How to check IGNOU Admission Status in 2023 (within 5 minutes)

As we know, IGNOU University is the most popular in distance education and provides courses in arts, commerce, and science.

The Indira Gandhi National Open University admission enrollment is over 4 million. But, the enrolment numbers may vary every year.

Do you know sometimes students face difficulties while checking IGNOU admission status online?

In every session, I have seen students struggle to get the application approval. Do you know why it happens? 

The answer is university guidelines.

So what is the reason behind the application status not confirmed? 

In this post, we will discuss how to check IGNOU registration details and how to confirm your IGNOU admission status by login username and password.

How to check IGNOU admission status for a fresh application

Visit the official website of IGNOU at

Click on the “Register Online” option from the menu bar.

Select the “Fresh Admission” option from the dropdown menu.

Enter your Registered Username and password in the Samarth portal.

Click on the “Login” button to check your admission status.


Click on my applications menu.

If your IGNOU admission hasn’t been approved yet, contact the admission department for support.

Your next step is to download your ID card by enrolment number.

Notes: Make sure you don’t have any errors on the portal, If you find any discrepancy, move to the admission Discrepancy menu and resolve the error. 

How to get user id and password for IGNOU

How can I recover if I forget the user id and password in the IGNOU admission login?

Don’t worry about the login credentials. Follow the steps to reset the username and password.

Check your registered email. If you don’t get your password, open the Samarth login page.

  • Click on forgot username
  • Type your control no and hit the submit option.
  • Click on the forgot password link on the SAMARTH portal
  • Enter your username and hit the submit button.

How to check the IGNOU admission Registration status?

Do you know how to check registration details?

The student management dashboard is one of the best tools developed by a university. Provide registration details, validity, subject code, study centre code, address and contact details.

· Open registration details page

· Enter your enrollment number and select the program for which you have applied.

· Enter the Verification Code

· Click on the submit button. . It will display your IGNOU admission status on the screen.

If your admission registration status is not available, you can try again after a few days, as it takes some time for the record to be updated for new registration.


The unique link will allow you to find grade card details like assignments, projects, practicals, examination marks.

University offers useful tools for students. You can use the IGNOU registration details portal to find various options.

1. Grade Card

2. TEE Result

3. Online Course Material

4. Admit card

5. Assignment submission status

6. Exam Form Status

7. Previous year’s question paper

8. TE Assignment Question


10. Re-check

Do we need to check the IGNOU registration details regularly?

If you have applied for correction in the student profile, then you need to check regularly else no need to check.

Note-While submitting the assignment, don’t forget to print the IGNOU admission registration status page because the study centre can ask you.

5 Reasons IGNOU admission status 2023 are not confirmed.

I know you must be thinking about fresh admission status. 

I had paid my registration fees and waited for the past 20 days.

Sometimes you receive discrepancies because of university guidelines; if you ignore, you may face a problem. 

Let’s check the reasons below.

Online result copy: An online copy of the result is not valid. You get an error on the admission dashboard when you upload a net copy result. You can get original documents from the DIGILOCKER if you don’t have them.

Fake board mark sheet: Don’t upload fake or non-recognized board documents. Else University will reject your application.

You can check here the list of recognized boards that accept IGNOU university.

Experience certificate: some courses are required additional documents which is experience certificate, without having this you cannot apply.

Note: Experience certificate is not required in all courses.

Passing subjects–I received a call last month from a new candidate. He informs me; they canceled my IGNOU admission status. What happens with my application form?

I checked his documents from the ISC board and informed him he had passed only four papers and a minimum of five passing subjects required to apply for a degree course.

Don’t upload the mark sheet if you passed only four subjects

If you have completed only four subjects and the previous board has issued your mark sheet, you can apply for the remaining subjects from the NIOS board.

Check the below tutorial video

Last but not least

Provisional certificate: A provisional / original degree certificate is required for master’s degree course admission, so if you don’t have that one, you can submit a college leaving certificate.

IGNOU Provisional certificate

How can I check IGNOU admission registration status by name and date of birth?

Can we check the IGNOU admission status by name and DOB?

No, this option is not available. You need a valid credential required while checking your registration details.

My experience with IGNOU admission status

Students who apply for a master’s course face difficulties in IGNOU admission status, they receive discrepancies in the online portal.

Do you know why it happens?

Last week, I received an email.

My admission status is showing pending. I removed the discrepancy, but every time showing a new error. Can you please help me?

I asked for his details and saw that the documents needed to be completed. The master’s degree course required some essential documents.

1. Graduation mark sheet

2. Original certificate / Degree certificate/ College leaving certificate

But he had uploaded only the mark sheet of graduation.

I advised him you needed to upload a college leaving certificate from the institution where you studied. 

Suppose your institution takes a long time to provide the original / degree certificate. You can ask for a college leaving certificate.

College leaving certificate

How to cancel the IGNOU Admission Form?

To cancel your IGNOU admission, you can follow the steps below:

Visit the official website of Samarth portal

Enter username and password.

Click on login

Click on ‘my application menu,’

On the next page, click on the Cancel Admission option.

They will process the cancellation and then credit the refund (if applicable) to your bank account within a few working days.

Note: It is important to cancel your admission before the last date to avoid any penalty or additional charges.

Note: I recommend you visit the official website for more information about the refund policy.

If a candidate want to apply for cancellation of application form and refund of fee, the refund request will be considered as per the IGNOU policy as under:

1. Before approval of admission: Full refunded.  

After approval

Within 15 days of admission approval: course Fee refunded after deduction of 500

Within 16-90 days of admission approval: Programme Fee paid shall be refunded after deduction of Rs.1000.  

After 90 days of confirmation of admission: No refund, for more information, check the Common Prospectus.

How to get the IGNOU enrollment number

IGNOU is a distance education university. It has a unique enrollment number, which is 9 to 10 digits.

You can find the student enrollment number on the Identity card or student management system page.

What is the control number in IGNOU?

IGNOU control number is an 11-digit unique number provided by the university to individual students after paying online admission fees and examination fees.

The control number is used to identify the student data in the system.

Previously, we used to find IGNOU admission status by control number, but now this facility is unavailable in the new Samarth portal.

How many days does it take to confirm IGNOU admission status?

It depends on the course. If you have paid the admission fee and your documents are ok, you will get confirmation within 7-10 days. Sometimes it takes more to confirm the application. If you find any discrepancy in your portal, your application status may take extra time.


  1. Anto P Philip
    September 21, 2022

    Dear sir
    After clearing my discrepancies, still i didn’t get any confirmation mail. Still i have control number. I didn’t receive any enrollment number.kindly help me

  2. Saniya saeed ansari
    September 30, 2022

    I have applied for certificate course in fashiom design on 26 july and its been more than 2 months but my admission in not confirmed yet. I payment got successful on the same day itself and i checked for discrepancy but there were none. I mailed so many ignou mail id but didn’t got any response from them. What do i do now?

  3. govind
    October 31, 2022

    sir mene apna admission 10-08-2022 ko karvaya tha but jab mey ignou ki side pr check karta hu waha pr addmission pr fresh addmision lika aa raha h, aaj 31-10-2022 date ho gai h but abhi thak confirmed nhi ho raha h. kya dhikat aa rhi h sir plzz help

  4. Niraj
    November 1, 2022

    [email protected] par apna details bhejiye

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