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IGNOU MBA Admissions OPENMAT –33rd (2013)

 12-DEC-2012

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Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) was established in 1985.The University invites applications for admissions to various Management Programmes through an entrance test for the session beginning from 2013.

Name of Programmes

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Diploma in Management (DIM)
  • PG Diploma in Management (PGDIM)
  • PG Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • PG Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)
  • PG Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM)
  • PG Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)

Important Dates:

Last date to receive requisition for supply of Prospectus by post: 26 December 2012

Deadline for submission of application form at Headquarter of IGNOU: 10 January 2013

Date of Entrance Test: 24 February 2013

End Date for admission: 31 May 2013

Eligibility Criteria:

  • General candidates must possess a graduation degree with 55 % marks from a recognized University. Besides, aspirants having bachelor’s degree with 3 years of supervisory or managerial or professional experience may also apply. Moreover, candidates possessing professional degree in Engineering/Technology/ Medicine/ Architecture/ Law/ Pharmacy or having Master’s degree are also eligible. Likewise, admission seekers having professional qualifications in Accountancy/ Cost and Works accountancy/ Company Secretaryship etc may also apply.
  • Applicants should have passed OPENMAT conducted by IGNOU. Moreover, candidates who have cleared the entrance tests like CAT, MAT and State level tests are not required to appear in OPENMAT. In such cases, the University will decide the cut off percentage, subject to at least 40%.
  • For DIM course, non-graduate candidates (10+2 or equivalent) with six years of Managerial/ Supervisory/ Professional experience are also eligible.

Application Fee

The application fee/ prospectus cost is Rs 500 in person or Rs 550 by post.

How to Apply

  • Aspirants can get the Student Handbook & Prospectus from the Headquarters of IGNOU or from any of its Regional Centres mentioned in the University’s website
  • Cash or through post by sending an IPO/ Demand Draft drawn in favor of IGNOU payable at New Delhi.
  • Moreover, candidates can also download the application form from IGNOU website www.ignou.ac.in. In such case, a DD/ IPO of Rs 500 should be submitted along with the form.
  • Applicants must send the completely filled form in the same envelope attached with the Prospectus to the below mentioned address on or before the last date:

Registrar (SED)

IGNOU Maidan Garhi

New Delhi 110068

Selection Process / Admission Process

  • Applicants will be selected on the basis of performance in the entrance test
  • Qualified candidates can get walk in admission by submitting the application form for admission to Management Programme (Form-2) available in the Prospectus.
  • Besides this, admission seeker will have to submit the required documents or testimonials and fee to the respective regional centres after receiving the result card before 31 May 2013.

For more queries, please visit University’s official website

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By:Arati | On:14-APR-2014 12:47:49


Dear Madam, Please provide full detail of Admission Fees.


By:purushothama | On:29-OCT-2013 10:50:59


pleace send contact detils nd fees informations


By:Sushil saini | On:24-AUG-2013 14:04:05


OBC candidate aplay MBA but how much %mark in greduation. can be aplay candidate


By:Ramveer | On:27-JUN-2013 00:01:56


Dear Sir/Mam, please provide mba fees details.


By:Prashant Sharma | On:22-JUN-2013 13:22:14


I have downloaded OPENMAT form. How can I send it in the envelop specified in the prospectus?


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