IGNOU B.Sc (Life Sciences) (Major) Admission Eligibility

IGNOU B.Sc (Life Sciences) (Major) Admission, Eligibility, Exam Form, Hall Ticket, Result, Grade Card:

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has announced admissions to its B.Sc (Life Sciences) distance programme. The learners can apply for admission to this bachelor degree programme in both January and July sessions.The students can download the B.Sc (Life Sciences) prospectus from the nearest IGNOU Regional Centre or it can be ordered online by paying a fee in the form of Demand Draft in favour of IGNOU, New Delhi and sending to Registrar (SR&E), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068. It can also be obtained from IGNOU ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE AND ASSAM RIFLES Recognised Regional Centres. or you can download IGNOU B.Sc Prospectus or programme guide from the university official website at www.ignou.ac.in. The last date of admission for both January and July session can be checked online in the latest IGNOU Admission Notifications.

The admission eligibility, programme duration  and other conditions to take admission in this programme are mentioned below :

  • Medium of Instructions : English and Hindi
  • Admission Eligibility : The candidate seeking admission to this programme should be 10+2 in Science or equivalent
  • Course Fee: Rs. 10,500 /- for complete programme which has to be paid @ Rs. 3,500 per annum (Note: Please confirm the fees from your nearest IGNOU Regional Centre as it might have been changed.)
  • Duration of Programme: 3 Year Minimum Duration and 6 Year maximum duration
  • Age Bar: Minimum Age: No bar, Maximum Age: No bar

IGNOU Courses & Syllabus:

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
 FEG-01 Foundation Course in English-1 Or Foundation Course in Hindi-2 4
 FST-01 Foundation Course in Science and Technology 8
 BHDF-01 Foundation Course in Hindi 4
 FHS-1 Foundation Course in Humanities and Social Sciences 8
 FEG-02 Foundation Course in English 4
 Any one of the following Courses: .
 FGB-01 Foundation Course in Bengali 4
 FGT 1 Foundation Course in Gujarati 4
 FKD-1 Foundation Course in Kannada 4
 FML-1 Foundation Course in Malayalam 4
 FMT-1 Foundation Course in Marathi 4
 FOR-1 Foundation Course in Oriya 4
 FPB-1 Foundation Course in Punjabi 4
 FTM-1 Foundation Course in Tamil 4
 FTG-1 Foundation Course in Telugu 4
 FUD-1 Foundation Course in Urdu 4
 FAS-01 Foundation Course in Assamese 4
 FEG-2 Foundation Course in English-2 4
 FHD-1 Foundation Course in Hindi-1 4
 BSKF-01 Foundation Course in Sanskrit 4
 Elective Courses of Life Sciences .
 LSE-01 Cell Biology 4
 LSE-02 Ecology 4
 LSE-03 Genetics 4
 LSE-04(L) Laboratory Course-I 4
 LSE-05 Physiology 6
 LSE-06 Developmental Biology 6
 LSE-07 Taxonomy and Evolution 4
 LSE-08(L) Laboratory Course-II 4
 LSE-09 Animal Diversity-I 6
 LSE-10 Animal Diversity-II 6
 LSE-11(L) Animal Diversity Lab 4
 LSE-12 Plant Diversity-I 6
 LSE-13 Plant Diversity-II 6
 LSE-14(L) Plant Diversity Lab 4
 Elective Courses of Physics .
 PHE-01 Elementary Mechanics 2
 PHE-02 Oscillations and Waves 2
 BPHL-103 Physics Laboratory-I 4
 PHE-04 Mathematical Methods in Physics-I 2
 PHE-05 Mathematical Methods in Physics-II 2
 PHE-06 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 4
 PHE-07 Electric and Magnetic Phenomena 1
 PHE-08(L) Physics Laboratory-II 4
 PHE-09 Optics. 4
 PHE-10 Electrical Circuits and Electronics 4
 PHE-11 Modern Physics 4
 PHE-12(L) Physics Laboratory-III 4
 PHE-13 Physics of Solids 4
 PHE-14 Mathematical Methods in Physics-III 4
 PHE-15 Astronomy and Astrophysics 4
 PHE-16 Communication Physics 4
 Elective Courses of Chemistry .
 CHE-01 Atoms and Molecules 2
 CHE-02 Inorganic Chemistry 4
 CHE-03(L) Chemistry Lab-1 2
 CHE-04 Physical Chemistry 4
 CHE-05 Organic Chemistry 4
 CHE-06 Organic Reaction Mechanism 4
 CHE-07(L) Chemistry Lab-II 2
 CHE-08(L) Chemistry Lab-III 2
 CHE-09 Bio chemistry 4
 CHE-10 Spectroscopy 4
 CHE-11(L) Chemistry Lab-IV 4
 CHE-12(L) Chemistry Lab-V 4
 Elective Courses of Mathematics .
 MTE-01 Calculus 4
 MTE-02 Linear Algebra 4
 MTE-04 Elementary Algebra 2
 MTE-05 Analytical Geometry 2
 MTE-06 Abstract Algebra 4
 MTE-07 Advanced Calculus 4
 MTE-08 Differential Equations 4
 MTE-09 Real Analysis 1
 MTE-10 Numerical Analysis 4
 MTE-11 Probability and Statistics 4
 MTE-12 Linear Programming 4
 MTE-13 Discrete Mathematics 4
 MTE-14 Mathematical Modelling 4
 MTE-03# Mathematical Methods 4
 Application-Oriented Courses .
 AFW-E Feature Writing (English) 4
 AFW (H) Feature Lekhan (Hindi) 4
 AWR-E Writing for Radio (English) 4
 AWR-H Radio Lekhan (Hindi) 4
 ATR-1 Translation (English 4 cr. + Hindi 4 cr.) 8
 ACC-1 Organizing Childcare Services 8
 ANC-1 Nutrition for the Community 8
 AHE-01 Human Environment (6 cr. Theory + 2 cr. Project) 8
 AMK-1* Marketing 1
 AED-1* Export Procedures and Documentation 4
 AOM-1* Office Organization & Management 4
 ASP-1* Secretarial Practice 4
 AMT-01 Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (6 cr. Theory + 2 cr. Project) 4
 ACS-1 Consumer Studies 8
 CTE-3 Teaching Strategies 8
 CTE-4 Teaching English – Elementary School To be taken 4
 CTE-5 Teaching English – Secondary School (with CTE-3 take any one either CTE-4 or CTE-5) 4
 AST-01** Statistical Techniques 4
 AOR-01** Operations Research 4
 AEC-01*** Environmental Chemistry (6 cr. Theory + 2 cr. Labwork) 8
 APM-01**** Integrated Pest Management (6 cr. Theory + 2 cr. Project) 8
 NEV-001 Introduction to Environment 0


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