IGNOU International Students

IGNOU International Students – IGNOU University also offered its education and courses to international students who reside out of India or currently reside in India as NRI. IGNOU has expanded its distance learning across the world. IGNOU now offered its various programme in many of the overseas countries with international study centres. More and more international students now learn from IGNOU University and complete their study with it.

There are many of IGNOU Courses now offered in the overseas centre of IGNOU and many of candidates have successfully completed their programme from overseas centres of the university. There are many of the institutes are a partner with IGNOU which provide students support, learning, admission counselling, exam centre and much more.

List of Overseas Countries Offering IGNOU Programs:

Nepal Ivory Coast
Kenya Ethiopia
Sri Lanka Jeddah
Oman Riyadh
Kuwait Bahrain

IGNOU International Student Admission:

Candidates who residing out from India then they can apply for admission in IGNOU by the offline procedure. Students can collect IGNOU Prospectus from the nearest partner institute of IGNOU. You have to fill that form and submit it to regional centre (IGNOU partner institute) back with required fees. Currently, IGNOU admission by the online method is not available for international students so you have to apply through offline procedure.

Offered Programme for International Students:

Currently, IGNOU offered programmes in 25 countries. Programmes are offered at Master Degree, Bachelor Degree, Diploma and Certificate Level. You can check the complete list of courses.

List of Offered Programme at Overseas Partner Institutes

Admission Procedure for International Students:

International candidates who residing in India, they can take admission through IGNOU Regional Centre. So you have to visit your nearest IGNOU Regional Centre and obtain Prospectus from centre by pay fees for it. Application Form also available with prospectus so fill that form and submit it to centre or partner institute of IGNOU.

Guidelines for Partner Institute of IGNOU (Residing out of India):

If you are an international student and residing out of India so please read below guidelines carefully.

  • If your application form is incomplete and fills with mistakes then it will be rejected by the university without any notice. Candidates have to send their application form for Registration of Re-Registration only to IGNOU Partner institutions. For getting admission in July session submit the form before 30th April and for January session submit the form before 31st
  • Student can get admission in 6 months duration certificate programme who already enrolled in another programme of 1-year duration or more.
  • Candidates can get Re-Admission if they did not complete their programme in maximum time duration. They have to pay their fees on a pro-rata base.
  • Once paid fees will not refundable but if university reject that application then fees will be refunded to the particular student
  • Students can change their course/elective within 30 days. The request must be sent to IGNOU Director, International Division, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068
  • The programme cannot changeable

Admission Guidelines for International Students (Residing in India):

  • Candidates can apply only for those programmes which available in International Fees Structure List
  • Candidates have to pay their fees by Demand Draft in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi
  • Once paid fees will not refundable in any circumstance
  • International learners have to produce Study Visa compulsory
  • Obtain and submit No Objection certificate from the concerned embassy
  • Forward your application form to International Division
  • IGNOU International Centres:

Important Forms for International Students:

Candidates can download online application forms for their admission, change of region, Migration Certificate issue form, experience certificate and more available in below link

Download All Application Form for Overseas Student

Fees Structure for International Student:

IGNOU International students have to pay international fees to IGNOU. They also have to pay other fees like Exam, Other charges in international fees. Candidates can check everything about charges from IGNOU Fees Structure. Here every fee details available for International students who reside in India or else anywhere in IGNOU partner institute country.

IGNOU Partner Institutions and Overseas Study Centres:

For getting admission from IGNOU Overseas Centres, candidates can check below the list of Partner Institute. Find the nearest overseas centre and touch with them for getting admission or to complete your study with them. Student needs to connect with study centres for their study related action like assignments, project, synopsis and more which done through study centres.

Click here for List of Overseas Study Centres

Examination of International Students:

Candidates have to submit their TEE Exam form before the 31st March for June TEE Session and submit before 30th September for Dec TEE session. Students have to submit their form only to overseas partner institute /regional centre.

International Students who reside in India but registered with overseas centre they have to pay below examination fees at the time apply for TEE Exam.

  • USD 15 or equivalent INR

Students who reside outside of India but registered as National Students so they have to pay below fees for TEE exam.

  • USD 60 per courses (1st Attempt)
  • USD 110 per course (2nd Attempt)
  • No Permission for 3rd Attempt

Regular students who registered with overseas centre then have to pay USD 10 per course

Degree Certificate for International Students:

Candidates can obtain their degree certificate after completion for the programme from partner institute by pay 15 USD (non-SAARC Countries) and 500 INR (SAARC Countries). If there is no partner institute operate from where you want to get your degree certificate then you have to send your degree fees to The Director, International Division, Block 15, Section K, 2nd Floor, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi. Below documents also need to submit with fees.

  • You also need to submit your Degree fees with DD (the favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi)
  • ID Card of IGNOU (Original)
  • Copy of Self-sign passport copy

International Student Transfer to other Countries:

If students want to transfer from India to any other countries then they can continue their studies if IGNOU partner institute is available in that country at where you transferred. But we advise all candidates that they first check that your selected programme is offered by overseas partner institute or not. If available then you can complete your study from abroad country. International students who transferred from abroad to India then they can also complete their study without any drop.

9 thoughts on “IGNOU International Students”

  1. Hello
    I want to do bachelor’s in sociology hons from Ignou. I reside in Uae. The center affiliated is Wisdom Institute or AlHikmah Institute but in the list of affiliated study centers it says it’s under consideration and it’s only valid for existing students.
    What should I do then?
    Should I enrol in Bachelor’s from ignou UAE or not?
    Please advise

  2. Help,
    Plz inform what is that last date to submit application for Mcom admission with late fee since normal date expired on 15th Feb 2018 as hosted in IGNOU website.

    Plz confirm, whether migration is must document for admission, since I have only transcript of bachelore degree.

    For migration, it might take more than a month approx.

    1. Hello sir,
      I am afghan student of lucknow university and I live in Lucknow. I want to take admission in ignou lucknow regional center, that for i visited ignou lucknow regional office but they dont have any idea, how I can take admission.could u please tell me how I can take admission in ignou lucknow center.

  3. Hi I want to pursue MBA or M.com I am currently living in Sierra Leone Africa can you please tell me how can I do it

  4. Do you have the facility of doing distance learning programme in fashion design course from Thailand? please reply me.

  5. I enrolled in jan 2020 for BA English (HONOURS) in India and currently I’m residing in uae so couldn’t be able to appear for my examination. Can I permitted to appear from here? Please cooperate with further process.

  6. I want to study a civil engineering program. However I think we don’t have IGNOU partners here in Maldives.
    Is it still possible for me to study at IGNOU??
    I can travel to Delhi for exams

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