NMAT 2019

Exam Date : 4th October 2019 To 17th December 2019
Result Date : 10th January 2020


NMAT 2019 is a competitive management exam for admission into NMIMS - Narsee Monjee Institute of Management, scheduled from 4th October 2019 to 17th December 2019. The registration process is completely unique and simple. NMAT Application will be available from the month of July to the last day before the schedule of the exam which is on 3rd July 2019, and candidates must complete it on the same day.

Designed by GMAC this exam is intended to select the best students for a management programme. NMAT exam is set with comfort for the candidate to give his best.


NMAT Registration
Syllabus, Pattern & Preparation Tips

What is NMAT?

NMAT stands for NMIMS Management Aptitude Test. It is a national level examination that opens the doors for admission into one of the best University NMIMS. The institute has campuses in This score is also accepted by other leading institutes like Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad.

Some other leading colleges like Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, MISB Bocconi, Mumbai, ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations, Alliance University accept NMAT Score.

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

NMAT has 75 day window

NMAT Exam Dates 2019


From Date

To Date

Registration Date

3rd July 2019 

3rd October 2019 

Exam Date

 4th October 2019 

17th December 2019  

NMAT Results

January 2nd Week  

Scorecard Download Last Date

 March 31st, 2020 

Can we retake NMAT?

A candidate can attempt NMAT for a total of 3 times. But after the first attempt, he or she will have wait for 15 days to retake the exam again. Moreover one can reschedule NMAT if one cannot appear for the appointed time. Aspirants can reschedule NMAT within 72 hours of the previous appointment time.

Who is Eligible for NMAT?

All candidates with a valid bachelor's degree will be eligible for NMAT. Moreover, there is no age limit set by the exam authority. Generally, the qualification for NMAT is classified as below.

Aspirants must have scored at least 50% of the total marks in their bachelor's programme. Be that as it may, candidates with a work experience of 2 to 3 years are generally preferred. 

Furthermore, classification is available in the NMAT Eligibility section. Visit the page and learn more.

Exam Highlights

NMAT Exam Details

Major Elements


Exam Type

University Level

Exam Category

Post Graduate

Exam Date

4th October 2019 to 17th December 2019 

Exam Mode


Conducting Body

Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC)

NMAT 2019 Registration

Firstly one has to complete the process of registration. It can be done by visiting the official website and entering all the important information which includes a candidate's name, other personal details and academic details.

The second step is choosing the b-schools to which the candidate wishes to send the scores. Then it is followed by fee payment. After this one can download the admit card.

NMAT - 3 attempts in a year

NMAT Colleges

SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad

Xavier University, Bhubaneswar

SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai

ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations

ISBR Business School, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Alliance University, Bangalore

Amity University, Delhi NCR

Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh

SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat

Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad

Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun

Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad

BML Munjal University, Delhi

BSE Institute Limite, Mumbai

VIT University, Vellore

ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai

Mody University, Rajasthan

Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad

Benett University - Delhi, NCR

GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam

Jindal Global Business school - Delhi/NCR




NMAT Admit Card

The admit card can be downloaded by the candidate from his or her NMAT by GMAC™ login account. In addition to the admit card one has to bring the confirmation mail and show it or candidates can take a printout of it.

Moreover, they have to produce an original document for photo id and signature id.

After registration, one must download the admit card and bring it to the exam hall. It will be signed by a designated officer. During admission, some b-schools will demand the NMAT Admit Card and hence it is necessary to keep it safe.

More information about the admit card is available in the NMAT Call Letter Page.

NMAT Result - Scorecard

After four to 5 weeks of the commencement of the test, the scores will be sent via mail to the candidate. One has to log in to his or her NMAT by  GMAC™ account to access the results

After the final percentile is released, the scorecard will be sent to the concerned schools as mentioned by the candidate.

Details regarding the contents on the scorecard and percentile calculation and some more elaborate information on the score is available on NMAT Result section.

What is the syllabus of NMAT?

GMAC has updated the syllabus of NMAT and it has three major sections they are the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.

PDF of the syllabus for NMAT has been attached in the syllabus section. Click here to have a look at it.

NMAT 2019 Exam pattern

  • Number of Questions: The number of questions in the exam is 120 which has to be answered within a span of 120 minutes.

