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Bachelor of Arts (Buddhist Studies)

Course Fee
Exam Fee
8 Semester (4 Years)
Rs. 30,000-/ (Per Year)
Rs. 4,000-/ (Per Year)
4.5 To 6

* The title of the programme is approved u/s 22 of University Grants Commission (UGC) Act 1956

The goal of the Bachelor of Arts degree program is to give students a multidisciplinary scholarly establishment; to offer students wide information in the humanities and Social Sciences that is genuinely adequate to open them to various openings for work. It helps the students’ social scientific abilities to empower them to partake in freeing people groups and networks from all types of subjugation. To prepare graduates who can educate, do research, and handle social obligations in private and open endeavours.

The Centre for Buddhist Studies offers a four-year program in Buddhist Studies with Himalayan Language, prompting the level of Bachelor of Arts (BA). The courses in the BA program fall inside two principal regions of study: Buddhist Philosophy, History, Culture, and Himalayan Language. For the BA degree, around 66% of the courses concern Buddhist way of thinking while the staying third comprises of courses in Himalayan dialects, for example, Tibetan, Sanskrit, and Nepali, in spite of the fact that students can decide to stress reasoning over language or the other way around.

The Bachelor of Arts degree programme has been designed for students who wish to undertake degree studies across programmes/disciplines in fields of humanities and Social Sciences. It is specifically tailored to accord the students to a wide range of opportunities in the job market. Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts degree programme may flexibly join diverse job ranks, both local and international.

The objectives of the Bachelor of Arts degree program are:

  • To give students the multidisciplinary academic foundation
  • To offer students wide knowledge in the humanities and Social Sciences that is sufficient to expose them to numerous job opportunities.
  • To sharpen the students ‘social analytical skills to enable them to participate in liberating peoples and communities from all forms of bondage.
  • To train graduates who are able to teach, do research and handle social responsibilities in private and public enterprises.

The Bachelor of Arts degree program has been intended for students who wish to embrace certificate studies across programs/trains in fields of humanities and Social Sciences. It is explicitly custom-fitted to accord the students to a wide scope of changes in the future. Alumni of the Bachelor of Arts degree program may deftly join different occupation positions, both domestic and international.

Before the end of the BA program, effective students will have built up expansive information on the Indo-Tibetan Buddhist convention and its verifiable and philosophical improvement, and profound information on the Tibetan way to deal with Buddhist philosophical study. As far as language capacity, contingent upon the accentuation set by every student, the person will be familiar with current Tibetan and Nepali, ready to peruse old-style Tibetan and Sanskrit, and follow lessons legitimately in Tibetan, or have a mix of these aptitudes.

The Center for Buddhist Studies presently offers a possibility for students who may not be very prepared for the BA as far as their English scholastic capability. If before the completion of the primary year, their English has improved to the level required for additional BA contemplates, they may proceed to the second year of the BA.

For pursing the course of Bachelor of Arts in Buddhist Studies, a candidate must have a 10+2 (Any Stream) or equivalent certification.

Optional Early Exit - Certificate after First Year, Diploma after Second Year, BA (Specialization) after Third Year || Lateral Entry to Second Year, Third Year & Fourth Year as per UGC Curriculum and Credit Framework for Undergraduate Programme under NEP -2020

Financial Assistance :-

Fee reimbursement upto ₹ 20,000/- for APST candidates having family income less than ₹ 2,50,000/- (Two Lakhs Fifty Thousand) per annum under schemes offered by Central Govt./ State Govt.  subject to compliance of prescribed terms and conditions.

APST candidates having family income less than ₹ 2,50,000/- (Two Lakhs Fifty Thousand) per annum may also check for World Education Mission Scholarship Guarantee Scheme for this programme.

Students seeking career after this course find good pace subjects too, for example, history, human sciences, and theory. The best thing about this course is one finds a good pace in the life of Lord Buddha, his lessons, and how these are yet significant in the present time. Alumni of strict examinations or theory degree programs regularly proceed to fill in as postsecondary educators, authors, or columnists. They are set up for innovative basic reasoning and critical thinking, notwithstanding having research abilities and affectability to different societies and frameworks of conviction.

Postsecondary Educators: Some students who complete doctoral degrees in theory or strict investigations intend to seek after careers in scholarly research and educating. Postsecondary educators work for schools and colleges, showing courses, prompting students, and, largely, distributing research.

Essayists: Essayists utilize the composed word to convey thoughts, stories, and ideas to pursuers, who might be laypersons, specialists in a particular region, specialists, or recreational pursuers.

Columnists: Columnists use printed or other media to illuminate pursuers, audience members, and watchers about significant issues and newsworthy stories. They may compose stories for papers, magazines, or online diaries, or they may report stories for TV or radio news communicates. Columnists who centre on strict themes may start as independent scholars, pitching story thoughts to magazines and papers, before building up stable professions. A few writers function as journalists, composing standard sentiment, and analysis pieces for a particular production.

There are a couple of well-known alternatives accessible for students holding degrees in religion and theory. A career as a college teacher can offer alumni of doctoral projects an opportunity to educate and proceed with their exploration. As essayists or columnists, graduates with bachelor's or advanced educations can investigate and distribute pieces, from magazine articles to books, on strict subjects and issues, contingent upon their intended interest groups.

The Department of Buddhist Studies urges students to take up explore work in the field of Buddhist arts, design, paleo-history, Sanskrit, and Tibetan Buddhism.

The course additionally has incredible breadth at the ace's level and plans to get ready Buddhologists who exceed expectations in information, direction, and use of Buddhist ideas of harmony and peacefulness with high moral principles and social pertinence.

Significance is given to both hypotheses and practice at all degrees of the program. The course gives a chance to extend our insight base and practice Buddhism to advance a sound interface among scholastics and society.

If students take up for Bachelor of Arts in Buddhist studies, then it is quite a good course. It has many career opportunities. It opens up circumstances in the fields of prehistoric studies, museology, preservation, sociologies, and humanities. Buddhists seek after contemplation as a feature of the way toward illumination and Nirvana.