B.A. Public Administration is a 3-year undergraduate course in Public Administration. The eligibiltity for which is qualifying 10+2 with minimum aggregate marks as required by the institute.
Top Institutes offering B.A. Public Administration are:
The course comprises an advanced study of the various concepts of Administration, Public Organizations, Public Services, and the Constitutional framework. B.A. Public Administration course’s curriculum has been designed to familiarize students in practice, with democratic values, such as equality, justice, security and order, besides Public Administration-related policies and programs of the government.
|Bachelor of Arts in Rajasthan||Bachelor of Arts in Uttar Pradesh||Bachelor of Arts in Maharashtra||Bachelor of Arts in Tamil Nadu|
The average course fee charged in India ranges between INR 1,000 and 1 lakh, and the average monthly salary offered to such graduates ranges between INR 15,000 and 40,000.
Given here are the basic highlights of the course.
|Name of the course||B.A. Public Administration|
|Duration||3 years, full- time/ Distance Learning|
|Eligibility||10+2, or Diploma in Public Administration/ equivalent qualification|
|Admission Process||Merit basis/ Entrance exam + Group Discussion/Personal Interview|
|Average Course Fee||INR 1K to 1 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3 to 9 Lacs|
|Top Recruiting Areas||Bureaucracy Economic Development Indian Civil Services Fire and Emergency Services Education Public Works Land Revenue Systems Corporate Management Municipal Bodies Panchayati Raj Management Police Department Secretariat Tribal Administration.|
Listed here are some of the principle objectives of the course.
The course aims to familiarize students with:
The average tuition fee charged in India for B.A. Public Administration ranges between INR 1,000 (government institutes) and 1 lakh (private institutes).
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer B.A. Public Administration.
|INSTITUTE||STATE||AVERAGE TUITION FEES (PER YEAR) IN INR|
|Miranda House College||New Delhi, Delhi NCR||12,160|
|MADRAS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE||CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU||18,719|
|FERGUSSON COLLEGE,||PUNE, MAHARASHTRA||2,687|
|K J SOMAIYA COLLEGE OF ARTS & COMMERCE||MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA||8,345|
|ST XAVIER'S COLLEGE, AHMEDABAD||AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT||4,740|
|ST. XAVIER'S COLLEGE - [SXC], KOLKATA||KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL||25,700|
|Scottish Church College||Kolkata, West Bengal||10,200|
|KISHINCHAND CHELLARAM COLLEGE -||MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA||5,118|
|Asutosh College||Kolkata, West Bengal||9,400|
|Maulana Azad College||Kolkata, West Bengal||1,194|
|Arya Vidyapeeth College||Guwahati, Assam||1,500|
|Ranchi University||Ranchi, Jharkhand||2,370|
|KELKAR EDUCATION TRUST'S V.G. VAZE COLLEGE OF ARTS SCIENCE AND COMMERCE,||MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA||5,191|
|M.E.S. ABASAHEB GARWARE COLLEGE, PUNE||PUNE, MAHARASHTRA||925|
|CU SHAH ARTS COLLEGE, AHMEDABAD||AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT||985|
|Ranchi Women's College||Ranchi, Jharkhand||5,311|
|JYOTI NIVAS COLLEGE - [JNC], BANGALORE||BANGALORE, KARNATAKA||40,000|
|INDRAPRASTHA COLLEGE FOR WOMEN - [IP], NEW DELHI||NEW DELHI, DELHI NCR||6,663|
|LORETO COLLEGE, KOLKATA||KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL||11,217|
|Patna College||Patna, Bihar||1,858|
Candidates wishing to apply for the course need to have qualified the 10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream from a recognized educational Board.
|Bachelor of Arts in Telangana||Bachelor of Arts in Andhra Pradesh||Bachelor of Arts in Madhya Pradesh||Bachelor of Arts in Punjab|
Admission to the course is done in 2 stages:
Most institutes offering B.A. Public Administration course admit students based on their performance in a relevant entrance test. Some of institutes conduct their own entrance tests for offering admission. Admission process generally varies across colleges.
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s score at the 10+2 level.
