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Updated on 15 Jul, 2022

Post Graduate Diploma in The Novel (PGDNOV)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 3 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 7,300
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Bachelor‘s degree / a higher degree from a recognized University


Medium of Instruction: English

The Post Graduate Diploma in the Novel looks at the genre of the novel and takes into consideration three major literary traditions of the novel. The course focuses on the writings of the greatest British novelists and their finest works, on various aspects of the novel as a genre, and discusses each novel against its social and cultural contexts. The programme also exposes learners to the major novelists in American Literature through a study of their representative novels and traces the development of the Australian novel, its colonial history up to the present times. And lastly we look at an integral part of the curricula at colleges and universities across the globe - literary theory and criticism, beginning from classical times, including romantic criticism, new criticism, feminist theories, deconstruction and contemporary theories.
Course Code
Title of the Course
Course Credits
MEG - 05
Literary Theory & Criticism
MEG 03
British Novel
MEG 11
American Novel
MEG 19
Australian Novel
Total Credits
32 Credits


Programme Coordinator: Dr. Pema Eden Samdup;
 + 91 11-29572770 

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