Ignou BPP Admission Jan 2018

Ignou BPP Admission 2018

The Indira Gandhi National Open University offers admission to its Ignou BPP (Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme) in both January and July academic cycle under the School of Social Sciences (SOSS).

The medium of Instruction for this programme is not only English and Hindi but it is available in various regional languages. So, the learners who are not efficient in reading and writing in English can study this discipline in their regional languages as well.

The University offers admission to its Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme via distance education mode only.

About Ignou Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP)

There are many learners across the country who do not have the formal qualification of 10+2 and attained the age of 18 years/as on 1st April and 1st October for January & July session respectively but they still wish to pursue the Bachelor’s Degree of IGNOU.

For all these students, the university has introduced the Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme so that they can enter to higher education stream. But the IGNOU BPP is not equivalent to 10+2 and also it has no credit weightage associated with it.

This programme is only valid for admission to Ignou Bachelor’s Degree (non-formal stream of BA/ B.Com, etc).

Ignou BPP Admission at Regional Centre

The interested learners can apply for admission by visiting the nearest Ignou Regional Centre. They can obtain the Student Handbook & Prospectus, admission form from the counselor. They have to pay the sum of Rs.200/- to get the prospectus.

Then students need to fill up the admission form completely and submit it to the regional centre along with the admission fee of Rs.1000/-. The fees have to be paid in the form of Demand Draft made in favor of IGNOU, payable at the city of Regional centre.

The learners can also download the soft copy of prospectus from the University official website at www.ignou.ac.in

Programme Coordinator

Dr. Subhas Shetgovekar is the main programme coordinator and if you any query related to BPP, you can send him email at sshetgovekar@ignou.ac.in or call at Ph. 011-29572721

Eligibility Criteria

The learner does not require any formal qualification but he/ she must be minimum of 18 years to get admission in this programme.

Admission Session

January & July

Medium of Instruction

English, Hindi, Oriya, Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam & Gujarati

Programme Duration

Minimum 6 months and Maximum 2 years

Fee Structure

Rs.1,000/- for the complete programme which has to be paid at the time of admission in the form of Demand Draft.

Age Bar

Minimum age should be 18years. However, there is no upper age limit

Ignou BPP Courses & Syllabus

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Choose any two of these courses
OMT 101Preparatory Course in General Mathematics1
OSS 101Preparatory Course in Social Sciences1
PCO 1Preparatory Course in Commerce1

You can also check the details about this programme in detail by visiting the University official website at the following link: Click Here

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