18 June, 2024

Regional Centre

Functions of RC

The RC looks after all academic and administrative activities in respect of all Leaner Support Centres (Study Centres) in 5 districts of North Bengal (Coochbehar, Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, Uttar Dinajpur and Dakshin Dinajpur). At present, there are 21 Study Centres under the jurisdiction of Siliguri RC.


On the basis of need assessment, RC generates and sends proposal(s) for establishment of new Study Centre(s) to the University authority at New Delhi.


All admission and re-registration related activities are done at the RC.


Appointment and renewal of part-time functionaries of Study Centres are done by the RC.


With the help of Study Centres, the RC identifies Academic Counsellors whose appointment is done by IGNOU, New Delhi /RC. However, renewal of term of Academic Counsellors is done at RC.


Details of Support Services provided by the RC to existing learners / prospective learners are as follows :


  • pre-admission guidance / counselling to prospective learners with regards to choice of Programme / courses / Study Centre.
  • issue of Student Identity Card, Duplicate I-Card, Fee Receipt, Bona-fide Certificate, Migration Certificate to the existing learners.
  • extending all sorts of support to the learners in case of any academic problem.
  • holding of Video-Conferencing session(s) at RC premises.
  • providing Library facility to existing learners.
  • evaluation of BCA / MCA Projects and conducting Viva-voce.
  • issue of duplicate Hall-Ticket during Term-End-Examination (TEE).
  • issue of Hall-Ticket for CIT/BCA/MCA Practical examinations.