Indira Gandhi National Open University - [IGNOU], Delhi - Date, Notification, Application

Indira Gandhi National Open University - [IGNOU]

, New Delhi, Delhi   |   ESTD : 1987   |   Approved By: UGC   |  AICTE   |  DEC   |   Type: Public
1 Reviews   |   011-29571000, 29535714   |
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About College

The Indira Gandhi National Open University, known as IGNOU is a distance learning public and central university that was established under the Indira Gandhi National Open University Act, 1985 (IGNOU Act 1985) with a budget of INR 20 Million. With over 4 million students, IGNOU is the largest university in the world that is run by the Indian central government. It offers approximately 228 certificates, diploma, degree and doctoral course through 21 schools and a network of 67 regional centers, 2,667 study centers, and 29 overseas centers in 15 countries. Approved by the AICTE and Association of Indian Universities, IGNOU is recognized by the UGC (University Grants Commission) also. The 1st virtual campus of India was also launched by IGNOU in 1999 and also provide education to all jail inmates across the country that too free of cost.

IGNOU also promotes and maintain distance education standards in India. With the international recognition and presence, it aims at providing high-quality education and knowledge seamlessly accessible to everyone.


The Indira Gandhi National Open University has the following Eleven Divisions to take care of various activities

  • Academic and Coordination Division
  • Administrative Division
  • Construction and Maintenance
  • Computer Division
  • International Division
  • Finance and Accounts Division
  • Library and Documentation Division
  • Material Production and Distribution
  • Planning and Development Division
  • Regional Services Division
  • Student Evaluation Division


  • IGNOU-UNESCO Gender Training Project: This gender training kit gives you an opportunity to upgrade your knowledge and skills in the crucial area of gender and development. If you are already engaged in gender training or you want to become a gender trainer, you can sign up at the learning centre
  • Construction Workers Vocational Qualification (CWVQ) Project: The project aims at providing competency based vocational training, assessment and certification through the distance mode for skill development of construction workers. The project has been implemented with the help of Builders' Association of India (BAI), National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) and National Academy of Construction (NAC), Hyderabad.


The IGNOU library is the most resourceful information centre in the country in the field of Distance Education. The library has the largest collection of books, journals and other related materials in the field of Distance Education, throughout the country. It was established in 1986 in tune with the objectives of IGNOU


  • Survey by Careers 360 magazine and Yahoo! India on Distance Learning has ranked Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) as the Best Distance Learning institution for the year 2011
  • Survey by Yahoo! India on Distance Learning has ranked  Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) as the Best Distance Learning institution for the year 2011

College Infrastructure and Facility

Student Discussion

  • JENITALAVIYA 2017-05-21 07:58:39

    thank you universal institute of design

  • BARSHA BHARALI 2016-09-04 19:19:46

    Is IGNOU recognized by?

    • CHIRAG DUTTA 2016-09-16 23:30:12

      Indira Gandhi National Open University is also recognized as a Central University by the University Grants Commission of India (UGC).

  • YASH BIDAWATKA 2016-08-26 20:36:46

    What is the placement facility of IGNOU ?

    • APOORV MAHAJAN 2016-09-11 03:45:12

      Placement opportunities are good. One can enroll for job mela organised by IGNOU at Maidan Garhi. Reputed Companies come campus for hiring.

  • VISHAL BARUAH 2016-09-08 02:23:46

    What is the admission criteria for IGNOU ?

    • ANKIT ARORA 2016-09-10 21:25:12

      Admission criteria for 1) BBA (Auto Retailing) - 10+2 or High School Senior Secondary exam by the CBSE or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent with a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. 2) MBA - Bachelors degree in any discipline obtained through the 10+2+3 system or an equivalent qualification with a minimum aggregate of 50% or equivalent from recognized Universities. Note - A Relaxation of 5% aggregate is there for SC, ST candidates for above courses.

  • VAISHALI LOHIA 2016-09-06 23:24:46

    What is the review of IGNOU ?

    • AMIT SHARMA 2016-09-09 20:38:12

      Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is best for online and distance education. This university has a good reputation and brand value. There are so many courses offered in this institute with best schedules and low fees. The study materials and works books are very knowledgeable. The Administration and staff are very friendly with their students. The professors are very experienced in teaching field, so they gives best knowledge to students. The atmosphere and canteen are very impressive in this university. The lab equipment is very innovative and best in collage. They will conduct exams regularly to increase knowledge in the students. They teach to students about personality development and communication skills. I strongly recommenced this university to students who studied distance education.