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Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education


Established in the year 1984, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education has been proudly offering BA- English programme from 2013. From the academic year 2021, the university offers B. A. (Hons). The programme is quite unique and absolutely satiates the curricular needs of the students. The courses include Social History of England, British Literature, Indian writing in English, History of English Literature, Indian Literature in English Translation, Introduction to English Language Teaching and Learning, Background to Literary Criticism, Introduction to Language and Linguistics, Women’s Writing in English, Applications of English Grammar, Basics of Journalism, etc. Apart from the curricular needs, the students are trained to write and articulate well so that they can find work in sectors such as print media, electronic media, and call centres.



Accredited by UGC, AICTE. Ranked 4th in terms of UI GreenMetric Ranking.


The English Department has a well-established Language lab. The Language Lab is completely computerised and has plenty of comfortable seating for students to sit and work. 70 student booths and one teacher console are available. Students may also use their individual listening aid to listen to fascinating talks, dialogues, and stories.


Every student is being offered a decent package and gives an advantage in the final placements where one can expect anything above 3.5 to 4 lacs package. Companies take part in the recruitment drive conducted by the University and hire students on a yearly basis.

Student Centric Approach

Kalasalingam University follows a student-centric approach which means, the maximum attention will be given to the hands-on learning approach and students are motivated, encouraged to come up with their innovative, bright ideas. Faculty provide every possible help to the students so that they can have holistic development.


Scholarship is offered upto 100% of Tuition Fees for the Meritorious Students.

Why B. A. at Kalasalingam?

In KARE, apart from degree you find chances to
Be taught by faculty with international exposure (Cambridge certified examiners & Scopus Journal editors)
Be tutored on research techniques
100% placement in various companies including MNCs
Chances to go abroad with a certificate in Business English Certification provided by the
Cambridge University
Scope to learn Hindi,
Scope to learn Japanese,
Scope to learn Korean,
Health Centre,
Extra-curricular activities,
Co-curricular activities,
Industrial Visits,
Photography club,
Other club activities (Engcafe, Readers’ Forum, NSS, Tamil Mandram, YRC, Green Club
International Food Court with multi-cuisine food gala
International exposure
You spend three years after your higher secondary in a college, laying the basic foundations of
your career. Then why not in a university where you can learn both from the syllabus and far
from the syllabus, at your own pace, thus laying the strongest foundation in the best institution,
one can find in this locality. Because learning does not confine to the syllabus – you learn life,
you learn mastering your thoughts, you learn mentoring, you learn counselling, you learn
communication, you develop your personality, you strengthen your focus, you set goals, you fix
targets, you mould the “you” in you, you sharpen your placement skills, you find your identity,
you bring out the talent in you, you play and laugh and learn and live in this campus… Learning
is not just the syllabus… but lot more… and in a multicultural scenario, learning is filled with

Why this Program

English Literature is not just studying about poems and plays by renowned poets and
playwrights. Apart from inculcating a flare for books and plays, these course help one inherit the following skills:

  • Comprehensive communication skills
  • Creative skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Analyzing various levels of meanings

BA Eligibility and Selection

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria
BA English Pass in 10+2 with 50% Marks

Selection Process

Selection will be done on the basis of the Kalasalingam Common Entrance Examination and merit considering 10+2 marks.

BA. Placements


Here is the list of Top BA courses which an XII class pass students can enroll for:

  • B.A. – English