How to Change IGNOU Subject/Course/Medium

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.

Click to Download IGNOU Subject & Medium Change Form

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.

43 thoughts on “How to Change IGNOU Subject/Course/Medium”

  1. I am too worried i mistakenly selected a wrong subject and done the payment please help me regarding this issue.

    1. i have mistakenly entered the main subjects of 10+2 which was the eligiblity criteria of the admission form.but i have attached the correct certificates of 10+2 (PCMB) the only correction is the main subjects which i have entered as english and arts should be changed into english and science (PCMB).but in your format of correction there is no concern of correcting the mistake done. the correction format says only about correcting subject ,name, medium,course ,contact details. hence i request u to give a direction to correct my mistake. (i have selected B.A english (honours)). i have already sent the mail regarding the correction.please guide me to correct this respective mistake.

  2. I want to change my course but its too late because my admission date is 28th january 2019 so is that possible to change my course…???

    1. Were you able to change the course subject? Even I need to change it and I can’t seem to find any help regarding the matter online.

  3. Hello
    I am student of clis course, please send me the link for download study material in HINDI language please.

  4. Mujhe 2 year ka subject chnge krwana h bege102 mene jun 2019 me paper diya tha uske bd ni diya or ab subject chnge krna h ho jayega kya or agar ha to last date kb ki h or dd kitne ka banana h or mere sb subject clear h bs ek 2 year ka ni ho rha

  5. I want to change my elective subject MTE03 TO LAB of same credit ..is this possible because I don’t want to fail again in this subject .. . Number is not up to mark so I want to change it. Any suggestion.

  6. I have taken admission for BAG in Jan 2020 . It is May 11th and I want to change to BSCG . Is it possible to do so???

  7. Sir maine ma 2nd year economics m ek wrong subject choose kr liya h aur maine 2nd year k liye 2019 m re registration karwaya tha to kya mera Subject change ho jayega ab

  8. Sir I want to change my subject in BA 2nd year in place of public administration so I want choose English litt. I submitted my first yr exam form in July 2019 . Now I want new one disipln in 2nd year .What can I do

    1. I think in that regard you should visit your regional study centre they are the people in better position to help you out and if you still can’t do that you should go to ignou headquarters

  9. I have to change the program BSCG to BSC in chemistry in the second year of re-registration from …plz any one reply me…

  10. Sir …i want to know what is the procedure to change the subject …actually i have taken mapy 2020 june….and want to take religious one among elective …..

  11. I mistakenly select the English medium……I want to study from Hindi medium ….please help me and respond me on my email.

  12. To
    The regional center Jammu Srinagar

    Subject …change my subject 143. Math ..I want to prepare in social science 142. In courses B.E.D.ist year..due to my health issue I can’t change my subject on time….I m requesting to IGnou official please change my subject ..the exame session in December 2020. Please please change my subject immediately
    It will be yours most kindness
    Your’s sincerely
    Javid Ahmad

    Pin code 193123

  13. Mene july 2019 B. Sc general me admission liya tha aur me ab B. A me change karana chahta hu kya change ho sakta hai

  14. iam 3rd year student i mistakly selected courses ECO12 & ECO14 of BA 3rd year. I want to take this one ESO 12 please subject me how to change it .

  15. Respected sir
    Main 2016 December session ki student hun.ab main CHE 02 subject change karna chahti hoon. Kya main ab matlab September me apna subject change kar sakti hun.plz sir botaye. agar ab nahi kar sakti to kab kar sakti hun plz agar ho sake to date bataye

  16. Mne 28th November 2020 ko admission kraya tha BSc me or payment bhi krdi but ab mjhe BA me change krna hai to kse hga pls someone suggest me.

  17. hi sir me neha 3rd year me hu or mera 1st year ka subject clear nhi ho pa raha h mujhe wo change karna h so is this possible ? the code is EHD-2

  18. I want to change my elective subject. I have not received any study material yet. Am I eligible for change my subject.

  19. Iam a student registered for Degree in July 2020 at IGNOU University and iam also a CMA student. I selected BCOM(A&F) without knowing that CMA students have to choose the course BCOM(F&CA). I came to know about this after enrolling for the degree. Therefore, i request you to allow me to change to the BCOM(F&CA) course.. Please reply

  20. Hlo mein ba 2nd year ki student hu mjhe apna subject chng krwana h maine 2020 mei re registration krwaya th 2 nd year ka ky subject chng ho skta h plz reply

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