Bachelor of Arts (BA) Admissions, Colleges, Syllabus, Jobs and Scope 2021-22

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BA or Bachelor of Arts, is an UG Program of 3 years that is studied by students after passing class 12. BA Course is considered one of the most pursued courses in India, accounting for more than 9 million students. BA Course can be pursued as full time course or even as a part time course, correspondence course or in a distance education mode.

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Note: Students who wish to pursue their education in Management field or get a career boost, can check MBA course.

BA Course Admission usually takes place on the basis of merit, but several clleges also conduct an entrance exam like NPAT, BHU UET, DUET, etc.

See also: BA Admission 2021

Candidates can pursue the BA distance education course from colleges like IGNOU, TNOU, KSOU, etc within a range of INR 6,000 to 20,000 and duration for BA Course in distance mode is 3-6 years. Check Out: BA Distance Correspondence Colleges in India

BA Course deals with a wide variety of subjects like BA Hindi, BA English and other language subjects, BA Economics, BA LLB, BA History, BA Geography etc. Candidates need to study 5 compulsory subjects, along with a few electives in Bachelor of Arts courses. BA Course subjects can be selected from a wide variety of options. See Also: BA 1st Year

Students have the option to study BA Course Abroad. UK and USA have top ranked colleges in the world that provide BA degree. 

BA Jobs include journalist, writer, author, social activist, historian etc. A candidate can earn INR 3 to INR 9 LPA after the successful completion of BA Course.

Students after completing BA Course have the option of doing further studies in MA Course, MBA Course, LLB or PG Diploma. The stream that offers opportunities in an academic field is MA Course and students who wants work in the corporate world are advised to do an MBA. MBA Jobs have higher salary as compared to MA Jobs.

BA Skills Required include writing skills, organizational skills, logic, inquisitiveness and fluency of language. 


Bachelor of Arts Eligibility

BA Course Eligibility Criteria

Any aspirant willing to pursue BA Course must check the mentioned below eligibility criteria to be fulfilled.

  • The basic Bachelor of arts eligibility is to secure a minimum of 40-50 % in Class XII from any recognized university.
  • If aiming to study in Delhi University, Mumbai University or other prestigious universities, one needs to score more than 90%.
  • SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled candidates get a 5% of relaxation as per the government rules.

BA Course Admission Process

Admission to Bachelor of Arts is offered through both merit and entrances in India.

  • BA Admission through Merit: Colleges generate their cut off list, and if you have scored within that criteria then you are eligible to take admission in that program. Cut off List in elite colleges like Hindu College, Miranda House, Gargi College, etc. goes upto 98% for Bachelor of arts.
  • BA Admission through Entrance: Few colleges like Banaras Hindu University, Delhi University and more take admission through entrances like JNUEE, BHU UET, DUET, etc. Scores in these entrance exams and/or Class XII scores are considered during BA Course admission.

The bachelor of arts process of admission for both merit and entrances types are the same with registration, uploading documents and application fees. The only difference is that one needs to collect the admit card and sit for the entrances in case of admission through entrances.

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BA Entrance Exams

In some BA colleges like BHU, Sharda University, etc., admission for Bachelor of Arts takes place through the following entrance exams.

Exam Name Application Period Exam Date Exam Mode
DUET To be Announced To be Announced Online
NPAT Feb 16, 2021 – June 17, 2021

June 27, 2021; July 2, 2021; July 4, 2021

BHU UET To be Announced To be Announced Online
CUCET March 2021 May 28, 2021 Offline
TISS BAT To be Announced To be Announced Paper 1- Online, Paper 2- Offline
IPU CET March 2021 April 28, 2021 Online
JNUEE March 2021 To be Announced Online
DSAT January 9, 2021 September 10, 2021 and September 16, 2021 Offline/Online

How to get admission in a top Bachelor of Arts college?

To get admission in a good college offering Bachelor of Arts in India, you should try to score higher marks in Class XII. As admission is mostly done through merit, the cut off for elite colleges like Miranda, Gargi, Hindu, Hansraj, etc. goes upto 98-99%.

