IGNOU Openmat 2021 (Date, Eligibility, Form)

IGNOU Openmat 2021 – IGNOU has officially announced the OPENMAT entrance exam registration for the session January 2021. IGNOU has started to invites online applications for the upcoming Openmat Exam which going to conduct in April 2021. IGNOU conducting an 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.

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IGNOU Openmat 2021

We want to inform all candidates that IGNOU Openmat Online Registration is now open by the university officials for the session Jan 2021. Candidates who are interesting to take a part in the IGNOU Openmat Examination conducted by the university have no need to wait for the next session to get register online for IGNOU Openmat. We advised all students to check this page regularly for any updates from the IGNOU Head office.

Name of the Exam

IGNOU Openmat

Conducting Authority

IGNOU University

Valid In

IGNOU

Applicable for

MBA

Method of Registration

Online

Method of Exam

Offline

Type of Exam

MCQs

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 Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 2021

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

  • Go to the Official Website of IGNOU Openmat Registration or Click on Given Link
  • Now, you are at the registration section of IGNOU Openmat 2021 so Click on “Register Yourself” if you are a new student.
  • After clicking on it, The Student Registration Form will be displayed on your screen so fill in all the details carefully without making any mistakes. The students have to provide the only active email id and mobile number to receive their username and other important communication from IGNOU.
  • After entering your information including the selection of a password, click on the Submit button after entering the Security code.
  • After successful registration, you will have to submit the application by providing the required information like education qualification, and personal information.
  • In the next 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.
  • Don’t forget to take a print of your Openmat application form for future reference.

Click here to Apply for Openmat Entrance Form 2021 (Started)

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 January 2021

Starting Date of Openmat Application

2nd March 2021 (Tuesday)

Last Date for Openmat Application Form Submission

25th March 2021 (Thursday)

Release Date of IGNOU Openmat Hall Ticket

1st Week of April 2021 (Confirmed)

IGNOU Openmat Exam Date

11th April 2021 (Confirmed)

IGNOU Openmat Exam Duration

3 hours

Examination Timing

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

IGNOU Openmat Fees 2021

If you want to appear in IGNOU Openmat entrance then you have to pay the requisite application through online mode which is written below.

  • Rs 1000/- (Non-refundable) (General & OBC)
  • Rs 1000/- (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 a correction within the given time duration through login to the portal.

IGNOU Openmat Exam Pattern January 2021

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 2021?

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 Openmat Sample Question Paper

IGNOU Openmat Hall Ticket Jan 2021

It is mandatory for IGNOU Openmat students to have a printout of their hall ticket to appear in the entrance examination. The university going to release the Openmat exam hall ticket in the current week so candidates are requested to download their hall ticket as soon as it is available for checking.

IGNOU Openmat Result & Scorecard 2020

The university has officially declared the entrance result for the IGNOU Openmat examination. The candidates can now download their Openmat scorecard to apply for management programs from IGNOU. 

Download Openmat Result & Score Card July 2020

The candidates can check their results by click on the link above and enter the required details at the login page to view your Openmat results like Application Number, Date of Birth, and Captcha code.

IGNOU OPENMAT Score Card Validity

IGNOU Openmat comes with a validity period and candidates have to take admission in the MBA program in the given time duration. If the students failed to take admission in IGNOU MBA due to some reason then the candidate have to appear again in Openmat after the expiration of validity.

Entrance Date Validity
11th April 2021 January 2021 Session

IGNOU MBA Admission Procedure 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 the 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 July or August 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 the 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 the 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.

FAQs of IGNOU Openmat 2021

What is IGNOU Openmat?

Openmat is an entrance exam for taking admission in IGNOU MBA program.

Is Openmat Mandatory for MBA Admission in IGNOU?

Yes.

How Many Times Openmat Conducted in a Year?

Twice in a year.

When is Openmat Conducted by IGNOU?

Openmat is conducted for January and July session.

Can I Apply Online for IGNOU Openmat?

Yes, It is the only method of registration.

Is Offline Application accepted for Openmat?

Not at all.

When will IGNOU Openmat Results be declared?

Candidates will be notified for date of Openmat result

32 thoughts on “IGNOU Openmat 2021 (Date, Eligibility, Form)”

  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 ENTRY TO SPECIALISATION POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES 2018” —

    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.

    You can download application online “STUDENT HANDBOOK & PROSPECTUS OF DIRECT ENTRY TO SPECIALISATION POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES 2018”

  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.

  8. sir,i am a student of B Ed. course. i have passed the ist. semester in 2019 June under roll no. 184241290 . Now how i can fill the examination fees (form) for 2nd semester B Ed. course ,as i have submitted my Registration fees offline in the regional office Jammu.

  9. I FILLED UP THE OPEN MAT FORM BUT AS I AM CONCERNED ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE PART FOR APPLYING I DO HAVE AN EXPERIENCE OF 3 YRS OF IT SECTOR BUT WHEN I WAS FILLING THE FORM I MENTION CURRENT JOB STATUS OF MINE WHICH IN ON CONTRACTUAL BASE IN MP STATE GOV. BUT IT IS NOT MORE THAN 3 .5 MONTHS.SO KINDLY TELL IF I QUALIFY OPEN MAT THAN ALSO I AN NOT BE ABLE TO GET THE ADMISSION IN IGNOU AS I HAVE MENTION THE CURRENT JOB STATUS.

  10. I wish to make a question related to admission in MBA July 2020 session. I sat for OPENMAT-XLVI last year and I qualified the exam . I have read that we were eligible to take admission in both January and July session 2020 . Am I still eligible to take admission and if yes may I know the procedure. And I do remember only my Enrollment number i.e. DL01203043 and hall ticket i am unable to get it again . Shall wait for a response soon. Thankyou

  11. the Exam was missed by myself there where no sms no mail nothing was intimated this the worst management i had ever seen.

  12. I am select wrong category in the time of openmat application. I get 94 marks in openmat exam. Can I get admission in the general category how can I change my category please help me.

  13. Hi, I was not able to submit my IGNOU assignment for June term end (First year). Can I submit it along with December TEE 2020?

  14. I HAVE COMPLETED MY B.TECH DEGREE IN 2018. AM I ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR OPENMAT ?? AND WILL I GET ADMISSION IN MBA PROGRAMME WHEN I GET QUALIFIED IN OPENMAT??

  15. May I know when will OPENMAT admit card available for download? The exam date is on 11th April. But I am unable to find any link for downloading the admit card online.I would appreciate if anyone can update the info asap.

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