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IGNOU Certificate in Bee Keeping Admission, Eligibility, Fee

Ignou Certificate in Bee Keeping admission, syllabus, fee, courses
Written by Sumit Sharma

Ignou Certificate in Bee Keeping – The Indira Gandhi National Open University has invited application from learners from all over the country to pursue their study in the field of Bee Keeping.

The University School of Agriculture offers admission in Bee Keeping certificate course for both January and July Session.

Anyone who has passed in the eighth standard can get admission in the certificate programme but it has been basically designed to provide education to the learners from particular target group i.e Farmers, Farm women, Youth, Self-help groups, Prospective entrepreneurs, etc.

The IGNOU Certificate in Bee Keeping programme has been designed for learners to teach them the scientific and technical skills required for modern beekeeping. By applying these skills in the beekeeping business they can improve the productivity of honey which has a huge demand across the world.

Programme Objective:

The aim of this certificate course is to make the students learn about modern beekeeping and to bulid and increase the human resource in the beekeeping sector. It will help in taking the Apiculture business to new level. It will help in increasing the farmer’s income by developing entrepreneurial skills in beekeeping.

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Programme Details:

The IGNOU Certificate in Bee Keeping admission eligibility details are mentioned below :

  • Medium of Instruction: At present the course is available in English medium only.
  • Admission Eligibility : The candidate seeking admission to this programme should be passed in 8th class.
  • Course Duration: The minimum  duration to complete the course is 6 months but the university provides the flexibility to students to complete it in maximum duration of 2 years.
  • Programme Fee: The total fees is Rs.1,100/- (Note : Please confirm the latest fees from regional centre as it may change during the course of time). The university provides 50% fee concession to students from rural areas subject to production of domicile certificate. Also, the learners from urban areas who are below the poverty line can also avail the above mentioned discount.
  • Age Eligibility : There is no minimum and maximum age bar for this course.

IGNOU Certificate in Bee Keeping Admission Procedure:

The university publishes the advertisement for admission to IGNOU Certificate in Bee Keeping programme in the local daily newspapers. Also, the advertisement is uploaded on the university official website under the “Admission Announcements” section at the following web URL: www.ignou.ac.in. Usually, the IGNOU Admission notification is published in the months of April-May and October-November for both July and January session respectively.

To apply for admission, the applicant needs to visit the nearest IGNOU Regional Centre to get the prospectus and application form. The counselors in the regional center will guide you about the complete admission process.

The admission forms, other related forms, enrollment card, etc are provided in the prospectus itself. The university provides the link on its official website to download the IGNOU Prospectus which includes the complete detail about CIS programme. The university offers the ‘Round the Year Admission’ through its ‘walk-in Admission’ scheme.

The University offers the ‘Round the Year Admission’ through its ‘walk-in Admission’ scheme.

IGNOU CIB Courses & Syllabus :

The details about the courses which are required to be complete are mentioned below :

Course Code Course Name Credits
 OAPI-011  Introduction to Beekeeping  4
 OAPI-012  Management of Honey Bee Colonies  8
 OAPI-013  Hive Products and Economics Beekeeping  4

IGNOU CIS Assignment:

The students pursuing this certificate programme need to submit the IGNOU CIS assignment for each course before submitting the term end exam form and before the last date of submission.These assignment answer sheets will be assessed by counselors at the concerned study centre.

The marks obtained by the student in the IGNOU CIS assignment constitutes the 30% of total marks in the final exam result.So, the students have to take these assignments task very seriously.It is very important to attain good assignment marks by writing good answers which will help in achieving a good percentage. The students can download the assignment booklet by clicking on this link: Download Assignments

To know more about the programme, you can visit the IGNOU official website at : www.ignou.ac.in.

About the author

Sumit Sharma

My Educational Qualifications includes Master of Business Administration(MBA) from IGNOU, B.E. Computers from University of Jammu. I like to help IGNOU students, write blogs, update latest information related to education.

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