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Validity of OPENMAT 2018 Score

Validity of OPENMAT 2018 Score is given in this post. Candidates who have qualified for admission on the basis of the score obtained in the Entrance Test (OPENMAT) will be eligible to seek admission into Management Programme in any of the following two semesters:-


For example, a student who qualifies for admission in August 2017 OPENMAT, may take admission in any of the following two semesters i.e., either in January 2018 or July 2018 semester. Similarly one who qualifies in February 2018 OPENMAT may take admission in July 2018 or January 2019 semester.


Admission to the IGNOU Management Programme (MBA and specialisation PG Diplomas in HRM, FM, OM, MM and FMP) is done done on the basis of the score obtained in the OPENMAT, conducted all over India twice a year.

The last dates for submission of the Application Form (Form-2) for Admission to these semesters are as follows:

For those qualifying August 2017 Test (OPENMAT-XLII)

  1. For 1st Sem. 2017 (January 2018) – 30th November, 2017
  2. For 2nd Sem. 2018 (July 2018) – 31st May, 2018

For those qualifying February 2018 Test (OPENMAT-XLIII)

  1. For 2nd Sem. 2017 (July 2018) – 31st May, 2018
  2. For 1st Sem. 2019 (January 2019) – 30th November, 2018


OPENMAT in 2017 and 2018 will be conducted as per the following schedule

OPENMAT XLII - 20.08.2017 (Sunday, 10.00 a.m. — 1.00 p.m.)

OPENMAT XLIII- 04.02.2018 (Sunday, 10.00 a.m. — 1.00 p.m.)


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Eligibility for OPENMAT 2018

OPENMAT 2018 Syllabus

OPENMAT 2018 Exam pattern

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018 Important Dates