IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Answer Key

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 22 Aug, 2019 17:35 IST

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IGNOU OPENMAT Answer Key 2020

The answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 will be released on the official website of NTA OPENMAT. The answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020, will be available in online mode for the candidates who have appeared in the entrance exam. Candidates can access the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 answer key from the official website. IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 answer key, response sheet, and question paper will be released on the official website. Once the answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 is downloaded, the candidates can match the answers that they have attempted in the entrance examination with the one mentioned in the answer key. On the basis of the answer key, candidates can estimate the total marks that they may score in the entrance examination.

It must be noted by the candidates that for the first time National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 answer key. With the help of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 answer key, candidates will be able to cross-check their responses with that of the answer key and can analyze their overall performance in the entrance exam. IGNOU OPENMAT answer key 2020 will contain answers to all the questions asked in the entrance exam.

Additionally, if any candidate finds any discrepancy in certain questions and answers options, then, he/she can also raise or file objections on the answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 through online mode. NTA will issue a final answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 after going through the objections raised by the candidates.

IGNOU OPENMAT will be successfully conducted on 29th April 2020 in Computer-Based Test mode. The results of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 will be declared only after the clarification has been released by NTA regarding the answer keys and challenges.

Important Dates of IGNOU OPENMAT Answer Key 2020

By following the table given below, candidates can cross-check the answer key dates of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020.


Important Dates


29th April 2020

Release of Answer Key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020

To be Released

Steps to Download IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Answer Key

Candidates can follow the steps given below to download the answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020:

  • Visit the official website of NTA OPENMAT.

  • Click on the link mentioning “IGNOU OPENMAT answer key”.

  • The answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 will open in PDF file format which candidates can download.

  • Candidates are advised to cross-check all the answers in the IGNOU OPENMAT answer key. In case of any discrepancy, candidates will have to report it to NTA by challenging the answer key.

How to Challenege IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Answer Key

Candidates have an option to challenge the answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 in online mode in case candidates find any discrepancy in the answer key of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020. Candidates will have to pay INR 1000 for each question challenged. It must be noted by the candidates that the processing fee will be refunded if the challenge is found correct. Additionally, no challenge shall be entertained without the receipt of processing fee. After receiving all the objections/complaints, NTA will check all the objections and decide on releasing the final answer key and their decision in this regard will be considered final. By following the steps given below, candidates can file or raise objections on IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 answer key:

  • Visit the official website of IGNOU OPENMAT, i.e. https://ntaignou.nic.in

  • Click on the link that displays ‘Answer Key Challenge’.

  • To proceed further, candidates will have to login with their Application Number and Date of Birth and enter their Security Pin and click on “Submit”.

  • A link will appear displaying ‘CLICK HERE FOR CHALLENGES REGARDING ANSWER KEY’.

  • Further, IGNOU OPENMAT paper with ID for each question will be given in the same sequence as the exam was held.

  • Candidates will have to select the incorrect option.

  • To challenge the incorrect option, candidates may use any one or more of the Option IDs given in the next four columns by clicking the check box. For this, candidates will have to select ‘Save your Claims’ on each page.

  • All the Option IDs that you have challenged will be displayed on your screen.

  • Candidates will be able to view all the questions that they have challenged before the final submission.

  • Candidates will be required to upload documents in support of their claims against each question. They will have to click on ‘choose file’ to upload supporting documents.

  • For challenging the answer key, candidates will be required to pay INR1000 (per question) in online mode as payment fee with the help of Debit Card, Credit Card and Net Banking options.

Importance of IGNOU OPENMAT Answer key 2020

With the help of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 answer key, candidates will be able to match their responses with that given in the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 answer key and can analyze their performance by comparing the correct answers in IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 answer key before the declaration of result. Candidates can also raise objections to the wrong answers mentioned in the answer keys and challenge the answer key before IGNOU OPENMAT result 2020 is announced.

Marking Scheme of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Answer Key

Below is the marking scheme of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 answer key:

  • For each correct answer, candidates will be given 1 mark.

  • There is no negative marking in the entrance exam. 

Type of Answer


For Correct Answer


For Wrong Answer

No Negative Marking

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