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How to Get IGNOU online admission?

IGNOU online admission

IGNOU offers admission for many courses twice a year. The IGNOU admission is provided by online process for all the programmes which are mentioned in Common prospectus.

The University offers Certificates, Diplomas, Advance Diplomas, Post Graduate Diplomas and Degrees, which are conventional as well as innovative. Most of these programmes have been developed after an initial survey of the need for such programmes.

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Steps taken for ignou online admission :

To submit your admission form, you have to go through the following stages.

Step 1 : Candidate should open IGNOU website  (

Step 2 : Candidate create  ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’ for new admission.

Step 3 :  After entering new user name and password . Candidate  will receive  by sms or email .

Step 4 : Now Candidate can able to log in ID  for completing for ur details for new admission.

Step 5 : Candidate have to upload the latest photograph up to 100 kb jpg And upload also signature up to 100 kb jpg format. 

Step 6: Candidate have to upload scanned copies of educational documents size up to 400 kb pdf.

Step 7 :  Candidate have to read the declaration and check the ‘Declaration’ box after reading it carefully.

Step 8: Candidate can check all details before payment.

Step 9:  Candidate can pay   the fee  by Net Banking, Credit ,Debit card.

Step 10: After payment, the Candidate will receive a payment confirmation message by  SMS or email.

Step 11: Candidate can check control no with admission details

Step 12 : Candidate can print form .

IGNOU Courses

2.1 Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
2.2 Master of Science (Dietetics and Food Service Management) (MSCDFSM)
2.3 Master of Arts (Rural Development) (MARD)
2.4 Master of Commerce (MCOM)
2.5 Master of Arts (Tourism Management) (MTM)
2.6 Master of Arts (English) (MEG)
2.7 Masters of arts (hindi) (MHD)
2.8 Master of Social Work (MSW)
2.9 Master of Arts (Philosophy) (MAPY)
2.10 MA (Gandhi and Peace Studies) (MGPS)
2.11 Master of Arts (Education) Programme (MAEDU)
2.12 MA in Participatory Development (MAPD)
2.13 Master of Arts (Economics) (MEC)
2.14 Master of Arts (History) (MAH)
2.15 Master of Arts (Political Science) (MPS)
2.16 Master of Arts (Public Administration) (MPA)
2.17 Master of Arts(Sociology) (MSO)
2.18 Master of Arts (Psychology) (MAPC)
2.19 Master of Science in Counselling and Family Therapy (MSCCFT) (Offered in July Session only)
2.20 Master of Arts (Extension and Development Studies) (MAEDS#) (Modular Programme)
2.21 Master of Arts in Adult Education (MAAE) (Offered in July session only)

2.22Master of Arts in Gender and Development Studies (MAGD)
2.23 Master of Arts (Distance Education) (MADE)
2.24 Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
2.25 Masters in Anthropology (MAAN)


3.1 B.Sc. (Hons.) in Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques (BSCHOT)
(Offered in July Session only)
3.2 Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies) (BTS)
3.3 Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
3.4 Bachelor‘s Degree Programmes (BDP)-B.A, B.Com, B.Sc, BSW
3.5 Bachelor‘s Preparatory Programme (BPP)
3.6 BBA in Retailing with the Modular Approach (BBAR) (Offered in July Session only)
3.7 Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS)

