Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme

Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme

6 months

Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP) - Non-Formal Channel to B.A./ B.Com/ BSW/ BTS. Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme is offered by the University to those students who wish to do Bachelor’s Degree of IGNOU but do not have the essential qualifications of having passed 10+2 and attained the age of 18 years/as on 1st April and 1st October for January & July session respectively. In the absence of such a qualifying certificate these students are deprived of higher education. 

To enable such students to enter higher education stream, IGNOU has designed this preparatory Programme. BPP is, however,not equivalent to 10+2 and has no credit weightage. It is valid for admission to IGNOU’s non-formal stream of BA/ B.Com. Etc.

Salient Features


  1. Minimum: 6 Months
  2. Maximum: 2 Years 


The examination will be taken by IGNOU through ICA.

ADMISSION SESSIONThe admission in BPP is taken for both January & July 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 .


Anyone above 18 years old.


  1. For proof of date of Birth one should submit Xerox copy of valid passport / citizenship / driving license/ academic character certificate (2 copies of any one) (Note: Date of birth should be mention in AD)
  2. 4 PP size and 2 Auto size Photographs

Curricular Structure


The Programme consists of three courses among they have to take any two.

Choose any twoCourse Code Course title

  1. OMT 101 Preparatory Course in General mathematics
  2. OSS-101 Preparatory course in Social Sciences
  3. PCO-01 Preparatory Course in commerce