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Defining Humanities may a difficult task; however, it can be said in a few words that it is an academic discipline which deals with the study of the ‘Human Condition’, utilizing methodologies that are usually analytical, critical or speculative. The wide range of subjects that come under the umbrella term of Humanities range from anthropology, History, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, English, Hindi and Education. Thus, it is a broad category encompassing several disciplines that cannot be studied under the natural sciences. Humanities are a field of academics that deals with a scientific study of the human society and culture. Humanities degrees are required in technology too, as they give context to the world we operate in our day to day life.  The field of Arts, briefly, refers to the expression of creativity found in the societies of humans and culture. Humanities and Arts are central to all human cultures since the beginning of human civilization. Their study can facilitate deeper intercultural understanding and lay the groundwork for a civically engaged life. These can also prepare the students to think critically, act creatively, and succeed in a rapidly and constantly changing world.


The School of Humanities & Arts at the Maharishi University offers graduate and post-graduate programs namely Bachelor of Arts (BA) (both Pass and Honors) and Master of Arts (MA), respectively. Candidates who look to pursue a course in Master of Arts, need to be dedicated and focused towards the subject opted. A Masters course requires greater will power and strength as compared to a Bachelor’s course as a candidate will have to be self motivated and do a  plenty of in-depth study.


Programme Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 or equivalent from a recognised board in relevant stream with minimum 40% for General and OBC and 33% for the SC/ST/PH, respectively.


Programme Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility Criteria: Graduation degree from UGC recognized university with a minimum of 45% aggregate for General & OBC and 40% for the SC/ST



Frequently Asked Questions

Defining Humanitiesis a difficult task. However, it can be said in a few words that it is an academic discipline which deals with the study of the human relations and conditions along with the utilizing methodologies that are usually analytical, critical or speculative.

Humanistic studies enrich the soul and make you a cultured individual. A humanistic education will help you understand, appreciate, and produce art, music, theatre, and literature. Humanities disciplines focus on understanding and ponder thinking.

There are three types of programs offered by School of Humanities and Arts at Maharishoi University of Information Technology;   at Undergraduate level-BA (Pass) & B.A.(Honours) & at Post graduate level-MA (Master of Arts).

Anyone who has got his/her Degree in Humanities can appear in several competitive Examinations such as: Administrative Services, Bank PO, Railways & SSC Exam and all the State Level PCS Exams.

The Undergraduate programs in the disciplines of Education, Psychology & Home Science whereas at post-graduate level, Psychology discipline have practical/experimental component in the course design.