IGNOU 2022: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus


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IGNOUThe IGNOU is popularly known as the Indira Gandhi National Open University. The official authorities of the IGNOU organize an admission procedure for the eligible applicants to provide them the opportunity to get admission in various courses through the distance learning process which is offered by the open university that is IGNOU. The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) was formed in the year 1985 by the official representatives.

The applicants will be able to get admission in various Under Graduate (UG), Post Graduate (PG), and many other courses which are offered in the IGNOU university in the field of Arts, Science and Commerce and many others. The official authorities of the Indira Gandhi National Open University provide admission to the deserving applicants in 228 various degrees, certificates, diplomas, and doctoral level programs.

The applicants are recommended to go through the details that are as listed below in this article regarding the IGNOU 2022 admission process such as the important events and tentative dates, application form and application fee, eligibility criteria, exam paper pattern, and exam syllabus, admit card, results, answer key, counseling session and many more other details which are required to be known before applying for the IGNOU 2022 admission process.

Below we have listed the list of the courses offered through the IGNOU 2022 admission procedure

  • Under Graduate courses
    • B.Com (General)
    • B.Com with Major in Corporate Affairs and Administration / Financial and Cost Accounting / Accountancy and Finance
    • BA (General)
    • BA
    • BA (General) in Urdu / Hindi / Sanskrit
    • BA Economics Honors
    • BA (Vocational Studies)
    • Tourism Management
    • BBA in Retailing
    • BCA
    • BSc.
    • BSc. (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
    • BSc. Nursing (Post Basic)
    • Bachelor of Education (B. Ed.)
    • Bachelor of Social Work
    • Bachelor of Library and Information Science
  • Post Graduate (PG) courses
    • M.Com
    • M.Com in Business Policy and Corporate Governance / Finance and Taxation / Management Accounting and Financial Strategies
    • MBA
    • MBA (Banking and Finance)
    • MSc. in Food and Nutrition / Hospitality Administration / Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science / Counselling and Family Therapy
    • MA in Economics / Distance Education / Education / Adult Education / English / Political Science / Psychology / Extension and Development Studies / Development Studies / Gandhi and Peace Studies / Gender and Development Studies / Women’s and Gender Studies / Hindi / History / Sociology / Philosophy / Journalism and Mass Communication / Public Administration / Rural Development / Translation Studies
    • Master of Education
    • MCA
    • Masters in Anthropology
    • Master of Social Work
    • Master of Social Work (Counselling)
  • Diploma courses
    • Diploma in Aquaculture
    • Diploma in Panchayat Level Administration and Development
    • Diploma in Meat Technology
    • Diploma in Event Management
    • Diploma in Dairy Technology
    • Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education
    • Diploma in Women’s Empowerment and Development
    • Diploma in Creative Writing in English
    • Diploma in Fish Products Technology
    • Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education
    • Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables
    • Diploma in Critical Care Nursing
    • Diploma in HIV and Family Education
    • Diploma in Nursing Administration
    • Diploma in Paralegal Practice
    • Diploma in Urdu
    • Diploma in Elementary Education
    • Diploma in Production of Value Added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseed
    • Diploma in Teaching German as a Foreign Language
    • Diploma in Tourism Studies
    • Diploma in BPO Finance and Accounting
    • Diploma in Modern Office Practice and Watershed Management
  • Post Graduate (PG) Diploma courses
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Audio Programme Production
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental and Occupational Health
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Hotel Operation
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication and Social Work counseling

IGNOU 2022 Important events and tentative dates

In the below table, the applicant will get the schedule of the IGNOU 2022 Important events and tentative dates for each course separately.

