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Bachelor of Arts in Tamil or B.A in Tamil is a three-year undergraduate programme is taught to those students who want to increase their competence and knowledge in Tamil Literature and Language. Through the B.A Tamil programme, the students understand the language discourse and linguistic concepts from a functional grammar perspective. In this undergraduate programme, the students gain rare insights into a range of literary styles, periods, and genres of Tamil language.
The course highlights of B.A Tamil have been provided in the table below -
Level of Programme
Duration of Programme
10+2 qualified candidates who have studied Tamil at the +2 level
Direct Admission or Merit-Based Admission
Average Course Fee
INR 1,000/- to INR 20,000/-
Average Starting Salary
INR 2 LPA to 9 LPA
Usual Job Profiles
Tamil Linguist, Tamil Teacher, Interpreter, Translator, Multimedia Reporter etc
Any student who has passed his/her class XIIth exam from a recognised Board and has studied Tamil as one of the compulsory subjects at the qualifying level is eligible for the B.A Tamil programme. The student must have cleared the qualifying exam with a minimum 55% aggregate but a reserved category student (OBC/SC/ST) is considered eligible for B.A Tamil programme with a 50% aggregate at the qualifying examination level.
A merit-based admission process is followed for the B.A Tamil programme in which the qualifying exam marks of the applicants are considered for admission into this three-year undergraduate programme. A few institutions/universities, however, conduct an entrance examination to determine the suitability of the applicants for the B.A Tamil programme.
The course fee for B.A Tamil varies from institute to institute and university to university. Usually, in the government and government-aided institutes/universities, the fee for B.A Tamil programme is less compared to that in the private and un-aided institutions/government. On average, students pursuing the B.A Tamil programme have to spend somewhere between 1,000 rupees and 20,000 rupees per semester - again depending on the type of institute or university it is, i.e government or private.
Here is a list of some excellent job profiles that a student after completing B.A Tamil studies can target -
The detailed semester-wise B.A Tamil syllabus have been provided in the table below -
English and Foreign Languages University Entrance Test , Andhra Pradesh Residential Degree Colleges Common Entranc Test , Delhi University Entrance Exam , Delhi University Science , Delhi University Arts are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in B.A. Tamil courses.
Following are some of the top colleges offering Arts and Humanities courses : A.G. Teachers College (Ahmedabad) , Jesus and Mary College (New Delhi) , St. Xavier's College (Kolkata) , Institute of Management-Christ University (Bangalore) , Gargi College (New Delhi). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer B.A. Tamil or not.
The average fee for B.A. Tamil is INR 5000 per year.
Some of the popular specializations for B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) are : Architecture , Logic , Economics , Philosophy.
B.A. Tamil is a 3 year course.
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