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PH d. from IGNOU

Date: 29 Dec 2009   Group: Education    Category: India Educational Consultants   

Is the PH d. from IGNOU valid and recognised by UGC to get the teaching jobs in colleges ?

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Author: Krishnadas    29 Dec 2009      Member Level: Gold     Points : 2    Voting Score: 0

Dear Shivani,

Indira Gandhi Open University [IGNOU] is a National University recognized by an Act of Parliament passed in the year 1985. The degree's/Diploma/Certificates awarded by IGNOU are recognized by all the Indian Universities on par with their Degree/Diploma/Certificate.

Therefore the Ph.d awarded by IGNOU is also recognized on par with Ph.d's awarded by the Indian Universities.


Author: Baby    19 Jan 2010      Member Level: Bronze     Points : 2    Voting Score: 0

Dear Shivani and Krishnadas,

The UGC doesn't approve/recognise any PhD s from 14 open universities in India(including IGNOU) any more due to concerns regarding quality standards.
Personally, I also feel that PhD should not be the degree that we can get through distance mode !!
See the following link for more info.

Thanks for information sharing

Author: sanjeev    22 Jan 2010      Member Level: Bronze     Points : 1    Voting Score: 0

From 2009 Phd from IGNOU is not valid because this is a distance Learning Phd. So according to the rules of UGC distance learning Phd is not valid. IGNOU is going to start new rules for Phd. It is on continuation.
Author: nagendra singh gangola    23 Jan 2010      Member Level: Bronze     Points : 1    Voting Score: 0

All are ignoring the most important fact that is Ph.d from ignou can be accomplished only after you have copleted your M.Phil from some recognised university.No doubt Ph.d from ignou is fully honoured .

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