IGNOU OPENMAT Entrance Test to be held on March 10 2019

IGNOU OPENMATIndira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is conducting the entrance tests for Management Programs (OPENMAT XLV) on Sunday, March 10, 2019. The IGNOU OPENMAT tests will be held from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. According to a statement from the open varsity, the test is being organized at 61 examination centres, accommodating 5879 candidates, said the NDTV report. The IGNOU OPENMAT hall tickets have already been uploaded on the University website ignou.ac.in.

Hall ticket Advice

  • The candidates are advised to download the hall ticket by entering the Control No. OR Mobile no. and date of birth and report to the Examination Centre
  • In case candidates are unable to download the IGNOU hall-ticket, they can contact the Regional Centre and obtain a print out of the hall ticket from the Regional Centre
  • Candidates must report at the examination centre 45 minutes before the commencement of the IGNOU OPENMAT entrance test


The School of Management Studies began its academic operations in 1987 with the launch of   Diploma in Management as a pilot program of the University, today offers four programs in Management and 14 programs in Commerce. The Management Program currently consists of 65 courses. In the Commerce discipline, the school offers a total of 46 courses.

The IGNOU Management Program is one of the leading Management Programs in the world and imparts quality flexible education at the doorstep of the learners. It also offers MBA programs to various African countries, as part of the Pan-African e-network Project.

The School follows a multimedia approach in program delivery. It comprises self-instructional printed course material packages sent to the student directly by post, supporting audio-video programmes, face to face interaction with academic counsellors at study centres, assignment for assessment and feedback, telecast of video programs on Doordarshan, broadcast of audio programs on all India Radio and live teleconferencing along with other learner-friendly features.

It has been the endeavour of the school to develop new courses and programs to address the developments taking place in the Business World and society at large. The programs offered by the School are designed in a modular format offering maximum flexibility to the learners including multiple exit points. In recent years the school has collaborated with various apex institutions to develop programs catering to the needs of specific target groups. The school has plans to develop programs in various emerging areas to address the country’s need for the trained and qualified workforce.

The School of Management Studies has been established to provide a developmental avenue for working personnel and professionals for acquiring management qualifications to upgrade and refine their managerial skills, capabilities, and orientation. The School aims to impart lifelong learning opportunities to the learners in specific domains like leadership, entrepreneurial skills, and professional competence. The Programs offered by the School are useful and geared to fulfil identified gaps in the corporate and business world.

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