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The registration process for IGNOU PhD & OPENMAT 2020 has been extended by the National Test Agency (NTA). The IGNOU has extended the application process upto March 27, 2020. The candidates who aspire to take admission in the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) OPENMAT XLVII can go through the details provided here to apply in the online mode. The application form is available on the official website, ignouexams.nta.nic.in.
Earlier the online application process for IGNOU PhD & OPENMAT 2020 was concluding on March 23, 2020. The IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 computer-based test is tentatively scheduled to be held on April 29, 2020. The admit card for the same is likely to release on April 09, 2020.
IGNOU PhD & OPENMAT 2020 Revised Dates
|Opening date of online application
||February 28, 2020
|Revised closing date of online application
||March 27, 2020
|Correction in Particulars of the Application Form
||March 28 to 29, 2020
|Admit Cards release date
||April 09, 2020
|Date of examination
||April 29, 2020
IGNOU PhD & OPENMAT 2020 Application Fees
For OPENMAT XLVII -
Candidates will have to pay Rs 800/- if belonging to UR, OBC category and Rs 600/- if belonging to SC, ST and EWS category.
For PhD -
Candidates belonging to General/ OBC category will have to pay Rs 1000/- and Rs 600/- if belonging to SC, ST and EWS category.
IGNOU PhD & OPENMAT 2020 Eligibility criteria
For admission to PhD programme -
Master's Degree from a University recognized by UGC in the relevant discipline with atleast 55% marks, 50%marks in the case of SC, ST and OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates.
For admission to MBA programme -
Any graduate (including Chartered Accountancy/Cost Accountancy/Company Secretaryship) with 50% marks for general category and 45% for the reserved category are eligible to apply.
IGNOU PhD & OPENMAT 2020 Exam Pattern:
PhD Entrance Exam - The question paper shall have a total of 100 questions consisting of 50% on research methodology and 50% on a specific subject. All the questions shall be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) with 4 options and only one correct answer. There shall be no negative marking
OPENMAT Entrance Exam - The question paper consists of four sections. All these tests will be conducted in one session of 3 hours. The total number of questions for all the four tests is 200 and each question carries 1 mark. There is no negative marking for wrong answers.
Test I comprises of 30 questions of General Awareness,
Test II consists of 50 questions of the English language,
Test III is of Quantitative Aptitude which consists of 50 questions, and
Test IV is of Reasoning consisting of 70 questions
IGNOU PhD & OPENMAT 2020: How to Apply?
Visit the official website of IGNOU at ignou.ac.in
On the homepage, click on the link that reads, "Online registration for PhD and OPENMAT (MBA) Entrance-Examination -JULY 2020"
You will be directed to the NTA official website.
Select the desired course link you want to apply for
Fill the application form and pay the application fees
Take a print of the application and click on the final submit link
IGNOU Application Form: ignouexams.nta.nic.in
Official Website: ignou.ac.in