Courses Available In IGNOU

Which type of course are provide in IGNOU?

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) runs various courses in diplomas, undergraduate, postgraduate diplomas and postgraduate distance learning streams for its aspirants. Indira Gandhi National Open University is popularly called IGNOU is one of the largest universities in the world. IGNOU has over 4 million students enrolled and is a leading distance learning open University in the country. Other than Open and Distance Learning Courses, IGNOU has started many Online Courses as well. On this page you can find information on IGNOU University Courses.

What is the eligibility for Bachelors and Masters Degree Courses in IGNOU?

Bachelors Programs: Candidates must have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent from a recognized university. Masters Programs: Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

What is the Complete List of courses offer by IGNOU?

 IGNOU Offers a range of courses in regular, online and distance education mode. check out IGNOU Admission 2019 details. Online Admission Portal is now open for January 2019 admission. Willing students can apply for the admission process online by visiting the official site of IGNOU at Admission to IGNOU Courses are done either through entrance tests or on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying degree.


  • IGNOU offers UG and PG courses in humanities, sciences, education, engineering, law, management, agriculture, tourism, hospitality, journalism and media studies.
  • IGNOU also provides a range of Diploma courses /PG Diploma Courses.
  • Certificate and PG Certificate Courses.
  • IGNOU Semester Term end exams are conducted in June and December. Students can see the December Exam Date Sheet.

What is the list of Bachelor Degree Courses in IGNOU?

 Bachelor of Technology (BTech) – Construction Management (BTCM)

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) (starting from 2004-05) 

Bachelor of Education (BEd)

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Bachelor of Library & Information Sciences (BLIS)

Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Bachelor of Science (Hons) – Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – International Hospitality Administration

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Tourism Studies

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) – Computer Science Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (BE) – Computer Science Engineering

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – Retailing

Bachelor of Science – Nursing (B.Sc(N)

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) – Water Resource Engineering (BTWRE)

Bachelor in Computer Applications (BCA)

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) – Mechanical Engineering (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) (BTME)

Bachelor of Science (BSc) – Hospitality & Hotel Administration (BHA)

Bachelor of Science – Nautical Science (starting 2004-05)

Bachelors Preparatory Programme (BPP)

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) – Finance and Taxation

What is the list of IGNOU Masters Degree Courses?

The complete list of Masters Degree Courses:

Master of Arts – Hindi (MHD)

Master of Arts – Political Science (MPS)

Master of Arts – Sociology (MSO)

Master of Science (MSc) – Chemistry

Master of Business Administration – Banking and Finance (MBF)

Master of Tourism Management (MTM) 

Master of Arts – Public Administration (MPA)

Commonwealth Executive Master of Public Administration (CEMPA)

Master of Arts – Rural Development (MARD)

Master of Commerce (MCom) – Finance and Taxation

Master of Arts – English (MEG)

Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration (CEMBA)

Master of Science – Hospitality Administration (MHA)

Master of Arts – Economics (MEC)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Science – Dietetics & Food Service Management (DFSM)

Master of Library & Information Sciences (MLIS)

Master of Commerce (MCom)

Master of Arts – History (MAH)

Master of Arts – Distance Education (MADE)

Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

What is the list of IGNOU in Diploma Courses and PG Diploma course?

 Postgraduate Diploma in Audio Programm Production (PGDAPP)
Postgraduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking (PGDLAN)
Post-graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Administration
Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Disaster Management (PGDDM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)
Postgraduate Certificate in Radio Writing 
Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRD)
Post-graduate Diploma in Educational Technology
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Process Outsourcing (PGDLPO)
Postgraduate Diploma in Radio Prasaran (PGDRP)
Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental and Sustainable Development (PGDESD)
Postgraduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (PGDGM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDIM)
Postgraduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management for Head Teachers (PGDSLMHT)
Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Operation (PGDIBO)
Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHHM) 
Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC)
Postgraduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE)
Postgraduate Diploma in Translation (PGDT)
Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE)
Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Right (PGDIPR) 
Postgraduate Certificate in Writing for Television (PGCTW)
Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health (PGDMCH)


 Yes, IGNOU provide the Certificate courses. And here is the complete list.

Certificate in French Language (CFL)

Certificate in Arabic Language (CAL)

Certificate in Disaster Management (CDM)

Certificate in Performing Arts – Theatre Arts (CPATHA)

Certificate in Visual Arts – Applied Art (CVAA)

Certificate in Visual Arts – Painting (CVAP)

Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management (ACPDM)

Advanced Certificate in Information Security (ACISE)

Postgraduate Certificate Programme in Participatory Management of Displacement, Resettlement and Rehabilitation (PGCMRR)

Postgraduate Certificate in Copy editing and Proof Reading (PGCCP)

Is IGNOU provide the Ph.D COURSES?

Yes, IGNOU provide the Ph.D courses. For PHD admissions, This university conducts an entrance test that is patterned on UGC and CSIR exam. Candidates holding an MPhil degree or those with required eligibility and experience are exempted from appearing for the university’s entrance test And list the names of courses are:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – Economics

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – Hindi

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – History

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – Political Science

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – Child Development

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – Library and Information Sciences

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – Rural Development

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – Physics

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – English

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – Education

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – Management

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – Public Administration

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – Distance Education

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – Mathematics

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – Sociology

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – Commerce

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – Social Work

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) – Womens Studies

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – Tourism Studies