Get your IGNOU prospectus to know about various aspects of the university


IGNOU had a humble beginning of around 4,528 students in the initial years, but today they have millions of students in India and other countries. With 21 schools of studies, 67 regional centers, overseas centers and 3,000 learner support centers, it has become one large university that is focused on improving the quality of education and also the knowledge and training given to the students.

For around 1100 programs that the University offers, there is entrance exams held every year and for management degree, twice a year. To know more about the Open University it would be advisable to buy the prospectus that the University provides.

Procuring prospectus

Students can buy the student handbook prospectus for various courses and programs from their regional centers or from the University in Maidan Garhi, New Delhi. One has to pay Rs. 500 in cash to obtain the prospectus. The prospects also contains the application form that is supposed to be submitted after filling out the details about your name, age, gender, address and education qualification.

The application form and the prospectus can be downloaded from their website and one can send a DD/IPO that will cost around Rs. 550/- to IGNOU payable at Delhi for OPENMAT or the regional center if you opt for OPENDEN. The prospectus is different for each and every course or program you choose. You get the common prospectus in English and Hindi, MBA prospectus, for Basic BSc nursing, for PG diploma courses, and other courses.

The prospectus contains the duration of the program you choose, the eligibility conditions, admission procedure, program fees, structure, exams etc.


For the MBA program one can obtain the entrance exam forms from the OPENMAT prospectus. These are available at the IGNOU regional centers, study centers and IGNOU army, navy and Assam rifles recognized centers. Te forms can also be downloaded from their website.

For details of the important dates and details of fees and forms application it would be advisable to check their website. The prospectus also provides important information that is needed for the students.

However entrance exam dates and dates of application form can be obtained from the website.

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