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Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

Maidan Garhi, New Delhi

Approved By: UGC       Type: Public

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IGNOU Distance MBA/BBA Overview

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is a prestigious university established in the year 1985 through the Act passed by the parliament of India. Currently, it is the largest university in India offering distance education. The institute commenced with only two programs and a strength of 4,528 students, but at present, more than 3 million students are enrolled. IGNOU has established more 21 School of Studies, 67 regional centers, 2,667 learner support centers and 29 overseas partner institutes. The institute offers almost 228 courses ranging from certificate to doctoral level programs. IGNOU gives special emphasis to the quality of the education, therefore, it has a team of 810 faculty members, 574 academic staff and about 33,212 academic counselors.

The university is dedicated to provide professional education at the adequate price and to ease this process it has divided the centers into five zones, i.e. north, south, east, west, and North West zones. The degree provided by the university is recognized in India and overseas. It gives a fair opportunity for individuals to continue and complete their education at a minimal cost. IGNOU has also helped many executives to enhance their career while continuing the work.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

It offers BBA courses in General and Retail, The BBA course follows a modular method, i.e. the candidate will be awarded with different certifications with completion of each stage of the course. If the candidate successfully completes first year then they will be awarded with a Diploma in retailing certificate. In successful completion of second year, they will be given an Advanced Diploma in retailing certification. Finally upon completion of third year of the course, they will be given the Bachelor of Business Administration certificate.


IGNOU Distance Learning Programs and Specializations

IGNOU provide following five specialization subjects for MBA:

Human Resource Management
Financial Management
Operations Management
Marketing Management
Financial Markets Practice

Post Graduate diploma programs :-

Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM), or
Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM), or
Post-Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM), or
Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM), or
Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP)


 Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
 Master of Science (Food Nutrition) (MSCDFSM)( offered only in July Session)
 Master of Arts (Rural Development)(MARD)
 Master of Science (Counselling and Family Therapy) (MSCCFT)(offered only in July Session)
 Master of Tourism and Travel Management (MTTM)
 Master of Arts (English) (MEG)
 Master of Arts (Hindi) (MHD)
 Master of Social Work (MSW)
 Master of Social Work (Counselling) (MSWC)
 Master of Arts (Philosophy) (MAPY)
 Master of Arts (Education) (MAEDU)
 Master of Arts (Economics) (MEC)
 Master of Arts (History) (MAH)
 Master of Arts (Political Science) (MPS)
 Master of Arts (Public Administration) (MPA)
 Master of Arts (Sociology) (MSO)
 Master of Arts (Gandhi and Peace Studies) (MGPS)
 Master of Arts (Psychology) (MAPC)
 Master of Library and Information Sciences (MLIS)
 Master of Arts (Anthropology) (MAAN)
 Master of Arts (Development Studies) (MADVS)
 Master of Arts (Adult Education) (MAAE) (offered only in July Session)
 Master of Arts (Gender and Development Studies) (MAGD)
 Master of Arts (Women and Gender Studies) (MAWGS) (offered only in July Session)
 Master of Arts (Distance Education) (MADE)
 Master of Commerce (MCOM)
 Master of Science (Mathematics) (MSCMACS) (offered only in January Session)
 Master of Arts (Translation Studies) (MATS)


 Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies) (BTS)
 Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
 Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
 Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences (BLIS)
 Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM), Bachelor of Science (BSC)
 Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP)


 Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking (PGDLAN)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management (PGDDM)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Gandhi and Peace Studies (PGDGPS)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRD)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling & Family Therapy (PGDCFT) (offered only in July Session)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Translation (PGDT)
 Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Operations (PGDIBO)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development (PGDESD)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (PGDAC)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics (PGDAST)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Audio Programme Production (PGDAPP)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET)
 Post Graduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management (PGDSLM)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Administration (PGDEMA)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Pre- Primary Education (PGDPPED)
 Post-Graduate Diploma in Adult Education (PGDAE) (offered only in July Session)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sales Management (PGDPSM)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Information Security (PGDIS)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice (PGDCJ)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Planning and Development (PGDUPDL)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies (PGDFCS)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHHM)
(offered only in January Session)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (PGDGM) (offered only in January Session)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health (PGDMCH) (offered only in January Session)
 Post Graduate Diploma in HIV Medicine (PGDHIVM) (offered only in January Session)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (PGDFSQM)
(offered only in July Session)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Plantation Management (PGDPM) (offered only in July Session)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Book Publishing (PGDBP) (offered only in July Session)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Women’s & Gender Studies (PGDWGS) (offered only in July Session)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science (PGDSS)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work Counselling (PGDCOUN)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health (PGDMH) (offered only in July Session)
 Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (DECE)
 Diploma in Nutrition & Health Education (DNHE)
 Diploma in Panchayat Level Administration and Development (DPLAD)
 Diploma in Tourism Studies (DTS)
 Diploma in Aquaculture (DAQ)
 Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE)
 Diploma Programme in Urdu (DUL)
 Diploma in HIV and Family Education (DAFE)
 Diploma in Business Process Outsourcing – Finance and Accounting (DBPOFA)
 Diploma in Women’s Empowerment and Development (DWED)
 Diploma in Paralegal Practice (DIPP)
 Diploma in Nursing Administration (DNA) (offered only in January Session)
 Diploma in Critical Care Nursing (DCCN) (offered only in January Session)
 Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (DVAPFV) (offered only in July Session)
 Diploma in Dairy Technology (DDT) (offered only in July Session)
 Diploma in Meat Technology (DMT) (offered only in July Session)
 Diploma in Production of Value Added Products from Cereals, Pulses and
Oilseeds (DPVCPO) (offered only in July Session)
 Diploma in Fish Products Technology (DFPT) (offered only in July Session)
 Diploma in Watershed Management (DWM) (offered only in July Session)
 Diploma in Teaching German as a Foreign Language (DTG) (offered only in January Session)
 Diploma in Retailing (DIR) (offered only in July Session)
 Diploma in Event Management (DEVMT)


 Advance Certificate in Power Distribution Management (ACPDM)
 Advanced Certificate in Information Security (ACISE)
 Post Graduate Certificate in Adult Education (PGCAE)
 Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law (PGCCL)
 Post Graduate Certificate in Patent Practice (PGCPP)
 Post Graduate Certificate in Bangla-Hindi Translation (PGCBHT)
 Post Graduate Certificate in Malayalam-Hindi Translation (PGCMHT)
 Post Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy (PGCAP)
 Post Graduate Certificate in Gandhi and Peace Studies (PGCGPS)
 Post Graduate Certificate in Information and Assistive Technologies for the
Instructors of Visually Impaired (PGCIATIVI)
 Post Graduate Certificate in Geoinformatics (PGCGI)
 Post Graduate Certificate in Acupuncture (PGCACP)
 Certificate in Visual Arts—Painting (CVAP)
 Certificate in Visual Arts—Applied Art (CVAA)
 Certificate in Performing Arts—Theatre Arts (CPATHA)
 Certificate in Performing Arts—Hindustani Music (CPAHM)
 Certificate in Performing Arts—Karnatak Music (CPAKM)
 Certificate in Performing Arts—Bharatanatyam (CPABN)
 Certificate in Arabic Language (CAL)
 Certificate in French Language (CFL)
 Certificate in Rassian Language (CRUL)
 Certificate in Disaster Management (CDM)
 Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES)
 Certificate Programme in NGO Management (CNM)
 Certificate in Business Skills (CBS)
 Certificate in Teaching of English as a Second Language (CTE)
 Certificate in Functional English (Basic Level) (CFE)
 Certificate in Urdu Language (CUL)
 Certificate in HIV and Family Education (CAFE)
 Certificate in Social Work and Criminal Justice System (CSWCJS)
 Certificate in Health Care Waste Management (CHCWM)
 Certificate in Newborn and Infant Nursing (CNIN)
 Certificate in Maternal and Child Health Nursing (CMCHN)
 Certificate in Home Based Health Care (CHBHC)
 Certificate in Community Radio (CCR)
 Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS)
 Certificate in Food and Nutrition (CFN)
 Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care (CNCC)
 Certificate in Rural Development (CRD)
 Certificate in Sericulture (CIS)
 Certificate in Organic Farming (COF)
 Certificate in Water Harvesting and Management (CWHM)
 Certificate in Poultry Farming (CPF)
 Certificate in Beekeeping (CIB)
 Certificate in Human Rights (CHR)
 Certificate in Consumer Protection (CCP)
 Certificate in Co-operation, Co-operative Law & Business Laws (CCLBL)
 Certificate in Anti Human Trafficking (CAHT)
 Certificate in International Humanitarian Law (CIHL)
 Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)
 Certificate in Guidance (CIG)
 Certificate in Communication & IT Skills (CCITSK)
 Certificate Programme in Laboratory Techniques (CPLT)
 Certificate in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM) (offered only in July Session)
 Certificate Programme in Value Education (CPVE)
 Certificate in Energy Technology and Management (CETM)
 Certificate of Competency in Power Distribution (Electrical Technicians) (CCPD)
 Certificate in Library and Information Science (CLIS)
 Certificate Programme on Life and Thought of BR Ambedkar (CLTA)
 Certificate in Tribal Studies (CTRBS)
 (offered only in July Session)
 Certificate in Korean Language & Culture (CKLC)
 Certificate in Spanish Language & Culture (CSLC)
 Appreciation Course on Environment (ACE)
 Appreciation Course on Population and Sustainable Development (ACPSD)
 Awareness Programme on Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (APVPFV)

