The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi has released an admission notification inviting applications from interested, eligible candidates to apply for its Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes offered in various specialisations.
M.Phil programmes: Candidates interested in applying for this programme must be holding a Master's degree of any recognised university/other qualifications recognised as equivalent thereto in such fields of study as are notified for the purpose from time to time by the university.
Ph.D programmes: The candidates interested in applying for this programme must be holding a Master's degree and/or MPhil in the relevant discipline along with the relevant qualifications.
The candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the entrance test conducted by the university at an all India level. Those holding an MPhil degree (along with course work and dissertation both) or those candidates who have cleared NET (conducted by UGC/CSIR/ICAR) or any other equivalent examination will be exempted from appearing in the entrance test.
How to apply:
Candidates are required to apply at the official website: www.ignou.ac.in .
The last date for the submission of an application form (OPENMAT-XL) October 31.
Entrance test will be organised on December 4.
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.