Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU) offers 2 years M.A course, which can be completed in 5 years. The minimum eligibility is Graduation in any discipline. The teaching medium is Hindi and English both generally. The programmes in offer under M.A are MA in Journalism and Mass Communication M.A. in Rural Development, M.A.(RD), MA in Electronic Media Production and Management More details, M.A Social Anthropology, M.A. Labour and development, Master of Arts in Extension and Development Studies (MAEDS), MA in Translation Studies (face-to-face/regular classroom teaching), M.A. in Sri Aurobindo Studies, MA in Translation Studies (Open Distance Learning) is being prepared and is estimated to be launched from July 2010. The IGNOU M.A papers are really tough, as you need a lot of self study to clear the examination. Question papers of past years can be a great help in this regard.