How to Get Admission in IGNOU through Online/Offline Way For 2020 Batch?

IGNOU Admission
IGNOU Started Its Education Journey From 1987 With 4,528 Students and Now It Has More than 4 Million Students. IGNOU Stands For Indira Gandhi National Open University But It is Popularly Known as IGNOU the People's University. Here Not Only India but People From Every Corner of the World Come to Study and Get a High-Quality Education. This University is Run by the Central Government of India, Where More Than 4 Million Students Come to Study Every Year, Due to Which It is the Largest Distance Education Institute in the World. It Provides the Distance and Online Education through Its Many Study Centers that is Located in India or also in Foreign Countries. The IGNOU University Offers Its Education in About 40 Countries of the World. IGNOU Admission is Very Popular Between the Students, Those Want to Get Admission in Distance Learning Courses.

IGNOU is a Central University Which is Located at Delhi State of India. The Indira Gandhi National Open University Was Established by an Act of Parliament in 1985 and It Recognized by UGC and AICTE. IGNOU is a Distance Learning University that is Offer the Distance Education Courses in Various Fields. IGNOU Has 56 Regional Centre in India, Where Students Can Get the Admission Form, Prospectus, Exam Form and Many More things. Now We Will Know About the Admission Process of IGNOU in Detail and Also Know What Should Be the Qualification for Admission in Various Courses of IGNOU.

IGNOU Admission Procedure 2020 - How to Get Admission in IGNOU?

Indira Gandhi National Open University Offer the Admission For the Many Courses in Twice a Year. IGNOU Provides the Online and Offline Admission Process in Its Various Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Diploma, Certificate, PG and Advance Diploma, PG and Advance Certificate, Non-Credit, M.Phil Courses, and Doctoral Degree Programmes. Students Can Take Admission in IGNOU Courses Twice in a Year, They Can Apply Both in January and July Batch that is Depend on their Mood. IGNOU Admission Process is Very Easy So that the Students Can Fill their Online or Offline Application Form Without any Difficulty.

IGNOU Offers Admission Process for Students From Many Countries of the World as Well as India. Along With India, International Students Can Get Admission in Various Programs of IGNOU through the Entrance Examination and Course Eligibility. IGNOU International Students Admission Process and Indian Students Admission Process are Different For the Students Because Indian Students Can Fill the IGNOU Application Form through Online and Offline But the International Students Have Only One Option that is Offline Mode by IGNOU Patner Institutions.

There are 21 Schools of IGNOU that are Offering the Admission in Its Various Courses For the Upcoming 2020 Batch. Those Schools are IGNOU School of Agriculture, Foreign Languages, Vocational Education and Training, Gender and Development Studies, Social Work, Journalism, and New Media Studies, Extension and Development Studies, Health Sciences, Computer, and Information Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Performing and Visual Arts, Continuing Education, Translation Studies and Training, Tourism and Hospitality Service Management, Sciences, Law, Humanities, Management Studies, Social Sciences, Education, Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies. Now It's Time to Know About IGNOU Online and Offline Admission Process.

Latest IGNOU Updates

Latest Update: IGNOU Released the Notification to Fill their Examination Form Before 30th April 2020. So The Students, Who are Interested to Attempt the IGNOU Examination then they Have to AppLy For the IGNOU Exam Form Before the Last Date (30th April 2020).

Latest Update: IGNOU OPENMAT Entrance Test Online Application Form is Released on 29th February 2020. So Apply in IGNOU For Getting Admission in Its Management Courses Including IGNOU MBA Before the Last Date (March 23, 2020).

Latest Update: There Are Only a Few Days Left to Get Admission in IGNOU. So If You Have Not Taken Admission in IGNOU Yet, Then Apply Here Before the Last Date of Admission in IGNOU that is 28 February 2020. As Far as the Sources Are Concerned, After February 28, There Will Be No More Time for the Students, So You Should Apply for IGNOU as Soon as Possible.

