About the Journal

The Indian Journal of Open Learning is a reputed journal approved by the University Grants Commission and is listed in the UGC-CARE list.

The Indian Journal of Open Learning (IJOL) was started in 1992 by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). IGNOU is a mega university to disseminate information about theory, practice and research in the field of open and distance education. The journal includes correspondence and multi-media education, educational technology and communication, independent, experiential, constructionist and connectivity learning and other innovative forms of educational models are accommodated as a part of dissemination of knowledge at distance teaching learning methodologies. The journal also provides a forum for debate across the world on these areas of concern with particular reference to India and other redeveloping nations.

In line with the objectives of the Journal, the editors seek articles and research papers (3000-6000 words), short notes based on research and experience, etc. (1500-3000 words) and book reviews (1500-2000 words) for publication.

IJOL is a peer-reviewed, contributed, refereed quarterly international journal.

From 1992 to 1996, IJOL was published twice a year and from 1997 onwards, it is published thrice a year in January, May and September. Journal may be accessed at: http://journal.ignouonline.ac.in