University of Delhi

B.A. Honours (Humanities & Social Sciences)


Bachelor of Arts Honours (Humanities & Social Sciences) is a 3 year undergraduate programme offered by University of Delhi’s Cluster Innovation Centre. This programme is based on Meta College Concept which enables students to design his/her own course by using, the resource pool available at CIC and in various colleges of the University of Delhi, by choosing papers that justifies her/his specialisation in any one of the four streams being offered –

Art & Design, Counselling, Historical Tourism & Journalism.

On completion of the course students will acquired the skills of effective communication, critical thinking, social research methods and social outreach

Eligibility Criteria:
A minimum aggregate marks at 10+2 level (including English / MIL):
General category  : 60% in four subjects
OBC category      : 54% in four subjects
PWD/CW category : 57% in four subjects
SC/ST category    : Passing marks


Admission process:

·  Written Test (75% weightage) followed by an Interview (25% weightage) of the short listed students.

· Candidate must be enrolled in any UG PROGRAM  in a regular college of University of Delhi Or School of Open Learning (SOL) or Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board NCWEB) of University of Delhi at the time of admission.

   Written Test Pattern:

· Total Questions: 100

· Duration: 2 hours

· Objective

· Topics: Communication and Language skills, Logic, Reasoning and General Awareness

Each Question carries 4 marks and there is a negative marking of 1 marks for            every incorrect answer..


Total Seats: 40


               TATA Institute of Social Science

TISS offers 5 Year Integrated PROGRAM in Social Science. This course is further divided into 2 parts :

3. B.A. in Social Sciences (3 years)

4. M.A. (2 years)

After successful completion of B.A. students are given a choice either to proceed with their M.A. without giving any entrance exam or exit with their B.A. degree.

This course is being offered from TISS at following campus:

Guwahati -Total Seats: 30

Hyderabad- Total Seats: 60

Tuljapur – Total Seats: 60

Some Important PROGRAM Features

· It is a three-year undergraduate liberal arts programme which is one of its kinds in India

· This program provides students with an all rounded understanding of education and particularly social sciences education and its 5 key subjects – Sociology, Economics, Political Science, History and Psychology.

· Students are given a choice of specialisations to study and engage with thorough field-based internship during the last semester of the three years PROGRAM.


Eligibility Criteria:


· Candidate should have passed class 12th or intermediate in any stream.

· Candidate who is awaiting class 12th or intermediate results can also apply.

· Candidate should be less than 23 years of age at the time of appearing for the written Test.


Admission Process:

There will be a written test followed by an interview(at Tuljapur campus)

Written Test (BAT) Pattern:

· There are two Parts to the TISS Bachelors Admission Test

Components Time Marks Type
Part-A (Online) 60 minutes 60 Objective
Part-B (offline) 30 minutes 40 Descriptive


· There is a sectional cut off of 40% for general candidates and 35% for SC, ST and OBC candidate.

· There is a 20 minute break between the two parts.


Questions are asked on following topics:

· PART A: This part contains questions in MCQ format with questions on Current Affairs, Social Awareness and Logical & Analytical Reasoning.

· PART B: This part has descriptive questions in English. Candidate is expected to write two short answers.