Important Event Tentative Dates
M. Phil and Ph. D course
Date of availability of the online application form July 2022
Date of submission of the online application form July 2022
Date of availability of the entrance exam admit card August 2022
Date of entrance exam August 2022
OPEN MAT XL course
Date of availability of the online application form June 2022
Date of submission of the online application form September 2022
Date of availability of the entrance exam admit card October 2022
Date of entrance exam December 2022
OPEN MAT XLI course
Date of availability of the online application form June 2021
Date of submission of the online application form December 2021
Date of availability of the entrance exam admit card January 2022
Date of entrance exam February 2022
B. Ed. and B. Sc. Nursing course
Date of availability of the online application form October 2022
Date of submission of the online application form October 2022
Date of application form for January session November 2022
Date of submission of application form for B. Ed for January session December 2022
OPEN MAT XLIV course
Date of availability of the online application form October 2022
Date of submission of the online application form November 2022
Date of availability of the entrance exam admit card December 2022
Date of entrance exam December 2022
For July Session course
Date of availability of the online application form To be announced
Date of submission of the online application form July 2022
Due date of application for certificate courses July 2022

IGNOU 2022 Application Form

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In the below section, we have listed the information about the IGNOU 2022 Application Form for the reference of the applicants.

  • The applicants will be able to get the IGNOU 2022 Application Form in online mode on the official website of the IGNOU that is ignouexams.nta.nic.in.
  • The applicants need to register themselves on the official website of the IGNOU to get the IGNOU 2022 Application Form.
  • After completing the registration process, the applicants will have to find the IGNOU 2022 Application Form and keep all the educational documents ready with them.
  • Now with the help of the educational documents the applicants must start filling the IGNOU 2022 Application Form with all the mandatory details.
  • In the IGNOU 2022 Application Form, the applicants will have to enter some personal details, educational details, contact details, and many more.
  • The applicants need to provide all valid information in the IGNOU 2022 Application Form.
  • False or incorrect or incomplete information provided by the applicant in the IGNOU 2022 Application Form will lead to the rejection of the same.
  • The applicants will then have to upload the documents of passport size photograph and signature in scanned images according to the specific size and format.
  • After that, the applicants will have to make the payment of the IGNOU 2022 Application Form and finally submit the filled IGNOU 2022 Application Form.
  • After submitting the IGNOU 2022 Application Form, the applicants can also take a printout of the same for future reference.

IGNOU 2022 Application fee

In the below table, the applicants will get the information about the IGNOU 2022 Application fee for the entrance exam.

Description Amount
Application fee for the B. Ed course and MBA course Rs 600 / –
Application fee for the OPEN MAT XLIII in online mode Rs 1000 / –
Application fee for the OPEN MAT XLIII through Demand Draft Rs 1050 / –
Application fee for Post Basic B. Sc. Nursing course Rs 1000 / –
  • The IGNOU 2022 Application fee will vary for each course that the applicant wants to apply for.
  • The applicants can use a debit card (Master / Visa / Rupay) / credit card (Master / Visa) or net banking facilities to make the payment of the IGNOU 2022 Application fee.
  • The applicants can also use demand draft facilities to make the payment of the IGNOU 2022 Application fee in offline mode.

IGNOU 2022 Eligibility Criteria

For the reference of the applicants, in the below-given section, we have listed some important information about the IGNOU 2022 Eligibility Criteria.

  • Nationality: Both Indian and foreign national applicants are eligible to apply for the entrance exam.
  • Age limit: The official authorities have not set any age bars for the applicants to apply for the entrance exam.
  • Educational Qualification for Under Graduate (UG) course: The applicants must have completed the Senior Secondary examination that is class 12th (HSC exams) or equivalent from a recognized board of education.
  • Educational Qualification for Post Graduate (PG) course: The applicants must have completed their Graduation or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum Marks: The applicants must have secured a minimum of 55 % marks or more in the qualifying exam to get admission to the institution.
  • Stream: The applicants must have Science as a mandatory stream to apply for B. Sc. course and Commerce as a mandatory stream for B. Com or BCA course.

