ignou bachelor programme

ignou bachelor programme

IGNOU Bachelor Programme. The University offers 40 undergraduate programmes across the major stream rights from Arts, Commerce and Science. It offers courses in management and industry-related courses in commerce section. The university also offers course in the hospitality industry which is a job industry course.

For some of the course, the candidate’s formal education of 10+2 is not required nor does the University demands any percentage for admission. The university offers admission through a bridge course known as BPP.

Bachelor of Arts (General)

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 7,200

Course code-BAG

Eligibility:

The University offers admission to students to its Bachelors programmes from both formal and non-formal scheme.

Non Formal- the non-formal stream consists of those students who have not cleared 10+2 or equivalent exam.  To take admission to IGNOU’s degree programme they have to pass its Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP) first.  There is no entrance test for seeking admission.

Medium of Instruction

The BA programme is on offered in English and Hindi. The student has to opt for a particular medium of study while applying for admission to the programme.

Fee Structure: A total of `7200/- is to be paid for the Bachelor of Arts Programme @ `2400/year. In the First year, in addition to `2400/-, a Registration fee of `200/- also has to be paid. The programme fee should be paid only by means of Debit Card/Credit Card through online mode only. Fee once paid is not refundable.

Psychology courses have a Practicum component. Learners opting for Psychology are required to pay an extra fee of `600/-

The Bachelor of Arts programme has a number of disciplines and courses from different Schools of Studies. At present, the following twelve Disciplines are part of the programme:

1)    Anthropology

2)    English

3)    Economics

4)    Hindi

5)    History

6)    Mathematics

7)    Political Science

8)    Psychology

9)    Public Administration

10)  Sanskrit

11)  Sociology

12)  Urdu

Programme Structure

The Bachelor of Arts is a 132-credit programme consisting of the different categories of courses as mentioned below-:

  1. Twelve Core courses, four from each of the two disciplines and four language core courses
  2. Two Discipline specific electives from each of the two disciplines,
  3. Two Ability Enhancement compulsory courses,
  4. Four Skill Enhancement courses and
  5. Two Generic electives.

The mix of these courses varies in each of the six semesters. However, a total number of credits to study in each semester is 22 credits. 

B.A. Honours History

Duration-3 Years

Maximum Duration 6 years

Course fee-

Course Code-BAHIH

Fee 9600

Age No Bar

Eligibility

10+2

B.A.(Hon.) History has fourteen Core courses of six credits each. The course has the six semesters of your programme.

Alongside four Discipline Specific Elective courses are offered to the students in the fifth and the sixth semesters. Together these core courses and the discipline-specific electives offer a basic perspective on Indian, Far Eastern, European and Environmental histories.

The idea behind these courses is that the students develop a historical sense that they can build on in their post-graduate years. The University also offer this programme Generic Elective courses which are interdisciplinary in nature and these would help the students in their study of history by placing the discipline of history in the context of wider social sciences.

Currently, the University is specifying the generic electives you have to take in the first four semesters. Ability Enhancement courses are offered in the first four semesters which develop a practical and vocational perspective. (Please see the list of courses we have given for this.)

Duration Minimum 3 Years and Maximum 6 Years,

B.A. Honours Psychology

Duration-3 Years

Maximum Duration-6 Years

Course Code-BAPCH

Eligibility-:

You should be 10+2 or its equivalent

Fee-11,400

Practical Fee 600 every year

About the Programme

The Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology consists of fourteen major core courses of six credits each, completed over six semesters. You can expect each core course to include two practical or tutorial application credits. Finally, four subject-specific electives are offered in the fifth and sixth semesters. These courses provide students with the opportunity to study behaviour and individual differences, lifespan psychology, behaviour in social contexts, applications of psychology in various fields, and the study of psychology from different perspectives.

The interdisciplinary general electives University offer in this program place the study of psychology within a broader social studies context and can support learners in their graduate education. In these courses, learners also gain knowledge about the subject of psychology

At present, the University is specifying the generic electives that are to be opted in the first four semesters. Skill based courses are offered in the third and fourth semesters, which again are from different discipline.

