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IGNOU Distance Education Courses Admission Fee Eligibility 2016-17

About the University

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) (Hindi:- इंदिरा गाँधी राष्ट्रीय मुक्त विश्वविद्यालय) was established on 20, September 1985 by an Act of Parliament with 20 Billion Rupees as budget passed for the university. It is named after former Prime Minister of India Mrs. Indira Gandhi & University is located in the National Capital of India, Delhi. Presently, IGNOU is a largest university of the world with more than 4,000,000 students on board and providing education by two modes:
(1) Open
(2) Distance.
Prof. M. Aslam is the vice – chancellor and Prof. S V S Chaudhary is Registrar of IGNOU University. The IGNOU University is affiliated by different authorities like: UGC, AICTE, DEC, COL, AIU. IGNOU University takes admission every year for all programmes such as Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate, Diplomas, & Certification Courses offered by the University.
IGNOU Distance Education


Distance Education Courses/Programmes at IGNOU

•    IGNOU Distance Undergraduate Degree Courses
•    IGNOU Distance Undergraduate Professional Degree Courses
•    IGNOU Distance Postgraduate Degree Courses
•    IGNOU Distance Postgraduate Professional Degree Courses
•    IGNOU Distance Postgraduate Diploma/PG Diploma Courses
•    IGNOU Distance University Certificate Courses
•    IGNOU Distance University Doctoral-level Courses

IGNOU Undergraduate Degree Courses

Under-Graduate courses offered by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) are as follows:

BA: Bachelor of Arts
BA in Tourism Studies
BA in International Hospitality Administration
B.Com:  Bachelor of Commerce
B.Com in Finance and Taxation
B.Sc: Bachelor of Science
B.Sc (Hons.) in Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques
B.Ed: Bachelor of Education
BIT: Bachelor of Information Technology
BLIS: Bachelor of Library & Information Sciences
BPP: Bachelors Preparatory Programme

In collaboration with the Federation of Ophthalmic Research & Education Centre (FOREC) IGNOU offers various Under-Graduate Degree Programs/Courses:

B.Sc  in Nautical Science
B.Sc  in Hospitality & Hotel Administration
B.Sc  in Medical Laboratory Technology
In collaboration with the Directorate General of Shipping IGNOU offers various Under-Graduate Degree Programs/Courses:
BSW: Bachelor of Social Work
BTWRE: Water Resource Engineering
BTME: Mechanical Engineering (Computer Integrated Manufacturing)
B.Sc in Nursing

IGNOU Undergraduate Professional Degree Courses

Under-Graduate Professional courses offered by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) are as follows:
BCA: Bachelor in Computer Applications
BBA: Bachelor of Business Administration
BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) in  Retailing
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) in Computer Science Engineering
B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering
BTCM: B.Tech in Construction Management

IGNOU Postgraduate Degree Courses:

Post graduate courses offered by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) are as follows:
M.Com: Master of Commerce
M.Com (Master of Commerce) in Finance and Taxation
MTM: Master of Tourism Management
MLIS: Master of Library & Information Sciences
MA in English (MEG)
MA in Distance Education (MADE)
MA in Psychology (MAPC)
MA in Public Administration (MPA)
MA in Sociology (MSO)
MA in Hindi (MHD)
MA in Rural Development (MARD)
MA in History (MAH)
MA in Economics (MEC)
MA in Gandhi and Peace Studies (MGPS)
MA in Philosophy (MAPY)
MA in Political Science (MPS)
M.Sc: Chemistry
M.Sc: Hospitality Administration (MHA)
M.Sc: Dietetics & Food Service Management (DFSM)
M.Ed: Master of Education

IGNOU Postgraduate Professional Degree Courses

Post-Graduate Professional courses offered by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) are as follows:

MBA in Retail Services (MBARS)
MBA: Master of Business Administration
MBA in Banking and Finance (MBF)
CEMPA: Commonwealth Executive Master of Public Administration
CEMBA: Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration
MCA: Master of Computer Applications

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IGNOU Postgraduate Diploma/PG Diploma Courses

