The Indira Gandhi National Open University is abbreviated as IGNOU and this university is one of the largest universities in the world. The IGNOU was held in the year of 1985 and this university is offering the 227 academic programmes through 67 Regional Centres spread across the country.
Every year, there are many of the applicants may appear to complete their various under graduate and post graduate programs from the IGNOU University and there are many of the entrance examination conducted by the authority to offer various courses for the candidates.
Here, from this content, applicants will be able to know the complete details of IGNOU in which includes IGNOU admission schedule, application form, and eligibility criteria.
IGNOU Admission Schedule 2019
The admission schedule of IGNOU has mentioned below for the candidates and the aspiring candidates can check it.
|Event||Start Date||End Date|
|Last Date for Submitting Applications (M.Phil/ Ph.D. courses)||3rd week of February 2019||–|
|Last date for Submitting Applications (UG, PG)||3rd week of July 2019||–|
|Last date for Submitting Applications (Diploma, Certificate courses)||Last week of June 2019|
IGNOU Admission Courses and Eligibility Criteria
The courses and eligibility criteria of IGNOU has available below for the candidates and they can prefer the courses as per their eligibility.
IGNOU B.Ed and M.Ed. Admission 2018
|Course||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Duration||Course Fee|
|B.Ed.||Education||Minimum 50% marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Commerce/Humanity||2 years||–|
|M.Ed.||Education||B.Ed.(55% marks) with 2 years teaching/professional experience in a Government/ Government recognized school/NCTE recognized teacher education/research institution in education||2 years||Rs. 40,000|
IGNOU UG and PG Admission 2018
|Course||Specializations||Eligibility Criteria||Course Fees|
|A||Bachelor of Arts||10+2 or its equivalent|
|Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies)||Rs. 7,500|
|B.Com||Bachelor of Commerce||A person with 10+2 qualification is eligible for admission. Non 10+2 candidates who have completed Bachelors Preparatory Programme (BPP) of the University are also eligible for admission.||Rs. 6,000|
|B.Com with Major in Accountancy and Finance||10+2 or its equivalent, Passed Common Proficiency Test/ PE/ Foundation from ICAI and Registration in Professional Competence Course/ PEII/ Intermediate (Chartered Accountancy First Stage) of ICAI; or Already passed Professional Competence Course/ PEIII/ Intermediate|
|B.Com with Major in Corporate Affairs and Administration||10+2 or its equivalent and registration in Company Secretaryship Foundation Programme|
|B.Com with Major in Financial and Cost Accounting||10+2 or its equivalent and registration in ICWAI Foundation Course|
|BBA||BBA in Retailing||+2/equivalent based on merit of physically fit candidates||Rs. 27,000|
|BCA||Bachelor of Computer Applications||10+2 or its equivalent||Rs. 30,000|
|B.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)||Rs. 3,000|
|B.L.I.Sc.||Bachelor of Library and Information Science||i) Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks ( 45% for students of SC/ST/OBC/PH category) OR ii) Bachelor’s degree with a Diploma ( one year) in Library Science OR iii) Bachelor’s Degree with two years of working experience in a Library & Information Centre||Rs. 5,000|
|B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic)||B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic)||10+2 with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with minimum of two years experience in the profession||Rs. 45,000|
|BPP||Bachelor Preparatory Programme||No formal qualification. The candidate must be at least 18 years of age||Rs. 1,000|
|BSW||Bachelor of Social Work||10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU||Rs. 12,000|
|Diploma||Aquaculture||10+2 Senior secondary pass outs|
|Panchayat Level Administration & Development||Rs. 3,000|
|Dairy Technology||10+2 Senior secondary pass outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU||Rs. 12,000|
|Early Childhood Care and Education||10+2 Senior secondary pass outs||Rs. 2,000|
|Women’s Empowerment and Development||10+2 or its equivalent or non 10+2 candidates with three years working experience as development workers at any level||Rs. 3,000|
|Creative Writing in English||All applicants who are 10+2 pass will be admitted. Anyone without 10+2 but 20 years old and above will also be admitted||Rs. 3,000|
|Fish Products Technology||10+2 Senior secondary pass outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU||Rs. 9,000|
|Nutrition and Health Education||10+2 Senior secondary pass outs||Rs. 2,000|
|Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables||10+2 Senior secondary pass outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU||Rs. 12,000|
|Critical Care Nursing||In-service Nursing professionals- GNM/BSc /MSc N||Rs. 5,000|
|HIV and Family Education||10+2 Senior secondary pass outs||Rs. 3,000|
|Management||Graduation in any discipline with 50 % marks for general category and 45 % for reserved category with 3 years managerial/supervisory/professional experience||Rs. 7,500|
|Meat Technology||10+2 Senior secondary pass outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU||Rs. 12,000|
|Nursing Administration||Nurses with B.Sc or Post Basic Degree or GNM Diploma and Registered as RNRM with 2 years of working experience||Rs. 9,000|
|Paralegal Practice||10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU||Rs. 7,000|
