IGNOU MBA 2021 Application Form – The application form filling for IGNOU MBA 2021 has to be done at ignouexams.nta.nic.in, for OPENMAT XLVIII. National Testing Agency (NTA), will conduct the exam for the same. The candidates who are a graduate in any discipline with 50% marks for general category (45% for the reserved category) are eligible to apply for OPENMAT XLVIII. The application process includes registration, filling the form, uploading images, paying fee and printing confirmation page. To know how to apply, documents to upload in the application form and other details, keep reading below.
IGNOU MBA Application Form 2021 – OPENMAT XLVIII
The candidates who want to take admission in the 1st Sem. 2021 (July 2021) and 2nd Sem. 2022 (January 2022) in the MBA programmes have to apply for OPENMAT XLVIII. The schedule of the application process is given below:
|IGNOU MBA 2021||Date (Expected)|
|Start of registrations||Last week of Feb 2021|
|End of registrations||3rd week of Mar 2021|
|Application Form Corrections||Last week of Mar 2021|
Application Form : Candidates can apply for IGNOU MBA 2021 OPENMAT XLVIII as per schedule at ignouexams.nta.nic.in.
IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Application Fee
The application fee of IGNOU MBA 2021 application form will be available soon. Previous exam’s fee is given in the table below:
|UR, OBC category||Rs. 800|
|SC, ST, EWS||Rs. 600|
Through Debit/Credit card: Candidates need to check the validity of the Debit/Credit Card while logging on to the website for submitting Application Form. Candidate should enter the information asked for and make the required payment through Debit/Credit Card.
Through Net Banking: Check the balance in the account and keep all credentials ready while logging on to the website for submitting Application Form. Candidate should log in with his/her credentials of net banking and make payment through Net Banking.
Documents Required to Fill IGNOU MBA Application Form 2021
The first that aspirants willing to take admission in MBA has to do go through the eligibility criteria. Second step is to keep the documents ready before filling out the form. Check the list of the documents given below.
- Address for communication, a valid e-mail id and contact number
- Scanned image of photo
- Scanned image of signature
- Govt. identity details like aadhar number / election card / passport number / PAN number / other govt. Id proofs
IGNOU MBA 2021 Application Form Image Specifications
The images that have to be uploaded in the form have to be in jpeg / jpg format. Check the expected image specifications for IGNOU MBA 2021 application form given below.
|Photograph||10 Kb – 200 Kb|
|Signature||4 Kb – 30 Kb|
IGNOU MBA OPENMAT XLVII 2021 Eligibility criteria
The candidates need to fulfill the given eligibility criteria:
- The candidates need to have completed Graduation. (Including Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accountancy, Company Secretaryship)
- The candidates must have done graduation with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories)
- There is no age limit.
How To Fill The IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Application Form
The candidates can check below the anticipated step by step process to fill the application form of IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Application Form:
Step 1: Registration
The candidates have to register first to access the IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Application Form. To register the candidates have to enter the following details:
Candidate’s Name/ Mother’s Name/ Father’s Name: Provide Candidate’s Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name as given in the Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University Certificate in capital letters
Date of Birth: The DOB must be in the dd/mm/yyyy format. Provide Candidate’s date of birth as recorded in Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University certificate.
Mobile Number and e-mail Address: Candidates must provide own Mobile Number and e-mail. Only one e-mail address and one Mobile Number are valid for one application.
The candidates have to fill in the above details and note down the system generated Application Number.
Step 2: Filling the application form
After successful regustration, the candidates have to fill in the application form. To fill the application form the candidates have to enter the information correctly.
- Fill in presonal details:
- Fill course and educational details
- Candidates have to fill in any four cities of their choice for examination of IGNOU OPENMAT XLVIII from the drop-down menu.
- Also provide the complete postal address with PIN Code (Mailing Address as well as Permanent Address) for any correspondence.
The candidates have to fill in other details as asked in the application form.
Step 3: Upload Scanned Images
Next, the candidates have to upload the scanned images of their recent passport sized photo and their signature. The scanned images are to be as per the specification, or else they are not accepted.
- The candidates have to keep the copies of the same passport size image as uploaded in the application form. On the day of the exam, the candidates have to paste a copy of the same photo on the attendance sheet.
- The candidates are required to upload the full signature in running hand writing in the appropriate box given in the online application form.
Step 4: Payment
The candidates have to make the payment of the application form using the online mode only. The mode of payments is:
- Credit Card/Debit Card, or
- Net Banking
Step 5: Print of the confirmation page
After the fee payment is done, a confirmation page is generated. The candidates have to take its print as the proof of their application form being submitted.
Details to be Entered in IGNOU MBA Application Form – OPENMAT XLVIII
The candidaes have to enter the below given details in the online application form of IGNOU MBA Application Form:
At the time of registration
- Name of the candidate
- Mother’s name
- Father’s name
- Date of birth
- Address (City / Town / District)
- E-mail address
- Contact number
- Identity Type
- Identity Number
- Family Income
- Kashmiri migrant or not
- Marital status
- Minority or not
- Course Name
- 3 preferences of the test centres
- State Code
- Regional Center
- Graduation details
- Work Experience details
OPENMAT 2021 Application Form Status
The candidates can check the status of the application fee payment. If the status of the payment is OK, it indicates that the application process is successful and the application form has been submitted. If the application fee status is not OK that means the application process is yet not complete.
In cases when the status is shown not Ok then:
- The transaction is cancelled. Therefore, such candidates have to pay the fee once again and ensure the OK fee status
- For cancelled transactions, the amount is, automatically, refunded to concerned credit/debit card within 15 days of the last date of submission of Application Form.
- The confirmation page is not generated.
OPENMAT 2021 Application Form Correction
The application form correction of the OPENMAT 2021 Application Form opens for a limited period of time. the candidates can change or edit only limited information in the application form and not all the details. the candidates must ensure that as an when the application form correction process starts they login with their application number and make changes in the needed fields.
The candidates must fill in the correct details as the details are used at the time of OPENMAT result declaration and admission process.
IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Admit Card
The candidates who register for the exam successfully get the admit card to appear for the exam. In case any of the candidates are not able to get their admit card they can approach the Help Line between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The admit card of OPENMAT 2021 has the exam date, time and center address. the candidates have to be available on the exam day as per the instructions in the admit card.
About IGNOU MBA 2021 – OPENMAT XLVII
OPENMAT is an entrance exam conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) to offer admissions to students in MBA course at IGNOU. The test is conducted for the duration of 3 hours. There are a total of 200 multiple-choice questions with no negative marking. There are basically 4 tests in OPENMAT which are namely about General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and Reasoning.
Frequently Asked Questions on IGNOU MBA 2021 Registration
Ans : Candidate can apply through the official website, ignouexams.nta.nic.in.
Ans : Yes, without registration you will not able to access the IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 Application Form.
Ans : The expected fee amount of IGNOU OPENMAT is Rs 600 to Rs 800, depending on category.
Ans : Candidate can make the application fee payment through debit/credit card or net banking.
Ans : No. There’s no age bar to apply for IGNOU OPENMAT
Ans : If the fee is paid through credit/debit card and status is not OK, it means the transaction is canceled. Therefore, such candidates have to pay the fee once again and ensure the OK fee status. If in case, the transaction is canceled, the amount will automatically be refunded to the concerned credit/debit card within 15 days of the last date of submission of Application Form.
Ans : Candidate must have completed his/her graduation with at least 50% of the aggregate marks. 45% is the minimum for reserved category.
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