The MBA is one of the most sought programs in the Indira Gandhi National Open University. The varsity provides best-in-class education to the students n various disciplines and MBA specialization are the ever-demanding programs in the educational world. The University’s management department is completely approved by various education and quality assessment bodies like University Grants Commission, AIU, AICTE, and more. Detailed instructions are provided in the prospectus that can be easily downloaded through the official website of the university.

1. Check the Last Date of Registration/Admission

IGNOU provides many programs under distance and opens learning modes. Candidates can visit the website of the institution for taking admission to the program as the admission procedure has been started by the university for the new academic year June 2022. The last date of admission to the course of MBA is July 31, 2022. For more details regarding eligibility criteria, fees and syllabus, continue reading the blog to the end.


Recently, IGNOU has also launched four new courses through the Nainital DSB center that comes under the Dehradun regional center.

2. Check Eligibility Criteria First

Students who want to get admission to IGNOU MBA are requested to check the eligibility criteria because it’s one of the most important things in the admission procedure. You have to go through the admission guidelines mentioned on the website of Indira Gandhi National Open University. However, admission has been started for the distance and open learning mode of MBA.

The basic eligibility criteria are provided here. Have a look at each of the segments provided below:

  • First and foremost, the candidate must have cleared the bachelor’s degree examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Students must have passed the last qualifying examination from UGC or at least be deemed to be a university or institution.
  • Relaxations in the eligibility criteria will be as per the relaxation rules of the university.
  • Candidates must pass the exam through the formal mode of education with a 10+2+3 level of study.

3. Know the Fee Structure

The fee is always a matter of debate in MBA programs because most educational institutions demand or requested high fees from the candidates but IGNOU follows a flexible behavior as its MBA degree courses and specializations are very affordable and low cost. The university has dedicated teachers and staff to deliver best-in-class education to candidates through the School of Management Studies, IGNOU.

The complete course fee for a distance MBA is about 37800 INR whereas it is about 52000 if you take admission to an online MBA. The fee can be easily paid using any of the fee submission modes provided by the university. The online fee payment link is provided on the university website. Candidates can easily check the semester or installment-wise fee divided into two sections. There are about 21 subjects to be covered in a minimum of two years of PG degree course and every subject holds a fee of about 1800 and thus it is calculated to 37800 under distance mode. You can easily check the detailed fee submission guidelines using the official website of the university.

Apart from the course fee, students need to submit the registration and OPENMAT fee to the university because the OPENMAT entrance test is necessary for the admission procedure.


Relaxation in fees will be provided by the admission committee. If you are eligible for the relaxation and want to seek the same, you have to submit the caste certificate along with mandatory documents. You can fetch more details at

4. Know the Admission Procedure

The admission procedure is one of the most important things in any academic year. Students who want to take admitted to the MBA degree program need to know the complete guidelines related to the same. For more details, visit

Here, we have provided the complete admission procedure you should check.

  • First and foremost, visit the official website of IGNOU which is
  • Then, candidates are required to hit the New Registration link provided on the webpage.
  • After that, they need to provide some mandatory details like email and phone number.
  • The creation of the account is mandatory for further access.
  • Once the registration is confirmed, you will get an intimation mail on your email ID.
  • Now, you have to proceed with other details in the application form. Check whether OPENMAT is conducted for this new admission. If yes, you have to choose a particular city or state for the same, otherwise, proceed with the next steps.
  • Next, candidates are required to fill in all the details like personal, educational, and other related information. All the information should be correct by all means in order to avoid the cancellation of the form.
  • Then, you have to pay the admission fee along with the registration charges. You can easily pay the fee through any of the provided options:
  1. UPI
  2. Netbanking
  3. Credit card
  4. Debit card
  • Once the fee is submitted, don’t close the window as the confirmation message will pop up on your screen.

Note: However, you can also purchase the prospectus through offline mode by visiting the IGNOU nearest regional center located nearby your house. The varsity provides the services of admission in offline mode also to facilitate those who don’t know how to access online services and digital devices.

  • They can also contact the University for More Details regarding the admission procedure. The website link is


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