Post-Graduate and Research Department of English


We envision an intellectual ambience nurtured with effective expression, innovative pedagogy, aesthetic creativity and clinical analysis that would result in competent, vibrant and committed citizens living a just and humane life.


  • To empower students through quality education on the strong foundation of ethical, moral and cultural values.
  • To create civic sense that leads to gender equality and egalitarian outlook.
  • To enhance communicative skills through effective employment of electronic resources.
  • To promote quality oriented systematic research.
  • To foster emotional, academic, social, professional and global competencies for employment challenges.

M.A. English Literature Course Objectives:

  • To promote academic excellence and research acumen.
  • To inculcate in the students essential core values of life so as to evolve into character oriented human(e) beings.
  • To infuse in the pupil a sense of social commitment, responsibility, and self-discipline and enable them cultivate effective communicative skills for employability.

M.A. English Literature Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs):

On the successful completion of the programme M.A., English Literature, the students will be able to

PSO1: Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge regarding the distinct features of the  various ages of /issues depicted in English literature.

PSO2: Express thoughts and ideas effectively, coherently, emphatically and vividly.

PSO3: Perceive the differences in the various cultural codes and also imbibe their  insistence on moral, ethical and spiritual righteousness.

PSO4: Develop both aesthetic and analytical sense.

PSO5: Differentiate the differences in the structure of the language and their effectiveness.

PSO6: Appreciate the expressive ability, creative fertility and analytical objectivity of all the three genders, namely, male, female and transgender.

PSO7: Commit oneself towards environmental well being.

PSO8: Make distinct contribution towards humanitarianism and pantheism.

PSO9: Develop very sharp analytical and research acumen.

PSO10: Compete with confidence, high self-esteem, acute awareness and accurate language articulation.


Course Name: Chaucer and Elizabethan Ages                                                     Course Code: 17PEL01

S. No. Course Outcome PSOs Addressed Bloom’s Verb
CO1 Acquire cultural tenets from the readings. 1,2,4,5 Understanding
CO2 Appreciate the literary works of different writers from a literary perspective. 2,3,4,5,9 Analyze
CO3 Internalise the manners and ethical norms of the Ages. 2,3,4 Understanding
CO4 Enhance their creative skills by understanding the different dimensions of Chaucer and Elizabethan Ages. 2,3,5,8 Applying
CO5 Analyse and apply knowledge in realistic situations. 5,8,9 Analyzing

Course Name: Restoration and Augustan Ages                                                    Course Code: 17PEL02

CO1 Identify the aesthetics and literariness of the representative texts 1,2,3,4,7,8,9,10 Remember
CO2 Demonstrate Rationality, Objectivity and Intellectual Quality 1,2,3,4,6,8,9,10 Understand
CO3 Explain the ideals of Enlightenment 2,4,6,8,9,10 Apply
CO4 Survey the Social and Political Upheavals 1,2,4,8,9,10 Analyze
CO5   Validate knowledge in real life situations 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10 Evaluate

Course Name: The Romantic Age                                                                           Course Code: 17PEL03

CO1   Identify the inextricability of Nature in life 1,2,4,5,6,7 Remember
CO2 Demonstrate the essentiality of living in symbiotic relationship with Nature. 1,2,3,4,6,7,9 Understand
CO3  Construct humanitarian outlook 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9 Create
CO4 Validate the transformed attitude towards Nature and Living Beings 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10 Evaluate
CO5  Modify and reorganize the lifestyle to live a meaningful; and purposeful life 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10 Apply

Course Name: The Victorian Age                                                                            Course Code: 17PEL04

CO1 Identify the cultural aspects of Victorian Age. 1,3,4,6 Remember
CO2  Describe the spirit of inquisitiveness and power of reason in the Victorian literature. 1,2,4,8,9,10 Understand
CO3 Interpret the growth of science, as against the dominating  influence of religion in Victorian Age. 1,3,8,9 Apply
CO4 Survey the aesthetic appeal in the midst of growing  spirit of utilitarian philosophy. 3,4,8 Analyse
CO5 Distinguish the social and political upheavals in Victorianism. 1,3,6,8 Evaluate

