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Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

HICAS Courses

Entry Requirements

HSC Pass in any stream from Arts & Science

Course Duration

3 Years



About Department

The Department comprises of an efficient team of 23 Professors rendering selfless service under the guidance of the Head of the Dept Dr.Priya Sharon Thomas. It is one of the major dept fulfilling the requisites of the students. The Department is well equipped to offer different programs both curricular as well as co-curricular. The Department sprouted with BA Literature in the year 2010 and was upgraded with MA literature in 2015.It has a proud tradition of highest percentage of passes and members of staff strives to motivate the slow learners of English from rural areas. The need based programs are provided with academic environment for the enrichment of students to excel in higher education and Job market around the globe. The Department has fostered and nurtured the spirit of their desire over the years enlarging their scope in all the areas. The Department focuses equally in bringing out their creativity, helps them to overcome stage fear and develop leadership qualities by organizing various functions in the Department. This department has seen many epoch making National and International conferences in various disciplines. The Department has also signed with many MOU’S.

Programme Description

The undergraduate program in English introduces students to literature in a comprehensive manner. Courses offered by the department are designed to teach students interested in various genres like Prose, Poetry, Drama, Shakespeare. The content is handled by experienced professor. A lot of emphasis is given to enhance LSRW skills. The analytic talents and the writing and speaking skills are sharpened in the major subjects which leads graduates to shine in various fields of their career.

Best Practices of the department

  • The programmes aim to create independent thinkers equipped with creative, critical, and confident youth to face any challenge in the future. The department has 4 MOU and aims for more MOU proposals.

Goals & Objectives

  • The programme instills a comprehensive understanding to writers from world literatures, their humanistic approach to their cultures and global issues through the study of the various literatures in English as they appear in different forms and genres.




I am so proud to be an alumnus of this esteemed institution that prepares students not only to excel in academics but also to bethe responsible citizens. I have completed my BA English Language and Literature in 2015. I am grateful to Dr. Priya Sharon Thomas, Head of the Department for her support and guidance. The staff are truly exceptional, highly qualified and has several years of teaching experience. The department offers several platforms to showcase myriad talents hidden within students. Several conferences, seminars, workshops, LIT fests are organized every year. It fosters effective communication skills, critical thinking, inter-disciplinary research etc. The curriculum prepares students to clear NET, SLET, CET, IELTS, TOEFL etc..

HICAS Mr. Jeffin Lijo J MA., PGDCE NET (BA 2012-15)

HICAS Assistant Professor St. Joseph’s Evening College Bengaluru

HICAS Bachelor of Arts in English Literature