Updated On - February 29th 2020, Updated By - Bittu Pandey


Indira Gandhi National Open University known as IGNOU is a distance learning national university located at Maidan Garhi, New Delhi, India. IGNOU Centers have been set up in five zones; north, south, east, west, and northeast. This IGNOU university organized by NCTE, AICTE, NAAC. IGNOU was established in 1985. This university located in New Delhi.  National Resource Centre for Open and Distance Learning, with international recognition. IGNOU University also provides an opportunity to research in different parts.  

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University NameIndira Gandhi National Open University
University TypeCentral
Accredited byNCTE, AICTE, NAAC
LocationMaidan Garhi, New Delhi
Campus Area-
Application ModeOnline & Offline 
ChancellorRam Nath Kovind
Vice Chancellor
Ravindra Kumar
Accommodation Facility For both (Boys & Girls)
How to Reach-
Founded In1985
Sports FacilitiesYes
Distance LearningYes
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Indira Gandhi National Open University Delhi admission 2020

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is a well established and renowned university founded in 1985 and offering currently 227 academic programs especially through 67 regional centers all over India. For the session of July, there is registration which is online and the majority of the courses begins and commence in May every year and in the last week of June. Moreover, there are some essential courses, where the last date of admission varies. IGNOU University has been networking with some reputed public institutions and also private enterprises for improving the educational opportunities which are offered by it. IGNOU University very famous for B.Ed and M.Ed. a program which selection will be done on the basis of entrance test marks.  Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) it is plausible for distance education.  

Students have to fill the IGNOU online admission form before the last date. Applicants must pre-register for PG, UG and Research courses which are specially offered by IGNOU through the IGNOU re-registration portal. 

According to the examinations of semesters, IGNOU Delhi is organizing and conducting the term-end examination, especially in December and June. IGNOU University has two sessions for admission first is held in July and second is held in December.

For further information with regard to the admit card issued by the university and online admission process, the students must check IGNOU Online Admission. Examination fees will be Rs 60/- per course. It is required to pay through Bank Draft in favor of IGNOU payable at the examination centers. 

Indira Gandhi National Open University - [IGNOU] has open admission in the session of January 2020, the last date for IGNOU Admission for all postgraduate, bachelor's degree, diploma, and certificate programs are January 2020.

Admission Procedure of IGONU 2020

IGNOU  maintaining the valuation and standards of Distance education in India. It also acts as a National resource center. IGNOU also hosts the Secretariats of the SAARC Consortium on Open and Distance Learning (SACODIL) and the Global Mega Universities Network (GMUNET) initially supported by UNESCO.
IGNOU provides the education material over 3 million students in India, the Headquarters, and 40 other countries abroad. It also has 21 schools and a network of67 regional centers, 2667 study centers, and 29 overseas centers which are spread across 15 countries. Approximately one student in five is enrolled in higher education in India with IGNOU. 

Student can find the IGNOU Admission form on the official website. For registration, students required to create their User ID and Password with submitting the details of the program and desired regional center and study center. Students can pay the fee through the Credit/Debit Card/ Net Banking using the Online payment procedure.

IGNOU Admission Session 

IGNOU Admission application form is available in the month of May to July 2020. ( First session) The last date to full fill the application form for Undergraduate courses, Postgraduate courses as well as diploma till July 2020. Those students want the certificate program they must need to fill the application form in the month of  May 2020. IGNOU Admission has both systems are offline mode as well as online mode.

How to apply to admission? 

  1. Students can edit the filled in information before final submission to the University.
  2. Students can track the progress of their admission after submitted the admission form Online.
  3. For confirmation of the Admission, an SMS sent to the mobile number of the students. Sms sent to those students who submit their forms through the Online mode.
  4. The Cost of the Prospectus is INR 200, which is available for those students who submit their forms through Online.
  5. The student also has to pay the INR 100 for charged as processing fee for the Online students.

Online IGNOU Admission procedure 2020

Admission openJuly-2020 Session
For Certificate Programs July 2020
For all other Programs 2020

IGNOU Online

IGNOU Online application form will be released on the official website. Fill the online application form to BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications),B.Sc(Bachelor of Science),B.Com(Bachelor of Commerce),MA(English),MA(Hindi) which will be done in the month of May to June 2020.

IGNOU Online Admission

The IGNOU application form has two sessions. IGNOU Online Admission session takes parts in July and December every year. The admission updates always available on the IGNOU official website. Most of the IGNOU Online Admission is popular for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor's Preparatory, Management Programmes, Doctoral programs, all other programs.

IGNOU Online Admission Procedure

  • Students can register their admission in IGNOU by the Online mode.
  • Visit the official website of IGNOU.
  • Students have to create a username and password for the individual.
  • Students enter their email and phone number.
  • Fill the application form.
  • Upload the scanned copies of the required documents.
  • The payment is done through online mode.

