| Department of English

M.A. in English

Admission Requirements

The Department accepts only full-time students selected on the basis of their performance in a written entrance test that all candidates must appear for. M.A. students are admitted once a year in the Monsoon semester. The date of the examination will be announced on this website.


A candidate should have an undergraduate degree in any discipline from the Humanities and Social Sciences from a recognised university or institution at the time of admission with a minimum of 55%. Candidates from disciplines other than the Humanities and Social Sciences must have a minimum of 70% in their undergraduate degree at the time of admission. Third year B.A. Candidates are eligible to apply but their final admission is contingent upon fulfilling the admission criterion outlined above. Admissions will be offered on the basis of an entrance test conducted by the department of English, Shiv Nadar University.