IGNOU Distance MBA Important Dates 2021-2022

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You should complete the procedures in time for getting admission to IGNOU Distance MBA. The important dates in the application process, entrance exam, and admission are listed this article.

Read the following sections to know more about last dates and other important dates for 2021-2022 academic year

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Important Dates for OPENMAT XLVII

The timeline for the next entrance exam, OPENMAT XLVII is given below:


Online Application Starts2nd March 2021
Last day of Application/Registration Ends25th March 2021
Dates for Correction in Application24th-25th March 2021
Release of Admit Cards (OPENMAT XLIX)First Week of April 2021
Examination Date (OPENMAT XLIX)11th April 2021

 Link: https://sedservices.ignou.ac.in/entranceopenmat/ 

Entrance Exam Application Dates

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Entrance exams are conducted twice every year. The important dates of entrance exam for IGNOU correspondence MBA is given below.

Entrance ExamLast Date for the Submission of Application Forms
OPENMAT XLIX25th March 2021

Entrance Exam Dates

The dates on which the entrance tests are conducted are listed below:

Entrance ExamDate of ExaminationTime
OPENMAT XLIX11th April 202111th April 2021 (Expected)

Admission Application Dates

When the results of entrance test are published and if you are qualified, you need to apply before the last date of submission of application forms for admission. The last dates are given in the table below. You are allowed to take admission to MBA in any of the two subsequent sessions after you qualify in the entrance exam.

Entrance Test TakenSessionLast Date of Submission of Application
OPENMAT XLIXJanuary 2021 (First Session of 2021)To Be Announced 
OPENMAT XLIXJulne 2021 (Second Session of 2021)To Be Announced
OPENMAT XLVIIJuly 2020 (Second Session of 2021)To Be Announced
OPENMAT XLVIIJanuary 2021 (First Session of 2021)To Be Announced

Please note that, the application forms should reach the designated places on or before the last date of application. The late applications would be rejected by IGNOU, without notification.

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