The Indira Gandhi National Open University has introduced online admission program for the candidates who are willing to join the programs offered by the university. The online admission program was started in the year 2008. With the online admission process becoming popular, there were about 1285 candidates who applied for the programs online for the year of January 2009.
In order to facilitate the handling of huge data inputted, and to streamline the process, the division has initiated the development of the in-house software for detecting the errors in the admission process. Any mistakes with the re-registration are also found, and the same information has also been provided to the regional centers of IGNOU. This in-house software has been purely developed to handle the voluminous student’s data over the years. Moreover, it was developed to provide better support services and access for the students. It has also be said that the division is planning to switch over to Oracle software, and use it as a centralized data base.
When the online admission is issued?
The online application form is available online from the January cycle on the 1st of June, and for the July Cycle, by the 1st of December. The last date for filling out the form will be 31st of October for January cycle and 30th of April for July cycle. If the application is not submitted on time, a late fee of Rs 200/- is charged. The application should reach the regional center by 30th November for the January month cycle and 31st May for the July Cycle.
How to get the online application form of IGNOU?
Getting the online application form for IGNOU is easy. The official website of IGNOU has a link to download the application form to your computer. Also, you can fill out the form online, by filling in the particulars. Once you fill out, the computer generates the control number for the submitted application form. This is used for future reference. After the application is submitted and the control number is received, the candidate should take a print out of the form for submission to the regional center.
How to get Online Admission in IGNOU?