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B.A. Telugu (B.A. Telugu)

Updated By Diksha Sharma on 25 Nov, 2020
Average Duration
3 years
Average Fee
5 K-15 K INR annual
Exams Accepted
Study Mode
Regular,Distance Learning

About B.A. Telugu

Bachelor of Arts in Telugu or B.A Telugu is a full-time three-year undergraduate degree programme which teaches various aspects of the Telugu language vis a vis philosophy, literature and linguistics. Major topics such as literary criticism, literary history, fiction, poetry, drama etc are taught to the students who enrol themselves for the B.A Telugu programme. After the completion of the study, the students’ knowledge of the language is enhanced and they can proudly call themselves as the specialist of Telugu language.

B.A. Telugu Course Highlights

Some highlights of the B.A Telugu course is given in the table below - 

Level of Programme


Duration of Programme

3 Years

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 from a Recognised Board

Admission Process 

Both Merit-Based and Entrance Based

Average Course Fee

INR 1,000 to 2 Lakhs

Job Prospects

Content Writer, Interpreter, Language Translator, Lecturer, Teacher etc

B.A. Telugu Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for admission into B.A, Telugu states that the applicants must - 

  • Have completed their 10+2 study from a recognised Board or equivalent
  • Have passed the qualifying exam from any stream
  • Have at least a minimum aggregate of 55% at the qualifying level examination

B.A Telugu Admission Process

Admissions into the B.A Telugu programme can be targetted via both the merit-based process and entrance test-based process. In the merit-based B.A Telugu admission process, the candidates’ 10+2 score is considered for admission. In the entrance based admission process, the qualifying exam scores are considered to determine the eligibility and the final admissions depend on the marks obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam. Sometimes, there is an additional personal interview round after the entrance exam and final admissions depend on the cumulative score obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam and personal interview round.

B.A Telugu Course Fee

The course fee of B.A Telugu depends greatly on the type of Institution the candidate wants to get into. Government or Government-Aided institutions or colleges offering B.A Telugu will have lower fees if compared to the private and unaided institutions offering B.A Telugu. Where in Government B.A Telugu colleges, the candidates have to shell out something in the range of INR 2,000 to 4,000 per semester, the private colleges might charge something in between INR 20,000 to 40,000 per semester. 

B.A. Telugu Syllabus

The latest B.A Telugu syllabus is given in the table below  -



Ist Year

  • History of Telugu Literature
  • Grammar
  • Text Drama
  • History of Telugu Language

IInd Year

  • Sanskrit
  • Telugu Literary Criticism
  • Introduction to General Linguistics
  • Structure of Modern Indian Language
  • Modern Telugu Linguistics

IIIrd Year

  • Poetry of Telugu Criticism
  • Basic Grammar
  • Telugu Literature

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B.A. Telugu Career Options and Job Prospects

After graduating with a Bachelors degree in Telugu, the students can target either of the following career prospects - 

  • Public Relations Officer
  • Content Writer
  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Teacher

Questions Related to B.A. Telugu Course

Sir/Madam, I do not possess excellent writing skills yet I wish to become a journalist. What are the other skills that a journalist should have? Which UG course should I choose to become a journalist?

-Guru PriyaUpdated on July 23, 2021 01:19 PM
  • 3 Answers
Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, it is imperative for a journalist to possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. You can become a ...


Dear Sir! I completed my +2 studied 15 years ago. Am I eligible to apply for admission into BA Tamil Literature offered PKR Arts College for Women, Erode?

-MaheshwariUpdated on July 21, 2021 04:40 PM
  • 1 Answer
Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear aspirant, there is no maximum age limit to apply for admission into the BA courses. But, we suggest you ...


Can I still apply for BA admission in online mode at KROS College Kohima?

-AchatUpdated on July 21, 2021 04:17 PM
  • 1 Answer
Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, the online application process for BA admission at KROS College Kohima is still underway for the academic year ...


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FAQs about B.A. Telugu

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

Andhra Pradesh Residential Degree Colleges Common Entranc Test , Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test , Banaras Hindu University Undergraduate Entrance Test , Delhi University Arts , Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in B.A. Telugu courses.

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

Following are some of the top colleges offering Arts and Humanities courses : Hansraj College (Delhi) , Jai Hind College (Mumbai) , Miranda House University College for Women (Delhi) , Ramnarain Ruia College (Mumbai) , Jesus and Mary College (New Delhi). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer B.A. Telugu or not.

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

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

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

Some of the popular specializations for B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) are : Kokborok , Library Sciences , Human Resources Management , Portuguese - School , Ancient History.

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

B.A. Telugu is a 2 year course.

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