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Best BA Sociology Colleges in Bangalore


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Best BA Sociology Colleges in Karnataka

Last updated: Jun 02, 2020

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BA Sociology (Bachelor of Arts in Sociology)
This course provides a unique blend of subjects that help to enhance and develop a candidate’s communication skills. The curriculum emphasizes on concepts and skills that enrich the candidate’s knowledge, creates a highly adaptive environment, and provides opportunities to grow successfully in the respective field. Candidates are guided to research and review useful information and create thought-provoking concepts and ideas. Sociology introduces the theoretical and methodological themes of Indian and the global society. Candidates are trained to observe, analyze, and understand social circumstances and translate theoretical knowledge into action and practice. 

class Major Courses

NOTE: This is a triple combination degree and cannot be pursued individually. 

If candidates want to specialize in any one of the three subjects offered, we recommend that they take up an Honors degree in the subject of their choice.  

Course: All Courses

Course 1: BA - Sociology Honours

Course 2: BA - Psychology, Sociology, English

Course 3: BA - Psychology, Sociology, Economics

Course 4: BA - Psychology, Sociology, Criminology

Course 5: BA - Economics, Political Science, Sociology

Course 6: BA - Industrial Relations, Economics, Sociology

Course 7: BA - Economics, Sociology, Public Administration

BA Sociology course details

Duration 3 years 
Level Bachelor Programme
Mode of Admission Merit /Management
Fee Detail Merit Quota Seats :- Rs.30,000 to Rs.60,000
Management Quota Seats :- Rs.75,000 to Rs.1,00,000
Admission Process

Merit- College will be inviting the Application, Interested candidates can apply once the applications are open.
Management- Students looking for Management seats can go for Direct Admission.

List of Top BA Sociology Colleges in Bangalore

    List of BA Sociology colleges

  • Christ University
    Christ University

    Course 1: BA - Economics, Political Science, Sociology

    Course 2: BA - Psychology, Sociology, Economics

    Affiliations:

    Christ University (Deemed)

    Eligibility: Eligibility for the programme is a pass at the +2 level (Karnataka PUC / ISC / CBSE / NIOS / State Boards) from any recognised Board in India.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Hosur Road Campus

    Distance:

    The University is well connected with Airport, Railways & Bus
    Distance From Bangalore Airport : 41 km
    Distance From City Bus Stand :10.4 km


  • St.Joseph's College(AUTONOMOUS)
    St.Joseph's College(AUTONOMOUS)

    Course 1: BA - Economics, Political Science, Sociology

    Course 2: BA - Industrial relations, Economics, Sociology

    Affiliations:

    Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in PUC/10+2 or Equivalent Examination from a recognized board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: St. Joseph's College 36, Langford Rd, Bheemanna Garden, Langford Gardens, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560027

    Distance:

    The college is well connected with Airport, Railways & Bus
    Distance from Railway Station : 7 kms 
    Distance from Airport : 39.2 kms


  • Mount Carmel College (MCC)
    Mount Carmel College (MCC)

    Course 1: BA - History, Economics, Sociology

    Course 2: BA - Psychology, Economics, Sociology

    Course 3: BA - Political Science, Economics, Sociology

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in PUC/10+2 or Equivalent Examination from a recognized board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Mount Carmel College No 58, Palace Rd, Abshot Layout, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052.

    Distance:

    Mount Carmel College is located on Palace Road, Bangalore. Bangalore, the Silicon Valley or the Garden City as it is rightly known, has been the hub for students seeking to pursue academics. The city's connectivity via a well developed road, air and rail transport system makes it convenient for students to travel.

