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April 6, 2022

Latest UpdateNMAT 2022 Registration process will open from August first week, 2022. The last date to complete the NMAT 2022 Registration and Application Form without late fee is expected to close in November second week 2022 and with late fee in November third week.  Many changes in NMAT 2022 exam have been introduced


NMAT 2022 Registration is likely to open from August 3, 2022 at the official NMAT exam website NMAT.Org. This year NMAT exam structure has been changed by GMAC and the exam will be conducted in two modes - Centrally proctored Internet based test which you can take from the convenience of your home and also have the option to appear in online computer based NMAT at test centres.


Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) which conducts GMAT exam in the world, will conduct NMAT by GMAC exam 2022. You should complete your NMAT registration 2022 between August to November 2022. If you opt for NMAT 2022 Registration after the last date, you need to pay the late fee for NMAT exam 2022 registration and can apply till third week of November 2022.  GMAC allows NMAT exam 2022 registration without payment of late fee till the last date to apply and thereafter will charge late fee for NMAT 2022 Registration.


NMAT by GMAC 2022: Key Features and Highlights
Some of the unique features of the NMAT exam that will help candidates perform better, assess their performance and play to their strengths with added convenience and flexibility this year are:

  • Long testing window
  • Equal weightage to all sections and no negative marking for incorrect answer
  • 108 questions instead of 120 questions while exam duration remains 120 minutes
  • Two retake opportunities to improve score
  • Instant score preview and official score card within 48 hours for Candidates and Schools
  • Testing options at test center with social distancing norms & online proctored at home
  • 73 conveniently located testing centers across 68 Indian Cities

3 Section Exam with facility of Self Scheduling
The NMAT by GMAC™ is a computer-based exam and has three sections - Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. NMAT allows candidates to choose the exam mode, date, time and location of the exam as per the candidates’ convenience.


NMAT 2022 is a national level computer based MBA entrance test which offers MBA admission 2023 in top MBA colleges like NMIMS Mumbai, K J Somaiya Mumbai, VIT Vellore, XIM Bhubaneswar and 50+ other MBA colleges in India. The NMAT 2022 registration dates are scheduled from August to November, while the NMAT 2022 exam dates are scheduled from October to December 2022. NMAT exam will be held in a 75 days test window.  

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NMAT Exam activities include many services offered by GMAC. This article below gives you complete information on:

  • NMAT 2022 Exam Registration Process
  • Important Dates for NMAT Exam 2022 Registration 
  • NMAT 2022 Registration and Application Form Fees, NMAT Retake Fees, Re-scheduling fees & dates and other activities.

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NMAT 2022 Registration Dates
NMAT 2022 Registration dates and application process starts on August 3, 2022. Although the NMAT exam 2022 registration will remain open for more than three months, it is suggested that you should complete the NMAT 2022 exam registration in the very first month of the opening of NMAT by GMAC Registration and should self-Schedule your exam date. Below are the NMAT exam 2022 registration dates for various services.

 (All dates are Tentative)

NMAT 2022 Registration Activity
NMAT Registration Dates
NMAT Exam 2022 Registration start date
August 3, 2022
NMAT 2022 Exam Registration Last Date  (Without late fee)
November 10, 2022
NMAT Exam Re-scheduling dates
Aug 3 to Dec 24, 2022
NMAT 2022 Late Registration start date
November 11, 2022
NMAT Exam 2022 Registration Last date for Late Registration
November 15, 2022
NMAT 2022 Retake Registration starts
October 15, 2022
NMAT 2022 Retake Registration Last Date
December 24, 2022
NMAT Registration Fees
Rs.2300+ Taxes (Without late fee)
NMAT 2022 Exam Dates
October 14 to December 27, 2022

Before finalizing the NMAT 2022 application process, and selecting the 5 preferred programmes of MBA colleges accepting NMAT, it is suggested that you should visit respective university/college/school website for details of their own admission procedure as you have to submit their respective admission application form separately apart from completing the NMAT Exam Application Process.

