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IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Exam - Dates, Notification, Application Form, Syllabus
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About IGNOU OPENMAT 2021
OPENMAT is a national level entrance exam for admissions to MBA/PGDM courses offered at IGNOU. NTA conducts the IGNOU OPENMAT exam twice a year i.e. in July and January. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has conducted the IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 or IGNOU OPENMAT XLIX phase exam on April 11, 2021. IGNOU OPENMAT scores of one session are valid for one year i.e. If the exam is held in July then the same score can be used for January and July (the following year) and, likewise, the OPENMAT exam held in January-February can be used for July and January next year.
NTA has released the IGNOU OPENMAT VIIII result in online mode. Candidates can check the OPENMAT result at the official website, ignou.ac.in, using the credentials including the application number and password. Candidates can opt for admission in any of the cycles as per the score validity.
IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Indira Gandhi National Open University Open Management Aptitude Test|
|Short Exam Name||IGNOU OPENMAT|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||800 Rs [Online]|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Important Dates
Past Dates and Events
05 Jul, 2021
Result | Mode: Online
11 Apr, 2021
Exam | Mode: Online
06 Apr, 2021
Admit Card - Start date | Mode: Online
03 Mar, 2021 - 25 Mar, 2021
Application | Mode: Online
24 Mar, 2021 - 25 Mar, 2021
Application Correction | Mode: Online
IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
IGNOU released the eligibility criteria for IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 comprising the parameters which the candidates must meet before they start filling the application form. IGNOU OPENMAT MBA eligibility criteria 2021 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. As per the eligibility criteria of IGNOU OPENMAT 2021, candidates belonging to the general category must have a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying degree. Whereas, students belonging to reserved category must have aggregate of 45% marks in qualifying degree.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card
IGNOU released the application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 in online mode. Candidates have to ensure that they kept all the information ready with them before filling the application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2021. The following documents ready before filling the application form:
- Scanned photograph of the candidate
- Scanned image of the signature
Govt Identity Details like Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)
Election Card (EPIC No.)
Ration Card Number
Bank Account Number
Other valid Government Ids.
|General, OBC||Online||Female, Transgender, Male||₹ 800|
|SC, EWS, ST||Online||Female, Transgender, Male||₹ 600|
The exam pattern of IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2021 includes the type of questions that will be asked in the entrance exam, the duration of the exam. IGNOU OPENMAT MBA exam pattern 2021 also include the mode in which the entrance exam will be conducted, the total marking scheme, the total number of questions that will be asked as well as the sections. As per the IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 exam pattern exam will be conducted in computer-based mode for a duration of three hours. Exam pattern of IGNOU OPENMAT include total of 200 questions each consisting of one mark. The number of questions in each section is provided below:
Exam Pattern of IGNOU MBA 2021:
Mode of Exam
Total number of questions
Duration of the exam
IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Exam Centers
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- Admit Card
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:What will be the duration of MBA/ PG Diplomas?
The Minimum Duration of MBA is 2 years and PG Diploma is 1 year.
Question:Is there any relaxation in fee for reserve category candidates?
No, there is no fee relaxation for reserved category candidates. All category candidates had to pay the same amount.
Question:What is the fee for IGNOU OPENMAT?
The fee for IGNOU OPENMAT was Rs 800 (For Unreserved category) and Rs 600 for Reserved category candidates.
Questions related to IGNOU OPENMAT
how an i join in mba distance education in IGNOU. procedure for that
hope you are doing well and safe. With reference to your query, I would glad inform you that mba admission in IGNOU are done through openmat exam and you need to have 55 percent in your bachelors to be eligible for it . Difficulty of mba exam is quite average , you will be easily able to crack it after some prepartion . The exam generally held in april of every year and you need to register online for the exam
Hope you found this answer informative. Best wishes for your future
Next openmat exam is conducted in which month?
The next openmat exam that is openmat XLV is going to conduct on February 2022.The application form will start from December 2021 and the last date for filing up the application form is January 2022.
For applying IGNOU OPENMAT 2022 you must meet this eligibility criteria.
You must be graduate in any discipline from a recognised university.
Or You must hold professional degree in engineering/medical/law/chartered or cost accountancy(ICAI/ICWAI)/Company Secretary ship (ICSI).
You should have scored at least 50% marks in qualifying exam.
You have to qualify the entrance exam for admission in MBA programme.
There is no age bar to appear in the OPENMAT exam.
course fees details for distance education of mba
hope you are doing well and safe. With reference to your query, I would glad inform you that fees structure of the distance education of mba is around 15000 per year . The duration of the course is 2 years , so the total fees will cost you around 30000 . I would advise you to fo for indira gandhi national open university as it is one best university to persue mba in
Hope you found this answer informative. Best wishes for your future
is OPENMAT exam is conducted twice a year ?
IGNOU OPENMAT exam is conducted twice a year for admission in MBA course and some other management courses, generally the exam is conducted in the month of July and January, but because of covid 19 there can be some changes.
IGNOU OPENMAT one session's scores are vaild for one year.
Hope this helps, all the best.
may i know, when will openmat 2021 session2 exam to be conduct?
The last date of the registration process & the application date for session 2 openmat exam is extended till 31st of August, 2021. So, after the application process gets over for all the candidates, the authorities will release an official date when the session 2 exam of OPENMAT will be conducted. Keep an eye on the official website for the latest updates about the examination dates, last date, etc.
For more information, you can visit the official website of IGNOU:
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