Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) conducts OPENMAT entrance exam for admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA), Diploma in Management (DIM) and Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) programs in Management (PGDIM), Human Resource Management (PGDHRM), Financial Management (PGDFM), Operations Management (PGDOM), Marketing Management (PGDMM) & Financial Market Practice (PGDFMP) offered at School of Management Studies.

The entrance test is held twice a year - August and February.

OPENMAT 2017 Important Dates

  • Last Date to Apply: 15 December, 2016
  • Exam Date: 5 February, 2017

Eligibility Criteria

You should have a graduation in any discipline with 50% marks for general category / 45% for reserved category, with 3 years managerial, supervisory or professional experience. Or A professional degree with 50% marks in Engineering/Medicine/Chartered Accountancy (ICAI) / Cost and Works Accountancy (ICWAI)/ Company Secretaryship (ICSI)/Law.

There is no age bar.

Exam Pattern

The test consists of four sections with total 200 multiple choice questions.

  1. General Awareness: 30 Questions
  2. English Language: 50 Questions
  3. Quantitative Aptitude: 50 Questions
  4. Reasoning: 70 Questions

There is no negative marking.

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