IGNOU Distance MBA Admission Procedure 2022

Get admission for distance MBA from IGNOU in 2022 using this step by step guide to admission procedure. Also watch our video to get more information.

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IGNOU Distance MBA Admission Overview

Admissions to IGNOU Distance MBA program takes place twice every year usually in the months of January and June. You will be assured admission if you  meet all the eligibility requirements for the MBA program offered by IGNOU.

Read the sections below to know more about the steps involved in getting admission in IGNOU for MBA.

This is the general overview of the steps that you need to go through while taking admission for the IGNOU MBA program.

Note: Aspirants do not have to attend the OPENMAT Entrance Exam for MBA admission at IGNOU.

IGNOU MBA Admission EventDate
Last date for IGNOU Distance MBA admission31st July 2022

For more information regarding the important dates visit our important dates page.

Step 1: Check your Eligibility

Firstly, before attempting to get admission, You should verify the eligibility criterion requirements for admission.

Graduation is the basic eligibility criterion for admission to IGNOU distance MBA. To know in detail about the eligibility criterion click here.

If you meet the requirements then check the next step.

Step 2: Obtain the Prospectus

To have an in-depth idea of the management programs and MBA offered by IGNOU and also to get the application forms you should obtain the prospectus. You can get the prospectus by downloading the prospectus and carefully going through it is something every IGNOU MBA aspirant must do before looking for the admission. 

Click here to get the MBA prospectus.

Step 3: Register on IGNOU Website

You must register yourself on IGNOU’s official admission portal, that can either be accessed through IGNOU’s official website or through the following link:


To register yourself, click on the “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” button seen at the upper left corner of the page.

Step 4: Log In & Fill the Online Admission Form

After registering yourself on IGNOU’s official admission portal, you must log into the IGNOU admission portal and start filling your IGNOU Distance MBA admission form. Follow the steps below:

  • Log into the IGNOU’s admission portal by entering your Username, Password and the Captcha code.
  • After logging in, you’ll be presented with a length admission form which includes numerous categories, the categories you must fill are:
    • Personal Details
    • Programme Details
    • Qualification Details
    • Course Details 
    • Correspondence Details
  • All the pages must be filled with care and should be reviewed multiple times before proceeding to the next step.
  • More information regarding the admission form and important tips that can assist you while filling the form can be found in our Application Forms and Procedure page [Link].

Step 5 : Uploading the Required Documents

After filling the form and reviewing it thoroughly, we can proceed to the next step which involves the uploading of necessary documents. You are expected to have the following the documents in your hand (the file size of the digital documents should be equal to or less than the size mentioned next to the name of the document):
  • Scanned photograph (100 KB)
  • Scanned signature (100 KB)
  • Scanned copy of age proof (200 KB)
  • Scanned copy of relevant qualification certificates (200KB)
  • Scanned copy of relevant experience certificates, required for IGNOU MBF program (200 KB)
  • Scanned copy of category certificates, for SC/ST and OBC applicants (200 KB)
  • Scanned copy of BPL certificates, for Below Poverty Line applicants (200 KB)
All the required documents must be uploaded and must be thoroughly reviewed before proceeding forward.

Step 6 : Paying the Application Fee and Submitting

After finishing the IGNOU MBA admission form and uploading all the necessary documents, we can now proceed towards the final step of IGNOU Distance MBA admission. An application fee of ₹ 200 must be paid before submitting the application, the fee can be paid through the following methods:

  • Credit card (Mastercard/ Visa)
  • Debit card (Mastercard/ Visa/ Rupay)
  • NetBanking

Once the fee has been paid, you can now submit your IGNOU Distance MBA admission form.

IMPORTANT NOTE: It is essential that you review the application form multiple times to makes sure that all the information that you’ve provided are correct and up-to-date.

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Have some queries about the distance MBA admission? Checkout the FAQs below:

The last date to apply for IGNOU Distance MBA admission is 31st July 2022 (June 2022 session).

The basic eligibility for IGNOU’s distance MBA program is having a valid bachelor degree from a recognised university (more additional details visit our eligibility page).

The OPENMAT entrance exam has been cancelled for the time being. Currently, the OPENMAT exam is not required for IGNOU MBA admission.

You can apply for IGNOU Distance MBA program through IGNOU’s official admission portal.

IGNOU opens the admission for their reputed MBA programs twice an year. January and June being the two admission windows (currently open).

All eligible candidates can apply for IGNOU MBA admission. The admission process will be based on merit.

IGNOU’s Distance MBA programs are one of the most well-rounded and reputed distance MBA programs in India.

IGNOU’s MBA programs are accredited by both UGC and AICTE. It is also often regarded as one of the best distance MBA programs available in India.

Admission form for IGNOU’s distance MBA program can be accessed through IGNOU’s official admission portal.

Yes, IGNOU MBA admission process can be completed entirely through their online admission portal.

Candidates must have the scanned copies of all essential documents while filling the IGNOU MBA admission form. Documents includes scanned copied of photograph, signature, qualification certificates, BPL certificates (if applicable), category certificates (if applicable), age proof and relevant experience certificates (if any).

The basic eligibility for IGNOU Distance MBA program is having a bachelor degree from a recognised university.

IGNOU’s MBA program is a well-reputed management program in India. It certainly will assist you in landing a desirable job or to obtain a promotion in your present organisation.

Before submitting, candidates must thoroughly review their application forms and must make sure that every information given is legitimate. Mistakes or false information i the application form will lead to the rejection of application.  

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