MA English

The Department of English at CIAS offers degree programs in B.S English and M.A English. Our syllabi equip students with the necessary linguistic, research and leadership skills they will require to forge a successful future. By applying time tested traditions of English Language and Literature, along with the changing trends of Pakistani society, we are imparting exceptional education to students The English department also have state of the art facilities to aid students in their academic progress. Our paramount asset however is our highly dedicated highly qualified and experienced faculty. The syllabi crafted here at the Department, we have tried to strike a harmonious balance between Literature and Language. The organizing of extra circular activates is eminent feature of the Department. These activities are instrumental in endowing students with confidence and self-belief.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. ll genders from Pakistan or abroad are eligible for admission.
  2. The candidates shall be eligible to apply for admission, who have:
    1. At least 45% marks in terminal degree.
  3. Maximum age limit is 28 years on the last date of receipt of applications for morning program
  4. Age relaxation shall be granted in special cases by the Competent Authority up to 2 years.
  5. The maximum age limit for evening programs is 35 years & (plus 2 years relaxation in exceptional cases subject to the availability of the seat by the Competent Authority).
  6. Admissions forms can be download from website of institute and same along with education documents can be uploaded after filling.

Note: Age 50 for government servant/ semi government with nomination

Scheme of studies

Semester 1
ENG-551 Classical Poetry 3(3-0)
ENG-553 Greek and Elizabethan Drama 3(3-0)
ENG-555 History of English Literature 3(3-0)
ENG-557 Prose 3(3-0)
ENG-559 Academic Reading and Writing 3(3-0)
ENG-561 Sentence Analysis 3(3-0)
Semester 2
ENG-552 Literary Criticism 3(3-0)
ENG-554 Novel – I 3(3-0)
ENG-556 Romantic and Victorian Poetry 3(3-0)
ENG-558 American literature 3(3-0)
ENG-560 Literary theory 3(3-0)
ENG-564 General Linguistics 3(3-0)
Semester 3
ENG-651 Research Methodology 3(3-0)
ENG-653 Modern drama 3(3-0)
ENG-655 Modern Poetry 3(3-0)
ENG-657 Post-colonial Studies 3(3-0)
ENG-659 Literature around the World 3(3-0)
ENG-661 Theater of the Absurd 3(3-0)
ENG-663 Literary Text Analysis 3(3-0)
Semester 4
ENG-652 Modern Novel 3(3-0)
ENG-654 Pakistani Literature in English 3(3-0)
ENG-656 Short Stories 3(3-0)
ENG-658 Popular Narrative 3(3-0)
ENG-660 Comparative Approaches to Literary Studies 3(3-0)
ENG-662 Media and Culture Studies 3(3-0)
ENG-680 Thesis 6(0-6)

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