    Distance from Airport is 32.3km
    Distance from Majestic(Central Railway Station(SBC)) is 4.4 km


  • Jain University
    Jain University

    Course name: BA - Psychology, Sociology, Economics

    Affiliations: Jain University

    Eligibility: The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science / Commerce / Arts from PUC / ISC / CBSE or equivalent board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: School of Humanities & Social Sciences #1/1-1, Atria Towers, Palace Road Bengaluru - 560001

    Distance:

    Distance From Bangalore Airport to College : 16.4 km
    Distance From Bangalore Railway Station to College : 18 km


  • Jyoti Nivas College (JNC)
    Jyoti Nivas College (JNC)

    Course 1: BA - History, Economics, Sociology

    Course 2: BA - History, English, Sociology

    Course 3: BA - Psychology, Economics, Sociology

    Course 4: BA - Psychology, English, Sociology

    Course 5: BA - Economics, Sociology, Public Administation

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in P.U.C or any other examination recognized as equivalent by Bangalore University minimum of 50% marks for Karnataka Students and 60% marks for outside students (aggregate) in the qualifying examination Application for admission to college must be in the prescribed form.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous Hosur Road, Bangalore - 560 095

    Distance:

    The college is well connected to Air, Bus and Railways 
    The distance from Kempegowda international Airport is 40.2 km
    The distance from Bangalore Central Railway Station(SBC/Majestic) is 9.9 km


  • Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies (AIGS)
    Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies (AIGS)

    Course name: BA - Criminology / Psychology / Sociology Vision Mission Program Objective Program Outcome

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in Pre-University / Higher Secondary / 10+2 / ‘A’ Level or equivalent of any recognized board or council in any discipline with English as one of the languages.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Acharya Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Road Acharya PO, Soladevanahalli Bangalore-560 107, India

    Distance:

    The College is well connected to Bus stations, airport and railway station 
    Distance from airport is 35.6 km
    Distance from Central bangalore Railway Station(SBC) is 21.8 km
    Distance from Yeswanthpur Railway Station is 14.5 km


Career Scope of BA Sociology

Career opportunities are available in news papers, educational institutes, social services, counseling, and human resources. Potential career roles:

  • Operations Officer
  • Securities Analyst
  • Social Worker

Placements for BA Sociology

Popular Recruiters:

  • Amazon
  • Concentrix
  • Exxon
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Thomson Reuters

question_answer FAQ's for BA Sociology Admissions

  • Which are the best colleges for BA Sociology in Bangalore?

    There are many colleges in Bangalore that offer BA Sociology courses. Many of the colleges are affiliated to Bangalore University while some deemed universities also offer BA Sociology courses for the students. All the colleges offer BA sociology courses with two other combinations.

    The colleges affiliated to Bangalore University usually follow the Bangalore University Syllabus. The deemed universities have their own syllabus for BA Sociology.

    Some of the best colleges in Bangalore for BA Sociology are:

    • Christ university
    • St joseph College
    • Mount Carmel College
    • Kristu Jayanti College
    • Jyothi Nivas College
  • How to get direct admission for BA Sociology in Bangalore?

    The students can opt for BA Sociology through direct admissions in colleges and universities located in Bangalore under Management quota. The students seeking direct admissions under management quota are not required to follow any merit process. The students who are willing to take direct admissions can apply for management quota directly if they have eligibility criteria.

    The students interested in direct admission are required to undergo an eligibility checking process and can get more details of the fees structures, Bank loan facility, ranking and rating of colleges etc from our expert team.

  • What is the eligibility for BA Sociology in Bangalore?

    The candidates who have completed their PUC or 10+2 from a recognised board are eligible to apply for BA Sociology programme in Bangalore.

  • What is the course fee for BA Sociology in Bangalore?

    The fees for the BA Sociology programme varies from college to college. The top colleges in Bangalore have slightly higher fee structure, while mid-level and average colleges have lesser fee structures. The merit seats offered under government quota in colleges for BA Sociology programmes will start from Rs. 30,000 per year.

    The management seats in the colleges will start from Rs. 50,000 per year. The tuition fees vary from institutes to institutes. The top colleges and deemed/private universities in Bangalore with better placement records and better passing percentage will quote higher fees. While the average quality institutions with lesser performance records will charge a lesser fee structure.

    To know about the fee structure for BA Sociology programmes, the students can contact the educational advisor at Galaxy Educational Services for details about the fees of both merit and management.

  • What are job opportunities for BA Sociology?

    BA Sociology students have abundant opportunities in both India and abroad. They are basically hired at junior or senior positions in corporate research firms, human resources, management, sales or public relations. They can also look for careers in teaching, NGOs, social sector, media and communications, law, corporate social responsibility (CSR) etc.

