IGNOU BA Philosophy Admission 2023: Admission Process and Requirements

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IGNOU BA Philosophy Admission 2023: Admission Process and Requirements

IGNOU BA Philosophy Admission 2023: Indira Gandhi National Open University is also popularly known as IGNOU. It is a Central University located in Delhi. The university began admission for all the courses in January 2023 session. All those interested students who wish to get admission to the BA Philosophy course must fill out the application form. Students can fill out the form by visiting the official website of IGNOU. 

In this blog, we will present you with a guide to getting admission to BA in Philosophy. Before moving ahead, here is a quick overview of the course.

Particulars  Details 
Name of the Course BA in Philosophy
University Name  IGNOU
Full Name  Indira Gandhi National Open University
Level of the Course  Graduation
Course Fees INR 8,100/-
Official Website  www.ignou.ac.in

IGNOU BA Philosophy Admission

All those students who wish to get admitted to the BA Philosophy course must fill out the Admission form which was released on the July session’s last date to apply on 21 August 2023. 

One must note that the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has already commenced the admissions for the students wishing to get admission for the BA Philosophy course as well others. By visiting the official website, the student will get to see the fee structure as well. 

IGNOU recently increased the date for re-registration for all the old students, i.e. 21 August 2023.  

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BA in Philosophy IGNOU Admission 2023-24: Dates

Check below to see the last dates for applying to the BA in Philosophy course. 

Particulars Details 
BA in Philosophy IGNOU admission form date 15 June 2023
BA in Philosophy IGNOU admission form last date 21 August 2023
IGNOU BA Philosophy Re-Registration last  Date 21 Aug 20, 2023

Eligibility for IGNOU BA in Philosophy

Here are the eligibility criteria for all those students wishing to get admission to IGNOU. It is very important for them to check the criteria. 

  • The minimum eligibility is, the student must have passed their 10+2 or equivalent exam. 


All those candidates who wish to pursue the BA in Philosophy course from IGNOU must also know the full fee structure for the same. Although, for the BA (General), the entire course fee is INR 8,100. 

However, the university does give its students the option to pay for the course on a yearly basis. In that case, the fees will be INR 2,700. This will include the registration fee, i.e. INR 300, making it a total of INR 3,000.

Admission Fees

Check out below for the admission fee that the students will have to pay for studying BA in Philosophy. 

IGNOU BA in Philosophy Admission  Fees
Registration Fee INR 200/-
Re-Admission Fee INR 2000/-
Tuition Fee INR 8,100/-

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Here is the syllabus which will be covered in the course. Everyone must note that the entire syllabus will be of 4 credits.

Year 1  Year 2 Year 3
Indian Philosophy: Part 1 Modern Western Philosophy Epistemology
Religious of the World Metaphysics Philosophy of Human Person
Ancient & Medieval Western Philosophy Indian Philosophy: Part II Philosophy of Religion
Logic: Classical and Symbolic Logic Ethics Contemporary Western Philosophy


Is IGNOU BA a valid degree?

The degree from IGNOU is a valid degree. It is accepted in overseas and foreign countries with ease.

What is the age limit to study at IGNOU for the BA degree?

In order to pursue BA at the IGNOU, there is no age limit for the student. 

Is a BA degree considered valid for UPSC?

Yes, the IGNOU degree is considered valid for the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). However, it is very important for the student to look at the eligibility criteria before start preparing for the UPSC exam. 

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