Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Yoga is an undergraduate academic degree programme that focuses on the study of yoga, its philosophy, history, and practices.

The curriculum of a BA in Yoga programme includes a combination of theoretical and practical courses. Theoretical courses cover topics such as the history and philosophy of yoga, yogic scriptures and texts, anatomy and physiology, psychology, and research methodology.

Practical courses include the study and practice of asanas (yoga postures), pranayama (breathing exercises), meditation, and other yogic practices.


Passed 10+2 by BSER or equivalent

  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Fee (Per Semester)
    Examinations Fee (Per Semester)
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  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the philosophy, history, and principles of yoga: The programme aims to provide students with a deep knowledge of the ancient practices of yoga, its philosophy, and its relevance in modern times.
  • Acquire knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and psychology: Students will gain knowledge of the human body and its functions, including the effects of yoga on physical and mental health.
  • Learn and practice yoga techniques: Students will learn and practice different yoga techniques, including asanas, pranayama, and meditation to improve their physical and mental well-being.
  • Develop teaching skills: The programme aims to develop students' teaching skills and prepare them to lead yoga classes for diverse populations.
  • Promote ethical principles: Students will learn about the ethical principles of yoga and how to apply them in their personal and professional lives.

Curriculum Details

  • Foundations of Yoga-I

  • Introduction to Yoga Texts

  • General Hindi

  • Fundamentals of Computer Lab

  • Fundamentals of Computer

  • General English

  • Environmental Studies

  • Yoga Practical -I

  • Yoga Practical -II

  • Foundations of Yoga-II

  • Foundations and Practices of Hatha Yoga – I

  • Patanjal Yoga Darshana – I

  • Introduction of Yoga Institutions

  • Basics of Yoga Anatomy

  • Yoga Practical – III

  • Yoga Practical –IV Yoga

  • Patanjal Yoga Darshana – II

  • Foundations and Practices of Hatha Yoga – II

  • Yoga and Psychology

  • Basics of Yogic Physiology

  • Teaching Methods in Yoga

  • Knowledge Management

  • Yoga Practical – V

  • Yoga Practical – VI

  • Introduction of Indian Yogis

  • Yogic aspects in Bhagavad-Gita

Department Elective – I (Any One)
  • Yogic Principles and Practices of Healthy Living

  • Yoga and Mental Health

  • Database Management System Lab

  • Yoga Practical – VII

  • Yoga Practical – VIII

Open Elective – I (Any One)
  • Energy Auditing

  • Wind and Solar Energy Systems

  • Bioinformatics

  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

  • Yoga and Human Excellence

  • Fundamentals of Naturopathy

  • Human Consciousness

  • Project – I

  • Yoga Practical – IX

  • Yoga Practical – X

Open Elective – II (Any One)
  • Operations Research

  • Air & Noise Pollution and Control

  • Principles of Management

  • Disaster Management

  • Yoga and Holistic Health

Department elective – II (Any One)
  • Dietetics and Nutrition

  • Fundamentals of Ayurveda

  • Bhartiya Darshan

  • Project – II

  • Yoga Practical – XI

  • Yoga Practical – XII

Open Elective – III (Any One)
  • History-I

  • Human Values Activities and Sports

  • Quality Management

  • Indian Ethos and Values

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Program Outcomes (POs)

  • PO1

    Domain knowledge: Students will have basic knowledge and applications in the field of Yoga therapy.

  • PO2

    Biomedical impact and Corrective measures: Students will be able to predict the biomedical impact of yoga on the body and shall provide the corrective measures if something does not go in the desired manner at the primary level.

  • PO3

    Individual and team work: Students can function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leaders in diverse teams, and multidisciplinary settings.

  • PO4

    Communication Skills: The student should have now been able to communicate (verbal and written) in the best possible manner to all the stakeholders (employees, employers, clients, etc).

  • PO5

    Universal Adaptability: Students can now be adaptive to any universal location and condition.

  • PO6

    Ethics and Environment: The student will act in such a manner so that it does not harm his own body and others who are practising it in his/her observation. At the same time learning different postures from nature.

  • PO7

    Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of fitness changes.

  • PO8

    Career Oriented learning: Apply the knowledge of yogic practices for his career in the public, and private sectors as a teacher or Yogic practitioner.

Programme Specific Outcomes(PSOs)

Able to apply the knowledge gained during the courses of the programme in practising and creating awareness of a healthy lifestyle concerning nutrition and fitness.

Able to apply the knowledge gained during the programme in providing the ailments at the primary level.

Act in the formation and implementation of Health and fitness policy at the workplace so that the employees are fit and work to their fullest potential.


Career Path

  • Yoga Instructor
  • Yoga Teacher
  • Yoga Therapist


What is B.A. Yoga all about?
BA in Yoga is a 3-year undergraduate programme that focuses on Yogic science and related fields. The programme covers subjects such as foundations of yoga, introduction to yoga texts, foundations of hatha yogic practices, yoga practice etc.
What are the eligibility criteria for B.A. Yoga?
The eligibility criteria for B.A. Yoga includes a 10+2 qualification in any stream.
What is the scope of a BA in yoga?
After finishing a Bachelor of Arts in Yoga, you may begin working as a yoga instructor or teacher. You may also pursue further degrees like a Master of Arts in Yoga or a Postgraduate Certificate in Yoga.


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