IGNOU B.A Admission 2021 – Eligibility, Application Form, Fee, Last Date

IGNOU B. A Admission 2021: Check out the details regarding IGNOU B.A Course 2021 – Eligibility, Fee, Application Form, Last Date of the exam in this article. Admission in the course of  IGNOU B.A program is offered on a direct basis since it is an open university and the number of seats for each program is unlimited. The application mode for  Indira Gandhi National Open University Courses is online and registration opens twice a year for January and June Session.

 IGNOU B. A Admission 2021 Overview

Important EventsImportant Dates
Admission commences on
  • July session – Admission starts in the month of February ends in the month of May.
  • January session – Admission starts in the month of August ends in the month of November.
Re-registrationOctober to February
IGNOU exam form dateOctober
Term End Exam Form SubmissionJuly session – May

January session – October

Term End ExaminationTo be notified
Release of hall ticket10 days before examinations
ResultsTo be notified
Result RevaluationWithin a month from the release of results, revaluation of the exam can be requested.

B.A full form is Bachelor of Arts


The complete form of B. A is Bachelor of Arts. It is a Graduate Degree Programme which is offered in January and July. It comes under the category of  School of Management Studies (SOMS). All the applicants without a formal qualification of 10+2 or its equivalent can take admission to the Bachelor of Arts program

IGNOU B.A Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility criteria for IGNOU B. A Admission is 10+2 qualification. The students who have not completed the 12th but if have completed Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU are also eligible for admission.

B.A: Bachelors of Arts.

BPP: Bachelors of Preparatory Program.

Last Date for IGNOU B.A Admission

IGNOU  Admission Due Date
July SessionApplication form available In the month of November
Last date to fill the application In the month of February
January SessionApplication form availableIn the month of May
Last date to fill the applicationIn the month of August/ September


  • July session – Admission started on 5th may 2019 ended on 15th November
  • January session – Admission started on 6th November ended on 11th February


  • July session – Admission started on 15th November ended on 28th February
  • January session – Cancelled


  • July session – canceled
  • January session – Will be updated soon

How to Apply for IGNOU Bachelor of Arts Admission?

  • Visit the official website of IGNOU – ignou.ac.in
  • Click on the “Click Here for New Registration” link for fresh registration or else enter your user name and password in the “Registered Log in” section.

Instruction to Fill B.A Application Form Online.

  1. If you are applying for the first time you are advised to click the available program tab on the homepage of the Online Admission System and select the B. A program and carefully read the details of  B.A program including eligibility criteria, fee details, duration, etc.
  2. You are also asked to download the Common Prospectus and read carefully the Rules of the University as available in the prospectus.
      1. Click on the NEW REGISTRATION that appears in the login area and fill in registration details.
      2. Remember, while taking your UserName it must be between 8 to 16 characters.
      3. While applying your password it must be the combination of alphabet and numeric and between 8 to 16 characters long.
      4. After typing the relevant information click the “SUBMIT” button.
      5. Your username will be sent to you via e-mail and SMS instantly.
  • Remember your Username and Password for login.
  • If you are an existing user click the “Log in” button on the screen.
  • Before proceeding with filling the form online the applicant must have scanned copies of the following:-
      1. Passport Photo  (less than 100 KB).
      2. Sign of the candidate  (less than 100 KB).
      3. Age Proof (less than 200 KB).
      4. Relevant Educational degree(less than 200 KB).
      5.  Experience Certificate (if any) (less than 200 KB).
      6. Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC (less than 200 KB).
      7. BPL Certificate copy, if Below Poverty Line(less than 200 KB).
    • Fee can be paid by the below-mentioned methods:
      • Credit Card (Master/Visa)
      • Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay)
      • Net Banking
    • It is requested to scan documents from your originals certificates. Once you have uploaded the copy, click the next button you will get the preview option. Save/Print your form for future use.

IGNOU UG Courses 2024

CoursesFees (for full programme)
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)Rs. 14,400/-
Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP)Rs. 1,200/-
Bachelor’s Degree Programmes (BDP)-B.A./B.Com/B.Sc.B.A. & B.Com – Rs. 7,200/-

For B.Sc. – Rs.12,600/

Bachelor of Library and Information ScienceRs. 6,000/
Bachelor of Arts in Tourism StudiesRs. 9,000/-
B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic)Rs. 45,000/-
Bachelor Of Education (BEd)Rs. 50,000/-

The B A program has a number of disciplines and courses from different schools of study.
The following twelve Disciplines are part of the program:
1)B A in  Anthropology
2)B A in English
3)B A in Economics
4)B A in Hindi
5)B A in History
6)B A in Mathematics
7) B A in Political Science
8) B A in Psychology
9) B A in Public Administration
10) B A in Sanskrit
11) B A in Sociology
12) B A in Urdu

Program courses for IGNOU B.A

A) Subjects  offered by IGNOU to be studied by all the students:

  1. Foundation Course in Humanities and Social Sciences
  2. Export Procedures and Documentation
  3. Elements of Auditing
  4. Communication Skills in English

B) Subjects which are part of the Company Secretaryship Foundation Programme

Students get credit transfer in this B.Com. program.

  1. English and Business Communication
  2. Economics and Statistics
  3. Financial Accounting
  4. Elements of Business Laws and Management

C) Subjects, which are part of Company Secretaryship Executive Programme

Students get credit transfer in this B.Com program.

  1. General and Commercial Laws
  2. Company Accounts, Cost and Management Accounting
  3. Tax Laws
  4. Company Law
  5. Economic and Labour Laws
  6. Securities Laws and Compliances

B.A course Fee details

The total fee Structure is Rs 7200/- is to be paid for the Bachelor of Arts Programme Rs 2400/ per
year. In the first year, in addition to Rs 2400/- a Registration fee of Rs 200/- also has to be paid.
The program fee should be paid through Credit Card / Debit Card Online mode.

Based on the marks obtained by the student in Courses, and the rules of an evaluation system, the Bachelor of Arts with Major in Corporate Affairs and Administration shall be awarded as per the following marking scheme:

Unsuccessful Below 35%
Pass 35% – 49.9%  
Second Division 50% – 59.9%
First Division 60% and Above

Examination Form of B.A course

It is an essential pre-requisite for you to submit the B.A course Examination Form for taking the examination in any course. You have to pay Rs 60 per course for the term-end examinations

Admit Card of B.A course

After receiving the examination forms, the University will send the admit card before the commencement of B. A course exam.

Examination Centre

Your college is normally your examination center

Declaration of B.A course Result

It is your duty to check whether you are registered for that course and if you are eligible to appear for that exam or not. If you neglect this and take the exam without being eligible for it, your result will be dismissed.

Re-evaluation of B.A course Answer Script(s)

The students, who are not satisfied with the marks/grade awarded to them in the Term-end Examination may apply for re-evaluation within one month from the date of declaration of results i.e. the date on which the results are made available on the University’s website on payment of Rs 500 per course by means of demand draft drawn in favor of IGNOU and payable at New Delhi in the prescribed application form. The better of the two scores of original marks/grades and marks/grades after reevaluation will be considered and updated in student’s records.

For any queries and information refer to the article and ask your doubts regarding IGNOU  B. A Admission course details, fees, and admission process through the comment section below.

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