IGNOU Released the Online/Offline Application Form For Admission in the Various Courses For the Upcoming January 2020 Session. Interested Candidates Can Fill the Admission Form through Online or Offline Mode to Get Admission in their Favorite Course of IGNOU. Kindly Read the Full Article to Know the Full Details About IGNOU Admission Process.

How to Fill the IGNOU Online Application Form 2020?

  1. First of All the Interested Students Have to Visit the IGNOU Official Website at "". You can also Visit the Following Link For Filling the Online Application Form.
  2. Now Register Yourself and Fill all the Necessary Details Like Personal and Educational Details After Reaching on the Upper Link.
  3. After that Upload, the Scanned Passport Size Photograph, Age Proof, Scanned Copy of Relevant Educational Qualification, Experience Certificate (If Any), Category Certificate, If SC/ST/OBC and BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line and a Clear Signature. All Documents are Less than 100 KB and in JPG Format.
  4. Now Time to Pay the Application Fees through Credit Card (Master/Visa), Debit Card (Master/visa/repay) or through Net Banking. The Application Fees is Different For the Different Courses.
  5. You Have to Save Your Filled Application Form for Future Reference After Filling the Form and Pay the Fees.
Note: Interested Students Should at Least Read the IGNOU Prospectus 2020 Before Applying in the IGNOU Courses. Along With This, They Have to Check Their Eligibility also For the Admission. Only Qualified Students Will Be Able to Get Admission in the Upcoming Session of IGNOU.

How to Fill the IGNOU Offline Application Form 2020?

  1. The Offline Application Form is available at the All Study Centers of IGNOU So You Can Take It From any Study Center.
  2. Now You Have to Purchase the IGNOU Prospectus by Giving Cash of Rs. 200 or Through DD of Rs. 250 in Favour of IGNOU at the Sales Counter of IGNOU Regional Centre.
  3. You Can Get the IGNOU Offline Application Form With the Prospectus. Now Fill the All Required Details and Submit It With the Application Form.
  4. After that, You Have to Pay the Required Fees through DD in Favour of IGNOU at the Sales Counter.
Note: Please Chose the "Others" Checkbox, If Your Subject is Not Provide in the Application Form. Apart From this, If You Have Graduation or Above Degree then Choose "9999" in "Board Code".

Required Documents For Admission

  1. Scanned Photograph and Signature (less than 100 KB)
  2. Scanned Document For Age Proof
  3. Scanned Document of Experience Certificate (If any). (Less than 100 KB)
  4. Scanned Document of Relevant Educational Qualification (Less than 100 KB)
  5. Scanned Document of BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line. (Less than 100 KB)
  6. Scanned Document of Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC. (Less than 100 KB)

