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Indira Gandhi National Open University

(A central university under MHRD, established by an act of Indian Parliament)
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068, Website

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi has announced the exam dates for OPENMAT-XL 2017, which will be conducted in August 2016. The OPENMAT-XL will be held on Sunday, August 21, 2016.

OPENMAT-XL is conducted for taking admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA), Diploma in Management (DIM), Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDIM), Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM), Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM), Post-Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM), Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM) and Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP) programs for the session 2017.

Eligibility Criteria for OPENMAT-XL 2017:

Ø       Candidates should have a graduation in any discipline with 50% marks for general category, 45% for reserved category, with 3 years managerial, supervisory, professional experience. Or

Ø       A professional degree with 50% marks in Engineering, Medicine, Chartered Accountancy (ICAI), Cost and Works Accountancy (ICWAI), Company Secretaryship (ICSI),Law.

Ø       There is no age bar.

Application Procedure for OPENMAT-XL 2017:

Ø       Application form can be downloaded from here.

Ø       The candidates downloading the form from website are required to send a demand draft of Rs. 1,050/- drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi.

Ø       Filled in applications must reach, the Registrar (SED), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110068, by registered post, speed post.

Paper Pattern for OPENMAT-XL 2017:

The OPENMAT-XL exam has 4 tests:

Test 1                    General Awareness             No. of questions: 30

Test 2                    English Language                No. of questions: 50

Test 3                    Quantitative Aptitude                   No. of questions: 50

Test 4                    Reasoning                         No. of questions: 70

All questions will be compulsory.

There will be 200 questions.

Total duration of the test will be 180 minutes.

No credit will be given for multiple answers for single question.

There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Use of calculators will not be allowed. Students need to do rough work in the space provided at the end of the test booklet

Important Dates:

Last date for submission of application form: Friday, July 15, 2016.

Date of OPENMAT-XL exam: Sunday, August 21, 2016.



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