MA English Syllabus Punjab University

The University of Punjab last changed its MA English Syllabus in the year 2002-2003. The Appendix ‘A’ Contains outline while Appendix B contains the detail of papers.

M.A. (English) Part One Examination of 2003. The change of Punjab University Syllabus was not welcome initially as the faculty as well as students found difficult to adjust to the new syllabus. Punjab university had to award passing marks to the students appearing in the early years of change of syllabus.Currently, a student can pass MA English if he/she obtains 40% marks in each paper while the aggregate/average remains at least 45%.

University of the Punjab has divided MA English Examinations in two parts i.e. Part One and Part Two. A student cannot appear in combined exams i.e. MA part 1 and 2 cannot be taken up for exams together. A student must pass Part I before appearing in the 2nd part of MA English. However, supplementary candidates are allowed to appear in MA Part 2 exams. Below are the details of MA Part two Exam papers.

MA English Syllabus Punjab University – Part One:

Appendix A: Outline of MA English Part I Papers

Paper No.Paper NameMarks
Paper IClassical Poetry100
Paper IIDrama100
Paper IIINovel100
Paper IVProse100
Paper VAmerican Literature100

Appendix A: Outline of MA English Part Two Compulsory Papers and Books.

Paper No.Paper NameMarks
Paper IPoetry II100
Paper IIDrama II100
Paper IIINovel III100
Paper IVLiterary Criticism100

Appendix A: MA English Part two Optional Papers. At least one paper is mandatory from below appended list of papers.

Paper No.Paper NameMarks
Paper VShort Stories100
Paper VILiterature in English Around the World100
Paper VIILinguistics100
Paper VIIIEssay100