Post-Graduate (PG) Diploma courses offered by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) are as follows:
PGDFM: Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management
PGDMM: Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management
PGDOM: Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Management
PGDMCH: Postgraduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health
PGDLPO: Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Process Outsourcing
PGDDE: Postgraduate Diploma in Distance Education
PGDHE: Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education
PGDHHM: Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management
PGDGM: Postgraduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine
PGDRD: Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Development
PGDIPR: Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Right
PGDSLMHT: Postgraduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management for Head Teachers
PGDESD: Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental and Sustainable Development
PGCTW: Postgraduate Certificate in Writing for Television
PGCCP: Postgraduate Certificate in Copy editing and Proof Reading
PGDMRR: Post Graduate Diploma in Participatory Management of Displacement, Resettlement and Rehabilitation
PGCMRR: Postgraduate Certificate Programme in Participatory Management of Displacement, Resettlement and Rehabilitation
PGDEMA: Post-Graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Administration
PGDET: Post-Graduate Diploma in Educational Technology
PGDT: Postgraduate Diploma in Translation
PGJMC: Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
PGDIBO: Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Operation
PGDAPP: Postgraduate Diploma in Audio Programme Production
PGDRP: Postgraduate Diploma in Radio Prasaran (broadcasting)
PGDDM: Postgraduate Diploma in Disaster Management
PCRW: Post-Graduate Certificate in Radio Writing
PGDIM: Post-Graduate Diploma in Management
PGDHRM: Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
PGDLAN: Post-Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking
PGDESD: Post-Graduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development
Students can take admission in PGDIM, PGDHRM, PGDFM, PGDOM & PGDMM by appearing in entrance test (OPEN MAT) held twice a year at various study centers all over the India.

PGDEOI: Post-Graduate Diploma in Endodontic and Oral Implantlogy
PGDEMA: Post-Graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Administration
PGDRPPM: Postgraduate Diploma in Radio Programme Production and Management
PGDCC: Postgraduate Diploma in Community Cardiology
PGDET: Post-Graduate Diploma in Education Technology
PGDCA: Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications
PGDWGS: Post-Graduate Diploma in Women's and Gender Studies
PGDPPED: Post-Graduate Diploma in Pre-Primary Education
PGCPDT: Post-Graduate Certificate in Professional Development of Teachers
PGCIATIVI: Post-Graduate Certificate in Information and Assistive Technology for Instructors of Visually Impaired

IGNOU Advance Diplomas

Advance Diploma courses offered by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) are as follows:

ADCM: Advanced Diploma in Construction Management
ADIT : Advance Diploma in Information Technology
ADWRE: Advanced Diploma in Water Resource Engineering

IGNOU Certificate Courses

Certificate Courses offered by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) are as follows:

CBS: Certificate in Business Skills
CAFE: Certificate in HIV and Family Education
CCP: Certificate in Consumer Protection
CCLBL: Certificate in Co-operation, Co-operative Law & Business Laws
CCYP: Certificate in Youth in Development Work
Certificate in NGO Management
CMSR: Certificate in Motorcycle Service & Repair
ACPDM: Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management
CHCWM: Certificate in Care Waste Management
CCEANM: Certificate in Competency Enhancement for ANM/FHW
CNIC: Certificate in Newborn and Infant Care
CDM: Certificate in Disaster Management
CES: Certificate in Environmental Studies
CHR: Certificate in Human Rights
CAHT: Certificate in Anti Human Trafficking
CIC: Certificate in Computing
CIG: Certificate in Guidance
CIHL: Certificate in International Humanitarian Law
CLD: Certificate in Labour in Development
Certificate in Performing and Visual Arts
CMCHC: Certificate in Maternal and Child Health Care
CPFM: Certificate in Participatory Forest Management
CPF: Certificate in Poultry Farming
CRD: Certificate in Rural Development
CTS: Certificate in Tourism Studies
CFN: Certificate in Food and Nutrition
CNCC: Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care
CWDL: Certificate in Empowering Women through Self Help Groups
CWED: Certificate in Women's Empowerment and Development
CPPP: Certificate in Participatory Project Planning
CTPM: Certificate in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics
CPLT: Certificate in Laboratory Techniques
CNOOC: Certificate in Network Oriented Office Computing
CWDM: Certificate in Web Site Design & Management
CFS: Certificate in Food Safety
CCDP: Certificate in Craft and Design Pottery
CICTAL: Certificate in ICT Application in Library
CPE: Certificate in Primary Education
CETM: Certificate in Energy Technology and Management
CETE: Certificate in Elementary Teacher Education
CPT: Certificate in Primary Teaching
CTE: Certificate in Teaching of English
PGCIPLP: Postgraduate Certificate in Indian Patents Law and Procedures
PGCCL: Postgraduate Certificate in Cyber Laws

