IGNOU 2020 Admission Procedure, Counselling Schedule, Documents

IGNOU 2019 Admission Procedure

IGNOU 2020 Admission Procedure will be started after the declaration of the result. IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) is one of the famous university of India. The university conducts various university level examinations for admission to the UG, PG & Other courses. These courses are offered in the field of science, education, management, commerce, etc. Check this article to get complete details about IGNOU 2020 Admission Procedure.

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IGNOU Admission Procedure 2020

After result announcement, qualified candidates will have to fill an application form for admission (Form 2) at the concerned regional center. The admission form will be available through online mode.

Candidates will have to bring result card, identity proof & all other relevant documents. Candidates are advised to keep a print copy of the application form submitted to IGNOU.

Applications Closing Soon:


The admission to the management courses (MBA & specialization PG diploma in HRM, OM, FM, MM & FMP) will be based on the score secured in the OPENMAT exam.

IGNOU 2020 Cut-Off will be released by the IGNOU University. It is the minimum marks decided by the University for providing admission into various courses.

Candidates will have a choice to get admission in any of the two subsequent semesters, i.e. one who passes in August 2019 (OPENMAT) can get admission in January or July 2020 semester.

Similarly, Candidates those qualify in February 2020 (OPENMAT) will be eligible for seeking admission in July 2020 or January 2021 semester.

The admission will be offered to all candidates those attaining the IGNOU cut-off score & above.

Cut-off is the minimum qualifying marks candidates have to score to qualify the exam. Further only qualified candidates will be eligible for admission.

Candidates will have to report to the institution to confirm seats within the given time period.

IGNOU Counselling 2020

After form submission, candidates will be called for the interview round for final selection. The counselling procedure will be started at the particular IGNOU regional centers.

The counselling will be organized on weekends, i.e., Saturday & Sunday. It will be conducted according to the schedule decided by the Study Centre Coordinator.

Candidates will have to choose their options for all the courses study center, which is available in that region. There are six counselling sessions of 2 hours & 30 minutes duration for each course in face to face mode.

The selection will be made on the basis of the regional merit in the entrance exam. If any seats remain vacant after 1st round counselling, then further counselling will be organized.

Documents Required during Counselling/Admission

Candidates have to submit the admission form (form 2) along with the requisite fee & documents at the concerned regional center on or before last date. The documents are given below:

  • Attested Copies of Certificates in support of educational qualification(s).
  • Print out of this Result Card.
  • Paste your recent photograph and sign in the box provided above.
  • Hall Ticket duly signed by candidate and invigilator.
  • Experience certificate wherever required.
  • Category certificate of SC/ST/OBC candidates.
  • Identity Card duly filled up.
  • Demand Draft for requisite fee drawn in favor of IGNOU and payable at the city where your Regional Centre is located.

If you have any queries about IGNOU 2020 Admission Procedure, you can ask us by leaving your comments in the comment box.

Displaying 80 Comments
  1. Resvin says:

    I have applied for BA mathematics, and my admission is confirmed

    I want know is it compulsory to attend counsiling ,Bcs I’m working abroad

  2. Priya says:

    I donnot have provisional certificate and degree since my university has not provided me with one and now due to lockdown I cannot apply for it too . So can I upload a self attested copy of Marksheet instead and complete my admission process

  3. Vandana verma says:

    Hello sir I’m qualified post basic nursing entrance test but after this what about my counseling and admission i don’t get any information

  4. Ishu says:

    Hlo sir, I have taken admission in MBA for jan 2020 by offline mode. But I didn’t get confirmation of admission… Plz tell me what should I do..
    Thank u

  5. Manisha Mathur says:

    Hi sarvgyan kya hu.kya aap course karwate he.mujhe councillor ka course karna he pl batayen.

  6. Sumesh says:

    Sir/ Ma’am I have received an email stating provisionally confirmed admission. What am i supposed to do after this? Will they send me study material (hard copy). Do i need to contact someone for further procedures?

  7. Purnima says:

    Sir..mne form or fees jma kiradi he. Mujhe bola tha apko msg aega jan me.par abhi tk koi confirmation msg or email nhi mila he.

