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Updated on 28 May, 2024


The Student Registration Division (SRD) of IGNOU is responsible for:

  • developing policies and procedures for admission of learners into various academic programmes offered by the University;
  • managing the processes of admission, re-registration, credit transfer etc.;
  • maintaining the database of enrolled students and providing data/reports to various stakeholders;
  • providing information and guidance to the prospective learners; and
  • assessing equivalence of degrees awarded by other Universities/Institutions for the purpose of admission in academic programmes offered by the University.


SRD envisions to serve as a Single Window Platform for all matters related to student registration, re-registration, credit transfer etc. in a simple, easy, interactive, time bound and learner friendly manner using state of the art technology and innovative processes.

Functions and Activities

  • Finalisation of Admission Prospectus;
  • Notification of new programmes for admission;
  • Release of admission notification in the leading national newspapers throughout the country;
  • Manage online/offline fresh admission;
  • Manage online/offline re-registration of students;
  • Process requests for internal and external credit transfer of courses of students;
  • Facilitate students to change elective courses, medium, programme, study centre, regional centre, name correction etc. after admission;
  • Assess equivalence of examinations and degrees of other Universities and Institutions;
  • Maintain the database of more than 3 million active students of IGNOU; and
  • Provide data/reports to various stakeholders and regulatory bodies.


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[Updated on 05-Jun-2024]