Ability Enhancement courses are offered in the first two semesters which will develop a practical and vocational perspective (please refer to the list of courses being offered in the programme). The queries related to the programme maybe send to the programme coordinator at bapchsoss@ignou.ac.in

B.A Honours Political Science

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs.9,600

Course Code-BAPSH

Eligibility:

The University admits students to its Bachelors programmes from both formal and non-formal scheme.

Non Formal-The non-formal stream consists of those students who have not cleared 10+2 or equivalent exam. To take admission to IGNOU’s degree programme they have to pass its Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP) first. There is no entrance test for seeking admission.

Programme Structure

This programme in Political Science carries 48 credits with a mix of five types of courses: fourteen

a) Core Courses, four

b) Discipline Specific Electives, two

c) Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses, two

d) Skill Enhancement Courses and two

e) Generic Electives. While each of the Ability and Skill Enhancement is of four credit weightage, all other courses of this programme are six credit courses.

Medium of Instruction

The BA (Hons) programme is on offered in English and Hindi. 

Fee Structure: A total of Rs.  9600/- is to be paid  @ Rs. 3200/- per year. In the First year, in addition to  Rs. 3200/-, a Registration fee of Rs. 200/- also has to be paid. The programme fee should be paid only by means of Debit Card/Credit Card through online mode only. Fee once paid is not refundable.

B.A. Honours Sociology

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 9,600

Programme Cade-BASOH

Credit-48

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU.

Programme Structure

The BA Honours programme in Sociology has a mix of five types of courses:

a) Core Courses, four

b) Discipline Specific Electives, two

c) Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses, two

d) Skill Enhancement Courses and two

e) Generic Electives. While each of the Ability and Skill Enhancement is of four credit weightage, all other courses of this programme are six credit courses.

Other Eligibility Criteria

The University admits students to its Bachelors programmes from both formal and non-formal scheme.

Non Formal- The non-formal stream consists of those students who have not cleared 10+2 or equivalent exams. To take admission to IGNOU’s degree programme they have to pass its Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP) first.

There is no entrance test for seeking admission.

Medium of Instruction

The BA Honours programme is offered in English and Hindi. 

Fee Structure: A total of Rs.  9600/- is to be paid  @ Rs. 3200/- per year. In the first year, in addition to  Rs. 3200/-, a Registration fee of Rs. 200/- also has to be paid. The programme fee should be paid only by means of Debit Card/Credit Card through online mode only. Fee once paid is not refundable.

 B.Sc. Honours Anthropology

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 15,600

Programme code-BSCANH

Credit-148

Eligibility

The University admits students to its Bachelor’s programmes from both formal and non-formal schemes. The non-formal stream consists of those students who have not cleared 10+2 or equivalent exams. To take admission to IGNOU’s degree programme they have to pass its Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP) first.

The Programme

The Bachelor of Science Honours in Anthropology (BSCANH) is a broad-based programme with a mix of disciplinary, interdisciplinary and skill-based courses. It is designed to provide the learners with the information and skills necessary to understand and analyse their world by introducing them to the main themes and topics not only in Anthropology but disciplines like Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences .

Programme Structure

The Bachelor of Science Honours in Anthropology has  a mix of five types of courses: fourteen

a) Core Courses, four

 b) Discipline Specific Electives, two

c) Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses, two

d) Skill Enhancement Courses and two

e) Generic Electives. While each of the Ability and Skill Enhancement is of four credit weightage, all other courses of this programme are six credit courses

There is no entrance test for seeking admission.

Medium Hindi and English

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biochemistry)

Duration: 6 Years
Maximum Duration: 3 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 43,500

Course Code-BSCBCH

Eligibility:

10 + 2 pass (or equivalent from other recognized Boards) with science subjects, namely, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Fee Structure: Rs. 43,500/- for full programme to be paid year-wise @ Rs. 14,500/- per year. Fee to be paid in 1st year, including Registration Fee of Rs.300/-is Rs.14,800/

Objective

Introduce the learners to the main themes and topics in Biochemistry. Expose the students to work towards ability and skill enhancement through exposure to appropriate courses. Introduce students to reading and writing skills through assignments and laboratory practices appropriate for undergraduate study. Expose the students to the importance of an interdisciplinary approach by enabling them to take courses outside their disciplines.

Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Accountancy and Finance

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 6,000

Course Code-BCOMAF

Eligibility:

  1. 10+2 or its equivalent,Passed Common Proficiency Test PE/ Foundation from ICAI 
  2. Registration in Professional Competence Course/ PEII/ Intermediate (Chartered Accountancy First Stage) of ICAI; or
  3. Already passed Professional Competence Course/ PEIII/ Intermediate (Exclusively for Chartered Accountancy Students –ICAI)
  4. Bachelor of Commerce with Major in Accountancy and Finance (B.Com A & F) is designed and developed in collaboration with The Board of Studies, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, exclusively for Chartered Accountancy students.

B Com with a Major in Corporate Affairs and Administration

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 6,000

Course code-BCOM CA&A

Eligibility:

1) 10+2 or its equivalent and

2) Registration in Company Secretaryship Foundation Programme

Medium of Instructions: English

Bachelor of Commerce with Major in Corporate Affairs and Administration is designed and developed in collaboration with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, exclusively for the Company Secretaryship students.

BCom with a Major in Financial and Cost Accounting

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 6,000

Course Code-BCOM F&CA

Eligibility:

You should be 10+2 passed out or its equivalent and registration in ICWAI foundation course

This Programme is designed and developed in collaboration with The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI), exclusively for the ICWAI students, who can simultaneously study this programme with ICWAI Foundation/Intermediate course offered by ICWAI.

Once a student passes ICWAI foundation/Intermediate courses, automatic credit transfer is given in this BCom with major in Financial and Cost Accounting programme. The main objective of this programme is to develop skills and competencies of the student in the field of Finance and Cost Accounting.

Programme language English

B. Com General

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 8,100

Course Code-BCOMG

Eligibility:

Credit Transfer /exemption scheme for BCOMG and BCOMOL, Programmes of IGNOU against the ICWA/CMA Courses passed from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, ICAI (erstwhile Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India)

A person with 10+2 qualification is eligible for admission. Non-10+2 candidates who have completed the Bachelors Preparatory Programme (BPP) of the University are also eligible for admission.

Medium of Instructions: English/Hindi

The programme is unique and innovative in many respects with the following features:

Students without a formal qualification of 10+2 or its equivalent can also seek admission

Student can study at his own pace and convenience over a period of 3 to 8 years.

Student also gets basic knowledge in the core areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Computers and Science & Technology as there are some compulsory foundation courses.

As there is a minimum component of application-oriented courses, the student is exposed to vocational/professional expertise.

Students have the opportunity to develop skills in computers by selecting computer courses.

Besides elective courses in commerce, there is flexibility to choose courses from a wide range of other disciplines.

Teaching is done through an innovative multi-media.

A student of another University can seek admission to this programme on the basis of credits obtained by him/her from that University. A student, thus admitted need not write the IGNOU examination for such courses which are found equivalent to ours

 Bachelor of Business Administration in Retailing

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 27,000

Course Code-BBARL

Eligibility:

Category A – Direct entry

  • 10+2/equivalent based on merit of physically fit candidates.
  • The University provides reservation of seats as per Government of India rules.
  • There will be a personal interview at the regional center prior to selection of candidates. The Regional Director, in consultation with the Programme Coordinator, will conduct the interview.
  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of personal interview, during which a candidate will be judged on the following:

Appearance, ability to communicate, attitude, mental alertness, general awareness. Each of these shall carry maximum of 10 marks. The candidate is required to secure at least 25 out of 50 to qualify.

Category B Sponsored Admission



The sponsor is allowed to nominate employees, who have passed +2/equivalent, from their retail organisation. The sponsor will submit a letter on the company’s letterhead issued by a competent authority along with an individual application form of the candidate nominated with the programme fee through a Demand Draft drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi.
Candidates will deposit fees only after selection.

This Programme is offered in a modular approach. On completion of the year only, you get a Diploma in Retailing (DIR). On completion of the second year, you get an Advanced Diploma in Retailing (ADIR), and on completion of the third year, you get a BBA degree. The programme is offered once, in July every year. There’s a three-month internship in the first year and on-the-job training in the IInd and third years.

