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IGNOU Certificate in Entrepreneurship Admission, Eligibility, Fee

IGNOU Certificate in Entrepreneurship Admission
Written by Sumit Sharma

The Indira Gandhi National Open University offers admission to IGNOU Certificate in Entrepreneurship (CIE) programme in both January and July sessions. It comes under the School of Management Studies (SOMS).The University has invited applications from the learners all over the country to pursue their study in the field of Entrepreneurship.

To apply for admission, please check out the latest notification. Students can download the prospectus from the university official website to know more about the programme. The application form is also included in the prospectus as well.

Programme Objective:

The objective behind the introduction of Entrepreneurship Certificate programme is to impart the knowledge to the students and skills among the young people to find new business opportunities. It has been introduced with an aim to empower the unemployed youth from both urban and rural areas. This can be done by completing this programme and become the potential entrepreneurs. They do not have to rely on others for their living as they can do the business themselves and live a happy life.

This course could be a medium to bring about social and economic development through income generation of individuals and communities.The IGNOU Certificate in Entrepreneurship admission eligibility, fee, courses, etc has been mentioned below:

  • Medium of Instruction: English
  • Admission Eligibility: The candidates seeking admission to this certificate course should be having basic qualification of 10+2.
  • Fees: The total fees is Rs.1000/- (Note: Please confirm the latest fees from the regional centre as it may change during the course of time).
  • Programme Duration: It should be completed in a minimum period of 6 months and maximum period of  2 years.
  • Age Eligibility: There is no minimum and maximum age bar for this course.

IGNOU Certificate in Entrepreneurship Admission Procedure:

The advertisement for admission to Certificate in Entrepreneurship (Abeyance) (CIE) programme is published in the daily newspapers and on the official website of the university at www.ignou.ac.in in the months of April-May and October-November. The Candidates who want to take admission in this Certificate programme are required to visit the nearest IGNOU Regional Centre to get the prospectus and application form.The counselors in the regional centre will guide them about the complete admission process.

The IGNOU admission and other related forms, enrollment card, etc are included in the prospectus. The university provides the link on its official website to download the common prospectus which includes the complete detail about Entrepreneurship Certificate programme.The university offers the ‘Round the Year Admission’ through its ‘walk-in Admission’ scheme.

IGNOU CIE Courses:

The programme consists of 5 courses having a total of 12 credits. one credit is equivalent to 30 study hours. The details about the courses which are required to be completed are mentioned below.

Course Code Course Name Credits
 CIE-01  Introduction to Entrepreneurship  2
 CIE-02  Business Opportunity Identification  2
 CIE-03  Enterprise Creation and Legal Requirements  2
 CIE-04  Enterprise Management  3
 CIE-05  Computer for Entreprenuers  3

To know more about the programme, you can visit the IGNOU official website at www.ignou.ac.in.

About the author

Sumit Sharma

My Educational Qualifications includes Master of Business Administration(MBA) from IGNOU, B.E. Computers from University of Jammu. I like to help IGNOU students, write blogs, update latest information related to education.

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