IGNOU ID Card (Steps for Download)

IGNOU ID Card Download – There is a first thing that comes to our mind after getting the approval of our admission in IGNOU is the Identity Card that is issued by the university. IGNOU ID Card is compulsory as well as mandatory for all students to keep it with them while attending various events of IGNOU University.

IGNOU has made it easier for students to download their IGNOU ID Card through online mode and the process is very simple to follow.

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How to Download IGNOU ID Card?

The procedure for downloading the ID card is not as long as you expected. You just need to follow little steps to get successfully downloaded your ID card on your device.

  • First of all, Click on our given link of IGNOU ID Card
  • Enter Your Correct Username and Password in the field
  • Enter Correct Captcha Code
  • And then Click on the Login button
  • That’s it.

You’re now on the Profile page of your IGNOU Admission and able to view your IGNOU Digital ID Card. You can take a print out of it or can download it on your device like Mobile or PC.

If you are a student of the most recent admission session of January 2020, July 2020 or January 2021 then you will have to download your ID card from the following link.

Click Here to Download IGNOU ID Card (For Jan 2020, July 2020 and Jan 2021 Session)

If you are July 2019 session or an old session candidate then you can follow the following link to download your ID Card.

Click Here to Download IGNOU ID Card (For July 2019 and Old Session)

Candidates have to follow only the given link to find and download their ID card. It is the only link that is officially released by the university for all existing students.

Can I Collect the IGNOU ID Card Offline?

Yes, if any of the students have taken admission through offline mode then they have to collect their identity card from the concerned regional centre of IGNOU and the ID card must be attested by the RC to make it valid. If any candidate has taken online admission but facing difficulties while downloading their ID card then they can also collect the ID card from their RCs.

Uses of IGNOU ID Card

Candidates have to always keep their ID card with them on the following occasions and events of IGNOU

  • ID Card is compulsory while submitting IGNOU Assignment to the study centre or regional centre
  • Appearing in the Term End Examination at IGNOU Exam Centre
  • Practical Examination
  • Counselling Sessions
  • IGNOU Convocation Event
  • IGNOU Job Fair

If I lost my ID Card, How to Get a Duplicate?

If any candidate misplaced and lost their IGNOU ID Card then there is no need to worry about it because you can collect the duplicate ID card from your regional centre office by submitting an application or can download the same again from IGNOU Online Portal.

Things to Remembered after Downloading IGNOU ID Card

We request to all students that they must verify all details printed on the ID card like their Name, Course Code, Session etc so that they can correct the wrong information found in their ID card before the commencement of the first term-end examination.

If your Identity card is not generated or available for download from the online admission portal even after getting the confirmation messages or email of admission from IGNOU then you can mail at csrc@ignou.ac.in to get your ID card through online mode.


Is IGNOU ID Card necessary in IGNOU?

Yes, It is mandatory while attending academic events of IGNOU.

What is the Password of IGNOU ID Card?

IGNOU 9 or 10 digit Enrollment Number itself is a password to open the IGNOU ID Card.

Which Option is Better among Digital vs Printed ID Card?

Digital ID Card because of easy to store and access at anytime.

Is Attestation or Signature Needed for Online ID Card

No. You don’t need to get signature of your RC for online ID card.

Can I get a duplicate ID Card If I lost original?

Yes, you can either download a new ID card from the portal or get a duplicate from your RC.

55 thoughts on “IGNOU ID Card (Steps for Download)”

  1. I take admission in master of hindi course in july 2019 . what is my MA (Hindi) assignment please upload that assignment on your site.

    1. Sir,
      I get my IGNOU identity card by following your steps but I didn’t get any response from IGNOU. Now, tell me what to do and one more thing is. What to do after getting the IGNOU identity card. Pls respond asap.

  2. sir
    My admission has been confirmed in Session- Jan 2020.
    Course – BAG: Bachelor of Ats
    How can i get my ID Card?

  3. Sir,
    My admission has been confirmed for 2020, but I got enrollment no.. 10 digit number & application couldn’t open. Actually it should be 9 digit no. Sir can u help me?

