# IGNOU OPEN MAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : June 29, 2020
Result Date : July 10, 2020

IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 is conducted every year twice. It is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for the admission of the students into Indra Gandhi Open university for the course of MBA. The paper consists of 4 sections depending on the IGNOU OPENMAT syllabus. There are a total of 200 questions and each question carries one mark.

## IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of the IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 exam includes General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning. The duration of the exam will be three hours for 200 marks. The mode exam will be offline(written)  in MCQ format.

### The Candidates will be Tested in the Following Domains:

 Section A English 50 Section B General Awareness 30 Section C Reasoning ability 70 Section D Quantitative aptitude 50

### Allocation of Marks for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020:

 Topics No. of Questions General Knowledge 6 World Organizations 2 Sports CE 1 Person, Places, Awards 3 Countries 1 Sports 1 General Economic Study 1 General Science 7 National CE 4 Democratic Polity 1 History of India 3 Total 30

### IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Pattern for English section:

 Topics No. of Questions English Comprehension 15 Synonyms 5 Antonyms 5 Pair of Words 5 Sentence Improvement 10 Idioms and Phrases 5 Choose Analogous Pair 5 Total 50

### IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Pattern for Quantitative Aptitude section:

 Topics No. of Questions Number System 7 LCM and HCF 1 Decimals and Fractions 1 Simplification 6 Average 2 Algebraic Equations 4 Ages 1 Percentage 1 Sets 1 Calendar 1 Table 5 Profit and Loss 1 Time and Work 1 Problems on Train 1 Pipes and Cisterns 1 Mixture and Allegation 1 Logarithms 2 Area and Parameter 2 Clocks and Discount 2 Permutation and combinations 1 Probability 1 Square root 1 Compound Interest 1 Volume and Surface Area 1 Total 50

### IGNOU OPENMAT 2020 Pattern for Reasoning section:

 Topics No. of Questions Cubes and dice questions 5 Decision Making 5 Ranking Test 2 Number Test 3 Logical diagrams 5 Direction and distance 2 Logical reasoning 5 Analytical reasoning 15 Blood relations 5 Mixed and Substitution coding 3 Letter test 1 Number Analogy test 5 Complete word Analogy 4 Number series test 2 Letter series test 2 Total 70

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### Discussion Forum

Q
Total questions asked and the time allocated

How many questions will appear in total for the IGNOU OPENMAT examination and how much time will be given to answer them?

A

The examination will be conducted for 3 hours.

There will be a total of 200 questions asked in the IGNOU OPEN MAT examination.

The marks are allocated in the pattern given below:

• General awareness: 30
• English language: 50
• Quantitative Aptitude: 50
• Reasoning: 70
• Total: 200

Q
Re-appearing in IGNOU OPENMAT

What if I donâ€™t get good marks or fail in the December 2016 examination? Can I re-appear for the exams to improve my score in June session as well?