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IGNOU MBA Admission 2022: Dates, Application Process (Extended), Fees, Eligibility, Syllabus

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiUpdated On: September 23, 2022 05:32 pm IST | IGNOU OPENMAT

The registration deadline for MBA admissions at IGNOU has been extended upto September 30, 2022, for the July session. Candidates can find out all the details regarding the IGNOU MBA admission process, dates, fees, and syllabus here. 

IGNOU MBA Admission 2022: Dates (Released), Application Process (Ongoing), Fees, Eligibility, Syllabus

Indira Gandhi National Open University MBA admissions for the July 2022 session are ongoing. The application process for IGNOU MBA admissions for the academic year 2022-23 will be closed on September 30, 2022. Additionally, the re-registration date for July 2022 session was extended by IGNOU till September 17, 2022. Candidates can apply for the MBA programme in two ways: online and through distance learning. Candidates aiming to apply for the MBA programme at IGNOU through online mode can do so by visiting the official site of IGNOU at

IGNOU releases the official notification for admission to the MBA and PG Diploma courses every year. Admission to most of these courses is done based on the entrance exam OPENMAT. However, this year there will be no entrance exam for MBA Admissions at IGNOU. Candidates will have to meet the minimum eligibility criteria to be admitted.  All the important details such as eligibility criteria, admission process, and application process are provided below. Candidates are advised to check all the details provided here before applying for admission. 

Highlights Of IGNOU MBA Admission 2022

Provided below are the highlights of the IGNOU OPENMAT 2022 exam:

IGNOU MBA Admission 2022 Particulars

IGNOU MBA Admission 2022 Details

Course Type

Distance Education

Offered by

School of Management Studies- IGNOU

Course Duration

2 Years

Basic Eligibility

Graduation with 50% Marks

Selection Process

Scores in Bachelor’s Degree

Application Mode


Course Fee

INR 37,800

IGNOU MBA Admission 2022 Courses

Given below are the IGNOU MBA courses that are offered for admission:

Sr. No.

Course Name




PG Diploma in Human Resource Management


PG Diploma in Financial Management


PG Diploma in Operation Management


PG Diploma in Marketing Management


PG Diploma in Financial Marketing Practices

IGNOU MBA Admission Important Dates 2022

Check the table provided below to know the important dates of IGNOU MBA Admission 2022. The important dates of IGNOU MBA Admission will help you in staying updated with all important events of admission.



Last Date to Apply For Admission

September 30, 2022

Availability of correction window

To be Announced

IGNOU MBA Eligibility Criteria 2022

Provided below are the eligibility criteria that one needs to fulfill before applying for IGNOU OPENMAT 2022.

  • Candidates must have completed graduation with at least 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category candidates). 

  • Candidates who have passed formal courses like chartered accountancy, company secretaryship, and cost accountancy are also eligible for IGNOU MBA Programmes.

  • There is no minimum or maximum age criteria to study at IGNOU.

How to Apply for IGNOU MBA Admission 2022

Candidates who are applying for MBA admission at IGNOU may check the application process provided below. It should be noted that the college does not accept CAT/ XAT or MAT scores. Obtain the prospectus from the official website of IGNOU. You can also collect the prospectus from the Regional Centers/ Study Centers or IGNOU Head Quarters. You will have to pay an amount of  Rs.1050 if you are downloading the application form and INR 1000 if you are collecting it from campus.

  • Go to the official site of IGNOU at

  • Click on the tab that reads “last date of admission for online and ODL (distance) programmes for July 2022 session is extended up to 22nd September 2022” link.

  • You will be redirected to a new page where you will have to click on either distance or online link.

  • Next, provide all the required login details and fill out the application form.

  • After entering all the details, pay the application fees.

  • Once you have completed the application process, download the application form and keep a hard copy of the same for future reference.

Given below is the application fee that an individual needs to pay while taking admission through IGNOU MBA 2022.


Application Fee

Unreserved Category

INR 800

Reserved Category

INR 600

Selection for MBA and PG Diploma courses will be done based on merit as per their performance in graduation.

Documents Required for IGNOU MBA Admission 2022

Provided below are some of the documents that will be required for IGNOU MBA Admission 2022.

  • ID Proof

  • Attested copies of mark sheets

  • Scanned Photograph (less than 100 KB)

  • Scanned Signature (less than 100 KB)

  • Scanned copy of Age Proof (less than 200 KB)

  • Scanned copy of relevant Educational Qualification (less than 200 KB)

  • Scanned Copy of Experience Certificate (if any) (less than 200 KB)

  • Scanned Copy of Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC (less than 200 KB)

  • Scanned Copy of BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line(less than 200 KB)

Candidates can move on to the last stage of IGNOU Distance MBA admission after filling out the application for admission to the MBA programme and uploading all the required necessary documents. Candidates have to pay a non-refundable Registration Fee along with the programme fee of first semester/year at the time of admission. The following methods are available for paying the application fee:

  • Credit card (Mastercard/ Visa)

  • Debit card (Mastercard/ Visa/ Rupay)

  • NetBanking

IGNOU MBA Course Fee 2022

Candidates who get selected for admission will have to submit the course fee to confirm their admission. They can check the table provided below to know the course fee of IGNOU MBA.


Total Fee

Distance MBA

INR 62,000 (INR 15,500 per semester)

Top Distance MBA Colleges in India

Given below is the list of the most popular distance MBA colleges in India.

College Name


Fee Structure 

SRM University

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

INR 1,82,250

Amity University

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

INR 6,60,000 - INR 23,02,000

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)

Dehradun, Uttrakhand

INR 15,26,000

Maharshi Dayanand University

Rohtak, Haryana

INR 76,984

Chandigarh University

Chandigarh, Punjab

INR 2,00,000 - INR 4,88,000

Jagannath University

Jaipur, Rajasthan

INR 50,000

Acharya Nagarjuna University

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

INR 25,840 - INR 1,22,000

Annamalai University

Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu

INR 1,16,520

GITAM – Centre for Distance Learning (Institute of Eminence)

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

INR 60,000

Bharathidasan University – Centre for Distance Learning

Tiruchirappall, Tamil Nadu

INR 30,000

Candidates who have any query related to admission to distance MBA colleges may clear their doubts by calling on our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 or filling up the Common Application Form. You may also drop your questions in the Collegedekho QnA zone.


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