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IGNOU Admission 2019: Registration, Last Date, Online Application Form, Admission Procedure
urrently ranked among the largest open universities in the world, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) was established in 1985 and currently offers 227 academic programmes through 67 Regional Centres spread across the country. For July session, the online registration for most of the courses usually commences in the month of May every year and ends in the last week of June. However, for some specific courses, the last date of admission may vary.
IGNOU Admission 2019 Facts
- IGNOU 2019 OPENMAT XLV Results declared.
- IGNOU 2019 TEE June application form dates extended till April 15, 2019. Check Here
- IGNOU 2019 OPENMAT XLV July Admit card is available for downloading. Check IGNOU MBA Admission Process
- IGNOU 2019 M.Phil/Ph.D July Session Registration will start from March 7, 2019. Check IGNOU M.Phil/Ph.D Admission Process
- IGNOU 2019 Admission: Re- registration dates UG and PG Semester programs extended till May 31 2019.
Those seeking admission can apply through the IGNOU Online admission portal within the stipulated time. Candidates can also re-register for certain UG, PG and Research courses offered by IGNOU before within the stipulated time through the IGNOU re-registration portal. For admission to most of the IGNOU courses offered by the University, candidates are shortlisted for admission on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying degree. However, in case of some specific courses, the University conducts an admission test for selection of students.
As per the semester examinations, IGNOU Delhi conducts Term-end Examination twice a year i.e. June & December. For more information regarding online admission process and admit card issued by the university, students
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- There are walk-in-admissions throughout the year for Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme and all Certificate Programmes [Except Certificate in Rural Surgery (CRS) and Certificate in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM)]
- For Management courses, an entrance test viz. OPENMAT is held twice a year.
- Admission to Bachelor of Education (B. Ed.) programme is done through a national level entrance test.
- A relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks is allowed to SC/ST/PD candidates
- The University conducts Term-end Examination twice a year.
IGNOU MBA Admission 2019
IGNOU provides two specialization courses in Management for graduate students. These courses are for a minimum period of two and a half years. Candidates seeking admission must have completed graduation in any discipline with minimum 50% marks for general category and should also have cleared OPENMAT examination, conducted by IGNOU.
For the current academic session, the OPENMAT XLIV entrance test for management programs will be conducted in December. Candidates can download the hall ticket/ admit card for OPENMAT XLIV from the official IGNOU website upon entering their Enrolment Number.
- Log on to the official IGNOU website and click the ‘Admit Card for OPENMAT XLIV Entrance Test for Management Programme‘ link.
- Next, the candidate should enter his/her enrollment number OR Enter his/her name along with the date of birth.
- Upon successful submission, the corresponding Hall Ticket/ Admit Card will be displayed on the screen. Please verify all the details printed on the IGNOU Admit Card.
Course Specialization Eligibility Criteria Duration Course Fee MBA Business Administration Graduation in any discipline with 50 % marks for general category and 45 % for reserved category 2.5 years Rs. 31,500 Banking & Finance The Candidate should be a member of the Indian Institute of Bankers and a graduate from any recognized Institute
Selection of candidates to the IGNOU management programmes (MBA, DIM, PGDIM and PG Diplomas in HRM, FM, OM, MM and FMP) will be done on the basis of the score obtained in the OPENMAT, conducted all over India twice a year. Subsequently, a result card will be dispatched to all the candidates who have appeared in the OPENMAT examination. It will indicate whether the candidate has qualified or not for the IGNOU MBA programmes on the basis of cut-off score as per the University guidelines.
Candidates seeking admission to IGNOU management programmes can register for OPENMAT by downloading the information brochure conatining the application form and send it upon completion along with the prescribed fee. To know more about Management programmes admissions at IGNOU, students can go through the IGNOU MBA Admissions 2019.
IGNOU B.Ed and M.Ed. Admission 2019
In addition to various UG, PG and Research courses, IGNOU also offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Education, each of two years duration. Admission to the B.Ed and M.Ed. programme is done on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance test, conducted by IGNOU at all India level. Hall tickets for the entrance tests can be downloaded by the participating students from the official IGNOU website. IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test is usually held in the month of August every year.
Course Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria 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 Entrance Test – M.Ed. Education B.Ed.(55% marks) with 2 years teaching/professional experinece in a Government/ Government recognized school/NCTE recognized teacher education/research institution in education Rs. 40,000
Candidate will be required to submit duly filled-in application form along with self-attested copies of documents as specified in Entrance-cum-Admission Form. The programme fee should be submitted only through Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of “IGNOU”, payable at the city where the Regional Centre is situated. The original documents should be submitted later by the students for verification, upon receiving offer letter for admission. For detailed admission information regarding B.Ed, M.Ed courses, read IGNOU B.Ed, M.Ed Admissions 2019
IGNOU UG and PG Admission 2019
IGNOU offers a wide variety of Distance UG courses under various different specialization for 10+2 qualified students. Admission to the IGNOU courses usually commences in the month of February and the selection of eligible candidates is done based on their 10+2 examination marks. Apart from the Bachelor’s degree, the college also provides several Diploma courses for the Undergraduate students.
