IGNOU BA Admission 2018 – Online, Eligibility, Fee, Duration

IGNOU BA Admission 2018

Ignou BA Admission is offered to the learners in both January and July academic cycles. The students can check out the last date of Ignou admission in the notification published on the university official website at www.ignou.ac.in.

Usually, the advertisement for admission is published in the month of May and November for July and January sessions respectively.

In India, the demand for the admission in BA through distance education mode is huge. So, the university provides the best opportunity to the students to do their graduation via Open and distance learning. It is a three-year degree course.

The university follows the 3-tier system approach for teaching it to the students. It means the exams for the students who take IGNOU BA admission in January session will be conducted in December month.The students admitted in July session can appear in the examination in the next year June session i.e. after completing one year of study.

The detail about  this programme such as Name, Code, Category, etc has been mentioned below:

  • Programme Name: Bachelor of Arts
  • Programme Code: BA
  • Category: Bachelor Degree Programme (BDP)
  • Medium of Instruction: The candidates have the option to pursue this course in both English & Hindi medium.
  • Duration: The student should pass or clear all the courses of this programme within the minimum duration of 3 years and maximum duration of 5 years.
  • Age Eligibility: There is no minimum and maximum age bar for this course.

IGNOU BA Fee Structure

The total fees for BA programme is Rs.7200/- which has to be paid year wise @Rs.2400/- per year. Please confirm the latest fee of any course in the latest prospectus or from the Regional Centre as it may change during the course of time.

IGNOU BA Admission Eligibility Criteria

The admission for the Bachelor degree programme is provided through 2 different streams: Formal and Non -Formal. The candidates who have not passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination falls under the Non- Formal stream. The students who fall under this stream wants to take admission in BDP programme, they need to study the IGNOU Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) and pass it to qualify for the admission.

The candidates who passed out 10+2 or its equivalent examination falls under the Formal stream. They can take direct admission in this programme. In short, to take admission in Bachelor of Arts (BA), the candidate should be having 10+2 or its equivalent certificate or BPP from IGNOU.

IGNOU BA Admission Procedure

The university provides the admission to BA course in both January and July session.The admission related advertisement is published in the local dailies and on the official website of the university as already mentioned above. To apply for IGNOU BA admission, the learners need to visit the nearest IGNOU Regional Centre and obtain the prospectus. The application forms related to admission, re-registration, examination, etc have been enclosed in the prospectus.The learner can also download the Ignou prospectus for BA  from the university official website.

IGNOU BA Online Admission

The learners can also fill up Ignou online admission form to apply for admission to BA (Bachelor of Arts) course. All, they need is the working internet connectivity at their home or in their nearby. To apply for IGNOU BA Online Admission, the students should visit the university official website at following web URL:  https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/admission/.

The students have to upload their academic documents, scanned photograph and signature to register them for any course online. The IGNOU BA fees can be paid online as well if the application form is filled online via credit/ debit card.

 

How to choose subjects for BA in Ignou?

It is very much important task to choose courses/ subjects of Ignou BA programme correctly in each year.

First Year (Choose 32 credits)

  • Students have to take 16 credits from the pool of Foundation Courses (BSHF101, FEG1 or FHD2 and FEG2 or any one of Modern Indian Language (MIL)). For more details check out our Ignou BA foundation courses section.
  • The remaining 16 credits have to be chosen from Elective Courses.

Second year (Choose 32 credits)

  • Choose 8 credits from remaining Foundation Courses.i.e the student should choose FST-1.
  • Choose 24 credits from remaining Elective Courses.

Third year (Choose 32 credits)

  • In the third year, the student should choose 16 or 24 credits in Elective courses
  • Choose 16 or 8 credits from Application-Oriented Courses.

IGNOU BA Syllabus & Courses

For Ignou Bachelor Degree programmes, the university follows the credit system approach. One credit is equal to 30 hours of study.To obtain Bachelor’s Degree in BA from Ignou, the student has to complete 96 credits in a minimum of three years and maximum of 6 years. In each of three years students have to complete 32 credits. For earning 96 credits, a student has to choose the courses from the three categories of it.These course categories are mentioned as under:

Programme Foundation Courses Elective Courses Application Oriented Courses
BA 24 Credits 56 Credits or 64 Credits 16 or 8 Credits

For student’s convenience, We have provided below complete Ignou BA syllabus & courses which students have to choose and study during their studies. There are few optional and few compulsory courses which students have to choose from syllabus of BA programme.

Below we have provided the complete detail about Ignou BA syllabus & courses such as course code, course name and credit value associated with them.

IGNOU BA Foundation Courses

As we have already mentioned above, the students have to choose 24 credits from foundation courses. In first year of study they have to choose 16 credits and remaining 8 credits has to be chosen in 2nd year.

We have provided the details of subjects/ courses in such a way that learners do not face any difficulty in choosing their subjects.Here is the list of Ignou BA foundation courses.

