IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) is the largest Open University in the world. The university offers a plethora of under-graduate, post-graduate, doctoral, certificate and diploma courses through open and distance learning in arts, science and commerce streams. IGNOU offers Master of Arts (MA) in 18 specializations under different schools of the university. Applications are invited for admission to MA program twice a year i.e. inJanuary and July.
The specializations offered under Master of Arts (MA) program are mentioned below:
Adult Education (offered only in July session)
Gandhi and Peace Studies
Gender and Development Studies
Women’s and Gender Studies (offered only in July session)
The duration of the course is two years (minimum) and can extend up to five years (maximum).
For admission to MA, candidate must have passsed Bachelors degree from a recognized university.
Selection of the candidates is done on the basis of marks secured in the qualifying degree.
All the specializations are offered in both January and July sessions except Adult Education and Women’s and Gender Studies.