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IGNOU MA English Admission 2018 (MEG), Eligibility, Procedure, Fee, Form

Ignou MA English Admission
Written by Sumit Sharma

IGNOU MA English Admission 2018

IGNOU MA English admission July 2018 has been started now.The Indira Gandhi National Open University offers admission in its Master of Arts in English (MEG) programme in both January as well as July academic cycles. The School of Humanities (SOH) has developed this master degree programme in the field of English Literature.

The University has been offering admission to MA English discipline to the students from all over the country and abroad. The university has applied the two tier approach to study this discipline which means the examination for the MEG courses will be held only after one year.

Students who takes admission to this programme in January session can appear for the examinations in December month of same year and the students who will take admission in July session can appear for the examinations in the June month of next year.

If the student is unable to complete any course in the any particular Term End Examination then he or she may appear in the examinations which will occur in next six months.

The students need to complete all the required MEG courses within the minimum duration of two years and maximum duration of five years to obtain the master degree in English.

Programme Objective

The main objective of Master’s Degree in English (MEG) programme is to provide the students with a sound knowledge in the English language as well as exposure to a wide range of English and American literature so that they do specialization in it.

It also bring out new areas in literature such as, Canadian, Australian and Indian English. The students will be able to develop an understanding of English and other literature of their choice in their proper historico-critical perspectives.

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We have mentioned below the various details of MA English programme such as eligibility criteria, duration, age limit. These are as follows:

  • Admission Eligibility : The candidate must be having Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in any discipline or equivalence from any of the recognized university.
  • Course Duration:  Minimum duration of 2 years and Maximum duration of 5 years.
  • Programme Fee: The total fee is Rs.10,800/- which is required to be paid year wise @Rs. 5,400/- per year.
  • Age Eligibility : There is no minimum and maximum age bar.

Note : The programme fee may change in future, so please check the latest fee with the IGNOU Regional Centre or see latest prospectus.

Programme Coordinator: In case of any query, you can contact the coordinator of the discipline at below mentioned contact details:

IGNOU MA English Admission Status

The students will be able to check the registration status of the MEG programme on the university official website after the two weeks from the day of submission of admission form. In Case you do not find your admission status, please contact your regional centre  by visiting there or by speaking to them on phone.

IGNOU MA English Courses & Syllabus

IGNOU MA English 1st Year Courses

Course Code Title of the course Credits
MEG-01 British Poetry 8
MEG-02 British Drama 8
MEG-03 British Novel 8
MEG-04 Aspects of Language 8

IGNOU MA English 2nd Year Courses

Compulsory Course
MEG-05 Literary Criticism and Theory 8
Optional Courses (Choose any three)
MEG-06 American Literature 8
MEG-07 Indian English Literature 8
MEG-08 New Literatures in English 8
MEG-09 Australian Literature 8
MEG-10 English Studies in India 8
MEG-11 American Novel 8
MEG-12 A Survey Course in 20th Century Canadian Literature 8
MEG-14 Contemporary Indian Literature in English Translation 8

I hope this article will help you in understanding the basic details about Ignou MA English admission.To know more about it, please visit the university official website at

About the author

Sumit Sharma

My Educational Qualifications includes Master of Business Administration(MBA) from IGNOU, B.E. Computers from University of Jammu. I like to help IGNOU students, write blogs, update latest information related to entertainment, sports, movies, Gadgets, Health and Living, etc.


  • I want to do M.A in English from IGNOU. I have a bachelor degree in Arts . I want to what original educational documents I have to submit or show for getting admission ? I have lost my higher secondary marks cards and certificates but I have my B.A marks sheet .though lost the certificates and lost my post graduation diploma in journalism certificate as well.Please tell me in detail what educational certificate and marks cards are required for getting admission in MEG in IGNOU .

  • I want to do MA English from IGNOU. I have bachelor degree in Art from Delhi University in 1992 and MBA from SMU in 2007. But i have lost my BA degree and mark sheets, whereas i have my MBA degree and mark sheets. Please let me know can i take admission in MA English on the basis of MBA documents.

  • Sir.i want to do MA in english from IGNU.l have bachelor in arts arts.from binova bhave univercity in hazaribagh. Please help me sir my mob no.8579880932-8434394806

    • So, what is the problem in it? You can apply for IGNOU MA English admission online as well as offline till 17th August, 2016 without any late fee.


  • Hi ..sir i have done my B.A. from Kanpur university in 2014 and now want to do M.A. from IGNOU, Pls tell me whether I can do it or not…pls ans.

  • Am pursing m.a english from IGNOU university after complete my P.G which course I join mphil or directly apply for PhD…please suggest me what the next process fee duration of course and marks…

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