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I am an MBA student of IGNOU working in a multinational company. My office has asked for the reference of the notification related to the recognition of IGNOU MBA by AICTE. <p>Notification F.No.AICTE/Academic/MOU-DEC/2005 dated May 13, 2005 issued by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, regarding recognition of IGNOU&rsquo;s MBA and MCA Programmes.</p>

Tell me something about IGNOU? <p>Indira Gandhi National Open University OPEN Management Admission Test (IGNOU OPENMAT) is conducted by Indira Gandhi National Open University.The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), established by an Act of Parliament in 1985, has continuously striven to build an inclusive knowledge society through inclusive education. It has tried to increase the Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) by offering high-quality teaching through the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode.&nbsp;</p>

Where can I obtain OPEN MAT Application? <p>Download Application Form from offical site(</p>

What if I forget to take printout of Online Application Form after submission? <p>One has to go the link and can download/print the form again.</p>

Are MBA and MCA Programmes offered by IGNOU recognised by AICTE? <p>Yes, they are. Please refer to Notification F. No. AICTE/Academic / MOU &ndash; DEC / 2005 dated May 13, 2005 issued by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, regarding recognition of IGNOU&rsquo;s MBA and MCA Programmes.</p>

What should I do after submitting on-line application ?  <p>After submitting on-line application, applicant is required to submit following documents along with the computer generated Control No.&nbsp;&nbsp;to the concerned Regional Centre&nbsp;&nbsp;on a before the last date.<br /> 1.&nbsp;Print out of the filled online admission form with photograph affixed and duly signed.<br /> 2.&nbsp;Demand Draft/Cash Challan&nbsp;for the programme Fee /Fee for the first year/semester and have written your name, programme code and online Control No. on the reverse The Demand Draft should in favour of IGNOU and payble at the city of the Regional Centre opted.&nbsp;<br /> 3.Attested copies of certificates in support of your educational qualification(s). If you are applying for BCA and have studied Mathematics at 10+2 leve, attach mark sheet as proof.<br /> 4. Experience certificate where required.<br /> 5. Category certificate for SC/ST/PH/Minority candidates.<br /> 6. Age certificate wherever required.</p>

Can a student who is a drop out from another University in subsequent years complete the program from IGNOU? <p>A dropout student of another University can complete the program by taking admission in the respective program of IGNOU and then seek examination / credit transfer for the courses completed by her or him from the parent University.&nbsp;</p>

How many times the University conducts the examination in a year? <p>OPENMAT Entrance Examination is held twice a year most probably in the month of February and August.</p>

What is the fee Amount & Mode of the Payment? <ul> <li>The amount of fee to be paid along with this form was Rs. 1000/-.&nbsp;</li> <li>In case the form has been downloaded from the website, a demand draft of ` 1050/- drawn in favour of IGNOU, payable at New Delhi has to be sent alongwith OPENMAT form. Prospectus will be sent to such candidates after receipt of the form along with the demand draft.</li> <li>The fee submission could be&nbsp;done via&nbsp;Demand Draft drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi. &nbsp;Please send your Application Form for Entrance Test (OPENMAT) FORM-1 by Registered/Speed Post at the following address:</li> </ul> <p>Registrar :-SED, Block 12</p> <p>IGNOU, Maidan Garhi</p> <p>New Delhi - 110 068</p> <ul> <li>Applications received after the due date will not be accepted.</li> </ul>

Is programme fee refundable? <p>Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. It is also not adjustable against any other programme of this university. However, in case where University denies admission, the programme fee will be refunded after deduction of registration fee through a/c payee cheque only.</p>

What if PIN Code is not available? <p>As PIN Code is mandatory, if in case you do not have PIN Code then please fill 000000 (6 times zero ) in the field code.</p>

What is the mode of conduction of IGNOU-OPEN-MAT Exam? <p>Offline or Pen &amp; Paper based exam.</p>

What is an auto generated Control Number? <p>&nbsp;An auto generated Control Number is allotted provisionally after submission of online application form.&nbsp;</p>

When is it conducted ? <p>&nbsp;It is usually conducted in the month of February. This year, the entrance test is being conducted on 5 February 2017.</p>

When will I get my Admit Card? <p>Admit card will be available for view and print in the 3 days before the test (around 2 February 2016) (onwards). You will have to log onto the IGNOU website with your registered User ID. You will be eligible for an Admit Card only upon submission of online application form. You will receive an automated email confirmation upon successful submission from website :-(</p>