NMAT 2024: Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Preparation

NMAT 2024 ( NMAT )

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Updated on Feb 27, 2024 10:54 IST

NMAT 2024: Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) will commence the NMAT registration in the first week of August, 2024. Candidates aspiring for MBA admissions in top b-schools of India or abroad can appear for NMAT exam 2024 three times during the test window of around 70 days. Typically, the NMAT exam dates fall between October to December. Candidates are allowed to schedule the exam date within the test window using the NMAT exam scheduling process. NMAT scheduling window will be facilitated on the login dashboard for all candidates who complete the NMAT registration and fill application form. Scroll down for more details on NMAT 2024 exam, including the eligibility criteria, registration process, pattern, syllabus, mock test, and more.

Latest Updates: NMAT 2024 Exam Details to be Out in First week of August

Q:   How many times is NMAT exam conducted in a year?

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NMAT exam is conducted by GMAC three times during one MBA admission session. GMAC facilitates the three exam takes within a testing window. The test window for NMAT ranges from 70 days to 100 days. Typically, the test window commences in the month of October and ends in the month of December.

Candidates can choose to appear for NMAT up to three times on chosen dates within the test window specified by GMAC. Of all the three test scores, best exam score is sent to the NMAT participating colleges, chosen by the applicant while filling the form.

Q:   Is CAT harder than NMAT?

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Yes, the NMAT is easier than the CAT exam. This is due to the following reasons:

  1. There is no negative marking in the NMAT unlike one-third negative marking for wrong answers in the CAT.
  2. You can do guess marking in a last-minute rush and get three marks even if only one choice is right.
  3. NMAT allows you to schedule the order of sections during the test. This makes it easier to attempt the sections for which you are well prepared.
  4. According to the updated pattern, the CAT has only 66 questions, compared to the NMAT's 108 questions, but the level of difficulty is higher.
  5. The CAT is a concept-based exam where you need to understand each question, and therefore, you need accuracy as well as speed in this exam.
  6. The competition in the NMAT is less than that in the CAT. As most MBA aspirants aim for IIM.

Q:   What is the NMAT 2023 exam date?

A:

Graduate Management Admission Council conducts the NMAT exam within a particular exam timeline. NMAT 2023 exam is scheduled to be conducted from October 10. Candidates can take the exam until December 19. Candidates canm appear for the NMAT exam three times during the testing window. Soon after taking the first exam attempt, candidates can fill the retake registration form to apply for the NMAT retake. However, one can schedule a retake of the NMAT exam 15 days after the first take.

Q:   What is NMAT exam for?

A:

The NMAT exam is an MBA entrance exam conducted for admission to top business schools in India and abroad. GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) conducts the NMAT exam every year within a testing window. B-schools including different campuses of NMIMS, TAPMI, SDA Bocconi, ISB, among others accept NMAT scores for MBA admissions.

Here are some of the key features of the NMAT by GMAC exam.

  1. NMAT is held once a year with three attempts for each candidate.
  2. Candidates can choose the NMAT exam date using a scheduling window.
  3. Candidates have to fill the retake registration form to apply for another attempt for NMAT during the testing window.
  4. The application fee for this exam is Rs. 2,300.
  5. NMAT exam is administered as computer-based test (CBT).
  6. Candidates have to answer as many as 108 questions within 120 minutes.
  7. Each section will have a sectional time-limit.
  8. NMAT is an English medium exam.

Candidates aspiring for MBA admnission based on NMAT scores can find the detailed process for NMAT registration here.

What is NMAT?

NMAT or NMAT by GMAC is a national-level entrance test conducted for MBA admissions at NMIMS University and other reputed B-Schools in India as well as abroad. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies conducted NMAT until GMAC took over the authority. NMAT is designed to keep the test-taker's convenience in mind. Candidates can choose the exam date and venue preference during the exam window using the NMAT scheduling option. NMAT shares some features with GMAT as candidates are allowed to choose the preferred date during a testing window as well as self-schedule the test, time and venue, and appointment date based on the availability of seats at the preferred test centre. The national-level entrance exam, NMAT, is conducted annually during the test window of specified days. NMAT by GMAC score is based on the performance of candidates in three sections, namely, Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning.

