IGNOU Admission 2020: MBA Registration (Till 30th June), Date, Pattern

IGNOU Admission 2020

IGNOU 2020 Registration for OPENMAT XLVII (MBA) has been extended till 30th June 2020. IGNOU is an open university which conducts high quality entrance exam, innovative and need-based programmes at different levels. IGNOU offers nearly 227 academic courses in undergraduate & post-graduate level. From 2020 onwards, the exam will be conducted by NTA. The entrance exam for admission into various courses is organized in two sessions – January and July. Admission into management programmes is given through OPENMAT Score and into B.Ed through IGNOU B.Ed entrance test. The courses offered by IGNOU are MBA, B.Ed, M.Ed, M.Phil programme, MA & BA degree, B.Com, BCA, BTS, advance diploma ,etc. Exam schedule has been released for phase IInd by NTA. In this article, we have provided complete information regarding IGNOU 2020.

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IGNOU 2020 Notifications – Registration till 30th June

newiconIGNOU 2020 Registration for OPENMAT XLVII (MBA) has been extended till 30th June 2020. Check here for application details.

newiconIGNOU 2020 result for Post basic B.Sc nursing has been released on 27th December 2019. Check here for result details.

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IGNOU 2020 exam schedule has been released for phase IInd of OPENMAT & B.Ed. Check here for exam dates details.

IGNOU 2020 Result for OPENMAT XLVI & B.Ed has been released on 3rd August 2019. Check here for result details.

IGNOU 2020 Exam Dates

Check the IGNOU dates for various courses. Below we have provided the dates for OPENMAT:

OPENMAT Phase II & B.Ed:

EventsDates 2020 (Announced)
Application form release date28th February 2020
Application form submission last date15th June 2020

Correction in Particulars of Application Form on Website only

Releasing of admit card
Date of exam
Result declaration

For OPENMAT (January Session):

Release  of Application27th June 2019
Last date of application form5th July 2019
Application correction6th & 7th July 2019
Admit card availability12th July 2019
Exam date27th July 2019
Releasing of answer key30th July 2019
Result declaration3rd August 2019

IGNOU 2020 Application Form

Check details of application form of IGNOU 2020 for various programmes below:

  • IGNOU 2020 Application Form for OPENMAT Phase II has been released from 28th February 2020.
  • Candidates are able to fill the application form in online mode.
  • For other courses, the application form is also available through online mode.
  • Students must fill complete details in the form correctly.
  • Complete registration process include various steps – Registration, filling details in the form, uploading of images of documents and making application fee payment.
  • Candidates must take printout of the application for further use.

Application Fee:

The Application fee for all candidates is Rs.1000. For OPENMAT, the application fee is Rs. 800/- for general and Rs. 600/- for SC/ST & EWS category.

Mode of Payment: The payment of application fee can be made by online mode only through credit card/debit card/net-banking.

IGNOU 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Check IGNOU Eligibility Criteria for OPENMAT & B.Ed. program below:

For Management Programmes:

  • Qualifying Exam: Applying candidate must have done graduation along with a professional degree either in engineering / law / medicine / ICSI / ICWAI / ICAI compulsorily.
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidate must have obtained 50% marks in graduation level (For reserved category- 45% marks).
  • IGNOU OPENMAT: Students must qualify the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 to be eligible for admission.
  • Age Limit: There will be no age bar in IGNOU 2020.

For B.Ed Programme:

  • Qualifying Exam: Applying student must have passed his/her Bachelor’s degree or Master’s from a recognized University OR
    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology with Mathematics & Science specialization or its equivalent with 55% marks.
  • Qualifying Marks: Students in their Bachelor degree level and Master’s level must have qualified with 50% marks in the Science/ Commerce/ Humanity/ Social Sciences stream.
  • B.Ed Entrance test: Applying candidate must have qualified IGNOU B.Ed entrance test to get admission.

For Other Programmes:

  • For B.Sc: Candidate must have completed his/her 10+2 level exams with the Science subjects or its equivalent from a recognized board or university.
  • For B.C.A: Candidate must have completed his/her 10+2 level exams or its equivalent from a recognized board or university.
  • For BBA: Candidate should have completed his 12th or equivalent based on merit list in physically fit list.

For Foreign Students:

  • Foreign students residing in India possessing a valid visa for minimum duration of program are eligible.
  • The admission for foreign students will be processed by International division of University after getting their clearance from MHRD/MEA.

