Ramakanta Biswas

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), which has been delivering higher education through distance and open learning, has issued a notice regarding a fake website and a YouTube channel being run in the name of the varsity. 

The university said that the website: https://www.ignouadmissions.com/admission-help/ does not belong to it and is fake. Similarly, YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21k4p7jd4A4 which uses the logo of IGNOU is not authentic.

"Learners/students are informed that the following website/youtube are not belongs to IGNOU and are fake: Fake website: https://www.ignouadmissions.com/admission-help/. Ignou Logo is used in the youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21k4p7jd4A4 (sic)," the notice read.

In another notice, the varsity authorities have requested students to fill up the examination form for December 2022 Term End Examination. The last date to apply online for TEE DEC-2022 is 31 October 2022 without late fee.

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"The December, 2022 Term-end Examinations of the University is likely to commence from 2nd December 2022 and conclude on 05/01/2023.Online link for submission of the examination form by the students for December-2022 Term-end Examination is now open along with the schedule and necessary instructions/guidelines thereof. The students may submit online examination form accordingly," IGNOU said.

"The students who have appeared in June 2022 Term-End Examinations for previous semester/year courses but their result is not declared as on the date of filling up the examination form may apply/add such course(s), later on, after declaration of results, if they do not complete successfully the term end examinations of any course(s)," it added.