IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 - Answer Key (Soon), Result
IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) had issued a notification in which they have stated that, those who want to raise objection against answer key, they could do so on or after October 9 (2:00 PM) to October 11. Earlier, authorities has released the IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 answer key on October 9. IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 was conducted on September 15. Earlier, authorities had released IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 admit card on September 3. NTA had provided major guidelines to be followed by candidates on the day of examination. The correction window was open from July 15 to July 20. The facility of editing the IGNOU OPENMAT MBA application form 2020 was open from July 6. Earlier NTA had closed the correction window for the application form of IGNOU OPNEMAT 2020 which was open from May 16 (5:00 p.m) to May 22. Candidates could submit the online application forms up to 5:00 pm and submit the fee up to 11:50 pm. NTA had also extended the last date to fill the application form from April 30 to May 15 and then to May 23 and then May 31. The registration process for OPENMAT XLVII which was re-opened from June 15 ended on June 30. NTA released the important dates for IGNOU MBA admission 2020 on Februray 28. Candidates also have the option to attempt mock test. Candidates who clear the IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 will be offered admission to IGNOU. To know all the details about IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 such as the important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result, answer key etc.
Latest: NTA will release the answer key of IGNOU OPENMET MBA 2020 anytime soon.
Quick Facts About IGNOU OPENMAT 2020
Name of the exam
Indira Gandhi National Open University MBA Admission Test 2020
Common Name of the exam
IGNOU OPENMAT 2020
Name of the conducting body
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Category of the exam
Postgraduate Level of Exam
Level of Exam
Objective of Exam
To seek admission in various MBA courses that are being offered at IGNOU
Mode of the application form
MBA Courses Offered At IGNOU
Candidates who qualify the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020, they will be able to pursue any one of the following courses:
Master of Business Administration
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice
Important Dates for IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020
Candidates can check the IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 important dates under the complete schedule. The important dates of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 include the dates related to the release of the application form, the last date for registration, the date of exam, the date for the issue of admit card and announcement of result.
IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 Important Dates
Date for the release of Notification for IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020
August 22, 2019
Start date for filling of application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020
February 28, 2020
End date for registering for IGNOU OPENMAT MBA (Extended)
|June 30, 2020|
Start and end date for correction of application form of IGNOU OPEN MAT
|July 6 - July 20, 2020|
|6||Re-extended date||To be notified|
Date for downloading IGNOU OPENMAT Admit Card 2020
|September 3, 2020|
|8||IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Exam Date||September 15, 2020|
|9||IGNOU OPENMAT Result 2020||To be announced|
IGNOU OPENMAT MBA Answer Key 2020
The National Testing Agency will release the response sheet as well as the provisional answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020. Candidates will have to download the answer key by entering the application number, password, security pin and then click on the login tab. The response sheet will be displayed on the screen. Download the response sheet and check the answers.
If the candidates find any discrepancy in the answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020, then in such a case they will have to challenge it with the necessary proof and pay Rs 1,000 for every question which they challenge.
How to challenge IGNOU OPENMAT Answer Key 2020?
Candidates will have to follow the steps that are given below to challenge the IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 answer key.
Step 1 - Click on the official website link
Step 2 - Now click on the “Answer key challenge” tab
Step 3 - Enter the application number, date of birth, security pin
Step 4 - Click on the submit button
Step 5 - IGNOU OPENMAT MBA question ids in sequential order will be displayed on the screen
Step 6 - The ID that will be mentioned under the column “Correct Options” indicates the correct Answer Key used by NTA.
Step 7 - If the candidate wants to challenge the IGNOU OPENMAT MBA answer key 2020, they would have to use any one or more of the Option IDs given in the next four columns by clicking the check box. Candidates will have to click on the option “yes” if they feel that the question is incorrect.
Step 8 - Once the candidate has clicked on the requisite option, candidate will have to scroll down “save your claims” and then move onto the next screen
Step 9- Candidates will now get to see the option Ids which they have challenged
Step 10 - Now candidates will have to upload the documents in support of the questions which they have challenged and select ‘Choose File’ and upload (all documents to be put in a single pdf file).
Step 11- Now click on “Save your claim finally”
Step 12- Candidates will now find the screen which will display “Challenges claimed”
Step 13- Now pay the fee by clicking on the tab ‘Click here to Pay Fee’.
Step 14- Now pay the fee of Rs 1,000 each depending on the number of questions which they have challenged. Fee can be paid through any one of the following modes such as (i) debit card (ii) credit card (iii) net banking
Note: If the authorities find the challenges made by the candidate is correct, then the fee charged for challenging the IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 will be reimbursed.
IGNOU OPENMAT Result 2020
NTA will declare the result of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 anytime soon. Candidates will be able to check the result by entering the application number, date of birth and the security pin which will be displayed on the screen. Download IGNOU OPENMAT result 2020 and take its print out.
