IGNOU Recruitment 2023 57 Regional Director Posts

IGNOU Regional Director Recruitment 2023 | IGNOU Regional Director Job Notification 2023 | IGNOU Regional Director 2023 Online Application @ http://www.ignou.ac.in/– IGNOU invites Online applications for the recruitment of 57 Regional Director, Assistant Regional Director Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ http://www.ignou.ac.in/ from 28.02.2023 to 07.04.2023.


IGNOU Recruitment 2023  [Quick Summary]

Organization Name:

Indira Gandhi National Open University

Notification No:

01/2023/ACD, dated 28.02.2023 

Job Category:

Central Govt Jobs 

Employment Type:

Regular Basis

Total No of Vacancies: 

57 Regional Director, Assistant Regional Director Posts

Place of Posting: 

Anywhere in India

Starting Date: 


Last Date: 


Apply Mode:


Official Website 


Latest IGNOU Regional Director Vacancy Details:

IGNOU Invites Applications for the Following Posts


Name of Posts

No. of Posts


Regional Director



Assistant Regional Director






IGNOU Regional Director Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification:

1. Regional Director -

i) A Master’s degree with minimum 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in a concerned/relevant/allied subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign University.

ii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC or the CSIR, or who have been awarded a Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case may be, are exempted from NET: Provided, the candidates registered for the Ph.D. programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances/Bye-laws/Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree and such Ph.D. candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Regional Director subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions:

a) The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;

b) The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;

c) An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;

d) The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a refereed/UGC listed journal;

e) The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her Ph.D. work in conferences/seminars sponsored/funded/supported by the UGC / ICSSR/ CSIR or any similar agency. [The fulfillment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned.] Note: NET shall also not be required for such Masters programmes in Disciplines for which NET is not conducted by the UGC/CSIR.

2. Assistant Regional Director - The Ph.D. degree has been obtained from a foreign University/Institution with a ranking among top 500 in the world University ranking (at any time) by any one of the following:

(i) Quacquarelli Symonds (QS),

(ii) The Times Higher Education (THE), or

 (iii) The Academic Ranking Of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai).

Age Limit:

1. Regional Director - 62 years

2. Assistant Regional Director - 62 years

Candidates Relaxation in Upper Age limit will be provided as per Govt. Rules. Go through IGNOU official Notification 2023 for more reference


Salary Details:

1. Regional Director - Level 13A (Rs. 131400- 217100)

2. Assistant Regional Director - Level 10 (Rs. 57700-182400)


IGNOU Regional Director Selection Process 2023:

IGNOU may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1. Short Listing

2. Interview


Application Fee/Exam Fee for IGNOU Regional Director: 

UR/OBC/EWS - Rs.500/-

SC/ST/PwBD - Nil

Note: The applicants shall pay the Application Fee as indicated in the Table Above through Online Payment Mode Only.


How to apply for IGNOU Regional Director Post:  

All applicants are required to apply online in the prescribed format of application form as available on the University website www.ignou.ac.in with complete and correct information and attachments within the prescribed time limit indicated in the advertisement. Application forms, downloaded and submitted offline, would Not be accepted. The applicant will be solely responsible for the authenticity of the submitted information. The applicants are required to read details regarding qualifications, experience, screening criteria etc. as available on the University website www.ignou.ac.in, along with this advertisement before filling up the form. The data once entered by the applicant shall not be allowed to change. Therefore, the applicant should check the entries before final submission


Important Dates for IGNOU Regional Director Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application


Last date for Submission of Application



IGNOU Regional Director Official Notification & Application Link:

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IGNOU Official Notification & Online Application Form

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