IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Registration – IGNOU has closed the online registration for OPENMAT (XLV) on February 14, 2019.  Candidates interested in distance learning could able to apply for IGNOU MBA programme. For admission in Management Programme (MP), it is necessary to appear for OPENMAT (XLIV, XLV) exam. The IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form releases at ignou.ac.in or can be accessed from the direct link available below. Candidates need email id and phone number to register for the exam. After successful IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Registration, use the login credentials to access the application form. To know complete details like exam fee, how to apply, documents required etc, check the complete article below.

Latest: Registration for OPENMAT 2019 has been closed. Candidates can access the application form from the direct link available below.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form

It is advisable that candidates keep the login credentials safe in order to access any services related to IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form. Notably, in this session only online forms are available. There is no provision to fill offline forms.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form Date – The official schedule for IGNOU XLIV is available in the table below.

Application Form Availability 22 Oct 2018 17 Jan 2019
Last Date to fill Application Form 15 Nov 2018
18 Nov 2018
14 Feb 2019
Examination Date 16 Dec 2018 10 Mar 2019

Apply Online: Click Here to register for IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Form Here.
Login: Click Here to use Login to access IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Fee

The online application fee for IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 is Rs 1000/- only. The fee is the same for all the candidates. The application fee is payable at the last step of the application process. Only applicants who will pay the fees successfully will able to take the examination.

Modes of Payment

Candidates can pay the fee via the following modes.

  • Credit Card (Master/Visa)
  • Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay)
  • Net Banking

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 XLV has Same Changes seen in XLIV

1. Less number of days to register. Only 25 Days Available.
2. Application Forms are available in online mode only.
3. There is a reduction in application fee Rs 1000/- form Rs 1050/-.
4. The complete application process includes 8 steps.
5. No editing of form after the fee payment.

Important Documents Required for IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form

Candidates applying for IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 must keep the following documents ready with them. It will help them to fill form easily and smoothly. These are the following document that you need while IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form Filling process.

  • Valid Email Id
  • Phone Number
  • Academic Certificates
  • Work Experience Certificates
  • Scanned Photograph and Signature
  • Aadhar Number

Documents Specification for IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form

Applicants need to upload the scanned documents ie photograph and signature in the form. Thus, it is essential to upload them in a specific format only. The university has released the guidelines that every candidate filling IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form need to follow.

Documents Size Format
Photograph less than 100 KB JPG/JPEG
Signature less than 50 KB JPG/JPEG

How to Register for IGNOU OPENMAT 2019?

The first step in filling the form is the registration process. After the successful registration, you will receive the login credentials on your registered email id.

  • First of all, click on the registration link available above in the article.
  • In the new window, enter all the necessary details asked.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Registration

Fill the following details correctly in the form.

  • Name of the applicant
  • Fathers’ name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Username
  • Password
  • Security Code

Note: The username should be unique, it will act as a login credential to access the IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form.

Q. How to Choose Password for IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Registration?

A. Candidates must use the numbers and alphabets in the password only. No special characters like @,#,$ etc are allowed.

  • Finally, click on Submit and check the registered email id.

The confirmation email will appear like this.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Confirmation Email


Next step is the accessing of the IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form. For this enter the login credentials ie username and password on the login link available above.

You will also get the login details in the registration screen as shown below in the image.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Registration Details

Note: Keep the username and password safe, you will need it to access the application form, admit card, result etc.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 LoginHow to Fill IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form?

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form is an eight-step process. Only after the completion of all the steps, you will able to submit the form. The complete procedure written below will help you to fill the form smoothly.

  • Click on Login link available above.
  • Once the login credentials are entered successfully, you will see the window as shown below.
  • Click on “Continue” to start filling the IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form

After each process, remember to save the details. Unless you save the details you will not able to move forward to next step.

#1. Programme Details

Enter the following programme details in the IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form.

  • Regional Center
  • State Code
  • Programme Applied for
  • Programme Code
  • Exam Centre Code

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Form Programme Details

#2. Personal Details

Some of the details have already been entered by you in the IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form. The additional details to enter are.

  • Marital Status
  • Religion
  • Whether Minority
  • Social Status
  • Aadhar Number
  • Whether Physically Handicapped?
  • Employment Status (Employed/ Unemployed? IGNOU Employee)
  • Whether Kashmiri Migrant
Note: If you are an IGNOU Employee, then please enter Employee ODL Number.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Form Personal Details

#3. Educational Qualification

Enter the academic details and marks achieved in the course. You will have three options in the qualification section.

  • Graduate – Enter Year of Passing, Stream, percentage fo marks.
  • Post Graduate – Enter Year of Passing, Stream, percentage fo marks.
  • Professional (if Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant, Company Secretaryship) – Enter of passing or if completed or not.

After adding the details, click on “Add Educational Qualification” to save the data.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Form Educational Details

You can also add educational qualification, if required.

#4. Work Experience

Only candidates who have work experience need to fill this space. You can also work experience if required.

  • Are you in-service or work experience?
  • Duration of work experience in years
  • Duration of work experience in months
  • Employed in (Field)
  • Annual Income

After adding the details, click on “Add Working Experience” to save the data.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Form Work Ex. Details

#5. Correspondence Details

In this stage, you need to enter the communication details as follows.

  • Address
  • City
  • State
  • Pincode
  • Telephone Number
  • Mobile Number
  • Email ID

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Form Contact Details

#6. Upload Documents

In this step, upload photograph and signature according to specification mentioned above. Use”Select Document Type” to choose a document to upload. Following that click on “Upload” for the submission of the document.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Documents#7. Confirm Details in IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form

Once you have entered all the details, check the form once again. If there is any mistake then edit the same. After the fee submission, you will able to enter the details in the form.

