IGNOU Distance Education MBA/PGDM

IGNOU Distance Education MBA/PGDM Admission 2020

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), was established in the country in the year 1985 under the act of the Parliament. The organization aimed at conveying a world class quality of higher education with respect to various disciplines starting from science and technology; quality management and most significantly in business administration. The basic objective was to enroll students through distance learning.The students belonged to the following three categories of:

  • Those who reside in very remote areas of the province and access to any recognized organization for higher education is very difficult.
  • Those who are unable to attend regular course classes because of their financial and other possible constraints.
  • Those who want to obtain higher educational qualification while they are working as professionals.

The university is recognized and accredited by University Grants Commission for Distance Education (UGC), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP), Council of Architecture (COA), The Institution of Engineers (India), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

The distance MBA course introduced in the IGNOU policy could be finished within the minimum duration of 2.5 years and could be extended to a maximum of 8 years. Though the duration of the course is appealing and munificent, however the organization always recommends that the students should be able to complete the course within the minimum time course. This will eventually help the student to stay decisive and persistent thereby obtaining the degree with the least delay and a good position in the leading multi-national companies.

The organizations have the following 11 subjects

  • Management Functions and Behaviour
  • Management of Human Resources
  • Economic and Social Environment
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Management of Machines and Materials
  • Marketing for Managers
  • Information Systems for Managers
  • Quantitative Analysis for Managerial Applications
  • Managerial Economics
  • Organisational Design, Development and Change
  • Strategic Management

Distance Education MBA/PGDM Course Offered by IGNOU

MBA Programs:-The student can study among the five specialization subjects

  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Markets Practice

BBA Programs:- Bachelors of Business Administration in Retailing (BBARL) is one of the eminent undergraduate courses of management under SOMS. The following are the criteria:

  • The Course duration of BBARL is a minimum of 3 years to a maximum of 6 years.
  • There is no age limit regarding this particular course.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission in IGNOU MBA/PGDM

MBA Eligibility:-The Student should be Graduate in any discipline with 50 % marks of General Category and 45 % marks for reserved category.

BBA Eligibility:-There are two categories:

Category A (Direct Entry)

  • The candidate must possess a minimum qualification of 12th or equivalent standard.

Category B (Sponsored Admission)

  • The candidate must possess a minimum of 12th or equivalent qualification.
  • The Company must submit a letter issued by competent authority written on the Company’s letterhead and an application by the applicant to the Institute.

Reservations are also provided to the students based on government guidelines.

Entrance Test for Admission in MBA/PGDM Programme into IGNOU MBA

The students should have addressed OPENMAT and send it to the IGNOU Headquarters (address given below), before the last date of submitting form.

Registrar Student Evaluation Division,

Block 12, IGNOU Maidan Garhi,New Delhi – 110 068

IGNOU Distance MBA/PGDM Admission Procedure

Students looking admissions into IGNOU distance learning courses can fill up the application form available on IGNOU website.

​Students can make the payment On campus or through credit/debit card and Internet banking facility.

IGNOU Distance MBA/PGDM Fee Structure 2020

MBA Fees:-The total fees structure for the distance education program for obtaining master’s degree in Business Administration is ₹ 37,800. Following is the distribution for the same:

Number of Courses Fees (per course) Total
21 1800 21*1800= 37,800

A unique feature that IGNOU has introduced in its curriculum is that foreign students from countries belonging to SAARC and other countries can enrol for the MBA program.

  Number of Courses Fees (per course) Total
SAARC countries 21 3000 21*3000=63,000
Other countries 21 16,000 21*16000=3,36,000

BBA Fees:- The Course fees for Bachelors in Business Administration in Retailing in IGNOU is 27000 INR. The candidates need to submit the fees at a time. The Institute provides no EMI facility.

IGNOU Distance Education MBA/PGDM Admission Important Dates July 2020

Due to the spread of COVID19 and national lockdown, IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 exam has been extended from 27th may to 30th April.All important dates are given below:-

S.No. OPENMAT 2020 Registration Important Highlights
1 Registration Commences 28th February 2020
2 Registration Closes 30th April 2020
3 Mode of Application ONLINE ONLY
4 Where to Apply ntaignou.nic.in
5 OPENMAT Application Fee INR 600/-
6 Relaxation in Application Fee There is NO relaxation in OPENMAT application fee for any reserve categories
7 Mode of Fee Payment ONLINE – Debit/Credit card and Net Banking

IGNOU TEE Exam Form Submission Last Date for June 2020 also extended.For more details:- Click here

For Latest Information about IGNOU TEE Exam June 2020 Assignment Submission Date :- Click here

IGNOU Work Based Learning Initiative BBA (SM) Admission 2020:- Know More

IGNOU Distance MBA/PGDM Review and Ranking

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is a government of India recognized University offering various recognized courses. It is one of the best and largest known Open universities in India.  It has the highest number of students across the globe and provides an effective experience for everyone aspiring an MBA degree over long distance. The degrees and diplomas from IGNOU are recognised by all the members of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and approved by AICTE, UGC and DEC.


IGNOU FAQs for Distance MBA/PGDM Programs

Ques.1. WHY distance MBA from IGNOU good?

Ans:- IGNOU is a reconized university and its degree is valid for all private and government jobs.IGNOU is good option for working professional who want a degree for promotion in company or in government job.

Ques.2. Do IGNOU students get job?

Ans:- After doing distance courses from IGNOU student can join private company or do govt. jobs.Ignou has Campus placemnt Cell (CPC) for student help for jobs finding.

Ques.3. What is the fee structure of MBA in IGNOU ?

Ans:- The total fees structure for the distance education program for obtaining master’s degree in Business Administration is 37,800.

Ques.4. What about OpenMAT exam?

Ans:- OPENMAT exam is a entrance exam for MBA/PGDM admission at IGNOU.OPENMAT exam is conducted twice a year i.e. in July and January.

Ques.5. Can I fill IGNOU form offline?

Ans:- Yes,You can fill the form Offline.Visit the nearest Ignou center.They provide you registration form and Prospoctus.Fill the the form and submit with the fees

Ques.6. How does IGNOU distance education work?

Ans:- IGNOU is one of the largest open distance learning university in india.When student takes admission in IGNOU, You can visits the Regional center and choose the study centers.From study center receive the Study material.After that he prepare for exams,submit the assignment and take exam.If he clear the exams,he get his degree certificates.

Ques.7. Is it compulsory to attend classes in IGNOU?

Ans:- No,It is not compulsory to attend classes in IGNOU.But any student which have practical session then it is mandatory to attend the practical classes.