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Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP) Admissions 2018 - 2019 Academic Year

Do you want to know about the details of the Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP) course that is offered by IGNOU? Do you desire for higher studies but you don’t have a 10+2 qualification? Then, this course will prove to be a beneficial one as it enables you to do graduation. Learn more about this course.

Course Name: Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP)
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: Minimum 6 months, maximum 2 years

Eligibility Criteria

There is no requirement of any academic qualification for Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP) course. Anyone who is more than 18 years or more as on 1st January and who can read and write are eligible to get admission to this course.

Course Duration

The minimum duration to complete Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP) is 6 months and the maximum duration to complete this course is 2 years.


The Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP) is no way equivalent to 10+2 or any other examination. This is only the internal system of IGNOU which prepares the students to be graduated for higher studies.

Structure of Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP)

The Bachelor of Preparatory Programme has following three courses. Students are required to select any of these two courses.
  1. Preparatory Course in General Mathematics (PMT)
  2. Preparatory Course in Social Sciences (PSS) [Those who want to go for B.A. degree]
  3. Preparatory Course in Commerce (PCO) [Those who wish to go for B.Com degree]

Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP) 2018 - 2019 Admission Application Enquiry


Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP) - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP) course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2018 - 2019 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Sibsagar CollegeDibrugarh UniversityAssam

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Course Overview

Bachelor of Preparatory Programme, also known as BPP has been designed by IGNOU to take care of such aspirants who want to clear the course of graduation but have not completed 10+2 for some reason. The examination for the BPP course is held twice a year - January and July and the minimum marking to clear the same has been fixed as 36%. IGNOU is a renowned institution and any graduation degree earned through this Open University would be a valid degree for the persuasion of any career relevant to you.

Some more details about the program

This program by IGNOU has been designed for the underprivileged section of the society who do not have sufficient means to enrol for a classroom program. The medium of education is very flexible. Some of the languages that this course is available are English, Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Marathi, Telugu, Gujarati and Malayalam. These programs mostly have three courses. A preparatory course in mathematics, social sciences, and commerce. The course is to be chosen as per one’s liking and area of interest.

Scope and opportunities

You will not get an attractive job by pursuing this course but it is helpful in providing a bridge to you for undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a variety of subjects. It’s more for the undergraduate courses of study that you can do after successful completion of this program. This is one program that fulfills the desire of higher education for many, even without having a formal education.

Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP) Admissions for 2018 - 2019 Academic Year

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