B. A. English

Duration :

3 years (6 semesters) full time

  • Course Overview
  • Curriculum
  • Admission Process
  • Highlights & Achievements

It is a three year, six semester program. The main objective of this program is to empower the youth with the richness of English literature and language along with courses like computer application and management studies. An option is also open to learn foreign languages like French, Mandarin and Spanish along with English.

With the emerging trend of globalization and professionalism, the need of the hour is focused on excellent command over English, proficiency in computer application and effective knowledge of management studies. A bachelor degree with English (H) has remarkable potential in professional life.

One can pursue post-graduation and PhD in English for lucrative teaching profession in schools, colleges and universities. This degree provides a strong base for appearing in civil service exams, journalism and MBA.

Knowledge of foreign language enables one to get good jobs in foreign embassies and as interpreters and translators in different areas of professional life.

BA Eng (Hons)



Admissions will be done on the basis of merit in the qualifying exam

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The School of Humanities at GEHU Dehradun in addition to the traditional curriculum, understands and integrates various teaching methodologies such as interactions with eminent writers and academicians as well visits to literature fests which inculcates in a young graduate and post graduate essential understanding of English Literature and English Language. Their curriculum also emphasizes the basic computing skills which has becomeessenial for any person today.
Image on the Left: Students at the Dehradun Book Fair in 2015
Image on the Right: Students at the Jaipur Literature Fest in 2016
Additionally, the School of Humanities encourages students to embrace learning even outside the classroom and adopts a continuous learning module with adequate international exposure via registations to various Massively Online Open Courses (MOOCs)

Achievers of the School of Humanities

Students of BA English (Hons) participated and presented their papers in the National Conference “YUWA 2016” within the gamut of the theme of “Channelizing Potential of India Youth for Nation Building”. The students presented the papers in the conference. The titles of the papers of the students are as follows:
  • Mehek Bajaj and Muskan Bajaj- Indian Youth Facing Drug Abuse: A Social Intervention
  • Riddhi Garg and Ravish Uppal- Youth and Education: A Step towards National Development
  • Tanya Parashar and Abhyam Jamwal- Indian Youth: The Hope for Better Tomorrow
  • Ayushi Nagalia- Youth’s Role in Nation Building
  • Shubhangi- Seeds in a Mettle
The students were certified and their papers published in the compendium of the conference.

Events of School of Humanities- 2016

November 2016: A Placement Training Session and Guest Lecture with Dr. Rogers P. Joseph, Chairman, Placement and a senior faculty in the Strategic Management Area at IIM Rohtak
November 2016: A workshop on the Power of Mind- Enhancing Memory with Mr Prateek Yadav; recipient of 8 National Awards and #1 Memory Champion in India for 4 consecutive years

Duration :

3 years (6 semesters) full time