DU SOL Distance BA Syllabus 2022 in Brief

DU SOL provides a BA program and honors courses with best in class updated curriculum, experienced teachers, instructors in many specializations. Some of the prominent are BA (Hindi), BA (English), BA (History), BA (Pol Science), etc. You can easily check the detailed information related to your course using the official web page of DU SOL. The examination will be conducted in pen-paper mode. The syllabus will provide you with detailed information related to your projects, assignments, core and elective courses. After reading all the things, you can manage and plan your syllabus as per your time and program. It will give you an overview related to the course which you are going to study. You can easily download your syllabus from the official website of DU SOL. +

If you want to get more information related to your subject syllabus, then download the Syllabus PDF available on the DU SOL web page.
Some Necessary Points for Distance B.A Admissions:
  • Online admission in Delhi University’s School of Open Learning has been closed for the last batch and the admission for the next batch will begin shortly. You will get the update here regarding the commencement date of online admission in DU-SOL for the 2022 batch.
  • Students from any stream (Science/ Commerce/ Arts) can apply to this B.A specialization.
  • Students can opt for such undergraduate specializations in DU SOL such as; B. A (Hons) English, B.A Programmes, B.A (Hons) Political Science, as per their choice of interest where they can get success at the higher positions.
  • This Distance B. A is a 3years education program and consists of 4 different semesters.
  • There is no age limit to apply for these undergraduate courses.

School of Open Learning Distance BA Fee Structure

DU SOL syllabus has a detailed course structure. You can easily check the same. We have provided broad steps related to our syllabus: 

In BA Program, you need to choose a language course and two compulsory courses. Additionally, in the second and third years, you have to choose elective courses 1 and 2 as discipline courses to complete your degree program at Delhi University SOLIn case you have taken admission to Hons program like BA (Pol. Science), then you need to choose three compulsory subjects in all three years. Additionally, you need to choose a discipline and language course. 

Note: You have to submit your assignments at the end of the session to appear for the exams. Assignments constitute 30% weightage in the aggregate marks.

List of the School of Open Learning Distance BA Subjects

The list of the above-mentioned subjects is mentioned here. You can check the list to choose the subjects of your choice.

B.A. Programme


SEMESTER – I

* DSC : Discipline Specific Core
**AECC : Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course

DSC*
(Any Two out of 10 Disciplines given below)
AECC**
(Any One)
English/MIL
(Any One)
# Discipline Name of Paper
1 Economics Principles of Microeconomics – I Environmental Science
OR
Communication
(Any one out of the four given below)
English A/B/C
Hindi
Tamil A/B/C
Urdu A/B/C
English Language Through Literature
80% & above in class XII
English Fluency
60%-79% in class XII
English Proficiency
Below 60% in class XII
In case student has not studied English in Class XII,following criteria is to be followed:
Up to Class X – Eng. Fluency
Up to Class VIII – Eng. Proficiency
10% relaxation in English marks for students who have
English as as elective subject in class XII
2 Education Basic Concepts and Ideas in Education MIL (Hindi/Punjabi/Tamil/Urdu)
A – For students who studied subject upto XII
B – For students who studied subject upto X
C – For students who studied subject upto VIII
3 English The Individual and Society Hindi: A/B/C
Hindi A: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasa- Hindi: Bhasa Aur Sahitya
Hindi B: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasa- Hindi: Bhasa Aur Sahitya
Hindi C: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasa- Hindi: Bhasa Aur Sahitya
4 Hindi Hindi Bhasha Aur Sahitya Ka Itihas Punjabi: A/B/C
Punjabi A: Punjabi Novel, Drama, and Functional Punjabi
Punjabi B: Modern Punjabi Prose and Functional Punjabi
Punjabi C: Punjabi Folk-Drama and Functional Punjabi
5 History History of India from Earliest Times to 300 CE Tamil: A/B
Tamil A: History of Indian Language (Tamil)
Tamil B: Functional Grammar of the Language
6 Mathematics Calculus Urdu: A/B/C
Urdu A: Study of Modern Urdu Prose and Poetry – I
Urdu B: Study of Modern Urdu Prose and Poetry – II
Urdu C: Urdu Nisab – I
7 NHE Fundamentals of Nutrition and Food Science In Lieu of MIL: (Any One out of two given below)
1. Economics: Principles of Microeconomics – I
(Not for students taking the same paper as DSC)
2. Political Science: Globalising World
8 Political Science Introduction to Political Theory
9 Sanskrit Sanskrit Poetry
10 Commerce (Any One) Commerce:
(i) Group : Human Resource Management – Human Resource Management
(ii) Group : Business Law – Mercantile Law

 

