IGNOU OPENMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST


16 Jul, 2017

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IGNOU OPENMAT Eligibility Criteria

IGNOU OPENMAT eligibility norms are as follows:


There is no age limit set by IGNOU authorities to take the examination.


Not only Indian candidates, even foreign candidates are also eligible to take the exam.

Educational Details:

For Indian Candidates:

  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline including Company Secretaryship/Chartered Accountancy/Cost Accountancy/ with 50% in aggregate for General category candidates and 45% aggregate for Reserved category(SC/ST/PwD) candidates as per Government of India rules.
  • If the candidates have valid CAT or MAT score, then it is not necessary that they take the IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 (XLIII).
  • Candidates can apply for the management exam on the basis of CAT or MAT scores.

For Foreign Nationals:

  • Foreign candidates living in India must have a valid student visa for the minimum period of the programme to become eligible for admission.
  • Candidates will be required to remit the fees as per IGNOU's fee requirements for foreign students.
  • Candidates will also be required to get clearance from the Ministry of External Affairs / Ministry of Human Resource Development. Their admission procedure will be conducted by the International Division of the University.

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