IGNOU PhD Admission 2020 notification Eligibility Fees, Entrance Exam Application Dates

IGNOU Ph.D. Admission 2020: Eligibility, Fees, Entrance Exam, Last Date, Registration

IGNOU PhD Admission 2020 notification : Given below are the details with its dates, eligibility criteria and requirements. Applications are accepted by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for Ph.D. Admission twice in a given year .i.e. in January and July respectively. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for IGNOU Ph.D. Admission. This university conducts an entrance test that is patterned on UGC and CSIR exam. Candidates holding an M.Phil degree or those with required eligibility and experience are exempted from appearing for the university’s entrance test.

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) PhD Admission 2020 Eligibility Application Dates  

IGNOU Information Details:
Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D programme in selected disciplines for the July 2020 session. The list of disciplines, name of the Programme coordinators and discipline wise number of seats available are given in Appendix I.

The Ph D Programme is offered in strict compliance of the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for award of M.Phil/ Ph.D Degrees) Regulations, 2016 and amendments thereto from time to time.

Selected candidates will be governed by IGNOU Ordinance/IGNOU Regulation/Guidelines
for conducting Ph.D Degree Programme.

Entrance Test is compulsory for all candidates applying for admission to Ph.D Programme.
Admission to the Ph.D Degree Programme is strictly on merit, based on the performance in
the Entrance Test and Interview.

The syllabus of the Entrance Test shall be as per the ‘University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedures for Award of MPhil / PhD Degrees) Regulations, 2016 consisting of 50% of Research methodology and 50% subject specific.

The question paper shall have total 100 questions consisting of 50% on research methodology and 50% on specific subject.

All the questions shall be Multiple Choice questions (MCQ) with 4 options and only one
correct answer. There shall be no negative marking.

The Entrance Test shall have a 70% weightage and 30% weightage shall be given to the

IGNOU offers Ph.D programme under two categories: Part time and Full time. Both
categories of students will be required to attend classes, if course work is allotted to them.

IGNOU PhD Admission (JULY 2020 SESSION) –
For candidates belonging to General – Rs.1000/-
For candidates belonging to SC/ST/EWS – Rs.800/-

Master’s Degree from a University recognized by UGC in the relevant discipline with atleast 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 to19th September,1991] excluding grace marks.

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), established by an Act of Parliament in 1985, has continuously striven to build an inclusive knowledge society through inclusive education.
Address : Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi, IGNOU Rd, New Delhi 110068.

Online Registration for PhD and OPENMAT (MBA) Entrance Examination- July 2020 Date Extended upto 15th June 2020

Application steps in Ph.D. Program

  • Visit the IGNOU Website.
  • Fill the form for new registration if you are not a registered candidate.
  • Select your course, and note down its Course ID.
  • Next, click on “Application”
  • Fill the form for the candidate’s application.
  • Pay the course fees for one year.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • Your application is provisionally accepted. 

For Detailed Information about IGNOU PH.D, Click on the following given Information Brouchure

IGNOU PhD Admission (JULY 2020 SESSION) Information Brochure

Online Application 

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