IGNOU Admission into courses other than B. Ed, MBA and a few PG courses are based on the merit list. IGNOU Admission into BEd and Doctoral programs are dependent on the performance of the entrance exam. NTA Administers the IGNOU B.Ed. Entrance Exam in two sessions at various locations.

  • Eligible applicants with a minimum of 50% aggregate of marks in their graduation or post-graduate degrees can fill out the application form.
  • IGNOU 2022 Application Form by visiting the official website and registering using their mobile number and email address. 
  • Application for IGNOU MBA admissions got concluded last month. 
  • IGNOU admissions are held twice a year, in January and July months. All courses at the UG and PG levels are selected based on merit in the qualifying test. 
  • Four new MBA Specializations (Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Finance Management, and Operation Management) are added to a list of courses offered by IGNOU. The last date to apply for admission into these MBA courses is 31 July 2022.
  • For July Session, IGNOU is now accepting applicants for MCA and MBA admission 2022. The application deadline is July 31, 2022. Apply Now
  • For IGNOU TEE 2022, the last date to submit the examination form is June 25, 2022, without late fees and June 30, 2022, with a late fee of INR 1100/- along with a standard cost of INR 200/- per course. Examination form (TEE June 2022)
  • IGNOU has extended the last assignment submission date for TEE June 2022. The deadline has been extended to June 30, 2022.

IGNOU Admission 2022 Dates

Event Date
IGNOU B.Ed. Entrance Exam 2022 Application Last Date April 17, 2022
Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Entrance Exam 2022 Application Last Date April 17, 2022
B.Ed. Entrance Exam 2022 May 8, 2022
IGNOU New Registration Begins 11 June 2022
IGNOU New Registration Last Date 30 June 2022
Last Date to apply for MCA and MBA courses 31 July 2022
Last Date to submit the examination form for IGNOU TEE 2022 25 June 2022 (no late fee) 
30 June 2022 (with a late fee of INR 1100/-)
TEE June 2022 assignment submission last date 30 June 2022

IGNOU UG Admission 2022 

Admission to B.Com., B.Sc., BA, BBA, and BCA programs is based on the merit obtained in the 10+2 qualifying exam. Selection for the BBA in Service Management, on the other hand, will be based on the university's admission exams. 

Eligibility Criteria 

Courses Eligibility 
B.Sc. 10+2 with scientific subjects or an equivalent qualification.
BA Candidates must have a 10+2 diploma or its equivalent from a recognized board.
B.Com. Candidates with a 10+2 from a recognized board or who have completed the University's Bachelors Preparatory Programme (BPP) are also eligible for admission.
BBA Candidates must have a 10+2 diploma or its equivalent from a recognized board.
BCA Candidates must have a 10+2 or comparable qualification from a recognized board
BSW (Bachelor of Social Work)  Candidates must have a 10+2 diploma or its equivalent from a recognized board. 

Selection Criteria 

Admission to B.Com., B.Sc., BA, BBA, and BCA programs is based on the merit obtained in the 10+2 qualifying exam. Selection for the BBA in Service Management, on the other hand, will be based on the university's admission exams. 

Application Process

Candidates can apply for the BA program online by filling out an application form.

  • Go to the IGNOU website.
  • If you are not a registered candidate, fill out the form for new registration.
  • Choose your course and take note of its Course ID.
  • Then, select "Application."
  • Fill out the application form for the candidate.
  • Pay the tuition for one year.
  • Upload the necessary documentation.
  • Submit the form by clicking the submit button.
  • Your application has been approved temporarily.

IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2022 

IGNOU provides a B.Ed. program to students based on their performance in the university's admission test, which is held at several locations around India. IGNOU B.Ed. admissions are dependent on qualifying requirements, which include having a Graduate degree in any teaching area, having teaching experience, or being an NCTE accredited instructor at an Institute. The training is available to students in both Hindi and English. Interested students must apply online at the official website by paying an application fee of INR 600.

