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Given below are the details on IGNOU PhD Admission 2023 notification with its dates, eligibility criteria and requirements. Applications are accepted by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for Ph.D. Admission twice in a given year .i.e. in January and July respectively. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for IGNOU Ph.D. Admission. This university conducts an entrance test that is patterned on UGC and CSIR exam. Candidates holding an M.Phil degree or those with required eligibility and experience are exempted from appearing for the university's entrance test.

IGNOU PhD Admission -

Apply online at website www.ignou.ac.in from 21st November 2022 to 25th December 2022

Application fee Rs 1000/- (Non-refundable)

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Master's Degree from a University recognized by UGC in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks [50%marks in the case of SC, ST and OBC(Non-creamy Layer)/Differently-Abled, EWS and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time.

Admission to the Ph.D Degree Programmes is strictly on merit, based on the performance in the Entrance Test and Interview.
IGNOU PhD Entrance Exam Pattern -

The question paper shall have questions consisting of 50% on research methodology and 50% on specific subject.

The Entrance Test shall carry a weightage of 70% and 30% weightage shall be given to the interview/viva.

Those who secure at least 50% marks in the Entrance Test (45% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC (Non Creamy layers) / Differently abled persons, EWS and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time will be shortlisted for the interview in order of merit subject to the maximum limit of five times of the available seats.

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The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), established by an Act of Parliament in 1985, has continuously striven to build an inclusive knowledge society through inclusive education.