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  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) A+
  • University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • Amongst India’s Top #101-150 Universities in 2023
  • Top Private University in North East
  • Amongst Top 10 Multidisciplinary Universities in East Zone

Course overview

Here’s what you can expect from our courses

  • Master critical theories & explore literary genres

    Delve deep into literature, language, and culture through this specialized master’s program. Get a comprehensive understanding of world literature across various literary periods, critical theories, and genres.

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  • Learn at
    your pace

    Our courses are designed for you to engage and learn at your own pace. Attend live sessions or catch up through recorded as per your schedule and engage in discussion on our platforms at any time. Access the advanced digital learning platform from anywhere with your phone, laptop, or desktop.

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  • Fully online experience

    Benefit from a 100% online experience with zero compromise on quality through online enrollment, orientation, classes, assignments, projects, examinations, and placement drives. Get assistance from dedicated course mentors and 24×7 student support.

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  • Experienced
    faculty

    Our faculty comprises experienced individuals who are experts in their fields. who amplify the value of practical insights and allow you to create your own path to succeed in the future. Our pedagogy introduces real-world case studies that will enhance and develop your critical thinking skills.

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Master critical theories & explore literary genres

Delve deep into literature, language, and culture through this specialized master’s program. Get a comprehensive understanding of world literature across various literary periods, critical theories, and genres.

Learn at
your pace

Our courses are designed for you to engage and learn at your own pace. Attend live sessions or catch up through recorded as per your schedule and engage in discussion on our platforms at any time. Access the advanced digital learning platform from anywhere with your phone, laptop, or desktop.

Fully online experience

Benefit from a 100% online experience with zero compromise on quality through online enrollment, orientation, classes, assignments, projects, examinations, and placement drives. Get assistance from dedicated course mentors and 24×7 student support.

Experienced
faculty

Our faculty comprises experienced individuals who are experts in their fields. who amplify the value of practical insights and allow you to create your own path to succeed in the future. Our pedagogy introduces real-world case studies that will enhance and develop your critical thinking skills.

What you can expect to learn

In the next 24 months | 4 semesters

  • 1

    Semester

    • Drama - I
    • Poetry - I
    • Fiction - I
    • Literary, Theory and Criticism - I
    • Gender Studies in Literature
  • 2

    Semester

    • Drama - II
    • Poetry - II
    • Fiction - II
    • Literary, Theory and Criticism - II
    • Environment and Climate Change
  • 3

    Semester

    • American Literature
    • Indian English Literature
    • Post-Colonial Literature - I
    • Research Methodology
    • Literature and Environment
  • 4

    Semester

    • Diaspora Literature
    • Post-Colonial Literature - II
    • World Literature
    • Dissertation

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    Course fee

    We offer flexible payment options that allow students to pay their fees in instalments semester-wise. Students can also explore easy financing options like zero-cost EMIs and check their eligibility for a scholarship.

    Total course fee

    USD 930

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    Quality online education at an affordable price.

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    Fee per semester

    USD 233

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    Avail easy financing options

    With our no-cost EMIs, we let your learning take the spotlight without the stress of financing.

    Get attractive scholarships

    Exclusive scholarships designed for defense personnel, differently-abled people, alumni of SMU, and learners from Sikkim & other Northeast regions of India.

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    Get a prestigious degree

    Globally recognized and widely accepted by governments and organizations, the online degrees offered by Sikkim Manipal University are at par with on-campus degrees and open doors to better professional opportunities.

    Questions you might have

    How are Sikkim Manipal University’s online degree programs delivered? 

    Sikkim Manipal University’s online programs are delivered in a 100% online mode so that students can attend live classes and complete the program remotely, while also pursuing their professional and personal commitments in parallel. 

    What is an online Master of Arts in English? 

    An online Master of Arts (MA) in English is a two-year postgraduate program that is completely delivered in online mode. It provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in English literature, language, and writing through online coursework, allowing for flexible study from anywhere with internet access. 

    What is the eligibility for Sikkim Manipal University’s online MA?

    • Candidates must have completed 10+2+3-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized university/institution, or an equivalent qualification as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
    • Candidates who are not Indian citizens or residing outside India and holding NRE or PIO status will be billed an international fee for respective degrees & may need to submit documents mentioned but not limited to CV, address proof, valid visa, PR card & passport copy as part of the application process.

    Will the program have live lectures and webinars? 

    Yes. The program is delivered through a mix of live lectures, pre- recorded videos and discussion forums in which students can interact directly with faculty and self-paced learning. Self-paced learning is driven by video lectures, e-books, quizzes, and assignments that are delivered using a state-of-the-art Learning Management System (LMS).

    What is the course duration for online MA in English? 

    Online Master of Arts in English is a two-year postgraduate program. It is divided into four semesters.  The maximum duration for the completion of the program is 4 years.

    What is the application process for online degrees at Sikkim Manipal University? 

    The application process is completely online and applications can be submitted at www.onlinemanipal.com by providing the required details. If you need further assistance, then you can reach out to our admission counsellors at +91-7996 799 900 and they will assist you with the application process.

    Are there any mandatory sessions? 

