MA Admission 2023: Almost every top college in India conducts an admission process for MA courses in various disciplines. Master of Arts (MA) is a 2-year postgraduate course. MA includes various disciplines such as English, Hindi, diplomacy, public administration, social sciences, humanities, mathematics, political science, communication studies, history, linguistics, etc. Candidates can study this program through both Distance Education and Regular mode. The application form for the same is usually released in the month of May or June 2023 in most universities. The admission basis will be either on a merit basis or an entrance basis. Some top entrance exams for MA Admission include TISSNET, AUAT, IPU CET, JNUEE, DUET PG, Etc.
MA Admission 2023 Overview
|Name of the course||Master of Arts|
|Level of course||Post- Graduate|
|Duration of course||2 years|
|Type of examination||Semester|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Entrance exams||DUET PG, CET, JNUEE, TISSNET, IPU, AUAT|
|Eligibility||Under- Graduation in the relevant discipline.|
MA Admission 2023 Entrance Dates
|Name of the Entrance Exam||Registration Date||Entrance Exam Date|
|TISSNET 2023||December 2021||February 2023|
|AUAT 2023||May- June 2023||October 2023|
|DUET PG 2023||April- May 2023||June 2023|
|IPU CET 2023||March-May 2023||June 2023|
|PUCET 2023||March- June 2023||June 2023|
|JNUEE 2023||May- June 2023||July 2023|
Some Top Universities Important Dates
|College||Entrance Exam||Registration Date|
|Central University of South Bihar||CUET + Merit list||April 2023|
|Gargi college||DUET + Merit list||July 2023|
|Central University of Rajasthan||CUET + Merit list||April 2023|
|Loyola College||Entrance + Interview||July 2023|
|Central University of Kerala||CUET + Merit list||April 2023|
|Madras Christian College||Merit-Based||June 2023|
|Central University of Jammu||CUET + Merit list||April 2023|
|Kirori Mal College||DUET + Merit list||July 2023|
|Central University of Haryana||CUET + Merit list||April 2023|
|Miranda House||DUET + Merit list||July 2023|
|Central University of Punjab||CUET + Merit list||April 2023|
|Hindu College||DUET + Merit list||July 2023|
|TISS||TISSNET + Merit list||January 2023|
|St. Stephen’s College||DUET + Merit list||July 2023|
Some Top Colleges Application Deadline
|College||Admission Criteria||Application Deadline (Tentative)|
|Miranda House, New Delhi||Merit/ DUET||July 2023|
|Lady Shri Ram College For Women, New Delhi||Merit/ DUET||July 2023|
|Hindu College, New Delhi||Merit/ DUET||July 2023|
|St. Stephens College, New Delhi||Merit/ DUET||July 2023|
|Madras Christian College, Chennai||Merit||July 2023|
|Hansraj College, New Delhi||Merit/ DUET||July 2023|
|Loyola College, Chennai||Merit + Interview||July 2023|
|Christ University, Bengaluru||Entrance Exam||December 2023|
|Gargi College, New Delhi||Merit/ DUET||July 2023|
|Ramjas College, New Delhi||Merit/ DUET||July 2023|
- Applicants must have successfully completed their 3 or 4 years Bachelor of Arts degree.
- The Bachelor’s degree must be from a university that is recognized by the UGC (University Grants Commission) of India.
- Candidates must score a minimum of 50 % of marks in a bachelor’s degree.
- There will be a 5 % of relaxation in marks for the SC/ ST/ OBC applicants.
- However, the cut-off varies from college to college. Candidates have to clear the cut-off in order to get admission to the respective college.
- Students who are appearing in the final year of their bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply.
MA Admission Procedure
The basis of admission to the universities is basically done through the Merit or Entrance Examination.
Entrance tests are conducted by many top colleges such as Delhi University, JNU, IP University, etc. Students are admitted to these colleges based on their performance in the entrance exam.
Direct Admission/ Merit Basis
Several top colleges including Amity University provide admission to students through the Direct Admission mode. In this, students are admitted on the basis of their marks obtained during the final Bachelor Examination. Meanwhile, some universities also organize personal interview rounds for the final selection of the students.
MA Admissions 2023 Top Colleges and Fees
|Hindu College||INR 32,000|
|St. Stephen’s College||INR 25,000|
|Miranda House||INR 30,000|
|Lady Shri Ram College For Women||INR 17,976|
|Madras Christian College||INR 55,000|
|Hansraj College||INR 26,000|
|Loyola College||INR 12,000|
|Christ University||INR 1,25,000|
|Gargi College||INR 18,000|
|Ramjas College||INR 14,284|
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Question: What is the online registration date for admission to the MA course in Kirori Mal College
Ans. In the month of July 2023
Question: What is the duration of the MA Program?
Ans. The duration of the MA course is generally 2 years.
Question: What is the educational qualification required for MA Admission 2023?
Ans. The candidate must have completed graduation in the relevant field they are applying for.