BA in English

BA in English deals with the study of linguistics and specific areas of literature that includes Shakespearean plays, European Literature, and more. The programme offers an in-depth knowledge of English grammar and usage, British Literature, critical thinking, diversity, written and communication skills, and more.

The programme is a three-year undergraduate course that helps in strengthening the linguistic capabilities wherein the students are also introduced to the social, cultural, political, economic and intellectual backgrounds in literary history.

After successfully completing a BA in English, candidates can either opt for further studies or go for a career in writing, journalism, blogging, teaching advertising and media, etc.

BA in English Eligibility Criteria

To fulfil the eligibility criteria for BA in English, the candidate must:

Have qualified 10+2 with English as a compulsory subject.

Meet the cut-off score to get into a college that offers BA in English.

BA in English Career Options and Job Prospects

Pursuing BA in English not only broadens one’s knowledge base but also opens doors in various fields like Teaching, Media, Publishing, Advertising, etc. He/she can definitely go for either of the two sectors- government or private. Candidates can even settle on further studies like MA and PhD in the field. However, they can also take professional courses like Journalism and Mass Communication, Visual Communication, Film Editing, etc.  

Few of the job profiles that an English graduate can choose from are:

  • Social Media Marketer
  • Blogger
  • Writer
  • Teacher
  • Event Manager
  • Public Relations Officer 
  • Translator

The package of an English graduate depends on the field and years of experience. However, the starting package ranges from Rs 15,000 to Rs 35,000 per month. It is ought to increase to over 60,000 per month after a few years of experience.