IGNOU OPENMAT Application 2018

IGNOU OPENMAT Application 2018

ignouIndira Gandhi National Open University has released the notification for IGNOU OPENMAT Application Form. This examination is conducted twice a year and is similar to CAT Exam. Candidates who want to pursue their higher education in management from IGNOU, should fill up this application form i.e IGNOU OPENMAT (Form 1), it will be provided separately in an envelope along with student handbook and prospectus, candidates need to send the form in the same envelope and it should reach IGNOU H.Q on or before the last date printed on the application form.

Online mode: Students can also download the Application form and prospectus from the official site of IGNOU and send along with a Demand Draft / IPO for Rs.1050 for Management Programme in favor of IGNOU payable at New Delhi by post to- Registrar (SED), IGNOU Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068.

Note: Please write your name and address on the back side of the Demand Draft / IPO.

Important Dates

Last Date of Application – OPENMATXLII : 15th July 2017
Last Date of Application – OPENMATXLIII : 15th December 2017
Date of Exam – OPENMATXLII : 20th August 2017
Date of Exam – OPENMATXLIII : 4th February 2017

Note: Students who want to appear in both OPENMAT Examinations, they should apply separately.


Eligibility will be according to AICTE norms viz.
Qualification : Any graduate with 50% marks (General Category) and 45% marks (Reserved Category).
Age Limit : No age limit.

Issue of Admit Card: Admit card is issued 10 days before the exam date, the admit card can be downloaded from the official website of IGNOU. It is mandatory for a student to take the printout of the admit card along with him/her to appear in the examination.

Courses and Specialization Offered through IGNOU OPENMAT

1. Master of Business Administration.
2. Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
3. Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management.
4. Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management.
5. Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management.
6. Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice.

Validity of IGNOU OPENMAT Score:

Candidates who are qualified for admission on the basis of the IGNOU OPENMAT score can take admission in any two semesters.
(If a candidate qualifies for admission in August 2017 can take admission in any of the two semesters i.e in January 2018 or in July 2018).

Date of Admission

Students Qualifying (OPENMAT XLII) : For 1st Semester (January 2018) – 30th November. | For 2nd Semester (July 2018) – 31st May.
Students Qualifying (OPENMAT XLIII) : For 1st Semester (July 2018) – 31st May. | 2nd Semester (January 2019) – 30th November.

College like this helps employees, students who can’t afford to study in regular courses, aspirants who want to study MBA and failed to score marks in CAT can also apply via IGNOU OPENMAT.

Download Application Form Here – Download

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