IGNOU - Indira Gandhi National Open University ,Saket, Delhi

What's new at IGNOU? IGNOU admission 2022 will be subject to a valid score in CUET conducted by NTA (declared in the official notification released by UGC). CUET registrations for admission 2022 took place between April 6 and May 22 and the form correction window will remain open between May 25 and May 31. IGNOU admit card for B.Ed entrance test and BSc Nursing is out. Candidates can download the same from the official website. The exam will take place on May 8.

May 26, 2022: IGNOU June TEE 2022 tentative datesheet released, check details

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May 23, 2022: IGNOU July 2022 Re-registration process begins, apply on or before June 30

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May 18, 2022: IGNOU TEE June 2022 assignment submission deadline extended, check details

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Apr 30, 2022: Indira Gandhi National Open University releases BEd 2022 Admit Card

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IGNOU Admission Dates 2022
IGNOU University's admission cycle for January intake generally ends in February every year; however, due to the ongoing pandemic, the University extended its application dates during 2021. The complete schedule regarding IGNOU admission dates 2022 are as follows:

CUET form correction

25 May '22 - 31 May '22

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IGNOU Courses and Fees 2022

A majority of Indira Gandhi National Open University courses are imparted through online and distance learning modes. Few courses, however, are also available through regular and part-time modes. This year, the University has launched a number of new courses, namely PG Diploma in Sustainability Science and PG Diploma in Digital Media, among others. IGNOU admission 2022 will be conducted in two cycles, i.e. January and July and the application process for July 2022 session is currently open. The admissions are mainly based on the aggregate obtained by candidates in the qualifying degree. However, for a few courses, such as MBA, B.Ed, Post-Basic BSc Nursing, MPhil and PhD, the University conducts/accepts the following entrance exams. Some of the popular IGNOU courses are mentioned in the table below, along with their specialisations and fee details:

CoursesTotal tuition Fees Eligibility
PG Diploma(65 Courses)
INR 2.4 K - 60 K
(for 1 year-2 years)
Graduation : 50 %
M.A.(47 Courses)
INR 9 K - 25 K
(for 2 years)
UG Diploma(40 Courses)
INR 1.5 K - 15.2 K
(for 1 year-3 years)
10+2 : 50 %
Certificate(129 Courses)
INR 900 - 15 K
(for 1 month-1 year)
MBA/PGDM(7 Courses)
INR 28 K - 58 K
(for 1 year-30 months)
Graduation : 50 %
B.Ed(3 Courses)
INR 55 K
(for 2 years)
B.A.(26 Courses)
INR 6.8 K - 12.6 K
(for 3 years)
B.Com(6 Courses)
INR 6 K - 12 K
(for 3 years)
B.Sc.(11 Courses)
INR 12.6 K - 43.5 K
(for 3 years)
M.Sc.(7 Courses)
INR 10 K - 33.6 K
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 50 %

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Roshan Kumar Jha | Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 10 Oct 2021
Placements 4 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
It is the best for those students who want to make a career in computer, and have no money.

Placements: Around 30 - 40% of the students are placed in companies. But I think this is lesser than before as the record says. The highest salary package offered was 10 LPA, and the lowest salary package offered was 4 LPA. The average salary package offered was 5.5 LPA. The recruiting companies are Tata, Wipro, and Infosys. Almost 60% of the students get recurring.

Infrastructure: The infrastructure of the college is brilliant because they have a very big library and free Wi-Fi. There are around 6-7 labs. The food served i...

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Rounaq Kumar Jha | Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 7 Oct 2021
Placements 1 Infrastructure 3 Faculty & Course Curriculum 2 Crowd & Campus Life 2 Value for Money 3
Absolutely best for that person who is very poor and who can't afford high.

Placements: There are around 40% of students get placement in usual. The highest package from my batch was 1 million. Top recruiting companies which comes in my colleges like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Adobe, TCS, Infosys. There are around 95 percentage of students get internship in these companies. My course offers me to get into deep in any of the one subject like AI, Deep Learning, Machine Learning etc.

Infrastructure: Hostels, canteen and infrastructure is awesome.

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Chinmaya Guru | B.A. (Hons.) in Economics - Batch of 2023
Reviewed on 7 Oct 2021
Placements 1 Infrastructure 2 Faculty & Course Curriculum 1 Crowd & Campus Life 1 Value for Money 3
If financial condition is poor or need to prepare for a competitive exam, then is for you.

Placements: Mostly non-science students apply in the course but it requires Maths in class 11th and 12th. As there are possibilities of placement only in top economics college. As in IGNOU university placement is not possible but here I tell you some of the roles offered in the course. 1. Economist, 2. Data Analyst, 3. Investment analyst, 4. Financial planner, 5. Acountant.

Infrastructure: As it is an open university, there is no such facilities available like canteen wi-fi labs, library, and accommodation things. You hav...

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Sanjana | Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Batch of 2023
Reviewed on 13 Aug 2021
Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 3 Value for Money 4
Our college provides good infrastructure and facilities.