A semester- wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is given here.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Open Administration: Meaning, Nature, Evolution, Significance||Basics of Public Administration|
|Scope of New Public Administration||Hypotheses of Organization: Classical and Bureaucratic|
|New Public Management and Public and Private Administration||Work force Administration: Meaning; Nature and Significance|
|Association: Meaning and Basis||Components of Personnel Administration: Recruitment, Training/Capacity Building|
|Standards of Organization: Hierarchy, Span of Control, Coordination||Financial plan: Principles, Preparation and Enactment of Budget|
|Supervision and Control, Communication, Decentralization and Delegation||Open Funds: Accounting and Auditing|
|Types of Organizations: Formal and Informal||Money-related Control: Parliamentary (Parliament and its councils) and Executive Control.|
|Department, Board, Corporation and Commission||Managerial Law|
|Independent Regulatory Commission||Assigned Legislation|
|CEO: Meaning, Types and Role||Managerial Tribunal|
|Line, Staff and Auxiliary Agencies||Open Policy|
|Advertising: Meaning, Means and Significance.||-|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|Central Administration||State and District Administration|
|English Legacies over Indian Administration||States: Representative, Constitution Framework|
|Elements of Indian Administration||Chief Minister: Appointment Powers and Functions|
|Indian Administration in Socio-Economic Development||Committee of Ministers and State Legislature|
|Essential Rights and Duties||Powers, Position, Role|
|President: Election, Impeachment, Powers and Position||Organization and Structure of State Administration|
|Head administrator and Council of Ministers: Appointment, Powers and Role||State Secretariat and Directorate: Organization and Functions|
|Focal Secretariat and Cabinet Secretariat: Organization, Role and Functions||Supervisor Secretary: Role and Position in State Administration|
|Service of Home Affairs: Organization and Role||State Planning Department and Board|
|Ministry of Finance: Organization and Functions||Divisional Commissioner: Powers, Functions, and Position|
|Finance Commission and Comptroller and Auditor General||Region Administration: Evolution, Features, and Functions|
|Common Service in India: Role and Significance||Region Collector: Evolution, Appointment|
|Union Public Service Commission: Composition and Functions||Capacities and Position|
|Enlistment and Training of All India and Central Services.||Police Administration at District Level: Organization and Functions|
|Semester V||Semester VI|
|Rural-Urban Administration||Development Administration|
|Nearby Government: Evolution, Meaning, Features and Significance||Importance and Scope of Development Administration|
|73rd and 74th Constitution Amendment Acts||Concepts of Welfare State|
|Urban Local Bodies: Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council and Municipal Committees||Directive Principles of State Policy|
|Panchayati Raj Institutions: Composition, Functions||Welfare State|
|Sources of Income of Gram Panchayats||Association of Planning Agencies|
|Panchayat Samities and Zila Parishads||Planning Commission|
|Region Planning Committee: Composition, Functions and Significance||National Development Council|
|State Finance Commission||State Planning Board and Department|
|State Election Commission||Preparation of Five Years Plans|
|Urban-Rural Relationship and Problems||Social Welfare Administration in India: Women and Children|
Successful graduates of the course interested in pursuing further studies in the discipline may go for M.A, Ph.D. or M.Phil. in the discipline, the successful completion of which makes one eligible for the post of Lecturer in universities/colleges.
Such graduates are hired in capacities such as Healthcare Administrator, Urban and Regional Planner, City Manager, etc.
They may work for nonprofit agencies, government, education, and research institutes, in job roles such as the following:
Areas such as bureaucracy, Economic Development initiatives, Indian Civil Services, Fire and Emergency Services, Education, Public Works, Land Revenue Systems, Corporate Management, Municipal Bodies, Panchayati Raj, Police Department, Secretariat, Tribal Administration, recruit qualified graduates of the course.
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 Title||Job Description||Average Annual Salary in INR|
|Corporate Operations Manager||The Corporate Operations Manager (COM) gives an assortment of administrative and expert support to the association, particularly regarding management and functioning of the administration, operational proficiency, viability, and such.||2,80,000 - 1,104,571|
|Administrative Officer||Administrative Officers serve as the intermediaries between the organization and the workers, giving authoritative support and dealing with their inquiries. Primary obligations include overseeing office stock, planning normal reports, and arranging organizational records.||1,75,786 – 6,83,641|
|Business consultants||Business Consultants handle different aspects of business administration, for example, medicinal services or HR. Equipped with good research and investigative skills they source customers to enhance or fix upon aspects of their business.||2,56,246 – 9,14,453|
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