IGNOU MBA Admission 2013

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IGNOU Distance Learning MBA Admission Procedure 2012

by Abhishek Jha

IGNOU offers distance learning MBA program for management aspirants, twice a year. Indira Gandhi National Open University's, entrance exam for admission to distance learning MBA programs is popularly known as the OPENMAT examination. The entrance test is held in the months of February & August and is valid for admission to all of the management programs available at IGNOU.

Management Programs at IGNOU
Management courses available at the open university are:

  • MBA
  • Diploma in Management
  • PG Diploma in Management
  • PG Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • PG Diploma in Financial Management
  • PG Diploma in Operations Management
  • PG Diploma in Marketing Management

Besides the above mentioned, there are a few more programs like Specialization Diploma Programs & Integrative Courses. Students can complete management programs in a maximum duration of 8 years.

MBA Admissions 2012

Important Dates
Candidates would need to appear for the OPENMAT entrance examination. The test is scheduled for 5th February 2012, Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Last date to fill the application forms for the same was 15th December 2011. For those who missed the deadline can apply again either take the next OPENMAT, to be conducted in August, OR, in case they have valid CAT, MAT or state management exam scores, they can also seek admission based on these scores.

Application Forms
Application forms for the same are available in IGNOU offices (regional centers & study centers) and on the official university website - www.ignou.ac.in. The handbook along with the application form & OPENMAT sample test papers can be obtained for Rs.500 from the university headquarters at Maidan Garhi. Candidates can also request the same for an additional charge of Rs.50.

Those who have downloaded the form, need to submit the same along with a demand draft of Rs.550, drawn in favour of IGNOU, payable at New Delhi.

Eligibility
The basic requirement for admission to distance MBA at IGNOU is:

Bachelor's degree in any discipline + minimum score of 50% (45% for reserved categories) OR 3 years of professional experience.
Non graduates would need at least 6 years of professional experience to be eligible.

Hall Ticket
Hall ticket must reach the candidates at least 10 days before the date of test. Those who do not receive their hall tickets should download it from the official website and report the same to the examination center.

OPENMAT Result Card
Results cards for the entrance test shall be mailed to the candidates within 6-7 weeks of the examination. In case of non-receipt, it shall be available for download on the IGNOU website.

Score Validity
University will decide cutoff marks and all candidates will be sent the result card indicating whether the candidate has qualified for the program or not. Qualifying candidates need to fill Form 2, available in the prospectus. They can take admission to either of the two semesters: - July 2012 or January 2013. Last dates for admission to both these semesters are as follows:

July 2012 - 31st May 2012
January 2013 - 30th November 2012

IGNOU MBA Fee
Fee for distance learning MBA programs at IGNOU is Rs.1000/- per course and can be paid through a bank draft or a bank challan. Course details are available in the prospectus, online as well as in paper.

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    tashii
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    tashiiMon, 26 May 2014 06:27:53 -0000
    my self kalpana .. i did my B.tech ( ECE) and now want to do MBA from IGNOU.. as i get to khow i ll got admision only ig i clear entrance exam..is it???

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    krishna_krishna
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    krishna_krishnaMon, 03 Mar 2014 04:52:10 -0000

    I have done my B. COM and want to do some Post Graduate Management Course.I would like to know which will be the best option for me for my job

    I have an experience of about 18 years in the field of Administration and Secretarial position along with Accounting experience too.

    I am looking into getting a good position in Administration like department or something near to it. Could you guide to pursue which course keeping my experience and inclination for a better prospects

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    vivek_yadav_1312
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    vivek_yadav_1312Wed, 29 Jan 2014 08:34:34 -0000

    Hi Sir,
    My self Vivek Yadav
    I am a CA student and doing B.Com from DU.
    I want to do MBA from IGNOU.
    So please tell me what is the minimum marks to be scored for doing it.

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    jitha_ramWed, 22 Jan 2014 11:04:44 -0000

    Sir,
    I have completed B.com with 47% and I completed M.Com with 53% mark if i can apply for IGNOU MBA

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    ss2_skyMon, 12 Aug 2013 12:04:45 -0000

    hi sir,
    i am done with my B.Tech(IT).my percentage is 70 and year of passing is 2008.i would like to do MBA distance education in IGNOU university.kindly please provide me with details regarding admission and fee structure as soon as possible.i would like to know the fields under MBA offered.

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    me_always_coolTue, 30 Jul 2013 17:42:48 -0000

    i have completed my b.tech so now i would like to do mba in hr so wil it be possible for mr to do in distance and when will admission starts from

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    SURESH KUMAR YADAV
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    SURESH KUMAR YADAVMon, 08 Jul 2013 11:39:41 -0000

    i want hotel managment ignuo for mba f&bservice

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    sneha mamidwar
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    sneha mamidwarTue, 07 May 2013 15:23:25 -0000

    I would like to apply for MBA.
    Please provide me with details regarding admission and fees ?

    when is OPENMAT held in Aug 2013 and how to appear for the same ?
    whats the syllabus for it?
    n exam center?
    or is this a online exam?

    plz reply as fast as soon……..

    thanking you……..!!!!!!!

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    ssskk7Thu, 02 May 2013 11:05:57 -0000

    I have done B.com with 46% but i have complated M.com can i apply for MBA from IGNO.

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    Nitesh_006Sat, 23 Mar 2013 10:59:32 -0000
    have completed my b.com. I want to do MBA from IGNOU with distance learning. My B.com percentage 52 %- Year of passing 2012.Please tell me admission process and fees detail as soon as possible.

    .