  4. Just open your IGNOU account with the help of your userID and password, than open my application status
    That’s it.

  5. I did admission at IGNOU , Guwahati for B. Com this year 2020..but i am not getting my ID card till yet… So please help me on it…

  6. Sir. Ji mera ek peper main campartment aaya tha or maine farm nhi bhra ab kab Aply hoga .or ba.2nd year ke assignment ki last kab tak jma kara sakte hai

  7. I had enrolled for PGDIPR but didn’t receive any information regarding assignments yet. Pls give proper information

  8. My admission is done on 2020-01-17 but now i forgot my username and password how can i reset my username and password?

  9. Madam, I would like to get the journal field work book online please do the needful for me.Since I need to redo again the field work.

  10. Sir ignou K official app pr mera I’d card show to krr rha hai prr uss prr meri photo signature or registrar K sign nhi show ho rhe kia krun or online bhi I’d nhi nikl rha ……sir koi solution btaein jisse Mai apna I’d card yet skun….
    Thank you
    Ignou student

  11. Respected sir/ madam ,
    I am finding it difficult to access my account of year 2019 . Please revert as early as possible

  12. Sir old student ID card download link is not working properly
    It says address not found
    It’s important for exam
    plz help😐

  13. I am a student of Ignou July 2017 batch.I have the id card attested from the regional centre (offline mode).Do I need to download the online id card again? Cause I forgot my username and password & when I tried to restore it,the reset link didn’t come to my email id even after trying for so many days,the mail didn’t came.

  14. while downloading my id card i m being asked a question of putting a password in it as document is password protected so what password should i put in that?

  15. how to get ignou id card without any information like username and password, enrollment no. and controll no. etc.

  16. Sir,
    Mine is confirmed for Dec 2020 section…I have applied through offline..is it compulsory to download ID card through offline???nothing about assignment has came yet..can you pls clarify about it all.. please..


  18. I’d card download nhi ho rha hai, mai december 2019 ka student hu, user name password bhrne pr not found bta rha hai,

  19. I’ve received my admission confirmation mail on 15 september 2020 ( MA English )
    According to my session (July 2020) , when is the last date to submit assignments? And when will be the term end exam held?

    Also, I’m not able to access assignment question papers

  20. i take admission in MPA
    i will get my i card urgently what can i do or
    send me my i card on my e mail my roll no 2003034522

    1. Maine IGNOU ka identity card nikalne k bahut kosis ki but user name and password incorrect bata raha hai…. Mai July session ki hu aur…muje av tak identity card nahi Mila hai…. Mai Kya karu aur kaise identity card nikalu please help me

  21. Open official website of IGNOU and then visit Student zome section where u can find download after that u have to go through I card download….. Login your account with user id and password which u had been given during ur admission….and then will get ur I card

  22. hello anybody help me lost of my username and password then how to download I card please tell me because very urgent me

  23. Sir mira (I CARD) download ni ho rha hai password galt baat rha hai shi dalane ke baad bhi or password resEt kar rhai to vo bhi ni ho rha please Help me how to download my I card

  24. I’m unable to download my ID card from the website. My username and password are not working. I tried ample number of times but my control number is not working. Kindly assist as soon as possible!

  25. Hello sir,
    Mera admission Ba k first year 2020- 2021 me hua h Or Confirmation mail aagaya h. Lekin id card ka koi mail nhi aaya h Or computer Or mobile phone se kitni bar user name pswd dalne k bad bhi id card download nhi ho rha har bar incorrect hi bata rha h… Mere sare subject k assignment bhi complete ho gye h plz help me id card k liye vrna meri mehnat bekar jayegi… Pls muje id card ka mail kar do plz sir… I request to u…

  26. Respected sir/madam,
    I got myself enrolled in CFN course on 18.03.2021…I have not received any emails regarding the classes or any further notice about the course. When should i expect to receive any details regarding the course? i have downloded my ID CARD but there is no notice regarding the process of the course. it would be helpful if u can guide me through the process after registering successfully.

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