IGNOU Online Application Forms for M.Phil./Ph.D. 2019

Applications are invited for admission to M.Phil and Ph.D programmes for the July 2019 session. IGNOU Online Application Forms for M.Phil./Ph.D. entrance test are available from March 07, 2019 for the July, 2019 session. Last Date of submitting Application Forms is March 25, 2019. 

The Indira Gandhi National Open University is one of the biggest Open distance learning Universities in the world was established in 1985 and currently offers 227 academic programmes through 67 Regional Centres spread across the country. It has established its centres in many parts of the world. The learners who are registered with the university and pursuing various distance learning courses are also huge in number.

As per the semester examinations, IGNOU Delhi conducts Term-end Examination twice a year in the months of June & December. For more information regarding the online admission process and admit card issued by the university, students should check IGNOU Online AdmissionThe last date to submit applications for January 2018 session is February 15, 2018.

Important points to Check before apply

  • Admission to the M Phil/ Ph.D programmes is strictly on merit, based on performance in the Entrance Test and Interview.
  • The Entrance Test shall have a weightage of 70% and 30% weightage shall be given to the interview/viva.
  • IGNOU offers Ph.D programmes 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.
  • M.Phil Programme is a Full Time Programme
  • The minimum and maximum duration of M Phil programme is 1 year and two years respectively. The Women Candidates and Persons with Disabilities (40% disability) are given one year extra in the maximum duration.
  • The minimum and maximum duration of Ph.D programme is 3 years and six years respectively. The Women Candidates and Persons with Disabilities (40% disability) are given two years extra in the maximum duration.
  • The M.Phil/ Ph.D programmes involve coursework during the first six months of admission, which will be conducted in IGNOU Campus at New Delhi only. A student has to attend the coursework on a regular basis. At least 80 per cent attendance is compulsory.
  • As of now IGNOU does not have hostel facilities for students. Students have to make their own arrangements for stay in Delhi.

Important Dates –

  • Last date for submission of online application – 25th March 2019
  • Entrance Test – 7 th April 2019
  • Declaration of Result (tentative) – 3 rd May 2019

 

 

Eligibility Criteria For M.PHIL./Ph.D.

For M.Phil.

  • 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 to19th September,1991] excluding grace marks.

For Ph.D.:

  • (a) 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 to19th September,1991].

Selection Procedure

  • Stage 1: Entrance Test
  • Stage 2: Interview/ Presentation

Application fee

  • Application fee of Rs. 1,000/-

Note: Fees is non-refundable under any circumstances.

IGNOU Application Forms for M.Phil./Ph.D. 2019

Steps for filling Online form:

  1. Click on  “LOGIN”  button from the homepage of Online Entrance Test and then login with your Username and password by clicking the “Log in” button given on the login screen.
  2. Fill personal details, programme details, qualification details and correspondence details.
  3. Upload Scanned Photograph and Signature with specifications given below:
    • Scanned Photograph (less than 100 KB)
    • Scanned Signature (less than 50 KB)
  4. Pay your Application Fee through debit/credit card (Master/Visa/Rupay) and Net banking:
    1. Payment by Debit/Credit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay): You have to select Debit/Credit Card option to pay the application fee and follow the online instructions to complete the payment of the fee. After successful payment, you will be able to print/save the payment confirmation slip.
    2. Payment by Net banking: If you have net banking account select this option. You will be redirected to your bank website.

Once you have uploaded your photograph and signature and clicked the “NEXT” button, you will get the Form Preview option. Save/Print your form for future reference.

General Instructions

  1. Click on the button “REGISTER YOURSELF” that appears in the applicant login area and fill the required registration details.
    1. Remember, while choosing your Username. It must be between 8 to 16 characters.
    2. While choosing your password, ensure that it must be alphanumeric and between 8 to 16 characters.
    3. After filling the mandatory information, click the “SUBMIT” button.
    4. Your username will be instantly sent to you via e-mail and SMS.
  2. Remember your Username and Password for subsequent login.
  3. If you have already registered i.e. you are an existing user, click the “LOGIN” button.
  4. Before proceeding for filling the form online, the applicant must have the following:
    1. Scanned Photograph (less than 100 KB)
    2. Scanned Signature (less than 50 KB)
  5. Application Fee can be paid through:
    • Credit Card (Master/Visa)
    • Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay)
    • Net Banking
  6. Once you have uploaded your photograph and signature, click the next button. You will get the Form preview option. Save/Print your form for future reference.

Online Admissions Related Technical Problems

For specific and technical problems related to online admission, submission of online applications, online payment, payment error, uploading documents etc. please contact at

ssc@ignou.ac.in
011-29533869, 29533870, 29572512, 29572513, 29572514

011-29572514 between 9.30AM – 6.00 PM (Monday to Friday).

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