News and information relating to IGNOU for its students will now be SMS away.The first level of mobile services will start
in next 15 days with info about its courses such as exam dates, updating personal details etc.
The project has three levels. The first level will be started within 15 days wherein bulk messages will be send to millions of students enrolled with IGNOU containing information about various courses, subjects and also about this SMS service. The second level will involve enabling the students to send SMSes to the university to get information on various courses, subjects, related projects, examination and its results. In the third level, the students will be able to update their personal details in their profiles, like address, phone number etc, directly through the software designed by us.
This is the first time an educational institution is adopting mobile-enabled services to its students.This will connect IGNOU to remotest areas in the country and extend its reach to other countries.