|Total year wise||₹5,307||₹4,267||₹4,267|
|grand total||₹13,841 get Detailed fees on your mail|
*Estimated Fees, Official Verification is Pending
Candidate must have passed any Group in Plus Two / XII (or) Equivalent Examination
BA in Tamil) is a 3-year undergraduate course, the minimum eligibility for pursuance of which is an intermediate (10+2) qualification from a recognized educational Board, in any stream.
Major components of study in the course involve Tamil language-based:
|Bachelor of Arts in Tamil Nadu||Bachelor of Arts in Kerala||Bachelor of Arts in Uttar Pradesh||Bachelor of Arts in Karnataka|
Tamil is one of the longest-surviving languages in the world that is both classical and modern. Tamil-Brahmi inscriptions dating back to 500 BC have been found on Adichanallur and 2,200-year-old Tamil-Brahmi inscriptions are said to have been found on Ramanamalai.
The earliest period of Tamil literature known as the Sangam literature is dated around 300 BC – AD 300. Tamil was the earliest language of inscription as epigraphic records on rock edicts and hero stones that are from around the 3rd century BC.
The year 1578 marked a time when Portuguese Christian missionaries published a Tamil prayer book in old Tamil script, named 'Thambiran Vanakkam’. Tamil thus became the first Indian language to be printed and published. The Tamil Lexicon was one of the earliest dictionaries published by the University of Madras.
Tamil acquires relevance in contemporary times, owing to factors such as:
Tamil literature is enormously popular in the form of:
Such graduates would be able to efficiently interpret texts such as:
The average course fee charge in India ranges between INR 30,000 - 5 lacs for the total duration.
The average annual salary offered to successful graduates of the course ranges between INR 3 and 10 lacs per annum.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||10+2 from a recognized university|
|Admission Process||Direct admission to colleges. Entrance test in some cases.|
|Course Fee||INR 2,000 - 8,000|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 2 - 5 lacs|
|Top Recruiting Organizations'||South Indian cinema, Schools, Colleges, Newspapers, magazines, etc.|
|Top Recruiting Areas'||Banks, Business Houses, Consultancies, Educational Institutes, Fire Department, Economic Development, Export Companies, Foreign Affairs, Field Research Firms, Financial Organizations, Industrial Houses, Law Firms, Lobbying Firms, Management, Marketing Research Firms, Municipal Planning, Multinational Companies, News Media, Public Works, Publishing Firms, Political Organizations, Police, Tourism, and such.|
|Top Job Profiles||Multimedia Reporter, Tamil Translator and Interpreter, Tamil Teacher, Tamil Linguist, among others.|
Tamil is a Dravidian language, and the official language of two countries, Sri Lanka and Singapore, predominantly spoken by:
Interested graduates of the course can go for pursuing advanced courses in the discipline, such as M.A. or Ph. D in Tamil.
Ideal candidates for the course would possess the following:
Listed below are some of the top institutes offering the course in the country with the corresponding locations and fees charged by each.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees per annum in INR|
|Karpagam Academy of Higher Education||Coimbatore||15,840|
|Government Arts College||Salem||687|
|Annai Fathima College of Arts and Science||Madurai||9,000|
|APC Mahalaxmi College for Women||Thoothukudi||3,030|
|Bharath Women's College||Chennai||4,660|
|Cauvery College for Women||Thiruchirapalli||5,000|
|Chellammal Women's College||Chennai||757|
|Chikkaiah Naicker College||Erode||1,370|
|Devanga Arts College||Virudhunagar||664|
|Dr. RK Shanmugam College of Arts and Science||Villupuram||4,500|
|EMG Yadava Women's College||Madurai||3,330|
|Annai Velankanni College||Kanyakumari||20,000|
Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfil, in order to be eligible to apply for the course.
|Bachelor of Arts in West Bengal||Bachelor of Arts in Andhra Pradesh||Bachelor of Arts in Punjab||Bachelor of Arts in Assam|
Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interview, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. Admission process generally varies across colleges.
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the 10+2 level.
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated below.
|Semester 1||Semester 2||Semester 3|
|Language Course I - Tamil/ Other language||Language Course II - Tamil/ Other language||Language Course III - Tamil/ Other language|
|English Language Course||English Language Course II||English Language Course III|
|Core Course I||Core Course III||Core Course IV|
|Core Course II||First Allied Course I||Second Allied Course I|
|First Allied Course I||First Allied Course II||Second Allied Course II|
|First Allied Course II||Environmental Science||Non-major elective I|
|Semester 4||Semester 5||Semester 6|
|Language Course IV - Tamil/ Other language||Core Course VII||Core Course XI|
|English Language Course IV||Core Course VIII||Core Course XII|
|Core Course V||Core Course IX||Core Course XIII|
|Second Allied Course II||Core Course X||Major Based Elective II|
|Second Allied Course III||Major Based Elective I||Major Based Elective III|
|Non-major elective II||Skill Based Elective II||Extension Activities|
Successful graduates of the course can pursue career options such as:
Translators work in fields such as:
Freelancers work across areas such as:
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful graduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Salary in INR|
|Computer Operator||Computer Operators oversee maintenance and operation of computer hardware systems. They control the console of mainframe digital computers or sets of minicomputers. The Computer Operator performs maintenance tasks such as checking for viruses, backing up tape, upgrading software, and other basic maintenance.||1-3 lacs|
|Accountant||The job of an Accountant is to prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries. They compile and analyze account information thorough account checking and monitoring. They also report financial transactions to subordinates and management staff. They recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.||2-5 lacs|
|News Anchor||A TV News Anchor presents news in the studio through the visual medium to broadcast the news and happenings around the globe. Their role is important since they turn a day's variety of news stories into a cohesive TV program.||2-5 lacs|