General Arts essentially refers to liberal education. It mostly requires concentration in at least a single discipline. The Major or an honors program enables students to focus specifically on courses in one particular area of study.


Each program has various degrees associated with them and students have a great deal of freedom to opt for  a B.A. program which suits their individual needs.

Objectives: -


  • To learn how to analyze and interpret information
  • To develop intellect for forming and expressing informed opinions
  • To inculcate communication skills
  • Appreciate rich human culture
  • Understand human nature as well as society

General Arts includes: -


  • Political, geographical, social and cultural system structures
  • Rising trends in society

Basic Eligibility



For admission into bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate or 10+2 from a recognized board. The duration of the course is usually three years.



For admission into master’s degree one must have completed graduation in relevant stream. Usually the duration of the course is two years.


Some of its specialized fields are: -


  • Maths
  • English
  • Economics
  • Language
  • Sociology
  • Business Administration
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Geography

Job Prospects

General Arts enables students to design their own study programs for building their career or choosing further studies in the same area. After completion of the degree the graduates become quite prepared to enter the corporate world.

Pay package: -

The compensation varies depending on one's skills and talents. Employment opportunities for general arts graduates exist in Religious Studies, Public Planning, Public Administration, Primary and Secondary Education, Community Service, Law, Business, Social Work and Professional Writing.


Arts Colleges for General

A. R. B. Garud Arts, Commerce & Science College, Shendurni

Shendurni , Maharashtra, India

A.R.B.Garud Arts, Commerce & Science College (ARBGCSC), Shendurni was established in 1971 by the shendurni secondary education cooperative society, the Appasaheb Raghunathrao Bhaurao (A. R. B.) Garud College is affiliated to North...

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A.B. Women's College

Alakunda, Orissa, India

A.B. Women's College, Alakunda was established in 1989. The aim of the college is to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need in this era of information and teaching and as well as to provide ideal environment to develop...

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A.G. & S.G. Siddhartha Arts & Science Degree College

Vuyyuru, Andhra Pradesh, India

A.G. & S.G. Siddhartha Arts & Science Degree College, Vuyyuru was established in 1975. The college was admitted to grant-in-aid in 1981. The K.C.P Ltd. took over the college from the AGTI in 1994. The main goal of the college is...

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Other, Kerala, India

A.J. College of Science and Technology was established in 1995 by the Abdul Razak Memorial Charitable Trust (ARMCT). The ARMCT was founded by late Dr.M.A.Abdul Jabbar, noted philanthropist, visionary and renowned physician. It was the...

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A.K.P (P.G.) College, Khurja

Khurja, Uttar Pradesh, India

A.K.P (P.G.) College, Khurja in 1966 and it has successfully completed make than forty years, is a premier institution in higher education far girls in nearby districts. The aim of the college is not only create traditional but techno...

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A.M. Patil Arts and Commerce & Kail N.K. Patil Science College Pimpalnar

Pimpalner, Maharashtra, India

Pimpalner Education Society was established in 1952. Karm.K.A.Patil Arts, Commerce & Kai. Annasaheb N.K. Patil Science Senior College pimpalner is one of the branch of this society established 1983. This college is located in 05...

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A.P. Sen Memorial Girls P.G College

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

A.P. Sen Memorial Girls P.G College, Lucknow was establish in 1902 managed under the name Mahakali Pathshala. The College was given recognition under the name Harimati Balika Vidyalay. The aim of the college was to provide education to...

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A.R. Burla Mahila Varishtha Mahavidyalaya

Solapur, Maharashtra, India

A.R. Burla Mahila Varishtha Mahavidyalaya (ARBMVM), Solapur was established in 1990 under the aegis of Linguistic Minority Institution Padmashali Shikshan Sanstha. It is recognized as one of the best progressing colleges with a whole...

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A.R.B Garud Arts and Commerce College

Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India

A.R.B. Garud Arts, Commerce & Science College, Shendurni was established in 1971 by The Shendurni Secondary Education Cooperative Society. The college is affiliated to North Maharashtra University Jalgaon and is N.A.C.C. Accredited...

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A.S. College

Ludhiana, Punjab, India

A.S. College (ASC), Khanna was established in 1946 under the aegis of Anglo-Sanskrit High School Khanna Trust and Management Society. The college is affiliated to Panjab University, Chandigarh, recognized by UGC and is re-accredited by...

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