Q:   What is the difference between NMAT and other MBA entrance exams?

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Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) conducts NMAT exam with a aspirant first approach. Therefore, GMAC provides several facilities, including the retake attempts, rescheduling window, etc. Unlike other MBA entrance exams, the NMAT exam is held over a period of approximately 90 days. An examinee can appear for the test three times during this window, including the first attempt and two retake attempts. This opportunity is provided to the candidates to improve their score. In the previous session, an additional phase of the exam was conducted from January 11 to 15. During the additional window, candidates who did not appear for all three attempts were allowed to apply for NMAT exam for an improved score.

Q:   What is meant by NMAT retake window?

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GMAC conducts NMAT with a aspirant-first approach. Candidates can appear for NMAT three times during one exam session. That means, GMAC provides one main attempt and two retake attempts for the NMAT exam. The meaning of retake of the NMAT exam implies that any applicant can attempt the test thrice, including the first attempt. In other words, the process of reappearing for the exam is known as exam retake. Candidates aspiring for a retake attempt have to apply using the NMAT retake window. However, candidates can reappear for the exam, not before 15 days after the first attempt. Similarly, third exam attempt can only be scheduled on a date 15 days after the second attempt for NMAT exam.

Q:   How many questions are asked in the NMAT exam?

A:

As per the NMAT exam pattern, as many as 108 questions are asked from three sections collectively. Each section of NMAT exam has 36 questions. The sections for NMAT exam with question weightage is as follows:

  • Language Skills: 36

  • Logical Reasoning: 36

  • Quantitative Skills: 36

Candidates need to answer all the questions within 120 minutes. The 120 minute time-frame of NMAT exam is divided into sectional time frames. Questions under each section must be answered within the specified time limit.

NMAT 2024 Registration & Exam Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of NMAT 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Aug '24 - Oct '24

NMAT 2024 Scheduling Window

TENTATIVE

Aug '24 - Oct '24

NMAT 2024 Registration Window

TENTATIVE

Aug '24 - Dec '24

NMAT 2024 Resceduling Window

TENTATIVE

Aug '24 - Dec '24

NMAT 2024 Admit Card Issuance (immediately after scheduling)

TENTATIVE

Oct '24 - Dec '24

NMAT 2024 Result Declaration

TENTATIVE

Oct '24 - Dec '24

NMAT 2024 Retake Scheduling

TENTATIVE

Oct '24 - Dec '24

NMAT 2024 Exam Window

TENTATIVE

NMAT 2024 Highlights

The table below covers some of the major highlights of the NMAT by GMAC exam.

Features

Details

Exam name

NMAT by GMAC

Conducting body

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)

Exam level

National level for PG admission

Frequency

Once a year with three attempts (within 70-day test window)

Mode

CBT from test centre

Duration

120 minutes

Syllabus

Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning

Pattern

108 Questions

Language

English

NMAT registration fee

INR 2,800 (indicative)

Exam purpose

Admission into India's top business schools such as NMIMS, SPJIMR, ISB, XIMB, VIT, ICFAI, Shiv Nadar, SDA Bocconi, LM Thapar, etc.

Course offered

MBA/PGDM

Number of test centres and cities

73 test cities (indicative)

Exam helpdesk number

0120 4397855

Exam website

https://www.mba.com/en-in/exams/nmat

Also Read: Why NMAT by GMAC?

Q:   What is the test window in NMAT?

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NMAT is a unique MBA exam, having a 70 to 90-day testing window. For NMAT 2022, GMAC conducted the exam under a 70-day window from October 10 to December 19. Candidates can schedule the test as per convenience and individual preparation level. Candidates are also allowed to take NMAT by GMAC exam for a maximum of three attempts within this exam window. In case, the candidates are not satisfied with their performance or if they are not confident about their preparation level, they can use the advantage of three attempts in NMAT. Test takers can book test slots as per convenience and readiness to give the test.

Q:   How many times is NMAT registration window facilitated?