Eligibility Criteria

The following requirements must be met by the candidate to be considered for IGNOU B.Ed. admission:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Commerce/Humanities with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • If the candidate holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology, the course should be specialized in Science and Mathematics with a grade point average of 55 percent.
  • In-service primary teachers were trained.
  • Candidates who have completed an NCTE-recognized teacher education program are preferred (face-to-face).

Selection Criteria

  • The selection for the B.Ed program is done through the entrance exam conducted by the university itself. 
  • The IGNOU B.Ed the entrance test is a multiple-choice online exam. 
  • The exam lasts one hour and there is no negative grading. 
  • General English Comprehension, Logical & Analytical Reasoning, Educational & General Awareness, and so on are all part of it. 

Cutoff 

The admission test qualifying requirements will change for General and other groups (SC/ST/OBC, physically challenged, and female). If the caste certificate is not submitted with the application form, the individual will be evaluated for the General category. Similarly, if there is no indication of gender, there will be no relaxation in the qualifying criterion. 

Category  Entrance Cut-Off 
General  61-78
SC 54-60
ST 52-53
OBC 57-60
PH 50-75

Application Process 

The following are the key points to follow while filling out the IGNOU B.Ed. Entrance Exam 2022 Application Form:

  • Candidates should go to the official website, ignou.ac.in.
  • Candidates must go to the website and click on the "IGNOU B.Ed. Application Form link."
  • Candidates must register on the website and keep a record of the system-generated application number.
  • Candidates must complete the IGNOU B.Ed. Entrance Exam Application Form 2022 online.
  • Candidates must upload the required documents in the format specified.
  • Candidates must also provide scanned signatures in the area given.
  • After completing the application and paying the costs by credit card/debit card or net banking on the website.
  • Candidates must download a payment confirmation page for future reference when the payment confirmation page appears.

IGNOU PG Admission 2022 

At the postgraduate level, IGNOU provides MA, M.Sc., M.Com., MCA, MSW, MLIS, MTTM, and MBA programs in a variety of specialties. The courses are available for two years and can be extended for up to four years. The MLIS program, on the other hand, lasts one year. Admission to these courses is based exclusively on merit in the qualifying degree.

Eligibility Criteria

The various eligibilities of each course are tabulated below. 

Courses  Eligibility 
M.Sc. A bachelor's degree in the relevant discipline from a reputable university is required.
MA Candidates must have a bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a recognized university.
M.Com A bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a recognized university is required.
MSW (Master in social work)  A bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a recognized university is required. 
MTTM (Master in Tourism and Travel Management) Candidates must fit into one of the following categories: 1st Classification: BTS; BA (Tourism); B.Sc. Hospitality and Hotel Administration (BHM); Bachelor's degree in Hotel Management (AICTE-approved) and students who have completed their Graduation in any discipline together with a Diploma in Tourism 2nd Classification: Bachelor’s degree in any field.
MCA  Any Bachelor's degree of at least three years duration from a recognized university, with Mathematics as one of the subjects at the 10+2 or graduate level.

Selection Criteria 

The qualifying degree is used to determine admission to the MA, M.Sc., M.Com., MCA, MLIS, MSW, and MTTM programs. There is no admission exam for this program at the university. 

IGNOU MA Admission 2022 

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) provides admission to Master of Arts (MA) programs in a variety of specialties through the university's numerous schools. The MA program is two years long. Both the January and July sessions are accepting applications.

The following Specialisations are available under the course:

Hindi History
Philosophy Psychology
Political Science Economics
Distance Education Education
Sociology Public Administration
Anthropology Journalism and Mass Communication
Rural Development Translation Studies
Development Studies Gender and Development Studies
English Adult Education (July Session)
Women’s and Gender Studies -

Eligibility Criteria 

For entrance to the courses, the candidate must be a graduate in any subject from a recognized university.

Selection Criteria 

  • Admission is awarded based on the results of the qualifying degree exams.
  • The university's admission committee publishes the merit list based on the candidate's UG degree grades.
  • Shortlisted candidates must submit to the university's relevant Regional or Study Centre with all needed documentation- Photocopy of ID proof, photocopy of all Graduate course mark sheets, photocopy of the 10+2-mark sheet, Age proof/ 10+2 Marks Sheet. 

