Master of Arts

Stream Arts
Course Type Master
Duration 2 Years

Master of Arts Degree is a Postgraduate Academic Master Degree which is awarded for a course or program in a non-scientific subject. It is also known as M.A. which is an abbreviated form of Masters Degree in Arts. It is normally a 2 years program. The program is available in various subjects including various languages such as English, Hindi and other regional languages and foreign languages. The Master of Arts Degree course is held in 2 semesters. There are 4 or 5 Papers which one has to pass in order to acquire M.A. Masters Degree Programs in Arts involves lectures, examination, and seminars. Masters Degree in Arts is provided all over India in various Universities. Some of the most popular universities in India are Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, Alagappa Universities, Andhra University, Assam University etc. Master of Arts Course is also available through Correspondence or Distance Education.

Master of Arts Subjects

Master of Arts Subjects depend upon one's chosen field of specialisation.

Bachelor of  Specialisations

Master of Arts in Education.

Master of Arts in English.

Master of Arts in Teaching.

Master of Fine Arts

Master of Arts in History.

Master of Arts in Geography.

Master of Arts in Philosophy.

Master of Arts Employment Areas

Business Houses


Educational Institutes

Foreign Affairs

Industrial Houses

Law Firms


News & Media

Public Works

Tourism Industry

Job type:

Administrative Officer.Business Consultants.Finance Managers.Human Resource Managers.Lobbyist/Organizer.Marketing Managers.Labour Management Relations Specialist.Social Worker.Teachers.Production Managers.Research and Development Managers.


  • The candidate applying for M.A. should have completed bachelor's degree in respective subject with Honours. There are some entrance exams conducted by the colleges or universities for getting admission to M.A.
  • The candidate should clear the exam with good marks.
  • The candidate also faces personal interview. After clearing these criteria successfully, the candidate can get admission to respective university or college.