💰IGNOU Fee Structure 2024: UG, PG & Diploma Fees

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Affordability of IGNOU Fee Structure attracts students to get admission here. The tuition fee for bachelor’s courses at IGNOU starts from INR 6,000 to 69,000 annually. To pursue postgraduation you need to spend a minimum of INR 10,000 per year. The amount will increase according to the choice of course. The IGNOU fee structure contains annual course fees for all the UG, PG, PhD, Certificate and Diploma programmes offered by the university. In this article, we will discuss the IGNOU fee structure for all the courses.

Name of the UniversityIGNOU
Full FormIndira
LocationPan India
Education LevelUndergraduate
Diploma and Certificate
Tuition Fee Ranging FormINR 1000 to INR 69,000
Application FeeINR 300
Official Websitehttp://www.ignou.ac.in/

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💵 IGNOU  Fee Structure

The tuition fee at IGNOU starts from INR 1000 and goes up to INR 62,000. Candidates looking for admission at IGNOU need to pay the tuition fee to the university to successfully secure seats. The IGNOU fee structure is different for the undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, diploma and certificate programs. Moreover, the duration of all the courses mentioned above levels is different. The cheapest tuition fee at IGNOU is for a Certificate in Urdu, which is INR 1000 only. 

👨‍💻 IGNOU UG Fees

The undergraduate fee at IGNOU starts from INR 3600, which is for a Bachelor’s in Social Work. This is the cheapest course available at IGNOU at the undergraduate level. The table below highlights the IGNOU fee structure for BA courses.

Name of the CoursesCourse CodeTuition Fee (INR)
BA Economics (Hons.)BAECH9600
BCom GeneralBCOMG8100
BA Political Science (Hons.)BAPSH9600
B.a In Tourism StudiesBTS14100
BA History (Hon.)BAHIH9600
BA Psychology (Hon.)BAPCH11400
BA Sociology (Hon.)BASOH9600
B.a. In Gender StudiesBAGS13500
BA in Vocational Studies Tourism ManagementBAVTM12600
B.sc. Honours AnthropologyBSCANH15600
Bachelor Honours Public AdministrationBAPAH9600
BBA (Services Management)BAFSM31500
Bachelor Of Arts (General)BAG7200
BA English (Hon.)BAG English12000
Bachelor Of Arts (general) In HindiBAG Hindi12000
Bachelor Of Arts (general) In PhilosophyBAG Philosophy8100
Bachelor Of Arts (general) In SanskritBAG Sanskrit12000
Bachelor Of Arts (general) In UrduBAG Urdu12000
Bachelor Of Arts (vocational Studies) Micro Small And Medium EnterprisesBAVMSME15300
Bachelor Of Arts In Applied HindiBAAHD13500
Bachelor Of Arts In Applied SanskritBAASK13500
Bachelor’s Honours Degree Programme (Hindi)BBASM60000
Bachelor Of Business Administration In RetailingBBARL27000
BCom (Accountancy and Finance)BCOMAF6000
Bachelor Of Computer ApplicationsBCA40200
Bachelor Of EducationB.Ed.55000
Bachelor Of Library And Information ScienceBLIS7900
Bachelor Of Performing Arts-hindustani Music(honours)BAPFHMH27600
BSc in BiochemistryBSCBCH43500
Bachelor of Social WorkBSW12000
Bachelor Of Tourism (online)BTSOL14100
Bachelor’s Honours Degree Programme (Sanskrit)BAHDH13500
Bcom With a Major In Corporate Affairs And AdministrationBASKH13500
Bachelor’s Honours Degree Programme (urdu)BAUDH13500
Bcom With a Major In Corporate Affairs And AdministrationBCom (CA&A)4800
Bcom With a Major In Financial And Cost AccountingBCom (CA&A)6000
Bcom With a Major In Financial And Cost AccountingBCom(F&CA)6000
Bcom With Major In Financial And Cost AccountingBCom(F&CA)4800
BSc Nursing (Post Basic)BScN(PB)69000


IGNOU offers dozens of postgraduate courses to eligible students in various fields. Candidates planning to study a graduate-level course at IGNOU must know the fee structure of their course and other related information. The table below highlights the IGNOU PG fee structure.

