Ignou Distance Education, ignou.ac.in Admission 2014

The Distance Education Council (DEC) is an apex body for the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system in the country. It is empowered, under Statute 28 of the IGNOU Act, to act as an apex body for the ODL system. It is responsible for promotion, coordination and maintenance of standards of the ODL system. The Vice Chancellor of IGNOU is the ex-officio Chairperson of DEC. Presently, there are: one National Open University (IGNOU), thirteen state open universities (SOUs) and more than 200 Distance Education Institutes (DEIs) functioning under conventional universities and private/autonomous institutions that come under its purview.

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Ignou Phd in Public Admn.  Ignou Phd in History  Ignou Phd in Political Science  Ignou Phd in Sociology 
Ignou PhD in Library & Information Science  Ignou Masters in Anthropology  Ignou MSO Ignou MLIS
Ignou M.Phil in Economics Ignou MPA Ignou MPS Ignou MAH
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Vision: Distance Education Council shall provide academic guidelines to promote excellence, encourage use of innovative technologies and approaches, enable convergence of all systems and sharing of resources through collaborative networking for access to sustainable education, skill upgradation and training to all.

Mission: To strive for coordinated development of learner-centric Open and Distance Learning (ODL)system and ensure high quality of education, meet challenges of access and equity to reach the un-reached, the Distance Education Council(DEC)shall:

  • Encourage state governments/ conventional universities to establish open universities/ top distance education institutes and create a network of such institutions.
  • Provide financial support and grants and academic guidelines to institutions of open and distance education.
  • Evolve norms, procedures and guidelines in respect of admission, evaluation, and certification.
  • Assess and accredit institutions of open and distance learning to ensure quality.
  • Encourage use of technology in education and provide opportunities for sharing technological resources and competencies through inter-university partnerships/consortia.
  • Facilitate development and sharing of self-instructional (multiple media) materials amongst different open universities/distance education institutions.
  • Facilitate sharing of student support services created by various State Open Universities (SOUs) and Correspondence Course Institutes (CCIs).
  • Promote convergence of conventional, ODL and other systems to facilitate mobility of learners through credit transfer/sharing.
  • Promote research and innovation in ODL systems.
  • Facilitate training for indigenous capacity building in ODL systems.
  • Create databases for SOUs, CCIs, distance educators and functionaries associated with ODL systems.

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I have done my bcom from symbiosis Pune. I would like to do masters in clinical psychology. Am I eligible ? And when are the admissions open? How do I apply ?

Thanks & Regards


addmission fees details

i want to know the dates for admission for b.com(A&F) course for june session , 2013. with fees & course structure.

Can anyone guide me through if there are any correspondence courses? being offered in line with BA like English and other subjects especially Hindi and also complete fee structure as well as duration of the courses and also eligibility criteria (if any) as already have done B.B.A and also M.A (Pm&Ir). Also want to know criteria for doing B.Ed thereafter.

sir i want to ask i want to take addmission in dme sir please tell me the addmission procedure how to apply n 2013 n when form will come sir please tell
and fees

Dear Hemant,

Indira Gandhi National Open University offers Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (DME) programme through distance mode:

Programme Name: Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (DME)

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 12,500 per semester
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

a) (i) 10th pass with 55 per cent marks; or
(ii) 10th pass with ITI certificate; or
(iii) 10th pass with Certificate in Motorcycle Service and Repair (CMSR) of IGNOU; or
(iv) 12th pass with Maths, Physics and Chemistry and

b) Candidates should be employed in Central or State-level manufacturing industries or in public or private manufacturing industries or in other related organisations employing similar manpower or self-employed in equivalent capacity.

sir ,i have done b.tech.....am i eligible for master for arts(economics)

Dear Sachin Kumar,

Indira Gandhi National Open University offers Master of Arts (Economics) (MEC) programme through distance mode:

Programme Name: Master of Arts (Economics) (MEC)
Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 10,900
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar
Eligibility: Bachelors degree or a higher degree in any discipline from a recognised university

current schedule for the session 2013-14 for M.A Economics through distance learning may be supplied please.


I have a BScEd degree. I wanted to know if you offer Masters in Psychology by distance. How much is the fees and duration for the programme.

I want to apply for the june 2013 intake.


Godfrey Msukwa

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