IGNOU Research Programs 2013-14

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is the largest university in India. It offers various courses in different field for distance as well as regular education. It also offers courses for various degrees starting from under-graduate to doctorate degree. Apart from these, it also offers courses for vocational training to enable the unemployed mass of our country to start their own livelihood. The University of IGNOU has a number of regional centers that are scattered all over the country for the easy discharge of its function. Recently it has announced admission for various Research Degree Programmes in the a number of Disciplines.

The list of various programmes available for research for the January 2013 Cycle:

  • School of Agriculture (SOA) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Agriculture Extension (PhD), Dairy Science, and Technology (PhD).
  • School of Continuing Education (SOCE) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Child Development (PhD) and Nutritional Sciences (PhD).
  • School of Computer and Information Sciences (SOCIS) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Computer Science (PhD).
  • School of Education (SOE) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Education (PhD).
  • School of Engineering and Technology (SOET) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Mechanical Engineering (PhD) and Civil Engineering (PhD).
  • School of Gender and Development Studies (SOGDS) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Gender and Development Studies (PhD) and Women’s Studies (PhD).
  • School of Humanities (SOH) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in English (PhD) and Hindi (PhD).
  • School of Health Sciences (SOHS) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Nursing (PhD).
  • School of Inter-disciplinary and Trans-disciplinary (SOITS)- this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies (PhD)
  • School of Management Studies (SOMS) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Commerce (PhD) and Management (PhD).
  • School of Sciences (SOS)- this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Physics (PhD), Chemistry (PhD), Life Sciences (PhD), Geology (PhD), Bio-Chemistry (PhD), Geography (PhD)
  • School of Translation Studies and Training (SOTST) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Translation Studies (MPhil & PhD).
  • School of Tourism and Hospitality Services Management (SOTHSM) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Tourism and Hospitality (PhD).
  • Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education (STRIDE) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Distance Education (MPhil & PhD).
  • School of Vocational Education and Training (SOVET) – this school of IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in Vocational Education and Training (PhD).

The above-mentioned are the total number of courses that are now available for research degree for the January 2013 cycle. The tentative dates for the announcement of admission can be checked from the official website of IGNOU.

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