  8. Anirban Das says:

    Dear sir,
    It is to inform you that I have my all certificate for BA except my provisional certificate.. Can I take admission for MA. Please tell me

  9. Jui says:

    I have got the confirmation mail from ignou but cannot download the id card…

  10. Bhumika says:


    I hav my bed counseling on 24 jan 2020,currwntly i m working as a government primary teacher.. What documents are required for bed program.. Plzz revert as soon as possible

  11. Pankaj Mahale says:

    I have applied for PGDT 2020.
    I got msg from iganu.
    Dear Candidate, Thank you very much for showing interesting in doing IGNOU Course. It has been noticed that you have still not completed your admission procedure. Kindly complete it before last date which is 20.01.2020. What is processor after applying online admission.

  12. Priyanka says:

    Sir, after admission process college kab chalu hoga.and koi massage aaega ? Ki exam kab he and all study related news.

  13. Tia says:

    Is there m.ed course in Nagaland

  14. Naveen Prakash says:

    What if a student don’t go for counseling for BSCG program. Reply asap

  15. Neha Nadim says:

    I have completed my graduation from arts can I take admission in MCA

  16. Karishma says:

    I want to take admission in ba as a fresher
    Can I apply now for 2020

  17. Suresh Kumar yadav says:

    Dear sir,

    MBA result is declared on 27 July. When it will showing merit list

  18. NIRANJAN KUMAR says:

    I have got 58 marks in ignou b ed entrance exam held on 27/07/2019. Admission for January 2020. Rc saharsa bihar. Catagory bc.mera admission hoga b ed me please reply me

  19. Abhishek says:

    When I will apply online entrance exam session 2020-21 please update date so than I feel online from..

  20. Sonam shimpi says:

    Batchelor preparatory program (BPP) January 2020 season apply last date konsi he ?

  21. Shravanti says:

    sir I have qualified in bed entrance test and I have qualified in that but till now I didn’t get any information.. I have selected Hyderabad as regional centre they are saying that in Hyderabad regional centre There is no bed course what shall I do tell

  22. Soni kumari says:

    Ignou b.ed.entrance exam 27 July 2019 ka result to aa gya h pr me rit list patna region ka kb tk aayega aur kb councillng hogi…..plz btaiye

  23. saranya says:

    is there entrance exam for MA psychology for distance education??when will the admission process start ??

  24. Shravanti says:

    I have scored 62 marks in the bed exam conducted on 27 July 2019 I have qualified in obc category but till now I didn’t recieved any msg or call from the university what shall I do … I selected regional centre HYD but when I contacted with them they are saying that in Hyderabad regional centre they don’t have bed now so now what should I do plz Tel…..

  25. Farjana Imran Varshani says:

    Muje BBA me admission chahiye,i had tried a lot but there was server issue,i want to know when i can get admission,is there online exam facility available as i am indian but temporary staying in abroad

  26. pramila Lenka says:

    Sir namaskar after qualified ignou bed entrance exam held on dt 27/07/2019 . what is the procedure for admission and counselling i don’t know what shall I do.sir plz inform me about.

  27. Archa says:

    Can you please tell me the last date of admission after passing the open mate exam held in july 2019..

  28. Jeetu Singh says:

    I have secured 66 marks in IGNOU bed exam of 27th July 2019….but there is no sms or email yet recieved for counseling from RC 28( Kolkata)….Kiya karu batayenge pls.

  29. Sarvesh Mishra says:

    What is the date of counselling for the candidates who qualifyed XLVI entrance exam for MBA programs!

  30. INDU says:

    Sir How I will come to know about the counselling date.

  31. rotom says:

    I lost my hall ticket… wat is the another option for hall ticket

  32. Kajal says:

    When cut off will come out of b.ed..that was held on 27july 2019. Which was organised by IGNOU

  33. Stanzin mentog says:

    I have secured 65 marks in IGNOU b ed entrance test held on 27 July.
    But I have no any update
    What should be done and how can I get updates please

  34. Rubian kachhap says:

    Sir humare exam k time admit card submit kiya gya tha exam hall me. Wo return nahi kiya gya….. Counselling me original admit card kyse show Kare….?