Keep a track of colleges in which you want to apply, and fulfill the eligibility criteria. Try to ensure that the applications for Bachelor of Arts should be submitted well before time for a hassle-free process.

Also Read : Master of Business Administration (MBA)

In the case of entrances, the complete syllabus of BA Course entrance exams is tabulated below.

General Awareness Mental Ability Numerical Ability
Comprehensive Ability Environment and its Pollution Human Body and Health
Common Diseases Population Explosion Production of food and raw materials
Solar System Climate and Weather Natural Resources
History Indian Cultural Heritage Literature and Art
Political Science Psychology Economics

To make a proper time table and ensure good health is a must when preparing for the entrances.

One must have enough ideas on what is happening in and around the world, as well as remain updated about the colleges, exams and admission procedures.

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Bachelor of Arts Skill-Sets
Bachelor of Arts Specializations

BA Course Details

BA Full Form Bachelor of Arts
BA Duration 3 Years
BA Eligibility Must pass Class 12 Boards with 45% in any subject
BA Admission Process Merit/Direct Admission
BA Fees (INR) 10,000 - 80,000
BA Job Roles Reporter, Journalist, Content Writer, Author, Columnist etc

BA Course List

The specialisation under BA Course are mentioned below. Bachelor of arts has a lot of subjects since it is an umbrella course. 

BA Hindi

BA Hindi is a 3 year long undergraduate level bachelor degree course in the Hindi language. This course covers topics like communication skills, Communications skills in other languages, Reading literature, Translation theory and practice, Linguistics, history of Hindi literature, contemporary Hindi literature, etc. Top colleges for BA Hindi include Miranda HouseHindu CollegeMadras Christian College etc. The average fees ranges around INR 15,000 to INR 35,000. 

  • BA Hindi Syllabus
BA Hindi Sem 1 BA Hindi Sem 2
Communications skills in other languages Reading literature
Communication skills Reading on Indian constitutions, secularism and sustainable environment.
Critical reasoning, writing and presentation History of Hindi literature (Adhunik kal- Gadya)
Prose and one- act plays Translation theory and practice
Hindi literature in Kerala Translation and communication in Hindi
History of Hindi literature (Adikal and Madhyakal) Literature of Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam ( Hindi translation)
BA Hindi Sem 3 BA Hindi Sem 4 
General informatics and computer application in Hindi. Drama and theatre in Hindi
Literature in other languages Culture and civilization
Literature and contemporary issues History and philosophy of science
Applied grammar Perspectives of humanities and languages and methodology
Comparative literature Correspondence and secretarial practice in Hindi
History of Hindi literature (Adhunik kal- padya) Environmental studies
BA Hindi Sem 5 BA Hindi Sem 6
Poetry (Ancient and Medical); Prosody and Poetics Novel and short stories in Hindi
Contemporary Hindi literature History of Hindi language
Open course spoken Hindi/ business/ Interpretation Modern poetry in Hindi
Indian literary thoughts Elective course Journalism and Mass communication/ Folk literature/ Radio broadcasting
Linguistics Western literary thoughts
Project - literary translation Project - literary translation

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  • BA Hindi IGNOU
Particulars  Details
Duration 3-6 Years
Eligibility 10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU
Fees (INR) 9,600

BA English

B.A. English is a 3-year UG Course that deals with the various parts of English as a language, both written and spoken. BA English admissions take place on the basis of merit of the student’s 12th standard marks obtained. Some institutes do hold entrance examinations to admit students. BA English is an excellent choice for careers in teaching, media, and advertising, writing, and publishing.

