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Entrance Exam Detail

Exam State Exam Date Last Date
All India 08 Sep 2013 08 Aug 2013

Exam Details:

Indira Gandhi National Open University

Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068
Website www.ignou.ac.in

IGNOU announces admission for management programmes

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) announces admissions to Management Programmes (MP), through an entrance test (OPENMAT-XXXIV and XXXV), to be held all over the country

Entrance Test in August 2013 may take admission in the semester commencing January 2014 or July 2014

Programme Structure:

The university invites applications for admissions to the following degree/diploma programmes 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

Candidates with graduation in any discipline with 50% marks (for general category) and 45% for reserved category or bachelor’s degree with three years of supervisory/managerial/ professional experience or professional degree with 50% in Engineering/Medicine/Chartered Accountancy (ICAI) Cost and Works Accountancy (ICWA)/Company Secretaryship (ICSI) / Law or master degree in any subject are eligible to apply

Clearance of OPENMAT conducted by IGNOU

Age: There is no age bar

Bachelor’s Degree of 2 years duration is not accepted for higher studies in IGNOU

Last date for submission of filled-in application form for appearing in Entrance Test (OPENMAT-XXXIV) is 08th August, 2013

The Entrance Test is scheduled for 08th September, 2013

The university reserves the right to grant/deny admission to any candidate


The University provides for reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, OBC and Physically Handicapped learners as per the Govt of India rules

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

Fee Structure: Course fee of Rs.1500/- 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)
How To Apply:

Application Form:

Student Handbook & Prospectus would be available at all Regional Centres, Study Centres, and IGNOUARMY, NAVY, AND ASSAM RIFLES Recognised Regional Centres

Student Handbook and Prospectus is also available on university’s website www.ignou.ac.in

The candidates downloading the Form from website are required to send a Demand Draft of Rs.1050/- (Rupees one thousand fifty only) drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi

Application form and prospectus can also be downloaded from the website www.ignou.ac.in and sent along with a demand draft/IPO for Rs 1050/- in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi by registered/speed post to Registrar (SED), IGNOU Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068

OPENMAT-XXXIV and XXXV Entrance Test:

OPENMAT XXXIV: 08th September, 2013 (Sunday, 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.)

OPENMAT XXXV: 02nd February, 2014 (Sunday, 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.)

Last date of submission the OPENMAT-XXXIV entrance test application form (Form-I) at IGNO Headquarters: 08th August, 2013 and for (XXXV) 15th December, 2013


Validity of OPENMAT score and Eligibility to seek admission in: 01st Sem. January, 2014 and 02nd Sem. July, 2014


Validity of OPENMAT score and Eligibility to seek admission in: 02nd Sem. July 2014, and 01st Sem. January, 2015

Application Form for OPENMAT (XXXIV or XXXV) Entrance Test (Form-1), as the case may be, has been provided in a separate envelope alongwith this Student Handbook & Prospectus

You are responsible for the accuracy of information and indicating the information in the desired manner

You should ensure that you fulfil the admission criteria as prescribed by the University as on the last date for submission of Application form for Admission to Management Programme

Hall Tickets will be provided to the candidates before ten (10) days of the entrance test. In case of non-receipt of Hall Ticket three (03) days before the entrance test, candidate can download hall ticket from IGNOU website www.ignou.ac.in and report to the examination centre for appearing in the entrance test

The OPENMAT result card will be sent to the students within 6-7 weeks from the date of the OPENMAT examination

In case of non-receipt of the result card, result card can be downloaded from the IGNOU website

Those who qualify for admission will have to apply on the admission form (Form - 2) given in this prospectus to the Regional Director concerned

Such students will have a choice to take admission in any of the two subsequent semesters, i.e., one who qualifies the Entrance Test in August 2013 may take admission in the semester commencing January 2014 or July 2014

Similarly, the student who qualifies in February 2014 OPENMAT will be eligible for seeking admission in July 2014 or January 2015
Important Dates:

The last dates for submission of the Application Form (Form-2) for Admission to these semesters are as follows:

For those qualifying September 2013 Test: 1st Sem. January, 2014 to 30th November, 2013

(OPENMAT-XXXIV) For 2nd Sem. July 2014 to 31st May, 2014

For those qualifying February 2014 Test: 2nd Sem. July, 2014 to 31st May, 2014
(OPENMAT-XXXV) For 1st Sem. January, 2015 to 30th November, 2014

Last date for receipt of filled in application form for XXXIV OPENMAT is: 8th August, 2013 and for OPENMAT- XXXV is 15th December, 2013

The Entrance Test is scheduled for 08th September, 2013
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