IGNOU Admission

IGNOU Admissions 2022 (January Session) : Exam Dates, Syllabus, Admit Card & Result

Last Modified on : 17 Nov 2022

Founded in 1985 by an Act of Parliament, Indira Gandhi National Open University, popularly known as IGNOU – the people’s University, claims to be the largest university in the world. It has a wide network of 2667 study centers, 67 regional centers and overseas centers in 40 foreign countries. Offering 230 academic programs comprising Master’s, Postgraduate Diploma, Bachelor’s, Certificate and Diploma courses, the Open University has served more than 4 million students not only in India but abroad. IGNOU aims at providing higher education opportunities to all segments of society by encouraging, coordinating and setting standards for ODL in India. The university offers high-quality education through open and distance mode. IGNOU has 21 schools of studies and a network of 67 regional centers in India. Check out the details for IGNOU 2022 January Session Admission.

IGNOU conducts an entrance exam twice a year – January and July.

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IGNOU 2022 Latest Update – 

- The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will open the registration for July 2022 session on 11th June 2022.

- IGNOU has extended the IGNOU 2022 January session till 31st March 2022.

IGNOU Admission 2022 Overview

Name of Exam

IGNOU Entrance Test 2022

Conducting Authority

Indira Gandhi National Open University

Purpose

Admission to Open and Distance Learning

Occurrence

Twice in a Year

Exam Level

National Level/ University Level

Application Available

Online

Mode of Admission

Online

Courses

Bachelor, Certificate, Diploma, Master and Postgraduate Diploma

Official Website

https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in

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Programs given below are available only in offline mode - PGDOM, DNA, MAEDU, PGDMCH, PGDHHM, MSCMACS, PGDHRM, PGDMM, PGDGM, PGDFM, MP, PGDFMP, PGDCFT to MSCCFT2, MAEDU, BPCCHN, PGDIBO to MCOM2, PGDDE to MADE2, PGDSW to MSW2, PGDSWGS to MAWGS2, PGDAE to MAAE2, BBARL, MPB.

IGNOU Admission 2022 Important Dates

Exam

Event

Important Dates

January Session

Availability of application form

1st January 2022

Last date to submit applications

31st March 2022

Term-End exam form submission

2nd week of October 2022  to 1st week of January 2023

Tern-End examination

2nd week of February 2023

July Session

Availability of application form

11th June 2022

Last date of registration

Last week of December 2022

Term-End exam form submission

1st week of June 2023 to the Last week of June 2023

Tern-End examination

July 2023

B.Ed. / MBA Entrance

(OPENMAT 2022)

Application process begins

-

 

Last date for application submission

17th April 2022

 

Entrance exam

8th May 2022

 

Result

To be announced

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IGNOU Admission 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

The entrance test will be conducted for admission to various IGNOU programmes for the January and July session. The question pattern of the Master’s programmes will vary from that of the Bachelor’s. Candidates should read the prospectus carefully before applying for the exam. It will provide information about the entrance exam including the examination pattern. Some of the common areas are - Quantitative Aptitude, Mental Ability, General Knowledge and Logical Reasoning.

The exam pattern of OPENMAT 2022 covers the above 4 sections. It will be an offline exam where students will be provided with an OMR sheet. The pattern for B.Ed./ MBA entrance exam will be the same as the OPENMAT exam.

IGNOU Admission 2022 Eligibility

For Master’s Programme -

  • MCA: Must hold a Bachelor’s degree of not less than 3 years. The applicant should have done Class 12th or graduated with mathematics as one of the subjects.
  • MBA: Candidates should have completed bachelor's in any stream from a recognized university.
  • M.A.: Bachelor’s degree
  • PG Diploma in Rural Development:  Bachelor’s degree

For Bachelor’s Level Courses -

  • B.A/ B.Com: Should have done Class 12th or equivalent from a recognized board or university.
  • B. Sc: Must have done Class 12th in Science or equivalent from a recognized board or university.
  • BSW: Should have passed Class 12th or equivalent from a recognized board or university.
  • BCA: Candidates should have done Class 12th or equivalent from a recognized board or university.
  • Diploma in Tourism: Applicants must have done Class 12th or equivalent from a recognized board or university.
  • Diploma in Dairy Technology: Applicants should have passed Class 12th or equivalent from a recognized board or university.

Or, students should have qualified BPP (Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme) from IGNOU.

For IGNOU OPENMAT –

  • Students must have completed a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category)

Age Limit:

There’s no upper age limit set or prescribed by the Institute.

IGNOU Admission 2022 Application Process

Indian candidates can submit the applications in online mode at the authorized website of IGNOU. For foreign nationals, the University has an offline facility. The January session admission process has already started for UG, PG, Diploma and Certificate programs. The last date to fill in the online form is 31st March 2022. Candidates need to be careful while providing details. Check out the below-mentioned guidelines to complete the IGNOU January 2022 registration process.