Doctoral-level Courses

Doctoral-Level or Research- Level courses offered by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) are as follows:

Ph.D in Public Administration
Ph.D in Rural Development
Ph.D in Social Work
Ph.D in Agriculture Extension
Ph.D in Child Development
Ph.D in Commerce
Ph.D in Distance Education
Ph.D in Economics
Ph.D in Education
Ph.D in English
Ph.D in Hindi
Ph.D in History
Ph.D in Management
Ph.D in Mathematics
Ph.D in Tourism Studies
Ph.D in Womens Studies
Ph.D in Physics
Ph.D in Library and Information Sciences
Ph.D in Political Science
Ph.D in Sociology

Note: We have tried to provide you right Information about the IGNOU programme/courses but the information we have provided here should not be treated as comprehensive. University would be offering other course/courses that we have mentioned here. Students are advised to get in touch with the official website of IGNOU as well.

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IGNOU MBA Banking & Finance Admission Fee Eligibility 2016-17

Distance Education MBA in Banking & Finance from IGNOU

Along with traditional MBA Programme IGNOU also offers MBA in (B & F); also known as IGNOU MBA (Banking & Finance). This programme focuses on enhancing Banking skills specifically for those who want to pursue their career in the field of Banking and Finance. The main reason behind starting this programme is to provide a simple way for the members of the IIBF to get a post-graduate academic qualification because before this IGNOU has signed an MoU with IIBF (INDIAN INSTITUTE OF BANKING & FINANCE). IGNOU MBA Programme in Banking and Finance gives a chance to understand banking activities better and with the help of technology, how to promote capabilities and managerial skills of in-service banking professionals. Basically, MBA in (Banking & Finance)  aims at providing quality banking services in future and this year IGNOU is seeking admissions for MBA (Banking & Finance)  for the session 2016-2017.


Eligibility Criteria

If you are looking for an admission into IGNOU MBA (Banking & Finance)  course; you should be a member of the Indian Institute of Bankers and fulfil the following Eligibility Criteria to complete the Admission procedure:

  • Candidate must posses a Graduate Degree from Recognised University.
  • Candidate must possess the CAIIB examinations of IIBF, Mumbai and awarded the necessary qualification/credentials by the IIBF Institute.
  • Candidate having working experience at least two years with the banking or financial services sector.

Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

Admission Procedure

For taking admission into IGNOU MBA in Banking & Finance Programme, a candidate will be required to apply to the concerned Regional Director, in the application form with requisite fee and other documents, like the qualifying certificate of CAIIB. Though, Admission will be given to all the eligible candidates subject to a maximum limit mutually agreed upon between IGNOU and IIBF.
MBA (Banking & Finance)  programme consists of 21 courses which include 11 Basic Courses, 5 Specialisation Courses and 5 Integrative Courses and a Project Course equivalent to two courses. Admissions will be made without any Entrance Test to this programme.

IGNOU MBA in Banking and Finance Syllabus

Below is a Table displaying the IGNOU MBA (Banking & Finance)  Syllabus in the form of codes number and name of the course for a particular subject.

For the January to June Semester

(A) Compulsory (Basic) Courses

MS-1 Management Functions and Behaviour
MS-2 Management of Human Resources
MS-3 Economic and Social Environment
MS-4 Accounting and Finance for Managers
MS-5 Management of Machines and Materials
MS-6 Marketing for Managers
MS-7 Information Systems for Managers
MS-8 Quantitative Analysis for Managerial Applications
MS-9 Managerial Economics
MS-10 Organisational Design, Development and Change
MS-11 Strategic Management

(B) Specialisation Courses

MS-423 Marketing of Financial Services
MS-424 International Banking Management
MS-425 Electronic Banking and IT in Banks

Integrative Courses (Compulsory)

MS-494 Risk Management in Banks
MS-495 Ethics and Corporate Governance in Banks
MS-95 Research Methodology
MS-100 Project Work (equivalent to two courses)