 Awareness Programme on Dairy Farming (APDF)

IGNOU Distance Education Admission Procedure

The candidate must fill in the form 1 which is the application for OPENMAT and send it to the IGNOU Headquarters (address given below), on or before the last date of submitting form

Registrar Student Evaluation Division,

Block 12, IGNOU Maidan Garhi, New Delhi – 110 068

IGNOU Distance Education Fee Structure

One of the essential reason to their success in able to do that is that they are one of the cheapest University in India for obtaining an MBA with starting fees around INR 37,800, that can be paid on semester basis.Below tables gives the details about fees for Indian, SAARC and international students  :

Number of CoursesFees (per course)Total
21180021*1800= 37,800

The foreign students from countries belonging to SAARC and other countries can also enrol for the MBA program.Fees details are below:-

 Student CategoryNumber of CoursesFees (per course)Total
SAARC countries21300021*3000=63,000
Other countries2116,00021*16000=3,36,000

Fees of the other courses are given below:-

Sl. No. Name of the Programme Prog. Code Total Prog. FeeFee to be paid in Ist Yr/ Sem. (including Regn. Fee of Rs.200/-)Fee to be paid in subsequent Year/Sem.
1Master of Computer ApplicationsMCA648001100010800
2Master of Science (Dietetics and Food Services Management)MSCDFSM324001640016200
3Master of Arts (Rural Development)MARD1080056005400
4Master of CommerceMCOM1320068006600
5Master of Tourism & Travel ManagementMTTM/MTM   
 Cat. I 1080056005400
 Cat. II 1320080005400
6Master of Arts (English)MEG1080056005400
7Master of Arts (Hindi)MHD1080056005400
8Master of Social WorkMSW324001640016200
9Master of Social Work (Counseling)MSWC360001820018000
10Master of Arts (Philosophy)MAPY1080056005400
11Master of Arts (Gandhi and Peace Studies)MGPS1080056005400
12Master of Arts (Economics)MEC1440074007200
13Master of Arts (History)MAH1080056005400
14Master of Arts (Political Science)MPS1080056005400
15Master of Arts (Public Administration)MPA1080056005400
16Master of Arts Sociology)MSO1080056005400
17Master of Arts (Psychology)MAPC1560080007800
18Master of Science (Counseling and Family Therapy)MSCCFT336001700016800
19Master of Arts (Extension & Development Studies)MAEDS1080056005400
20Master of Arts (Adult Education)MAAE1440074007200
21Master in Gender & Development StudiesMAGD1080056005400
22Master of Arts (Distance Education)MADE1080056005400
23Master of Arts (Anthropology)MAAN1680086008400
24Master of Arts (Women’s & Gender Studies)MAWGS1440074007200
25Master of Library and Information ScienceMLIS1080011000
26Master of Arts (Translation Studies)MATS1080056005400
27Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies)BTS900032003000
28Bachelor of Computer ApplicationsBCA3600062006000
29Bachelor of ArtsBA720026002400
30Bachelor of CommerceBCOM720026002400
31Bachelor of ScienceBSC1260044004200
32Bachelor of Social WorkBSW1440050004800
33Bachelor of Library & Information ScienceBLIS60006200
34Bachelor Preparatory ProgrammeBPP12001400
35Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and NetworkingPGDLAN1800018200
36Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster ManagementPGDDM60006200
37Post Graduate Diploma in Rural DevelopmentPGDRD24002600
38Post Graduate Diploma in TranslationPGDT36003800
39Post Graduate Diploma in International Business OperationPGDIBO78008000
40Post Graduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentPGDESD66006800
41Post Graduate Diploma in Analytical ChemistryPGDAC96009800
42Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass CommunicationPGJMC42004400
43Post Graduate Diploma in Audio Programme ProductionPGDAPP1200012200
