The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started the online applications for admission to more than 150 programmes for January 2018 session. The applications are invited for master, bachelor, diploma and certificate programmes of the university. Interested candidates have to submit the application form online at the official website — ignou.ac.in. The last date to submit the application form is by December 31, 2017.
The programmes on offer are from diverse disciplines viz., sciences, social sciences, humanities, computer science, health science, agriculture, management, education, social work, tourism, law, performing and visual arts, inter and trans-disciplinary studies, translation, engineering and technology, extension and development studies, foreign languages, journalism and new media studies and vocational education and training.
Moreover, the open university has also launched new programmes and applications are invited from the January, 2018 session for admission to those as well. Among these programmes, two are offered through online mode — Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science (PGDSS) and Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work Counselling (PGDCOUN).
The programmes in Management, that is, Post Graduate specialisation Diplomas in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM), Financial Management (PGDFM), Operations Management (PGDOM), Marketing Management (PGDMM) and Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP) are on offer through offline mode without entrance test.
The common prospectus can be downloaded from the website, free of cost.