The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has released an official notification inviting all the interested, eligible candidates for Ph.D. and MPhil programmes.
As per schedule, the application process for the same will begin from January 23.
HERE’S WHAT PROFESSOR KAUSTUVA BARIK, DIRECTOR, RESEARCH UNIT, IGNOU SAID:
“The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has announced admission for Ph.D. and MPhil programmes of the university for July 2018 session in regular mode,” informed Professor Kaustuva Barik, Director, Research Unit, IGNOU.
Further, the varsity will conduct the entrance test on March 4 (Sunday) at a national level in selected examination centers across the country.
HOW TO APPLY:
IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SAME, ALL THE CANDIDATES NEED TO FOLLOW THE BELOW-MENTIONED STEPS:
Go to the official website, ignou.ac.in
Click on the relevant link
Enter all the required details in the prescribed format
Click to submit
DETAILS OF PROGRAMMES:
MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY:
The applications are invited for subjects like Sociology, Political Science, Economics, Geography, Translation Studies, Social Work, Commerce, Chemistry and Distance education.
Those applying for M Phil in Economics would not be required to go through the entrance exam but have to be eligible as per the criteria.
DOCTORATE OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD):
The applications are invited for subjects like Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Library and Information Science, Political Science, Public Administration, History, Gender and Development Studies, Women’s Studies, Geography, Translation Studies, Statistics, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Environmental Studies, Geology, Management, Life Sciences, Commerce, Hindi, Distance Education, Nursing, Social Work, Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry.
Note: Biochemistry, Physics, and Life Sciences disciplines would not have an entrance exam and would be based on eligibility criteria as per the criteria.
Application begins: January 23
Application process ends: February 16
Entrance test date: March 4
For eligibility criteria and submission of online forms, interested candidates are requested to go through onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/entrancersunit
The university offers about 228 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programmes, with a strength of nearly 810 faculty members and 574 academic staff at the headquarters and regional centres and about 33,212 academic counsellors.