Name of the CoursesCourse CodeTuition Fee (INR)
MA in Development JournalismMADJ10000
MA in Journalism And Digital MediaMAJDM10000
MA in ArabicMAARB10800
MA in FrenchMAFL12500
MA in Hindu StudiesMAHN14000
MSc (Applied Statistics)MSCAST30800
MSc GeoinformaticsMSCGI31400
Ma in Distance EducationMADE10800
Ma in Gender And Development StudiesMAGD10800
Ma in Journalism And Electronic MediaMAJEM25000
Ma In PsychologyMAPC18600
Ma in Translation StudiesMATS10800
Master Of Arts (drawing And Painting )MADP16500
Master Of Arts (economics)MEC12000
MA GeneralMEG13200
Master Of Arts (Hindi Vyavsayik Lekhan)MAHV14000
Master Of Arts (Hindi)MHD13200
Master Of Arts (hindi) OnlineMHD Online12000
MA History (Hons.)MAH9000
Master Of Arts (Jyotish)MAJY12600
Master Of Arts (ma In Folklore And Culture Studies)MAFCS10800
Master Of Arts (Philosophy)MAPY9000
Master Of Arts (Political Science)MPS9000
Master Of Arts (Public Administration)MPA9000
Master Of Arts (Rural Development)MA(RD)13600
Master Of Arts (Russian)MARUS10800
Master Of Arts (Sanskrit Online)MSKOL14000
Master Of Arts (Sanskrit)MSK13200
MA Sociology (Hons.)MSO7300
Master Of Arts (Urdu)MAUD12600
Master Of Arts (vedic Adhyayan)MAVS14000
Master Of Arts In Adult EducationMAAE14400
Master Of Arts In Corporate Social ResponsibilityMACSR14000
Master Of Arts In Development StudiesMADVS11000
Master Of Arts In Distance Education OnlineMADEOL12000
MA English (Hons)MEGOL12000
Master Of Arts In Environmental And Occupational HealthMAEOH13200
Master Of Arts In Environmental StudiesMAEVS12000
Master Of Arts In Gandhi And Peace StudiesMAGPS9000
Master Of Arts In Gandhi And Peace StudiesMAGPS5000
Master Of Arts In Gandhi And Peace StudiesMAGPSOL9000
Master Of Arts In Journalism & Mass CommunicationMAJMC25000
Master Of Arts In Journalism & Mass CommunicationMAJMC25000
Master Of Arts In Sustainability Science MassMASS7000
Master Of Arts In Urban StudiesMAUS12000
Master Of Arts In Women’s And Gender StudiesMAWGS14400
Master Of Arts In Women’s And Gender Studies (revised)MAWGSR14400
Master Of Business Administration (banking & Finance)MBF62000
Master Of Business Administration (Financial Management)MBAFM62000
Master Of Business Administration (Human Resources Management)MBAHM62000
Master Of Business Administration (Marketing Management)MBAMM62000
Master Of Business Administration (Operations Management)MBAOM62000
Master Of Commerce In Business Policy And Corporate GovernanceMCom (BP & CG)6000
Master Of Commerce In Business Policy And Corporate GovernanceMCom (BP & CG)7000
Master Of Library And Information ScienceMLIS10800
Master Of Science (counselling And Family Therapy)MSCCFT34200
Master Of Science (Environmental Science)MSCENV15000
Master Of Science (food And Nutrition)MSCDFSM33000
Master Of Science (physics)MSCPH28000
Master Of Science (Renewable Energy And Environment)MSCRWEE24400
Master Of Science In GeographyMSCGG28000
Master of Social WorkMSW32400
Master Of Social Work (Counselling)MSWC36000
Master Of Tourism & Travel ManagementMTTM14200
Masters In AnthropologyMAAN18300
Masters Of Arts In Migration And DiasporaMAMIDI12000
MSc (Mathematics With Applications In Computer Science)MACS26400
MSc in Life ScienceMSc LS5000

💰 IGNOU PhD Fees

The table below highlights the tuition fee for Doctoral programmes at IGNOU.

