Guide to Changing IGNOU Subject: Changing subjects, courses, or mediums in your IGNOU program is possible, but it’s important to follow the right procedure and adhere to specific timelines. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to make these changes along with the associated fees:
1. Changing the IGNOU Programme
– For Bachelor’s Degree Courses: Changes between BA, BCom, BTS, BSW, and BSc are allowed within 30 days from the last date of applying for admission.
– Payment: Rs. 600 plus Rs. 350 per 2 or 4 credit courses, or Rs. 700 per 6 or 8 credit course.
– For changing to BTS/BSW from BA/BCom, an additional fee difference of Rs. 500 is required. No change to BSc is allowed.
2. Changing the IGNOU Course:
– Changes in subjects/electives are allowed within 30 days from receiving the first set of study material.
– Payment: Rs. 350 per 2 or 4 credit courses, or Rs. 700 per 6 or 8 credit courses for undergraduate courses.
– For Master Degree Courses, it’s Rs. 600 per 2 or 4 credit courses, or Rs. 1200 per 6 or 8 credit courses.
3. Changing the Medium of Instruction:
– Medium change is permitted within the first year and within 30 days from receiving the first set of study materials. Jii
– Payment: Rs. 350 plus Rs. 350 per 2 or 4 credit courses, or Rs. 700 per 6 or 8 credit courses for undergraduate courses.
– For Master Degree Courses, it’s Rs. 350 plus Rs. 600 per 2 or 4 credit courses, or Rs. 1200 per 6 or 8 credit courses.
– Fill the IGNOU Subject & Medium Change Form available for download.
– Carefully complete the form, ensuring all details are accurate.
– Make a Demand Draft (DD) in favor of IGNOU payable at the relevant Regional Centre.
– Submit the application form along with the DD to the concerned IGNOU Regional Centre.
Tracking the Change Status:
– Once submitted, track the status on the IGNOU Admission Status page.
– After entering your enrollment number, locate your request for change on the left side of the admission status page.
– You’ll see your current status, whether the change has been accepted by the regional centre or not.
Remember, these changes must be initiated within specific timelines and involve associated fees. Always verify the details and ensure accurate submission of forms to avoid any issues with the change process. Following these guidelines will help you smoothly transition to the desired subject, course, or medium in your IGNOU program.