Career Scope after B.A. Sociology - Higher Education, Jobs

Abhik Das
Abhik DasPublished On: September 25, 2020

Check out all the details regarding B.A Sociology from the article below like eligibility, admission process, career doorways etc.

B.A Sociology Career Scopes - Eligibility, Admissions, Universities

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology or B.A Sociology is a three-year undergraduate programme where the students are introduced to sociology and all the basic concepts of sociology. If broadly spoken about, B.A Sociology is the study of culture, social interaction, social stratification and social relations. It is the study of society. The undergraduate degree programme of Sociology covers things such as community & demography, crime & delinquency, collective behaviour, cultural sociology, comparative sociology, applied sociology etc.

B.A. Sociology is offered by several reputed Indian Universities and Institutions and is a very popular course amongst the arts and humanities stream students.

B.A Sociology Highlights



Duration of Programme

3 Years

Level of Study




Admission Process

Merit-Based and Entrance Test Based

Examination Type


B.A Sociology Eligibility Criteria

Students who have passed their class XIIth examination from any recognised Board with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks combining all the subjects are eligible for B.A Sociology admission offered by the top Universities. The higher education scope will completely depend on the career aspiration of the candidates.

B.A Sociology Admission Process

Admission into B.A. Sociology is done via both merit-based and entrance test-based admission process by the offering Universities and Institutions. For merit-based B.A Sociology admissions, the qualifying exam marks of the applicants are considered and a merit list is prepared on the basis of which, the final selection is done.

In the entrance test-based admission process, the applicants have to appear in a University-level or Institution-level entrance examination. Those who score well are shortlisted for the subsequent admission rounds.

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Who Should Opt for B.A Sociology

Students who possess the following qualities are most suited for the Bachelor of Arts Sociology programme -

  • Students with patience and open-mindedness are suitable for the B.A Sociology programme

  • Students with a strong penchant for research are the ones who achieve success in this programme

  • Students with excellent communication skills are ideal for B.A Sociology programme

  • Sociology is about talking and thinking about critical problems which require the students to have excellent critical thinking skills

  • Students who love reading and writing, B.A Sociology is a tailor-made programme for them

Universities/Colleges Offering B.A Sociology

Check out the list of Universities or Colleges in India which offers B.A Sociology along with the direct admission link -

Name of Institution

Direct Link

University of Delhi

Scottish Church College, Kolkata

Vinayakrao Patil Mahavidyalam, Aurangabad

DAV Postgraduate College, Varanasi

Sree Narayan College, Thiruvananthapuram

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Higher Education Scope after B.A. Sociology

Students who have passed B.A. in Sociology can take up a Master's course in Sociology (M.A. Sociology). Apart from this, the students can choose courses such as Masters in Social Work, Rural Development etc.

Career Scope with B.A Sociology

In this section, we will find out the career scopes a Sociology graduate is being offered with post-completion of studies -

List of B.A. Sociology Colleges in India (Region Wise)

Here is the region-wise list of B.A. Sociology colleges in India

List of B.A. Sociology Colleges in India (Full List)B.A. Sociology Colleges in Andhra Pradesh
B.A. Sociology Colleges in TelanganaB.A. Sociology Colleges in Tamil Nadu
B.A. Sociology Colleges in OrissaB.A. Sociology Colleges in Kerala
B.A. Sociology Colleges in West BengalB.A. Sociology Colleges in Delhi
B.A. Sociology Colleges in JharkhandB.A. Sociology Colleges in Himachal Pradesh

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