NIT Tiruchirappalli M.A. English (Language & Literature) admissions 2021

Do you want to pursue M.A English from a reputed college in Tamil Nadu? National Institute of Technology(NIT), Tiruchirappalli is accepting applications from eligible Indian citizens for admissions to M.A English (Language & Literature) programme. Candidates who are interested in applying can check this article and get details like eligibility criteria, the application process, selection process, etc.

About NITT

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NITT) is a premier National Institute established under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. The institute was established in the year 1964 as a joint venture by the Indian Government and the Tamil Nadu State Government. It is an autonomous, co-educational institute that offers various UG, PG and PhD degree programmes in Science, Engineering and Technology. NITT has gained Deemed University Status with the approval of the Government of India and the UGC/AICTE in the year 2003. The campus has good facilities, infrastructure and well-qualified professionally recognized scholars as faculty members.

NITT M.A English (Language & Literature) admissions 2021

M.A English in Language and Literature is a 2-year PG programme offered by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli. It is one of the unique courses in India blended with both Language and Literature. Through this course, the institute helps the students to develop their creative thinking, soft skill and problem-solving skills.

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Currently, the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in NITT has released an official notification for admissions to M.A English (Language & Literature) programme for the academic year 2021. Interested candidates who satisfy the below-mentioned eligibility conditions can apply for M.A English admissions 2021 in NITT.

Eligibility conditions

  • Candidates who are seeking for M.A English(Language & Literature) admissions in NITT should have completed their B.A. in English literature/ Linguistics/English Language Teaching(ELT) from any recognized university/college with an aggregate above 60% or 6.5 CGPA.

  • For SC/ST/PwD candidates, the eligible aggregate marks obtained in B.A English literature/ELT/ Linguistics degree should be above 55% or 6.0 CGPA.

  • NITT will not consider the conversion from CGPA to percentage or vice versa given by an individual institute.

  • Candidates who are waiting to appear for their B.A English literature/ELT/ Linguistics final semester exam and those who are waiting for their final exam results may also apply but for such candidates NITT will follow provisional admissions. The candidates who get provisionally selected for M.A English admissions in NITT must submit their final exam marks and provisional certificate/degree certificate in the institute on or before 30.07.2021, failure in doing so will lead to automatic cancellation of admission.

How to apply

NITT follows online admissions only. Eligible candidates who desire to apply for M.A English admissions 2021 should apply by filling the online application form available at the official website of NITT.

At first, the candidates need to register their details in the login registration form by submitting their name, mobile number and email id. After successful registration, the candidates can log in using their user id and password to fill the online application form for admissions. Before filling the application form, candidates need to pay the registration or application form processing fee.

The application form processing fee is Rs.500/- for OC/EWS/OBC candidates and Rs.200/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. The application form fee payment should be made only through State Bank Collect (SB Collect). NITT will not accept payment in any other modes. Remember, the registration fee once paid will not be refunded.

While filling the application form online, the candidates are requested to provide correct details and upload properly scanned documents at the necessary places because NITT will reject incomplete applications and the forms filled with incorrect details. For a better experience, use the Google Chrome web browser to submit the application form.

Mentioned below is the list of documents that should be uploaded at the respective tabs of the online application form.
  1. 10th, HSC and UG Mark sheets
  2. Degree/Provisional certificate/Course Completion Certificate/Bonafide certificate signed by the Head of the Institution
  3. Transfer Certificate
  4. PWD certificate (if applicable)
  5. Community/EWS certificate (if applicable)

After successfully submitting the application form, candidates should download and send the soft copy of their finally submitted application form as PDF without enclosures to with email subject as MA Application 2021-2022 – UserID.

The last date to submit the online application form is April 30, 2021. Candidates cannot submit the application form after 5.00 p.m. on 30.04.2021. For reference purposes, the admission portal will be enabled after 9.30 p.m. only for the applicants who have submitted the application forms. The applicants can only view the form and cannot edit it.

Selection criteria

After submission of the application form, NITT will shortlist the candidates based on the eligibility criteria and will call them to attend an interview. The names of the shortlisted candidates will be published in Also, the institute will intimate the shortlisted candidates through an email with the details and date of the interview.

The candidates must produce the following original certificates at the time of admission.
  1. Admission letter received from NIT, Tiruchirappalli
  2. Degree/provisional certificate
  3. Consolidated Grade or mark sheet of qualifying degree examinations
  4. Course completion / Bonafide certificate (for result awaiting candidates)
  5. Transfer certificate
  6. Migration certificate
  7. Certificate for PWD candidates issued by the Medical Board notified under PWD Act.
  8. SC/ST certificate issued by the competent authority, if applicable
  9. OBC/EWS certificate issued on or after 01.04.2021 by the competent authority, if applicable

The final selection of candidates for admissions into the M.A. English programme will be done by the panel members and competent authority of NITT based on the performance of the candidates in an online personal interview. The institute reserves all rights to cancel the seat, if a candidate has been wrongly admitted due to any mistake done in the application processing or any of the admission stages.

Important dates

Closing date of online application form: 30th April 2021
Interview for shortlisted candidates: 31st May 2021
Result announcement: As per the NIT-T PG admission schedule

Contact details

For admission related queries, contact
Office of the Dean Academic,
Phone: 94860 01130
Address: Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,
National Institute of Technology,
Department Phone: +91-431-2503691
HOD Email:

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