Indira Gandhi National Open University withdraws Re-Admission Scheme for Management and other programs

Indira Gandhi National Open University, or IGNOU, has approved the withdrawal of the Re-Admission Scheme for Management and other Programs. As per the notification released on the official website, the decision was taken based on the recommendations of the Committee constituted to review the Re-Admission Scheme for various programs offered by IGNOU.


The varsity has also removed the provisions from the Prospectus for the July 2020 session. The Re-Admission Scheme will not be available for the old students as well.

The official statement reads, “The Academic Council in its 74th meeting held on July 21, 2020, based on the recommendations of the Committee constituted to review the Re-Admission Scheme for different programs, has approved for withdrawal of the Re-Admission Scheme for different programs including the Scheme of Admission to Management Programs.

The above provisions have been removed from the Prospectus for the July 2020 session also. Consequently, the Re-Admission Scheme for Management and other programs is NOT available for the old students.”

The statement also added that, “old students will be allowed to seek re-admission subject to eligibility conditions. “To facilitate completion of the programs up to June 2021 TEE, the old students will be allowed, as a special case, to seek re-admission subject to other eligibility conditions as per the following timeline and complete their programs.”

  1. Timeline for Certificate Programs
Maximum duration valid up toPermitted to complete the program up to TEE
(1)(2)
June 2020December 2020
December 2020December 2020 (No extension)

 

  1. Timeline for Diploma/PG Diploma program and all other program with one year duration (e.g. BLIS/MLIS/ B.COM and M.Com Program of ICAI, ICSI, etc.)
Maximum duration valid up toProposal to Curtail / Allow Re-Admission up to
(1)(2)
December 2019December 2020
June 2020June 2021
December 2020June 2021
June 2021June 2021 (No Extension)

 

  1. Timeline for Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree Program including Management Program
Maximum duration valid up toRe-Admission Allowed up to
(1)(2)
June 2019June 2021
December 2019June 2021
June 2020June 2021
December 2020June 2021
June 2021June 2021 (No Extension)