IGNOU 2020 Exam Pattern

Check IGNOU 2020 exam pattern below for B.Ed Entrance test and OPENMAT 2020:

For B.ED Entrance Exam:

  • Number of Questions: There will be total of 100 questions.
  • Parts: The exam paper will contain two parts – A and B.
  • Total Marks: The test will be of total 100 marks.
  • Language medium: Paper will be available in both English and Hindi.
  • Time Duration: The exam duration will be of 2 hours.
  • Marking: +1 mark will be given for every correct answer.


  • Exam Mode: Test will be held in offline mode.
  • Number of Sections: The paper will have four sections – General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and Reasoning.
  • Number of Questions: There will be total of 200 questions.
  • Total Marks: The test will be of total 200 marks.
  • Time Duration: 180 minutes will be given to complete the paper.
  • Marking: +1 mark will be given to complete the paper. There will be no negative marking.

Check the distribution of questions and marks for B.Ed entrance test 2020 in the below table:

Part ASubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
General English & Comprehension1010
Section 2Logical and Analytical Reasoning2020
Section 3Educational & General Awareness2525
Section 4Teaching Learning2525
Section 5Attempt any one subject:
Social Studies

Check the distribution of questions for OPENMAT 2020 in the below table:

SectionsNumber of Questions
English Language50
General Awareness30
Quantitative Aptitude50
Total200 questions

IGNOU 2020 Syllabus

Check IGNOU 2020 Syllabus for various entrance tests below:

In the OPENMAT test 2020, questions will be prepared in a way to check overall aptitude of the candidates in the management.

Various topics will be from various sections:

  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning
  • General English & Comprehension
  • Educational & General Awareness
  • Teaching Learning

For Part B, topics will be as per the subject competence and will be from 9th and 10th level prescribed by CBSE/NCERT.

For IGNOU OPENMAT, the topics for the test will be from the below subjects:

  • General Awareness
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning

IGNOU 2020 Preparation tips

Follow the below preparation tips to prepare for various entrance test of IGNOU 2020:

  • Prepare short notes and revise them thoroughly.
  • Check the complete syllabus and then start your exam preparation.
  • Attempt tests to improve your preparation level.
  • Increase your speed by practicing as much as you can.
  • Candidate should allot time for each section & must focus & practice more in the sections in which he/she finds difficult.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The application form of OPENMAT IGNOU 2020 can be filled in online mode.

Answer: MBA Application process has been started from 28th February 2020 for Phase II.

Answer: You can submit your application form by online mode as well as offline mode at any selected regional center of IGNOU.

Answer: The Application fee of IGNOU 2020 is Rs.1000. You can submit it through online through credit card/debit card/net-banking.

Answer: Yes, you have to apply for IGNOU through online admission system compulsorily.

Answer: IGNOU MBA Entrance test 2020 will be held in the month of June 2020.

Click here to view OPENMAT FAQs

Click here to view B.Ed FAQs

IGNOU 2020 Admit Card

IGNOU Admit card will be released after successful submission of application form. It will be available through online mode. No printed admit card will be sent to the candidate through post.

OPENMAT admit card phase II will be available in the month of June 2020. 

For IGNOU B.Ed. entrance exam 2020, the admit card was available on 12th July 2019. It is mandatory for all the candidates to bring the admit card at the exam venue to get entry into the hall.

IGNOU 2020 Result

IGNOU Result will be made available through online mode after the successful completion of test. The result contains the qualifying status of the candidate. To check the results students have to enter their login credentials.

The result of OPENMAT 2020 for Phase II will be declared in the month of July 2020.

Each & every candidate securing appropriate percentage of qualifying marks will be called for counselling/seat allotment process.

IGNOU 2020 Cut-Off

IGNOU Cut-Off will be the maximum marks decided by the University for providing admission into various courses. To qualify the test and be eligible for admission students have to secure the cut off marks.

The cut-off will be made available through online mode along with the release of results.

IGNOU 2020 Counselling

Qualifying candidates will be called for IGNOU counselling process which will be conducted at IGNOU regional centers. There will be various counselling sessions for each course. The selection will be made on the basis of released regional merit.

Candidates will have to submit admission form, result card, certificate of category and various other documents at the time of counselling. To confirm seat, candidates must report at the allotted institution before the given time period.

