List Of IGNOU Courses / Programmes

 IGNOU University Courses

IGNOU offers undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses in various disciplines. It is currently engaged in offering education to approximately 4 million students in India and abroad and offers more than 226 programs consisting courses at various levels.
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IGNOU has 21 schools through which programs are offered at different levels. It has a network of 67 regional centers, 2667 study centers and 29 overseas centers in 15 countries.
Details are given below.

IGNOU programmes:

SOA - School Of Agriculture

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Distance Learning Program

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Dairy Science and Technology (PhDDR)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension (PhD (AgE))

  • Post-Graduate Diploma In Plantation Management (PGDPM)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (PGDFSQM)

  • PG and Advance Certificate

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy (PGCAP)

  • Diploma in Value-added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds (DPVCPO)

  • Diploma in Dairy Technology (DDT)

  • Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (DVAPFV)

  • Diploma in Fish Products Technology (DFPT)

  • Diploma in Watershed Management (DWM)

  • Diploma in Meat Technology (DMT)

  • Certificate in Sericulture (CIS)

  • Certificate in Water Harvesting and Management (CWHM)

  • Certificate in Poultry Farming (CPF)

  • Certificate in Bee Keeping (CIB)

  • Certificate in Organic Farming (COF)

  • Awareness Program

  • Awareness Program on Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (APVPFV)

  • Awareness Program on Dairy Farming for Rural Farmers (APDF)

Online Programs

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy (PGCAP)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (PGDFSQM)

  • Appreciation Programmes

  • Appreciation Programme on Sustainability Science (APSS)

SOE - School of Education

Distance Learning Programs

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PhD in Education)

  • Master of Education (MEd )

  • Master of Arts(Education) (MA(Edu))

  • MA (Distance Education) (MADE)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Education Technology (PGDET)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management (PGDSLM)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE)

  • PG and Advance Certificate

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Professional Development of Teachers (PGCPDT)

  • Bachelor of Education (BEd)

  • Diploma in Fire Safety (DFSTY)

  • Certificate in Elementary Teacher Education (CETE)

  • Certificate in Primary Education (CPE)

  • Certificate in Guidance (CIG)

  • Certificate in Primary Curriculum and Instruction (CPC)

  • Certificate in Primary Teaching (CPT)

Regular Programs

  • Diploma in Primary Education (DPE)

SOFL- School of Foreign Language

Distance Learning Programs

  • Ph D in Arabic (PhD (A))

  • Ph D in French (PhD(A))

  • Diploma in Teaching German Language (DGL)

  • Certificate in German Language (CGL)

  • Certificate Programme in Japanese Language (CJL)

  • Certificate in French Language (CFL)

  • Certificate in Arabic Language (CAL)

Regular Programs

  • Certificate in Chinese Language and Culture (CCLC)

  • Certificate In Persian Language (CPEL)

  • Non-Credit Programmes

  • Research and Teaching Assistant (RTA)

Online Programs

  • Certificate In Spanish Language (CSL)

SOH - Schools of Humanities

Distance Learning Programs

  • Doctor of Philosophy in English (PhD in English)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Hindi (PhD in Hindi)

  • Master of Arts (English) (MEG)

  • Master of Arts (Hindi) (MHD)

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hindi) (BA(HN))

  • Bachelor of Arts (English) (BA (Eng))

  • Bachelor of Arts (Urdu) (BA (Urdu))

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Book Publishing (PGDBP)

  • Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE)

  • Diploma in Urdu (DPU)

  • Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (CTE)

  • Certificate in Urdu Language (CUL)

  • Certificate Programme in Functional English (Basic level) (CFE)

SOL - School of Law

Distance Learning Program

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Law (PhD in Law)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law (PGDENLW )

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice (PGDCJ )

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law (PGCCL)

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Patent Practice (PGCPP)

  • Diploma in Paralegal Practice (DIPP)

  • Certificate in Consumer Protection (CCP)

  • Certificate in Human Rights (CHR)

  • Certificate in International Humanitarian Law (CIHL )

  • Certificate in Anti Human Trafficking (CAHT )

  • Certificate Programme on Co-operation, Co-operative Law and Business Laws (CCLBL )

  • Awareness Course on Intellectual Propert Rights (AIPR)

Online Program

  • Master of Intellectual Property Law (MIPL)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Process Outsourcing (PGDLPO)

SOS - School of Science

Distance Learning Programs

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics (PhD in Mathematics)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Physics (PhD in Physics)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (PhD in Chemistry)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences (PhD in Life Sciences)

  • MSc (Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science) (MACS)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development (PGDESD)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (PGDAC)

  • Diploma in Aquaculture (DAQ)

  • Certificate Programme in Laboratory Techniques (CPLT)

