IGNOU - Indira Gandhi National Open University was established in 1985. The University began by offering two academic programmes in 1987, i.e., Diploma in Management and Diploma in Distance Education, with a strength of 4,528 students.
Today, it serves the educational aspirations of over 4 million students in India and 36 other countries through 21 Schools of Studies and a network of 67 regional centres, around 3,000 learner support centres and 67 overseas centres. The University offers about 490 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programmes, with a strength of nearly 420 faculty members and academic staff at the headquarters and regional centres and about 36,000 academic counsellors from conventional institutions of higher learning, professional organisations, and industry among others.
IGNOU Distance Education Courses 2017:-
Master Degree Programmes:- MA in Rural Development, Tourism Mgmt, English, Hindi, Philosophy, Gandhi & Peace Studies, Education, Public Administration, Participatory Development, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Extension & Development Studies, Gender & Development Studies, Distance Education, Anthropology, MBA, MCA, M.Com., MSW, Master of Science in Dietics and Food Services Management, Master of Library & Information Sciences, Mathematics with application in Computer Sciences.
Bachelor Degree Programmes:- Bachelor of Arts (BA) also with major in Political Science, History, Economics, Mathematics, Public Adminstration, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, English, Hindi, and Urdu. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.),Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) also with Major in Physics, Chemistry, Mathmatics, Zoology & Botany. Bachelor of Computer Applications(BCA), Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies)(BTS), Bachelor of Social Work(BSW), Bachelor of Library & Information Sc., Bachelor Preparatory Programme and Diplomas, Certificates, Non Credit, Appreciation and Awareness programmes.
Minimum Duration: 2.6 Years
Maximum Duration: 8 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 205,080
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar
Graduation in any discipline with 50 per cent marks of General Category and 45 per cent marks for reserved category.
Bachelor's degree with three years of supervisory/ managerial/professional experience, or Professional Degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Medicine/ Architecture/ Law/ Pharmacy or Professional Qualifications in Accountancy/ Cost and Works Accountancy/ Company Secretaryship etc. or Masters Degree in any subject.
Clearance of OPENMAT conducted by IGNOU. The candidates who have successfully cleared the entrance test for admission into Management Programme conducted by institutions like CAT, MAT, and State level tests need not appear in OPENMAT.
Non-graduates (10+2 or equivalent) with six years of managerial/ supervisory/ professional experience are eligible for taking admission into Diploma in Management only after clearing the entrance test.
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Address:-
New Delhi - 110068