IGNOU MBA 2017-2018: The Complete Guide

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Ignou MBAIGNOU MBA 2017-2018 – Established in 1985, Indira Gandhi National Open University, well known as IGNOU, was especially founded to impart education by means of open education and distance education.

It is largest university in the world with more than 4 million students. From plethora of distance learning courses, IGNOU distance learning MBA is one of the most “in demand” courses in India.

This program is approved by University Grants Commission and AICTE, which makes MBA from IGNOU acceptable overall India.

Duration

The distance MBA duration is of 2.5 years to 8 years. Students have to successfully complete all requirements to get degree in time period of 8 years. However, it is recommended to complete MBA degree in minimum time.

Eligibility

Candidates from general category must have scored 50% in Graduation; whereas candidates from reserved category must have 45% in Graduation.

Course

For IGNOU distance learning MBA course, students can choose from any one stream given below:

  1. Financial Management
  2. Financial Markets Practice
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Marketing Management
  5. Operations Management

Study material for these streams is provided to students from time to time by IGNOU. Students have to prepare assignments, projects, etc, using this study material.

Entrance Test

To get admission in IGNOU MBA distance learning course, candidates have to qualify in OPENMAT Management aptitude test. Additionally, this test serves as entrance test to other management programs.

Assignments and Examinations

Students have to submit assignments which have weight age of 30% in final programs. And, exams of MBA degree are conducted in June and December.

Fee structure:

For Indian Students

The total fee to be paid for distance MBA program is 31,500 INR. There are 21 courses in the program, and fee of per course is 1500 INR, and hence 21*1500 which makes it 31,500 INR.

Students from SAARC Countries

The students from SAARC countries have to pay 3,000 INR per course. So, the total fees to be paid by these students is 63, 000 INR.

Students from other countries

Students from other countries have to pay USD$250 per course. Hence, total fees to be paid is USD $7350.

Important dates:

Entrance exams for MBA course are conducted twice a year. The important dates related to entrance exam are given below:

Submission of Application form

Entrance ExamLast Date to submit Application form
OPENMAT September 2017Coming Soon
OPENMAT February 2018Coming Soon

 

Archive:

Entrance Exam Dates

Entrance ExamDate of ExaminationTime
OPENMAT XL21-08-2016 Sunday10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
OPENMAT XLI05-02-2017 Sunday10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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