IGNOU OPENMAT Entrance Exam Dates 2021

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The OPENMAT entrance exam 2021 for MBA and other Management courses by IGNOU is conducted twice every year. The dates for OPENMAT should be carefully noted so that you don’t fall behind the schedule of application submission, test date, etc.

The upcoming exam is OPENMAT XLIX and expected to be conducted on last week of April 2021. The previous one was conducted on 15th September 2020. As a candidate who wishes to appear in the test, you should be aware of the following dates:

  1. Last Date of Submission of OPENMAT Application Form Online
  2. Date of the OPENMAT Exams
  3. Last date of Admission Application

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Important Dates for OPENMAT XLIX

 ()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 (Extended)
Dates for Correction in Application24-25th March 2021
Release of Admit Cards (OPENMAT XLIX)First Week, April 2021
Examination Date (OPENMAT XLIX)11th April 2021
Result (OPENMAT XLIX)5th July 2021

Link: https://studentservices.ignou.ac.in/Openmat/Open48/openmat48res.asp

OPENMAT Exam Application Form Last Dates

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To attend the OPENMAT entrance exam you should submit the completed application on IGNOU’s website. You will not able to apply for OPENMAT after the last date. 

The deadlines for OPENMAT application are as follows:  

 OPENMAT Application Deadline
OPENMAT XLIX25th March 2021 (Extended)

OPENMAT Exam Dates

OPENMAT exams are usually conducted on February and August every year. The exams are usually scheduled to be conducted on Sundays which makes it convenient for you to attend the exam. The time table for OPENMAT 2021-2022 is as follows:    

 OPENMAT Exam Dates
OPENMAT XLIX11th April 2021 (Expected)


Admission Dates

After the OPENMAT results are published on IGNOU website, if you are qualified in the exam by scoring cut off mark or above and also meet the eligibility requirements, you can apply for admission. You will be granted admission if you submit the application forms on or before the last date.

IGNOU has made it very flexible for candidates by providing them the option of taking admission in any one of the subsequent semesters. Given below are the admission dates for the respective exams.  

Qualified in OPENMAT XLIXQualified in OPENMAT XLVII
January 2021 Session: To Be Announced

July 2020 Session: To Be Announced

July 2021 Session: To Be AnnouncedJanuary 2021 Session: To Be announced


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