Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou), one of the Mega-Universities in the World, announces ADMISSIONS to its Distance Education Academic Programmes for the Academic Cycle commencing from July 2014/January 2015. Address: Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068.
Being a national open university, Ignou has numerous options open to aspirants across the country and even abroad. It has 32.19 lakh enrolees. In 2013-14, it admitted 7,83,852 students, both fresh and re-registrations.
Of its 17.53 lakh bachelors’ students, 2.96 lakh are from Delhi/NCR. It boasts “significant” presence in 43 countries where around 54,000 students are reading Ignou courses.
Countrywide, the university has 3413 study centres – called Learner Support Centres – 224 of which are in Delhi/NCR. It has 700 to 900 exam centres every year, their number varying with the number of candidates.
MASTERS DEGREE : MA (Philosophy), MA (Gandhi and Peace Studies), MA (Extension & Development Studies), MA (Education), MA Anthropology), MA (Gender & Development Studies) , Master of Social Work (MSW), MA (Distance Education), MA (Economics), MA (English), MA (Hindi), MA (History), MA (Political Science), MA (Psychology), MA (Public Admin.), MA (Rural Development), MA (Sociology), MA (Tourism Management), MCom, Master of Computer Applications(MCA), Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), MSc (Dietetics and Food Services Management)(MScDFSM), M.Sc. Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science.
BACHELORS DEGREE: Bachelor of Science (BSc) (with major in Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences), Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Arts Tourism Studies, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), Bachelor of Library & Information Science (BLIS), Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), Bachelor Preparatory Programme(BPP).
PG DIPLOMA & DIPLOMA: PG Diploma in Library Automation and Networking, Participatory Management of Displacement, Resettlement & Rehabilitation, Analytical Chemistry, Audio Programme Production, Criminal Justice, Disaster Management, Educational Management & Administration, Educational Technology, Environment and Sustainable Development, Extension & Development Studies, Folklore & Culture Studies, Gandhi & Peace Studies, Higher Education, Information Security, Intellectual Property Rights, International Business Operation, Journalism & Mass Communication, Pharmaceutical Sales Management, Pre Primary Education, Rural Development, School Leadership and Management, Social Work among Tribal, Translation, Hospital & Health Management, Geriatric Medicine.
Diploma in Aquaculture, BPO Finance & Accounting, Creative Writing in English, Early Childhood Care and Education, HIV and Family Education, Nutrition & Health Education, Panchayat Level Administration & Development, Paralegal Practice, Tourism Studies, Urdu, Women Empowerment & Development, Nursing Administration, Critical Care Nursing.
PG CERTIFICATE & CERTIFICATE :Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management, Information Security.
PG Certificate in Extension & Development Studies, Adult Education, Cyber Law, Patent Practice, Bangala-Hindi-Translation, Malayalam-Hindi-Translation, Agriculture Policy, Gandhi & Peace Studies.
Certificate in Indigenous Art Practices, Visual Arts-Painting, Applied Arts, Performing Arts-Hindustani Music, Karnatak Music, Bharatnatyam, Theatre Arts, Arabic Language, Disaster Management, Environmental Studies, NGO Management, Business Skills, Teaching English, Functional English(basic level), Urdu Language, HIV & Family.
Education, Social work and Criminal Justice System, Health Care & Waste Management, Newborn & Infant Nursing, Home Based Health Care, Community Radio, Tourism Studies, Food & Nutrition, Nutrition & Child Care,Rural Development, Sericulture, Organic Farming, Water Harvesting & Management, Poultry Farming, Beekeeping, Human Rights, Consumer Protection, Co-operation, Cooperative Law & Business Law, Anti Human Trafficking, International Humanitarian Law, Information Technology, Guidance, Laboratory Techniques, Ayush Nursing(Ayurveda), Adolescent Health Counselling, Value Education, Communication & IT Skills, Maternal & Child Health, Nursing.