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What is M.A. (Master of Arts)?
Full form of MA is Master of Arts. Master of Arts is a post-graduation level course which is usually of two years duration. Candidates who possess a graduation degree can only pursue an MA course.
MA is a specialised course in which aspirants are offered in-depth knowledge of the discipline they have selected. Candidates can pursue MA as a full time course or even as a part time course. MA courses are also offered by many colleges in the correspondence or distance mode.
Here we will be talking about MA courses offered in Humanities stream. Aspirants can pursue an MA course under various specialisations such as:
• Political Science
• Public Administration
• Mass Communications
M.A Eligibility Criteria
Candidates applying for admission in MA course will need to fit the eligibility criteria before applying. Aspirants who are ineligible will be rejected at any time of the admission process and will not be entertained further. The following points are the eligibility criteria which is to be met by the candidate.
Candidates should have successfully completed their Bachelor's degree (preferably arts) of a minimum 3 or 4-year duration with its equivalent (10+2+3 or 10+2+4). The bachelor's or master's degree should be from a university which is recognized by the UGC (University Grants Commission) of India. The candidate needs to have a minimum of 55% aggregate at graduation level.
MA Job Profiles
After completing an MA degree course candidate can either pursue an M.Phil/ PhD course or they can even consider opting for a job. However, candidates need to note that they would be offered a job after completing their MA course depending on the discipline they have studied. Some popular job profiles that candidates can pursue after completing their MA course are as mentioned below:
In such a job profile one needs to prepare lectures as per the course curriculum and thereafter ensure that the environment of the classroom is conducive for learning. A Teacher also needs to mentor students on a regular basis so that they not only learn their curriculum but also become responsible individuals.
In this job profile one acts as the point of contact for all company employees and provides administrative support as well as manages queries of employees. An administrative officer manages office stocks, prepares reports on expenses as well as office budget and also organises the records of the company.
In such a job profile one needs to identify and thereafter help people cope with the problems at hand.
In such a job profile an individual is expected to work under different beats such as Politics, Sports, Crime, Education, Entertainment etc. A Journalist is expected to research, write, and present the events/ news in an honest, unbiased and ethical manner.
In such a job profile one needs to speak to individuals who are facing personal or professional difficulties and help them overcome their problems and thereafter make appropriate changes in their life.