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Indira Gandhi National Open University [IGNOU] - MBA Registration 2020

Indira Gandhi National Open University [IGNOU]
MBA Registration 2020

Indira Gandhi National Open University - ABOUT THE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME OF IGNOU

The Management Programme (MP) of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has been designed with the aim to offer quality flexible education at the doorstep of the learners. It focuses on catering to the needs of the specific target groups. The programme is offered to provide developmental avenue for students, working personnel and professional for acquiring management qualifications to upgrade and refine their management skills, capabilities and orientation.

Admission shall be done on the basis of the score obtained in the on-line entrance test conducted by NTA. After qualifying in the OPENMAT, a learner will have to apply for admission on the specified APPLICATION FORM which is given in the e-Prospectus, available on the university website,

Incomplete and late application forms will be summarily rejected without referring to the candidate. Application Form for Admission to Management Programme is submitted only at the time of first entry to the programme and subsequent continuation in the programme will be through RE-REGISTRATION FORMS, which is through online mode.

Indira Gandhi National Open University - Important Dates

Online Submission of Application Form 28th Feb. 2020 to 23rd March 2020
Last Date of Successful Transaction of Fee through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking up to 11:59 pm 23rd March, 2020
Fee Payable by candidates in INR
OPENMAT XLVII- UR, OBC category Rs. 800/-
SC, ST, EWS Rs. 600/-
Correction in Particulars of Application Form on Website only 28th-29th March, 2020
Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website 09th April, 2020 onwards
Dates of Examination 29th April, 2020
Duration of Examination 03 Hours
Timing of Examination 09:30 - 12:30 Hrs
Centre of Examination As indicated on the Admit Card

Indira Gandhi National Open University - Important IMFORMATION

  • » Candidates can apply for IGNOU OPENMAT-XLVII Online only on the website
  • » Online Application Form may be submitted by accessing NTA website The Application Form other than online mode will not be accepted, in any case.
  • » Before filling the online entrance form, please read carefully regarding the eligibility and programme details given in e-prospectus available at
  • » Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the Information Bulletin and on NTA website Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified.
  • » Candidates must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are of their own, as all information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on the given e-mail address or SMS on the given mobile number only.
  • » Upload File Size & Signature
  • Candidates Photograph File size must be between 10 kb to 200 kb.
    Candidates Signature in Running Hand File size must be between 4 kb to 30 kb.

Indira Gandhi National Open University - Programme Structure

The MBA Programme consists of 21 courses in all. These comprise of:

  • » All the courses from MS-1 to MS-11.
  • » Five courses from any one of the specialization streams.
  • » Two Compulsory Courses (MS- 91, MS-95) and any one elective course out of MS 92/93/94/96/97.
  • » Project Course (MS-100) equivalent to 2 courses

IGNOU follows a modular approach in its programme offering viz., if a student takes admission into MBA and for some reason or the other is not able to complete all the courses s/he is provided with exit point. If s/he completes 6 courses in a particular specialization along with the compulsory basic course s/he would be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in that particular specialization.

Indira Gandhi National Open University - Programme Fee

Fees are charged course wise which is Rs.2,000/- per course. Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme consists of 21 courses in all. Project Course (MS-100) is equivalent to 2 courses.

Indira Gandhi National Open University - Duration Courses

The minimum duration of the programme is two years. However, the maximum period allowed for completion of the programme is five years.

Indira Gandhi National Open University - Eligibility Criteria and Qualifications

The eligibility criteria for admission to MBA programme is as follows:

  • » 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. (In case of grading system, students should ensure that his/her CGPA should meet the eligibility percentage requirement).
  • » Clearance of OPENMAT entrance test of IGNOU conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA).

There is no age limit for seeking admission to this programme.

Indira Gandhi National Open University - Scheme of Examination

The OPENMAT Entrance Exam consists of four tests (Sections). They are:

  • » Test I comprises of 30 questions of General Awareness,
  • » Test II consists of 50 questions of English language
  • » Test III is of Quantitative Aptitude which consists of 50 questions, and
  • » Test IV is of Reasoning consisting of 70 questions.

All these tests will be conducted in one session of 3 hours. The total number of questions for all the four tests is 200 and each question carries 1 mark. There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Sample OPENMAT Entrance test paper is available in e-prospectus to familiarize students with the examination scheme and type of questions. E-Prospectus can be down loaded from IGNOU or NTA website.

Calculators, cell phones, books, slide-rules, notebooks or any other written notes will not be allowed inside the examination hall.

Indira Gandhi National Open University - Reservation

The University provides reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, non-creamy layer of OBC, War Widows, Kashmri Migrants and Physically Handicapped Learners, as per the Government of India rules, for admission to its various programmes. However, submission of forged certificate under any category shall lead not only to cancellation of admission but also be legally implicated as per Govt. of India rules.

Indira Gandhi National Open University - Registration and Application Process

In order to appear in IGNOU OPENMAT XLVII, the candidates are required to apply online as per procedure detailed below. The Application Form other than online mode will not be accepted. Before filling and submitting the online form, candidates should download the Information Bulletin and e-Prospectus and read them carefully. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the Information Bulletin and on NTA website. Application Forms not complying with the instructions are liable to be rejected.

The candidates are advised to ensure the following points before filling the Online Application Forms:

  • » The candidates shall ensure their eligibility to appear in the test.
  • » The Candidate must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are of their own (which cannot be changed later) as communication may be sent by NTA through email or SMS.
  • » The Candidate should not give the postal address, Mobile Number or e-mail ID of Coaching Centre in the Online Application Form.
  • » Online submission of application may be done by accessing the NTA official website:
  • » Online Application Form cannot be withdrawn once it is submitted successfully.
  • » Application Form of candidates who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria shall be rejected.
  • » A candidate is allowed to submit only one Application Form. If a candidate submits more than one Application Form, the candidature is likely to be cancelled.
  • » Request for change in any particular in the Application Form shall not be entertained under any circumstances.
    [Note: However, a chance may be given to the candidates to correct/modify/edit some of the particular(s) of the application form online only, during 28th - 29th March, 2020].
  • » The Centres (Cities) indicated for the entrance examination by a candidate is only an option. The actual Centre shall be allotted by NTA and it shall be final. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained. It is mandatory for candidates to fill all four choices as options.

Indira Gandhi National Open University - Direct Link Online Application Form

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