IGNOU Courses List

Undergraduate courses

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) - Construction Management (BTCM)
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) (starting from 2004-05)
Bachelor of Education (BEd
Bachelor in Computer Applications (BCA)
Bachelor of Technology (BTech) - Mechanical Engineering (Computer
Bachelor of Science (Hons) - Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Bachelor of Library & Information Sciences (BLIS)
Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Science - Nursing (B.Sc(N)
Bachelor of Technology (BTech) - Water Resource Engineering (BTWRE)
Bachelor of Arts (BA) - International Hospitality Administration
Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Tourism Studies
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Bachelor of Technology (BTech) - Computer Science Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering (BE) - Computer Science Engineering
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) - Retailing
Bachelor of Science (BSc) - Hospitality & Hotel Administration (BHA)
Bachelor of Science - Nautical Science (starting 2004-05)
Bachelors Preparatory Programme (BPP)
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) - Finance and Taxation

Postgraduation courses

Master of Arts - Hindi (MHD)
Master of Arts - Rural Development (MARD)
Master of Commerce (MCom) - Finance and Taxation
Master of Arts - Sociology (MSO)
Master of Science (MSc) - Chemistry
Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration (CEMBA)
Master of Science - Hospitality Administration (MHA)
Master of Arts - Economics (MEC)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Arts - English (MEG)
Master of Commerce (MCom)
Master of Arts - History (MAH)
Master of Arts - Political Science (MPS)
Master of Science - Dietetics & Food Service Management (DFSM)
Master of Library & Information Sciences (MLIS)
Master of Business Administration - Banking and Finance (MBF)
Master of Tourism Management (MTM)
Master of Arts - Public Administration (MPA)
Commonwealth Executive Master of Public Administration (CEMPA)
Master of Arts - Distance Education (MADE)
Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

Course List 

[MBA] Master of Business Administration
[BA] Bachelor of Arts
[B.Sc] Bachelor of Science
[B.Com] Bachelor of Commerce
[BSW] Bachelor of Social Work
[B.Lib.I.Sc] Bachelor of Library and Information Science
[BCA] Bachelor of Computer Application
[BPP] Bachelor's Preparatory Programme
[B. Ed] Bachelor of Education
[M.Com] Master of Commerce
[M.Sc] Master of Science
[M.T.T.M] Master of Tourism and Travel Management
[M.C.A] Master of Computer Applications
[MSW] Master of Social Work
[M.Lib] Master of Library and Information Science
[M. Ed] Master of Education
[M.A] Master of Arts
{MA}Master of Arts (Women Studies)
[PGD] Post Graduate Diploma
[PGDM] Post Graduate Diploma in Management
Certification Courses
[PGC] Post Graduate Certificate
MA (English)
MA (Gender & Development Studies)
MA (Rural Development)
MA (Translation Studies)
Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work among the Tribals
B.Tech Courses
[MAPC] MA in Psychology
[MAH] Master of Arts (History)
[MAGPS] Master of Arts in Gandhi and Peace Studies
MAGD] MA in Gender and Development Studies
[MAEDS] Master of Arts in Extension & Development Studies
[MACS] Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science
[MA(Edu)] Master of Arts(Education)
[MARD] Master of Arts in Rural Development
[MAPY] Master of Arts in Philosophy
[MEG] Master of Arts (English)
[MEC] Master of Arts in Economics
[MTM] Master of Tourism Management
[MPS] Master of Arts in Political Science
[MPA] Master of Arts in Public Administration
[MADE] Master of Arts in Distance Education
[MAAE] Master of Arts in Adult Education
Master of Business Administration in Banking and Finance
Master of Commerce in Finance and Taxation
Master of Commerce in Business Policy and Corporate Governance
Master of Commerce in Management Accounting & Financial Strategies
[MSO] Master of Arts (Sociology)
[M.Sc. (DFSM)] Master of Science in Dietetics and Food Service Management
[BTCM] BTech Civil (Construction Management)
[BSCN] Post Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing
[BSCHOT] Bachelor of Science Honours in Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques
[BLIS] Bachelor of Library and Information Science
[BBA] Bachelor of Business Administration
[BAPC] BA in Psychology
[BTS] Bachelor of Tourism Studies
[BCom(F&CA)] BCom with Major in Financial and Cost Accounting

Main Features in Indira Gandhi National Open University Delhi


  • The housing and food facilities are given availability especially for the students at IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University)
  • The fees, of course, is too less.


  • The examination is organized on a regular basis for the students at Indira Gandhi National Open University.
  • The assignments and the projects are provided on a regular basis to the students.


IGNOU provides the SMS alert service to the campus students. Through the SMS, Student gets all information related to the latest update of the Admissions, Examinations, etc.  


