Being a post graduate course, it is having 2 years duration in regular mode. These 2 years are equivalent to 4 semesters, each having 6 months duration. The duration may vary for course through correspondence.
Further study options
After pursuing post graduation degree, high studies can be pursued as M.Phil and then PhD. These are research based courses where candidates get chance to conduct their own research on ay of the selected topic from their specialization.
Other options include related short term course like typing, creative writing, etc.
The course starts with basic topics like Introduction to Linguistics, Introduction to Cultural Studies, Literary Theory and Criticism, Introduction to Comparative Literature, etc.
History of Assamese Literature (Early and Medieval Period) is also included in the course.
Then candidates learn about Evaluation of Assamese Language, Functional Assamese, History of Assamese Literature (Modern Period), Translation Studies, etc.
The later part of course includes Assamese Prose (Early and Modern), Assamese Poetry, Assamese Novel and Assamese Drama and the Stage.
Topics like Sociology of Literature Context of Assamese, Sino-Tibetan Language of North-East India, Introduction to Phonology and Assamese Phonology, Introduction to Morphology and Assamese Morphology, Lexicography: Theory and Practice, etc are some important part of the course.
These candidates are ideal for working as a teacher in institutes offering Assamese courses. They ca also work in government institutes as a translator, interpreter and content writer.
They can start their own tuition centers for Assamese and can be a freelancer.
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