IGNOU Ph.D. Admissions 2021, Registrations for Entrance Exam Begin

The Indira Gandhi National Open University IGNOU Ph.D. Admissions 2021 has started online registration for admission to various Ph.D. courses on December 22nd on the official IGNOU website ignou.ac.in. According to the official announcement, the schedule for the doctoral examinations will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a duration of 3 hours. The written exam will be shortlisted for the IGNOU Ph.D. Admission 2021 Interview Round.

IGNOU Ph.D. Admission 2021 Apply Online 

Name of the committee   National Testing Agency (NTA) 
Name of the exam   Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU Ph.D.) 
Admission For  Ph.D. Courses 
Academic session  2021-22 
Date of start of the application  05.12.2021 
The Last Date of application  22.12.2021 
Application procedure  Online 
Status  Notification Released 

Important Dates

Events   Important Dates 
Online registration and submission of the application form (complete in all its parts) via the NTA website: IGNOU.NTA.AC.IN  05 December 2021 to 22 December 2021 (up to 05:00 PM) 
Deadline for successful transaction of fees ‘exam (via Banca Canara / Banca ICICI / Credit card / Debit card / Net Banking / UPI)  23 December 2021 (up to 11:50 PM) 
Correction of the details of the participation request only online  24 to 26 December 2021 
The download of admission cards by the candidate on the site NTA Web  To be announced later through the NTA website 
Exam Date  16 January 2022(Sunday) 
Exam Duration  180 minutes (03:00 hours) 
Exam Time  10:00AM to 1:00PM 
Exam Center, Exam Date and Time   As indicated on the Admit Card 
View questions recorded answers and provisional responses on the website to invite interested candidates to take on challenges.   To be announced later through NTA website 
Statement of results on the NTA website   To be announced later through NTA website 
Schedule of interviews and final selection  To be announced by the IGNOU, after the declaration of results 

IGNOU Ph.D. Admissions 2021 Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for IGNOU Ph.D. Admissions 2021 applicants must have a master’s degree from a university recognized by UGC with at least 55% overall marks (for the general category).

Or it’s an equivalent “B” mark on the UGC 7-point scale, or an equivalent mark on a point scale, according to the information booklet.

For applicants belonging to the SC / ST / OBC / DifferentlyAble and other categories, the minimum score required is 50 percent.

For more details on the eligibility criteria, applicants are invited to consult the doctoral information brochure on the website. 

IGNOU Ph.D. Admissions

IGNOU Ph.D. Entrance Examination Pattern

Type of exam  LAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test) 
Duration of the test  3:00 Hours (180 minutes*) 
Number of questions   100 (50% on Research Methodology and 50% on Specific Subject) 
Medium   Hindi/English 
Total marks  400 
Score per question  4 
Negative  No Negative Marking 

Ignou Selection process 

Step 1: Admission test  
 
The admission test will be carried out by the NTA nationwide. Room tickets allowing candidates to take the admission test will also be posted on the NTA website. Applicants are required to download and print them to appear in the admission test.  
 
Candidates are required to carry an original photo ID, such as an Aadhar card, voter ID card, driver’s license, passport, and an identity card issued by the government.  
 
Phase 2: Interview / Presentation:  
 
The candidates selected for the admission test will be called for an interview/Presentation of the Synopsis before the Academic Disciplinary Council.  
 
Letters of offer of admission will only be sent to Selected Candidates. 

Examination Fee

All applicants belonging to the general category must pay a sum of Rs 1000. Applicants belonging to the SC/ST/ PwD/Third gender categories will have to pay Rs 800 as a registration fee.

Payment of fees must be made online by credit/debit/net banking or UPI card.

How to apply for IGNOU 2021 Doctorate Notification

Step 1: Apply for registration online using your email id and mobile number 

Step 2: Fill out the online application form and note the application number generated by the system. 

Step 3: Applicants should apply for IGNOU2021 “Online” ONLY by accessing the site ignou.nta.ac.in. 

Step 4: Applicants are advised to have the following items available before starting to complete the application form: Clear passport photo scanned in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10kb and 200kb) in color or in black (without mask) visible including the ears on a white background.

Step 5: Pay the commission using the payment gateway via Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/ UPI and keep proof of the commission paid.

Step 6: Applicants must upload their full handwritten signature in the appropriate box provided on the online application form. 

Step 7: The applicant should ensure that the email address and mobile phone number provided in the online application form are their own (as they cannot be changed later) as communication may be sent by the NTA by e-mail or SMS.

Step 8: Print the application form and keep it for the future. 

According to an official notice issued by IGNOU, the deadline for payment of the tax is until 11:50 p.m. on December 22. The application modification window will be open from December 24 to 26 for registered candidates.

The IGNOU Ph.D. Admissions 2021 exam will take place on January 16 of next year and the dates of commencement of the exam admission cards will be communicated later.

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16 thoughts on “IGNOU Ph.D. Admissions 2021, Registrations for Entrance Exam Begin”

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  2. Respected sir i have done my masters in sociology having 60%marks in general category…
    I am working as guest teacher in DOE …
    Sir plz tell me if i passes my entrance test,then i have to come regular to attend classes or no need

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