IGNOU’s four-year UG programs Launched by UGC Chairman

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The four-year undergraduate program (FYUP) of the Indira Gandhi National University (IGNOU) was introduced today by Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar, Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC).

The FYUP, which is seen as a crucial reform in Indian higher education, seeks to provide students with a range of enrollment options, according to an IGNOU statement issued in this regard.

IGNOU’s FYUP provides students with a wide range of options, whether they choose to pursue these courses as part of a regular program or choose to pursue a simultaneous UG degree in a different discipline.

Master of Commerce (BCOMF), Master of Arts (Economics), Master of Arts (History), Master of Arts (Psychology), Master of Arts (Public Administration), Master of Arts (Sociology), Master of Arts (Anthropology), Master of Science (Biochemistry), Master of Arts (English), Master of Arts (Hindi), Master of Arts (Sanskrit), Master of Arts (Urdu), Master of Social Work, Master of Arts (Facilities and Service Management), Master of Arts (Philosophy), and Master of Arts (Journalism and Digital Media) are among the programs that were recently launched.

In a social media post, the UGC Chairman stated that the FYUP is a crucial reform for Indian higher education and that students from all over the nation can enroll in IGNOU’s FYUP. “Many of IGNOU’s courses are also available on SWAYAM,” the chairman said. There are many of options for students, regardless of whether they wish to enroll in these classes as part of their normal program or pursue a second UG degree in a subject other than their major.

At the National Seminar on G20 Presidency and India’s Global Leadership Role, FYUP in IGNOU was introduced. The principal guest in attendance was the chairman of UGC.

The FYUP is being implemented as a result of the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020. Students enrolled in FYUP have the option to pursue a three- or four-year honors program, which includes credit scoring for all courses, with or without research.

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