IGNOU Ph.D 2020 – NTA has released IGNOU PhD 2020 Question Paper along with answer key. Candidates can also raise an objection against the answer key by October 11, 2020, at ignouexams.nta.nic.in. IGNOU Ph.D was conducted on October 04, 2020. Candidates are provided admission for the July session into PhD course on the basis of the entrance exam. Candidates who have possessed a master’s degree with 55% marks can fill the online application form from the official website. Candidates have to secure minimum 50% marks in order to qualify the exam. Scroll down to get more information about IGNOU PhD 2020 including application form, eligibility criteria, syllabus and many more from this page.
Latest: IGNOU Ph.D. 2020 Result has been declared. Scroll down to check the same.
IGNOU Ph.D 2020
National testing Agency (NTA) is responsible for conducting entrance exam to grant admission to the PhD course in IGNOU. Admission to the PhD course is done on the basis of merit. Candidates can check the schedule for IGNOU M.Phil and Ph.D. Admission 2020 in the table given below.
|IGNOU PhD 2020||Important Dates|
|Relasing of online application form||28 Feb 2020|
|Last date for submission of online Application form|
|Date for opening the Correction Window|
|Availability of admit card||Available|
|Date of Entrance test|
|Answer key releases||09 – 11 Oct 2020|
|Challenge of answer key||11 Oct 2020|
|Date of Result|
|Date of Interview||To be announced|
IGNOU PhD 2020 Result
Result of the entrance exam has been declared by NTA on its official website. Candidates are required to go on the official website and check their IGNOU PhD 2020 result. Only those candidates will qualify the exam who will secure more than or equal to minimum qualifying marks. The result of the entrance exam is released in the form of a merit list. The merit list of the selected candidates is prepared on the basis of their performance in the exam. Admission to the PhD course is strictly based on merit. Qualified candidates will be called for interview/ presentation round.
Result: Click here to check IGNOU PhD 2020 Result.
IGNOU PhD 2020 Answer Key
NTA has released the Question paper along with draft answer key. Candidates have option to challenge the answer key on the official website. Candidates are advised to save the question paper and answer responses for future responses. The procedure for challenge of Answer Key provided below. Candidates are required to pay online a sum of Rs. 200/- (one thousand only) as processing fee for each question challenged.
Challenge Answer Key: Click here to submit the objection against IGNOU PhD 2020 Answer Key.
IGNOU PhD 2020 Challenge of Answer Key Notice
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IGNOU PhD 2020 Question Papers
The candidates can check the question paper for IGNOU Ph.D. Exam 2020. Here you can also download the previous year’s question papers from below links. The question papers helps the students to get the idea or overview of the examination. Candidates can check the difficulty level and pattern of the examination with the help of question paper-
Question Paper: Click here to download the IGNOU PhD 2020 Question Paper.
IGNOU PhD 2020 Previous Year’s Question Papers
- IGNOU PhD 2019 Question Papers
- IGNOU PhD 2018 Question Papers
- IGNOU PhD 2017 Question Papers
- IGNOU PhD 2016 Question Papers
IGNOU Ph.D 2020 Exam Advisory
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IGNOU Ph.D 2020 New Exam Date Announced
National Test Agency has released the notice for the IGNOU PhD 2020 entrance exam and it will be conducted on October 04, 2020. Candidates can check the official notice image given below –
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IGNOU PhD 2020 Application Form Correction
Those applicants who already register them on IGNOU PhD 2020 Application Form, have chance to application form correction. The correction window is available at the official website at ignouexams.nta.nic.in. And direct link is also provided below to correction the IGNOU PhD 2020 Application Form.
Application Form Correction: Click here to correction the IGNOU PhD 2020 Application Form.
IGNOU PhD 2020 Courses Offered
Candidates can check the list of the disciplines under IGNOU Ph.D. admission 2020 below.
- Ph.D in Anthropology
- Ph.D in Economics
- Ph.D in Library and Information Science
- Ph.D in Political Science
- Ph.D in Psycology
- Ph.D in Public Administration
- Ph.D in Sociology
- Ph.D in Bio Chemistry
- Ph.D in Chemistry
- Ph.D in Geography
- Ph.D in Geology
- Ph.D in Statistics
- Ph.D in Food and Nutritional Science
- Ph.D in Home Science
- Ph.D in Commerce
- Ph.D in Management
- Ph.D in Education
- Ph.D in Gender and Development Studies
- Ph.D in Journalism and Mass Communication
- Ph.D in Dairy Science and Technology
- Ph.D in Development Studies
- Ph.D in Computer Science
- Ph.D in Law
- Ph.D in Nursing
- Ph.D in Social Work
- Ph.D in Transalation Studies
- Ph.D in Vocational Education and Training
- Ph.D in French
IGNOU PhD 2020 Application Form
Candidates who wish to appear for the IGNOU PhD admission 2020 entrance exam are required to fill the online application form from the official website.