Course Code Title of the Course Credits
Compulsory Courses
BSHF 101 Foundation Course in Humanities & Social Sciences 8
FST 1 Foundation Course in Science & Technology 8
FEG 1 Foundation Course in English-1 Choose any one 4
FHD 2 Foundation Course in Hindi-2
4
Optional Courses (Choose any one)
FAS 1 Assamese 4
FBG 1 Bengali 4
FEG 2 English 4
FGT 1 Gujarati 4
BHDF 101 Hindi 4
FKD 1 Kannada 4
FML 1 Malayalam 4
FMT 1 Marathi 4
FOR 1 Oriya 4
FPB 1 Punjabi 4
FTM 1 Tamil 4
FTG 1 Telugu 4
FUD 1 Urdu 4
BSKF 1 Sanskrit 4
BBHF 1 Bhojpuri 4
BMAF 1 Maithilee 4
Total Credits of Foundation Course 24

Apart from Foundation courses, there are Elective and Application Oriented courses as well. Students have to choose the remaining courses from the pool of these two category of courses as well in all the three years.

Here is the list of Ignou BA elective courses mentioned in a tabular form.

IGNOU BA Elective Courses

Course Code Title of the Course Credits
Hindi
BHDE 101 Hindi Gadya (Revised couse of EHD-1)

8

EHD 2 Hindi Kavya

8

EHD 3 Hindi Sahitya ka Itihas evam Sahitya Parichaya

8

EHD 4 Madhya Kaleen Bhartiya Sahitya: Samaj aur Sanskriti

8

EHD 5 Adhunik Bhartiya Sahitya: Rashtriya Chetna aur Navjagran (Revised couse)

8

BHDE 106 Hindi Bhasha : Itihas aur Vartman(Revised couse of EHD-6)

8

BHDE 107 Hindi Sanrachna (Revised couse of EHD-7)

8

BHDE 108 Prayojanmoolak Hindi (Revised couse of EHD-8)

8

English
BEGE 101 From Language to Literature

8

BEGE 102 The Structure of Modern English

8

BEGE 103 Communication Skills in English

8

BEGE 104 English for Business Communication

8

BEGE 105 Understanding Prose

8

EEG 6 Understanding Poetry

8

BEGE 107 Understanding Drama

8

BEGE 108 Reading the Novel

8

Urdu
BULE 1 Elements of Urdu Structure

8

BULE 2 History of Urdu Language

8

BULE 3 Urdu Poetry

8

BULE 4 Urdu Fiction

8

BULE 5 Urdu Non-Fiction Prose

8

BULE 6 History of Urdu Literature

8

Political Science
EPS 11 Political Ideas and Ideologies

8

BPSE 212 Government and Politics in India

8

EPS 3 Modern Indian Political Thought

8

EPS 15 South Asia: Economy, Society and Politics

8

EPS 6 Government and Political in East and South East Asia

8

EPS 7 International Relations

8

EPS 8 Government and Politics in Australia

8

EPS 9 Comparative Government and Politics

8

History
EHI 1 Modern India: 1857-1964

8

EHI 2 India: Earliest Times to the 8th Century A.D.

8

EHI 3 India: From 8th Century to 15th Century A.D.

8

EHI 4 India: From 16th to Mid 18thCentury

8

EHI 5 India: From Mid 18th to Mid 19th Century

8

EHI 6 History of China and Japan : 1840-1949

8

EHI 7 Modern Europe: Mid Eighteenth to Mid Twentieth Century

8

Economics
BECE 15 Elementary Mathematical Methods in Economics

8

BECE 16 Economic Development: Comparative Analysis & Contemporary Issues

8

BECE 107 Industrial Development in India

8

EEC 10 National Income Accounting

8

EEC 11 Fundamentals of Economics

8

BECE 2 Indian Economic Development: Issues and Perspectives

8

EEC 13 Elementary Statistical Methods and Survey Techniques

8

BECE 214 Agricultural Development in India

8

Public Administration
EPA 1 Administrative Theory

8

BPAE 102 Indian Administration

8

EPA 3 Development Administration

8

EPA 4 Personnel Administration

8

EPA 5 Financial Administration

8

EPA 6 Public Policy

8

Sociology
ESO 11 The Study of Society

8

ESO 12 Society in India

8

ESO 13 Sociological Thought

8

ESO 14 Society and Stratification

8

ESO 15 Society and Religion

8

ESO 16 Social Problems in India

8

Philosophy
BPY 1 Indian Philosophy: Part I (To be taken together)

4

BPY 2 Logic: Classical and Symbolic

4

BPY 3 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (To be taken together)

4

BPY 4 To be taken together Religions of the World

4

BPY 5 Indian Philosophy: Part II (To be taken together)

4

BPY 8 To be taken together Modern Western Philosophy

4

BPY 6 Metaphysics (To be taken together)