  • BA English Syllabus
BA English Sem 1 BA English Sem 2
History of English Literature: The Pre-Chaucerian to the Augustan History of English Literature: The Pre-Romantic to the Victorian
Language Paper I Language Paper II
Communicative English Professional Communication
English Poetry: The Elizabethan to the Augustan English Prose: The Late-Victorian to the Modern
English Prose: The Elizabethan to the Victorian Indian Writing in English: Fiction
Introduction to Computing English Poetry: The Pre-Romantic to the Victorian
Cultural Education I Cultural Education II
BA English Sem 3 BA English Sem 4
Communicative English (Advanced) History of English Language and Phonetics
History of English Literature: Victorian to the Present Indian Writing In English: Poetry
American Literature Shakespeare: Comedies
Biography Environmental Studies
English Fiction: Victorian Elective A
Life Skills I Open Elective A
Amrita Value Programme I Life Skills II
Amrita Value Programme II -
BA English Sem 5 BA English Sem 6
English Drama: Elizabethan to Victorian Shakespeare: Tragedies
Elements of Literary Criticism Literary Criticism: Introduction
English Poetry: Modern European Fiction
Spiritual Literature English Drama: Modern
Open Elective B/Live-in-Lab English Fiction: Modern
Elective B Autobiography
  • BA English IGNOU
Particulars Details
Duration 3-6 years
Eligibility 10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU
Fees (INR) 1,700

BA LLB is a professional integrated law course which is suitable for students who want to become a lawyer. BA LLB Syllabus contains both Arts subjects and Law subjects. Law Entrance Exams are available for students who wish to pursue this course. Average BA LLB Course Fees can be around INR 1.5- 7 Lakhs, but in colleges like KIIT, the fee may be upto INR 15 Lakhs.

  • BA LLB Entrance Exams
Exam Name Application Period Exam Date
CLAT 2021 January 1- March 31, 2021 June 13, 2021
LSAT 2020 November 10, 2020- April 20, 2021 June 14, 2021
AILET 2020 January - April 2021 June 20, 2021
TS LAWCET 2020 March - May, 2021 August 23, 2021
MHT CET 2020 January 2021 June 2021
  • BA LLB Colleges
Name of College Location Average Fees
ILS Law College Pune INR 2-2.5 Lakhs
Bharati Vidyapeeth New Law College Pune INR 3.75 Lakhs
MS Ramaiah College of Law Bangalore INR 6-7 Lakhs
KIIT School of Law Bhubaneshwar INR 12-15 Lakhs
Lloyd Law College Greater Noida INR 3 Lakhs

Check Out: BA LLB Colleges

BA Subjects

  • English
  • Any Other Linguistics Course
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy
  • History
  • French
  • Sociology
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Media Studies
  • Religious Studies

What are the Types of Bachelor Of Arts?

The table below shows some of the relevant information on the types of Bachelor of arts courses other than the regular BA.

Parameter Distance BA Online BA
Mode Away from university infrastructure Online through web facility
Duration 3-6 Years 1-4 Years
Eligibility 10+2 qualifying degree from a recognized board. High Secondary degree from a recognized board.
Admission Merit-Based Merit/Entrance-Based
Average Fees INR 6,000 to 20,000 INR 40 000 to 1,00, 000
Top Colleges IGNOU, TNOU, KSOU, USOL, etc Amity University Online, Harvard University, etc
Types of BA: Average Fees

Source: University websites

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Note: Bachelor of Arts courses are not offered online in India, apart from Amity University Online. These courses are widely offered online by foreign universities.

Why Study Bachelor of Arts?
Bachelor of Arts Syllabus

BA Syllabus

BA syllabus depend upon the course taken, but following are the common Bachelor of Arts subjects taught throughout the duration of the year, along with electives:

Foundation Course in English Foundation Course in Hindi
Understanding Prose and Poetry Foundation Course in Humanities and Social Sciences
History of Urdu Language History of Urdu Literature
Society and Religion Administrative Theory
India: Earliest Times to 8th Century A.D. Political Ideas and Ideologies
India From 8th to 15th Century A.D. Government & Politics in India
India From 16th to Mid-18th Century A.D. Modern Indian Political Thought
Modern Europe: Mid 18th to Mid-20th Century Government and Politics in East
Economic Development Government and Politics in Australia
The Study of Society Society in India
Fundamentals of Economics Agricultural Development in India
Social Problems in India Indian Philosophy
Indian Economic Development: Issues and Perspectives Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
Elementary Statistical Methods and Survey Techniques Modern Western Philosophy
National Income Contemporary Western Philosophy
Public Policy Philosophy of Science and Cosmology
Religions of the World Philosophy of Human Persons

BA Course: Elective Courses

Some of the BA Course electives are tabulated below.

