English Honours

According to the reports of Delhi University, B.A. English Honours has been recorded to be the most preferred course by students applying for U.G courses, in the past three years. A 3- year undergraduate English language course, the minimum eligibility for this course is a 10+2 or intermediate qualification. The program aims to introduce a wide variety of literature in the English language. Passively, the program aims to offer eligible students the opportunity to read and respond to a massive spectrum of novels, plays, and poetry across different genres. Also, students are exposed to wider socio-cultural and political issues in relation to contemporary English literature. The course consists of components of study such as literary analyses, cultural diversity in literature, critical thinking, and written and oral communication skills through a rigorous curriculum of literature, composition, language and linguistics, and communication studies. Successful graduates of the course are hired for roles such as Teacher, Policy Analyst, Writer, Editor, Publisher, Researcher, Communicator, Public Relations Officer, Speech Writer, Travel Writer, Blogger, Reviewer, Postsecondary English Teacher, Arts Administrator, Content Developer/ Manager. Major hiring industries include Media and Journalism, Publishing, Teaching and Research, Advertising & Marketing, HR/ Administration in both public and private sectors, Hospitality, Technical Writing, Content Development. The average salary offered in India to such graduates ranges between INR 2 and 10 Lacs, depending upon the candidate’s experience and skillset. The course helps in strengthening the students’ linguistic capabilities through both theoretical lessons and practical sessions. It Introduces enrolled students to the political, social, cultural, economic, and intellectual backgrounds of the various periods in literary history. It helps candidates specialize in their chosen area by means of the electives included in the curriculum. It also offers a deep insight into the world of literature and enable students to critically appreciate major literary works of the world. The scope of this course is quite high in the coming years, for every company is now hiring people skilled in English due to the increasing global interactions.