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Established : 1986 | Accredited/Approved : UGC | Affiliated : IGNOU

IGNOU Lucknow, a regional centre of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), is a beacon of learning and academic excellence in the heart of Uttar Pradesh. Established to provide accessible and flexible education to all, IGNOU Lucknow has been catalyzing thousands of aspiring students to achieve their educational dreams.

IGNOU Lucknow Regional Center is a local support system for students enrolled in IGNOU programs in and around Lucknow. It provides student support, counselling, study material distribution, examination coordination, and other administrative assistance.

The Lucknow Regional Center of IGNOU offers diverse courses across disciplines such as arts, science, commerce, management, education, computer applications, social work, tourism, and more. The courses are designed to be flexible & accessible to learners who cannot pursue regular full-time education for various reasons.

Students can enrol in IGNOU courses through online admission processes and choose their study centres at their convenience. The Lucknow Regional Center acts as a facilitator for these students, providing them with the necessary resources and support to complete their studies successfully.

IGNOU Lucknow Course fee structure

MBA - Finance Request 2 years
MBA - Human Resource Management Request 2 years
MBA - Information Technology Request 2 years
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IGNOU Lucknow Entrance exams required for Admission 2023


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Post Graduate Diploma


Official website of IGNOU Lucknow


IGNOU Lucknow Centre Address

IGNOU Regional Centre,

5-C/INS-1,  Sector – 5,

Vrindavan Yojna, Telibagh (Lucknow)

IGNOU Lucknow Contact number


IGNOU Lucknow Learning Methodologies

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE): Their Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is a digital hub offering many online resources that enrich your learning journey. Access study materials, video lectures, e-books, and more through our user-friendly VLE platform.

eGyanKosh - The National Digital Repository: eGyanKosh is the National Digital Repository of IGNOU, housing an extensive collection of course materials, research papers, e-books, and study guides.

ePathshala - Your E-Learning Companion: Learning knows no boundaries, and ePathshala allows you to access academic resources from anywhere, anytime. This mobile app provides easy access to e-books, audio and video lectures, and interactive learning modules catering to various subjects and disciplines.

IGNOU eGyankosh - For Research Enthusiasts: IGNOU eGyankosh provides many research papers, theses, dissertations, and other scholarly materials for those venturing into research and academic exploration. Dive into the world of cutting-edge research and broaden your horizons with the help of this invaluable resource.

Gyan Darshan - Educational Television Channel: Please tune in to Gyan Darshan, IGNOU's educational television channel, for engaging and informative programs supplementing your learning experience. From expert lectures to educational documentaries, Gyan Darshan enhances your understanding of various subjects and keeps you up-to-date with the latest academic developments.

E-Content in Regional Languages: IGNOU E-Resources are available in multiple regional languages, making learning accessible to learners from different cultural backgrounds. Explore their vast e-content repository in your preferred language and embrace the joy of learning in your mother tongue.

IGNOU Lucknow Courses and Fees

IGNOU Lucknow provides several courses under UG, PG, Diploma, and Certificate Courses. The detailed fee structure of the courses offered at IGNOU Lucknow is tabulated below:

IGNOU Lucknow Courses list


IGNOU Lucknow Fees per year


  • Economics
  • English
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Rural Development
  • Sociology
  • Tourism Management
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Extension and Development studies

INR 7000


  • Regular
  • Banking And Finance

INR 7000


  • Dietetics and Food Service Management (MSc(DFSM)
  • Counselling and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics with Application in Computer Science

INR 15,000


Computer application

INR 24000



INR 40,000

IGNOU Lucknow Distance MBA fees

  • Banking And Finance

INR 31000


  • Tourism Studies
  • English

INR 4000



INR 55,000


Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques

INR 14,500


Preparatory Programme

INR 35,000



INR 6000 (TOTAL)

IGNOU Lucknow BCA fees

Computer Application

INR 15000



INR 55000 (TOTAL)


Library and Science

INR 8100


Social work

INR 5900


  • Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE)
  • Diploma in HIV and Family Education (DAFE)
  • Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE)
  • Diploma in Tourism Studies (DTS)
  • Diploma in Women's Empowerment & Development (DWED)
  • Diploma in Youth in Development Work (DCYP)

Post Graduate Diploma

  • Translation (PGDT)
  • - Disaster Management (PGDDM)
  • - International Business Operations (PGDIBO)
  • - Distance Education (PGDDE)
  • - Environment and Sustainable Development (PGDESD)
  • - Higher Education (PGDHE)
  • - Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC)
  • - Library Automation and Networking (PGDLAN)
  • - Radio Prasaran (PGDRP)
  • - Rural Development (PGDRD)
  • - Participatory Management of Displacement Resettlement and Rehabilitation (PGCMRR)

INR 7000 (TOTAL)

PG and Advance Certificate

  • Computing (CIC)
  • - Consumer Protection (CCP)
  • - Disaster Management (CDM)
  • - Environmental Studies (CES)
  • - Food and Nutrition (CFN)
  • - Food Safety (CFS)
  • - Guidance (CIG)
  • - HIV and Family Education (CAFE)
  • - ICT Application in Library (CICTAL)
  • - Information Technology (CIT)
  • - Labour Development (CLD)
  • - Nutrition and Childcare (CNCC)
  • - Participatory Forest Management (CPFM)
  • - Tourism Studies (CTS)
  • - Women's Empowerment and Development (CWED)
  • - Youth in Development Work (CCYP)
  • - Empowering Women Through Self-Help Groups (CWDL)
  • - Functional English (Basic level) (CFE)
  • - Laboratory Techniques (CPLT)
  • - Rural Development (CRD)
  • - Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM)

