IGNOU International Students Admission 2023

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) admissions to various course for International Students for July 2023 Session 

IGNOU Admission 2023 – Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) announces Admissions to its Distance Education Academic Programs for the Academic Cycle commencing from July 2023 Session. 

IGNOU International Division

  • The Indira Gandhi National Open University has extended its outreach beyond the borders of the country. The globalization of higher education, particularly through the distance mode of delivery, has given an altogether different perspective to the cross border delivery of IGNOU’s academic programs in various countries. The International Division looks after the international operations of the University .The Division was established on 16th October 1997 as a Cell and was upgraded to the status of a full-fledged Division in 2002. From 1996 onwards the International Division has been assigned the task of offering and promoting the academic programs of IGNOU by establishing bilateral and multi-lateral co-operations with various partner institutions and organizations/universities across the globe. 

IGNOU Offers following courses for International Students

Certificate Programs

  • Certificate in Arabic Language (CALOL) 
  • Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTSOL) 
  • Certificate in Program in Library ad Information Science (CLISOL) 
  • Certificate in Information Technology (CITOL) 
  • Certificate in Food and Nutrition (CFNOL) 
  • Certificate Program in Peace Studies and Conflict Management (CPSCMOL) 
  • Certificate Program in Rural Development (CRDOL) 
  • Certificate in Tribal Studies (CTRBSOL) 
  • Certificate Program in Rural Development (CRDOL) 
  • Certificate in French Language (CFLOL)
  • Certificate in Spanish Language and Culture (CSLCOL)

Post Graduate Diploma and Diploma Programs

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Media (PGDIDMOL) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Development Communication (PGDDCOL) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDEOL) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRDOL) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental and Occupational Health (PGDEOHOL) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science (PGDSSOL) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Gandhi and Peace Studies (PGDGPSOL)
  • Post Graduate Certification in Agriculture Policy (PGCAPOL)
  • Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCEOL) 
  • Diploma in URDU Language (DULOL) 
  • Diploma in program in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHEOL) 
  • Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCEOL) 

Bachelor’s Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCAOL) 
  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSWOL) 
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences (BLISOL) 
  • Bachelor of Tourism (BTSOL) 
  • Bachelor of Commerce (BCOMOL) 

Master’s Degree Programs

  • Master of Computer Applications (MCAOL) 
  • Master of Arts (Rural Development) (MARDOL) 
  • MA in Translation Studies (MATSOL)
  • Master of Arts (Hindi) (MHDOL)
  • Master of Arts (English) (MEGOL) 
  • Master of Arts (Distance Education) (MADEOL) 
  • MA in Gandhi and Peace Studies (MAGPSOL)
  • MA Journalism and Mass Communication (MAJMCOL
  • Master of Business Administration (MBAOL) 

Program Duration

Minimum Duration
Maximum Duration
Certificate Program
6 months
2 years
Diploma/PG Diploma Programs and all other Programs* with one year duration
1 year
4 years
Bachelor’s Degree Programs
3 years
6 years
Master’s Degree Programs
2 years
5 years

Important Dates for IGNOU Admission 2023 for International Students

  • Admission for International students for July 2023 opened from: Ongoing
  • Last date for Admission: 30 June 2023


Eligibility Criteria 

  • Master’s Program: Bachelor‘s Degree in relevant subject or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Program: 10+2 or its equivalent
  • PG Diploma Program: Bachelor‘s Degree in relevant subject or equivalent
  • Diploma and Certificate Program:  10+2 or its equivalent

For more detail information on Eligibility Criteria Click Here

IGNOU Admission 2020mfor International Students – Application Process

  • The International Students can apply for admission through the official website: https://ignouforeigniop.samarth.edu.in/index.php/site/index.
  • Indian national students residing in India shall apply through separate portal https://ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in for ODL Programmes and https://ignouiop.samarth.edu.in for ONLINE Programmes
  • One time application processing fees for candidates from SAARC Nation is INR2000/- and $100 for Non-SAARC

For more details Click Here


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