Placements: Around 85% of the student are placed in our course. The average salary offered is Rs. 70,000 per month. All multinational companies recruit students from our course. Roles offered in our course are chartered accountant, sales, etc. Almost 89% of the students got internships in our course.

Infrastructure: Facilities provided in our college are good. We have a library and good infrastructure. As the university is an open university, you have to study yourself at home. Only you have to go to the university for atte...

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Nikhil Bhardwaj | Master of Computer Applications (MCA) - Batch of 2019
Reviewed on 10 Oct 2021
Placements 4 Infrastructure 3 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 3 Value for Money 5
Indira Gandhi National open University is good for those who are willing to learn by yourself .

Placements: After completing master in computer applications from Indira Gandhi National Open University I got 65 percentage then after I had applied in many companies, although they didn't provide any proper placement as its a distance learning but even after that I am able to achieve one.

Infrastructure: Infrastructure of the Indira Gandhi National open University is not so very good although its an distance learning some of the examples of bad infrastructure are books delivery usually books material delivered to us even ...

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IGNOU Scholarships 2022

IGNOU scholarships are offered to students belonging to reserved categories (SC/ST). Fee exemption/ reimbursement facilities may be provided from time to time as per the rules of the University. Such candidates may also apply for government scholarships. Students are advised to collect scholarship forms from the Directorate of Social Welfare or the office of the Social Welfare Officer of their State, fill it up and submit it to the Regional Director at the Regional Centre. Scholarship scheme of National Centre for Promotion of Employment of Disabled People (NCPEDP) for PG programmes is also applicable to this university's students. Such students are required to apply to the awarding authority directly.

Students, who belong to SC/ ST/ OBC/ Minority/ PWD, can also avail scheme of fee waiver/ reimbursement/ exemption/ scholarship offered by the UGC/ MHRD and various state governments.

IGNOU also offers fee concessions to the students admitted to the Agriculture Diploma and Certificate programmes (except for PG Certificate, PG Diploma and PhD). The concession is offered as per the following criteria:

  • All the candidates from rural areas are entitled to 50% fee concession subject to the production of a domicile certificate
  • The urban students below the poverty line may be given a 50% fee concession subject to the production of an income certificate
IGNOU Results

Indira Gandhi Open University released the results of all the semesters. Candidates, who have applied for the revaluation, can check the IGNOU revaluation result online at ignou.ac.in. Candidates must enter their enrolment number in order to view their IGNOU Result 2021. However, the university has released the June session TEE 2021 results on August 24, 2021. Furthermore, IGNOU also conducted the June term-end exam from August 03 to September 24, 2021, onwards. The dates for TEE 2021 have also been released by IGNOU. The December TEE is expected to be conducted from January 20, 2022, till February 22, 2022.

IGNOU Highlights 2022

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), established in 1985, is considered one of the prominent names for distance/ part-time education in India. Indira Gandhi National Open University began by offering two programmes in 1987, with a strength of approximately 4,500 students. Today, the university serves more than three million students in India and abroad through its 21 schools and a network of 67 regional centres and 29 overseas partner institutions. IGNOU offers more than 200 programmes at certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral levels. The admission cycles of IGNOU are conducted twice in the year in January and July. For the January session, the online registration for most of the courses starts from November every year and for July, registrations begin in May-June.



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1885 | Government

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Category-based, Need-based

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Distance | Online

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IGNOU Infrastructure and Facilities

IGNOU Delhi provides modern amenities with state-of-the-art infrastructure for its students under the Centre for Online Education (CoE). The university also offers facilities such as transportation, banking, ATM, library and several other facilities. Some of them are mentioned below in detail:

Conference Room: COE IGNOU has a large conference room which is used by all the schools and divisions for workshops, conferences, seminars, trainings and many more academic and administrative activities. It also has Public Address System (PAS) for smooth conduct of the activities and a seating capacity of more than 100 people.

Data Center: IGNOU Data Center houses high-end servers, firewall, storage and sophisticated network to house major applications of the centre such as eGyanKosh, web conferencing, webcasting, etc. Some components for supporting infrastructure include UPS, generators and redundant power sources, Computer Room Air Conditioners (CRAC) and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems among others.

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IGNOU Notable Alumni 

While IGNOU has been catering to the educational aspirations of students for over 30 years, its alumni have been placed across different sectors such as Entertainment, Civil Services, IT, Business Development, Marketing and Human Resources among others. Earlier, there was a belief among students that the university is apt for those students only who are academically weak or non-serious about their careers. Here is a reality check for all such students- the notion is nothing but a myth. In recent years, there have been many notable IGNOU alumni who have managed to build a successful careers for themselves. Get details about those successful alumni of IGNOU below:

Alumni Name Alumni Photograph

Celina Jaitly: Celina Jaitly is an Indian Bollywood actress who has appeard in several films. She had won the Miss India 2001 contest and was the fourth runner-up at Miss Universe 2001.

