Ignou MA Philosophy (MAPY) Admission, Fee, Courses, Eligibility

Ignou MA Philosophy admission
Written by Sumit Sharma

Ignou MA Philosophy Admission- In Indira Gandhi National Open University, students can apply for admission in both January and July academic cycle. It is a master degree distance learning programme in philosophy. The programme code is ‘MAPY’

It is a fact that UGC has recognised philosophy as a discipline and it is being offered by several Universities across the country. The Government of India too has assigned special status to the discipline by establishing the Indian Council of Philosophical Research, and by including philosophy as a subject in UPSC and PSCs examinations.

To apply for admission to Master of Arts (Philosophy), students can obtain the prospectus from the Registrar (SR&E), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 and from Regional Centres, Study Centres, and IGNOU ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE AND ASSAM RIFLES Recognised Regional Centres. or It can  can be downloaded online.

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

Eligibility: The candidate seeking admission to this programme should be graduate from any recognised university. For more information, Please contact the nearest Ignou Regional Centre in your City.

Fee Structure: The total fee for the course is Rs.9000/-. (Note:  The University keep changing the fee from time to time and one will have to find out the details from the Study Centre/Regional Centre.). The additional fee charges may apply as per University norms.

Duration and Age Requirement: The minimum duration required to complete for this programme is 2 years and the maximum duration for this course is 5 years. There is no  minimum and maximum age required to take admission.

Ignou MA Philosophy Courses & Syllabus:

Ignou MAPY First Year Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits
 MGP-005  Introduction to Peace and Conflict Resolution  4
 MPY-001 Indian Philosophy  8
 MPYE-001  Logic  4
 MPYE-002  Ethics  4
 MPYE-003 Epistemology  4
 MPYE-004  Philosophy of Human Person  4
 MPYE-005  World Religions  4
 MPYE-006 Dalit Philosophy  4
 MPYE-007  Research Methodology in Philosophy  4

Ignou MAPY Second Year Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits
 MLSC-020  Dissertation  4
 MPY-002  Western Philosophy  8
 MPYE-008  Metaphysics  4
 MPYE-009  Philosophy of Science an Cosmology  4
 MPYE-010  Philosophy of Religion  4
 MPYE-011  Philosophy of Arts (Aesthetics)  4
 MPYE-012  Tribal Philosophy  4
 MPYE-013 Philosophy of Technology  4
 MPYE-014  Philosophy of Mind  4
 MPYE-015  Gandhian Philosophy  4
 MPYE-016  Aurobindo Philosophy  4

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