 Bachelor of Computer Applications

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 40,200

Course Code-BCA

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent

Medium-English



Fee Structure: Rs. 40,200/- for full Programme to be paid semester-wise @Rs. 6,700/- per Semester. 

The basic objective of the Programme is to open a channel of admission for computing courses for students, who have done the 10+2 and are interested in taking computing/IT as a career. After acquiring a Bachelor’s Degree (BCA) at IGNOU, there is a further educational opportunity to go for an MCA at IGNOU or a Master’s Programme at any other University/Institute. Also after completing BCA Programme, a student should be able to get entry level job in the field of Information Technology or ITES.

For admission-related information contact : Student Support Centre Ph. 011-29572513
Email: ssc@ignou.ac.in

B. A. Economics Honours

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 9,600

Course Code-BAECH

Eligibility:

10+2

Fee Structure: A total of Rs. 9600/- is to be paid for the BAECH Programme,
@ Rs. 3200/year. In the First year, in addition to Rs. 3200/-, a Registration fee of Rs. 200/- also has to be paid (i.e. Rs. 3400/- in the first year). The programme fee should be paid only by means of Debit Card/Credit Card through online mode only. Fee once paid is not refundable.

B. A. Economics (Honours) is BAECH. This programme is of 148 credits. The distribution of credits under the different type of courses is as follows:

i) Core Courses (CCs): 14 courses of 6 credits each (i.e. 84 credits)
ii) Discipline Specific Electives (DSEs): 4 courses of 6 credits each (i.e. 24 credits)
iii) Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECCs): 2 courses of 4 credits (i.e. 8 credits)
iv) Skill Enhancement Courses (SECs): 2 courses of 4 credits (i.e. 8 credits)
v) Generic Electives (GEs): 4 courses of 6 credits each (i.e. 24 credits)

The programme can be completed in a minimum period of three years (six semesters) or in a maximum period of six years. A credit is equivalent to 30 hours of study time. This comprise all learning activities (i.e. reading and comprehending the print material, listening to audios, watching videos, attending counselling sessions, teleconferencing and writing assignment responses). Most courses of this programme (CCs, DSEs and GEs) are of six credits. This means that you will have to put in 180 hours (6 × 30) of study time to complete each of these courses. The programme also has 4 Ability Enhancement and Skill Enhancement courses, each of four credit weightage (2 courses each). These require a total of 120 hours (4 × 30) of study time.

Bachelor of Education

Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 55,000

Course Code-B.Ed

Eligibility:

Candidates with:at least fifty percent marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Commerce/Humanity. Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto,and

b) The following categories are eligible to be students of B.Ed. (ODL):

(i)         Trained in-service teachers in elementary education.

(ii)        Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education programme through face-to-face mode.

The reservation and relaxation of 5% marks in minimum eligibility will be provided to SC/ST/OBC (Non creamy layer)/PWD candidates as per the rules of the Central Government.

Reservation to Kashmiri Migrants and war widow candidates will be provided as per the University Rules.

ADMISSION
Admission shall be done on the basis of the score obtained in the entrance test conducted by IGNOU all over India.
The candidate will be required to submit the filled-in application form with self-attested copies of documents as specified in Entrance-cum-Admission Form. The original documents are to be submitted later for verification, after receiving offer letter for admission.

ENTRANCE TEST
The Entrance Test will be held on the date mentioned in the advertisement. Hall tickets will be uploaded on the IGNOU website; www.ignou.ac.in to appear in the Entrance Test.
Mere allowing candidates to take the Entrance Test would not amount to acceptance of their eligibility for admission to B.Ed. The final admission to the programme shall be subject to their rank in the merit list in the Entrance Test and production of proof of their eligibility at the time of last date of submission of application for admission to B.Ed. programme along with original certificates and programme fee.

The number of seats of each PSC is limited to 50 only. The university reserves the right to conduct the examination at different centers/change the examination centre of the candidates without assigning any reason thereof.

