Bachelor of Arts

This online Bachelor of Arts (BA) with combination in English, Sociology, and Political Science from Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) is designed for learners looking to gain expertise in multiple areas & disciplines to excel in the dynamic world. Through this program, learners will gain in-depth knowledge and skills across English literature, Political Science & Sociology and can explore job opportunities that are aligned with their interests & fields of study. Become job-ready while learning at your own pace and writing online proctored exams, all from the comfort of your homes.

Program Fee

USD 930

USD 155 per semester


36 months

15-20 hours/ week


Successful completion of 10+2
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    Rankings & accreditations

    Accredited A+ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council
    UGC-entitled Online Degrees Equivalent to Campus Degree
    Amongst India’s Top #101-150 Universities
    Top Private University in North East (2023)
    Amongst Top Multidisciplinary Universities in East Zone

    Program benefits


    Become future-ready

    Gain extensive knowledge in specialized subjects, become future-ready, and boost your earning potential through this online BA degree.


    Master career-focused domains

    Master key concepts across industry-relevant domains such as English, Sociology, and Political Science, and equip yourself to face diverse scenarios and challenges in the dynamic business world.


    Diverse career options

    Pursue exciting career paths across sectors and diverse jobs roles like public administrator, content manager, public relations specialist, HR executive, and many more.


    Robust alumni network

    Establish valuable connections with professionals from a wide range of backgrounds and gain industry insights that can be invaluable while navigating the competitive job market. Get access to Sikkim Manipal University’s prestigious alumni network.


    Fully online experience

    Benefit from a 100% online experience with zero compromise on quality through online enrollment, orientation, classes, assignments, projects, examinations, and placement. Get assistance from dedicated course mentors and 24×7 student support.

    Job roles to explore

    Public Administrator
    Public Administrator
    Campaign Manager
    Campaign Manager
    Content Manager
    Content Manager
    Public Relations Specialist
    Public Relations Specialist
    Community Outreach Coordinator
    Community Outreach Coordinator
    Policy Analyst
    Policy Analyst
    Human Resources Specialist
    Human Resources Specialist
    Urban Planner
    Urban Planner
    Research Assistant
    Research Assistant

    Program curriculum

    Semester 1
    Natural Science - 1 Communicative English Indian English Literature Foundations of Political Science Introduction to Sociology
    Semester 2
    Functional English Environmental Science World Literature Political Theory Sociology in India
    Semester 3
    Digital Fluency Academic Writing Essays and Poetry Comparative Political Analysis Rural Sociology
    Semester 4
    New Literature in English Literary Terms, Forms, and Movements Classical Indian Political Thought Theories of International Relations Urban Sociology Methods in Social Research
    Semester 5
    One Act Plays Poetry: Evolution, Elements and Genres Human Rights Political Processes in India Sociology of Change and Development Social Problems in India
    Semester 6
    American Literature Novels and Short Stories Public Policy and Administration in India United Nations and Global Conflicts Social Movement in India Sociology of Change and Development

    Get a prestigious degree

    Globally recognized and widely accepted by governments and organizations, the online degrees offered by Sikkim Manipal University are at par with on-campus degrees and open doors to better professional opportunities.


    Fee & scholarships

    Total course fee (six semesters)

    INR 75,000

    Each semester

    INR 12,500

    Total course fee (six semesters)

    USD 930

    Each semester

    USD 155

    Easy financing options

    With our no-cost EMIs, we let your learning take the spotlight without the stress of financing.

    Attractive scholarships

    Exclusive scholarships designed for defense personnel, differently-abled people, alumni of SMU, and learners from Sikkim & other Northeast regions of India.

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    Who can apply

    Educational qualification

    Candidates must have completed 10+2 / intermediate / senior secondary from a recognized board or an equivalent qualification as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities in any discipline.


    Candidates who have completed 10+2 education outside India must produce a certificate of equivalence issued by the Association of Indian Universities.


    Other requirements

    Candidates who are not Indian citizens or residing outside India and holding NRE or PIO status will be billed an international fee for respective degrees & may need to submit documents mentioned but not limited to CV, address proof, valid visa, PR card & passport copy as part of the application process.

    Admission process


    Choose a program
    & register

    Choose the program you want to pursue and register by filling in your basic details & paying the registration fee.


    educational details

    Fill in your educational & work experience-related details.


    program fee

    Pay the admission fee for the first semester/year or full program.


    Upload documents &
    submit application

    Upload supporting documents & submit your application to complete the process.

    Placement assistance


    Resume & LinkedIn profile building workshops

    Create impactful profiles with the help of our resume and LinkedIn profile building workshops and increase your chances of securing interviews for relevant job roles.


    Career advisory & counselling by industry experts

    Make informed decisions while choosing your career path by gaining valuable insights on various career opportunities from our expert career counsellors.


    Industry-readiness sessions

    Familiarize yourself with industry trends, organizational expectations, and recruiter behavior to develop relevant skills and become job ready.


    Virtual placement drives

    E-connect with potential employers and explore job opportunities in a convenient & efficient manner, while reaping the same benefits as an on-campus recruitment drive.


    Employability skill assessment & enhancement

    Identify your strengths & weaknesses through skill assessments and build competencies to improve your employability quotient.

    Frequently asked questions

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