BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ARTS (BA)

BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ARTS (BA)

Program Details

The University has launched Bachelor of Arts under the Choice Based Credit System. This is broad based programme with a mix of disciplinary, interdisciplinary and skill-based courses. This programme has 24 courses totalling 132 credits. 

The University follows the credit system for offering all its programmes. One credit is equal to 30 hours of learners study time. To earn Bachelor’s Degree, a learner has to complete 132 credits in minimum six semesters (three years) with 22 credits per semester. The 132 credits of the programme have to be earned by completing the following categories of courses:

        a)  Core Courses (CC)

b)   Discipline Specific Electives (DSE)

c)   Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC)

d)   Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC)

e)   Generic Electives (GE)

 

A learner can choose any two disciplines from the above twelve disciplines for completing BA programme. Once the two disciplines are chosen in the first semester, he/she has to take Core Courses and Discipline Specific Elective Courses from those two Disciplines ONLY in all the subsequent semesters.

Objectives: The Bachelors of Arts programme is a broad based programme with a mix of disciplinary, interdisciplinary and skill based courses. It has the following objectives:

  1. Introduce the learners to the main themes and topics of disciplines in humanities, social sciences and sciences,
  2. Provide the learners with the information and skills necessary to understand and analyze their world,
  3. Enable the learners to work towards ability and skill enhancement through exposure to appropriate courses.
  4. Impart reading and writing skills through assignments and exercises of such kind at an undergraduate level.
  5. Expose the learner to the importance of interdisciplinary.

 

Eligibility: 10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED (DURING ADMISSION)  

  1. Transcript of SLC & +2 Level (2 copies each) 
  2. 3 PP size and 2 Auto size Photographs
  3. For proof of date of Birth one should submit Xerox copy of valid passport / citizenship(2 copies of any one) (Note: Date of birth should be mention in AD)  

 

EXAMINATION:  

The examination will be taken by IGNOU through ICA. 

 

ACADEMIC COUNSELING 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 academic@ica.edu.np .  

Discipline-wise List of Courses for BAG

The lists of courses from different Disciplines available under each of the five categories [Core

Courses (CC), Discipline Specific Electives (DSE), Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC), Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC), and Generic Electives (GE)] are given in the following tables:

 

CORE COURSES 

Economics

Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BECC-131

Principles of Microeconomics-I

6

BECC-132

Principles of Microeconomics-II

6

BECE-133

Principles of Macroeconomics-I

6

BECE-134

Principles of Macroeconomics-II

6

 

History

Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BHIC-131

History of India from the  Earliest times upto 300 CE

6

BHIC-132

History of India from C.300 to 1206

6

BHIC-133

History of India from C.1206 to 1707

6

BHIC-134

History of India from C.1707 to 1950

6


Political Science

Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BPSC-131

Introduction  to political theory

6

BPSC-132

Indian government and  politics

6

BPSC-133

Comparative Government And Politics

6

BPSC-134

Introduction To International Relations

6


Sociology

Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BSOC-131

Introduction to Sociology

6

BSOC-132

Sociology of India

6

BSOC-133

Sociology Theories

6

BSOC-134

Methods Of Sociological Enquiry

6


Public Administration

Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BPAC-131

Perspectives on Public administration

6

BPAC-132

Administrative Thinking

6

BPAC-133

Administrative Systems at union level

6

BPAC-134

Administrative System at State and District levels

6


English

Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BEGC-131

Individuals and Society

6

BEGC-132

Selections From Indian Writing: Cultural Diversity

6

BEGC-133

British  Literature

6

BEGC-134

Reading The Novel

6

BEGLA-135

English In Daily Life

6

BEGLA-136

English at the Work Place

6

BEGLA-137

Language Through Literature

6

BEGLA-138

Reading And Speaking Skills

6

 

 Mathematics

Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BMTC-131

Calculus

6

BMTC-132

Differential Equations

6

BMTC-133

Real analysis

6

BMTC-134

Algebra

6

        

 DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC ELECTIVES

Economics


Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BECE-145

Indian Economy-I

6

BECE-146

Indian Economy-II

6

History


Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BHIE-141

History Of China:C.1840-1978

6

BHIE-142

History of Environment

6

BHIE-144

Traditions Of History Writing In India

6

BHIE-145

Some Aspects Of European History:C.1789-1945

6


Political Science

Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BPSE-141

Gandhi And Contemporary World

6

BPSE-142

India’s Foreign Policy in a Changing World

6

BPSE-143

State Politics in India

6

BPSE-144

Introduction To South Asia

6

BPSE-145

Democracy and Development In northeast India

6

BPSE-146

Conflict Resolution And Peace Building

6

 

Public Administration


Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BPAE-141

Right to Information

6

BPAE-142

Organizational Behavior

6

BPAE-143

Administrative Systems in BRICS

6

BPAE-144

Social Policies And Administration

6


Sociology


Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BSOE-145

Religion And Society

6

BSOE-146

Marriage, Family and kinship

6

BSOE-148

Social Stratification

6

English

Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BEGE-141

Understanding Prose

6

BEGE-142

Understanding Drama

6

BEGE-143

Understanding Poetry

6

BEGE-145

Soft  Skills

6

Mathematics

Course Codes

                 Title of the course

No of Credits

BMTE-141

Linear Algebra

6

BMTE-144

Numerical Analysis

6


ABILITY ENHANCEMENT COMPULSORY


COURSE 

Course Code

Title of the Course

No.Of Credits

BEVAE-181

Environment Studies

4

BEGAE-182

English Communication skills

4


SKILL ENHANCEMENT COURSES

Economics

Course Code

Title of the Course

No.Of  Credits

BECS-184

Data analysis

4

 

Public Administration

Course Code

Title of the Course

No.Of  Credits

BPAS-184

Logistics Management

4

BPAS-186

Stress and Time Management

4

 

 Sociology


Course Code

Title of the Course

No.Of  Credits

BSOS-184

Techniques of Ethnographic film making

4

BSOS-185

Society Through the Visual

4

English

Course Code

Title of the Course

No.Of  Credits

BEGS-183

Writing and Study Skills

4

BEGS-185

English Language Teaching

4

BEGS-186

Business Communication

4

                  


GENERIC ELECTIVES

Gender and Development

Course Code

Title of the Course

No.Of Credits

BGDG-172

Gender Sensitization: Society and Culture

6

 

Public Administration

Course Code

Title of the Course

No.Of  Credits

BPAG-171

Disaster Management

6

BPAG-172

Governance: Issues and Challenges

6

BPAG-173

E-Governance

6

BPAG-174

Sustainable Development

6


Sociology 


Course Code

Title of the Course

No.Of  Credits

BSOG-171

Indian Society: Images and Realities

6

BSOG-173

Rethinking Development

6

BSOG-176

Economy and society

6

 

English

Course Code

Title of the Course

No.Of  Credits

BEGG-171

Media and Communication Skills

6

BEGG-172

Language and linguistics

6

BEGG-173

Academic Writing & Composition

6

BEGG-174

Creative Writing

6