The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) invites applications for ­admission to degree/ diploma programmes in management, (diploma in ­management, ­postgraduate diploma in ­management, human resource management, ­financial ­management, ­operations ­management, marketing ­management, financial markets practice) MEd, BEd and post basic BSc nursing for January 2015 session through entrance tests to be held on August 17, 2014 all over the country.
Student handbook and ­prospectus can be obtained from the registrar (SRD), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 and also from all the regional centres by sending a sum of Rs. 1,050 through a demand draft/ IPO in favour of IGNOU, payable at New Delhi or city of the concerned regional centre or by paying Rs. 1,000 in cash at the sale counters at these places. The last date for receipt by post is July 10, 2014.
For management programmes and post basic BSc nursing ­programme, application form and prospectus can also be ­downloaded from the website www.ignou.ac.in and sent along with draft/ IPO for Rs. 1,050 in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi by registered/speed post to registrar, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 and to the concerned regional centre (for MEd and BEd programmes). The last date for the submission of the forms is on or before July 15, 2014.
IGNOU has also launched a postgraduate certificate in information and assistive ­technologies for the ­instructors of visually impaired (PGCIATIVI). The eligibility for this ­programme is bachelor’s degree in computer science from a ­recognised university ­(BCA/BSc-Computer Science) or ­bachelor’s degree in any ­discipline from a recognised ­university with diploma/­certificate in computer science. The programme is offered both in January and July session of IGNOU.
The duration of the programme is six months. But the student can complete it within a span of two years and there is no age bar. Medium of instruction will be English. Last date for application is June 20, 2014 with a late fee of Rs. 300 till July 31, 2014.