- The Bachelor’s Degree offered by the University are for a minimum period of three years except for the Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) and B.L.I.Sc. which are offered for a minimum duration of one year
- The UG Diploma courses offered are for a minimum duration of one year except for Diploma in Elementary Education which is for a period of two years
List of all the UG courses (including Diploma) along with fees offered by IGNOU
Course Specializations Eligibility Criteria Course Fees BA 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. B.Sc Rs. 10,500 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 atleast 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
In addition to the UG courses, IGNOU also offers a plethora of Postgraduate and PG Diploma courses for the graduate students willing to pursue higher studies in their respective field.
- All the Post Graduate courses except for M.C.A. and M.L.I.Sc. are offered for a minimum duration of 2 years.
- M.C.A. course is offered for a minimum duration of three years
- M.L.I.Sc. is offered for a minimum period of one year
- The PG Diploma courses are offered for a minimum period of one year
List of all the PG courses (including Diploma) with fees offered under IGNOU
Course Specialization Eligibility Criteria Course Fees MA Economics Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, with or without a degree in education from a recognized University Rs. 12,000 Distance Education Rs. 3,700 Adult Education Rs. 12,000 English Rs. 5,000 Extension & Development Studies Rs. 9,000 Gandhi and Peace Studies Rs. 9,000 Gender and Development Studies Rs. 9,000 Women’s and Gender Studies Students having a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% aggregate Rs. 12,000 Hindi Graduation in any discipline Rs. 9,000 History Rs. 9,000 Philosophy Rs. 9,000 Political Science Rs. 9,000 Psychology Rs. 13,000 Public Administration Rs. 9,000 Rural Development Rs. 9,000 Sociology Rs. 9,000 Translation Studies Graduate in any discipline with adequate knowledge of Hindi and English Rs. 9,000 Anthropology Graduation in any discipline Rs. 14,000 M.Sc. Hospitality Administration B.Sc. Degree in Hospitality and Hotel Administration from NCHMCT and IGNOU or Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from AICTE approved Institutes Rs. 10,000 Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science Graduates from a recognised University/Institution with a Major, or Honours in Mathematics with at least fifty % marks in aggregate Rs. 22,000 Counselling and Family Therapy Bachelor’s degree with specialization in subjects like Human Development and Family Studies, Child Development, Human Development and Childhood Studies, Child Development and Family Relationships, Home Science, Psychology, Social Work, Medicine or other allied disciplines Rs. 28,000 Dietetics and Food Service Management B Sc Home Science with specialisation in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition or PG Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition or its equivalent M.Com General Graduates in any discipline or equivalent from a recognised university Rs. 11,000 Finance & Taxation Rs. 7,000 Business Policy and Corporate Governance Graduates in any discipline or equivalent from a recognised university/ institute and passed in Company Secretaryship Executive Programme Management Accounting & Financial Strategies Graduates in any discipline or equivalent from a recognised university/ institute and passed in ICWAI Intermediate Course M.L.I.Sc. Library & Information Sc. Candidates who have BLIS Degree or its equivalent from any recognised university and similar institutions Rs. 9,000 MSW Social Work Graduation in any discipline Rs. 27,000 Social Work (Counselling) Rs. 15,000 MTTM Tourism & Travel Management Category 1: : BTS; BA (Tourism); B.Sc. Hospitality and Hotel Administration (BHM); Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management (approved by AICTE) and those students who have done their Graduation in any filed along with a Diploma in Tourism
Category 2: Bachelor’s Degree in any field
Rs.9,000 (Category 1) Rs. 11,000 (Category 2) M.C.A. Computer Applications Any Bachelor’s degree of minimum three year duration from a recognized University and Mathematics as one of the subject at 10+2 level or graduation level Rs. 54,000 PG Diploma Urban Planning and Development Graduate from any discipline Rs. 2,800 Analytical Chemistry Science Graduates with Chemistry as one of the subjects Rs. 6,000 Audio Programme Production Graduate from any discipline Rs. 10,000 Book Publishing Bachelor’s Degree+Knowledge or English & Knowledge of Word Processing Rs. 7,500 Criminal Justice Graduates in law, criminology, social work and functionaries of Criminal Justice Administration Rs. 9,000 Disaster Management Bachelor’s degree in any discipline Rs. 5,000 Adult Education: Participatory Adult Learning, Documentation and Information Networking Rs. 6,000 Education Technology Rs. 5,500 Environment and Sustainable Development Rs. 5,500 Extension and Development Studies Rs. 4,500 Folklore and Culture Studies Rs. 2,200 Food Safety and Quality Management Graduation/ Post Graduation in Science with Chemistry/ Biochemistry or Microbiology as one of the subjects Rs. 12,000 Gandhi and Peace Studies Bachelor’s degree in any discipline Rs. 3,500 Women’s & Gender Studies Rs. 6,000 Geriatric Medicine MBBS Doctors after internship Rs. 23,000 HIV Medicine MBBS from any recognized University Rs. 50,000 Hospital and Health Management Medical/ Dental graduates from a Medical Dental Institute recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI) or the Dental Council of India, or Graduates in the Indian system of Medicine, Homeopathy, Nursing and Pharmacy, recognised by the respective Council along with three years of hospital experience OR
