Department of English


The Chairman

Department of English

Mangalore University

Mangalagangotri - 574 199.

Phone: +91-824-2287381


Course Details:

Course Intake Duration Eligibility
M.A. (English) 22 + 12 Two Years

Candidates who have passed the three year B.A. degree examination of Mangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto with English as major/optional/special subject are eligible for the programme provided they have secured a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates) marks in English.  Candidates who have passed the respective language/literature as a minor subject or first/second language/Additional English at the degree level are also eligible provided they have secured not less than 60% marks in aggregate in the respective minor subject, first/second language/Additional English.  These marks are to be equated with the marks of optional English (the cognate subject) as follows:

1.      60% in English as first/second language is equal to 45% of optional English (the cognate subject)

60% in English as minor subject/ Additional English is equal to 48% of optional English (the cognate subject)

Ph.D. As per University Regulation Minimum Two/Three Years and maximum five/six years for full- time and part-time research respectively. Second class Master’s degree (or 55%) in the subject/allied subject.