IGNOU OPENMAT-XXXIII Application Forms Now Available | IGNOU MBA Admissions

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) invites applications for its Management Programmes.

The Admissions will be through an entrance test (OPENMAT-XXXIII ), to be held all over the country on  February 24, 2013.

Last Date to Submit Duly Filled Applications:

January 10, 2013.

The filled in form must reach the:

Registrar (SED),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi- 110068

By registered post or speed post.

Fee Student handbook and prospectus can be obtained from the Registrar (SRD), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi and from all the Regional centres of IGNOU by sending a sum of Rs.550, through a DD/ IPO in favour of IGNOU, payable at New Delhi/ city of concerned Regional Centre or by payingRs.500 in cash at the respective sale counters.

Programmes for which IGNOU OPENMAT-XXXIII will be conducted:

For admissions to the following degree/diploma programmes in Management:

Master in Business Administration (MBA)
Diploma in Management (DIM)
PG Diploma in Management (PGDIM)
PG Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
PG Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)
PG Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM)
PG Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)

Eligibility Criteria:

Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks (for general category) and 45% for reserved category.


Bachelor’s degree with three years of supervisory/ managerial/ professional experience or Professional degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Medicine/ Architecture/ Law/ Pharmacy or Professional qualifications in Accountancy/ Cost and Works Accountancy/ Company Secretaryship or Masters degree in any subject are eligible to apply.

In case you are clear on the Eligibility, then The Eligibility Criteria are explained Here.

Some Exceptions:

As you may know, the candidates who qualify the entrance test (OPENMAT-XXXIII) will be eligible to enroll for the MBA programme in IGNOU.

* But those people who who have cleared the entrance test conducted by institutions like CAT, MAT and state level tests need not appear in Openmat-XXXIII. The University will not accept the score of examining bodies in terms of percentile. Plus the cut-off for these candidates will be determined by IGNOU.

*Non-graduates (10+2 or equivalent) with six years of managerial/ supervisory/ professional experience are eligible to apply for DIM only.

The Cut-Off for IGNOU Openmat:

To qualify IGNOU Openmat XXXIII, to be held on February 24, 2013, a candidate has to secure a minimum of 40% marks. That’s the candidate has to score 80 marks out of 200 marks. There’s NO Negative Marking.