For the July to December Semester

(A) Compulsory (Basic) Courses

MS-1 Management Functions and Behaviour
MS-2 Management of Human Resources
MS-3 Economic and Social Environment
MS-4 Accounting and Finance for Managers
MS-5 Management of Machines and Materials
MS-6 Marketing for Managers
MS-7 Information Systems for Managers
MS-8 Quantitative Analysis for Managerial Applications
MS-9 Managerial Economics
MS-10 Organisational Design, Development and Change
MS-11 Strategic Management

(B) Specialisation Courses

MS-422 Bank Financial Management
MS-44 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
MS-45 International Financial Management
MS-46 Management of Financial Services
Integrative Courses (Compulsory)

MS-494 Risk Management in Banks
MS-495  Ethics and Corporate Governance in Banks
MS-95   Research Methodology
MS-100 Project Work (equivalent to two courses)

Prospectus & Handbook

Student Handbook & Prospectus: Candidates can get Prospectus and Handbook from Registrar, Student Registration Division, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110 068 or from any of the nearest IGNOU Regional Centres. Whether, In Person on Cash payment of Rs.500/- or By Post sending an Demand Draft/IPO of Rs.550/- drawn in favour of  IGNOU payable at the city from where the Prospectus is requested. Please. By download from website: The Application form can also be downloaded from IGNOU official website as well and submitted along with a DD/IPO for Rs.500/-, in addition to the Programme fee.

Note: Please do write your name and address on the back side of the DD/IPO.

Also Read:  IGNOU B.ed 2016-17 Admission Details 
                     IGNOU MBA 2016-17 Admission Details

Fee Structure

For MBA (Banking & Finance) Programme a candidate has to pay total Rs.31500 and can be paid on semester basis. For more details on MBA Fee structure and other related queries; we suggest you to contact your nearest regional center for more information about existing fee structure.

Medium of Instruction

For IGNOU MBA programme in Banking and Finance, medium of instruction would be in English Language.

Course Duration

Minimum duration is 2.5 years and maximum duration for completing the course is 8 years.

Contact Details

For more information on IGNOU MBA or other programmes students may contact on following address:

Regional Director,
Student Service Centre, IGNOU,
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi -110068
E-mail: ssc@ignou.ac.in Telephone: 011-29535714
Website: www.ignou.ac.in

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ICFAI Distance Education MBA Admission Fee Eligibility 2016-2017

History of ICFAI University: 

The ICFAI University has been come into the existence in year 2004 under Section 4 (2) of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Sikkim Act 9 of 2004. The ICFAI University is affiliated to University Grant Commission (U.G.C), Delhi which has given ICFAI University a right to provide degrees under Section 22 of UGC Act 1956. The ICFAI University is also affiliated to the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the Federation of Universities. ICFAI University Sikkim offers different Graduate and Post Graduate Distance learning Programmes/Courses such BBA (3 years) Ph.D (4 years) MBA (2 years) and one year B.Ed Programme but MBA is one of its Top selling programme in the list. These Management, Information Technology, Law Programmes are funding the need of Working Executives and Professionals of India who could not go to the regular classrooms.

ICFAI University Distance Education MBA Programme 2016-2017

ICFAI University Distance MBA

The ICFAI Distance MBA Programme is one the Top MBA Programme in India because ICFAI University prepared an MBA programme that helps people in realizing their higher education dream who do not afford regular classrooms. ICFAI Distance MBA syllabus designed by the top academicians and faculty members to match the requirement of different industries like: Banking, Information & Technology, Hospitality and Pharmacy, Telecom, Auto-mobile, Business and Management etc. that’s why in the recent past most of people preferred ICFAI University Distance Degrees Programmes over other Distance Education Programmes in India.  The MBA programme is consist of 20 subjects divided into four modules of 5 subjects each. Every year a student has to study and completes two modules of the programme.
ICFAI University Distance learning MBA Admission Procedure
Admission Procedure: if you are desired to take admission into Distance MBA Programme, you have to follow ICFAI University Admission policies and guidelines. Your first step would be filling the Application Form of the MBA programme then admission authorities will examine and check the Application Form. After checking Application Form and if they found that your documents are matched with the Eligibility Criteria of the programme they will enroll you into Distance MBA programme.
Along with application form you have to enclose some required documents such as: Photocopies of Degrees/Certificates showing your previous educational qualifications and Date of Birth. Students are advised don’t send the original documents with the Application Form.

