Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou), one of the Mega-University in the world, announces admissions to its Distance Education Academic Programmes for the Academic Cycle commencing from January 2017.
Admissions are open From 21-October-2015 for Jan-2017 Session
Last date for all Programmes is 30th November, 2015 and with late fee of Rs 300 is 21st December, 2015
You can apply for 148 academic programmes on offer through the Common Prospectus in January 2017 session. For details of the Programmes on offer, please see the Common Prospectus at www.ignou.ac.in. Once the Admission Form is successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation to that effect. The University will provide you further information with regard to confirmation of your admission, allotment of study centre and other details for induction etc. in due course.
The application procedure is in two steps:
Step1 : Applying For Entrance Exam.
Step2 : Applying for Admission.
Candidates can apply ‘ON-LINE’ through IGNOU’s website www.ignou.ac.in. The candidate should supply all details while filling the Online Form and upload their scanned images of photograph & signature. After successful submission of data, Candidates are required to take printout of Confirmation Page for record and keep it for their reference.
The University follows the ‘Credit System’ for all the programmes. Each credit in our system is equivalent to 30 hours of study comprising all learning activities (i.e. reading and comprehending the print material, listening to audio, watching video, attending counseling sessions, teleconference and writing assignment responses). Thus, a 4-credit course involves about 120 hours of study. This helps the learner to know the academic effort he/she has to put in, to successfully complete a course. Completion of an academic programme (Degree/ Diploma/ Certificate) requires successful completion of the assignments, practicals, projects and the term-end examination of each course in a programme.
6 Simple Steps to Fill Online Application for Admission
Step1 : Firstly logged into the official website i.e. www.onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in.
Step2 : Now find 'Applicant login' section given at right side of webpage.
Step3 : Click on "LOGIN" button from the homepage of Online admission system and then login with your UserName and password by clicking the "LOGIN" button given on the login screen.
Step4 : Fill personal details, programme details, qualification details, course details, and correspondence details. Remember, while filling qualification details :-
☞ If your subjects are different than the subjects mentioned; click the "OTHERS" check box.
☞ For those with qualification of graduation and above, in the field "Board Code" select "9999".
Step5 : Pay your Programme fee through debit/credit card and Net banking (UBI):-
☞ Payment by Debit/Credit Card: You have to select Debit/Credit Card option to pay the programme fee and follow the online instruction to complete the payment of fee. After successful payment, you will be able to print/save the payment confirmation slip.
☞ Payment by Net banking : If you have net banking account select this option. You will be redirected to your bank website.
Step6 : Upload Scanned Documents: Remember, before this step you should must have the relevant scanned documents (All the documents being uploaded should be self attested). These include:
✓ Scanned Photograph (less than 50 KB)
✓ Scanned Signature (less than 30 KB)
✓ Scanned copy of Age Proof.
✓ Scanned copy of relevant Educational Qualification (less than 100 KB)
✓ Scanned Copy of Experience Certificate (if any). (less than 100 KB)
✓ Scanned Copy of Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC. (less than 100 KB)
✓ Scanned Copy of BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line. (less than 100 KB)
Once you have uploaded the document and click the "NEXT" button you will get the Form Preview option. Save/Print your form for future reference.
Admission Procedure for IGNOU Courses 2017
Step 1: Check your Eligibility
Step 2: Obtain the Prospectus
Step 3: Fill in the Form 1
Step 4: Send your Application Form 1 to IGNOU HQ
Step 5: Prepare and Attend the Entrance Test
Step 6: Apply for Admission to Ignou Courses
Related to the programmes & courses offered by IGNOU, their eligibility, duration, admission process, study centres etc. and specific queries related to the courses like B.Com. (F&A), B.Com. (C&A), B.Sc. (Nursing), B.Ed., MBA, M.Ed, PhD etc. please contact the Student Service Centre, at