Program Code


Program Code
Program Level

Post Graduation

Program Duration

2 Years


Programme Overview

M.A. in English is a 2-year full-time postgraduate program at Om Sterling Global University. As one of the top M.A. programmes in Hisar, Haryana we are dedicated to provide the best and highest quality of education to the aspiring students so that they can have a wonderful life and a prosperous career. At OSGU, we believe that when an aspiring student join hands with us they should feel proud on the decision they made. Here, at Om Sterling Global University, we make a student ready for the future so that they can easily venture into entrepreneurship or can join government, public, or private sector in a hassle-free manner.

This regular degree programme is divided into four semesters, and it comes under the niche of Humanities that focuses on literature, language, society, economy, polity, historical & geographical aspects of society, and languages. The students of the M.A. in English will learn how literature, culture, religion, politics, history and economy have configured the modern world. The entire programme covers the basic understanding of various functional areas of English, English Language, Business communication, linguistics, history of English literature, Poetry, Drama, Prose, Essays and Literary theory.

Programme Objectives

The M.A. in English degree program at OSGU’s School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) has the following program objectives

  • Focusing on fundamental applications and analysis of English language
  • Develop the skills among the students to make them excel in any field
  • Rendering job–oriented and self-employment opportunities to the students
  • Effective role performance at micro & macro levels to meet English-oriented challenges

Programme Outcomes

The M.A. in English is a degree offered by OSGU Hisar, Haryana is dedicated to provide an in-depth study of a wide spectrum of literatures in English spanning from ancient Greek and Latin Literature in translations to contemporary literature. Our M.A in ELTS Linguistics are equivalent to professional programmes like MBA & MCA. It assists the aspiring students to understand the belief systems, historical, cultural and philosophical influences that shaped literature & languages through different ages. It traces the development of languages and different genres of literature. The program syllabus of M.A. in English is drafted in such a way that helps students to study the various functional areas in more convenient way. The step by step methodology from easy to complex along with use of modern teaching aid helps students to learn more efficiently.

Career Path

The career path post-pursuing M.A. in English is paved with myriads of golden opportunities that lead to happy and prosperous life. Along with great engineers, lawyers, doctors, and scientists the world also needs top-notch experts in English who possess a great understanding of topics that concerns the niche. By completing this 2-year programme at Om Sterling Global University, Hisar, Haryana student will be made acquainted with an ever-growing career whose real-time applications are limitless.

Now, as per the skill set, interest, and aptitude attained, a graduate in M.A. in English can opt to become

  • Further studies to obtain Post PG degree such as M.Phil. & Ph.D.
  • Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Orator
  • Writer
  • Copy Writer
  • Advertising agents
  • NGO Executive
  • Human Resource Executive
  • Business Development Executive
  • Marketing Executive
  • Tourism Executive

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum percentage and others criteria for admission will be as per UGC/ Concerned Regulatory Bodies.

Provided below are the criteria that need to be met for the given course.

For National Students

  • Graduation in any discipline or equivalent grades.

For International Students

  • Rule framed by University Grants Commission (UGC) and notified in its website will be followed for deciding the eligibility and admission of International students to various courses offered in Om Sterling Global University, Hisar.

Programme Syllabus

The program syllabus of M.A. in English has been made in such a way that it takes care of the holistic growth of an aspiring student. Along with equal emphasis on the theoretical and practical aspects of study; Om Sterling Global University also focuses on providing personality development classes along with communication and skills development classes; as these are a must in top M.A. colleges like us. With these programs, a student can excel at any interview and can become a recruiter’s favorite candidate in the process.

Semester I

S.No. Subject
01. English Poetry from Chaucer to Milton
02. History of English Literature
03. Eighteenth Century Poetry and Drama
04. Literary Criticism
05. Afro-American Literature

Semester II

S.No. Subject
01. Eighteenth Century Fiction and Prose
02. Romantic Poetry
03. Victorian Poetry and Novel
04. Critical Theories
05. Research Methodology

Semester III

S.No. Subject
01. Twentieth Century Poetry and Drama
02. Indian Writing in English and Translation
03. American Literature
04. Elective-I
Women’s Writing
Text and Performance
English Phonetics and Phonology
05. Elective-II
Literature and Gender
Non Fiction Prose
Science Fiction and Detective Fiction

Semester IV

S.No. Subject
01. Shakespearean Drama
02. Postcolonial Literature in English
03. Elective-III
Twentieth Century Novel
Partition Literature
Travel Writing
African Writing in English
04. Dissertation

Elective Subjects

S.No. Sem I Sem II Sem III Sem IV
01. Poetry I Introduction to the Study of Language Postcolonial Literatures and Theory Dissertation
02. Aesthetics and Literature Poetry II Research Methodology Religion and Literature
03. Politics, Literature and Philosophy Fiction Criticism and Theory II
04. Gender Studies

Open Electives

S.No. Sem IV
01. Discursive Prose
02. Violence and Memory Studies

How to Apply

You can fill-up the Admission Enquiry Form below if you have any queries regarding the admission procedure of M.A. in English. Now, if you are unable to decide on which program to choose, feel free to reach out to us via the FREE tele-counseling option. If you have decided that you must pursue M.A. in English and start a highly-rewarding career then go ahead and fill-up the Online Application now.


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