Eligibility Criteria for B. Ed (ODL) course

  • Educational Qualification: The applicants must have completed any Bachelor’s and/or Masters’ degree in Science / Social Science / Commerce / Humanity or B. E or B. Tech degree from a recognized university or institution.
  • Trained: The applicants who want to apply for the B. Ed course must be trained as service teachers in elementary education from a recognized institution or university.
  • Qualification: The applicants must have qualified a teacher’s education program from any NCTE recognized institution through face to face mode to get admission in the

IGNOU 2022 Exam Pattern

In the below section, the applicants will get the complete details about the IGNOU 2022 Exam Pattern for all the entrance exam separately which will be held by the official authorities of the Indira Gandhi National Open University.

Common Paper Pattern for all the entrance exams

  • Type of Questions: The applicants will get the objective type of multiple-choice questions in the entrance exam.
  • Marking Scheme: The applicants will be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer given in the entrance exam.
  • Negative Marking: No marks will be deducted for incorrect answers given by the applicants in the entrance exam.

Paper Pattern for MBA (OPEN MAT) entrance exam

  • Mode of Exam: In offline mode, pen and paper-based entrance exam will be conducted by the official authorities
  • Duration of Exam: Maximum 3 hrs duration will be given to the applicants to solve the question paper of the entrance exam.
  • Total Number of Questions: In the entrance exam, the applicants will have to answer 200 questions in total.
  • Total Marks: The question paper of the entrance exam will contain a maximum of 200 marks.

Section-wise distribution for OPEN MAT entrance exam 

Subjects Number of questions Maximum marks
Reasoning 70 questions 70 marks
Quantitative Aptitude 50 questions 50 marks
English Language 50 questions 50 marks
General Awareness 30 questions 30 marks
Total 200 questions 200 marks

Paper Pattern for B. Ed. course entrance exam

  • Mode of Exam: In online mode, like computer-based entrance exam will be conducted by the official authorities.
  • Duration of Exam: Maximum 2 hrs duration will be given to the applicants to solve the question paper of the entrance exam.
  • Language of Exam: The applicants need to answer the questions in the entrance exam in English language and Hindi language.
  • Total Number of Questions: In the entrance exam, the applicants will have to answer 100 questions in total.
  • Total Marks: The question paper of the entrance exam will contain a maximum of 100 marks.
Subjects Number of questions Maximum marks
General English Comprehension 10 questions 10 marks
Logical and Analytical Reasoning 20 questions 20 marks
Science / Mathematics / Social Studies / English / Urdu 20 questions 20 marks
Educational and General Awareness 25 questions 25 marks
Teaching Learning and the School 25 questions 25 marks
Total 100 questions 100 marks

Paper Pattern for Post Basic B. Sc. Nursing (OPEN NET) entrance exam

  • Mode of Exam: An Written exam will be conducted by the official authorities in offline mode.
  • Duration of Exam: Maximum of 2 hrs and 30 minutes’ duration will be provided to the applicants to solve the entire question paper of the entrance exam.
  • Total Number of Questions: In the entrance exam, the applicants will have to answer 120 questions in total in the OMR sheet.
  • Total Marks: The question paper of the entrance exam will contain a maximum of 120 marks for the applicants.

IGNOU 2022 Exam Syllabus

The applicants are recommended to go through the official website of the Indira Gandhi National Open University to get the complete information about the IGNOU 2022 Exam Syllabus.

As the official authorities have not disclosed the information about the IGNOU 2022 Exam Syllabus, so the applicants must prepare from their previous qualifying years’ syllabus for the entrance exam preparation.

IGNOU 2022 Preparation Tips

The applicants must check the below mentioned IGNOU 2022 Preparation Tips for better preparation for the entrance exam.

  • Make a suitable timetable.
  • Make a proper study strategy.
  • Cover all the topics before the entrance exam.
  • Eat healthy food.
  • Sleep on time.
  • Do proper revision.
  • Make short notes.
  • Solve sample papers and mock tests.

IGNOU 2022 Admit Card

The official authorities of the IGNOU will release the IGNOU 2022 Admit Card in online mode on the official website of the NTA that is the National Testing Agency.

