What is History

BA History relates to the study of activities involving humans or incidents from the past. It is a 3-year undergraduate programme, offered in universities and colleges across India. Candidates are selected on the basis of cut-offs. Some colleges conduct entrance tests. Candidates pursuing BA History will learn to study and analyze written documents from the past as well as curate unrecorded information, that is, pre-history. After BA one can do a Master’s programme. For further studies you can opt for M.Phil or PhD.

Eligibility Criteria

•For UG: Candidates must pass 10+2 from CBSE or any equivalent board. 

•For PG: Candidates who have completed BA degree in History from recognized university or college could opt for two-year Master of Arts in History. 


Scope of History

•A graduate in History can analyze and interpret ancient information and determine its authenticity and significance. You can gather historical data from archives, books, and artifacts and conduct research and trace developments in a particular field. 


•You can write reports and articles on findings and theories for future reference  


Course Fee for History

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
B.A.(Hons) in History at Nilamani Mahavidyalaya, Balasore
B.A. in History at JN College, Nehra
24.05 Lakhs
B.A.(Hons) in History at Ashoka University, Sonepat
1.49 Lakhs
Dual Degree in History at Cluster University of Srinagar, Srinagar
1.10 K
M.Phil. in History at Queen Mary's College, Chennai
M.A. in History at Darshan Shah College, Katihar
9.03 Lakhs
M.A. in History at Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology, Bangalore
20.00 Lakhs
M.A. in History at Government Brennen College, Thalassery
20.00 K
Ph.D in History at Career Point University, Kota
4.47 K
Ph.D in History at Government Dungar College, Bikaner
6.61 Lakhs
Ph.D in History at Bhupal Nobles University, Udaipur
2.62 Lakhs
Ph.D in History at Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune
15.00 K
Diploma in History at Pragyan International University, Ranchi
5.60 K
Diploma in History at Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai
15.00 K
Diploma in History at Pragyan International University, Ranchi
8.80 K
Diploma in History at University of Kota, Kota

Questions related to History

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can history and geography and current affairs related questions might come in ipmat 2020?

Sourandhi saha Student Expert 25th May, 2020
Riddhima, the syllabus for IPMAT 2020 doesn't contain any current affairs or general knowledge section. Rather the syllabus is as follows-
Quantitative Ability- Short Answer; Quantitative Ability- MCQ; Verbal Ability.
Quantitative Ability contains topics from- Number systems, Data Interpretation, Averages, Quantitative Reasoning, Distance, Time and Work, Mixtures and Alligations, Interpretation of tables, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Common graphs & charts etc.

Verbal ability topics- Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, and Phrases, Comprehension of passages, Proper Usage of Words, Vocabulary, Grammar, Fill in the blanks.

I want to do graduation with subjects Math,history,and geography. can you suggest any collage for this. if you have any tips and suggestions related to this then please share with me.i am eagerly waiting for your reply.

Rehan Alam Student Expert 22nd May, 2020
Dear Aspirant,

Please mention of what exam or of what course questions and answers you need, You can comment the details in the comment section below or ask another question with all the relevant information so that I can assist you further.

For a general case to go graduation in say History, you can either do it from some private colleges or some government colleges like Delhi University, etc. The admission in private colleges and in government colleges in the courses you have mentioned is mostly on the basis of your 12th score.

I am adding a link to Delhi University cutoffs:-


Hope this helps, Thank you.


what is the minimum percentage is required to take admission in BA history ?

Manisha 21st May, 2020

Hello aspirant

For doing BAbin history you should score minimum 50 % marks in STD xii board in any stream from an recognized University. It is 3 years undergraduate course . It is popular course among arts stream.

Colleges offering BA degree

Loyola college, Chennai

Christ University, Bangalore

Presidency College , chennai

Fergussan college Pune

St. Xavier college , Kolkata

Generally course fees 10,000 - 15,000


is there availability of history honours in BA?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 21st May, 2020


You haven't provided the name of the college for which you're seeking information regarding availablity of BA (Hons) in History, so kindly provide the name in the comment box below.

Some of the top colleges which offer this course are Hindu College, Miranda College, Ramjas College,Hans Raj College, Jamia Millia Islamia University to name a few.


how many seats are for ba history economics and political science in Christ University Bangalore

Apoorva Lohumi 20th May, 2020

Hey aspirant

In Christ University, Bangalore, the total seats for B.A. History, Economics and Political Science are not mentioned in the official admission notification. That means it will be finalised afterwards.

The ba sic eligibility is a pass at the 10+2 level (Karnataka PUC / ISC / CBSE / NIOS / State Boards) from any recognized Board in India.

Please note, that the application for this programme has been closed now.

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