Vikash Sharma

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has released an important notice regarding the scheme of fee support to the students belonging to the SC/ST categories seeking fresh admission and re-registration in January 2023 admission cycle.

In its latest notice, the varsity has extended the scheme of fee support to the above mentioned category of students.


-The benefits of the fee waiver scheme have been extended to B.A (General), B.Com (General) for January 2023 admission cycle.

-The income of parents/guardians of fresh applicants from all sources should not exceed Rs 2.5 lakh during the last financial year as per Government of India norms.

-Fresh applicants should submit income certificate issued by the authority as decided by the respective state government.

-SC/ST students availing fee waiver shall be required to pay the non-refundable registration fee of Rs 300 for admission in January 2023 cycle.

-A development fee of Rs 200 will also be charged from SC/ST students who will be availing fee waiver for admission in January 2023 cycle as per the decision of Finance Committee.

For Re-registration SC/ST students who were given exemption/ reimbursement of fee during fresh admission shall be eligible for exemption of fee while re-registration in January 2023 cycle.

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