There are many career-oriented courses, that can make your career better after the completion of the course. Here in this article, I am sharing with you the complete details about my Career after pursuing the master of arts. We will get to know the required eligibility criteria that are mandatory to have for admission in this course and complete the admission process of the Colleges etc. To get complete info, check the article below:
This Course is widely offered by various universities, colleges and institutes. One has an option to join the private colleges as well as the Government college etc. The Government colleges are usually known for demanding less fees for the same course as compared to the Private colleges. Well, Let’s see the complete details about this related to the Fees, Top colleges for Admission, Job Opportunities after the completion of the course.
Master of Arts (MA) Course Details:
The Master of arts is a post-graduation course. The course duration is 2 years. This is a full-time course, One also has an option of Distance Learning, Correspondence etc After the completion of the course, One will be awarded a Master’s degree in arts. In order to pursue this course, One must have Graduation. Well, It is not required to have to Bachelor of arts or Graduation in this particular stream. One just needs to have done graduation in any stream to be eligible to apply for admission in this course. To pursue the course, One also need to have the following skills.
- Good communication skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Management skills
- Analytical thinking
- Ability to work under pressure
- Intellectually curious
- Organisation skills
- Interpersonal skills etc
A Candidate can be a master in any particular stream. There are many subjects available that one can choose to get master in that particular. Here are the following subjects available.
- MA Language (English, French, German, Hindi, Spanish, Chinese/ Mandarin, Greek, Japanese and Latin)
- MA Economics
- MA Political Science
- MA History
- MA Psychology
- MA Communication Studies
- MA Philosophy
- MA Archaeology
- MA Sociology
- MA Religious Studies
- MA Geography
- MA Literature
- MA Library & Information Science
- MA Linguistics
- MA Teaching Education
- MA International Relations etc
The specialization in any subjects shows that have keen knowledge about that subjects and it would be very helpful for you to make a career as Master of Arts. Now let’s see the complete details about the eligibility criteria that is mandatory to have to apply for the Master of Arts (Post Graduation Course).
Eligibility Criteria for Master of Arts:
There is nothing much that is asked in the eligibility criteria section. Here are some common criteria that are required are the following:
- One must have Passed Graduation in any stream from any Government recognized Institute, University or College etc.
- One must have scored a minimum of 50% marks.
- Well, the marks criteria are not the same for all colleges. It is usually demanded by the colleges. For admission in the reputed colleges, there may be marks criteria.
- There is no age barrier has been mentioned anywhere, all age group candidates are allowed for admission. But Make sure that your age should be as per the Indian Education Standard that has been set for the Master’s degree programs.
This is the complete eligibility criteria requirement. Now let’s see the details about the admission process of the private colleges, Semi-Government colleges and Government colleges etc.
Admission Process in MA:
Admission to the Master’s degree course is usually done through the Entrance examination. There are some national-level examinations as well as the State Level Entrance Exam for admission in the Master’s degree Courses. Here is the following entrance exam:
- MA Entrance Exams
- IPU CET
- PU CET
- MGU CAT
- ITM NEST
- CPGET (OUCET) etc
The admission is not the same for all colleges, There are also some colleges that enrol the candidates for admission on the basis of the marks scored in the graduation degree. Some colleges even offer direct admission in the course or through the Interview or Oral examination etc. The criteria and process of admission can be different as per the college.
But, To get admission to any reputed college, It is mandatory to clear the Entrance Exam and will be granted admission on the basis of the marks in the entrance examination. Now let’s see the complete details about the Syllabus of the Masters of Arts after that we will see the Career as Master of Arts.
Syllabus of MA:
There are many streams (Subjects) in the Masters of Arts. The Syllabus for each subject is different. Here is the Major topics of every subject that will be covered in the Master of Arts.
