How to change the study centre in IGNOU

If you want to change your IGNOU study centre then read the post carefully and follow the below steps.

You can also change your regional centre from one state to another and your study centre also in the same regional centre. only you need to fill the form and submitted to IGNOU.

You can change your study centre by online form filling or offline form filling we share the complete procedure and steps to read the post at the end.

IGNOU ( Indira Gandhi National Open University ) has 67 regional centres all over India and 2667 study centres all over India. you can also change your regional centre if you will change one state to another and also study centre under the same regional centre or you can go for another regional centre.

Mostly new students don’t know what is the difference between regional and study centre of IGNOU.

I am Right?

If you don’t no the difference then first you need to know the difference.

Difference Between IGNOU Regional Centre and IGNOU Study Centre

IGNOU Regional Centre main work is to monitoring, maintenance and development of study centre & Regional Centre helps students with queries and look into the admission of students and regional centre provides study material and essential things to the students & IGNOU has 67 Regional Centres all over India.

While IGNOU study centre are colleges where students go for classes every Saturday and Sunday and Study centre provides every necessary component related to respective course of student like lab facilities, project classes, etc. All assignments of IGNOU students have to submitted on their study centre and study centres also conducts exams & IGNOU has 2667 study centre all over India.

Now, I am sure you are clear about difference between your regional centre and study centre.

Offline Procedure to Change IGNOU Study Centre

You need to fill application form and submitted it to IGNOU. you can download the official application from form IGNOU official site by CLICK HERE.

you can fill this form online or you can fill physically at your regional centre.

you need to fill details like –

  1. Code of the study centre presently allotted.
  2. Code of the study centre desired.
  3. Enrolment Number.
  4. Programme Code.
  5. Name of the student.
  6. Address.
  7. Phone/Mobile Number.
  8. Email Address.
  9. Reason/Justification for change.
  10. Signature.

That’s it after filling details you can submit it to IGNOU.

Online Procedure to change IGNOU Study Centre

You need to follow below steps to change your IGNOU study centre online.

Step 1 – Visit IGNOU student management system By Clicking Here.

Step 2 – Now you need to sign in with your user id and password.

Step 3 – After sign-in, you will see many links like change of name, change of address, change of study centre, change of medium, etc.

Step 4 – Now you need to click on change of study centre and fill the application. fill details like as shown in application form your Enrolment number,Date of change effective from, Name of the student, address , medium of study, program of study, new study centre code, town, state, pin code and signature.

Step 5 – After Submission online form, you need to take print out for future receipt.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Difference Between IGNOU Regional Centre or Study Centre?

Regional Centre is basically a body of IGNOU which is supervising study centres. while study centres are colleges or schools which are located in your near by area where you need to attend classes every Saturday and Sunday and the all assignments of IGNOU students need to submitted to their study centre.

Is it compulsory to visit study centre every day?

No, it is not compulsory you need to visit study centre when you need to attend your practical classes according to your course.

Attendance is compulsory in IGNOU study centre?

Attendance is not compulsory for theory subject but attendance is compulsory for practical subjects. In practicals you need to attend at least 75% classes otherwise you don’t allow for practical exams.

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