IGNOU January Registrations 2018-19 last date extended: 5 quick steps to apply online

IGNOU January Registrations 2018-19: Last date extended, 5 quick steps to apply online

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended the last date of online registration process for the January, 2019 academic session.

All the candidates can now apply till January 15 on the official website, the link for which is ignou.ac.in

IGNOU January Registrations 2018-19: Here’s how apply

  • Go to official IGNOU, www.ignou.ac.in
  • On the homepage, click on ‘Online Admission for January 2019 session’
  • Click on the ‘Register Yourself’ link
  • Complete the application form and upload the relevant documents
  • Pay admission fee in online mode
  • Print the acknowledgement slip generated after application submission
  • Also save and print your application form for future use

Note: Re-registration means registering for next year/semester of a programme. So it is applicable only to students enrolled in undergraduate/postgraduate programmes of two-three year duration.

You can re-register for the next year/semester of your Programme irrespective of whether you have submitted the assignments or appeared in the term-end examination of the previous semester. Please go through the related rules carefully.

For January 2019 session online Re Registration facility is available only for different programme.

IGNOU Admission 2019: Important documents

  • Scanned Photograph (less than 100 KB)
  • Scanned Signature (less than 100 KB)
  • Scanned copy of Age Proof
  • Scanned copy of relevant Educational Qualification (less than 100 KB)
  • Scanned Copy of Experience Certificate (if any) (less than 100 KB)
  • Scanned Copy of Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC (less than 100 KB)
  • Scanned Copy of BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line(less than 100 KB)
  • Students would be required to pay registration fee of Rs 400 along with the application form.


The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), established by an Act of Parliament in 1985, has continuously striven to build an inclusive knowledge society through inclusive education. It has tried to increase the Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) by offering high-quality teaching through the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode.

The University began by offering two academic programmes in 1987, i.e., Diploma in Management and Diploma in Distance Education, with strength of 4,528 students.

Today, it serves the educational aspirations of over 2.7 million students in India and other countries through 21 Schools of Studies and a network of 67 regional centres, around 2,667 learner support centres.

The University offers about 228 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programmes, with strength of nearly 283 faculty members and 256 academic staff at the headquarters and regional centres and about 33,212 academic counsellors from conventional institutions of higher learning, professional organisations, and industry among others.