MA Marathi

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Mar 13, 2023 19:31PM IST

About MA Marathi

MA Marathi is a 2 years long postgraduate level course that primarily talks about literature, philosophy & linguistics of the Marathi language. After the completion of the course, students become fluent in the areas of Marathi drama, poetry, history, fiction, literary criticism and other branches of the language. 

MA Marathi falls under the umbrella of an ‘MA’ degree. Marathi is an ‘Indo-Aryan’ language that is predominantly spoken by Marathi people residing or hailing from the Indian State, Maharashtra. Due to the constant requirement of experts in the regional language, MA Marathi has a huge demand in the market and mastering a local language adds to an extra skill. The course enables students to establish a career in numerous popular job profiles like Teachers, Translators, Marathi Interpreters, Typists, Online Transcripts etc.

MA Marathi Highlights

Check out the key highlights of MA Marathi below:

Course Name

MA Marathi


Master of Arts (Marathi)

Course Level

PG level

Course Duration

2 Years

Exam Type


Average Course Fees (Annual)

INR 4,000 - INR 80,000

Minimum Qualification Required

B.A. Marathi

Minimum Aggregate

At Least 50% (varies from college to college)

Selection Process

Merit or entrance exam based

Job Profiles

Journalist, Professor/Lecturer, Content Writer, Copywriter, Translator, Editor, Marathi Coordinator etc.

Average Base Salary (Annual)

INR 2,00,000- INR 6,00,000

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MA Marathi Eligibility Criteria

Check out the basic eligibility criteria of MA Marathi below:

  • Candidates should possess a BA in Marathi degree from a recognized university or educational institute.
  • The minimum aggregate requirement is different in each college. However, it is usually around 50% for unreserved category candidates and around 45% for reserved category (SC/ ST/ OBC) candidates.
  • A few colleges also accept diploma or certification courses in Marathi to grant admission in MA Marathi.
  • Most of the universities or colleges have not set a defined age limit for MA Marathi admission.

MA Marathi Admission Process

The admission process of MA Marathi differs from college to college. Some educational institutes provide admission directly based on merit while others conduct an entrance test to grant admission to the candidates.

MA Marathi Entrance Exams

Check out some of the crucial entrance exams for MA Marathi below:


Conducting Body

Banaras Hindu University Postgraduate Entrance Test (BHU PET)

Banaras Hindu University

Osmania University Common Entrance Test (OUCET)

Osmania University

Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET)

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination (JNUEE)

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Top MA Marathi Colleges in India

Enlisted underneath are the top MA Marathi colleges in India:

Top Colleges


Fergusson College

Pune, Maharashtra

MES Abasaheb Garware College

Pune, Maharashtra

Vinayakrao Patil Mahavidhyalaya

Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Adarsh Art & Commerce College

Kongaon, Maharashtra

Ramkrishna Paramhansa Mahavidhyalaya

Osmanabad, Maharashtra

Pratishthan Mahavidhyalaya

Aurangabad, Maharashtra

RK Talreja College

Ulhasnagar, Maharashtra

Vidyawardhini Sabha’s Arts, Commerce & Science College

Dhule, Maharashtra

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MA Marathi Syllabus

Captured below are a few important topics that are a part of the MA Marathi Syllabus:

1st Year

Modern Literature

Folk Literature and Folk art

Western Poetics

Modern Marathi Literature

Linguistic Study of Marathi

Study of Marathi Folk literature

Medieval Marathi Prose and Poetry

Some Modernisms in Marathi literature

2nd Year

History and trends in Modern Marathi literature

Marathi Grammar, Prosody and Trope

Cultural Background of Marathi Literature

Principles of Literary Criticism and Marathi Criticism

Extensive Study of selective Literature

Literature and other Social Sciences

South India outside Maharashtra: Cultural & Literature

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MA Marathi Career Options & Job Prospects

After completing MA Marathi candidates can look up jobs in public as well as private sectors for exploration and advanced research. Various non government & government schools, teaching sectors, journalism, content making, translation, advertising and other areas provide employment opportunities to candidates with the MA Marathi degree.

An individual can earn around an average of Rs. 2,00,000 to Rs. 6,00,000 after the course. The salary extracted by candidates completely depends on the skills, knowledge, experience & aptitude of the individual. It also depends on the employer offering the job.

Some of the most popular job profiles that students can consider after MA Marathi are given below:

Job Profile

Average Salary (Annual)

TranslatorContent Writer in Marathi

Rs. 2,00,980

Associate Professor/ Lecturer

Rs. 3,67,000

Marathi Coordinator

Rs. 2,61,669

Journalist/ Editor

Rs. 5,60,500

Note: The figures mentioned above vary from individual to individual. They keep increasing with time and experience.

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Related Questions


Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

-Answered on June-26-2022

Dear student, the official website of Government Arts College Karur does not contain any detailed information regarding whether or not the MA admission process for the academic year 2021-22 has started. You can get in touch with the college officials for more detailed information through the contact details mentioned below - 

Office Ph. 91 - 4324 - 257534

Office FAX 91 - 4324 - 257534

There are several other reputed MA institutions that have started the admission process for the current academic year and you can easily apply in any of them through our Common Application Form right now. These institutions are world-class institutions and are currently in the final phase of the admission application process. Apply now through our application form for a secured seat in your desired MA specialization. For more details, call 18005729877!

How can I do my master in English
-Mahbubur -Updated on June-15-20224 Answers

Navneet, Student / Alumni

-Answered on June-15-2022
In order to pursue a career in English Literature, you should go with MA in English. There are many universities that offer MA in English. Being a part of LPU, I can share Information regarding this course in LPU. The program in MA English focuses on literary analysis and criticism of English literature with an intellectual journey through poetry, theatre and fiction. The programme also trains students in creative and journalistic writing. Eligibility Criteria (Qualifying Exam) Pass with 50%aggregate marksin Bachelor’s degree (any discipline) or equivalent. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE COURSE Requisites & Conditions for International Exposure Option · Separate fee for study tourwill be charged and informed at the time of giving the option. The study tour may include the provision of travel, boarding, lodging and vegetarian meal as per stipulated itinerary; and any other expenses for undertaking the tour shall be borne by the student himself. · In certain eventualities beyond the control of the country, tour may be shifted to other country such as Canada/Australia. · If student is not able to get Visa or fulfill any formality by the prescribed date for the purpose of visiting and staying in the host country, as decided by the University for international exposure or could not undertake the tour due to any other reason including Family/health problem,then he will not be entitled to claim any other option or refund or compensation in any manner whatsoever. · Student shall pay the fee and other charges payable to the University for the remaining duration of the programme before going fort our abroad.
When is giving form for M.A
-KARTHIKA -Updated on Mar-31-20222 Answers

priyal gogna, Student / Alumni

-Answered on Mar-31-2022
Hi there, the admission at LPU is going on. I will guide you for the admission procedure so that you won’t face any hassle. You can follow the steps to proceed: Step 1- Signup Register on LPU’s admission portal with your basic details. You will receive mail once you have successfully registered. Login at LPU’s admission portal with an already created username and password. Step 2- Application for Admission Fill the application form and submit. Select your programme from the list. Make a partial payment of Rs. 10,000/- (Application fee, i.e., Rs. 500; Rest under the programme fee of the first semester). Upload the documents for verification. Pay the balance fee within the time frame as set by LPU. In case you would like to appear for LPUNEST for scholarship purposes, you may proceed with depositing the test fee later on.