Complete List of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Courses

Bachelor's Degree Courses
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
B. A. Economics Honours (BAECH)
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
Bachelor of Arts (General) (BAG English)
Bachelor of Science (Hospitality and Hotel Administration) (BHM)
Bachelor of Arts (General) in Hindi (BAG Hindi)
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
Bachelor of Arts (General) in Sanskrit (BAG Sanskrit)
B.Com with Major in Corporate Affairs and Administration (BCom (CA&A))
B.Com General (BCOMG)
Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS)
B.A. (Vocational Studies) Tourism Management (BAVTM)
Bachelor of Science (UGC-CBCS)
Bachelor of Arts (General) in Urdu (BAG Urdu)
B.Com with Major in Financial and Cost Accounting (BCom(F&CA))
Bachelor of Business Administration in Retailing (BBARL) B.Sc (General)
Bachelor of Commerce with Major in Accountancy and Finance (BCOMAF)
B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) (BScN(PB))
Master's Degree Courses
MA in Translation Studies (MATS)
Master of Commerce (M.Com)
Master of Arts (Economics) (MEC)
Master of Commerce in Business Policy and Corporate Governance (MCom (BP & CG))
Master of Arts (English) (MEG)
Master of Commerce in Finance & Taxation (MCom (F&T))
Master of Arts (Hindi) (MHD)
Master of Commerce in Management Accounting & Financial Strategies (MCom(MA&FS))
Master of Arts (Rural Development) (MA(RD))
Master of Science (Counselling and Family Therapy) (MSCCFT)
MA in Distance Education (MADE)
Master of Arts(Education) (MAEDU)
MA in Gender and Development Studies (MAGD)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
MA in Psychology (MAPC)
Master of Business Administration (Banking & Finance) (MPB)
Master of Arts (Sociology) (MSO)
Master of Science (Food and Nutrition) (MSCDFSM)
Master of Arts in Adult Education (MAAE)
Master of Science (Hospitality Administration) (MHA)
Master of Arts in Development Studies (MADVS)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Arts in Extension & Development Studies (MAEDS)
Master of Tourism & Travel Management (MTTM)
Master of Arts (Philosophy) (MAPY)
Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
Master of Arts (Political Science) (MPS)
Master of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies (MAWGS)
Master of Arts (Public Administration) (MPA)
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
Master of Arts in Gandhi and Peace Studies (MA(GPS))
Masters in Anthropology (MAAN)
Master of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication (MAJMC)
M.Sc (Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science) (MACS)
Master of Education (MEd)* As per NCTE Communication, 2014, M.Ed. programme (in ODL) is not on offer at present)
Diploma Courses
Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE)
Diploma in Modern Office Practice (DMOP)
Diploma in Critical Care Nursing (DCCN)
Diploma in Nursing Administration (DNA)
Diploma in Dairy Technology (DDT)
Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE)
Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (DECE)
Diploma in Panchayat Level Administration & Development (DPLAD)
Diploma in Aquaculture (DAQ)
Diploma in HIV and Family Education (DAFE)
Diploma in BPO Finance & Accounting (DBPOFA)
Diploma in Meat Technology (DMT)
Diploma in Fish Products Technology (DFPT)
Diploma in Teaching German as a Foreign Language (DTG)
Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (DVAPFV)
Diploma in Tourism Studies (DTS)
Diploma in Watershed Management (DWM)
Diploma in Urdu (DUL)
Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) - D.El.Ed. is not on offer from July 2019 session)
Diploma in Paralegal Practice (DIPP)
Diploma in Event Management (DEVMT)
Diploma in Women’s Empowerment and Development (DWED)
Diploma in Production of Value Added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds (DPVCPO)
PG Diploma Courses
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA)
Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work Counselling (PGDCOUN)
Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental and Occupational Health (PGDEOH)
Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science (PGDSS)
Post Graduate Diploma in Hotel Operation (PGDHO)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Audio Programme Production (PGDAPP)
Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies (PGDFCS)
PG Certificate
Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Management of CBRNE Disasters (PGCMDM)
PG And Advance Certificate
Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management (ACPDM)
Post-Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy (PGCAP)
Post Graduate Certificate in Climate Change (PGCCC)
Post-Graduate Certificate in Bangla-Hindi Translation (PGCBHT)
Post Graduate Certificate in Gandhi and Peace Studies (PGCGPS)
Post-Graduate Certificate in Malayalam-Hindi Translation (PGCMHT)
Advanced Certificate in Information Security (ACISE)
