IGNOU 2021: Result (Declared), Cut Off, Counselling, Admission

IGNOU Admission 2021IGNOU 2021 Result for OPENMAT & B.Ed. Entrance exam has been released on 6th July 2021. Admission procedure will be conducted by the Indira Gandhi National Open University. The University offers Certificates, Diplomas, Advance Diplomas, Post Graduate Diplomas and Degrees. From 2020, the exam is conducting by NTA. The entrance exam for admission into various courses will be organized in two sessions, i.e., in January and July. Admission into management programmes will be offered through OPENMAT Score and into B.Ed through IGNOU B.Ed entrance test. Here, candidates can get the complete information of IGNOU 2021.

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IGNOU 2021 Notifications – Result Declared

newiconIGNOU 2021 Result for Openmat & B.Ed Entrance Exam has been released on 6th July 2021. Check here for result details.

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IGNOU 2021 Exam Dates

Here, we have given the IGNOU exam dates for entrance exam phase I & phase II: 

For OPENMAT & B.Ed. (January Session):

Starting of Application2nd March 2021
Last date to fill application form25th March 2021
Application correction starts from24th & 25th March 2021
Admit card releasing on6th April 2021
Exam date11th April 2021
Result declaration6th July 2021

OPENMAT Phase II & B.Ed:

EventsDates 2021 (Tentative)
Application form releasing onJuly 2021
Application form submission last dateJuly 2021
Releasing of admit cardAugust 2021
Date of examAugust 2021
Result AnnouncementAugust 2021

IGNOU 2021 Result

IGNOU 2021 Result has been announced through online mode. The result of OPENMAT 2021 for Phase I will be declared in the month of July 2021 and for Phase II in the month of August 2021. 

The result contains the qualifying status of the candidate and the marks obtained by them. To check the result candidates have to enter their login details.

The candidates those will be declared qualified in the entrance exam will only be called for counselling and the seat allotment process.

IGNOU 2021 Cut-Off

To qualify the entrance test it is must to secure the cut off marks. The candidates will be called for the counselling on the basis of cut off marks only.

The cut-off will be released through online mode along with the release of results. Candidates can check it for various courses.

IGNOU Cut-Off will be the minimum marks decided by the University for providing admission into various courses. Candidates should get the marks equal to or more than the cut off marks to be eligible for the admission.

IGNOU 2021 Counselling

Only qualifying candidates will be called for IGNOU 2021 counselling process. The counselling will be conducted through offline mode. It will be organized at IGNOU regional centers.

Various counselling sessions will be conducted for each course. The selection will be made on the basis of released regional merit list.

Candidates 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.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Yes, it is compulsory to register with Online Admission System before you submit your admission form online.

Answer: If the payment has been deducted but you did not get acknowledgement for the same, please email the transaction details including the Control Number, your name, programme opted, mobile number, amount paid etc.

Answer: OPENMAT Entrance test, held twice a year.

Answer: No, the application form can be filled in online mode only. Application form in any other mode will not be accepted under any circumstances.

Answer: The reservation and recognition norms as per central government are being followed by IGNOU for admission in all programmes of IGNOU .

Answer: For January session entrance exam will be organized on 11th April 2021.

Answer: The university will accept only single application form and multiple forms will get cancelled.

Answer: No, candidates are not allowed to use calculators or any other electronic device during the entrance test.

Answer: Candidates can get the admit card through online mode.

IGNOU 2021 Application Form

Read the given below instructions carefully to fill the application form.

  • Candidates have to fill admission form through online mode.
  • IGNOU 2021 application form has been started on 2nd March 2021 for all openmat & B.Ed. course.
  • Upload the recent passport size photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  • Candidates also have to upload scanned copies of the relevant documents (maximum size 200KB each document in JPG/PDF format).
  • After the final submission of online application form, candidates must download the filled in application form and keep a printout for record.

