NTA Begins IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Registration - Check Details Here

Last Modified: 21 Jun 2024

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has started the online application process for the IGNOU OPENMAT XLVII 2020 exam. The exam is conducted for admission to MBA courses offered by the University. Candidates interested for admission can apply for the exam online through the official website till 23rd March 2020. The examination is scheduled to be held on 29th April 2020.

OPENMAT XLVII 2020 Exam - Important Dates

Exam Events

Important Dates

Receipt of online application forms

28th February 2020

Last date of online application forms

23rd March 2020

Admit card availability

9th April 2020

OPENMAT 2020 Exam

29th April 2020

Result declaration

8th May 2020

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Who can Apply?

Graduate candidates with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) are eligible for the exam. Those who possess Chartered Accountancy/ Company Secretaryship/ Cost Accountancy are also eligible for the exam.

OPENMAT XLVII 2020 Application Process

  • Visit the official website https://ignouexams.nta.nic.in.
  • Click on the ‘Application Form for OPENMAT XLVII’ button.
  • Click on the ‘New Registration’ button.
  • Enter details for completing registration. You will receive an application number and password.
  • Log-in using the details and complete the application form by paying the fee and uploading the scanned images.
  • Once the application fee payment status is OK, take a print of the confirmation page.

The application fee for the exam is ₹ 800/- (₹ 600/- for reserved categories) which can be paid using Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.

OPENMAT XLVII 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam will comprise of four sections of 200 marks. The distribution of questions is as follows:


Number of Questions

General Awareness


English Language


Quantitative Aptitude






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The exam will be of a single session of 3 hours.

List of Management Programmes

Candidates can get admission into the following courses after qualifying the OPENMAT exam:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)

Candidates must keep a check on the official website for all exam-related updates.