Post-Graduate Certificate in Adult Education (PGCAE)
Post Graduate Certificate in Geoinformatics (PGCGI)
Post-Graduate Certificate in Patent Practice (PGCPP)
Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law (PGCCL)
Post-Graduate Certificate in Extension and Development Studies (PGCEDS)
Post Graduate Certificate in Information and Assistive Technologies for the Instructors of Visually Impaired (PGCIATIVI)
Non-Credit Programmes
Appreciation Course on Environment (ACE)
Awareness Programme on Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (APVPFV)
Awareness Programme on Dairy Farming (APDF)
Certificate in Motor Cycle Service and Repair (CMSR)
Appreciation Programmes
Appreciation Course on Population and Sustainable Development (ACPSD)
Awareness Programme
Awareness Course on Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Certificate Courses
Certificate in Anti Human Trafficking (CAHT)
Certificate in Japanese Language (CJL)
Certificate in Co-operation, Co-operative Law (CCLBL)
Certificate in NGO Management (CNM)
Certificate in Communication and IT Skills (CCITSK)
Certificate in Nutrition and Childcare (CNCC)
Certificate in Community Health (BPCCHN)
Certificate in Organic Farming (COF)
Certificate in Community Radio (CCR)
Certificate in Performing Arts - Bharatnatyam (CPABN)
Certificate in Geriatric Care Assistance (CGCA)
Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS)
Certificate in German Language (CGL)
Certificate in Tribal Studies (CTRBS)
Certificate in Guidance (CIG)
Certificate in Urdu Language (CUL)
Certificate in Consumer Protection (CCP)
Certificate in Performing Arts - Hindustani Music (CPAHM)
Certificate in Disaster Management (CDM)
Certificate in Performing Arts - Karnatak Music (CPAKM)
Certificate in Arabic Language (CAL)
Certificate in Korean Language & Culture (CKLC)
Certificate in Bee Keeping (CIB)
Certificate in Maternal and Child Health Nursing (CMCHN)
Certificate in Business Skills (CBS)
Certificate in Newborn & Infant Nursing (CNIN)
Certificate in Energy Technology and Management (CETM)
Certificate In Performing Arts -Theatre Arts (CPATHA)
Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES)
Certificate in Persian Language (CPEL)
Certificate in Fashion Design (CFDE)
Certificate in Phlebotomy Assistance (CPHA)
Certificate in First Aid (CFAID)
Certificate in Poultry Farming (CPF)
Certificate in Food & Beverage Service Operation (CFBO)
Certificate in Russian Language (CRUL)
Certificate in Food and Nutrition (CFN)
Certificate in Sericulture (CIS)
Certificate in Human Rights (CHR)
Certificate Programme in Laboratory Techniques (CPLT)
Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)
Certificate Programme in Library and Information Science (CLIS)
Certificate in French Language (CFL)
Certificate in Social Work and Criminal Justice System (CSWCJS)
Certificate in Front Office Operation (CFO)
Certificate in Spanish Language & Culture (CSLC)
Certificate in General Duty Assistance (CGDA)
Certificate in Teaching of English as a Second Language (CTE)
Certificate in Health Care Waste Management (CHCWM)
Certificate in Visual Arts - Applied Arts (CVAA)
Certificate in HIV and Family Education (CAFE)
Certificate in Visual Arts - Painting (CVAP)
Certificate in Home Based Health Care (CHBHC)
Certificate in Water Harvesting and Management (CWHM)
Certificate in Home Health Assistance (CHHA)
Certificate of Competency in Power Distribution (Technicians) (CCPD)
Certificate in House Keeping Operation (CHO)
Certificate Programme in Functional English (Basic level) (CFE)
Certificate in International Humanitarian Law (CIHL)
Certificate Programme in Peace Studies and Conflict Management (CPSCM)
Certificate Programme in YOGA (CPY)
Certificate Programme in Rural Development (CRD)
Certificate Programme on Life and Thought of B.R. Ambedkar (CLTA)
Certificate Programme in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM)
Certificate Programme In Value Education (CPVE)
PG And Advance Diploma Courses
Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy (PGDCFT)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (PGDGM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice (PGDCJ)
Post-Graduate Diploma in HIV Medicine (PGDHIVM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Development Studies (PGDDVS)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHHM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management (PGDDM)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR)
Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Administration (PGDEMA)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking (PGDLAN)
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
PG Diploma in Mental Health (PGDMH)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Extension and Development Studies (PGDEDS)
PG Diploma in Translation (PGDT)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics (PGDAST)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (PGDFSQM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Pre-Primary Education (PGDPPED)
