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B.A. Kannada: Course Details, Fees, Eligibility, Admission Process, Career Scope & Jobs, Syllabus

Updated By Diksha Sharma on 21 Oct, 2021
Average Duration
3 years
Average Fee
5 K-12 K INR annual
Exams Accepted
Study Mode
Regular,Distance Learning

About B.A. Kannada

Bachelor of Arts in Kannada or B.A Kannada is a three-year undergraduate degree programme, which is offered by various public and private institutions in India. In B.A. Kannada programme, the students are taught about the philosophy, literature, and linguistics of the Kannada language. The Kannada language is roughly spoken by around 40 million people in Karnataka and in other states like Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh etc by linguistic minorities. 

B.A Kannada Course Highlights

The highlights of the B.A Kannada course is given in the table below - 

Level of Programme


Duration of Programme

3 Years

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 qualified students from any recognised Board (who had Kannada at the qualifying level or is proficient in Kannada) are eligible 

Examination Type

Semester Wise

Admission Process

Both Entrance Test Based and Merit-Based admission process

Average Course Fee

INR 2,000/- to 8,000/-

Average Starting Package

INR 2 LPA to 5 LPA

Usual Job Profiles

Teacher, Interpreter, Translator, Reporter etc

B.A. Kannada Eligibility Criteria

Students who have passed their 10+2 exam from a recognised Board with a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for OBC/SC/ST) are eligible to apply for the B.A Kannada programme provided they should have either studied Kannada at the qualifying level or must be proficient in the language to be given preference.

B.A Kannada Admission Process

B.A Kannada admission process is different in different universities/institutions. Some give admission on the basis of the qualifying exam marks of the applicants and some conduct an entrance exam to gauge the applicants’ suitability to join the undergraduate programme. 

B.A Kannada Course Fee

The average course of B.A Kannada usually varies from institution to institution and depending upon the fact if the institution is public or private. Usually, the average B.A Kannada course fee ranges between 2,000 rupees and 8,000 rupees per year, which is again variable institution wise. 

B.A. Kannada Syllabus

Check out the latest B.A Kannada Syllabus from the table given below - 



Ist Year

  • Medieval Kannada Literature
  • History of Kannada Literature
  • Cultural History of Kannada

IInd Year

  • Cultural History of Kannada
  • Old Kannada Literature
  • Modern Kannada Literature

IIIrd Year

  • Kannada Folk Literature
  • Traditional Kannada Grammar
  • Old and Medieval Kannada Literature
  • Linguistics

B.A. Kannada Career Options and Job Prospects

Here is a list of career opportunities a Kannada graduate can target after completing his/her studies - 

  • Tour and travel guide
  • Translator
  • Journalist
  • Interpreter
  • Freelancer
  • News anchor
  • Teacher

FAQs about B.A. Kannada

I want admission in B.A. Kannada. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

Andhra Pradesh Residential Degree Colleges Common Entranc Test , Delhi University Arts , English and Foreign Languages University Entrance Test , Banaras Hindu University Undergraduate Entrance Test , Delhi University Entrance Exam are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in B.A. Kannada courses.

What are the top colleges offering B.A. Kannada courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Arts and Humanities courses : Hindu College (New Delhi) , Sri Venkateswara College (New Delhi) , Fergusson College (Pune) , Hansraj College (Delhi) , K. J. Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce (Mumbai). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer B.A. Kannada or not.

What is the average fee for the course B.A. Kannada ?

The average fee for B.A. Kannada is INR 5000 per year.

What are the popular specializations related to B.A. Kannada ?

Some of the popular specializations for B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) are : Astrology , Sociology , German , Apparel and Fashion Design , Advertising and Digital Marketing.

What is the duration of the course B.A. Kannada ?

B.A. Kannada is a 3 year course.

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