B.A. – Bachelor of Arts

Arts and Humanities has been a popular stream with students for a very long time. A Bachelor of Arts (BA) is an undergraduate course in liberal arts and is usually of three years duration. However, the University of Delhi is thinking about extending the course for another year, thereby making it a 4-year course. 

Streams of BA: The Bachelor of Arts course can be pursued by the candidates right after they pass their higher secondary examinations. The BA degree can be obtained in a number of subjects and some of them have been mentioned below: 

  • English
  • Languages
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Geography
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Journalism
  • Archeology
  • Performance Arts
  • Public Administration
  • Philosophy

Eligibility for BA Course: To apply for a Bachelor of Arts (BA) course, the candidates have to pass their 10+2 examinations in any stream. In some colleges, the admissions are based on the performance of the students in their qualifying examinations, whereas in others the candidates have to appear for a written examination. 

Top B.A. Colleges in India

The top colleges in India offering the BA course have been listed below: 

  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
  • Loyola College, Chennai
  • Hindu College, Delhi
  • St. Stephen’s College, Delhi
  • Stella Maris College, Chennai
  • Fergusson College, Pune
  • Loyola College, Chennai
  • St Xavier’s College, Kolkata
  • Presidency College, Chennai
  • Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, New Delhi
  • Ethiraj College, Chennai
  • Mithibai College, Mumbai
  • Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata
  • Bethune College, Kolkata
  • Womens Christian College, Chennai
  • Gargi College, New Delhi
  • St. Ann’s College for Women, Hyderabad
  • Miranda House, Delhi
  • DAV College, Kangra
  • Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, Bangalore
  • Christ College, Bangalore
  • Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda College, Chennai
  • Scottish Church College, Kolkata
  • Nizam College, Hyderabad
  • Shri Shikshayatan College, Kolkata
  • St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad
  • DAV College, Lucknow
  • Bhopal School of Social Sciences, Bhopal
  • St. Albert’s College, Kochi
  • St. Ann’s College for Women, Hyderabad
  • A.V. College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Hyderabad
  • St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore
  • Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women, Bangalore
  • Bharatiya Sanskriti Vidyapith Arts & Commerce College for Women, Bangalore
  • M.S. Ramaiah Junior and Degree College, Bangalore
  • Garden City College, Bangalore
  • Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune
  • Government Arts & Commerce College, Indore
  • DAV College, Chandigarh
  • Government College for Girls, Chandigarh
  • DAV College, Koraput
  • Sree Ramu College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore
  • Government College, Sanjauli
  • Hindusthan College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore
  • Ramjas College, Delhi
  • Hindu College, Delhi
  • Kirori Mal College, Delhi
  • Hans Raj College, Delhi
  • Maitreyi College, Delhi
  • St. Bede’s College, Shimla
  • Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College, Delhi
  • Malabar Christian College, Kozhikode
  • Alagappa Government Arts College, Karaikudi

Career Opportunities for BA course: After the successful completion of the course, the candidates can either pursue higher studies or look for suitable employment opportunities that will depend upon the subjects they have majored in. Bachelors of Arts will be able to get jobs as research analysts, tele-callers, journalists, salespersons and technical writers in the following sectors: 

  • Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO)
  • Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Electronic Media
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Print Media
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Retail Management

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