Course Name: Language and Linguistics                                                            Course Code: 17PELM1

S.No. Course Outcome PSOs Addressed Bloom’s Verb
CO1 Familiarise the synchronic and diachronic developments of language and its usages 1,4,5,6,9,10 Remembering
CO2 Differentiate the distinctive differences among the varieties of language and its growth through changes and other means 2,4,5,9,10 Analyzing
CO3 Acquaint with the ways and means of the production of English sounds and devise the essential features for the meaningful utterance. 2,5,6,10 Create
CO4 Understand the nuances of language structures and are capable of speaking and writing in English flawlessly 4,5,6,9,10 Applying
CO5 Develop the acumen to grasp the link between the language and other planes viz society, culture etc and are confident in manifesting the language in real life situations 1,2,3,4,5,6,9,10 Creating

Course Name: Twentieth Century Literature                                               Course Code: 17PEL05

CO1 Distinguish the role of positive and negative attitude in life. 1,2,4,5,6,7 Understand
CO2 Interpret the cause and effect theory. 1,2,3,4,6,7,9 Analyse
CO3  Judge the value of life and the necessity to live. 1,2,3,4,7,8,9 Evaluate
CO4 Validate the transformed attitude towards self, society and life. 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10 Evaluate
CO5 Categorise problems from local to global scales and compile ways and means to save and protect self, family and society from the impending and upcoming hazards 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10 Apply

Course Name: European Literature                                                                        Course Code: 17PEL06

CO1 To familiarize  the greatness and grandeur of European Literary Classics 1,6,8,9 Understand
CO2 To identify the uniqueness of the literatures of Europe 3,4,5,6 Remember
CO3 To obtain knowledge of European Classics and Modern Writings 1,2,3 Demonstrate
CO4 To distinguish between the creative art of European and other literatures 1,2,3,4,6 Analyse
CO5 To get sharpened the critical acumen 4,5,6,8,9,10 Apply and Analyse

Course Name: American Literatures                                                                       Course Code: 17PEL07

CO1 Estimate the universal appeal of the prescribed works. 1,2,3,4,5,7,9 Understand
CO2 Identify the distinct literary characteristics of American literature. 1,2,3,4,5,7,9 Remember
CO3 Distinguish the cross-cultural, historical and philosophical concepts. 1,2,3,4,5,7,9,10 Analyse
CO4 Assess the merits and demerits of the American literary world. 1,2,3,4,5,9,10 Evaluate
CO5 Stimulate and develop aesthetic sensibility. 1,2,3,4,5,9 Create

Course Name: Modern Literary Criticism                                                             Course  Code: 17PEL08

CO1 Incorporate modern theories in the interpretation of Individual literary texts. 1,2,3,4,8,9,10 Apply
CO2 Grasp the meaning of the text based on its structure,texture and tone. 1,2,4,5,9,10 Understand
CO3 Analyse and infer newer meanings according to the Culture/Geography/Age. 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9 Analyse
CO4 Strive for a classless society and work for the betterment of humanitarianism. 2,3,6,8,10 Demonstrate
CO5 Appreciate women power and practice the same in real life situations and establish the traits of Indian spiritualism for the holistic life. 1,3,4,6,7,8 Practice

Course Name: SHAKESPEARE                                                                                 Course Code: 17PEL09             

S. No. Course Outcome PSOs Addressed Blooms Verb
CO1 Enhance the communicative skills. 1,2,4,5,6,10 Understand
CO2 Appreciate and analyse both the literary works and their critical perspectives. 2,3,4,5,9 Analyse


CO3 Identify the essentiality of righteousness and moral values. 2,3,4,6,10 Apply
CO4 Dissect the structure and discover the different dimensions of literary works. 2,3,5,8 Analyse
CO5 Design his life with humanitarian outlook. 2,3,5,6,7,8 Create