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    ProjuctaThu, 14 Mar 2013 02:43:26 -0000

    Hello sir, I have done my BPharm, & want to pursue MBA from IGNOU from New Delhi this year. Kindly let me know the following:
    *detailed procedure for appying *application form for openmat *details about openmat & its samplepaper. *possiblity of getting admission in HR management *fee structure for MBA (HR Management course). *can the fees be given in monthly installment. *last date for applying in MBA2013, OPENMAT & date of exam. *also mail me the courses offered in MBA as mareting, HR, etc Thankyou

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    debbyangelTue, 26 Feb 2013 06:23:17 -0000

    i have b.sc degree in animation and i want to do mba now plz tell me which stream will be most beneficial and info about course fee and entrance xam

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    sameeksha amitabh
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    sameeksha amitabhWed, 20 Feb 2013 06:17:49 -0000

    i have completed my B.com.I want to do MBA from IGNOU with distance learning. Please tell me admission process and fees detail as soon as possible. My B.com percentage 40 %- Year of passing 2010

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    pranamam_mom_dadTue, 19 Feb 2013 05:53:32 -0000

    Sir, I have completed my graduation with 67% in 2002 & now I want to do MBA. since I am a working women is it possible for me to do correspondingly. Please give the details of entrance exam & detailed fees structure , so that I can think on it practically. Again I want to know the time duration of PG Diploma in Financial Management with its fees structure. Kindly waiting for quick response
    Thanks & Regards
    MANJU

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    sunitaganeshMon, 28 Jan 2013 09:00:36 -0000

    sir/madam I have compeleted my mcom from poona university with 62% in the year 1996 now iam 40 yrs i am interested in doingdistance study in MBA kindly suggest me whether i will get job after doing mba and fees as you will charge . as iam interested in human resource . pl suggest me

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    rbmishraWed, 05 Dec 2012 15:12:08 -0000

    I have completed my bachelor in art n.ihave
    four year exp.in shipping line . I want to do MBA from IGNOU with distance learning.Please tell me admission process and fees detail as soon as possible.
    .

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    nishantsinghchauhanThu, 15 Nov 2012 15:38:16 -0000

    hiiii
    all i've cmpltd my graduation and want to persue MBA what should i do pls sjst me…
    .i dn't want to waste my time kindly give me ur sjstn i'll always b glad for that…….

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    jaijagnnathSat, 27 Oct 2012 12:26:31 -0000

    sir, i want to do distance mba from ignou pls tell me when i can apply, and pls give the detail of entrance exam and fee structure of semesterwise.
    thank you,

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    ashish45_kumar_gaurMon, 22 Oct 2012 06:28:11 -0000

    sir, i want to do distance mba from ignou pls tell me when i can apply, and pls give the detail of entrance exam and fee structure of semesterwise.
    thank you,

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    nishantbhattSun, 14 Oct 2012 12:13:28 -0000

    hello,
    I' ve done b.tech in mechanical engg. & want to pursue for distance mba in production & operations.
    Pls, guide me for the same and details of openmat_ when and how i can apply for next openmat…. So, i can take admission in next batch.

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    teja1719Fri, 05 Oct 2012 11:28:37 -0000

    i have completed my B.com.I want to do MBA from IGNOU with distance learning. Please tell me admission process and fees detail as soon as possible. My B.com percentage 44 %- Year of passing 2006.

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    umar20Fri, 05 Oct 2012 10:32:00 -0000

    i did BCa , now i want to do MBA .. kindly suugest me hich depart is right for me .. because i working person..
    kindly suugest me asap

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    Amu shetty Thu, 20 Sep 2012 08:54:45 -0000

    Dear Sir,
    I am B.B.A, . I want to do MBA from IGNOU with distance learning. Please tell me admission process and fees detail as soon as possible.
    Thank you

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    pranjaldelhiWed, 19 Sep 2012 11:11:28 -0000

    Sir/Mam, I am done with my B.Sc. in multimedia and animation, awaited for my final year result. Now i want to do M.B.A.with IT. Could you please Suggest me n tell me about the admission procedure.Reply me as soon as possible. About the last date as well.

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    nimish_101Sat, 15 Sep 2012 06:17:08 -0000

    Dear Sir,
    I am B.Com, . I want to do MBA from IGNOU with distance learning. Please tell me admission process and fees detail as soon as possible.
    Thank you

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    pri-003Thu, 13 Sep 2012 11:25:17 -0000

    I have completed my b.com. I want to do MBA from IGNOU with distance learning.Please tell me admission process and fees detail as soon as possible.
    .

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    angelubs15Thu, 13 Sep 2012 10:44:07 -0000

    hello sir i have taken admission in ignou of delhi but due to some reasons i am shifting in dubai so what are the procedures i have to complete for it

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    ciam1001Mon, 03 Sep 2012 08:50:46 -0000

    Dear Sir/Madam
    I have completed Distance Learning MBA from IGNOU in 2005 and willing to pursue PhD. Am I eligible to do the same ? If yes from which institution? Is IGNOU conducting M/Phil/PhD.in Operations Management ?
    I shall be grateful for a quick response from your end.
    Warmest Regards
    Shyam

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    priyanmsThu, 30 Aug 2012 16:25:42 -0000

    i m priya srivastava, persuing last year of my graduation BBA, can i persue for that.
    may i know their is an correspondence course of MBA from IGNOU.

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    high_high_achievementSat, 25 Aug 2012 07:48:59 -0000

    sirs,
    i m an graduate in bsc(PCM), i m seeking to get admission in MBA i knw its too late, but can i get admission now by any process please suggest me as soon as possible..

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