Education is not only a prerogative of every individual, but it is also an opportunity to grow and expand one’s mind and consciousness. Higher education in particular aims towards broadening and enlightening the mind of an individual. We, at the School of Languages, CSJM University, Kanpur, strive towards a holistic development of every student by nurturing academic, mental, ethical, and spiritual faculties, alongside imparting quality education coupled with value-based teaching.
We provide to our students a conducive environment for an overall growth, and education of each student. Our students are encouraged not only to excel in academia, but also to explore their latent talents and manifest the same in creative and productive ways.
The School of Languages is proud of its dynamic faculty members who are all experts in their areas of specialization. Our teachers establish a bond with every student, and endeavour towards catering to the varied needs of the classroom. In this fast changing world, we, at the School of Languages, continue to keep a pace with technological advancements in pedagogy.
Accordingly, The School of Languages is equipped with a fully-functional Language Lab, well- lit classrooms, Smart Class, and a Departmental Library. Our alumni members are well placed in illustrious careers, ranging from academia to governance.
We welcome you to The School of Languages. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi
The Department of English and Modern European and Other Foreign Languages, formerly Department of English (Campus), is an aided department established in 1981. Initially the Department offered MPhil and PhD courses. Since 1991 onwards, MA in English Language and Literature [Annual Exam System) was introduced. MPhil (English) was being run by the Department till 2017. The University Grants Commission abolished the course after this period. From July 2021 onwards, the Department has come to be known as the Department of English and Modern European and Other Foreign Languages under School of Languages, CSJM University (Campus) Kanpur. The Department has started BA (Hons.) Semester System and introduced Semester System in MA (English Literature).
English has evolved into being the lingua franca in contemporary times. The legacy of English Literature continues to cater to the sensibilities of avid readers. While globally, efforts are being made to revive and recreate literatures in vernacular languages, English is also making ardent efforts to make available World Literature through mechanisms of translation. We invite you at Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University to explore English Literature, which today assimilates voices from various geo-political locations, ensuring greater inclusivity and egalitarianism. It is our constant endeavour to sensitize young minds to contemporary debates, alongside instilling in them a taste to relish and appreciate literary works.
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About Programme: This programme will help the students identify and place the works of literature in English in the appropriate historical contexts and frameworks of literary and intellectual history. It will also help them understand and analyse prescribed literary texts in their social, political and cultural contexts.
Eligibility: Admissions to the B.A. (Hons.) are done on the basis of merit decided by the marks obtained in 10+2.
Fee: ₹ 22,300 per year for first and second year, ₹ 23,300 for final year
The School of Languages offers certificate programme in Spoken English, German and French. It will provide an introduction to grammar, speaking, and writing skills in these languages. These courses will prove advantageous for students and will help them to pursue their studies abroad and as an added skill for recruitment in multinational organizations.
Intake: 15 in each course
Eligibility: Eligibility criteria for certificate Programmes is having 50% and above marks in class 12th.
About Programme: This Programme focuses on a comprehensive knowledge of English Literature in order to develop an analytical approach. It also intends to inculcate a comprehensive knowledge of the sound system of the English Language and ability to use the spoken and written form for all purposes.
Eligibility: Admissions to M.A. Programme are done on the basis of merit decided by the marks obtained in undergraduate exams. We also encourage admission of students from other branches/ faculties.
Fee: ₹ 5,685 for first year, ₹ 6,685 for final year.
Department of English and Modern European and other Foreign Languages offers Ph.D. programme in English. Admission to the programme is through University Entrance Exam.
1. 20th Century English Literature (MA English)
2. Indian Classical Literature (BA English)
3. British Poetry and Drama (14th-17th Centuries)
Sonnets and Edmund Spenser’s Select Sonnets from Amoretti
4. Contemporary Theories
5. English Literature (MA) From Chaucer to Renaissance
6. European Classical Literature
7. Indian Writing in English (MA II Semester)
8. Indian Writing in English (Rohinton Mistri) BA Hons
9. World Literature in Translation (MA II Semester)
10. The Restoration and the Augustan age (MA II Semester)