Bachelor of Arts (BA) is an undergraduate degree awarded in India for a study programme in social sciences, liberal arts, or both. BA (Bachelor of Arts) programmes are typically three years long. It is, however, contingent on the sort of educational school or college as well as certain minors or majors. Candidates can enrol in a full-time, part-time, correspondence, or distance education BA (Hons) or BA Program programme. There are five subjects that must be studied in addition to a few electives. Depending on the subject chosen, the subjects will change. BA is the most common degree among students studying Humanities.

Candidates must have finished their 10+2 education from a recognized institution. Apart from that, certain institutions stipulate that in order to be qualified to study a BA programme provided by them, candidates must have received a minimum of 50% aggregate marks at the Class 12 level. For SC/ ST candidates, several universities provide a 5% mark reduction in this criteria. Students can choose from a wide range of study fields from the many alternatives accessible to them after opting to pursue a B.A. at the pass or honours level. There is a suitable curriculum for virtually any student selecting this course, regardless of the candidate’s previous educational qualifications or the specific choice and talents of the student en route to a particular field of study.

A number of institutions around the country hold entrance exams for students seeking admission to the BA programme. Aside from how well students do on the admission exam, their past educational achievement is also taken into account. Philosophy, Economics, Political Science, Geography, Sociology, Literature, History, Psychology, Anthropology, Library Science, Archaeology, and Education are examples of BA subject areas. Following the completion of the BA, students can seek employment or pursue further study, such as a postgraduate degree, in any of the areas where the BA has been completed. After getting a BA degree, a candidate can work in a variety of professions. One can continue their education by enrolling in an MA programme in the same subject in which they received their bachelor’s degree. MA, or Master of Arts, is a postgraduate degree that allows students to continue advanced study in their chosen field.

Following completion of their Bachelor of Arts degree, students can pursue a career in a variety of fields. Historians, Economists, Educators, Archaeologists, Political Scientists, Philosophers, Social Activists, Personnel Managers, Psychologists, Sociologists, Philosophers, Public Relations Executives, Journalists, and others are among the jobs available. Some of the most famous colleges in the country offering BA courses include Ramnarain Ruia College, St. Xaviers College, Jai Hind College, Mithibai College, Bethune College, K.C. College in Mumbai, Loreto House, Scottish Church College, Presidency College, Lady Brabourne College in Kolkata, Lady Shriram College for Women, St. Stephen`s College, Miranda House College in Delhi, St. Joseph’s College in Bengaluru and many more.