IGNOU 2018 admissions start, visit official website ignou.ac.in to apply

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New Delhi | Updated: October 16, 2017 6:56:05 PM

Among these programmes, two are offered through online mode — Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science (PGDSS) and Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work Counselling (PGDCOUN).


The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) started the process for online application for admission on Monday.

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) started the process for online application for admission on Monday. Interested candidates can visit the official website ignou.ac.in. The admission is open for more than 150 programmes for the January 2018 session. Candidates can apply for the master, bachelor, diploma and certificate programmes. The deadline for the application is December 31, 2017. The programmes that candidates can apply to are from diverse disciplines viz., sciences, social sciences, humanities, computer science, health science, agriculture, management, education, social work, tourism, law, performing and visual arts, inter and trans-disciplinary studies, translation, engineering and technology, extension and development studies, foreign languages, journalism and new media studies and vocational education and training, as per the Indian Express report. Interestingly, IGNOU has also announced new programmes which will start from the January session. Among these programmes, two are offered through online mode — Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science (PGDSS) and Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work Counselling (PGDCOUN).

Programmes in Management which include Post Graduate specialisation Diplomas in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM), Financial Management (PGDFM), Operations Management (PGDOM), Marketing Management (PGDMM) and Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP) are offered offline by the university without any entrance test. The prospectus can be downloaded from the university’s website and is free of cost, added the report.

Here are the steps to apply for IGNOU 2018 admission:

Step 1: Visit the official website of IGNOU, ignou.ac.in.

Step 2: Click on the ‘Online admission- January 2018 session’.

Step 3: Click on the ‘New User’ option on the right side.

Step 4: Fill in the required details like name, phone number, address, and email id.

Step 5: Submit and take print out or further references

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