  35. Bimi says:

    I got 96 marks for openmat July 2019 exam..Can I join MBA on 2020 January Session

  36. Atam Parkash says:

    When will declare ignou bed entrance result 2020

  37. Nandita Singh says:

    Hi. I have done my graduation in English literature and I want to take admission in MA but my results are not out till now and I don’t know how much time it will take. So am I eligible to take admission in MA. Kindly please let me know about it.

  38. Tithi Dhar says:

    I’m 4rm Andaman Nicobar..I hv scored 64 marks in entrance exam and OBC category.I want to know the % of chance get admission in ignou b.ed.Next procedure after result out..Plz comment

  39. sanjeev kumar says:

    Openmat Result declared but unable to trace further actions. I was appeared in openmat XLVI.
    Can you help to wayout to get procedures

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      There is no official notification after result. We will update it in our article whenever official will announce it.

  40. Sargam says:

    I have got 93.75% in best four calculation in commerce stream(with maths) …. So, keep can i get admission in bcom(hons)?

  41. Sheetal says:

    I am doing bsc with regular and I also want to take admission in ba with open without letting my bsc. So plz tell me the process for it.

  42. Versha says:

    Hi sir i submitted my documents and paid the fees in the month of may but till now i did not receive ant call regarding counselling kindly suggest me what should i do

  43. lesmon says:

    Hi, i want to take admission for this year but i cant find the application form in online…how can i fiil up the form….?

  44. Mona says:

    Is there any entrance exam for msc maths

  45. ankita das says:

    Hi, i want to take admission for this year…but i cant find the application form in online…how can i fiil up the form….?????…its really important for me to get the admission in this year….and i also wanted to know what is the last date of the submission for the 1st year…???please …..

  46. Arpit says:

    i have complete bsc.from annamalai university.i want to take admission in M.A.(public administration).what certificate require for admission pls tell me…

  47. Your Name...Swagatika sahoo says:

    Sir can I get admission after the registration date over?

  48. SUKHEN KUMAR ROY says:

    Im from WB
    I want to do B.A general.
    When will online addmission procces start for this year2019..?

  49. sundra kumari says:

    Sir i have done metric in 2000 …now i want to admission in inter arts course from ignou….and i have a no migration certificate… then how i could admission …..


    sir i want to do phd
    what i have to done

  51. nivedita says:

    i dont have my my provisional certiface now and i want toke take admission today … please help me how can i aplly online to fill admission form ?

  52. Monika Katiyar says:

    I do have oBc certificate..
    Bt it is of 08/07/2015..
    WiL it be accepted.?
    .or I have to attach latest dated cast certificate..

  53. Akshita says:

    What is it meant by others 1 in the application form?

  54. vishal tiwari says:

    mene saare documents upload kar diye ha lekin submit karne per others document bhi maang raha ha. unme konse document upload karne ha

  55. Sheetal kulkarni says:

    Sir I had done BA English honrs course (regular )from Pune university. I want to take admission for MA English correspondence course so I need to know what are the documents required at the time of admission. I will be thankful and greatful for ur kind cooperation. Thanks

  56. Braj pal says:

    New admission kab start honge

  57. Vanishree says:

    I have confused about July and January section. I need some more details about admition process, examination centers and entrance exams etc kindly help me .

  58. Somaraj Pradhan says:

    Last date of counseling in 2018

  59. Pratyaksh says:

    Kindly confirm the date of interview…. This year

  60. Pratyaksh says:

    Kindly confirm tha date of interview…. This year

  61. Misba khan says:

    Do we have to submit our 12th passing certificate aswell or the marksheet wil work??? Please rply as soon as possible

  62. Kriti Yadav says:

    I will stop my study in 2011 some family problem.but I will diside re start my study plz tal me how can addmison from class 11th & 12th in IGNOU.

  63. Free says:

    I am confused between january and july session
    Has the registration date passed?
    Please reply

  64. archana pardeshi says:

    hello sir, when we wil get PHD entrance exam hall ticket as it wil be difficult for booking stay in mumbai.plz send as eary as possible so we can get on time.thank you.

  65. Apurva says:

    Counselling date in dehradun of admission jan2018

  66. Sikander Kumar Bhatia says:

    Kindly confirm the date of admission to BBA ist semester starting January 2018; last date for online admission to ist semester

  67. chhotu prasad verma says:

    Hello sir hindi honors ka full result kb tak aayega sir

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