Grasp of essential concepts of grammar and their modern usage in day-to-day personal and professional life is a major challenge faced by young learners at all levels and streams of higher education in India. Concise English Grammar has been designed and created to suit the needs of first-yearundergraduate students of the arts as well as professional courses, and to equip them for advanced usage of English in their higher studies. This book brings together the core concepts of theoretical and descriptive grammar, both modern and conventional; elements of remedial English; vocabulary; and academic writing, in a single compilation, and provides numerous examples and exercises which call for the application of the student'sknowledge of grammar enabling them to assess their own progress. Each chapter is thoroughly cross-referenced, and written in an accessible, user-friendly manner, making it possible for students to derive maximum benefit from the book. Though created keeping the students of Kerala in mind, itswide-ranging coverage should be of value to all students and teachers of English as second language elsewhere as well.