Advance Diploma (Literature & Linguistics)

The program focuses on introducing the basic concepts of linguistics & literature to the fresh graduates who have no background of both the filed

Program Objectives

  • To introduce students to the subject of linguistics as a science and teach them the basic concepts of the subject.
  • To familiarize students with major branches of linguistics in general and historical linguistics in particular.
  • To teach the sound system of English in order to enable them to learn the pronunciation of English words.
  • To acquaint students with the theoretical knowledge of the science of phonetics and phonology.
  • To provide them a chance for sufficient practice in the language laboratory.
  • To make students increasingly independent in using techniques of ELT
  • To guide students in acquiring specific study skills i.e. the use of dictionary, vocabulary development, note-taking, reading skills etc.
  • To enable students to teach the methodology of teaching principles of ESL/EFL
  • To enable students to teach the methodology of teaching English as a foreign language.
  • To make learners aware of the linguistic aspects of literature through practical demonstration of language study with the help of literary texts
  • To teach learners verse structure, rhyme and stress, similes and metaphors, word sets and changes of grammatical persons etc in the study of novel, prose and drama, diary and short stories

Program Requirements

BA with second division, or  BA with third Division plus Advanced Diploma with 65 % marks

Course Details

Admission Criteria

  • The candidates who qualify in each of the written tests separately and in aggregate in the oral tests will be declared successful.
  • The evaluation of tests will be done according to the approved rules regulations for examinations.

Admission Schedule

Admission to Advanced Diploma in Literature and Linguistics are offered twice every year, in January and July.


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