Bachelor of Arts is an undergraduate degree
course in India that takes three years to complete.
Bachelor of Arts is an undergraduate degree course that stretches for a
period of three years. This has remained conventionally the most sought after
undergraduate degree programs in the student community. This academic degree
course focuses on the formal study of natural sciences, social sciences and
foreign languages. Under this degree a large number of programs are available
and the perspective candidate is open to choose from various options available.
With respect to the previous academic background and the personal choice and
ability of the student towards a specific program, there exists an appropriate
program for almost each and every candidate opting for this degree.
Students passing of successfully their H.S.C. examinations with science, arts or
commerce stream can opt for Bachelor of Arts. In many colleges throughout India
entrance examination are conducted for enrolling into this course. Besides the
performance in the entrance tests, the studentís past academic records are also
taken into account. The subjects of study under Bachelor of Arts are Economics,
Philosophy, Geography, Political Science, Literature, Sociology, Psychology,
History, Library Science, Anthropology, Education, Archaeology, etc. After the
completion of Bachelor of Arts one can pursue for higher studies in the fields
like Masters Degree in any of the subjects in which BA has been done.
Individuals can pursue a career in different fields after successful completion
of their Bachelor of Arts degree. They can become an Economist, Historian,
Archaeologist, Educationist, Philosopher, Political scientist, Personnel
manager, Social activist, Public Relation Executive, Psychologist, Sociologist,
Philosopher, Journalist, etc. Some of the colleges in India offering Bachelor of
Arts program are
St. Xaviers College,
Ramnarain Ruia College,
Jai Hind College, K.C.College in Mumbai;
Scottish Church College, Loreto House,
Lady Brabourne College, Presidency College in Kolkata; St Stephens
College, Lady Shriram College for Women, Miranda House in Delhi; St. Joseph`s
College, Bangalore and several others.