IGNOU has initiated registrations for skill-based Bachelor degree programmes targeted at the Agniveers of the Indian Air Force (IAF). The university has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with the Indian Army, the Indian Navy, and the Indian Air Force to offer these programmes. The courses include Bachelor of Arts (Applied Skills), Bachelor of Arts (Applied Skills) Tourism Management, Bachelor of Arts (Applied Skills) MSME, Bachelor of Commerce (Applied Skills), and Bachelor of Science (Applied Skills).
The programmes consist of 120 credits, with 60 credits offered by IGNOU and the remaining 60 credits provided as in-service skill education by the Armed Forces. This partnership aligns with the recommendations of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, aiming to integrate higher education with skill education and enhance employability opportunities for Agniveers post-service. Interested candidates can apply through the official website, ignou.ac.in, with registrations having started from August 1, 2023.
IGNOU Agniveer IAF Registration 2023 Courses
IGNOU is offering skill-based Bachelor degree programmes for Agniveers of the Indian Air Force (IAF). The courses being offered are as follows:
- BAAS: Bachelor of Arts (Applied Skills)
- BAASTM: Bachelor of Arts (Applied Skills) Tourism Management
- BAASMSME: Bachelor of Arts (Applied Skills) MSME
- BCOMAS: Bachelor of Commerce (Applied Skills)
- BSCAS: Bachelor of Science (Applied Skills)
These programmes consist of 120 credits, out of which 60 credits are offered by IGNOU, and the remaining 60 credits are provided as in-service skill education by the Armed Forces. The skill courses offered by the Armed Forces are approved by the National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET), the regulatory body for skill education. This initiative aims to help Agniveers obtain a Bachelor’s Degree while in service and enhance their employability prospects post-service. Interested candidates can apply through the official website, ignou.ac.in, as registrations have started from August 1, 2023.
How To Register
To register for the IGNOU Agniveer IAF courses in 2023, follow these steps:
- Visit the official website of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) at www.ignou.ac.in.
- On the homepage, look for the “Registration” or “Admissions” section and click on it.
- Select the “Bachelors degrees for Agniveers of IAF” or the specific course you wish to apply for.
- Read all the instructions and eligibility criteria carefully before proceeding with the registration process.
- Click on the “Apply Online” or “Register Now” button to begin the application process.
- Fill in the required personal and academic details in the online application form.
- Upload the necessary documents as per the guidelines provided on the website.
- Pay the application fee, if applicable, through the available payment options.
- Double-check all the information provided before submitting the application.
- After successful submission, take a printout of the application form and keep it for future reference.
Please note that the registration process may vary slightly based on the specific course and year. Ensure you follow the latest instructions and guidelines provided on the official IGNOU website during the registration period. If you encounter any issues or have specific queries during the registration process, you can reach out to the IGNOU helpline or contact the university for assistance.