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(Entrance) OPENMAT 2010 | IGNOU MBA Entrance Exam Dates and Schedule
OPENMAT 2010 | IGNOU MBA Entrance Exam Dates and Schedule
IGNOU invites application for the following Degree/ Diploma Programme in Management:
- Master of Business Administration (MBA), or
- Diploma in Management (DIM), or
- Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDIM), or
- Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM), or
- Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM), or
- Post-Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM), or
- Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM).
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
The MBA Programme consists of 21 courses in all. These comprise of :
- All the courses in PGDIM (Eleven Courses) i.e. MS-1 to MS-11
- Five courses from any one of the specialisation streams
- Compulsory Courses (MS-91, MS-95) and one elective course (MS-92/93/94/96/97)
- Project Course (MS-100) equivalent to 2 courses.
All the above programmes have multi-media design, using technology aided delivery systems. These are offered through countrywide network of study centres. The University will be admitting the students for the above degree/diplomas in Management starting from July 2009 through an entrance test 'OPENMAT' to be held as per schedule given below.
ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMES
The following eligibility criteria has been approved by the Academic Council at its 46th meeting held on 13.01.2009 (AC 46.39.3).
i) Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks for General Category and 45% marks for reserved category;
Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of supervisory/managerial/professional experience.
ii) Clearance of OPENMAT conducted by IGNOU. The candidates who have successfully cleared the entrance test for admission into Management Programme conducted by institutions like CAT, MAT and State level tests need not appear in OPENMAT.
FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
Foreign students residing in India are eligible to seek admission in IGNOU programmes who have valid student visa for the minimum duration of the programme. Such students are required to remit the fee at par with foreign students (fee structure of foreign students could be downloaded from the website www.ignou.ac.in). Admission of foreign students residing in India will be processed by the International Division of the University after ensuring their antecedents from the Ministry of External Affairs/Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Programmes with fixed number of seats are not opened for foreign students.
ADMISSION TO MBA (MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME) FROM DIM AND PGSDM
Those who are Non-graduates and who have successfully completed DIM would be allowed to get admission into Management Programme (MBA), without re-appearing in Entrance Test (OPENMAT), after completing Bachelor’s degree, if they so desire. In such a case they should send the re-registration form alongwith the marksheet and copy of the Bachelor’s Degree to the concerned Regional Director for getting admission to MBA, within the dates prescribed by the university for re-registration. Normally the dates are 1st February to 31st March and 1st August to 1st October for respective semesters.
The students qualifying any of PG Specialisation Diplomas, if desirous of pursuing MBA, may do so by registering for other courses. However those who have done PG Specialisation Diplomas under Direct Entry stream prior to 1997 will have to qualify OPENMAT test and apply for credit transfer by paying requisite fee on prescribed form to the Registrar (SR&E), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 as per credit transfer rules.
ENTRANCE TEST (OPENMAT XXVI, OPENMAT XXVII and IGNOU OPENMAT XXVIII)
Admission to Managem ent Programmes of IGNOU is done through OPENMAT Entrance Examinations, held twice a year.
For appearing in the entrance test (OPENMAT) a student has to fill up APPLICATION FORM FOR OPENMAT ENTRANCE TEST– Form 1 which is provided separately in an envelope alongwith this STUDENT HANDBOOK AND PROSPECTUS. Please see the instructions for filling up the ENTRANCE TEST Form at pages 133.
You need to send the form in the same envelope attached in the Prospectus by Registered/Speed Post so as to reach on or before the last date printed on the application form. No other document is required to be submitted alongwith this form. The Entrance Test will be held on the following dates:
OPENMAT XXVII Exam Date - 07.02.2010 (Sunday 10.00 A.M. — 1.00 P.M.)
Last date of submission of of the entrance test form (Form 1) University Headquarters - 15.12.2009
Eligible to take admission in (validity of openmat score) - IInd Sem., 2010 (July, 2010)and Ist Sem., 2011 (January, 2011)
Last date for submission of of the entrance application form for admission at the concerned Regional Centre alongwith Result Card, Identity Card and other relevant documents - 31st May, 2010 and 30th November, 2010
OPENMAT XXVIII - 22.08.2010 (Sunday 10.00 A.M. — 1.00 P.M.)
Last date of submission of of the entrance test form (Form 1) University Headquarters - 15.7.2010
Eligible to take admission in (validity of openmat score) - Ist Sem., 2011 (January, 2011) and IInd Sem., 2011 (July, 2011)
Last date for submission of of the entrance application form for admission at the concerned Regional Centre alongwith Result Card, Identity Card and other relevant documents - 30th November, 2010 & 31th May, 2011
A student can appear in anyone of the above OPENMAT Examinations. If a student wants to appear in more than one OPENMAT Examinations s/he is required to apply separately.