IGNOU OPENMAT MBA and Management Entrance Exam 2023
IGNOU OPENMAT is the entrance exam conducted by NTA on behalf of Indira Gandhi National Open University, for admission to its MBA program. It is an aptitude test designed to assess the candidate’s aptitude in Management.
Apart from MBA it is also considered for admission to various other Management programs offered by School of Management Studies under IGNOU.
Read the sections below to know more details about the OPENMAT entrance Exam.
Note: This page is about OPENMAT Entrance Exam, it is not presently a requirement IGNOU Distance MBA admission (2023 Sessions).
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Quick Info: OPENMAT Entrance Exam
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The OPENMAT test syllabus is designed to check the candidates overall aptitude in Management. You will be tested the on the basis of the following topics:
- General Awareness
- English Language
- Quantitative Aptitude
The detailed syllabus, list of topics and exam patterns can be obtained from the link below.
The question papers for the OPENMAT entrance exams conducted in the previous years can help you understand the pattern of questions and help you prepare better. You can obtain the solved and unsolved question papers for the past years from our question papers page.
Validity of OPENMAT Score
The results of OPENMAT are valid for two semesters after qualification. You will be qualified in the OPENMAT entrance exam if you score the cut off marks or above. You can seek admission to IGNOU MBA or other management programs for the 2 subsequent semesters after qualification in OPENMAT. This means that there will be two admission openings every year and you can choose for admission in any one of the two sessions.
The results for the exam are published on the IGNOU official website and the Score Card is dispatched to your address via post.
Courses Covered by OPENMAT
If you are qualified you can get admission to the MBA program by IGNOU and other Diploma courses in Management. The list of the diploma programs are given below.
Diploma in Management (DIM)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDIM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP)
FAQ – OPENMAT
Some of the Frequently Asked Questions about IGNOU OPENMAT Entrance test are answered here.
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What is OPENMAT?
OPENMAT is the management aptitude test conducted by National Testing Agency on behalf of IGNOU for admission to its management programs including MBA.
When is the next OPENMAT exam?
OPENMAT exam for July 2021 and January 2022 was cancelled. OPENMAT exam for 2022 is yet to be announced, stay updated regarding the same through out website.
Which is the last date for submission of OPENMAT Application Form?
The last date for the next OPENMAT, i.e, OPENMAT XLV is not announced yet.
How to apply for OPENMAT?
The application for OPENMAT exam is done online thorugh IGNOU website. To know more about applying for OPENMAT, click here.
How to fill OPENMAT application form.
You can fill the OPENMAT application form online through IGNOU website. To know more details about how to fill the form, click here.
How to download OPENMAT admit card?
The OPENMAT admit card will be available for download on the IGNOU website. The latest link will be published here when it becomes available.
Is there negative Marking in OPENMAT exam?
No, There is no negative marking for wrong answers in OPENMAT exam.
Is OPENMAT tough?
The OPENMAT exam is not easy if you don’t prepare enough. However the fact that it doesn’t have negative marking will help in clearing the exam when compared to other tests like MAT, CAT etc.
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