Course Name CULTURAL AND SUBALTERN STUDIES                             Course      Code: 17PEL10

CO1 Critically engage with a variety of cultural and subaltern texts 1,2,3,4,6,8,10 Understanding
CO2 Develop an overall perspective and understanding of cultural and subaltern studies 1,2,3,4,10 Applying
CO3 Classify the seminal texts which have shaped human culture 1,2,5,6,8,9,10 Analyzing
CO4 Evaluate the concept of the cultural and the  subaltern theories 1,2,5,6,7,8,9,10 Evaluating
CO5 Apply the cultural and the subaltern theories to interpret literary texts 1,2,5,6,7,9,10 Applying

Course Name: POST COLONIAL LITERATURE                                                 Course Code: 17PEL11

CO1 Select the finest works in English, belonging to Post colonial countries and familiarise with greatest writers and cultures in those countries. 1,2,3,8,9,10 Remember
CO2 Relate different cultures and existing problems in different Nations. 1,2,3,4,6,8,9 Understand
CO3 Practically analyse any Literary work by identifying different aspects of Literature. 1,2,3,6,8,9 Analyse
CO4 Appreciate, compare and contrast the writers from around the world and validate their unique styles. 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9 Evaluate
CO5 Get acquainted with the emerging Literatures of the particular countries and prepare themselves for their future research works. 1,2,3,4,5,8,9,10 Apply

Course Name: Translation Studies                                                                         Course Code: 17PEL12

S. No. Course Outcome PSOs Addressed Bloom’s Verb
CO1 Relate translation as a highly complex activity. 1,2,4,5,6,9 Understand
CO2 Application of theories in translating texts. 1,2,3,4,5,9 Apply
CO3 Compare and Contrast different languages, texts and cultures. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 Analyze
CO4 Validate translation as a supplementary tool to acquire knowledge from other language domains. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 Evaluate
CO5 Develop into an exceptional translator. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 Create

Course Name: Research Methodology And Rhetoric                                        Course Code: 17PEL13

S. No. Course Outcome PSOs Addressed Bloom’s Verb
CO1 Understand the format of research paper. 2,5,9 Understanding
CO2 Compile various research tools. 2,5,9 Creating
CO3 Design the format with the documents collected. 2,4,5,8,9,10 Applying
CO4 Assess drafts in different levels. 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10 Evaluating
CO5 Hypothesize the deduced literary Works of Art. 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10 Analyzing

Course Name: Eco-Literature                                                                                    Course Code: 17PEL14

S. No. Course Outcome PSOs Addressed Bloom’s Verb
CO1 Identify the inextricability of Nature in life 1,2,4,5,6,7 Remember
CO2 Demonstrate the essentiality of living in symbiotic relationship with Nature. 1,2,3,4,6,7,9 Understand
CO3 Survey the ethical, cross-cultural and historical concept of  environmental issues and the links between human beings and the world of nature. 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9 Analyse
CO4 Validate the transformed attitude towards Nature and Environment 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10 Evaluate
CO5 Categorise environmental problems from local to global scales and compile ways and means to save and protect the environment from the impending hazards 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10 Apply

Course Name: Indian Diaspora Literature                                                         Course Code: 17PELM2

S. No. Course Outcome PSOs Addressed Bloom’s Verb
CO1 To understand the key concepts of Diaspora 1,5,10 Remember
CO2 To acquire knowledge of identity crisis, displacement and plight of up-rootedness 3,6,7,10 Demonstrate
CO3 To distinguish the various phases of Diasporic experiences 4,5,6,9, Apply & Analyse
CO4 To probe into the anguish generated by cultural encounters 3,4,6, 7,8,9, Analyse & Evaluate
CO5 To validate the transformation owing to  acculturation 3,4,5,6,8,9,10 Evaluate