IGNOU MBA Complete Guide 2016- 2017


IGNOU, the largest university in the world with over 4 million students was founded to impart education by means of distance and open education.Indra Gandhi National University is offering a MBA degree through distance learning.Since past many years distance MBA from IGNOU has become one of the most preferred professional degree management course among working professionals & students who can’t take up regular classes. The best part of the program is it’s quality & affordable fee. Although there are many private institutions & universities are offering distance MBA in India but IGNOU is the most preferred university among MBA aspirants.

In our today’s post we’re gonna write about the admission procedure, eligibility criteria, fee structure & other related details about the MBA program offered by world’s largest open university, IGNOU.

IGNOU MBA-Course Details

The minimum duration to complete the course is 2.6 years & maximum is 8 years. there is no age bar to take the admission.

IGNOU MBA-Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s degree with three years of  managerial/supervisory/professional experience, or Professional Degree in  Technology/Engineering/ Medicine/ Architecture/ Law/ Pharmacy or Professional Qualifications in Accountancy/ Cost and Works Accountancy etc. or Masters Degree in any subject.


Graduation in any discipline with 50 per cent marks of General Category and 45 per cent marks for reserved category.

Open MAT

Open MAT is a mandatory aptitude test to take admission into IGNOU distance learning MBA. Every year IGNOU conduct Open MAT entrance exams twice. We’ve already published a detailed post about Open MAT conducted by IGNOU. Students may refer to the post for more details.

Although students who have qualified a national level or state level aptitude test e.g CAT, MAT are not required to take up Open MAT.

Fee Structure

The total fee for the course is Rs.31500, that can be paid on semester basis. For more details about the fee we suggest you to contact your nearest regional center.

Application Form, Admissions & Prospectus

Prospectus & Student handbook can be obtained from the Registrar (SRD), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi and from all the Regional centres of IGNOU by sending a sum of Rs.550, through a DD/ IPO in favour of IGNOU, payable at New Delhi/ city of concerned Regional Centre or by paying Rs.500 in cash at the respective sale counters.

Students who has successfully qualified the entrance exam can submit the application form for admission along with required documents & fee to the respective regional center on any day after the receipt of result card but not later than the given date by IGNOU. For more information please visit IGNOU official website i.e www.ignou.ac.in

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