It is a graduation degree with duration of 3 years in regular mode. It can be more than 3 years for candidates who are pursuing it as distance learning mode.
Further study options
Candidates can continue their studies as Masters Degree with same specialization and can pursue Masters of Arts then M.Phil and lastly PhD. The doctorate degree will give them excellent job options afterwards. A Post graduate Diploma in Jainism is again a good option for candidates from this field.
Candidates interested in teaching can pursue B.Ed to have good career in the same line
The course includes languages- Hindi and English and also learn about literature. Another part of course includes study about Jainology, Agam Vidya and Prakrit Literature, Sanskrit Grammar and Literature, etc. Subjects like Jainism and other Philosophies, Political Science, Science of Living, etc are included in all the 3 years.
Candidates also learn about history of this religion, Nonviolence and Peace, Jain Religion and its antiquity Time-Cycle, Lord Mahavira and his succeeding traditions, Jain Culture, Jain Festival, Jain Art and many more.
The job options are less immediate after BA course but once you are done with your Post graduation or PhD, you can work in institutes offering this course, you can work in Jain organizations and communities as manager.
You can also become a free lancer for writing and translating content related to Jainism/ Jainology.
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