Online Applications Invited for IGNOU M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programmes July 2018 Session

Last Modified: 04 Dec 2022

IGNOU has invited online applications for M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in various subjects. The applications are invited for July 2018 session.

23 January 2018: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has invited application for admission into Ph.D. and M.Phil. programmes for July 2018 session. Candidates can apply for the programmes at -

As per the information provided by Professor Kaustuva Barik, Director, Research Unit, IGNOU; “The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has announced admission for Ph.D. and MPhil programmes of the university for July 2018 session in regular mode”.

IGNOU Entrance Exam Important Dates

Here are the important dates related to IGNOU entrance examination for Ph.D. and M.Phil. courses:


Important Dates

Online application submission begins

23 January 2018

Last date for submission of application form

16 February 2018

Entrance examination date

4 March 2018 (Sunday)

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The examination will be conducted at national level across various examination centres in the country.


Following subjects will be covered under M.Phil. programme:

  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Political Science
  • Geography
  • Social Work
  • Translation Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce
  • Distance Education

Candidates looking forward for M.Phil. in Economics would not have to appear in the entrance exam. They have to be eligible as per the criteria mentioned on the official website.

Following subjects will be covered under Ph.D. programme:

  • Anthropology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Political Science
  • Library and Information Science
  • Public Administration
  • History
  • Geography
  • Gender and Development Studies
  • Women's Studies
  • Translation Studies
  • Statistics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food & Nutritional Sciences
  • Geology
  • Life Sciences
  • Management
  • Commerce
  • Nursing
  • Social Work
  • Hindi
  • Distance Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Candidates looking forward for Ph.D. in Bio-chemistry, Physics and Life Sciences would not have to appear in the entrance examination. Just make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria. Check it out at the official website.

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