Post-Graduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management (PGDSLM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Gandhi and Peace Studies (PGDGPS)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health (PGDMCH )
Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sales Management (PGDPSM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Pre-Primary Education (PGDPPED)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (PGDAC)
Post Graduate Diploma in Information Security (PGDIS)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Plantation Management (PGDPM)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Adult Education (PGDAE)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development (PGDESD)
Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Operations (PGDIBO)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRD)
Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Planning and Development (PGDUPDL)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Book Publishing (PGDBP)
Post Graduate Diploma in Women’s & Gender Studies (PGDWGS)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Education Technology (PGDET)
M.Phil Programmes
M.Phil. in Geography (MPHILGEOG)
Master of Philosophy in Translation Studies (MPHILTT)
Master of Philosophy in Commerce (MPHILCOM) (Regular Mode)
MPHIL in Chemistry (MPHILCHEM)
Master of Philosophy in Political Science (MPHILPS)
M.Phil in Distance Education
M.Phil in Economics (MPHILEC)
Master of Philosophy in Theatre Arts (MPHILTH)
Master of Philosophy in Social Work (MPHILSW)
Master of Philosophy in Sociology (MPHILSO)
Master of Philosophy in Journalism and Mass Communication (MPHILJMC)
Doctoral Programmes
Doctor of Philosophy in Food & Nutrition (PHDFN)
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (PHDPC)
Doctor of Philosophy in Rural Development (PHDRD)
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (PHDPA)
Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension (PHDAGE)
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (PHDSW)
Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology (PHDAN)
Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (PHDSOC)
Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry (PHDBC)
Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics (PHDSTAT)
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (PHDCHE)
Doctor of Philosophy in Tourism and Hospitality (PHDTS)
Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce (PHDCOM) (Regular Mode)
Doctor of Philosophy in Vocational Education (PHDVET)
Doctor of Philosophy in Inter-disciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies (PHDITS)
Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics (PHDMT)
Doctor of Philosophy in Journalism & Mass Communication (PHDJMC)
Doctor of Philosophy in Library & Information Science (PHDLIS)
Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (PHDEC)
Ph.D in Arabic (PHDAL)
Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PHDES)
Ph.D in Dairy Science and Technology (PHDDR)
Doctor of Philosophy in Geography (PHDGEOG)
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PHDNS)
Doctor of Philosophy in Performing and Visual Arts with specialization in Fine Arts, Theatre Arts and Music (PHDPVA)
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics (PHDPH)
Doctor of Philosophy Computer Science (PHDCS)
Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (PHDPS)
Doctor of Philosophy in English (PHDENG)
Ph.D in French (PHDFL)
Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science (PHDEV)
Ph.D. in Translation Studies (PHDTT)
Doctor of Philosophy in Extension & Development Studies (PHDEDS)
PhD in Gender and Development Studies (PHDGD)
Doctor of Philosophy in Geology (PHDGY)
PhD in Women’s Studies (PHDWS)
Doctor of Philosophy in Hindi (PHDHIN)
Ph.D in Distance Education (PHDDE)
Doctor of Philosophy in History (PHDHIS)
Doctor of Philosophy in Management (PHDMGMT) (Regular Mode)
Doctor of Philosophy in Law (PHDLE)
Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences (PHDLS)
Note: IGNOU Courses Fee Structure is Different For the Different Courses. So Kindly Check the IGNOU Prospectus For the Latest Fees. You can also Go to the Following Link to Check the Whole IGNOU Courses Eligibility and Fees Structure.

IGNOU Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Question: - What is the Admission Cycle of IGNOU?
  • Ans. IGNOU Offers the Admission in January and June Month Every Year.
  • Question: - What is Elgibility For Admission in IGNOU Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) Programme?
  • Ans. IGNOU BPP Programme is a 6 Months Duration Programme, that Can be Done Max. in 2 Years. There is No Any Educational Qualification is Necessary For the IGNOU BPP, But For this Programme the Students Should be 18 Years Old.

Contact Details For IGNOU Admission

  • Address: 93, Maidan Garhi Rd, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi, Delhi 110068
  • Phone No:011-29571302
  • Fax No: 011- 29532686
  • E-Mail:
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