IGNOU Admission 2021 – The Indira Gandhi National Open University offers admission to learners twice in a year i.e. both in January and July academic sessions. Most of the distance courses are offered by the university in both sessions but there are few as well which are available in either January or July Cycle.
The interested learners can know more about the IGNOU admission January 2021 process and programmes by visiting the university official website. The start and last date of admission has been not announced yet for Master Degree, Bachelor Degree, Diploma and Certificate programmes.
IGNOU Admission January 2021
Students who wish to apply for admission to January 2021 session in any of its distance learning programme can visit their nearest Regional Centre for more details.
From regional Centre, they can obtain the Ignou Prospectus which contains the complete details about the programme like eligibility criteria, fee structure, duration, age limit, medium of instruction, syllabus, etc.
If you face problem in understanding the programme structure after reading the prospectus, you can ask the counsellors available at the regional centres. They will guide you about the admission process that you have to follow.
We have mentioned below the list of important links that will be useful for the learners who will apply for admission to latest Ignou Academic Cycle. These are as follows:
How to apply for admission to IGNOU? Download Prospectus 2020
To enroll in this distance learning university is very simple and easy. The university follows ‘walk-in admission’ scheme for admission to its various programmes which means the learners can apply for admission round the year.
As we mentioned above, the students must buy the prospectus from the nearest Regional or Study Centre. The Ignou Admission Form is also included in the prospectus itself. The applicants also obtain the application form from the counsellor as well in the regional centre.
Note: The offline admission is offered for only few courses. For most of the courses only online admission is offered.
The students need to submit the filled-in application form along with prescribed fee and required documents at the Regional Centre concerned. The fee has to be paid in the form of Demand Draft which has to be made in the favour of IGNOU payable at City of Regional Centre Concerned.
IGNOU Online Admission January 20201
If the IGNOU Regional Centres are very far away from your location, the learners do not need to be worry about it. This is because the university provides the complete information about the programme, Prospectus, Admission Facility on its official website as well.
If you are familiar with using the internet, downloading and online payment, then you do not need to visit the regional centre for anything. The learners can easily download the Ignou prospectus Online in the form of pdf file. After reading the prospectus thoroughly, they can visit the official
After reading the prospectus thoroughly, the students can visit the official Ignou Online Admission portal to apply for admission. The students need to register themselves on the admission portal.
After getting logged in, they need to fill up the online admission application form and upload the required documents. The fee for admission can be paid online by making use of Credit Card and Debit Card payment methods.
In Online as well as offline methods of admission, there are three categories of programmes available which have been mentioned below:
- The Programmes which can be joined directly by learner if he/she fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria.
- There are certain programmes for which the number of seats under the various regional centre is limited. For these programmes, the admission is provided on the basis of merit list based on prior qualification and experience.
- For few programmes, the university conducts the entrance test for admission.
Most of the disciplines offered by IGNOU comes under the first two categories. To know about these programmes, the students has to obtain the Common Prospectus which contains the complete information about them. The university provides the separate prospectus for the programmes for which entrance test is required.