20 percent Admission increased in IGNOU
Classes in almost all colleges and universities have run negligibly in the last two years, Due to Corona. This distance from the classrooms has diverted the attention of the students towards distance learning. Where new admissions are decreasing in every college and university, the applications for admission in IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) have increased.
20% Admission increased in IGNOU
According to the data received from IGNOU’s Varanasi Regional Center located at BHU, the new admissions here have increased by 20 percent as compared to the previous years. Along with general undergraduate and postgraduate courses, the number of people taking admission in professional courses is also significant. Center in-charge Dr. Upendra Nabha Tripathi says that in the year 2019, the number of people taking admission was 13 thousand, in the year 2020 it increased to 14 thousand 275.
ignou already running online class
Dr. Tripathi informed that IGNOU is already running both online and offline classes. Regular classes have been held on Google Meet during the Corona period. Also the study material is uploaded on YouTube. IGNOU provides complete study material to all its students, which makes it easy to study from home.
He told that he had conducted a survey among more than 6000 students enrolling in IGNOU, in which students said that studies were easier than IGNOU. His reasoning was that he can complete his studies while doing his job or business. Also, IGNOU courses are much cheaper than courses elsewhere.
Records expected to be broken in 2021
IGNOU Regional Center at BHU handles the responsibility of 19 districts from Allahabad to Gorakhpur. The regional center in-charge of IGNOU is excited by the increase in the percentage of admission last year. He explains that in 2021, the admissions for the January session have come down a bit, due to the chaos caused by Corona. He told that every day the queries of candidates willing to take new admission through online mediums are coming. It is expected that the admissions to be held in July session will break all the previous records.
What is the admission fee of Ignou 2021?
For General Category candidate – 800 Rs. Registration fees
SC/ST Category – 600 Rs. Registration fees
Does Ignou provide scholarship?
Yes, Eligible students can apply from official website of the IGNOU.
Is Ignou admission merit based?
Yes, Admissions in IGNOU are totally on Merit Based