IGNOU Admission Status 2019
Madhuwrita Nandi, 23 Nov 2018, #IGNOU

IGNOU Admission Status 2019 - Indira Gandhi National Open University also offers a provision to students who have applied for the university to check the admission status of IGNOU 2019. Candidates will be able to check IGNOU 2019 admission status in online mode after the submission of application form for UG/PG courses. The admission status mentions if candidates’ application has been approved or rejected due to certain reasons. Candidates who have submitted their application form can check IGNOU admission status 2019 by clicking on the official link given below. Upon clicking on the link, candidates will be required to enter a control number which they will receive after submitting their application form. 

It is important for candidates to check the admission status of IGNOU 2019 so that they know if their applications have been accepted or rejected and take necessary steps accordingly. It is advised that candidates fill the application form completely with correct details well within time to ensure that their forms are not rejected. Also, candidates should check their IGNOU 2019 admission status immediately after submitting the application so that they know their status and take necessary steps in response to the status within time. 

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Indira Gandhi National Open University provides undergraduate and postgraduate courses through open and distance mode, which often happens to be a convenient option for many. IGNOU admission 2019 will be conducted for students who wish to take admissions into the UG/PG courses for January 2019 and July 2019 cycles. The term end examination for January 2019 session will be conducted in December 2019 and the TEE for July 2019 session will be held in June 2020. 

For more information related to IGNOU admission status 2019 like registration ending and closing dates, steps to check admission status, frequently asked questions, and so on, check below. 

Important Dates of IGNOU 2019 Admission Status

Candidates who have submitted their application forms to the university will be able to check the admission status of IGNOU 2019 right after submission of the form. Therefore, candidates should get themselves registered well within these starting and closing dates to check the admission status and also to ensure that their application forms are approved. Given below are registration and re-registration dates within which candidates have to complete the application process.  

IGNOU Admission Status 2019 - Important Dates 


January Cycle

July Cycle

Application Dates

November 5, 2018 - January 31, 2019

May - August 2019

Re-registration dates

November 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

December 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018

Last week of January 2019 - Third week of March 2019

Last week of March 2019 - Third week of April 2019

Last week of April 2019 - Third week of May 2019

Last week of May 2019 - Second week of June 2019

How to Check IGNOU 2019 Admission Status

Given below are steps with the help of which candidates will be able to check their status of admission or application form. 

  • Candidates need to click on the link given below to check the admission status of IGNOU 2019. 

  • In the given space, candidates will be required to enter their control number. 

  • After entering the control number, they will have to click on ‘submit’.

  • Now candidates will be able to see their admission status displayed on the screen stating if their application forms have been approved or rejected.

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What after the IGNOU 2019 Admission Status shows ‘Approved’?

  • Once the candidates’ application form is approved by the university, the admission status will show ‘approved’. 

  • Along with this, candidates will be sent an email/SMS mentioning that the candidates’ admissions are approved. 

  • As the academic session commences, candidates whose applications have been approved will be able to start with their studies and assignments related to the course they are studying. 

How to ensure IGNOU 2019 Application Forms are not rejected

It is only natural for candidates to get dismayed by the ‘rejected’ status on screen in the admission status of IGNOU 2019. Rejection of application form does not only mean a complete waste of energy and resources which candidates put in while filling the application form, but also that the candidate will not be able to pursue the course he/she wanted to. Therefore, in order to avoid rejection of admissions, candidates can take the following instructions into note. 

  • Candidates must fill the form within time, that is, between the starting and ending dates of registration. Late applications will be rejected and candidates will not be intimated about the cancellation. 

  • Incomplete application forms can also be the reason for ‘rejected’ status in IGNOU 2019 admission status. Therefore, candidates are advised to fill all the details completely and correctly. All the required fields must be filled in by the candidates. 

  • In addition, the documents which need to be uploaded by the candidates should be visible and clear and should be adhering to the prescribed specifications. Candidates can refer to the given table to check the documents to be uploaded and their specifications. 



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Scanned Copy of BPL certificate (if Below Poverty Line)

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  • The mode of application is completely online. Application forms sent through offline modes will not be accepted by the university.

  • It is only after the completion of the fee payment procedure that candidates’ application form will be accepted. Therefore, it is mandatory for candidates to pay their fees through online mode to ensure that their admission status shows ‘approved’. 

  • Most importantly, it is extremely important for candidates to fulfil the eligibility criteria for the course they want to apply for. If candidates are found to be not complying with the eligibility criteria, their applications will be rejected. 

What if you don’t check IGNOU Admission Status 2019

  • Firstly, candidates who do not check the IGNOU 2019 admission status will remain in dark regarding their admissions into the university. For example, if the admission status of the candidate shows ‘ approved’, candidates will get at least an impetus to proceed with their studies related to the course. 

  • Secondly, if the admission status shows ‘rejected’, candidates will be able to address the discrepancies or take necessary steps well within time. 

IGNOU Admission Status 2019 - Frequently Asked Questions 

Q. When can I check my admission status for IGNOU 2019?

A. Candidates will be able to check their admission status right after submitting their application forms. It is advised that candidates apply for admissions well before the last date and check their status immediately, so that they can avoid any last minute hassles and also address discrepancies/problems if any. 

Q. How can I check my IGNOU 2019 admission status? 

A. Candidates will be able to check their admission status after clicking on the official link and entering the required credentials. 

Q. What credentials do I need to enter to check IGNOU admission status 2019?

A. Candidates will be required to enter their control number to check the admission status. 

Q. What if the status shows ‘rejected’?

A. Candidates should check the reasons for rejection of the application form. They can also contact the university officials in case they are unable to understand as to how to fix the problem or what necessary steps should be taken to apply for the course. 

Q. What could be the reasons for ‘rejected’ status in the admission status of IGNOU 2019? 

A. Candidates’ application forms may get rejected due to the following reasons - (i) non-fulfilment of the eligibility criteria, (ii) incomplete application form, (iii) late submission of application form, (iv) non-payment of fees, (v)uploading of documents in wrong specifications. Candidates should also note that the mode of application will be solely online. Forms sent to the university by post/courier will not be accepted. 

Q. What will appear on the IGNOU 2019 admission status if my application forms are approved?

A. If candidates’ application forms are approved, the admission status will show ‘approved’. Candidates will also be sent an email or SMS mentioning that their applications have been approved. Now with the applications approved and admissions confirmed, candidates can proceed with their studies and assignments related to the course they have applied for.

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