IGNOU January 2020: Admission Deadline Extends Again, Check Details
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The IGNOU admission window along with Submission of Re-registration Form is extended again upto February 28, 2020, by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).

Earlier IGNOU extended admission last date upto February 15, 2020; also extended the submission date of Online/ Offline Re-registration form for all programmes for January 2020 session.

The last date of submission of Fresh admission forms for all Programmes for Indian students extended upto February 28, 2020, and International students can apply for fresh admission for January 2020 session upto February 20, 2020.


The Academic Programmes offered through ODL mode for the Academic Session include Master’s Degrees, Bachelor’s Degrees, Bachelor’s Degrees, PG Diploma & Diploma, PG Certificate & Certificate Programmes and Appreciation/ Awareness Level Programmes.


The Online Admission Portal of the University can be accessed at ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in


The last date of submission of Online/ Offline Re-registration form for all programmes for January 2020 session has also been extended upto February 15, 2020.


The online re-registration Link can be accessed at; onlinerr.ignou.ac.in

Only those candidates who have registered in the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of two and three years are eligible to re-register.

IGNOU Registration 2020: How to apply for re-registration 

Step 1: Visit the official site of IGNOU at ignou.ac.in.
Step 2: Click on the register online link available on the top of the page.
Step 3: A new drop-down box will open where candidates will have to click on the Re-registration link available.
Step 4: Enter the required details and follow the re-registration process.
Step 5: After completion, click on the submit button.

Direct Link: ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in

IGNOU 2020 Admission:  Prospectus Jan 2020

Also, IGNOU has been exempted by University Grant Commission (UGC) from its University Grants Commission (Online Courses or Programmes) Regulations, 2018 vide Gazette Notification dated January 17, 2020.


These amended regulations may be called the University Grants Commission (Online Courses or Programmes) Amendment Regulations, 2020


The Gazette Notification reads;
In the University Grants Commission (Online Courses or Programmes) Regulations, 2018, in regulation 2, in sub-regulation (2), the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-


“Provided that the University Grants Commission may, by order, exempt the Indira Gandhi National Open University, a university established under the Indira Gandhi National Open University Act, 1985 (50 of 1985), from the application of these regulations, considering the objectives of the said Act”.


On this significant development, Prof. Nageshwar Rao, Vice-Chancellor IGNOU congratulated the IGNOU fraternity and said that it dawns a new era in the history of the university.


He further emphasized that we should be ready to make use of the opportunity and develop learner-centric online programmes for gaining knowledge and enabling them to be 21st Century ready. He further reiterated that we should strive to become a pioneer in online education as well.


The faculty members of the university have welcomed the move.