IGNOU MBA Admissions 2021 - Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has closed the registration process for IGNOU MBA 2021 admissions for July 2021 session on November 12. Except for semester-based programmes, however, the registration is extended till November 22. Candidates who wish to register online for IGNOU MBA and MBA (Banking and Finance) for July 2021 Session can apply online through the official IGNOU site - ignou.ac.in.
This year there is NO entrance test for admission into the IGNOU MBA programme. Read the complete article of IGNOU MBA 2021 admissions by Careers360 to know the IGNOU OPENMAT exam dates, IGNOU MBA registration process, exam pattern, hall ticket, IGNOU MBA programme fees, exam centres, and other related aspects for MBA from IGNOU.Click here to fill the IGNOU MBA registration form 2021
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Earlier, IGNOU MBA Admissions 2021 was conducted on the basis of a university-level entrance test, OPENMAT MBA, and the candidates were selected for MBA from IGNOU based on their cutoff of OPENMAT. After the end of the IGNOU MBA application process, candidates will have to submit a separate admission form to Regional Director concerned.
IGNOU MBA Admission 2021 Test level
Duration of Exam
Difficulty Level of the exam
Entrance exam Name
OPENMAT MBA(NO Entrance this year - 2021)
Currently, IGNOU is offering both Master’s degree, PG, and Advanced Diploma programs. Given below is the list of programs offered under the IGNOU School of Management which can be opted by candidates based on their preference.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Business Administration (Banking and Finance)
PG and Advance Diploma
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Operations (PGDIBO)
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP)
According to the IGNOU MBA admission 2021 exam dates, the application procedure for MBA courses 2021 commenced on September 6 and stands closed as on November 12, 2021. The schedule of IGNOU MBA important dates 2021 is given below:
Availability of Application Form
September 6, 2021(Opened)
IGNOU MBA admission 2021 last date to apply
September 15, 2021September 23, 2021
September 30, 2021
October 11, 2021
October 25, 2021
October 31, 2021
November 12, 2021
Details pertaining to the age limit, qualifications, academic details, etc. are mentioned in the IGNOU MBA admission 2021 eligibility criteria. Before filling the application form, candidates are requested to go through the eligibility criteria to avoid any cancellations later on. Only those candidates who fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria will be able to fill the OPENMAT MBA registration form for 2021 admissions.
Age limit - There is no age bar to apply for IGNOU MBA courses
Entrance Test - To take admission in the MBA programme, all candidates are required to give OPENMAT entrance exam. (But this year, there is no entrance test for admission into the IGNOU MBA programme)
Educational Qualification - It is mandatory for candidates to have a graduation degree. Minimum 50% marks for general category candidates and 45% for reserved category candidates are mandatory.
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Note that IGNOU does not take CAT/ MAT/ CMAT scores for providing admission to candidates, hence all candidates must appear in the IGNOU MBA entrance test if they wish to take admission (In this year 2021, there is no OPENMAT entrance test for admission). Given below step-by-step process can be referred by candidates to fill the IGNOU MBA admissions 2021 registration form:
Here is the detailed process:
Step 1 - Visit the official website of IGNOU
In order to fill the application form for IGNOU MBA 2021, candidates are advised to visit the official website of IGNOU. Then, click on “Application form for MBA”. After that candidates will be redirected to a new page.
Step 2 - Fill in the basic information in order to generate the application number
Candidates who register for the first time will have to click on the “New Registration” tab to register themselves. IGNOU MBA admission 2021 application form will be available only in online mode. Given below details must be filled by candidates while registering themselves for the first time for the IGNOU:
Date of birth
Once done with the details, candidates will receive a registration ID and password. Use the same and log in to proceed to the next step of filling the form.
Step 3 - Re-login on the IGNOU website and register by filling in the details
After receiving the login details, candidates need to re-login using the same registration number and password. Fill in the following details:
Permanent address and mailing address
Exam centre preferred (any four cities from the drop-down menu)
Selection of category
Step 4 - Upload documents as per specification and select the centre preferred
Hereby, candidates will be required to upload the documents i.e. scanned photograph and signature. The documents which will be uploaded without specification will not be accepted and such applications will be liable for rejection. Note that, IGNOU MBA 2021 admissions application form without a photograph will also be rejected by the authorities.
Specification of documents (Expected)
Step 5 - Make payment
In order to complete the whole process of filling the application form for IGNOU MBA admissions 2021, candidates will be required to pay the application form fees. Given below is the IGNOU MBA 2021 admission fees:
Category-wise Fee Details:
General and OBC category
Candidates will be able to pay the fee via debit/credit card or net banking.
Step 6 - Take the printout of the application form after the final submission
After finalizing the payment of fees for IGNOU MBA 2021 candidates will be able to see a confirmation page. In order to avoid any kind of inconvenience or unforeseen circumstance/cancellations, all candidates are advised to save the same for future reference.
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As per the IGNOU MBA exam pattern, the paper is divided into four major sections i.e. general awareness, English language, reasoning, and quantitative aptitude. Complete details of the IGNOU MBA admissions 2021 exam pattern are given below which can be checked by candidates for the purpose of preparation.
Number of sections
4 sections -
Section-wise questions (Likely)
Total 200 questions:
Mode of exam
Computer-based mode only
180 minutes i.e. three hours
IGNOU does not prescribe any official IGNOU MBA admissions 2021 syllabus. However, on the basis of past year question papers, candidates can check the below-mentioned OPENMAT syllabus for preparation purposes. Candidates will be assessed in four sections i.e. general awareness, reasoning, English language, and quantitative aptitude.
One of the most important documents that are to be carried to the exam centre on the day of the exam is IGNOU MBA 2021 admissions admit card. Candidates reaching the exam centre without the admit card of IGNOU MBA exam 2021 will not be allowed to give the exam. Details pertaining to the exam centre allotted will also be provided in the admit card along with reporting time and date of the exam.
IGNOU will release the hall ticket in online mode ten days prior to the OPENMAT exam. The admit card of IGNOU MBA admission 2021 can be downloaded from the official website for the IGNOU MBA 2021 admissions.
Guidelines to be followed regarding IGNOU MBA Admit Card 2021:
The hard copy of the IGNOU MBA admission 2021 admit card will not be sent to candidates via post and will be available in online mode only
Duplicate admit card/hall ticket of IGNOU MBA 2021 exam will not be issued in any case
Candidates whose applications are incomplete will not be issued the admit card
IGNOU releases the result of IGNOU MBA 2021 admissions in online mode on the official website. Candidates who used to qualify for the entrance exam i.e. OPENMAT could check their results by using the login credentials. After the declaration of the IGNOU MBA admissions 2021 result candidates will be required to fill the application form to proceed further.
Candidates who wish to know more details related to programs offered by IGNOU can contact on the given details. Any changes in the contact details will be intimated if required.
The RegistrarStudent Registration Division (SRD)Maidan Garhi, New Delhi- 110068, IndiaPhone- 011-29532741Fax: 011-29532686
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