SEMESTER – II


DSC
(Two Disciplines as opted in Semester I)
AECC
(Any one not opted earlier in Sem-I)
English/MIL
(Any One)
# Discipline Name of Paper
1 Economics Principles of Microeconomics – II Environmental Science
OR
Communication
(Any one out of the four given below)
English A/B/C
Hindi
Tamil A/B/C
Urdu A/B/C
English Language Through Literature
80% & above in class XII
English Fluency
60%-79% in class XII
English Proficiency
Below 60% in class XII
In case student has not studied English in Class XII,following criteria is to be followed:
Up to Class X – Eng. Fluency
Up to Class VIII – Eng. Proficiency
10% relaxation in English marks for students who have
English as as elective subject in class XII
2 Education Understanding Human Development MIL (Hindi/Punjabi/Tamil/Urdu)
A – For students who studied subject upto XII
B – For students who studied subject upto X
C – For students who studied subject upto VIII
3 English Selections from Modern Indian Literature Hindi: A/B/C
Hindi A: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasa- Hindi: Bhasa Aur Sahitya
Hindi B: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasa- Hindi: Bhasa Aur Sahitya
Hindi C: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasa- Hindi: Bhasa Aur Sahitya
4 Hindi Hindi Kavita (Madhya Kaal, AadhunikKaal) Punjabi: A/B/C
Punjabi A: Punjabi Novel, Drama, and Functional Punjabi
Punjabi B: Modern Punjabi Prose and Functional Punjabi
Punjabi C: Punjabi Folk-Drama and Functional Punjabi
5 History History of India c. 300 to 1200 Tamil: A/B
Tamil A: History of Indian Language (Tamil)
Tamil B: Functional Grammar of the Language
6 Mathematics Algebra Urdu: A/B/C
Urdu A: Study of Modern Urdu Prose and Poetry – I
Urdu B: Study of Modern Urdu Prose and Poetry – II
Urdu C: Urdu Nisab – I
7 NHE Nutrition for the Family In Lieu of MIL: (Any One out of two given below)
1. Economics: Principles of Microeconomics – I
(Not for students taking the same paper as DSC)
2. Political Science: Globalising World
8 Political Science Indian Government and Politics
9 Sanskrit Sanskrit Prose
10 Commerce (Any One) Commerce:
(i) Group : Human Resource Management – Industrial Relations
(ii) Group : Business Law – Partnership Laws

 

SEMESTER – III


DSC
(Two Disciplines as opted in Semester I)
Skill Enhancement Course SEC (Any One) English/MIL
(Any One)
# Discipline Name of Paper
1 Economics Principles of Macroeconomics – I Economics- Understanding Economic Survey and Union Budget English Language Through Literature –2
80% & above in class XII
English Fluency –2
60%-79% in class XII
English Proficiency –2
Below 60% in class XII
In case student has not studied English in Class XII,following criteria is to be followed:
Up to Class X – Eng. Fluency
Up to Class VIII – Eng. Proficiency
10% relaxation in English marks for students who have
English as as elective subject in class XII
2 Education Education in Contemporary India Education – Researching Children and Childhoods in India MIL (Hindi/Punjabi/Tamil/Urdu)
A – For students who studied subject upto XII
B – For students who studied subject upto X
C – For students who studied subject upto VIII
3 English British Literature: Poetry and Play Selections from Living Literature: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry
*Renaissance Poetry
*18th Century Poetry
*Romantic age Poetry
(b)Play : Othello
English – Translation Studies Hindi: A/B/C
Hindi A: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasha Hindi Gadya : Udbhav Aur Vikas
Hindi B: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasha Hindi Gadya : Udbhav Aur Vikas
Hindi C: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasha Hindi Gadya : Udbhav Aur Vikas
4 Hindi Hindi Katha Sahitya History – Introduction to Art in the Indian Sub-continent Punjabi: A/B/C
Punjabi A: Medieval Narrative Poetry, Auto- Biography and Functional Punjabi
Punjabi B: Ethics – Literary Responses and Functional Punjabi
Punjabi C: Punjabi Auto-Biography and Functional Punjabi
5 History History of India,c. 1200-1700 Sanskrit- Yogasutra of Patanjali Tamil: A/B
Tamil A: History of Ancient Tamil Literature
Tamil B: History of Modern Tamil Literature
6 Mathematics Analytic Geometry and Applied Algebra Urdu A : Study of Modern Urdu Fiction Novel
Short Story (Code : 62141902)
Urdu B: Study of Medieval Prose & Poetry
(Code : 62141903)
Urdu C: Urdu Nisab-II (Code : 62141904 )
7 NHE Introduction to Food Safety In Lieu of MIL: (Any One out of two given below)
(Not for students taking the same paper as DSC)
1. Economics: Principles of Macroeconomics – I
2. Political Science- Administration and Public Policy
8 Political Science Comparative Government and Politics
9 Sanskrit Sanskrit Drama

