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IGNOU MEG Course Detailed Information

Indira Gandhi National Open University offers a Master of Arts (English). The university has developed the course to provide the candidate’s exposure to the base of the language and English literature in various areas. The candidates can specialise in any particular area they want. This course focuses on the study of British, American, Indian English, and new literature in Canada and Australia.

Besides learning about the English literature produced in different countries the course also aims at developing their critical and analytical abilities. The course gives an insight to the candidates to understand the English and other literature produced in other countries from their histone-critical perspective. The programme develops and needs as a prerequisite the interest in reading, comprehension, and writing skills with analytical introspection.

MEG IGNOU 2024 Brief Information

Name of UniversityThe Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Name of ProgrammesMasters in Arts (English)
IGNOU MA English Course DurationMinimum: 2 years | Maximum: 5 years
Both in the January and July session.
IGNOU MA English Medium of InstructionEnglish
IGNOU MA English Programme ModeOpen Distance Learning
Programme Co-Ordinator(s)Prof. Malati Mathur
Ph. 011-29572793
IGNOU Official
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IGNOU Master or Arts (English) Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Degree in English Honours from a recognized University.

IGNOU MEG Fees Structure

No.IGNOU Fee StructureAmount
01.Total FeeRs. 13,600/-
02.Fee Per YearRs. 6,800/-

IGNOU (Master of Arts) MEG Syllabus Details

IGNOU (Master of Arts) English 1st Year Syllabus Details

  • MEG 1 – British Poetry
  • MEG 2 – British Drama
  • MEG 3 – British Novel
  • MEG 4 – Aspects of Language

IGNOU (Master of Arts) English 2nd Year Syllabus Details

  • Compulsory Course
  • MEG 5 – Literary Criticism and Theory
  • Optional Courses (Choose any three)
  • MEG 6 – American Literature
  • MEG 7 – Indian English Literature
  • MEG 8 – New Literatures in English
  • MEG 9 – Australian Literature
  • MEG 10 – English Studies in India
  • MEG 11 – American Novel
  • MEG 12 – A Survey Course in 20th Century Canadian Literature
  • MEG 13 – Writing from the Margins
  • MEG 14 – Contemporary Indian Literature in English Translation
  • MEG 15 – Comparative Literature: Theory and Practice
  • MEG 16 – Indian Folk Literature

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Where can the IGNOU MA English graduate get a job

The candidates can have opportunities in the government and private sectors.

Does the candidate have to give any admission test or selection on a merit basis in the MEG course of IGNOU

The selection process for MEG IGNOU is based on a merit basis.

Is the digital booklet of Master of Arts (English) IGNOU available

Yes, the digital books of Master of Arts (English) IGNOU are available at eGyankosh.

In the Indian English literature taught in the MA English IGNOU course

Yes, Indian English Literature is taught in the MA English IGNOU course.

Is only British English literature taught in the MA English IGNOU course

No, in the MA English IGNOU course the candidate studies British, American, Indian English, and new literature as Canadian and Australian.

Can a candidate who has done MA English IGNOU get a job as a school teacher

Yes, the candidate can become a school teacher either in a government school or a private institute.