• About Indira Gandhi National Open University

    The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), established in 1985, has been unceasingly strive to build a knowledgeable society by imparting inclusive education. It has tried to increase the Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) by offering high-quality teaching via the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode. The university serves the educational aspirations of over 3 million students in India and abroad with the help of 67 regional centers, 2,667 support centers and 29 overseas partner institutions. The university proffers about 228 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programs. IGNOU has a strength of nearly 810 faculty members and 574 academic staff at its headquarters and regional centers. There are 33,212 academic counsellors from traditional institutions of higher learning, professional organizations and industries.

Colleges in Indira Gandhi National Open University


Why Indira Gandhi National Open University

  • Strives to provide opportunity of higher education to all segments of the society.
  • Proffers high-quality, innovative and requirements based program
  • Reach out to the not so privileged people by offering programs throughout the country at affordable costs.
  • Promotes, coordinates and regulates the standards of education through open and distance learning in the country.
  • Uses a variety of media and latest technology in imparting education.
  • Provides seamless access to sustainable and learner-centric quality education.
  • Made a significant mark in the areas of community education, higher education and frequent professional development.
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Notable Alumni