IGNOU and its initiative to boost online education in India.
The Indira Gandhi National Open University or IGNOU started by offering two just two programmes in 1987, i.e., Diploma in Management and Diploma in Distance Education, with a strength of only 4,528 students.
Today, it serves the instructive goals of more than 3 million understudies in India and different nations through 21 Schools of Studies and an organization of 67 regional centres, around 2,667 learner support centres and 29 abroad accomplice establishments. The University offers around 228 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programmes, with a strength of more than 800 employees and 574 academic staff at the central command and local focuses and around 33,212 academic counsellors from foundations of higher learning, proficient associations, and industry among othe₹
Indira Gandhi National Open University or IGNOU has consistently been providing the best courses for distance learning with an organization of study focus in each province of India and even several study centres in other countries. IGNOU gives undergraduate, post-graduate, certificate, M.Phil., Doctoral, Online, Advance Certificate and Advance recognition programs.
Centre of Online Education (COE)
On June 7, 2019, IGNOU established the Centre of Online Education (COE) intending to make IGNOU a pioneer in the growing world of digital education with the top-notch technology-based learning experience and support services. The vision is to line up the country’s growing digital environment and giving access to affordable quality education through a virtual learning platform.
The Center will uphold in the process improvement and administration upgrade through computerization and digitization following advanced activities of the country to give excellent training to all at their doorsteps.
IGNOU online courses
In 2021, IGNOU, in the wake of uncertainty due to the covid-19 pandemic, introduced 16 programmes through online mode from January 2021 session. All the programmes are UGC approved.
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List of online courses offered by IGNOU
IGNOU provides various bachelors, masters, certificate and diploma through online mode.
The list is as follows:
BACHELOR OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES (BLIS)
Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks and 45% for General and the SC/ST/OBC/PH category respectively.
Bachelor’s Degree with Diploma in Library Science
Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of working experience in Library and Information Centre
₹7200 for the full programme.
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN TOURISM STUDIES (BTS)
10+2 or it’s equivalent or BPP from IGNOU
₹ 10,200/- for the full programme, paid year wise ₹ 3,400/- per year with Exam Fees decided by the University.
MASTER OF ARTS (GANDHI AND PEACE STUDIES) (MGPS)
Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree in any discipline from a recognised University.
₹ 9,600/- full programme to be paid year wise @₹ 4,800/- per year+ Exam fee as decided by University.
MASTER OF ARTS (HINDI) (MHD)
Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognised University.
Medium of Instruction: Hindi
₹ 12000/- for the full programme to be paid year wise @₹ 6000/- Fee to be paid in the first year, including Registration Fee of ₹200/-is ₹6,200/- + Exam Fees as decided by the University.
MASTER OF ARTS(TRANSLATION STUDIES) (MATS)
Graduate in any discipline with adequate knowledge of Hindi and English
₹ 9,600 (i.e First year Rs 4,800 and Second Year ₹ 4,800) + Registration fees + Exam Fees as decided by the University.
CERTIFICATE IN RUSSIAN LANGUAGE (CRUL)
Minimum age 18 yea₹ No formal qualification is required Class 10 level of English proficiency is desirable.
Initial Launch fee: ₹ 2500/= for the full programme (exclusive of examination fee)
CERTIFICATE IN ARABIC LANGUAGE (CAL)
10+2, Minimum 18 years of age
Initial launch Fee ₹ 2500/- for the full programme (exclusive of examination fee) + Exam Fees as decided by the University.
CERTIFICATE IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (CLIS)
10+2 Passed or BPP from IGNOU
₹ 3000/- for the full programme, and the Exam fees as decided by the University.
CERTIFICATE IN PEACE STUDIES AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT (CPSCM)
10+2 or its equivalent
₹ 3500/- plus registration fee of ₹ 200/-
CERTIFICATE IN TOURISM STUDIES (CTS):
10+2 or it’s equivalent
Initial Launch fee: ₹ 2000/- for the full programme (exclusive of examination fee) and Exam Fees as decided by the University.
CERTIFICATE IN TRIBAL STUDIES (CTRBS)
10+2 or it’s equivalent or BPP from IGNOU
₹ 900/- for the full programme (exclusive of examination fee) and Exam Fees as decided by the University.
CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (CIT)
10th Pass OR SSC OR BPP from IGNOU OR DLC from Microsoft or equivalent
The programme fee is ₹6000/- and is to be paid in a lump sum at the time of registration to the programme. Exam Fees as decided by the University.
DIPLOMA IN TOURISM (DTS)
10+2 OR it’s equivalent OR BPP from IGNOU
₹4,500/- for full programme and Registration fees with Exam Fees as decided by the University
PG CERTIFICATE IN GANDHI AND PEACE STUDIES (PGCGPS)
Graduate in any discipline
₹2,200/- for the full programme and registration fee of ₹200/-
PG CERTIFICATE IN AGRICULTURE POLICY (PGCAP)
Graduation in any discipline
₹3,600/- for full programme and Examination Fee as decided by the University
PG DIPLOMA IN GANDHI AND PEACE STUDIES (PGDGPS)
Graduate in any discipline.
₹3,700/- plus Registration fee of ₹ 200/-
All these courses have been introduced for smooth distance learning through online mode and growing in education for the up the coming digital environment in the country.
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