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IGNOU MBA Admissions 2019: Courses, Last Date, Entrance Exam, Result

Updated On - March 30th 2019

Ranked among the largest open universities in the world, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers a wide range of academic programmes, both short-term as well as long-term, leading to Undergraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Degrees and Doctoral Degrees. The School of Management Studies at IGNOU Delhi offers a wide range of Programmes which consists of regular MBA along with PG diploma and diploma courses. Read more: IGNOU Admission 2019

Latest Update– Candidates can download the OPENMAT XLV 2019 Admit Card from Official Website: Click Here

For the January session of the current academic year, IGNOU Delhi offers the following programmes under the School of Management:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), or
  • Diploma in Management (DIM), or
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDIM), or
  • 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)

For Management Programmes, admission announcements are issued twice a year March/April and September/October. The OPENMAT result card will be sent to the students within 6-7 weeks from the date of the examination.

Candidates will be required to submit the filled-in application form along with the attested copies of documents as specified by the university. Candidates can download the application form available at the university website and are required to send it upon completion along with a Demand Draft of INR 1050 (Rupees one thousand fifty only), drawn in favour of IGNOU and payable at New Delhi. 

Note: Foreign students residing in India who possess a valid student visa for the minimum duration of the programme are eligible to seek admission in IGNOU programmes.

  • Mode of Application



    31st Dec, 2018 - 01st Jul, 2019

Important Dates

Registration 31st Dec, 2019 - 14th Feb, 2020
OPENMAT XLV Exam Date 10th Mar, 2020

Eligibility Criteria

MBA/PGDM & PG Diploma in Management

Candidate must satisfy the following eligibility requirements in order to be considered for admission to IGNOU Management programmes

  • Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks for general category/45% for reserved category as per Government of India rules, with 3 years’ managerial/supervisory/professional experience. (OR) Professional Degree with 50% marks in: Engineering/Medicine/Chartered Accountancy (ICAI)/Cost Accountancy (Cost and Works Accountancy) (ICAI/ICWAI)/Company Secretaryship (ICSI)/Law.
  • Candidate must have cleared OPENMAT, conducted by IGNOU
  • There is no age bar

Application Process

MBA/PGDM & PG Diploma in Management

‘Student Handbook & Prospectus’ for Management programme can also be obtained from the Director, (SSC), IGNOU Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 or from any Regional Centre upon submitting INR 1000 through cash in person or by sending INR 1050 through demand draft (DD)/ IPO in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi/ city of Regional Centre. Please write your name and address on the back of DD/IPO

Application form and prospectus can also be downloaded from the official IGNOU website and send upon completion along with a DD/IPO for INR1050 in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi/ city of Regional Centre through Registered post/ Speed post.

Duly filled-in applications must be sent by registered post/ speed post to the following address:

The Registrar {SED)


Maidan Garhi

New Delhi - 110068


Selection Process

MBA/PGDM & PG Diploma in Management

Admission to Management Programmes of IGNOU is done through OPENMAT Entrance test, held twice a year.

Walk in Admission

Candidates who qualify the OPENMAT entrance test can submit the registration form available in the “Student Handbook & Prospectus” along with the hall ticket of the entrance test, to the respective Regional Centres along with the required fee after the receipt of Result card.

To know more about IGNOU admission for other courses, students can check IGNOU Admissions 2019

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



tanvir kadri

i wanted to apply for MBA course, will you plz help me regarding that.

02 Apr, 2019 18:24
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Tanveer, kindly go through the article above for the desired information.

02 Apr, 2019 18:31
Reetu Rani

Hlo guys please mujhe ase btaiye ingno m hindi and English medium dono m mba hoti h kya

02 Apr, 2019 11:48
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Reetu, to know the medium of the course, visit the official website or contact the university at 011-29571000,29572218.

02 Apr, 2019 12:36

In which branch can I apply for MBA (Beneficial for further future job seeking).. I'm bcom degree Holder.from du

07 Mar, 2019 12:24
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Yami, it would be advisable if you choose the course as per your preference and field of interest.

07 Mar, 2019 12:34
Parveen Mittal

When the registration for the MBA 2019 course will be open as the current session dates is now over?

13 Dec, 2018 16:09
Akansha Expert

Hi Parveen, The admission for this January session is going on You may please check the official website to register yourself in IGNOU.

13 Dec, 2018 17:51
Abhijit Roy

I am now studying final year of degree engineering. Can I apply for MBA admission 2019?

26 Oct, 2018 19:11
Akansha Expert

Hi Abhijit, The Admission to MBA course of IGNOU is done through OPENMAT Entrance test. while the admission was closed. or you will get the application in January session 2019.

29 Oct, 2018 12:11
Abhijit Roy

So can I sit openmat exam which will held December 16?

29 Oct, 2018 12:27
Akansha Expert

Hi Abhijit, Yes you can apply for OpenMat, as you may please check the official website to know more eligibility.

29 Oct, 2018 14:34
Naveen Kotnala G

i have completed my graduation with 50% marks from DU. but I do not have any work experience. so can i get admission in MBA. which contact no. you have mentioned in below. 

18 Oct, 2018 17:06
Akansha Expert

Hi Naveen, You can visit the university as you can, get the relevant information about the Admission.

18 Oct, 2018 17:49

I have my IPCC group 2 exams in Nov 18 so can I apply for MBA or MCom after that? And if yes what is the due date and when will be the exams held?

05 Oct, 2018 06:42
Akansha Expert

Hi Ashok, The Admission to MBA course of IGNOU is done through OPENMAT Entrance test. while the admission was closed. OPENMAT Entrance test, held twice a year. For the academic year 2018-19. The application starts in December session.

05 Oct, 2018 14:47

My husband working in indian army scored40% in graduation.can he apply for mba in ignou?

28 Sep, 2018 17:33
Akansha Expert

Hi sanjukta, The Admission to MBA course of IGNOU is done through OPENMAT Entrance test. while the admission were closed.

28 Sep, 2018 18:18
Ranpara khyati Dilipbhai

I have completed after i want postgraduate diploma in financial accounting course in distance learning suggest a university for less fees

22 Sep, 2018 15:50
Garima Bansal

Hi Ranpara, To get information regarding the universities with less fees for the mba you may check this link:- Top colleges for the mba course.

24 Sep, 2018 16:49
Rk sharma

Hlo .....m ..but 1 subject Is backlog. ....can.. i take admission in MBA

21 Sep, 2018 18:03
Akansha Expert

Hi Rk, To get Relevant details for the MBA course you may contact to 011-29571000,29572218.

21 Sep, 2018 18:41

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