Government Colleges for Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Bengali


Bachelor of Arts (honors) in Bengali is a three-year UG degree course that offers comprehensive knowledge to the students about the language of Bengali and its literature. It is a language course in arts and candidates with interest towards understanding more about this language can take up this three-year course.

Bachelor Arts in Bengali is offered as a Pass course in some college, while it is also offered as honors course in some colleges. The names of government college offers Bachelor of Arts in Bengali as honors course are given below:

Barasat Government College, North 24 Parganas

Bethune Government College, Kolkata

Bidhannagar Government College, Kolkata

Goenka College of Commerce & Business Administration, Kolkata

Haldia Government College, Purba Medinipur

Taki Government College, North 24 Parganas

Krishnagar Government College, Krishnanagar

Chandemagore Government College, Hooghly District

Darjeeling Government College, Darjeeling

Eligibility requirement:

For getting into the Bachelor of Arts (honors) in Bengali Course, candidates should have passed their higher secondary examination in any stream of education with Bengali is a subject.

Admission Procedure:

Admission to this course is normally done based on the merit secured by the students in the qualifying examination. Even rarely some college conduct admission test for admission of students to this three-year degree course.

Higher studies after B.A (honors) in Bengali:

Rather than completing their higher studies with just B.A (hons.) in Bengali, going for higher studies like Master of Arts in Bengali would be better option since by doing so, candidates can improve their employability options. Even, they can go for some short-term diploma or certificate courses in computers, journalism, etc… along with their PG course in Bengali with the help of which they can make a career in the field of journalism. Even, candidates can go for Bachelor of Education course, if they are interested in taking up teaching as their profession. They can further do M. Phil and Ph. D in Bengali to find job opportunities in universities and college as lecturers in Bengali.

Job prospects:

Candidates with Bachelor of Arts (honors) in Bengali can take up teaching, journalism and translation as their profession. They can find employment opportunities in literature-oriented organizations or they can also join as editors in Bengali newspapers and magazines if they could prove their proficiency in the language. However, candidates can easily find these jobs on completion of their PG course in Bengali after completion of their UG course. This is because PG course in Bengali can improve their employability opportunities.



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