Application Fee:

Candidates can make payment of fee through the Credit/Debit card/Net Banking. Application fee for all candidates will be Rs.1000/-.

IGNOU 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Here, candidates can get the eligibility criteria for various courses offered by the university. Go through it carefully:

  • MBA: Applying candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University. Appearing candidates can also apply.
  • BCA: Candidates should be completed 12th or equivalent from a recognized board.
  • MCA: The candidates must have complete BCA or graduate degree with mathematics at 10+2 level from any recognized university.
  • BA/B.Com/BSW: Candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam or BPP from IGNOU.
  • PG Diploma in Rural Development: Candidate hold Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Diploma in Tourism Studies/Diploma in Dairy Technology: Must have passed 12th standard or equivalent exam or BPP from IGNOU.
  • MA (English/Economics/History), MSW: Candidates having bachelor degree or any higher degree from any recognized university are eligible to apply.

IGNOU 2021 Admit Card

IGNOU Hall Tickets of all the candidates has been uploaded on the University website before the commencement of the examinations. It has been declared on 6th April 2021No hall ticket is dispatched to the candidates.

Candidates are advised to take the printout of the IGNOU admit card from university website after entering the enrolment number and name of programme of study.

Candidates report at the examination centre along with the Identity Card issued by the University. Without a valid IGNOU admit card issued by the University, candidates are not be permitted to appear in the examination.

IGNOU 2021 Exam Pattern

Check IGNOU exam pattern for various courses below:

For B.ED Entrance Exam:

  • Number of Questions: There will be total of 100 questions.
  • Parts: The exam paper will be dived into two parts, i.e., A and B.
  • Total Marks: The exam will be consisting of 100 marks.
  • Language medium: The exam paper will be published in both English and Hindi.
  • Time Duration: The exam duration will be of 2 hours.
  • Marking: 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.


  • Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted through 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 complete exam will be of total 200 marks.
  • Time Duration: 180 minutes will be given to complete the exam.
  • Marking: 1 mark will be given for each correct response. There will be no negative marking.

Check below the distribution of marks & questions for B.Ed entrance test:

Part ASubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Section 1General 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 in the below table:

SectionsNumber of Questions
English Language50
General Awareness30
Quantitative Aptitude50
Total200 questions

IGNOU 2021 Syllabus

Check IGNOU syllabus for various entrance tests below. In the OPENMAT entrance exam, the questions will be prepared 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 standard 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 2021 Preparation tips

Check here the preparation tips for the entrance exams conducted by the IGNOU.

  • Go through all the topics of the official syllabus.
  • Take various online & offline mock tests.
  • Solve previous years question papers and sample papers.
  • Make short notes every day after studying and revise them regularly.
  • Take healthy food and do yoga or meditation.

If you have any query regarding IGNOU 2021, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 151 Comments
  1. Rasana Prakash says:

    When we can apply for MCA? And Will we have to give entrance exam for taking admission in MCA? Plz reply.

  2. Nikhil jeet says:

    I am not able to find the link for submitting online application form for IGNOU BED 2021. please help



  4. Rakesh Ranjan says:

    When will be the registration start for 2021

  5. Mukesh Kumar says:

    I want to complete my MA degree with english subject plz give me new admission date2021.
    I also completed my MA first year with the subject public administration in 2014 .Do i complete my second year from this year 2021.

  6. Mukesh Kumar says:

    I want to complete my MA degree with english subject plz give me new admission date2021.
    I also complete my MA first year with the subject public administration in 2014 .Do i complete my my second year from this year 2021.

  7. Divya says:

    pre bed exam 2021 kb honge and application forms kb start honge btaye?

  8. Rohit says:

    When will start the application for m.com. entrance… Season on january2021 .

  9. Rahil says:

    When we can apply for MCA ?Please update.

