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IGNOU Phd MPhil Admission 2019, Application, Eligibility, Dates

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IGNOU PhD and M.Phil Admission 2019 - Applications are accepted by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for PhD/M.Phil Admission twice in a given year i.e. in January and July respectively. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for IGNOU PhD/M.Phil Admission.

This university conducts an entrance test that is patterned on UGC and CSIR exam. Candidates holding an M.Phil degree or those with required eligibility and experience are exempted from appearing for the university's entrance test.


Also See : IGNOU Admission 2019 (July) Application last date extended till Aug 27


PhD Program

PhD Program will be offered for July 2019 session in the following disciplines: Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Library and Information Science, Political Science, Public Administration, History, Gender and Development Studies, Women's Studies, Geography, Translation Studies, Statistics, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Environmental Science, Geology, Management, Life Sciences*, Commerce, Hindi, Distance Education, Nursing, Social Work, Physics*, Biochemistry*, and Chemistry

M.Phil Program

M.Phil Program will be offered for July 2019 session in the following disciplines: Sociology, Political Science, Economics, Chemistry, Geography Translation Studies, Social Work, Commerce and Distance Education

No Entrance Test shall be conducted in these disciplines.


Eligibility Criteria for IGNOU PhD M.Phil Admission 2019


  • A candidate is eligible for Admission and Registration for the M.Phil/PhD program provided he/she has qualified:
  • For the award of Master’s Degree of any recognized University/other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto in such fields of study as are notified for the purpose from time to time by the University. The minimum qualifying marks are 55% at Postgraduate level (50% in case of reserved categories), and
  • In the Entrance Examination conducted by the University at the national level on the pattern of UGC/CSIR
  • Additional eligibility conditions have been prescribed by individual Disciplines. Candidates are advised to refer these details in the Table given at the end of the Prospectus and ensure that they meet the desired conditions.

Note: IGNOU has informed via admission notification that these programs are launched in strict compliance with University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of PhD/MPhil Degrees) Regulations, 2016.

See: IGNOU Admission 2019 application, dates


IGNOU PhD M.Phil Admission 2019 Admission Process

  • The applicants can submit the forms through online mode only at https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/admission/
  • Steps for filling Online Application Form
  • Download the Information Brochure January 2019 and read it carefully.
  • Please ensure your eligibility for the program before filling the online application form
  • Click on the button "REGISTER YOURSELF" that appears in the applicant login area and fill the required registration details.
  • After filling the mandatory information, click the "SUBMIT" button.
  • Your username will be instantly sent to you via e-mail and SMS.
  • If you have already registered i.e. you are an existing user, click the "LOGIN" button from the homepage of Online Entrance Test and then login with your Username and password by clicking the "LOGIN" button given on the login screen.
  • Fill personal details, program details, qualification details and correspondence details.
  • Upload Scanned Photograph(less than 100 KB) and Signature(less than 50 KB)
  • Pay your Application Fee (Rs. 1000/-) through debit/credit card (Master/Visa/Rupay) and Net banking:
  • Once you have uploaded your photograph and signature, click the next button. You will get the Form preview option. Save/Print your form for future reference.


See: IGNOU Bachelor's Degree Admissions 2019


IGNOU PhD M.Phil Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Start date of online application: 07th March 2019
  • Last date of submission of application:15th July, 2019 extended to 31st July 2019 extended to 14th Aug 2019 extended to 27th August, 2019


See: IGNOU MA Admission 2019


IGNOU PhD M.Phil Admission 2019 Exam Centre

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Trivandrum.
For detail information about eligibility, how to apply and other details, refer Admission Brochure at official website www.ignou.ac.in



Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi – 110068. Website: www.ignou.ac.in