BA Hons Philosophy, Admission, 2019-2020

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BA Hons PhilosophyBA Hons Philosophy is an undergraduate Philosophy course. Philosophy is the study of the general and fundamental problems of life like those connected with existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. The duration of the course is three years and the complete syllabus of the program is divided into the six semesters. There are some institutes which provide the course on a part-time basis. This course provides a great career opportunity.

This is a 3 year of undergraduate philosophy course, which divided into 6 semesters. Minimum eligibility of the course is a higher secondary class with minimum 55 percent marks score for the general category candidates and 50 percentile for the reserved category candidates.

BA Hons Philosophy Eligibility

  • Those candidates who have passed their Intermediate or H.S.C. (12th class) examination from a recognized board in any stream are eligible for the course.

BA Hons Philosophy Syllabus

The syllabus of the program is given as follows:

Part I
Sr. No. Subjects of Study
1 Indian Philosophy
2 Psychology & Social-Political Philosophy
Part II
1 History of Western Philosophy
2 Logic
Part III
1 Indian Logic and Epistemology
2 Philosophy of Language, Epistemology, and Metaphysics (Western)
3 Ethics and Philosophy of Religion
4 Optional Paper (any of the following)
A: Vedantasastra – Sadayadnandayogachndra (Entire Text)
B: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: David Hume
C: The Problems of Philosophy: Bertrand Russell
D: Western Logic
E: Ethics
F: Contemporary Indian Philosophy


BA Hons Philosophy Colleges

  • Gangadhar Meher College (Autonomous), Sambalpur
  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi
  • Government College – Sarni, Betul
  • SR Government College for Women, Amritsar

BA Hons Philosophy Course Suitability

  • Those candidates who are interested in the field of Philosophy and its related areas are most suitable for the course.
  • This course provides the good base for the further study program such as MA and then research work.
  • After the successful completion of the course, the candidates can also go for the further degree programs.
  • The candidates have the ability to analyze and construct sound arguments, must have their own thought process.

How is BA Hons Philosophy Course Beneficial?

  • There are various job opportunities for the candidates after the successful completion of the course.
  • Some of the employment areas are the National Health Service, civil service, advertising, marketing and public relations agencies, investment banks, law firms, charities, publishing firms, recruitment agencies.
  • One can go for higher degree programs in respective subjects, e.g. Masters’ degree, etc.

BA Hons Philosophy Employment Areas

  • Publishing Houses
  • Libraries
  • JournalismColleges & Universities
  • Content Writing
  • Philosophical Counselling Centres

BA Hons Philosophy Job Types

  • PoetTeacher & Tutor
  • Counsellor & Therapist
  • Non-fiction Writer
  • Novelist
  • Mediator
  • Public Relation Journalist