IGNOU Distance Learning MBA Admission Procedure 2017-2018
IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) offers distance learning MBA program twice a year for aspirants desiring to have productive careers in Management & Business Studies as well as for working professionals willing to undergo this course simultaneously with their work. The aspirants keen to pursue this course are required to qualify the entrance exam popularly known as the OPENMAT e Examination. OPENMAT is generally held in the months of February & August every year.
Management Programs at IGNOU are:
MBA (Master of Business Administration)
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Management
Diploma in Management
IGNOU MBA Eligibility Criteria
A candidate having a Bachelors degree with a minimum 50% mark for general category (45% marks for reserved category) or a professional experience of three years can opt for this course at IGNOU. However, non-graduates should have a minimum of 6 years of professional experience are also eligible for admission. Final year students interested to undergo this course are also eligible to apply.
IGNOU MBA Application Forms
Eligible candidates can avail the application forms from the regional centers & study centers of IGNOU or can download it from their official website www.ignou.ac.in. The aspirants can obtain the prospectus, application form, student handbook and OPENMAT sample test papers on payment of Rs.500 from the office of Maidan Garhi, the university headquarter.
Those candidates who have downloaded the application form should submit the same along with a demand draft of Rs.550 that is drawn in favor of IGNOU, New Delhi.
IGNOU MBA Admission Procedure
Candidates who can successfully qualify the OPENMAT Entrance Examination are eligible for securing admission to Management Programs of IGNOU. Those candidates having a valid CAT, MAT or state management exam scores can also seek admission based on these scores without appearing OPENMAT Entrance Exam. The entrance examination would be followed by a personal interview.
The students are required to fill up the application form for appearing OPENMAT Entrance Examination provided separately in an envelope together with the handbook and prospectus. The application form should be send in the same envelope by speed post or registered post to the headquarter of IGNOU before the stipulated date printed on the application form.
IGNOU MBA Minimum and Maximum Duration
The minimum duration of pursuing this course is 2.6 years and maximum is 8 years.
Course fee-Rs. 21,000