M.A. is abbreviated form of Master of Arts and is considered as a regular post graduation degree with many different specializations. M.A with Malayalam is one of them which deals with core knowledge of Malayalam language and that is the main reason that it is in demand in south part of India. Students learn about Drama, Poetry, history, etc about this language through this course.
Candidates who have done their graduation in Malayalam, that is B.A. in Malayalam from any recognized institute are eligible for this course. The minimum eligible marks may vary from one to another institute and can be checked at the time of application.
Admission procedure may include normal submission of filled application form along with prescribed application fee and other documents or it may include some sort of entrance examination depending upon the institute's guidelines and procedures.
Being a normal pots graduation degree, it has 2 years duration in regular mode but it can be pursued as distance learning course and even part time course. In those cases, the duration will vary.
Further study options
Interested candidates can go for higher studies and pursue Masters in philosophy (M.Phil) and then Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD.) afterwards. Candidates interested in teaching can prepare for NET and can apply for lectureship.
Apart from regular structured degrees, candidates can also go for other short term course which can be useful in their professional life like computer courses for typing, etc.
Being a language course, candidates need to learn all aspects of language like poetry, drama, friction and many more. They learn advanced details about the language which they couldn't read during their graduation. Important topics like Bhasha shasthram, Kadha sahithyam, Malayala bhasha vyakaranam, etc are included in the course.
These candidates have many different career opportunities available. They can be a lecturer as a first option as institutes offering language based courses required language experts. They can also join publishing firms and content writing firms.
Travels and tourism sectors are also open for them with good salary packages. They can become a guide if have good communication skills.
Excellent writing skills can be used as an interpreter, translator or even a freelancer. Candidates who want to be independent earner can start having private tuitions for students learning Malayalam.
Scientific field also requires language experts to write technical and scientific literary in other languages.
M.A. Malayalam Admissions for 2021 - 2022 Academic Year
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