Student Admission FAQs

English & Literary Studies

QIs Brainware University A Recognized University?

Yes. Brainware University is a recognized university. The West Bengal Act XXXI of 2015 for BRAINWARE UNIVERSITY, was passed by the West Bengal Legislature, assented to by the Governor, and subsequently published in the Kolkata Gazette, on 27.01.2016. All the nomenclatures have been followed in accordance with the UGC guidelines. You may also check the UGC website-http://www.ugc.ac.in

QIs The Degree Valid For Those Seeking Govt. Jobs?

Brainware University is enlisted by the UGC in its official website. You can apply for any Govt. job of any state after completion of your course from this University.

QCan We Apply In MNCs?

Yes, all MNCs will accept your certificate; you can also apply abroad.

QWhen Does Each Course Start?

Odd Sem : July. Even Sem - January

QWhat Is The Application Deadline?

M.A English : Please discuss with the counsellor (71445592 / 71445593 / 98300 06866)

M.Phil English : Please discuss with the counsellor (71445592 / 71445593 / 98300 06866)

QWhat Are The Application Requirements?

Duly filled in form along with all testimonials, identity proof (all attested) and photo (3 copies each).

QDo I Have To Sit For An Admission Test?

For Ph.D and M.Phil admission test is applicable but there is no admission test for MA

QWhat Is The Application Process?

Fill in the online form (http://www.brainwareuniversity.ac.in/university) ,visit our campus and pay the booking amount ( Rupees 10,000/-).Or please call 71445592 / 71445593 / 98300 06866.

QAre The Courses Available On A Part-Time Basis?

No. These are full-time courses.

QWhat Is The College Timing?

Two shifts. Shift 1- 9am to 3:40pm Shift 2- 11:30am to 6:00pm

QAre We Allowed To Work While Studying?

You have to secure at least 75% attendance for appearing in the examination.

QIs There Any Internship Program Incorporated Within The Course Curriculum?

Yes, in the 3rd semester. There could be more programmes too.

QAm I Eligible To Apply For A PhD Post M.A?

Yes, you are eligible to apply for a PhD at any University after acquiring a master degree from Brainware University.

QWill I Get A Job Once I Complete My Course?

Brainware University has an excellent placement cell with Pan India network of employers. Each student will get a number of interviews. Moreover, our pre-placement and soft skill training starts from the 1st year.

QWhy MA In English Is To Be Studied?

One of the most pertinent choices for a student interested in postgraduate studies in Arts and Humanities is MA in English. It is a two-year course that enables the students to think analytically and be prepared for higher studies or research based activities. After completing BA in any stream one may opt for MA in English to explore the subject in great depth and specialise in specific areas of the subject.

QWhat Are The Employment Opportunities After Completing MA In English?

Employment Areas:

  • Schools
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Publishing Houses
  • Newspaper
  • Media Houses
  • Production Houses
  • IT Sectors
  • Advertising and PR

Job Types:

  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Professor
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Journalist/Reporter
  • Translator
  • Public Servant
  • Web Content Writer
  • Copywriter/ Proof-reader/ Copy-editor
  • Theatre Actor/Playwright
  • Digital Copywriter
  • EFL Trainer
  • Lexicographer
  • Web-content Manager
  • Arts Administrator
  • Information Officer
  • Media Researcher
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Social Media Manager
  • Soft-Skill Trainer

QWhy Should You Study MA In English From Brainware University?

  • Affordability: Brainware University offers a 2 year course in MA in English at affordable cost.
  • MPhil & PhD: Brainware University also offers MPhil and PhD in English and a willing and interested student will have the opportunity to pursue his higher studies from the same institution.
  • Industry-Friendly Curriculum: The curriculum has been created keeping in mind the latest trends in research and employment.
  • Dissertation: The syllabus contains dissertation in the final semester so that the students gets prepared to undertake a basic and rudimentary research.
  • Modern and Updated Syllabus: Focus on first-hand training in modern industrial friendly areas like Digital Humanities, Linguistics and Translation Studies making them ready for job roles like EFL Instructor in different organizations, Translators in various Media and Publishing Houses as well as Digital Curator, Information Architect and Metadata Analyst.
  • Wide Variety of Specialization: The curriculum offers a wide array of Optional Paper and Elective Papers which are interdisciplinary in nature along with the Core Courses allowing students to be more versatile and research oriented.
  • Communication: Emphasis on the inculcation of professional communication skill. Proficiency in composing official correspondences.
  • Competitive Examination: The students will be trained in the needs and requirements for the various national and international competitive exams like Civil Service Examination, National Eligibility Test (NET), State Eligibility Test (SET), GRE, TOEFEL and many more.
  • Seminars & Workshop: Seminars and workshops by experienced professors and industrial stalwarts.
  • Learn while You Earn: Brainware University has a unique " Learn while You Earn " scheme which enables the students to work as interns during the course of their study.
  • Placement Assistance: All-round placement grooming and assistance.

QWhat Are The Scholarship Opportunities For The Programs And How Can I Apply For The Same?

QCan I Pay The Fees In Installments?

Yes, you can pay the fees quarterly.

QIs There Any Assistance From The University Regarding Bank Loans?

For facilitation of educational loans to its students, the University has tied-up with IDBI Bank. Here the University will act as a mediator between you and the Bank. Depending on the fulfillment of the required criteria, the Bank will disburse the loan.

QWill The Exams Be Conducted Following The Semester System Or On A Yearly Basis?

Examinations will be held semester wise. Odd Sem Exam : December/January Even Sem exam: June

QIf I Miss A Semester What Is The Maximum Time That Will Be Given To Me From The University To Complete The Course?

Biotechnology – 5 years validity

QIs There Any Facility Available For SC/ST/OBC Students?

Yes. For SC/ST/OBC candidates, the eligibility criteria will be 5% less in one's final results (10+2 or graduation), than those of the regular candidates.

QWill I Get Hostel Accommodation At The Time Of Admission?

Yes, you can get hostel accommodation depending on the availability of hostel room. It will be booked on first-come-first serve basis.

QIs There Any Provision For Lateral Admission?

This year there is no provision for lateral admission.

QCan I Apply For Admission Before I Have The Result For My Qualifying Examination?

Yes. You can provisionally book your seat before you get the final result. After getting the final result, submit it and your seat will be reserved, if you have scored the qualifying marks. We suggest you book in advance.

QIs There Any Capitation Fee?


QIs There Any Transport Facility?

Yes. Our bus service is available from two locations- Garia and Shyambazar.Please find out the exact charges from our counsellors.

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