B.A in Criminology


Criminology is one of the subjects that come under Forensic Science. As known to all of us forensic science deals with a lot of subjects and uses its principles for the perfection. Criminology is thus a very important subject and thus various kinds of courses are offered in this subject. One of those courses is B.A in criminology.

Criminology deals with all the topics that concerns criminals and crimes. Under this course, one is taught various ways of dealing with crimes and criminals for the benefit of the society. Ion this course, one needs to understand the basic causes and reasons of crimes and its affect on the society. The candidates also study the psychology of the criminals and analyses it properly in order to understand the reason of the crime in a better way. It is said to be related to psychology for this reason. This course is also related to sociology as it tends to deal with social issues.

One needs to be at least 10 + 2 passed in order to be eligible for this course. The passing certificate of passing of 10 + 2 should be of a recognised educational board of India.

Course Outlook:

The course duration of B.A in Criminology is not very certain. It varies from college to college and universities to universities. Few universities offers this course with duration of 3 years, however few offer this course with duration of 1 year only.

Job Prospects:

There are plenty of jobs after successful completion of B.A in Criminology. One can work in various government and non government organizations for the welfare of the society. Even research option is open for them.

Best Places to Pursue:

University of Delhi
Madras University
University of Bombay



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21 Responses to “B.A in Criminology”

  1. 21

    can i do BA criminology , after completing my diploma in electrical and electronics and can i attend for civil service examination after completing this curse ?

  2. 20
    aayesha khan:

    i am doing my 12th in arts and want to do a coarse in criminal phsycology please suggest me some good names of collages and what should i opt after my 12th?

  3. 19

    i am just finished my 12 th . I studied biology group . i am waiting for my result. i want to become an I P S . It is useful to become a police officer like I P S ?

  4. 18

    i m doing ba from icg college,with english,sociology,psychology as my subject,,, can u please tell me the procedure to prepare criminologist after ma ba,bec still i am 18 years old,so that i cn prepare for that

  5. 17

    need exam dates for B.A police administration and criminology

  6. 16

    I am working in mnc company. I am interested in BA Criminology. I want to do this as distance education. I am Working in gujarat.please inform me that institution offering BA criminology as distance mode, for tamil medium.

  7. 15
    kiran kumar.c.g:

    is it B.A criminology is there in corresspondence?

  8. 14

    is any placements available for the admission in BA criminology for the accadamic year 2011,and what about the course fee

  9. 13
    vivek athersh:

    i have completed diplomo in nautical science and am having 2 years sailing experience.now can i do the b.a in criminology course and how much is the fees in madras university for that?and also is it pssible to carry course materiala wtih me to ship and do the exams in ship itself?

  10. 12
    sahil gupta:

    eligibility to join the course of B.A criminology and what are the course fees details?

  11. 11

    pls i have a passion over this education so pls convay the entrance exam alerts please thanking u

  12. 10

    what is crime
    what is ACTS

  13. 9

    I am working in indian air force. I am interested in BA/BSc Criminology. I want to do this as distance education. I am Working in Agra [UP].please inform me that institution offering BA/BSc criminology as distance mode.

  14. 8

    i am a lover of police dep .so i am eager to join in criminology. pleace tell me the procuture to aplly . pleace hellp me sir

  15. 7

    when will the admission start for 2010 B.A criminology? do we have any entrance exam for B.A criminology?

  16. 6

    i’m doing my B.Sc., (Computer Science) final year, i interest to join in police department,can i do B.A,-Criminology or M.Sc Criminology please tell me whether i can choose it or not?

  17. 5

    please tell me about the colleges & universities which give the degree of b.a. ,b.sc. in the crime science subject.

  18. 4

    eligibility to join the course of B.A criminology and what are the course fees details.

  19. 3

    What is the eligibility criteria to get addmission in BA CRIMINOLOGY..??

  20. 2

    will you please tell me where can i do B.A.CRIMINOLOGY in North India?

  21. 1

    i am doing final BE.can i study M.sc criminology