IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Notification/ Application Form/ Eligibility Criteria/ Examination Date/ Exam Pattern And Syllabus


IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 is a university level entrance examination which is conducted by IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University). It is an online computer based test. The university organizes this entrance exam for twice in a year. A large number of candidates applies for this exam every year. The test is held for the candidates who are interested in Management courses.

It organizes various entrance exams for admissions in different courses like IGNOU OPENMAT exam for Management courses, B.Ed. Entrance Exam, M.Ed. Entrance Exam and B.Sc Nursing Entrance ExamThe candidates who are interested in OPENMAT 2018 should note some of the key points including application form, domicile, eligibility, exam pattern and syllabus, Admit card, result, answer key, cut-off /merit list etc.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Notification

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Notification

IGNOU BSc 2017 Result Released

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has declared the result of IGNOU BSc 2017. All the students who had applied in IGNOU BSc entrance examination 2017, can see their respective result on the official website of IGNOU at http://ignou.ac.in/.
Counselling for admission to BSc. the nursing program will be held in the month of January 2018. All the selected candidates can visit their respective centers according to the state for counseling.

How to check you IGNOU 2017 Result
Follow the steps given below to check your IGNOU Bsc. Results-

  •  Visit the official website of IGNOU at http://ignou.ac.in/.
  • Click on the results tab on the home screen page.
  • On this page, You will see small boxes for your information. Here, Enter your enrollment number and click submit button.
  • Your result is here. Download the result and take a print of the result page for future reference.


OPENMAT 2018  is formally known as Open Management Admission Test. This exam is conducted by Indira Gandhi National Open University every year.Indira Gandhi National Open University came into existence in the year of 1985 with an aim to impart education by means of distance and open education. At present, this university serves education to more than 3 lakhs students in India and other countries through 21 schools of studies, 67 regional centers, approx 2,677 learner support center and 29 overseas partner institutions.A number of students who want to take admission in Management courses apply for this exam.This is an online Test.This Test is a university level entrance exam.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for appearing in the Examination are as follows

Educational Qualification:

  • The candidate must be the citizen of India.
  • For MCA courses, candidates should have a bachelor degree of minimum three years from any recognized university and must have passed 12th or graduation level with mathematics subject.
  • For MBA programmes candidates must have completed their graduation.
  • The candidates who have completed their graduation in any of the streams like science, commerce and arts can apply for the exam.
  • For BCA course, candidates must have cleared the 12th or equivalent exam.
  • There are not any age limit criteria for MCA & BCA programme.
  • The candidates who are in the final year of the graduation can also apply for the exam.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

  • The duration of the paper will b 3 hours.
  • The paper will be available in Online mode
  • Question Paper will be available in English on the basis of MCQ’s.
  • Total 200 questions will be asked.
  • Syllabus of the exam is Logical Reasoning/ Mathematics/ General Awareness/ English Language.

APPLY for IGNOU OPENMAT 2018/ Fill IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Online form

The procedure of submitting the application form is very simple.

  • The candidates are requested to fill the form correctly and completely.
  • Registration can be done and submitted through both online and offline process.
  • The admission form is available for Management & distance programs.
  • The fee payment can be done through debit/credit card/ net banking or through demand draft.
  • As any incomplete information may lead to the rejection of the form.
  • The candidates are also suggested to take the printout of the IGNOU OPENMAT Registration 2018 form for the security purpose.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2017 Important Dates to remember

 Filing up of  Application form October 2017.(Tentative)
Last date of filing up the application online Examination form: 15th December 2017(Tentative)
Last date of payment for application form 15th December 2017(Tentative)
Availability of OPENMAT  Admit card January 2018 (Tentative)
Date of OPENMAT 2018 Exam 5th February 2017 (Tentative)
Declaration of OPENMAT 2018 Exam Result March 2018( tentative)

IGNOU Courses

This university offers approx 230 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programmes in different educational fields. The major courses offered by this university are listed below:

Bachelors Degree

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. with major in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany and Zoology)/ Bachelor of Arts (BA with major in Hindi, English, Urdu, Economics, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Administration, Political Science, Sociology)/ Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)/ Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)/ BA (Tourism Studies)/ Bachelor of Library & Information Science (BLIS) and Bachelor of Social Work (BSW).

Master Degree

MA (Philosophy)/ MA (Extension & Development Studies)/ MA (Education)/ MA (Gandhi and Peace Studies)/ MA (Anthropology)/ Master of Social Work/ Master of Social Work (Counseling)/ MA (Distance Education)/ MA (English)/ MA (Hindi)/ MA (Gender & Development Studies)/ MA (History)/ MA (Political Science)/ MA (Psychology)/ MA (Public Admin.)/ MA (Rural Development)/ MA (Sociology)/ MA (Tourism Management)/ MA (Translation Studies)/ MA (Economics)/ Master of Commerce (M.Com.)/ Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)/ M.Sc. (Dietetics and Food Services Management)/ Master of Computer Applications (MCA) and M.Sc. Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science.

Diploma Course

Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education/ Nutrition & Health Education/ Tourism Studies/ Aquaculture/ Creative Writing in English/ Panchayat Level Administration & Development/Urdu/ HIV and Family Education/ Women Empowerment & Development/ Paralegal Practice/ BPO Finance & Accounting/ Nursing Administration and Critical Care Nursing.

PG Diploma Course

PG Diploma in Library Automation and Networking/ Gandhi & Peace Studies/ Rural Development/ Translation/ International Business Operation/ Disaster Management/ Environment and Sustainable Development/ Applied Statistics/ Journalism & Mass Communication/ Analytical Chemistry/ Audio Programme Production/ Higher Education/ School Leadership & Management/ Educational Management & Administration/ Educational Technology/ Pre Primary Education/ Social Work among the Tribals/ Information Security/ Intellectual Property Rights/ Pharmaceutical Sales Management/ Criminal Justice/ Extension & Development Studies/ Folklore & Culture Studies/ Hospital & Health Management/ Urban Planning & Development and Geriatric Medicine.

IGNOU Helpline

Candidates in a need of help or who have a query regarding admit card not downloading, registration/ Application number lost, photo mismatch, signature mismatch, Counseling dates, Center change request, Exam schedule, Center Map etc. can contact on toll-free number IGNOU OPENMAT 2017 if available which shall start from 1800. In any case official, IGNOU OPENMAT 2017 helpline is given below.

IGNOU Contact Address
The Registrar, Student Registration Division (SRD)
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068.
Phone No.: 011- 29532741.
Fax No. : 011- 29532686.
Official Website : www.ignou.ac.in

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