IGNOU Admission 2014 Status Last Date & Admission Form

If you're looking for admission into courses offered by world's largest open university i.e Indra Gandhi National Open University a.k.a IGNOU, read this post carefully. IGNOU invite applications for admission into most of its courses twice in a year. There are two admission cycles at IGNOU i.e January & July. IGNOU makes admission forms available at least one and a half month before the last date of admission. If you want to take admission into July cycle, the admission forms are likely to be available in the month of May, similarly if you wish to take admission into January cycle you may get the admission formsin the month of November. To make sure you don't miss the forms, keep an eye at IGNOU's official website.

Currently IGNOU is inviting applications for admission into July 2014 cycle. The admissions are open for post graduate courses like MBA, MCA, M.A, M.Com, MLIS, M.Sc etc, undergraduate courses like BCA, BBA, BSc,B.Com, BSW etc and Other PG Diploma, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Advanced Certificate, PG certificate & Certificate programmes.

To take admission into the programmes mentioned above, you need to buy a prospectus cum student handbook. The prospectus cum student handbook can be purchased from IGNOU regional centers or study centers. The cost for the same if Rs.200.

Last date for application is 20th June 2014 and with late fee of Rs 300/- till 31st July 2014.

For some courses there is an entrance test is required for admission. Only successful candidates gets a chance to take admission into those courses. The popular courses which requires an admission test includes Management Courses, B.Ed, M.Ed and Post Basic B.Sc Nursing.

For admission into degree/ diploma programmes in management, (Diploma in Management, PG Diploma in Management, PG Diploma in Human Resource Management, PG Diploma in Financial Management, PG Diploma in Operations Management, PG Diploma in Marketing Management, PG Diploma in Financial Markets Practice), you have to appear in OPENMAT-XXXVI.

If you're looking for admission into M.Ed., B.Ed. and Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing for January 2015 cycle, you can appear into OPENNET-IV. The entrance test is scheduled to be held on 17th August 2014.

Early this week we published posts on M.Ed entrance test and B.Ed entrance test. You can refer those posts for more information.

If you're interested in MCA or BCA course, kindly refer to IGNOU MCA or IGNOU BCA articles.

For more information about the courses available for admission in July 2014 cycle, you may visit the news section for July 2014 admission. For information about the entrance tests for above mentioned courses, you can visit the news section for entrance exams 2014.