About This Programme:

Yoga is essentially a practice based on an extremely subtle science, which focusses on bringing harmony between mind, body and spirit. It is a very powerful means to achieve physical, mental and emotional well being. Yoga paves the way to discover the self, the external world and the nature. It is an art and science for healthy living. Yoga has IGNOU Common Prospectus 163 benefits including education, health and stress management. After studying this particular programme, the learner shall understand the basic principles and practice of yoga. The candidate will become aware about the history and the contribution of various Yogis in the field of Yoga and attain both physical and mental health thorugh Yoga.


 Class XII pass from any recognized board (any stream)

Total Fees:

 Rs. 5000/-


Minimum 6 Months and Maximum 1  years; offered in both January and July cycle of admission.

Medium of Instruction:


Programme Co-ordinator(s):

Dr. Biplab Jamatia, cpy@ignou.ac.in


  • BYG 1 – Introduction to Yoga and Yogic texts
  • BYG 2 – Yoga and Health
  • BYGL 1 – Shat Kriyas, Yogic Kriyas, Asanas, Pranayama, Mantra Japa

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