Documents required for the programme are as follows:
 Application form of MBA programme
 A recent colour passport size photograph
 Xerox or Photostat Copy of Degrees/Certificates showing Date of Birth of the candidate.
 Xerox or Photostat Copies of Degrees/Certificates of Educational Qualifications.
 Rejection of Application Form: If applicant eligibility does not match with the program’s Eligibility Criteria, Admission Authorities will return the Application Form along with all enclosures and also returned the amount after deducting Rs. 500. However, Candidate can apply again if he/she satisfies the eligibility criteria afterwards.

Eligibility Criteria:

To get admission into ICFAI Distance MBA programme you must have Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a Government Recognized University.

Fee Structure:

Below in the picture we can see MBA Fee Structure in two forms as a Module-wise and Full Fee Payment with contact classes & without contact classess. Fee may be paid by the students on Easy Monthly Installment (E.M.I) basis as well. Note: This Fee Structure is not up to date & was valid for the academic year 2012 only. For more details about new Fee Structure go to the University website http://www.icfaiuniversity.in

Specialization Areas:

As we have mentioned above, MBA programme is consist of 20 subjects divided into four modules of 5 subjects each. Every year a student has to study and completes two modules of the programme. But here we want to elaborate in the 3 module or you can say in the second year of the programme you have to choose one subject as your area of specialization among the available Electives.

These Electives subjects are as follows:

IT & Systems
Human Resource Management
International Business
General Management
Investment Management

These areas of specialization will play a crucial part in shaping careers of the MBA students. Thus, we can say that the ICFAI Students’ future is bright.

Also Read:  ICFAI Sectoral Distance MBA 2016-17    and   Symbiosis Distance Learning MBA 2016-17

Course Duration: 

The Course Duration of ICFAI Distance learning MBA is 2 years.

Medium of Instruction: 

English Language

ICFAI University Distance Education MBA Exam Dates:

Generally exams are held four times in a year such as in the months of January, April, July and October.

ICFAI University advantages of Distance Education MBA:
 Curriculum: The curriculum is made for the current scenario of business and management and used to update periodically.
 Content: The content of all subjects are designed interesting and of high quality.
 Flexibility: The MBA program is prepared in a flexible manner that provides balance between job and studies.
 Exposure: whether you are an Indian student or an international student ICFAI management practices with a case-study orientation gives you a world class learning experience.
 CBT examinations schedule: ICFAI University schedules exams on Computer Based Test (CBT).
 Time Saving: Computer Based Tests (CBT) of University helps you to save your important time and on the other hand, results are also declared promptly to provide a tension free healthy learning environment to the students.
 Unique Self-study Material: The University provides industry best books, journals, magazines, newspapers and a detailed study plan that focuses on self-learning and development.
 No barrier on attending Contact classes: Students may or may not attend contact classes. All the Contact Classes are on an optional basis and University charged only for those students who want to take Contact Classes.

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Lovely Professional University Distance Education MBA 2016-17

About the Distance Learning MBA Programme

As far the MBA degree is concern; it is one of the most recognized and widely accepted degree course in the field of business and management. After stepping into the globalization period; there was a great demand of professionals who are having quality management skills and an MBA degree to provide the correct supply to the different fields. Though that was the toughest time for the entrepreneurs and people who were not professionally qualified or professionals who possess graduate degree and wanted to have an MBA degree to upgrade their qualification and boost company’s efficiency. It was the time where industries felt requirement of quality MBA professionals into their companies to provide discipline in the management of company.
At Lovely Professional University Distance Education [LPU-DE], all programmes are specially designed to cater the needs of today’s generation. But when it comes to LPUDE-MBA, it is more important because Lovely professional university offers a unique MBA programme which covers all the aspects of business and management. LPU distance learning MBA is useful for students and working professionals both because its study material is well designed to develop quality management skills in the young generation to become a successful future business leaders and managers. The MBA programme at LPUDE provides adequate, useful knowledge, sound skills that are useful in effective management & coping up with ever changing, vastly competitive business environment. One of the best thing about LPU distance education MBA is that it has an online education portal called LPU e-connect for holding virtual distance learning classes which also connects students to all the study centers, universities, and study material resources across the country.
LPU Distance MBA

About the Course:  LPU Distance Education MBA 2016-17

Course Code: 3521

Duration of the Course

Minimum duration of completing the course: 2 years
Maximum duration of completing the course: 5 years

Medium of Examination/Instruction

Medium of Examination/Instruction in all MBA subjects will be in English Language.

