Master of Arts in English (MA English)

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Admission Calendar for MA (English) Program
Last Date for submission of completed Application Form July 22, 2022
Interview and Admission Decision on or before July 29, 2022
Last Date for Payment of Admission Fee July 29, 2022
Payment of First Semester Fee on or before July 29, 2022
Reporting & Registration at the ICFAI University for submission of Certificates and Verification by producing originals July 29, 2022
Late Registration August 01, 2022
Commencement of Regular Classes August 01, 2022

About the Program

The Master of Arts (MA) in English Program is a 2 year full time campus program offered by the ICFAI University with a view to impart in-depth knowledge and broad understanding of literacy theory and concepts along with its implications.

Duration :

Two years


Graduate in English Literature or an allied discipline with minimum 40% aggregate marks. Graduates from other disciplines may submit an application to the Registrar for special consideration. Students awaiting results may also apply.


Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the " Master of Arts in English " Degree by the University.

Program Structure

The MA English Program in English is organized into 4 semesters in two years. Students are required to complete 16 Major Papers. Students are additionally required to complete a Post Graduate Dissertation.

MA (English) Program Structure
Semester-I Semester-II
  • Renaissance & Restoration Drama
  • Poetry I -14th Century To 17th Century
  • Literary Criticism & Theory
  • Eighteenth Century Literature & Thought
  • The English Novel
  • Modern Drama
  • Research Methodology
  • Nineteenth Century American Literature
Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Literature & Gender
  • Indian Writings
  • Literary Theory - Essays
  • Twentieth Century American Literature
  • New Literatures In English
  • North-East Writings
  • Romantic Poetry
  • Forms Of Popular Fiction
  • Final Dissertation

*The program structure is subject to change (if required).

Admission Modalities

The Admission Modalities are with reference to the campus-based UG and PG Programs offered by the ICFAI University, Mizoram. The medium of instruction is English.


  • Pass in Graduation in any discipline with 40% and above aggregate marks. B.Com graduates are eligible to apply for M.Com Program and students with B.Sc (Geo) or BA (Geo) are eligible to apply for M.Sc (Geo) Program. Final year degree students awaiting results are also eligible to apply.
  • For the purpose of determining eligibility based on aggregate percentage of marks, the procedure used by the respective university in award of the degree will only be taken into consideration. All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of formal schooling by August 01, 2022 . Applicants who have completed their graduation on a one-time sitting basis or on a 2-year basis are not eligible for admission to all PG Programs
  • Students in their final year bachelor’s degree course are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their graduation requirements including practical examinations/ viva /assignments before August 01, 2022 . Such applicants will have to produce a certificate to that effect at the time of admission. The admission of applicants will, however, remain provisional until they produce marks sheets and a degree certificate establishing their eligibility. The registration of the applicants not meeting the criteria by September 17, 2021 will be cancelled and admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.

Admission Criteria

  • The selection of applicants into the Program is made through screening of applications and interview. While evaluating students for admission, due weightage is given to their academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra cocurricular activities.
  • Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of payment of first semester fee. The original certificates will be returned after verification.
  • The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process.

Special Reservation

  • There shall be a special provision for admission of students belonging to the State of Mizoram in any course of ICFAI University, Mizoram or in a constituent college, within the State of Mizoram, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course / discipline subject to the students meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above.
  • Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to students belonging to Open Category.

Application Modalities

Guidelines on how to Complete the Application Form :

The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

Application Form :

  1. Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  2. Fill the Application Form in Capital Letters.
  3. Provide all the available information under appropriate sections.
  4. Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  5. Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
  6. Enclose a Demand Draft for Rs. 300 (drawn in favour of 'The ICFAI University, Mizoram - Fee Collection A/c', payable at Aizawl).

Attested Copies of Certificates :

Applicants have to enclose attested copies of the following certificates (Attestation should be done by any Gazetted Officer/Principal of the College).

  • Date of Birth Certificate / Class X Certificate
  • Marks sheet of Class XII
  • Degree Marks Sheet (as may be applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.
  • Please paste your recent passport size colour photograph on the Application Form given on next page.

Submission of Application Form :

Prospectus along with Application form can be obtained by payment of `300 by way of Cash. The completed Application Form for Admission may be submitted at:

Campus : Durtlang North, Aizawl, Mizoram - 796025
Phone : 9856891948
City Office : Chanmari Near HDFC Bank, Opp. KFC,
Phone : 9856891948
E-Mail :
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Fee Schedule

Admission Fee :

Admission Fee of ₹10,000 for MBA, ₹ 5,000 for MA and MSc (Geography) is to be paid by all the selected candidates immediately after the admission decision is announced. The last date for payment is August 01, 2022. Admission fee is non-refundable.

Caution Deposit :

All students are required to pay a Caution Deposit of ₹ 5,000/- along with the First Semester Fee. The Caution Deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the Program.

Program Fee :

The Program fee includes Semester Fee and excludes the cost of courseware and other fee. Students should pay the fee at the beginning of each semester, as per the due dates which will be indicated in the Student Handbook. The First Semester Fee is to be paid on or before August 01, 2022.

Domicile :

Students from State of Mizoram.

Non-Domicile :

Students from States other than Mizoram.

Fee Particulars MA (English) (4 Semesters)
Domicile Non-Domicile
Fee per semester (Rs.) 18,000 21,120
Total Program Fee (Rs.) 72,000 84,480

All fee payments should be made to HDFC banks by challan which may be obtained separately from the University Accounts Department.

Merit Scholarships

NJY Merit scholarships based on semester-wise performance is provided to students based on their performance in each semester for each class as fee waiver in the next semester. The details are presented in the following table:

Applicable to % of Semester Fee offered as Scholarship Minimum CGPA
1st Place 50% 8.0
2nd Place 25% 7.5

Note: The number of students in each class should not be less than 10 to award the Scholarships.