Elements of Rural Development Understanding Human Language Archaeological Anthropology
Urban Geography Economy and Society Introductory Econometrics
Communication and Development Ethics In Public Domain Philosophy of mind
Developmental Psychology Environmental Issues In India Global Politics
Contemporary Literature Public Policy and Administration in India Ability Enhancement Course

Bachelor of Arts Books 

Some of the popular BA Course Books are:

Name of the Book Author
Essentials of Educational Psychology S.K.Mangal
Ancient India R.S Tripathi
Public Administration Theory and Practice M.P. Sharma
A Background to study of English Literature B. Prasad
A Short History of English Literature Pramod K Nayar
The Wonder that was India, London 1954 Basham, A

Top BA Colleges as per India Today Rankings

Arts College India Today Rankings 2020 College Name Location Fees (INR)
1 Hindu College New Delhi 17,560
2 St Stephens College New Delhi 40,420
3 Miranda House New Delhi 14,160
4 Lady Shri Ram College for Women New Delhi 20,370
5 Madras Christian College Chennai 20,500
6 Hansraj College New Delhi 20,545
7 Loyola College Chennai 50,000
8 CHRIST deemed to be University Bangalore 50,000
9 Gargi College New Delhi 12,295
10 Ramjas College New Delhi 13,495
11 Indraprastha College for Women New Delhi 24,100
12 Mithibai College of Arts Mumbai 5,545
13 Stella Maris College Chennai 2,400
14 Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College New Delhi 10,785
15 Daulat Ram College New Delhi 15,890

Top BA Colleges in India

Top Government BA Colleges

Top Private BA Colleges 

BA Course: College Comparison

The table drawn below shows the comparison made between the best colleges offering BA Course in India.

Parameters Lady Shri Ram College for Women St. Stephen's College
Overview Lady Shri Ram College for Women is one of the prime colleges in Delhi. It was established in the year 1956 and offers more than 16 courses. Founded in 1881,it is one of the top BA colleges in India which offers BA courses, apart from BA (Hons) as well.
NIRF Rank, 2020 2 4
Location New Delhi New Delhi
Eligibility 10+2 level of degree in any stream with more than 90% from a recognized board. Qualifying certificate of class XII with any stream (but mainly humanities) from a recognized board
Admission Process Merit-Based Merit-Based
Average Annual Fees INR 16,390 INR 34,000
Average Annual Salary INR 8-9 LPA INR 7.5-8 LPA
Top companies visited Deloitte, ITC Hotels, NIIT, Byju’s, Toppr, BCG, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, KPMG, Accenture, Nestle, Genpact,TCS, Reliance, HCL, etc. McKinsey, AT Kearney, Monitor Deloitte and Takshashila Consulting, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Swiss ReInsurance Group, Pernod-Ricard etc.
Top BA Colleges: Fees and Salary

Source: University websites

BA Course Comparisons

Course Comparison

Tabulated below is the comparison between BA Course and BA Hons Course based on the parameters like specializations, average annual fees, packages offered and more.

Parameters BA Course BA Hons Course
Objective In BA course, you study compulsory 5 subjects which include History, Political Science, Sociology, English, etc,without any specializations. In BA Hons, you specialize in one subject which could be History, English, Political Science, Psychology, Anthropology, Economics, etc
Specializations It is a general course with no specializations. History, Geography, Sociology, Philosophy, Journalism, Hindi, English, etc. .
Average Annual Fees INR 10,000 to 60,000 INR 20,000 to 80,000
Duration 3 years 3 years
Eligibility High school qualifying degree from a prestigious board. 10+2 in any stream from a recognized board.
Admission Process Entrance exam and Merit Based Entrance exam and Merit Based
Top Colleges Kirori Mal College, Madras Christian College, Loyola College, Hindu College, etc Lady Shri Ram College for Women, St. Stephens College, Miranda College Hansraj College, etc.
Job Roles Content Writer, Editor, Event Management, Policy Maker, etc. Political Analyst, Historian,Public Relations, Editor, etc.
Average Annual Salary INR 4 to 7 LPA INR 4 to 8 LPA
BA VS BA Hons: Fees and Salary

Source: University websites and Payscale.