Application Process

Candidates can apply for the MA program online by filling out and submitting the form. Interested applicants should apply for the program by following the points outlined below:

  • Candidates must first register by generating a username and password. They must provide all the required information, such as their name, date of birth, e-mail address, and phone number.
  • After filling out the form, click the 'SUBMIT' button. The username of the candidate will be given immediately to the registered e-mail address and SMS. 
  • For successive logins, the candidate must remember his/her Username and Password.
  • The candidate should use the created Username and Password to log in. Following that, the candidate should complete the application form with all the required information.
  • Candidates should supply a scanned copy of the required documents while submitting their application form.
  • After uploading the scanned papers, candidates can go to the application form preview option by clicking the 'next button.'
  • In the event of an error, users can go back and update the information or refill the form.
  • Candidates may pay the program fee in addition to the application fee using a debit card, credit card, net banking, or an ATM (PNB)

After the fee’s submission, the candidates should make sure to take a printout of the fees receipt. 

IGNOU MBA Admission 2022 

The IGNOU MBA program is a two-year distance learning program with concentrations in Banking and Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Service, and Operations Management. Recently, the university launched the IGNOU Online MBA program, which is AICTE-approved. Admission to the MBA program at IGNOU is done in two cycles, one in January and one in July. IGNOU offers a distance MBA in two specialties. The first is a standard MBA, and the second is in Banking and Finance. MBA Specializations offered by the IGNOU are mentioned in the table below

Marketing Management Human Resource Management
Operation Management Finance Management

Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates must meet the following prerequisites to be considered for admission to the MBA program at IGNOU:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years of experience and a minimum of 50 percent aggregate marks
  • In the reserved category, a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 45 percent is required.

Candidates must meet the following prerequisites to be considered for admission to IGNOU's online MBA program:

  • A three-year bachelor's degree from a recognized university with at least 50 percent grades.
  • SC/ST applicants are given a 5% (45%) grade reduction.

Selection Criteria 

For admission to the MBA program, the institution will not hold the IGNOU OPENMAT entrance test. Eligible individuals can apply immediately online at the university's official website. Selected candidates will be contacted through text message and email to their registered mobile number and email address. IGNOU online MBA admission is based on performance in the qualifying test. There will be no entrance examinations held by the university. 

Application Process

  • IGNOU's official website is ignou.ac.in.
  • Click 'menu' and then 'Register Online.'
  • You will be routed to the admission site after clicking on Fresh registration. Select 'New Registration.'
  • Select a username and password.
  • Fill in the essential registration information and then click the 'submit' button.

IGNOU Ph.D Admission 2022 

IGNOU offers Doctoral programs in 12 different streams. The doctoral program offered at the university is available in both regular and online modes. Admissions to the Ph.D. program at IGNOU are based on scores in the entrance test followed by a personal interview or presentation. 

The following Specialisations are available under the Ph.D. course:

Women Studies Gender Development Studies
Chemistry Geography
Physics Geology
Biochemistry Journalism Statistics
French Mass Communication

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Candidates should have a master’s degree in the relevant discipline from a UGC-recognized university.
  • Candidates holding M.Phil. Degree (along with course work and dissertation) or those candidates who have cleared NET or any other equivalent examination are exempted from appearing in the Entrance Test.
  • There is a relaxation of 5% marks for reserved category candidates (SC/ ST/ OBC).

Selection Criteria 

The written test is used to select candidates, who are then interviewed. The list of applicants who have been shortlisted and will be needed to take the Entrance Test will be posted on the IGNOU website. The admit card will also be available on the IGNOU official website one week before the test day. 

  • Candidates must bring their admit card to the exam center, or they will be denied the opportunity to take the written exam. 
  • At the test center, applicants must carry original identity evidence with a photograph, such as an Aadhar Card, Voter ID Card, Driving License, Passport, and ID card. 
  • To qualify for the exam, students must obtain at least 50% on the entrance exam.
  • Candidates who pass the written exam will be invited to an interview/presentation.
  • Admission offer letters will only be sent to the Selected Candidates. 

