Ignou MARD Online Admission July 2019

In both admission cycle i.e January and July, the distance learning university offers online admission to MARD – Master of Arts in Rural Development programme. It comes under the SOCE – School of Continuing Education. This discipline is offered in English and Hindi medium however the distance university has given relaxation to students to submit their MARD solved assignments before last date and can appear in term-end examination in any medium as per their choice.

The university offers 2 year MARD discipline in distance education mode solely. The admission notification of Ignou MARD Programme is available online at university online portal and eligible students can check the Application Last Date, Fee & Qualification of Ignou mard admission online by visiting the university online portal.

IGNOU MARD Prospectus & Online Admission : The direct link of Ignou MARD Student Handbook and Prospectus is available online to download. The prospectus of MA in Rural Development includes admission form, student card and acknowledgement slip etc.

The applicants whose wants to take online admission to MARD programme, need to go through the online admission portal i.e. at Ignou on-line Admission Portal – onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in. First of all, eligible students need to register for mard course. After registration, the learner need to logged in with their correct login credentials to fill up the Ignou Online Admission Form for MARD – MAster of Arts in Rural Development.

First of all, get Ignou MARD Prospectus by paying a small fee of Rs 200/- in cash or by post of Rs 250/-. Read prospectus carefully and follow all steps which is needed for online admission.

Below are IGNOU MA Rural Development (MARD) Admission Eligibility details :

About MARD Programme : The discipline of Rural Development is of essential essentialness for comprehension the improvement issues identified with provincial society. The syllabus of M.A. Program in Rural Development is intended to incorporate such various scholarly substance as are vital really taking shape of this order in the Indian connection. The system will be valuable to staff working in different Government Departments/organizations, NGO’s, agreeable banks and different foundations occupied with country change. It will likewise be valuable for fresh graduates which are interested in pursuing career in the discipline of rural development.

  • Eligibility Criteria: To take admission in mard, the minimum eligibility should be : Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University
  • Medium of Instruction:English and Hindi
  • Programme Duration: The programme duration to complete mard degree is 2 year (Minimum) and 5 years (Maximum)
  • Fee Structure: The total fee of mard discipline is Rs 9,000/- for full programme which is to be paid year wise @Rs. 4,500/- per year

Programme Coordinators : Ms. Santosh Tanwer, [email protected] Ph. 011-29572955

IGNOU MARD COURSES & SYLLABUS : This discipline consists of 10 courses and total credits is 66. Each subjects have 6 credits except MRDP-1 which have 12 credits. There are 48 credits required in first year and 36 required in second year. Below are Course Code, Title of the Course and the related course credits :


Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredits
MRD-101Rural Development – Indian Context6
MRD-102Rural Development Programmes6
MRD-103Rural Development – Planning and Management6
MRD-4Research Methods in Rural Development6


Course CodeCourse NameCredits
RDD-6Rural Health Care6
RDD-7Communication and Extension in Rural Development6
MRDE-101Rural Social Development6
MRDE-2Voluntary Action in Rural Development6
MRDE-3Land Reforms and Rural Development6
MRDE-4Entrepreneurship and Rural Development6
Total Credits66

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Updated: June 10, 2019 — 12:30 pm

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