INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY
MAIDAN GARHI, NEW DELHI-110068
APPLICATION FORM AND GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS FOR BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B. Ed.) (Recognised by NCTE) January, 2013
The entrance test papers of last 5 years (2007-2011) are isued alongwith Prospectus free of cost) Last date to submit filled-in application form to the concerned Regional Centre (The form sent to any other office of the university will not be entertained). Date of Entrance Test - 19th August, 2012 15th July, 2012
Price : Rs. 500/- (Including Registration Fee) (Rs. 500/- at counter and Rs. 550/- by post)
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1. ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
Indira Gandhi National Open University came into being on September 20, 1985, by an Act of Parliament (1985) to achieve the following objectives:
democratizing higher education by taking education to the doorsteps of the learners; providing access to high quality education to all those who seek it irrespective of age, region or formal qualifications; offering need-based academic programmes by giving professional and vocational orientation to the courses; as an apex body, setting and maintaining standards in distance education in the country. promoting and developing distance education in India.
1.2 Special Features
International jurisdiction Flexible admission rules Induvidualised study: flexibility in terms of place, pace and duration of study Use of latest information and communication technologies Nationwide student support service network Cost-effective programmes Modular approach to programmes Resources sharing,collaboration and networking with Conventional Universities,Open Universities and other Institutions/Organisations Socially and academically relevant programmes based on students need analysis Convergence of open and conventional education systems Relaxed entry regulations Study according to your own pace and convenience Flexibility in choosing the combination of courses from a wide range of disciplines Study from your own chosen place You may also pursue your study in any other university while being a learner of IGNOU.
1.3 Important Achievements
IGNOU is the First University in India to Launch Convergence as well as Community College Scheme. Emergence of IGNOU as the largest Open University in the World. Recognition as Centre of Excellence in Distance Education by the Commonwealth of Learning (1993). 3
Award of Excellence for Distance Education Materials by Commonwealth of Learning (1999). Launch of a series of 24 hour Educational Channels ‘Gyan Darshan’. IGNOU is the nodal agency for these channels and regular transmissions are done from the studio at EMPC, IGNOU. Student enrolment has doubled in four years from 1.5 million to over 3 million. UNESCO declared IGNOU as the largest institution of higher learning in the world in 2010. On spot delivery of study material to students. Largest network of learning support system. Declaration of Term-end result within 45 days. Increase in academic programme from 338 to 490 within a year.
1.4 Schools of Studies
In order to develop inter-disciplinary studies, the university operates through Schools of Studies rather than departments. Each school is headed by a Director who arranges to plan, supervise, develop and organise its academic programmes and courses in coordination with the school faculty and the different academic, administrative and service wings of the university. The Schools of Studies in operation currently are:
School of Computer & Information Sciences School of Continuing Education School...
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