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Updated on 06 Jul, 2016

Admission to Programmes through Entrance Test



Admission into the following programmes of the university is strictly on the basis of entrance test :  
Management programme (MBA)
Admission to Management Programme of the University is on the basis of performance in the Entrance Test (OPENMAT) conducted at examination centres spread all over the country, twice a year (February and August).  

For appearing in the entrance test (OPENMAT) a candidate has to fill up Application Form for OPENMAT Entrance Test which is provided in/with the Student Handbook and Prospectus.  The form is required to be submitted at the University Headquarter within the stipulated dates.  

Declaration of entrance test result :  

Result of the admission test is communicated to every candidate and is also made available on the university website (www.ignou.ac.in).   
Admission into the Management Programme :  

All such candidates who qualify in the entrance test are eligible to register themselves in the Management Programme.  For admission a learner will have to apply on the specified Application Form which is given in the Student Handbook alongwith required documents and requisite programme/course fee to the Regional Director concerned.  
Validity of Openmat Score :  

Candidates who have qualified for admission on the basis of the score obtained in the Entrance Test (OPENMAT) will be eligible to take admission into Management Programme in any of the subsequent two semesters.  For example, one who qualifies for admission in August, 2016 entrance test, may take admission in any of the following two semesters i.e., either in January, 2017 or July, 2017.    
Schedule of Operation :  

Date of Entrance Test
Last Date of submission of the entrance test form at University headquarters
Eligible to take admission in (validity of Openmat score)
Last date for submission of application form for admission at the concerned Regional centre alongwith Result Card , Identity Card and other relevant documents
3rd Sunday of Aug 2016
To be announced later
Ist Sem., 2017 (January, 2017)
II Sem., 2017 (July, 2017)
30th November, 2016
31st May, 2017
1st Sunday of Feb 2017
To be announced later
Ist Sem., 2017 (July, 2017)
II Sem., 2018 (January, 2018)
31st May, 2017
30th November, 2017