IGNOU MBA Admissions 2018 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date

Last Updated - February 15 2018

Ranked among the largest open universities in the world, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) provides a wide range of academic programmes, both short-term as well as long-term, leading to Undergraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Degrees, and Doctoral Degrees. The School of Management Studies at IGNOU Delhi provides a wide range of Programmes which consists of regular MBA along with Post Graduate diploma and diploma courses.

For the January session of the academic year 2018-19, IGNOU Delhi provides the following programmes under the School of Management:

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM), or
  • PG Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM), or
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDIM), or
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM), or
  • Diploma in Management (DIM), or
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Exercise (PGDFMP)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), or
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM), or

For Management Programmes, admission releasement is allocated twice a year March/April and September/October. Finished applications for MBA admission are generally accepted till mid-July and MBA Entrance Test (OPENMAT-XL) is organized in the month of August/ September every year. Entrance Tests are held twice a year on the first Sunday of February and on the first Sunday of August. The OPENMAT result card will be sent to the students within 6-7 weeks from the date of the OPENMAT examination.

Aspirants will need to submit the filled-in application form along with the attested copies of documents as specified by the university. Aspirants can download the application form available at the university website and are need to send it upon completion along with a Demand Draft of INR 1050 (Rupees one thousand fifty only), drawn in favor of IGNOU and payable at New Delhi. 

Note: Foreign students residing in India who possess a valid student visa for the at least period of the programme are applicable to seek admission in IGNOU programmes.

  • Method of Application

    Offline

  • START DATE - END DATE

    30th Nov, 2017 - 15th Feb, 2018

IGNOU MBA Admissions 2018 Important Dates

MBA/PGDM
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration30th Nov, 2017 - 15th Feb, 2018
OPENMAT Entrance Date04th Feb, 2018

IGNOU MBA Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria

MBA/PGDM & Post-Graduate Diploma in Management

Aspirant must satisfy the following eligibility requirements in order to be considered for admission to IGNOU Management programmes

  • There is no age bar
  • Graduation in any branch with 50% marks for general category/45% for reserved category as per Government of India rules, with 3 years’ managerial/supervisory/professional experience. (OR) Professional Degree with 50% marks in Engineering/Medicine/Chartered Accountancy (ICAI)/Cost Accountancy (Cost and Works Accountancy) (ICAI/ICWAI)/Company Secretaryship (ICSI)/Law.
  • Aspirant must have completed OPENMAT, organized by IGNOU

IGNOU MBA Admissions 2018 Application Procedure

MBA/PGDM & Post-Graduate Diploma in Management

‘Student Handbook & Prospectus’ for Management programme can also be obtained from the Director, (SSC), IGNOU Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 or from any Regional Centre upon submitting INR 1000 via cash in person or by sending INR 1050 via demand draft (DD)/ IPO in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi/ city of Regional Centre. Please write your name and address on the back of DD/IPO

Application form and prospectus can also be downloaded from the official IGNOU website and send upon completion along with a DD/IPO for INR1050 in favor of IGNOU payable at New Delhi/ city of Regional Centre via Registered post/ Speed post.

Duly filled-in applications must be sent by registered post/ speed post to the following address:

The Registrar {SED)

lGNOU, 

Maidan Garhi

New Delhi - 110068

IGNOU MBA Admissions 2018 Selection Procedure

MBA/PGDM & Post-Graduate Diploma in Management

Admission to Management Programmes of IGNOU is done via OPENMAT Entrance test, held twice a year. For the academic year 2018-19, OPENMAT will be held on the following dates:

OPENMAT XLII - 20.08.2017 (Sunday, 10.00 a.m. — 1.00 p.m.)
OPENMAT XLIII- 04.02.2018 (Sunday, 10.00 a.m. — 1.00 p.m.)

Walk in Admission

Aspirants who qualify the OPENMAT entrance test can submit the registration form available in the “Student Handbook & Prospectus” along with the admit card of the entrance test, to the respective Regional Centres along with the need fee after the receipt of Result card.

To know more about IGNOU admission for other courses, students can check IGNOU Admissions 2018-19

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allocated by the University/College


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