M.A. is abbreviation of Master's in Arts and specialization in Telugu deals with all the details about Telugu as language and literature. It is a post graduate course and is available is many institutes and colleges in India. Telugu is regional language of Andhra Pradesh and can be found in its neighboring states like Chattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, etc.
Through this course, candidates learn about grammar, poems, history, drama/ theater in Telugu.
A graduate with specialization in Telugu is eligible for this course. Other equivalent course in Telugu is also considered if pursued from any recognized institute. The minimum qualifying marks may vary from one institute to another and candidates need to check the same from office.
The admission procedure for most of the institutes is direct or merit list if the applications are more than the number of seats available. Candidates need to submit their filled admission forms before due and should remember to enclose the same with all other required documents without fail.
The duration for this course is 2 years. For some institutes, these 2 years are divided into 4 semesters, each having 6 months duration. The syllabus of the course is also divided accordingly and candidates need to qualify each semester separately.
Further study options
Being a post graduate degree, the higher education options available are M.Phil and PhD in Telugu. These are research based courses where candidate gets opportunity to conduct research on the topic of his/ her interest.
Other options may include short term courses for typing- writing in Telugu.
The course starts with brushing up of basic topics. Candidates learn about History of Telugu literature, its origin, grammar, Telugu language and its history, etc. Telugu texts and drama are also part of this course and candidates also learn about poets and poems in Telugu.
The later part of curse includes topic like Telugu literary criticism, general linguistics, modern Telugu literature, etc.
Candidates improve their reading and writing skills in Telugu. The last part of the course includes short term project which is basically practical aspect of course.
This course designed for those who want to have career in the field of Telugu. They can be a Telugu teacher, professor, lecturer, etc.
They ca also work as an interpreter and translators for publishing firms. Another option is to be in a customer care roles where they are suppose to provide support in Telugu language wherever it is needed. They can also become a freelancer.
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