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Indira Gandhi National Open University Ph.D.

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IGNOU PH.D. Basic Information

  • Application Fee:鈧 1,000
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Testing Agency (NTA)
  • Courses:PhD
  • Streams:Engineering

IGNOU Ph.D. 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - June 03 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

IGNOU PhD 2021 is organised at the National level to offer admission into PhD programmes of the university.聽 The application form will be released by April/May 2021 tentatively. Read the complete article to get more information about IGNOU PhD 2021 including application form, eligibility criteria, syllabus and many more from this page.

IGNOU Ph.D.聽 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the details about IGNOU PhD 2021 which mentioned below:
ParticularStatus
Exam statusNo official notification announce yet

IGNOU Ph.D. 2021 Important Dates聽

Candidates can check the schedule for IGNOU M.Phil and PhD Admission 2021 in the table given below.

IGNOU PhD Entrance Exam Dates 2021
IGNOU PhD 2021Important Dates (Tentative)
Releasing of online application form28 February 2021
Last date for submission of online Application form15 June 2021
The date for opening the Correction Window16-20 May 2021
Admit Card release dateMay 2021
Date of Entrance test31 May 2021
Answer key releases09 鈥 11 October 2021
Challenge of answer key11 October 2021
Result declarationOctober 2021
ProgramInterview Date
Ph.D in Law聽18 November 2021
Ph.D in Chemistry19 November 2021
Ph.D in Translational Studies20 November 2021
Ph.D in Social Work20 November 2021
Ph.D in Geology20 November 2021
Ph.D in Geography21-23 November 2021
Ph.D in Anthropology27 November 2021

IGNOU PhD 2021 Application Form

IGNOU PhD 2021 application form was available from 28 February 2021 tentatively on the official website of the NTA.聽

  • The candidates had to apply online on the web portal only.
  • No offline/hardcopy of the application form was accepted.
  • Also, they had to upload the scanned copy of all the mandatory documents asked in the prescribed format only.
  • The online registration form was to be filled with all the relevant details to avoid the cancellation of the candidature of the applicants.
  • Without the fee payment, the authority did not accept the application form.
  • Those who have submitted the form successfully will be issued their admit card.

IGNOU PhD 2021 Application Fee

The candidates can check online registration fee for IGNOU PhD entrance exam 2021 below:

IGNOU PhD 2021 Registration Fees
CategoryFees
聽General/ OBC candidatesRs 1000/-
SC/ST/EWS candidatesRs 800/-

Fee once submitted will not be refunded by the authority at any cost.

Mode of Payment
  • Online via Debit card/ credit card/ net banking.

IGNOU PhD 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates before applying for PhD Entrance Test must ensure their eligibility to appear on the test:

  • A candidate should have passed 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, or for those who had obtained their Master's Degree prior to19 September 1991] excluding grace marks.
  • Check the detailed eligibility in the prospectus attached below.

IGNOU PhD 2021 Exam Pattern

The candidates can check IGNOU PhD 2021 entrance exam pattern below:

Exam ModePen & Paper mode
Questions TypeMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Number of questions100 questions聽
Marking Scheme

+1 for each correct response聽

No negative marking will be done

IGNOU PhD 2021 Syllabus

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 鈥楿niversity Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedures for Award of MPhil / PhD Degrees) Regulations, 2016 consisting of 50% of Research methodology and 50% subject-specific.

IGNOU PhD 2021 Admit Card

Admit card for IGNOU PhD 2021 entrance exam will be issued by NTA on the official website expectedly by the mid of May 2021.

  • Candidates need to download and print the hall ticket for examination purpose & preserve it until the admission process gets over.
  • Only those candidates will be eligible to give the exam who hold the hall ticket.
  • Candidates have to bring the printed copy of IGNOU PhD 2021 admit card along with an original government valid ID proof.
  • Please check the admit card carefully the verify the details mentioned therein are correct, Subject Group, Date of Birth, Gender, etc.

IGNOU PhD 2021 Result聽

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.

  • Only those candidates will qualify for the exam who will secure more than or equal to minimum qualifying marks as set by the exam authorised body.
  • The result will be displayed in the form of a merit list.
  • Merit list of the selected candidates is prepared on the basis of their performance in the exam.
  • Those who will secure a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance exam (45% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy layers) / Differently abled persons ) will be shortlisted for the interview in order of merit subject to the maximum limit of five times of the available seats.
  • Short-listed candidates will be called for interview/presentation of Synopsis before the Discipline-specific Doctoral Research Committee.
  • 聽The Offer letters for admission will be sent to the selected candidates only.
  • Reservation of seats shall be as per Government of India rules.

IGNOU PhD 2021 Courses Offered

Candidates can check the list of the disciplines under IGNOU PhD admission 2021 below.

