It is a regular under graduate degreeprogrammeunder Choice Based Credit System 2017 with a duration of six semesters offered by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. The syllabi include Common Courses, Core Courses, Complementary Courses, Open Course and one Choice based Courseat the final semester.
There are a lot of opportunities for a graduate or a post graduate in English Literature, among them the widely chosen profession is teaching. One can be an English teacher from Primary schools to Colleges, including national and international opportunities. English has become the universal language. It is the language of the digital world. Hence there are plentiful opportunities of employment. Other professions include Writer/Author, translator, Journalist, PROs, Content Writer in ad industry, Scholars, Linguists etc.
After the successful completion of a B A degree one can join any of the post graduate programmes under humanities.A post graduate in English can apply for an M Phil in the concerned subject or can go on to research into various areas of human interest like literature itself or areas related to literature like Cultural studies, Feminism, Ecology etc.