  10. Rahul says:

    Hiv deploma course paper kub hoge 2021 me hi february m

  11. Vijini Victor says:

    I got a confirmation email on 25th September for the distance course of B. Sc. Chemistry.. But till now there is no other information.. Did u put list of candidates? My centre is Mar Ivanios college Tvm.. Please let me know about this…. Thankyou

  12. Anitta Harshal says:

    When will start the application for B.ed 2021 January intake?
    How can I apply for the b.ed entrance exam?
    Is that possible to attend the classes online?
    Is that possible to undertake the admission process in online itself because I am working in Dubai?

  13. Naveen says:

    i am filling the form of ba 1 year so what is the prosiger to book will be provoied

  14. Jyoti Jadhav says:

    Please let me know when will be the new admission for the certificate course. I wanted to take admission for CFN & CPY.

  15. abhigyan sharma says:

    I`ve qualified in december result of openmat XLVII. Somehow I couldn`t took admission. When will I able to take admission next and how?

  16. Mahadevi patil says:

    Sir I m completed my Graduation through dakshina Bharath Hindi prachara sabha madras in 2013.by passing Hindi praveen exams which is equal to degree so can I apply for Bed in Hindi major subject.?

  17. Anushka says:

    How do i apply for bca admission jan 2021 ?

  18. Chander kanta says:

    Sir B.A 1st year distance 2020 – 2021 k exam kub hogy and Sir muzy abhi tak books bhi nhi mile h vo kub mileyge

  19. Sapna Rajput says:

    Hi sir plz let me know when will the BEd application form filled for entrance exam ?

  20. Keerthi says:

    Hi I need join bed corresponding so can I apply now

  21. Mulakraj sharma says:

    is mca duration two years in ignou started….when admission will start

  22. Puja kumari says:

    How and when can I apply for bachelor of librarian

  23. Shivani says:

    I want to get admission in IGNOU in January 2021 in BA English honours when will the admission start? and what is the procedure behind it?
    Please reply
    Thank you

  24. joseph lukose says:

    whether entrance exam is required for PGDIM, MSW

  25. Shivagami says:

    Sir this year atleast I want to join last 3 years am trying

  26. Rohit srivastava says:

    Mai bca krna chahta hu bca ke intrence exam kaise aur kb hote hai puri jankari nhi mil pa rhi hai.Kya IGNOU mere jile me hai sitapur

  27. Manu singh says:

    Mujhe ek subject (sanskrit)se B.A karna hai…mai kaise karu plz mujhe bataye

  28. Dimple jain says:

    I want to take admission in MBA in january sesseion. What is the process. When will the openmat forms comes out for january session

  29. Dimple jain says:

    When will the openmat 2021 forms will comes out

  30. Archana Negi says:

    When will start the application for B.ed entrance 2021…?

  31. Nikita says:

    Admission for bca 2021

  32. Muskan says:

    If I apply for mcom on jan2021, when will be d examinations held .. and the assignmnts for d same program ..!

  33. Farheen says:

    Bpp course is available if yes the what’s the last date of it ????

  34. SHWETA says:


  35. Kittu says:

    CAF online kabse suru hoga

  36. Khushboo Dubey says:

    Sir..I am a bsc student and mera ek bhi exam abtak nhi hua h but Registration tino years k ho chuke h …..mera kon sa exam hoga or kya m ek se jyada exams de shakti hu… sir please answer my question…

  37. Sang Doma yonzone says:

    Can i apply for B.ed in ignou 2021 as distance learner coz i m working and nt abl to be a regular learnet

  38. Misba says:

    How will I get a confirmation of my admission?
    What is the procedure to get the admit card and exam dates of B.A. sem 1 2021?

  39. Jannat says:

    I have done my bcom and secured 49.9% am i eligible for b.ed in IGNOU.?

  40. Bhuban Biswakarma says:

    Sir,I want to know that there are two conditions required which one is the most important 1.we should be in service teacher OR 2.we should complete face to face mode teacher training education by the ncte …..please reply me sir

  41. Buddhi Prakash says:

    Iam Indian army serving soldier .
    I want to b.ed. IGNOU .

