Students can apply for KSOU BA admission by downloading application form from the university official website. The university offers admission to its Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme to learners from all over the country.
Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) was established in the year 1996.The university award the bachelor’s degree to students for an undergraduate programme in the liberal arts.
The medium of instruction followed is either English or Kannada. Learner need to complete the BA in the minimum duration of three years and the maximum duration is six years.
The learners have to take fresh admission if he/she fails to complete the courses within the maximum duration.The admission notification for various courses are published in the month of June every year.
Official Website : http://karnatakastateopenuniversity.in/
Admission Eligibility : The learners who want to pursue education in the undegraduate programme should be 10+2.
Credit System : The credit system approach is followed by KSOU for all undergraduate courses. Students need to clear 90 credits to complete this bachelor’s degree. One credit is equivalent to 30 hours of study which comprises of all learning activities.
The credit system approach is followed by university in order to make the students understand that how much academic efforts they need to put in to successfully complete the course. To pursue the BA programme, each student need to select the two Language courses, three Optional courses and ICHRES.
KSOU Assignment Submission : Students need to submit the solved assignments for the respected courses before the start of term end examinations.
If any student fails to submit the assignment within the stipulated time, then he or she will not be awarded the internal assessment (I.A) marks and they have to rely on the marks which they will attain in term end examinations for clearing the particular course.
No correspondence will be entertained regarding this. The assignment question papers can be downloaded from here: Click Here
Credit System : The credit system details for BA programme are mentioned below:
|First Year Credit System|
|Language 1||Course I||4|
|Language 2||Course I||4|
|Indian Constitution, Human Rights and Environmental Studies – (ICHRES)||8|
|Optional 1||Course I||4|
|Optional 2||Course I||4|
|Optional 3||Course I||4|
|Second Year Credit System|
|Language 1||Course II||4|
|Language 2||Course II||4|
|Fundamentals of Computer Application(FCA)||6|
|Optional 1||Course II||4|
|Optional 2||Course II||4|
|Optional 3||Course II||4|
|Third year Credit System|
|Optional 1||Course III||4|
|Optional 1||Course IV||4|
|Optional 1||Course V||4|
|Optional 2||Course III||4|
|Optional 2||Course IV||4|
|Optional 2||Course V||4|
|Optional 3||Course III||4|
|Optional 3||Course IV||4|
|Optional 3||Course V||4|
BA Language Courses : Below we have mentioned the list of language courses offered by KSOU for BA programme
|Language||First Year Courses||Second Year Courses|
|Kannada||Modern Kannada Poetry, Drama, Novel, Administrative Kannada||Old Kannada Poetry, Drama, Selected Short Stories, Vichara Sahitya|
|English / Hindi||Poetry, Prose, Fiction, Language Component||Poetry, Prose, Drama, Language Component|
|Urdu||Poetry, Prose, Fiction and Grammar||Poetry, Prose, Novel and Translation|
|Sanskrit||Poetry, Prose, Language Component||Drama, Campu, Non – Detailed Text, Language|
|Telugu||Old Poetry, Prose, History of Telugu Literature, Language Component||Modern Poetry, Fiction, Drama, Language and Culture|
|Tamil||Poetry, Prose, Fiction, Language component||Poetry, Prose, Fiction, Language component|
Optional BA Courses:
|Optional Subjects||First Year||Second Year||Third Year|
|Kannada||Course I- History of Kannada Literature||Course II- Modern Kannada Texts|
|English||Course I – Poetry, Drama, Fiction and Hudson||Course II – Poetry, Drama, Fiction and Prose, Fiction|
|Hindi||Course I- Poetry, Prose, Novel, Essay||Course II- Poetry, Prose, Drama, Modern Poetry, Ekanki|
|Urdu||Course I- Poetry and Prose||Course II- Poetry and Prose|
|History||Course I- Indian History and Culture from the Earliest Times to 1526 AD||Course II- Indian History and Culture from 1526 to 1964 AD|
|Economics||Course I- Economic Theory||Course II- Money, Banking and Public Finance|
|Political Science||Course I- Political Theory||Course II- Modern Governments|
|Public Administration||Course I- Principles of Modern Governments||Course II- Introduction to the Principles of Public Administration|
|Sociology||Course I- General Sociology||Course II- Study of Indian Society|
|Education||Course I- Foundations of Education||Course II- Psychology of Learning and Development|
|Psychology||Course I- Basic Psychological Processes||Course II- Human Development|