The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended the last date for fresh admissions for all the programmes offered in the varsity. As per the reports on the official website of the open university, admission applications to all of its Master, Bachelor, Diploma and Certificate courses can be submitted till August 16, 2018. The revised dates will also be applied to the new courses announced by IGNOU, including Certificate in Korean Language and Culture, Certificate in Japanese Language and Post Graduate Certificate in Acupuncture. All the details of various IGNOU academic programmes for the July, 2018 session can be accessed from the official website.
Earlier in a press release, IGNOU stated that the first time applicants of the programmes may click on the available programme tab on the homepage of the Online Admission System of IGNOU and select the desired programme. The students are requested to carefully read the details of programme including eligibility criteria, fee details, duration, etc.
There are different types of programmes being offered this year. These courses lie in the Post Graduation Diplomas and other Diplomas. Many other masters and bachelors courses are launched by the institute.
The eligibility for the new Japanese course includes above 18 years of age with a degree of Class 12 or equivalent exam, said Shivaji Bhaskar, coordinator of the programme. The candidates who want to apply for the certificate course on the Korean language has to do so on or before August 15.
Earlier on July 23, a Japanese language training centre was inaugurated on at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. The centre, an initiative of India and Japan governments, will teach 30 students in the first batch and will broaden accordingly.