IGNOU OPENMAT Syllabus 2020

Deepika Narwal Updated On: 22 Aug, 2019 17:02 IST

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IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 will be the same as any other management exam. IGNOU OPENMAT is conducted twice a year,  for admission to the MBA programme. IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 syllabus includes topics from General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. IGNOU has not set any syllabus for the OPENMAT entrance examination and the syllabus is not given in the OPENMAT prospectus. The list of topics mentioned in this article is on the basis of the previous years’ IGNOU OPENMAT question papers. Listed below are the four sections of IGNOU OPENMAT 2020.

  • General Awareness- This will have questions pertaining to the current affairs, constitution, government, laws, achievements, history, geography, famous people, economy, politics etc

  • English Language-This section will have reading comprehension and candidates will have to answer multiple-choice questions based on the passage. It will also have questions from grammar and vocabulary, antonyms, synonyms etc.

  • Reasoning-This section will test a candidate’s reasoning skills and questions will be from topics such as critical reasoning, statements, and conclusions, symbol-based problems etc.

  • Quantitative Aptitude-This section will test a candidate’s quantitative and numerical ability. Some of the most common topics are algebra, HCF, LCM, statistics, trigonometry and number systems.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Section-Wise Syllabus

Given below are the various topics under every section 

English Language

Idioms and Phrases Choose Analogous Pair
Antonyms English Comprehension
Synonyms Pair of Words
Sentence Improvement Fill in the blanks

Quantitative Aptitude

Pipes and Cisterns Decimals and Fractions
Simplification Mixture and Allegation
Logarithms Percentage
Sets Profit and Loss
Time and Work Calendar
Table Problems on Train
Permutation and Combinations Probability
Volume and Surface Area Number System
Square root Average
Algebraic Equations Ages
Area and Parameter Clocks and Discount
LCM and HCF Compound Interest


Direction and distance Complete word Analogy
Analytical reasoning Number series test
Logical reasoning Letter series test
Mixed and Substitution coding Cubes and dice questions
Decision Making Number Analogy test
Blood relations Number Test
Letter test Ranking Test
Logical diagrams --

General Awareness

Person, Places, Awards English Language
History of India Countries
General Knowledge World Organisations
General Awareness Sports CE
Reasoning Sports
Quantitative Aptitude --

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