Bachelor of Arts Honours (BA Hons.) English

  • course years 3 Years
  • type of course Under Graduate
  • course stream Arts
  • course type Full Time

What is Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in English ?

B.A. (Hons) in English teaches students to grow English and literature through various aspects of modern society. The B.A. (Hons) in English is a 3-year course offered by major universities, institutes, and colleges worldwide. B.A. (Hons) in English is available to students, i.e. regularly, in the morning, in the evening or on distance or online.


The curriculum seeks to introduce a wide range of English-language literature. The programme primarily focuses on allowing qualified students to study and respond to many novels, performances and poetry across genres. Students are also exposed in connection with modern English literature to broader socio-cultural and political themes. The course includes elements of study such as literary analytics, literature's cultural variety, critical thinking, and written and spoken communication abilities through rigorous literature, language and linguistic curriculum, and the study of communication.


The primary purpose of the course is:

  • To enhance the language ability of pupils through academic and practical courses.
  • Enrolled students in literary history will present their political and social and cultural, economic and intellectual B.A.ckgrounds.
  • Help applicants by way of the choices contained in the curriculum specialize in their area of choice.
  • Provide an in-depth view of the literary world and enable students to understand critical literary works worldwide critically.

 After completing a B.A. (Hons) in English, careers such as media & publicity, journalism, publishing, public relations, content writing & blogging, creative writing, teaching, and academic research should be prepared for students.


Eligibility Criteria for Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in English

  • As a minimum eligibility condition, candidates who apply for a course must have:
  • A grade of 10+2 or equivalent qualification from a recognized educational board has been completed.
  • At the 10+2 level, a minimum aggregate score of 50 per cent was achieved, with English as one of the primary topics.
  • Candidates are shortlisted for the necessary national, state or university level entry test B.A.sed on academic record and performance.

Benefits of Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in English

  • This course allows students to do numerous tasks related to English, such as IT, organization, and commercial enterprises.
  • In any subject, one can study higher graduation programmes in M.A. &M.Phil.
  • Graduates can employ English graduates, in a variety of roles such as administration, science, finance and general management, in public and private sectors such as the National Health Service (NHS), educational institutions, local and national government, financial and legal firms, as well as voluntary and charity organizations.
  • Publishers, advertisement, marketing and public service firms and media agencies are also offered jobs.

Scope of Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in English

English is an abundant language and is open to all students, and B.A. English Honors is open to anyone who needs to communicate and demonstrate their skills. Students can get a thorough grasp of English by selecting this course. B.A. English Honors can be accepted by anyone who spends time reading novels and creating articles. It depends on the originality and the need for interest.

An English Bachelor of Arts will assist in building the individuality of students and benefit future students by working with a wide range of fields, including mass communication, editing, and enrollment in several competitive examinations. This course is best for those who are interested in English and grammar etc.


Career and Job Opportunities after Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in English

Depending on the candidate's experience and qualifications, the average pay in India for such graduates is between INR 2 and 10 lakes.


The course offers students a broad array of job choices. Here are a few professional choices that students can choose after their training: Linguistic Expert & Translation Services, Editorial and Content Development Positions in Reputed Publication Houses, Media Services & Event Management, English Language and Literature Researchers, Public Relations & Advertising in Corporate Houses and Public Sector Undertakings Marketing / Strategic Communication Positions in Corporate, Houses Journalism – Print and Electronic, Publishing careers in varied areas like book publishing, online publishing, In Theatre, Media and Entertainment Business,

magazine publishing, Writer and Publisher, Bloggers/ Critic/ Reviewers, A career in Civil Services.


The most important recruitment industries include media and journalism, publishing, teaching and research, advertising and marketing, public and private sector HR/administration, hospitality, technology, content development. Cognizant, Genpact, Tata Communications Ltd, Wipro, Wipro Technologies Ltd, NOUS Infosystems, WNS Global Services, India Today Group, Netcracker Technology Corp, AON, and UnitedHealth Group are among the industry's top hirers.


  • Teacher annually earns INR 2,95,493
  • Policy Analyst annually earns INR 7,52,000
  • Writer, Editor, Publisher, Researcher annually earns INR 3,52,341
  • Communicator annually earns INR 6,22,095
  • Public Relations Officer annually earns INR 2,40,790
  • Speech Writer, Travel Writer, Blogger, Reviewer annually earns INR 7,50,000
  • Post-secondary English Teacher annually earns INR 3,60,000
  • Arts Administrator, Developer, Manager annually makes INR5,97,743 

Fees Structure & Course Duration of Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in English

The course fee for B.A. English is from INR 8000 minimum to INR 1,03,000 in India.Duration of this course is 3 year.

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