Diverse subjects like literature, cultural studies, linguistics, history, law, religion, philosophy, psychology, English, sociology and performing arts come under the purview of humanities. Over the past few years opportunities have increased multifold in all these fields.
Students can take up courses in Politics, Law and Humanities at under graduation level. Students must have passed 10+2 exam of a recognized board or university. Some colleges conduct an entrance exam to screen students.
Students who pass out with a degree in humanities, politics and law have various options to choose from. They can procure jobs in varied fields like civil services, education, arts, photography, media, interior design, travel and tourism, writing.
Students who graduate with a degree of Law can aspire to become lawyers in government and non government organizations. After gaining experience lawyers can set up individual offices as well.
Civil services is another best option for enthusiastic students. Politics and humanities help them to score well in the civil services exam. This high profile service provides avenues to work as bureaucrats in government.
Teaching is another important option for students who study politics and humanities. Students who are academically interested to pursue higher studies can take up teaching career. With more of colleges and universities being set up, there is a consistent demand for qualified teachers.
Here are some colleges in India that offer this course:
Christ University, Bangalore
Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
St.Xavier's College, Kolkata
Presidency College, Chennai
Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi
Institute of Management Development and Research, Pune