IGNOU 2024: July Registration (Extended), Dates, Eligibility Criteria

IGNOU 2024IGNOU 2024 Registration (Fresh Admission Cycle) has been extended till 31st July 2024 for various UG/ PG courses (ODL/ Online). IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) is conducted examination to offer admission in B.Ed. courses. Admission is also offered by the university in other courses i.e. MBA, MCA etc.

It is a university level entrance examination conducted one time each year. IGNOU OPENMAT for MBA admission has been scrapped. Admission in MBA courses will be done based on the merit scores of qualifying exam. Interested & eligible candidates will be able to apply for the IGNOU 2024 exam. Candidates must read this article to know all about IGNOU 2024 including details i.e. application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria, etc.

IGNOU 2024 Notifications – Registration Extended (Online/ ODL) 

newiconIGNOU 2024 Registration (Fresh Admission Cycle) has been extended till 31st July 2024 for various UG/ PG courses (ODL/ Online). Check here for application details.

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IGNOU 2024 Overview

Name of the ExamIGNOU 2024
Conducting AuthorityIndira Gandhi National Open University
Level of ExamUniversity Level
Courses OfferedB.Ed/ MBA and other UG/ PG courses
Frequency of ExamOne Time Each Year
Mode of ApplicationOnline mode

IGNOU 2024 Exam Dates

Check below tables to know complete IGNOU Exam Dates 2024 for B.Ed and UG/ PG/ MBA courses:

For UG/ PG (July Cycle):

EventsDates 2024 (Announced)
Registration process start15th May 2024
Last date to submit application form31st July 2024

For B.Ed. (January Exam):

EventsDate 2024 (Announced)
Starting of application form12th December 2023
Last date to submit the application31st December 2023
Last date to apply with late fee with Rs.200/-3rd January 2024
Availability of admit card5th January 2024
B.Ed Entrance Exam7th January 2024
Answer keyJanuary/ February 2024
Announcement of Result4th week of March 2024

For MBA & Other UG/ PG (Jan cycle):

EventsDates 2024 (Announced)
Registration process startStarted
Last date to submit application form31st March 2024

IGNOU 2024 Application Form

Candidates must go through the below details to know about IGNOU 2024 Application Form with other instructions:

  • IGNOU 2024 Application Form has been made available through online mode on the website.
  • Candidates can fill application form from 12th December 2023 for B.Ed course.
  • Registration for MBA & other online/ ODL courses has been started. Last date is till 31st March 2024.
  • Eligible candidates can fill their application form with correct details i.e. education, personal, communication, address, category etc.
  • Upload documents in the specific format i.e. scanned signature, photograph and other required.
  • Fill details carefully to avoid any kind of mistake, correction facility may or may not be provided later.
  • Application form can be submitted till 31st December 2023 for B.Ed.
  • Candidates need not to send hardcopy of the filled application form by post to the authority.
  • Take printout of the application form and keep it safe for further usage.

Application Fee:

  • Application fee for B.Ed. exam is Rs. 1000/- for every candidate.
  • Candidates have to make payment through online mode using debit card/ credit card or net banking.
  • Fee through any offline mode is not accepted.
  • Application fee is non-refundable once paid.

How to Apply for IGNOU 2024:

  • Step-1: Go through the online website (link is given above).
  • Step-2: Register yourself by providing some basic details and click on submit button.
  • Step-3: Now, login using a system generated user ID and password.
  • Step-4: Fill asked details in the application form carefully.
  • Step-5: Upload necessary documents i.e. photograph and signature in the specific size.
  • Step-6: Pay application fee through online mode using online payment gateways.
  • Step-7: Preview all details in the application form and take printout of the same for future references.

IGNOU 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the below IGNOU Eligibility criteria in order to be eligible for the exam:

For B.Ed Courses:

  • Qualifications: Candidates must have Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Science/ Commerce/ Social Science/ Commerce/ Humanities from a recognised institute.
  • Marks Criteria: Candidates should obtained minimum of 55% marks in their qualifying Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
  • Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognised teacher education programme through face-to-face OR trained in service teachers in elementary education will also be eligible to apply.

For MBA Courses:

  • Qualifications: Candidates must be graduated in any stream from a recognised institute/ university.
  • Marks: One should obtained minimum of 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category) in their qualifying exam.
  • Appearing: Candidates those are appearing in their final year of graduation will also be eligible.

IGNOU 2024 Exam Pattern

Here we have given details about the IGNOU 2024 Exam Pattern and marking scheme:

  • Exam Mode: Examination will be held through Offline mode.
  • Duration: Exam will be conducted in 2 hours duration.
  • Marks: Questions paper will have total 100 questions.
  • Language: Question paper will be available in Hindi and English languages.
  • Total Questions: 100 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct response 1 mark will be awarded.

