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IGNOU M.Sc. Admission 2018

Updated On - July 20th 2018 by SHUBHAM GARG

IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University), New Delhi, was established in 1985 by Central Government of India. The university offers a plethora of undergraduate, postgraduate, certificate, diploma and doctoral programs by the means of open learning and distance education. University currently offers 228 academic programs through 67 Regional Centres spread across the country.

IGNOU, New Delhi offers M.Sc. under 3 specializations which include M.Sc in Counselling and Family Therapy, M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management and M.Sc. in Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science.

  • The duration of the course is two years (minimum) and can extend up to five years (maximum).
  • For admission to M.Sc, candidate must have passsed Bachelors degree from a recognized university.
  • Admission to the M.Sc program is based on the marks secured by the candidate in their qualifying degree examination.

Interested candidates can register for admission to M.Sc through online mode. Candidates must submit program fee online through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking and and upload the scanned documents along with the application form. There is no age limit for admission to any course provided by the university.

For more admission related details, click on IGNOU Admission 2018.

  • Mode of Application



    30th Apr, 2018 - 31st Jul, 2018

Important Dates

Registration 30th Apr - 31st Jul , 2018

IGNOU M.Sc. Eligibility Criteria

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Food Service Management and Dietetics)

Candidates must have a B.Sc. degree in Home Science with specialization in Food  & Nutrition, Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition; or
They must have PG Diploma in Dietetics & Public Health Nutrition or its equivalent for admission to the program.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics with Computer Science)

Candidate must have a graduation degree from a reputed university/institution with a Major or Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with at least 50% marks in aggregate

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Counselling)

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with specialization in any of the following subjects: Human Development & Family Studies, Child Development, Child Development & Family Relationships, Home Science, Psychology, Social Work, Medicine or other allied disciplines

IGNOU M.Sc. Application Process 2018


Eligible candidates can fill IGNOU application forms through online mode. Detailed procedure for registration is given below:

IGNOU M.Sc. Online Application:

For online registration, candidates should visit the official IGNOU admission portal.

  • Candidates must complete their registration process by creating a username and user password.
  • Upon filling the mandatory information, candidate should click the "SUBMIT" button.
  • Candidate’s username will be instantly sent to the registered e-mail ID and SMS. They must remember his/her Username and Password for subsequent login.
  • Upon logging in, candidate should fill the application form with all the required details.
  • After filling the form, candidate should upload the scanned copy of the following documents:
  1. Scanned Photograph and signature  (less than 100 KB in size)
  2. Scanned copy of Age Proof
  3. Scanned copy of Educational Qualification (less than 400 KB)
  4. Scanned Copy of Experience Certificate (if any) (less than 400 KB)
  5. Scanned Copy of Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC (less than 400 KB)
  6. Scanned Copy of BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line(less than 400 KB)
  • After uploading of the scanned documents, candidates can click the ‘next button’ for the application form preview option.
  • Candidates should pay the online program fee in addition to application fee through debit card, credit card, net banking, ATM (PNB)
  • Upon successful fee submission, candidates must take print out of the online application form for future correspondence.

IGNOU M.Sc Selection Process


  • Admission is granted on the basis of marks in the qualifying degree examination.
  • University's admission committee releases the merit list as per the marks in UG degree.
  • Shortlisted candidates have to report at the respective Regional or Study center of the university with all the required documents.

IGNOU M.Sc. Fee Structure

Fee must be submitted along with the duly filled application form.

ProgramAnnual Fee (application fee must be added in case of online application form)
Hospitality AdministrationINR 10,000
Mathematics with Applications in Computer ScienceINR 22,000
Dietetics and Food Service ManagementINR 27,000
Counselling and Family TherapyINR 28,000

IGNOU Contact Details:

Official Website:
Online Admissions: 29572964
Telephone Exchange: 29571000
Bachelor Masters: 29571318
For specific technical problem: 011-29572514 between 9.30 AM to 6.00 PM (Monday to Friday).

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



Rumi Das

sir,is any where exam centre in guwahati or assam for msc in mathe??

19 Jul, 2018 14:16
Garima Bansal

Hi Rumi, To know the details for the exam centres you may contact to 011-29572964.

19 Jul, 2018 16:32
raushan ara

hello...I have just given the examination of bsc final year with I able to apply for MSc clinical research from IGNOU?

19 Jul, 2018 09:25
Garima Bansal

Hi Raushan You can take admission for the MSc clinical research in the next session of the admissions

19 Jul, 2018 14:20
Nandini Singh

Hello sir, I've done graduation in life science from DU. Am I able to apply for geography honours from ignou?

18 Jul, 2018 15:04
Akansha Expert

Hi Nandini, You may Please check the University does not provide Geography Course in Maters.

18 Jul, 2018 18:28
Arun kumar

Hello sir, I want to do Msc in Chemistry in distance mode. Pls tell me how can i get admission.

16 Jul, 2018 11:04
Garima Bansal

Hi Arun, Selection of eligible candidates for M.Sc program is done based on their 10 2 examination marks.You can apply on the official website of this university

16 Jul, 2018 16:46
ankita shukla

Hey I want to do msc in mathematics with application in computer science But I didn't register till last date of registration now how can I register for the program

16 Jul, 2018 09:30
Garima Bansal

Hi Ankita, The registration date is extended to 31, July ,2018 You can still apply

16 Jul, 2018 12:01


14 Jul, 2018 00:16
Ritika Sharma

Hi Raju, For getting admission in Msc you have to complete your graduation first.

18 Jul, 2018 17:23
Kavya Bhatia

Hello ..I want to do MSC chemistry from IGNOU is showing on website that ignou also offers msc chemistry but while filling the application form it is not showing ... Can you pls help ???

13 Jul, 2018 19:30
Akansha Expert

Hi Kavya, Please contact to the college for getting the issue in Application i.e. Online Admissions inquiry: 011-29572964.

17 Jul, 2018 17:43
Hinal nagevadia

Hello, i want to do msc life science in distance leaning course. Can i have details for the couse?

10 Jul, 2018 17:01
Akansha Expert

Hi Hinal, Life Science course does not provide by the University.

12 Jul, 2018 12:35
Sanjeev Thakur

Sr, I am AMIE holder (equivalent to btech). now, I want to do MSc , plz tell me which subject of MSc suited for me as per my qualification.

07 Jul, 2018 20:22
Akansha Expert

Hi Sanjeev, This University only provide the courses as above mentioned on the page you can check the Scope and career of the course.

11 Jul, 2018 16:18
Nick Sam

Sir can I get admission in msc maths with CSA If I got 52 percentage in bsc and I'm from general category. If so ,what is the last date for applying.

04 Jul, 2018 06:22
Akansha Expert

Hi Nick, The last date for Application in masters Course from this university is on 15th of July 2018.

04 Jul, 2018 14:07
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