  • Certificate Programme Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM)

  • Appreciation Course on Environment (ACE)

Regular Programs

  • MSc in Life Science ((Msc(LS)))

  • MSc in Chemistry (MSc)

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)

SOTHSSM - School of Tourism Hospitality Service Sectoral Management

Distance Learning Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies) (BTS)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Tourism Studies (PhD in Tourism Studies)

  • Master of Science (Hospitality Administration) (MHA)

  • Master of Arts (Tourism Management) (MTM)

  • Bachelor of Science (Hospitality and Hotel Administration) (BHM)

  • Diploma in Tourism Studies (DTS)

  • Certificate in House Keeping Operation (CHKO)

  • Certificate in Front Office Operation (CFOO)

  • Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS)

  • Certificate in Food & Beverage Service Operation (CFBSO)

Regular Programs

  • BA in International Hospitality Administration (BA(IHA))

SOCIS - School of Computer and Information Sciences

Distance Learning Programs

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer & Information Science (PhD in Computer & Information Science)

  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)

  • Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)

SOET - School of Engineering & Technology

Distance Learning Program

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (PhD in Civil Engineering)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering (PhD in Mechanical Engineering)

  • Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management (ACPDM)

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (DME)

  • Certificate in Craft and Design (Pottery) (CCDP)

  • Certificate in Shoe Upper Cutting (CSUC)

  • Certificate in Shoe Upper Stitching (CSUS)

  • Certificate in Leather Goods Making (CLGM)

  • Certificate of Competency in Power Distribution (CCPD)

  • Certificate in Shoe Lasting & Finishing (CSLF)

  • Certificate in Motor Cycle Service and Repair (CMSR)

Regular Programs

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety, Health and Environment Management (Under IIMSHE, Bhopal-IGNOU Collaboration) (PGDISHEM)

  • Bachelor of Architecture (BArch)

  • BTech in Aerospace Engineering (BTAE)

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering (Army only) (DCLE)

  • Diploma in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (Army only) (DEME)

  • Diploma in Industrial Safety, Health and Environment Management (IIMSHE Bhopal-IGNOU collaboration) (DISHEM)

Online Programs

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Project Management (PGCPM)

SOGDS - School of Gender and Development Studies

Distance Learning Programs

  • PhD in Women’s Studies  (PhD (WS))

  • PhD in Gender and Development Studies (PhD (GDS))

  • Master of Arts in Women's and Gender Studies (Distance Mode) (MAWGS)

  • MPhil in Gender and Development Studies (MPhil(GD))

  • Post-Graduate Certificate Programme in Gender, Entrepreneurship and Development (PG(GED))

  • Post-Graduate Certificate Programme in Gender-Sensitive Project Cycle Management (PG(GSPCM))

  • Diploma in Women’s Empowerment and Development (DWED)

  • Certificate Programme in Empowering Women Through Self-Help Groups (CWDL)

Regular Programs

  • MA in Gender and Development Studies (MA(GD))

SOITS - School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies

Distance Learning Programs

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies (PGDFCS)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Future Studies Explorations towards a New Creation (PGDENC)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychology: A Science of Consciousness (PGD-PSC)

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in An Introduction To The Vedas in the Light of Sri Aurobindo (PGCIV)

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Paradigms of Psychological Knowledge: A Historical & Cross-cultural Perspective (PGC-PPK)

Regular Program

  • Integrated MSc-PhD in Physics and Astrophysics (IPHDAP)

  • IGNOU-IIA I-PhD in Physics and Astrophysics (IPHDAP)

  • Master of Arts in Labour and Development (MLD)

  • Master of Arts in Social Anthropology (MASA)

  • Master of Arts in Gandhi and Peace Studies (MA(GPS))

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Tribal Art and Culture (PGDTAC )

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Himalyan Arts and Museuology (PGDHAM )

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Tribal Cultural and Development (PGDTCD )

  • Certificate in Rural Health-care Training (CRHT )

Online Program

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sri Aurobindo Studies (PhD in Sri Aurobindo Studies)

  • MPhil in Aurobindo Studies (SACAR-IGNOU Collaboration) (MPHILAU)

  • Master of Art (Sri Aurobindo Studies) (MASAS)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Indian Studies : Vedic Studies in the Light of Sri Aurobindo (PGDVSSA )

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Studies in Indian Culture (PGD-SIC)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Integral Education (PGD-IE)

  • Post Graduate Diploma: Psychology-A Science of consciousness code (PGDPSC )

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Explorations towards a New Creation of the Society (PGCENC )

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Integral Education: From Reflection to Action (PGCIERA )

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Studies of the Rig Veda: Hymns to the Rising Sun, Surya - Savitri (PGCSRVS )

