Indira Gandhi National Open University has been ranked 17th among universities of the Indian subcontinent. It imparts education via distance mode and also provides higher education opportunities. It offers a wide range of academic programs at affordable costs and has a flexible entry qualifications process.
For 2015 online application process introduced by Indira Gandhi national Open University, registration has been done with the increase of more than 29 percentile. Ignou has received over 3 lakh application for the July 2015 cycle. There is also an increase of 4% growth in the registration of students from remote regions like Northeast states, and 20 percent growth from Jammu and Kashmir.
The university has received 68000 applicants through online process. This was a great success of the university who had come up with pan-India Online admission system earlier this year and July 2015 cycle was the first to accept through this system. This makes it one of the most anticipated throughout the country. Ignou is about to extend this facility for all the admission cycles. New registrations and re-registrations will begin from January 2016.
Website based students service also provides information regarding admissions, re-registrations details, details of status of re-admission, change of elective courses, address checking, credit transfer effected, study centre opted, prospectus and application forms of various programmes.