Indira Gandhi National Open University

Offered Programs

Salient Features

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers internationally acclaimed degrees and IGNOU Degrees enjoy wide recognition all over the world. They are recognized, among others, by:

  • University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU House), New Delhi
  • Universities of Nepal and University Grant Commission (UGC), Nepal
  • Common wealth (CW) member countries all over the world
  • American colleges and universities
  • Academic and professional Institution as well as by government, industry and commerce sectors.

  • Established 1985 AD


The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), established by an Act of Parliament of India in 1985. It has tried to increase the Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) by offering high-quality teaching through the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode.

Today, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) serves the educational aspirations of over 4 million students in India and 36 other countries through 21 Schools of Studies and a network of 67 regional centres, around 3,000 learner support centres and 67 overseas centres. The University offers about 490 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programmes, with a strength of nearly 420 faculty members and academic staff at the headquarters and regional centres and about 36,000 academic counsellors from conventional institutions of higher learning, professional organisations, and industry among others.