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BA(Hons) English: Course Details, Eligibility and Admission

BA(Hons) English is a 3 years programme at Brainware University. The applicants will find all admission relevant information on this page including programme overview, syllabus outline, career options, as well as learning benefits. Details concerning course, eligibility and admission criteria are provided as well.

Programme Overview

BA (Hons) English: Programme Overview

  • The BA (H) in English offered by the School of English and Literary Studies is a carefully designed curriculum that aims to groom our students in the domain of professional application of the language. This involves copywriting, digital content writing, script writing, business communication to mention some of the areas. Students are provided with intensive pre-placement training and 360-degree placement support by the course-end.
Syllabus (Outline)

BA (Hons) English: Syllabus (Outline)

The BA (H) in English syllabus will cover the following scopes of the syllabus.

  • European Classical Literature
  • British Poetry and Drama: 14th to 17th Centuries
  • British Poetry and Drama: 17th and 18th Centuries
  • British Literature: 18th Century
  • British Romantic Literature
  • Indian Writing in English
  • Creative Writing
  • Technical Writing
  • Film Studies
  • American Literature
  • Modern European Drama
Salient Features

BA (Hons) English: Salient Features

Brainware University being one of the top best colleges in kolkata, offers a BA (Hons) English. Students will experience the following learning benefits.

  • Language lab to enhance communication skills
  • Professional training in digital content creation
  • Masterclasses with reputed authors and creative artists
  • VAC in German and Spanish
  • Curriculum aligned with WBCS, UPSC syllabus


What is the minimum eligibility criteria for pursuing B.A(Hons) in English course?

The minimum eligibility criteria is 50% marks or equivalent grade in '10+2' examination.

Do I need to be an Arts student to pursue this course?

No, it is open for students of all disciplines provided you meet the eligibility criteria.

What is the duration of the course?

The course will be conducted for six semesters over 3 academic years.

Why should I opt for an honours degree instead of a pass course in English?

The honours degree is much more detailed and gives you an upper hand in later job prospects as well higher education.

Will this degree be considered valid elsewhere?

This degree is granted under UGC guidelines and shall be valid anywhere in the country and abroad.

Eligibility Criteria

BA (Hons) English: Programmes, Duration, Fees and Eligibility Criteria

Programmes Duration Fees(INR) Eligibility Criteria
BA (H) in English 3 years 1,32,200 50% marks or equivalent grade in '10+2' examination ( any discipline)
Career Options

BA (Hons) English: Career Options

English honours graduates can explore from the below career opportunities.

  • Public Relations & Advertising
  • Media Services
  • Marketing and Strategic Communication
  • English Language and Literature Researchers
  • Editorial and Content Development
  • Language Experts
  • Journalism
  • Publishing careers
  • Bloggers
Admission Procedure

BA (Hons) English: Admission Procedure

The BA English Honours applicants at Brainware University will be guided by our experienced admission counselors:

Placement Highlights

Placement Highlights


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