week of June (tentative)

Display of second merit list : First week of July (tentative)

Address: Jamia Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110025

Phone: 011 2698 1717

4. Banaras Hindu University

The Department of English was established with the inception of Banaras Hindu University in 1916. After establishment, it was shaped and nurtured by a galaxy of scholars namely Joygopal Banerjee, Ronald Nixon, P. Sheshadry, U.C. Nag and others. Its scholastic tradition was further strengthened by C. N Menon, B.L. Sahney. R.A. Diwedi, N.M. Kulkarni, V. Rai. T.N. Singh, U.P. Mathur, S. M. Pandeya, G.B. Mohan Thampi, and R.R. Mehrotra, who had distinguished themselves in various spheres of English studies.

Courses Offered

BA MA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the entrance test, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course

Important Dates

Online Registration : First week of May

Display of first merit list : June onwards (tentative)

Address: Ajagara, Banaras Hindu University Campus, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005

Phone: 0542 236 8558

5. English and Foreign Language University

EFL University renders its competence across face-to-face and distance modes of teaching and research through its various schools. Further, the expertise works across the print, audio-visual (radio and TV) and digital media in designing and disseminating its expertise. As envisioned by the founding fathers, CIEFL/EFLU stands out uniquely among the universities in South Asia with specialized competencies in language, literary and cultural pedagogies and research today.

Courses Offered

BA MA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure of English and Foreign Language University

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the entrance test, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course.

Important Dates

End date for admission : First week of Feb  (tentative)

Admit Card issuing : Mid Feb (tentative)

Entrance exam : Last week of February (tentative)

Address: The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, Telangana 500007

Phone: 040 2709 8131

6.  Loyola College, University of Madras

Loyola College, though affiliated to University of Madras, became autonomous in July 1978. It is autonomous, in the sense that it is empowered to frame its own course of studies and adopt innovative methods of teaching and evaluation. The University degrees will be conferred on the students passing the examinations conducted by the college. UGC conferred the status of “College with potential for Excellence” on Loyola College in 2004 and confirmed the same in 2010.

Courses Offered

BA MA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course.

Important Dates

Online Registration : First week of May  (tentative)

Display of first merit list : June onwards (tentative)

Address: Sterling Road, Near Nungambakkam Railway Station, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034

Phone: 044 2817 8200

7. St. Stephens College, University of Delhi  

St. Stephen’s College is a constituent college of the University of Delhi located in Delhi, India. It is a Christian college under Church of North India and widely regarded as one of the oldest and most prestigious colleges for arts and sciences in India, producing a line of distinguished alumni. It was established by the Cambridge Mission to Delhi. The college admits both undergraduates and post-graduates, and awards degrees in liberal arts and sciences under the purview of the DU.

Courses Offered

BA MA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure of St. Stephens College, University of Delhi  

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course.

Important Dates

Online application opens : First week of June (tentative)

Online application closes : Mid June (tentative)

Display of cutoff list : Third week of June (tentative)

Interview round : Last week of June (tentative)

Final admission : Mid July (tentative)

 

8. St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai

St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai, India, is a top liberal arts college in India. It was awarded the highest rating, A+ (5-Star), in the re-accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2006. The college is named after Francis Xavier, the 16th-century Spanish Jesuit saint. Its campus in South Mumbai is built in the Indo-Gothic style of architecture, and recognized as a heritage structure.

Courses Offered

BA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course.

Important Dates

Admission Start Date : Mid May (tentative)

Admission End Date  : Last week of June  (tentative)

Address: University Enclave, North Campus, Delhi, 110007

Phone: 011 2766 727

9. Miranda House, University of Delhi (Women Only)

Miranda House, residential college for women, is one of the premier Women’s Institutions of Delhi University. It was founded in 1948 by the then Vice-Chancellor Sir Maurice Gwyer; its foundation stone was laid by Lady Edwina Mountbatten on March 7 in the same year. Located on the University campus, Miranda House is built in warm red brick with cool and spacious verandahs. Its original design was by the renowned architect Walter George, the college shares an architectural affinity with other colonial educational institutions of the country. In the past five decades, as the college has grown, several other buildings have been added to its original design. It is now declared a heritage building and work is on to maintain its pristine glory.

Courses Offered

BA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure of Miranda House, University of Delhi (Women Only)

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course.