|Elementary Education||The untrained permanent teachers should having passed 10+2 standard examination with 50% marks and above, teaching at primary and elementary level (standard I to VIII) in recognized schools. The teachers should have minimum two years teaching experience at the time of seeking admission||Rs. 12,000|
|Value-added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds||10+2 Senior secondary pass outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU||Rs. 11,000|
|Tourism Studies||Rs. 3,500|
|Urdu||10th pass (with Urdu as one of the subjects) or its equivalent or a Certificate in Urdu language from IGNOU||Rs. 1,500|
|BPO Finance & Accounting||10+2 or its equivalent – with English as compulsory subject and 50% aggregate or bachelor’s degree and above||Rs, 16,000|
|Watershed Management||10+2 Senior secondary pass outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU||Rs. 10,000|
IGNOU M.Phil, Ph.D. Admission 2018
|Course||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Course Fee|
|M.Phil. (Regular)||Commerce||Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline, with minimum 55 % marks (50% marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates)||Rs. 10,500|
|Economics||Only the candidates who have qualified UGC-NET with JRF in Economics are eligible.|
|Ph.D. (Regular)||Chemistry||M.Phil degree / Master’s degree in the relevant discipline||Rs. 7,000|
|Food & Nutritional Sciences||M.Phil Degree and a Masters Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition||Rs. 14,000|
|Gender and Development Studies||Master’s degree in Gender Studies or Gender & Development Studies with minimum 55% marks|
|Women’s Studies||Master’s degree in Women’s Studies or Gender Studies with minimum 55% marks|
|Geography||M.A./M.Sc. in Geography, Earth Systems Science and Relevant Discipline of Geospatial Technology||Rs. 7,000|
|Hindi||Master’s Degree and/or M.Phil. Degree in Hindi Language and Literature||Rs. 14,000|
|History||M.Phil degree / Master’s degree in History||Rs. 14,000|
|Library & Information Science||M.Phil Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in a relevant discipline||Rs. 14,000|
|Management||M.Phil Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in a relevant discipline||Rs. 21,000|
|Nursing||M.Phil degree / Master’s degree in the relevant discipline||Rs. 14,000|
|Political Science||Master’s Degree and/or M.Phil. Degree in Political Science or allied disciplines||Rs. 14,000|
|Psychology||M.Phil degree / Master’s degree in Psychology||Rs. 14,000|
|Anthropology||Master’s Degree and/or M.Phil. Degree in Anthropology or equivalent areas – Sociology, History, Forensic Science, Demography, Public Health|
|Public Administration||M.Phil degree / Master’s degree in Public Administration||Rs. 14,000|
|Environmental Studies||M.Sc Environmental Science and allied sciences & technology degree|
|Social Work||MSW / M.A. (Social Work)||Rs. 14,000|
|Sociology||M.Phil Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in a relevant discipline||Rs. 14,000|
|Distance Education||Master’s Degree and/or M.Phil. Degree in Distance Education/Education/Mass Communication and New media studies|
Master’s Degree in Distance Education/ MA Education/M.Ed / Masters in Mass Communication and new media study / any Masters Degree with B.Ed/M.Ed
|Biochemistry||UGC-NET(including JRF)/UGC/ CSIR-NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE or should be a teacher fellowship UGC holder||Rs. 14,000|
|Life Sciences||M.Phil or a PG degree in a relevant area of the discipline with minimum 55% (50% marks for SC/ST/PH candidates)||Rs. 14,000|
|Physics||UGC-NET(including JRF)/UGC/ CSIR-NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE or should be a teacher fellowship UGC holder||Rs. 14,000|
|Geology||Postgraduate in relevant area of discipline with minimum 55% in Geology / Applied Geology / Earth Science / Marine Geology / Hydrogeology with M.Phil or 5 years’ relevant research / teaching / professional experience||Rs. 14,000|
|Translation Studies||Master’s Degree and/or M.Phil. Degree in Translation Studies or in allied subjects||Rs. 7,000|
IGNOU Admission Application Form 2018
Those students are aspiring to get admission in the undergraduate and postgraduate in the various fields, they can fill the application form through online mode from the official website of IGNOU University. The application form details as mentioned below.
- Application form of undergraduate, post graduate courses will be available from the 3rd week of July.
- The last date for Diploma, Certificate courses on last week of June
- For the M.Phil/ PhPh.D.admissions, the last date to submit applications for July 2018 session.
- The application form will be available through online mode from the official website of IGNOU.
- Applicants can download the application form and they have to fill all of the required details in application form carefully.
- The students can make the payment of application fee through online mode by using credit, debit, net banking and ATM card.
IGNOU Admission Procedure
The applicants can get admission in their aspiring programs by following the procedure mentioned below.
- As per the eligibility criteria, the applicants can fill the application form of their choice of course and they can apply in the entrance examination conducted by the authority.
- After filling all of the details, applicants have to submit it and as per the marks scored by candidates in the preferred examination, the applicants will be selected for admission.
- Applicants should have to attach the required original documents with the application form at the time of admission and they also have to pay the admission fee and start their academic session as per chosen mode.