Programs

  • B.Sc (Hons) Food Science Technology and Processing Duration: 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science (Food Science Technology and Processing) (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • B.Sc.+ M.Sc (Hons) Food Science Technology and Processing - Integrated Duration: 5 Years

The Department of English is focused on the comprehensive exploration of English literature. The faculty members facilitate a dynamic learning environment, guiding students through the intricate realms of literary analysis, creative writing, linguistics, and cultural studies. Courses foster critical thinking, effective communication, and a nuanced understanding of diverse literary traditions. The department is committed to nurturing a community of scholars who appreciate the power and versatility of English literature across various historical, cultural, and social contexts.

The Department of English delves into the multifaceted realm of language and literature. Nurturing a scholarly environment, it explores linguistic intricacies, literary traditions, and cultural nuances. The courses offered by Amity University Mohali span from creative writing to critical analysis of texts, from studies of European literature to works of Indian writers, thereby fostering a deep appreciation for diverse literary landscapes. The key component in the academic programmes is to develop the ability to comprehend and interpret works at different levels, ranging from basic to critical. Faculty members guide students in unravelling the historical, societal, and global dimensions of English literature, preparing them for versatile roles in academia, publishing, media, and beyond.

Course Duration

  • B.A. English Honours with Research – 4 years
  • B.A.(H) English – 3 years
  • B.A. + M.A.(H) English- Integrated – 5 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.A. English Honours with Research – 4 years
    10+2 or equivalent from a recognized education board with a minimum of 70% in English
  • B.A.(H) English – 3 years
    10+2 or equivalent from a recognized education board with a minimum of 70% in English
  • B.A. + M.A.(H) English- Integrated – 5 years
    10+2 or equivalent from a recognized education board with a minimum of 70% in English

Fees:

B.A.(H) – English: - First Year: 80, 000

B.A. English Honours with Research:- First Year: 80,000

B.A. + M.A.(H) English- Integrated:- First Year: 82,000

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Studying English is expected to yield diverse learning outcomes. Students develop advanced communication skills, honing their abilities in writing, reading, interpreting, and critical analysis. They gain a nuanced understanding of language, literature, social and cultural contexts, fostering empathy and an understanding of different periods, cultures, genres, and writers. Analytical-thinking capabilities are enhanced through literary interpretation. Additionally, students often cultivate research skills, creativity, and adaptability, preparing them for a broad range of careers in fields such as academia, publishing, journalism, media, marketing, and beyond.

List of associated skills:

  • Disciplinary Knowledge of English Literature and Literary Studies
  • Communication Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Problem Solving
  • Research-Related Skills
  • Multicultural Competence
  • Values: Moral and Ethical, Literary and Human
  • Digital Literacy

Studying English provides numerous advantages:

  • Communication Skills: Enhances proficiency in written and verbal communication, crucial in various professional settings.
  • Critical Thinking: Analyzing literature fosters critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Versatility: Develops adaptable skills applicable in fields like journalism, marketing, education, and more.
  • Creative Expression: Nurtures creativity through writing and literary exploration.
  • Research Proficiency: Strengthens research skills for in-depth analysis and effective information retrieval.
  • Cultural Competence: Explores diverse cultures, promoting understanding and global awareness.
  • Career Opportunities: Opens doors to diverse career paths, including writing, editing, teaching, and media-related roles.

The faculty profile of Department of English is diverse, comprising individuals with expertise in various aspects of language, literature, and related disciplines. The faculty members contribute to research, publish scholarly articles, and guide students in their academic pursuits. Their collective expertise enriches the academic environment and ensures a comprehensive learning experience for students. They specialize in specific fields such as:

  • Literary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Creative Writing
  • Cultural Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Gender Studies

Studying English Literature opens up diverse and rewarding career prospects across various industries. Some notable career paths include:

  • Writing and Editing: Content creation, technical writing, copywriting, and editing for publications, websites, or businesses.
  • Publishing: Editorial roles in publishing houses, literary agencies, or as literary critics.
  • Media and Journalism: Reporting, editing, scriptwriting, and content creation for newspapers, magazines, TV, or online media.
  • Communication and Public Relations: Crafting messages, managing communication strategies, and engaging with the public for organizations.
  • Teaching and Education: Opportunities in teaching at schools, colleges, or language institutes, as well as educational administration.
  • Marketing and Advertising: Copywriting, content creation, and branding for advertising agencies or marketing departments.
  • Corporate Communication: Internal and external communication roles within corporations to maintain effective communication.
  • Digital Content Creation: Creating engaging and effective content for online platforms, social media, or digital marketing.
  • Freelance Opportunities: As a freelancer, offering services in writing, editing, or content creation on a project basis.

Some notable professions include:

  • Teacher/Professor
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Publisher
  • Copywriter
  • Scriptwriter
  • Researcher
  • Digital-content creator
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Advertising Professionals
  • Media Professionals

Programme Structure, Syllabi, Outline of Tests, and Course of Reading as follows

B.A. English