The real superheroes are those who write the script of our favorite movies, shows, or series. And to become a great writer you must have great knowledge and understanding of literature (any language that you love). You need to pursue a proper course in literature to be qualified as a writer, so, in this article, I have mentioned the top 11 colleges to learn literature.
University of Delhi– It is located in Delhi and is considered one of the best Universities in India. The University is a cluster of 70+ colleges offering 200 + courses across various streams including B. A program and honors in history, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, and B.Sc. and M.SC in physics, biology, and many more. The fee ranges around 5- 15k varying from college to college. It provides placement packages of around 4-5LPA.
Hyderabad University – Located in Hyderabad, Telangana; the University is under central ownership and offers 90+ courses across 11 streams. Some of the popular courses are M.A and M.SC. Its fee ranges from 10k to 60k varying with courses. This college offers literature course. It provides average placement packages of around 6-7LPA.
Presidency University– It is a University in Kolkata under private ownership and is associated with Calcutta University. The University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) and has around 17 departments that offer UG, PG, and Ph.D. programs in various specializations including B.A, B.Sc., M.A, and many more across all the streams of arts, science, and commerce. The fee is around 10k to 20k. Average placement packages offered are around 5LPA.
Jadavpur University -It is a state-level University located in Kolkata, West Bengal. The University is a member of the Association of India Universities (AIU) and offers many popular courses like BA honor, B.A program, M.A, M.SC, BE/B.Tech and many more. The fee falls around 7-50k. Average placement packages offered are around 6-7LPA.
Jawaharlal Nehru College – JNU is a publicly owned University and has been given the status of ‘The University of Excellence by the University Grant Commission (UGC). The college offers 100+ courses across various streams like psychology, humanities, literature course. It is a renowned and reputed university and has approximately 200 + collaborations/tie-ups with many popular and successful organizations and institutions. Its fee ranges around 1- 10 k. It provides placement packages of around 8-9LPA.
Loyola College – It is located in Chennai and is affiliated with the University of Madras and is also titled “College of Excellence” by University Grants Commission (UGC). The college offers many courses across various fields, some of the courses offered are B.Sc., M.SC, M.A, B.A, BE/B.Tech and many more. Its fee ranges around 10k-2 lakhs depending on the course/program chosen. Placement packages provided are around 3-4LPA.
Lady Shri Ram College for Women – This institute is located in Lajpat Nagar, Delhi. It is government-owned and affiliated with the University of Delhi. The college offers a variety of courses across many streams like bachelor’s and master’s courses in various streams like english, hindi, literature and fields like physics, economics, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, biology, and many more. Its fee ranges from 15k – 21k. Its placement package is around 5-7 LPA.
English and Foreign Languages University – It is located in Hyderabad, Telangana, and mainly focuses on the teaching of languages like English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Korean, and Persian in India at the international level. EFLU offers UG, PG, and Diploma programs in various languages and entrance exams accepted are IELTS and TOEFL. Its fee ranges around 1-22k. It provides placement packages of around 20-50k.
Hindu College– Hindu College is considered one of the oldest colleges in Delhi. Hindu college offers various UG, PG, and certificate programs in multiple disciplines. Admission to UG courses is based on merit as per the Cut Off percentage decided by Delhi University. For PG admissions candidates have to appear for the DUET entrance exam, conducted by the Delhi University. The fee in this college ranges from 15k to 21k for different programs
Hansraj College – Hansraj College is one of the finest colleges on the north campus of Delhi University. This college is most popularly known as “Shahrukh Khan vala College”, as he is one of the most notable alumni of the college. The college is mainly considered for science courses but it also has a very good faculty for commerce and art department. Admission to most of the courses is through a merit-based system and for few courses like BBA; Business economics admission is through an entrance exam conducted by the University of Delhi. The fee structure is similar to every other college affiliated with the University of Delhi (i.e. ranges from 7k to 20 k for different courses and programs).
St. Xavier’s College– St. Xavier College is situated in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and is affiliated with the University of Mumbai offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Arts, Science, Commerce, and Management. Admission to the courses is both merit and entrance based and the institute is under private ownership. The fee ranges from 5- 25k varying with courses/programs. Average placement packages offered are around 5-6 LPA.
Literature has always been and will continue to be a very fascinating subject and career option. So, if you are willing to learn literature as your higher studies then do consider the mentioned literature colleges and Universities. Hope the article help you search out the best literature colleges in India.
By: Nupur Bhagat