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Ignou BAG Course Information | Know Your Ignou BAG Syllabus Semester-wise

If you wish to pursue Ignou BAG Course, here are some useful information for you. Before you apply for Admission to Ignou BAG Program you must learn about Ignou BAG Syllabus.

This article will give you a complete overview of this program. So let’s begin with some basic Information about Ignou BAG Course-

  • Course Code: BAG
  • Duration: Minimum 3 Years and Maximum 5 Years
  • Ignou BAG Course Fee: Total Rs.8100 (Rs.2700 per Year plus Rs.200 Registration fee). If you choose psychology discipline then you need to pay Rs.600 for practicum, in addition to Rs.8100.
  • Disciplines: There are 12 disciplines available in this course, from which you can choose any two discipline throughout the course. You cannot change the discipline in the middle of course.
  • Available Discipline in Ignou BAG Course:
      • 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
  • Number of Subjects: Learner will study 4 subjects each semester from different electives.
  • Number of Credit: One need to complete total 132 Credits throughout the course. Below is the complete chart for subjects and credits.
  • Credit Calculation: 1 Credit = 30 hours of study. So if a subject is of 6 credits, you need to study 6×30=180 hours of study time.
  • Mode of Learning: Distance

Ignou BAG Course Syllabus for CBCS Pattern (Semester-wise)

In this section, we will have a quick look at the applicable Ignou BAG syllabus semester-wise. The course is divided into 6 semesters which make it three year’s course. Follow the table for a complete look at the BAG Course syllabus for Ignou.

Subject List for Ignou BAG Course Semester-1

In the first semester, you will study 4 subjects & you will earn 22 credits from this semester. you can select these 4 subjects from the following categories.

  • One Subject from Core Course (Languages)
  • Two Subjects from Core Course (Discipline)
  • One Subject from Ability Enhancement Core Course (AECC)
Subject Codes Category Credit
You can Take Any one
Hindi: BHDLA 135 हिंदी भाषा विविध प्रयोग
English: BEGLA 135 English in Daily Life
Sanskrit: BSKLA 135 Sanskrit भाषा Sahitya
Urdu: BUDLA 135 Study of Modern Urdu Prose & Poetry
CC (Languages) 6
You Can Take Any Two Subject
Anthropology: BANC 131 Anthropology and Research
Economics: BECC 131 Principles of Microeconomics-I
History: BHIC 131 History of India from the Earliest Times Up To C. 300 CE
Public Admin: BPAC 131 Perspectives on Public Administration
Psychology: BPCC 131 Foundations of Psychology
Pol. Science: BPSC 131 Introduction to Political
Sociology: BSOC 131 Introduction to Sociology
English: BEGC 131 Individual and Society
Hindi: BHDC 131 Hindi Sahitya ka Itihas
Urdu: BUDC 131 Study of Prose and Poetic
Sanskrit: BSKC 131 Sanskrit Padya Sahitya
Mathematics: BMTC 131 Calculus
CC (Discipline) 6×2=12
BEVAE-181 Environmental Studies AECC 4

Subject List for Ignou BAG Course Semester-2

In the second semester, you will study 4 subjects & you will earn 22 credits from this semester. you can select these 4 subjects from the following categories.

  • One Subject from Core Course (Languages)
  • Two Subjects from Core Course (Discipline) (You can choose the two subjects from the same discipline as per Semester-1. You cannot switch the discipline in the middle of course).
  • One Subject from Ability Enhancement Core Course (AECC)
Subject Codes Category Credit
You can Take Any one
Hindi: BHDLA 136
English: BEGLA 136
CC (Languages) 6
You Can Take Any Two Subjects (Same Group as per Sem-1)
Anthropology: BANC 132
Economics: BECC 132
History: BHIC 132
Public Admin: BPAC 132
Psychology: BPCC 132
Pol. Science: BPSC 132 Indian Government & Politics
Sociology: BSOC 132 Sociology of India
English: BEGC 132
Hindi: BHDC 132
Urdu: BUDC 132
Sanskrit: BSKC 132
Mathematics: BMTC 132
CC (Discipline) 6×2=12
You can Take Any one
BEGAE-182 English Communication Skills
BHDAE-182
AECC 4

Subject List for Ignou BAG Course Semester-3

In the third semester also you will study 4 subjects & you will earn 22 credits from this semester. you can select these 4 subjects from the following categories.

