M.A. / M.A. (Hons.) IN GERMAN STUDIES

M.A. / M.A. (Hons.) in German Studies at the Department of German offers the choice of specialisation with Culture Studies or Translation. The M.A. programme is a credit based four-semester programme of 2 years. It shall comprise of common papers in German classics, literature, theory of literature, linguistics & stylistics, European cultural history, cultural studies, comparative aesthetics, didactics, theory and methodology of translation, literary translation, research methodology and concepts of philosophy and schools of thought. Students opting for the comprehensive M.A. in German Studies programme shall also have core courses on German film and current trends in cultural studies. Students opting for M.A. in German Studies with specialisation in Translation shall have core courses on Business & Commercial Translation, Scientific & Technical Translation & Translation of Patent Texts.

ELIGIBILITY FOR M.A. IN GERMAN STUDIES

 

Students seeking admission to M.A. should have passed

B.A. in German

OR

Graduation in any faculty  +  passed Advanced Diploma in German of the University of Mumbai or any other Indian University  +  Entrance Test*

OR

Graduation in any faculty  +  passed Mittelstufe I or B2.2 offered by Goethe Institute (Max Mueller Bhavan)  +  Entrance Test* OR

Graduation in any faculty  +  equivalent level of competence in German  +  Entrance Test*

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR M.A. (Hons.) IN GERMAN STUDIES

Students seeking admission to M.A. should have passed

B.A. in German / B.A. (Hons.) in German from the University Department of German, University of Mumbai, OR

B.A. in German from any other University with minimum 120 credits or an equivalence of 120 credits of the University of Mumbai, OR

Graduation in any faculty  +  passed Advanced Diploma in German of the University of Mumbai or any other Indian University  +  Entrance Test*, OR 

Graduation in any faculty  +  passed Mittelstufe I or B2.2 offered by Goethe Institute (Max Mueller Bhavan)  +  Entrance Test*, OR

Graduation in any faculty  +  equivalent level of competence in German  +  Entrance Test*

 

Further in their Graduation they should have secured minimum 55% or equivalent grade for open category students and 50 % or equivalent grade for reserved category students as per the existing grading system. 

*The entrance test consists of one paper, with 3 sections, as follows:

Sec. I: Summary of a literary text,

Sec. II: An essay,

Sec. III: Language Structure equivalent to level B2.2, and an interview.

 

Kindly show your self attested qualifying exam certificate's for the entrance test /Personal interview.

Link for M.A. / M.A. (Hons.) in German Studies admission form - https://uom-admissions.mu.ac.in/

You may visit the website https://uom-admissions.mu.ac.in and fill up the application form. Please register first using your E-mail ID and phone number.

Written Entrance Test Date:

Thursday, 16.06.2022 or Monday, 27.06.2022 from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. (You may appear for the entrance either on 16.06.2022 or 27.06.2022)

 

Personal Interview will be conducted after the Written Entrance Test.

 

For entrance test material 

                                        

THE FEE STRUCTURE IS AS FOLLOWS:

 

The following fees for M.A. & M.A. (Hons.) in German Studies shall be applicable for each year.

M.A. & M.A. (Hons.) in German Studies Part I Sem I & II

Open Category  (inside Mumbai University)                                                           : Rs. 5,710/--

Open Category (within & outside Maharashtra, outside Mumbai University)      : Rs. 6,210/-

Reserved Category (inside Mumbai University)                                                       : Rs. 1,555/-

Reserved Category (outside Mumbai University)                                                    : Rs. 2,055/-

Jammu & Kashmir Students                                                                                      : Rs. 6,210/-

Foreign Students                                                                                                        : Rs. 12,710/- 

M.A. & M.A. (Hons.) in German Studies Part II Sem III & IV

 

Open Category       : Rs. 4,685/-

Reserved Category : Rs. 530/-

Eligibility Fees, if required

Within Maharashtra State   : Rs. 500.00

From outside Maharashtra : Rs. 500.00 

For Foreign Nationals         : Rs. 3,000.00

*Fees are subject to change.

Duration: Two Academic Years.

TimingsFive days a week. Mon-Thurs, 9.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. Fri - 11.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Exam: Continuous Evaluation (40 marks) and Semester End Exam (60 marks)

Standard of Passing: Students should secure minimum 4 Grade points (40%) i.e. Letter Grade D in each course and complete 75% attendance.