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M.A. (Linguistics)

   Department of Humanities

Programme Level

Post Graduate


2 Years

About the programme

The MA in Linguistics opens a wide range of options for those wishing to pursue higher education in Linguistics. The course covers both theoretical and practical aspects of language study. With an M.A in Linguistics at our university, students can expect to gain a deep understanding of the nature of language, its cognitive and social functions, and the role it plays in communication and society.


3 Yr. Bachelor Degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate

Fee Structure

2 Years
Tuition Fee (per annum)
Exam Fee (per annum)

Program Structure


Program Structure

Programme Outcomes


Demonstrate a coherent and an in-depth knowledge of linguistics, its principal domains and branches.


Demonstrate the ability to understand the role and ethical responsibility of a Linguist in documenting, preserving, and examining the fine-details of a given language.


Critically evaluate the current theories in Linguistics.


Examine the complexities of the use of language in public sphere and the role of language in cultural institutions.


Ability to use the concepts and methods of linguistics to solve a problem with theoretical consequences


Apply domain-specific analytical knowledge to examine data of different languages and get involved in developing programs and/or software for lesser known and endangered languages


Acquire positive attitude towards interdisciplinary research especially in the areas of sociology, psychology, philosophy, computer science etc.


Document and create linguistic resources and searchable databases, especially of lesser-known languages which would be useful in community development.


Understand the dynamic relationship between language-in-schools and language-in society, and thereby contribute to the ongoing efforts of providing sustainable solutions which would lead to maintenance and development of linguistic diversity in India.


Communicate effectively in both written and oral language for academic and professional purposes.

Programme Educational Objectives


Graduates will have the ability to effectively use modern technologies in dealing with linguistic data.


Recognize the scope of Linguistics and Language Technology in terms of career opportunities, employment and lifelong engagement in research, teaching, translation, communication, media, soft skills and other allied fields.


Work independently as an expert, educator, researcher, content or creative writer, etc.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)


Able to analyze and critically evaluate various theoretical and methodological approaches to linguistic questions, and apply these in independent work on linguistic issues of a practical and theoretical nature.


Can critically evaluate methodology, data analysis and conclusions in linguistic research work