Ignou Regional Centre Koraput

IGNOU Regional Centre Koraput was established in September 2005 to ensure inclusiveness and equity for disadvantaged communities of Orissa. IGNOU, Koraput, prides itself on spacious and green regional center grounds. This prestigious centre provides access to quality higher education and training through various innovative modes.

IGNOU Regional Centre Koraput, Odihsa

The centre is housed in purely tribal geographical care, including Southern Orissa and Northern Orissa districts. Significant focus on students acquiring professional skills to enrich and enhance employability. Koraput RC offers a digital and well-stocked library, educational resources, and interactive content.

The RC Facilitates changes in electronic and internet-based operations and hosts effective learning sessions through online platforms like Web Counselling and Interactive Radio counseling process. Works towards student personality and soft skills development to match professional demands.


District Agriculture Office Road,

Koraput – 764020


Career Assistance

The centre organizes campus placement drives, career counseling and interactive sessions with industry veterans. This beneficial provision tremendously aids the students in making informed decisions about their future.

Courses Offered

Bachelor’s Degree Courses
  • Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies) (BTS)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
  • Bachelor of Education (B. Ed)
  • Bachelor of English (BA)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  • Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP)
Master’s Degree Courses
  • Master of Arts (Economics) (MEC)
  • Master of Arts (English) (MEG)
  • Master of Arts (Hindi) (MHD)
  • Master of Arts (History) (MAH)
  • Master of Arts (Political Science) (MPS)
  • Master of Arts (Public Administration) (MPA)
  • Master of Arts (Rural Development) (MARD)
  • Master of Arts (Sociology) (MSO)
  • Master of Arts(Education) (MA(Edu))
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com)
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
Diploma Courses
  • Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE)
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (DECE)
  • Diploma in HIV and Family Education (DAFE)
  • Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE)
  • Diploma in Tourism Studies (DTS)
  • Diploma in Women’s Empowerment & Development (DWED)
  • Diploma in Youth in Development Work (DCYP)
PG and Advance Diploma Courses
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management (PGDDM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Administration (PGDEMA)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development (PGDESD)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies (PGDFCS)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Participatory Management of Displacement Resettlement and Rehabilitation (PGDMRR)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Radio Prasaran (PGDRP)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Radio Programme Production (PGDRPP)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRD)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management (PGDSLM)
PG and Advance Certificate Courses
  • Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management (ACPDM)
Bachelor’s Degree
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Master’s Degree
  • Master in Social Work (Philanthropy) (MSW)
  • Diploma in Primary Education (DPE)
Certificate Courses
  • Certificate in Business Skills (CBS)
  • Certificate in Consumer Protection (CCP)
  • Certificate in Disaster Management (CDM)
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education (Mental Retardation) (CESE(MR))
  • Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES)
  • Certificate in Food and Nutrition (CFN)
  • Certificate in Guidance (CIG)
  • Certificate in HIV and Family Education (CAFE)
  • Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)
  • Certificate in NGO Management (CNGOM)
  • Certificate in Nutrition and Childcare (CNCC)
  • Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS)
  • Certificate Programme in Functional English (Basic level) (CFE)
  • Certificate Programme in Rural Development (CRD)
  • Certificate Programme Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM)
Non-Credit Programmes
  • Foundation Course on Education of Children with Disabilities (FCED)
Appreciation Programmes
  • Appreciation Course on Environment (ACE)

Irrespective of interests and career aspirations, IGNOU Regional Centre in Koraput facilitates different paths for students to achieve their specific educational success. It broadens their perspectives and skills that assist them in integrating and applying their knowledge effectively in various real-time.


IGNOU – Indira Gandhi National Open University

RC – Regional Centre