    Some of the job roles available for BA Sociology students are:

    • Social Worker
    • Sociologist
    • Journalist
    • Counsellor
    • Content Writer
    • Public Relations Officer

    Some of the employment areas for BA Sociology students are:

    • UNO
    • UNICEF
    • HelpAge India
    • Nudge Foundation
    • Akshaya Patra Foundation
    • Teach for India
    • Infosys Foundation
    • Azim Premji Foundation
    • Tata Foundation

     

  • Can I join the MSW programme after BA Sociology?

    The BA Sociology students are eligible to apply for the Master of Social Work (MSW) programme. The basic eligibility for MSW is any degree with 50% aggregate from any recognised university. The students can get more details about the fees structure, placements and other admission process by contacting the educational counsellors at the Galaxy Educational Services.

  • What are the job roles available for BA Sociology?

    BA Sociology students have ample career opportunities in numerous fields. They can enter the corporate business firms at various positions. There are many viable career options in different fields such as human resource, research, social sector, human resources, management, sales etc.

    Some of the job roles after BA Sociology are:

    • Social Worker
    • Sociologist
    • Journalist
    • Counsellor
    • Content Writer
    • Public Relations Officer
  • Is there any entrance exam for BA Sociology?

    There is no common entrance exam for MSW courses. But Many colleges may conduct individual entrance exams for the BA Sociology courses to select the right candidates for the course. Some top colleges will have their own selection process. But there are some average and mid-level colleges that do not have any entrance exams for BA Sociology admissions. These average and low performing colleges don’t conduct any entrance exams and they consider only 12th marks for admissions to BA Sociology courses. The students seeking admission to BA Sociology courses can contact Galaxy Educational Services. The students can get the latest and updated accurate information about the list of colleges and universities.

  • Which are the best universities that provide direct admission for BA Sociology in Bangalore?

    There are few universities that offer BA Sociology courses in Bangalore. The students have the option to get direct admission to BA Sociology course under Management quota. The students taking direct admission to BA Sociology courses do not have to apply for any entrance exams.

    The universities are classified into two types (1) Government University (2) Deemed/Private University in Bangalore.

    Some of the universities for BA Sociology admissions are:

    Government University

    • Bangalore University

    Deemed/Private Universities

    • Christ University
    • CMR University

    The students can get more details about the direct admissions by contacting our educational advisors at Galaxy Educational Services. 

  • Can I apply for government jobs with BA Sociology?

    Yes, the students of BA Sociology are eligible to apply for government jobs. The students who complete their BA Sociology degree from any college affiliated to government university or any deemed/private university that is affiliated and recognised by UGC are eligible to apply for government job positions. The students can get detailed information about the list of recognised colleges and universities that are available for BA Sociology by contacting the experts of Galaxy Educational Services.

  • Can BA Sociology students be eligible to join MBA HR?

    Yes, the students of BA Sociology are eligible to apply for MBA HR programme. This is because these students are trained on various human resources skills and are given an in- depth understanding of the concepts related to human resource development at their degree level. So, this makes the BA sociology students the best fit for MBA HR programmes. Further, it should be noted that the BA Sociology students are required to take up management entrance exams like CAT, K-MAT, CMAT or MAT to join for MBA HR courses.

  • What is the admission procedure for BA Sociology in Bangalore?

    The students seeking admission to BA Sociology programme should have passed in PUC or 10+2 from recognised central and any state board are eligible to apply for BA Sociology. Some top colleges conduct their entrance exams for BA Sociology admissions to filter the students. There are some colleges that consider only the PUC or 10+2 marks for BA Sociology admissions.

    There are two modes of admission, Merit quota and Management quota admissions. The students who are looking for direct admission can opt for management quota. The students can get the detailed information about BA Sociology programme admissions processes by contacting our educational experts.

  • Can I do MA Psychology after BA Sociology?

    Yes, The BA Sociology students can apply for MA Psychology only if they have studied psychology as one of the cognitive subjects in their degree. The students can get the detailed information about MA Psychology admissions by contacting the educational advisory centres.

  • What is the admission procedure for BA Sociology in Christ University?

    Christ University is the top most university and most popular among the students for the BA Sociology courses. The candidates who have completed their PUC or 10+2 from recognised central and any state board are eligible to apply for BA Sociology in Christ University.

