Is it compulsory to submit projects in IGNOU?
No, it is not compulsory it totally depends upon the programme which we are pursuing from the IGNOU.
There are only few programmes for which projects are required.
In which programmes projects are required?
MP (MBA); (MARKETING, HUMAN RESOURCE, FINANCE, OPERATION)
MAEDU (MA EDUCATION)
MARD (MA RURAL DEVELOPMENT)
MAPC (MA PSYCHOLOGY); (CLINICAL, COUNSELLING, INDUSTRIAL)
MED (MASTER IN EDUCATION)
MPA (MA PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION)
MPS (MA POLITICAL SCIENCE)
MTM (MA TOURISM MANAGEMENT)
PGDDM (POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT)
PGDRD (POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT)
AHE (APPLICATION ORIENTATED COURSES ON HUMAN ENVIRONMENT)
BTS (BACHELOR OF TOURISM STUDIES)
AMT (APPLICATION COURSE IN MATHEMATICS TEACHING )
DNHE (DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION AND HEALTH EDUCATION)
PGDET (POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY)
DPLAD (DIPLOMA IN PANCHAYAT LEVEL ADMINISTRATION & DEVELOPMENT)
MSCFT (MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COUNSELLING AND FAMILY THERAPY)
DTS (Diploma in Tourism Studies)
PGDHE (Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education)
MECP (Master of Arts (Economics)
MAPY (Master of Arts in Philosophy)
MAAE (Master of Arts in Adult Education)
MAEDS (Master of Arts in Extension and Development Studies)
PGDEDS (Post Graduate Diploma in Extension and Development Studies)
PGCEDS (Post-Graduate Certificate in Extension and Development Studies)
PGDPPED (Post Graduate Diploma in Pre-Primary Education)
PGDEMA (Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Administration)
MADE (Master of Arts (Distance Education)
What is Project?
There is two parts in the project:
Synopsis and Report.
First, we have to make a synopsis of the given topic and then we have to make a report.
What is synopsis?
Synopsis is a kind of 10-20 pages of summary as per topic required in the project.
This is the first process of the project.
It is also known as the proposal.
The synopsis should be approved, if synopsis doesn’t approve by the guide then we are not able to make a report.
So, Synopsis is a compulsory part of making the project.
What is the process after making the synopsis?
When we completed our synopsis, then we need to proceed for the next step and that is approval of the synopsis
What are the steps for the approval of the synopsis?
(1) Firstly, we need to go to the study centre for the signature of the guide.
(2) Sometimes guide gives the correction.
(3) Then, we correct the synopsis as per given the instructions by the guide.
(4) After all the corrections are done, then the guide signs the synopsis.
(5) When the guide signs the synopsis, then we need to go at the Maidan Garhi for the approval of the synopsis.
(6) We need to submit our assignments at the head office of IGNOU i.e. Maidan Garhi.
(7) We can submit our synopsis by post or we can submit them by visiting the head office my own.
(8) After the submission, it takes one month for the approval of the synopsis.
Is it any surety that our synopsis will be approved if the guide gives no correction to us?
It is not compulsory that our synopsis will be approved if guide easily signs the synopsis and gives no correction to us.
It depends upon the teachers at the Maidan Garhi who will approve the synopsis.
Is there any chances for the rejection of the synopsis?
Yes, sometimes synopsis get rejected.
How we get to know about our synopsis I going to approve or not?
When we submit our synopsis, after 1-2 months we receive a letter regarding our synopsis.
What is the next process if our synopsis got rejected?
If our synopsis then we make a new synopsis on a new topic.
What is the next process if our synopsis got approved?
If our synopsis got approved, then the next process is to make the report of this synopsis
What is report?
Report is a kind of 80-120 pages of detailed work of the synopsis as per topic required in the project.
This is the last process of the project.
It is also known as the Thesis and Dissertation.
What is the next process after making the report?
When we completed our report, then we need to proceed for the next step and that is signature of the guide, then we have to bind the whole project which includes a synopsis, approval letter and report. After that, we need to go at the IGNOU Head office Maidan Garhi for submitting the whole project.
How we can submit our report?
We have to do Hard binding of the report for the submission.
Is it is compulsory that all synopsis goes to Maidan Garhi for approval?
No, it is not compulsory that all synopsis goes to Maidan Garhi for approval. There are some synopsis which goes to Regional centre for the approval.