How to Take Admission in IGNOU

How to Take Admission in IGNOU? – Here you will get to know the detailed guide and procedure for taking admission in IGNOU. Indira Gandhi National Open University provides education not limited to India only but its now spread to many parts of the world. Now lakhs of students are enrolling in IGNOU at every year to its academic courses in January and July session of admission. We are here to provide complete instructions to all new or fresh students that How to get Admission in IGNOU University.

IGNOU Admission Modes

There are two modes or methods are available to get admission in IGNOU in your selected program.

  1. Online: In Online Admission, Candidates have to fill their Application Form through Online using IGNOU Online Admission portal
  2. Offline: In this method, candidates have to get IGNOU Prospectus with application form from IGNOU authorized Regional Centre and submit it after filling the complete form

How to Apply Online: Before starting online registration, we request candidates that first keep all the below document’s scanned copy with you which given in the 3rd step for the faster and easier procedure.

  1. First, Candidates have to go for the IGNOU Online Admission portal for Registration as a New User. (Registration Notes Below)
  2. Candidates have to enter some necessary information while registration at the portal like Unique username, Applicant’s Name, Email Address, Mobile Number, Password and correct captcha code to get successfully registered
  3. After login to the portal, now time to fill your online application form of IGNOU
  4. Fill up all your information carefully like your Personal Details, Education Qualification, Experience, course details, etc which requested by IGNOU
  5. You have to Upload some documents at the time of Filling your Application Form which is given below
  • Candidate’s Passport Size Photo
  • Scanned Signature
  • Age Proof Scanned Copy
  • Education Qualification Copy
  • Experience Certificate Copy
  • Category Certificate Copy (For SC/ST/OBC)
  • BPL Certificate Copy
  1. After the complete procedure of documentation, the next step is payment of fees. You can pay your fees Online by any of the below methods
  • Credit Card/Debit Card
  • Internet Banking
  • ATM Card (PNB)
  1. After successful payment, you will get a print preview so take a print of your form for future reference.
  2. Done

Note for Document’s Size: Candidates have to upload a scanned copy of the passport size photo and signature below 100 KB each. Maximum size for the required documents like mark sheet, certificates is 200 KB each.

Registration Note: After filling all details, your login username will be sent to you via your registered email address and mobile number so use the correct email address and mobile number the time of filling form. Save your username and password at a safe place or remember it for future login.

Important Note: If candidates have provided any incorrect information to the IGNOU Admission department then that application will be rejected by IGNOU University as per rules.

12 thoughts on “How to Take Admission in IGNOU”

  1. I have completed my graduation in 2014 and got 46% percent marks in science stream. I am eligible for taking admission in msc in organic chemistry.

  2. I want to take admission in pgdhe course under ignou in Assam. What is the procedure and fee, term details? Kindly allow me to known.

  3. Sir I want to do post basic nursing I have done General nursing and midwifery from command hospital chandimandir. I want to admission/ registration in this season July 2017. Pl send format and procedures so that I can apply

    1. I have not completed 12th exam and want to enroll for BPP. Please provide link for online admission

  4. Hi. Can i use my 12th class digital marksheet provided by CBSE through Digilocker to take admission in BA? I lost my physical marksheet.

  5. Sir/mam,

    I’m 10th passed 15 years old student.
    I want to admision in CIT, But online application has been not submitted by website issue is age.
    So please solve my problem.

    Thanking you

  6. Sir,
    I reside outside india and would like to enrol for IGNOU courses but my phone number is not being accepted for online registration as it accepts only india phone number hence my application cannot be done. Pl help.


  7. Sir, I took admission in December for July 2020… that time we didn’t get our marksheet from university….now when I got it & I uploaded it ….it showed that all discrepancy is cleared…then after some time it showed your admission got cancelled…. please help

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