44Post Graduate Diploma in Educational TechnologyPGDET66006800
45Post Graduate Diploma in School Leadership and ManagementPGDSLM60006200
46Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management and AdministrationPGDEMA66006800
47Post Graduate Diploma in Higher EducationPGDHE30003200
48Post Graduate Diploma in PharmaceuticalPGDPSM84008600
49Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property RightsPGDIPR1020010400
50Post Graduate Diploma in Criminal JusticePGDCJ1080011000
51Post Graduate Diploma in Extension and Development StudiesPGDEDS54005600
52Post Graduate Diploma in Adult EducationPGDAE72007400
53Post Graduate Diploma in Folklore and Culture StudiesPGDFCS27002900
54Post Graduate Diploma in Gandhi and Peace StudiesPGDGPS42004400
55Post Graduate Diploma in Women and Gender StudiesPGDWGS720038003600
56Post Graduate Diploma in Counseling and Family TherapyPGDCFT1680017000
57Post Graduate Diploma in HIV MedicinePGDHIVM6000060200
58Post Graduate Diploma in Plantation ManagementPGDPM66006800
59Post Graduate Diploma in Book PublishingPGDBP90009200
60Post Graduate Diploma in Pre Primary EducationPGDPPED96009800
61Post Graduate Diploma in Information SecurityPGDIS216001100010800
62Post Graduate Diploma in Food Safety & Quality ManagementPGDFSQM1440014600
63Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Planning & DevelopmentPGDUPDL34003600
64Post Graduate Diploma in Applied StatisticsPGDAST72007400
65Diploma in Early Childhood Care and EducationDECE24002600
66Diploma in Nutrition & Health EducationDNHE24002600
67Diploma in Tourism StudiesDTS42004400
68Diploma in AquacultureDAQ78008000
69Diploma in Creative Writing in EnglishDCE36003800
70Diploma in UrduDUL18002000
71Diploma in HIV and Family EducationDAFE36003800
72Diploma in Women’s Empowerment & DevelopmentDWED36003800
73Diploma in BPO Finance & AccountingDBPOFA19200134006000
74Diploma in Paralegal PracticeDIPP84008600
77Diploma in Meat TechnologyDMT   
 Cat. I & II 1440014600
 Cat. III 1560015800
78Diploma in Dairy TechnologyDDT   
 Cat. I & II 1440014600
 Cat. III 1560015800
79Diploma in Watershed ManagementDWM   
 Cat. I & II 1200012200
 Cat. III 1320013400
80Diploma in Fish Products TechnologyDFPT   
 Cat. I & II 1080011000
 Cat. III 1200012200
81Diploma in Panchayat Level Administration & DevelopmentDPLAD36003800
82Diploma in Critical Care NursingDCCN60006200
83Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution ManagementACPDM54005600
84Advanced Certificate in Information SecurityACISE54005600
85Post Graduate Certificate in Bangla-Hindi TranslationPGCBHT18002000
86Post Graduate Certificate in Malayalam Hindi TranslationPGCMHT18002000
87Post Graduate Certificate in Extension & Development StudiesPGCEDS30003200
88Post Graduate Certificate in Adult EducationPGCAE36003800
89Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber LawPGCCL84008600
90Post Graduate Certificate in Patent PracticePGCPP96009800
91Post Graduate Certificate in Gandhi and Peace StudiesPGCGPS24002600
92Post Graduate Certificate in Agriculture PolicyPGCAP36003800
93Post Graduate Certificate in Information & Assistive TechnologiesPGCIATIVI60006200
94Post Graduate Certificate in GeoinformaticsPGCGI60006200
95Post Doctoral Certificate in Dialysis MedicinePDCDM6000060200
96Certificate in Indigenous Art PracticesCIAP200400
97Certificate in Visual Arts – PaintingCVAP1620056005400
98Certificate in Visual Arts – Applied ArtsCVAA1620056005400
99Certificate in Performing Arts – Theatre ArtsCPATHA1620056005400
100Certificate in Performing Arts – Hindustani MusicCPAHM1620056005400
100Certificate in Performing Arts – Karnataka MusicCPAKM1620056005400
101Certificate in Performing Arts – BharatnatyamCPABN1620056005400
