This is the American English definition of assignment.
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE® DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, FIFTH EDITION by the Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
A transfer or making over by a debtor of all his property and effects to one or more assignees in trust for the benefit of his creditors.
A transfer of rights in real property or Personal Property to another that gives the recipient—the transferee—the rights that the owner or holder of the property—the transferor—had prior to the transfer.
You have to mention the assignment code on the first page of your IGNOU assignment along with other details.
The act by which one person transfers to another, or causes to vest in that other, the whole of the right, interest, or property which he has in any realty or personalty, in possession or in action, or any share, interest, or subsidiary estate therein.
There is nothing as such like assignmmt number in IGNOU.
You may have got confused with the term Assignment Code, if I am not wrong. When talking about “assignment code” it’s something that is mentioned on the top right side of your assignmemt question paper.
An assignment of wages is the transfer of the right to collect wages from the wage earner to his or her creditor.
Statutes regulate the extent to which an assignment may be made.n. The deed by which an assignment is made,, is also called an assignment.