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IGNOU MA English Admission 2019, Eligibility, Result, Grade Card

IGNOU MA English Admission
Written by Sumit Sharma

IGNOU MA English Admission 2019

The Indira Gandhi National Open University offers admission to Master of Arts in English (MEG) in both January and July academic cycles. The discipline has been developed by the School of Humanities (SOH), IGNOU. The students can apply for IGNOU MA English admission 2019 through university walk-in admission scheme.

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Also, the students have the option to apply for Online Admission by visiting the university official admission web portal at

The main objective of the university to offer education in Master’s Degree in English (MEG) to the students from all over the country and abroad is to provide them the knowledge about the wide range of literature with an option to do specialization in a particular area.

It also helps the learners to make a sound base about the English language basics. Also, the student will improve their confidence in their critical and analytical abilities.

It also provides an opportunity for those learners who want to pursue their master degree in the field of English Literature. After pursuing this programme, the learners can join the school, colleges as an English Tutor or any other related field. To know more about the MEG discipline, please visit the official website.

IGNOU MA English Programme Details

 The more details about the Master of Arts in English(MEG) are mentioned below:

Medium of Instruction


Admission Eligibility

The student seeking admission to this programme should be having Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University.

IGNOU MA English Fees 2018

The students need to pay Rs.10,800/- for the complete programme which has to be paid year wise @Rs. 5,400/- per year.

Duration of Programme

The university provides a minimum time duration of 2 years and maximum duration of 5 years to complete this master degree programme. If not completed on time, the students have to take re-admission and submit the fees again.

Programme Coordinator

Prof. Anju S. Gupta, [email protected] Ph.011-29572776

IGNOU MA English Admission Procedure

We request the students to visit their nearest Ignou Regional Centres for obtaining the admission prospectus. The admission notification is published by the university for both July and January academic cycles on its official website or in the local newspapers.

For MA English programme, the admission is offered by the university via online mode only. Students have to visit the university official website at to apply for IGNOU MA English Online admission.The university offers admission in its MEG programme twice in a year i.e for January and July session as per the academic calendar.

The admission related advertisement is published by the university in the local daily newspapers, through regional media and also on the official website:- The admission form and latest Ignou prospectus can be obtained from your nearest Ignou Regional Centres by paying a small amount of fee.

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IGNOU MEG Syllabus & Courses

The 2-tier system approach has been followed by the university for studying this programme.The learner needs to complete 64 credits to obtain the master degree. It consists of five compulsory core courses and three optional courses.

We have mentioned below the Course Code and Course Names for MA English discipline offered in the first and second year. The detail about the courses or syllabus is mentioned below:

IGNOU MA English First Year Courses

Course CodeTitle of the courseCredits
MEG-01British Poetry8
MEG-02British Drama8
MEG-03British Novel8
MEG-04Aspects of Language8

IGNOU MA English Second Year Courses

Compulsory Course
MEG-05Literary Criticism and Theory8
Optional Courses (Choose any three)
MEG-06American Literature8
MEG-07Indian English Literature8
MEG-08New Literatures in English8
MEG-09Australian Literature8
MEG-10English Studies in India8
MEG-11American Novel8
MEG-12A Survey Course in 20th Century Canadian Literature8
MEG-14Contemporary Indian Literature in English Translation8

IGNOU MA English (MEG) Term-end Examination

The IGNOU MEG Term End Examinations are conducted twice in a year i.e in June and December. The student who will take admission to a master degree programme in English for July cycle can appear in next year June term end examination whereas the students who will take admission in January academic cycle can appear in December examinations for the same year.

If the student who will appear in June MEG examinations fail to pass in any course can fill the examination form for that particular course in next December examination. Same is the Case for December examination as well. The TEE constitutes the major part of evaluation system as it carries 70% weightage in the Final result.

About the author

Sumit Sharma

Sumit Sharma is the owner of has decent knowledge about studies in Indira Gandhi National Open University. So, he prefers to writes on various topics related to IGNOU distance learning. Also, he is Web Designer by profession.


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