NMAT 2019

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

Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern for NMAT 2019

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Introduction to NMAT 2019:

  • About: NMAT is an entrance exam conducted by GMAC (The Graduate Management Admission Council) once a year for candidates who aspire to become MBA graduates or want to pursue any management graduate degree in India. It is a national level computer based entrance test for admissions to MBA or other management degree programmes. NMAT is being accepted in some of the major universities across India such as SVKM's, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, MISB Bocconi, Mumbai, ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations, Alliance University, Bangalore to name a few.
  • Conducted by: The NMAT by GMAC™ is a computer-administered test owned by the Graduate Management Global Connection (India) Private Limited (GMGC), a subsidiary of Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).

  • Registration: The Application Process will begin on 3rd July 2019 to 3rd October 2019 
  • Opportunites: The NMAT 2019 exam is organized to get admission into different postgraduate management programmes offered by Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC) and many other renowned Universities like Amity, Thapar, BML Munjal, VIT, etc.


  • Payment: New payment methods included like International Credit Card, Unified Payment Interface (UPI) and 12 mobile wallets.

  • Login: NMAT introduces new login method in which, candidates can log in to the NMAT official account by using their Google or Facebook account or through OTP (One time Password), or by Previous Year Credentials.

  • Exam Centres: Additional 20 new NMAT 2019 Exam centers in India and 4 International exam centres (Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Srilanka) added for better conduction of NMAT Examination.

  • Registration: Indore, Madhya Pradesh had the least expensive registration among all B-School.

  • Improved Official NMATPrep: Resources Enhanced diagnostics for NMAT Prep online exam, Free online exam with OG. 

NMAT 2019 Exam Highlights

Examination Name

NMAT 2019

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)

Exam Summary NMAT 2019

NMAT Exam Dates:

  • Application Availability: The Application date for NMAT available on 3rd July 2019. Candidates have to submit the application before 3rd October 2019.

  • Admit Card Date: The candidates can get their NMAT 2019 Admit card on the official website on 4th October 2019.

  • Essentials: The result for NMAT announces on 10th January 2020 on the official website. The NMAT counselling starts from 18th January 2019.

NMAT 2019 Eligibility:

  • As per the Institutions Requirements: It is the responsibility of the test taker to understand the eligibility requirements of all the universities and schools to which he/she is interested in applying before registering for NMAT by GMAC™ exam. If the test taker registers for the test and then determine that he/she is ineligible for admission to the desired program, no test fee refund will be made. For the eligibility requirements, test takers are advised to check the websites of each university and school where they plan to apply.
  • Registration Fee: All test takers who complete the Test Registration process pay the test fee within the time specified and follow the published NMAT by GMAC™exam terms and conditions may sit for the NMAT by GMAC™exam.

NMAT Admit Card:

  • Website: The candidates can download the admit cards from the official website.

  • Discrepancy: Once the admit card is downloaded from the website, the candidate must clarify if the details are correct. Any discrepancies have to be rectified before the exam date from the concerned authority.

  • Additional Details: To know more about admit card, go to NMAT 2019 Admit Card.

NMAT 2019 Result

  • Website: The results are uploaded on the official website and can be accessed by the candidate by logging on to the link provided 

  • Shortlisting: After the result is announced, the shortlisted candidates are called for the consequent rounds of group discussion and personal interview.

  • Further Details: To know more about results, go to the NMAT 2019 Results.

NMAT 2019 Registration

  • Availability: The application process for NMAT 2019 begins from 3rd July 2019 till 3rd October 2019 on the official website.

  • Mode: The mode of applying for the exam is only online.

  • Details: To know more about admission process, go to the NMAT 2019 Application Process.

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.

NMAT 2019 Syllabus:

  • Topics: The exam has three sections which are based on the syllabus including Quantitative aptitude, Mathematics,  English and other important topics.

  • PDF: The syllabus of NMAT is detailed in the syllabus section and for the convenience of candidates, we have attached the syllabus pdf of NMAT examination.

  • Details: To know more about the syllabus, go to the NMAT 2019 Syllabus.

Tips to prepare for NMAT 2019 Exam:

  • Tip 1: The candidates can refer to the suitable reference books and guides for the preparation of the exam.

  • Tip 2: Practising mock tests and answering the sample question papers will be helpful in answering the exam.

  • Tip 3:  The candidate has to go through the reference books to get clear with the concepts.

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.

Colleges Participating for NMAT 2018:

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




Contact Details of NMAT 2019:

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?

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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NMAT 2019 Important Dates

Important Dates summary for NMAT:

  • Application Registration Date: The application for NMAT will be available from 3rd July 2019, candidates can visit the official website and apply.