|Master of Arts Specialization||Subjects and Topics Included|
|MA in English||British Literature||American Literature|
|African Literature||Indian Writings in Literature|
|Literary Theory||Commonwealth Literature|
|MA in Hindi||History of Hindi Literature- Ancient & Medieval||Novel and Short Story|
|Hindi Poetry and Proses||Ancient Hindi Poetry|
|Origin of Hindi Language||Hindi Drama|
|MA in History||Ancient History and its Theory||Practice of History|
|Polity in Medieval India||History of Marathas|
|Indian Independence||History of Women In Indian Independence|
|MA in Philosophy||Classical Philosophies||Indian Philosophy|
|Greek Philosophy||Modern Western Philosophy|
|Philosophical Logic||Analytical Philosophy|
|Philosophy of Language||Philosophy of History|
|Philosophy of Religion||Philosophy of Science|
|Ma in Political Science||Administrative Theory||Politics in India|
|Themes in World Politics||Debates in Political Theory|
|Ethics and Politics||Indian Strategic Thought|
|International Security||Indian and the World|
|MA in International Relations||Introduction of International Relations||International Organization|
|Conflict Resolution||US Foreign Policy|
|Political Theory, Concepts, and Perspectives||Government and Politics of South Asia|
|MA in Sociology||Sociological Theories||Sociology of India|
|Methods of Sociological Research||Populations and Society|
|Gender and Society||Agrarian Structure|
|Sociology of Organizations||Sociology of Media|
|MA in Education||Educational Psychology||Guidance & Counselling|
|Educational Administration & Management||Educational Measurement & Evaluation|
|Educational Technology||Life-Long Education|
|MA in Fine Arts||History of Fine Arts in India||History of Indian Painting|
|Drawing & Painting||History of Indian Architecture|
|MA in Gender Studies||Introduction to Gender Studies||Feminist Movement|
|Feminist Theories||Gender and Economy|
|Gender, Environment and Livelihood||Gender Analysis|
|Gender. Polity and Governance||Gender Mainstreaming|
Top Colleges for MA (Master of Arts):
There are many colleges for the Master of Arts. Some colleges are best for some particular subjects. Here I am sharing with you the some best colleges for Master of arts that are best as per the performance and annual ranking etc. I am not promoting any college here. The names have been shared here as per their performance.
- Lady Sriram College for Women
- Miranda House College
- Hindu College
- Hansraj College
- Mithibai College of Arts
- Kishinchand Chellaram College
- Mumbai University
- PTVA’s Sathaye College
- Tata Institute of Social Science
- Calcutta University
- Jadavpur University
- Presidency University
- Rabindra Bharati University
- Adamas University
- Kalyani University
- Christ University
- Kristu Jayanti College
- Jain University
- Jyoti Nivas College
- Fergusson College
- Mira’s College for Girls
- Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce
- Abeda Inamdar Senior College etc
Now let’s see the Career as a Master of Arts career growth, job Opportunities, Types of jobs available and scope of this course etc. Check the information below;
Career as Master of Arts:
The career is always better after pursuing a master’s degree in any stream Either it Science Stream, the Commerce Stream of Arts Stream etc. One will always get better opportunities after the master degree. The master degree has its own values and it shows you seniority in that particular field. After the completion of the course, One has an option to work in the government sector as well as in the private sector etc. After the course, one can work as:
|Job Position||Salary per Annum|
|Social Worker||INR 2.90 LPA|
|Content Writer||INR 2.87 LPA|
|Journalist||INR 3.46 LPA|
|Newspaper Columnist||INR 4.91 LPA|
|Photographer||INR 3.87 LPA|
|Administrative Officer||INR 4.12 LPA|
|Subject Matter Expert||INR 4.27 LPA|
|Sales Associate||INR 2.52 LPA|
|Historian||INR 5.04 LPA|
|Psychologist||INR 3.96 LPA|
|Translator||INR 4.02 LPA|
|Economist||INR 8.10 LPA|
|Radio Jockey||INR 3 LPA|
|Video Jockey||INR 3 LPA|
|Author/Writer||INR 4.21 LPA|
|School Teacher||INR 3.01 LPA|
|Assistant Professor||INR 4 LPA|
The Career after the Master of arts is better, One has lots of opportunities in the government as well as in the private field. o get government jobs, One will need to clear the competitive examinations. The recruiting in the private companies or firms etc are usually done through the Interview or Oral Examination. For all this, Join better college and get proper education.
FAQs For Master Of Arts
Can I become teacher after MA with any subject?
No, B.Ed is mandatory. The MA would only add value and Knowledge.
What is Integrated MA (Masters of Arts)?
This is basically a combination of Bachelor of arts and Master of arts. The duration of the course would be somewhere between 4 to 5 years.
Which is better MA or MBA?
Both are better, It completely depends on your interest. If you are interested in business, then go for MBA or go for the MA course. Both has better career options after the completion of the course.