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IGNOU MA Philosophy Admission, Eligibility, Result, Grade Card

IGNOU MA Philosophy Admission
Written by Sumit Sharma

IGNOU MA Philosophy Admission 2018

The Indira Gandhi National Open University offers admission to Master of Arts in Philosophy in both January and July academic cycles. This discipline has been developed by the School of Inter-disciplinary & Trans-disciplinary Studies (SOITS), IGNOU. The students can apply for IGNOU MA Philosophy admission through university walk-in admission scheme.

Programme Objective

This distance learning programme has been not only developed with an approach to provide the career opportunity to the students but also to train their mind for better logical thinking, mental discipline, ability for analysis and synthesis, critical reflection on social and political realities.

Reading the philosophy courses will broaden the learner’s vision towards the society, nation or world. It will also work as a way to towards the social transformation to build a better nation and ensure that every one in the society lives equally with their dignity, respect and rights as the citizens.

Also, it provides an opportunity for the graduates to pursue master degree in Philosophy as a subject. To know more about the Master of Arts in Philosophy discipline, please visit the official website.

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IGNOU MA Philosophy Programme Details

The details about the Master of Arts in Philosophy (MAPY) programme are mentioned below :

Medium of Instruction

This programme is available only in English medium but students has been permitted to write their examinations in Hindi.

Admission Eligibility

The learner should be having Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University as his or her basic qualification.

Fee Structure

The students need to pay Rs. 10,800/- for complete programme which has to be paid year wise @Rs. 5,400/- per year.

Duration of Programme

The university provides a minimum time duration of 2 years and maximum duration of 5 years to complete this master degree programme. If not completed on time, the students has to take re-admission and submit the fees again.

Programme Coordinator

Prof. Gracious Thomas, [email protected], Ph. 011-29571692

IGNOU MA Philosophy Syllabus & Courses

The learner has to complete 64 credits to obtain the master degree in Philosophy.It consists of following major components i.e. Compulsory Courses and Elective Courses.The learner has to choose six elective in the first year as well as in the second year too. In both the years, the one compulsory course of 8 credits need to be completed.

The detail about the Course Code and Course Names are mentioned below :

IGNOU MA Philosophy First Year Courses

Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredits
Compulsory Courses
MPY-001Indian Philosophy8
Elective Courses (Choose any six)
MPYE-004Philosophy of Human Person4
MPYE-005World Religions4
MPYE-006Dalit Philosophy4
MPYE-007Research Methodology in Philosophy4
MGP-005Introduction to Peace and Conflict Resolution4

IGNOU MA Philosophy Second Year Courses

Course CodeTitle of CourseCredits
Compulsory Courses
MPY 2Western Philosophy8
Elective Courses (Choose any six)
MPYE-009Philosophy of Science an Cosmology4
MPYE-010Philosophy of Religion4
MPYE-011Philosophy of Arts (Aesthetics)4
MPYE-012Tribal Philosophy4
MPYE-013Philosophy of Technology4
MPYE-014Philosophy of Mind4
MPYE-015Gandhian Philosophy4
MPYE-016Aurobindo Philosophy4
MPYP- 001Dissertation4
Total Credits64

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Sumit Sharma

Sumit Sharma is the owner of has decent knowledge about studies in Indira Gandhi National Open University. So, he prefers to writes on various topics related to IGNOU distance learning. Also, he is Web Designer by profession.

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