By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Aug 17, 2020 13:22 IST
IGNOU Admission & Re-Registration last date extended, Apply for 1,2 & 3 year admissions till August 31

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended the last date for Admissions till August 31, 2020. The decision is taken in view of board examination result which is pending of several state boards. The last date for IGNOU Admissions and Re-Registration which was August 16, is now extended till August 31, 2020, IGNOU official notice reads. 

Students looking for admissions into IGNOU programmes now can register online at till August 31, 2020. Admissions into 2nd / 3rd year will also remain open till August 31 under Re-Registration. Students seeking admissions into 2nd / 3rd Year will have to register under "IGNOU Re-Registration" before 31st August (without late fee). Whereas, for fresh admissions (Admission to first year) candidates will require to opt "New Admission". 

IGNOU Admission Re-Registration 2020

The last date of admission and Re-Registration for July 2020 session is extended upto 31st August 2020. IGNOU releasing official notice at notifies on extension of last date for UG, PG, Certificate, Diploma & PG Diploma programmes. The last date for admission into Online courses is also extended till 16/08/2020. After this now students can register for Admissions into I, II & III year till August 31, 2020.

  • Last date for IGNOU admission 2020-21: 31 August, 2020 

Note- In a particular admission cycle, facility for fee exemption available to SC/ST students can be claimed for one programme only. If an applicant submits more than one application claiming fee exemption, all the applications are liable to be rejected.

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How to Apply for IGNOU Admission?

Here are the detailed instructions to fill application form online for IGNOU admissions- 

Step 1) If you are a first-time applicant you are advised to click the available programme tab on the homepage of the Online Admission System and select the desired programme and carefully read the details of programme including eligibility criteria, fee details, duration, etc. 

Step 2): You are also requested to download the Common Prospectus and read carefully the Rules of the University (Section 06) as mentioned in the common prospectus. 

Step 3): IGNOU Admission new registration process- 

  • Click on the button NEW REGISTRATION that appears in the applicant login area and fill the required registration details.
  • Candidates need to create their User name and it must be between 8 to 16 characters.
  • While choosing password it must be alphanumeric and between 8 to 16 characters long.
  • After filling the mandatory information candidates need to click the "SUBMIT" button.
  • Your username will be instantly sent to you via e-mail and SMS. 
  • Remember your Username and Password for subsequent login. 
  • If you have already registered i.e you are an existing user click the "LOGIN" button. 

Step 4): Before proceeding for filling the form online the applicant must have the following:- 

Scanned Photograph (less than 100 KB) 

Scanned Signature (less than 100 KB) 

Scanned copy of Age Proof (less than 200 KB) 

Scanned copy of relevant Educational Qualification (less than 200 KB) 

Scanned Copy of Experience Certificate (if any) (less than 200 KB) 

Scanned Copy of Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC (less than 200 KB) 

Step 5) Fee can be paid by following methods: Credit Card (Master/Visa) / Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay) / Net Banking. 

Step 6) It is suggested to scan documents from your originals. Once you have uploaded the document, click the next button you will get the Form preview option. Save/Print your form for future reference.

IGNOU Admissions 2020-21 FAQs

Question- What is Last date for IGNOU Re-Registration?

Ans- The last date has been extended to 31 August 2020.

Question- What is the last date for IGNOU new admission 2020?

Ans- Last date is 31 August 2020 (without late fee).