Sudipta Chakraborty: Sudipta Chakraborty is an Indian actress who works mostly in the Indian Bengali cinema. She has won the National Film Award 2000 for the Best Supporting Actress for the film Bariwali.

Gen Deepak Kapoor: PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC served General Deepak Kapoor was the 22nd Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army, appointed on September 30, 2007, and the Chief and Chairmen of the Staffs Committee appointed on August 31, 2009.

Biswatosh Sengupta: Biswatosh Sengupta is an Indian academician. He is the fourth son among seven children of Provabati Sengupta and Manindranath.

Swapna Patker: Swapna Patker is an Indian film producer and businesswoman known for Marathi film Balkadu in 2015, a biopic of Shivsena founder, Balasaheb Thackeray. She is the managing director of The Royal Maratha Entertainment, a Marathi film production company.

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Q.Is the degree offered by IGNOU valid?

A. Yes. IGNOU is a trusted and accredited distance education University. It is a central University which was established by an act of parliament in 1985. Therefore, a distance education degree from IGNOU is equivalent to a degree granted by any recognised university in India.

Q.Is IGNOU better than DU SOL?

A. Although, DU SOL is 23 years older than IGNOU, yet the latter has an edge over the former in the following ways:
  • DU SOL has limited courses to offer as compared to IGNOU that provides a wide range of courses which are more than 200 in number
  • In DU SOL, the students are required to go for classes and exam centres assigned strictly by the university.Whereas IGNOU provides the facility to select the nearest location so that it’s easy for the students to commute
  • The DU SOL degree does not have the same value as that of IGNOU when it comes to studying abroad. IGNOU is recognised well across Asia and in many commonwealth countries
  • IGNOU has a pan-India presence and also has study centres abroad

Q. Is IGNOU a regular college?

A. IGNOU, as the name suggests, is anopen and distance learning institution. Only a few courses, such as PhD and MPhil programmes are offered through regular mode.

Q.Do classes take place in IGNOU?

A. Yes, the classes are conducted by study centres, under the guidance of regional centres.

Q.When does a new batch start at IGNOU?

A. IGNOU conducts two academic sessions, which are held in January and July.

Q. How many times a year does IGNOU conduct term-end examination?

A. The University conducts term-end examinations twice a year in June and December.

Q. Do SC/ST candidates get free education at IGNOU?

A. As per a recent notification released by the University, SC/ST students seeking fresh admission and re-registration to the July session of IGNOU admission 2021 are exempted from fee payment. Students willing to avail this facility must submit their applications online along with the soft copy of documents required for the claim.

Q. Is IGNOU degree valid for IAS exam?

A. Yes, all IGNOU degrees are valid for any purpose whether you are appearing for any entrance exams or employment exams. It has recognition at national as well as international level.

Q.Is it worth doing an MBA from IGNOU?

A. There are many universities in India that offer distance MBA programmes to students. Among such universities, IGNOU is one of the most reputed and popular open universities in India. Although, the scope of distance MBA is lesser as compared to full-time MBA, yet IGNOU’s MBA is a blessing for those who are unable to pursue a full-time MBA due to financial or some other constraints.

Q.Is the degree offered by IGNOU valid abroad?

A. Yes. IGNOU is one of the largest distance learning universities in India that is known for its quality education. The degrees granted by IGNOU are valid and recognised not only in India but abroad.

Q. Does IGNOU offer any placement support?

A. Yes, IGNOU has a placement cell that helps students to find a suitable job. According to the verified students' reviews on Shiksha, the cell organises multiple seminars and jobfairs for thestudents every year. The average salary package offered during IGNOU campus placements ranges between Rs 1.87-3.5 LPA.


Is IGNOU distance B.Ed is acceptable Odisha- government. & other central government schools?


Aakanksha Jaiman

Guide-Level 12

3 hours ago

Hello Dear!
Yes, distance B.Ed. Degrees are acceptable;
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Dr Uma Sinha

Scholar-Level 17

2 years ago

Yes, IGNOU's B.Ed is valid for government jobs. The B.Ed Programmes of IGNOU is recognised by the NCTE.

Can I do M.Com from IGNOU after completing class 12th?

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Bhavya Bakhshi

Contributor-Level 6

2 weeks ago

Dear Romek,
It is not possible to do M.Com as it is a master's degree, First, complete your B.com (or graduate in any allied subject) which will make you eligible for M.com in IGNOU or any other institution.


Contributor-Level 10

2 years ago

You are not allowed to jump and bypass any grade or education level in the Indian Education System. The eligibility for taking admission in the Masters course, you must have a graduate degree so you first complete your graduation in commerce stream then do M.Com.

If I have a degree in commerce with distance learning programme of IGNOU. Can I apply for PG ( MBA) from your University.

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Shivang agarwal

Contributor-Level 9


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Does IGNOU accept CET score for MBA Admission instead of OpenMat?

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Shivang agarwal

Contributor-Level 9

2 days ago

You will find all the true and authentic information about your college here.

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