Check below the subject wise exam pattern for IGNOU B.Ed 2024:

SubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
Logical and Analytical Reasoning2020
Attempt any one subject: Maths, Science, Hindi

Social Studies, English

Educational & General Awareness2525
Teaching Learning2525
General English & Comprehension1010
Total100 Questions100 Marls

IGNOU 2024 Syllabus

IGNOU 2024 Syllabus will include topics from Educational & General Awareness, Teaching Learning, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, General English & Comprehension, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning etc.

Below we have provided some important topics of each section:

Quantitative Ability: LCM, HCF, Statistics, Geometry, Number Systems, Trigonometry, Permutations, Combinations, Progressions, Arithmetic Progression, Mean, mode, Algebra, Ratios and Proportions, Geometric Progression

Reasoning: Statements and assumptions, Statements and conclusions, Cause and Effect, Coding and decoding, Critical reasoning, Assertion and reasons, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Family tree etc.

English Language: Grammar, Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Sentence Correction, Reading and Comprehension,  Vocabulary etc.

General Awareness:

  • Science: Basic concepts, and application, Physics, Biology, Chemistry
  • World: Leaders, World Economy, Countries, Organisations, Summits
  • Industry: Statistics, CEO, etc.
  • Current Affairs India: Laws, Constitution, Government, Organisations, History, Geography, Famous People, Achievements, Economy

IGNOU Preparation Tips

Candidates must check the below provided IGNOU preparation tips, it will help them to prepare well for the exam:

  • Get familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Make a schedule for your preparation and follow it daily.
  • Select good study material as well as books for preparation.
  • Check previous years papers and attempt mock tests.
  • Make short notes for better learning and do revision on the daily basis.
  • Take care of your health and do yoga, exercises.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Application form has been made available through online mode on the website.

Answer: Entrance examination is conducted only one time each year.

Answer: OPENMAT examination for MBA has been scrapped, admission in the same is now offered through merit.

Answer: No, application fee will only be received through online mode.

Answer: Registration fee for entrance exam will be Rs. 1000 for all categories candidates.

Answer: No, registration fee of IGNOU 2024 will not be refunded once paid.

Answer: Candidates will be able to submit application form till last week of January 2024 for MBA & other UG, PG courses.

IGNOU 2024 Admit Card

IGNOU admit card has been released through online mode. Candidates can download it from 5th January 2024 for B.Ed. courses. IGNOU 2024 Admit card has been made available to download on the candidates portal. Candidates need to provide their login details to download it.

Hall ticket is an important document which is needed at the examination centre for verification. Without a valid admit card, candidates are not permitted to appear for the exam. Candidates must verify details printed on the admit card i.e. name of the candidate, exam date, time and venue, roll number etc.

IGNOU 2024 Result

Result for IGNOU 2024 B.Ed exam will be announced after few days of the exam. It will be available online on the website. Candidates will check their IGNOU Results from fourth week of March 2024 for B.Ed. For other courses, merit list will be prepared by the authorities as per the marks obtained by them in qualifying exam.

Candidates must check their result by entering login details. Merit list will be released by the authority in the form of PDF. Candidates must check their scores and other details mentioned on the result.

In case of any discrepancy in marks, contact to the officials immediately. Take printout of the result and keep it safe for future references.

Also Check:


IGNOU Answer Key

IGNOU 2024 Counselling

Counselling will be organised by the authority from the month of March 2024. It will be necessary for the candidates to participate in the IGNOU 2024 counselling by person. In case, any of the candidates not able to participate in counselling then seats will not be allotted to them.

IGNOU Counselling procedure will be organised in various steps i.e. choice filing, seat allotment, document verification, fee submission etc. Seats will be allotted to the candidates on the basis of entrance exam scores or last qualifying exam scores. To confirm seats, candidates will need to report at the institute on given date and time.

Seats will only be confirmed to the candidates after submission of the admission fee and document verification process. Candidates must also bring their original as well as photocopies of the required documents for verification purpose.

Here we have listed the documents which will be needed for verification:

Document Required for Verification:

  • 10th and 12th level score cards
  • Graduation & Post-Grauation mark sheets
  • Category certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Date of birth proof
  • IGNOU 2024 admit card/ score card
  • Call letter/ allotment letter
  • Photocopies of the documents
  • Passport size photographs etc.

If you have any other query related to the IGNOU 2024, then leave your queries below in the comment section.


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