    Students are expected to attend live classes, watch recorded sessions, and go through at least 75% of the self-learning content (reading material and video lectures) available on LMS. This would ensure they are eligible to appear for the final exams. 

    Will the online MA in English be recognized while applying for jobs? 

    Yes, Sikkim Manipal University’s online MA English degree is UGC-entitled and accepted by governments, corporate organizations, and higher education institutions. 

    Does WES (World Education Services) evaluate online degrees from Sikkim Manipal University?

    Sikkim Manipal University degrees issued after 2016 are evaluated by WES (World Education Services).

    What are the highlights of online degree programs at Sikkim Manipal University? 

    Here are the highlights of Sikkim Manipal University’s online programs-

    • Flexible class schedule to suit working professionals.
      Experienced faculty, expertly designed curriculum & interactive pedagogy.
      State-of-the-art LMS with vast e-library, live classes, and on-demand video lectures.
      Placement assistance, dedicated student mentors & 24×7 student support.
      Opportunity to be a part of SMU’s prestigious alumni network.

    What are the documents required for admission into Sikkim Manipal University’s online degree programs? 

    Mandatory documents: 

    • Proof of identity – Aadhaar card (mandatory for Indian citizens) 
    • Proof of address – Aadhaar card, passport, voter’s ID, gas bill, bank statement, post-paid mobile statement 
    • Class 10 & 12 marksheet. 
    • Graduation marksheet (for PG students) 

    Non-mandatory documents: 

    • Graduation degree certificate for PG students 
    • Scholarship documents 
    • Defense Service certificate 
    • Divyaang certificate 
    • Reserved Category certificate 
    • Government ID card 

    When will I get access to the learning modules? 

    After admission is confirmed by the university, students will receive access to the Learning Management System (LMS), student portal and e-library. Students can then start accessing the course material and begin their learning journey. 

    What is the selection process?

    All applications will be evaluated for eligibility by the admissions team of Sikkim Manipal University. In case the university requires further clarification or documents, the candidate will be intimated via email, SMS or phone. Final decision regarding selection will be notified to the candidate within five working days of submitting the application.

    What are some key subjects in MA English curriculum? 

    The online MA in English curriculum offered by Sikkim Manipal University covers important subjects like gender studies in literature, evolution of theater, literary theory & criticism, postcolonial literature, and more. For detailed information about the curriculum, you may refer to the program brochure.

    Will I have access to Sikkim Manipal University’s alumni network? 

    Yes. Students of online degree programs will join Sikkim Manipal University’s alumni network with all associated privileges. As an alumnus, they can interact with peers and build their professional and personal network with professionals from across the globe. They will be given access to Sikkim Manipal University alumni portal. 

    How will I know about the status of my admission? 

    Once a decision has been taken on the application submitted, the status of admission would be intimated to the candidate via email and SMS. 

    What are the study materials given to learners of online degree programs at Sikkim Manipal University? 

    Students are given access to an exhaustive e-library, video lectures, audio-visual interactive material, virtual classroom sessions, audio podcasts, virtual simulations, and self-assessment quizzes or tests. Students are free to download e-books and print them for convenience. 

    How much time should I dedicate to complete the learning activities? 

    Although the learning is flexible, students are expected to spend at least 15-20 hours per week watching concept videos, reading learning material, attempting quizzes, and attending live webinars. This would ensure that you get your degree within the minimum duration. 

    What are the different jobs a graduate can take up after an online MA English? 

    Here are some of the jobs, you can get after completing MA English degree:

    • Academician
    • Linguist
    • Author
    • Editor/Proofreader
    • Content writer
    • Journalist
    • Public Relations Manager

    How can I get my academic queries answered? 

    Students will be assigned dedicated course mentors and coordinators who can be contacted to clarify doubts using discussion forums, instant messaging, and email on the Learning Management System (LMS). 

    What is the examination pattern for online degrees at Sikkim Manipal University? 

    • The University term-end examination (TEE) will be held digitally viz. computer-based and online proctored.
    • Candidates can appear for the exams from the comfort of their homes.
    • The details of the examination schedule will be made available in the photo admit card. Other details on the examination pattern are available in the program guide provided to students.
    • Examination results will be published on the student portal. If a student fails to clear any of the papers (either in UE or IA or both), he must re-appear by applying to the University through the re-sitting application along with relevant fees, within the due date.
    • On satisfying all criteria stipulated by the University, successful students will be awarded their respective program degree by the University.

    Can students take online examinations from any device?

    Students can take up online examinations from any desktop/laptop with a Windows Operating System only. The Safe Exam Browser (exam portal) is not compatible with iOS devices.

    What is the evaluation & assessment pattern? 

    • A student’s performance evaluation will be based on both continuous assessments (CA) through assignments and term-end examinations (TEE) which consist of descriptive and multiple-choice questions. A student must score at least 40% in each of these to be declared as having passed the exam. The assessment ratio of TEE to CA is 70:30.
    • A student must score at least 40% in both the parts to be declared as having passed.

    What is the minimum grade to complete the online degree program? 

    Students must score at least 40% in continuous evaluation and 40% in term-end examinations in each course to successfully complete the program. In case the minimum score is not attained, they will need to apply for re-sit with applicable fees and appear for exam to pass the course. 

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