4

BPY 7 To be taken together Ethics

4

BPY 9 Contemporary Western Philosophy (To be taken together)

4

BPY 10 To be taken together Epistemology

4

BPY 11 Philosophy of Human Person (To be taken together)

4

BPY 12 To be taken together Philosophy of Science and Cosmology

4

BPYE 1 Philosophy of Religion (To be taken together)

4

BPYE 2 Tribal and Dalit Philosophy

4

Psychology
BPC 1 General Psychology (To be taken together)

4

BPC 2 To be taken together Developmental Psychology

4

BPC 3 Research Methods in Psychology (To be taken together)

4

BPC 4 To be taken together Statistics in Psychology

4

BPC 5 Theories of Personality (To be taken together)

4

BPC 6 To be taken together Social Psychology

4

BPCL 7* Practicals in Psychological Testing (To be taken together)

4

BPCL 8* To be taken together Practical in Experimental Psychology

4

BPCE 11 School Psychology

4

BPCE 13 Motivation and Emotion

4

BPCE 14 Psychopathology

4

BPCE 15 Industrial and Organisational Psychology

4

BPCE 17 Introduction to Counseling Psychology

4

BPCE 18 Neuropsychology

4

BPCE 19 Environmental Psychology

4

BPCE 21 Forensic Psychology

4

BPCE 22* Practicals in Clinical Psychology OR
Practicals in Industrial &
Orgnisational Psychology OR
Practicals in Counseling
(To be taken together)

4

BPCE 23* Internship in Psychology

4

Mathematics
MTE 1 Calculus To be taken together

4

MTE 4 Elementary Algebra

2

MTE 5  Analytical Geometry

2

MTE 2 Linear Algebra To be taken together

4

MTE 6 Abstract Algebra

4

MTE 7 Advanced Calculus To be taken together

4

MTE 8 Differential Equations

4

MTE 9 Real Analysis To be taken together

4

MTE 10 Numerical Analysis

4

MTE 11 Probability and Statistics To be taken together

4

MTE 12 Linear Programming

4

MTE 13 Discrete Mathematics To be taken together

4

MTE 14 Mathematical Modeling

4

choose ignou ba mathematics course

Rural Development
*** BRDE 101 Rural Development : Indian Context

8

 

Ignou BA Elective Courses

IGNOU BA Application Oriented Courses

Students must choose at least 8 credits from pool of application-oriented courses. However, the learners are allowed to choose a maximum of 16 credits from this category.

To understand the above statement, let’s take an example…

If any student choose 64 credits from elective courses then he can select only 8 credits from Application Oriented Courses.

However, if the student chooses only 56 credits from elective courses then he/she is allowed to select 16 credits from pool of Application Oriented Courses.

Below, we have provided the list of Application Oriented Courses for B.A programme:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits
AFW(E) Feature Writing (English) 4
OR
BHDA 101

News Paper and Feature Writing

4
AWR(E) Writing for Radio (English) 4
OR
BRPA 101 Radio Lekhan (Hindi) 4
ATR 1 Translation(English) 8
ACC 1 Organizing Child Care Services 8
ANC 1 Nutrition for the Community 8
AHE 1** Human Environment (6 Credits Theory + 2 Credits Project) 8
AMK 1* Marketing 4
AED 1* Export Procedure and Documentation 4
AOM 1* Office Organization and Management 4
ASP 1* Secretarial Practice 4
AMT 1** Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (6 Credit Theory + 2 Credit Project) 8
ACS 1 Consumer Studies 8
CTE 3 Teaching Strategies 4
CTE 4 Teaching English-Elementary 4
OR
CTE 5 Teaching English-Secondary School (With CTE 3 take anyone either CTE 4 or CTE 5) 4
AST 1*** Statistical Techniques 4
AOR 1 Operational Research 4
+AEC 1* Environmental Chemistry (6 Credit Theory + 2 Credit Project) 8
APM 1* Integrated Pest Management 8
BCOA 1 Business Communication and Enterpreneurship (English Medium only) 4

application oriented courses

Eligibility to get BA (Major) degree

It is mandatory for learners to successfully complete 48 credits in any one discipline mentioned above to obtain B.A. Major degree after completion of total 96 credits. However, to complete a B.A.(Major) degree in Mathematics, the students should complete 40 credits including MTE1, MTE2,MTE4 and MTE9 (in all worth 28 credits)

The students who will not complete 48 credits from their chosen discipline from elective courses will be awarded B.A General Degree.

I hope this article provides you enough information about Ignou BA programme. If you still feels any problem in understanding any detail, please comment below. We will try our best to reply your query.

Best of Luck!

Updated: November 29, 2017 — 11:29 am

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  1. Hello sir my brother had done 12th in non medical now he want to learn while earn. Because we cannot afford too much expenses. So pls suggest us some courses for non medical student from ignou. So he can countynew his study regular basis. Thank you.

  2. Sir I want to admission in BA.Please tell me about Ignou .

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