Next, sign the declaration before submitting the form.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 DEclaration


Kindly check all the details carefully. Once you have signed the self-declaration and submitted the fee, then you will not able to edit the form. No written request for the same will be entertained.
IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Confirmation Form

#8. Fee Payment

After the IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form is submitted, you will navigate to the fee payment portal. Candidates can fee online only. Thereafter select the mode of payment ie via HDFC or IDBI.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Fee Payment

#9. Print out of IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form

After the fee payment, IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form is finally submitted. you can now use login credentials to take the print out of application form. Keep it safe until completion of the admission process. Candidates need not send the forms to the university address.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Admit Card

Candidates who will submit the application IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form successfully will able to download the admit card for the exam. It will release online on the official website. You will need the login credentials to download the IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Admit Card.

The hall ticket will contain the registration details and the test venue, day and timings. Candidates will get the exam centre as specified during the registration process. Though in extreme circumstances, an alternate exam centre can be assigned.

Frequently Asked Question

Q. Do I need to register before filling the IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form?

A. Yes, without registration you will not able to access the IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form.

Q. Will my entered data get lost in case of internet connection interruption?

A. Since after every step you need to save the details, the data will not be lost.

Q. What if my payment is deducted twice?

A. In such case, write to IGNOU authority at  [email protected] with transaction details. Also. include your name, programme opted, mobile number etc.

Q. Do I need to upload any documents in the IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form?

A. You need not upload any documents in the form.

IGNOU Contact Details

For any issues you can contact at:

Official Website: www.ignou.ac.in
Phone Number: 011-29532073 ( 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m from Monday to Friday)
Email ID: [email protected]

If you have any questions about the IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 Application Form, then let us know in the comment section below. 


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    • Yes, you can take admission in the July session. Subscribe to MBA Aglasem to get latest updates on IGNOU OPENMAT 2019

      • Hi, I am a working professional in Sales & Marketing willing to take admission in IGNOU MBA however registration date has already been passed.
        Hence requesting you to guide me about the next schedule for open mat entrance exam, so that i will be aware & register myself on time.

  1. can anyone tell me the last date of filling the entrance exam date, you have mentioned only August 2018. Requesting you to provide the date !

    • Last date for fresh admissions for all Master, Bachelor, Diploma, Certificate in Korean Language and Culture , Certificate in Japanese Language and Post Graduate Certificate in Acupuncture programmes is 16th August, 2018.
      For 2019 session, dates will be announced soon.

  2. I want to do MBA in Finance from Ignou.Please let me know when I can fill up the form for the upcoming entrance exam in January 2019?

    • Until now, there is no notification on the official website when the application forms will release. The process has been already delayed by months. So, wait for any intimation by IGNOU. You can check this page regularly for the latest updates.

  3. i want to enroll myself in IGNOU OPENMAT 2019 batch … I guess it OPENMAT XLIV but date of application form and date of submission of application form is not clear …. pls help….
    when will be the Application forms available ….

    • The exam form has not been released yet. When the forms are available on the official website, we will update you immediately.

  4. I have completed my graduation in Jun session of 2019.
    Mark sheets and provisional not yet received.i have gradecards in which marks reflected and have more than 3 year supervisory experience. Am I eligible for openmat dec 2019.

  5. I am unable to login with my username. However, I am entering the correct username. I believe link is not updated on the website. Kindly suggest what to do as the last date is approaching.

  6. i am unable to login my account. i am using same username and password which is received via mail after registration. please help me out

      • The registration and login links are same as available on the official website. But all the candidates are facing the problem while login.
        In case you have paid the fee, it will not create any problem. We will inform you soon, as soon as the problem gets cleared.

    • IGNOU didn’t specify the last date for registration on the website. Only the last date to submit the application form has been mentioned.
      Many candidates who are making late registration are not able to login. Refresh the window. In case candidates miss the openmat this time, they can still register for next session.

  7. i did a mistake in my application form and now i want to correct it but it does not allow me to edit . please tell me what should i do

    • If you signed the declaration or have paid the fees, then it is not possible to correct it.
      In case you have not filled the form, then you can fill the fresh form. Application form submission deadline has been extended.

  8. I just apply for openmat xliv ..but I am confused that I have only chance of xliv or I have the chance of xlv also in the same fee that I paid….means can I able give both xliv and xlv in the same fee…

    • IGNOU conducts OPENMAT twice a year. This year, the first session is known as XLIV (44) and the second session is XLV(45). Scores of both sessions are valid for admission.

  9. Im from telangana but im working at maharstra, can i write exams at maharastra by giving corresponding details of telangana for the time being.

  10. I am currently pursuing my B.Com Final semester.
    I would like to apply for MBA from IGNOU.
    What should I do with the Graduation details in the application form..

    I mean Can I apply before my graduation.

    • You need Minimum 45% score in graduation for reserved category and 50% score for the rest. If you are from the general category, then you are not eligible for the programme.

    • There is no updated information regarding this available on the official website. But looking at the previous year trends, you will able o take admission in January/ July 2019 via XLIV. Through XLV, you will able to take admission in July 2019 or January 2020.

  11. Uploaded Scanned photo in application form by mistake remained very small in size- it is less than 100 kb but visiblity not good- would it get rejected? If so, what should I do?

  12. Hello,
    Please help me I filled permanent address instead of correspondent address while filling the OPEN MAT FORM. How I can correct it.


    • If you have submitted the form then you will not able to correct it. In case you have signed the declaration but not submitted the form then you can fill a new form with a different email id.

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