The objective of the programme is to enable students to understand and appreciate the basis of evolution and growth of Telugu Language and Literature, to inculcate the literary taste and to create awareness of literary forms and trends. The students trained in the programme will have job opportunities as Telugu teachers in schools and colleges, translators in government and non government offices, sub-editors, reporters in news papers and also as freelance translators and journalists.

Programme Name Duration Regular Seats Payment Seats
M..A. Telugu Language, Literature and Translation 2 Years
(4 Semesters)
40 06
Eligibility :

Any graduate with 40 Marks in General Telugu.
Preference will be given to special Telugu, BAOL/ sastri

Programme Content :
  • Classical Telugu Poetry
  • Telugu Grammar – Prosody
  • Linguistics – Phonology, Morphology
  • History of Telugu Literature -1
  • Theories and Methods of Translation
  • Modern Telugu Poetry
  • Telugu Grammar- Poetics
  • Linguistics (Syntax, Semantics, Dialectology)
  • .History of Telugu Literature – II
  • Development of Telugu Language-Modernisation
  • History of Telugu Language
  • Folk Lore,
  • Literary Criticism (Eastern School)
  • Sanskrit Grammar – Prescribed Texts-Poetry
  • Internal Electives :
    1. Telugu Journalism-Media Writing
    2. Computer Knowledge
  • External Electives :
    1. Folk Arts,
    2. Andhra History & Culture
  • Structure of Modern Telugu
  • Modern Literary Genres
  • Literary Criticism (Western School)
  • Sanskrit Grammar-History of Sanskrit Literature
  • Research Project (Parisodhanamsa Krishi).
Research Programmes

The Department is actively involved in the Research Programmes on various thrust areas. The following Research Programmes are being offered by the Department on Full-time and Part-time basis by following the UGC guidelines.

Research Programmes Areas of Research
M.Phil and Ph.D. Key Areas of Research
  • Modern Literature
  • Classical Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Literary Criticism
  • Telugu Grammar
  • Folklore
  • Dalit & Feminist Literature
  • Translation Studies
  • Journalism
  • Women Studies
  • Language Studies
  • Lexicography
  • Sanskrit Literature & Grammar