  • One Subject from Core Course (Languages)
  • Two Subjects from Core Course (Discipline) (You can choose the two subjects from the same discipline as per Semester-1 & 2. You cannot switch the discipline in the middle of course).
  • One Subject from Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
Subject Codes Category Credit
You can Take Any one
Hindi: BHDLA 137
English: BEGLA 137
CC (Languages) 6
You Can Take Any Two Subjects (Same Group as in Sem-1):
Anthropology: BANC 133
Economics: BECC 133
History: BHIC 133
Public Admin: BPAC 133
Psychology: BPCC 133
Pol. Science: BPSC 133
Sociology: BSOC 133
English: BEGC 133
Hindi: BHDC 133
Urdu: BUDC 133
Sanskrit: BSKC 133
Mathematics: BMTC 133
CC (Discipline) 6×2=12
You can Take Any one
BANS 183 Tourism Anthropology
BPCS 183 Emotional Intelligence
BPCS 185 Developing Emotional Competence
BEGS 183 Writing and Study Skills
BHDS 183 अनुवाद सिद्धांत और प्राविधि
SEC 4

 

Subject List for Ignou BAG Course Semester-4

In the fourth semester also you will study 4 subjects & you will earn 22 credits from this semester. you can select these 4 subjects from the following categories.

  • One Subject from Core Course (Languages)
  • Two Subjects from Core Course (Discipline) (You can choose the two subjects from the same discipline as per Semester-1, 2 & 3. You cannot switch the discipline in the middle of course).
  • One Subject from Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
Subject Codes Category Credit
You can Take Any one
Hindi: BHDLA 138
English: BEGLA 138
CC (Languages) 6
You Can Take Any Two Subjects (Same Group as in Sem-1):
Anthropology: BANC 134
Economics: BECC 134
History: BHIC 134
Public Admin: BPAC 134
Psychology: BPCC 134
Pol. Science: BPSC 134
Sociology: BSOC 134
English: BEGC 134
Hindi: BHDC 134
Urdu: BUDC 134
Sanskrit: BSKC 134
Mathematics: BMTC 134
CC (Discipline) 6×2=12
You can Take Any one
BANS 184 Public Health and Epidemiology
BECS 184 Data Analysis
BPAS 184 Logistics Management
BPCS 184 School Psychology
BPCS 186 Managing Stress
BSOS 184 Techniques of Ethnographic Film Making
BHDS 184 रेडियो लेखन
SEC 4

Subject List for Ignou BAG Course Semester-5

In the fifth semester also you will study 4 subjects & you will earn 22 credits from this semester. you can select these 4 subjects from the following categories.

  • Two Subjects from Discipline Specific Elective (DSE)
  • One Subject from Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
  • One Subject from Generic Electives (GE)
Subject Codes Category Credit
Choose Any Two as per your Discipline Selected in Sem-1:
Anthropology: BANE 145 Applied Anthropology
Economics: BECE 145 Indian Economy-I
History: (Here you have 3 options to choose one)
  • BHIE-141 History of China c.1840-1978
  • BHIE-143 History of Modern East Asia: Japan (c.1868-1945)
  • BHIE-145 Some Aspects of European History 1789-1945

Public Admin: (here you have 2 options to choose one)

  • BPAE-141 Right to Information
  • BPAE-143 Administrative System in BRICS

Psychology: BPCE 145 Counseling Psychology
Pol. Science: (Here you have 3 options to choose one)

  • BPSE-141 Gandhi and the Contemporary World
  • BPSE-143 State Politics in India
  • BPSE-145 Democracy and Development in Northeast India

Sociology: (Choose any one from 3)

  • BSOE 141 Urban Sociology
  • BSOE-143 Environmental Sociology
  • BSOE 145 Religion and Society

