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Indira Gandhi National Open University

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Established : 1985 | Accredited/Approved : Distance Education Council | Affiliated : UGC

Overview Indira Gandhi National Open University

Also known as IGNOU one of the noted and reputed universities spread across India and the central university is based in Delhi at Maidan Garhi. The name of this university came into existence after Indira Gandhi our former Prime Minister of India. It was established in 1985 with main objective to serve Indian population by the mode of Distance and Open Education. Since then they maintain the same quality of education and opportunities to all wedges of society.

  • The university is mainly focused on providing higher education regardless of their background by making them reach their goals and process in their career. They make you innovative and are perfect with the latest and up-to date education system.
  • The programs they offer are flexible and the price is affordable to each and every one. The programs they offer include almost all the streams and courses to maintain coordinate and promote the candidates.

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Courses offered

Under graduation & Post graduation


No Scholarship Facility


8.6 Km from Delhi

IGNOU M.Sc and B.Sc in Disatance Learning:

They both masters and bachelor’s degree are also available like B.Sc and M.Sc programs. The students must have completed their bachelor’s degree to pursue masters and 10+2 to continue with bachelor’s degree.

  • The fee structure depends on the degree chosen by you for M.Sc it is INR 12,600 that is divided as INR 4,200 per year. The duration of the course is for 3 years under distance learning. M.Sc is of 2 years course split into semesters.
  • M.Sc is 2 years course that can be pursued after B.Sc program the fee is INR 32,400 which can be split as INR 16,200 per year.

IGNOU MBA in Distance Learning:

The duration of MBA courses is 24 months or 2 years split into semesters. Students willing to take admission must be a graduate from a reputed university with an aggregate of 50%. The fee structure for distance MBA course is 31,500 for the full course.

There is an Online Application that has to be filled by students to take Admission in IGNOU. And students must have cleared competitive entrance exams for the eligibility criteria or should have been appeared for OPENMAT entrance test.

IGNOU Course Details & Fees:

Courses Name

Duration Period

Courses Fee in INR


2 Years



2.5 Years



2 Years


IGNOU Diploma

2 Years



3 Years


IGNOU B.Sc. Nursing

3 Years



3 Years



3 Years



2 Years



2 Years



2 Years



2 Years


Specialisations of IGNOU Distance MBA:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Markets Practice, etc. 

IGNOU Admission Process:


Eligibility criteria

Selection process


Bachelor's degree in relevant stream with valid aggregate marks

Merit based


Graduation with 50 % aggregate marks (45% for reserved category) in any domain from a recognized University

Based on the entrance exam score


Bachelor's degree in B.Com/ B.Sc. or its equivalent domain

Merit based

IGNOU Diploma

HSC with valid marks

Merit based


10+2 with relevant domain

Merit based

IGNOU B.Sc. Nursing

HSC or any equivalent

Merit based


HSC with valid marks in relevant subjects

Merit based


10+2 or any equivalent exam score

Merit based


Graduation with minimum aggregate marks from recognized University with mathematics as one of the subject in 10th and graduation

Merit based


Bachelor's degree with minimum 50% aggregate marks from a recognized University

Merit based


Bachelor's degree with minimum 50% aggregate marks in Sciences/SS/Humanity/Commerce

Merit based


B.Ed. with minimum 55% marks with 2 years teaching experience in recognized institute

Merit based

IGNOU MCA and M.Com in Distance Learning:

  • The duration of the course is 3 years for MCA and 2 years for M.Com and the maximum time will be given up to 6 to 4 years respectively.  
  • The fee for MCA is INR 64,800 for the full course for 3 years which is INR 21,600 for each year and paid semesters wise.
  • And the total fee for M.Com is INR 13,200 that is INR 6,600 per year to be paid.
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Indira Gandhi National Open University Course fee structure

MBA - Finance 31500 2 years
MBA - Human Resource Management 31500 2 years
MBA - Information Technology and Management 31500 2 years
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Admission Procedure

IGNOU Distance MBA Education Registration Process:

  • Candidates are requested to download common prospectus and read carefully and make a login account by clicking on register me.
  • Login account detail will be sent to students email id with a password
  • Before filling form, candidate is requested to keep scan copy ready of the required document such as Passport pictures, sign, and mark sheet of previous education qualification.
  • Fee can be paid via debit card, credit card or via net banking.
  • Candidate has to appear for OPEN MAT entrance exam.

Documents to be submitted while registration process:

  • Various document has to be submitted for the registration process in IGNOU Distance MBA programs:
  • One Passport Size Photograph
  • Class 10th mark sheet.
  • Class 12th mark sheet.
  • Graduation mark sheet.
  • OPENMAT marks card with admit card.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the admission at IGNOU for distance MBA are as follows:

Eligibility criteria set for the admission process to IGNOU Distance education program MBA.The candidate should check the eligibility criteria before filling the registration form for the respective distance courses:

There are few basic eligibility criteria to be kept in mind before going on to the admission process:

  • The candidate must have a graduate from any recognized university with a minimum of 50% aggregate.
  • The reserved category candidate (SC/ST/OBC) must have a graduate from any recognized university with a minimum of 45% aggregate.
  • The candidate with a professional degree in Medicine, Engineering, Accountancy, Cost and Works,Law,with a 50% aggregate.
  • The candidate must qualify for the OPENMAT exam that will be held that academic year by IGNOU. Original OPENMAT Scorecard and Hall Ticket is to be sent during the time of applying for IGNOU.
  • There is no age restriction for the candidates.

