Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Annual System,

Elective Courses in BA:

  1. Economics (English Medium)*
  2. Computer Applications (English Medium)
  3. Management (English Medium)
  4. History (English/ Hindi/ Punjabi Medium)
  5. Political Science (English/ Hindi/ Punjabi Medium)
  6. Sociology (English/ Hindi/ Punjabi Medium)
  7. English
  8. Hindi
  9. Punjabi

*(Study Material may be made available in English medium. However, a student has the option of writing the Exam in English/ Hindi/ Punjabi language.)


The BA distance learning course from LPU is designed to help people develop a dynamic personality. The course offers holistic development along with diverse career opportunities . For those students who can’t afford regular classes, and  wish to pursue their higher studies, this online B.A degree course proves to be extremely beneficial. It has a vast scope and offers subjects like English, Economics, Political Science etc. 

Academic Objectives

The objective of Bachelor of Arts is to strengthen the critical and creative thinking of the learners by offering a broad range of social, political, historical and professional courses. The 3 year program provides students with a flexible curriculum that allows an overall development. The syllabus is designed with respect to the latest guidelines of UGC.

Programme Code



  • Min. Duration 3 Years
  • Max. Duration 6 Years


Eligibility Criteria 1

10+2 in any stream or equivalent

Eligibility, admission criteria or any other condition mentioned here in or otherwise for admission to any programme is subject to change as prescribed by the university and/ or any concerned statutory body.

Career Prospects

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
  • Associates
  • Customer Care
  • Executive
  • Data Entry Operators
  • Sales Associates
  • Executives
Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO)
  • Content Writer (Technical and Non-Technical)
  • Executive Data-Entry Operators
Media Houses
  • Journalist
  • Editor
  • Sub-Editor
  • Reporter
  • Anchor
  • PRO
  • Feature Writer
  • Administrative Officer
  • Assistant Administrative Officer
  • Development Officer
  • Insurance Agent
Armed Forces
  • Permanent Commissioned Officer
  • Short Service Commissioned Officer
  • Soldier General Duty
  • Soldier Clerk/ Technical Store Keeper
  • Soldier Tradesman
  • Religious Teacher
  • Caterer
  • Clerk
  • Grade I Officer
  • Grade II Officer or a Manager
Civil Services

Branches of the Indian Civil Services are:

  • Indian Forest Service
  • Indian Administrative Service
  • Indian Police Service
  • Indian Foreign Service
  • Indian Revenue Service
  • Indian Post & Telecommunication Accounts and Finance Service
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service
  • Railways Protection Force
  • Indian Defence Estate Service
  • Defence Secretariat Service
  • Indian Information Service
  • Central Industrial Security Force
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service
  • Indian Audits & Accounts Service
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service
  • Central Secretariat Service
  • Union Territories Police Service
  • Union Territories Administrative Service
Teachers can find employment in

  • Play schools
  • Nursery schools
  • Primary/elementary schools
  • Self-employment by starting institutes or tutorials
  • Teaching opportunities in foreign countries
Further study options after B.A.
  • M.A.
  • M.Sc. IT/ PGDIT
  • M.Sc. CS/ PGDCS
  • BEd.
  • B.Lib./ BLIS