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GMAC facilitates NMAT registration window once every year. Registration for the NMAT exam is accepted one time in one exam session. Since candidates can take the test thrice, GMAC facilitates the NMAT retake registration window soon after the exam window starts. For an attempt over and above the regular attempt, candidates have to use the NMAT retake registration window. Besides the NMAT registration and NMAT retake registration, the candidate portal also hosts a scheduling window. This scheduling window helps candidates to choose the exam slot and exam venue. The allotment of exam slot and test centre is done on first-cum-first-serve basis.
 

Q:   Is there any sectional time limit at NMAT exam?

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Yes, questions under each section of NMAT exam are to be answered within a specified time limit. NMAT exam has three sections. The total time to answer all questions across sections in the NMAT exam is 120 minutes. The 120 minutes of NMAT exam is divided as mentioned below:

NMAT Section

NMAT Sectional Time Limit

Language Skills

28 minutes

Logical Reasoning

40 minutes

Quantitative Skills

52 minutes

Total

120 minutes

Candidates need to adhere to the time-limit as the responses marked within the specified time-frame will be submitted automatically once the time is over. 

NMAT Application Process 2024

The first step of the admission process starts with filling the NMAT 2024 application form. Candidates can complete the NMAT exam registration within the stipulated time. Only the candidates submitting the application form and scheduling the exam are issued NMAT 2024 admit card. NMAT registration process is available online and candidates need to create a login ID and password to complete the online registration process. Candidates must pay INR 2,800 (excluding GST) against the application fee and slot booking (scheduling) the exam. The fee can be paid online using Debit Card, Master Card, Mobile wallet and other options.

After NMAT registration, the test reschedule option is enabled in the student account. To reschedule the NMAT 2024 test, candidates have to apply for the NMAT exam reschedule option in less than 72 hours from the date and schedule of the test. NMAT rescheduling steps can also be completed through the same candidate dashboard. The retake fee is INR 2,800 and the rescheduling fee is INR 1,200.

Check the video from the previous exam session below to know the detailed procedure to complete NMAT 2024 registration

NMAT Eligibility Criteria 2024

The exam conducting authority has specified the below-mentioned eligibility criteria for NMAT 2024. Candidates need to fulfil eligibility requirements before NMAT registration.

  1. Candidate must have completed graduation under 10+2+3 or four years of education pattern from any stream
  2. Secured not less than 50 per cent aggregate in the final year of graduation
  3. Candidates awaiting results or in their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for NMAT 2024. Admission is granted on a provisional basis until the graduation mark sheet and certificate of the qualifying examination are submitted

Candidates must also check the eligibility criteria of NMAT-participating colleges individually before registering for the examination. Applicants need to select five institutes of their preference for admission while applying and those institutes may have different eligibility criteria for admission.

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Q:   Is there any provision of NMAT application form correction?

A:
No, there is no provision of form correction in the NMAT exam. The 'School Preference' and 'Communication Preference' fields in the application form are enabled after the payment of the application fee. All the particulars must be carefully cross-checked before submitting the NMAT application form. Candidates who make errors in the NMAT registration form will have to fill the form again with a new phone number and email ID. Additionally, such candidates have to pay the application fee again as the fee is non-refundable once paid. Therefore, candidates must be cautious while filling the NMAT application form.
 

Q:   When does GMAC commence the NMAT registration process?

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NMAT by GMAC registration typically starts in the month of August. Similar to the trends NMAT 2023 registration commenced on August 1. Candidates aspiring for MBA admissions through NMAT 2023 can apply for the exam until October 10. As per the NMAT examination process, GMAC is conducting the NMAT exam from October 10 to December 19. Candidates can appear for the NMAT exam thrice during this window. Candidates have to complete the retake registration to apply for another exam take.

The retake registration commences soon after the main registration window is closed. Following the trends, candidates who wish to apply for a retake under NMAT 2023 exam process, can do the same starting October 11.

 

Q:   When is the last date of registration for NMAT exam?

A:

NMAT registration typically commence in the first week of August every year. For the current exam session, NMAT 2023, the registration process started on August 1. Candidates are allowed to apply for the NMAT exam until October 10. While the exam scheduling window is available until October 12. Candidates must complete the NMAT registration before the deadline to appear for the exam. Candidates who wish to retake the exam later within the current testing widnow are also required to apply by October 10.

For real-time updates on exam dates of NMAT exam, follow NMAT exam date and schedule.