How to Apply for the Course

A graduate degree or equivalent in any field is required to take an admission into LPU distance learning MBA programme. Lovely professional university offers all the distance learning programmes including MBA from its 150+ study centers across the country that brings healthy learning studying environment among the students.

Lovely Professional University offers an Distance MBA degree programme in following disciplines:
  • Marketing
  • Operation Management
  • Human  Resource Management 
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Retail Management 
  • Information Technology

Admission Procedure

Applicant can download prospectus from LPU official website or can be purchased from Division of Admissions at the university campus or Information & Admission Offices or different places as mentioned by the university across the country by paying required amount of Rupees 200/- through Cash/ Demand Draft /Pay Order (PO). If applicant has downloaded prospectus from university website, then he/she have to pay the programme fee along with application fee of Rs.200/- here, candidates must be noticed that DD/PO for any course will made in favor of 'LOVELY FACULTY OF DISTANCE EDUCATION, payable at JALANDHAR and at the backside of DD/PO must have clearly mentioned the Applicant's Name, Father's Name, Mobile No, Application No.
Applicants are advised to fill up the Application Form that is available in the Prospectus or as downloaded.
All columns are mandatory to be filled in by the candidates in the application form except fields which are not application marked them N.A (Not allowed).
Following documents, attested (self and competent authority i.e. a Notary or Gazetted Officer or any authorised person prescribed by the university) with stamp/seal, should be submitted by the applicant at the time of admission :
1. Photocopy/Xerox of Matriculation (10th) or equivalent certificate bearing proof to D.O.B.
2. Photocopy/Xerox of Marks Card (in detailed) of the qualifying exam and other exams as prescribed by the university.
3. Photocopy or Xerox of residence proof such as Passport/Voter Identity Card or Electricity Bill or Telephone Bill  or Ration Card/Driving License or Bank Account Statement and
4. Two (2) additional recently passport size coloured photographs.
5. And last, most important is (DD) Demand Draft / (PO) Pay Order.

Last step toward taking admission is submission of Application of Form:

Submission of Application Form

1. All the eligible candidates should send their application form and fee, as per schedule of admission given on the Prospectus or announced by the LPU.
2. Complete Application Form in all respects, should be submitted by the applicant:
In person at the Division of Admissions at the University Campus, Phagwara Punjab.
At Information & Admission Offices (as mentioned on university website) of the university.
Other specified places declared by the university
By registered post/ speed post/ courier, addressed to:
Project Head of Admissions
DDE, Lovely Professional University
Delhi G.T Road, (NH-1), Jalandhar, Phagwara, Punjab-144411

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IGNOU B.Ed 2016 Admission, Fee, Eligibility, Syllabus

IGNOU BEd 2015-2016
IGNOU provides B.Ed programme under its School of Education (SOE); However, IGNOU takes admission into its Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) course every year usually in the month of August through an entrance exam/test. Thousands of Applicants appear in IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Exam/Test that is held in different Regional study centers of university. Only those candidates can participate in the entrance exam/test that fulfills the eligibility criteria as per IGNOU norms. Generally Admit cards for the B.Ed Entrance Exam are made available 10 days before the Entrance Exam Date and admissions are made on merit obtained by the candidates in the B.Ed Entrance Exam.

IGNOU B.Ed 2016 : About the Course

Under its School of Education (SOE) Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers 2 years B.Ed course as a distance mode.
IGNOU Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme focuses on building up a healthy understanding and skills needed for this profession especially for maintaining effective teaching-learning process at the secondary stage. IGNOU B.Ed programme also helpful for those practicing teachers who want to gain effective learning methods, experiences and provide an understanding of different areas like: educational evaluation, school management etc. IGNOU offer B.Ed programme under distance learning mode and medium of instruction are both in English and Hindi. Today we are going to cover a detailed post on IGNOU B.Ed admission procedure, fee structure, course duration, eligibility criteria & B.Ed syllabus.

IGNOU B.Ed Admission Procedure

Admission Procedure for the IGNOU B.Ed Programme is very easy However, admissions conduct Regional Centre-wise on the basis of the score obtained by the candidates in the entrance test. There is no minimum or maximum limit for the age to take admission in the IGNOU B.Ed Programme. Applicants/Candidates are only required to submit the duly filled application form with attested copies of required documents as specified in Entrance-cum-Admission Form. After entrance test & getting selected candidates will receive an offer letter for admission from the Regional Centre, then original documents will be required to submit.