Details mentioned in the result of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020
The following information will be mentioned in IGNOU OPENMAT result 2020:
Name of the candidate
Roll number of the candidate
Total marks scored by the candidate
Section wise marks scored by the candidate in IGNOU OPENMAT 2020
Category of the candidate
Date of birth of the candidate
IGNOU OPENMAT MBA Admit Card
NTA had released the admit card for IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 in online mode on September 3. Candidates could download the admit card after filling in the necessary details in the form. The admit card is a gateway for the entry to the test centre and ait contains important details such as the name of the candidate, exam day guidelines etc.
Major Guidelines To be Followed
As per the latest information, NTA will implement social distancing measures according to GOI guidelines due to COVID 19 scenario. The measures will ensure the health and safety of the candidates. Candidates are requested to adhere to the issued guidelines as well as the new process for social distancing and hygiene to ensure safety and health of their own and fellow candidates. For the purpose of safety, candidates should not bring anything other than permitted items.
A- Preparation at the centre
- NTA will follow Standard Operating Procedures for safety and hygiene
- The seating area will be thoroughly sanitized before each shift
- There will be a GAP of 2 seats
- Availability of hand sanitizers both at entry and inside the hall
- For scanning the admit cards, bar code reader will be available at the entry point and lab number will be informed
- Rough sheets will be available for candidates on all desks
- The process will be touch-free by NTA to ensure social distancing norms
B- Pre-Exam Preparation
- Candidates must reach on reporting time to avoid unnecessarily crowding
- Admit card should be filled properly by candidates as per instructions by invigilators
- Candidate and scribe both should bring their own mask
- Only the following items will be allowed inside the centre-
- A simple transparent Ball Point Pen
- Additional photograph for attendance sheet
- Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
- Exam related documents (Refer admit card for docs)
- Personal transparent water bottle
- Candidates should stay at least 6 feet away from each other
- Arrangement of Queue manager/ropes and Floor Marks will be made outside the centre
- Before entering the exam centre, candidates have to sanitize their hands by washing with soap and with Hand Sanitizer
- A fresh 3 Ply mask before entry to the candidates
- No candidate will be denied permission to appear for the examination, until he/ she violates the COVID-19 directives/advisories of Government
C- During Examination
- Candidates will have 5 A-4 size sheets for rough work
- Before each shift starts, the seating area will be thoroughly sanitized - monitor keyboard, mouse, webcam, desk and the chair
- Candidates will have to paste their passport size photograph and sign on the Attendance sheet only after sanitizing hands with sanitizer
D- After Examination
- After completion of the exam, candidates will move out in an orderly manner one by one without crowding the area
- Admit Card and rough sheets must be dropped by candidates in advised boxes after displaying to the staff / invigilators
IGNOU OPENMAT MBA Exam Pattern 2020
The exam pattern of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 includes the type of questions that will be asked, duration of the exam, marking scheme etc.
Exam Pattern of IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020
Mode of Exam
Computer Based Exam
Total number of questions
Duration of the exam
IGNOU OPENMAT Syllabus 2020
The syllabus of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 comprises topics from which the questions are asked. Candidates can go through the topics that are mentioned in IGNOU OPENMAT syllabus 2020 and accordingly plan their preparation. Prominent topics which are part of IGNOU OPENMAT syllabus 2020 are:
Know the detailed syllabus of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020
Sequences and Series
Surds and Indices
Profit and Loss
Simple and Compound Interest
Ratio and Proportions
LCM and HCF
Speed, Time and Distance
Time and Work
Permutation and Combination
Mixtures and Allegations
Assertion and reasons
Statements and assumptions
Statements and conclusions
Symbol Based problems
Cause and Effect
Coding and decoding
Antonyms and Synonyms
Fill in the Blanks based on word Meanings
Relation pair of words
India: Constitution, Organisations, History, Geography, Economy, Politics, States, Government, Laws, Famous People, Achievements
Trade: Export, Import, the balance of trade, etc.
World: Countries, Summits, Organisations, Leaders, World Economy
Science: Physics, Chemistry basic concepts and application, Biology
Industry: Statistics, CEO, etc
IGNOU OPENMAT MBA Eligibility Criteria 2020
National Testing Agency (NTA) prescribed the eligibility criteria for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 comprising the parameters which the candidates must meet before they start filling the application form. IGNOU OPENMAT MBA eligibility criteria 2020 includes the academic parameters which the candidates must meet. The academic parameters include the marks which the candidates must score at the graduation level to be eligible to apply for the entrance exam.
Educational Criteria for IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020
Candidates must score at least 50 % marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) or equivalent CGPA in the qualifying degree.
SC, ST, PWD
Candidates will be required to score 45% marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) or equivalent CGPA in the qualifying examination
Age Criteria for IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020
There is no age bar for candidates who are applying for IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020.
IGNOU OPENMAT MBA Application Form 2020
National Testing Agency provided the option to fill the application form from till June 30. NTA released the application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 in online mode. Earlier IGNOU OPENMAT MBA application form 2020 was released in online mode on February 28. Candidates were to ensure that they keep all the information ready with them before they start filling the application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020. Candidates were allowed to make the necessary corrections in the form from July 6- July 20, 2020.
What To Keep Ready Before Filling the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 application form?
Candidates need to keep the following documents and information ready with them before they start filling the registration form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020. The documents which the candidates uploaded has to be as per the specifications that have been mentioned in the table given below.
