Bachelor of Arts Hons. Education Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope and Salary

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Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (Education) is an undergraduate full-time Education course. The duration of this course is 3 years divided into 6 semesters. Eligibility to the course is 10+2 or Intermediate examination or an equivalent from a recognized board are eligible for this course. Students who have to secure 50% of marks in minimum can apply for this course. The percentage marks can vary from one college to another. Eligible candidates can apply for this course through online/offline.

Many colleges offer Bachelor of Arts course in India. Students can select recognized stream based on their interest. Admissions vary from one college to another. Top colleges offering this course are:

The average fee for this course ranges between INR 1,000 to 2 lakhs as per the student’s performance in the entrance exam and the personal interview.

Admission process for this course is based on three components. Those are 10+2 marks, entrance exam marks, and based on the performance in the personal interview. Many colleges conduct common exams for admission selection. Students who have cleared those exams can attend the personal interview. Based on the overall performance of the students are selected to join this course in reputed colleges.

Education is a process which transmits accumulated knowledge, values, and skills from generation to another. In general sense, Education is an act or experience which has a formative effect on the character, mind, and physical ability of the people.

After completion of the course, Graduates may get opportunities in areas like Museums, Public relations and Journalism, Editing and Publishing houses, Educational departments, Creative/Technical writing, Home tuition, etc. and work in positions like Teacher, Advisor, Non-fiction writer, Technical writer, Novelist, Public relation journalist, etc. The average salary for these professionals ranges between INR 2 to 12 Lakhs.

 BA (Hons) Education: Course Highlights Table

Written below are some of the major highlights of the course.

Course Level Undergraduate
Duration 3 years
Examination Type Semester type
Eligibility 10+2
Admission Process LPUP-NEST, ACAD entrance test, GGSIPU, AIEED, TOEFL
Top recruiting organizations Learning care Group Inc, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Children of America, Kalpan Inc, C2 Education
Top recruiting areas Museums, Public relations and Journalism, Editing and Publishing houses, Educational departments, Creative/Technical writing, Home tuition
Top job profiles Teacher, Advisor, Non-fiction writer, Technical writer, Novelist, Public relation journalist
Course Fee INR 1,000 to 3 lakhs
Average Starting Salary INR 2 to 12 lakhs

BA (Hons) Education: What is it about?

Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons} (Education) course introduces the early childhood education, professionalism and planning intentional developmentally appropriate experiences for each child, and the diverse educational settings for young children. Major topics in this curse include:

  • Theoretical foundations
  • National early learning standards
  • NC foundations for early learning and development
  • State regulations
  • Program types
  • Professionalism
  • Ethical conduct
  • Quality inclusive environments

This course also includes the theories of child development, assessment, and observation, milestones and factors that develop from conception. Students will able to compare typical developmental characteristics. Based on emphasis, students will learn knowledge, assessment, and observation of developmental sequences in approaches to play or learn health or physical, emotional or social, language or communication, and cognitive domains.

BA (Hons) Education:Top Institutes

Given below are the college names, location and the average structure of the fees which will be taken by the college for this course.

Dera Natung Government College Itanagar INR 6,120
Saint Claret College Arunachal Pradesh INR 63,530
Nehru College Assam INR 4,700
Dhanamanjuri College of arts Imphal INR 936
GP Government Women’s College Imphal INR 8,120
Waikhom Mani Girl’s College Thoubal INR 35,180
Lady Keane College Shillong INR 43,354
Saint Mary’s College Shillong INR 3,377
Government Aizawl West College Aizawl INR 1,977
T.Romana College Mizoram INR 2,125
Alder College Kohima INR 8,533
Dimapur Government College Dimapur INR 5,220
Alaka Mahabidyalaya Jagatsinghpur INR 23,000
Attitude Business College Bhubaneswar INR 46,177
Banki College Cuttack INR 28,800
Government College Gangtok INR 3,992
VPGR Institute of Technology Chennai INR 73,210
Bir Bikram Memorial College Tripura INR 28,400
Netaji Subhash Mahavidyalaya Udaipur INR 24,000
Basanti Devi College Kolkata INR 50,000
Bidhan Chandra College Hooghly INR 7,196

BA (Hons) Education: Eligibility

Candidates who have obtained 50% of marks in their 10+2 examination are eligible. Eligible candidates can get application form through online/ offline and submit at the time of admissions.

