IGNOU Admission 2022 Eligibility & Important Dates - IGNOU Admission 2022

The IGNOU University is inviting applications for admission 2022 to its various Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, BPP, Diploma and Certificate prog.

IGNOU Admission 2022: You may fill the IGNOU Admission form 2022–2023 through online mode twice a year i.e. in January and July academic sessions of every year.  IGNOU (Indra Gandhi National Open University) is a distance learning Open University which was formed in 1985 which offers various undergraduates, postgraduates and many other programmes which are related to the field of Art, Science & Commerce and many more. The admission form of IGNOU will be issued online as well as by offline mode.

IGNOU Admission 2022

For admission to various educational programmes, IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) conducts an entrance test. There are several entrance tests for different courses like IGNOU B.Ed. the entrance test, IGNOU OPENMAT, B.Sc. Nursing entrance exam etc. The university has 228 degree, certificate, diploma and doctoral programmes. Candidates have to apply separately for an individual course. Before filling out the form, read the requirements carefully to avoid any confusion later. FOR ONLINE ADMISSION

IGNOU Admission 2022 Prospectus

The Admission prospectus for Jan 2022 session can be obtained from the nearest regional centre in hand. To buy the prospectus, you need to pay a sum of Rs.200/- as a fee. It can be bought from the counsellor sitting in the regional centre.

You can also order your prospectus by post by sending a sum of Rs. 250/- in form of a Demand Draft in the favour of IGNOU, New Delhi to the following address: REGISTRAR, Student Registration Division, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110 068.

If you don’t want to follow the above two methods, you have another option for which you do not need to pay any fees. You can download the IGNOU Prospectus soft copy from the university's official website.

The IGNOU University, it serves the educational aspirations of over 2.7 million candidates in India and other countries through 21 Schools of Studies and a network of 67 regional centres, around 2,667 learner support centres. 

The IGNOU University offers about 228 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programmes, with a strength of nearly 283 faculty members and 256 academic staff at the headquarters and regional centres and about 33,212 academic counsellors from conventional institutions of higher learning, professional organisations, and industry among others.

IGNOU Admission 2022 Important Dates

Admission form availability 5th July 2021
Due date to submit an application 21st August 2021
Date of entrance exam 24th September 2021
Due date to submit an application 15th December 2021
Date of entrance exam 4th February 2022
For M. Phill & Ph. D.
The application form will start July 2022
Last date to apply July 2022
Exam date August 2022
For B.Ed. & B.Sc. Nursing
Last date to submit the application August 2022
Exam date September 2022

IGNOU Admission 2022 Application Form

Visit the official website of IGNOU for registration and fill and submit the application form through the online mode. Candidates can also fill out the application form via offline mode. Before filling out the application form, candidates must have to read the instruction carefully. Check all the details carefully and submit the application. The online application form will be issued from the website. Take the printout of the duly submitted application for future reference.
Eligibility Criteria
No. Courses Eligibility
1. Diploma in Dairy Technology Passed 10+2 or equivalent or BPP from IGNOU.
2. Diploma in Tourism Studies Passed 12th or equivalent or BPP from IGNOU
3. BCA 12th or equivalent exam passed & no age limit.
4. BA & B.Com Passed 12th or equivalent or BPP from IGNOU.
5. BSW Passed 12th or equivalent or BPP from IGNOU.
6. B.Sc 12th with science subjects or equivalent exam.
7. MCA Bachelor's degree of minimum three years from any recognized university and also hold the graduation or 12th level with mathematics subject & no age limit.
8. MBA Bachelor's degree in any stream or appearing in the final year will also be eligible for apply.
9. MA (English/ Economics/ History), MSW Bachelor or a higher degree from any recognized college.
10. PG Diploma in Rural Development Bachelor’s degree.

Application Fee

  • The application fee will be Rs. 200/- by online mode.
  • The Application fee will be Rs.250/- through Demand Draft.
  • The application fee may differ from course to course.
  • The fee can be made through Credit Card (Master/Visa), Net Banking & Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay) or demand draft.

Exam Pattern

  • The exam pattern & syllabus will vary as per the courses opted by the students.
  • Candidates can check their syllabus and exam pattern according to their opt course.
  • The general topics covered in the entrance exams are attitude, quantitative analysis, logical reasoning, GK, etc.

Admit Card

  • Candidates can download their admit cards using their registration number/name and date of birth.
  • Admit cards will be available one or two weeks before the entrance exam on the official website of IGNOU.
  • Take the print out of admitting card and keep it safe.
  • Don’t forget to carry admit card while appearing in the exam.
  • Entry into the examination centre will not be possible without the admit card.
  • Admit card will contain details about the candidate like the candidate’s name, roll number, exam date and center.
  • If a candidate found any mistake in the admit card, he/she can report it to the concerned authority within the specified time.


  • The University will publish the result on its official website of individual courses from time to time.
  • Candidates have to download the result.
  • For regular updates, candidates should check the website because the university will not send any information via post to any individual.
  • Qualified candidates will have to go through the counselling process.


  • Cut-off marks are the minimum qualified marks that have to be scored by the candidate to qualify for the exam.
  • After the commencement of the written examination, the IGNOU cut-off will be announced.
  • Based on the numbers of students who appeared in the exam, seats available in colleges, the difficulty level of the exam and many others set by the exam conducting authority, the cut-off is prepared.


  • Based on their written exam performance, IGNOU will invite qualified candidates.
  • Candidates have to appear before the competent authority for final admission.
  • Through verification of original documents, the university will verify the eligibility of the candidates.
  • On written exam score, seat availability in a particular course and verification of original documents, admission in any course will depend.

Documents required at the time of Counselling

  • Result card or scorecard
  • Photograph and Identity card
  • 10th class certificate in support of age.
  • 12th certificates or Graduation degree whichever is applicable
  • Category certificate if applicable

To apply for IGNOU Online Admission, candidates need to follow the given steps:-

  • Visit Official Site- Candidates need to visit the official site and click on the link ‘Register Yourself’. Fill in the basic details and then click on Submit button.
  • Re-Login- Candidates have to fill in their ‘User Name’ & ‘Password’ and click on the login option. Here candidates need to fill in their personal, educational, program and correspondence details.
  • Upload Scanned Documents- Candidates need to upload their scanned documents in JPEG Format. Having uploaded the scanned documents, click on the NEXT button. The candidate will get the form Preview Option. Take the printout of the admission form and keep it safely for future use.
  • Fee Payment- To complete the procedure of Online Admission, candidates need to submit the application fee through DR/CR/Net Banking.

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IGNOU Online Admission For Different Courses

Eligible candidates may take admission in the IGNOU University for the various Open /Distance Courses, Regular Courses and Online courses through either Online or Offline mode. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) invites applications to apply for various Programmes i.e. Masters, Bachelors, Post Graduate Diplomas, Diplomas, Advanced certificates and Certificates

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