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B.A.B.Ed. English

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Why B.A.B.Ed. English at CVV?

Highlights of the Programme

  • Approved by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • A comprehensive introduction to English literature, language, and linguistics
  • Extensive insights into the history of English literature, from the Old English period to the present
  • Detailed study of prominent texts from different ages
  • In-depth knowledge of special and world literatures (such as children’s literature, Indian classical literature, etc.) through electives
  • Enhancement of proficiency in the English language for personal, academic, and professional use
  • Understanding of teaching and learning theories and perspectives
  • Ability to pursue a postgraduate programme of their choice – be it related to English or education.
  • Awareness of the various allied disciplines of English and education and the career opportunities they offer
  • A unique set of courses rooted in Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) as well as the Chinmaya Vision Programme (CVP)
  • Opportunity for research

International Collaborations

1. Global Exposure and Internships

CVV’s global internship programme provides an exceptional chance for students and young professionals to acquire practical work experience in a diverse cultural and business environment. Through hands-on work assignments, mentorship, and networking opportunities, interns will gain a deep understanding of the local culture, while developing skills that are highly valued in today's global economy. CVV's global internship provides a chance to:

  • Experience a different work culture
  • Build a global network
  • Improve language skills 
  • Develop cross-cultural skills
  • Reflection and evaluation

2. Distinguished Visiting Faculty

Prof. Annette Leonhardt​

University of Munich, Germany

Prof. Roger Natarajan

Actuarial Program Director
University of Michigan, USA

Prof. Craig Hassed

Monash University, Australia

Prof. Uma S.Kambhampati​

Head of School, School of Politics Economics and International Relations
Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Reading, UK

Prof. Bernadine Van Gramberg

Professor and Academic Board Chair Federation University Australia

Prof. Timothy Marjoribanks​

Associate Dean Research
School of Business, Law and Entrepreneurship at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Industry Expert Talks

Programme Structure

Semester I
Semester I
Course Name 

Course  

Category 

Credits 
Introduction to English Literature and  Literary FormsCore4
History of English Literature: Old English  Period and Middle English PeriodCore4
Introduction to LinguisticsCore4
English in Context: The EssentialsAECC4
Second Language Courses (Sanskrit for Communication/ Hindi: Padya aur Natak/ Malayalam: Katha, Kavitha )Core4
Environmental StudiesAECC3
 Total23
Semester II

SEMESTER II

Course Name 

Course  

Category 

Credits 

Development of the English Language:  Tracing the Origins and Understanding  Changes

Core 

History of English Literature: Elizabethan  Age 

Core 

Detailed Textual Study: Hamlet 

Core 

English for Academia 

Core 

Perspectives of Education 

Core 

Sanskrit: A Language for Eternal Use –

Malayalam: Lekhanam Nadakam - Hindi: Gadya Aur Kahani 

Core

4

 

Total 

23

Semester III

SEMESTER III

Course Name 

Course  

Category 

Credits 

History of English Literature: Jacobean Age  to Augustan Age 

Core 

Detailed Textual Study: The Rape of the  Lock; Gulliver’s Travels 

Core 

Elective 1* 

DSE 

3

Yoga and Well-being 

Core 

ICT in Teaching and Learning 

Core 

Indian Constitution and Human Rights

AECC 

2

IKS- Pride of India 

SEC 

 

Total 

23

Semester IV
Semester IV
Course Name 

Course  

Category 

Credits 
History of English Literature: Romantic  Age and Victorian AgeCore4
Elective 2*DSE3
Secondary School English CurriculumCore3
Learner and LearningCore4
IKS-II: Self UnfoldmentSEC4
Minor 1Gen. Elective3
School Observation – Internship Phase ICore2
 Total 23

 

Semester V
Semester V
Course Name  Course   Category  Credits 
History of English Literature: 20th Century  to the Present Core 4
Elective 3* DSE 3
Content Specific Strategies for Teaching  English Core 4
Teaching and Learning of English-I Core 4
Learning Assessment Core 3
Teaching: Approaches and Strategies Core 4
Total  22
Semester VI
Semester VI
Course Name 

Course  

Category 

Credits 
Introduction to Literary Theory and  CriticismCore4
Detailed Textual Study: The Rime of the  Ancient Mariner; Ulysses; Wide Sargasso  SeaCore4
Teaching and Learning of English IICore4
Learner Environment and EngagementCore3
Chinmaya Vision ProgrammeSEC2
School Observation – Internship Phase IICore2
Minor - 2Gen. Elective3
 Total 22
Semester VII
Semester VIII
Course NameCourse
Category
Credits
Internship Phase IIICore20
Total Credits20
Semester VIII
Semester VIII
Course Name  Course   Category  Credits 
Contemporary Concerns and Issues  in Secondary Education in India Core 3
Community Involvement and Sensitisation Core 2
School Administration and Management Core 3
Indian Writing in English Core 4
Elective 4* DSE 3
Project in English Core 4
Educational Heritage of India Core 4
Total  23
 
Other Details

Core

142

Discipline-Specific Elective (DSE)

12

General Electives

6

Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)

10

Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)

9

Total Credits

179

Higher Studies & Career Avenues

School FESTS

Lit Magic

Lit Magic is an inter-college literary event, organised by the and coordinated by the BA BEd. English students. The main motive of this event is to raise awareness about the relevance and beauty of literature, through various activities and games.

Meet the Author Series

The Grantha Club in association with the School of Ethics, Governance, Culture and Social Systems conducts “Meet the Author” series. The series is aimed at inculcating the habit of reading in students in general and also to provide a platform for students to engage with eminent personalities to enhance their creative skills. 

Fee Structure

Annual  Tuition FeeActivity FeeAnnual Programme Fee (Tuition + Activity)

₹1,10,250

3,500

1,13,750

Scholarships are available for meritorious students.

Expert Teaching Faculty

Assistant Professor |
Head of the School
DR. BINDU M. P. Assistant Professor School of Ethics, Governance, Culture & Social Systems
Assistant Professor of
Education
DR. VISHAKA VENKAT Assistant Professor School of Linguistics & Literary Studies
Assistant Professor of English Programme Coordinator
DR. SANDHYA SHANKAR Assistant Professor School of Linguistics & Literary Studies
Assistant Professor of
Linguistics
Assistant Professor of English
Assistant Professor of
English (Pedagogy)
Assistant Professor of Hindi
Assistant Professor of
Education
Assistant Professor of Malayalam

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