IGNOU M.A Anthropology Admission 2024 – Application, Fee, Eligibility, Last Date

 In this article, the details regarding IGNOU M.A Anthropology Admission 2024, Fee, Eligibility, Application Form, Last Date of the exam are posted. Admission to the IGNOU M.A program is offered on a direct process since it is an open university and the number of seats for each course is unlimited. The application for Indira Gandhi National Open University  Courses should be applied online and registration opens twice a year for January and June Session.

 IGNOU M.A Anthropology Overview

Important EventsImportant Dates
Admission commences on
  • July session – Admission starts in  February ends in May.
  • January session – Admission starts in August ends in November.
Re-registrationOct to Feb
IGNOU exam form dateOctober
Term End Exam Form Submission

July session – May

January session – October

Term End ExaminationTo be notified
Release of hall ticket10 days before examinations
ResultsTo be notified
Result Revaluation Within a month from the release of results, revaluation of the exam can be requested.

M.A Anthropology full form is Master of Arts in Anthropology

About IGNOU M.A Anthropology

The complete form of B.Sc Anthropology is Master of Arts in Anthropology. It is a Graduate Degree Programme which is offered in January and July. It comes under the category of  School of Social Studies (SOSS).

IGNOU M.A Anthropology Eligibility Criteria

The program is available to the candidates who have Bachler’s Degree or its equivalent from any recognized university and similar institutions.

M.A: Masters of Arts

B.A: Bachelors of Arts.

Last Date for IGNOU M.A Anthropology Admission

This is the table of the last date for IGNOU M.A Anthropology admission due dates in the June and Dec sessions.

IGNOU  Admission Due Date
June SessionApplication form available In the month of March
Last date to fill the application In the month of March
Dec SessionApplication form availableIn the month of Sep
Last date to fill the applicationIn the month of September


  • July session – Admission started on 5th may 2019 ended on 15th November
  • January session – Admission started on 6th November ended on 11th February


  • July session – Admission started on 15th November ended on 28th February
  • January session – Cancelled


  • July session – canceled
  • January session – Will be updated soon

How to Apply for IGNOU Master of Arts Anthropology Admission?

  • Visit the official website of IGNOU – ignou.ac.in
  • Click on the “Click Here for New Registration” link for fresh registration of the student or else enter your user name and password in the “Registered Log in” section.

Instructions to Fill M.A Anthropology Application Form Online

The admission process comprises of the following:


  1. Application for Entrance Exam
  2. Payment for Entrance Exam
  3. Practice  the Exam to prepare for the Entrance Examination
  4. Online Entrance Exam


  1. Publishing of list of Shortlisted students on the website
  2. Filling up Online Form for Workplace by shortlisted students.
  3. Personal Interview of shortlisted students by Industry Partners offering Workplace.
    Note: In-service students are not expected to fill up the online preference form.


  1.  Admission should be Confirmed by filling up University Admission Form and uploading documents for verification of eligibility by the University
  2.  Payment of Fees by selected candidates
  3. Commencement of the program / Joining at Work provided by Industry Partner

IGNOU M.A Anthropology Course 2021

CoursesFees (for full program)
M.A AnthropologyRs. 16,800/- for full course ,Rs. 8,400/- per year
B.Sc AnthropologyRs. 9600

The M.A Anthropology program has a number of disciplines and courses from different schools of study.

MA Anthropology Subjects


  • Anthropology and Methods of Research (Theory and Practical)
  •  Physical Anthropology (Theory and Practical)
  • Social Anthropology (Theory)
  • Archaeological Anthropology (Theory)
  • Compulsory Courses
  • Fieldwork Dissertation
  • Practicing Anthropology (Theory and Project)
  • Elective Courses (Choose any two only)
  • Human Genetics (Theory and Practical)
  • Human Growth & Development (Theory and Practical)
  • Comparative Ethnography (Theory)
  • Gender and Society (Theory)
  • Environmental Anthropology (Theory)

M.A Anthropology course Fee details

Fee Structure:

The program is available to the candidates who have BLIS Degree or its equivalent from any recognized university and similar institutions. The Programme fee has to be paid via Debit/Credit Card through online mode only. Fees once paid is not refundable

Based on the marks obtained by the student in Courses, as per the evaluation system, the Master of Arts with Major in Corporate Affairs and Administration shall be awarded as per the following marking scheme:

Unsuccessful Below 35%
Pass 35% – 49.9%
Second Division 50% – 59.9%
First Division 60% and Above

Examination Form of M.A Anthropology course

It is an essential pre-requisite for you to submit the B.A course Examination Form for taking an examination in any course. You have to pay Rs 60 per course for the term-end examinations

Admit Card of M.A Anthropology course

After receiving the examination forms, the University will send the admit card before the commencement of the M.A Anthropology course exam.

Examination Centre

Your college is normally your examination center.

Declaration of M.A Anthropology course Result

It is your duty to check whether you are registered for that course and if you are eligible to appear for that exam or not. If you neglect this and take the exam without being eligible for it, your result will be dismissed.

Re-evaluation of M.A Anthropology course Answer Script(s)

The students, who are not satisfied with the marks/grade awarded to them in the Term-end Examination may apply for re-evaluation within one month from the date of declaration of results i.e. the date on which the results are made available on the University’s website on payment of Rs 500 per course by means of demand draft drawn in favor of IGNOU and payable at New Delhi in the prescribed application form. The better of the two scores of original marks/grades and marks/grades after reevaluation will be considered and updated in student’s records.

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  1. If I have marksheet of final year exam can it become alternative to degree certificate? I am medical student so I get my degree after internship.

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