Given below are the details on IGNOU PhD Admission 2019-20 notification with its dates, eligibility criteria and requirements. Applications are accepted by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for Ph.D. Admission twice in a given year .i.e. in January and July respectively. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for IGNOU Ph.D. Admission. This university conducts an entrance test that is patterned on UGC and CSIR exam. Candidates holding an M.Phil degree or those with required eligibility and experience are exempted from appearing for the university's entrance test.
IGNOU M.Phil./Ph.D Entrance Test July 2019 -
Apply online at website - http://www.ignou.ac.in from 7th March 2019 to - 25th March 2019
IGNOU M.Phil./Ph.D Entrance Test July 2019 Date - 7th April 2019
Declaration of Result (tentative) - 3rd May 2019
Application fee of Rs. 1,000/- is non-refundable
Before proceeding for filling the form online, the applicant must have the following:
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Scanned Signature (less than 50 KB)
Application Fee can be paid through:-
Credit Card (Master/Visa)
Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay)
List of Examination Centres:-
City - City Code
Ahmedabad - 01
Bengaluru - 02
Bhopal - 03
Chandigarh - 04
Chennai - 05
Delhi - 06
Guwahati - 07
Hyderabad - 08
Kolkata - 09
Lucknow - 10
Mumbai - 11
Patna - 12
Trivandrum - 13
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR M.PHIL./PH.D:-
a) Master's Degree from a University recognized by UGC in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks [50% marks in the case of SC,ST and OBC(Non-creamy Layer)/ Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master's Degree priorto19th September,1991].
b) Applicants are required to see Appendix II for further details on eligibility criteria for specific programmes.
(a) Master's Degree from a University recognized by UGC in the relevant discipline with atleast 55% marks [50%marks in the case of SC,ST and OBC(Non-creamy Layer)/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master's Degree prior to 19th September,1991].
(b) Candidates holding M.Phil. degree (along with course work and dissertation both) or those candidates who have cleared NET (conducted by UGC/CSIR/ICAR) or any other equivalent examination will be exempted from appearing in the Entrance Test.
(c) Those who have not cleared NET/any other equivalent examination or not holding M.Phil. Degree will be required to appear in the Entrance Test.
IGNOU Research Test 2019 Pattern :-
Sr No. - Type of Questions - No. of Question - Marks - Time
1 - Objective Type - 50 Qs - 50 Marks - 50 Minutes
2 - Short Answer Type - 10 Qs - 50 Marks - 70 Minutes
3 - Long Answer (Essay Type) - 2 Qs - 50 Marks - 60 Minutes
Total - 150 Marks
Duration - 180 Minutes