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IGNOU Admission 2024 January Session (UG& PG) Dates, Eligibility, Status

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has released the official notification for IGNOU Admission 2023 for January Session for various UG or PG Courses like  BA, B.Com, BBA, BSC, MA, MSC, MCOM, and more.  The IGNOU Admission 2024 session begins for ODL & Online courses. Candidates must submit the IGNOU Admission to enroll in undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, certificate, and other level programs . Students can submit their application forms at the official portal www.ignou.ac.in. Get the complete details about eligibility criteria, application fee, and application procedure and date from this page.

IGNOU Admission 2024 Overview

Name Of University Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
University Type Central University
Sessions January & July
Registration Portal www.ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in
Entrance Based Courses PhD, BSc Nursing & B.Ed
Undergraduate Courses B.A., B.B.A, BSc, BSW
Postgraduate Courses MBA MA MCA
IGNOU Admission 2024 Last Date  31sr January 2024
Official Website www.ignou.ac.in
IGNOU Contact No 011 2953 5438

IGNOU Admission 2024 Dates

The IGNOU 2023 admission dates include the dates for registration, re-registration, hall tickets, exam forms, term-end exams, and results.

IGNOU 2023 Admission Dates

Events January 204 session July 2024 session
IGNOU Admission begins December 28, 2023 May 2024
IGNOU admission last date 31st January 2024 May 2024
IGNOU re-registration 31st January 2024 May 2024
IGNOU exam form release February 2024 June 2023
IGNOU exam form submission deadline March 2024 July 2024
IGNOU TEE examination June 2024 August 2024
Release of IGNOU hall ticket May 2024 August 2024
Results of IGNOU term end exam July -August 2024 September 2024
IGNOU result revaluation September 2024 October 2024

IGNOU Admission 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Interested students in applying for IGNOU admission to various programs offered by the university must check their eligibility criteria before applying.

IGNOU UG Eligibility Criteria

Courses Eligibility Criteria
Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies (BTS) Class 10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU to be eligible.
Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) (Revised) Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks for general category and 45% for SC/ST/OBC/PH categories.

OR

Bachelor’s Degree with Diploma (one year) in Library Science will also be eligible OR iii) Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of working experience in Library and Information Centre will also be allowed to take admissions into the course

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Class 10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU to be eligible.
Bachelor’s Degree Programmes (BDP)-B.A./B.Com/B.Sc. For B.A. – Candidates should have completed their 10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU.

For B.Com – Candidates should have completed their 10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU.

For B.Sc. – Candidates should have cleared 10+2 with science subjects or its equivalent qualification to be eligible.

Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP) Candidates need no formal education. They need to be at least 18 years of age.
Bachelors of Education Candidates need to have a minimum aggregate of 50% in graduation and/or post-graduation in Sciences/Commerce/Humanity/Social Sciences. Candidates with a Bachelors in Engineering or Technology with a specialisation in Mathematics and Science with 55% marks or any other equivalent qualification.

Along with the aforementioned qualification, candidates also require to be trained in-service teachers in elementary education. Or they should have completed a teacher education programme through face-to-face mode which is recognized by NCTE.

There will be a relaxation of 5% in the eligibility requirements for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD categories. Relaxations will be given to Kashmiri migrants and war widow candidates as per the rules of the university.

B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) (BScN(PB) Class 10+2 with a Diploma of three years in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with at least two years of experience in the profession. (Male nurses or nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM Programme should possess a certificate in any of the nursing courses of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery).

OR

Candidates who have cleared their Class 10th (matriculation) or its equivalent with a diploma of three years in General Nursing and Midwifery with at least five years of experience in the profession. (Male nurses or nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM Programme should possess a certificate in any of the nursing courses of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery).

IGNOU Online Admission 2024  Eligibility Criteria – Postgraduate Courses

Courses Eligibility Criteria
Master of Arts in Rural Development (MARD) Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Science in Counselling and Family Therapy (MSCCFT) Bachelor’s degree with a specialisation in subjects like Child Development, Human Development and Family Studies, Child Development and Family Relationships, Human Development and Childhood Studies, Psychology, Home Science, Social Work, Medicine or other allied disciplines. Allied disciplines include Sociology, Anthropology, Philosophy, Education, MBBS or equivalent qualification in Unani, Ayurveda, Nursing, Siddha or Homeopathy Medicines, Nursing etc. from a recognized University are eligible.