IGNOU January 2022 Admission Process -

  • Visit the online portal of IGNOU.
  • Select the ‘Registration Process’ button to create login credentials - Login User Name and Password
  • Use the credentials to log in again
  • Provide educational, personal and other important details
  • The next step is to upload documents like the signature (100kb in JPEG format), photograph (100kb in JPG format), etc.
  • Click on the ‘Declaration’ box
  • Go through the details before remitting the admission fee
  • Pay the application fee using the debit card, credit card and net banking
  • Select ‘Next’
  • Select ‘Take Print/ Save’ to get a print

IGNOU January 2022 Registration Fees

The registration fee needs to be paid online through the debit card (Master/ Rupay/ Visa), credit card (Visa/ Master) and net banking. The registration amount is ₹ 1,000/-.
 
Note: Students should select the course carefully as the application fee once paid is non-refundable.

Application Process for MBA/ B.Ed. Entrance Test

The entrance exam for MBA/ B.Ed. programmes will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The applications for the same are to be submitted through the official NTA IGNOU website. The application fee for the entrance exam is ₹ 600.

IGNOU Admission 2022 Other Details

IGNOU January Session 2022 Admit Card -

Candidates can get their admit card downloaded online from the IGNOU official website two weeks before the exam.  To download the hall ticket, enter the registration number, name and date of birth. Make sure the call letter contains the candidate’s details like the name, roll number, exam date, venue of the exam, etc. Carry the admit card along with one photo identify proof while turning up for the test.

IGNOU January Session 2022 Result -

The result of the entrance examination will be announced on the official website of IGNOU after a few days of the completion of the test. However, candidates must take note that the results of different courses will not be announced on the same date. They can check for the result in the ‘New Announcement/ Result’ section.

IGNOU January Session 2022 Counselling -

Qualified students will be called for the counselling process, which will be organized at the respective IGNOU Regional Centres. Students need to complete the choice filling process. IGNOU will confirm the admission only after the verification of the original documents submitted by the candidates.