Students should have passed 12th Class or Intermediate in any subject stream from a Recognized Board (or)

Student who have studied International Diploma and will be completing 12th class with clear results declared (or)
Students who have appeared for their 12th class or Intermediate final exams and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

BA (Hons) Education: Admission Process

Admissions are made strictly on the basis of merit-list, the Entrance Test, and Personal interview. The candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria fixed by the University will be admitted.

Some of the entrance tests conducted by the colleges are:

Some colleges have their own exam patterns. Candidates who have passed these exams can attend the personal interview. Based on the candidate’s performance they will be selected for this course admission.

BA (Hons) Education: Syllabus and Course Description

A year-wise syllabus for BA Hons Education is given below. The syllabus may vary from one college to other.

Philosophical Foundations of Education History of Education in India Sociological Foundation and Educational Administration
Psychological Foundations of Education Education in Ancient and Medieval India Sociological Foundation of Education
- Education in British India Educational Administration and School Organization
- Development of Education in Independent India Psychology of adjustment and Educational Guidance and Counselling
- - Psychology of Adjustment
- - Educational Guidance and Counselling Organization
- - Evaluation in Education
- - Educational Technology and Curriculum studies
- - Educational Technology

BA (Hons) Education: Who should opt for this course?

  • Candidates who have interest in Education and its related fields are suitable for this course.
  • Candidates who have good interpersonal and communication skills are suitable.
  • Candidates who want to become a teacher in degree level are also suitable.
  • Candidates with hard work, patience, and up to date knowledge in this field are also suitable for this course.

BA (Hons) Education: Career Prospects

Graduates in this field, work in areas like central government departments, museums, community and voluntary organizations, social services, the police and probation services, and universities. They may also get opportunities with both private and public sectors in a range of careers such as retail management, HR, publishing, market and policy research, career guidance and education psychology.

Some of the job positions related to this degree include:

  • Community education officer
  • Education administrator
  • Learning mentor
  • Primary school teacher
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Teaching assistant
  • Play therapist
  • Family support worker
  • Museum education officer
  • Careers adviser

Advance Study: candidates who have interest in this education field may also do Masters Course in Education or a related Social science in order to develop their understanding in research, theory, and policies of Education and also to enhance their interpersonal skills and professional knowledge.

Given below are the major job positions, their descriptions, and the Average annual salary for each position:

Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (Education) annual salary
Teacher Teachers are responsible for adopting general education lessons and teaching the various subjects, helping the disabilities of students by reading and writing subjects. They also teach communication skills, interpersonal skills, literacy skills, and other skill. They also plan, organize, analyze, and assign activities that are specific to student’s abilities. INR 3,54,000
Novelist Novelists are responsible for writing new ideas and turn those ideas into stories. They must demonstrate a great quality of dedication and creation. They spend a lot of time on thinking for ideas and figuring out a creative way to write and express those ideas in a good manner. They also edit their writing and proofread the content to avoid misspelled words and avoid grammatical errors. INR 5,00,000
Public Relation Journalist Public relation Journalists are responsible are maintaining and establishing cooperative relationships with the media, local communities, the government, consumers, and other public-interest groups. They can work with different industries and organizations, including hospitals, business firms, or nonprofits. Some professionals work as freelancers and work with independent clients. INR 4,56,000
Technical Writer Technical writers are responsible for preparing journal articles, instruction manuals, and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical documents easily. They also gather, design, develop, and disseminate technical information among designers, customers, and manufacturers. They work with other technical staffs to develop software products easier to use and add some features to the products in the future, also use many tools to write software documents. They also edit and proofread the documents to avoid grammatical errors. INR 4,66,000
Non-fiction Writer Non-fiction Writers are responsible for submitting work to other publishers, publishing their own writings, or accept other assignments. They prompt to stimulate inspiration for new writing and use a variety of writing exercises. They also conduct meetings with clients, publishers, people interested in purchasing their writings, and other writing professionals. INR 6,00,000

Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (Education) Fee Structure in India

1.17 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES1.06 L  (Maximum Fee)
13.52 K (Average Fee)
2.88 K (Minimum Fee)Private COLLEGES3.96 L (Maximum Fee)
50.41 K (Average Fee)

Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (Education) Fee Structure By state

West Bengal

12.52 K
4.57 KPrivate COLLEGES2.72 L
32.82 K


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6.40 KPrivate COLLEGES15.10 K
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13.31 K
23.38 KPrivate COLLEGES2.23 L
91.03 K


18.15 K
36 KPrivate COLLEGES94.70 K
58.98 K


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8.3 /10

Admission :

Kalyani Mahavidyalaya, popularly known as Kalyani College established in 1999, is a general degree college in Kalyani, in Nadia district, West Bengal, India. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. It is affiliated to the University of Kalyani. Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination or Examinations recognized as equivalent, with 50% marks are eligible for admission. The students based on the merit will be selected.

Campus Life :

The college is very good in its extracurricular activities. They enrich their students and focuses on overall development of the students. They have various sports activities like football, basketball etc. They also organize cultural functions like fest and fate in which many other institutions take part and students get abundant exposure.

Fee Structure And Facilities :

The fee structure of the college for BA education hons is around 20 thousand which is very feasible as per the needs and demand of the course . Hence, it will not be wrong to say that the fees is affordable as per the education and facilities provided by the institution.

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8.3 /10

Placement Experience :

Value based higher education is the aim of the college . There is the department of placement. They provide with great opportunities to its students. There are internships for  the students to grow. They also provide with jobs and placements for their students. Many firms come and recruit the students. Many students take part in the placement programme and enhance their skills.

Campus Life :

The institute aims to maintain a balanced outlook among the students by encouraging them to contribute something positive about the good things they learn. Some of the ways in which this is done is by involving them in such activities like RRC, Eco Club, Peace Channel, NSS. They also have various sports activities and organise cultural events too.

Fee Structure And Facilities :

The fee structure of the college for BA education hons is around 80 thousand which is quiet feasible as per the needs and demand of the course . Hence, it will not be wrong to say that the fees is affordable as per the education and facilities provided by the institution.

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7.3 /10

Course Curriculum Overview :

The course curriculum couldn't have been better. It was strict but also had a potential for enjoyment. I enjoyed most of the subjects, and that doesn't happen quite often. Exam structure and pattern were simple, not complex.

Faculty :

The faculty made learning so much fun and easy. I think we probably got the best teachers. They were really our friends, and we could not have had better lot than that. They were very qualified and somewhere, inspired us.

Admission :

My parents used to tell me that I expain things very well, so I took that compliment to decide my life choices. I wanted to teach, so I applied for B.A. in Education. After a while, the merit list was out, and I was in.

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7.7 /10

Internships Opportunities :

Yes, this course has a mandatory internship in it. This course gives the opportunity to the students to teach in classes during the internship where they learn new things and practice the methodology taught during academics.

Course Curriculum Overview :

BA(Education) is a graduation degree course, it is a 3 years course in which there are subjects related to education and human development. Course is for those people who want to pursue a career in the teaching line.

Admission :

After completing my graduation, I was looking to B.Ed and came to know about this college from one of my neighbors and he told me that college has a low fee structure with top-class faculties and I took admission.

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