Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Hons.) in Urdu is a three year Under Graduate (UG) program in Urdu language offered by various colleges and universities across the country. Students who have passed their class 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized state or central board can make an application for the course provided that they satisfy other eligibility criteria listed by the respective college or university.
The course is divided into six semesters distributed over a span of 3 years. Each year comprises of two semesters with End Semester Exam (ESE) being conducted at the end of each semester. In order to pass the year and advance to next year of the UG program students have to pass in both the semester exams (Individually).
Some of the colleges that offer BA (Hons.) in Urdu through the above-mentioned criteria are listed below for your reference.
Colleges list out minimum qualifying percentage (In board exams) required for admission and candidates who satisfy the minimum cut-off percentage criteria for admission can make an application for admission to the course.
The average fee for the course in colleges across India is somewhat around INR 25,000 with certain variations based on college to college and city to city basis. BA (Hons.) in Urdu graduate student can find jobs in the domain of content development, teaching, journalism, embassy level work etc after successful completion of their 3 year UG program.
|Course Type||Under Graduate (UG)|
|Area Concerned||Language (Urdu)|
|Duration of Course||3 Years|
|Admission process||Merit-based (Based on class 12th board percentage)|
|Structure of Course||Semester-Wise|
|Eligibility||10+2 or equivalent|
|Top recruiting areas||Content development, Teaching, Communication/Translation, Journalism, Embassies.|
|Job Profiles||Translator, Content developer, Journalist, Teacher, Embassy related work.|
|Course Fee||INR 25,000|
|Average starting salary||INR 15,000|
The 3-year graduation program in Urdu focuses on providing an overall outlook of this Modern Indian language to the students through the vast coverage of its syllabus. The study of Sanskrit is divided into following parts
The syllabus of the course is divided in such a manner that a student pursuing the course learns these various parts of the language in a sequential manner under the semester-wise division of the course curriculum.
A significant number of colleges across the country offer the BA (Hons.) in Urdu course to candidates who have passed their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized state board or central board. Students can take admission in the course directly by applying to the various institutes offering this course based on their performance at the plus two level.
For your reference, we have tabled down a list of various colleges/universities that are offering this course in India.
|Aligarh Muslim University||Aligarh||INR 7,625|
|ANS College||Patna||INR 8,400|
|Bokaro Steel City College||Bokaro||INR 1,190|
|DAV College||Siwan||INR 16, 340|
|Doranda College||Ranchi||INR 745|
|Grossner College||Ranchi||INR 8, 137|
|Hooghly Mohsin College||Hooghly||INR 1, 225|
|Jamia Milia Islamia||Delhi||INR 7, 033|
|JD Women’s College||Patna||INR 26, 000|
|Marwari College||Ranchi||INR 12, 000|
|Satyawati College||Delhi||INR 7, 393|
Candidate must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized state board or central board with at least 55% (45% to 50% for reserved category candidates) marks.
The eligibility criteria’s mentioned above are common to most of the universities and colleges across the country that are offering this course to the students.
The admission process for this course involves a merit-based selection procedure rather than a common entrance test based admission process (as seen across various Universities and colleges in the country). For more clarification and ease of understanding, we have dealt with the process of admission for this course in a more detailed manner under the below-mentioned points.
However, in most of the colleges, the admission process would be a straight forward task which would involves college displaying cut-off for the course two to three times (or more till the seats are filled) and candidates satisfying the cut-off percentage visiting the college and getting admissions.
The syllabus of the course is divided into 6 semesters spread over a span of three years with each year comprising of two semesters. Candidates would have to pass both the semester exam in order to proceed for next year of course.
|Year I||Year II||Year III|
|Old Poetry Text||Drama, Fiction, and Satire||Principle of literary criticism|
|Prose Text in Urdu||Additional Poetry text||Literary Movements|
|History and Criticism of old prose||Rheotric||Different schools of critisim|
|Modern Urdu poetry||History and Criticism under rheotric||History of Urdu Language and literature|
|Short stories||History of the language||Urdu literature in Bengal|
Urdu graduate candidates have plenty of options to choose from in terms of his/her career. One can choose from areas like journalism and communication to the more common one likes teaching, embassy level work and literary works.
To provide you a holistic view of the career prospects of the course we have tabled certain areas and the respective roles attached to the same where Sanskrit graduates can look for in terms of their career.
|Job Profile||Role||Average Salary (in INR)|
|Translator||The person involved in this sector is entrusted with responsibilities of communicating Urdu in English, Hindi or any other language to the correspondents or the thirds person. Working in this domain requires knowledge of two to three languages apart from Urdu.||INR 1.44-1.8 Lacs|
|Journalist/Content Developer||Working in this domain requires one to indulge in developing content in the Urdu language for the viewers as well as preparing news item for the newspapers or journals.||INR 1.8 Lacs|
|Government SchoolTeacher/Journalist||Job in a government sector can range from a teaching job to a job of the translator. Urdu graduates can also look for opportunities in various government sectors like news anchor or reporter in government run news channels.||INR 1.44-2.16 Lacs|
|Assistant in Embassy||Work in this domain involves working with various embassies of Islamic and Arabic countries in India and abroad and doing day to day desk based job||INR 1.44-2 Lacs|
|College/Private school Teacher||This would involve regular teaching job of teaching the language to school or college level students. There are plenty of options in government and private sector but the candidate has to go for B.Ed degree in the long run.||INR 1.2-1.4 Lacs|
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