IGNOU Fee Reimbursement for SC/ST Students in January 2023 Cycle

IGNOU Fee Exemption for Jan 2023 Session – IGNOU has officially announced fees reimbursement for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes categories who wants to take admission in IGNOU for January 2023 session. Candidates of these categories will receive their fees refunded after filling out an application form and submitting it to the concerned authority with related documents it.

Candidates need to submit this application form to the concerned IGNOU 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 Office.

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Application Form and Last Date of Submission

IGNOU Fee Reimbursement

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.

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Download the Application Form for Fee Reimbursement

Many of the students are confused 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. If your program is coming under the list then you will get fee relaxation while submitting of online admission form.

Click Here for a List of Programs Considered for Exemption

Important Note for Fresh Students: Above list of programs is applicable to those students who are admitted to the earlier session of IGNOU Admission and getting re-register for next year or sem in Jan 2023. Therefore, if you are a new student registering in the Jan 2023 session can take benefit from IGNOU Fee Reimbursement for IGNOU BAG, BCOMG, and BSCG Program only.

List of Documents That 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: 26 December 2022


Refer to Notification No. IGNOU/PDD/SCSP-TSP/2022 dated 26 December 2022 on exemption/reimbursement of a fee to SC/ST students under SCSP/TSP components of grants received from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), the scheme shall remain in effect for January 2023 admission & re-registration cycle with following implementation points:

Click Here to Read the Official Notification for Jan 2023

  1. The scheme is now extended to the academic programs for January 2023 cycle for SC/ST students. You can see the list of courses for more details.
  2. The eligible students may opt for fee reimbursement at the time of online application of January 2023 and submit the scanned copy of their caste certificate to verify the claim of fee reimbursement by the candidates. The certificate for the same will be verified online by the online admission department so you don’t have to submit any offline form for the same.
  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. The student who already enrolled in a degree program and getting admitted in the certificate or diploma program is not eligible for fee reimbursement for the diploma/certificate program as it is valid only for one program at a time.
  6. 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.
  7. The Fee reimbursement is applicable for fresh admission in January 2023 session as well as re-registration for the next year or semester.

Director I/C,
P&D Division

101 thoughts on “IGNOU Fee Reimbursement for SC/ST Students in January 2023 Cycle”

  1. Maine sir BA complete ki h ignou se or 2 time maine apne document b de diye h regional center me.. pr abi tk SC fees abi refund nhi hua.. 2016-2020 session h ji.. or Abi MA second year h ignou se. Uska pta nhi ki fees refind hogi ya nhi..

  2. I have applied for certificate course in peace studies and conflict management but i didn’t received any study material option and as i belong to SC category there is also fee exemption for me … How can i get my study material? Please reply

  3. 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.

  4. 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


  6. 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

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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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 .

  11. 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

  12. 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..

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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

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

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

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

  20. 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??

    1. From where I will collect form. And where to submit. .what document need to attached sir

  21. 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

    1. but regional center saying ignou has not uploaded fee reimbursement form yet only notification release

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

    1. What is the Last date of fee reimbursement.I have recently pay my fee for third year B Sc program.

    2. 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.

    3. I want to take admission in BA 1st year
      When I can take admission?

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