IGNOU Admission

IGNOU MPhil Ph.D. Admission 2018 – Indira Gandhi National Open University has released the notification for admission to M.Phil / Ph.D. Courses in regular mode for the session July 2018 in various disciplines. This programme is being launched in strict compliance with University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil / Ph.D. Degrees) Regulations, 2016.

Latest: List of Shortlisted Candidates for IGNOU MPhil Ph.D Admission 2018 has been released. Candidates can scroll down to check the same.

IGNOU MPhil Ph.D Admission 2018

Candidates seeking admission into said courses have to fill their application in online mode through official portal of Indira Gandhi Open University. All the relevant details of IGNOU MPhil Ph.D. Admission 2018 like application process, eligibility criteria and other information given on this page below.

Schedule for the IGNOU MPhil Ph.D. Admission 2018 is given below.

Event Dates
Online Application available from 23 Jan 2018
Last date for submitting Application form 16 Feb 2018
Date of Entrance test 04 Mar 2018
Date of Result 06 Apr 2018
10 Apr 2018

Candidates Shortlisted for Admission to M.Phil and PhD Program.

Lists of Shortlisted candidates for Admission to M.Phil and PhD Program has been published by Indira Gandhi National Open Unibersity (IGNOU). Candidates can check the list from the link provided below.

List of Selected Candidates: Click here to check the List of Candidates Shortlisted for Admissions.

Candidates called for Interview

Lists of candidates (Exempted category) called for Interview has been published by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). Candidates can check the lists from the official website OR through the links provided below.

Candidates for Interview:

  • Click Here to check the interview schedule of the candidates (A1 and B2 category).
  • Click Here to check the list of Ph.D candidates (Exempted category) called for interview on April 09.
  • Click Here to check the list of Ph.D candidates (Exempted category) called for interview on April 10.
  • Click Here to check the list of Ph.D candidates (Exempted category) called for interview on April 11.
  • Click Here to check the list of Ph.D candidates (Exempted category) called for interview on April 12.
  • Click Here to check the details of Venue, Time & Required Document for the interview.

Result

Indira Gandhi National Open University has released result for Ph.D Entrance Test for the session July 2018 in various disciplines. The said examination has been conducted on March 04, 2018 in various cities. Candidates can check their result from the link given below.

Result: Click here to check the result for IGNOU Ph.D Entrance Test.

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has released the hall ticket for MPhil / Ph.D. exam to be held on the scheduled date. Candidates can download their admit card from the official website by entering 9 digit Control No. The link to download the hall ticket has also been provided on this page.

Admit card download process over…!!

Application Form

Application Form for M.Phil and Ph.D Degree courses have to filled online from the official website i.e., www.onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in or from the direct link which has been provided below. Candidates are advised to must read all the details before filling the application form.

Application Process is over now..!!

Application fee of Rs. 1,000/- is non-refundable under any circumstances.

Application procedure

  • Open the URL (https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/entrancersunit/)
  • Complete Registration process (which creates ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’ for you)
  • Your ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’ is informed through SMS and email
  • Re-login to the system using your ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’
  • Fill the Application Form online
  • Upload your recent Photograph (maximum size 100KB in JPG format)
  • Upload your specimen signature (maximum size 50KB in JPG format)
  • Read the declaration and check the ‘Declaration’ box
  • Preview your data and confirm details
  • Pay the Application Fee (Non-Refundable) through Credit/Debit card/Net Banking
  • Payment confirmation message would be sent to you through SMS and email
  • Press the Next button to see the form preview
  • Take Print/Save your filled in Application Form

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate is eligible for Admission for the M.Phil./Ph.D. programme provided he/she has qualified :

For M.Phil.:

  1. Master’s Degree from a University recognized by UGC in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks [50% marks in the case of SC, ST and OBC(Non-creamy Layer)/ Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s Degree prior to 19th September,1991].
  2. For detailed discipline specific eligibility criteria, please see Information Brochure which is attached below.

