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IGNOU PhD Admission 2018 MPhil, Ph.D Programme (July Session) Application

IGNOU Ph.D Admission

Applications are invited for M.Phil, Ph.D Programme for July 2018 Session, candidates can register themselves by filling IGNOU PhD Admission form from here and the last for filling form is 16/02/2018.

Students who are interested in taking admission in said Programme are informed that they have to satisfy entire eligibility criteria and requirements from below. You can get other vital details in regard of IGNOU PhD Admission 2018 from this page.

Highlights Of This Page:

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Selection Criteria
  • Exam Center
  • Application Fees
  • Applying Procedure
  • Important Dates

According to the latest IGNOU Notification, Entrance Test will be conducted by the University on 4/03/2018 at National Level in select examination centres across the country. Short-listed Candidates in the Entrance Test will be called for interview/presentation.

Candidates can grab entire details in concern of IGNOU PhD Admission 2018 from this page which is well advertised by the team members of and register according to your interested course.

IGNOU PhD Admission

PhD Program

PhD Program will be offered for July 2018 session in the following disciplines: Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Library and Information Science, Political Science, Public Administration, History, Gender and Development Studies,

Women’s Studies, Geography, Translation Studies, Statistics, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Environmental Science, Geology, Management, Life Sciences*, Commerce, Hindi, Distance Education, Nursing, Social Work, Physics*, Bio Chemistry*, and Chemistry

M.Phil Program

MPhil Program will be offered for July 2018 session in the following disciplines: Sociology, Political Science, Economics*, Chemistry, Geography Translation Studies, Social Work, Commerce and Distance Education.

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IGNOU Eligibility Criteria For M.Phil./Ph.D:

Students who are willing to take admission in IGNOU are informed that they need to hold required qualification that is given below according to the particular course:

For M.Phil.:

  • Master’s Degree of any recognized University/other qualifications recognized as equivalent thereto in such fields of study as are notified for the purpose from time to  time by the University.
  • The minimum eligibility criteria is 55% marks at Post  Graduation level [50% in case of reserved categories {SC, ST, OBC (NonCreamy) and PWD}].

For Ph.D.:

  • Master’s Degree and/or M.Phil in the relevant discipline
  • However, 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.
  • Those who have not cleared NET/any other equivalent examination or not holding M.Phil. Degree will be required to appear for the Entrance Test.

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IGNOU Selection Procedure

To get selected for the above disciplines of IGNOU PhD Admission 2018 need to get qualified in the below said selection rounds:

Stage 1: Entrance Test

This Entrance Test will be qualifying in nature which will be conducted by the University at National Level. List of eligible candidates for the Entrance Test will be displayed on the website.

Students have to bring an original identity proof having photograph, such as Aadhar Card, Voter ID Card, Driving License, Passport and ID Card issued by Govt. Agencies at the time of appearing in test.

Qualifying Marks!!!

Candidates have score minimum qualifying marks to get qualified in entrance exam that is at least 50% marks in the entrance test (45% marks in case of SC/ST/PH) in order of merit subject to the maximum limit of five times of the available seats.

Stage 2: Interview/ Presentation

Candidates who get short-listed Candidates in Entrance Test will be called for Interview / presentation of Synopsis before the Discipline specific Doctoral Research Committee.

Offer letters for admission will be sent to the Selected Candidates only by the University. Aspirants can check the list of city codes for entrance test from below tuned table.

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Application Fee

Candidates need to deposit non-refundable application form of Rs. 1,000/- at the time of depositing application fees through online mode.

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Procedure to Fill IGNOU PhD Admission Form:

Candidates need to fill IGNOU PhD Registration form through online mode and for the ease of the appliers we have uttered easy steps below:

  • First of all, visit the official website of University that is
  • Select ‘IGNOU announces admission to Research Degree Programmes for July 2018 session new’ link from the home page.
  • Again select ‘Advertisement’ tab from the middle of the page.
  • By doing this, new page will appear facing you and candidates need to read the IGNOU PhD notification carefully.
  • After reading it completely, revisit the previous page and select apply online link.
  • Fill IGNOU PhD Application form with all asked and correct details.
  • Attach required documents/certificates with it and take a screenshot of for future use.

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Dates To Remember!!!

  • Last date of submission of application: 16/02/2018
  • IGNOU PhD Entrance Test 2018 Date: 4/03/2018
  • IGNOU PhD Result: 06/04/2018

Final Words:

Candidates who want more information regarding IGNOU PhD Admission 2018, go through this Official Site Link and for regular updates stay tuned with this web portal of

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