4.1 Post Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (PGDFSQM) (Offered in July Session)
4.2 Post Graduate Diploma in Plantation Management (PGDPM) (Offered in July Session only)
4.3 Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits & Vegetables (DVAPFV) (Offered in July session only)
4.4 Diploma in Dairy Technology (DDT) (Offered in July session only)
4.5 Diploma in Meat Technology (DMT) (Offered in July session only)
4.6 Diploma in Production of Value Added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds (DPVCPO) (Offered in July Session only)
4.7 Diploma in Fish Products Technology (DFPT) (Offered in July Session only)
4.8 Diploma in Watershed Management (DWM) (Offered in July Session only)
4.9 Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC) (Offered in July Session Only)
4.10 Advance Diploma in Participatory Development (ADPD)
4.11 PG Diploma in Participatory Development (PGDPD)
4.12 Diploma in Youth in Development Work (DCYP)
4.13 Post Graduate Diploma in Library Networking and Automation (PGDLAN)
4.14 Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management (PGDDM)
4.15 Post Graduate Diploma in Participatory Management of Displacement, Resettlement and
Rehabilitation (PGDMRR) (online also)
4.16 Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRD)
4.17 Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (DECE)
4.18 Diploma in Nutrition & Health Education (DNHE)
4.19 Diploma in Tourism Studies (DTS)
4.20 Post Graduate Diploma in Translation (PGDT)
4.21 Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Operations (PGDIBO)
4.22 Post Graduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development (PGDESD)
4.23 Post Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (PGDAC)
4.24 Diploma in Aquaculture (DAQ)
4.25 Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC)
4.26 Post Graduate Diploma in Audio Programme Production (PGDAPP)
4.27 Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET)
4.28 Post Graduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management (PGDSLM)
4.29 Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Administration (PGDEMA)
4.30 Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE)

4.31 Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education Management (PGDHEM)
4.32 Diploma in Teaching German as a Foreign Language (DTG)
4.33 Post Graduate Diploma in Book Publishing (PGDBP)
4.34 Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE)
4.35 Diploma Programme in URDU (DUL)
4.36 Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work (PGDSW)
4.37 Post Graduate Diploma in Social Among Tribals (PGDSWT)
4.38 Diploma in HIV and Family Education (DAFE)
4.39 Diploma in Women‘s Empowerment and Development (DWED)
4.40 Diploma in Business Process Outsourcing — Finance and Accounting (DBPOFA)
4.41 Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sales Management (PGDPSM)
4.42 Post Graduate Diploma in District Health Management (PGDDHM)
4.43 Post Graduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health (PGDMCH) (Offered in July Session only)
4.44 Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR)
4.45 PG Diploma in Criminal Justice (PGDCJ)
4.46 PG Diploma in Environmental Law (PGDENLW)
4.47 Diploma in Paralegal Practice (DIPP)
4.48 Post Graduate Diploma in Extension and Development Studies (PGDEDS)#
4.49 PG Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies (PGDFCS)
4.50 Post Graduate Diploma in Gandhi and Peace Studies (PGDGPS)
4.51 Post-Graduate Diploma in Adult Education: Participatory Adult Learning, Documentation and Information
Networking (PGDAE) (Offered in July Session only).
4.52 Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance (PGDICG)
4.53 Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy (PGDCFT) (Offered in July Session only)
4.54 Post Graduate Diploma In Disability Management for Medical Practitioner (PGDMD)
(Offered in July Session only)
4.55 Post Graduate Professional Diploma in Special Education (PGPDSE)

  1. Post Graduate Professional Diploma in Special Education in Mental Retardation (PGPDSEMR)
  2. Post Graduate Professional Diploma in Special Education in Hearing Imparement (PGPDSEHI)
  3. Post Graduate Professional Diploma in Special Education in Visual Impairment (PGPDSEVI)

5.1 Certificate in Indigenous Art Practices (CIAP)
(This programme is on offer in North-East States only)
5.2 Certificate Programme in Japanese Language (CJL)
5.3 Certificate in Visual Arts—Painting (CVAP)
5.4 Certificate in Visual Arts—Applied Art (CVAA)
5.5 Certificate in Visual Arts—Sculpture (CVAS)
5.6 Certificate in Performing Arts—Theatre Arts (CPATHA)
5.7 Certificate in Performing Arts—Hindustani Music (CPAHM)
5.8 Certificate in Performing Arts—Karnatak Music (CPAKM)
5.9 Certificate in Performing Arts—Bharatanatyam (CPABN)
5.10 Certificate in Performing Arts—Mohiniattam (CPAMT)
5.11 Certificate in Performing Arts—Odissi (CPAOS)
5.12 Certificate in Performing Arts—Kathak ( CPAKT)
5.13 Certificate in Performing Arts—Kathakali (CPAKK)
5.14 Certificate in Performing Arts—Manipuri (CPAMP)