English: (Choose any one from 3)

  • BEGE-141 Understanding Prose
  • BEGE-143 Understanding Poetry
  • BEGE-145 Soft Skills

Hindi: (Choose any one from 3)

  • BHDE-141अस्मितामूलक विमर्श और हिंदी साहित्य
  • BHDE 143 प्रेमचंद
  • BHDE145 कबीर

Urdu: BUDE 141 Study of Poet Mirza Ghalib
Sanskrit: BSKE 141 आयुर्वेद के मूल आधार
Mathematics: BMTE 141 Linear Algebra

Discipline-Specific Electives (DSE) 6×2=12

You can Take Any one

BPCS 187 Managing Human Resources
BSOS 185 Society through the Visual
BEGS 185 English Language Teaching
BHDS 185 टेलीविशन लेखन

SEC 4
Choose Any one Subject

BEGG 171 Media & Communication Skills
BEGG 173 Academic Writing And Composition
BHDG 173 समाचार पत्र और फीचर लेखन
BPAG 171 Disaster Management
BPAG 173 E –governance
BPCG171 General Psychology
BPCG173 Psychology for Health and Well Being
BPCG175 Psychology for Living
BSOG 171 Indian Society: Images and Realities
BSOG 173 Rethinking Development

Generic Elective (GE) 6

Subject List for Ignou BAG Course Semester-6

In the Sixth (Final) semester also you will study 4 subjects & you will earn 22 credits from this semester. you can select these 4 subjects from the following categories.

  • Two Subjects from Discipline Specific Elective (DSE)
  • One Subject from Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
  • One Subject from Generic Electives (GE)
Subject Codes Category Credit
Choose Any Two as per your Discipline Selected in Sem-1:
Anthropology: BANE 146 Anthropology of Indigenous People
Economics: BECE 146 Indian Economy-II
History: (Here you have 2 options to choose one)
  • BHIE 142 History of Environment
  • BHIE 144 Traditions of History Writing in India

Public Admin: (here you have 2 options to choose one)

  • BPAE 142 Organisational Behaviour
  • BPAE 144 Social Policies and Administration

Psychology: BPCE 146 Industrial/ Organisational Psychology
Pol. Science: (Here you have 3 options to choose one)

  • BPSE 142 India’s Foreign Policy in a Globalising World
  • BPSE-144 Introduction to South Asia
  • BPSE 146 Conflict Resolution and Peace Building

Sociology: (Choose any one from 4)

  • BSOE 142 Indian Sociological Traditions
  • BSOE 144 Reading Ethnographies
  • BSOE-146 Marriage, Family and Kinship
  • BSOE 148 Social Stratification

English: BEGE 142 Understanding Drama
Hindi: (Choose any one from 3)

  • BHDE 142 राष्ट्रीय काव्यधारा
  • BHDE-144 छायावाद
  • BHDE 146 छायावादोत्तर कविता

Urdu: BUDE 142 Study of Prose Writer Meer Amman Dehlvi
Sanskrit: BSKE 142 रंगमंच और नाट्य कला
Mathematics: BMTE 144 Numerical Analysis

Discipline-Specific Electives (DSE) 6×2=12

You can Take Any one

BPAS 186 Stress and Time Management
BPCS 188 Application of Social Psychology
BEGS 186 Business Communication
BHDS 186 समाचार संकलन और लेखन

SEC 4
Choose Any one Subject

BEGG 172 Language and Linguistics
BEGG 174 Creative Writing
BHDG 174 सर्जनात्मक लेखन के विविध क्षेत्र पाठ्य
BPAG 172 Governance: Issues and Challenges
BPAG 174 Sustainable Development
BPCG 172 Youth, Gender and Identity
BPCG-174 Psychology and Media
BPCG 176 Psychology of Gender
BSOG 176 Economy and Society
BGDG 172 Gender Sensitisation: Society and Culture

Generic Elective (GE) 6

So’ this was all about the Ignou BAG Syllabus and Course curriculum information for you. For your convenience Ignou BAG Study Material download link is also given on the particular subject title. You can click and download it.

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