Q:   Who is eligible for NMAT exam?

A:

NMAT exam is conducted for admission to more than 45 b-schools in India. The exam eligibility criteria can vary from the eligibility criteria of a particular institute. Additionally, MBA eligibility conditions for all participating institutes can vary. However, the NMAT exam eligibility remains the same. The space below mentions the NMAT eligibility criteria:

  • Candidate must have a bachelor's degree, completed under 10+2+3 or four years of education pattern, irrespective of the stream.
  • Aggregate score in the graduation degree level should not be less than 50 per cent the final year of the degree course.
  • Candidates waiting for results or are currently in the final year of graduation are eligible to apply for NMAT exam.

Those who are yet to pass the bachelor's degree course get a provisional admission until the graduation mark sheet and certificate of the qualifying examination are submitted at the participating institute.

 

NMAT 2024 Admission Process

The admission process for NMAT includes six stages—filling the NMAT 2024 application form, issuing the NMAT 2024 admit card, NMAT 2024 exam, declaration of NMAT 2024 result and NMAT 2024 selection process (Group Discussion and Personal Interview) of the shortlisted candidates.

Each stage of the NMAT 2024 admission process is briefly explained below.

NMAT 2024 Exam Scheduling

GMAC conducts NMAT within a specified window. After submitting the application form, candidates can proceed to schedule the exam. Using the exam scheduling window, candidates need to specify a date and test city to appear for the exam. Only the candidates who schedule the NMAT exam will be allowed to appear for the exam. The exam scheduling is available on the NMAT login dashboard.

Difference Between NMAT Registration & NMAT Scheduling

NMAT registration and scheduling are two distinct exam events. During the registration process, NMAT aspirants need to complete the one-time registration followed by providing key information about them. During the registration process candidates need to choose the desired college where they wish to send their scores, any other MBA exam they appeared for, etc. On the other hand, NMAT scheduling is the facility to choose the exam date and exam city and slot preference. NMAT exam scheduling window is also known as NMAT slot booking.

Q:   What is the scheduling and rescheduling of NMAT exam?

A:
Scheduling the NMAT exam refers to choosing a time slot for the test. Aspirants can schedule the test by paying the registration fee. Via the scheduling window, candidates can select the date, venue, time slot for the NMAT exam. Candidates can, however, reschedule the date using the NMAT rescheduling window if they, due to some unforeseen reason, are not able to appear for the test on the scheduled date. Besides the scheduling and rescheduling window, there is another provision available in NMAT known as retake scheduling and retake rescheduling. It implies that candidates can retake the exam, if they wish to, by applying for the retake exam schedule option. Similarly, the retake exam scheduled earlier can be rescheduled if the candidates are unable to appear for the retake exam on the scheduled date.
 

Q:   How can applicants know about the time slot and date of NMAT exam?

A:
The date, time slot and exam venue will be printed on the NMAT admit card. It is a chain of the process; first, the candidate will have to schedule the test using the 'schedule test' option available under the exam tab on the candidate dashboard in NMAT by GMAC account. The test scheduling option will be available after they have received a confirmation email from the exam conducting authority about the receipt of the NMAT application fee. Candidates can then choose the date and time slot of the test as per their convenience for NMAT by GMAC exam. The facility to book date and time slot along with the selection of preferable locations of the test centre is available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
 

Q:   What is the procedure to reschedule the NMAT exam?

A:
The facility to reschedule the NMAT exam is available 72 hours before the scheduled time slot. However, the facility to reschedule the exam on a different date, time and test venue is subject to availability as it is on first-cum-first serve basis. The additional fee has to be remitted via credit card only. A confirmation email regarding the approval of the rescheduled test slot will be sent to the candidate's registered email ID. Candidates will not be allowed to reschedule the NMAT exam if there is less than 72 hours left for the previously scheduled date. Additional fee will be applicable to use the NMAT rescheduling facility.
 

Q:   What is the procedure to retake NMAT exam?

A:
Retake option for the NMAT exam is available in the candidate's existing registration account after the first attempt. The option to retake the test is present in the Retake tab in the dashboard of the candidate account. Candidates have to wait 15 days before retaking the NMAT exam again. It is subject to payment of the application fee. Candidates can retake the NMAT exam twice during the test window. That brings total attempts in one exam session to three. To apply for each attempt, candidates have to pay the application cum exam fee. Besides applying for retake, candidates who wish to take only one attempt can also do so. In such cases, the available score will be sent to the selected colleges.
 