NMAT Registration Fees 2022
NMAT by GMAC registration fees is announced every year by GMAC before commencement of  NMAT application process. The NMAT application form fees and exam fees for the different services for NMAT 2022 exam registration process are shared below:

NMAT  Application Form Fees Components
NMAT Registration Fees (Early)
Rs. 2300 + applicable taxes
NMAT Fee till last date
NMAT Late Registration Fees
Rs. 2800 + applicable taxes
NMAT Fees for Exam Retaking
Rs. 2300+  applicable taxes
NMAT exam fee for retake
NMAT Fees for Exam Rescheduling
Rs. 1200+  applicable taxes
NMAT fees for exam rescheduling
NMAT exam Fee for Additional Score Reports (beyond five)
Rs. 300 per score report + applicable taxes
NMAT fee for sending scores free of cost to more than 5 MBA colleges. Upto 5 colleges no fee is charged

How to Pay NMAT 2022 Registration Fee?
The mode of NMAT registration fee payment is online. Following are the online instruments to make payment of NMAT Registration Fee 2022:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Debit Card
  • Net Banking
  • Diners Club

NMAT 2022 Fee for Rescheduling NMAT Exam Date
If you wish to reschedule NMAT exam date, you must pay with a credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express).


How to Register for NMAT 2022?
Step by Step Registration process 2022 is detailed below. You can register and apply for NMAT 2022 in 2 Steps 

  • Step-1: Finalise your NMAT Registration 2022 and Schedule your NMAT exam. You must complete the NMAT by GMAC Registration on official website nmat.org
  • Step-2: After finalizing the NMAT Registration 2022, go to the website of each MBA college accepting NMAT score and complete its application process separately

Step by Step NMAT by GMAC Registration Process
After creating your NMAT by GMAC account as a new user by filling up your name, e-mail ID and mobile number, you will receive your user ID and Password on your mail separately. You need to login to complete your NMAT application form as existing user. There are 7 pages in NMAT 2022 registration and application form. You need to complete them carefully one by one

NMAT Registration

Step-1: Fill up Your Personal Information
On the very first page, you need to fill up your identity information like your name, date of birth, age, gender, category, native language. You have to upload your photo of required size on this page. The details about your parents and your about your identity proof are also to be entered on this page  

NMAT Registration Process


Step-2: Fill Up Your Contact Details
On the second page of NMAT Application form 2022, you are required to enter the contact details like Mobile number, Email ID, Address for communication

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Step-3: Fill up Your Academics & Work Experience
Here you need to enter your highest qualification and your work experience that you have acquired after graduation

NMAT Registration Process


Step-4: Fill Up MBA College Preference
On this page, you can select 5 MBA/PGDM programs/B-schools where your NMAT 2022 scores will be sent free of cost. Out of the available choices, you need to choose 5 most preferred programs/B-schools. The B-schools can be selected not only from India but also from the given list of B-schools in South Africa, Philippines and Nigeria  

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Step-5: Fill up Additional Information
You need to fill in additional information on this page. The information is related to your source of information about NMAT exam, which other MBA entrance exams you are planning to take, how do you propose to fund your MBA course, whether you are helping others to prepare for MBA entrance exam.

NMAT Registration Process


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 Step-6: Agree on Declaration Form

This is the declaration form stating that whatever information you have provided on all the pages is correct and you also agree to abide by the NMAT by GMAC terms. Unless you click on ‘I Agree’, your form remains incomplete. After completing this page, you should review the complete registration and application form of NMAT by GMAC and click on save & next to continue on next page.

NMAT Registration Process


Step-7: Make Payment of Application Fee - Rs.2300/- + Taxes
You need to click on submit and make payment of application fee of Rs.2300/- + Taxes online. The registration fee inclusive of GST for NMAT should be paid online through Visa or MasterCard Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net Banking/American Express Card/ Diners Card, IMPS, UPI and Mobile Wallets. You need to follow the instructions on the website after choosing the card option.  The image below shows the NMAT fee amount for registration without late fee. 

