IGNOU Admission 2021: Degree, PG, Diploma, Certificates Courses in Open University

IGNOU Admission 2021 notification released on its official website for Degree, PG, Diploma, Certificates Courses in Open University. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started the online application process for 2021.

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended admission deadline for July 2020 cycle. According to an official statement, candidates can now apply up to December 31 at ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in.

Recently, IGNOU started re-registration for January 2021 cycle. As per an official statement by IGNOU, “Re-registration means registering for next year/semester of a Programme. So it is applicable only to students enrolled in undergraduate / postgraduate / semester-based programmes of two-three year duration”

Students who are interested in pursuing any of the 173 programmes offered by the university from the official website. The Indira Gandhi National Open University, IGNOU re-registration has been started for January 2021 cycle. Candidates who want to apply for the admission to IGNOU can visit the official website at ignou.samarth.edu.in to complete the registration process.

IGNOU January admission 2021 registration process has been started on February 4, 2021, by the Indira Gandhi National Open University. Candidates willing to apply for any UG, PG courses provided by IGNOU, can apply from the official website of IGNOU: ignou.ac.in. The programmes will be offered both in open and distance mode. The last date to apply for the admission process is till deadline

IGNOU is giving the students time till December 31 to submit their relevant documents failing which their admission will stand cancelled. All applicants who are provided Provisional Admissions would be required to submit the pass certificate of the qualifying examination latest by 31-01-2021, failing which their admission shall be cancelled and the fee shall be refunded as per rules.

Applicants of Programmes for which eligibility requirement for admission is a Bachelor degree, have passed the 2nd year/5th semester of the Bachelor Degree and submitted the marks sheet in support of it.

IGNOU AdmissionLast Date for Registration
January 2021 cycle31-03-2021
July 2020 cycle31-01-2021
IGNOU Admission Last Date
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The online program exam date would be conducted in January/ February 2021. The last date has been extended for degree courses only. Other courses the last date have not been extended. Candidates who want to apply for the July session can follow these simple steps given below.

The academic session for the bachelors, masters and science stream courses in science, social science, humanities and management begins in January for this academic year. Interested candidates can apply through the website- ignou.ac.in till October 31 now for bachelor’s, PG diploma, diploma, PG certificate, and certificate programmes.

Indira Gandhi National Open University, or IGNOU, has announced the admission to its academic programmes offered through ODL mode for the January 2021 academic session on its official website.

The programmes on offer include Master’s degrees, Bachelor’s degrees, PG diploma and diploma, PG certificate and certificate programmes, and Appreciation/Awareness level programmes. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the programmes online at ignou.ac.in on or before 15-03-2021.

Candidates may submit admission application form for all Masters/ Bachelor/ Diplomas programs.  The candidates who want to take admission into online or offline courses of IGNOU can visit the official website – onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in

IGNOU Admission 2021 Details

IGNOU UG Admission 2021IGNOU PG Admissions 2021
Conducting Agency NameIndira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
TitleDownload IGNOU Admission 2021 notification
SubjectIGNOU has released Open Degree, PG, Diploma, Certificates Course Admission notification
Full-FormIGNOU Degree, PG, Diploma, Certificates Courses Admission in Open University
CategoryAdmission
Mode Of AdmissionsOnline
Official Websitewww.ignou.ac.in
IGNOU Admissions 2020 – Details

Apply for the IGNOU Admission 2021:

  1. Visit the official page of IGNOU Admissions 2021 – onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in
  2. On the homepage, you will find “Register yourself” link, click on the link and submit the required details
  3. Note down the enrollment number for future reference. It will be your username for future login
  4. In case you have already registered, then log in using your username and password
  5. Now, select the program and enter all the details as asked in the application form
  6. Cross-check the details entered and click on submit button
  7. Pay the application fee and program fee
  8. Note down the reference slip

Those aspirants who are interested to apply for the courses must submit the form on the official website of the university, ignou.ac.in.

Admission shall be done on the basis of the score obtained in the entrance test conducted by IGNOU all over India.  The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) programme is offered in English and Hindi medium.  The minimum duration of the programme is two years. However, the maximum period allowed for completion of the programme is five years.

ELIGIBILITY: The candidates should have at least 50% 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.

Only those candidates whose results are declared and qualified at the time of submitting the entrance cum application form are eligible. Along with other requisite certificates, a candidate should also submit Marksheet and Certificate of completion of a teacher education programme through face-to-face mode duly recognized by NCTE.