INR 6000 (TOTAL)

IGNOU Lucknow Admission

Candidates are selected for the courses offered at IGNOU Lucknow based on merit. For the courses like B.Ed and MBA, applicants must appear for the entrance exam administrated by IGNOU. Detailed information about the IGNOU Lucknow Admission is mentioned below:

IGNOU Lucknow UG Admission

IGNOU Lucknow UG Courses require the candidates to have passed 10+2. The candidates are selected based on merit in the previous qualifying examination. However, candidates applying to the B.Sc course must have passed 10+2/HSC  in the Science stream.

Also, many eligibility conditions exist for aspirants applying for the BLIS course. Aspirants having a Bachelor's Degree with 50% marks or a Diploma in Library Science can apply to the course.

Moreover, candidates having a UG Degree with 2 years of working experience in a Library & Information Centre or a bachelor's degree in a Professional area such as Engineering, Pharmacy, Law, etc, can apply for this course.

In case of admission to the IGNOU Lucknow B.Ed, candidates must meet certain eligibility requirements.

  • Candidates should have at least 50% marks in their Bachelor's or Masters in Sciences/Social Sciences/Commerce/Humanity.
  • Or, Candidates should have at least 55% marks in their Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or Technology.
  • The entrant should be a trained in-service teacher in elementary education (Nursery/Primary) with a minimum of two years of full-time teaching experience when applying for the B.Ed program.
  • The candidate should have completed an NCTE-recognized teacher education program through face-to-face mode.

IGNOU Lucknow PG Admission

For admission to the PG Courses, candidates shall have the basic eligibility criteria of having graduated in any discipline from any recognized university except the M.Ed course, which requires candidates to have a B.Ed or B.EI.Ed degree. However, certain courses have additional eligibility conditions. For instance, candidates applying to MCA must have had Mathematics as a distinct subject at 10 + 2. Students not fulfilling this criterion must pursue and pass the CS-60 course concurrently.

For IGNOU Lucknow admission into the M.Sc course, Graduates from any recognized University/Institution having a Major or Honours in Mathematics with at least 50% marks in aggregate can apply the same.

Graduates having a BSc degree in Mathematics, securing at least 50%  marks in aggregate and 55% in Mathematics, will be considered for admission into the M.Sc course if any vacant seats are left.

IGNOU Lucknow Distance MBA Admission

IGNOU MBA is a popular and well-regarded distance learning program designed to provide knowledge and skills in various aspects of business and management. It allows students to pursue a postgraduate degree in business administration while maintaining flexibility in their learning schedules.

Program Structure:

  • The IGNOU Distance MBA program follows a semester-based system.
  • The program's total duration is a minimum of 2.5 years and a maximum of 8 years, allowing students to complete the course at their own pace.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree (minimum 3 years) from a recognized university or institution.
  • They should also have at least three years of managerial/supervisory/professional experience after completing their Bachelor's degree. The experience is counted from the date of acquiring the Bachelor's degree.

IGNOU Lucknow Admission Process for Distance MBA

IGNOU conducts an " OPENMAT " entrance examination for admission to the MBA program.

Candidates need to qualify in the OPENMAT examination to be eligible for admission.

  • The university releases admission notifications for the MBA program on its official website and in newspapers.
  • Attentive applicants can apply online through the IGNOU website or offline by obtaining the prospectus from the regional centre.
  • After filling out the application form and submitting it along with the necessary documents and application fee, candidates must appear for the OPENMAT exam.

Evaluation and Examinations:

  • The evaluation in the MBA program is a combination of continuous assessment and term-end examinations.
  • Students are required to submit assignments for each course, which contribute to the continuous assessment component.
  • The term-end examinations are conducted twice a year, in June and December.

IGNOU Lucknow Study Centres

IGNOU Lucknow Regional Centre had several study centres in and around Lucknow to facilitate the learning process for distance education students. These study centres were established to provide support services, counselling, and various academic resources to IGNOU students residing in and around the region. Please note that the availability and locations of study centres may change over time.

  • Apn Degree College
  • Allahabad Agricultural Inst
  • Allahabad Degree College
  • Anuragini
  • Bareilly College
  • Bipin Bihari Pg College
  • Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar Government Degree College
  • Bundelkhand Inst Of Engg & Tec
  • Cane Grower's Nehru Pg College
  • Central Inst. For Subtropical Horticulture
  • Central Institute For Subtropical Horticulture
  • Central Jail Bareilly
  • Central Jail Naini
  • City Montessori School (Cms)
  • College Of Nursing (2740 P)
  • Dn College
  • Dayanand Women's Training College


Asked question

Who can apply for B.Com admissions at IGNOU Lucknow?
Asked by Kartik Patel
replied on 15-Sep-2023 03:08:14

To be eligible for B.Com admissions at IGNOU Lucknow, the applicants must have secured 40% marks in their 10th and 12th board exams.

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IGNOU Regional Centre, 5-C/INS-1 Sector – 5, Vrindavan Yojna, Telibagh
, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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