Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) announces entrance test for admission to Management, B.Ed and M.Ed Special Education, PG certificate course.

Exam Date –12 Feb
Last date for receipt of request of prospectus by post : 23 December
Last Date of Form submission : 31 December
Admission cycle starting from: July


    • A candidate must be a graduate from a recognized university or a deemed university. Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelors degree and are awaiting results can also apply.

1. For Management Programmes :

      Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks for General Category and 45% for Reserved Category. Or Bachelors degree with 3 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 etc. or Masters Degree in any subject.Clearance of OPENMAT conducted by IGNOU is also required. Candidates who have successfully cleared CAT, MAT and State Level tests need not appear in OPENMAT.

2. For M. Ed : B.Ed. in Special Education or equivalent degree recognized by Rehabilitation Council of India with minimum 50% marks and two years of teaching/professional experience after completion of B.Ed. in Special Education or equivalent degree.

3. For B.Ed : Bachelors degree from any recognized University.

4. For PGDCC : MBBS (MCI Recognized)

 Exam Format :

IGNOU OPENMAT 2012 is a single paper examination covering areas like General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. The marks distribution of various sections of IGNOU OPENMAT is given below.

NO. of Questions :200

Duration :3 hours

Test I General Awareness
No. of Question – 30
No of Marks- 30

Test II English Language
No. of Question – 50
No of Marks- 50

Test III Quantitative Aptitude
No. of Question – 50
No of Marks- 50

Test IV Reasoning
No. of Question – 50
No of Marks- 50

Courses For Open Management Admission Test :

Candidate Who Successfully qualify the entrance exam can seek admission to following courses :

    • MBA
    • PG Diploma( Operations Management)
    • PG Diploma (Financial Management)
    • PG Diploma (Marketing Management)
    • PG Diploma In Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
    • PGDM
    • Diploma in Management (DIM)

How To Apply :

Application form can either be obtained by post or can be downloaded from the website of IGNOU.

More Info