The Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU) announced admissions to its doctorate and M.Phil courses for July 2018 session. This is available for the regular mode and not distance mode. The last date of submission of the application form is February 16th. The online applications will be available from 23rd January onwards. Applications are offered for M.Phil in Sociology, Political Science, Economics, Geography, Translation Studies, Social Work, Commerce, Chemistry and Distance education.
PhD programmes are also offered in Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Library and Information Science, Political Science, Public Administration, History, Gender and Development Studies, Women’s Studies, Geography, Translation Studies, Statistics, Food & Nutritional Sciences, Environmental Studies, Geology, Management, Life Sciences, Commerce, Hindi, Distance Education, Nursing, Social Work, Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry. PhD in Bio-Chemistry, Physics and Life Sciences would not have entrance exams, it is simply based on the eligibility criteria that are as per the website.
The candidates who meet the eligibility requirement must apply online at https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/ , candidates must take a note that the PhD/MPhil programmes are offered only in regular mode and NOT online. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria for the respective disciplines may download the form from the link mentioned here. Submit the filled in form along with a demand draft of Rs.500/- drawn in favor of IGNOU.
The last date for submission of online application is 16th February 2018. The Entrance exam is scheduled to be held on 4th March 2018.