Application Process 

  • Go to the IGNOU website.
  • If you are not a registered candidate, fill out the form for new registration.
  • Choose your course and take note of its Course ID.
  • Then, select "Application."
  • Fill out the application form for the candidate.
  • Pay the tuition for one year.
  • Upload the necessary documentation.
  • Submit the form by clicking the submit button.
  • Your application has been approved temporarily.

IGNOU Admission Status 2022 

After enrolling with IGNOU for a certain program, candidates must verify their registration or admission status to see if their registration is legitimate or accepted by the IGNOU University. Candidates must first apply for admission online by completing an online application form on the IGNOU online admission website. All candidates must fill out an application form for IGNOU Admission in the selected program given by the university, and everyone must supply the university with all needed data about her/his qualifications, as well as scanned documents. 

  • The IGNOU Admission Status website has been updated by the university for candidates for the January 2022 and July 2022 sessions. 
  • New applicants may now verify their admission status by inputting their ten-digit enrolment number. 
  • Students who have completed the registration procedure can check the status of their registration by entering their registration number on the IGNOU admission status website. 
  • In addition, the institution reminds students of their admission confirmation or rejection through email and text messages every two months. IGNOU's admission policies are constantly being updated. 
  • Students can stay up to date on the situation by checking the official website. 

IGNOU Admission FAQs 

Ques. What if the candidate is unable to submit the IGNOU application form by the university's deadline?

Ans. If the candidate is unable to submit the application form by the deadline, the form will be automatically withdrawn. Such candidates will then have to wait until the next Registration Session which will be held in June 2022. 

Ques. Are there any scholarships available for IGNOU B.Ed students?

Ans. IGNOU B.Ed. students are eligible to apply for Government of India Scholarships. They are recommended to go to the Government of India's National Scholarship Portal and apply online. They can get further information from their Regional Centre. Students from the SC/ST category are eligible to apply for financial support under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post Matric Scholarship.

Ques. How much is the MBA registration cost at IGNOU? Is the charge reversible?

Ans. The registration price at IGNOU is Rs.200/-, and it is non-refundable. Aside from that, the first-semester program cost is also collected at the time of enrolment. If a request for cancellation of admission is made before the deadline for submitting the admission form, the cost will be repaid after a $200 deduction. After subtracting $500, the fee will be returned within 15 days after the admissions deadline. There will be no refunds beyond 30 days.

Ques. How do I get my TEE test grade card from IGNOU?

Ans. IGNOU also releases grade cards, which may be obtained by inputting the roll number and the program data on the IGNOU app or the official website http://ignou.ac.in/ 

Ques. What are the minimum grade requirements for passing the assignments?

Ans. Assignments must be completed with a minimum of 50% of the possible points. Only when applicants get these marks will the assignment status of IGNOU 2022 in the grade card be marked as 'finished.' The IGNOU status 'not finished' indicates a failure in the assignment, and the applicant must rewrite and submit the assignments.

Ques. Can an overseas student study at IGNOU in India?

Ans. Foreign students residing in India can enrol in IGNOU programs by submitting their admission forms, along with a copy of a valid study visa for the minimum period of the program, to the relevant Regional Centre and paying the fee applicable to international students for the program.

Ques. What is the IGNOU evaluation system?

Ans. IGNOU employs a multi-tiered evaluation system that includes self-assessment exercises within each unit of study, continuous evaluation primarily through tutor-marked assignments, practical assignments, as well as several seminars/workshops/extended contact programs, and term-end examinations, project work, and so on. The evaluation of pupils will be based on the many educational activities that they participate in. All assignments must be submitted by the deadline set by the university. These tasks are completed before the term exams.

Ques. How can I apply for revaluation at IGNOU?

Ans. Students who are dissatisfied with their results can ask for revaluation by submitting their petitions within a month of the day the results were announced. TEE applications are the only ones that can be submitted; no lab or project applications are accepted. The revaluation application cost is INR 750/- per course.