Particulars BA Course BSc Course
Full Form Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Science
Duration 3 Years 3 Years
Eligibility Must pass Class 12 Boards with 45% in any subject Must Pass class 12 boards in PCM subjects with 50%
Admission Process Merit/Direct Admission Merit/Direct Admission
Fees (INR) 10,000 - 80,000 45,000 - 3,50,000
Job Roles Reporter, Journalist, Content Writer, Author, Columnist etc Engineer, Nursing, Doctor, Computer Scientist etc

Particulars BA Course BCom
Full Form Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Commerce
Duration 3 Years 3 Years
Eligibility Must pass Class 12 Boards with 45% in any subject Must pass Class 12 Boards with 45% in any subject
Admission Process Merit/Direct Admission Merit/Direct Admission
Fees (INR) 10,000 - 80,000 15,000 - 60,000
Job Roles Reporter, Journalist, Content Writer, Author, Columnist etc Accountants, Sales Executive, CA, Bankers etc
Particulars BA Course BBA
Full Form Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Business Administration
Duration 3 Years 3 Years
Eligibility Must pass Class 12 Boards with 45% in any subject Must pass Class 12 Boards with 45% in any subject
Admission Process Merit/Direct Admission Direct Admission
Fees (INR) 10,000 - 80,000 40,000 - 2,00,000
Job Roles Reporter, Journalist, Content Writer, Author, Columnist etc Manager, Business Developer etc

Bachelor of Arts Jobs and Future Scope

After BA 

Bachelor of Arts degree holders become eligible to work in both government and private sectors with an average saLary ranging from INR 4-7LPA.

Educational Institutes,, Economic Development, Export Companies, Foreign Affairs, Law Firms, Lobbying Firms, Media Houses etc.are some of the main domai for these candidates to work.

BA Course students with less than 1 year of experience can expect a minimum salary of around INR 18,000- 25,000. In cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, etc., you can expect a minimum salary of INR 22,000- 28,000. In other cities, the minimum salary can start from INR 15,000- 18,000 but it largely depends upon the job profile and the company.

Deloitte, ITC Hotels, NIIT, Byju’s, Toppr, BCG, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, KPMG, Accenture, etc.are some of the top recruiting companies of Bachelor of Arts.

After BA can I do MBA?

Students with a BA degree can do an MBA Course. The eligibility criteria for MBA is to have a bachelor course with more than 50%. Students will have to take preparation for MBA Entrance Exams in order to study MBA after BA. 

After BA can I do LLB?

Since there is no bar on the age of the student to study LLB, studying LLB after BA is not a problem anymore. Students with a bachelor degree can study LLB which will last 3 years.

After BA Government Jobs

Company Name Last Date 
National Book Trust 4th January 2021
TANUVAS 22nd December 2021
IIT Kanpur 15th December 2021
Competition Commission of India 17th December 2021
Women and Child Development 17th December 2021
Deendayal Post Trust 5th December 2021
SFRI Jabalpur 10th November 2021
Air India Limited 18th September 2021
IIM Bangalore 31st December 2021
NIT Patna 8 November 2021

BA Salary

Below are the major Bachelor of Arts jobs with role description and average salary offered:

