Bachelor of Arts, B.A from IGNOU

Bachelor of Arts, B.A from IGNOU

Bachelor of Arts, B.A from IGNOU

Bachelor of Arts is one of the most popular and widely pursued degrees in India and B.A from IGNOU can be the best choice for a student who is not able to pursue this degree as a regular course. Being regarded as a non-scientific subject matter it is considered as an easy course (compared to engineering and other similar programs) still, students pursuing this degree avails maximum employment chances as compared to any other stream. One, who is going for this course needs to study 5 subjects and will be given the option to choose from a group of subjects like Anthropology, Psychology, Economics, Hindi, Sanskrit, Sociology, English, French, Education etc. This is a regular degree course but students who are practising another course or individuals engaged in a job can’t pursue it

As stated above, IGNOU that is Indira Gandhi National Open University could be an option for those individuals. Open Universities provide learning facility to individuals through various means other than regular academic sessions and IGNOU is among the top most Universities of India which offers various UG and PG programs. B.A from IGNOU

Eligibility and Details for B.A from IGNOU:

There are certain conditions which have to be satisfied in order to pursue BA from IGNOU:

  • The candidates must have completed their senior secondary or any equivalent course from a recognised institute

  • The individuals who are somehow not able to complete their 10+2 can also take admission in this course if they have pursued BPP that is Bachelor’s Preparatory Program from IGNOU.

  • It is a non-formal degree which is a substitute for those students who were not able to complete their senior secondary and want to pursue Bachelor of Arts from IGNOU.

  • Candidates must note that this program is not equivalent to senior secondary and is a 6-month course.

  • There is no such age bar in order to pursue the course (neither maximum nor minimum)

Other details regarding the program are as follows:

  • The medium available for instruction is both Hindi and English.

  • The duration of the course is 3 years (maximum time one can take is 6 years)

 Pattern and Syllabus Structure:

Credit system works if you want to take a degree of B.A from IGNOU. One needs to score 32 credits in each year of the program that is overall 96 credits in order to acquire the degree. Here 1 credit equals to 30 hours of the study period.

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B.A from IGNOU

Eligibility and Details for B.A from IGNOU:

There are certain conditions which have to be satisfied in order to pursue BA from IGNOU:

  • The candidates must have completed their senior secondary or any equivalent course from a recognised institute

  • The individuals who are somehow not able to complete their 10+2 can also take admission in this course if they have pursued BPP that is Bachelor’s Preparatory Program from IGNOU.

  • It is a non-formal degree which is a substitute for those students who were not able to complete their senior secondary and want to pursue Bachelor of Arts from IGNOU.

  • Candidates must note that this program is not equivalent to senior secondary and is a 6-month course.

  • There is no such age bar in order to pursue the course (neither maximum nor minimum)

Other details regarding the program are as follows:

  • The medium available for instruction is both Hindi and English.

  • The duration of the course is 3 years (maximum time one can take is 6 years)

 Pattern and Syllabus Structure:

Credit system works if you want to take a degree of B.A from IGNOU. One needs to score 32 credits in each year of the program that is overall 96 credits in order to acquire the degree. Here 1 credit equals to 30 hours of the study period. There are 3 categories from which the students have to choose the courses in order to complete 96 credits and they have been stated below:

  • Foundation courses                     -  24 credits

  • Elective courses                            - 56 or 64 credits

  • Application Oriented courses     - 8 or 16 credits

Here is the list of compulsory courses that is Foundation courses (which are similar to B.com, BA and B.sc):

Foundation course name

Credits

Science and Technology

8

Humanities and Social Sciences

8

English or Hindi

4

Students need to choose one more course under this category. From several languages such as Oriya, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Malayalam, Marathi, Kannada, Sanskrit, etc. one subject of choice has to be chosen. Overall Foundation courses combine to form 24 credits.

How to Get Admission and Study Material:

The aspirant can apply for the course in any of the 2 admission cycles that is in January or July. The authority for this degree or program comes under the School of Social Sciences (IGNOU). The aspirant can apply through both online that is on the official website http://www.ignou.ac.in and offline mode for admission that is by collecting the form from any regional centre of IGNOU. Thus, the procedure for admission is a simple walk-in process.