102Certificate in Arabic LanguageCAL18002000
103Certificate in Disaster ManagementCDM24002600
104Certificate in Environmental StudiesCES24002600
105Certificate in Teaching EnglishCTE24002600
106Certificate in Functional English (Basic Level)CFE30003200
107Certificate in Urdu LanguageCUL12001400
108Certificate in HIV and Family EducationCAFE18002000
109Certificate in Social Work and Criminal Justice SystemCSWCJS14001600
110Certificate in Health Care Waste ManagementCHCWM36003800
111Certificate in Newborn & Infant NursingCNIN66006800
112Certificate in Maternal and Child Health NursingCMCHN66006800
113Certificate in Home Based Health CareCHBHC24002600
114Certificate in Community RadioCCR66006800
115Certificate in Tourism StudiesCTS18002000
116Certificate in Food & NutritionCFN14001600
117Certificate in Nutrition and Child CareCNCC18002000
118Certificate in Rural DevelopmentCRD18002000
119Certificate in Organic FarmingCOF48005000
120Certificate in Human RightsCHR24002600
121Certificate in Consumer ProtectionCCP18002000
122Certificate in Co-operation, Co-operative Law and Business LawsCCLBL84008600
123Certificate in Anti Human TraffickingCAHT14001600
124Certificate in International Humanitarian LawCIHL27002900
125Certificate in Information TechnologyCIT48005000
126Certificate in GuidanceCIG14001600
127Certificate in Business SkillsCBS30003200
128Certificate in SericultureCIS42004400
129Certificate Programme in Laboratory TechniquesCPLT42004400
130Certificate in Teaching of Primary School MathematicsCTPM18002000
131Certificate in Communication and IT SkillsCCITSK54005600
132Certificate Programme in Value EducationCPVE18002000
133Certificate in Water Harvesting and ManagementCWHM24002600
134Certificate in Poultry FarmingCPF36003800
135Certificate in BeekeepingCIB14001600
136Certificate in NGO ManagementCNM18002000
137Certificate in Energy Technology and ManagementCETM30003200
138Competency Certificate in Power DistributionCCPD36003800
139Certificate in French LanguageCFL66006800
140Appreciation Course on EnvironmentACE12001400
141Appreciation Course on Population and Sustainable DevelopmentACPSD10001200
142Master of Science (Mathematics with Applications in Computer Sciences)MSCMACS2640066006600
143Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital & Health ManagementPGDHHM2520025200
144Post Graduate Diploma in Geriatric MedicinePGDGM2520025200
145Post Graduate Diploma in Maternal & Child HealthPGDMCH2760027600
146Diploma in Nursing AdministrationDNA1080010800
147Master of Arts (Education)MAEDU1620090007200
148Master of Business AdministrationMP##3780018001800
149B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic)BSCN540001800018000
150Computer Literacy ProgrammeCLP   
 Cat. I800800 
 Cat. II400400 
151Certificate in Motorcycle Service and RepairCMSR#14001400
152Master of Commerce (Finance & Taxation)MCOMFT84008400
153Master of Commerce (Business Policy and Corporate Governance)MCOMBPCG84008400
154Master of Commerce in Management Accounting & Financial StrategiesMCOMMAFS84008400
155Bachelor of Commerce (with Major in Accountancy and Finance)BCOMAF72007200
156B.Com with Major in Corporate Affairs and AdministrationBCOMCAA72007200
157B.Com with Major in Financial and Cost AccountingBCOMFCA72007200
158Master of Science (Hospitality Administration)MHA**
159Bachelor of Science (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)BHM**
160Master of Business Administration (Banking & Finance)MPB*3780018001800
161Diploma in Elementary EducationDELED1440014400
162Certificate in Elementary Teacher EducationCETE60006000
163Certificate Programme for Professional Development of Primary TeachersCPPDPT60006000