OR

Bachelor’s degree along with a higher degree in any of the aforementioned subjects or a Bachelor’s Degree along with a PG Diploma in Guidance and Counselling from a recognized University will also be accepted for admissions into the course.

Master of Science (Dietetics and Food Services Management) (MSCDFSM) B.Sc. (Home Science) specialisation in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition.

OR

Candidates with a PG Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition or B.Sc. graduates or equivalent like BHHS, MBBS, etc. from the following streams – Life Science, Microbiology, Medical, Home Science/ Food Science and Technology, Catering, Pharmaceutical along with a DNHE/CFN/CNCC offered by IGNOU (Simultaneous admission for CNCC/CFN is also allowed) are also eligible.

Master of Tourism and Travel Management (MTTM) Category 1: Candidates who have done BTS/BA(Tourism)/B.Sc. Hospitality and Hotel Administration(BHM)/ Bachelor’s in Hotel Management (approved by AICTE)/ graduation in any field with a Diploma in Tourism recognized in the University system or by AICTE are eligible.

Category 2: Bachelor’s degrees in any field are eligible, but they will have to pass four extra tourism foundation courses during the course of their study.

Master of Arts in English (MEG) Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Arts in Hindi (MOH) To be eligible, candidates need a bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Social Work (MSW) To be eligible, candidates need a bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Social Work (Counselling) Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Arts in Philosophy (MAPY) Candidates require a bachelor’s degree or equivalent to be eligible.
Master of Arts in Economics (MEC) bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Arts in Education (MAEDU) Candidates with a bachelor’s degree with or without a degree in education will be eligible for the course.
Master of Arts in History (MAH) Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Arts in Political Science (MPS) Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Arts in Public Administration (MPA) Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Arts in Sociology (MSO) Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
MA in Gandhi and Peace Studies (MGPS) Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Arts in Psychology (MAPC) To be eligible, candidates need a bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Bachelor’s degree in Library and/or Information Science or Associateship from DRTC/NISCAIR to be eligible.
Master in Anthropology (MAAN) Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Arts (Development Studies) (MADVS) Graduate in any discipline.
Master of Arts in Adult Education (MAAE) Bachelor’s degree from any recognised university or institute to be considered eligible.
Master of Arts in Women’s & Gender Studies (MAWGS) Bachelor’s degree from any recognised university to be eligible.
Master of Arts in Gender and Development Studies (MAGD) Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
Master of Commerce (MCOM) Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognised university.
M.Sc. Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science (MSCMACS) Graduates with a Major or Honours in Mathematics with a minimum aggregate of 50% will be eligible for the course.
Master of Arts in Translation Studies (MATS) Graduates in any discipline with sufficient knowledge of Hindi and English.
Master of Arts in Distance Education (MADE) Candidates need to be graduates in any discipline to be eligible for the course.

OR

Those who have completed PGDDE from IGNOU can take lateral entry directly into the second year of MA (Distance Education).

IGNOU Re-Registration 2024

Dear students, IGNOU has started the IGNOU re-registration process for various offered UG or PG Courses. Interested students can registered them through the official site at ignou.ac.in. Candidates can also registered through the official portal by follow the below given steps.

Simple Steps for IGNOU Registration 2024

Visit the IGNOU university admission 2023 portal.(ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in)

Click on the “Click Here for New Registration” tab.

Fill up the registration form displayed on the screen.

After filling all the details in the IGNOU registration form 2023, the candidates need to click on the “Register” tab.

The students will get the user ID and password on their registered email address and mobile number.

Choose the programme and the study material mode.

Now, students are required to upload the documents in the prescribed format and size.

Pay the application fee through debit card, credit card, ATM card, UPI or net banking.

Finally, click on the “Submit” button.

Take out a few printouts of the duly filled IGNOU application form for future references.

Documents Required for IGNOU Admission Form

  • Scanned Copy of Passport size Photographs (size must be less than 100 KB)
  • Scanned Signature (size must be less than 100 KB)
  • Scanned photo copy of Age Proof (size must be less than 200 KB)
  • Scanned photocopy of required mark sheets (size must be less than 200 KB)
  • Scanned photo copy of Experience Certificate (size must be less than 200 KB)
  • Scanned photo copy of ST/SC/OBC Category Certificate, if any  (size must be less than 200 KB)
  • Scanned photo copy of Below Poverty Line (size must be less than 200 KB)

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