  • PhD in Anthropology
  • PhD in Economics
  • PhD in Library and Information Science
  • PhD in Political Science
  • PhD in Psychology
  • PhD in Public Administration
  • PhD in Sociology
  • PhD in Bio-Chemistry
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • PhD in Geography
  • PhD in Geology
  • PhD in Statistics
  • PhD in Law
  • PhD in Nursing
  • PhD in Social Work
  • PhD in Translation Studies
  • PhD in Vocational Education and Training
  • PhD in French
  • PhD in Food and Nutritional Science
  • PhD in Home Science
  • PhD in Commerce
  • PhD in Management
  • PhD in Education
  • PhD in Gender and Development Studies
  • PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • PhD in Dairy Science and Technology
  • PhD in Development Studies
  • PhD in Computer Science

IGNOU PhD 2021 Test Centres

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 CodeCentre NameCentre CodeCentre Name
AP04ChiralaAP07Guntur
AP18VisakhapatnamAP19Vizianagaram
AL01ItanagarAM01Dibrugarh
AM02AssamAM03Jorhat
AM04SilcharAM05Tezpur
AP09KakinadaAP10Kurnool
AP11NelloreAP13Rajahmundry
AP16TirupathiAP17Vijayawada
BR09ArrahBR02Bhagalpur
BR04DarbhangaBR06Muzaffarpur
BR07PatnaBR08Purnea
CH01Chandigarh/MohaliCG01Bhilai Nagar
HP01BilaspurCG03Raipur
DL01Delhi/New DelhiHR03Faridabad
UP07GhaziabadUP09Greater Noida/Noida
HR04GurugramUP14Meerut
GO01PANAJI/MADGAONGJ01Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar
GJ02AnandGJ08Mehsana
GJ10RajkotGJ11Surat
GJ12VadodaraHR01Ambala
HR10Yamuna NagarHP06Shimla
HR07KurukshetraHP03Hamirpur
JK02JammuJK04Srinagar (J & K)
JH01BokaroJH02Dhanbad
JH05HazaribaghJH03Jamshedpur
JH04RanchiKK02Belagum
KK04BengaluruKK10Hubballi(Hubli)
KK08Kalaburagi(Gulbarga)KK12Mangaluru(Mangalore)
KK14Mysuru(Mysore)KK15Shivamogga(Shimoga)
KK17UdupiKL04Ernakulam
KL07KannurKL09Kollam
KL11KottayamKL12Kozhikode
KL18ThrissurKL17Trivandrum
MP03BhopalMP06Gwalior
MP07IndoreMP08Jabalpur
MP12SagarMP13Satna
MP15UjjainMR03Amravati
MR04AurangabadMR13Jalgaon
MR14KolhapurMR16Mumbai
MR17NagpurMR18Nanded
MR19NasikMR22Pune
MG01ShillongMZ01Aizawl
NL02KohimaOR02Balasore
OR03BerhampurOR04Bhubaneswar
OR05CuttackOR06Dhenkanal
OR08RourkelaOR09Sambalpur
PB01AmritsarPB02Bhatinda
PB04JalandharPB05Ludhiana
PB08PatialaRJ01Ajmer
RJ05BikanerRJ07Jodhpur
RJ09SikarRJ11Udaipur
TN01ChennaiTN02Coimbatore
TN08MaduraiTN11Salem
TN15TirunelveliTN14Trichy
TN18VelloreTL01Hyderabad
TL02KarimnagarTL07Warangal
UP01AgraUP02Aligarh
UP03AllahabadUP04Bareilly
UP08GorakhpurUP10Jhansi
UP11KanpurUP12Lucknow
UP15MoradabadUP16Muzaffarnagar
UP18VaranasiUK01Dehradun
UK02HaldwaniUK06Roorkee
WB01AsansolWB06Hooghly
WB08KalyaniWB10Kolkata
WB11Siliguri--------

IGNOU PhD 2021 Highlights

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 BodyIndira Gandhi National Open University
LevelNational Level
FrequencyTwice a Year
IGNOU PhD Official websitehttps://ignouexams.nta.nic.in/

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IGNOU PH.D. Important Dates

TitleDates
Form Date28 Feb - 15 Jun 2021 (Tentative)

Indira Gandhi National Open University Ph.D. Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours

Total Marks:

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Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

No

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Frequently Asked Questions

Comments

21 comments

M

what type of fellowship given from university?

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M

Phd ignou mein forms kab niklte hain

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A

Is phd in English is available?

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P

is phd history is available in IGNOU

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A

al ready registred, not paid Fee , Can I apply

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M

Registration kab ki ap ne

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S

Is ph. D in hindi literature is available in ignou

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M

I have done pgdm (2 years full time course) . Can I apply for Ph.D in managemen?

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B

Is there in hindi medium available for phd

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T

Hi, when is the PhD admission opening for 2021?

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R

I mean, vocal music, dance and drama as subjects.

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R

Why the subjects related to performing arts is not in the list of PhD program ?

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A

Sir i would like to pursue PhD in English Literature, is it advisable to do it from IGNOU as this subject is not among the specialized program?

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J

15 march online apply karne ki last date thi kya?

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S

From where I can download application form?

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F

Hello sir I have done post graduation diploma in journalism. Can I go for Ph.D in journalism from IGNOU? Plz guide 馃檹

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S

Is there PhD in environmental science

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M

Those who are NET qualified will have to give PhD entrance exam or not?

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S

Hi Sir PhD history se kerni h So plz suggest me

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M

I am Mphil in biotechnology from HPU Shimla HP, am i eligible to apply for phd in biochemistry

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R

Can I do phd with 52% in MCom or else suggest me how can I take admission for it. I have done my B.Ed too

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V

I just want to do PhD in business administration sector or management but don't how can I apply for this

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Please look into the PHD subjects offered by IGNOU

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