This program is for students who love English Literature and want to become scholars of literature. It is designed to give a thorough grounding in the subject that will equip you to excel in NET and similar exams in English literature and define a career in this field.
The program has been designed to cover every topic, in detail over a period of one year. It ensures thorough understanding, for the exam and after. Students who are looking for a life in literature will thrive in the rigour of this program.
The course covers every major era of English Literature in depth – from the Greco-Roman period to the contemporary period. This includes the major movements, authors, their works and writing styles of each era. The course also dives into the development of the English language, and the various socio-political influences from the time of Plato to postmodernism. The program includes literature from several countries such as America, India, Australia, Canada, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Ireland.
Along with Preparation for the NET Exam, this course focuses on professional development and career grooming. It introduces students to opportunities beyond teaching, such as research, publishing, journalism, management, media, and various kinds of writing. After this course, research enthusiasts will have well-developed research skills, and the ability to select their research area with clarity and confidence. Similarly, those who wish to explore and pursue alternate careers will get knowledge and exposure through workshops. Students who, instead, want to study further (abroad) will benefit from interactions with credible firms and practical tips from them.