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Indira Gandhi National Open University - [IGNOU], New Delhi

Indira Gandhi National Open University - [IGNOU], New Delhi

New Delhi, Delhi NCR NCTE, AICTE, NAAC Estd 1985 Open University

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Updated On - November 24th 2017

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is a distance learning national university located in New Delhi. The university has its presence in the whole country with over 4 million students and growing, IGNOU is the largest university in the world. The university established in 1985 was set up with aims to provide equal opportunities to all the segments of society and to promote distance/open education in India.

IGNOU Admission Details and Important Dates for All Programs

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IGNOU also acts as a national resource centre and works towards promoting and maintaining standards of distance education in India. It also hosts the Secretariats of the SAARC Consortium on Open and Distance Learning (SACODiL) and the Global Mega Universities Network (GMUNET) initially supported by UNESCO.

IGNOU serves over 4 million students in India, the headquarters, and 40 other countries abroad. It also has 21 schools and a network of 67 regional centres, 2667 study centres, and 29 overseas centres spread across 15 countries. Approximately one in five students enrolled in higher education in India is enrolled with IGNOU. 

IGNOU Facts and Figures:

Number of Schools


Number of Regional Centres


Number of Study Centers


Number of overseas Centres


Recognized by

University Grants Commission of India (UGC)

Association of Indian Universities(AIU)

Distance Education Council (DEC)

IGNOU University provides various different PG & UG Courses. The table explains different types of IGNOU Courses:

Types of Courses

No. of courses

Undergraduate Courses


Postgraduate Courses


Diploma programs


Certificate Courses


Online Courses


    IGNOU Admission 2017:

    IGNOU Registration Process

    Students can register online to secure IGNOU Admission in the courses offered by IGNOU under its Online Admission System (OAS). Students must follow the given steps to register themselves:

    1. Visit the official website of the IGNOU.
    2. In the main menu click on ‘register online’ & then click on online admission. After that, you will be redirected to the OAS page.

    IGNOU B.Ed.:

    Indra Gandhi National Open University provides Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.). The minimum duration of the course is 2 years however the maximum period allowed for the completion of the program is 5 years.

    The program is offered in both English and Hindi medium.

    IGNOU B.Ed. Eligibility:

    Candidates with:

    At least fifty percent marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Commerce/Humanity. Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto,


    The following categories are eligible to be students of B.Ed. (ODL):

    1. Trained in-service teachers in elementary education.
    2. Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education program through face-to-face mode.

    Before registration, students must ensure that they have the following documents:

    1. Scanned photograph & signature (maximum size 100 KB)
    2. Scanned copy of Age Proof & documents in support of educational qualification (Size 400 KB)
    3. Scanned copy of Category certificate (if applicable) & experience certificate (size 400 KB)
    4. BPL Certificate (size must be less than 400 KB)
    5. Fees can be paid through credit/debit card or net banking.

    How to fill the Online Admission Form (OAS):

    1. Initially, click on the new user registration link & provide the basic details like name, mobile number & DOB.
    2. Now fill the whole application form with due attention & verify the details & submit. After form submission, your username & password will be provided to you on the registered email ID & phone number.
    3. Now login again through the existing user section & fill the online application form. You need to provide the following details in the application form.
    • Personal Information
    • Educational Qualifications (course & correspondence details)
    • Upload of desired (scanned) documents

    After completion of all details click on ‘make payment’ & pay through debit/credit card or net banking (INR 60 only).

    Status of Application:

    Students can check their application status by simply clicking on the ‘Know your status’ section on the home page of OAS. They have to enter their contact number & the application status will be displayed on the screen (whether the application is successfully submitted on in progress).

    Note: Students can also re-register themselves by following the same application platform as is given for general registrations.

    IGNOU Date Sheet:

    IGNOU has released the date sheet for term end examination for the December session. Students can download the course-wise date sheet by navigating to the official website of IGNOU. Students have to satisfy the prescribed rules in order to be eligible for the December TEE. Registration for all of the courses must be valid, not time-based. The University conducts the TEE in two sessions, namely forenoon & afternoon. Students are advised to follow the mentioned steps in order to download their Exam Date Sheet:

    1. Visit the official website of the IGNOU.
    2. Click on the IGNOU Exam Date Sheet.
    3. Now navigate to the Student’s zone.
    4. Now scroll down to get the new updates regarding TEE timetable.

    IGNOU Results:

    IGNOU is a largest Open University in the field of distance cum private education in almost every field of education. The University conducts several exams to offer admission in various Doctorate, UG, PG, Diploma and certificate courses. Students can register online/manually in order to get admission in the People's University. Students can check their IGNOU results for entrance & term end examinations through the official website of IGNOU.

    Evaluation Process in IGNOU

    IGNOU follows a unique three-stage process to measure the performance of a student.

    • Self-Assessment: In terms of marks weightage of this section is nil, but it is very important for student’s mental growth.
    • Evaluation through Assignments: It includes 25 to 30% of the total weightage.
    • Term-End Examination (TEE): It includes 70 to 75% of the total weightage.

    Computer Marked Assignments (CMA) are required to be sent to the IGNOU campus while the Tutor Marked Assignments (TMA) have to be sent to the respective study centres.


    • IGNOU-UNESCO Gender Training Project: This gender training kit gives you an opportunity to upgrade your knowledge and skills in the crucial area of gender and development. If you are already engaged in gender training or you want to become a gender trainer, you can sign up at the learning centre
    • Construction Workers Vocational Qualification (CWVQ) Project: The project aims at providing competency-based vocational training, assessment, and certification through the distance mode for skill development of construction workers. The project has been implemented with the help of Builders' Association of India (BAI), National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) and National Academy of Construction (NAC), Hyderabad.


