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Liberal Arts

What is Bachelors in Liberal Arts?

  • It is a multidisciplinary and wide field of study mainly in humanities, natural science, social science, human development, arts and similar things.   

  • It’s a combination of different programs and studies that empowers you to pursue any particular skills from the broad array of subjects.

  • It happens to be a very highly skilled and demanding area of study.

What are the skills required to study this course?

  • Cross-culture knowledge

  • Analytical thinking

  • Creative thinking

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to learn & synthesize new ideas and culture

  • Problem-solving skills


Class 12 (in any stream) makes you eligible for the entrances for Liberal Arts.

Where can one study Liberal Arts in India?

  • Ashoka University, Sonepat

  • Flame University, Pune

  • Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts, Pune

  • Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities, Sonepat

  • Azim Premji University, Karnataka

  • KREA University, Andhra Pradesh

  • Hansraj College, Delhi University

  • Apeejay Stya University, Gurugram

  • School of Liberal Studies, Gujarat

  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

You may also want to find out about Masters’ Course at IIM Kozhikode or the Young India Fellowship at Ashoka University.

What are the job opportunities after studying this subject?

The following specialization areas are open after doing graduation in Liberal studies:

What is the expected salary in this field?

The average annual salary in India is Rs. 3, 36,000/yr.


Who are the top recruiters in this field? 

The following organizations recruit Bachelors in Liberal Arts:

  • Deloitte

  • BCG

  • Mckinsey & Company

  • EY

  • Bloomberg Quint

  • Max Healthcare


  • TCS consultancy

  • ITC Hotels

  • Public sector Banks 

What are the growth prospects for a graduate? 

  • After completing graduation students can opt for a Masters in this field or PhD for a further research program in a particular subject.

  • Students may start a career in teaching at the university level. 

  • Professionals can also find positions in research wings or analytics wings of government and private organizations related to this field. 

  • Or they may opt for research related to this field. 

What kinds of books and study materials are available for the entrance examinations? 

  • Read newspapers thoroughly and regularly

  • Keep notes of important world and national events

  • Use flashcards and other suitable methods to improve your vocabulary. Try to learn a new word every day and use them in sentences.

  • Read about one personality every day who is in the news

  • Watch news programs on channels such as BBC and others

  • If there is a time constraint then you can use guides and question banks available in the market. Make sure you buy it from renowned publications

  • Keep yourself updated on the current affairs and general information

Interesting fact

The term "liberal arts" was coined by the Greeks in the 8th Century BC to identify the subjects necessary for a free person to participate in civic life. This covered public debate, court defence, jury duties and, most importantly, military services.