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IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Entrance Test Notification, Application, Dates


IGNOU OPENMAT 2018: IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) has invited applications for admission to Management Programme (OPENMAT-XLIII) for 2018 session.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018: The University will be admitting the students for the following programme starting from July 2018 through an Entrance Test to be held on OPENMAT XLIII – June 24th 2018 (Sunday, 10.00 am – 01.00 pm) all over the country.

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IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Management Programs

IGNOU invites applications for the following Degree / Diploma programme in Management:

MBA (Master in Business Administration), DIM (Diploma in Management), PGDIM (PG Diploma in Management), PGDHRM (PG Diploma in Human Resource Management), PGDFM (PG Diploma in Financial Management), PGDOM (PG Diploma in Operations Management), PGDMM (PG Diploma in Marketing Management), PGDFMP (Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice).

All the above programmes have multi-media design and technology aided delivery systems. These are offered through countrywide network of study centres. The University will be admitting the students for the above Degree/Diplomas in Management starting from July 2018 through an Entrance Test OPENMAT XLIII – June 24th 2018 (Sunday, 10.00 am – 01.00 pm).

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Graduation in any discipline with 50 percent marks for general category / 45 percent for reserved category, with 3 years managerial/ supervisory/professional experience (or),

Professional Degree with 50 percent marks in Engineering / Medicine / Chartered Accountancy (ICAI) / Cost and Works Accountancy (ICWA) / Company Secretaryship (ICSI) / Law.

Clearance of OPENMAT conducted by IGNOU.

There is no age bar.

Also See: OPENMAT Syllabus 2018


The University provides for reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), OBC and Physically Handicapped (PH) learners as per the Govt. of India rules.

There would be some relaxation in qualifying standards for SC / ST categories and female applicants.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Admission Procedure

Applicants who qualify Entrance Test can submit the registration form (Form-2) available in the ‘Student Handbook and Prospectus’ along with the hall ticket of the Entrance Test, to the respective Regional Centres along with the required fee on any day after the receipt of result card.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Application Form

Student Handbook and Prospectus is also available on university’s website

Student Handbook and Prospectus for Management Programme 2018 can be obtained from the Director (SSC) IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 and from all the Regional Centres of IGNOU by sending a sum of Rs.1050/- each through a Demand Draft (DD) / IPO in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi / City of concerned Regional Centre or by paying Rs.1000/- in cash at the respective sale counters.

Please write your name and address on the back of the Demand Draft (DD) / IPO.

Application form and prospectus can also be downloaded from the website and sent along with a Demand Draft (DD) / IPO for Rs.1050/- for Management Programme on favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi by Registered /Speed Post to Registrar (SED), IGNOU Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068, Prospectus will be sent to such applicants after receipt of Rs.1050/- as explained above.

Last Date for Submission of filled-in Application Form (Form 1) for appearing in Entrance Test, OPENMAT XLIII, is June 01st 2018.

Also See: OPENMAT Exam Pattern 2018

OPENMAT 2018 Entrance Test

Admission to Management Programs 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 along with this STUDENT HANDBOOK & PROSPECTUS. Please see the instructions for filling up the OPENMAT ENTRANCE TEST – Form 1. You need to send the form in the same envelope by Registered / Speed Post so as to reach the IGNOU H.Q. on or before the last date printed on the application form. No other document is required to be submitted along with this form. The Entrance Test will be held on the following dates:

OPENMAT XLIII Exam on June 24th, 2018.

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

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Important Dates

Walk in Admission: May 31st 2018

Last Date for Submission of filled-in Application Form (Form 1) for appearing in Entrance Test, OPENMAT XLIII is June 01st 2018

OPENMAT XLIII Exam Date: June 24th 2018 (Sunday, 10.00 am – 01.00 pm) – All over the Country

For Admission Cycle starting from July 2018

OPENMET Fee Structure 2018

Course fee of Rs,1800/- per course can be paid through a Bank Draft obtained from any one of the scheduled banks in favour of IGNOU and should be payable at the city where your Regional Centre is situated(both at the time of Admission and Re-registration). Please write your Name, Enrolment Number and address on the back of the Bank Draft to ensure proper credit to your fee account.

Fee once paid is not refundable under any circumstances. It is also not adjustable against any other program of this university.

Filled in form for Entrance Test ‘OPENMAT-XLIII’ must reach, the Registrar (SED), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi – 110068, by Registered Post/Speed Post on or before June 01st 2018.

OPENMAT Admit Card 2018

For the June term end exam, IGNOU has released admit cards. Admit cards for Delhi NCR will be released next week. The University has also released the list of proposed exams centers.

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