Application deadline for IGNOU OPENMAT, OPENNET and B.Ed Entrance Exam 2021 extended

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended the application deadline for OPENMAT, B.Ed and Post Basic Nursing Entrance Test for January 2021 session.  As per the notification released, candidates can now apply for the OPENMAT, OPENNET and B.Ed entrance exam till March 25, 2021. Earlier the last day to apply for these entrance exams was  March 20, 2021.

The statement on the official site reads, “Online Registration for BED, OPENMAT, Post Basic (Nursing Program) Entrance Test for January 2021 session is extended upto 25th March 2021.” 

The Entrance exam is scheduled to be held on April 11, 2021 for all three programs. The Admit card for the same will be released 10 days before the examination.

The IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 is the entrance test for admission to MBA programs. Admission to Post Basic Nursing Program at IGNOU is through OPENNET 2021 and B.Ed entrance exam is for admission to B.Ed program. 


Steps to apply for IGNOU OPENMAT, OPENNET and B.Ed Entrance Exam 2021

  • Step 1: Go to IGNOU website
  • Step 2: Click on the button “REGISTER YOURSELF” that appears in the applicant login area and fill the required registration details
  • Step 3: Fill the required details
  • Step 4: Submit
  • Step 5: Login with the username and password
  • Step 6: Fill in the required details
  • Step 7: Upload scanned copies of photograph and signatures in specified formats
  • Step 8: Pay the application fee online
  • Step 9: Submit