Programme NameProgramme CodeProgramme Fee(INR)
Doctor Of Philosophy In GeographyPHDGEOG16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Performing And Visual Arts With Specialization In Fine Arts, Theatre Arts, Music And DancePHDPVA16800
Doctor Of Philosophy Computer SciencePHDCS16800
Doctor Of Philosophy in Food & NutritionPHDFN16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Rural DevelopmentPHDRD16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In AnthropologyPHDAN16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In BiochemistryPHDBC16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In ChemistryPHDCHE16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In CommercePHDCOM) (Regular Mode16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Development StudiesPHDDV16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In EconomicsPHDEC16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In EducationPHDES16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In EnglishPHDENG16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Environmental SciencePHDEV16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In GeologyPHDGY16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In HindiPHDHIN16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In HistoryPHDHIS16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Inter-disciplinary And Trans-disciplinary StudiesPHDITS16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Journalism & Mass CommunicationPHDJMC16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In LawPHDLE16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Library & Information SciencePHDLIS16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Life SciencesPHDLS16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In ManagementPHDMGMT) (Regular Mode16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In MathematicsPHDMT16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In NursingPHDNS16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In PhysicsPHDPH16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Political SciencePHDPS16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In PsychologyPHDPC16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Public AdministrationPHDPA16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In SanskritPHDSK16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Social WorkPHDSW16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In SociologyPHDSOC16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In StatisticsPHDSTAT16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Tourism And HospitalityPHDTS16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In UrduPHDUL16800
Doctor Of Philosophy In Vocational EducationPHDVET16800
Integrated Msc-PhD In Physics And AstrophysicsIPHDAP14000
PhD in ArabicPhD (A)5000
PhD in FrenchPhD(A)14000
PhD in Dairy Science And TechnologyPHDDR16800
PhD in Distance EducationPHDDE33600
PhD In FrenchPHDFL16800
PhD in Translation StudiesPHDTT16800
PhD in Gender And Development StudiesPHDGD16800
PhD in Women’s StudiesPHDWS16800

💶 IGNOU Diploma Fees

The table below highlights the tuition fee for IGNOU Diploma courses.

Name of the CourseTuition Fee (INR)
Diploma In Creative Writing In English3800
Diploma In Event Management8000
Diploma In Aquaculture7000
Diploma In Critical Care Nursing6000
Diploma In Nursing Administration9600
Diploma In Teaching German As A Foreign Language7000
Diploma In Tourism Studies4500
Diploma In Women’s Empowerment And Development3600

IGNOU Certificate Fees

The table below highlights the tuition fee for Certificate programmes at IGNOU. Candidates can pay the fee by using online payment methods such as UPI, credit/debit card or more.

Name of the CourseTuition Fee (INR)
Post-graduate Certificate In Agriculture Policy3600
Advanced Certificate In Information Security5400
Post Graduate Certificate In Information And Assistive Technologies (Visually Impaired)3600
Post-graduate Certificate In Adult Education3600
Post Graduate Certificate In Gandhi And Peace Studies2000
Post Graduate Certificate In Industrial Safety6000
Post Graduate Certificate In Cyber Law8400
Post-graduate Certificate In Bangla-Hindi Translation1800
Post-graduate Certificate In Malayalam-Hindi Translation1800

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What is the total course fee for BA English (Hons.) at IGNOU?

The BA English (Hons.) fee at IGNOU is INR 9600 for the entire course duration. Candidates applying for this course need to pay the admission fee either online or offline.

What is the mode of payment available at IGNOU for course fees?

IGNOU accepts tuition fees in both offline and online modes. Candidates who can make the payment online need to visit the official website and pay the fees using their credit card/ debit card/ net banking.

What is the fee for Diploma courses at IGNOU?

The tuition fee for Diploma courses at IGNOU varies, depending on the course. The most expensive Diploma course at IGNOU is the Diploma In Nursing Administration, which has a total tuition fee of INR 9600.

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