IGNOU Openmat July 2020 (Registration Open)

IGNOU Openmat July 2020 – IGNOU has announced the OPENMAT entrance exam registration for the session July 2020. IGNOU started to invites online application for the upcoming Openmat Exam which going to conduct in April 2020. IGNOU conducting Openmat Entrance examination for those students who are interested to take admission into IGNOU Management program like MBA. As per the university rules, it is mandatory for all students to go through the Openmat exam to qualify for taking admission in any management program of IGNOU.

IGNOU Openmat Registration Open – We want to inform all candidates that IGNOU Openmat Registration is now officially started by the university for the session July 2020. Candidates who are interesting to take a part in the upcoming Openmat Examination conducted by the university have to get register online for IGNOU Openmat by following the given procedure. We advised all students to check this page regularly for any updates from the IGNOU Head office.

List of Courses under IGNOU Openmat:

IGNOU Openmat Entrance Exam is conducted for Management programs only. Candidates can explore the list of the programs for which interested students have to apply for Openmat exam.

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

IGNOU Openmat XLVII Eligibility

  • Candidates must have graduated from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks with 3 years working experience Or
  • Professional Degree (C.A./ ICWAI/ C.S./Law) with a minimum of 50% marks

IGNOU Openmat Procedure 2020

IGNOU is now collecting application for Openmat examination through online mode only so candidates have to submit their application for entrance exam through online method only.

Click here to Apply for Openmat Entrance Form 2020 (Open)

  • Go to the Official Website of NTA IGNOU or Click on Given Link
  • Select Application Form as Openmat and Click on “New Registration”
  • Now you will see the instruction page for Openmat Application Form so read it carefully and then click on Proceed button by checking the box.
  • Here, candidates have to enter their personal details, Contact details, selection of password as well as a security question and then click on the Submit button after entering the Security pin
  • Now, its time of fill the Application Form for Openmat Exam so enter every detail and then proceed for the next step
  • In the 3rd step, you have to upload some scanned documents like Passport Size photograph and Signature
  • After uploading the documents, pay your exam fees through available online mode and get a printout of paid fees for future reference.
  • Rest Procedure will get updated after the starting of Openmat session.

Note – Candidates have no need to upload any document like marksheet or certificate at the time of Openmat registration which will be required to send at the time of taking admission in MBA.

Update – Now, there is no offline application accepting by the university for Openmat exam so candidates should follow only online procedures. Offline Application will get rejected and no hall ticket will be issued for a particular student.

Important Dates for IGNOU Openmat Exam July 2020

Starting Date of Openmat Application: 28th February 2020 (Friday)

Last Date for Online Application Form Submission: 30th April 2020 (Thursday) (Confirmed)

Release Date of IGNOU Openmat Hall Ticket: May 2020 (Expected)

IGNOU Openmat Exam Date: May 2020 (Expected)

IGNOU Openmat Exam Duration: 3 Hours

Examination Timing: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

IGNOU Openmat Exam Fees:

  • Rs 800/- (Non-refundable) (General & OBC)
  • Rs 600/- (SC/ST & EWS)

Refund Policy – It is noted that the Openmat Entrance fee is non-refundable so candidates can not withdraw their application to get a refund of their paid fees after the successful application.

Application Correction Period – If the candidate made any mistake while submitting the Openmat application then particular candidates can apply for correct on 1st and 2nd May 2020 after login to the portal.

IGNOU Openmat Examination Structure July 2020

According to the following structure, each of the questions will be of 1 mark and there will be no negative marking in the examination so if you answer any of the questions wrong then you will be saved from the negative marking. Total marks will be 200 which divided into four sections.

Section Question Marks
General Awareness 30 30
English Language 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Reasoning Consisting 70 70
Total 200 200

How to Prepare for IGNOU Openmat 2020?

Candidates can get help from IGNOU Openmat previous session or sample question papers to start the preparation of the exam. IGNOUHelp Team has uploaded a sample entrance paper for our students to get better guidance about the examination.

Download IGNOU Openmat Sample Question Paper

IGNOU OPENMAT Score Card Validity

Entrance Date Validity
April 2020 January 2021

The Procedure of MBA Admission after Openmat Result

Candidates who qualify in the Openmat exam should start the procedure for taking admission in IGNOU MBA. Candidates have to download Application Form (Form-2) from below and fill it with correct details. After filling all required information in the form, candidates have to send their admission form with IGNOU Openmat Hall Ticket along with MBA program fees to respective Regional Centres before 31st May for July 2020 cycle.

Click To Download MBA Prospectus for Form-2 (Included Sample Entrance Papers, Form, Instructions and more)

Candidates have to submit the Form-2 of MBA Prospectus to concerned regional centre with required documents and fees. The last date for submission of the MBA Application Form will be announced after the declaration of IGNOU Openmat Result.

Direct Entry to PG Diploma in Management  – There is a provision in IGNOU to take direct admission in PG Diploma programs without appearing in the Openmat examination. If any candidate complies with the below eligibility criteria then he/she has no need to appear in the Openmat examination to take admission in any PGD program in Management. They can directly apply for admission by submitting the admission form for it. Following is the list of courses in which candidates can take direct admission.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Operational Management (PGDOM)

If you still have any doubt regarding IGNOU MBA Entrance Examination called Openmat then you can connect with us by commenting below.

15 thoughts on “IGNOU Openmat July 2020 (Registration Open)”

  1. I want to know the open mat entrance exam center .I used to live in Lucknow near hazratganj.and post graduation diploma in hr about fees structure ,semester,subject kindly reply .

  2. Kindly help to provide information of open mat entrance exam sample paper with answer sheet and previous open mat exam paper from where I get these thing?

  3. OPENMAT is not required for PG Diploma. The below is the excerpt from “STUDENT HANDBOOK & PROSPECTUS OF

    Direct admission (without OPENMAT) to Specialisation PG Diploma Programmes
    The students interested in pursuing specialization PG Diploma Programmes can apply for admission without
    clearing OPENMAT subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria specified below.
    Eligibility Criteria
    • Any graduate (Including Chartered Accountancy/Cost Accountancy/Company Secretaryship) with 50% marks
    for general category/45% for reserved category as per government of India rules.
    • No age bar

    Programmes on Offer
    • 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

    1. Respected sir/madam
      I am handicapped aspirant having 66% in b. Com n CA final student, wants to do post graduate diploma in financial management. Please provide the full information about the course.

  4. Course Fee for any PG Diploma (6 papers x Rs.1800 = Rs.10,800) + Exam Fee (6 papers x Rs120 = Rs.720) = Rs.11,520.00

    These courses are available for offline admissions, means you will need submit application + Semester Course Fee Demand draft personally at nearest IGNOU Regional Center.


  5. Dear sir,
    I have sent the application during october only for the OPENMAT – XLIII only but I have not received any information regarding the exam date and hall ticket. Whom I need to contact.

  6. June tee 2018 exam was from 1st june to 23rd june and on 9th August marks were declared but only of 1 subject when Ignou declared Rest of the marks as 45 days has been already completed!

  7. Sir ,I am student of BLIS .My enrollment number is 166748720 .I appeared in examination for paper 227 because my all paper is cleared already besides of 227.when I’ll get my result for paper 227.

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