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UGC NET English Literature
UGC NET Exam is one of the best ways to make a wonderful career in lectureship with the Arts and other subjects.
English Literature refers to the study of texts from around the world, written in the English language. By studying a degree in English Literature, you will learn how to analyze a multitude of texts and write clearly using several different styles. Generally, literature refers to different types of text including novels, non-fiction, poetry, and plays, among other forms. However, literature is a contested term, as new mediums for communication provide different types of contemporary literature
UGC NET Syllabus for English Literature
The University Grants Commission (UGC) NET Bureau revised its syllabus for UGC NET in English in June, 2019 and the same syllabus will be applicable for the upcoming UGC NET / JRF and SET or SLET examination.
Unit –I : Drama
Unit –II : Poetry
Unit –III : Fiction, short story
Unit –IV : Non-Fictional Prose
NOTE: The first four units must also be tested through comprehension passages to assess critical reading, critical thinking and writing skills. These four units will cover all literatures in English.
Unit –V : Language: Basic concepts, theories and pedagogy. English in Use.
Unit –VI : English in India: history, evolution and futures
Unit –VII : Cultural Studies
Unit –VIII : Literary Criticism
Unit –IX : Literary Theory post World War II
Unit –X : Research Methods and Materials in English.
While the subject requires better understanding and right approach the Books plays major role for doing preparations of UGC NET. It is very essential to prepare for the exam from the right books that should be according to the latest prescribed syllabus and written by experienced writers.
Best Books which is very flexible enough for any type of reader for UGC NTA NET JRF English Literature Exam.
1. David Daiches (volm 1 and 2)
2. Peter Berry
3. Literary Terms and Theory
4. The Routledge History of Literature in English
5. Indian Writing in English - an anthology of prose and poetry selection
6. Terry Eagleton After Theory
7. Cambridge Companion to Postmodern American Fiction
8. Modern Genre Theory by Duff
9. Cultural History of Modern India (esp for diasporic writers and other literature in comparison)
10. Theory of African literature by Chidi Amuta
11. English literature in context by Poplawski
12. The Cultural studies by Simon
13. Feminist Eco criticism
Still in a nutshell, David Daiches both volm 1 and 2 is the best to know about the history of English literature and for theories Peter Berry. Other books should be also followed accordingly
Job Process After Qualifying UGC NET?
With fleeting of UGC NET Exam, you have reached at the next step to secure your future.
Now you just have to follow some basic guidelines that will lead you to get the job.
You can check some points below that will help you to get your dream job.
After qualifying UGC NET, you will get an e-certificate through the official website. Just download it.
If you want to become a faculty then make a list of colleges or institutes and check the notification announced by them on a regular basis.
You can follow some websites or blogs that provide the latest job information for the post of professor or researcher.
If you find the vacancies, then apply for them. Just follow the instructions provided by them to fill up the application form.
If you successfully submit the application form, then they will call you for the interview. Almost all the colleges and universities conduct an interview or a written test (rarely) to select the deserving faculty for their college.
If your performance in interview impressed the examiner, then will offer you the joining letter otherwise you should look forward to applying in other colleges.
Important Note –
To perform better in Interview you can attend seminars and workshops to boost up the knowledge about your subject.
Career Option in English Literature
7. Literary agent
8. Creative writers
11. Screen writers