Yakub Memon may not live to receive his second masters degree

Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon may not live to receive his second masters degree, in Political Science, which he earned while pursuing studies in the Central Prison here, as he is to be hanged on his birthday, July 30.

IGNOU asked to restart e-Gyankosh programme

The HRD Ministry has asked IGNOU to restart the online education programme e-GyanKosh, which was stopped in 2013 allegedly by Vice Chancellor M Aslam who is now facing a probe into administrative irregularities and closing down of certain programmes.

Bikaner prison inmates enrol for IGNOU courses

 Inmates of Bikaner Jail have shown good response to the opening of new IGNOU study centre in the campus where 45 prisoners have enrolled themselves in the first batch of different programmes including MBA and Human Rights.

Another AAP MLA faces allegation over education details

Days after former Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar's arrest, another AAP MLA has landed in a soup over alleged false declaration of educational credentials in his poll affidavit.

4.85 lakh students to take IGNOU exams

A total of 4.85 lakh students will appear in IGNOU examinations commencing from June 1, at 850 examination centres in the country and 32 centres abroad.

IGNOU launches online admission system

 Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in its efforts towards offering learner-friendly services has launched an Online Admission System (OAS).

IGNOU reaching out to new groups with French language program

The Regional Centre of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) here has decided to conduct French language classes in Nagpur before it is developed as a Smart City with support from France.

Workshop on human rights issues for RPF personnel held

 A special two-day workshop on human rights issues was conducted for senior officers of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) here last week.

CSWs enrolled in IGNOU study programme

Nagpur: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) which has succeeded in imparting education to jail inmates has now reached the infamous lanes of the red light area in the city.

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.