IGNOU July 2020 Admission Portal Registration for MA extended to September 30, 2020. Recently IGNOU announced MA in Hindi in ODL mode or online for July 2020 session.
Indira Gandhi National Open University or IGNOU offers Master of Arts (MA) in various specializations under different schools of the university. The duration of MA course is 2 years. Applications are accepted for both January and July session. At present applications are available for July 2020 session till September 30, 2020.
|Courses Offered||Master of Arts (MA)|
|Duration||2 years (maximum duration: 4 years)|
|Type||Open / Distance / Online|
|Intake Session||January & July|
|Basic Eligibility||Passed graduation or equivalent|
|Selection Criteria||Merit based|
|Medium of Instruction||English & Hindi|
All the specializations are offered in both January and July sessions except Adult Education and Women and Gender Studies. For more admission related details, check IGNOU Admission.
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The Annual program fee is available in the Common Prospectus for July 2020 IGNOU admission. The fee is supposed to be accepted in half for the first year and the rest half in the second year, keeping aside the registration fee. Fee for all the specializations is mentioned below :
|Specializations||Annual Fee||More Details|
|Sociology||INR 12,000||Click Here|
|Hindi||INR 12,000||Click Here|
|Gandhi and Peace Studies||INR 9,600||Click Here|
|Rural Development||INR 10,800||Click Here|
|English||INR 12,000||Click Here|
|Philosophy||INR 12,000||Click Here|
|Education||INR 18,000||Click Here|
|Economics||INR 16,000||Click Here|
|History||INR 12,000||Click Here|
|Pol. Science||INR 12,000||Click Here|
|Public Administration||INR 12,000||Click Here|
|Psychology||INR 18,000||Click Here|
|Anthropology||INR 16,800||Click Here|
|Development Studies||INR 11,000||Click Here|
|Adult Education||INR 12,800||Click Here|
|Gender & Development Studies||INR 9,600||Click Here|
|Women & Gender Studies||INR 13,000||Click Here|
|Distance Education||INR 10,800||Click Here|
|Translation Studies||INR 9,600||Click Here|
|Journalism and Mass Communication||INR 25,000||Click Here|
Read on for eligibility criteria and fee details accepted for each MA specialization at IGNOU for admissions:
|MA||Hindi||Candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university for admission to the course|
|Journalism and Mass Communication|
|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)
Candidates can fill and submit the application form for MA program through online mode. Interested candidates can apply by following the below-given steps:
Step 1: Registration
Step 2: Login and Fill the form
Step 3: Uploading Documents
Upon filling the application form, candidates should upload the scanned copy of the following documents:
Step 4: Preview
Step 5: Fee Submission
Ques. Who is eligible to apply for an MA at IGNOU for admission?
Ans. Applicants who hold a graduate degree in a relevant subject or hold an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution are eligible for MA admissions at IGNOU.
Ques. I missed applying for IGNOU MA admission in the January 2020 session. Can I still apply?
Ans. No, a candidate cannot apply again if the application closes for any session. Rather they can apply for the upcoming session. In this case the July 2020 session of IGNOU admission.
Ques. How to pay the course fee for MA admission at IGNOU?
Ans. The total fee is indicated in the IGNOU 2020 Admission Prospectus, specialization wise. The applicants are supposed to submit the fee year wise. The application fee is exempted from this total fee for any discipline in MA for IGNOU admission.
Ques. Are there any additional courses to be opted along with MA if a candidate does not fulfill the eligibility for IGNOU admission?
Ans. No, the candidates are required to fulfill the eligibility criteria as far as possible. Because there is no BPP course which could be additionally opted to fulfil the eligibility criteria for any MA admission at IGNOU.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College