Job Profile Description Average Salary (INR)
Content Creator Content creators can be employed in any field ranging from copywriting to travel writing, blogging, etc. They are also required in big MNCs to develop content for brands and advertising. 3.5 LPA
Academic Writing and Editing Academic writers usually write content for research articles or papers and edit the already written articles for further modifications. 4 LPA
Air Hostess/ Flight Attendant They are responsible for the safety of passengers inside the flight, taking care of them and serving them onboard. 6 LPA
Political Consultant A political consultant studies the origin, development, and operation of political systems, which may include public opinion, ideology, political decision-making, 7.5 LPA
Author/ Writer An Author writes fictional, academic, non fictional or any genre of books or short stories, apart from different sorts of literature mediums. 4.5 LPA
Historian A historian usually writes or outlines the chronological account or record of past or current events in history, dealing with some phase of human activity, either in terms of individuals, or social, ethnic, political, or geographic groupings. 4.5 LPA
Psychologist A psychologist employs their education and practical knowledge to provide diagnostic interviews, psychological testing, and individual, group psychotherapy, etc. They can work individually or may work as part of a multidisciplinary team or professionals. 4.2 LPA
Executive Assistant An Executive Assistant performs the role similar to a secretary or administrative assistant. They usually perform tasks from accepting and making phone calls, setting business meeting agendas to reviewing incoming reports, etc. 6 LPA
Counsellor A counselor guides students or professionals about their career and studies as per the client’s interest. They work either individually or under some counselling company. 3.5 LPA
Foreign Language Expert Foreign language experts are the professionals who help to translate conversations and written files to overcome language barriers in business and communication. 4 LPA
Social Worker Social work can be done in any field like child labour, women's rights, unemployment, anima services, etc. There are so many government institutions and organizations which require social workers. They are also employed by national and international NGOs. 2.9 LPA
Archaeologist An Archaeologist investigates historic and prehistoric sites and examines the physical remains to understand human links to the past and to preserve past cultures. 3.5 LPA
Bachelor of Arts Salary Trend

Source: Payscale

After doing a BA course, you have a wide array of options of industry jobs, higher education and government sector jobs.

Courses after BA: You can pursue MA in various specializations like:

If you are interested in getting employment in the public and service sector in central and state government, then pursuing BA is the right option for you. Many BA students give exams like UPSC, IAS, SSC, etc. to get a job with a higher pay scale in the government sector. You can also clear the bank exams and get employment as a manager or senior executive in a bank.

Candidates can also go for professional courses like MBA, LLB, B.Ed, etc as well. Apart from these there are several professional diploma courses also like photography, language studies (French, Spanish, etc.), graphic designing, digital marketing, etc. which will help you get better jobs in the market.

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Bachelor of Arts: FAQs

Bachelor of Arts: FAQs

Ques. What is BA Full form?

Ans. Full form of BA is Bachelor of Arts.

Ques: What are the common Bachelor of Arts subjects?

Ans. It includes English, Hindi, History, Political Science, Philosophy, etc. apart from many elective courses like Fine Arts, Psychology, Economics, etc.

Ques What are the common Bachelor of Arts jobs?

Ans. BA graduates find employment in private, public and government sectors in profession like Political Consultant and Analyst, Intelligence Specialist, Archivist, Historian, Museologist, Lobbyist, Restaurant Operations, Public Relations, Content writing and editing, Counselor, Consultant, Policy Maker, Flight Attendant, Academic Writer, Executive Assistant, Associate, Social Worker, etc.

Ques. What is a Bachelor of Arts in English?

Ans. Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English is a 3-year undergraduate academic course in the language English and English Literature. It is offered in various private and public universities and includes subjects like English Literature, Twentieth Century Indian Writing, British Poetry and Drama, American Literature, etc.

Ques. Is a BA degree worth it?

Ans. Yes, it is totally worth it. First of all, the fees to pursue BA is less than any other degree out there. Secondly, there are so many career options after BA like higher education in MA, BA LLB, MBA, etc. and job offers as well in positions of Political Consultant and Analyst, Intelligence Specialist, Archivist, Historian, Museologist, Lobbyist, Restaurant Operations, Public Relations, Content writing and editing, Counselor, Consultant, Policy Maker, Flight Attendant, Academic Writer, Executive Assistant, Associate, Social Worker, etc.

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Ques. What course should I do after BA?

Ans. You can pursue Master of Arts (MA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) and many other professional diploma courses after doing a BA course.

Ques. Is Bachelor of Arts a professional degree?

Ans. No, BA is an academic degree that provides a base to students who want to study liberal arts, social science and humanities.

Ques. How many subjects are there in Bachelor of Arts courses?

Ans. Five compulsory subjects are taught in BA and there is an option to choose a wide variety of electives like Philosophy, Psychology, Economics, etc., apart from the five subjects.

Ques. What are some top BA colleges in Delhi?

