IGNOU Bachelor of Arts (B.A) – Online Admission, Eligibility, Course, Fees

The open learning university offers online admission to various distance education learning bachelor degree programme. Out of which, one name is BA – Bachelor of Arts during the January and July cycle of admissions. It comes under School of Social Sciences. It is shortly termed as SOSS. This discipline is for those students who want to pursue their career in the field of arts. All students can pursue their B.A degree in two ways i.e. BA (Major) and BA(General). After completing the Bachelor’s Degree (B.A), there is also an further options to go for an M.A (Master of Arts) at distance university or Master’s Degree Programme at any other University/Institute. The minimum duration of B.A discipline is of 3 years. However, the maximum duration is of 6 years. The distance university has launched Online Admission facility of B.A discipline for January and July session. Students can fill the application form and their fees online for B.A (Bachelor of Arts) discipline by going through university online portal. Below are details of BA (Bachelor of Arts) programme :

  • Programme Name : B.A : Bachelor of Arts
  • Medium of Instruction : Both i.e English and Hindi
  • Duration : The minimum duration is of 3 years and the maximum period is of 6 years. It is offered in both January and July admission cycle
  • Age Bar: No Age limit
  • Fee Details : All candidate taking admission to this course need to pay Rs. 6,000 for full programme which is to be paid @ Rs.2000/- per year
  • Eligibility Details : To be eligible for B.A admission, must have 12th pass or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU

IGNOU B.A Hall Ticket : The Hall tickets for B.A (Bachelor of Arts) will be uploaded on official website for appearing in the term end exams 10 days before the date of TEE Exam. In case any candidate do not receive their hall ticket / admit card of B.A discipline by post, he or she can download it from the website to appear in the upcoming examination.

IGNOU B.A TEE Result : After conducting Bachelor of Arts exam, the university takes almost 45 days to declare the Bachelor of Arts result for the current year. So, we advised all students to keep visiting the university website to check the BA (Bachelor of Arts) Result for current year.

IGNOU B.A Solved Assignments : All students need to submit the B.A Solved Assignments for each theory course. The assignment latest question papers of B.A for 2017-18 can be downloaded from the official website. The solved assignments of B.A (Bachelor of Arts) consists 30% of total marks for any particular course.

IGNOU B.A Study Material : After taking online admission, students will receive Bachelor of Arts (B.A) study material at their mentioned address via Registered post/ Speed Post/ Courier etc by the university. If any case, students didn’t receive their b.a Study material, he can contact to their nearest regional or study centre. The study material for B.A discipline is available in PDF form at free of cost.

IGNOU B.A Course & Syllabus Details : To get B.A bachelor degree, all students needs to get total of 96 credits @ 32 credits per year in minimum 3 years. To complete 96 credits, the learners have to choose the credits from 3 different categories : (1) Foundation Course (2) Elective Courses and (3) Application-Oriented Courses. Below are Course Code, Course Name and Credits Details :

ProgrammeFoundation CoursesElective CoursesApplication Oriented Courses
BA24 Credits56 Credits or 64 Credits16 or 8 Credits

Note: Along with these courses, the learner has to study an awareness course on environment namely – ‘An Introduction to the Environment’ (NEV1).

To check the all the IGNOU B.A courses which comes under the above mentioned three categories, Please click on the link mentioned below : IGNOU B.A Foundation Courses, IGNOU B.A Application Oriented Courses and B.A Elective Courses :

