IGNOU PhD Admission 2021 – Exam Date Released

IGNOU PhD Admission 2021: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) are invited for NTA-IGNOU PhD Admission 2021 (PAT-2021) for admission into PhD Courses for the session 2021-24. Interested and eligible candidates can fill up the form online at official website of NTA-IGNOU i.e. https://ignou.nta.ac.in/ for IGNOU Pre Ph.D Test 2021.

IGNOU PhD Admission Online Form, Entrance Exam Admit Card

IGNOU PhD Admission 2021 – Overview

Name of the UniversityIndira Gandhi National Open university
Short Name of the UniversityIGNOU
Recognized ByUGC- University Grant Commission
Establishment Date1985
Exam Conducted ByNational Testing Agency(NTA)
Exam NameIGNOU Ph.D Admission 2021
Admission ProcessEntrance Test
Admission ModeOnline
Official Websiteignou.nta.ac.in

Latest Update: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU Ph.D.) Entrance Examination 2021 for admission to various Ph.D. Courses for the academic session 2021-22 Exam date has released by NTA on 26th February 2022. New Latest updates gif image

Important Dates

Apply Last Date Extended14.01.2022New Latest updates gif image
Apply Last Date Extended 07.01.2022
Application Start Date05.12.2021
Application Last Date22.12.2021
Application fee Payment Extended Date15.01.2022
Application Correction Date16.01.2022 to 18.01.2022
Revised Date of Examination26.02.2022

Application Fee Details

  • General/BC/EBC – Rs. 1000/-
  • SC/ST/ EWS/Third Gender- Rs. 800/-
  • Application fee will be paid online through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.

IGNOU PhD Admission Test (PAT) 2021 Important Links

Notification for Exam Date releasedClick Here
Notification for Date Extension Click Here New Latest updates gif image
Apply IGNOU PAT 2021Click Here
Notification for PATClick Here
Apllication formClick Here
IGNOU Ph.D Test Syllabus (Annexure-lll) Click Here
Seat Availability (Annexure-lll) Click Here
Official websitehttps://ignou.nta.ac.in

How to apply for IGNOU PAT 2021

  • Step 1: Apply for registration online using your email id and mobile number @ ignou.nta.ac.in
  • Step 2: Login your Application Form using Application Number generated by NTA-IGNOU.
  • Step 3: Applicants should apply for IGNOU2021 “Online” ONLY by accessing the site ignou.nta.ac.in. 
  • Step 4: Applicants are advised to have the following items available before starting to completing the application form: Clear passport sized photo scanned in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10kb and 200kb) in color or in black (without mask) visible including the ears on a white background.
  • Step 5: Pay the fee using the payment gateway via Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/ UPI .
  • Step 6: Applicants must upload their full handwritten signature in the appropriate box provided on the online application form. 
  • Step 7: The applicant should ensure that the email address and mobile phone number provided in the online application form are their own (as they cannot be changed later) as communication may be sent by the NTA by e-mail or SMS.
  • Step 8: Print the application form and keep it for the future. 

Categories of IGNOU Ph.D Courses

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

IGNOU Ph.D Written Test 2021 Pattern

Mode of ExaminationLAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test)
Test Duration03 Hours (180 Minute)
Number of Question100 (50% on Research Methodology and 50% Of Specific Subject)
Marks Per Question4
Negative MarkingNo Negative Marking
Medium of paperEnglish And Hindi
Qualifying Marks 50%

Eligibility Criteria for IGNOU Ph.D 2021

Master’s Degree from a university recognized by UGC in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks (for General Category) in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in UGC-7 point scale (or an Equivalent grade in Point scale) and [50% Marks in the case of SC,ST and OBC (Non Creamy Layer)/ Differentially -Abled and other categories of candidates as per decision of UGC from the time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s Degree prior to 19th September, 1991] excluding grace Marks.

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