 

SEMESTER – IV


DSC
(Two Disciplines as opted in Semester I)
Skill Enhancement Course SEC
(Any One)
English/MIL
(Any One)
# Discipline Name of Paper
1 Economics Principles of Macroeconomics II Economics – Data Analysis English Language Through Literature –2
80% & above in class XII
English Fluency –2
60%-79% in class XII
English Proficiency –2
Below 60% in class XII
In case student has not studied English in Class XII,following criteria is to be followed:
Up to Class X – Eng. Fluency
Up to Class VIII – Eng. Proficiency
10% relaxation in English marks for students who have
English as as elective subject in class XII
2 Education Understanding Human Learning and Cognition Education – Reflective Learning MIL (Hindi/Punjabi/Tamil/Urdu)
A – For students who studied subject upto XII
B – For students who studied subject upto X
C – For students who studied subject upto VIII
3 English Literary Crosscurrents:
Selections from Living
Literatures: An Anthology of
Prose and Poetry
English – Translation Studies
(For those students who have not opted in Sem III)
Hindi: A/B/C
Hindi A: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasha Hindi Gadya : Udbhav Aur Vikas
Hindi B: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasha Hindi Gadya : Udbhav Aur Vikas
Hindi C: Aadhunik Bharatiya Bhasha Hindi Gadya : Udbhav Aur Vikas
4 Hindi Anya Gadya Vidhaayen History-Archives and Museum Punjabi: A/B/C
Punjabi A: Medieval Narrative Poetry, Auto- Biography and Functional Punjabi
Punjabi B: Ethics – Literary Responses and Functional Punjabi
Punjabi C: Punjabi Auto-Biography and Functional Punjabi
5 History History of India, c. 1700-1950 Sanskrit – Indian Architecture System Tamil: A/B
Tamil A: History of Ancient Tamil Literature
Tamil B: History of Modern Tamil Literature
6 Mathematics Analysis Urdu A : Study of Modern Urdu Fiction Novel
Short Story (Code : 62141902)
Urdu B: Study of Medieval Prose & Poetry
(Code : 62141903)
Urdu C: Urdu Nisab-II (Code : 62141904 )
7 NHE Public Health Nutrition In Lieu of MIL: (Any One out of two given below)
(Not for students taking the same paper as DSC)
1. Economics: Principles of Macroeconomics – I
2. Political Science- Administration and Public Policy
8 Political Science Introduction to International Relations
9 Sanskrit Sanskrit Grammar

 

SEMESTER – V


DSE
(Two Disciplines as opted in Semester I)
Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
(Any One)
Generic Elective (GE)
(Any One)
# Discipline Name of Paper
1 Economics Economics : Economic Development and Policy in India-I Economics : Research Methodology Economics : Principles of Microeconomics
2 Education Education : Education in a Plural Society Education : Making the Workplace Inclusive English : Bestsellers and Genre Fiction
3 English English : Detective Literature History : Popular Culture Hindi: Anuvaad : Vyavhaar Aur Siddhant
4 Hindi Hindi Bhasha ka Vyavharik Vyakaran Political Science : Your Laws Your Rights History : Gender in Modern World
5 History History : Issues in Twentieth Century World History I Sanskrit : Basic Elements of Ayurveda Political Science : Understanding Gandhi
6 Mathematics Mathematics : Statistics Sanskrit : Nationalistic Thought in Sanskrit Literature
7 NHE NHE : Public Nutrition Commerce :
Modern Business Organisation
8 Political Science Political Science – Administration and Public Policy: Concept and Theories
9 Sanskrit Philosophy, Religion and Culture in Sanskrit Tradition

B.A. Hons. Political Science


SEMESTER – I

# Core Course AECC
(Any One>
Generic Elective
(Any One out of given below)
1 Understanding Political Theory Environmental Science
OR
Communication
(Any one out of the four given below)
English A/B/C
Hindi
Tamil A/B/C
Urdu A/B/C
1. Introductory Microeconomics (Dept. of Economics)
2 Constitutional Government and Democracy in India 2. Delhi Through the Ages: The Making of its Early Modern History (Dept. of History)
3. Hindi Cinema Aur Uska Adhyayan (Dept. of Hindi)
4. Individual and Society (Dept. of English)
5. Practical translation of knowledge based
text books and documents (Dept. of Tamil)

 

