Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Anthropology)

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology is an undergraduate Anthropology course. The duration is 3 years. It manages the study of human conduct and social being. It is a definite investigation of Sociocultural, Biological, Linguistic, and Archeological Science. Humanities counterbalance the investigation of the improvement of man and furthermore the socio-social advancement of people. The course additionally encased the investigation of a few parts of human studies (Socio-social, Biological-Physical, Applied, Linguistic, and Archeological) that manage grouped aspects of human turns of events. The course is vocation situating in nature that opens numerous positions for them after its fruition in different fields. The investigation of Anthropology manages different parts of the human turn of events. The BA Anthropology course educational plan incorporates different subjects, for example, Archeology, Culture and Society, Tribal and Rural Development, and so on.


Eligibility Criteria for B.A.(Anthropology) :



Admission Process for B.A. (Anthropology):


Most establishments and Universities follow a legitimacy based confirmation measure. Imprints scored by candidates at their graduation level of assessment and additionally pertinent passage tests are thought about. Seats are assigned to meriting up-and-comers based on merit marks got by them.


Entrance Exams for B.A.(Anthropology):



Course Highlights


Course Level



3 years

Examination Type

Semester System


10+2 from a recognized university with

Admission Process

Direct admission to colleges

Course Fee

INR 2,500 - 10,000

Average Starting Salary

INR 3-6 Lacs

Top Recruiting Fields/Areas

Epidemiology, art galleries, curators, printing houses, NGOs, archives, museums and libraries, Commission for Scheduled Castes, Art Galleries, Documentary Film Firms, Commission for Scheduled Tribes, Environmental Organisations, Minority Commission, Human Services, Divisions of Corporate Hotels, Neural Science, Public Health, Linguistics, Medicine, Social Sciences, Anthropology Departments,

Job Titles

The tour guide, archivist, manager of cultural capital, a scholar of science, curator, linguist, urban planner, social worker, etc.



Syllabus and Course Description


Semester 1

Semester 2

Social and Cultural Anthropology

Basic Courses

Social Research Method

Anthropological Thoughts

Indian Society and Culture

Survey Research Method Practical

Biological Anthropology

Ethnographic Fieldwork

Archeological Anthropology

Comparative Anatomy & Human Evolution

Semester 3

Semester 4

Biological Anthropology Practical I

Anthropological Demography

Advanced Courses

Applied Courses

Advanced Anthropological Theories

Complex Societies and Urban Development

Social-Cultural Change

Tribal and Rural Development

Medical Anthropology I

Medical Anthropology II

Biological Anthropology Practical II

Primitive Economy and Religion

Semester 5

Semester 6

Development Anthropology

Foundations of Anthropology

Growth Development and Nutrition

Practical in Physical Anthropology


Physical Anthropology

Introduction to Molecular Anthropology

Archaeological Anthropology

Advanced Archeology

Culture and Society



Specialized fields in B.A. (Anthropology):


Linguistic Anthropology

Medical Anthropology

Forensic Anthropology

Business Anthropology

Visual Anthropology

Environmental Anthropology

Museum Anthropology


Top Institutes in India for B.A.(Anthropology) : 




Fees per annum in INR

Dimona College



Dudhnoi College


5 460

Gossner College



Government Autonomous College



Gurucharan College



Manipal University



MVR Degree College



Cotton College



Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College



Dibrugarh University



Dimona College



Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University




Career Prospects


One can get employed in a number of government organizations, private NGOs, research institutes, government agencies, schools, colleges, and universities.


Job Position

Job Description

Average Annual Salary in INR

Tour Guide

They make information-oriented trips with groups of tourists or individuals to show them important places in cities. They also lead groups of visitors to historical, cultural, or regional places of interest. 

3- 8 lacs


They collect, manage, and maintain documents and archives that have historical importance. They may work for individuals, organizations, and nations.

5-7 lacs

Culture Resource Manager

They use skills of cultural heritage management that are closely concerned with traditional and historic culture.

5-8 lacs

Urban Planner

They help create communities, accommodate and adjust population growth and revitalize physical facilities in urban towns, rural settings, cities, counties, and metropolitan areas.

3-5 lacs


Curators assemble, catalog, manage and present artistic and cultural collections. They possess a collection of exhibits in a museum or an art gallery. 

3- 6 lacs


A Linguist is someone who works with languages. Job opportunities for linguists are found in fields of interpreting, translating, and forensic science.

2-4 lacs