Indira Gandhi National Open University Ph.D.
Computer Based Test
IGNOU PH.D. Basic Information
Updated On - June 03 2021 by Anusha Pachauri
|Exam status||No official notification announce yet|
Candidates can check the schedule for IGNOU M.Phil and PhD Admission 2021 in the table given below.
|IGNOU PhD 2021||Important Dates (Tentative)|
|Releasing of online application form||28 February 2021|
|Last date for submission of online Application form||15 June 2021|
|The date for opening the Correction Window||16-20 May 2021|
|Admit Card release date||May 2021|
|Date of Entrance test||31 May 2021|
|Answer key releases||09 – 11 October 2021|
|Challenge of answer key||11 October 2021|
|Result declaration||October 2021|
|Ph.D in Law||18 November 2021|
|Ph.D in Chemistry||19 November 2021|
|Ph.D in Translational Studies||20 November 2021|
|Ph.D in Social Work||20 November 2021|
|Ph.D in Geology||20 November 2021|
|Ph.D in Geography||21-23 November 2021|
|Ph.D in Anthropology||27 November 2021|
IGNOU PhD 2021 application form was available from 28 February 2021 tentatively on the official website of the NTA.
The candidates can check online registration fee for IGNOU PhD entrance exam 2021 below:
|General/ OBC candidates||Rs 1000/-|
|SC/ST/EWS candidates||Rs 800/-|
Fee once submitted will not be refunded by the authority at any cost.
The candidates before applying for PhD Entrance Test must ensure their eligibility to appear on the test:
The candidates can check IGNOU PhD 2021 entrance exam pattern below:
|Exam Mode||Pen & Paper mode|
|Questions Type||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)|
|Number of questions||100 questions|
+1 for each correct response
No negative marking will be done
Appearing candidates of the IGNOU PhD entrance exam 2021 must be familiar with the syllabus as it helps for the preparation of the examination. The detailed syllabus has been provided in the information brochure. Candidates can click on the link provided to download the syllabus for each discipline as given below.
The syllabus of the Entrance Test is as per the ‘University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedures for Award of MPhil / PhD Degrees) Regulations, 2016 consisting of 50% of Research methodology and 50% subject-specific.
Admit card for IGNOU PhD 2021 entrance exam will be issued by NTA on the official website expectedly by the mid of May 2021.
IGNOU PhD 2021 Result has been declared by NTA on its official website. Candidates will be able to check the same on the official website only.
Candidates can check the list of the disciplines under IGNOU PhD admission 2021 below.
While applying, candidates must select four examination city centres in order of their preference. The Examination City Centre, once opted, shall not be changed. NTA can change the examination city centre opted by the candidate, if a number of candidates are more/less at any examination city centre.
|Centre Code||Centre Name||Centre Code||Centre Name|
|JK02||Jammu||JK04||Srinagar (J & K)|
Aspirants can see the table below to get a summary of IGNOU PhD entrance exam 2021:
|Name of exam|
Indira Gandhi National Open University PhD Entrance Exam
|Conducting Body||Indira Gandhi National Open University|
|Frequency||Twice a Year|
|IGNOU PhD Official website||https://ignouexams.nta.nic.in/|
|Form Date||28 Feb - 15 Jun 2021 (Tentative)|
Multiple Choice Questions
28 Feb 2021
15 Jun 2021