    The IGNOU library is the most resourceful information centre in the country in the field of Distance Education. The library has the largest collection of books, journals and other related materials in the field of Distance Education, throughout the country. It was established in 1986 in tune with the objectives of IGNOU

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    YASH KAWADKAR, Bachelor of Arts [BA], Pursued: 1st year ON 2018 - 2019


    "the admission process is very simple and lucid . you just need to tale the online admission with your ssc or hsc percentage and fill up the form with soft copies of documents such as id , marksheet and other stuff . even the re-registration process for next year's is much simple ."   Read More

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    "So after clearing my senior secondary which was XII. I was confused amongst the universities which offer distance learning. My friend advised me to opt for IGNOU which will help you to get a degree and the fees is also affordable. When registration was happening I just created a student id filled a "   Read More

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    AkanshaMaster of Commerce [M.Com]Pursued 1st year 2018 - 2019

    Good Experience in IGNOU

    Remarks -

    No, There is no bad remark about the university. it is good for every student who seriously wants to study and make the best career in their life.

    7/10food & accom
    9/10social life
    MD DAWOOD ALAMBachelor of Computer Application [B.C.A] (Data Analytics)Pursued 4th year 2018 - 2019

    Best option for working students.

    Remarks -

    Good is inexpensive fees and bad is late dispatch of study material.

    8/10food & accom
    5/10social life
    Wasim AliBachelor of Commerce [B.Com]Batch : 2010

    My college gives me the freedom to study and work at the same time.

    Remarks -

    Yes our college is very good and helps all those students especially the one who has trouble pursuing a degree.

    6/10food & accom
    5/10social life
    Kajal MittalMaster of Commerce [M.Com]Pursued 2nd year 2018 - 2019

    Best Ever Distance Education University

    Remarks -

    I am absolutely satisfied with my course, my college, the faculty and the placements. the management of the ignou is good all faculty and centers are there to help.

    1/10food & accom
    5/10social life
    Sourav YadavBachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Special Education and Rehabilitation)Pursued 3rd year 2018 - 2019

    Best ever distance education university

    Remarks -

    Their is in my case no bad remark as compared to this a good remark absolutely.

    3/10food & accom
    7/10social life


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    011-29571000 , 29533870 , 29533869




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    28 Oct, 2018 20:17
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Manphul, To get the detail about the BSc Fee detail of IGNOU.

    30 Oct, 2018 15:08
    Ritesh dubey banarasi

    sir yoga cource in ignou start or not

    08 Oct, 2018 19:19
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Ritesh, You may please contact this number:- 011-29571000 for getting the course information.

    09 Oct, 2018 14:30
    vikash ruhil

    Hi, please help advise if IGNOU offers diploma in advanced statistics through distance learning?

    03 Oct, 2018 16:21
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Vikash, This University does not offers Diploma in Advance statistics.

    03 Oct, 2018 16:52
    Surajit Sanyal

    Is it possible to to do DLED from IGNOU?

    31 Aug, 2018 23:50
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Surajit, This University does not offers D LEd Course.

    01 Sep, 2018 16:39
    Sheetal Bhati

    I got your message but can you tell me how to apply for B ed course Garima Bansal full details

    13 Aug, 2018 18:49
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Sheetal,

    Steps for Online Registration:

    Step 1: Before registration, all the first time applicants are advised to check the details including eligibility criteria, fee details, duration etc. for the desired programme from the “online admission portal” portal available on the official IGNOU website

    Step 2: Upon verifying the necessary details, candidates should click on the "Register Yourself" button which appears in the applicant login area and fill the required registration details.

    • UserName entered must be in between 8 to 16 characters.
    • Password entered must be alphanumeric and between 8 to 16 characters long.

    Step 3: 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. Student must remember his/her Username and Password for subsequent login.

    Note: Already registered/ existing users must click the "Login" button and enter their username along with the password to go any further.

    Step 4: Upon registering through “Login” button, candidate will be required to enter personal details, programme details, qualification details, course details, and correspondence details. 

    • If the candidate subjects are different than the subjects mentioned, candidate should click the "Others" check box
    • For candidates having qualification of graduation and above, he/she should select “9999” in the field of "Board Code"

    16 Aug, 2018 15:58
    Somi Kumar Sharma

    I am icwa qualified. I want take to admission in please tell me fees , duration ,last date of admission and process of admission

    12 Aug, 2018 21:07
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Somi, To get admission details for the you may check this link:- Ignou details.

    16 Aug, 2018 14:24
    Faisal Puthiyapadillath

    Pls let me know about ba scicolagy how I can apply how much cost for it also have any center near my area

    04 Aug, 2018 21:29
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Faisal, To get fee details for the ba sociology you may check this link:- Fee details. The admission is based on the merit.For further details please contact to 011-29571000 , 29533870 , 29533869.

    06 Aug, 2018 14:27

    How to apply BPP course

    29 Jul, 2018 23:20
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Mewadi, For the bpp course ,The candidate must be atleast 18 years of age You can apply on the official website of the ignou.

    30 Jul, 2018 16:37
    kalpana chhajer

    HI Myself kalpana i m interested in M A psychology from ahmedabad and last date is also gone. pl let me know what can i do

    17 Jul, 2018 15:40
    Ritika Sharma

    Hi Kalpana, You can visit the college.

    21 Jul, 2018 11:18
    sapna prashar

    I want to take admission for distance mode M.Phil./P.hd Mathematics . I have secured 55.58 % in M.Sc.( Maths) and has experience of 5 year teaching in concerned subject, So, please give me information regarding this to get admission.

    13 Jul, 2018 14:04
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Sapna, To get admission details for the phd/m.phil you may check this link:- Admissions

    13 Jul, 2018 17:28

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