  42. Buddhi Prakash says:

    Iam a INDIAN ARMY SERVING SOLDIER. .my graduation are complete . Kya mein b.ed Kar SACKTA HU .

  43. Harish says:

    I want to drop out from bvoc. Hospitality and tourism and take admission in bcom. Through ignou what should I do?

  44. Ashmeet says:

    What ia the main difference between openmat xvii and xviii?

  45. arpita jain says:

    Hi, I am interested in taking admission in MA Psychology in January 2021 session. Pls guide me when is the registration opening for the same

  46. Prateek says:

    I want to take admission in 2021 january session in bsc general….so can you tell me the date of registration?

  47. Mounica.S says:

    Hello mam when the admission for pg course mcom will be started in 2021

  48. Nowzzi says:

    Hello mam, i want to know when will 2021 jan admission start the course Of BPP

  49. Harshit says:

    I want to get addmission into January session

    When will be the BCA addmission in January session will start?

    Coz July session addmissions are still going on ( till 15 Nov )

    Is January session going to delay too ? Should I take admission in July session only ?

    Pls help


  50. Mohammed.Abdulaziz says:

    The above article ? Is it about new students to apply Entrance exam 2021 jananury session
    People who Applied in 2020 openmat Entrance? Who is eligible for January session
    Just i want a clarity about it ?

  51. Prinu says:

    I want to take admission in Ignou in January 2021 session from which month admission will be started.what is the procedure behind it .

  52. Komal says:

    When will application forms for MA psychology will be available?

  53. Harsh says:

    I want to take admission in Ignou in January 2021 session from which month admission will be started.

  54. Mohd Azhad Shaikh says:

    How many days does it take to get the books after the admission?

  55. Ashwini says:

    I need to apply for mba course in IGNOU University
    When I get a application form for OPENMAT exam for 2020 21

  56. Komal Agarwalla says:

    Please update about the dates and admission procedure for MA history 2021.

  57. Premalata Behera says:

    When will start next bed entrance test & how do l apply.

  58. Kuldeep says:

    When i fillup ma 1st year examination form.. in your web site feeling that last date is 15 pvt.2020.without late fee..

  59. Santosh Kumar Jain says:

    I will be appearing in BSW third year TEE in December 2020. May I take online admission in MSW previous in January 2021?

  60. Shiv Pratap Singh says:

    When we apply B. Ed entrance for 2021, this will be one year or two year,

  61. Mini says:

    When will start the application form released for bed…in 2021

  62. Ramya says:

    When we can apply for msc in mathematics?? How can I apply for 2021session…what is the procedures behind it???

  63. Jenma says:

    When I can join bpp program of ignou and how

  64. Paramita Subhadarsini says:

    I think I missed the online application form fill up of b.ed which was started from June 2020 to August 2020 . When will be the next form fill up for B.ed entrance kindly state that.

  65. Atul verma says:

    I have to re register for 2021 june exam…..what is the procedure and last date of reregister for giving exam in july 2021

  66. Mohd Sameer says:

    i will completed my diploma 2021 in August ……final year can be apply?

  67. Anil maithani says:

    When we can apply for next BEd entrance exam & hw do apply it for session 2021

  68. Rekha says:

    When will b.ed. entrance test form will be fill (2021)

  69. Dhruvi Agrawal says:

    When will the session start if I apply for the january Openmat exam that is conducted by IGNOU?

    When will the applicatios start for January Openmat exams?

  70. Archit Ratnaparkhi says:

    I have missed the 30th June 2020 deadline for OPENMAT exam.
    When will the registration for the next OPENMAT begin and when does the course begin?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      The dates for next session is not announced yet. You must stay tuned with sarvgyan for all latest updates & information.

  71. Trishna. says:

    When will start the application for b.ed entrance..?

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