  • PG Certificate in The Study of the Bhagawad Gita in the Light of Sri Aurobindo (PGC-BGSA)

  • PG Certificate in The Upanishads in the Light of Sri Aurobindo (PGC-ULSA)

  • Certificate in sanskrit (CIS)

  • Certificate in Introduction to Sri Aurobindo Studies (CP-ISAS)

SOMS - School of Management Studies

Distance Learning Program

Management

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management (PhD (M))

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Master of Business Administration (Banking & Finance) (MBA (B & F))

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDIM)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Operations (PGDIBO)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice (PFDFMP)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Research in Management (PGDTRM)

  • Diploma in Management (DIM)

  • Certificate in Business Skills (CBS)

  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship (CIE)

  • Certificate in NGO Management (CNGOM)

Commerce

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce (PhD in Commerce)

  • Master of Commerce (MCom)

  • Master of Commerce in Finance & Taxation (MCom (F&T))

  • Master of Commerce in Business Policy and Corporate Governance (MCom (BP & CG))

  • Master of Commerce in Management Accounting & Financial Strategies (MCom(MA&FS))

  • Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

  • Bachelor of Commerce with Major in Accountancy and Finance (BCom(A&F))

  • BCom with Major in Corporate Affairs and Administration (BCom (CA&A))

  • BCom with Major in Financial and Cost Accounting (BCom(F&CA))

  • BBA in Retailing (BBA(Retailing))

  • Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP)

  • Diploma in Finance, Budget and Accounting (DFBA)

SOSS - School of Social Sciences

Distance Learning Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (PhD in Public Admn)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in History (PhD in History)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (PhD in Political Sc)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (PhD in Economics)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (PhD in Sociology)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Library & Information Science (PhD in Library & Information Sc)

  • Master of Arts (Sociology) (MSO)

  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

  • MPhil in Economics (MPhil(Economics) )

  • Master of Arts (Public Administration) (MPA)

  • Master of Arts (Political Science) (MPS)

  • Master of Arts (History) (MAH)

  • Master of Arts (Economics) (MEC)

  • Master of Arts (Public Policy) (MPP)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Participatory Management of Displacement Resettlement and Rehabilitation (PGDMRR)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management (PGDDM)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking (PGDLAN)

  • Diploma in Women's Empowerment & Development (DWED)

  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS)

  • Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP)

  • Certificate in Disaster Management (CDM)

  • Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES)

SOTST - School of Translation Studies and Training

Distance Learning Program

  • MA in Translation Studies (MATS)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Marathi-Hindi Translation (PGDMHT)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Bangla-Hindi Translation (PGDBHT)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Malayalam-Hindi Translation (PGDMH)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Assamiya-Hindi Translation (PGDAHT)

  • PG Diploma in Translation (PGDT)

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Bangla-Hindi Translation (PGCBHT)

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Malayalam-Hindi Translation (PGCMHT)

Regular Program

  • MA in Translation Studies (MATS)

SOCE - School of Continuing Education

Distance Learning Program

  • PhD in Rural Development (PhD (RD))

  • PhD in Food and Nutrition (PhD (F & N))

  • PhD in Child Development (PhD (CD))

  • Master of Arts (Rural Development) (MA(RD))

  • Master of Science Degree in Dietetics and Food Service Management (M Sc(DFSM))

  • Application Oriented Courses for BDP (AOC)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRD)

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (DECE)

  • Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE)

  • Certificate in Food Safety (CFS)

  • Certificate in Nutrition and Childcare (CNCC)

  • Certificate in Food and Nutrition (CFN)

  • Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education Enabling Inclusion (Hearing Impairment) (CESE(HI))

  • Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education Enabling Inclusion (Visual Impairment) (CESE(VI))

  • Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education (Mental Retardation) (CESE(MR))

  • Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education (Cerebral Palsy) (CESE(CP))

  • Certificate Programme in Rural Development (CRD)

  • Awareness-cum-Training Packages in Disability (ATPD)

SEEDS - School of Extension & Development Studies

Distance Education Programs

  • Master of Arts in Extension & Development Studies (MAEDS)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Extension and Development Studies (PGDEDS)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Adult Education: Participatory Adult Learning, Documentation and Information Networking (PGDAE)

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Extension and Development Studies (PGCEDS)

Regular Programs

  • Master of Arts in Extension & Development Studies (MAEDS)

SOHS - School of Health Sciences

Distance Education Program

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD(N))

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health (PGDMCH )

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Acupuncture (PGDACP)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHHM)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in District Health Management (PGDDHM)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (PGDGM)

  • PG and Advance Certificate

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics (PGCE)

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantlogy (PGCOI)

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Rural Surgery (PGCRS)