Important Dates

Online Registration : First week of May

Display of first merit list : June onwards (tentative)

Address: University of Delhi, Delhi, 110007
Phone: 011 2766 6983

10.  Madras Christian College, Madras University

MCC offers courses in Govt. Aided Stream and Self-Financed Stream. Separate applications have to be submitted for these two streams. The information about various courses available is given in the information booklet, which can be bought from the college office by paying the prescribed fees. This information is also available in the MCC website.MCC has introduced online application processing  from this academic year. ALL the applicants have to apply online through the college website http://www.mcc.edu.in. Hard copies of the application forms are not sold

Courses Offered

BA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure of  Madras Christian College, Madras University

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course.

Important Dates

Online Registration : First week of May

Display of first merit list : June onwards (tentative)

 

Address: Tambaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600045

Phone: 044 2239 0675

11. Hindu College (New Delhi)

As one of the oldest, and already well-known, constituents of the Delhi University, Hindu College arrived in the era of independent India with student body, teaching staff, and facilities that had steadily grown since its birth. In 1947, it signified its continued commitment to internal as well as national democracy, and the adaptability and contemporaneity of its vision, by amending the Constitution of its student Parliament in consonance with the Indian Constitution-in-the-making. In 1953, having developed beyond the capacities of its Kashmere Gate premises, the College moved to its present location in the heart of the University’s North Campus. Today, its brick-red facade framed by wide lawns and flowerbeds is among the enduring and iconic images of Delhi as a centre of education.

Courses Offered

BA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure of Hindu College (New Delhi)

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course.

Important Dates

Online application opens : First week of June (tentative)

Online application closes : Mid June (tentative)

Display of cutoff list : Third week of June (tentative)

Interview round : Last week of June (tentative)

Final admission : Mid July (tentative)

Address: University of Delhi, University Enclave, Delhi, 110007

Phone: 011 2766 7184

12. Fergusson College, University of Pune

he  Founders  of  the  Fergusson  College  had first  started  the New English  School,  Pune in  1880  and  later  established  the Deccan  Education  Society  (DES) in 1884. The  college  held  these  classes,  for  almost  ten  years,  in  the  old  Gadre  Wada and  other locations  in  Poona.  A  plot  of  about  37  acres  (a  portion  of  the  present  extensive  campus)  was acquired on a 99 years’ lease in 1891 by the DES. The foundation stone of the Main building of the  Fergusson  College  was  laid  in  1892  and  the  building  was  completed  in  1895.  The  college started functioning  on  this campus  in  1895.  From  then  onwards,  the college  has  grown  from strength  to  strength  and  acquired  a  reputation  as  a  nationbuilding  institution.  It  has  a  place  of pride in the hearts of the people, as a historical monument and a symbol of the country’s freed om struggle.

Courses Offered

BA MA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure of Fergusson College, University of Pune

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course.

Important Dates

Online Registeration : First week of May

Display of first merit list : June onwards (tentative)

Address: Fergusson College Road, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411004
Phone: 020 3086 6000

13. Jadhavpur University 

Jadavpur University is at present an internationally recognised premier university of the country. It is an urban university with a global perspective and is dedicated to creating leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world. Following in the footsteps of its predecessor, the University not only engages itself in teaching and research of international quality, but also provides societal services for the benefit of rural and urban populations. The programmes are directed towards achieving excellence in education and extending the benefits of improved technology to the society as a whole.

Courses Offered

BA MA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course.

Important Dates

Last Date of submission of online application(s) : First week of June

Last Date of submission of Fees online : First week of June

Publication of List of candidates for admission test Second week of June

Last Date of submission of P.D certificate : Mid June

Last Date of submission of Sports certificate : Mid June

Address: Fergusson College Road, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411004
Phone: 020 3086 6000

14.  Hyderabad Central University 

The Department admits into its M.A. programme graduates from ANY basic discipline. It aims at providing instruction and carrying out research in both traditional and current areas of English Studies. In addition to core English Literature and American Literature components, it encourages work in New Literatures in English, Comparative Studies, Translation, Culture, Language Studies and Pedagogy.

Courses Offered

BA MA English

Eligibility And fees

10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. A student should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

Fees :  18,000 – 100000 INR

Admission Procedure

Admission process to Bachelor of Arts programs starts after the results of the Higher Secondary School Examinations are declared. The process ideally starts at the end of the month of May. Cut offs are based on the performance of students in the entrance test, 10+2 examination and the number of students applying to the course

Important Dates

 

Start Date for admission : Last week of April (tentative)

End date for admission : Last week of May (tentative)

Entrance exam : Last week of June (tentative)

Display of result :  First week of July (tentative)

Payment of Fees :  Last week of July (tentative)

 

Address: C. R., Prof CR Rao Rd, CUC, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana 500046

Phone: 040 2313 2102

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