IGNOU BA Elective Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
IGNOU BA Hindi Courses
BHDE-101Hindi Gadya (Revised couse of EHD-1)8
EHD-2Hindi Kavya8
EHD-3Hindi Sahitya ka Itihas evam Sahitya Parichaya8
EHD-4Madhya Kaleen Bhartiya Sahitya: Samaj aur Sanskriti8
EHD-5Adhunik Bhartiya Sahitya: Rashtriya Chetna aur Navjagran (Revised Course)8
BHDE-106Hindi Bhasha : Itihas aur Vartman (Revised Course EHD-6)8
BHDE-107Hindi Sanrachna (Revised Course EHD-7)8
BHDE-108Prayojanmoolak Hindi (Revised Course EHD-8 )8
IGNOU BA English Courses
BEGE-101From Language to Literature8
BEGE-102The Structure of Modern English8
BEGE-103Communication Skills in English8
BEGE-104English for Business Communication8
BEGE-105Understanding Prose8
BEGE-106Understanding Poetry8
BEGE-107Understanding Drama8
BEGE-108Reading the Novel8
IGNOU BA Urdu Courses
BULE-1Elements of Urdu Structure8
BULE-2History of Urdu Language8
BULE-3Urdu Poetry8
BULE-4Urdu Fiction8
BULE-5Urdu Non-Fiction Prose8
BULE-6History of Urdu Literature8
IGNOU BA Political Science Courses
EPS-11Political Ideas and Ideologies8
BPSE-212Government and Politics in India8
EPS-3Modern Indian Political Thought8
EPS-15South Asia: Economy, Society and Politics8
EPS-6Government and Political in East and South East Asia8
EPS-7International Relations8
EPS-8Government and Politics in Australia8
EPS-9Comparative Government and Politics8
IGNOU BA History Courses
EHI-1Modern India: 1857-19648
EHI-2India: Earliest Times to the 8th Century A.D.8
EHI-3India: From 8th Century to 15th Century A.D.8
EHI-4India: From 16th to Mid 18th Century8
EHI-5India: From Mid 18th to Mid 19th Century8
EHI-6History of China and Japan : 1840-19498
EHI-7Modern Europe: Mid Eighteenth to Mid Twentieth Century8
IGNOU BA Economics Courses
BECE-15Elementary Mathematical Methods in Economics8
BECE-16Economic Development: Comparative Analysis & Contemporary Issues8
BECE-107Industrial Development in India8
EEC-10National Income Accounting8
EEC-11Fundamentals of Economics8
BECE-2Indian Economic Development: Issues and Perspectives8
EEC-13Elementary Statistical Methods and Survey Techniques8
BECE-214Agricultural Development in India8
IGNOU BA Public Administration Courses
EPA-1Administrative Theory8
BPAE-102Indian Administration8
EPA-3Development Administration8
EPA-4Personnel Administration8
EPA-5Financial Administration8
EPA-6Public Policy8
IGNOU BA Sociology Courses
ESO-11The Study of Society8
ESO-12Society in India8
ESO-13Sociological Thought8
ESO-14Society and Stratification8
ESO-15Society and Religion8
ESO-16Social Problems in India8
IGNOU BA Philosophy Courses
BPY-1Indian Philosophy: Part I4
BPY-2Logic: Classical and Symbolic4
BPY-3Ancient and Medieval Philosophy4
BPY-4Religions of the World4
BPY-5Indian Philosophy: Part II4
BPY-8Modern Western Philosophy4
BPY-6Metaphysics4
BPY-7Ethics4
BPY-9Contemporary Western Philosophy4
BPY-10Epistemology4
BPY-11Philosophy of Human Person4
BPY-12Philosophy of Science and Cosmology4
BPYE-1Philosophy of Religion4
BPYE-2Tribal and Dalit Philosophy4
IGNOU BA Psychology Courses (Psychology courses are available in English medium only)
BPC-1General Psychology
BPC-2Developmental Psychology
BPC-3Research Methods in Psychology
BPC-4Statistics in Psychology
BPC-5Theories of Personality
BPC-6Social Psychology
BPCL-7Practicals in Psychological Testing ( It is compulsory for B.A. (Psychology) major students. These courses would not be offered to B.A. General Students.)
BPCL-8Practical in Experimental Psychology ( It is compulsory for B.A. (Psychology) major students. These courses would not be offered to B.A. General Students.)
BPCE-11School Psychology
BPCE-13Motivation and Emotion
BPCE-14Psychopathology
BPCE-15Industrial and Organisational Psychology
BPCE-17Introduction to Counselling Psychology
BPCE-18Neuropsychology
BPCE-19Environmental Psychology
BPCE-21Forensic Psychology
BPCE-22*Practicals in Clinical Psychology OR
Practicals in Industrial & 4
Orgnisational Psychology OR Practicals in Counselling
4
BPCE-23*Internship in Psychology4

Programme Coordinators : Director, SSC, ssc@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29572511-14, 29572516-17

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Updated: October 18, 2019 — 1:22 pm

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  1. I want to know last for submission of assignments of ba 1st year 2018…..

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