Indira Gandhi National Open University is one of the primary universities which is providing education facilities to all the students of India. It is a Distance learning which is having branches in all parts of the country. Most of the students are getting education over there. It is the largest university of the country. It was established in the year of 1985 and named after the name of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Its head officer is located in the city Delhi, where all the important work relating to the publication of books, admission process, examination process happens. It is having an act under the constitution naming IGNOU Act 1985. Through this way, it can publish circulars and can make any changes and amendments in the subjects and studies as per the act.

IGNOU is the largest university which is having large number of students rather than any other university. It is form of distance education program that is serving to large number of students across the country. It is having students which are living in the villages or in remote areas. The university was established for the sake that students can get education in different fields as per their requirements under a low fees structure. Apart from teaching and studying, it is having a research centre too that allows maintaining the standards of distance education. Through this way, most of the students are getting quality education and they are getting ample of opportunities from all parts of the country. It is having collaboration with different learning centers and small colleges in the country which are serving various kinds of educational facilities top the students. It also provides certificates to those students who appear for the examinations and pass them with good percentages. Most of all, it is providing admission to those students who are not getting admission in any college due to low percentage.


Motto                              :The People's University
Established                    :1985
Type                                 :Public
Academic staff                :325
Admin. staff                     :1,462 (incl. Faculty)
Students                          :3.5 million (2010)[1][2]
Postgraduates                 :800,000 (2010)
Location                            : Maidan Garhi, Delhi, India
Campus                            : Distance / On-campus / Online
Programs                          : 310
Affiliations         :UGC, AICTE, COL, DEC, AIU, UNESCO