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Indira Gandhi National Open University

New Delhi, Delhi

Official Website: http://www.ignou.ac.in
Top Courses: BA, MA, M.PHIL/PH.D, B.ED, M.ED, M.COM, B.COM, M.SC, B.SC, BBA/BBM, MBA/PGDM, BHM, B.SC (NURSING), BCA, MCA


About Indira Gandhi National Open University

Indira Gandhi National Open University is also known as the IGNOU. IGNOU is Distance learning national university situated in New Delhi. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is a world’s largest, most diverse and inclusive higher education institution with over 4 million students and growing. The University set up in 1985 with aims to provide equal opportunities to all the segments of society and to promote open/distance education in India.

Indira Gandhi National Open University started offering academic programmes from 1987 with 4,528 students. There are 226 academic programmes with from doctoral level to awareness level currently on offer in India and abroad.

It also aims to encourage, coordinate and set standards for open and distance education in India, and to become of strength the human resources of India through education. Apart from research and teaching, training and extension form the basis of its academic activities.

Indira Gandhi National Open University Major Courses

LIST OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES for Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU):

Ph.D. Programmes

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Geology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Geography
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Gender and Development Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Women’s studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Physics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration 
  • Doctor of Philosophy in History
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Translation Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology and Ecology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Food & Nutritional Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Hindi
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Distance Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing

MPhil Programmes

  • Master of Philosophy in Geography
  • Master of Philosophy in Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy in Sociology
  • Master of Philosophy in Political Science
  • Master of Philosophy in Economics
  • Master of Philosophy in Translation Studies
  • Master of Philosophy in Social Work
  • Master of Philosophy in Commerce
  • Master of Philosophy in Distance Education

Master Degree Programmes

  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 
  • Master of Science in Dietetics and Food Service Management (MSCDFSM) 
  • Master of Arts in Rural Development (MARD) 
  • Master of Science in Counselling and Family Therapy (MSCCFT) 
  • Master of Tourism and Travel Management (MTTM) 
  • Master of Arts in English (MEG) 
  • Master of Arts in Hindi (MHD) 
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) 
  • Master of Social Work (Counselling)(MSWC) 
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy (MAPY) 
  • Master of Arts in Education (MAEDU) 
  • Master of Arts in Economics (MEC) 
  • Master of Arts in History (MAH) 
  • Master of Arts in Political Science (MPS) 
  • Master of Arts in Public Administration (MPA) 
  • Master of Arts in Sociology (MSO) 
  • Master of Arts in Gandhi and Peace Studies (MGPS) 
  • Master of Arts in Psychology (MAPC)
  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) 
  • Masters in Anthropology (MAAN) 
  • Master of Arts in Development Studies (MADVS) 
  • Master of Arts in Adult Education (MAAE) 
  • Master of Arts in Gender and Development Studies (MAGD) 
  • Master of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies (MAWGS) 
  • Master of Arts in Distance Education (MADE) 
  • Master of Commerce (MCOM) 
  • MSc Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science (MSCMACS) 
  • Master of Arts in Translation Studies (MATS) 

Bachelor Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies (BTS) 
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) 
  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) 
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) 
  • Bachelor’s Degree Programmes (BDP)-BA, BCom, BSc
  • Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP)

Post-graduate Diploma Programmes

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking (PGDLAN)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management (PGDDM) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Gandhi and Peace Studies (PGDGPS) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRD) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling & Family Therapy (PGDCFT)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Translation (PGDT)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Operations (PGDIBO)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development (PGDESD)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (PGDAC)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics (PGDAST) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Audio Programme Production (PGDAPP) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management (PGDSLM) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Administration (PGDEMA)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Pre- Primary Education (PGDPPED)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Adult Education (PGDAE) Session)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sales Management (PGDPSM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Information Security (PGDIS)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice (PGDCJ)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Planning and Development (PGDUPDL)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies (PGDFCS) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHHM) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (PGDGM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health (PGDMCH)Session)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in HIV Medicine (PGDHIVM)Session) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (PGDFSQM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Plantation Management (PGDPM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Book Publishing (PGDBP)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Women’s & Gender Studies (PGDWGS)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science (PGDSS)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work Counselling (PGDCOUN)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health (PGDMH)

