Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), B.Ed., B.SC(N)& Ph.D. programs admissions

Are you looking for IGNOU admissions to B.Ed./BSC(N)/Ph.D courses? IGNOU has released the admission notification for January 2023 programs. Admission will be based on an entrance examination that will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Check out the program details, eligibility criteria, application procedure, etc. in this article.

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi has released an official notification for admission to various courses in various disciplines. Eligible candidates can still apply for the B.Ed./B.SC(n)/Ph.D. courses of IGNOU and register themselves on the website of IGNOU.

Courses Offered by IGNOU

  • B.Ed

  • B.SC(nursing )

  • Ph.D.

  • Ph.D. program details

    The institute offers PhD in the following research areas:-
  • Biochemistry

  • Chemistry

  • Geography

  • Geology

  • Gender Development Studies

  • French

  • Journalism

  • Life Sciences

  • Mass Communication

  • Mathematics

  • Statistics

  • Physics

  • Vocational Studies

  • Women Studies etc

  • Eligibility criteria

    For B.Ed.

    Course duration: The duration of this course is for two years.
    Eligibility: Graduate or Post Graduate with 50% marks in the final year examination for the general category and 45% for SC/ST candidates in any stream.

    For B.SC( Nursing)

    Course duration: The duration of this course is for three years.
    Eligibility: Candidate should have passed class 12 or HSC or 10+2 or equivalent level from any recognized Board.

    For Ph.D

    Course Duration: According to the UGC, M.Phil/Ph.D. Regulations – 2016, the Vidyavaridhi degree program duration is for 3 years from the date of registration.
    Eligibility: Candidate should have a master's degree or M.Phil degree from a recognized university/institute approved by UGC and must have secured at least 55% marks (for general category candidates) in the relevant discipline. However, the candidates who belong to the reserved category need to have 50% marks in Master's or M.Phil Degree.

    How to Apply

    The online applications for all the courses are available on the website. For this, they must visit the official website of IGNOU. The candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria have to register on the official website, and separate application forms should be submitted for each course.

    After successful registration, the candidates will receive a user id and password. Using those credentials the candidates can log in and fill out the application form, upload the necessary documents and pay the application form fee through the online payment gateway. After the successful submission of the online application form for various courses, the candidates can download the filled-in application form.

    Documents to be attached

    The following documents are to be uploaded with the application form in .JPEG or .PDF format only, and the file size must not be more than 5 MB-
  • 10th/12th mark sheet

  • UG Degree

  • PG Degree


  • ID Proof
  • Scanned passport-size Photograph (less than 100 KB)

  • Scanned Signature (less than 100 KB)

  • Application Fee

    An application fee is to be paid by the candidate. The application fee is non-refundable. Fees can be paid through the payment gateway, using a Credit Card /Debit Card/Online/ Online Banking. Fee details are as follows:
    For the general category candidates: Rs.1000/-
    For reserved category (SC/ST/PwD) candidates: Rs. 800/-

    Selection Procedure

    Admission to the various program will be made through the Entrance Exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The entrance exam will be conducted online mode. IGNoU offers admission to the various courses based on the percentage of post-graduation courses along with an entrance test and interview. Students need to appear in the entrance test followed by an interview.

    Once the registration for the entrance examination will be completed, the admit cards will be uploaded to the university website and can be downloaded from there. For shortlisting of the candidates, a merit list of the successful candidates in the entrance examination will be prepared. Only selected students will be called for the interview round conducted by the university.

    Important date

    Availability of Information Bulletin:20th November 2022
    Commencement of Online submission of application form: 21st November 2022
    Last date for submission of online application: 20th December 2022
    IGNOU Ph.D. entrance Exam Date: 08th January 2023

    Contact Details

    Indira Gandhi National Open University
    93, Maidan Garhi Rd,
    Maidan Garhi,
    New Delhi, Delhi 110068
    Phone: 011 2957 2513
    NTA Help Desk at 011 4075 9000

    Official Notification:
    Last Date Extention notification:


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