SEMESTER – II

# Core Course AECC
(Any one not opted earlier in Sem 1)
Generic Elective
(Any One out of given below)
1 Political Theory – Concepts and Debates Environmental Science
OR
Communication
(Any one out of the four given below)
English A/B/C
Hindi
Tamil A/B/C
Urdu A/B/C
1. Introductory Macroeconomics (Dept. of Economics)
2 Political Process in India 2. The World After 1945 (Dept. of History)
3. Pat Katha Tatha Samvad Lekhan (Dept. of Hindi)
4. Academic Writing and Composition (Dept. of English)
5. Creative Writing (Dept. of Tamil)

 

SEMESTER – III

# Core Course Skill Enhancement Course (SEC) Generic Elective (GE)
1 Paper V- Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics Your Laws, Your Rights
(Political Science Deptt)
1. Money and Banking
(Dept. of Economics)
2 Paper VI- Perspectives on Public Administration 2. Bhasha Aur Samaaj (Dept. of Hindi)
3 Paper VII- Perspectives on International Relations and World History 3. Media and Communication Skills (Dept. of English)
4. Specific Literacy Terms (Dept. of Tamil)

 

SEMESTER – IV

# Core Course Skill Enhancement Course (SEC) Generic Elective (GE)
(Any One)
1 Paper VIII : Political Process and
Institutions in Comparative Perspective
1. Legislative Practices and Procedures
(Pol. Science Department)
1. Public Finance
(Dept. of Economics)
2 Paper IX : Public Policy and Administration in India 2. Bestsellers and Genre Fiction
(Dept. of English)
3 Paper X : Global Politics 3. Hindi Ka Vaishvik Paridrishya
(Dept. of Hindi)
4. Autobiography (Dept. of Tamil)

 

SEMESTER – V

# Core Course Discipline Specific Elective (DSE)
1 Paper XI – Classical Political Philosophy 1. Human Rights in a Comparative Perspective
2 Paper XII – Indian Political Thought – I 2. Development Process and Social Movements in Contemporary India

B.A. (Hons.) English


SEMESTER – I

# Core Course AECC
(Any One)
Generic Elective
1 Paper I – Indian Classical Literature Environmental Science
OR
Communication
(Any one out of the four given below)
English A
Hindi
Tamil A/B/C
Urdu A/B/C
1. Introductory Microeconomics (Dept. of Economics)
2 Paper II – European Classical Literature 2. Delhi Through the Ages: The Making of
the Early Modern History (Dept. of History)
3. Nationalism in India (Dept. of Political Science)
4. Hindi Cinema Aur Uska Adhyayan (Dept. of Hindi)
5. Practical translation of knowledge based
text books and documents (Dept. of Tamil)

 

SEMESTER – II

# Core Course AECC
(Any one not opted earlier in Sem 1)
Generic Elective
1 Paper III – Indian Writing in English Environmental Science
OR
Communication
(Any one out of the four given below)
English A
Hindi
Tamil A/B/C
Urdu A/B/C
1. Introductory Macroeconomics (Dept. of Economics)
2 Paper IV – British Poetry and Drama: 14th to 17th Centuries 2. The World After 1945 (Dept. of History)
3. Politics of Globalization (Dept. of Political Science)
4. Pat Katha Tatha Samvad Lekhan (Dept. of Hindi)
5. Creative Writing (Dept. of Tamil)

 

SEMESTER – III

# Core Course Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
(Any One)
Generic Elective (GE)
(Any One)
1 Paper V- American Literature 1. Translation Studies (English Dept.) 1. Money and Banking
(Dept. of Economics)
2 Paper VI-Popular literature 2. Literature in Cross Cultural
Encounter (Only for English (Hons) Students) English Dept.
2. Gandhi and the Contemporary World (Dept. of Political Science)
3 Paper VII-British poetry and
Drama: 17th and 18th Centuries
3. Bhasha Aur Samaaj (Dept. of Hindi)
4. Specific Literacy Terms (Dept. of Tamil)

 

SEMESTER – IV

# Core Course Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
(Any One which was not opted earlier in Semester III)
Generic Elective (GE)
(Any One)
1 Paper VIII : British Literature : 18th Century 1. Translation Studies (English Deptt.) 1. Public Finance (Dept. of Economics)
2 Paper IX : British Romantic Literature 2. Literature in Cross Cultural Encounters
(Only for English (Hons.) Students)
2. Hindi Ka Vaishvik Paridrishya (Dept. of Hindi)
3 Paper X : British Literature : 19th Century 3. United Nations and Global Conflicts
(Dept. of Political Science)
4. Autobiography (Dept. of Tamil)

SEMESTER – V

# Core Course Disciple Specific Elective (DSE)
1 Paper XI : Women’s Writing 1. Literature for Children and Young Adults
2 Paper XII : British Literature : The Early 20th Century 2. Modren Indian Writing in English Translation

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