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IGNOU's new booklet to clear doubts of applicants

IGNOU's new booklet to clear your doubts
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS): To clear doubts over its courses and admission process, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a booklet compiling frequently asked questions (FAQ), officials said Thursday.

Of the 10 chapters in the booklet, the first eight chapters deal with issues like registration, practical examinations, assignments, etc.

Chapter nine answers queries on courses being offered by the varsity, which are structured differently from conventional ones. Chapter ten is on the open distance learning system of IGNOU.

"It was observed that learners, including prospective applicants as well as alumni, guardians, teachers and other stakeholders, had many misgivings regarding the norms and procedures, rules and regulations followed in the University," IGNOU said in a statement.

"This booklet is going to provide useful compilation and act as a reference material for all the full-time and part-time functionaries of IGNOU," it said.

"It contains questions sent by learners and varsity functionaries from all over the country, along with the answers."

The FAQ e-book is uploaded on the University's under the "Student Zone" tab on the home page.

IGNOU is the world's largest open university system, with a pan-India and international reach.

It allows flexible entry qualifications, and a wide range of academic programmes, at an affordable cost.

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