Graduates holding M.B.A. Degree or P.G. Diploma in Financial, Material or Personal Management, with five years of hospital experience
Rs. 11,000 Higher Education Teachers in an institution of higher learning or Post-Graduate degree holders in any subject or Professional Degree Rs. 2,500 Higher Education Management Intellectual Property Rights Graduate in any discipline Rs. 8,500 Journalism and Mass Communication Graduation in any discipline and two-years experience in media/communication organisations in positions such as script writer, reporter, sub editor, photographer, technical Assistant, PRO etc. Rs. 3,500 Library Automation and Networking Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science Rs. 15,000 International Business Operations Graduate in any discipline or equivalent qualification from a recognised university Rs. 9,000 Maternal and Child Health MBBS degree and should have completed compulsory internship before January 1st of the respective academic session Rs. 23,000 Counselling and Family Therapy Bachelor’s degree with specialization in subjects like Human Development and Family Studies, Child Development, Human Development and Childhood Studies, Child Development and Family Relationships, Home Science, Psychology, Social Work, Medicine or other allied disciplines Rs. 14,000 Pharmaceutical Sales Management B.Sc, B.Pharm, B.IMS, BAMS, BUMS, Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy etc and also to Non-Science Graduates with Diploma in pharmacy Rs. 7,000 Plantation Management Graduation in any discipline Rs. 5,500 Pre-Primary Education Rs. 8,000 Educational Management and Administration Rs. 5,500 Rural Development Rs. 2,000 School Leadership and Management Prospective and in-service school Head Teachers/Principals with Graduate degree from a recognised university or Post-Graduate teachers aspiring to be School Heads/Principals in near future Rs. 5,000 Social Work among the Tribals Graduation in any discipline Rs. 7,000 Applied Statistics Graduate in any discipline from any recognised University/Institution/Organisation with at least 50% marks in aggregate Rs. 6,000 Translation Graduate in any discipline with adequate knowledge of Hindi and English Rs. 3,000 Information Security Graduation in any discipline Rs. 9,000
IGNOU M.Phil, Ph.D Admission 2019
The university also provides the candidates with an opportunity to research in their respective fields of study by offering M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses under different specializations. For the July academic session, the university is offering Ph.D in 25 subjects and M.Phil course in 9 subjects. Eligible candidates are required to appear for the entrance test conducted by the university for admission to M.Phil/ Ph.D course. In case of Ph.D, candidates holding M.Phil. degree (along with course work and dissertation both) or those candidates who have cleared NET (conducted by UGC/CSIR/ICAR) or any other equivalent examination will be exempted from appearing in the Entrance Test.
The entrance examination for admission to M.Phil/ Ph.D program will be conducted in 13 cities across the country.
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 Chemistry Political Science Geography Sociology Social Work Distance Education Translation Studies 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 Commerce Rs. 21,000 Statistics 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 MediaStudies
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 an 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 Application Process 2019
For July 2019 session, applications for admission to various UG, PG, Diploma, Certificate in Korean Language and Culture, Certificate in Japanese Language, and Post Graduate Certificate in Acupuncture will start in month of February/March 2019.
- The application form can be submitted online through the official IGNOU website
- The candidates are advised to download the prospectus and read the instructions carefully before filling up the form
- The candidates should remember their Username and Password for subsequent login
- Application fee can be paid by following methods
- Credit Card (Master/Visa)
- Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay)
- Net Banking
- ATM Card (PNB)
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 System” 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”
Pre-requisites for filling up the application form online:
Before filling-up the form online, candidates must possess the following documents:
- Scanned Photograph (less than 100 KB in size)
- Scanned Signature (less than 100 KB in size)
- Scanned copy of Age Proof
- Scanned copy of relevant Educational Qualification (less than 400 KB in size)
- Scanned Copy of Experience Certificate (if any) (less than 400 KB in size)
- Scanned Copy of Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC (less than 400 KB in size)
- Scanned Copy of BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line(less than 400 KB in size)
In order to complete the online registration, candidates can submit the fee by the following methods:
- Credit Card (Master/Visa)
- Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay)
- Net Banking
- ATM Card(PNB)
Upon successful payment, candidates will be able to print/save the payment confirmation slip.
Note: Candidates are suggested to scan documents from their originals. Once the candidate has uploaded the document, they can click the next button for the Form preview option and save/Print the application form for future reference.