Duration : Four Semesters (Two Years)
Pass in B A examination of Mangalore University or equivalent with English as a Major/Optional subject (the cognate subject), provided they have secured a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST/Category – I candidates) marks in the cognate subject. Candidates who have studied English as either the first or second Language at the degree level for not less than two years/four semesters and candidates who have studied Additional English of Mangalore University for not less than two years/four semesters are also eligible to apply provided such applicants have scored not less than aggregate 60% marks. The marks scored in the English First or Second Language examinations or Additional English examinations would be equated with the marks of optional English (the cognate subject) as follows:
1. 60% in English First Second Language is equivalent to 45% of Optional English (the cognate subject).
2. 60% in Additional English is equivalent to 48% of Optional English (the cognate subject)