B.A. History

About B.A. History

Bachelor of Arts in History or B. A History is a two-year undergraduate degree program that teaches the students how human civilization evolved to the present time from prehistoric times. Throughout the duration of the program, the students get to know about the global and Indian major historical events. By the end of the course, a History graduate has more than just knowledge about culture and society and what are those factors propel the development of a civilization namely power, religion, economy, culture, etc. 

B.A History Course Highlights

The important highlights regarding the B.A History course can be found in the following table – 

Level of Programme


Duration of Programme

3 Years


10+2 qualified students from a recognised Board with 50% aggregate at least

Admission Process

Entrance Test based 

Examination Type

Semester Exams

Average Course Fee

INR 1,000/- to INR 25,000/-

Average Starting Package

3.0 LPA to 7.0 LPA

Job Profiles

Historian, Archaeologist, Teacher, Tour Guide etc

B.A. History Eligibility Criteria

10+2 qualified students from a recognised Board and any stream who have an aggregate of 50% or more at the qualifying exam level are eligible for the B.A History programme offered at various Indian universities and colleges. Some universities, however, specifically demand the applicants to have studied History at the 10+2 level as a part of their eligibility criteria.

Admission Process

All the reputed Universities or colleges conduct an entrance exam for the purpose of admitting students in their B. A History program. Some institutions also conduct an additional personal interview round before granting final admission to the candidates. 

B.A. History Syllabus

The semester wise syllabus for M. Tech Electrical Engineering program has been given in the table below

B.A. History Career Options and Job Prospects

History graduates can make a good living if they choose either of the following career opportunities – 

  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Research Assistant
  • Historian
  • Documentation Specialist
  • Curator & Guide
  • Archivist