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (DECE)  
  • Diploma in Nutrition & Health Education (DNHE)  
  • Diploma in Panchayat Level Administration and Development (DPLAD)  
  • Diploma in Tourism Studies (DTS)  
  • Diploma in Aquaculture (DAQ)  
  • Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE)  
  • Diploma Programme in Urdu (DUL)  
  • Diploma in HIV and Family Education (DAFE) 
  • Diploma in Business Process Outsourcing  Finance and Accounting (DBPOFA)  
  • Diploma in Women’s Empowerment and Development (DWED) 
  • Diploma in Paralegal Practice (DIPP) 
  • Diploma in Nursing Administration (DNA) (offered only in January Session)  
  • Diploma in Critical Care Nursing (DCCN) (offered only in January Session)  
  • Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (DVAPFV)   
  • Diploma in Dairy Technology (DDT)   
  • Diploma in Meat Technology (DMT)   
  • Diploma in Production of Value Added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds (DPVCPO)   
  • Diploma in Fish Products Technology (DFPT)  
  • Diploma in Watershed Management (DWM)  
  • Diploma in Teaching German as a Foreign Language (DTG)  
  • Diploma inRetailing (DIR) 
  • Diploma in Event Management (DEVMT)

Certificate Programmes

  • Certificate in Visual Arts—Painting (CVAP)  
  • Certificate in Visual Arts—Applied Art (CVAA)  
  • Certificate in Performing Arts—Theatre Arts (CPATHA)  
  • Certificate in Performing Arts—Hindustani Music (CPAHM)  
  • Certificate in Performing Arts—Karnatak Music (CPAKM)  
  • Certificate in Performing Arts—Bharatanatyam (CPABN)  
  • Certificate in Arabic Language (CAL)  
  • Certificate in French Language (CFL)  
  • Certificate in Rassian Language (CRUL) 
  • Certificate in Disaster Management (CDM)  
  • Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES)  
  • Certificate Programme in NGO Management (CNM)  
  • Certificate in Business Skills (CBS) 
  • Certificate in Teaching of English as a Second Language (CTE) 
  • Certificate in Functional English (Basic Level) (CFE)  
  • Certificate in Urdu Language (CUL)  
  • Certificate in HIV and Family Education (CAFE) 
  • Certificate in Social Work and Criminal Justice System (CSWCJS) 
  • Certificate in Health Care Waste Management (CHCWM) 
  • Certificate in Newborn and Infant Nursing (CNIN)  
  • Certificate in Maternal and Child Health Nursing (CMCHN)  
  • Certificate in Home Based Health Care (CHBHC)  
  • Certificate in Community Radio (CCR) 
  • Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS) 
  • Certificate in Food and Nutrition (CFN) 
  • Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care (CNCC)  
  • Certificate in Rural Development (CRD) 
  • Certificate in Sericulture (CIS) 
  • Certificate in Organic Farming (COF)  
  • Certificate in Water Harvesting and Management (CWHM)  
  • Certificate in Poultry Farming (CPF)  
  • Certificate in Beekeeping (CIB)  
  • Certificate in Human Rights (CHR)  
  • Certificate in Consumer Protection (CCP)  
  • Certificate in Co-operation, Co-operative Law & Business Laws (CCLBL) 
  • Certificate in Anti Human Trafficking (CAHT)  
  • Certificate in International Humanitarian Law (CIHL)  
  • Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)  
  • Certificate in Guidance (CIG)
  • Certificate in Communication & IT Skills (CCITSK) 
  • Certificate Programme in Laboratory Techniques (CPLT) 
  • Certificate in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM) (offered only in July Session)  
  • Certificate Programme in Value Education (CPVE)  
  • Certificate in Energy Technology and Management (CETM) 
  • Certificate of Competency in Power Distribution (Electrical Technicians) (CCPD)  
  • Certificate in Library and Information Science (CLIS) 
  • Certificate Programme on Life and Thought of BR Ambedkar (CLTA)  
  • Certificate in First Aid (CFAID) 
  • Certificate in Tribal Studies (CTRBS) 
  • Certificate in Japanese Language(CJL)
  • Certificate in Korean Language & Culture (CKLC)