  • Sections: The exam has three sections which are Language skills, Quantitative aptitude, and logical reasoning skills.

  • Additional Details: To know more about exam pattern, go to NMAT Exam Pattern section.


How to prepare for NMAT? 

Answer to this question cannot be given in a nutshell because the preparation strategy varies from person to person. However, we have shared important tips briefly below.

Tip 1: Choose the right study material for this test.

Tip 2: Practice as many mocks and analyze each mock extensively.

Tip 3:  Stick to the basics and revise them.

The longer version of this and a list of reference books are available in the reference books section.

NMAT Test Cities

Preference: The candidate has to select the preferable cities for the NMAT Examination.

Locations: Candidates can choose from the 58 exam centres from the four zones. NMAT is an online test conducted in 58 locations in 44 cities across India. and at 4 International centres.  Learn more about NMAT exam centres before filling the registration form.

Contact Information

Grievance Officer

  • Name:

    Sukant Chakraborty

  • Address:

    Graduate Management Global Connection (India) Private Limited, 405, 4th Floor, Suncity Business Tower, Golf Course Road, Sector 54, Gurgaon 122 002 India

  • Email:

    nmatsupport@gmac.com or nmatprivacy@gmac.com

  • Phone:


  • Time:

    Mon to Fri (9:00 to 18:00) IST.

NMAT 2019 FAQs

Q: Is the exam conducted in offline mode?

No. NMAT is conducted in online mode only.

Q: What is the exam pattern?

The NMAT question paper consists of 120 objective type questions and is divided into three sections.

Q: What is the marking scheme?

For every correct answer, the candidate will be awarded one mark and there is no negative marking.

Q: Can a candidate switch between sections during the exam?

No. A candidate cannot switch between the sections during the exam. A certain period of time is allotted for answering all three sections. Once the allotted time is completed, the answers in that section cannot be edited.

Q: Can the section order be chosen by candidates?

Yes. Candidates can choose the order of the sections.

Q: Is working experience considered as a criterion?

Candidates with a working experience of minimum two years will have high chances of getting admission into the college.

Q: What is the minimum qualification required?

Candidates should have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate in their full-time Bachelor's Degree. Candidates who completed their Bachelor's Degree through distance education will be not be considered eligible to apply for the job.

Q: What is the qualification required for MBA in Pharmaceutical Management?

Applicants should have a minimum of four-year certification in MBBS, Pharmacy, Life Science, BDS, BHMS, Science, BAMS, B.Sc or M.Sc in Biotechnology, B.Tech in Bio-Tech or Bio-Medical Degree. 

Q: Are international students eligible to apply for NMAT?

Yes. International students are also eligible to apply for the exam.

Q: What is the qualification required for International students?

Students must have a Bachelor's degree with an aggregate of minimum 50% and they must also have a GMAT score of 600 or above. Students with more than two years of work experience are favored.

Q: What are the criteria considered for shortlisting the candidates?

Shortlisting of the candidates is done based on their performance in NMAT 2019, group discussion, and personal interview.

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Colleges which accept [NMAT]

Want to get in ?
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2018
18 Mar 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Eligibility Criteria: A graduate of pursuing a final year of graduation

Entrance exam: IBSAT, NMAT

Cut off: 50% in the final year of graduation.

Want to get in ?
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2018
09 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Eligibility criteria: Under Graduate from any stream with min 50% Admissions procedure : Apptitude Test and Personal Interview. Entrance exam: AMAT,CAT,NMAT Cutoffs : NIL

Want to get in ?
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management [PGDMM], batch of 2019
20 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

This is among the best colleges in Bengaluru for PGD program. Its a lush green campus having all the facilities like boardroom style classrooms, auditorium, WiFi, state of the art library, laundry, residential hostel, grocery store. The course they provide is up to industry standard. You will get a practical exposure to what is corporate world about. You will get prepared and placed well. Love the environment as it is full of green trees. Its a nice place to study. CAT, MAT, XAT, GMAT, GRE, CMAT, NMAT are accepted.

