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 Distance Education Courses:

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
Ignou MEC Ignou BAPC Ignou BPP Ignou BLIS
Ignou CDM Ignou CES    

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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List of Major Regional Centres in India:
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Ignou Jabalpur


Dear Godfrey Msukwa,

Indira Gandhi National Open University offers MA in Psychology (MAPC) programme through distance mode education:

Programme Name: MA in Psychology (MAPC)
Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 6000/-for Ist Year and Rs.5500/-for IInd Year.
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar
Eligibility: Bachelor's degree from a recognised university

sir i want to ask i waqnt to take addmission in mba sir please tell me the addmission procedure how to apply n 2013 n whwn form will cme sir please tell

Dear Kiran Jain,

Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) offers Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme through distance mode education:

Programme Name: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Minimum Duration: 2.6 Years
Maximum Duration: 8 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 21,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar
Graduation in any discipline with 50 per cent marks of General Category and 45 per cent marks for reserved category.
Bachelor's degree with three years of supervisory/ managerial/professional experience, or Professional Degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Medicine/ Architecture/ Law/ Pharmacy or Professional Qualifications in Accountancy/ Cost and Works Accountancy/ Company Secretaryship etc. or Masters Degree in any subject.

Clearance of OPENMAT conducted by IGNOU. The candidates who have successfully cleared the entrance test for admission into Management Programme conducted by institutions like CAT, MAT, and State level tests need not appear in OPENMAT.

Non-graduates (10+2 or equivalent) with six years of managerial/ supervisory/ professional experience are eligible for taking admission into Diploma in Management only after clearing the entrance test.

The last date to submit the filled-in application form for the programme at the concerned Regional Centre was 20th December 2012 and by post was 5th December 2012.

read that the last date foe appyling for 2013 admission is extended to 14th December 2012 (without late fee) and 8th January 2013 (with late fee Rs. 200/-) .Is it applicable for MA Sociology through distance mode also ?

Dear Ayoshia Chacko,

Yes it applicable for MA Sociology through distance mode. Applications are invited for Masters of Computer Applications (MCA), MA in Rural Development, Tourism Management, English, Hindi, Philosophy, Gandhi and Peace Studies, Education, Public Administration, Participatory Development, Social Work, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Extension and Development Studies, Gender and Development Studies, Distance Education, Anthropology, M.Com, M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Services, Library and Information Science.

Further more info on above please visit this url:


I am interested in BSc Mathematics (Major) by Distance / Online teaching mode. I am currently in U.K.. Can you please let me know if I need to take up any entrance tests? Also, can you please let me know if one needs to attend any classes for this course and examination details?


Dear Avinash,

Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) offers BSc Mathematics (Major) programme through distance mode education:

Programme Name: BSc Mathematics (Major)
Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 2,800 per year
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 in Science or equivalent

and the last date for admission to January 2013 session to 14th December 2012 (without late fee) and 8th January 2013 (with late fee of Rs.200).

For further more information visit your nearest Ignou Regional Centre.

Sir, Please tell me the last date for admission in M.A.in education from Ignou

When does admission to distance mca starts

Dear Ashutosh Kumar,

The last date for applying to Master of Computer Application (MCA) programme of the University is 30th November 2012 without late fee and 20th December 2012 with late fee of Rs.200 in the respective Regional Centres.

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