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

IGNOU M.A Distance Education Admission 2024: In this article, the details regarding IGNOU M.A Distance Education Course 2021Fee, Application Form, Last Date, Eligibility of the exam are posted. Admission in 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 Distance Education Course Overview

Important EventsImportant Dates
Admission starts on
  • July session – Admission starts in the month of February ends in the month of May.
  • January session – Admission starts in the month of August ends in the month of November.
Re-registrationOctober to February
IGNOU exam form dateOctober
Term End Exam Form SubmissionNovember
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  Distance Education full form is Master of Arts in Distance Education

About IGNOU M.A Distance Education

The complete form of M.A Distance Education is a Master of Arts in Distance Education. 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 Distance Education Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a popular recognized University

M.A: Master of Arts.

Last Date for IGNOU M.A Admission

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 September
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 – Cancelled
  • January session – Will be updated soon

How to Apply for IGNOU Master of Arts Distance Education Admission?

  • Visit the official website of IGNOU – IGNOU
  • 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 Distance Education Application Form Online

    1. The application form should be submitted online through the official IGNOU website
    2. The students are advised to download the prospectus and read the instructions carefully before filling up the form
    3. The students should remember their Username and Password for subsequent login
    4. The application fees may be paid by the below methods
      • Credit Card (Master/Visa)
      • Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay)
      • Net M.Anking
      • ATM Card (PNB)

Before filling the application form online, candidates must possess the following documents:

  • Photograph (not more than 100 KB in size)
  • Signature (not more than 100 KB in size)
  • Age Proof
  • Relevant Distance Educational Qualification (not more than 400 KB in size)
  • Experience Certificate (if any) (not more than 400 KB in size)
  • Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC (not more than 400 KB in size)
  • BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line(not more than 400 KB in size)

IGNOU M.A Distance Education Course 2021

CoursesFees (for full program)
M.A Distance EducationRs. 10800/- for full program @Rs. 5400/- per year
B.ARs. 9600

The M.A. (Distance Education) program comprises four groups of courses with differential weightage.

Subjects in M.A. (Distance Education)

  • Growth and Philosophy of Distance Education
  • Instructional Design
  • Learner Support Systems and Service
  • Management of Distance Education
  • Educational Communication Technologies
  • Research Methods for Distance Education
  • Curriculum Development in Distance Education
  • Distance Education: Economic Perspective
  • Staff Training and Development in Distance Education
  • Project Work

1)Those who get admission into M.A. (Distance Education) two years program may come out with Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE) after completion of 5 courses of the 1st year.
2) Students who are seeking lateral entry have to follow the procedure and payment for credit transfer as given by Student Registration Division.

IGNOU M.A Distance Education course Fee details

Rs. 10800/- for the full course to be paid year wise @Rs. 5400/- per year, a Registration fee of Rs 200/- also has to be paid. The program fee should be paid only by means of Debit Card/Credit
Card through online mode only. The fee once paid is not given back.

Based on the marks obtained by the student in Courses, as per the evaluation system, the Masters 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 IGNOU M.A Distance Education

It is an essential pre-requisite for you to submit the 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 Distance Education

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

Examination Centre of M.A Distance Education

Your college is normally your examination center

Declaration of Result of M.A Distance Education

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  IGNOU M.A Distance Education 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 available on the University’s website on payment of Rs 500 per course by means of demand draft drawn in the name of IGNOU and will be paid at Delhi in the 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.

As per this article is concerned, if you have any queries and ask any information regarding

IGNOU Distances  Admission course details, fees, and admission process through the comment section below.


    1. What is M.A Distance Education?

A) The students who want to study in a distance mode i.e they can continue their studies by doing the job as well.

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