NMAT 2043 Admit Card

After the candidates complete the NMAT 2024 application process and pay the application fee, they need to book their preferred exam slot and download the NMAT 2024 admit card at the same time. The admit card for NMAT 2024 is available for download until the examination day. 

NMAT 2024 Preparation Tips

NMAT, like any other MBA entrance exam, is a speed-based test. Thus, the entire preparation must be aligned with this thought. Candidates need to follow NMAT preparation strategies, which helps them build speed and the accuracy level to answer questions in the test. To build speed and accuracy, candidates need to catch hold of the best books for NMAT preparation, five years of NMAT sample papers and attempt the mock tests. Keep the following points in mind to prepare for the test:

  • Devote three to four months to build conceptual clarity on topics included in the NMAT syllabus
  • Analyse your preparation level by practising NMAT question papers
  • Create notes of each topic while studying and revise them from time to time
  • Discuss your doubts with peers and mentors to clear them

NMAT by GMAC: Guidelines & Facilities for Students with Disability

Test takers with disabilities will have access to special arrangements during NMAT by GMAC, including an accommodation facility. Such candidates should send a request to GMAC for the same while filling the NMAT application form.

Candidates with the following disabilities can avail this facility:

  • Mobility impairment
  • Learning disability
  • Blindness (low vision to no vision)
  • Leprosy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Others

Other arrangements made by GMAC for disabled candidates are:

  • Reader
  • Extra time
  • Large fonts
  • Mobility help

Note: A scribe can assist applicants with vision impairment. Candidates are also allowed to bring their scribe; however, in this case, they need to seek approval by GMAC before taking the exam.

NMAT Mock Test

Check your NMAT preparation level by attempting the free online mock test created by Shiksha.

NMAT Mock Test will help you to get an idea about the type of questions asked, the exam pattern and marking scheme. After taking the test, you can immediately check your score. You can also download the Question Paper along with answers and their explanations for Free. Click below to start the free online test now.

Free NMAT Mock Test

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Q:   How do I prepare for the NMAT?

A:

You may be eligible for admission to the best management colleges in India and abroad based on your NMAT score. Therefore, performing well on this exam becomes essential. You can use the following expert strategy to clear the NMAT:

  1. Before beginning your preparation, familiarize yourself with the NMAT's syllabus and exam format.
  2. Create a schedule to finish the NMAT syllabus.
  3. Choosing the best books and study materials to cover the NMAT syllabus
  4. To prepare for the Language section, concentrate on vocabulary since it is a key element of this section.
  5. Develop reading habits and conceptual clarity in grammar to perform well on the language section.
  6. Basic concepts should be conceptually clear and practiced in order to prepare the quantitative section.
  7. You should practice a lot of questions on arrangements and puzzles in order to do well on the logical reasoning section.
  8. Before the exam, go over all crucial ideas, calculations, and theorems several times.
  9. Start practicing mock tests and previous year's questions one month before the exam.
  10. Analysing mock results will help you continuously raise your score over time.

Q:   How can I prepare for the CAT and NMAT simultaneously?

A:

The sections in CAT and NMAT exam are on similar lines. The space below mentions the similarities in the syllabus and exam sections:

