The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has invited applications for admission to bachelor of education (BEd) and management programmes including MBA, and PG diploma courses in financial markets practice, marketing management, operations management, financial management, and human resource management. Admission to MBA courses will be held through OPENMAT. As per the official notice, the entrance exam for BEd will be held on April 11. Interested candidates can apply online at ignou.ac.in. The last date to apply is March 20. For IGNOU admissions, there is no age bar. Apart from the entrance test, students also need to pass graduate level courses with at least 50 per cent marks to be eligible for admissions. Candidates having a BE or BTech degree in science and mathematics need to have 55 per cent marks. Reserved category candidates will get five per cent relaxation in the minimum marks.
step 1: Visit ignou.ac.in
Step 2: Click on ‘OPENMAT, BEd admissions’ link under ‘alert’ section
Step 3: You will be directed to a new page, click on registration link of the course you wish to apply for
Step 4: On the new page, click on apply
Step 5: Register using details
Step 6: Fill forms, upload documents
Step 7: Pay fee, submit
OPENMAT – the entrance test for management programmes will have 200 questions to be solved in 180 minutes. It will have four sections – general awareness, English, quantitative aptitude, and reasoning ability. Most questions (70) will be from reasoning followed by 50 each from English and quantitative aptitude sections. General awareness section will have 30 questions. Entrance test for BEd exams will be held separately on April 11.
Courtesy – News18india