University of Kashmir M.A in English Entrance Exam 2012


University of Kashmir is a pioneering University which offers various courses through regular medium as well as distance mode. The University organizes entrance exam every year for the admittance of the eligible candidates to its various courses in different fields.

Structure of University of Kashmir M.A in English Entrance Exam

The University of Kashmir M.A in English Entrance Exam will be of objective type multiple choice pattern. There will be 60 objective type questions each carrying 1 mark. There will also be negative marking; for each wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted. The questions will be mainly from the syllabus of English which one has pursued in their under graduate programme. The total time allotted for the exam is 120 minutes.

Syllabus of University of Kashmir M.A in English Entrance Exam

Unit I

Novel I:

  • Animal Farm
  • A Tale of Two Cities

Unit II

Novel II:

  • Jane Eyre
  • Through the Looking Glass

Unit III

Novel III:

  • The Old Man and the Sea
  • A Passage to India
  • The Painter of Signs

Unit IV

Poetry I:

  • Prescribed Poems from Integrated General English Course-I, II and III

Unit V

Poetry II:

  • Prescribed Poems for English Literature—TDC Part I

Unit VI

Poetry III:

  • Prescribed Poems for English Literature –TDC Part II

Unit VII

Drama I:

  • Arms and the Man
  • Othello


Drama II:

  • A Good Woman of Schezwan
  • Julius Ceasar Unit IX

Drama III:

  • Death of a Salesman
  • Midsummer Night’s Dream

Unit X

Essay I:

  • Spoken English
  • Playing the English Gentleman
  • The Power of Prayer
  • The Elixir of Life
  • The Ethics of Power
  • Humanities and Science

Unit XI

Essay II:

  • Freedom of Democracy
  • The Environment
  • My Duty to My Neighbour
  • The Ladies have Feelings, so…Shall We
  • On The Abolition of the English Department
  • The Politics of Failure

Unit XII


  • As prescribed in TDC Part I General English


Short Stories:

  • As prescribed in TDC Part I and II General English

Unit XIV

  • History of English Literature and Literary Terms and Concepts

Unit XV


  • Homonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Phonemic Spelling
  • Stress and Intonation

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates those who have completed their under graduate programme in English or allied subjects from a recognized University are eligible to apply for the University of Kashmir M.A in English Entrance Exam. The candidates in the final year programme of Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply for the same.

How to Apply?

The application form along with the information prospectus can obtained from various sale counters of the University by payment of fees of Rs. 250/-. The same can also be obtained from the official website of the University for which the application fee has to be deposited in any branch of the J&K Bank Ltd. The completed application form along with the required enclosures has to be sent to the Dean Academic Affairs, University of Kashmir, Srinagar before the last date.

How to fill the Form?

  • Read the information brochure before form filling
  • All the columns in the application form have to be carefully filled following the instructions in the prospectus
  • No column should be left blank
  • Fill the application form completely furnishing the exact details
  • The name, date of birth and other personal details provided in the application form should match with that in the higher secondary certificate
  • Paste a recent passport size photograph in appropriate place

For those who have downloaded the application form from the official website, along with the application form and other required enclosures, the counterfoil (University copy) of the Pay-in-Slip also has to be sent

Important Dates (Tentative)

[Please note that we only provide tentative dates based on previous years dates. For exact dates related information it is always best to check official websites only.]

Date of start of on-line Submission of Application Forms:  Last week of February, 2012

Last Date of Submission of on-line Application Forms:  Second week of March, 2012

List of University of Kashmir M.A in English Entrance Exam Centres

University of Kashmir

Contact Address for University of Kashmir M.A in English Entrance Exam

  • Address: University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, J&K, India
  • Phone no: 2420078, 2420405, 2420570, 2421346, 2424152, 2429870
  • Email: [email protected]
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Reference Books for University of Kashmir M.A in English Entrance Exam

  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  • Key concepts in Television studies by Casey, Bernadette
  • An English Miscellany by Tongue & Shiv Kumar
  • Key Concepts in language & Linguistics by Trask R. L
  • Key concepts in Communication, Cultural and Media studies by John, Hartley
  • Modern Mass Media by Merril, John
  • Mass Communication in India: A Sociological Perspective by Villanilam, J V
  • Hayavadan by Girish Karnad
  • Desire under the Elms by Eugene O’ Neill
  • The Family Reunion by T.S. Eliot
  • Mass Communication in the Information Age by Dizard
  • Introduction to Communication Studies by Fiske
  • Language Curriculum: Dynamics of Change by Mathew
  • An Introduction to Functional Grammar by Halliday MAK
  • Language the Basics by Trask R. L
  • The Birthday Party by Harold Printer
  • A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
  • Kanthapura by Raja Rao
  • An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English by Gimson, A.C, and Edward Arnold
  • Spoken and written Language by Halliday MAK

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  • Life Line Competitive and Entrance Coaching Centre
  • Sahil study circle
  • Sri Krishna Academy
  • Aakash Institute
  • Pathfinder Academy
  • J .R. S Tutorials
  • Manidha Naeyam IAS Coaching Centre
  • Hierank School of Competitions
  • VPM classes
  • Pearson Tandem

Study Plan

  • Set up an appropriate timetable and follow it systematically
  • Study each and every topic in the syllabus thoroughly
  • Prepare with the help of previous year question papers
  • Note the important points while preparing
  • Give prior importance to revision
  • Refer many authorized books while studying

How and Where To Get the Results?

The result of University of Kashmir M.A in English Entrance Exam can be obtained from the official website of the University.

Score Validity

The score validity of University of Kashmir M.A in English Entrance Exam is only for 1 year.



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    Syed Rasikha Nisar:

    What is the eligibility percentage for MA entrence test