Click here to fill the IGNOU PhD 2020 application form.
Candidates can check the steps to fill the application from from below:
Step 1: At first, candidates are required to go on the official website i.e. ignouexams.nta.nic.in.
Step 2: Then, a new page with the IGNOU PhD application form will appear and then candidates are required to completed the new registration process.
Step 3: Then, the candidates have to enter asked details and click on “Submit” button.
Step 4: After completing the registration process, one time password and user ID will be sent to the registred email ID or phone number.
Step 5: Then, candidates have to login with the user ID and password.
Step 6: Now, the candidates have to fill asked details like personal details, address details, qualification details and upload photograph and signature.
Step 7: After completing the above steps, candidates are required to pay the required amount of application fee to complete the application process.
Step 8: Then, candidates can download and print the application page for further use.
|SC/ ST/ EWS||800/-|
Mode of Payment: Debit card/ credit card/ net banking.
|Photograph||10 – 200 KB||JPG/ JPEG|
|Scanned Signature||4 – 30 KB||JPG/ JPEG|
IGNOU PhD 2020 Eligibility Criteria
To appear for the entrance exam, candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for IGNOU PhD 2020 from below:
- Only those candidates are eligible who possess a master degree in relevant discipline with minimum of 55% marks from a recognized university.
- 5% of relaxation in marks is given to SC/ ST / OBC(NCL)/ Differently-Abled category candidates.
Candidates can get detailed eligibility criteria for each discipline from the official brochure.
IGNOU PhD 2020 Syllabus
Appearing candidates of the IGNOU PhD entrance exam 2020 must be familiar with the syllabus. It helps the candidates for the preparation of the examination. Syllabus for the IGNOU phD 2020 is given in the information brochure. Also the link for the syllabus is provided below. Candidates can click on the direct link to download the syllabus for each discipline as given below:
Click here to download complete IGNOU PhD 2020 syllabus.
IGNOU PhD 2020 Seat Details
Candidates can check the seat details for every discipline of each department from the given table:
School of Social Sciences (SOSS)
|Discipline||Number of seats|
|Library & Information Science (PHDLIS)||9|
|Political Science (PHDPS)||3|
|Public Administration (PHDPA)||16|
School of Sciences (SOS)
|Discipline||Number of seats|
|Bio Chemistry (PHDBC)||10|
School of Continuing Education (SOCE)
|Discipline||Number of seats|
|Food & Nutritional Science (PHDFN)||5|
|Home Science (PHDHC)||4|
School of Management Studies (SOMS)
|Discipline||Number of seats|
|Department||Number of seats|
|School of Education (SOE)||20|
|School of Gender & Development Studies (SOGDS)||12|
|School of Journalism & Mass Communication (SOJNMS)||7|
|School of Agriculture (SOA)||4|
|School of Extension & Development Studies (SOEDS)||18|
|School of Computer & Information Science (SOCIS)||5|
|School of Law (SOL)||4|
|School of Health Sciences (SOHS)||3|
|School of Social Work (SOSW)||11|
|School of Translation Studies (SOTST)||3|
|School of Vocational Education (SOVET)||8|
|School of Foreign Languages (SOFL)||2|
IGNOU PhD 2020 Admit Card
Admit card for the entrance exam will be issued by NTA on the official website i.e. ignouexams.nta.nic.in. Admit cards are issued to only those candidates who have successfully submitted the application form. Candidates need to download and print the hall ticket for examination purpose. Only those candidates will be eligible to give the exam who hold the admit card. Candidates have to bring the printed copy of IGNOU PhD 2020 admit card along with a original government valid ID proof.
IGNOU PhD 2020 Exam Centres
Candidates have to select 3 exam centre according to their preference while filling the application form. So, candidates can check the list of exam centres from the given table:
|Centre Code||Centre Name||Centre Code||Centre Name|
|JK02||Jammu||JK04||Srinagar (J & K)|
IGNOU PhD 2020 Admission Process
Candidates can check the Admission Process for IGNOU Ph.D. Admission 2020 below.
- Stage 1 – Entrance Test: The first stage of the admission process is the entrance test. To appear for the entrance exam, candidates have to fill the online application form from the official website. Then, the hall tickets for the entrance exam are issued to the candidates. Candidates have to secure minimum qualifying marks in order to qualify for the exam.
- Stage 2 – Interview/ Presentation: Qualified candidates will be called for interview/ presentation round. So, candidates who will qualify the interview round will get offer letter for admission. Then, candidates have to report at the college on the prescribed date.
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Indira Gandhi National University was established in 1985. The main aim of the university is to provide knowledge to the candidates living in all the parts of the nation with its different programs and courses. The University was begun by giving only two academic programs in 1987 which were Diploma in Management and Diploma in Distance Education. Now, the University gives about 228 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programs.
Official Website: ignouexams.nta.nic.in
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