If you have any query regarding IGNOU 2020, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 46 Comments
  1. Rukhsinda Parveen says:

    IGNOU B.ed entrance exam 2020 July session ka form kab se apply hoga

  2. Deepak Kumar says:

    IGNOU2020 January session me admition liya lekin inrolment number nahi aaya h
    Sub-Ba socialogy h

  3. Sopan says:

    B.a admission date start kb se hogi ??

  4. Sopan says:

    Ignou b.a admission application form kb se start hoti h …..

    Kis month me or 2020 ke liye kb start hogi.

  5. Md shamser says:

    When will be start new admission of Ignou

  6. dilkusha says:

    i am a b.com graduate..can i do mba from ignou..

  7. Raxanda Gawas says:

    Can i do the m.com and b.ed at same time

  8. Nishu Sharma .... says:

    I want to do diploma in DBPOFA
    When admission are open ??

  9. Saurabh Meena says:

    Uok ke none college form kab se suru honge

  10. dhanya s says:

    i want to do bpp course in ignou.but when completing application form the bpp course is not shown

  11. Rinchen angmo says:

    Plz how i wll get admission of b.ed december 2019 i did miss it now wat i do for next session Im b.ed student of december 2018

  12. Rinchen angmo says:

    Plz how i wll get admission of b.ed december 2019 i did miss it now wat i do for next session

  13. Noor Saba says:

    Urdu se MPhil karne ke kiya kiya process hai

  14. Willbestar says:

    I am M.A student with 64%, can I do b.ed from ignou

  15. Pramila Lenka says:

    I pramila Lenka have qualified with 57 marks ignou BEd entrance exam held on 27th July 2019 but I can’t know how and when I take admission in it plz reply me sir.

  16. Mayur mali says:

    Sir i want to know can i get admission to bsc physics in 2020 if i have passed 12th science in pcm in 2010
    I want to do bsc physics is there any chance to get admission

  17. Aarti sharma says:

    Bachelor program 2020 ma January ma online form hota ha

  18. Aarti sharma says:

    Igno University was cancelled my registration and what do i

  19. Alifiya Sadriwala says:

    When will the admission for Msc Dietitics and food service management for July 2020 start?

  20. Nisha says:

    Bed IGNOU councelling when started

  21. Sehrish Khan says:

    I have got 58 marks in b.ed entrance which was held on 27th July 2019 nd I have qualified the exam but there is still no update about the counseling plz tell me the tentative dates for counseling so that I can plan for my leave from now only….. Plz tentative only m asking

  22. Sahin says:

    When will January 2020 admission start for BA degree course?

  23. Mohammed Raffe says:

    Could you please say about,When will the admission start on bacherlor of tourism studies (BTS)at 2020.

  24. Bandana Dutta says:

    Sir I got 64 marks in general category in bed 2019 which is taken in 27 July. Am i wait for counseling?

  25. naman says:

    i got 123 marks in OPENMAT held in July. How to apply? kindly help

  26. Ritu says:

    I hv got 62 marks in b.ed.july 2019exam. Please tell me can i select in counselling cut off marks.

  27. Dilip Kumar pandey says:

    जनवरी2020 b.ed.में नामांकन के लिए concelling कब प्रारम्भ होगी।

  28. Kumudiee mahananda says:

    Ignou bed 2020 entrance test cut off marks

  29. Nisha says:

    I want to do MA in English what is last date of applying

  30. Rati Mehrotra says:

    When will ignou bed 2019-20cutoff came for lucknow r.c.

  31. anil Kumar says:

    I am a Bca holder, can i can get Lateral Entry for MCA for two years , please convey the eligibility, fees , how may classes in week and when will the last date of admission

  32. Madhuparna Choudhury says:

    When is the approx month when the B.ed ad is published for the July 2020 session? Please answer.

  33. Nirmal says:

    When will be IGNOU January session 2020 be start and which month exam will be held

  34. Arockia Raja A says:

    Sir I military services man, MA 60% Mark’s
    May I affly for the Ignou B Ed?

  35. Suparna Lall says:

    When can we get the admission forms for M. Ed

  36. Iqbal Ahmad says:

    What is the last date to take admission in ignu for B.A English of January session?

  37. Meena says:

    I am a B. Com graduate. Can I do b.ed

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