In general, OPENMAT exams offered by Indra Gandhi National Open University are fairly easy. Just prepare for the entrance with sample papers that are available on the websites on the internet. There are few sites that have practice papers for the OPENMAT exam.
The IGNOU-OPENMAT entrance exam is not that tough, any person able to face the CAT entrance exam and the Management Aptitude test, will be able to handle this entrance exam. It is fairly simple, and the cut- off marks can play the game here. The test is divided into 4 sections that include English language test, general awareness, reasoning and quantitative aptitude. There is no negative marking, which is the best part of this examination. Additionally, enough time is given for answering all the 200 questions. The students are asked to prepare for this examination in the same way as they would do for other entrance exams.
Though, it is an easy entrance exam, the students are evaluated according to the cutoff mark and few other factors that are involved. It is good to have an idea about these factors and the cutoff mark that is needed to prepare for the OPENMAT exam. The factors are listed below,
- The total number of candidates appearing for the OPENMAT exam conducted by IGNOU.
- Number of candidates passing the examination.
- Difficulty level of the OPENMAT question paper.
- Number of vacancy still available for this exam
- The cutoff mark can be according to the sections (i.e., sectional wise)
Note: All candidates applying for the IGNOU-OPENMAT Exams are requested to check on the expected cut off marks needed for that particular course. The information on the same is given on the official website of IGNOU. Just type in, “Indra Gandhi National Open University official website” on the search engine, and you will be able to get all the details pertaining to your entrance exam.
Candidates can also check out on the Free SMS option given by IGNOU. Subscribing for the free SMS alert on IGNOU OPENMAT, can get you all the information instantly to your mobiles, once the information is officially released by the IGNOU. The cut off marks for 2014 that is required will be sent to the candidate’s mobile phone instantly. More information on other details regarding IGNOU OPENMAT will also be sent as free SMS.