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The National Testing Agency will be conducting the Entrance Testfor OPENMAT XLVII (MBA) 2020 in   Computer Based Test (CBT) mode on 15th September 2020.

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The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has agreed to the proposal of MHRD (now MoE) for conducting Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) OPENMAT (MBA) Entrance Examination 2020 in the month of September 2020.

National Testing Agency (NTA) has decided to conduct the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) OPENMAT (MBA) Entrance Examination 2020 as per details given below:

Date of IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 Examination (CBT): 15 September, 2020

The downloading of IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 Entrance Test Admit Cards indicating Roll  Number, Centre, Date, Shift and timing of Examination, will commence about 15 days before the date of examination on the official websites


In view of the hardships faced by the parents and the students due to COVID-19 epidemic, the National Testing Agency has extended/ revised the dates of IGNOU OpenMat (MBA)-2020 submission of Online Application Forms for various Examinations.

The detailed schedule mentioning revised dates of downloading of IGNOU OpenMat (MBA) Admit Cards and of Examination will be displayed separately on respective examination website(s) and, after assessment of the situation after 30.06.2020 only.

Online Registration for OPENMAT XLVII for July 2020 Admission - 31st January 2019
Last Date of OPENMAT Registration : 30th April, 2020
Downloading of OPENMAT Admit Cards :  1st April, 2020
Date of OPENMAT Examination : 29th April, 2020
Date of OPENMAT Result : 10th May, 2020

The Indira Gandhi National Open University was established by an Act of Parliament in 1985.Starting its operation in 1987, the School of Management Studies today offers a wide range of Programmes. The School follows a system of course-wise registration in its Management Programme. In the Management Programme, semester system is followed as : January to June (first semester of the year) and July to December (second semester of the year).   

DURATION of IGNOU OPENMAT : The minimum duration of the programme is two years. However, the maximum period allowed for completion of the programme is five years.


Programme Fee : Fees are charged course wise which is Rs.1800 per course. 

Programme Structure :

Master of Business Administration (MBA),   

Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM),

Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM),

Post-Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM),

Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM) 

Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP)    

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OPENMAT Eligibility Criteria :
Any graduate (Including Chartered Accountancy/Cost Accountancy/Company Secretaryship) with 50% marksfor general category/45% for reserved category as per government of India rules.
Clearance of OPEN MAT entrance test of IGNOU conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA)

Age – There is no age bar. 

Entrance Test (OPENMAT) :

Admission to Management Programmes of IGNOU is done through OPENMAT Entrance test, held twice a year. For appearing in the entrance test (OPENMAT) a student has to fill up APPLICATION FORM FOR OPENMAT ENTRANCE TEST (Form 1) which is provided separately in an envelope alongwith this STUDENT HANDBOOK AND PROSPECTUS. 

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The Entrance Test will be held on the following dates : 

OPENMAT XLVII - 29/04/2020

A student can appear in anyone of the above OPENMAT Examinations. If a student wants to appear in more than one OPENMAT Examinations s/he is required to apply separately.   

Admission :

Admission to the MBA, DIM, PGDIM and PG Diplomas in HRM, FM, OM, MM and FMP will be done on the basis of the score obtained in the OPENMAT, conducted all over India twice a year as per above schedule.

A result card will be sent to all the candidates who have appeared in the OPENMAT examination. It will indicate whether the candidate has qualified or not qualified for admission on the basis of cut-off score as decided by the University. After qualifying in OPENMAT, a learner will have to apply for admission on the specified APPLICATION FORM (Form 2) which is given in the Prospectus alongwith required documents to the Regional Director concerned.   

Validity Of Openmat Score :

Candidates who have qualified for admission on the basis of the score obtained in the Entrance Test (OPENMAT) will be eligible to seek admission into Management Programme in any of the following two semesters.

Payment of Fee : Application Fee Payable by the Candidates : Rs. 600/-

Method of Fee Payment :
Through Debit/Credit card
Through Net Banking

Student Handbook & Prospectus would be available at all Regional Centres, Study Centres and IGNOU ARMY, NAVY AND ASSAM RIFLES Recognised Regional Centres.

Student Handbook and Prospectus is also available on university’s website The candidates downloading the Form from website are required to send a Demand Draft of Rs 1,050/- (Rupees one thousand fifty only) drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi .

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