  1. Quantitative Aptitude in CAT and Quantitative Skills in NMAT: The Quantitative Aptitude section of the CAT and the Quantitative Skills section of the NMIMS Management Aptitude Test are both based on very similar topics. If the candidates prepare for the Quantitative Aptitude section of the Common Admission Test, which requires knowledge of higher-level topics, they can easily solve the Quantitative Skills section of the NMIMS Management Aptitude Test since the same foundation topics are covered thoroughly in the Common Admission Test preparation.
  2. DILR in CAT and logical reasoning in NMAT: The DILR section in the Common Admission Test exam is a combination of data interpretation and logical reasoning, whereas, in the NMIMS Management Aptitude Test, the section is solely logical reasoning. These two sections of the respective exams are different from the other sections. As a result, anyone hoping to pass the NMAT by GMAC should devote enough time to studying for the reasoning section of the exam, as the syllabus covered in the CAT-D section will not suffice. 
  3. VARC in CAT and Language Skills in NMAT: The VARC section of the Common Admission Test combined verbal ability and reading comprehension. Reading comprehension in Common Admission Test usually comes with tricky passages, whereas the passages in NMAT are relatively straightforward. Vocabulary- and grammar-based questions have more weight in the Language Skills section of the NMIMS Management Aptitude Test. However, the CAT VA will include reasoning-based questions. Students who want to prepare for NMIMS Management Aptitude Test and Common Admission Test at the same time must pay close attention to the Language Skills section of the NMIMS Management Aptitude Test after the Logical Reasoning section.

Q:   Which is the easiest of MBA entrance exams in India out of these: NMAT, MAT, CAT, IIFT, SNAP, CMAT, IBSAT, XAT?

A:
Syllabus of all MBA entrance examinations such as CAT, XAT, MAT, NMAT, SNAP, CMAT, IIFT etc is similar with only minor differences. Toughness of examination is based on ratio of seats virus number of candidates appearing in MBA Entrance examination. CAT is the toughest because its score is used by legacy IIMs which are the best B-Schools in India. In India, based on MBA aspirants feedback, CMAT is the easiest MBA entrance examination. Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance examination conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The CMAT is a three hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidates’ ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. There is no fixed syllabus of CMAT examination. CMAT syllabus revolves around Basic Mathematics (mostly arithmetic from standard 1 to 10), Reasoning and Reading Comprehension.

Q:   What is the difficulty level of NMAT exam?

A:

The NMAT exam is conducted for MBA admission across multiple B -schools across India and abroad. Based on feedback from test takers of the past exam sessions, test takers found the exam to be moderate to tough in terms of difficulty standards. If compared with other MBA entrance exams, NMAT is comparatively easy as the candidates have the liberty to appear for the test three times and use the best scores for admission. Additionally, candidates can schedule the exam based on his/her convinience.

However, the level of difficulty can vary from year to year. Success in any entrance exam ultimately depends on the candidate's preparation and performance on the exam day.

 

NMAT Exam Details

NMAT 2024 is being conducted as the Computer-based Test (CBT) as well as the Internet-Based Test (IBT), wherein candidates can take the test from their home in an online remote proctored manner. However, the IBT facility is only available for candidates taking the test outside India. The test-takers need to solve 108 MCQs in 120 minutes. There is a sectional time limit in NMAT 2024 exam. The online exam has three sections: Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning.

Also Read: NMAT 2024 Exam Pattern

NMAT 2024 Result

The NMAT 2024 result will be declared on the official website of the NMAT by GMAC. The result can be checked online using login credentials. Candidates need to save the scorecard and take printouts of the result for future reference.

Q:   Is there any option to review answers in the NMAT exam?

A:
Yes, there is an option to review answers in the NMAT exam. Candidates can review as well as make changes in the answers in different sections within the slated sectional time limit. There is no option to move back and forth between sections. If a test taker moves to the next section, they will not be able to make any changes in the previous section. After the candidate submits the responses, NMAT score will appear on the screen. Once the candidate knows the NMAT score, he/she can plan the next attempt for the exam. The retake registration window is open for the candidate immediately after appearing for the NMAT exam.

Q:   What do scaled and percentile scores refer to in NMAT exam?

A:
NMAT scorecard is compiled of scaled and percentile scores. Here is the basic difference between scaled scores and percentile scores in NMAT exam- Scaled Scores - The test forms are equated to account for any difference in the overall difficulty and the raw test scores are normalised on a common scale to arrive at scaled scores. Percentile Score - The percentile rank or score is an indicator of score/rank of the candidate as compared to the score/rank of all the other test-takers. NMAT participating institute may accept any of the scores for admission based on NMAT exam.
 

Q:   Will GMAC inform about the release of NMAT scorecard?

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Candidates who take the NMAT exam get an email regarding the release of the scorecard. The scorecard is to be downloaded for future references at the time of admission. Graduate Management Admission Council, the conducting body of NMAT, will intimate the test takers about the release of the scorecard via an email. Typically, GMAC send an email for the release of official scorecard within 48 hours of the exam delivery. Alternatively, candidates will get the realtime updates on the release of NMAT results from shiksha's NMAT result article.

