Bachelor of Arts or BA is an undergraduate program in arts. There are various disciplines such as English, Hindi, Education, Economics, History, Political Science and Geography in which BA can be pursued. The course can be pursued right after passing class 12th in India. Usually, a three-year course Arts programme is offered by colleges under various streams. BA (Hons) or BA course can be pursued in a full-time, part-time, correspondence or distance education mode. It is mandatory to study five subjects along with few elective subjects. The subjects will vary depending on the selected subject.

BA BA (Hons)
With all of the essential courses covered in the course curriculum, the BA course covers all aspects of the arts generally BA Hons provides specialisations in any one subject such as English, Political Science, History, economics, and so on
BA is of 3 years duration BA (Hons) is also of 3 years duration course
The eligibility criteria to get admission to BA is 10+2 from any recognised board Aspirants should have passed 10+2 from any recognised board and must have studied the Hons seeking subject at the qualifying level
No specialisations offered It offers specialisations
Candidates can get admission to BA courses through merit-based and entrance exam It is same for admission to BA (Hons)