The Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a four-year course at Tribhuvan University. The program was designed with the purpose of providing theoretical and conceptual-based knowledge to students. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FOHSS) at Tribhuvan University (TU) is the authoritative body responsible for administering the Bachelor of Arts program. The motto of FOHSS is to develop qualified and dedicated human resources in the field of humanities and social sciences.
The BA course is the largest faculty in terms of the number of subjects offered and the number of departments it has. This program consists of over 30 constituent campuses and more than 300 affiliated colleges where millions of students are pursuing education and shaping their careers. There are many top-listed colleges in Kathmandu and outside the valley for pursuing a BA or Bachelor of Arts. A wide range of subjects are taught in the Bachelor of Arts program. Some of the subjects taught in BA include Major English, Nepali, Mathematics, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Culture, Political Science, Economics, Journalism, International Studies, Crisis Management, and Social Work, among others. Examinations for the BA course are conducted annually.
The fee structure varies depending on the college and the courses. General programs like Major Nepali and Major English can be studied at a lower fee, while programs like BSW and International Development have higher costs. Courses in private colleges are comparatively more expensive compared to those in public colleges.
The main objectives of the BA course are asfollows:
Eligibility for BA Course:
The eligibility criteria for BA or Bachelor of Arts course are as follows:
However, Tribhuvan University (TU) has removed this requirement. Now, students have the freedom to choose any subjects they desire in the Bachelor of Arts (BA) course, irrespective of their background in the plus two level.
In BA course, students do not need to appear in any entrance exam, they can directly get admissions. Also, there is no requirement for minimum marks.
The Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a field that is closely linked with society and human existence. The scope of this field and the demand for graduates in this field never decrease; it remains evergreen. The scope of BA course are as follows:
Moreover, Bachelor of Arts graduates also have excellent prospects for furthering their careers in developed countries as they are highly valued and appreciated abroad.