Death row convict Yakub Memon pursuing PG course

Death row convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, a key conspirator with Dawood Ibrahim in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case whose execution was stayed by the Supreme Court last week, is appearing for MA (Political Science) examination in the central jail here.

87 prisoners appear for IGNOU final exam in Odisha

Altogether 87 inmates of several jails in southern Odisha have appeared for the Indira Gandhi National Open University`s (IGNOU) term-end examinations.

IGNOU scholarships for poor students

The Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU) will soon announce scholarships for children from economically backward families, vice chancellor M. Aslam said Sunday.

IGNOU can`t set up or recognise regular colleges: Delhi HC

IGNOU also noticed that the necessary prior approval from AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) for running such courses was also not taken.

IGNOU offers course on organic farming

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has invited applications for a course in organic farming, a statement from the varsity said on Saturday.

IGNOU extends admission date for July session

The IGNOU has extended the last date for for the July session admission to July 31 with late fee.

Delhi gang-rape: Accused to write university exam from jail

The court`s direction came while dismissing his plea for interim bail to write his first year BA (Programme) examination.

414 prisoners pursue IGNOU courses in Vidarbha; eight awarded MA degree

Eight prisoners, including a death row convict and two women, have successfully completed their MA from IGNOU after it established two special Study centres for inmates at Nagpur and Amravati Central jails.

IGNOU offers masters in psychology

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer a Master of Arts (M.A) in Psychology from the 2013 academic session, the authorities said on Saturday.

Blasts convict Yakub Memon is awarded MA degree

Yakub Memon, the only convict in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case whose death sentence was confirmed by the Supreme Court, has been awarded a master`s degree in English literature by IGNOU.

Curriculum should be in sync with changing trends, says Pranab

Praising IGNOU`s role in taking education to the masses, President Pranab Mukherjee said regular update of course content and access to study material within reasonable time was absolutely essential.

IGNOU to launch educational programme for Guj sex workers

After Kolkata, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is all set to launch an educational programme for sex workers and their children in Gujarat.

Jan 10 last date for IGNOU management course admission

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Thursday announced Jan 10 as the last date to apply for its various management programmes.

IGNOU announces last date for admission

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Sunday announced Jan 8, 2013 as the last date to apply for late admissions to its various academic programmes.

Chinese delegation praises management of Tihar jail

Tihar Jail has got a thumbs up from a visiting Chinese delegation led by Vice justice minister Zhang Sujun for the management of prisons.

IGNOU extends admission date for January session

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended to Dec 14 the last date for admission to its various programmes for the session beginning January 2013, a varsity statement said Sunday.

IGNOU revises masters programme in economics

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has revised the course material of its masters programme in economics, an official statement said Thursday.

IGNOU to start courses for deaf students

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will soon start undergraduate, post-graduate and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) courses for deaf students, an official said Sunday.

HC asks Centre, IGNOU to respond to students` plea

The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre`s reply to the plea of private institute students that they are not being allowed to take IGNOU`s annual examination.

IGNOU extends last date for admission applications

Submission of applications for admission to undergrad,post-grad and certificate programmes of IGNOU has been extended till July 30, 2012.