IGNOU B.Ed Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should have possessed following eligibility criteria defined by IGNOU for B.Ed Programme:

1. A Graduate Degree or Post Graduate Degree from a Recognize University in any discipline with 50% of marks.

2. Years full time teaching experience on temporary/permanent basis as Primary/Graduate/Post Graduate teacher in a primary, secondary/higher/senior secondary school and candidate should be in service at the time of submitting application form & producing the original documents at the Regional Centre. The certificate of experience should be issued by the Principal or Headmaster/ Headmistress only.

In Case of reservation, for SC/ST/O.B.C (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates and other categories shall be done as per Central Government rules.
5% percent marks relaxation in favour of SC/ST/Kashmiri Migrant and other categories candidates, if any, as per Govt. of India Rules.

IGNOU B.Ed Fee Structure

As far as B.Ed programme fee structure is concern, a candidate has to pay Lump sum Rs. 20,000/- for the entire programme in the first year and fee should be paid only through a Demand Draft (D.D) drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at the city where your Regional Centre is situated. For example: IGNOU, Regional Centre, Agra 0123456.
Note: Please write your name and programme name in capital letters on the back of the (D.D) Demand Draft.

IGNOU B.Ed:  Course Duration

Minimum duration of the B.Ed programme is 2 years. On the other hand, Maximum period is 4 years for completing the course.

IGNOU B.Ed  Entrance Exam          

Every year Entrance Test for B.Ed programme is being held usually, in the month of August and Hall tickets are made available to the candidates before 10 days of the Entrance Test. Candidates can download Hall Ticket from IGNOU website, In case of non-receipt of Hall Ticket and further, report to Regional Examination Centre for appearing in the Entrance exam.

IGNOU B.Ed Syllabus

Group A: Core Courses (Total: 20 Credits)
In this highly competitive world and innovation in teaching methods and practice, the job requirement of a school teachers have been broaden, following five core courses of 4 credits each are identified for the B.Ed programme are as follows:


Title of Course

ES 331

Curriculum and Instruction


4 Credits
ES 332

Psychology of Learning & Development

4 Credits
ES 333

Educational Evaluation

4 Credits
ES 334

Education and Society

4 Credits
ES 335

Teacher and School

4 Credits

* Group B: Content-Based Methodology Course (Total: 8 Credits)
Out of the Following list of school subjects any two courses should be selected by the candidate:


Title of Course

ES 341

Teaching of Science

4 Credits
ES 342

Teaching of Mathematics

4 Credits
ES 343

Teaching of Social Studies

4 Credits
ES 344

Teaching of English

4 Credits
ES 345

Teaching of Hindi

4 Credits

Teaching of Tamil

4 Credits

Group C: Special Course (Total: 4 Credits)

Out of the following list, one course is required by the candidate to be opted for:


Title of Course

ES 361

Educational Technology

4 Credits
ES 362

Computer in Education

 4 Credits
ES 363

Guidance and Counseling

4 Credits
ES 364

Distance Education

4 Credits
ES 85

Integral Education

4 Credits

Compulsory Courses (Total: 8 Credits)

In the IGNOU B.Ed programme following two courses on HIV/AIDS Education are compulsory and to be offered in B.Ed II year i.e Jan, 2011 in addition to one optional course from Sl. No. 1 to 4 above.


Title of Course


HIV and AIDS Education

            4 Credits

Adolescence and Family Education

            4 Credits    

Group D: Practical Courses (Total: 16 Credits)

In this group of practical courses; focus on skill development & practical knowledge of the subject-content is being provided. The practical experiences are shown under the following three practical courses:


Title of Course

ES 381

School-based Practicals

4 Credits
ES 382

Workshop-based Practicals

4 Credits
ES 383

Practice Teaching

8 Credits

you can download IGNOU B.Ed syllabus in Pdf format from its official website.

IGNOU B.Ed:  Contact Details

For more information on B.Ed programme students may contact on following details:

Regional Director,
Student Service Centre, IGNOU,
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi -110068
E-mail: ssc@ignou.ac.in Telephone: 011-29535714
Website: www.ignou.ac.in
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