IGNOU MBA Online Admission January 2020 : Application Form, Eligibility, Fee Structure, Prospectus

Ignou Distance MBA Admission Procedure January 2020 ?

The open learning university has uploaded the Handbook and Prospectus of Management Programme MBA 2020 on their official website. The management programme MBA comes under School of Management Studies. Interested students can take online admission in MBA distance education programme by going through an entrance test which is known as OPENMAT-XLVI.

For admission to the management programmes in January 2020 session, the university will conduct entrance exam which is to be conducted soon. Students can also seek admission to Post Graduate Diploma Programmes for certain courses through (Direct Entry) without appearing in OPENMAT entrance exam. Ignou OPENMAT-XLVI is an entrance exam which is conducted for admission to its MBA distance education program.

IGNOU MBA Entrance Test (OPENMAT-XLVI) will be conducted on 27th July 2019 for the January 2020 admissions of these courses. This entrance exam is also applicable for taking admission in other management programmes including MBA which are offered by SOMS – School of Management Studies under IGNOU.

Be remember that Apart from MBA, admission will also be for Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management/ Financial Management, Operation Management, Marketing Management and Financial Markets Practice. Interested candidates can download the Ignou OPENMAT XLVI Application form from website and needed to send Rs 1,050/- (Rupees one thousand fifty only) as a demand draft which is drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi. The university invites applications for the following Degree / Diploma Programmes in Management :

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 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)

IGNOU OPENMAT-XLVI Entrance Exam Dates 2020: Below are schedule of activities for OPENMAT- XLVI Entrance Test 2020 :

1.) Date of Entrance Test : The OPENMAT- XLVI entrance exam is conducted specially on week holidays i.e on Sundays which is easy and convenient for everyone.

  • OPENMAT-XLVI : 27th July 2019 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)

2.) Last Date of Submission of OPENMAT- XLVI Application Form (Form 1) : To be appear for entrance exam, students needs to submission of OPENMAT – XLVI Application form before last date. The last dates are as follows :

  • OPENMAT-XLVI : 01st July, 2019

3.) Validity of OPENMAT Score: Below are details of validity of OPENMAT- XLVI Score and eligibility to seek admission in :

a.) For those qualifying July 2019 Entrance Test (OPENMAT- XLVI ) :

  • 1st Semester 2020 (January 2020)
  • 2nd Semester 2020 (July 2020)

4.) Last date of Submission of Application Form (Form 2) at regional centre along with Result Card, Identity Proof :: After some time, the OPENMAT- XLVI results are declared on IGNOU official website and eligible students can apply for admission. Below are details of admission dates :


  • For January 2020 Session : Update soon
  • For July 2020 Session : Update soon


  • For July 2020 Session : Update soon
  • For January 2021 Session : Update Soon


Last date of Online Submission of OPENMAT XLVI Application Form (up to 11:59 pm of 01 July, 2019)17 June to 01 July, 2019
Last Date of online entrance exam Fee Submission through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking up to 11:59 pm01 July, 2019
Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website10 July, 2019
Date of IGNOU OPENMAT XLVI Entrance Test27 July, 2019

IGNOU MBA Course Duration and Medium : To complete MBA distance education programme from ignou, the minimum duration is to complete is 2.5 years and maximum duration to complete the course is 8 years. The medium of instructions is in English only.

IGNOU Distance MBA Eligibility Criteria 2020 : Below are eligibility criteria details for those students who wants to apply for MBA distance education programme :

1.) Applicants should be graduate in any discipline with 50% marks (General Category) / 45% marks (Reserved Category ) as per Government of India rules, with 3 years’ managerial / supervisory / professional experience OR
should have professional degree with 50% marks in Engineering / Medicine / Chartered Accountancy (ICAI) / Cost and Works Accountancy (ICWA) / Company Secretaryship (ICSI) / Law.

2. must be clearance of OPENMAT management aptitude test which is conducted by IGNOU.

3. There is no age restrictions for mba admission

IGNOU Distance MBA Fee Structure January 2020 : The MBA Programme consists of 21 courses in all. The Course fee is Rs 1800/- per course which can be paid through a Bank Draft obtained from any one of the scheduled banks in favour of IGNOU and should be payable at the city where your Regional Centre is located. The total fee for the distance MBA program is Rs. 37800/-. Fee once paid is not refundable under any circumstances. It is also not adjustable against any other programme of this university

IGNOU Distance MBA Prospectus January 2020 : Each and every year, the university uploaded IGNOU MBA Prospectus on their official website for MBA and other management programs. Students can download IGNOU MBA Prospectus 2020 from online portal by paying a fee of Rs 1050/- while submitting the application form for entrance test or another options is the university will send copy of the Prospectus and Student Handbook after receiving a Demand Draft of Rs 1050/-. The Application Forms and Certificate Formats are also included with prospectus. To download Ignou MBA Prospectus 2019-20, CLICK Here

Keep with us for latest update of Ignou MBA Distance Education Programme January 2020 !!

Updated: June 26, 2019 — 1:39 pm

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