Friday, November 21, 2014

Foundation day celebrated at IGNOU on 19 November 14

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) celebrated its 29th Foundation Day on 19th November 2014 at the Convention Centre, IGNOU Campus, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi.

The Foundation Day Lecture was delivered by Prof. Yogendra Singh, Professor Emeritus JNU, New Delhi on "Challenges of Social Change in Contemporary India".

Hall Ticket December-2014, Term End Examination

Dear Learners,

Please download you Hall Ticket for December 2014 , Term End Examination from the IGNOU Website or from the following link

Please carry you IGNOU ID card along with your Admit Card at exam centre.

Best Regards

Naveen Raj Bhatia

IGNOU SC-0742 (D)

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Remembering Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary

  1. Indira Gandhi
    Former Prime Minister of India
  2. Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was the third Prime Minister of India and a central figure of the Indian National Congress party.
  3. BornNovember 19, 1917, Allahabad
  4. AssassinatedOctober 31, 1984, New Delhi
  5. SpouseFeroze Gandhi (m. 1942–1960)
  6. AwardsBharat Ratna, Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding, Lenin Peace Prize.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Children Day

In India, Children's Day is celebrated on 14 November, the birthday of the country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Jawaharlal Nehru, who was fondly called Chacha Nehru (Uncle Nehru) or Chaffinch (Uncle) by the kids, emphasized the importance of giving loveand affection to children, whom he saw as the bright future of India. He wanted to enhance the progress of Indian youth for which he established education institutes like AIIMSIndian Institute of Technology. It is well known that Jawaharlal Nehru admired 3 things, first one of which is the flower rose, second one being in the company of women, and the third was with the children. To give him tribute, Indiacelebrates this festival on 14 November, the day of his birthday.

Admission Open for January 2015 cycle in IGNOU

Indira Gandhi National Open University is offering admissions for its January 2015 session in MA (Philosophy), MA (Gandhi and Peace Studies), MA (Extension & Development Studies), MA (Education), MA (Anthropology), MA (Gender & Development Studies) , Master of Social Work, Master of Social Work (Counseling), MA (Distance Education), MA (Economics), MA (English), MA (Hindi), MA (History), MA (Political Science), MA (Psychology), MA (Public Admin.), MA (Rural Development), MA (Sociology), MA (Tourism Management), MA(Translation Studies),Master of Commerce(M.Com.), Master of Computer Applications (MCA), Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), MSc (Dietetics and Food Services Management), M.Sc. Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science(MSCMACS).
The university also inviting applications for Bachelor degree programmes, Bachelor of Science (BSc) (with major in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany and Zoology), Bachelor of Arts (BA), (with major in Hindi, English, Urdu, Economics, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Administration, Political Science, Sociology), BA (Tourism Studies), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), Bachelor of Library & Information Science (BLIS), Bachelor of Social Work (BSW). Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) (preparing students for taking admission in IGNOU’s selected programmes).

Admission to other programmes at the level of PG DIPLOMA, DIPLOMA, ADVANCED CERTIFICATE, PG CERTIFICATE & CERTIFICATE are also on offer.

Student Handbook and Prospectus is available in all the Regional Centers/ Study Centers of the university which can be obtained in person for Rs.200/- . For further details please visit
Last date for application is 1st December 2014 and with late fee of Rs 300/- till 15th December 2014.