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

Updated By Abhik Das on 21 Oct, 2021
Average Duration
3 years
Average Fee
5 K-20 K INR annual
Exams Accepted
Study Mode
Regular,Distance Learning

About B.A. Philosophy

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy or B.A Philosophy is a three-year undergraduate programme in which the students are taught about the fundamental and general problems. In B.A. Philosophy, the students learn a great deal about these problems which are connected with language, mind, reason, values, knowledge and existence. In this programme, the students are also taught how to enhance critical thinking skills, ability to speak and defend a point of view which is reasoned. This undergraduate programme is offered both in regular mode and distance mode.

B.A. Philosophy Eligibility Criteria

Students with a class XIIth pass out a certificate from any stream and a recognised Board are eligible to apply for B.A Philosophy admission in Indian Universities and Institutions. 

B.A Philosophy Admission Process

Admissions into the B.A Philosophy programme is given on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates or applicants in their qualifying level exam. On the basis of their qualifying level marks, a cutoff list is prepared by the Universities/Institutions on the basis of which, final admission is given to the most suitable ones.

B.A. Philosophy Syllabus




  • Modern Western Philosophy
  • Indian Philosophy


  • Logic (Indian & Western)
  • Ethics (Indian & Western)


  • Applied Philosophy
  • Socio-Political Philosophy
  • Greek & Medieval Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Problems of Philosophy (Indian & Western)

B.A. Philosophy Career Options and Job Prospects

With a Bachelors degree in Philosophy, the students can opt for either of the following jobs or career prospects - 

  • Public Relation Journalist
  • Union or Corporate Mediator
  • Technical Writer
  • Poet/Novelist
  • Lecturer or Teacher
  • Content Writers
  • Publishers

FAQs about B.A. Philosophy

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

Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test , Banaras Hindu University Undergraduate Entrance Test , English and Foreign Languages University Entrance Test , Delhi University Entrance Exam , Maharshi Dayanand University Common Entrance Exam are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in B.A. Philosophy courses.

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

Following are some of the top colleges offering Arts and Humanities courses : Jai Hind College (Mumbai) , St. Xaviers College (Mumbai) , Jesus and Mary College (New Delhi) , College of Social Work (Mumbai) , Gargi College (New Delhi). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer B.A. Philosophy or not.

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

The average fee for B.A. Philosophy is INR 10000 per year.

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

Some of the popular specializations for B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) are : Advertising & PR , Biochemistry , Industrial Mathematics , Commerce , Nursing.

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

B.A. Philosophy is a 3 Years year course.

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