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 # Himmat 2018-01-01
Hi, I want to know the type of questions asked in CAT Written test, also tell me is there any good MBA college in Sonitpur
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0 # Pallavi 2018-01-02
There are three type of questions in CAT exam i.e. quantitative aptitude, data interpretation and verbal and reading comprehension, there are various MBA colleges in Sonitpur- School Of Management Science - Tezpur University ; Tezpur University
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0 # Aarav 2018-01-01
I have secured 55% marks in 12th ,I think its too low to get admission in any good engineering college in Karimnagar,If you know about it please suggest me
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0 # Shruti 2018-01-02
yes, your percentage is very low, I will not suggest that you should choose engineering as a career, but still you want to do engineering you can try for private college in Karimnagar, they will admit you.
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0 # vishal 2017-12-30
Suggest me how to enroll in B.a English major.here a lot of confusion in subjects
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0 # Nishith 2017-12-25
Hello, i have completed 12th with 92% marks, now i want to take admission in best engineering college in Bhatinda, plz share the list
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0 # Jagan 2017-12-26
Hii, You secured very good percentage, you can get best engineering college, plz check here Engineering in Bhatinda
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0 # Rohan 2017-12-18
I have secured 55% marks in 12th ,I think its too low to get admission in any good engineering college in Osmanabad,If you know about it please suggest me
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0 # Shruti 2017-12-19
yes, your percentage is very low, I will not suggest that you should choose engineering as a career, but still you want to do engineering you can try for private college in Osmanabad, they will admit you.
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0 # Nishith 2017-11-21
I am from Kota, plz tell me the time duration of MBBS course in India
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0 # Shruti 2017-11-22
In India, the present duration of MBBS course is 5.5 years, The actual course period is 4.5 years and one year of rotating internship should be completed, you can find some good MBBS colleges in Kota-Government Medical College
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0 # Tushar 2017-11-20
I have secured 55% marks in 12th ,I think its too low to get admission in any good engineering college in Jaipur,If you know about it please suggest me
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0 # Mukesh 2017-11-21
yes, your percentage is very low, I will not suggest that you should choose engineering as a career, but still you want to do engineering you can try for private college in Jaipur, they will admit you.
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0 # Vivaan 2017-10-16
Hii, plz suggest me What higher studies options are available after completion of MBBS in Sirsa?
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0 # Jagan 2017-10-17
On completion of MBBS, for being specialised in a specific field, candidate will have to take up MD or MS course in Sirsa with appropriate specialization.
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hii, I am from Nowgong, plz tell me about the eligibility requirement for admission to the B. Ed course?
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
This course in Nowgong 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 # Tushar Older than three months
I belong to Patiala, plz tell me As per 2016 ranking, which is the best MBBS college in India
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
The first position is held by Delhi AIIMS, followed by Vellore’s Christian Medical College, AFMC, Pune, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and the fifth position is held by the GGMC & SIR J.J. Hospital in Mumbai, you can also find some good colleges in Patiala- Punjabi University
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