Download IGNOU ID card in 2023: Old & new (All course)

Want to know how to “download IGNOU ID card” for old and new sessions? As the admission has been confirmed so students start downloading this.

Student ID cards help you in various activities such as Attend the exam, Accessing study material, and other university functions.

Have you ever noticed why the login link is not working?

So I have created this post for every student who is having difficulty downloading an IGNOU Id card and I know it’s a common problem that learners face every year.

In fact, this method has helped me to download my Identity card from samarth portal.

The primary purpose of my content is to guide the students who are not able to get their Identity card.

How to download IGNOU ID card for fresh candidate

The new Samarth portal is the best place to download IGNOU ID card in 2023.

So without wasting time let’s move to the step by step process.

Open the official panel.

Type your username and password.

Enter the captcha verification code

Click on the login button to access the dashboard

id-card-login 2023

Click on “my application.” Once you’ve gone through the portal

Admission confirmation page

Copy the above enrollment number.

Click on the green button to download IGNOU ID card in a PDF file.

A pop-up window will open and ask for the password you need to paste your enrollment number.

Note: You don’t need to go to the regional office for taking stamp on it, because it has a digital signature.

Forget password

Sometimes students face difficulties remembering the password and they forget it, so you can reset easily by the below method.

If you forgot your password for the admission portal, follow these simple steps:

  • Go to admission Portal:
  • Click on “Forgot Password” Link:
  • Enter your Username
  • Click on the send button.
  • Enter the otp
  • Once verified, you can set a new password.
  • Login with New details.

Use the new password to log in to the IGNOU admission portal.

Advantages of downloading IGNOU digital ID card

Do you know Indira Gandhi National Open University has become digital in the last 5 years?

For example, you can now get into school online, find study materials online, and download IGNOU ID card that are digitally signed.

Here are the advantages:

  1. You don’t have to visit the study center to get it.
  2. Stamp from the regional office is not required.
  3. If you misplace your Identity document, you can download a new one from the IGNOU student portal.
  4. A password is required to open it.

PDF Password

One of my students asked me this question last year, password for your IGNOU ID card is your enrollment number, which you have already received from university.

To open it require the valid enrolment number.

New digitally signed I-cards have been given out by the university is a password protected.

Session wise IGNOU Identity card download link

We have mentioned here the session wise link.

JULY 2021JULY 2021
JULY 2022JULY 2022
JULY 2023 (Current session)

Note: The IGNOU ID card download link before the January 2020 session is not working anymore for the last few months. 

For the old candidate before January 2020, you must go to the regional office.

IGNOU Id card download with enrollment no

I have good news for you?

Do you know you can get IGNOU Id card download option with enrollment no? Just follow the below steps.

Open the re registration dashboard

For the fresh learner, click “New Registration.”

-student-login portal

Select Programme

Enter your full name

Type your enrollment number

Click on the box and enter the captcha code.

Hit the “submit.” option

student registration form

Open your email and paste the OTP.

login otp

Create a password for the account.

Use your credential (enrollment number) to log in again

Select “Services” from the left menu.


Go to the bottom of the page and click on the ID-card box


Now click the download ID card button.


Enter your enrollment number to open the documents.

This is one of the easiest method because most of the students forget their user id and password after taking the online admission.

This step by step tutorial is working 100%, thousands of students are following our method to download their Id card for example you can check here the result how the student ID card look;


How to reset student Portal password

Most of the time I have seen student forget their login credential, forgetting your student portal password can happen for various reasons.

Here are some common reasons:

  • Infrequent Login
  • Complex Passwords
  • Change in Contact details
  • Inactive Email ID

Check the below steps to reset your credentials.

  • Open the Samarth login portal
  • Click on the reset password button
  • Select Programme code from the drop-down menu
  • Enter Enrollment no and hit the submit link
  • Enter the OTP received to your email/mobile
  • Click on submit
  • Now you can create your new password.

How to get duplicate ID card of IGNOU

If you are a new learner, you can get it again from the samarth portal.

For old student before January 2020, you could ask the regional centre for a new one. Go to the RC office with the following documents or call helpline number

  1. Take a GD copy and a demand draft to the regional office.  
  2. An application for duplicate ID Card
  3. Passport size, recent colour photograph
  4. Any ID Proof in original with one self-attested photocopy
  5. Collect the application form.
  6. Fill in your name, address, and enrollment number.
  7. Paste the color photo on the form and submit it to the regional office to be checked.
  8. You will get your documents within an hour.

Check here the IGRAM reply

old id card igram reply

My Case Study

I received an email.

After my application was confirmed for the July 2022 session, I failed to save my login details so how can I get new downloading link for IGNOU ID card ?

My reply-You can get it by resetting the username and password.

I helped him reset his login details and gave him the login portal.



We have already discussed the steps to download IGNOU ID card 2023. If you have any questions about it, please let me know in the comments section.

58 thoughts on “Download IGNOU ID card in 2023: Old & new (All course)”

  1. Sir Mera Addmission Abhi Tak confirm Nahi hua hai Na hi enrollment No. mila Mujhe or Na hi Abhi Tak Confirmation email Aaya kya Karu please help sir/Mam

    1. Admission dashboard par login kar ke check kar lijiyega, agar koi error aya hai to remove kar dijiyega.
      Agar error nahi hai to darne ka baat nahi hai, confirm ho jayega

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