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BA – Liberal Arts – MRIIRS

The student seeking admission in B.A- Liberal Arts shall have the option to go for Sociology as Major and others as Minor courses based on the chosen basket of courses by the students out of courses offered by the University.


The undergraduate program in Liberal Arts is designed to empower students for dealing with complexity and diversity in rapidly changing society. The study of liberal arts courses would provide students with broad knowledge of the wider world with a multidisciplinary perspective covering social and natural sciences, culture and society as well as in-depth lesson in their specific areas of interest. Such a liberal approach of education is expected to help students develop their sense of social responsibility with strong and transferable intellectual capacities involving communication and professional skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities, and demonstrated aptitude to apply critical thinking in the real-world scenario.

Liberal Arts program covers a range of subjects wherein students have to be opted papers from foundation course, minor course and major course. The major course gives specialization in a specific subject and minor course is intended to offer a fairly intermediate level of knowledge about wide range of diverse subjects as per choice. The program is designed in way to create thoroughly informed intellectuals for the academia. In the program, a student gets liberty to choose subjects that provide him/her an opportunity to learn alternative levels of proficiency in the chosen subjects after completion of the course.


Duration 3/4 Yrs
Intake 20
COURSE FEES (Per annum) for Indian Nationals in Rupees 1,26,000
COURSE FEES (Per annum) in US $ For PIO/NRI Students  US $ 3300
Criteria for Preparation of Merit list
I – Merit in MRNAT
II – Minimum 50% marks in Class 12.
III – Pearson Test Score
Eligibility Criteria
Pass in 10+2 / equivalent examination with at least 45% marks in aggregate.

Note: Manav Rachna now accepts Pearson Test Score for admission


Semester Foundation Course Open Elective Core Courses Discipline Centric Elective Total Courses Total Credits
Credit No. of Course Credit No. of Course Credit No. of Course Credit No. of Course
I 2 1 2 1 4 1 5 16
4 1
4 1
II 2 1 2 1 4 1 5 16
4 1
4 1
III 2 1 2 1 4 2 6 20
4 2
IV 2 1 2 1 4 2 6 20
4 2
V 2 1 4 4 5 20
Dissertation Proposal 2 1
VI 2 1 4 3 5 18
Dissertation 4 1
Total 32 110

Course Available

Foundation Course Core Course involving major/minor subjects
Ability/Skill Enhancement Course Generic Elective (Optional Course)
Value and Ethics Understanding Economic Principles/ Science and Philosophy 3 papers

(from 3 Subjects)

Environmental Studies Understanding Human Behavior/ Basics of Information Technology 3 papers

(from 3 Subjects)

Vedic Mathematics Quantitative Reasoning/

Indian Society and Culture/

Life Skills Training (LiST)

4 papers

(from 2 Subjects)

Introduction to Critical Thinking Basics of Creative Writing/ Introduction to Constitution of India 4 papers

(from 2 Subjects)

Developing Research Perspective 4 papers

(from Discipline Centric Subjects)

Applied Research Methodology 3 papers

(from Discipline Centric Subjects)

Subjects Available

Psychology Economics
Applied Social and Community  Psychology Quantitative Economics and Econometrics
Emotional and Social Intelligence Mathematics*
Media Studies* Computer Science*
Sociology History*
Political Science Physics*
Gender Studies Chemistry*
English Literature Geography*
Philosophy Visual Arts*
Statistics* Culinary Arts
Biotechnology* Business Studies*
Social Work

*Can opt for minor only. Further, to complete major or minor in any subject, students will be required to complete the foundation papers of that subject. First two papers from the list of courses in each subject will be treated as foundation paper for the subject.

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