 

Q:   When will GMAC release NMAT results?

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Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) releases the NMAT scores immediately after the exam has been submitted. However, the scorecard is not downloadable immediately after the submission of responses. Candidates can download the NMAT scorecard within 48 hours of the test date. The scorecard can be downloaded and kept for future references while applying at different participating institutes. GMAC will share best of three exam scores within the NMAT participating institutes selected by the candidate while applying for the exam.

 

Top MBA Colleges Accepting NMAT Scores

Below is the list of colleges that accept NMAT scores for MBA admission.

Also Read: List of all MBA colleges accepting NMAT scores

NMAT Cut Off

NMAT accepting colleges take into consideration both sectional and overall NMAT cutoff of the test takers. The cut off is expected to be around 210-270. Click on the college predictor button below to predict calls from NMAT accepting colleges.

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Q:   Which colleges accept NMAT scores?

A:

More than 45 colleges across India accept NMAT scores for admission. As per the official website hosted by GMAC, NMAT participating institutes include

  • SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
  • K J Somaiya Institute of Management
  • Indian School of Business (ISB) (Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA)
  • SPJIMR (For PGMPW and GMP) 
  • SDA Bocconi Asia Center (formerly MISB Bocconi)
  • XIM University
  • T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), A Constituent Unit of MAHE, Manipal All MBA Programs, India
  • ICFAI Business School
  • SOIL Institute of Management
  • FLAME University 
  • Stoa School
  • Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab
  • ISBR Business School
  • Athena School of Management, Mumbai
  • School of Business, Woxsen University
  • IFMR Graduate School of Business
  • Thapar School of Management
  • SRM University, Delhi NCR, Sonepat
  • Shiv nadar Institute of Management Studies
  • School of Petroleum Management, PDPU
  • Jain University
  • CMS Business School
  • ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
  • GITAM Deemed to be University, Visakhapatnam
  • BML Munjal University
  • Bennett University
  • Universal Business School
  • Indus Business Academy (IBA), Bangalore
  • SRM University, Chennai 
  • Chitkara university
  • Alliance University
  • Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University
  • MIT World Peace University, Pune
  • BSE Institute Limited
  • Amity University
  • Jindal Global Business School, Delhi/NCR
  • VIT University
  • University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)
  • IILM University
  • Myra School of Business
  • Mody University
  • Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University
  • Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab
  • IIHMR University, Jaipur, Rajasthan
  • IFIM College
  • Jagdish Sheth School of Management
  • ATLAS SkillTech University
  • ISME School of Management and Entrepreneurship
  • iMET Global
  • Ansal University, Gurgaon
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Q:   What is the qualifying NMIMS Mumbai cutoff for admission to MBA course?

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NMIMS offers admission to MBA course (Part-time) on the basis of NMAT scores. Candidates seeking admission to NMIMS Mumbai must appear for the NMAT exam and qualify for the same. Tabulated below is the NMIMS Mumbai NMAT cutoff 2023:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Part Time) - NMIMS School of Business Management, Mumbai : NMAT score Cutoff (General-All India)
Section2022
Overall212

 

 

Q:   What is the expected NMAT cutoff for Amity University MBA admissions?

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Amity University admission 2023 to MBA course is based on MAT,  XAT,  CAT,  NMAT,  CMAT,  GMAT and CUET. The registration process for NMAT is going on. Candidates seeking admission through NMAT must apply before Oct 10. Candidates seeking admission to Amity University through NMAT can check previous year scores in the table below: 

Amity Business School : NMAT Cutoffs (GN-AI)
Course2022
MBA Retail Management140
Marketing and Sales 140
MBA Finance140
Human Resourse140
Supply Chain Analytics and Management140
 
 

NMAT 2024 Selection Process

The next stage of the NMAT selection process is the Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD & PI) round conducted by the participating institutes.

The participating institute may also decide to conduct a WAT (Writing Ability Test) or Case Discussion (CD) round instead of the conventional GD round. The final admission decision is based on the combined performance in NMAT online test and GD-PI round.

