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Notification about the IGNOU 2021 Registration, Courses, Eligibility criteria, Date of the IGNOU entrance exam

IGNOU announced the registration process for 2021 will be started from January 2021. IGNOU stands for Indira Gandhi National Open University. It is a central university and it is a national level exam. The university IGNOU is located in India, in the city New Delhi. The university is popular and known for the open and distance education. Students who want to get admission to their next year's education then they can fill their re registration 2021 form before the date of 15th, January 2021. To fill the entrance exam form, students first need to visit the IGNOU’s official website. To fill the registration form, candidates have to select their subjects while they are filling their form and also they need to pay the application fee.

IGNOU 2021 Registration

Students who want to take admission in the India’s best university i.e. in IGNOU for the session of January then can fill their form by 15th January 2021. IGNOU is best national level university and known for its various distance education coursesit conducts exam twice in a year. The entrance test for the year 2021 will help those students who want to get admission into multiple courses like Post Graduate, Advance Diplomas, Under Graduate, Diploma Courses, and other degree courses in the Indira Gandhi National Open University.

The IGNOU is totally organized by the NTA, and a students can get admission in this university through two sessions i.e. in January or July. Candidates are able to get in the Management courses on the basis of OPENMAT score. Aspirants who wish to take admission in IGNOU B.Ed, for this they need to appear for the IGNOU entrance test.

The registration process for IGNOU 2021

No matter, in which course you want to take admission in IGNOU, the registration process is a must for every course. There will be no candidate entertained if he or she didn’t apply for the registration form. There are some steps that are given below for the registration process:

The application form will be available from January 2021.

Students can fill their application form through online mode, there will be other methods available to fill the application form.

In the application form, students need to fill correct required information including personal and educational details.

There will be no mistake will be entertained so aspirants must have to fill in correct details.

Aspirants can fill four centers of exam city according to their preferences.

After completing all the processes, aspirants then need to upload their scanned documents like a photograph and scanned signature in the required size.

Aspirants are allowed to fill their application form till January 2021.

Aspirants will not able to send their hardcopy of the application form either by post or by the visit.

It is advisable that aspirants need to take a printout of their application form for the future procedure.

Important documents list for IGNOU 2021 

To fill the registration form and admission form, candidates need to provide some original documents on the official website. Candidates check the below list before applying for the IGNOU entrance exam. The list of documents are as follows:

Valid contact number and email id

Required Scanned Passport Photograph

Required scanned signature

Mark sheet of class 10th

Certificate of class 10th

Mark sheet and certificate of class 12th

DOB proof certificate

Original Identity proof number ( Driving license, Voter ID card number, PAN card number, Aadhar card number, etc)

If possible then candidate need to submit their category certificate

If a candidate has a PWD certificate then they need to submit it

Application fee for the IGNOU 2021 Registration

To appear for the IGNOU entrance exam, aspirants need to submit the application fee, without the application fee, a candidate cannot sit or appear for the exam.

For all category candidates, the application fee will be rupees 1000.

In any case, the application will not be refundable.

Candidates can pay their application fee through only online mode with the help of using net banking, Debit, or credit card.

For OPENMAT exam, the application fee will be different.

For general category candidates, the application fee will be rupees 800.

For unreserved category candidates (EWS/ ST/ SC) the application fee will be rupees 600.

How to check the status of IGNOU Re-Registration 2021

Applicants must have to make sure about their submission of the admission form. They make sure that the IGNOU has accepted their form or not, to check this candidate can go through the re registration status. Usually, the university intimates the applicants on the registered mail id or mobile number when the re-registration process is done. Candidates can check their re-registration after the thirty days of filling their form. There are some steps are given below by which a candidate can their re registration status for 2021.

Steps to check the status of re-registration

To check the status of re registration, aspirants first need to go to the registration login window

Enter the valid user ID and password.

After filling in the information, they need to click on the Login tab

The website will open the Re-registration details of a candidate

Applicants then go to the course details section and click on the details that they want to see

Important points about the IGNOU Registration 2021

The university IGNOU released January 2021 re registration process from the 1st, December and for the July session the forms will be available from the last week of April

The IGNOU updates its re-registration status within thirty days after the last day of admission form

The re-registration process for those students who are already the member of under graduate or post graduate programs offered by the IGNOU university.

For foreign country students, they can fill their re-registration form through only offline mode.

In case, is any candidate makes two payments for the single application then the university will be refunded one payment in the same exiting banking account

If any candidate doesn’t receive any mail or text message from the university, they they should get in touch with their respective center of the university.

Eligibility Criteria For IGNOU 2021

No matter, for which course a candidate wants to apply, there are eligibility criteria for every course in IGNOU. A candidate must have to come under this eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

For B. Ed program

Aspirants must have a bachelor’s degree or (B. Tech) in engineering from a recognized institute or university. A master’s degree holders can also apply for the B. Ed program.

Students must need to secure at least 50% marks in their master’s or bachelor’s degree

For engineering degree holders the percentage criteria are 55%.

Aspirants must have their original documents, to appear for the exam

For MBA Program

For the MBA program, aspirants should have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in any stream.

Aspirants must need to secure at least 50% marks in their bachelor’s degree. For unreserved category candidates, the minimum percentage is required 45% in their bachelor’s degree.

To get the admission in MBA, aspirants first need to qualify the entrance exam of IGNOU

Aspirants who are appearing in the third year can also apply for the exam.

For B.Sc course

To apply for the B. Sc program, aspirants must have to clear the intermediate or equivalent exam with science.

For or any other bachelor’s course, students must have passed 12th class or any equivalent exam from a recognized board.

For M. Tech Program

To apply for the master’s program i.e. M. Tech course, aspirants should have at least a bachelor’s degree in engineering from a recognized university or a recognized institute.

The percentage criteria for M. Tech program is a student have at least 55% marks.

Frequently Asked Question and Answers

What a candidate will do if he or she has not received any confirmation from IGNOU for re-registration 2021 payment?

It is advised for a candidate that he or she needs to report their issues at the OAS technical support team i.e. by just mentioning their issues with mobile number, transaction details, amount details, and program number.

If a candidate didn’t submit their first year IGNOU assignments, then can he or she can fill IGNOU re-registration form for the second year program?

Yes, applicants can fill the second year re-registration form if they didn’t submit their first-year assignments.

What is the IGNOU’s re-registration process?

The process of taking the admission in the next year or next semester for the enrolled the candidates of the university, this process is known as re-registration IGNOU process.

How and when a candidate can pay the re-registration fee at IGNOU?

Applicants can pay their re-registration IGNOU 2021 fee with the help of using a credit/ debit card, UPI, ATM, and through Net banking.

What type of important details are required for the re-registration 2021 form?

Applicants need their User ID and password to fill their re-registration form.

What is the last date to apply for the re-registration form of IGNOU?

IGNOU announced the last date for re-registration is 15th January 2021. Applicants must have to fill their form before 15th January.

What are the main subjects for the IGNOU entrance exam?

The IGNOU entrance exam will only be conducted via offline mode.

There are 200 questions in the exam and the total marks for the exam are 200.

The questions paper contains four sections like the English language, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness.

The total time duration of the IGNOU exam is 180 minutes i.e. three hours.

There will no negative marking, for every wrong answer.

What are the important preparation tips to clear the IGNOU 2021 entrance exam?

For better preparation, students need to give online and offline mock tests.

Before going for the exam, applicants must go through the syllabus of the IGNOU entrance exam.

They need to make short notes for every topic.

The candidate also can go through the previous year's question papers and sample papers.


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