First-time applicants are advised to click the available programme tab on the homepage of the online admission system and select the desired programme and carefully read the details of the programme including eligibility criteria, fee details, duration, etc. Applicants can also download the complete details of all the above programmes from the IGNOU website. For more information about IGNOU Programmes and admission, an email may be sent to registrarsrd@ignou.ac.in.

IGNOU is also offering B.Com (A&F) and M.Com(F&T), B.Com(CA&A) and M.Com(BP&CG), B.Com(F&CA) and M.Com(MA&FS) in collaboration with the INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA, Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Cost of the Prospectus: Rs. 750/- (add Rs. 50/- for getting by post).

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has begun admissions for its Bachelor Preparatory Programme, PG diploma, diploma and certificate programmes for Januar session. BPP is a non-formal channel to be eligible for a BA (bachelor of arts), B.Com (bachelor of commerce), bachelor in social work and bachelor in tourism studies of the university.

The university’s tie-up with the ministry of electronics and information technology gave students access to the ( Common Service Centres) CSCs, which function as delivery points for social welfare schemes, health care and education services in rural areas to ensure social, financial and digital inclusion. IGNOU has also invited applications from candidates for Ph D and M Phil programmes (regular mode). 

Indira Gandhi National Open University invites applications for admission to its Distance Educational Academic Programmes for the Academic Cycle commencing from January 2020.

The programmes offered by IGNOU include all undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, certificate, PG Certificate and appreciation/awareness level programmes.

  1. Master Degree: MA, MTTM, M.Com, MCA, MLIS, M.Sc.
  2. Bachelor Degree: B.Sc, BA, B.Com, BCA, BLIS, BSW.
  3. Bachelor Preparatory Programme: BPP
  4. PG Diploma & Diploma Programmes
  5. Certificates Programmes

The university invited admission for 136 programmes in online mode and 11 programmes in offline mode. The programme is available in nine regional languages – English, Oriya, Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam and Gujarati. Its duration is minimum six months and maximum of two years.

Courses such as B.Com (A&F), B.Com (CA&A), MA (Education), M.Com (BP&CG), MBA (Banking and Finance) and MBA are offered offline by the university.

Admissions to the certificate programmes of the university offered through the common prospectus have ended. IGNOU also offers B.Com (A&F) and M.Com (F&T), B.Com (CA &A) and M.Com (BP & CG), B.Com (F &CA) and M.Com (MA & FS) in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI), Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Institute of Cost Accountants of India.

“Performing and visual arts, inter and trans-disciplinary studies, translation, engineering and technology, extension and development studies, foreign languages, journalism and new media studies and vocational education and training are some of the other disciplines available for interested students,” the university said in a notice.

“The programme is meant for those students who do not have the essential qualifications of 10+2. In the absence of such a qualifying certificate, these students are deprived of higher education. BPP has been designed to meet this gap for which no prior formal education is required,

IGNOU course on spiritualism: The inauguration for the course is likely to take place at the Akshardham Research Centre that is on the premises of the temple in Delhi. The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is considering establishing a Swami Narayan Chair in its campus and launch value education and spiritualism programmes by January 2020.

Prof. Ravindra Kumar, Vice Chancellor, IGNOU, announced this during a meeting with the representatives of the Swami Narayan sansthan recently, a press release from the university states.

The press release quotes one of the representatives from the spiritual group as saying: “We look forward to teach today’s generation the rich culture and values of India.

We aim to bring into their notice that education is not only studying engineering, medical, commerce, philosophy etc., but its connotations are wide. Around 60,000 students per year undergo our examination but with no certification.

Around 22,000 students are associated with us from USA, England and Africa with all our curriculum online.” “We are not a regular college, but still it has a curriculum and examination system,” he added.

Recently, the university launched 11 free online MOOC courses out of which two a certificate course in Russian and a certificate course in e-learning are already functional.

IGNOU , Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU), one of the Mega-Universities in the world, has issued UG, PG and Diploma Courses Admission Notification. IGNOU invites applications from the eligible candidates for admissions into Distance Education Academic Programmes (Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Diploma Courses).

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has released an official notification inviting all the interested, eligible candidates for admission to the undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, postgraduate diploma, and certificate courses in various disciplines.

The programmes on offer are from diverse disciplines viz., sciences, social sciences, humanities, computer science, health science, agriculture, management, education, social work, tourism, law, performing and visual arts, inter and trans-disciplinary studies, translation, engineering and technology, extension and development studies, foreign languages, journalism and new media studies and vocational education and training.

