NMAT 2024 Registration, Application Form: Expected Date, Exam Fees & Process

NMAT 2024 ( NMAT )

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Updated on Jan 16, 2024 14:14 IST

NMAT 2023 registration for additional phase has been closed. Candidates were able to register and schedule exam for NMAT 2023 additional round. With the registration window of NMAT exam, the conducting body, Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), has also released the NMAT by GMAC dates for the additional rounds. Candidates have to pay INR 2,800 as the NMAT registration fee to schedule the exam. Colleges accepting NMAT scores in India include NMIMS, SPJIMR, TAPMI, among others.

Under the NMAT registration process, candidates have to create an account, fill application form, choose school preferences, pay application fee, among other steps. Candidates holding a bachelor's level degree are eligible to apply for NMAT 2023 exam. Scroll down for more details on NMAT registration 2023, including important dates, steps to fill online form, registration fee, retake registration, and more.

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Direct Link for NMAT 2023 Registration

Candidates aspiring for NMAT exam have to complete the NMAT registration online. The official portal to register for NMAT exam is available on mba.com. The direct link to access the NMAT registration link is available here.

Direct Link to Apply for NMAT 2023:https://www.mba.com/exams/nmat

Candidates who wish for admissions based on NMAT scores are also required to fill and submit the admission forms released by the desired universities.

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


Aug '24 - Oct '24

NMAT 2024 Registration Window


Aug '24 - Dec '24

NMAT 2024 Resceduling Window


Aug '24 - Dec '24

NMAT 2024 Admit Card Issuance (immediately after scheduling)


Oct '24 - Dec '24

NMAT 2024 Retake Scheduling


Oct '24 - Dec '24

NMAT 2024 Exam Window


Eligibility Criteria for NMAT Registration 2023

Institutes accepting NMAT scores for admission set the eligibility criteria for admission. With 49+ b-schools accepting NMAT scores globally, there may be a distinction in the eligibility criteria of an individual institute. Candidates are advised to check the institute-specific eligibility criteria for admissions through NMAT 2023.

The space below mentions the common eligibility conditions to be fulfilled before proceeding to fill the NMAT application form.

  1. Qualifying Exam: Candidates must hold a graduation degree (irrespective of the discipline).
  2. Score in Qualifying Exam: An aggregate of 50 per cent must be obtained by the candidates in the bachelor's degree exams.

Also Read: NMAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

NMAT Registration Process 2023

GMAC facilitates the NMAT 2023 registration online. Candidates have to select an exam date after filling and submitting the NMAT application form. Candidates can navigate below to know the steps to fill NMAT application form.

The image below mentions the steps to complete the NMAT registration:

NMAT 2023 Registration Steps

How to Register for NMAT by GMAC?

How to Register for NMAT 2023?

1st Step: Visit the official website for NMAT 2023, i.e. mba.com/exams/nmat

2nd Step: For first time visitors, click the button reading 'Register for NMAT by GMAC.' Candidates who have already registered must click the link reading 'Already registered? Login here'

NMAT Registration 2023

First Step towards NMAT Registration 2023

3rd Step: Candidates must enter the following details to create mba.com account. This account can be used for registration of NMAT or GMAT exam:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Password
NMAT 2023 One-Time Registration

One-time Registration for NMAT 2023

4th Step: Verify the captcha followed by clicking on the button reading 'Create an account'

5th Step: Login using the credentials received on the registered email ID.

6th Step: From the login dashboard, click on the button reading 'NMAT by GMAC Dashboard'

NMAT by GMAC Registration Dashboard

NMAT by GMAC Dashboard

7th Step: Fill the application form with personal details, followed by uploading a passport size photograph and clicking on the next button

Personal Information in NMAT Registration 2023

Personal Information to be added while NMAT 2023 Registration

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8th Step: Enter the contact information, with alternate contact details, communication address, and permanent address. Click on the 'next' button to proceed

Contact Information in NMAT 2023 Registration

Contact Information to be added during NMAT Registration Process 2023

9th Step: Enter education and work experience details, followed by clicking on the 'Next' button.

Education Details in NMAT Application Form 2023

Academic/Work Experience Details to be added in NMAT Application Form

10th Step: Add school preferences. followed by adding some additional details about other MBA exams.

11th Step: Review all the details filled in the NMAT application form, followed by payment of NMAT registration fee. 

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NMAT 2023 Registration: Image Upload Specifications

Candidates need to upload a photograph while filling the online application form for NMAT 2023. NMAT application may get rejected if the candidates do not follow the below mentioned upload specifications:

  • Age of photograph: Candidates must upload a recent photograph, not more than 6 months old.
  • Photo format: JPG, PNG, JPEG.
  • Photo orientation: Candidates must upload the photo in a portrait format.
  • Background colour: The uploaded photo should have white or light coloured background.

Additional guidelines for photo upload:

  • Eyes of the applicant must be open and clearly visible
  • Uploaded photo must be front facing with face distinctly visible at the centre.
  • Shoulder tops should be also clear on the photo.
  • Photos not having the above-mentioned specifications or size will get rejected.
  • Candidates must not upload a photo where the test administration staff cannot sufficiently authenticate the identity.
  • Photos with a dark color background will get rejected.

