IGNOU Fee Reimbursement for SC/ST students for Jan 2021 cycle

IGNOU Fee Exemption for January 2021 Session – IGNOU has officially announced fees reimbursement for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Castes categories who have taken admission from IGNOU in January 2021 session. Candidates of these categories will receive their fees refund after filling an application form and submitting it to the concerned authority with related documents it.

Candidates need to submit this application form to the concerned regional centre from where they took admission in the current session. Candidates have to read the complete notification of fee reimbursement which was recently released by IGNOU head.

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Application Form and Last Date of Submission

IGNOU University has now uploaded its application form for fee reimbursement online and it is now available for download. Eligible candidates can now download the form and submit it to the concerned department latest by the last date of IGNOU online admission.

Download Application Form for Fee Reimbursement

Many of the students are confusing that which courses are considered to get exemption under SCSP/TSP so we have uploaded a complete list of courses for convenience to the students.

Click Here for List of Programs Considered for Exemption

List of Documents must be verified by Regional Centre

  • Copy of student’s ID Card
  • Self Attested Copy of Caste Certificate (SC or ST)
  • Candidates must be eligible as per the given notification

Indira Gandhi National Open University
(Planning and Development Division)

Dated: 22nd January 2021


Refer Notification No. IGNOU/PDD/SCSP-TSP/2021 dated 22nd January 2021 on exemption/reimbursement of a fee to SC/ST students under SCSP/TSP components of grants received from Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), the scheme shall remain in effect for Jan 2021 admission cycle with following implementation points:

  1. The Scheme is now extended to the 84 academic programs for January 2021 cycle for SC/ST students:
  2. There will be no exemption of fees under the scheme for SC/ST students. Every candidate has to pay program fees at the time of taking admission and then apply for reimbursement under DBT on the Online portal to being instituted by the Students Registration Division (SRD). The detailed SOP will be issued separately by SRD.
  3. SRD is the Nodal Division for reimbursement of the fee; directly to the eligible applications.
  4. Employed applicants or beneficiaries of similar benefits from other sources will not be eligible for fee reimbursement
  5. IGNOU Fee reimbursement applications will be accepted only until the closing of the current admission session. No reimbursement application will be entertained after this date.

Director I/C,
P&D Division

69 thoughts on “IGNOU Fee Reimbursement for SC/ST students for Jan 2021 cycle”

  1. Are the all students of s.c. and s.t. category eligible for fees reimbursement ? Is there not a matter of family income ?

        1. About the fees reimbursement I don’t received yet enrollment no. / ID card. But pay the amount, while I go to the Institute and they told me that i need to fill the form through online.

  2. When I get my refund.My admission is already done but I didn’t get my admission fee..I am a SC Candidate.pls help me

  3. Its been about 2 months since I’ve submitted my reimbursement form along with other documents attached at my RC, but the fee has got reimbursed? Can u tell me how long it will take??

  4. If you please tell me that where I will get reimbursement form or can you give me the link to download reimbursement form?

  5. I have taken admission in m.com in session 2019-2020 January.
    Pls tell me iam eligible for reimbursement of fees or not.

  6. Sir mein reimbursement kya Form bhara tha BA 1St Year mein lakin abhi tak mere account mein money nhi ayi h plz Help sir

  7. I have taken admission in bsc 1st year 2019-2020 (jan) session is i eligible for this sc st reimbursement?

  8. Sir, Mai PGDT ke July 2018 me admission liya tha but assignment samjh me nahi as rh ki konsa assignment kru 2 assignment dikha the

  9. Sir i am late for submitting the reimbursement sc form. So i will submitting or not in 25 march. Actually mujhe nahi pata tha ki sc / or St ka form submit hota he kiya me ab march me submit kr sakti hu pls sir

  10. When reimbursement Fees will be deposited please let me know. I Have submitted all the document to regional center mid of Jan 2019 still fees not received. Kindly please updated any news & deposit schedule

  11. I am Mamta Rani from Hisar perusing BSC from IGNOU.I didn’t come to know about the fee reimbursement schedule.I have re registered myself in 25th March 2019 for Final year for the session 2019-20. Can I apply for fee refund? I also forget to reimbursement for the fee paid by me on 10th Oct 2017 for BSC 2nd year to appear in the exam held in Dec 2018. Could someone please tell me how to reimburse the fee now as the applying period is over..

  12. I took admision in dec session 2018 MSO master degree
    Am i eligible for fee reimburshment
    I have SC certificate nd my father having low income certificate certificate also
    Can i apply
    If i can apply
    Tell me procedure

  13. I have done bachelor degree programme ( B.A) and as well as certificate in business skills ( CBS) from Ignou.
    I am belong to *sc* category. Being a sc category I have taken admission in *Diploma in business process outsourcing Finance and account ( DBPOFA). It is an offline process for sc /st candidate .

  14. I belongs to SC category.I have applied for the PGDT in IGNOU. But while filling the application form when I click on the Submit button in preview section, ask me for the final submit and do not ask for fee.Application got submitted without showing fee option

  15. I have taken admission in bachelor social work now it is asking to pay 5600, I had uploaded all the documents while applying for the course, not able to visit the center due to lock down what I should do now why they are asking money I’m an sc student

  16. Do ST/SC student get study material after fee reimbursement? Should i have to choose option of printed material??

  17. Hello dear ,I also belong to St category and I am also having to pay for this session , as far my knowledge first during admission time you will have to pay money ,after completing ,you can claim your reimbursement fee


  19. where can I get the reimbursement form? send me link if possible……im bscn student…..sc categories..
    bscn 2nd student .2021….in this. Reimbursement eligible is there or not plz tell sir/mam

  20. mein reginol centre gaya tha tab unhone man kar de ke koi exemption nahe hai ab kisi student se pata laga, to mein application laker gya lakin unhone application nahe le aur man kar diya ke fee wapas nahe milege. esa nahe hona chaheye. category se hai to fee maaf hone chahey.

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