IGNOU B.Sc Course Details 2017 – Fee, Syllabus & Structure


Get the details regarding IGNOU Distance B.Sc Programme. Are you searching for IGNOU distance B.Sc course details 2107, then you have been on the right place. Here we provide you the detailed information about distance B.Sc programme in IGNOU. The Indira Gandhi National Open University offers admission to its distance learning Bachelor Degree Programme of Science (B.Sc) in both January and July academic sessions. The Indra Gandhi Open University offering 3 years B.Sc degree through distance education in India. We have included the updated B.Sc Syllabus approved by IGNOU for the year 2017. The B.Sc Program is designed in such a way that students can gain not only theoretical knowledge but practical experience too, as the syllabus includes few practical sessions.  Find rest course details, fees structure, eligibility criteria etc details below.

Indira Gandhi National Open University, one of the Mega-University in the World, announces Admissions to its Distance Education Academic Programmes for the Academic Cycle commencing from January 2017

IGNOU announces Admission to Bachelor’s Degree Programmes for the Academic commencing from January 2017.

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IGNOU B.Sc Course Details

Programme Details

For January and July admission cycle each year, the university invited applications from eligible students for online admission to bachelor degree programme, their name is Bachelor’s Degree Programmes – BDP (B.A/B.Com/B.Sc). The short form of Bachelor’s Degree Programmes is BDP. All these disciplines comes under the School of Social Sciences(SOSS), School of Sciences(SOS), School of Management Studies(SOMS) respectively. Students who wants to take online admission in bdp discipline can take in any one of admission cycle.

Students who have completed BDP (Bachelor’s Degree Programmes) degree can apply to take admission to higher master degree. It is offered in both January & July cycle of admissions. To get BDP degree, the students needs to passed all subjects in 3 years (minimum) and 6 years(maximum). The BDP is a 3-year degree discipline. The University offers Bachelor’s Degree Programme leading to Bachelor’s Degree in the following fields :

  • B.A (Bachelor of Arts),
  • B.Com (Bachelor of Commerce),
  • B.Sc (Bachelor’s Degree in Science).

The other details about the BDP programme are as follows :

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should be For B.A – 10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU, For B.Com – 10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU, For B.Sc – 10+2 with science subjects or its equivalent qualification.

Medium of Instruction : Both medium i.e English and Hindi

Course Duration :

To complete BDP (B.A/B.Sc/B.Com) degree, the university provides duration of minimum 3 years and maximum      6 years to students. Interested candidates can take online admission in both admission cycle i.e January and July.

Fee Structure :

For B.A/ B.Com, for full programme, the total fee structure is Rs. 6,000/- which is to be paid year wise @ Rs. 2,000/-  per year during admission or registration process. For B.Sc, for full programme, the total fee structure is Rs. 10,500/- which is to be paid year wise @ Rs 3,500/- per year.

IGNOU BDP (BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com) Online Admission :

Every year, huge no. of students take admission in BDP (BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com) degree in the university through distance online or offline admission mode. The candidates can fill up IGNOU BDP Online Admission Form in both academic cycles. The university published the admission notification of BDP (Bachelor’s Degree Programmes) discipline in the newspaper or IGNOU official website www.ignou.ac.in in the April-May month for July session and in Oct-Nov month for January session. The students can check last date of admission, admission form and prospectus etc of BDP by visiting university online portal ignou.ac.in. Eligible candidates can take admission in via two modes of admission i.e. Online or Offline.

For online mode, candidates need to visit the IGNOU Online Admission website at : https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in.

For offline mode, students needs to visit nearest IGNOU Regional Centre with all required documents. The Online Admission to (1) BTS (2) B.A (3) B.Com and (4) BSW Programmes is through two streams :

 1) Non-formal: The non-formal stream is for those students who have not passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination. They have to pass Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme of IGNOU to qualify for admission to B.A, BTS, B.Com & BSW.
2) Formal : Formal stream of admission is 10+2 or its equivalent examination.

IGNOU BDP (BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com) Prospectus

The candidates can get the hard copy of IGNOU BDP Prospectus 2016-17 by visiting their nearest IGNOU Regional Centers by paying the small fee of Rs.200/- or can also get via post by making a DD(Demand Draft) of Rs 250/- in favour of IGNOU, New Delhi to the following address:

Registrar, Student Registration Division, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi, 110068 .

The Common IGNOU BDP (BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com) prospectus consists the complete detail about the BDP discipline.

IGNOU BDP (BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com) Courses & Syllabus Details

The IGNOU university follows the credit system. One credit is equal to 30 hours of learners study time. To earn Bachelor’s Degree (BA / BCOM / BSC), a learner has to earn 96 credits in minimum 3 years with 32 credits per year. For getting 96 credits, a student has to opt for courses from three categories :

(1) Foundation Course

(2) Elective Courses and

(3) Application-Oriented Courses as given below :

Programme Foundation Courses Elective Courses Application Oriented Courses
BA 24 Credits 56 Credits or 64 Credits 16 or 8 Credits
B.Sc 24 Credits 56 Credits or 64 Credits from Chemistry, Life Sciences, Mathematics and Physics (At least 25% of the total credits in Physics, Chemistry & Life Science have to be obtained from Laboratory Courses) 16 or 8 Credits
B.Com 24 Credits 56 Credits or 64 Credits (not less than 48 credits from Commerce) 16 or 8 Credits

** In addition to these courses, all BDP students have to study an awareness course on environment entitled – ‘An Introduction to the Environment’ (NEV1).


Course Code Title of the Course Credits


BSHF-101 Foundation Course in Humanities & Social Sciences 8
FST-1 Foundation Course in Science & Technology 8
FEG-1 Foundation Course in English-1 OR 4
FHD-2 Foundation Course in Hindi-2 4


FAS-1 Assamese 4
FBG-1 Bengali 4
FEG-2 English 4
FGT-1 Gujarati 4
BHDF-101 Hindi 4
FKD-1 Kannada 4
FML-1 Malayalam 4
FMT-1 Marathi 4
FOR-1 Oriya 4
FPB-1 Foundation Course in Telugu 4
FTM-1 Tamil 4
FTG-1 Telugu 4
FUD-1 Urdu 4
BSKF-1 Sanskrit 4
BBHF-1 Bhojpuri 4
BMAF-1 Maithilee 4
Total Credits of Foundation Course 24

Syllabus Details

For Physics check the pdf : Physics Syllabus

For Chemistry check the pdf : Chemistry Syllabus

For Maths check the pdf : Maths Syllabus

For Life Sciences check the pdf : Life Sciences Syllabus

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