About the Course

BA (Honours) English is a three year full time programme offered by Delhi University. Divided into six semesters, during the course, students study English Literature of various periods in history, countries and different forms of writing. The programme includes compulsory language courses to enhance skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. They also study elective courses which introduce students to a few major authors and forms of English literature.

Career Options Available

A BA (Honours) English opens doors for diverse career options:

  • Management: Marketing, Human Resources etc.
  • Hospitality: event management; public relations; corporate communications; instructional design
  • Media: Advertising, Journalism and Film Making
  • Academic: Research and Training
  • Retail: Instructional design
  • Writing: Author books, report for magazines, books, websites, etc.

Students with a BA (Honours) English can pursue an MA in English or Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)

Exam Structure

Eligibility : 10+2 (Best 4 subjects)
Test Area: The entrance test is designed to assess the student’s basic writing skills and general awareness of books, music, art and culture. It consists of:

  • Multiple choice objective test
  • Descriptive section subjective test

Exam Schedule

Entrance Test : June

Top Institutes

  • Bharti College
  • Delhi College of Arts & Commerce
  • Hindu College
  • Indraprastha College for Women
  • Janki Devi Memorial College
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  • Maharaja Agrasen College
  • Miranda House
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  • Satywati College (Morning & Evening)
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  • Shivaji College
  • Shyam Lal College
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College
  • Swami Shraddhanand College
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  • Zakir Husain Delhi College (Morning & Evening)