All the eligible candidates are requested to apply through prescribed format latest by June 30  for July Admissions.

Steps to apply: Log on to the official website, ignou.ac.in; Click on the link for the admission portal; Click to register; Enter all the required details in the prescribed format; Upload all the scanned documents; Click to submit; Note: All the candidates are advised to take a print out of the same for further reference.

Master Degree Courses:
MA (Philosophy), MA (Gandhi and Peace Studies), MA (Extension & Development Studies), MA (Education), MA Anthropology), MA (Gender & Development Studies), Master of Social Work (MSW), MA (Distance Education), MA (Economics), MA (English), MA (Hindi), MA (History), MA (Political Science), MA (Psychology), MA (Public Admin.), MA (Rural Development), MA (Sociology), MA (Tourism Management), MCom, Master of Computer Applications(MCA), Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), MSc (Dietetics and Food Services Management)(MScDFSM), M.Sc. Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science.

Bachelors Degree Courses:
Bachelor of Science (BSc) (with major in Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences), Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Arts Tourism Studies, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), Bachelor of Library & Information Science (BLIS), Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), Bachelor Preparatory Programme(BPP).

PG Diploma & Diploma Courses:
PG Diploma in Library Automation and Networking,  Participatory Management of Displacement, Resettlement & Rehabilitation, Analytical Chemistry,   Audio Programme Production,  Criminal Justice,  Disaster Management, Educational Management & Administration,  Educational Technology,  

Environment and Sustainable Development,  Extension & Development Studies,  Folklore & Culture Studies,  Gandhi & Peace Studies,  Higher Education, Information Security,  Intellectual Property Rights,  International Business Operation,  Journalism & Mass Communication, Pharmaceutical Sales Management,  Pre Primary  Education,  Rural Development,  School Leadership and Management, Social Work among  Tribal, Translation,  Hospital & Health Management, Geriatric Medicine.

Diploma in Aquaculture,  BPO Finance & Accounting,  Creative Writing in English,  Early Childhood Care and Education,  HIV and Family Education,  Nutrition & Health Education,  Panchayat Level Administration & Development,  Paralegal Practice, Tourism Studies,  Urdu,  Women Empowerment & Development, Nursing Administration, Critical Care Nursing.

PG Certificate and Certificate Course: Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management, Information Security.

PG Certificate in Extension & Development Studies, Adult Education, Cyber Law, Patent Practice, Bangala-Hindi-Translation, Malayalam-Hindi-Translation, Agriculture Policy, Gandhi & Peace Studies.
Certificate in Indigenous Art Practices,

Visual Arts-Painting, Applied Arts, Performing Arts-Hindustani Music, Karnatak Music, Bharatnatyam, Theatre Arts,  Arabic Language, Disaster Management, Environmental Studies, NGO Management, Business Skills, Teaching English, Functional English(basic level),

Urdu Language, HIV & Family Education, Social work and Criminal Justice System, Health Care & Waste Management, Newborn & Infant Nursing, Home-Based Health Care, Community Radio, Tourism Studies, Food & Nutrition, Nutrition & Child Care,

Rural Development, Sericulture, Organic Farming, Water Harvesting & Management, Poultry Farming, Beekeeping, Human Rights, Consumer Protection, Co-operation, Cooperative Law & Business Law,

Anti Human Trafficking, International Humanitarian Law, Information Technology, Guidance, Laboratory Techniques, Ayush Nursing(Ayurveda), Adolescent Health Counselling, Value Education, Communication & IT Skills, Maternal & Child Health, Nursing.

How to Apply: Through Online mode Only

Steps to apply for IGNOU Registration:

  • Visit the official website of IGNOU.
  • On the homepage, click on the registration link.
  • Choose re-registration from the options.
  • A new page will appear on the screen.
  • Proceed to sign-in.
  • Register yourself, and fill the application form.
  • Submit the online fee and click on the submit option.

Direct link to apply

For more details: Visit IGNOU Website- www.ignou.ac.in or contact nearest IGNOU Regional Centre/Study Centre for latest news and updates.

Prospectus:  Cost of Prospectus from Regional Centre In-person: Rs.150/-, or By post from the REGISTRAR, Student Registration Division, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110 068. by sending a DD of Rs.200/- in favour of IGNOU, New Delhi. It can also be downloaded from the university website www.ignou.ac.in.

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