List of Regional Centers and Their Websites

Centers

Websites

Centers

Websites

Karnal

http://rckarnal.ignou.ac.in/

Khanna

http://rckhanna.ignou.ac.in/

Rajkot

http://rcrajkot.ignou.ac.in/

Bangalore

http://rcbangalore.ignou.ac.in/

Aizawl

http://rcaizawl.ignou.ac.in/

Pune

http://rcpune.ignou.ac.in/

Bhagalpur

http://rcbhagalpur.ignou.ac.in/

Aligarh

http://rcaligarh.ignou.ac.in/

Bijapur

http://rcbijapur.ignou.ac.in/

Raipur

http://rcraipur.ignou.ac.in/

Chennai

http://rcchennai.ignou.ac.in/

Dehradun

http://rcdehradun.ignou.ac.in/

Bhopal

http://rcbhopal.ignou.ac.in/

Ranchi

http://rcranchi.ignou.ac.in/

Delhi – 2

http://rcdelhi2.ignou.ac.in/

Saharsa

http://rcsaharsa.ignou.ac.in/

Noida

http://rcnoida.ignou.ac.in/

Shillong

http://rcshillong.ignou.ac.in/

Chandigarh

http://rcchandigarh.ignou.ac.in/

Shimla

http://rcshimla.ignou.ac.in/

Varanasi

http://rcvaranasi.ignou.ac.in/

Bhubaneswar

http://rcbhubaneshwar.ignou.ac.in/

Chochin

http://rccochin.ignou.ac.in/

Srinagar

http://rcsrinagar.ignou.ac.in/

Delhi – 3

http://rcdelhi3.ignou.ac.in/

Trivandrum

http://rctrivandrum.ignou.ac.in/

Raghunathganj

http://rcraghunathgunj.ignou.ac.in/

Visakhapatnam

http://rcvishakhapatnam.ignou.ac.in/

Delhi – 1

http://rcdelhi1.ignou.ac.in/

Vatakara

http://rcvatakara.ignou.ac.in/

Gangtok

http://rcgangtok.ignou.ac.in/

Guwahati

http://rcguwahati.ignou.ac.in/

Darbhanga

http://rcdarbhanga.ignou.ac.in/

Jabalpur

http://rcjabalpur.ignou.ac.in/

Jaipur

http://rcjaipur.ignou.ac.in/

Kohima

http://rckohima.ignou.ac.in/

Kolkata

http://rckolkatta.ignou.ac.in/

Patna

http://rcpatna.ignou.ac.in/

Panaji

http://rcpanaji.ignou.ac.in/

Koraput

http://rckoraput.ignou.ac.in/

Hyderabad

http://rchyderabad.ignou.ac.in/

Lucknow

http://rclucknow.ignou.ac.in/

Imphal

http://rcimphal.ignou.ac.in/

Itanagar

http://rcitanagar.ignou.ac.in/

Vijayawada

http://rcvijayawada.ignou.ac.in/

Mumbai

http://rcmumbai.ignou.ac.in/

Jammu

http://rcjammu.ignou.ac.in/

Nagpur

http://rcnagpur.ignou.ac.in/

Jodhpur

http://rcjodhpur.ignou.ac.in/

Johrat

http://rcjorhat.ignou.ac.in/

Ahmedabad

http://rcahmedabad.ignou.ac.in/

Agartala

http://rcagartala.ignou.ac.in/

Siliguri

http://rcsiliguri.ignou.ac.in/

Deoghar

http://rcdeoghar.ignou.ac.in/

Madurai

http://rcmadurai.ignou.ac.in/

Port Blair

http://rcportblair.ignou.ac.in/

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IGNOU Admission Frequently Asked Questions

31st March 2022.

Students can get enrolled in the IGNOU courses by clearing the entrance exam and undergoing the counselling process.

IGNOU does not have a prescribed age limit for the academic courses on offer.

The application fee can be paid online through net banking, credit card and debit card.

The examination pattern varies from course to course. The common questions will be Mental Ability, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness.

Yes, it is possible. Select the courses while filling the online form.

After the declaration of the results, students are called for the counselling procedure. They are allocated the course and the study center on the basis of their qualification and performance in the entrance exam.

An applicant should have passed a Bachelor’s degree in any stream to pursue MBA from IGNOU. Applicants appearing in the final year exam are also eligible to apply.

Yes, International Candidates seeking admission to IGNOU programs can fill out the application form offline mode. Applicants residing outside India can enroll in courses offered by the Partner Institutes of IGNOU. Check out www.id.ignou.ac.in for the list of all Partner Institutes.

For residents living outside India, IGNOU has a list of selected programs offered by Partner Institutes. The Institutes provide application forms, accept assignments, and projects and administer tests. Eligible applicants can get in touch with the Institute located in their area and submit the offline form along with the application fee within the given date.

Yes, they can. In such a case, they need to submit the form along with the requisite fee and a copy of a valid study visa. They must possess documents like a copy of their passport, study visa, education certificates, etc.

The IGNOU application forms are part of the Prospectus and are available online. The application form needs to be filled in and submitted online.

Yes.

Yes, possible. But there are certain rules to be followed while filling simultaneous registrations.

Yes.

The official link to get registered is Click here.

The admission fee can only be paid through net banking, credit card and debit card.

Yes. Indira Gandhi National Open University, the largest university in the world, is a Central University founded in 1985 by an Act of Parliament.

Visit http://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/PrintForm.asp and take a printout.

9 Comments

ravinder, September 8, 2021

nice

Pavithra S, July 3, 2021

What is the last date for submission of assignment (who joined in the January Session)?

Exams Planner, July 12, 2021

The last date has been extended till 15th July 2021. Earlier, the last date was 30th June 2021.

AMIT SHARMA, May 14, 2020

I took admission in Jan 2020 in BCOMG when is my exams

Exams Planner, May 23, 2020

You must check the official website for exam details.

ketan kr verma, November 19, 2019

i want to take admission for bsc program .what is the last date of admission

Exams Planner, January 3, 2020

You can take admission in July session. The last date is 30th June.

D. kaur, October 3, 2019

I am admitted in MA (Sociology) MSO from Jan. 2019 (1st Year). When do I need to appear for the exams.

Exams Planner, October 11, 2019

You must check out with the university. In annual courses, the exam is conducted in December for January courses.

Dharmendra Kumar Sharma, August 12, 2019

My daughter filled registration form for BA Exam online mode in Oct 2018 but even today no information of Exam so what should do

Exams Planner, August 13, 2019

You must check out at the University office at 011- 29532741 or send an email at [email protected]

sudhir , February 16, 2019

what is the next season start date for bpp online admission..?

Exams Planner, February 25, 2019

You can verify the same at 011-29572739

inderjot kaur, February 10, 2019

in which month exams for January session 2019 will be conduct of first year ?

prabh, February 19, 2019

Hi, It depends. For example if you are a student of a 6 month course, you will be assessed after 6 months. If you take admission in January session. Yearly programmes — You must submit you assignments on or before 30th September and your TEE in December. This is what i have understood so far after discussing with so many students. Hope this information will help you.

johan, February 5, 2019

hi need updates for january session 2019

Exams Planner, September 17, 2020

You must check that out with the University.

Exams Planner, September 17, 2020

You must check that out with the University.

Exams Planner, September 17, 2020

You must check that out with the University.

Exams Planner, February 13, 2019

You can check out the news section of the website for IGNOU updates.