Programme Fee

Rs. 55000/-

Candidates seeking admission to the B.Ed. programme are advised not to pay the fee along with the filled-in application form. They will get a separate communication about their admission and payment of fee.
The programme fee should be paid only by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at the city where your Regional Centre is situated. Please write in capital letters your name and the programme to which admission is sought, i.e., B.Ed., on the back of the Demand Draft to ensure proper credit of your fee to the relevant account.

Programme Coordinators: Prof. C. B. Sharma (cbsharma@ignou.ac.in, 011-29572936) and Prof. D.Venkateshwarlu (dvenkatesh@ignou.ac.in, 01129572962)

Bachelor of Arts (Facility and Services Management)

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 31,500

Course Code-BAFSM

Eligibility:

10+2 or equivalent from recognized Board

Programme Fee : 10500/- per year

Bachelor of Arts in Facility and Services Management is India‘s first-of-its-kind 3 year Degree programme that will prepare you for careers in Facility Services Management. Facility Services Management / Facility Management is a profession that consists of multiple disciplines to ensure functionality, comfort, safety, and efficiency of the built environment by integrating people, place, process, and technology. The global facility management market is projected to grow from $1,260.36 billion in 2022 to $1,856.44 billion by 2029, at a CAGR of 5.7% in the forecast period. International Facility Management Association (IFMA), India Chapter mentions that Facility Management is practiced by 25 million people around the world. The Facility Management industry is growing at a rapid pace and the roles of Facility Managers are broadening to encompass more responsibilities – right from leasing, budgeting to maintaining of property and equipment.

This programme of BAFSM is a job-oriented programme, designed to acquaint the learner with the basic knowledge and skill set required to begin their career in the Facility Management Industry.

Job opportunities in Facility Management range from Property management (real estate and residence) to service apartments, malls, monuments, health facilities, sports facilities as well as airport and other area of supporting services. (Modular approach with multiple entries and exits as per NEP)


Programme Coordinators
: Dr. Jatashankar R. Tiwari, jstewari@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29571751/29571752 Dr. Paramita Suklabaidya, paramitaz@ignou.ac.in
Ph. 011-29571751/29571752

 B.A. in Gender Studies

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 13,500

Course Code-BAGS

Eligibility:

10+2

 Bachelor of Arts (General)

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 12,000

Course Code-BAG English

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent

The University has launched a Bachelor of Arts under the Choice Credit System. It is a broad-based programme with a mix of disciplinary, interdisciplinary and skill-based courses.

The University follows the credit system for offering all its programmes. One credit is equal to 30 hours of learner’s study time. To earn a Bachelor’s Degree, a learner has to complete 132 credits in six semesters.

 Bachelor of Arts (General) in Urdu

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 12,000

Course Code-BAG Urdu

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent

The University follows the credit system for offering all its programmes. One credit is equal to 30 hours of learner’s study time. To earn a Bachelor’s Degree, a learner has to complete 132 credits in six semesters.

Bachelor of Arts (General) in Hindi

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 12,000

Course Code-BAG Hindi

Eligibility: 

10+2 or its equivalent

Fee Structure: Rs.12,000/- for the full programme to be paid year-wise @ Rs. 4,000/- per year. The fee to be paid in 1st year is Rs. 4,300/- including a registration fee of Rs. 300/-

The University has launched a Bachelor of Arts under the Choice Based Credit System. It is a broad-based programme with a mix of disciplinary, interdisciplinary and skill-based courses.

The University follows the credit system for offering all its programmes. One credit is equal to 30 hours of learner’s study time. To earn a Bachelor’s Degree, a learner has to complete 132 credits in six semesters

Bachelor of Arts (General) in Sanskrit

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 12,000

Course Code-BAG Sanskrit

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent

The University has launched Bachelor of Arts under the Choice Based Credit System. It is a broad-based programme with a mix of disciplinary, interdisciplinary and skill-based courses.

The University follows the credit system for offering all its programmes. One credit is equal to 30 hours of learner’s study time. To earn a Bachelor’s Degree, a learner has to complete 132 credits in six semesters.

