IGNOU M.Com Admission 2023: Eligibility, Application Process(Ongoing)


IGNOU M.Com Admission 2023 is ongoing for January 2023 session. The candidates can apply until 31 January 2023. It is organised to offer the Master of Commerce program at a postgraduate level under the School of Management Studies (SOMS). The course is offered in four specializations with a minimum duration of two years and can be extended up to five years (maximum). For admission, candidates will be selected based on the marks secured in the last qualifying degree. Therefore, no entrance exam will be conducted by the university for granting admission. Candidates may check the complete details regarding the IGNOU M.Com Admission 2021 like exam date, application form, eligibility criteria, syllabus etc.

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IGNOU M.Com Admission 2023 Status

IGNOU M.Com Admission
January Admission Notification Announced and ongoing
July Admission Notification Yet to announce

IGNOU M.Com Admission 2023 Dates


The admission for IGNOU January session 2023 has been started, please check the schedule below in the table:

Events Dates
Last date to apply 31 January 2023
Merit list February 2023

IGNOU M.Com Admission 2023 Application Form

The details regarding the IGNOU M.Com 2023 Application form are given below:

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  • The application form has been released in online mode.
  • Candidates can fill the application form from the official website.
  • The uploading documents should be in the prescribed format only.
  • Moreover, keep a copy of the filled application form for further use.

IGNOU M.Com. Admission 2023 Fee Structure

Check the complete fee structure for M.Com. of Indira Gandhi National Open University below:

Master of Commerce Fees Structure
Course Name Specialization Fee Amount



General Rs. 5500 per year
Business Policy and Corporate Governance Rs. 7000 for the complete course
Finance & Taxation  

Rs. 8400 for the complete course

Management Accounting & Financial Strategies

There is no fee for the second year in case of M.Com. (Business Policy & Corporate Governance/ Finance & Taxation/ Management Accounting & Financial Strategies). The candidates did not require to re-register for the 2 year as candidates once admitted, shall be admitted for the second year also.

How to Apply for IGNOU M.Com. Admission 2023?

Interested candidates must ensure their eligibility before applying for IGNOU M.Com Admission 2023. The application form for M.Com. admission can be submitted through online mode only. Check the below-given steps:

  1. Candidates need to visit the IGNOU admission portal
  2. Register by clicking on the “REGISTER YOURSELF” button.
  3. They must remember their user ID/ Username and Password for subsequent login.
  4. Existing users must click on the “Log in” button and enter their username and password to fill the application form.
  5. Now, candidates are required to fill the application form and upload the requisite documents.
  6. Once the application form is filled pay the application fee online.
  7. IGNOU M.Com. Application Fee can be paid through Online Payment Gateway via Debit card, Credit card, Net Banking and ATM Card (PNB).
  8. After fee submission, take the printout of the payment receipt for future reference.
  9. Now, click on the “Submit” button to complete the application process.

NOTE: Candidates are advised not to send the hard copy of the application form to any of the regional centers of IGNOU.

Documents Required for IGNOU M.Com. Admission Form 2023

Candidates have to upload the scanned copy of the following documents in the prescribed format:

  1. Photograph and Signature (Less than 100KB)
  2. Age Proof
  3. Educational Certificates
  4. Experience Certificate (if any)
  5. Category Certificate (if applicable)
  6. BPL Certificate (if applicable)

IGNOU M.Com. Admission 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Graduates in any discipline or equivalence from a recognised university are eligible for admission to the M.Com. Programme. Apart from this, the university has also decided the eligibility required for each specialization which is mentioned in a table below:

IGNOU Master of Commerce Eligibility
Course Name Specialization Eligibility criteria Selection Criteria


Master of Commerce (M.Com.)

General Graduates in any discipline or equivalent from a recognized board  


On the basis of Merit in the qualifying examination

Finance & Taxation
Business Policy and Corporate Governance Graduates and passed in Company Secretaryship Executive Program
Management Accounting & Financial Strategies Graduates and passed in ICWAI Intermediate Course.

Note: Candidates who are admitted in the Chartered Accountancy Final Course are eligible for the admission in M.Com. (Finance & Taxation). Also, who have already completed Chartered Accountancy can apply for the admission.

IGNOU M.Com. Program Structure

The complete program structure of Master of Commerce (M.Com.) for each specialization is given below:

M.Com. (General)

To complete the M.Com. (General) degree candidates have to complete the 12 courses which includes 6 core courses and 6 specialization course in IBO (International Business Operations):

IGNOU Master of Commerce Program Structure
Sl. No. Course Code Title
Specialization Courses in International Business Operations 
1. IBO-1 International Business Environment
2. IBO-2 International Marketing Management
3. IBO-3 India’s Foreign Trade
4. IBO-4 Export Import Procedures and Documentation
5. IBO-5 International Marketing Logistics
6. IBO-6 International Business Finance
Core Courses
7. MCO-1 Organization Theory and Behavior
8. MCO-3 Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis
9. MCO-4 Business Environment
10. MCO-5 Accounting for Managerial Decisions
11. MCO-6 Marketing Management
12. MCO-7 Financial Management

M.Com. (Business Policy & Corporate Governance)

Check the complete program structure of Master of Commerce (BP&CG) below:

Master of Commerce (BP&CG) Details
Sl. No. Course Code Title
Part A: Courses offered by IGNOU (which are part of existing M.Com. Programme)
1. MCO-01 Organisation Theory and Behaviour
2. MCO-03 Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis
3. IBO-01 International Business Environment
4. IBO-06 International Business Finance   OR
MCO-05 Accounting for Managerial Decisions
Part B: Courses offered by ICSI as part of Company Secretaryship Professional Programme:
5. MCO-031 Company Secretarial Practice
6. MCO-032 Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings
7. MCO-033 Financial, Treasury and Forex Management
8. MCO-034 Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency
9. MCO-035 Strategic Management, Alliances and International Trade
10. MCO-036 Advanced Tax Laws and Practice
11. MCO-037 Due Diligence and Corporate Compliance Management
12. MCO-038 Governance, Business Ethics and Sustainability

 M.Com. (Finance & Taxation)

Master of Commerce (Finance & Taxation)
Sl. No. Course Code Course Title
PART A: Courses offered by IGNOU
1. MCO-01 Organisation Theory and Behaviour
2. MCO-03 Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis
3. MCO-04 Business Environment
4. MCO-06 Marketing Management
5. IBO-06 International Business Finance
PART B: Courses to be studied as part of Chartered Accountancy Final Stage offered by ICAI
6. MCO-011 Financial Reporting
7. MCO-012 Strategic Financial Management
8. MCO-013 Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics
9. MCO-014 Corporate and Allied Laws
(Section A – Company Law; Section B – Allied Laws)
10. MCO-015 Advanced Management Accounting
11. MCO-016 Information Systems Control and Audit
12. MCO-017 Direct Tax Laws
13. MCO-018 Indirect Tax Laws
(Section A – Central Excise; Section B – Service Tax & VAT; Section C – Customs)

M.Com. (Management Accounting & Financial Strategies)

This program consists of 4 courses from the existing M.Com. programs offered by IGNOU and 8 courses of ICAI Final Course offered by ICAI.

Sl. No. Course Code Course Title
Part A: Courses offered by IGNOU (which are part of existing M.Com. Programme offered by SOMS – IGNOU)
1. MCO-01 Organisation Theory and Behaviour
2. MCO-03 Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis
3. IBO-01 International Business Environment OR
MCO-04 Business Environment
4. IBO-02 International Marketing Management OR
MCO-06 Marketing Management
Part B: Courses which are part of ICAI Final Course [Students get credit transfer in this M.Com. (MA & FS) ]
5. MCO-021 Capital Market Analysis & Corporate Laws
6. MCO-022 Financial Management & International Finance
7. MCO-023 Management Accounting – Strategic Management
8. MCO-024 Indirect & Direct Tax Management
9. MCO-025 Management Accounting – Enterprise Performance Management
10. MCO-026 Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting
11. MCO-027 Cost Audit & Operational Audit
12. MCO-028 Business Valuation Management

 IGNOU M.Com Admission Process 2023

The details regarding the IGNOU MCom 2023 Admission process is given below:

  • The admission is provided on the basis of the candidate’s marks in the bachelor’s degree.
  • On the basis of the marks in UG degree, University admission committee will release a merit list.
  • Candidates after getting shortlisted will have to visit the allotted venue with all the required documents.

IGNOU M.COM Scholarship 2023

The details regarding the IGNOU M.Com Admission 2021 Scholarship are given below:

  • The scholarship forms can be obtained from the regional centre of IGNOU.
  • Candidates then have to submit the form at Social Welfare Office or Directorate of Social Welfare in the respective states.
  • National Center for Promotion of Employment of Disabled People (NCPEDP) also offers scholarships to the students that are enrolled in the IGNOU PG programs.

IGNOU M.Com. Admission 2023 Highlights

Following are the information about the Master of Commerce Admission in School of Management Studies (SOMS) at IGNOU:

IGNOU Master of Commerce Admission
University Name: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
University Type: Central University (Public) Distance Learning
Basic Admission Criteria: Merit-Based
Application Mode: Online
Medium of Instructions:  English/ Hindi
Official Website https://ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in/


Official website: www.ignou.ac.in

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  1. Sir, the date of mcom admission is extended to 25 Oct. for June 2020 admission..
    If I apply for the mcom now then when will exam held of first year?? Is it yearly exam or semester wise exam?? Kindly reply me as soon as possible…. Thank u

  2. I want to apply for masters in commerce….so can i apply it in july session..as i read it in above article that application is done twice in a year by ignou for pg candidates..??

  3. Sir/ mam
    I have taken admission on igou on 14th march, & in admit card there is no. Info. In which year I have taken admission. Pls guide so, i can make schedule for this.

  4. Sir/mam
    I have complete my graduation from delhi university (b.com). But my marks is not well it’s 44.89percent can i apply for m. Com from ignou?

  5. I completed BCom in 1989 with 42 percent from Bombay University. Am I eligible for Mcom with 42 percent in BCom. I have also passed ICWA intermediate in 1996 and ICWA final stage 3 in 1999 but failed in ICWA stage 4 exam in 2006. Can I apply in IGNOU for MCom finance and taxation.

  6. Hii i was filling the January 2022 admission form for M,com, but i cannot find general M.com in the dropdown. is it not being offered in this cycle?


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