IGNOU MBA Admissions 2021 Registration (Extended) OpenMAT XLIX Eligibility, Selection Procedure, Exam Dates

IGNOU MBA admission 2021: IGNOU offers various courses to the students and Distance MBA is one of them. All the aspirants who want to enroll in IGNOU MBA Admissions 2021 from IGNOU can fill the application form online. The official notification for IGNOU MBA 2021 has released by the officials and students may submit their application by 20th March 2021. To know more about IGNOU MBA Openmat XLIX 2021 read the article given below.

Update: The last date to submit application for OPENMANT has been extended now the eligible candidates may submit their application till 25th March 2021.

IGNOU MBA Admissions 2021

Article CategoryRegistration for Entrance Exam
Name of the CourseMBA
Name of the examIndira Gandhi National Open University MBA Admission Test 2021
IGNOU MBA Admissions 2021 testNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Common Name of the examIGNOU OPENMAT XLIX 2021
Level of ExamNational Level
Category of the examPostgraduate Level of Exam
Objective of ExamTo seek admission in various MBA courses offered at IGNOU
Mode of the application formOnline
Official websiteignou.ac.in

IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Entrance Exam

IGNOU offers Masters in Business Administration in various branches. To get admission to MBA offered by IGNOU the applicant will have to fill an application from the official website. This is a national-level examination and conducted by NTA in computer-based mode. Any graduate with 50% marks in aggregate can fill the application form to take OPNEMAT XLVII session 2021.

IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2021: Important Dates

Here have a look at the table given below to know the important dates of the IGNOU OPENMAT MBA;

Important EventImportant Dates
IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2021 Notification Release Date3rd March 2021
The start date for filling of application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 20213rd March 2021
End date for registering for IGNOU OPENMAT MBA20th March 2021
25th March 2021
Start and end date for correction of application form of IGNOU OPEN MAT  TBA
The date for downloading IGNOU OPENMAT Admit Card 2021  10 days before exam
OPENMAT 2021 Exam Date11th April 2021
IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Result Release DateTBA

IGNOU MBA Admissions Eligibility

If you want to get admission in MBA then IGNOU offers you this course in all the important specializations. Here are the eligibility criteria set by IGNOU for  the applicants to get admission in MBA offered by the university;

  • To get admission to the MBA Programme offered by IGNOU you will have to complete graduation along with a professional degree. A degree in one of the following; engineering,  law, medicine, ICSI. ICWAI, ICAI, etc will make you eligible to apply for this exam.
  • It is a must for the applicant to score a minimum of 50% marks at the graduation level.
  • For the applicants from the reserved category, the minimum required mark in graduation is 45%.
  • Age is no bar to get admission in MBA offered by IGNOU.

How To Fill Application Form for IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2021?

If you fulfill the criteria given above then you can fill the IGNOU OPENMAT form to get admission to the MBA course. The NTA has already extended the last date to fill and submit the application form so still, you have time for this. Here we have compiled the steps that you need to follow to fill the application form released by IGNOU;

  • Step 1 – First of all you will have to register on the official portal. Check Here For the registration process enter your personal and educational details like your name, parent’s name, and others including mobile number and valid e-mail id.
  • Step 2 – On the next page all the necessary details in the IGNOU OPENMAT application form 2021 including preference on exam centers.
  • Step 3 – Upload all the required scanned documents to participate in IGNOU OPENMAT 2021
  • Step 4- As the final step to register for IGNOU MBA 2021, pay the application fee.
  • Step 5 – Click on the submit tab and take a print out of the application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 for further use.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Application Form Fee

Candidates appearing in IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 can pay the application fee online through debit card, credit card, or net banking. For the applicants from UR and OBC category the application fee is Rs. 800. For the applicants from a reserved category, the application fee is Rs. 600.  

Note: The Application fee mentioned was of last year if we saw any changes for the current session then the same will be updated here.

OPENMAT 2021 Application Form Correction

If any candidate has put some incorrect information in the application form then they will get a chance to correct it. This process will be available once the form submission due date is over. The authorities will open the application forms for correction but the applicants can correct only some of their fields. To mark the correction in the application form you will have to log in on the official page with your login credentials and mark the changes.


Official NotificationClick here
Registration LinkClick here
Official websiteClick here
MBA Hand BookClick here

IGNOU OPENMAT MBA Exam Pattern 2021

The applicants of IGNOOU OPENMAT need to know about the exam pattern of the exam in advance. When you are already aware of the exam pattern then it becomes easier to handle the question paper and its pressure in the exam hall. Have a look at the pattern of the exam as given below and start your preparation accordingly. 

Exam Pattern of IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2020


The exam date has not to be released by the officials yet and it is expected that dates will be released soon. The authorities will release the admit card for the candidates online first and it will be a must for them to carry it to the exam center. We will update you here as soon as its exam date will be released.

When will the authority release the application form for IGNOU OpenMAT XLIX 2021?

IGNOU has released the official notification for Opnemat MBA XLIX 2021 on its official portal.

Is there any Upper age limit for candidates to submit the application form?

No there is no upper age limit to submit the application form.

Are there any minimum marks required to satisfy the eligibility criteria for form submission?

Yes, applicant must have secure a minimum of 50% marks in its bachelors examination but students who are of reserved category they must have 45% marks.

What is the last date to submit the online application for IGNOU MBA admission 2021?

The last date to submit the application is extended to 25th March 2021 from 20th March 2021.

What is the application for IGNOU MBA application form?

On considering the last year notification the application for IGNOU MBA for general and OBC candidates is 800/- while for SC and ST applicants it is Rs 600/- but we are not sure that will it remain same for this year or not.

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