 Bachelor’s Honours Degree Programme (English)

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 13,500

Course Code-BAEGH

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU

Programme overview 

Overview

With a substantial number of courses drawn from a single discipline (English), and a few interdisciplinary and skill-based elective courses, the Bachelors Honours Programme (English) is designed to give in-depth knowledge in that discipline while allowing for exposure to subjects beyond the discipline as well

Programme Coordinator: Prof. Neera Singh, SOH, neerasingh@ignou.ac.in, Ph: 011-29572790
 

Bachelor’s Honours Degree Programme (Hindi)

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 13,500

Course Code-BAHDH

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU

With a substantial number of courses drawn from a single discipline(Hindi), and a few interdisciplinary and skill-based elective courses, the Bachelor’s programme (Hindi) is designed to give in-depth knowledge in that discipline while allowing for exposure to subjects beyond the discipline as well.

Bachelor’s Honours Degree Programme (Urdu)

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 13,500

Course Code-BAUDH

Eligibility:

10+2 or it’s equivalent

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Sanskrit

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 13,500

Course Code-BAASK

Eligibility:

10+2 or equivalent

The objective of this program is to give an in-depth knowledge of Sanskrit aiming towards exposure to interdisciplinary & skill-based elective courses as per the Indian Education Policy 2020.

 Bachelor of Arts in Applied Hindi

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 13,500

Course Code-BAAHD

Eligibility:

Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 2 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 7,900

Course Code-BLIS

Eligibility:

i) Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks ( 45% for students of SC/ST/OBC/PH category)
OR 
ii) Bachelor’s degree with a Diploma ( one year) in Library Science
OR 
iii) Bachelor’s Degree with two years of working experience in a Library & Information Centre 

Over the years there have been tremendous changes in the field of library and information science due to the development of information communication technologies, particularly computer and communication technologies, storage technologies and multimedia technology. These developments are changing the traditional face and concepts of all kinds of libraries and information institutions. The University, therefore, felt the need for accommodating new developments in the course contents of the BLIS Programme, already in operation, to meet the challenge of the changing needs. Looking at the tremendous demand for the BLIS Programme and the changing scenario of the library and information activities, the BLIS Programme was completely revised and offered in 2000. Library and Information Science (LIS) as a discipline is undergoing paradigmatic changes amidst the technological revolution in society. The networked society requires instant access to information. User needs have undergone a sea change. LIS professionals need to update and reorient themselves to serve their users in this changing scenario.LIS schools should also update their curricula to prepare professionals to equip themselves to face these changes. It is in this context that IGNOU once again updated its BLIS Programme in 2014.

 Bachelor of Business Administration (Services Management)

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 60,000

Course Code-BBASM

Eligibility:

Candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution and have attained the age of 18 years. He has been working in the service industry as a full-time Intern/Apprentice/Employee

The Work-based BBA programme in Services Management offered by IGNOU’s School of Management Studies is a result of a partnership with Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd. (MKCL). The School’s aim is to provide education, experience and earnings simultaneously to enthusiastic young professionals who are passionate about a career in the expanding services industry. The MoU between the two organizations has led to the development and implementation of this unique initiative. Upon finishing the program, the individual will obtain a work experience verification from the company and a BBA diploma from IGNOU. The educational structure will entail work-based e-learning, with counselling provided by industry specialists.

Three types of courses are included in this programme, as the focus of this programme is on ability enhancement & work-based learning as well as on making students employable. The details of the different categories of courses are:
Theory courses (18 courses) of 4 credits each from BSM-001 to BSM-017 and BEVAE-181 Ability Enhancement courses (6 courses) of 4 credits each from BSMA-001 to BSMA-006 Work-based courses (6 courses) of 6 credits each from BSMW-001 to BSMW-006

BSc Nursing (Post Basic)

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 69,000

Course Code-BSCN PB

Eligibility:

The job requires Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives (aka RNRM) who have completed their 10+2 and a three-year Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM), and have a minimum of two years experience in the field (after becoming registered as RNRM). However, for male nurses who did not complete midwifery in their GNM program, they must hold a certificate from any of the Nursing courses of 6-9 months prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council instead of midwifery. OR Nurses who are currently employed (RNRM) and have completed 10th grade or its equivalent are eligible if they have also finished a three-year General Nursing and Midwifery Diploma (GNM) and have at least five years of experience in the field after registering as RNRM. With regard to male nurses who did not study midwifery in the GNM program, they must have a six to nine-month certificate in any of the nursing courses prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery. The degree programme of Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing has been approved for preparation and launch. 