Fee structure

The fee to take admission in Indira Gandhi National Open University for an undergraduate program in Arts is 6000 Rs. for the whole course

Career in B.A:

After this degree, the individuals have unlimited options to go for. There are various courses they can choose like:

  • Master of Arts

  • Master of Science in Information Technology

  • Diploma courses in management, painting, etc.

  • Master of Business Administration

  • Bachelor in Education

  • Bachelor of Labour Law

Overall Art’s career lays down various choices in front of the students. A Career in Arts field has numerous scopes as there are various job types to go for like Human Resource manager, Finance manager, Social Worker, etc. Also after the completion of higher studies, there are various employment areas such as Banking Industry, Export companies, Financial organisations, Tourism, Law firms, Consultancies, etc.

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0 # Aarush 2018-07-07
Is there any entrance test for B. Ed course, can you plz suggest good colleges in Krishnagiri
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0 # Jagan 2018-07-09
Different states in India conduct different entrance exam for admission in this course, These entrance tests generally test the language & proficiency, subject knowledge, reasoning and general awareness and teaching proficiency of applicants, find the list of B.Ed college in Krishnagiri-B.Ed in Krishnagiri
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0 # Nishith 2018-05-07
Hii, plz suggest me What higher studies options are available after completion of MBBS in Debagarh?
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0 # Mukesh 2018-05-08
On completion of MBBS, for being specialised in a specific field, candidate will have to take up MD or MS course in Debagarh with appropriate specialization.
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0 # Tushar 2018-04-23
Hello sir, I am 3rd year B.com student, I want to pursue MBA from Badaun,Please suggest top B-School over there.
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0 # Mukesh 2018-04-24
Hello, after b.com, MBA will be the right career option, you can find here the list of good B-Schools in Badaun- MBA in Badaun
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0 # Lakshay Older than three months
Hii, I am from Rewa, plz tell me about the eligibility requirement for admission to the B. Ed course?
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0 # Jagan 2018-04-17
This course in Rewa is offered under different specializations, To get admission to a particular specialization, applicants must have completed their higher secondary in 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 format, Both higher secondary/pre-university and degree must have been obtained from a recognized board and recognized university respectively.
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hello, I want to know about the entrance exam for MBA, also suggest some MBA colleges in Bilaspur
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0 # Pallavi 2018-04-17
There are various exams for MBA i.e. CAT, MAT, XAT, SNAP, etc, you can give CAT for IIMs, find MBA colleges in Bilaspur here-Dr. C. V. Raman University ; Chouksey Engg College ; Guru Ghasidas University ; School Of Pharmacy Chouksey Engineering College Bilaspur.
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+1 # Aarush Older than three months
Hello, I am from Chatra, want to get admission in BITS pilani, My rank in JEE is 40,000, please suggest me that i am eligible to get admission in BITS or not.
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
Hii, for finding it you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good college in Chatra.
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hello, I have done my B.tech from Latehar with Electrical stream, now i want to do M.tech, Please suggest how I can get good college for M.tech
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
It's good that you are looking forward for M.tech from Latehar, for getting good college you should have to give GATE exam, which is entrance exam for M.Tech
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0 # Lakshay Older than three months
Hii, plz suggest me What higher studies options are available after completion of MBBS in Eluru?
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
On completion of MBBS, for being specialised in a specific field, candidate will have to take up MD or MS course in Eluru with appropriate specialization.
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0 # Rohan Older than three months
Hii , I am from Warangal,Can anyone tell me about complete selection procedure about IITs and NITs and at which time exams for these are conducted?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Warangal, for IITs and NITs, you have to give entrance exam, For NITs JEE Main is the entrance exam and for IITs JEE Advanced is the entrance exam
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0 # Rohan Older than three months
Hii, I am from Sivasagar, I have completed 12th in science stream, looking career in engineering,Tell me about the fee details of best engineering colleges
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
hii, good to see that you are from Sivasagar, There are very good career opportunities in engineering, you have taken very good decision, but if we talk about fee of best colleges its depend on college to college but the range is Rs. 50,000 to 1,50,000 per year
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