MPhil/Phd Courses

For information and guidelines regarding the duration of the course, the number of courses and credit requirements per semester, and eligibility requirements for the awarding of the degree and related matters the students are advised to consult the relevant Academic Ordinances of the University. Given below is the list of courses for M. Phil. Offered by the Centre and some of the major areas of research.

New Issues and Themes in Biolinguistics
This course is a survey of current research in areas and issues in Biolinguistics. It also proposes to cover a variety of approaches to language design (as a biological system) and the evolution of language. Some of the major areas of research will be covered in the following sections:

s Acquisition of speech and language

s Cognition and perception studies through different disorders of communication.

s Studies in lateralization and localization of language in brain through imaging techniques.

s Genes and language/speech.

s Speech and voice patterns of genetically related people

s Language and evolution

List of Courses For M. Phil

Students are required to take any four courses in the first two semesters of the programme

Course No.


LE601Research Methodology 4
LE602Structure of Contemporary English4
LE603Applied English Linguistics4
LE604Literature in India4
LE605Phonology and Syntax of English4
LE606Teaching of English in India 4
LE607Stylistics and Discourse Analysis4
LE608History and Development of English Language4
LE612Semiotics of Creative Process in Language & Literature 4
LE615Readings in Linguistics 4
LE618Indian English in its Socio-cultural & Historical Setting 4
LE622Lexicography 4
LE623Theoretical Issues in  Syntax and Semantics4
LE625Areal Linguistics and Language Typology4
LE626Indian Linguistic Tradition4
LE629Structuralism and Literary Critique4
LE630Structures of Lesser Known Languages4
LE631Saussure and Semiology4
LE632Glossematics and the Danish School Linguistics4
LE633Conceptual Structures in Language, Literature, Art and Culture  4
LE635Semantics: Language and   Cultural Perception4
LE636Vakyapadiya: Philosophy of Language and Linguistics4
LE637Applied Linguistics4
LE638Readings in Natural Language Processing4
LE639Indian Linguistic Tradition4
LE641Pedagogical Theory and Practice4
LE642Cognitive Linguistics4
LE644First Language Acquisition: Issues of Methodology & Analysis4
LE645Linguistics and the Human Sciences4
LE646Language and Interpretation4
LE647 Language Contact and Language Convergence 4
LE648Montague Grammar4
LE649Computational Semantics4
LE653Formal Methods in Computational Linguistics  4
LE654Topics in Formal Semantics4
LE655Speech Sciences and their Application4
LE656English in Contact4
LE658Socio-linguistics: Issues and Perspectives4
LE663Post-structuralism 4
LE664Issues and Themes in Biolinguistics 4
LE667Language Documentation4

The Centre has awarded more than 82 M.Phil.s and 52 Ph.D.s  in the subject so far.