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Indira Gandhi National Open University provides study material in both printed as well as soft copies to its learners. Candidates opting for soft copies of their study material will get a 15% discount on their program fee. On the other hand, the printed material is sent to the registered address of the student via post or speed post. The Material Production and Distribution Division at IGNOU is responsible for sending the study material to the students all over the country. 

Students who opt for digital material will find their study material on e-GyanKosh. Apart from this, the students can also access the study material through IGNOU e-content app available on the Google Play store. The regional/study centers also conduct learning activities like counseling sessions, radio counseling, library facilities, teleconferencing, and audio-video programs for the students. IGNOU study material is prepared in multiple languages to help students from diverse backgrounds. IGNOU 2020 study material is divided into different modules and units. Read the article to know more about the details regarding the study material.

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What is eGyanKosh?

eGyanKosh is a national digital repository that preserves all the learning sources, with all the rights reserved by IGNOU. The university aims to encourage digital self-learning material by providing fee concession to students who opt for digital study material over the printed copy. It is currently the world’s largest repository of educational sources in higher education. It houses over 2500 courses and video programs as well. 

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IGNOU Study Material Status

Tabulated below are the links for the year-wise IGNOU study material status. Check the same: 

January 2020 Click here
July 2019 Click here
January 2019 Click here
July 2018 Click here
January 2018 Click here
July 2017 Click here

IGNOU Study Material 2020

Tabulated below are the list of school-wise course material for the students to visit and download:

School Name Program Name Links
School of Humanities Bachelor’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
Master’s Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
Master’s Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
Research Degree Click here
School of Sciences Bachelor’s Program Click here
Diploma Program  Click here
Master’s Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Education Bachelor’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
Master’s Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Continuing Education Bachelor’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
Master’s Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Engineering & Technology Bachelor’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Management Studies Bachelor’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
Master’s Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Health Sciences Bachelor’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Computer and Information Sciences Bachelor’s Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
Master’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
School of Agriculture Certificate Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
School of Law Certificate Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
Master’s Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Vocational Education and Training Certificate Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
School of Gender and Development Studies Master’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
School of Translation Studies and Training Master’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Performing & Visual Arts Certificate Program Click here
School of Tourism and Hospitality Service Management  Bachelor’s Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
Master’s Program Click here
Diploma Program Click here
School of Journalism and New Media Studies Diploma Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Foreign Languages Diploma Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Extension & Development Studies Diploma Program Click here
Master’s Program Click here
Certificate Program Click here
School of Social Work Diploma Program  Click here
Bachelor’s Program Click here
Master’s Program Click here
Certificate Program  Click here
Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education Master’s Program Click here

How to check IGNOU Study Material Status?

Step 1: Visit the official website of IGNOU. Click on ‘About IGNOU’ dropdown menu and select ‘Division’.

IGNOU Study Material

Step 2: List of all divisions at the university will appear on the screen.

IGNOU Study Material

Step 3: Select the ‘Material Production & Distribution Division (MPDD)’.

Step 4: Click on ‘Study Material Status’ present on the left side of the screen.

IGNOU Study Material

Step 5: The study material status for all academic sessions will appear on the screen.

IGNOU Study Material

Step 6: Click on your respective academic session. A login window will appear to check the material dispatch status will appear. 

Step 7: Enter your 9-digit enrollment number in the given space. Click on the submit button.

IGNOU Study Material

Step 8: The study material status will be displayed on the screen. 

IGNOU Study Material

Details printed on IGNOU Study Material Status

  • Name of the candidate
  • Communication Address
  • Program Code
  • Regional Centre Code
  • Name of Academic Session
  • Course Name
  • Bar Code
  • Lot Number
  • Expected Date of delivery
  • Remarks

Benefits of Printed Study Material

While taking admission or registering for another session in the university, the students are offered a 15% fee discount opting for soft copies or digital books as a preference of IGNOU study material. The university will refund 15% of admission fees to the bank account after opting for the same. The students can find their course material on the online portal i.e. e-GyanKosh. 

Additionally, there’s no fee to access the printed material on the website. Candidates can learn in a digital format and prepare for their term-end examinations. All the study material is available online in a PDF format. 

IGNOU Assignments

Students must submit their assignments before the last date of submission based on their academic sessions and program. One must write the assignments in their own handwriting. Students are also advised to keep a copy of their assignments with them for future reference. After submitting, they must also collect the receipt from the regional/study centre of the submission of the assignment. The last date to submit the assignments has been extended till April 30, 2020. 

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IGNOU Assignment Status

Students can check the status of their assignments on the official website of the university. To check IGNOU Assignment 2020 status, one needs to enter their 9-digit enrolment number and program code. It must be noted that it is mandatory for every student to obtain passing marks in both term-end examination and IGNOU assignment to be eligible to get a degree or marksheet.

IGNOU Study Material FAQs

Ques. Is it possible to check the status of IGNOU study material in online mode?

Ans. Students can check the study material status by visiting the official website of the university.

Ques. What are the credentials required to check the status of IGNOU study material for 2020?

Ans. Students need to enter their 9-digit enrollment number to know the status of their study material.

Ques. How can I register for e-GyanKosh?

Ans. To register to view or download the IGNOU study material, one needs to visit the given link http://www.egyankosh.ac.in/register. Select your registration type and press the ‘Go’ key. Fill all the requisite information required in the form. Log in with credentials to e-GyanKosh.

Ques. How to download IGNOU study material from e-GyanKosh?

Ans. After logging in, follow the steps to view/download IGNOU study material: 

  • Type your course code or course name or relevant keyword. Press enter.
  • Click on the course code/course name to view/download.
  • Click on the respective blocks and then click on respective links
  • Click on ‘View/Open/ button to view/download the study material.