There are various E-Resources available in IGNOU for the Self-learning-

  • Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC)
  • E-acharya
  • Virtual Labs Project, IIT Mumbai
  • EPG Pathshala
  • eGyanKosh- a National Digital Repository
  • Open textbook library
  • National Digital library
  • Sakshat- 'One Stop Education Portal’ (MHRD)
  • Swayam Prabha Ch-08 (For Science students)
  • Satellite-based TV channel loyal to the educational and developmental needs of the Public and Society.


IGNOU provides the facility of delicious food through the Cafeteria and Mess. The hostel of the University enables the Mess facility. Students of the IGNOU can celebrate the Birthday and other parties in the cafeteria. 


IGNOU provides the Bank & ATM facility for the campus students. With the help of ATM, the student can withdraw the amount of money at any time. There is also Bank facility available which is useful for the fee submission, in making Demand Draft, etc. 


The applicants are given an invitation award at (IGNOU-RF) IGNOU-Research Fellowship from the programs Ph.D. program/M.Phil in IGNOU. The scholarship and fellowship are given the award in the categories as provided below.

  1. Savitri Bai Phule Fellowship especially for Female Scholars
  2. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Fellowship for essentially Male Scholars

The criteria for eligibility along with terms and conditions which are related to IGNOU-RF are provided for the reference which is enclosed. The forms of applications are most important in the format which is prescribed (see Annexure-A) with completion in all respects which is provided sign before 22.09.2017.

  • Guidelines and Terms & Conditions  of IGNOU-RF
  • Undertaking format for IGNOU-RF Annexure-B
  • A format for progress report IGNOU-RF Annexure-C
  • Application Form of IGNOU-RF-Annexure-A
  • Monthly Attendance Report IGNOU-RF Annexure-D

Award & Ranking

Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi having specific ranking Grade 'A+' accredited by NAAC.

Indira Gandhi National Open University Delhi University Placement

  • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is providing excellent and significant opportunities for placement.
  • Near about 60% of students are getting placement every year.
  • The salary on the average basis is  180,000- 280,000/- and even more.
  • IGNOU provides the Placement according to the merit list. University also offers the Placement to the Minority students and those students who belong to the Poor family. 

Indira Gandhi National Open University Delhi top recruiting companies  

IGNOU University provides the Placement to the students. They organize the Job Mela in IGNOU Campus. University has a membership with the many Companies. Placement is available for the existing and passed out students of BA, B.Com,BCA, B.SC, BSW, and Delhi NCT. Many companies participate in Job Mela like Genpact, Barclays, IBM, Convergys, etc. Candidate should have the Undergraduate students (Second/Third Year Only) of IGNOU. Top MNC Companies visit the campus and provide the placement to the students. University also provides the Placement to the Dieticians and Nutritionists. 

Companies such as-

  • Airtel
  • Aircel
  • Wipro
  • IBM
  • TATA
  • Mahindra
  • IBM
  • Wipro
  • Accenture
  • ICICI Bank
  • Axis Bank
  • TCS
  • Mahindra, etc. are hiring students on the basis of merit.

Indira Gandhi National Open University  Schools

School of Agriculture (SOA)
School of Tourism and Hospitality Service Management (SOTHSM)
School of Education (SOE)School of Translation Studies and Training (SOTST)
School of Foreign Languages (SOFL)School of Social Sciences (SOSS)
School of Humanities (SOH)School of Management Studies (SOMS)
School of Law (SOL)School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies (SOITS)
School of Sciences (SOS)School of Gender and Development Studies (SOGDS)
School of Engineering & Technology (SOET)School of Computer and Information Sciences (SOCIS)
School of Continuing Education (SOCE)School of Extension and Development Studies (SOEDS)
School of Health Sciences (SOHS)School of Journalism and New Media Studies (SOJNMS)
School of Performing and Visual Arts (SOPVA)
School of Social Work (SOSW)
School of Vocational Education and Training (SOVET)

Contact Details

IGNOU Residential Campus Road, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi, Delhi 110068

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Yes. IGNOU is a Central University established by Act of Parliament in 1985 (Act No 50 of 1985). IGNOU Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates are recognized by all the members of the Association of the Indian Universities (AIU) and AICTE and are at par with Degrees/Diplomas /Certificates of all the Indian Universities/Deemed Universities/Institutions vide UGC Circular No. F.I-8/92 (CPP) dated February 1992, AIU Circular N EV/B (449)/94/176915 dated 5th January 1994 & UGC Circular No. F1-52/2000(CPP-II) dated May 2004.
You can apply for all the academic programmes on offer through the Common Prospectus in Jan 2020 session. But Now Registration Date has been over.
The submission of admission form passes through the following stages: Open the URL (https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/admission) Complete Registration process (which creates ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’ for you) Your ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’ is informed through SMS and email Re-login to the system using your ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’ Fill Admission Form online
The students who seek admission to a programme of the University through Online Admission System will get the same facilities as those who join the programme in off-line mode.

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