  • BSc Nursing (Post Basic) (BScN(PB))

  • BSc (Hons) in Optometry & Ophthalmic Techniques (BSCHOT)

  • Diploma in Nursing Administration (DNA)

  • Certificate in Home Based Care Provider (CHBCP)

  • Certificate in Diabetes Care for Community Worker (CDCW)

  • Certificate in Health Care Waste Management (CHCWM)

  • Certificate in Newborn and Infant Care (CNIC)

  • Certificate in Competency Enhancement for Auxiliary Nurse Midwife(ANM)/Female Health Worker (FHW)

  • Certificate in Maternal and Child Health Care (CMCHC)

Regular Program

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC)

SOJNMS - School of Journalism and New Media Studies

Distance Learning Programs

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Radio Programme Production (PGDRPP)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Audio Programme Production (PGDAPP)

  • Post Graduate Diploma In Radio Prasaran (PGDRP)

  • Certificate in Community Radio (CCR)

  • Certificate in Creative Media Arts-Digital Sound (CCMA)

Regular Programs

  • Doctor of Philosophy in journalism & Mass Communication (PhD in journalism & Mass Communication)

  • MA in Journalism and Mass Communication (MA(JMC))

  • MA in Electronic Media Production and Management (MA(EMPM))

  • BA in 3D Animation and Visual Effects (BA(AVFX))

  • Diploma in Computer Generated Imagery (DCGI)

  • Certificate Programme in Digital Film Making (CDFM)

SOPVA - School of Performing And Visual Arts

Distance Learning Programs

  • Certificate in Indigenous Art Practices (CIAP )

  • Certificate in Visual Arts - Sculpture (CVAS)

  • Certificate in Visual Arts - Applied Arts (CVAA)

  • Certificate in Visual Arts - Painting (CVAP)

  • Certificate In Performing Arts -Theatre Arts (CPATHA)

  • Certificate in Performing Arts - Karnatak Music (CPAKM)

  • Certificate in Performing Arts - Hindustani Music (CPAHM)

  • Certificate in Performing Arts - Manipuri (CPAMP)

  • Certificate in Performing Arts - Kathakali (CPAKK)

  • Certificate in Performing Arts - Odissi (CPAOS)

  • Certificate in Performing Arts - Mohiniattam (CPAMT)

  • Certificate in Performing Arts - Kuchipudi (CPAKP)

  • Certificate in Performing Arts - Kathak (CPAKT)

  • Certificate in Performing Arts - Bharatnatyam (CPABN)

Regular Programs

  • Master of Performing Arts (Hindustani Classical Music) (MPAHVM)

  • Master of Performing Arts (Bharatnatyam) (MPABN)

  • Master of Performing Arts (Theatre Arts) (MPATA)

  • Master of Fine Arts (Painting) (MVAP)

SOSW - School of Social Work

Distance Learning Program

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (PhD in Social Work)

  • Masters Degree Programme in Social Work (MSW) through (ODL) (MSW)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Social Work (PGDSW)

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

  • Diploma in HIV and Family Education (DAFE)

  • Certificate in HIV and Family Education (CAFE)

Regular Program

  • Master in Social Work (Philanthropy) (MSW)

SOVET - School of Vocational Education and Training

Distance Learning Program

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Vocational Education (PhD in Vocation Education)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sales Management (PGDPSM)

  • Advanced Certificate in Security Management (ACSM)

  • Advanced Certificate in Spoken English and Personality Development (ACSEPD)

  • Professional Certificate in Spoken English and Personality Development (PCSEPD)

  • Advanced Certificate in Fire Safety (ACFS)

  • Diploma in Security Management (DSM)

  • Diploma in BPO Finance & Accounting (DBPO(FA))

  • Certificate in Security Management (CSM)

  • Certificate in Fire Safety (CFS)

  • Certificate in Spoken English and Personality Development (CSEPD)

  • Certificate in Air Ticketing (CAT)

  • Certificate in Airline In-Flight Services (CAIS)

  • Certificate in Travel Agency Operations (CTAO)

  • Certificate in Tour Guiding Skills (CTGS)

Regular Program

  • MSc in Actuarial Science (MAS)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Security Operations (Fully Residential Programme) (PGDSO)

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Security Operations (PGCSO)

  • BA in Fashion Merchandising and Production (IGNOU-Pearl Academy Collaboration) (BA(FMP))

  • BA in Textile Design (IGNOU-Pearl Academy Collaboration) (BA(TD))

  • BA in Fashion Design (IGNOU-Pearl Academy Collaboration) (BA(FD))

  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Skill Development (DESD)

  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Skill Development (CESD)

  • Certificate in Hospital Administrative Assistanceship (CHAA)

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