What is B.A (Bachelor of Arts)?
Full form of BA is Bachelor of Arts. BA is an extremely popular undergraduate course that students puruse right
after their class 12th. Here are some important facts to konw about Bachelor or Arts:
BA is most popular among students of Humanities and there are various specialisations under BA Humanities.
The list of the most popular specialisations in BA Humanities and the colleges that offfer those specialisations is
mentioned in the table below
|Different languages (English, French, German, Hindi, Spanish, Chinese/ Mandarin, Greek, Japanese, Latin)||Economics|
|Political Science||Communication Studies|
|Fluent in language||Logical|
The eligibility criteria for a BA course specifies that candidates should have completed their
10+2 from a recognised board. Apart from this, some colleges also specify that aspirants
should have secured minimum 50% aggregate marks at their Class 12 level in order to be
eligible to pursue a BA course offered by them. Some colleges also offer 5% marks
relaxation in this criteria for SC/ ST candidates.
After completing a BA course candidates can pursue a MA course in the same discipline in which they pursued
their graduation. Candidates who want to make a career as a teacher can opt for a BEd course after completing
their BA degree.
Apart from these options candidates are informed that after completing their BA course they become eligible to
appear for government exams.
However, aspirants can also opt to pursue a job right after completing their BA course. Some popular job profiles
that candidates can pursue after a BA course are:
- Content Writer: In this job profile one needs to research for information on the internet or even through offline
sources and create original content for the medium and firm that they are employed at.
- Social Worker: In such a job profile one needs to identify and thereafter help people cope with the problems
- Airhostess/ Flight Steward: In this job profile, one joins the aviation industry and is responsible for ensuring
the safety and security of passengers on board an aircraft. Apart from this, an airhostess/ flight steward also
serves refreshment to passengers on an aircraft.