NTA to organize IGNOU Entrance Test for MBA, B.Ed Admissions on 27th July, launches website ntaignou.nic.in

Published on: Jun 12, 2019 20:00 IST
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NTA IGNOU MBA, B.Ed Entrance Test 2020: As per the latest update, NTA has been entrusted the task to hold IGNOU Entrance Test 2019 for admission to popular courses like MBA and B.Ed. After taking over the responsibility of holding entrance exams for Delhi University Entrance Exam, JNUEE and CEEB, NEET, JEE Mains, UGC NET and ICAR AIEE, NTA now will also organize IGNOU Entrance Test from next academic year. This means that the IGNOU OPENMAT Entrance Exam 2019 and IGNOU B.Ed Entrance exam 2019 will be conducted by NTA on 27th July 2019 at 100 cities spread across India.

IGNOU has issued an official statement about transferring the responsibility of holding entrance exams for MBA and B.Ed Courses. The statement reads “NTA has been conducting computer-based entrance test for higher educational institutions. In order to assess the competency of candidates for admission and recruitment purposes, NTA conducts the Tests in an efficient, transparent manner following international standards. Now NTA is conducting Computer Based Entrance Test for IGNOU as done for JNU and Delhi University.”

Sharing his views on the development, IGNOU Vice Chancellor Prof Nageshwar Rao said that the university decided to seek help of NTA, owing to its expertise in holding entrance exams with great efficiency and complete transparency. Add to that, NTA being a government agency, it is natural for IGNOU to choose it as its partner for conducting entrance exams, added Prof Rao. He also hinted that once the experiment for IGNOU OpenMAT and B.Ed Entrance test are successful, the university will also consider online entrance tests for its other popular programmes as well.  

Following the announcement of NTA conducting IGNOU Entrance Test for MBA and B.Ed programmes, NTA has launched an official website at ntaignou.nic.in, where information regarding the exam will be shared by the NTA. In addition to this, candidates will also be able to complete the online application process and submit their forms on the website soon. IGNOU or NTA will not accept any application as a hardcopy. Therefore, candidates are advised to visit ntaignou.nic.ni at the earliest to get information about the entrance exam.

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