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IGNOU OPENMAT Exam Pattern 2021- Check Details about Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus at ignou.ac.in

IGNOU OPENMAT Exam Pattern 2021 - OPENMAT 2021 Exam dates announced at ignou.ac.in and Candidates to get familiar with the exam pattern to prepare the MBA entrance exams. IGNOU, a popular distance learning university, offers admission to its MBA program through the score of the OPENMAT exam. Aspirants who appear for this exam are qualified to get access to the MBA course. The current year the OPENMAT XLVII edition will be performed by National Testing Agency (NTA), and here are the exam highlights for the aspirants. And more details about IGNOU OPENMAT Exam Pattern 2021 read this article below.

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IGNOU OPENMAT Exam Pattern 2021- Check Details about Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus at ignou.ac.in

IGNOU OPENMAT Exam Pattern 2021- Check Details about Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus at ignou.ac.in

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IGNOU OPENMAT Exam Pattern 2021

New Update 18-06-2021: The Conducting Authority no significant changes introduced in the OPENMAT MBA exam pattern 2021. As per the information, this year as well IGNOU OPENMAT exam will carry 200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) of 1 mark each. And there is no negative marking in the OPENMAT exam. Exam Duration of 180 minutes (3 hours) will be allocated to the students to attempt the OPENMAT exam. We have given the Exam Pattern; Section Wise marks Distribution in this article below.

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IGNOU OPENMAT 2021-Exam Pattern(Overview)

Candidates can go through the IGNOU OPENMAT Exam pattern mentioned in the following table below.

Exam Pattern


Number of sections

4 (English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and General Awareness)

Exam Duration

180 minutes (3 hours)

Number of questions


Type of Question

Multiple Choice Questions

Total marks




Mode of Exam


Marking Scheme

No negative marking, 1 mark for each question

Details of Section Structure for OPENMAT 2021

As per the official announcement released by NTA, there will be four sections in the OPENMAT exam. Each section will carry a different number of questions to test the aptitude of the aspirants. The reasoning section will take the maximum number of questions followed by Quant, English, and General Knowledge part with the least number of items. Candidates can check the sectional distribution of questions and marks assigned to each OPENMAT MBA exam section list out in the table below.


Number of questions (MCQs)

Marks per section

General Awareness


30 marks

English language


50 marks

Quantitative Aptitude


50 marks



70 marks


200 MCQs

200 marks

What is the OPENMAT 2021 Marking Scheme?

  • Each question in each of the four sections will receive one point.
  • There is no negative marking.
  • Candidates must attempt all of the questions have there will be negative marking.

IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 - Syllabus

The IGNOU OPENMAT 2021 syllabus contains four subjects: general awareness, English language, quantitative aptitude, and reasoning, as mandated by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). The topics covered in these four areas are the same as those found in other MBA entrance tests. Candidates can plan their study timetable and exam preparation strategy using the OPENMAT syllabus.

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IGNOU Exam 2021 Exam Pattern 2021 - FAQ

1. What is the duration of the exam?

The duration of the exam is 3 hours.

2. How many questions are asked in the exam?

the number of questions asked in the exam is 200.

3. The exam is conducted for how many marks?

The exam is conducted for 200 marks.

4. What is the type of question asked in the exam?

the type of question asked in the exam is MCQ.

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