IGNOU Subject, Course & Medium Change Procedure – Candidates have the option to change their Medium of Instruction, Programme and Elective/Course. If the candidate has already taken admission in IGNOU University in the selected programme and wants to make changes in any of the following then he/she must submit an application to the concerned department. The student has to note that it is permitted only within 30 days from the receipt of the first set of course material.
How to Change the IGNOU Programme
For Bachelor’s Degree Courses, if a candidate wants to change their programme from BA to BCom/BTS/BSW or vice-versa or BCom to BA/BTS/BSW or vice-versa or BSc to BA/BCom/BTS/BSW is permitted only within 30 days from the last date of applying for admission. Candidate should make payment of Rs.600 plus Rs.350 per 2 or 4 credit courses while Rs.700 per 6 or 8 credit course.
For a change of Course from BA/BCom to BTS/BSW, the candidate will be required to pay the difference of fee in addition to Rs.500 stated above. No change is permitted from BA/BCom/BTS/BSW to BSc.
For Master Degree Courses, change of programme is permitted only in the first year of study within 30 days from the last date of applying for admission. Candidate has to pay full programme fees and has to forget the paid fees for the previous programme.
Candidate has to apply for a change of programme through the Regional Director of concerned Regional Centre. Payment should be made by Demand Draft in favour of IGNOU payable at the place of concerned Regional Centre.
How to Change IGNOU Subject or Elective
If candidates want to change any subject or elective in the admitted programme then he/she must be made request max within 30 days from the receipt of the first set of IGNOU material. Candidates have to address this request only to the concerned Regional Centre. A student has to pay Rs.350 per 2 or 4 credit course and Rs.700 per 6 or 8 credit courses for undergraduate courses. It is Rs.600 per 2 or 4 credit courses and Rs.1200 per 6 or 8 credit courses for Master Degree Courses. Payment should be made by Demand Draft in favour of IGNOU payable at the place of concerned IGNOU Regional Centre.
How to Change IGNOU Medium
Similarly, the change of medium is permitted only within 30 days from the first lot of study materials only in the first year. The candidate must pay Rs.350 plus Rs.350 per 2 or 4 credit course and Rs.700 per 6 or 8 credit courses for undergraduate courses. It is Rs.350 plus Rs.600 per 2 or 4 credit courses and Rs.1200 per 6 or 8 credit courses for Master Degree Courses. Candidates should make such request to the concerned Regional Centre only. Payment mode will be demand draft which must be made in favour of IGNOU payable at the place of concerned IGNOU Regional centre.
You can download the above application form to make changes in your medium of instruction as well as subjects. Candidates are requested to fill the application form carefully and verify every detail before submission of the application form to the regional centre.
Status for Change of Medium, Subject & Program
Once you have successfully submitted the application to the regional centre for change of course, medium or subject then candidates can track the status in the IGNOU Admission Status page. You can find your request for a change at the left side of the admission status page on top after entering your enrollment number. You will find your current status like the change is accepted by the regional centre or not.