NMAT Exam is a competitive management exam for admission into NMIMS - Narsee Monjee Institute of Management of Studies, scheduled from July 2, 2019 to December 17, 2019. The registration process is completely unique and simple. NMAT Application is available on the official website from July 2, 2019 and the last day to fill the application form is October 3, 2019.
The main intent of the GMAC exam is to select the best students for a management program. In 2019, the NMAT exam is set with comfort for the candidate to give his best. Here the details about NMAT by GMAC rank predictor, syllabus, exam dates, required marks and registration steps for NMAT Exam login are provided below.
- What is NMAT Exam?
- Courses Offered
- NMAT Exam Date
- Eligibility criteria for NMAT Exam
- NMAT Online Registration Steps
- NMAT Exam Accepting Colleges
- NMAT Admit Card
- NMAT Results
- Syllabus for NMAT Exam
- NMAT Preparation Tips
- NMAT Exam Centres
- Admission Process
- NMAT FAQ's
- Other Top MBA Exams
What is NMAT?
The NMAT full form is NMIMS Management Aptitude Test. It is a national level examination that opens the doors for admission into one of the best University NMIMS.
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).
NMIMS Courses offered
|Programs offered||No. of seats per program|
|MBA Human Resource||60|
|MBA Decision Science & Analytics (Dual Degree in MBA Decision Science & Analytics, SBM + MS Business Analytics & Information Management, Purdue University)||60|
|MBA in Pharmaceutical Management||120|
|PGDM - Bengaluru Campus||180|
|PGDM - Hyderabad||120|
|PGDM - Indore||60|
|PGDM - Navi Campus||60|
|PGDM - Business Analytics, Mumbai||60|
|PGDM in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Navi Mumbai||60|
MBA / MBA HR Programme
Course Commencement (tentative) : June 8, 2020
Closure of admission (last date of admission): June 24, 2020
NMAT 2019 Exam Dates
Application dates started in the month of July. After the first set of applications are received till October, the conducting authority will be open the window for reapplication.
|Event||From Date||To Date|
|Registration Date||July 2, 2019||October 3, 2019|
|Exam Date||July 2, 2019||December 17, 2019|
|NMAT Results||Third week of January|
|CD/PI||February 1-20, 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 Exam?
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.
An interesting fact about NMAT is it is one of the easier exams compared to CAT, MAT and CMAT.
|Exam Type||University Level|
|Exam Category||Post Graduate|
|Exam Date||July 2, 2019 to December 17, 2019|
|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. Only after a candidate completes the payment he or she will be considered as registered.
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. You are asked to follow application process for NMAT to clear all the confusion while filling the application form.
NMAT Exam Score Accepting Colleges
- SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad
- Alliance University, Bangalore
- Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida
- VIT University, Vellore
- GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
- Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
- Amity University, Delhi NCR
- University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun
- ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
- Jindal Global Business school - Delhi/NCR
- SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai
- Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh
- Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad
- Mody University, Rajasthan
- ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations
- SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
- BML Munjal University, Delhi
- Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad
- ISBR Business School, Bengaluru, Karnataka
- Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad
- BSE Institute Limited, Mumbai
- Bennett University - Delhi, NCR
NMAT 2019 Admit Card
NMAT 2019 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 Exam?
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.
What makes NMAT easier than CAT?
Preparing for MBA exams becomes very tiresome and hard if one is not strong with the basics. However, along with this, a candidate has to face some more challenges that include competition and difficulty of the exam paper. As a matter of fact, any aspirant would have to face both of the above-mentioned challenges in CAT exam.
While in NMAT Exam the competition drops down considerably. Every year a little over 90,000 candidates appear for NMAT. And the difficulty of the paper is also relatively less.
The 75 day window period that NMAT offers candidates also makes this exam exclusive. To know more about it read on. Take a closer look on other MBA Exams and compare it before deciding to take NMAT. An elaborate analysis is provided in the syllabus section.
NMAT 2019 Exam pattern
The number of questions in the exam as per paper pattern is 120 which has to be answered within a span of 120 minutes. The exam has three sections which are Language skills, Quantitative aptitude, and logical reasoning skills.
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
Candidates can choose test centres 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.
NMIMS Admission Process
After the results are out candidates can visit the NMIMS official website and check the list of shortlisted candidates. If an aspirant is selected then he or she can download the call letter and attend the admission process.
The counselling process for NMAT generally consists of CD (Case Discussion) and PI (Personal Interview) rounds. After these rounds, the final merit list will be posted on the official website of NMIMS college.
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NMAT Exam 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.