NMAT Registration Process

NMAT Registration: 2 Most Important Points 

  • You must register and pay for the NMAT by GMAC exam before scheduling a test date and location
  • Eligibility for NMAT 2022 Registration may not be the eligibility for a particular MBA college admission. So the candidates are required to visit respective university/college/school website for details of their admission procedure 

NMAT Registration 2022: Salient features
NMAT 2022 Registration dates remain open from August to November 2022. To register for NMAT by GMAC 2022, you should keep following in mind:

  • Keep your Computer ready: Your computer system should be equipped with Internet Explorer v.6.0 and above or Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
  • Gather your documents: You will need to enter all your personal details, academic qualifications upload photo and signature of required size and will have to make payment of NMAT exam fee online. So keep all your documents and instruments of payment ready before the NMAT by GMAC Registration date.
  • Read instructions: Before moving on for NMAT registration 2022 and scheduling the exam date, you should read and follow the instructions for registration process to avoid any waste of time and money.
  • 15 minutes Registration process: Once you begin the registration process by entering your personal details, it will take hardly 15 minutes to complete the registration form 2022. You will receive a confirmation mail on successful submission of NMAT Registration & Application form 2022 after you make payment of the registration fee.
  • No change allowed after Submission: Please note that you will not be able to change the details in the NMAT 2022 registration form once you successfully submit it. So be careful while entering the details in registration form
  • Register Early: It will be better to complete the registration and schedule the NMAT 2022 exam date to avoid non-availability of selected time slot or test centre on your preferred exam date as the test center is allotted on the first come first serve basis.

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    Why to Register & Apply for NMAT Exam 2022: 10 Points

    • NMAT offers you to choose up to 5 MBA programmes free in the top MBA colleges. Your NMAT scores will be sent to these 5 B-schools free of cost
    • NMAT scores are accepted by more than 30 MBA colleges/Universities including NMIMS Mumbai, SPJIMR Mumbai, ISB Hyderabad, VIT Vellore, XIM Bhubaneswar
    • NMAT is a moderate difficulty MBA entrance exam. The exam can be taken three times to improve the score to get admission in one of the top MBA colleges.
    • NMAT exam is free from negative marking and the preparation for the exam can be done on the lines of other national level exams like CAT/XAT/SNAP/CMAT.
    • If you miss the last date of registration, you have the option to register for NMAT exam with late fee.
    • You can register for NMAT in simple steps
    • The NMAT 2022 exam date and time slot can be self-scheduled by the test taker while completing the Registration and application form. 
    • NMAT offers Exam Re-scheduling opportunity at nominal fee if you wish to appear in the exam after a few days
    • The Registration also offers 2 Retake chances to improve your NMAT score

    When to Complete NMAT Registration: Advisory

    • Registration last date for NMAT 2022 is November first week. It is advisable not to wait for  registration last date and complete your NMAT by GMAC 2022 Registration much before the last date
    • The major reason to register for NMAT 2022 early is that you do not need to pay the late fee. The early registration also offers the opportunity for retake of the NMAT exam by paying nominal NMAT fee if you wish to improve your score
    • The Registration process not only allows you to register and apply for NMAT by GMAC but also gives the facility to self-schedule your exam date also.Choose the best date based on NMAT preparation and after avoiding clashing dates for other entrance exam and complete the registration process.

    NMAT Registration: Opportunity to Study in Global B-Schools

    NMAT by GMAC has opened doors for candidates to apply to global schools in India, Philippines, South Africa and Nigeria. NMAT score is now accepted by ISB, SPJIMR, NMIMS, TAPMI among others. Candidates can register online for NMAT at official NMAT exam website www.nmat.org.in


    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


    Q.I have done graduation with less than 50% marks, can I register & apply for NMAT?
    Ans: NMAT has no objection in allowing any candidate to apply for NMAT exam. All test takers who complete the Test Registration process and pay the test fee by the last date can apply and appear in the exam. However, the test taker must be aware about the eligibility requirements of the institutes to which he/she is interested in applying before registering and applying for NMAT. 


    Q. What is the NMAT Registration fee?
    Ans. NMAT registration fee is Rs.2300/- if the application is submitted till the last date. After that additional late fee of Rs.500 will be charged


    Q. Can I apply for NMAT offline?
    Ans. No, NMAT application can be submitted online only


    Q. How can I pay the NMAT registration fee? What are the payment modes?
    Ans. NMAT registration fee can be paid by one of the following online modes: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Debit Card, Net Banking, Diners Club  

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