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How to cancel admission in IGNOU


There are lots of reasons due to which IGNOU might cancel your admission. The reasons can be many. Here are a few examples; your admission form might be incomplete or your registration fee is short or maybe you have not submitted all the supporting documents..


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Procedure of Cancelling Admission In IGNOU

Here is a list of reasons that admission might have been cancelled:-

  • Enquiry the wrong information is given in the IGNOU admission form
  • The secondary or that 10 + 2 education is not completed from one of the recognised sports by the IGNOU.
  • The residential proof is not attached with the admission form
  • required educational qualifications are missing and all their proofs are missing in the phone.


If you want to cancel your admission from the IGNOU, here is a list of things that you will need to do:-


  • If you want to cancel admission to any other courses from Indira Gandhi National Open University, all you have to do is go to a regional centre and inform that you want to cancel admission and remember that your fees is never refunded by IGNOU in case you are withdrawing your application.
  • If you want to enroll again for a different course here is what you need to do. Enroll for new course that you want to register and the IGNOU finds out they will ask you personally which course you want to continue. The elite chances that they might refund your fees paid for another course excluding the processing charges.


University has a limited provision for cancellation of Programme and refund of fee as prescribed in the Refund Policy of the University. You may refer to the guidelines pertaining to ‘Refund of Fee’ under the ‘University Rules’ section of the IGNOU Common Prospectus. In cases where University denies admission, the programme fee will be refunded after deduction of processing fee, if any. The refund amount will be transferred electronically to the credit/debit/net banking account from where payment was made.


Registration fee, Cancellation of Admission and Refund of Fee

A non-refundable Registration Fee of Rs. 200/- (unless specified otherwise) shall be charged along with the programme fee of first semester/year at the time of admission.

If a student applies for cancellation of admission and refund of fee, the refund request will be considered as per the University policy as under:

  1. Before the last date for submission of admission form-the fee paid will be refunded after deduction of Rs.200/-
  2. Within 15 days from the last date for submission of admission form-the fee paid will be refunded after deduction of Rs.500/-
  3. Within 30 days from the last date for submission of admission form-the fee paid will be refunded after deduction of Rs.1,000/-.
  4. After 30 days from the closure of the last date-No refund will be allowed.


This Post Has 14 Comments

  1. Shivani

    Before confirmation admission in ignou fees refund hoga ya nahi

  2. Temjensungla Jamir

    Hello Sir, Ma’am I want to inquiry about the re registration as I took the second year session and as I was filling the form I have press down on the new registration button that’s why I can’t login now from the previous username and password that I have ie I can’t login the first password and username that I have which I can’t do anything. Can you please help me

  3. Mohadisa

    Sir I cancelled my admission after 1 month and 20 days but admiision process is still continue till date I have not refunded by IGNOU is there any chnce that I brought my money back


    first of all, the aspirant has to make a written representation or request to cancel his or her admission before their respective regional center(not its acceptable that the pdf form of written request thru mail) and after they have received it they will intimate you thru mail and refund will be done according to the rules of the university.

  5. Meenu Talwar

    I want to drop as I am doing it from other University

  6. Chawngtea Chhangte

    My application was cancelled. So i do hereby ask for refunding my application fee. Anybody can help me on my way



    Cencalled for Admission. I’m not interested .

  9. Ankita Kumari

    Cancel for admission I am interested

  10. Nandhini

    I am joining in BDS college so please I wanted to cancel my admission please refund my money

  11. Ritu kapoor

    I am going to operate. Iwant to cancel my admission . please refund my money .

  12. Abhisek rava

    I want to cancel my admission

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