Ans. Top BA Colleges in Delhi are Miranda House, St. Stephen’s, Kirori Mal, Hansraj, Hindu College, Gargi College, etc.

Ques. What is the duration and fees of BA course in IGNOU?

Ans. BA course in IGNOU can be done between 3 year to 5years.

Ques. Why do students do BA LLB?

Ans. BA LLB is a 5-year integrated law course which students can do right after Class XII. Its curriculum is made in such a way that both law and art subjects are included in the entire course. This course is for students who want to become professional lawyers.

Ques. Is BA difficult?

Ans. No pursuing a BA is not too difficult. Candidates can pursue BA from regular colleges or distance and part-time mode as per their convinience.

Bachelor of Arts [BA] : 4 answered questions


Ques. Can I get a BA (Hons) in Art in BHU with 204 marks in BHU UET?

● Top Answer By Dhruv Kaushik on 16 Jan 21

Ans. Yes, one can get admitted to BHU for BA (Honors) in Art with this score. The cutoff score for that year, released by the university, should also be kept in mind. The cutoff varies from year to year depending upon the difficulty level of the question paper. Here is the approximate range of cutoff for each category, General category – 150-190 Obc - >135 Sc - >120 ST - >100 The cut-off score for BA (Hons) in Art for the year 2019 was as follows. Category Cutoff-score OBC 965 General 1568 SC 623 ST 296 For the year 2020, the minimum qualifying marks for the different categories are : General category - 35% Sc category - 25% ST category -25% OBC category- 35% Therefore, keeping in mind the above-mentioned percentile 204 marks is a safe mark in UET for BA, especially in the Arts department where the competition is a little less. So, stay motivated and hope for the best.`Read more
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Ques. Which course can I take after completing bpp from Indira Gandhi national open university? Can I go to other universities after bpp?

● Top Answer By Komal Yadav on 12 Jan 21

Ans. The bpp course from IGNOU is a bachelor level preparatory program. IGNOU has introduced this course for those candidates who wish to pursue a higher degree course but do not have a 10 + 2 certificate for various reasons. This introductory course is not equivalent to a 10 + 2 course, but it is valid for admission into IGNOU's non-formal stream of BA/B.Com, etc. BPP Courses: PCO 1 - Preparatory Course in Commerce OMT 101 - Preparatory Course in General Mathematics OSS 101 - Preparatory Course in Social Sciences IGNOU does not issue certificates after the completion of BPP courses. You need to complete your graduation from the university to get the certificate. You can take any course according to the eligibility criteria or percentage.  Only after finishing your graduation course, you can opt for higher education in other universities with your BPP certificate. If you want to pursue a bachelor’s degree from any other university, complete your 10+2 first.Read more
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Ques. Is it a good idea to graduate from IGNOU while simultaneously preparing for UPSC CSE? Exactly how tough is it to get a BA degree from IGNOU?

● Top Answer By Harshavardhan Babu on 10 Nov 20

Ans. Indira Gandhi National Open University is a public university approved by NCTE and AICTE. It offers a number of open learning programs and is well known and recognized among a number of different organizations like the Association of Indian Universities, therefore, doing a B.A. degree from here is a good choice. The following points highlight important aspects of obtaining a B.A degree from the institute. Academics: The BA degrees at IGNOU offer a wide variety of core disciplines in subjects like Economics, Sociology, and Public Administration with a lot of the course work overlapping with UPSC preparations. The exams for the coursework are also designed such that they benefit the student if they are appearing for other exams like UPSC. IGNOU is known for its well-founded courses that ensure the best interests of the student. Depending on if one plans to choose a distance learning or open course degree, one can choose to appear for UPSC. BA degree from IGNOU: Obtaining a BA degree from the university depends upon if you are a part-time student at the institute or committed to full-time study. The former situation might be a little tough on the student. Students are continuously evaluated with assignments, marks from which are counted for the final result. Assignments carry a weightage of 30% of the total result. Students are barred from appearing for end term examinations if they miss an assignment. The major evaluation component is the term-end evaluation system which carries a total of 70% weightage. These exams are conducted twice a year. Students are expected to study from the course material provided and answer accordingly to the point. Most importantly, ensure that one is registered for the exam, failing which results are not declared. In conclusion, you can definitely prepare for the UPSC CSE at the same time as your BA degree. While it is not very tough to clear the BA degree, a habit of regular study will definitely help one obtain it with a good result.Read more
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Ques. How is the BA Honours (Government and Administration) program different from other BA degree programs in MIT-WPU?

