IGNOU OPENMAT (MBA) Application Form 2020

Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 16 Sep, 2020 00:06

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IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Application Form

The application form for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 has been released by IGNOU on 28 February and the last date to apply was June 30, 2020. IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 has been conducted on September 15, 2020 for all the candidates looking at pursuing PG programmes such as PGDM and MBA. 

Candidates need to follow few instructions to fill in the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 application form which are available on the official website or are also written on the application form bulletin. But once the form is submitted, candidates cannot make any correction. The application form is published online only on the official website and the candidates will not get any printed application form to fill in. The direct link to register for IGNOU OPENMAT will be updated on this page as soon as the IGNOU OPEN applications are released by NTA.

Candidates also need to keep a track of the important dates regarding the registration process or the application form filling process of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020. Listed below are the important dates for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020.

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    Important Dates for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020

    The table below has all the important dates for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020.

    Events

    Dates for IGNOU

    IGNOU Application form release date

    28 February 2020

    Last date for IGNOU application form submission

    June 30, 2020

    IGNOU OPENMAT Admit Card

    September 3, 2020

    IGNOU OPENMAT Exam Date

    September 15, 2020

      Documents Required for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020

      Candidates need the following documents while filling in the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 application

      • Work Experience Certificates

      • Academic Certificates

      • Aadhar number

      • Scanned photograph and Signature

      Candidates need to upload the signature and scanned documents in a specific format. The university has released guidelines for the same

      • The photograph should be less than 100 KB in size and should be in JPG/JPEG format

      • The signature should be less than 50 KB in size and should be in JPG/JPEG format

      Online Application Process for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020

      Registration:

      • The first step is Registration and generation of User ID and Password.

      • Click on the tab “Register Online”.

      • After this, the drop-down list will display several options. Candidates must select the “Online Admission” tab.

      • They will be directed to the online admission system (OAS) homepage initiated by IGNOU University.

      • Here, candidates will have to click on the tab indicating 'Register Yourself'.

        • Remember, while choosing a Username. It must be between 8 to 16 characters.

        • While choosing a password, ensure that it must be alphanumeric and between 8 to 16 characters.

      • Enter basic details such as name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, mobile number, email address, gender, nationality, and password.

      • After filling the mandatory information, click the 'SUBMIT' tab.

      • Then, the candidates receive an email which will be sent to the registered email address and SMS with a link to the login page and login credentials.

      Login and filling up of details:

      • In this step, candidates will have to provide their choices of Programme type, Regional centre, Medium, Study centre code, and State code.
      • After that, they must enter other details such as Employment status, Scholarship details, and Academic details,  and click on the 'Continue' tab.

      Upload the Documents:

      • After submitting all the login credentials, the next step is to upload the scanned photographs/images and signature.
      • Candidates need to upload the scanned images of their recent photograph, signature with prescribed size and format.
      • After this, they must pay the application fee.
      • They must click on the 'Next' tab and then they will be redirected to the payment page.

      Specifications of the Documents:

      Scanned images

      Format

      Size

      Photograph

      .JPG/.JPEG

      less than 100 KB

      Signature

      .JPG/.JPEG

      less than 50 KB

      Once the candidates have uploaded their photograph and signature, click the next button. They will get the Form preview option. Save/Print their form for future reference.

      Payment of Fees:

      • The online application fee for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 is INR1000 and it is the same for all the candidates. This fee has to be paid in the last step of the application process and only after the fee payment has been successful, candidates will be able to take the examination.

      • Candidates can make the payment through any of the following modes:

        • Netbanking

        • Credit Cards (Master/Visa)

        • Debit Cards (Master/Visa/Rupay)

      • Candidates will have to click on the drop-down button and select the mode of payment i.e. net banking, credit card, debit card, etc.

      • Candidates will have to enter details such as email address, mobile number, card type, name on the card, expiry date, CVV, etc.

      • The next step is to click on the 'Pay' tab.

      Confirmation Page:

      Candidates should print the acknowledgment receipt and keep a copy of the same with them for future use and they will also receive an email and SMS regarding successful submission of the application form.

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        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.

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        Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

        Dear Student,

        IGNOU OPENMAT was conducted in three formats online, offline and MCQ on 15th September 2020. The online exam was a computer-based examination. You can check all important details such as dates and exam pattern from the official website of IGNOU. Besides this, the result of IGNOU  OPENMAT will also be declared on the official website of IGNOU OPENMAT. You can check these links provided below to know more about the IGNOU OPENMAT exams.

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        Dear Student, 

        No,  you cannot apply for IGNOU OPENMAT with AMIE degree as IGNOU revised the eligibility criteria from January 2018 onward and professional qualifications such as AMIE do not meet the eligibility criteria for IGNOU MBA.  

        Also, the eligibility criteria of IGNOU OPENMAT states that candidates must have pursued their bachelor degree/ graduation from any discipline including CA, and CS. The minimum aggregate required is 50% in all subjects. For SC/ ST and PwD categories, the percentage is 45.

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        FAQs about IGNOU OPENMAT Application Form

        Do I need to upload any documents in the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Application Form?

        You need not upload any documents in the form.

        What if my payment is deducted twice?

        In such case, write to IGNOU authority at soms@ignou.ac.in with transaction details. Also. include your name, programme opted, mobile number etc.

        Will my entered data get lost in case of internet connection interruption?

        Since after every step you need to save the details, the data will not be lost.

        Do I need to register before filling the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Application Form?

        Yes, without registration you will not able to access the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Application Form.

        Do I need to register before filling the IGNOU OPENMAT Application Form?

        Yes, without registration you will not able to access the IGNOU OPENMAT Application Form.

        Will my entered data in the IGNOU OPENMAT application get lost in case of internet connection interruption?

        Since after every step you need to save the details while filling the IGNOU OPENMAT exam application, the data will not be lost.

        What if my payment is deducted twice while filling the IGNOU OPENMAT exam application?

        In such case, write to IGNOU authority at soms@ignou.ac.in with transaction details. Also. include your name, programme opted, mobile number etc.

        Do I need to upload any documents in the IGNOU OPENMAT Application Form?

        The following documents may be required along with the application form: A valid e-mail ID, contact number and Address for communication Scanned Image of Photo Scanned Image of Signature Copy of any ID proof (Aadhar number/election card/passport number/PAN number)

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