Admission Notification Details for Indira Gandhi National Open University ( IGNOU )

Indira Gandhi National Open University ( IGNOU ) MBA Admission Notification – 2015

Indira Gandhi National Open University ( IGNOU ) offering need-based academic programmes by giving professional and vocational orientation to the course of Master of Business Administration ( MBA ) to the applicants who are willing to pursue for the year 2015.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks for general category / 45% for reserved category, with 3 years managerial / supervisory / professional experience.


Professional Degree with 50% marks in: Engineering / Medicine / Chartered Accountancy ( ICAI ) / Cost and Works Accountancy ( ICWA ) / Company Secretaryship ( ICSI ) / Law.

2. Clearance of OPENMAT conducted by IGNOU.

3. There is no age bar.

Admission Procedure

Admission to Management Programmes of IGNOU is done through OPENMAT Entrance test, held twice a year.

Admission to the MBA will be done on the basis of the score obtained in the OPENMAT, conducted all over India twice a year as per above schedule.

A result card will be sent to all the candidates who have appeared in the OPENMAT examination. It will indicate whether the candidate has qualified or not qualified for admission on the basis of cut-off score as decided by the University.

Application Procedure

For appearing in the entrance test ( OPENMAT ) a student has to fill up Application Form FOR OPENMAT Entrance Test ( Form 1 ) which is provided separately in an envelope along with the STUDENT HANDBOOK & PROSPECTUS.

Candidates are requested to fill up the OPENMAT Entrance Test- Form 1. Candidates need to send the form in the same envelope by Registered / Speed Post so as to reach the IGNOU H.Q. on or before the last date printed on the application form to the address mentioned below.

No other document is required to be submitted along with this form.

Application Fee

No fee is to be sent with OPENMAT Form ( Form-1 ), except in case where the form has been downloaded from the website. In case the form has been downloaded from the website, a demand draft of Rs.1050/- drawn in favour of IGNOU, payable at New Delhi has to be sent alongwith OPENMAT form. Prospectus will be sent to such candidates after receipt of the form along with the demand draft.

A student can appear in anyone of the above OPENMAT Examinations. If a student wants to appear in more than one OPENMAT Examinations s/he is required to apply separately.

After qualifying in OPENMAT, a learner will have to apply for admission on the specified APPLICATION FORM ( Form 2 ) which is given in the Prospectus along with required documents to the Regional Director concerned.

Enclose Demand Draft for fee of programme Rs.1,500/- per course. Please ensure that candidates have written the name, programme code and address on the back of the demand draft.

Do not send any certificate / document with the OPENMAT Form ( Form-1 ). These are required to be submitted with the Admission Form ( Form- 2 ), in case you qualify in the OPENMAT.

Important Dates

The Last Dates for Submission of Application Forms ( Form 2)


30.11.2014 ( 1st Semester 2015 )

31.05.2015 ( 2nd Semester 2015 )


31.05.2015 ( 2nd Semester 2015 )

30.11.2015 ( 1st Semester 2016 )

The Entrance Test Dates:

OPENMAT XXXVI : 17.08.2014 ( Sunday, 10.00 a.m. — 1.00 p.m. )

OPENMAT XXXVII : 01.02.2015 ( Sunday, 10.00 a.m. — 1.00 p.m. )

Contact Details:

Enquiries regarding the approval of Project Proposal should be addressed to

The Coordinator ( Projects ),

School of Management Studies,


Maidan Garhi,

New Delhi-110 068.

Regarding Project Reports,

it should be addressed to

The Registrar ( SED ),


Maidan Garhi,

New Delhi-110068.

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