Bachelors of Arts BA Degree for Private and Regular Students

BA Degree (Bachelors of Arts) is main step towards the higher studies. Those students, who have recently completed their intermediate studies, can take admission in the colleges and universities. Bachelors of arts degree programs generally complete in 2 academic years. On the other hand, Bachelors of Arts (Hons) complete in 4 years.  Bachelors of Arts (BA) cover two years of studies. It depends upon the country and educational institute.  Students can appear in the BA annual exams as private and regular candidates.  Either candidates can take admission in a college and university or appear in the BA annual exams as private candidates. This year most of the universities have changed their exams policies for conducting BA exams and according to this changed exam policy University of the Punjab,
University of Peshawar and University of Karachi will conduct BA exams in parts. From next year these universities will conduct BA part 1 exams after one academic year and BA part 2 exams after second academic year. Whereas, the other universities including Islamia University of Bahawalpur, BZU, University of Sargodha and University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir will conduct BA exams according to the earlier exams policy after two academic years. Virtual university of Pakistan and Allama Iqbal Open University also conduct Bachelors of Arts exams but these universities normally conduct BA exams after six months almost after the completion of each semester.
In every college and university the eligibility criteria is different.  In last year’s BA annual exams are conducted collectively. Now the rules and regulation of some universities for conducting BA exams is now changed and the chnaged exams policy for BA exams is given below:
Marks and Subjects division of BA part 1 exams is as follows:
  • English compulsory (100 marks)
  • Islamic education (compulsory) Ethics (for non-Muslim students)/ Pak Studies (100 marks)
  • Elective-1 (Paper I) (100 marks)
  • Elective-2 (Paper I) (100 marks)
Marks and Subject division for BA part 2 exams is as follows:
  • English Compulsory (100 marks) 
  • Elective-1 (Paper II)(100 marks)
  • Elective-2 (Paper II)(100 marks)
  • Optional(100 marks)
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