BA English Syllabus 2024: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Year [Free Download]

Free Download BA English Syllabus in PDF Format

BA stands for Bachelor’s of Arts is an undergraduate degree program that can be done after 10+2. In this post, you will find a detailed guide on how you can download the BA English Syllabus for free in pdf format.

We have provided the latest UGC proposed syllabus on our website which will help you study & prepare better for examination. If you are looking for free to download BA Books, then you can follow the below link:

➡️ BA Books for All Subjects (PDF) 

BA English Course Details

BA in English is a 3-year degree program that can be pursued after 10+2 from any recognized board. It can be done plainly (i.e. with other subjects like History, Geography, etc) or Hons in which you will study a single subject but with deeper understandings.

Each year of this course is divided into two semesters, thus there are a total of six semesters. Some of the top universities offering this course include Delhi University, University of Mumbai, Osmania University, etc.

BA English Syllabus: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Year

In this section, we have covered the detailed syllabus of BA for all three years, i.e. 1st, 2nd & 3rd. The syllabus provided here is proposed by UGC & is in for both plane BA as well as BA English Hons.

The complete course of BA is divided into 3 years. Each year consists of two semesters & there are two books of English in each semester. 

The syllabus of each semester is given below in tabular format & at the end, you will find out the links to download the complete syllabus in pdf format.

BA 1st Year English Syllabus

Semester ISemester II
1. English Communication Skills/MIL/EVS 1. English Communication Skills/MIL/EVS – II
2. The Individual and Society. Eds2. Selections (poems, short stories) from Modern Indian Literature 

BA 2nd Year English Syllabus

Semester IIISemester IV
1. British Literature/ Novel/Play 1. Literary Cross Currents 
2. Creative Writing, Book and Media Reviews2. Translation Studies and Principles of Translation

BA 3rd Year English Syllabus

Semester VSemester VI
1. Technical Writing1. Business Communication 
2. Soft Skills2. Business Communication
3. Gender and Human Rights/Contemporary India3. Cultural Diversity

This is how you can download BA English syllabus for the general course. In the next section, we will see how to download the syllabus for BA Honors.

BA English Hons Syllabus

The Hons syllabus of BA English is divided into two parts: Core Courses & Elective Courses. 

Core courses are those courses that are mandatory while electives are those from which you can choose subjects that interest you.

Students taking the Honours program are instructed in the following subjects as Core & Elective Courses.

Core CoursesElective Courses 
1. Indian Classical Literature  1. Modern Indian Writing in English Translation
2. European Classical Literature2. Literature of the Indian Diaspora  
3. Indian Writing in English3. British Literature: Post World War II  
4. British Poetry and Drama: 14th to 17th Centuries4. Nineteenth-Century European Realism 
5. American Literature5. Literary Theory 
6. Popular Literature6. Literary Criticism 
7. British Poetry and Drama: 17th and 18th Centuries7. Science fiction and Detective Literature 
8. British Literature: 18th Century8. Literature and Cinema 
9. British Romantic Literature 9. World Literatures 
10. British Literature: 19th Century10. Partition Literature 
11. Women’s Writing11. Research Methodology 
12. British Literature: The Early 20th Century  12. Travel writing 
13. Modern European Drama13. Autobiography
14. Postcolonial Literature  

University-wise Syllabus

In the previous sections, we have shared the UGC proposed syllabus of BA for English. The syllabus provided by UGC might not be exactly the same as that of your university.

It is so because maybe your university has made some elective courses compulsory. Well, you don’t have to worry much about it.

In this section, you will find the university-wise syllabus of some of the top universities. Since we can’t cover all universities in a single post – so we have only provided the syllabus for 10 universities.

If your university is not in the below list, kindly leave a comment below this post & we are happy to help!

University NameBA English Syllabus
1. Delhi UniversityDownload
2. University of MumbaiDownload
3. Pune UniversityDownload
4. Osmania UniversityDownload
5. Banaras Hindu UniversityDownload
6. JawaharLal Nehru UniversityDownload
7. Kumaun UniversityDownload
8. Kerala UniversityDownload

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Final Words

In this post, we have discussed the entire syllabus of English for BA students. Additionally, through the download links provided, you will also be able to download the complete syllabus in pdf format.

From the previous section, you can also find the university-wise syllabus of English for BA students. In case, the name of your university isn’t on the list – you can leave a comment below this post & we will be happy to help!

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