Many students after their 12th opt for English literature as their graduation subject. Infact, it is one of the most popular courses offered by Delhi University and demands splendid percentage in 12th grade. The course revolves around English literature of different eras including poetry, short stories and other forms of writing by different and renowned writers.It encompasses historical literature, theater and various forms of performing arts.
If you are a graduate in English literature that too Honours then you have plethora of options,apart from being a lecturer, for your career. All you need is opt for the correct one, as per your caliber and put it the required amount of passion and handwork.
The most well-known job often taken up by literature graduate is that of a content writer.Writers are in huge demands today. Scriptwriting, travel writing, copy writing to simply writing blogs online are some of the writing careers taken up professionally.
In recent years there has been unprecedent growth in the field of media.With the increase in number of television set, news channels, radio stations this field provides its pursuers dynamic growth in career.A degree in English provides you an edge over the others who come from different background.
Not many people with English literature as their subject go for Civil service. But if you are confident enough and hold a good command on general studies and current affairs then this field is certainly for you. The minimum requirement for appearing in UPSC or any civil service exam is to be a graduate. This exam looks for a good take or an opinion on a paticular topic and good writing skills where your graduation degree of English certainly helps.
Management as a career is definitely high in demand these days.The only requirement for pursuing MBA is being a graduate in any course. Your articulate communication skills and eloquent writing skills will act as your asset, helping you to convey the brand’s vision effectively.
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
Employ your writing skills to advertise brands online.We all are well aware of the fact that social media is a crucial part of our lives today. It is the most effective platform for advertisement. Just utilize your writing skills to reach out to netizens.
Your good command over English can fetch you a job in an embassy. Speaking, reading and writing fluently in atleast two languages,including English and one or more is others is basic requirement for being an interpreter or translator.
Article contributed by our Guest Writer and Intern, Rahila Rizwan.