Details Required in NMAT Application Form

Candidates need to enter multiple information during NMAT 2023 registration. These details include:

  • Personal information
  • Contact information
  • Education/Work Experience information
  • School preferences
  • Information about other MBA exams

Personal Information

Candidates filling the personal information have to mention the following details:

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Category
  • Nationality
  • Native language
  • Father's name
  • Mother's name
  • Id proof details

Contact Information

Candidates filling the contact information have to mention the following details:

  • Mobile number
  • Alternate contact number
  • Primary email ID
  • Alternate email ID 
  • Address, with country, state, city, pincode, etc.

Education Details

Candidates filling the education details have to mention the following details:

  • Highest Education Level achieved
  • UG country
  • UG University
  • UG College 
  • Stream
  • Degree name
  • Specialisation
  • Mode of UG degree
  • Graduation status
  • Graduation details with year of passing, marking scheme, and percentage

Work Experience Details

Candidates filling the work experience details have to mention the following details:

  • Type of engagement
  • Sector
  • Total work experience, as on July 1, 2023
  • Industry of employment

School Preferences

Candidates can add as many as five school preferences without paying any additional fees. With sixth preference of school, candidates have to pay INR 300 for each school preference added. The additional amount will appear on the registration fee page.

What is NMAT Rescheduling Window?

NMAT candidates can then choose the NMAT reschedule option in less than 72 hours from the scheduled time and date of the exam. Check the steps to register for NMAT 2023 reschedule below:

  1. Log in to the NMAT account using the login credentials
  2. Click on the “Schedule Exam” button
  3. Select the date and time of the test
  4. Select the preferable location
  5. Complete the process by paying the rescheduling fee using Credit Card only
  6. Click on the ‘process’ button

Candidates will be able to schedule the NMAT exam centre while filling the NMAT application form 2023.

Q:   Can I reschedule the NMAT exam after issuance of NMAT admit card?

Yes. GMAC issues the NMAT admit card as soon as the candidates completes the scheduling process. Candidates are able to choose the NMAT reschedule option at least 72 hours before the exam date. Hence, the option to change the exam date is available after the issuance of the admit card. However, with only 72 hours left for the exam, GMAC will not allow the candidates to access the rescheduling window.

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

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 scheduling and rescheduling of NMAT exam?

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:   What is the procedure to reschedule the NMAT exam?

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.

NMAT Retake Registration 2023

Candidates can apply for two retake attempts after the first attempt. Check the below for NMAT 2023 retake registration-

  1. Key in credentials created for NMAT 2023 registration in the dashboard
  2. Select 'retake section'
  3. Select fresh date and time and complete NMAT retake registration with fee payment

Q:   How many times is NMAT registration window facilitated?

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:   What is the procedure to retake NMAT exam?

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.

Q:   What is meant by NMAT retake window?

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.

NMAT Registration Fees 2023 (Updated)

Check the NMAT registration fee in the table below.

NMAT Application Type

Application Fee (in INR)

Test Registration (regular fee)

2,800 + applicable taxes

Retake exam fee

2,800 + applicable taxes


1,200 + applicable taxes

Request for sending NMAT Scores to B-schools other than first five

300 per B-school + applicable taxes

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NMAT Registration for Test Takers with Disabilities

Candidates with disabilities can request accommodation and scribe facility for NMAT exam day.

They need to upload a scanned copy of the Disability Certificate. NMAT by GMAC helpdesk will verify their application and update the status for accommodation and other facilities such as:

  • Extra time for NMAT exam (beyond 120 minutes)

  • Scribe/Reader for the exam day

  • Larger fonts in the testing system

  • Mobility assistance (wheelchair facility, helper staff, etc.)

Once the status is verified and updated, the e-payment window will be activated for payment of NMAT registration fees. Pearson VUE will contact the candidates to provide accommodation at the test centre location and required equipment for disabled candidates.

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FAQs on NMAT 2023 Registration

Refer to the section below for frequently asked questions on NMAT exam registration:

Q:   When does GMAC commence the NMAT registration process?


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:   Is there any provision of NMAT application form correction?

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:   Is NMAT registration available throughout the year?

No. Candidates can apply for NMAT exam only within a specified timeline. NMAT registration is typically facilitated in the first week of August. The registration window remains open for a period ranging from 65 days to 90 days. However, candidates are allowed to create an account with GMAC for NMAT exam. Account creation is available for free, throughout the year. Candidates need to pay the NMAT registration fee only after they have filled the application form and are proceeding to schedule the exam attempt.

Q:   Will I have to fill a separate application form for NMAT and participating institutes?

Yes. Candidates will have to fill the NMAT application form to appear for the exam. To apply for admission based on NMAT scores, candidates will have to fill the application form at desired college website. All NMAT participating institutes have a separate admission window. Therefore, candidates must be cautious of crucial deadlines to apply for admission based on NMAT exam scores. Besides a separate application form, several participating institutes have a criterion to only accept the NMAT score from the first attempt. Therefore, candidates must check the eligibility as well as the admission deadline of the desired college that accepts NMAT scores for MBA Admission.

Q:   Will I be notified about the submission of the NMAT application form?

Yes, after submission of the NMAT application form, candidates will receive a confirmation email on their registered email id. Also, while filling the NMAT application form, candidates can select the preferable mode of communication to receive a notification on preparation tools and other information. The email comprising the NMAT form submission confirmation will have the registration number. Candidates need to preserve this email for any future references. After form submission, candidates will be allowed to schedule the NMAT exam using the NMAT scheduling window available in the login dashboard.

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