Bachelors in Arts – B.A. Course Details

21 May, 2017

Bachelor of Arts popularly known as B.A. Course is an undergraduate programme in liberal arts, the sciences, or both. The period of the course is for three to four years depending on the country and institution. In India the B.A Degree is majorly for the period of 3 years and this course can be generally categorized into pass and honors courses. By taking courses in the arts and humanities, you can deepen your cultural understanding and awareness, in addition to developing analytical, critical thinking, written and communication skills.  It is a remarkable feature that applicants with Commerce or Science background at their higher secondary level can also study BA or Bachelor of Arts. There are many collages across the country who takes entrance test for the admission for this course. Applicants will study variety of subjects in BA such as Sociology, Philosophy, Political Science, History, Literature, Archaeology, Psychology, Anthropology, Geography, Economics, Education, Library Science etc. After completion of these course applicants have various career opportunities in Historian, Economist, Philosopher, Personnel Manager, and Journalist.

B.A. Course Summary
Course Name Bachelor of Arts
Commonly known as B.A
Course Time Full Time
Duration 3 years
Stream Arts

B.A. Course Eligibility Criteria

Those candidates who want to take admission in this course must satisfy the following condition:

  • Applicants should have passed their Higher Secondary Education from a recognized University/ Board with stream in Science or Commerce or Arts to apply for this course.
  • Generally applicants must have scored at least 50% of aggregate marks in their higher secondary examination to be eligible for this course (percentage of marks differ from institute to institute)

List of Specialization Courses in BA

  • Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Bachelor of Arts in Vedic Astrology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Malayalam
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
  • Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Musicology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts in Oriental Culture
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Rural Industry
  • Bachelor of Arts in Rural Development
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Vocational Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Yoga
  • Bachelor in Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Divinity
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communicative English
  • Bachelor of Theology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Arts in Geography
  • Bachelor of Arts in Advertising & Brand Management
  • Bachelor of Arts Honors in Applied Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Ancient History
  • Bachelor of Arts in Agro Services
  • Bachelor of Arts in Arabic
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Child Welfare and Social Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biostatistics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Cinematography
  • Bachelor of Arts in Cinema and Photography
  • Bachelor of Arts in Instrumental Music

Top B.A Colleges in India

  • Presidency College, Kolkata
  • St. Xavier’s College Mumbai
  • Lady Shree Ram College for Women, Delhi
  • Loyola College, Chennai
  • St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta
  • St. Stephen’s College, Delhi
  • Fergusson College, Pune
  • Presidency College, Chennai
  • Hindu College, Delhi
  • Hans Raj College, Delhi
  • Christ College, Bangalore
  • Symbiosis College, Pune
  • Sophia College, Mumbai
  • St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad
  • Miranda House, Delhi
  • Stella Maris College, Chennai
  • St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore
  • Jesus & Mary College, Delhi
  • Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
  • Queen Mary’s College, Chennai
  • Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi
  • Madras Christian College, Chennai
  • Vivekananda College, Chennai
  • Ramjas College, Delhi
  • Mithibai College, Mumbai
  • St. Teresa’s College, Kochi
  • Nizam College, Hyderabad
  • Sacred Heart College, Kochi
  • Maulana Azad College, Kolkata
  • Elphinstone College, Mumbai
  • Isabella Thoburn College Lucknow
  • Indira Gandhi B.Ed College, Karnataka
  • National Council of Teacher Education, New Delhi
  • K. J. Somaiya College of Education, Mumbai


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