IGNOU closes OPENMAT registration tomorrow for January 2021 session

Apply for IGNOU OPENMAT-XLIX 2021 before March 25 for admission to January 2021 admission cycle at ignou.ac.in

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Sundararajan | Mar 24, 2021 - 11:47 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the conducting body of OPENMAT XLIX, will close the registration tomorrow, March 25, 2021. Students can fill the IGNOU OPENMAT MBA application form in online mode. Also, there is a facility to edit the application form already submitted. To complete the online registration for OPENMAT-XLIX 2021, candidates have to pay an application fee of Rs 800 (Rs 600 for the reserved category). The IGNOU OPENMAT MBA 2021 exam will be held on April 11, 2021.
Click here to fill the OPENMAT application form

OPENMAT is a national-level entrance exam conducted for admissions to MBA/ PGDM programmes offered at the School of Management Studies, IGNOU. Admissions to the management programmes of the university are granted based on performance in the IGNOU OPENMAT entrance test, which will be conducted at examination centres across the country.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2021: Eligibility criteria

  • Students who have completed a bachelor’s degree at an accredited university with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for reserved category) are eligible to fill the IGNOU OPENMAT MBA application form.

  • Students having a professional course degree such as chartered accountancy/ cost accountancy/ company secretaryship can also apply.

  • There is no age limit to apply for the OPENMAT 2021.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2021: Important dates



Last date to register for OPENMAT XLIX 2021

March 25, 2021

OPENMAT MBA admit card date

10 days before the entrance test

IGNOU OPENMAT exam date 2021

April 11, 2021

How to register for IGNOU OPENMAT 2021?

Step 1: Visit the official website of IGNOU OPENMAT and look for the registration link.

Step 2: Fill the OPENMAT application form by filling in the basic information.

Step 3: Note down the system-generated “OPENMAT Application Number”.

Step 4: Re-login using the login credentials and fill the IGNOU OPENMAT application form 2021.

Step 5: Upload all the required valid documents/ photograph/ signature in the prescribed format.

Step 6: Pay the IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 application form fee online.

Step 7: Finally, download and take a printout of the submitted application form.

Specifications of documents to be uploaded


Format of the file

Size of the file

Scanned photograph of the candidate


10 kb to 200 kb

Scanned image of the signature


4 kb to 30 kb

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