Bachelor of Arts (BA) – English (Hons.) - NCUIndia

About

The BA (Hons.) English Literature degree course from the North Cap University will help students to become an expert in reading, analyzing, and discussing the written works that inspire them and they will emerge with a skill set that’s sought after for careers in the arts, publishing, and media. This program will prepare students to develop an international perspective and bring them to par with English Literature students across the globe as they will be able to connect courses in liberal studies disciplines together in unique ways to create an integrated interdisciplinary education. The English Literature element of the course spans hundreds of years of inspiration, from the English Renaissance of the 16th century right up to the present day. Based on the UGC guideline the curriculum covers the cultural, social, historical, and political dimensions of key events and eras that have had a huge impact on today’s civilization. As they complete their Bachelor of Arts degree in NCR, students will be able to study conflicts, empires, disasters, and more, from the medieval period right through to contemporary society.

Objectives

BA (Hons) English program aims to help students to:

  • Develop awareness about different cultures, attitudes across various ethnicities through different forms of literature.
  • Understand the literatures belonging to various ages and to be able to analyze and interpret the same.
  • Acquire sensitivity and creativity in students through study of major genres, styles, forms of literature.
  • Focus on developing linguistic skills of students so that they could become efficient copywriters, translators and content writers.
  • Enhance research and analytical skills of students which help them to excel at the professional level.
  • Prepare students to focus equally on their academics and extra-curricular activities.

Highlights

  • The course aims at developing an understanding of the growing discipline of English and promoting skill based education.
  • An important goal is to facilitate self-discovery in the students and ensure their enthusiastic and effective participation in responding to the needs and challenges of society.
  • The course intends to enable students in developing knowledge and skills to meet day-to-day challenges and work on career opportunities.
  • The syllabus has been created keeping in mind the changing nature of the society, educational institutions and the workplace and inculcate the required competencies in students.
  • The curriculum complies to the regulatory requirement of UGC.

Programme Outcome (POs)

  • Upon completion of B.A. (Hons), a student will acquire knowledge and skills necessary to obtain a professional position or pursue a post-graduate degree in a variety of fields such as English Literature, Mass Communication, Journalism, Media studies etc. Students will enhance their career prospects by integrating an awareness of sustainability solutions with their domain of specific knowledge.
  • The Program will also help the students to:Formulate effective responses to specific interdisciplinary problems.
    Connect their personal beliefs to their professional practice.
    Prepare themselves for multiple careers and learn other careers not aware of before.
    Be Industry ready.
    Write and speak professionally for diverse audiences.
    Develop key critical thinking skills.
    Enhance their creativity level.

Scheme 2021-2024

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Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – English (Hons.)

1) 10+2 (English Medium) examination conducted by CBSE or equivalent
examination from a recognized board in any stream with an overall
aggregate of minimum 50%

2) IB candidates should have score of minimum 24

Selection Criteria

Bachelor Of Arts (BA) (Hons.) in English

Selection will be based on merit of
10+2 conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education

Or

equivalent examination from a recognized board (IB/ICSE)

AND

SAT score AND Personal Interview

Seats

ProgrammeSeats
Bachelor of Arts (BA) – English20

Financial Assistance

Programme Fee

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – English (Hons.)

For Year 2021-22

For Indian Students
Rs. 1,06,000 /-
For NRI Students
Rs. 1,59,100/- or Equivalent Foreign Exchange

Hostel Fee (where applicable) Rs. 60,000/- per semester

Fee Concession cum Scholarship

% of Tuition Fees as ScholarshipEligibility (For CBSE as per percentage score in applicable subjects by program. Normalised Scores will be taken for other Boards with respect to CBSE )SAT Score (Conducted by The College Board)Scores in IB Diploma Programme
100%CBSE: 99.1% and above1500+43-45
50%CBSE: 95.1% <= 991401 – 150041-42
25%CBSE: 90.1% <= 951301 – 140032-40
10%CBSE: 85% <= 901200 – 130028-31

*Limited Scholarships available in each category on first come serve basis.

FAQs

BA English Honours graduates can find a variety of career opportunities where critical thinking and communication skills which are highly valued. Below listed are some of the BA English Honours Job opportunities:

  • Media and Journalism
  • Teaching & Research
  • Publishing Industry
  • HR/ Administration
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Translators
  • Technical Writers
  • Civil Services
  • Content Developers

The programme BA English Honours is of three years, divided into six semesters.

It’s a full-time regular course.

NCU has well qualified faculty who focus on holistic development of students. For detailed information on faculty please visit the website.

There are many courses like MA English, MBA, LLB, Journalism, Content writing, Civil services and other competitive exams, etc.

Yes, students from any stream can apply.

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