IGNOU OPENMAT Exam Calendar

Nov. 16, 2017
Indira Gandhi National Open University Openmat

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 XLIIIGNOU OPENMAT 2018 XLII The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) conducts OPENMAT entrance test twice a year. The exam is conducted to shortlist candidates for post graduate management programmes offered by IGNOU. The exam was held on September 24, 2017. Candidates who qualify for admission in IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 XLII will be eligible to take admission in January 2018 or July 2018 semester. IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 result will be declared in the second week of November.On the basis of OPENMAT result, candidates can seek admission in MBA, PG Diploma in HRM, PG Diploma in FM and other management programmes. In this article, candidates can find complete information on IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 XLII exam including important dates, application form, eligibility etc.


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General Facts

  • Name of Exam IGNOU Open Management Entrance Examination
  • Commonly known as IGNOU OPENMAT
  • Conducting Authority - Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
  • Level of Exam National Level (held twice in a year)

IGNOU OPENMAT Important Dates 2018

The table given below provides information on important dates of IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 XLII exam

S. No. Event Date
1 Last date to submit application form August 21, 2017
2 IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 XLII September 24, 2017
3 Release of admit card September 18, 2017
4 Declaration of result Second week of November 2017 (Tentative)
5 Last date to submit Application form (Form 2) for admission to January 2018 session (1st sem) November 30, 2017
July 2018 Session (1st sem) May 31, 2018

IGNOU OPENMAT Admit Card 2018

The admit card for IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 XLII exam has been released. IGNOU OPENMAT admitcard is available online however the hard copy of admit card will also be sent to candidates by post. The candidates must carry their hall ticket of IGNOU OPENMAT XLII to the allotted test centre on the day of the examination. No candidate will be allowed entry into the exam centre, in case he/she fails to furnish a valid admit card.

IGNOU OPENMAT Syllabus 2018

The entrance exam have 4 sections. The following section will feature details of the each section. All the candidates are advised to stick to the exam syllabus while preparing for it. This will ensure that their preparation is not a haphazard one. Always keep in mind that the questions in the final exam will be asked from the syllabus itself.

Sections in Exam

  • General Awareness
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability

IGNOU OPENMAT Exam Pattern 2018

A total of 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs) were asked in the IGNOU OPENMAT XLII 2018. There shall be no negative marking. For each correct answer, the candidates will be awarded 1 mark. Only 3 hours were given to all the candidates for attempting the test. The number of questions in each section is as follow -

  • General awareness: 30 questions
  • English language: 50 questions
  • Quantitative aptitude: 50 questions
  • Reasoning ability: 70 questions

Study Centres of IGNOU

  • Bangalore
  • Agartala
  • Aligarh
  • Bhopal
  • Aligarh
  • Chennai
  • Cochin
  • Delhi 1
  • Delhi 2
  • Delhi 3
  • Hyderabad
  • Imphal
  • Dehradun
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Kolkata

IGNOU OPENMAT Exam Centres 2018

OPENMAT XLII was held in several exam centres across India. The complete address of the allotted test centre was provided in the admit card of the candidates. They must ensure reaching at the exam centre on the scheduled time, even a few minutes before the reporting time.

List of courses offered under IGNOU OPENMAT

  • Below is the list of coursed offered by IGNOU -
  • Diploma in Management (DIM)
  • PG Diploma in Management (PGDIM)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • PG Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • PG Diploma in Operational Management (PGDOM)
  • PG Diploma in MarketingManagement (PGDMM
  • PG Diploma in Finance Management (PGDFM)

IGNOU OPENMAT Answer Key 2018

After giving the exam, the candidates usually look for the answer key. The answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 XLII will be made available with in a few days after the completion of the exam. The answer key will be made available in online mode in easily download-able pdf format for the candidates. It will provide the answers to all the questions which will be asked in the test. The candidates can download these and match their attempted answers with the keys given in the IGNOU OPENMAT answer key.

IGNOU OPENMAT Result 2018

The result of IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 XLII exam is likely to be declared in the month of November. Candidates will be able to check the result and download the scorecard online. Candidates appearing for OPENMAT in September will be able to access their result and download their scorecard by entering theirenrollment number. Also, the scorecard will be sent to the candidates by post. Based on the score of OPENMAT exam, the candidates will be able to take admission into various management courses.

IGNOU OPENMAT Cutoff 2018

The cutoff is the minimum marks which is decided by IGNOU and applied for shortlisting the eligible candidates for admission. The IGNOU OPEN MAT XLII cutoff will be determined by considering various factors such as the number of applicants, the difficulty level of the test, previous cutoff etc. According to the experts, the cutoff for XLII is expected to remain quite similar to that of OPENMAT XLI. The candidates can click on the caption head here for more details on the OPENMAT cutoff.

IGNOU OPENMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

You can only apply for IGNOU OPENMAT 2018only if you will be satisfying the eligibility norms. Without the satisfaction of eligibility criteria, no candidate will be considered for admissions. The eligibility criteria for OPENMAT 2018 Exam is as follow -

  • The candidate must be a graduate with at least 50% marks (45% for candidates belonging to reserved categories)
  • If the student has taken CAT/MAT and cleared the exam, then he or she needs not appearing in the entrance examination.
  • There is no age limit for the aspirant that clearly means that aspirant of any age is eligible for the test.

IGNOU OPENMAT Application Form 2018

The application form must be filled in order to appear in the entrance exam. The form has to be filled online. Candidates can fill and send the form to IGNOU HQ. The amount of fee to be paid along with the form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 XLII exam is Rs. 1050/-. The fee submission could be done via Demand Draft drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi.

Note -

  • All the information submitted in the application form of exam should be correct and complete as once the information has been submitted, no one will be allowed to change it at any stage.
  • Application form after the last date will not be accepted under any circumstance as per the norms of IGNOU OPENMAT 2018.
  • The filled application form must be submitted offline on the given address:

Registrar SED
Maidan Park
New Delhi 110068

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