Specifications of Documents to be Uploaded
Size of the File
Format of the File
Scanned photograph of the candidate
10 kb to 200 kb
Scanned image of the signature
4 kb to 30 kb
Note: Candidates must ensure that the photograph that they had uploaded should be taken on or after 7th February indicating clearly the name of the candidate along with the date of taking the photograph. The photograph should not be with cap or goggles
Apart from the documents to be uploaded, candidates must keep the following details ready with them.
Govt Identity Details like Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)
Election Card (EPIC No.)
Ration Card Number
Bank Account Number
Other valid Government Ids.
How To Fill IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 Application Form
Candidates had to follow the steps that are given below to fill the application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020.
Step 1 - Register by clicking on the official link
Step 2 - Fill all the necessary details in the IGNOU OPENMAT application form 2020
Step 3 - Upload all the requisite scanned documents and choose the test cities for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020
Step 4- Pay the application fee depending on the category to which you belong
Step 5 - Click on the submit tab
Step 6 - Download and take print out of the application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020
IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Application Form Fee
Candidates appearing in IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 had to pay application fee of Rs 800 either through debit card, credit card or net banking if they belong to UR, OBC category. However, if they are from SC, ST, EWS category they had to pay Rs 600.
IGNOU OPENMAT MBA Exam Centres 2020
While filling out the application form, candidates had to select exam centres of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020. These are cities where the entrance exam will be conducted in computer-based mode.
Exam Cities for NTA-IGNOU MBA Test on April 29, 2020
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR
JAMMU & KASHMIR
JAMMU & KASHMIR
IGNOU MBA Fee
IGNOU MBA program consists of 21 courses. Each course costs Rs. 1800, therefore, IGNOU MBA fee is as follows
|Program name||Duration||Total fee|
|MBA||2 years (5 years maximum)||Rs. 37,800|
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020 - Answer Key (Soon), Result
Question: Is it possible for me to apply in offline mode as I do not have access to internet?
No, you will have to fill the application form in online mode only.
Question: How can I pay the fees for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020?
The fee for the application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 can be paid either through debit card, credit card or net banking.
Question: When is the last date for filling IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 application form?
The last date to fill the application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 is June 30.
Question: What is the duration of the MBA programme offered at IGNOU?
The MBA programme that is offered at IGNOU is for two years.
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i am a student of 2 year and i have not payed my ignou re registration fees till 30th September so now when i can pay my re registration fees? please help!!!!!
If you have missed the re-registration for July session, then you can't proceed any further for it now as its dates are already over, you have to wait for the next session, that is for the january session, so far the date of commencement of re-registration of next session hasn't yet announced by the officials, hence you can stay updated at the official website of IGNOU at ignou.ac.in for the same/
I have enrolled in bca program (ignou) on 18 oct 2020. I want to know about my assignment submission details
Hello aspirant! If you have enrolled for BCA Program in IGNOU for the academic year 2020-21, your last date of assignment submission before the December exams is October 31,2020 , and your last date of assignment submission before the July '21 exams is April 15, 2021 . The assignment questions can be downloaded from the official website. Your assignment must be uploaded in the submission portal.
Hello sir. Ive given my graduation last semester exam in recent but didnt get result. As I heard the admission date of Ignou extend to 31st october 2020. so can I apply for the MA Economics ?? if yes then when the exams will be conducted ?? plz must reply🙏🙏
Yes, IGNOU is now giving admission on provisional basis to students of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, the only condition is they have to show the proof of their results by 31st december, failing to do so will lead to cancellation of their admission, hence you can apply now on provisional basis, your admission will be only confirmed by proof of your qualifying examinations, the last date is 31st October, and since you're taking admission in July Session of this year, as per the usual schedule of IGNOU your term end exam will take place in the month of June next year, assignments will have to be submitted in the month of march, you can get the assignments at https://webservices.ignou.ac.in/assignments/ma_eco.htm you can get the study materials of your course in digital format at http://egyankosh.ac.in/ , for more details you may also visit our page at https://university.careers360.com/articles/ignou-admission
what to do after registration 2020 in IGNOU ba English hons?
Hello there. Hope you are doing good. As you have registered for Ba English Hons, you can wait for the administration department to send you a mail regarding the course details, syllabus and other vital information. In case you have any other query, you can contact them over mail to get details.
I hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future.
how can apply online registration.
IndiraGandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has closed the portal for IGNOU 2020 registration on 25th October 2020. Earlier, the deadline for registration was 15th october 2020.
But still as you have asked the registration process then here are the steps for online registration :-
- First Visit the official website of IGNOU (www.ignou.ac.in)
- After that Click on Online Admission Open for January - 2020 session for all Programmes'
- Then after reading the instructions click on 'Submit'
- Now Fill your details and click on Register.
Step 2:Fill in the form of IGNOU registration 2020
- Login into portal by entering your registered Username and Password
- Enter your Personal details
- Fill-in your preferred 'programme' details
- After that fill your 'Qualification' details
- View the curriculum and choose the mode of getting the study material
- After that Upload the required documents
- You can preview the filled-in application form and pay the fees by Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking
Also check out the following link to know more about ingnou registration :-