IGNOU has prepared and launched of Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing degree programme by agreed upon by IGNOU, at the request of the Indian Nursing Council. The need for this was felt as the pace of providing higher education to working nurses was very slow due to the shortage of Colleges of Nursing and the paucity of seats available in each at that time. As per the New National Policy of Education

 Bachelor of Performing Arts-Hindustani Music (Honours)

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 27,600

Course Code-BAPFHMH

Eligibility:

You are 10+2 passed out

Desirable: Studied music as one of the subjects in 11th and 12th Class / who have learned music from an institution or a guru.

Medium of Instruction: Hindi

(Although the SLM will be given in Hindi students will be allowed to write their assignments and exams in English too.)

Learning Outcomes: By undergoing this programme, the learner will: –

Earn the proficiency to sing the prescribed Ragas with correct voice production.

Be able to demonstrate the prescribed Talas.

Be capable of expressing their understanding of the evolution of Indian Classical Music

Be able to understand and elaborate on the historical development of Hindustani Music.

Gain knowledge about the treatises of music written through the ages.

Earn proficiency to collaborate with fellow artists to put up a group stage show.

Develop a pedagogical understanding of the subject to get employed in teaching jobs

Bachelor of Arts (General) in Philosophy

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 8,100

Course Code-BAG Philosophy

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent or BPP (Bachelor Preparatory Programme) from IGNOU

Fee Structure: For BA (General) Rs. 8,100/- for the full programme is to be paid year-wise @ Rs. 2,700/- per year. The fee to be paid in the First Year, including the Registration Fee of Rs. 200/- is Rs. 2,900/- 

Medium of Instruction: English and Hindi. The student has to opt for a particular medium of study while applying for admission to the programme. 

The BAG in philosophy is not only oriented towards providing career opportunities to its students, but it also intends to broaden the horizon of people’s vision towards national integration, genuine appreciation of others’ ‘worldviews’, making them more understanding and respectful towards alternative ways of thinking and being, thereby promoting peaceful co-existence.

Programme Coordinator:

Prof. Nandini Sinha Kapur,
School of Interdisciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi – 110068
Contact No: +91-011-29573376
Email: nandini@ignou.ac.in

 Bachelor Honours Public Administration

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 9,600

Course Code-BAPAH

Bachelor’s Honours Degree Programme (Sanskrit)

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 13,500

Eligibility:

You are 10+2 passed  or its equivalent

With a substantial number of courses drawn from a single discipline (Sanskrit), and a few interdisciplinary and skill-based elective courses, the Bachelor’s Honours Programme (Sanskrit) is designed to give in-depth knowledge in that discipline while allowing for exposure to subjects beyond the discipline as well.

BSc (General)

Duration -3 years

Maximum Duration-6 Years

Fee-Rs.12,500

Eligibility:

 10+2 in Science or equivalent

 This programme not in offer since January 2019

The Re-registration fee for second and third year is  Rs 4500/Year

BSc General  (Bachelor of Science (BSCG) UGC-CBCS

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 16,500

Medium: The medium of instruction is English and Hindi. The course material is also provided in both medium.

Programme Structure
The University follows the credit system in all its programmes. One credit is equal to 30 hours of learners’ study time which is equivalent to 15 lectures in a conventional system. To earn a Bachelor’s Degree, a learner has to earn 132 credits in a minimum six semesters (three years) with 22 credits per semester. For earning 132 credits,

A learner can choose any of the three disciplines as per his/her interest from the disciplines mentioned below for completing B.Sc. (General) programme. 
1. Botany
2. Chemistry
3. Geography 
4. Geology
5. Mathematics
6. Physics
7. Zoology

Advise for Choice of Courses


You have full freedom to select any combinations of three disciplines out of seven disciplines mentioned in the list. But we suggest that you choose a combination out of some popular combinations which are presently available in our other Indian universities.

