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IGNOU OPENMAT Counselling Process 2021

Updated By Yash Dhamija on 02 Apr, 2021 17:26

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IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Counselling Process

After the announcement of IGNOU OPENMAT Result, the IGNOU counselling process will begin at the designated IGNOU Regional Center. On the basis of the provisional merit list, candidates will be selected for the process of counselling.

The result card indicates whether the candidate qualified the entrance examination or not. There is a separate cut-off score through which the result of the candidate will be declared. The candidates who qualify in OPENMAT have to apply for admission through a specified Application Form. The candidates must attest the required documents with the application form and submit it to the Regional Director. Later, the candidates will be called for interview.

List of Courses Offered Through IGNOU OPENMAT: Fee, Duration, Admissions

    Ways to Apply For IGNOU OPENMAT Counselling

    • The counselling schedule takes place as per the timetable designed by the Coordinator of Study Centre.

    • The counselling process generally takes place on weekdays, i.e., Saturday and Sunday.

    • Only shortlisted candidates on the basis of their merit list prepared and well arranged as Region wise are only eligible to appear for this procedure.

    • This process will be organised at the particular Regional Centre wherever- depending on the option given by the candidate in an entrance examination Form.

    • The number of candidates reported for Counselling can be more in number than the total number of seats available to fill the number of seats.

    • Counselling Committee consists of Regional Directors/ representatives belonging to concerned Regional Centre/s including two Nursing Experts of the same region for conducting counselling at the specified venue.

    • However, in the case of vacant seats left after the occurrence of 1st counselling, a further counselling session may be conducted at the relevant Regional Centres.

    • If a candidate in a particular Regional Centre and having high rank does not get admission after allocation of fixed number seats on merit basis in that centre, he/she cannot claim admission in any other Regional Centre where the candidates having comparatively lower rank get admission as seat allotment will be done on the basis of region-wise merit list.

    Documents Required for IGNOU OPENMAT Counselling

    Candidates who are appearing for IGNOU OPENMAT may check the documents required for the counselling round listed below.

    • Counselling Letter

    • Admit Card of IGNOU OPENMAT

    • Two Passport Size Colour Photographs

    • Both original and photocopies of certificates and mark sheets from Class X to Graduation.

    • Caste Certificate (only for OBC/ SC/ ST)

    • An affidavit claiming the authenticity of caster certificate ifOBC candidates do not belong to the creamy layer.

    • Original Migration Certificate

    • Demand draft for INR 15000/- as first-year admission fees to be drawn in favour of IGNOU, payable at specified regional centre.

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    When will the IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 exam be conducted and what is the last date for registration?

    -tanviUpdated on April 06, 2021 12:54 PM
    • 2 Answers
    Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 exam will be conducted on April 11, 2021, and the last date to fill the application form of IGNOU OPENMAT is March 31, 2021. You can visit the official website of IGNOU to fill the application form. It should be noted that you will have to attach the scanned copy of your signature and passport-sized photographs along with the application form of IGNOU OPEN MAT. If you are facing any issue while filling the application form of IGNOU, you can get back to us.

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    What is the minimum cut off marks for general category in IGNOU OPENMAT?

    -ShrikantUpdated on November 02, 2020 10:02 PM
    • 5 Answers
    Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    The IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 cutoff has not yet been released. However, looking at the previous-year data for IGNOU OPENMAT, we can see that:

    Qualifying Marks for IGNOU OPENMAT for General Category: 50%

    IGNOU OPENMAT Cutoff Marks for General Category: 61 - 78

    You can check this list of MBA colleges in India if you require information about other b-schools. Fill the Common Application Form (CAF) to apply. For any queries, call our helpline number 18005729877.

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    I have not been able to download IGNOU OPENMAT admit card as it shows server down. How can I download it?

    -Sanjoy BiswasUpdated on September 24, 2020 09:33 PM
    • 1 Answer
    Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    In case, you are facing any issue while downloading the IGNOU OPENMAT admit card, you are advised to check your internet connection. You can try reconnecting to your network. If the problem continues, you can contact the examination authority. The contact details of IGNOU OPEN examination body are available on the official website of OPENMAT.

    It should be noted that the OPENMAT examination was conducted on September 15, 2020, and the results are expected to be announced soon. The admit card of OPENMAT will be required during the counselling process. You are advised to carry the admit …


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    FAQs about IGNOU OPENMAT Counselling Process

    Is it mandatory to carry the IGNOU OPENMAT hall ticket during the counselling round?

    Yes, candidates will have to carry the IGNOU OPENMAT hall ticket during the counselling round.

    What is the selection process of IGNOU OPENMAT?

    Once the candidates submit their application form, they will be called for the interview round for final selection. Those who quality both the entrance exam and interview round will be selected for admission.

    How can I apply for IGNOU OPENMAT counselling?

    You can apply for IGNOU OPENMAT counselling by filling the application form available for admission at the concerned regional centre. The application form can be filling in online mode only.

    When will the IGNOU OPENMAT counselling be conducted?

    The counselling of IGNOU OPENMAT starts once the IGNOU OPENMAT result is out.

    What documents are required during the IGNOU OPENMAT counselling?

    Candidates will have to carry Counselling Letter, Admit Card of IGNOU OPENMAT, Two Passport Size Colour Photographs, Migration Certificate and Caste Certificate during the IGNOU OPENMAT counselling.

    Who will be allowed to participate in the IGNOU OPENMAT counselling?

    Candidates who have performed well in the IGNOU OPENMAT exam will be allowed to participate in the IGNOU OPENMAT counselling.

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