IGNOU Openmat 2022 – Exam Date, Registration, MBA Admission Process

IGNOU Openmat 2022 – IGNOU will be soon officially announce the OPENMAT entrance exam registration for the session January 2022. IGNOU will be soon started to invites online applications for the upcoming Openmat Exam which going to conduct between May to June 2022. IGNOU conducting an Openmat Entrance examination for those students who are interested to take admission into IGNOU Management program like MBA. As per the university rules, it is mandatory for all students to go through the Openmat exam to qualify for taking admission in any management program of IGNOU.

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IGNOU Openmat 2022

We want to inform all candidates that IGNOU Openmat Online Registration will be open soon by the university officials for the session Jan 2022. Candidates who are interesting to take a part in the IGNOU Openmat Examination conducted by the university have no need to wait for the next session to get register online for IGNOU Openmat. We advised all students to check this page regularly for any updates from the IGNOU Head office.

Name of the Exam

IGNOU Openmat

Conducting Authority

IGNOU University

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Applicable for


Method of Registration


Method of Exam


Type of Exam


List of Courses under IGNOU Openmat:

IGNOU Openmat Entrance Exam is conducted for Management programs only. Candidates can explore the list of the programs for which interested students have to apply for Openmat exam.

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

IGNOU Openmat Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have graduated from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks without requirenment of any working experience OR
  • Completed Professional Degree (C.A./ ICWAI/ C.S./Law) with a minimum of 50% marks

Note – It is noted that the 5% relaxation will be given for reserved categories in the percentage

IGNOU Openmat Procedure 2022

IGNOU is now collecting applications for Openmat examination through online mode only so candidates have to submit their application for the entrance exam through the online method only.

  • Go to the Official Website of IGNOU Openmat Registration or Click on Given Link
  • Now, you are at the registration section of IGNOU Openmat 2022 so Click on “Register Yourself” if you are a new student.
  • After clicking on it, The Student Registration Form will be displayed on your screen so fill in all the details carefully without making any mistakes. The students have to provide the only active email id and mobile number to receive their username and other important communication from IGNOU.
  • After entering your information including the selection of a password, click on the Submit button after entering the Security code.
  • After successful registration, you will have to submit the application by providing the required information like education qualification, and personal information.
  • In the next step, you have to upload some scanned documents like Passport Size photograph and Signature
  • After uploading the documents, pay your exam fees through available online mode and get a printout of paid fees for future reference.
  • Don’t forget to take a print of your Openmat application form for future reference.

Click here to Apply for Openmat Entrance Form 2022 (Soon)

Note – Candidates have no need to upload any document like marksheet or certificate at the time of Openmat registration which will be required to send at the time of taking admission in MBA.

Update – Now, there is no offline application accepting by the university for Openmat exam so candidates should follow only online procedures. Offline Application will get rejected and no hall ticket will be issued for a particular student.

Important Dates for IGNOU Openmat January 2022


Expected Date

Starting Date of Openmat Application

1st May 2022

Last Date for Openmat Application Form Submission

31st May 2022

Release Date of IGNOU Openmat Hall Ticket 2022

7th June 2022

IGNOU Openmat Exam Date 2022

10th June 2022

IGNOU Openmat Exam Duration

3 hours

Examination Timing

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

IGNOU Openmat Result Date 2022

1st July 2022

Last Date for Admission in MBA

31st July 2022

IGNOU Openmat Fees 2022

If you want to appear in IGNOU Openmat entrance then you have to pay the requisite application through online mode which is written below.

  • Rs 1000/- (Non-refundable) (General & OBC)
  • Rs 1000/- (SC/ST & EWS)

Refund Policy – It is noted that the Openmat Entrance fee is non-refundable so candidates can not withdraw their application to get a refund of their paid fees after the successful application.

Application Correction Period – If the candidate made any mistake while submitting the Openmat application then particular candidates can apply for a correction within the given time duration through login to the portal.

IGNOU Openmat Exam Pattern January 2022

According to the following structure, each of the questions will be of 1 mark and there will be no negative marking in the examination so if you answer any of the questions wrong then you will be saved from the negative marking. Total marks will be 200 which divided into four sections.

Section Question Marks
General Awareness 30 30
English Language 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Reasoning Consisting 70 70
Total 200 200

How to Prepare for IGNOU Openmat 2022?

Candidates can get help from IGNOU Openmat previous session or sample question papers to start the preparation of the exam. IGNOUHelp Team has uploaded a sample entrance paper for our students to get better guidance about the examination.

Download Openmat Sample Question Paper

IGNOU Openmat Hall Ticket Jan 2022

It is mandatory for IGNOU Openmat students to have a printout of their hall ticket to appear in the entrance examination. The university going to release the Openmat exam hall ticket in the current week so candidates are requested to download their hall ticket as soon as it is available for checking.

  • Download Openmat Hall Ticket Jan 2022 (Not Releleased)

IGNOU Openmat Result & Scorecard 2022

The university has officially declared the entrance result for the IGNOU Openmat examination. The candidates can now download their Openmat scorecard to apply for management programs from IGNOU. 

  • Download Openmat Result & Score Card Jan 2022 (Not Releleased)

The candidates can check their results by click on the link above and enter the required details at the login page to view your Openmat results like Application Number, Date of Birth, and Captcha code.

IGNOU OPENMAT Score Card Validity

IGNOU Openmat comes with a validity period and candidates have to take admission in the MBA program in the given time duration. If the students failed to take admission in IGNOU MBA due to some reason then the candidate have to appear again in Openmat after the expiration of validity.

Entrance Date Validity
10th June 2022 January 2022 Session

IGNOU MBA Admission Procedure after Openmat Result

Candidates who qualify in the Openmat exam should start the procedure for taking admission in IGNOU MBA. Candidates have to download Application Form (Form-2) from below and fill it with the correct details. After filling all required information in the form, candidates have to send their admission form with IGNOU Openmat Hall Ticket along with MBA program fees to respective Regional Centres before 31st July or August for July 2020 cycle.

Click To Download MBA Prospectus for Form-2 (Included Sample Entrance Papers, Form, Instructions, and more)

Candidates have to submit the Form-2 of MBA Prospectus to the concerned regional centre with required documents and fees. The last date for submission of the MBA Application Form will be announced after the declaration of the IGNOU Openmat Result.

Direct Entry to PG Diploma in Management  – There is a provision in IGNOU to take direct admission in PG Diploma programs without appearing in the Openmat examination. If any candidate complies with the below eligibility criteria then he/she has no need to appear in the Openmat examination to take admission in any PGD program in Management. They can directly apply for admission by submitting the admission form for it. Following is the list of courses in which candidates can take direct admission.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Operational Management (PGDOM)

If you still have any doubt regarding IGNOU MBA Entrance Examination called Openmat then you can connect with us by commenting below.

FAQs – IGNOU Openmat 2022

What is IGNOU Openmat?

IGNOU Openmat is an entrance exam for taking admission to the IGNOU MBA program.

Is Openmat Mandatory for MBA Admission in IGNOU?

How Many Times Openmat Conducted in a Year?

When is Openmat Conducted by IGNOU?

IGNOU Openmat is conducted for January and July sessions.

Can I Apply Online for IGNOU Openmat?

Yes, It is the only method of registration.

Is Offline Application accepted for Openmat?

When will IGNOU Openmat Results 2022 be declared?

The university will be released the Openmat Jan 2022 session result in the month of July 2022.

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