21 July, 2024

Regional Centre



The University offers its Academic Programmes in two cycles i.e, January and July. The University advertises its programmes in National and Regional dailies. The University offer round the year walk-in admission. Most of the Academic Programmes are being offered in both the cycles of admissions i.e, January and July cycles. Admissions to the academic programmes are under three modes i.e, through entrance examination, merit & direct admission, depending on the nature of the programme. Admission notifications are issued in leading national and regional dailies for Walk in Admissions during the April-May for July Session and August-September for January session. The detailed information on admissions and application forms are available in the University website at www.ignou.ac.in. The filled in applications can be submitted to Regional Centre, Cochin.

The University has introduced a walk-in-admission facility for all Certificate Programmes of six month duration. The admission to these programmes remains open throughout the year. The admission to the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) is through entrance tests conducted by the University.

The University has a scheme of ‘Associate Studentship’, which provides for learners to register for only a limited number of courses, subject to a minimum of 8 credits and a maximum of 32 credits to upgrade their knowledge and/ or to acquire specialization in a particular area.

Students can apply online by visiting IGNOU website www.ignou.ac.in -> Online registraion -> Fresh Admission. Pay the programme fee by online using Debit / credit card.  Admission will be offered on the basis of eligibility. Once admitted the student will attached to a Study Centre for all support services.