List of Optional Subjects For BA Punjab University

List of Optional Subjects For BA Punjab University. B.A (Bachelor of Arts) is one of the most popular graduation course in Pakistan for Private and Regular students. It’s examination in Punjab is conducted by the University of Punjab (PU), Lahore. The requirements of passing the BA examination depends over the subject combination of elective BA subjects, that carry  200 marks each & one optional subject of 100 marks. Below is the list of Punjab University optional subjects for BA examinations.

Provided that no candidate shall take up Space Science except with A Course of Mathematics or Geography and that no candidate shall take up B-Course of Mathematics unless he has taken up A-Course of Mathematics.
Provided further that the subjects of Philosophy and Psychology may be offered together but a student offering this combination shall have to offer Greek Philosophy in place of Psychology – common paper for Philosophy. However, the subjects of Psychology and Applied Psychology cannot be taken together.
Provided further that the Candidates will have to pass the Compulsory subject of Islamic Studies/Ethics and Pakistan Studies separately in the University Examinations at the Bachelor’s Degree level in all Faculties.
All those candidates who have passed B.A./B.Sc. with General Mathematics need only to qualify B-Course of Mathematics (Paper A & B) for eligibility of admission to M.Sc. Mathematics OR for appearing in M.Sc. Mathematics Examination as an external candidate.

Please note that you need to select one subject from this list that’ll carry 100 marks & the selected subjected should not have been opted as an elective subject.Punjab University Subject List for BA

List of Optional Subjects For BA Punjab University

List of Optional Subjects for B.A 

  1. Arabic (Language)
  2. Applied Psychology
  3. Astronomy
  4. Bengali
  5. Economics
  6. English Literature
  7. Fine Arts
  8. French
  9. Geography
  10. German
  11. History
  12. Home Economics
  13. Islamic Studies
  14. Italian
  15. Journalism
  16. Kashmiryat
  17. Library & Information Science
  18. Mathematics
  19. Music (Western and Eastern)
  20. Persian
  21. Philosophy
  22. Political Science
  23. Punjabi
  24. Russian
  25. Sindhi
  26. Social Work
  27. Sociology
  28. Spanish
  29. Statistics
  30. Turkish
  31. Urdu


Provided that no candidate shall be permitted to offer as optional subject which he has taken as Elective.
The Statutes, Rules and Regulations relating to B.A. Examination are available in the Punjab University Calendar Volume-II.

One Response to “List of Optional Subjects For BA Punjab University”

  1. Ahmer Rabani

    Apr 28. 2018

    can we take library and Information Science and Arabic together as Elective and with them , Mathematics as optional ?

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