NMAT stands for, Narsee Monjee Aptitude Test. This is like an entrance exam to get admission into Narsee Monjee Institute of Management. The exam was acquired by Graduate Admission Council in 2015 and hence the NMAT is renamed by The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). It is a computer generated test by GMAC. It is an important national level entrance test for MBA leading to MBA admissions in top MBA colleges.

FAQS about NMAT:

  1. Who conducts NMAT by GMAC exam?

NMAT is a computer-administered test owned by Graduate Management Global Connection (India) Private Limited (GMGC). It is the subsidiary of GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council).

  1. Top 10 Universities / Business Schools which accepts NMAT scores by GMAC for admissions?

  • S.P.Jain Institute of Management and Research- Mumbai
  • ITM Business School-  Navi Mumbai
  • Amity University-  Delhi NCR
  • Alliance University, Bangalore
  • SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore
  • Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
  • ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations
  • BSE Institute Limited, Mumbai
  • Mody University, Rajasthan
  • Mody University, Rajasthan
  1. When will the admission of NMAT 2020-2022 by GMAC will start?

The admissions for NMAT by GMAC 2020- 2022 will start from 4th October to 17th December 2019.

  1. How is NMAT exam executed?

NMAT exam is a 120-minute test with three sections:

Sector No.of Questions Time allotted
Quantitative skills 48 60 minutes
Language skills 32 22 minutes
Logical Reasoning 40 38 minutes
  1. What is the eligibility criteria for appearing for the NMAT exam by GMAC?

The basic eligibility criteria for the NMAT exam by GMAC are as follows:

  • All candidates who are applying for NMAT exam 2019 must have a Bachelor’s Degree from a government recognized university.
  • All the candidates applying must have secured at least 50% marks in the qualifying exam.
  • There is no restriction to the maximum age for the candidates appearing for the exam.
  • Candidates who are in their final year of the qualifying exam can appear for NMAT 2019.
  1. Will the syllabus of NMAT by GMAC change this year?

The syllabus will not change for the NMAT by GMAC. The exam will have multiple choice questions which will include Quantitative Ability, Language Skills, and Logical Reasoning.

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  1. What are the different payment methods for NMAT by GMAC by which the candidates can pay for Registration/ Late Registration/ Retake application?

The following are the payment methods for paying the registration fees:

  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Net Banking
  • Mobile Wallets
  • Visa
  • UPI
  1. Which are the centres where the test will be conducted?

Ranchi Nagpur Kochi Indore Chennai
Raipur Noida Kota Hyderabad Chandigarh
Patna Mysore Kanpur Guwahati Bhubaneshwar
Pilani Manipal Jodhpur Gurgaon Bhopal
Pune Mumbai Jaipur Faridabad Bengaluru
Patiala Lucknow Jabalpur Delhi Ahmedabad
Nasik Kolkata Jammu Dehradun Agra
  1. Is there a limit to how many times a candidate can appear for the exam?

A candidate can take the NMAT by GMAC up to a maximum of 3 times (first attempt plus 2 retake attempts).

  1. If the candidate completes answering and analyzing the section before the allotted time of the particular section, does the balance time gets added to the next section?

No, the candidate cannot add balance time of one section to the other. If the candidates complete answering and analyzing the section before the allotted time, he or she can either revise for the next section or can move to the next section.

  1. What is the fees for NMAT by GMAC?

Provided Service Fees
Early Registration Rs. 2000 + applicable taxes
Late Registration Rs. 2500 + applicable taxes
Re-take Rs. 2000 + applicable taxes
Reschedule Rs. 1100 + applicable taxes
  1. What are the important dates of NMAT 2019?

Programs Starting Date Ending Date
Registration 2nd July  2019 3rd October 2019
Scheduling 2nd July 2019 16th October 2019
Late Registration 4th October 2019 14th October 2019
Registration Retake 5th October 2019 14th December 2019
Re-Scheduling 2nd July 2019 14th December 2019
Retake Scheduling 5th October  2019 14th December 2019
Exam 4th October 2019 3rd week of January 2020
Results Submission 3rd week of January 2020
The final announcement of results 31st March 2020
  1. How can the candidate know about the results?

Candidates will not be sent any results directly. NMAT by GMAC will announce the scores section wise within 4-5 weeks after the candidate has given the exam. Candidates will be apprised by email on availability of the score reports which a candidate can access by logging into the NMAT by GMAC™ account. Candidate must refer www.nmat.org.in for the announcement of final result dates.

  1. Does the “First come First serve” criteria apply for the Registration or Scheduling or Both?

“First come First serve” criteria for Registration as well as for Scheduling. The candidate who comes early registers and makes a payment, the earlier will be the test scheduled. And the earlier one schedules the test, higher are the chances of getting approved date, time and test location.



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