For Ph.D.:

  1. Master’s Degree from a University recognized by UGC in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks [50%marks in the case of SC,ST and OBC(Non-creamy Layer)/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s Degree prior to 19th September,1991].
  2. Candidates holding M.Phil. degree (along with course work and dissertation both) or those candidates who have cleared NET (conducted by UGC/CSIR/ICAR) or any other equivalent examination will be exempted from appearing in the Entrance Test.
  3. Those who have not cleared NET/any other equivalent examination or not holding M.Phil. Degree will be required to appear in the Entrance Test.
  4. For detailed discipline specific eligibility criteria, please see Information Brochure which is attached below.

 

Exam Centres

List of Examination Centres for the Entrance Test are as follows:

City City Code
Ahmedabad 01
Bengaluru 02
Bhopal 03
Chandigarh 04
Chennai 05
Delhi 06
Guwahati 07
Hyderabad 08
Kolkata 09
Lucknow 10
Mumbai 11
Patna 12
Trivandrum 13

Selection Procedure

Stage 1: Entrance Test

  • Entrance Test shall be qualifying in nature.
  • The Entrance Test has been conducted by the University at National Level.
  • The list of candidates who will be required to appear for the Entrance Test will be displayed on the website.
  • Hall Tickets enabling the candidates to take the Entrance Test will also be displayed on our website. You have to download and print the same to appear in the Entrance Test.
  • Candidates are required to bring with them an original identity proof having photograph, such as Aadhar Card, Voter ID Card, Driving License, Passport and ID Card issued by Govt. Agencies.
  • Those who secure at least 50% marks in the entrance test (45% marks in case of SC/ST/PH) will be shortlisted for the interview in order of merit subject to the maximum limit of five times of the available seats.

Stage 2: Interview/ Presentation

  • Short-listed Candidates in the Entrance Test will be called for interview/presentation of Synopsis before the Discipline specific Doctoral Research Committee.
  • Those candidates exempted from appearing in the Entrance Test will also be called for interview/presentation of Synopsis before the Discipline specific Doctoral Research Committee.
  • Offer letters for admission will be sent to the Selected Candidates only.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question. Is it compulsory to register myself before submitting an Application Form online?
Answer. Yes, it is compulsory to register with our Online System (https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/entrancersunit/) before you can submit your Application Form online.

Question. If the power/internet connection fails during the application process, what should I do?
Answer. Since the data is saved at the end of every stage with the ‘Save’ button, your data is automatically saved till the previous stage. If you are at a particular stage and the system is interrupted due to power failure or loss of connectivity, then your current stage data will not be saved. Please log in again using your ID and password and complete the form submission process from the stage where the system got interrupted.

Question. What is the detailed process for submission of online Application Form?
Answer. The submission of Application Form passes through the following stages:

  • Open the URL (https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/entrancersunit/)
  • Complete Registration process (which creates ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’ for you)
  • Your ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’ is informed through SMS and email
  • Re-login to the system using your ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’
  • Fill the Application Form online
  • Upload your recent Photograph (maximum size 100KB in JPG format)
  • Upload your specimen signature (maximum size 50KB in JPG format)
  • Read the declaration and check the ‘Declaration’ box
  • Preview your data and confirm details
  • Pay the Application Fee (Non-Refundable) through Credit/Debit card/Net Banking
  • Payment confirmation message would be sent to you through SMS and email
  • Press the Next button to see the form preview
  • Take Print/Save your filled in Application Form

Question. What kinds of Credit/Debit cards are accepted for payment of the Application Fee? Is the Internet banking facility also available?
Answer. The Visa and Master Cards are accepted for payment of Application Fee. Application Fee can also be paid through Net Banking.

Question. Payment has been deducted from Credit Card/Debit Card/ my account but I have not received any confirmation. What should I do?
Answer. If the payment has been deducted but you did not get acknowledgement for the same, please email the transaction details including your name, programme opted, mobile number etc. to the Online Application Support Team at ‘[email protected]’.

Question. Is it mandatory to upload/attach a photograph and signature while submitting the form online?
Answer. Yes, it is mandatory to upload the photograph and signature of the desired size.

Question. What are the documents to be submitted for Entrance Test?
Answer. No Documents are required at this stage. Students who are exempted from the Entrance Test and those who will qualify the Entrance Test will have to produce originals as well as photocopies of the relevent documents at the time of interview.

For more information about IGNOU MPhil Ph.D Admission 2018 July session – Download Information Brochure.

IGNOU Admissions

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