IGNOU Distance MBA Admission 2013 OPENMAT Entrance Exam, Course Details

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the largest Open University in the world offers a variety of programs in the Distance Learning mode. The IGNOU Distance MBA is one of the most sought after courses of the IGNOU.IGNOU Distance MBA program offers management aspirants around India and abroad an opportunity to obtain an IGNOU MBA degree. Distance MBA by IGNOU is very helpful for people who like to carry on with their jobs and simultaneously obtain an MBA degree from IGNOU.

Method of Delivery of Classes/Study Materials for IGNOU Distance MBA

MBA Graduates Admission

The IGNOU Distance MBA program, unlike the conventional MBA programs, is done in the Distance Learning Mode rather than face-to-face communication mode. Various methods are used by IGNOU in delivery of study materials for its distance learning program. They can be listed as follows:

1. Print Material: Course Materials for the IGNOU Distance MBA program are supplied to  the students in the form of print material and are available for the whole course.

2. Audio-Visual Material: Audio-Visual aids study material produced by IGNOU are available during the counseling sessions and are also telecast on DD1 Channel the details of which can be obtained from the IGNOU official website.

3.Counseling Sessions: Counseling Sessions for IGNOU Distance MBA course are held in the study centers on a scheduled that is drawn beforehand. They are held in the Weekends i.e. Saturday and Sunday.

4. Interactive Radio Counseling: Live phone in programs are conducted by IGNOU through various channels of the All India Radio.

Eligibility for IGNOU Distance MBA

The eligibility conditions for admission to IGNOU Distance MBA are listed below:

1. Graduation in any discipline with an aggregate mark of 50% (45% for the reserved category)

2. Clearance of OPENMAT Examination Conducted by IGNOU

Or

Qualification in Management aptitude tests conducted by various institutions like CAT, MAT and       other state level entrance tests. The cut off percentage to the scores obtained in the above mentioned exams are decided by IGNOU and is subjected to a minimum of 40%.Candidates who have appeared in any one of the above exams need not attend IGNOU OPENMAT examination.

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Admission to IGNOU Distance MBA-2013

Admission to IGNOU Distance MBA course is based on the performance of the candidate in the management aptitude test conducted by IGNOU commonly known as the OPENMAT Examination.

IGNOU OPENMAT MBA Entrance Test 2013- Important Dates

OPENMAT Examination is conducted twice every year by IGNOU for admission to the Distance MBA Program.OPENMAT is conducted in February and August every year. The Schedule for OPENMAT 2013 given below:


OPENMAT XXXIII

Last Date for the Receipt of Applications at IGNOU: 10th January 2013

OPENMAT XXXIII Exam Date: 24th   February 2013 (Sunday 10 AM- 1PM)

OPENMAT XXXIV

Last Date for the Receipt of Applications at IGNOU: 15th July 2013

OPENMAT XXXVI Exam Date: 15th August 2013 (Thursday 10 AM- 1PM)

OPENMAT 2013 Hall Ticket

The Hall tickets for IGNOU OPENMAT 2013 are to be received by the applicants at least 10 days before the OPENMAT examination. In case you don’t receive your OPENMAT Hall ticket, you can download it from the official website of IGNOU.

OPENMAT Results

The results of the IGNOU OPENMAT exam are usually declared 6-7 weeks after the OPENMAT examination. The results are sent to the candidates. If you don’t receive the OPENMAT results mailed to you, then you have the provision to download it from the IGNOU official website.

Validity of the OPENMAT Scorecard

For Candidates Who Qualified OPENMAT XXXIII (February 2013)
Sem2.2013 : July 2013
Last Date for admission to IGNOU Distance MBA: 31st May 2013
Sem1.2014: January 2014
Last Date for admission to IGNOU Distance MBA: 30th November 2013
For Candidates Qualified OPENMAT XXXIV(August 2013)
Sem1.2014: January 2014
Last Date for admission to IGNOU Distance MBA: 30th November 2013
Sem2.2014:July 2014
Last Date for admission to IGNOU Distance MBA:31th May 2014

The candidates who have successfully qualified in either of the OPENMAT 2013 examinations can take admission to IGNOU Distance MBA Degree course in either of the two semesters given below.

 

Please note that candidates need to take admission only to any one of the semesters in which their OPENMAT score is valid.

For admission to IGNOU Distance MBA, the candidates should submit the completed Application Form-2 obtained with the IGNOU Management Program prospectus to the IGNOU Regional Directors concerned.The candidates are advised to keep with them, a photocopied version of the application forms  for future references.

IGNOU Distance MBA Fee

The IGNOU Distance MBA has a nominal fee (compared to other MBA Programed) of Rs.1000 for a course; The IGNOU Distance MBA has 21 courses in total. The total course fee for IGNOU MBA is Rs.21000

The Team IGNOU MBA Wishes You Good Luck In Your Efforts To Obtain IGNOU Distance MBA Admission in 2013.

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