Post-graduate Certificate Programme

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Adult Education (PGCAE)  
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law (PGCCL)  
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Patent Practice (PGCPP)  
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Bangla-Hindi Translation (PGCBHT)  
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Malayalam-Hindi Translation (PGCMHT)  
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy (PGCAP)  
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Gandhi and Peace Studies (PGCGPS)  
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Information and Assistive Technologies for the Instructors of Visually Impaired (PGCIATIVI)  
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Geoinformatics (PGCGI)  
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Acupuncture (PGCACP)

Awareness/Non-credit Programme

  • Appreciation Course on Environment (ACE) 
  • Appreciation Course on Population and Sustainable Development (ACPSD) 
  • Awareness Programme on Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (APVPFV) 
  • Awareness Programme on Dairy Farming (APDF)

Advanced Certificate Programmes

  • Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management (ACPDM)  
  • Advanced Certificate in Information Security (ACISE)

IGNOU Admission 2019

IGNOU admission 2019-20 (इग्नू एडमिशन 2019-20):  IGNOU Open Admission For all Courses in Twice session in a Year First is June-July session and Second is December-January session. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is One of the Best Distance and Open Learning University in India, Where Students can Get Admission in Various Courses Like Ph.D. Programmes, M.Phil Programmes, Master Degree Programmes, Bachelor Degree Programmes, Preparatory Programme, Post-graduate Diploma Programmes, Diploma Programmes, Advanced Certificate Programmes, Post-graduate Certificate Programme, Post-Doctoral Certificate Programme, Certificate Programmes, Awareness/Non-credit Programme and Online Programme, that all Courses is Provided by IGNOU.

Application Form

Admission with IGNOU is simple and easy. IGNOU obeys the 'walk-in admission' policy, which means that one can apply for admission for a year. Application forms are available at all Online, Regional Centres and Study Centres. Filled-in application forms can be submitted at the associated Regional Centre. Online application form available in the IGNOU official website.

IGNOU is provided three categories of programmes: First categories Programmes which anyone fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria can join directly; and second categories Programmes with limited seats where admission is on the basis of merit list based on previous qualification and experience; and the third categories Programmes where admission is through an entrance test. Majority of the programmes decline in the first two categories. These are offered through the Common Prospectus. For programmes having admission through entrance test, separate Prospectus is available in IGNOU webpage.

Indira Gandhi National Open University Online Exam Form 2019

Those student wants to appear in IGNOU Upcoming Examination. You can fill the Online Exam form. the student must read the instruction about eligibility criteria before filling the examination form which is conducted by IGNOU. There is two mode to apply the Exam Form such as Online mode or Offline mode. Application form for the exam also available at the regional centre and Study Centres. The student can be purchased through the application form to directly from the regional centre. Check also the IGNOU Admission Process. 

For Online Mode – The student must fill the Exam Form through Online mode. The Online process is very fast so must be complete in a few minutes. The student must pay the exam form fees through the Online payment gateway.

For Offline Mode – The student must download the exam form through IGNOU official website and fill the all the essential filled and submit their exam form to associated regional centre and Study Centres. The student must pay the exam form fees through offline mode such as Demand Draft(DD), Cash Challan which followed by the regional centre.

How to Fill IGNOU Online Exam Form 2019:

The student should visit the IGNOU Official website to fill the exam form session in December 2019 and June 2019. A student can download the offline exam form from IGNOU website and submit to IGNOU regional centre and study centre. How to Fill Step by Step IGNOU Online Exam Form given below: –

  • First, visit the IGNOU website
  • Click on Exam Form link
  • Enter subject code
  • Enter Enrollment Number
  • Chose the Payment Mode
  • Select every subject properly (Theory and Practical)
  • Choose the Examination Center code from given list
  • Pay Exam fees through Online Mode.