    Further, the students seeking admission to the BA Sociology programme at Christ University should compulsorily apply for Christ University Entrance Exam through Christ University Website. The students who have qualified the entrance exam are shortlisted for interview sessions. 

    The students who have qualified the interviews are selected for the BA Sociology programme at Christ University. These shortlisted students can proceed to fee payments and get admission to Christ University.

  • What is the salary package after BA Sociology?

    The average salary package for BA Sociology graduates is around 3 lakhs to 5 lakhs per annum. The average BA Sociology fresher will be earning about 3 Lakhs per annum and the salary increases according to experience and skills.

  • What is the syllabus for BA Sociology in Bangalore?

    The students of BA Sociology will be studying the basic concepts that are related to the Sociology subjects.

    Some of the important subjects that the students’ study in BA Sociology are:

    Theory Practical's
    Fundamentals of Sociology Anthropology
    Social Institutions Statistics
    Sociology & Mass Media Communication Field Visits
    Anthropology  
    Sociology of Health & Medicine  

    The syllabus may vary from universities but all the above subjects mentioned in the table
    are some of the important ones and are covered in all the colleges and universities during
    the 3-year duration of the course.

  • After doing BA Sociology can I do MA Anthropology?

    Yes, the BA Sociology students are eligible to join for MA Sociology or MA Anthropology programmes after the completion of their degree. The BA Sociology students can contact the educational guidance centres to get more information about the opportunities available after the completion of the degree.

  • Which are the best colleges and universities that provide placements for BA Sociology in Bangalore?

    There are many top educational institutes like Christ University, Mount Carmel College, Kristu Jayanti College etc. These are top institutes in Bangalore that provide excellent placement opportunities for BA Sociology graduates.

    But there are some colleges and deemed/private universities that lack dedicated placement departments for BA Sociology students. The students should cross verify from educational guidance centres before joining these institutes for BA Sociology programmes.

    Many fake colleges and deemed/private universities do high-level marketing and are highlighting irrelevant placement statistics to attract students. It is advised to students not to get trapped by seeing such types of fake advertisements. If the students notice such illegal activities, then they are advised to contact the educational advisory centres for getting research-oriented and accurate information.

    By contacting us the students can get more details and the complete list of the colleges and universities that provide excellent placement opportunities by contacting us.

  • How to identify the fake colleges that claim to provide BA Sociology?

    There are numerous colleges and universities in Bangalore that claim to provide BA Sociology degrees. These fake colleges do high-level marketing to attract the students only for the sake of getting their seats filled. These colleges claim that they provide BA Sociology at lesser fees and try to extract money from the students.

    These colleges issue fake certificates that are invalid and students passing out from these colleges are not eligible to join Government jobs and even cannot pursue higher studies.  So, the students should be very cautious before choosing the college or university for pursuing the degree. 

    If the students come across such fake advertisements, they should immediately contact the educational advisory centres and cross-verify the same from them.

  • How can I choose the right college or university for the BA Sociology course in Bangalore?

    The students should be very careful while selecting the colleges and university for their undergraduate studies. The students should follow a checklist before choosing any institute for their studies.

    Some of the tips that the students should follow before selecting the college or university are:

    Check for Accreditations and Recognitions

    The students should initially check for the accreditations, affiliations and recognitions of the colleges and universities. The students should note that some of the colleges and universities are not giving accurate information on their websites. To increase their admissions these institutes give irrelevant and inaccurate information and try to attract the students. The students should cross verify the same from various sources available at both online and offline. So, it is advised to think twice and cross verify the information of the colleges and universities by the students before taking any decisions.

    Check for Placement Statistics

    The students can get accurate placement information available on official websites. Some of the colleges and universities for the sake of marketing are highlighting the wrong placement statistics on the websites and misguiding the students. These institutes provide irrelevant and inaccurate placement information on their websites to attract the students. The students should be very careful about such bad marketing techniques. They should cross verify the same from multiple sources available on both offline and online modes.

    Previous year’s passing percentage

    The students should look for the passing percentage of the previous years of the colleges and universities genuinely from the multiple sources of both offline and online methods. The students should not blindly trust the information provided on the websites. This is because there are few colleges and universities in Bangalore that provide wrong information about their previous years passing percentages. These institutes give such irrelevant and inaccurate information to misguide the students and trap them. These institutes do such high-level marketing techniques and highlight the wrong passing percentage details to increase the admissions. The students should be aware of such high-level marketing techniques. They should cross verify the information provided on the websites from different sources both from online and offline methods.

    Prepare the list of colleges and universities

    The students should prepare the list of the colleges and universities according to their budget. The students are advised to contact the counsellors or educational experts with the list of the colleges and universities.

    Contact the educational counsellors

    The students should contact the Galaxy Educational Services with the list of the colleges and universities made by them. The counsellors at Galaxy Educational services are educational experts and give guidance to the students and help them to choose the relevant college or university that is well within their budgets. The students can get detailed information from the counsellors, about the top colleges and top universities of Bangalore based on research-oriented surveys and studies conducted by experts.

  • How can I get to know the actual ranking and rating of BA Sociology colleges and universities in Bangalore?

    There are many online websites that give ratings and rankings of the colleges and universities in Bangalore. Some of the information provided by them is correct, but most of the information available in these websites are irrelevant and inaccurate. The students should not blindly believe the information provided in these online websites. The shocking part is that many such institutes are paying huge money to the online websites to put forth good reviews and good rankings. These institutes are only business minded and don’t care for the student’s future.

    The students should always contact the Government registered bodies for getting details about the ranking and ratings of the colleges. The Galaxy Educational Services is the ISO 9001 2008 certified government registered educational centre with 16 years of experience in the education sector. They provide the reviews and rankings for the institutes that are based on extensive research conducted by the team of experts. The students can get the proper guidance about the actual rankings and ratings of the educational institutes from the dedicated research team of the Galaxy Educational Services. The students will be able to get information based on real comparisons of the colleges and universities of Bangalore. Along with this the students also get the complete information of real ratings and rankings of the educational institutes. The students are also advised not to trust the rankings and ratings given by third party online educational platforms, as most of the online platforms are not providing the updated information of the colleges and universities.

  • How can I find a suitable college for BA Sociology in Bangalore?

    For finalizing a college for BA Sociology in Bangalore, it is better to follow the below points:

    • Check your eligibility with college eligibility criteria like academic performance, final percentage, etc. and the college admission requirements
    • Short-list which type of University you want, whether Deemed University or Government University.
    • Finalize the budget and check if college fee structure is suitable for your decided budget.
    • Review the college infrastructure and campus facilities from reliable sources.
    • Research about college placement history, popular recruiters, campus placement records, and average CTC offered to students.
    • Check if the college provides additional facilities like subject-oriented research, internship, and dissertation opportunities
  • Is it better to do BA Sociology for 12th Science students?

    Yes, it is a good option for the students who find it difficult to study science subjects while pursuing 12th. The BA Sociology course is recommended for students who are interested in sociology subjects. An aptitude in sociology is an added advantage. This also helps in obtaining the required skills and certifications necessary to excel in a Master’s program in Sociology in the future. More academic exposure translates to more understanding and specialization which help to have a stable and successful future.

  • What are the Master Courses possible after BA Sociology?

    After BA Sociology students have multiple opportunities to pursue Master’s courses. Some options are:

    • MA Sociology
    • Master of Social Work (MSW)
    • MA Applied Sociology
    • MA Public Policy
    • MA Anthropology
    • MA Philosophy
    • MA Media and Communication
    • MBA
    • PGDM
  • What can I do after BA Sociology?

    After completion of BA Sociology, the students can join Master’s programmes. The BA Sociology students can join multiple Master’s programs like MBA, PGDM, MA Sociology, MA Anthropology etc. Students can also work in corporates and MNCs soon after graduation. Students can be a part of research about Sociology and also start doing research in global institutions. The BA Sociology students can get more details about the best colleges and courses from our educational advisory centre

  • Which are the best BA Sociology colleges for placements?

    BA Sociology students have multiple opportunities in India and abroad. They are required in large numbers in different fields and are paid very competitive salary packages.

    Some of the best colleges in Bangalore that provide very good placement opportunities after BA Sociology are:

    • Christ University
    • St. Joseph college
    • Mount Carmel College
    • Kristu Jayanti College
    • Jain University

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