About the Course
B.A. stands for Bachelor of Arts and if it is with English Optional as major subject then it is BA English Optional. There are many students who want to pursue this course because science is not their cup of tea and language is something which attracts them. There are many people having misconception that BA with language is quite easy to pursue but that is not the reality. The subject needs similar efforts as needed by other courses and students have to give their best.
Many government as well as private institutes offer this course at reasonable fee structure as this course does not required labs. Even it can be done as distant learning course through government affiliated instates.
As the language is base for all kind of works, as expert in English can get opportunity anywhere. It may be communication firms, research institutes, public relations offices, government agencies, travel agencies or many more.
They can be self employed as English tutor, Translator or content writer. These options give them their own freedom to work at their own availability.
Higher study options
After BA in English, candidates are advised to purse a post graduate degree as- MA in English. They may go for MBA, Mass Communication or M.Phil. If the student is interested in teaching, he or she may pursue B.Ed degree.
Students who have passed their 12th standard are eligible for this course. The minimum qualifying marks may vary from institute to institute.
The regular course typically has duration of 3 years. Some institutes have divided these 3 years into 6 semesters each for 6 months in their curriculum. Candidates need to clear all the semesters separately.
In case of distant education, the duration may vary depending upon the rules and regulations of that particular institute.
As the name depicts, the course solely includes the study of language. It includes the history of English, its different modes like classical English, fictions, Anglo American forms, etc. The course includes the literature including drama writing, poem writing and technical writings.
B.A. Optional English Admissions for 2022 - 2023 Academic Year
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