The applicants will have to visit the official website of the NTA to get their IGNOU 2022 Admit Card. Without the IGNOU 2022 Admit Card, the applicants will not be able to appear for the entrance exam.

The applicants must download their IGNOU 2022 Admit Card from the official website of the NTA. In the IGNOU 2022 Admit Card, the applicants will find some major details about the exam time, exam date, exam syllabus, exam venue, and other exam instructions.

The applicants will also get some own personal details mentioned in the IGNOU 2022 Admit Card such as the name, gender, roll number, date of birth, or any other.

The applicants must also take some copies of the downloaded IGNOU 2022 Admit Card to hold them at the time of the entrance exam for the verification process.

The official authorities will not provide the IGNOU 2022 Admit Card to the applicants in offline mode or if the IGNOU 2022 Admit Card has been lost or stolen or damaged by the applicants before the entrance exam.

IGNOU 2022 Answer Key

After the completion of the entrance exam, the official authorities of the Indira Gandhi National Open University will prepare an IGNOU 2022 Answer Key for the reference of the applicants.

The IGNOU 2022 Answer Keywill be releasing on the official website of the NTA by the official authorities.

The applicants can use their login credentials to check the IGNOU 2022 Answer Key from the official website of the NTA. The applicants can also download the IGNOU 2022 Answer Key from the official website which will be available in PDF format.

Using the IGNOU 2022 Answer Key, the applicants will be able to calculate the total scores secured by them in the entrance exam.

The applicants can even challenge the IGNOU 2022 Answer Keyto the official authorities. The challenge should be done within 2 days of the date of release of the IGNOU 2022 Answer Key.

The applicants will have to report the IGNOU 2022 Answer Key with valid proof of the answer that they accused to be wrong.

IGNOU 2022 Results

The applicants will get the details of the IGNOU 2022 Results in this section. The applicants who have appeared for the entrance exam will be able to download the IGNOU 2022 Results from the official website itself.

The official authorities of the IGNOU will release the IGNOU 2022 Results individually for each course after the completion of the entrance exam.

The IGNOU 2022 Results will not be sent to the applicants via post or personal from the official authorities. So the applicants must take some extra copies of the IGNOU 2022 Results for future reference.

The applicants will have to use their login credentials to download the IGNOU 2022 Results from the official website.

With the help of the IGNOU 2022 Results, the applicants will be able to get qualified for the further counseling session.

The applicants who will score higher marks in the entrance exam will be called for further counseling sessions and document verification.

The IGNOU 2022 Results will be prepared by the official authorities based on the marks secured by the applicants in the entrance exam.

IGNOU 2022 Counselling Session

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The official authorities of the Indira Gandhi National Open University will invite the qualified applicants for the IGNOU 2022 Counselling Session soon after the announcement of the entrance exam results.

The applicants will be declared qualified for the IGNOU 2022 Counselling Session based on their performance in the entrance exam.

To get final admission in the institution, the applicants must be present personally for the IGNOU 2022 Counselling Session in front of the official authorities along with all the mandatory original and attested copies of the relevant documents for verification.

In the IGNOU 2022, Counselling Session the official authorities will verify the documents and eligibility of the applicants.

Once the documents are verified by the official authorities, the applicants will be allotted the seats in the particular course that they want to get admission.

However, the seat allotment procedure will depend on various factors such as the availability of the seats, merit rank of the applicants, documents verified, reservation criteria, and many more.

Below mentioned is the list of the documents that will be required for the verification process by the official authorities.

SSC Mark Sheet Transfer Certificate
SSC Passing Certificate Category Certificate
HSC Mark Sheet Admit card Certificate
HSC Passing Certificate Character Certificate
Domicile certificate Entrance Exam Scorecard
Medical fitness certificate Migration Certificate
Other qualifying mark sheet Other qualifying passing certificate
Passport size photograph Identity proof

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