IGNOU is offering good certificate courses now. These certificate courses are job oriented and skill enhancing in nature. In this article, I’ve provided a list of certificate courses offered by IGNOU.
IGNOU stands for Indira Gandhi National Open University. This Open University offers Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma, PG Diploma and Certificate programs. The above mentioned academic programs are available in formats like- distance education mode, regular mode and online mode. IGNOU is very popular for its distance education courses!
IGNOU, through its useful courses and convenient open schooling mode, has been of great help to Indian students. Skill enhancing courses offered by this Open University are very popular among Indian students. In simple terms, IGNOU is a boon for students!
Though it offers variety of courses – Degree, Diploma, Certificate and PG formats – we’ll focus only on certificate courses in this article. The list provided in this article will help you find important course details.
Technically, these certificate courses are training programs. The academic program usually consists of classroom lectures and practical sessions! Main types of certificate courses are- technical courses, non technical courses, language courses and soft skills courses.
As mentioned before, the courses are job oriented. They’ve been designed to develop a skilled work force in India. After completing the course, one will be able to become self employed or get an entry level job in a relevant niche/sector.
Here’s the list of certificate courses offered by IGNOU. You’ll get course names and eligibility criteria from this table –
|1 Certificate in Beekeeping||8th pass|
|2 Certificate in Business Skills||12th pass or its equivalent|
|3 Certificate in Community Radio||12th pass or its equivalent|
|4 Certificate of Competency in Power Distribution (Technician)||Technicians /Equivalent Tradesman working in power industry or electricity sector OR Electrical technicians/ working candidates at least 8th pass|
|5 Certificate in Consumer Protection||12th pass or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU|
|6 Certificate in Disaster Management||12th pass or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU|
|7 Certificate in Elementary Teacher Education||In Service elementary teachers holding Graduate degree and above in any stream|
|8 Certificate in Energy Technology and Management||10th pass|
|9 Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language||Graduates or three years of B.El.Ed. OR 2 years PTT, ETT or 10+2 with two years of teaching experience|
|10 Certificate Programme in Functional English||12th pass with preferably six years of English at the school level|
|11 Certificate in Environmental Studies||12th or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU|
|12 Certificate Programme in Value Education||12th pass or its equivalent|
|13 Certificate in Food and Nutrition||No formal qualification required|
|14 Certification in Guidance||Teachers of recognized institutions. Pass in Matriculation/SSC OR BPP from IGNOU|
|15 Certificate in Health Care Waste Management||Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, Health Managers and other professional workers with a minimum of 10 + 2 Qualification|
|16 Certificate in HIV and Family Education||12th pass or its equivalent|
|17 Certificate in Home Based Healthcare||10th pass|
|18 Certificate in Information Technology||10th Standard OR SSC OR IGNOU’S BPP or Microsoft’s DLC or equivalent|
|19 Certificate Programme in Laboratory Techniques||Pass in 10+2 with science subjects or equivalent OR Pass in higher secondary with science subjects or equivalent and one year of experience of working in a school/college/university science laboratory OR 10th pass or equivalent with science subjects and two years of experience of working in a school/college/university science laboratory|
|20 Certificate in International Humanitarian Law||12th pass or its equivalent or BPP form IGNOU|
|21 Certificate in Anti Human Trafficking||12th pass or its equivalent or BPP form IGNOU|
|22 Certificate in Co-operation, Co-operative Law||10+2 for in service personnel (with min. 3 years service) | Any Degree for Freshers|
|23 Certificate in Human Rights||12th pass or BPP from IGNOU|
|24 Certificate in NGO Management||10th pass|
|25 Certificate in Maternal and Child Health Nursing||Nursing Professionals (RNRM) with Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) and above OR Auxilary Nurse Midwife (ANM)/Female Health Worker(FHW)/Health Supervisor (HS)/Lady Health Visitor(LHV)/Public Health Nurse(PHN)|
|26 Certificate in Newborn and Infant Nursing||Nursing professionals (RNRM) with Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) /BSc Nursing or above|
|27 Certificate in Nutrition and Childcare||12th pass or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU|
|28 Certificate in Organic Farming||12th pass or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU|
|29 Certificate in Indigenous Art Practices||None|
|30 Certificate in Performing Arts – Bharatanatyam||10th pass|
|31 Certificate in Performing Arts – Hindustani Music||10th pass|
|32 Certificate in Performing Arts – Karnatak Music||10th pass|
|33 Certificate in Performing Arts – Theatre Arts||10th pass|
|34 Certificate in Visual Arts – Painting||10th pass|
|35 Certificate in Visual Arts – Applied Arts||10th pass|
|36 Certificate in Poultry Farming||10th pass|
|37 Certificate Programme in Rural Development||Bachelor’s Degree|
|38 Certificate in Arabic Language||12th pass or crossed 18 years of age|
|39 Certificate in Sericulture||10th pass out OR Non-10th pass-out having 2 years’ experience in the field of Sericulture|
|40 Certificate in Social Work and Criminal Justice System||Bachelor’s Degree|
|41 Certificate Programme in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics||10th pass/Working nursery, primary or elementary teachers OR passed AMT under Associate Studentship Scheme|
|42 Certificate in Tourism Studies||12th pass or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU|
|43 Certificate in Urdu Language||Knowledge of Hindi/Urdu at primary level|
|44 Certificate in Communication and IT Skills||–|
|45 Certificate in Water Harvesting and Management||10th pass or BPP from IGNOU|
There it is, the list of certificate courses offered by IGNOU! These are job oriented short term certificate courses. If finding a job is your prime priority, you may give such courses a shot!
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