IGNOU Distance Learning MBA Admission Important Dates

New Admissions Schedule for July 2021 session:

Admission StartsSecond week of July 2021
Admission without late feeTo Be Announced
Admission with late fee of Rs. 500/-4 August, 2021 to 18 August, 2021
Admission with late fee of Rs. 1000/-19 August, 20201 to 4 September, 2021

Executive MBA January 2021 session:

EventsImportant Dates
Admission beginFirst week of 2021 January
Admission without late feesTo Be Announced

IGNOU Distance MBA/BBA Eligibility Criteria

Graduation in any discipline with 50 per cent marks of General Category and 45 per cent marks for reserved category.
Bachelor’s degree with three years of supervisory/ managerial/professional experience, or Professional Degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Medicine/ Architecture/ Law/ Pharmacy or Professional Qualifications in Accountancy/ Cost and Works Accountancy/ Company Secretaryship etc. or Masters Degree in any subject.

IGNOU Distance MBA/BBA Review & Ranking

IGNOU is an indian goverment reconized university which provide diffrent online/distance courses to students across the globe.It is one of the top and largest known open university in India.It has the highest number of student which take admission in different online/distance courses. It is approved by AICTE, UGC and DEC.

IGNOU FAQS For Executive/Distance MBA Programes

Ques.1. How can I do MBA from Ignou?

Ans:- IGNOU offers MBA in distance. To get admitted in MBA from IGNOU, the candidate needs to fill up and submit OPENMAT and admission form online. For getting admission into this course the candidate must have completed graduation in any subject including Company Secretaryship/ Cost Accountancy/ Chartered Accountancy with minimum 50% marks for general category and 45% for reserved category. Candidate’s CGPA percentage should meet the eligibility score required. Finally the candidate must have cleared OPENMAT entrance examination conducted by IGNOU.

Ques.2. What is the placement scenario at IGNOU?

Ans:- IGNOU has its own Campus Placement Cell (CPC) which acts as a nodal center to provide all facilities to the IGNOU students regarding placement. This was established at the headquarters IGNOU in the year 2005. CPC provides its students and alumni with matching job opportunity.

Ques.3. Can OPENMAT be taken online?

Ans:- Yes OPENMAT can be taken online with IGNOU website.

Ques.4. Once the OPENMAT exam is cleared, what is the process for admission?

Ans:- Once the IGNOU OPENMAT EXAMINATION is cleared the candidate can proceed for the admission in MBA program. Candidates can find an application Form 2 available with the prospectus. This form needs to be filled up and to be sent to IGNOU Regional Director nearest to the candidate’s place. Along with the form following documents are required to be sent: attested copies of all educational certificates, Original OPENMAT score card and original hall ticket, category certificate in case of SC/ ST and OBC students, experience certificate if required and filled in identity card.

Ques.5.OPENMAT fee structure?

Ans:- It is mandatory to fill up the application form for OPENMAT online through the website The application fee for the entrance examination is 600 INR. The fee has to be paid by Net banking or debit or credit card.

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