A literature teacher teaches students range of literature from all over the world. Depending on the medium of instruction a literature teacher can be one who specializes in literature pertaining to different languages like for example an English Literature Teacher or Professor, a Hindi Literature teacher or Professor or a Sanskrit Literature Teacher or professor. Additionally there are scopes to become teachers who specialize in literature pertaining to foreign languages like Spanish, French or German. These teachers help the students to analyze and interpret different forms of literature like prose, poetry, novels and plays.
Depending on the degree a person holds he/she can be a teacher at secondary school level or at colleges and universities. They also work on literature related research or other related literary works.
Minimum Qualification: 10+ 2 with at least 60% or more marks.
- Excellent command over the language - Good oratory skills - In-depth knowledge of the language and its literature
Courses to be pursued
Honors Degree in Literature
Bachelor of Arts with major in chosen language (English
Urdu) Arts and Humanities
Post Graduate degree in Literature
Master of Arts in chosen language
Arts and Humanities
PhD in Literature.
University of Delhi, New Delhi
Address: St. Stephen's College
New Delhi: 110007
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Address:New Mehrauli Road,
New Delhi 110067
Phone: 011-26704054, 26741236
There are various job opportunities for a Literature teacher or professor. Teachers in schools, as professors in colleges and Universities, Research Associates, Researcher, Linguist.
ST. Xavier's College, Mumbai
Address: 5, Mahapalika Marg, Dhobi Talao, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001
Phone:022 2262 0661
Address: hindu College Hostel, Hindu College, University Enclave, Kamla Nagar, Delhi, 110007
Phone: 011 2766 7184
Homi K. Bhabha
Homi K. Bhabha is born on November 1, 1949. He is an Indian scholar and critical theorist. He is the Director of the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University. He also got the Padma Bhushan award.
Kumar Vishwas is an Indian poet and a politician of Aam Admi Party. He also wrote a book on Koi Deewana Kheta Hai.