Want to get in ?
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2019
14 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria for the MBA program in NMIMS is a graduate (3yrs / 4yrs. Work experience is not mandatory but definitely has a weight. To secure an admission the first step is to write NMAT by GMAC. There are 3 attempts and the best score would be sent to the institution. After this, the interview and gdpi would be scheduled for which you will have to travel to Mumbai. The typical cut off for the course is 208 and there are sectional cut-offs as well which vary every year. However, their range is around 85-90 percentile

Want to get in ?
Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], batch of 2019
20 Jan 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

CMAT, CAT, NMAT are the entrance exam to get the admission in this college. The cutoff is around 60%.

Want to get in ?
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2020
26 Oct 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I wrote the NMAT exam to get admissions and the cutoff is 180.


Want to get in ?
, batch of 2019
29 Aug 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I am pursuing my MBA degree plus PGDM with dual specialisation and criteria for it was more than 75 percentile in CAT, CMAT, NMAT and MH CET. I got admission through NMAT. My overall profile evaluation was undertaken before shortlisting.

Want to get in ?
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2019
20 Jul 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Entrance exam : CAT/XAT/ NMAT/ X-GMAT. Entarnce exam I took : NMAT  Cutoff : 90+

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2015
30 Mar 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The Candidate must have completed 10+2 or equivalent exam with a minimum 60% marks.
  • The Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management & Engineering conducts an entrance called NMAT which every candidate need to appear for who are seeking for an admission.
  • There is no fixed cut-off, the rank of the candidate is considered for admission.

Want to get in ?
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2015
12 Dec 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process


  • The ICFAI Business School, [IBS] Hyderabad has total 9 campuses throughout India providing MBA/PGDM  degrees.
  • The entrance exam to be given for the entrance is CAT, IBSAT, NMAT.
  • Since for IBSAT, the criterion is never revealed, you simply get a result informing you about the clearance of exam, followed by the location for group discussion and personal interview.

Discussion Forum

NMAT 2017 post graduate level exam

Is the NMIMS exam a post graduate level exam?

Asked By: Rishika Yadav,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the NMAT exam is a post graduate level exam.

NMAT 2017 NMIMS full form

What is the full form for NMIMS?

Asked By: Pushan Mukhopadyay,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The full form of NMIMS is Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Study.

NMAT 2017 Computer Based test

Is the NMAT exam a computer based test?

Asked By: Melanie Roy,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the NMAT exam is a computer based entrance test.

NMAT 2017 Exam

When is the NMAT exam?

Asked By: Mohammed Danish,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The NMAT exam will be held from October to December 2017.

NMAT 2017 Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Study (NMIMS)

Can you give me a brief about the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Study (NMIMS)?

Asked By: Caren Colaco,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Study (NMIMS) has a legacy of 35 years. NMIMS is one of the top 10 B-schools in India and has also emerged as a multi-disciplinary University with four campuses at Mumbai, Shirpur, Bengaluru & Hyderabad and it also has 11 constituent schools that include Management, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce, Business Economics, Science, Law, Aviation, Liberal Arts & Distance Learning. Today more than 12000 students and 450 full-time faculty members are part of India's most sought after academic community i.e. NMIMS.

NMAT 2017 Query regarding exam level

Is NMAT an undergraduate level exam?

Asked By: Anita Mishra,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, the NMAT exam is a postgraduate level exam.

NMAT 2017 Purpose

Why is the NMAT exam conducted?

Asked By: Jagadish R,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) is conducted for admissions to MBA or other management degree programmes.

NMAT 2017 Exam level

Is the NMAT exam a National level exam?

Asked By: Lovelin Pereira,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The NMAT exam is a national level computer based entrance test.

Change in Content of NMAT 2017

I have heard that the content of the NMAT 2017 will change this year? Is it true?

Asked By: Sagar Goud,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The content will not change for the NMAT by GMAC.

The exam will be a multiple-choice question paper that includes Quantitative Ability, Language Skills and Logical Reasoning.

Addition of Balance time to next sections of NMAT 2017 sections

If a test taker completes answering and reviewing a section before the allotted section time completion, does the balance time get added to the next section(s)?

Asked By: Vybahv Sagar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, one cannot add balance time of one section to the other.

If a test taker completes answering and reviewing a section before the allotted section time expires, he/she may choose either to revise the section or move to the next section, but the balance time cannot be added on to the next section timing.