● Top Answer By Apurva Tamhane on 28 Aug 20

Ans. BA(Political Science/Public Administration/Sociology…etc.) is a theoretical course where there is minimal exposure given to students towards practical aspects of functioning of government, active participation in policy making and research or preparation for UPSC competitive examination. The BA Honours (Govt Admn) degree program focuses on the experiential, facilitative and case study method of learning whereby the students are exposed to a participative mode of learning. The highlights are – Interaction with Eminent Bureaucrats, Political Leaders, Social Activists, Academicians, Media persons and Legal Practitioners. Practical inputs will be in the form of a lot of field assignments like - projects on social causes. Field visits to NGOs, Defense Establishment, Model Village, Media House, Co-operative etc.Read more
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Bachelor of Arts [BA] Fee Structure in India

300 (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES3.53 L  (Maximum Fee)
26.24 K (Average Fee)
1.26 K (Minimum Fee)Private COLLEGES11.41 L (Maximum Fee)
43.79 K (Average Fee)

Bachelor of Arts [BA] Fee Structure By state


14.16 K
1.43 KPrivate COLLEGES1.35 L
19.41 K

Delhi NCR

35.92 K
2.71 KPrivate COLLEGES1.89 L
54.45 K

Uttar Pradesh

10.61 K
2.17 KPrivate COLLEGES1.86 L
32.91 K


44.99 K
15.38 KPrivate COLLEGES1.80 L
60.91 K

West Bengal

9.57 K
4.29 KPrivate COLLEGES1.52 L
25.29 K


33.24 K
10.66 KPrivate COLLEGES1.80 L
42.57 K


52.44 K
4.67 KPrivate COLLEGES4.20 L
85.53 K

Madhya Pradesh

23.24 K
9.25 KPrivate COLLEGES11.41 L
76.14 K
17.42 K
2.51 KPrivate COLLEGES89.80 K
18.90 K


44.04 K
1.26 KPrivate COLLEGES2.70 L
58.24 K


12.45 K
4.34 KPrivate COLLEGES28.11 K
12.60 K


65.40 K
30 KPrivate COLLEGES2.27 L
92.03 K


45.87 K
5.26 KPrivate COLLEGES20.69 K
14.35 K
3.64 K
3.93 KPrivate COLLEGES5.35 K
4.64 K


4.77 K
1.98 KPrivate COLLEGES1.20 L
29.81 K


7.25 K
6 KPrivate COLLEGES30.30 K
18.15 K

Andhra Pradesh

6.74 K
11.22 KPrivate COLLEGES11.22 K
11.22 K


29.37 K
14.70 KPrivate COLLEGES1.92 L
58.18 K


46.49 K
18 KPrivate COLLEGES1.80 L
58.53 K

Himachal Pradesh

82.07 K
5.86 KPrivate COLLEGES5.86 K
5.86 K

Jammu and Kashmir

16.60 K
43 KPrivate COLLEGES43 K
43 K
20.17 K
16 KPrivate COLLEGES19.81 K
18.05 K


7.02 K
7.92 KPrivate COLLEGES27 K
17.46 K


79.67 K
60.31 KPrivate COLLEGES1.21 L
90.55 K


18.13 K
25.50 KPrivate COLLEGES93 K
56.97 K



Bachelor of Arts [BA] Colleges IN INDIA

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15.87 K first year fees
St Stephen's College
New Delhi, Delhi NCR
40.42 K first year fees
Panjab University - [PU]
Chandigarh, Chandigarh
10.7 K first year fees
Miranda House
New Delhi, Delhi NCR
14.16 K first year fees
Hansraj College - [HRC]
New Delhi, Delhi NCR
20.95 K first year fees
12.35 K first year fees
10.99 K first year fees
7.2 K first year fees