Are the Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates awarded by IGNOU recognized?

The Question "Are the Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates awarded by IGNOU recognized" ? is asked very ofent by the Students. To Clarify there Doubts just check this status for 2015 june Examination :

  • A total of 4,85,000 students will appear for the examinations of 3936 different courses offered by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
  • The examinations will be starting from 1 June.
  • IGNOU has established 850 examination centres across the country. 
    IGNOU Certification Recognised
  • The Varsity has set up 32 overseas centres for 2782 students and
  •  87 centres in the jails for 6154 jail inmates. 

Some of the overseas centres include Kathmandu, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Qatar, Jeddah and Oman.

IGNOU Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates are recognized by all member universities of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and are at par with Degrees/Diplomas/ Certificates of all Indian Universities/ Institutions, as per

  • UGC Circular letter No. F.1-52/2000(CPP-II) dated 5th May, 2004, 
  • AIU Circular No. EV/11(449/94/176915-177115 dated January 14, 1994,
  • AICTE Circular No. AICTE/Academic/ MOU-DEC/ 2005 dated May 13, 2005 and 
  • UGC/DEB/2013 dated 14.10.2013.