IGNOU launches 12 new UG, PG, Diploma & PG courses, Enhances your skills

By | July 17, 2021

IGNOU has started 12 new courses for graduation, diploma, certificate, and PG. You can apply for all these courses from the official website of IGNOU i.e. ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in/

A wide variety of PG, UG & Certificate Courses are offered by IGNOU via distance, open and online mode. To keep the curriculum updated and fresh, various new short-term and degree courses are introduced by IGNOU each year, which are offered via distance and online mode by the University. The list of the various new courses offered by IGNOU for this academic session will be provided here.

From learning English to Sanskrit Sambhashan and from Jyotish to Cultural Studies, the stones of creativity & diversity have been touched by the newly introduced courses by IGNOU this year, that is, academic session 2021-2022. The courses are for both professionals and students both.

The list of the various new courses offered by IGNOU

Course Type Course Name
PGMA in Jyotish
PGMA in Urdu
PGM.Sc. in Environmental Science
PGPG Diploma in Corporate Social Responsibility
CertificateCertificate in Gender, Agriculture and Sustainable Development
DiplomaDiploma in Value Education
PGMA in Drawing & Painting:
PGMA in Folklore & Culture Studies
PG DiplomaPG Diploma in Development Communication
UGBA (Performing Arts) Hindustani Music Honours:
CertificateCertificate in Sanskrit Sambhashan:
Diploma Diploma in Theatre Arts
  • MA in Jyotish: The School of Humanities has introduced M.A. program in Jyotish (Astrology) of 2 years. The course has a maximum duration of 4 years.
    • The delivery of the content of the course will be done in Sanskrit & Hindi. For being eligible to apply for this program, the students should have completed either Bachelor’s or higher degree from any recognized university.
    • The candidates can receive a PG Diploma certificate and exit after completion of 40 credits. The total course fee is 12600 rupees and thus 6300 rupees is required to be paid by the candidates every year. The eligible & interested candidates can apply for this course as the applications are open right now.
IGNOU New Courses for UG PG Diploma Certificate
IGNOU New Courses for UG PG Diploma Certificate
  • MA in Urdu: The School of Humanities has also introduced M.A. program in Urdu of 2 years.
    • The course has a maximum duration of 4 years. For being eligible to apply for this program, the students must have passed Bachelor’s or higher degree from any recognized university. Good writing & reading skills must also be possessed by the students.
    • The total course fee for 2 years is 12600 rupees and thus 6300 rupees is required to be paid by the candidates each year. The interested & eligible candidates can apply for the course as the applications can be done right now.
  • M.Sc. in Environmental Science: The School of Inter-disciplinary & Trans-disciplinary Studies has also introduced M.Sc. in Environmental Science of 2 years.
    • The course has a maximum duration of 4 years. For applying for this program, the students must have passed B.Sc. from any recognized university. An insight into the characteristics & socio-economic causes of pollution and degradation of natural environment which includes effects on atmosphere, human beings, ecosystem & other organisms will be given by the program.
    • The total course fees for 2 years will be 15000 rupees and thus 7500 rupees will be required to be paid by the candidates each year. The interested & eligible candidates can apply for the course as the opening is present.
  • PG Diploma in Corporate Social Responsibility: The School of Extension & Development Studies is going to offer PG Diploma in Corporate Social Responsibility, which is a course of 1 year duration. The students should be a graduate in order to apply.
    • A holistic understanding of CSR is provided by this program by covering the process, implementation & fundamentals of CSR and handling of programs & projects.
    • The total course fees will be of 7000 rupees. The delivery of the content of the course will be done in English. The eligible & interested candidates can apply for the course.
  • Certificate in Gender, Agriculture and Sustainable Development: The School of Gender & Development Studies is going to offer Certificate Course in Gender, Agriculture & Sustainable Development, which is a course of 6 months duration.
    • The course has a maximum duration of 2 years. The students must be a graduate in order to apply. The total course fee is 3800 rupees. The delivery of the content of the course will be done in English. The eligible & interested candidates can apply.
    • Creating awareness regarding the typology of issues & gender roles in sustainable agriculture is the aim of this course. In relation with agriculture & gender, the candidates will learn about the sustainable development through this course. 
  • Diploma in Value Education: IGNOU is also going to offer Diploma in Value Education of 1 year duration. This course has a maximum duration of 3 years.
    • The students must be class 12 passed or equivalent. The total course fee is 4000 rupees. The interested and eligible ones can do applications. Generating awareness regarding positive values among NGOs, professionals, civil society organisations, the community, teachers, parents, government servants & students is the aim of the course.
  • MA in Drawing & Painting: The School of Performing & Visual Arts will offer the MA in Drawing & Painting course of 2 years’ duration for which the maximum duration is 4 years. In only the July admission cycle this course will be offered.
    • The students must have completed BA in Fine Arts/ Drawing & Painting/ Visual Arts or Bachelor in design or technology or animation or fashion or textile or any other allied subject for being eligible to apply for this course.
    • Currently the applications are open for this program & thus the interested candidates can apply for the course. The total course fee is 16500 rupees.
  • MA in Folklore & Culture Studies: The School of Inter-disciplinary & Trans-disciplinary Studies has also introduced MA in Folklore & Culture Studies of 2 years. The course has a maximum duration of 4 years.
    • The students must have passed Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized university, for applying for this program. The interested & eligible candidates can apply. The total course fees for 2 years will be 10800 rupees.
  • PG Diploma in Development Communication: The School of Journalism & New Media Studies has introduced PG Diploma in Development Communication of 1 year.
    • The students must have passed Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized university, for applying for this program. Applications are invited from the eligible and interested candidates. The total course fees for 1 year will be 5000 rupees.
    • This fee will be required to be paid in one instalment only. Courses on Human Development & Communication, Development Journalism for Social Change, Media in Development Communication & Development: Information & Communication Technologies will be present in this program.
  • BA (Performing Arts) Hindustani Music Honours: The School of Performing & Visual Arts has introduced BA (Performing Arts) Hindustani Music Honours of 3 years.
    • The course’s maximum duration will be of 6 years. The students must have passed class 12 for applying for this program. The eligible & interested candidates can apply for the course as the applications are open right now. The total course fees for 3 years will be 27600 rupees and thus 9200 rupees will be needed to be paid by the candidates every year.
    • However, 200 rupees extra will be needed to be paid by the students for registration in the 1st year of the course. The course has been designed for providing in-depth knowledge regarding Hindustani classical music. Also, subjects beyond discipline will be allowed for the exposure.
    • The delivery of the content of the course will be done in Hindi. However, the assignments & examinations can be written in English by the students. 
  • Certificate in Sanskrit Sambhashan: The School of Humanities is going to offer Certificate Course in Sanskrit Sambhashan, which is a course of 6 months’ duration. The course has a maximum duration of 2 years. The students should have passed class 12 or equivalent for applying.
    • The total course fee is 1500 rupees. The delivery of the content of the course will be done in Hindi & English. The application process in going on. Improving students’ linguistic skills and enabling them in Sanskrit Conversation is this course’s aim.
  • Diploma in Theatre Arts: The School of Performing & Visual Arts has introduced Diploma in Theatre Arts course of 3 years. The students must have passed class 12 or equivalent to become eligible.
    • Application process is running at present. The total course fees will be 7700 rupees. Theoretical & practical knowledge regarding theatre & allied subjects will be provided by this course.

Thus, the above-mentioned is the list of the various new courses offered by IGNOU in the academic session 2021-2022. The interested candidates can apply for any course according to their interest & eligibility.

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