To offer MBA education to banking professionals IGNOU has specialized MBA program in collaboration with Indian Institute of Banking Finance

Eligibility criteria for Master of Business Administration (Banking & Finance) (MPB) are as follow:

  • Candidate must be Indian institute of banker member.
  • Candidate should hold a graduate degree of minimum 3 years from a recognized university.
  • Candidate should have passed CAIIB (Chartered Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers).
  • Candidate should have at least 2 years of experience in banking and finance sector.

Programs and Specialization

IGNOU offers a wide range of specialization in its MBA courses, of which they are offered by collaborations with other university.

The university offers MBA specializations in follow:

Aviation Business


Banking and Finance


Biotechnology Management

Network Infrastructure

Corporate governance


Hospitality and Healthcare management

Human Resource



Information Technology (IT)

Production and Operations


Telecom Management

The courses offered at IGNOU are AICTE approved, and the university is recognized as a central university by the UGC and has its courses approved by the Distance Education Council, India.

Ranking: Indira Gandhi National Open University is the largest Open University in the world, and is very well known for all its courses. IGNOU has also ranked 17th among the traditional universities in India competing with the IITs, NITs, IIMs, etc. The university is ranked as the best institute in terms of reach and resources.

Academic Methodology

IGNOU Distance Education has initiated several new concepts in distance education. The academic delivers offer for each course under distance program including the following:

  • IGNOU has a e- source learning url’s for students which can be easily downloaded or scanned.
  • The course content can be accessible anytime by the students enrolled
  • In case a student misses class, classes will be archived online and one can access it anytime according to their need.
  • Faculty can be easily reached via email as they are available to help candidate.
  • Regular updates about events, schedules will be available on the student's login id for the fast accessibility.
  • Industry-focused curriculum designed by business professionals and management experts to keep student updated with the growing industry.
  • Curriculum is designed according to the industry need and changes are updated frequently.
  • Curriculum is continuously updated as per industry requirements.
  • Real life work projects during course to tackle real life management problems.
  • IGNOU Center located in various cities can be used by students enrolled in Long distance programs plus they have regional center which can be used by the students

Important Dates

OPENMAT exam for the MBA Programs is held twice a year, and the student must complete and submit his applications in time to be eligible for admissions. Once the candidate clears the exams, they can take admission in any of the following 2 semesters.

Exams Month

Admission Semesters

February 2020

July 2020 or January 2020

August 2019

January 2020 or July 2020


Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) university was established to provide an opportunity to the students from the disadvantaged sections of the society. S by keeping that in mind they also provide placement for the candidates enrolled with them.

  • The university has a very active campus placement cell, to help student get placed after the completion of the course. The cell is distributed over 6 regional centers.
  • The campus placement cell also organizes Job fest for placement in the college.

Asked question

l would like to know about the IGNOU Distance MBA placements you are providing ?
28-Sep-2019 13:52:02 asked by rahul

Hi, IGNOU never fails to provide placements, Distance MBA students are trained well in prior and to attend placements one need to visit the campus. IGNOU placement cell is active and offers training for Distance MBA students to make them place

i want to do an online studies for BBA COURSE IF THERE IS ANY?
11-Jul-2019 09:24:44 asked by JOSEPH ONKENDI
Total fee for distance B.Com?
17-May-2019 12:44:31 asked by Anjali

Hi, INR 7,200 would be the full fee of B.Com under correspondence and when split INR 2,400 you will get to pay each year.

could you brief me the fee structure of BA?
15-May-2019 12:54:16 asked by sakshi

Hi, Total fee structure of BA under distance learning is INR 7,200 as candidates have to pay it as INR 2,400 per year.

Is it p.g.diploma in jounalism?
26-Mar-2019 02:10:32 asked by K.vasudevarao


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Can I get admission for m.b.a with 5.8 cgpa in graduation and last date for admission in m.b.a when??
04-Aug-2017 19:33:35 asked by Priyajit chakraborty
What is the Fees of the BCA per year?
18-Jul-2017 05:55:38 asked by Surate pagmashila
Hi, please tell me the last date for Submission of OPENMAT application form to take admission in Delhi Ignou.?
15-Apr-2017 08:22:23 asked by Rajesh soni
What is the IGNOU Delhi admission Procedure for MBA??
13-Apr-2017 12:38:04 asked by Jai singh
Want to know about the IGNOU Delhi Fees Structure.?
13-Apr-2017 11:03:18 asked by Rajesh soni
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Maidan Ghari , Block-1, Delhi, India

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