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NMAT 2024 will be conducted in 76 test centres across 73 cities in India.

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Answered 12 hours ago

The selection process for MBA at NMIMS University Bangalore involves the NMAT examination. The expected NMAT cutoff for NMIMS Bangalore is 224. Candidates are shortlisted based on their NMAT scores and then called for further rounds, which may include a Written Analytics Test, Psychometric Test, and

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FARDIN HOSSAIN SARDAR

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Answered 13 hours ago

No, with 88% in NMAT, it may not be possible to secure admission to the MBA programme at NMIMS University Bangalore. NMIMS considers the scores from the first attempt of the NMAT exam for MBA admissions, and the competition for admission is based on various factors beyond just the NMAT score

 

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FARDIN HOSSAIN SARDAR

Beginner-Level 4

Answered 13 hours ago

To gain admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme at NMIMS University Bangalore, you need to have a graduation degree with a minimum of 50% marks and a valid NMAT score. The cutoff for NMAT scores is 224

. Therefore, having 70% in NMAT alone may not be sufficient for admissio

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Tamim Islam

Beginner-Level 4

Answered 2 weeks ago

Woxsen University offers admission to three MBA courses namely MBA General, MBA Financial Services and MBA Business Analytics through NMAT scores. Candidates with a valid score are only eligible for the further admissions round of  Psychometric Test and the Personal Interview. Candidates seeking MBA

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Janki H Gajjar

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The table below shows the affordable and best MBA colleges accepting NMAT score in Delhi NCR having fees of INR < 1 lakh:

College NameTotal Tuition Fee
Galgotias UniversityINR 1 Lacs - INR 2 lakh
Amity Business SchoolINR 2 lakh
IILM UniversityINR 1 lakh

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Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

Return on Investment (ROI) reflects the profitability or benefits obtained by pursuing a course at a specific college. It evaluates the correlation between the fees invested during the study period and the returns received in the form of placements.

Outlined below are the colleges in Delhi NCR that a

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Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The provided table below showcases the top MBA colleges in Delhi NCR that accept NMAT scores, along with the placement packages offered to their graduates:

College Name

Annual Average Package

Amity University Noida MBA

INR 6 LPA

Galgotias University MBA

INR 3 LPA

Amity University Gurugram MBA

INR 5 LPA

Amity Business School MBA

INR 6 LPA

Delhi School of Business MBA

INR 7 LPA

Amity International Business School MBA

INR 6 LPA

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Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The various specialisations offered by top NMAT accepting MBA colleges in Pune along with their number of colleges:

Top SpecialisationsNumber of Colleges
Finance8
Human Resources6
Sales & Marketing6
Operations4
Digital Marketing3

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Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

FLAME University has the highest total tuition fee ranging between INR 12 Lacs – INR 13 lakh, while Suryadatta Institute of Management and Mass Communication has the lowest total tuition fee of INR 7 lakh.

The table below presents a compilation of private NMAT-accepting colleges in Pune, providing de

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Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

Return on Investment (ROI) is a measure that indicates the profit or benefits derived from pursuing a course at a specific college. It evaluates the correlation between the fees invested by the candidate during the study period and the returns obtained in the form of placements.

Provided below are th

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Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

134 Institutes accepting NMAT

MBA in Pharmaceutical Management
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    Placements

    4.1

    Infrastructure

    4.6

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.3

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.0

    Value for Money

    3.8
    (34)
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  • Total Fees: ₹ 7.50 Lakh
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  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
NMIMS, Mumbai

NMIMS, Mumbai

Vile Parle West, Mumbai

Admissions 2024

MBA in Business Analytics
  • 5.0

    Placements

    5.0

    Infrastructure

    5.0

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    5.0

    Crowd & Campus Life

    5.0

    Value for Money

    5.0
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 10.00 Lakh
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  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
MBA in Agriculture and Food Business
  • Total Fees: ₹ 6.00 Lakh
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  • 2 years
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  • Full Time
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 4.4

    Placements

    4.2

    Infrastructure

    4.5

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.3

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.6

    Value for Money

    4.3
    (640)
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  • Total Fees: ₹ 8.00 Lakh
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  • 2 years
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  • Full Time

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