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INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY , DISTANCE EDUCATION

University | 1985

Introduction

Indira Gandhi National Open University, the university was established in the year of 1985. The university offers various distance and part-time courses to the students. Indira Gandhi National Open University or IGNOU began by offering 2 programs in 1987, with the strength of approximately 4,000 students. Now, the university serves more than 3 million students in India as well as abroad through its 21 schools in 67 regional centers and 29 overseas partner institutions.

IGNOU also offers more than 200 programs like diplomas, certificates, degrees as well as doctoral-level courses. IGNOU offers admissions twice in the year in January as well as July. For the session of January, the online registration process will start from November, and for the session of July, the registration will start in May-June.

IGNOU conducts TEE twice a year. IGNOU was also declared as the largest institution of higher learning in the year 2010 by UNESCO. As a world leader in distance education, the university has also been honored multiple times with awards of excellence by the Commonwealth of Learning Canada.

Being an open university IGNOU has also formed a CPC or Campus Placement Cell. IGNOU students also have received job offers from reputed companies, like Radical Minds Technologies, Reliance Life Insurance, Aegis Services Pvt. Ltd., Aegon Life Insurance, Aviva India, and many more.

Highlights of IGNOU

Particulars  Information 
Name of the university Indira Gandhi National Open University
Known as IGNOU
Founded in 1885
Total number of schools 21
Total number of learner support centers 2,667
Total courses offered by university More than 200
Total number of faculty members 800+

Top Courses & Fees

Master of Arts
Political Science Economics
Sociology  English 
Bachelor of Science
Nursing  
Master of Business Administration
Human Resource Management Banking
General  Banking and Finance
Bachelor of Arts
Economics  Political Science
English  History 
Hindi  Public Administration
Urdu  Sanskrit 
Tourism Studies Mathematics 
Tourism Studies Anthropology
Bachelor of Science
Anthropology  Biochemistry
Bachelor of Library Science
PG Diploma
Master of Computer Application

 

Fees Structure of IGNOU: 

Course  Fee Structure (Approx.)
Bachelor of Arts Rupees 8,700
Bachelor of Business Administration Rupees 27,000
Bachelor of Commerce Rupees 8,700
Bachelor of Science Rupees 14,100
Bachelor of Computer Application Rupees 42,000
B.Lib. Sc Rupees 7,500
Master of Arts Rupees 12,600
Master of Science Rupees 33,600

Admission

IGNOU offers admission on the basis of the entrance exam or obtained marks in the previous qualifying exam. Check the below details to take admission:
Admission into the UG programs B.Com, BAVTM, BCA, B.Sc, BA will be based on the merit list and it is obtained marks in the intermediate in its equivalent exam
In the BBA course, the admission will be based on a merit list
For MBA applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of obtained marks in Bachelor’s degree program
The admission into BLIS program will be based on obtained marks in Bachelor’s degree or any one-year diploma in Library Science.

Key Points to Remember

  • There are walk-in admissions will be done throughout the year of the Bachelor’s Preparatory program
  • For Management programs, there is an entrance test (OPENMAT) that will be held twice a year
  • In B.Ed program will be done through the national level entrance exam
  • There is age relaxation for ST/ PD/ SC applicants i.e. 5%

 

Registration Process for the End Term Exam

  • Go to the official website to fill the application form
  • Tick on the CheckBox on the Agree and Declaration
  • Click on the proceed button to fill the application form
  • Enter your program's code
  • Enter your enrollment number
  • Pay your application form
  • Click on Submit button

Eligibility Criteria of Indira Gandhi National Open University:

Bachelor of Arts Eligibility Criteria
Bachelor of Business Administration Must have completed intermediate exam from the recognized board 
Bachelor of Commerce Must have completed intermediate exam from the recognized board
Bachelor of Science Must have completed intermediate exam from the recognized board
Bachelor of Computer Application Must have completed intermediate exam from the recognized board
B.Lib. Sc Must have completed graduation degree from the recognized university
Master of Arts Must have completed graduation degree from the recognized university
Master of Science Must have completed graduation degree from the recognized university
Master of Business Administration Must have completed graduation degree with at least 50% marks from the recognized university
Master of Education Must have completed B.Ed with at least 50% marks

Download the Hall Tickets for the End Term Exam:

  • IGNOU has made available the Hall tickets for all the courses offered by the IGNOU 
  •  University. The university also published the corresponding Grade card for the results.
  • Steps to download the IGNOU Hall Ticket
  • Log in to the official website and then click on the Hall Tickets for the Term & Exam link
  • Applicant should enter his or her 9- digit enrollment number and course
  • Upon successful submission, the hall ticket will be displayed on the screen
  • Subsequently, the candidates can download the hall ticket for the corresponding

Facilities

Library Ambulance Play Ground ATM Boys Hostels A/c Parking BIOMATRIC CHECKING SYSTEM Tuck Shops AC Dining Hall Earn while you learn

Q&A

Ques: What will be the eligibility criteria for B.Ed and M.Ed exams?
Ans:
The eligibility criteria for the B.Ed course will be applicants must have complete a Graduation degree with at least 55% marks. The eligibility criteria for M.Ed program applicants must have to complete B. Ed with at least 55% marks also has two years of teaching experience.

 

Ques: What are details printed on IGNOU study material status?
Ans:
The details printed of IGNOU study material status of 2022:

  • Name of the applicants
  • Program Code
  • Communication address
  • Regional Center Code
  • Bar Code
  • Name of the Academic Session
  • Expected date of delivery
  • Bar Code

 

Ques: What are the cost of registration at IGNOU and the mode of payment?
Ans:
Applicants can find their respective courses from the official website. Make the draft in the favour of IGNOU at the regional center located. For PGDGM, BScN, DNA, CNIC, DNA, PGDMCH, and many more options.

 

Ques: What are payment cards accepted for the fee payment at the IGNOU?
Ans:
The VISA and Master Cards are accepted for making the payment for the course. Applicants need to be done through Net Banking.

 

Ques: Does the IGNOU have the grievance redressal cell?
Ans:
Yes, IGNOU has a grievance redressal cell for the students which is recognized as the SSC (Student Service Center). There are helpline numbers also offered on the official website of the IGNOU.

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