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M.A Philosophy and Religion

Master of Arts in Philosophy and Religion

Have you already completed graduation in Philosophy honors? Are you interested in studying religious policies along with philosophy? Then M.A. in Philosophy and Religion is an appropriate course for you. This course gives you the information about tradition followed all over the country along with a conceptual view on it.

Course Name: M.A Philosophy and Religion
Stream: Humanities
Course Category: Philosophy and Psychology
Duration: 2 years

Eligibility Criteria

  1. You must have a graduation degree in Philosophy. Some colleges offer B.Sc. or Bachelor of Sciences in Philosophy instead of B.A. degree. Such candidates are also eligible for studying M.A. in Philosophy and Religion.
  2. Most universities set a cutoff criteria of minimum 55% in the aggregate score of graduation in philosophy.

Overview of the course

This course deals with the philosophical and religious issues of our life. Every state of India has their own thought process, their own philosophy of life and religious beliefs. Some, such beliefs and thought processes have metamorphosed with time. You get to learn about such traditional views and modified beliefs of today in our country. You can learn about secularism in India and spiritualism in various parts of India. Some universities also stress upon chapters related to medications followed in traditional India. This course has a great potential of higher studies, that is, PhD or M.Phil.

M.A Philosophy and Religion 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.A Philosophy and Religion - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.A Philosophy and Religion course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Madras Christian CollegeUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
National CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Vinayakrao Patil MahavidyalayaDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, AurangabadMaharashtra

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Higher Studies

  • The first appropriate option after this course is M.Phil. in Philosophy. Those who want to delve into further research work after this course can pursue M.Phil. The course is of two years duration and is an equivalent of a research degree. You need to pass an entrance examination on M.Phil. course before you can study this course.
  • Once you pass M.Phil. course you will be automatically eligible for the interview process of PhD. in Philosophy and Religion. No entrance test will be necessary for you. You will be directly enlisted for the interview. If you clear the interview, you will be selected in a 5-year PhD. program in Philosophy and Religion.

Scope in job placements

  • Once you have completed this course you will be eligible for teaching jobs in private schools and private colleges.
    • In the case of teaching in private schools B.Ed. degree is a necessity. Once you complete a 1 year B.Ed. course in Philosophy you can apply for teaching posts in private schools.
    • To be eligible to join government schools for teaching positions you must also clear the respective government entrance examination directed by the state government.
    • To join as a college lecturer or assistant professor you must hold a PhD. degree.
  • You can also join a corporate hub in the Human Resource department. Your job will be to look after the best interest of the employees of the organization. You will also be in charge of segregating the optimum number of employees in a particular department of the company.

M.A Philosophy and Religion Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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