15 May 2024

Last Date to Apply for Indian Admissions

15 May 2024

Last Date to Apply for International Admissions


The two year M.A. in English programme offers a varied range of literatures written in English--covering popular and new literatures. The Master of Arts programme in English has been designed in such a way that it meets the global standards of Master’s Programme in English, offered in other national and international universities of repute. This programme aims to generate interest in literature, and helps to inculcate a spirit of critical enquiry, analytical and creative faculties in students. The programme begins with a basic introduction to English literature, its various sources and forms. A gamut of inter-disciplinary courses covers English Studies (novels, poetry and drama), Linguistics, Translation Studies, Gender Studies, World Literatures, Film Studies, etc. The students are also exposed to new areas of literature and literary studies including criticism and literary theory, that matches with the syllabus of UGC NET. The teaching-learning process ranges from interactive sessions, discussions, workshops and presentations. Educationists, scholars, critics, writers, poets, editors, corporate heads are invited for interactive sessions/ lectures to motivate and guide the students. The learners will also get opportunities to take discipline specific elective courses.

Recognitions & Accreditations


To take admission in any of the several courses at Manipal University Jaipur, please go through this table to check your eligibility, in terms of academic pre-requisites and minimum age requirement.

If you don’t find the information you seek, please write to us at admissions@jaipur.manipal.edu and we will get back to you at the earliest. Once you have zeroed in on the course of your choice, this page will take you to our main eligibility page.

Admission Criteria

B.A. with English Literature as one of the subjects with 50% marks or Graduation in any discipline with 55% marks.


Program Fee Indian (₹) International ($)
M A (English) Tuition (Annual) 57000 1990
Registration (One Time) 10000 300
Caution Deposit (Refundable) 10000
Total (At the time of admission) 77000 2290

  • Fundamentals of Linguistics
  • British Poetry-I (Chaucer to Pre-Romantics)
  • Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama
  • British Prose and Fiction
  • Writing a Research Paper

  • Open Elective (MLC)
  • Literary Criticism
  • British Poetry – II (Romantics to Modern)
  • Restoration to Modern Drama
  • British Prose and Fiction II
    • Elective I- African Literature
    • Elective II- Indian Writings in English

  • Modern Literary Theory
  • Migration and Diaspora Literatures
  • Literature in Translation
    • Elective I - Literature of the Marginalized
    • Elective II - Literature and Environment
    • Elective III - Life Writing
    • Elective IV - Culture Studies
    • Elective V - Introduction to Film Studies (SWAYAM/NPTEL)
  • Project Report & Viva (Internship)

  • Literature and Gender
  • Canadian Literature
  • American Literature
  • Dissertation
    • Elective I- South Asian Narratives
    • Elective II- Mythology and Folk Narratives