IGNOU Exam Time Table

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IGNOU will release the IGNOU 2019 Date Sheet soon in the month of January 2019. The Date Sheet of IGNOU 2019 helps the students in knowing the schedule of events for IGNOU 2019. Students who require the degree from IGNOU in courses of their choices can check here the IGNOU Date Sheet 2019. Students have an opportunity to keep track of the important events related to IGNOU exams. The Time Table of IGNOU 2019 also helps the Students in avoiding missing any important exam event while being ready for it.

Indira Gandhi National Open University Exam Admit Card 2019

The Indira Gandhi National Open University will be uploaded the Admit cards/Hall Ticket before 7 to 10 days of the starting the Exam date. If you did not submit the fees or required document before the deadline then University will not issue your Admit cards/Hall Ticket. Students take print out of Admit cards/Hall Ticket from University website (www.ignou.ac.in) for the reported at the examination centre along with your Identity Card issued by the Regional Centre/University.

IGNOU Online Exam Result 2019

Indira Gandhi National Open University has released the IGNOU Result 2019 and it's status For BCA/MCA/MP/MPB, BDP/BA/B.COM/B.Sc./ASSO and Other Programmes. The IGNOU 2019 Result is an important document for the Students as it mentions the scores, qualifying status of the Students who appear in IGNOU 2019. IGNOU will conduct IGNOU 2019 January session in the month of June 2019 for the Students who wish to seek a degree for courses offered from Indira Gandhi National OpenUniversity. In IGNOU results grade card, Students will get all the details related to the candidature like Name, Enrollment number, programme and complete/not-completed status along with marks for assignments and term-end theory marks acquired. After the declaration of the IGNOU Result 2019, Students will be issued a complete grade card with the marks of the complete year.

Affiliated College for IGNOU

List of the Regionals Centres of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU):

  • RIG Institute of Hospitality and Management, New Delhi
  • IHM Nagar Haveli - Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Silvassa
  • IHM North Goa - Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition
  • CIHMCT Chandigarh - Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology
  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Srinagar
  • ISMR Ranchi - Institute of Science and Management
  • IHM Shimla - Institute of Hotel Management Catering and Nutrition
  • State Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Hamirpur
  • IHM Hajipur - Institute of Hotel Management Catering & Nutrition
  • IHM Dehradun - Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition
  • IHM Bhubaneswar - Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition
  • Vision Institute of Advanced Studies, New Delhi
  • Aura Business School, New Delhi
  • IHM New Delhi - Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Pusa
  • IHM Jaipur - Institute of Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition
  • Venus College of Engineering, Ajmer
  • IHM Jodhpur - State Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition
  • Umang Red Cross Institute of Special Education, Faridkot
  • HCMI Mohali - Hotel & Catering Management Institute
  • IHM Rohtak - State Institute of Hotel Management
  • Institute of Apparel Management, Gurgaon
  • Ahmedabad Management Association, Ahmedabad
  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition, Kolkata
  • SIHM Indore - State Institute of Hotel Management
  • Vidyodaya Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kozhikode
  • SIHM Kozhikode - State Institute of Hospitality Management
  • IHMCT Trivandrum - Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Kovalam
  • RIG Institute of Hospitality and Management, Greater Noida
  • CISH Lucknow - Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture
  • IHM Bangalore - Institute of Hotel Management
  • Indian Institute of Banking and Finance, Mumbai
  •  IIAEIT Pune - Indian Institute for Aeronautical Engineering and Information Technology
  • AERO Pune - Aeronautical Engineering and Research Organization
  • Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa, Pune
  • SIHMCT Thiruchirapalli - State Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology
  • K.Nanjappa Gounder College of Education, Dindigul
  • Subbalakshmi Lakshmipathy College of Science, Madurai
  • CSCHM Chennai - Canan School of Catering and Hotel Management
  • Benson College of Hotel Managment  and Culinary Arts, Chennai
  • SRM Institute of Hotel Management, Chennai
  • IHM Chennai - Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition