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Bachelor of Arts - BA
Duration :
Min. Duration 3 Years
Max. Duration 6 Years
Programme Details



The B.A. programme is designed for open and distance learning programmes to help people to develop a dynamic personality for them as this will help them to engage in multiple activities. For those who can’t afford to attend regular classes, and those who wish to pursue their higher studies but do not have the time to do so, this programme is very beneficial. At the same time, after completing this programme, this will increase their job opportunities also.




The objective of Bachelor of Arts is to strengthen the critical and creative thinking of the learners by offering a broad range of social, political, historical and professional courses of study. This 3 year programme provides students with a broad, flexible education that allows them to develop, understand, and disseminate knowledge, to think critically and to build on these abilities.


Programme Code : 4120-S


Elective Courses in BA:

1. Economics (English Medium)*
2. Computer Applications (English Medium)
3. Management (English Medium)
4. History (English/ Hindi/ Punjabi Medium)
5. Political Science (English/ Hindi/ Punjabi Medium)
6. Sociology (English/ Hindi/ Punjabi Medium)
7. English
8. Hindi
9. Punjabi
*(For Economics courses, Study Material may be made available in English medium.
However, a student has the option of writing the Exam in English/ Hindi/ Punjabi language.)


Programme Duration

Min. Duration 3 Years
Max. Duration 6 Years

Eligibility & Fee



10+2 in any stream or equivalent

Eligibility, admission criteria or any other condition mentioned here in or otherwise for admission to any programme is subject to change as prescribed by the university .


*Fee Details

Programme Fee₹ 4500 (per semester)

Examination Fee₹ 1500 (per semester)

Study Material Fee₹ 1000 (per semester)



  • Programme Fee for 1st semester will be payable at the time of admission. Fee for all other semester(s) will be payable as per the schedule prescribed by the university before the start of End Term Exam of corresponding semester/ year.

  • Examination fee will be payable along with the programme fee.

  • If a student wants to take printed Study Material, then he/ she is required to pay the Study Material fee separately at the time of receiving Study Material.

*Exclusive of one time Application Fee of Rs. 500/- to be paid at the time of new admission.


Career Prospects

Main Sectors

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)

Some of the relevant designations for Graduates are

  • Associates

  • Customer Care Executive

  • Data Entry Operators

  • Sales Associates

  • Executives


Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO)

Some of the relevant designations for Graduates are:

  • Content Writer (Technical and Non-Technical)

  • Executive Data-Entry Operators


Media Houses

Some of the relevant designations for Graduates are:

  • Journalist

  • Editor

  • Sub-Editor

  • Reporter

  • Anchor

  • PRO

  • Feature Writer



Some of the relevant designations for Graduates are:

  • Administrative Officer

  • Assistant Administrative Officer

  • Development Officer

  • Insurance Agent


Armed Forces


Some of the relevant designations for Graduates are:

  • Permanent Commissioned Officer

  • Short Service Commissioned Officer

  • Soldier General Duty

  • Soldier Clerk/ Technical Store Keeper

  • Soldier Tradesman

  • Religious Teacher

  • Caterer



  • Clerk

  • Grade I Officer

  • Grade II Officer or a Manager


Civil Services

Branches of the Indian Civil Services are:

  • Indian Forest Service

  • Indian Administrative Service

  • Indian Police Service

  • Indian Foreign Service

  • Indian Revenue Service

  • Indian Post & Telecommunication Accounts and Finance Service

  • Indian Railway Traffic Service

  • Railways Protection Force

  • Indian Defence Estate Service

  • Defence Secretariat Service

  • Indian Information Service

  • Central Industrial Security Force

  • Indian Railway Personnel Service

  • Indian Audits & Accounts Service

  • Indian Railway Accounts Service

  • Indian Defence Accounts Service

  • Central Secretariat Service

  • Union Territories Police Service

  • Union Territories Administrative Service



Teachers can find employment in

  • Play schools

  • Nursery schools

  • Primary/elementary schools

  • Self-employment by starting institutes or tutorials

  • Teaching opportunities in foreign countries


Further study options after B.A.

  • M.A.



  • M.Sc. IT/ PGDIT

  • M.Sc. CS/ PGDCS

  • BEd.

  • B.Lib./ BLIS

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