1. Physics-Chemistry-Mathematics (PCM)
2. Chemistry-Botany-Zoology (CBZ)
3. Physics-Chemistry-Geology (PCG)
4. Physics-Mathematics-Geology (PMG)
5. Chemistry-Geology-Zoology (CGZ)
6. Chemistry-Geology-Botany (CGB)
7. Physics-Mathematics-Geography (PMG)
8. Chemistry-Geography-Geology (CGG)
9. Botany-Zoology-Geography (BZG)
A learner has to take Discipline Specific Core Courses and Discipline Specific Elective Courses from the above mentioned three Disciplines ONLY in all the subsequent semesters as per the Programme Structure

Bachelor of Social Work

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years

Course Fee: Rs. 12,000

Course Cdoe-BSW

Medium-Hindi/English

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU

The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in BSW has three major components:

Foundation Courses: 24 Credits

Elective Courses: 48 Credits

Field Work (Practicum): 24 Credits

Total 96 Credits

 B.A. in Vocational Studies Tourism Management

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 12,600

Course Code-BAVTM

Eligibility:

BPP from IGNOU or 10+2 or its equivalent.

Medium of Instructions : English and Hindi

The University offers Bachelor Degree Programme in Vocational Studies in Tourism Management. The Programme has been developed by the School of Tourism and Hospitality Services Management

B.A in Tourism Studies

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 14,100

Course Code-BTS

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent or BDP from IGNOU

Tourism Studies BA is a 96-credit course, lasting three years. It’s geared towards those who wish to work in the travel and tourism industries. The program aims to introduce you to a range of tourism-related concepts, instill a working knowledge of organizing tourism services, and promote career opportunities. The programme is aimed at familiarizing you with different aspects of Tourism,creating awerness about tourism, imparting basic training in organizing tourism services and opening career opportunities.

 Bachelor of Tourism (Online)

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 14,100

Course Code-BTSOL

Eligibility:

10+2 OR its equivalent OR BPP from IGNOU

FeeStructure for Indian Students:
INR(Rs.): 4,700.00/- for Per Year

Fee Structure for International Students:
For SAARC Students in INR(Rs.): 6,000.00/- Per Year
For NON SAARC Students in US($) 400.00/- for Per Year

Job/ Future Prospects

The candidate can go for employment in the Travel and Tourism Industry (travel agency, hotel, tour operator, etc.) or start their own business in the area. In order to pursue academic excellence, one may take up further studies and go for a Bachelor’s, Master’s and/or PhD in Tourism Studies.

Programme Coordinator

Dr. Arvind K Dubey
Assistant Professor, SOTHSM
Ph: +91-011-29571754
Mobile No:
Email: arvindkrdubey@ignou.ac.in

Bachelor of Arts (Vocational Studies) Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 15,300

Course code-BAVMSME

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent

IGNOU’s School of Vocational Education and Training (SOVET) has launched ‘Bachelor of Arts (Vocational Studies) Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (BAVMSME)’ programme. The BAVMSME is meant for 10+2 pass outs and will cater to the present needs of young entrepreneurs. It is a Multi-disciplinary programme which caters to the present needs of budding entrepreneurs and aids in developing knowledge and skills to establish a new business venture. The programme will provide University level education in new fields of knowledge and entrepreneurial areas which would fulfill the demands of starting new businesses vis-à-vis employment generation and add towards the economy of the country. To earn a BA Degree in a discipline, a learner has to complete courses worth 132 credits (22 credits in per semester) in a minimum of six semesters (three years).

English at work placeEnvironmental Studies
Entrepreneurship and Small BusinessFinancial Accounting
Introduction to Micro EconomicsCSR Projects and Programmes
Business organization and ManagementBusiness Law
English at the WorkplaceIPR for MSME and Startup
Principal of MarketingMSME and Rural India
Institutional Support to MSMEDocumentation for MSME
Logistics ManagementHRM & Industrial Relations in MSME
Entrepreneurial  SectorsE-commerce Or Computer application in Business
Managing StressEnglish in Daily Life

Programme Coordinator

Dr. Rachna Agarwal
Associate Professor

Email  I D:  rachna_agarwal@ignou.ac.in

Dr Geetika Johry

Assistant Professor

Email ID:  geetikajohry@ignou.ac.in

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