Bachelors in Arts (BA) - Indira Gandhi National Open University


Indira Gandhi National Open University

Humanities and Social Sciences

3 year(s)


Indira Gandhi National Open Universiy (IGNOU) follows the credit System for its Bachelor’s Degree Programme. Each Credit amounts to 30 hours of study comprising all learning activities. To successfully complete this program, you will have to earn 96 credits over a period of 3 to 6 years depending on your convenience. However, you will not be allowed to earn more than 32 credits in a year.


Salient features

MINIMUM DURATION:

  1. Minimum: 3 YEARS
  2. Maximum:6 YEARS.

EXAMINATION: The examination will be taken by IGNOU through ICA.

ADMISSION SESSION The admission in BA is taken for July and January session.

ACADEMIC COUNSELING SESSION: For few programs Academic Counseling Session is provided for selective subjects only. For further details on Academic Counseling Session do kindly Contact Academic Coordinator at  academic@ica.edu.np .


Eligibility

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
10+2 or Its Equivalent or BPP from IGNOU

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED (DURING ADMISSION)

1. Transcript of SLC & +2 Level (2 copies each)

2. 2 PP size and 2 Auto size Photographs

3. For proof of date of Birth one should submit Xerox copy of valid passport / citizenship /driving license (2 copies of any one) (Note: Date of birth should be mention in AD)


Curricular structure

The BA Degree has the following components:

Foundation Courses: The courses have been developed by the various Schools of Studies. A student has to do 24 credits from these courses.

Foundations Courses (Compulsory)

Course code

Course Title

Credits

BSHF-101

Foundation Course in Humanities and Social Sciences

8

FST-1

Foundation Course in Science and Technology

8

BEGF-1

Foundation Course in English-1

4

FEG-2

Foundation Course in English-2

4

Elective Courses Economics

Course code

Course Title

Credits

EEC-11

Fundamentals of Economics

8

BECE-002

Indian Economic Development: Issues and Perspectives

8

EEC-13

Elementary Statistical Methods and Survey Techniques

8

BECE- 214

Agricultural Development in India

8

BECE-15

Elementary Mathematical Methods in Economics

BECE-16

Economic Development: Comparative Analysis & Contemporary Issues

8

BECE-107

Industrial Development in India

8

Political Science

Course code

Course Title

Credits

EPS-11

Political ideas and Ideologies

8

BPSE-212

Government and Politics in India

8

EPS-03

Modern Indian Political Thought

8

EPS-15

South Asia: Economy, Society and Politics

8

EPS-06

Government and Politics in East & South East Asia

8

EPS-07

International Relations

8

EPS-08

Government and Politics in Australia

8

EPS-09

Government and Politics in Australia

8

Public Administration

Course code

Course Title

Credits

EPA-01

Administrative Theory

8

BPAE-102

Indian Administration

8

EPA-03

Development Administration

8

BPAE 104

Personnel Administration

8

EPA 5

Financial Administration

8

EPA 6

Public Policy

8

Sociology

Course code

Course Title

Credits

ESO-11

The Study of Society

8

ESO-12

Society in India

8

ESO-13

Sociological Thought

8

ESO-14

Social Stratification

8

ESO-15

Society and Religion

8

ESO-16

Social Problems in India

8

History

Course code

Course Title

Credits

EHI-01

Modern India, 1857-1964

8

EHI-02

India: Earliest Times to the 8th Century A.D.

8

EHI-03

India from 8th to 15th Century A.D.

8

EHI-04

India from 16th to Mid-18th Century

8

EHI-05

India from Mid-18th to Mid-19th Century

8

EHI-06

History of China and Japan 1840-1949

8

EHI-07

Modern Europe: Mid 18th to Mid-20th century

8

Mathematics

Course code

Course Title

Credits

MTE-01

Calculus

4

MTE-02

Linear Algebra

4

MTE-04

Elementary Algebra to be taken together

2

MTE-05

Analytical Geometry

2

MTE-06

Abstract Algebra

4

MTE-07

Advanced Calculus

4

MTE-08

Differential Equations

4

MTE-09

Real Analysis

4

MTE-10

Numerical Analysis

4

MTE-11

Probability and Statistics

4

MTE-12

Linear Programming

4

MTE-13

Discrete Mathematics

4

MTE-14

Mathematical Modeling

4

English

Course code

Course Title

Credits

BEGE-101

From Language to Literature

8

BEGE-102

Structure of Modern English

8

EEG-03

Communication Skills in English

8

EEG-04

English for Practical Purpose

8

BEGE-105

Understanding Prose

8

BEGE-106

Understanding Poetry

8

EEG-07

Understanding Drama

8

BEGE-108

Reading the Novel

8

Rural Development

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

BRDE-101

Rural Development In India

8

Application Oriented Courses: (These courses have been developed by different Schools of Studies) A student has to take 8-16 credits worth of courses from this group

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AMK-1

Marketing

4

AED-1

Export Procedure and Documentation

4

ATR-1

Translation (English + Hindi 4 Credits)

8

BEGA-001

Introduction to the Media

4

BEGA-102

Writing for Radio (English)

4

AHE-1

Human Environment

8

ACC-1

Organizing Childcare Services

8

ANC-1

Nutrition for the Community

8

AOM-1

Office Organization and Management

4

ASP-1

Secretarial Practice

4

AMT-1

Teaching of Primary School Mathematics

8

ACS-1

Consumer studies

8