5.15Certificate in Performing Arts—Kuchipudi (CPAKP)
5.16 Certificate in 7German Language (CGL)
5.17 Certificate in French Language (CFL)
5.18 Certificate in Arabic Language (CAL)
5.19 Certificate in Disaster Management (CDM)
5.20 Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES)
5.21 Certificate Programme in NGO Management (CNM)
5.22 Certificate in Business Skills (CBS)
5.23 Certificate in Teaching of English as a Second Language (CTE)
5.24 Certificate in Functional English (Basic Level) (CFE)
5.25 Certificate in Urdu Language (CUL)
5.26 Certificate in HIV and Family Education (CAFÉ)
5.27 Certificate in Social Work in Criminal Justice System (CSWCJS)
5.28 Certificate in Health Care Waste Management (CHCWM)
5.29 Certificate in Competency Enhancement for ANM/FHW (CCEANM)
5.30 Certificate in Newborn and Infant Care (CNIC)
5.31 Certificate in Maternal and Child Health Care (CMCHC)
5.32 Certificate In Diabetes Care for Community Worker (CDCW)
5.33 Certificate in Home Based Care Providers (CHBCP)
5.34 PG Certificate in Bangla-Hindi Translation (PGCBHT)
5.35 PG Certificate in Malayalam-Hindi Translation (PGCMHT)
5.36 Certificate in Community Radio (CCR)
5.37 Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS)
5.38 Certificate in Food and Nutrition (CFN)
5.39 Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care (CNCC)
5.40 Certificate in Rural Development (CRD)
5.41 Certificate in Food Safety (CFS)
5.42 Post Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy (PGCAP) (Offered online also)
5.43 Certificate in Sericulture (CIS)
5.44 Certificate in Organic Farming (COF)
5.45 Certificate in Water Harvesting and Management (CWHM)
5.46 Certificate in Poultry Farming (CPF)
5.47 Certificate in Beekeeping (CIB)
5.48 Post-Graduate Certificate in Extension and Development Studies (PGCEDS)
5.49 Post Graduate Certificate in Adult Education (PGCAE) (Offered in both July and January Session)
5.50 Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law (PGCCL)
5.51 PG Certificate in Patent Practice (PGCPP)
5.52 Certificate in Human Rights (CHR)
5.53 Certificate in Consumer Protection (CCP)
5.54 Certificate in Co-operation, Co-operative Law & Business Laws (CCLBL)
5.55 Certificate in Anti Human Trafficking (CAHT)
5.56 Certificate in International Humanitaria in Law (CIHL)
5.57 Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)
5.58 Certificate in Guidance (CIG)
5.59 Post Graduate Certificate in Participatory Development (PGCEPD)
5.60 Certificate in Communication Skills for BPO. ITeS & Related Sectors (CCSS)
5.61 Certificate in Lifelong Learning (CELL)
5.62 Certificate in Entrepreneurship (CIE)

5.63Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management (ACPDM)
5.64 Certificate in Energy Technology and Management (CETM)
5.65 Certificate in Communication & IT Skills (CCITSK)
5.66 Post Graduate Certificate in Gandhi and Peace Studies (PGCGPS)
5.67 Certificate Programme in Laboratory Techniques (CPLT)
5.68 Certificate in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM)
5.69 Appreciation Course on Environment (ACE)
5.70 Post Graduate Professional Certificate in Special Education (PGPCSE)

M.Sc. Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science (MSCMACS)
(offered in January Session only)
6.2 Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHHM)
(Offered in January Session only)
6.3 Post Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (PGDGM)
6.4 Diploma in Nursing Administration (DNA) (Offered in January Session only)

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