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. Since past many years distance MBA from IGNOU has become the first choice among working professionals and students who can’t able to take up regular classes.
IGNOU is the largest university in the world with more than 4 million students. From plethora of distance learning courses, IGNOU 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.
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 IGNOU MBA degree in minimum time.
Candidates from general category must have scored 50% in Graduation; whereas candidates from reserved category must have 45% in Graduation.
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For IGNOU distance learning MBA course, students can choose from any one stream given below:
- Financial Management
- Financial Markets Practice
- Human Resource Management
- Marketing Management
- 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.
In order for doing MBA from IGNOU, 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.
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.
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 Exam||Last Date to submit Application form|
|OPENMAT September 2018||Coming Soon|
|OPENMAT February 2019||Coming Soon|
Entrance Exam Dates
|Entrance Exam||Date of Examination||Time|
|OPENMAT XL||21-08-2018 Sunday||10:00 AM – 1:00 PM|
|OPENMAT XLI||05-02-2018 Sunday||10:00 AM – 1:00 PM|
Please Note: Dates mentioned above are tentative. Please do check university’s official website.
To check IGNOU Distance MBA Handbook and Prospectus: Click Here
Student Registration Division (SRD)
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068, India
Phone No. :011- 29532741
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Fax No. : 011- 29532686
E-Mail: [email protected]
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