  • Last Date Of Registration: Candidates can apply before 3rd October 2019.

  • Examination Date: The NMAT 2019 examination will commence in 4th October 2019.

  • Announcement Of Results: The results for NMAT will be announced on 10th January 2020.

  • The late registration dates for NMAT is on October 2019.

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NMAT 2019 Eligibility

NMAT 2019 Eligibility Summary:

  • Age Factor: There is no age limit for candidates applying for NMAT 2019 Exam.

  • Eligibility for NMAT 2019 for MBA/MBA banking: The Candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3/4) in any discipline from a recognized University, Candidates with a work experience of more than 2 years in a Pharmaceutical Company are also eligible to apply for the NMAT exam. Also, Candidates appearing for the final year Bachelor’s degree program are also eligible to apply for NMAT 2019. International candidates who have more than 2 years of post qualification experience will be preferred. Candidates applying must have an aggregate minimum of 50%. Whereas, the international students applying for the NMAT exam must have a valid GMAT score of 600 and above to be eligible. (The GMAT score for last 3 years up to October 2019 will be taken into consideration).

  • Eligibility for NMAT 2019 for MBA Pharmaceuticals management: Candidates are required to have a full-time bachelor's degree in Pharmacy, Life Sciences, MBBS, BDS etc with an aggregate of 50% marks in their bachelor's. Candidates holding a post-graduate degree in Economics, Psychology, Sociology are also eligible to apply for NMAT 2019 Examination.

  • Eligibility for NMAT 2019 for EMBACandidates are required to have full-time graduation from a UGC recognized University to be eligible for NMAT. They are also required to have a minimum work experience of 5 years as an executive to be eligible for NMAT.

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NMAT 2019 Application Process

NMAT 2019 Application Process Summary:

  • Availability: The Application for NMAT 2019 available from 3rd July 2019  on the official site.

  • Deadline: The candidate has to submit the NMAT 2019 application before 3rd October 2019 

  • Official Website of NMAT: (http://www.nmat.org.in/test-takers/register-and-schedule/)

  • Application Form to NMAT: The Application Process for NMAT 2019 can be done online by visiting the official website for NMAT Examination. The candidates are required to fill in their mandatory details in the application form such as personal, education, work experience, contact, a list of programs to send scores, and the details of ID he/she will carry to the test centre for the NMAT exam. The successful registration and the submission of the application form will make the candidates eligible for the entrance test and Retake of NMAT 2019 Exam.

  • Payment of Application Fees to NMAT: In order to successfully register for NMAT, a non-refundable application fee has to be paid. The fee can be paid through both online and offline process, whichever the applying Candidate shall choose. For Online Mode, the NMAT fee can be paid through Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Debit Card and Net Banking and for Offline Mode it can be paid through Diners Club or Demand Draft. Note that the demand draft needs to be issued in favor of Graduate Management Global Connection (India) Private Limited payable at Gurgaon and send to the provided address.

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NMAT 2019 Application Form Details

Application Form Details summary for NMAT 2019:

  • Availability: The NMAT 2019 Application will be available between 3rd July 2019  and 3rd October 2019  on the official site of NMAT 2019.

  • Official website: The Application Form for NMAT 2019 examination can be found on the official website, Candidates willing to apply can visit the website. However, the following shows the fee details for the various NMAT 2019 actions.

  • Registration Without Late Fee: Applying Candidates will have to pay a fee ofINR 2000/- + Applicable taxes for successfully getting registered for the NMAT 2019 exam.

  • Retake Fee: Any Candidates willing to retake his/her NMAT examination will have to pay INR 2000/- + Applicable taxes.

  • Registration With Late Fee: The Candidates applying after the Registration Date will have to pay INR 2500/- + Applicable taxes.
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NMAT 2019 Admit Card

NMAT 2019 Admit card Summary:

  • Availing the Admit Card:  The NMAT 2019 examination Admit Card will be available on the official website of the NMAT examination. Candidates appearing for NMAT 2019 will be able to download their NMAT admit card online from the official website after the registration process is over. The admit card can be downloaded successfully after the payment is accepted by the GMAC. Candidates shall receive an email or SMS about payment receipt and successful registration. 

  • Details on NMAT 2019 Admit Card: The Admit Card for NMAT 2019  will contain all the necessary information such as the candidate’s name and roll number, the time and the date of examination, along with certain instructions which have to be followed by the Candidate compulsorily.

  • Admit Card to NMAT 2019: The NMAT Admit card is equivalent to a hall ticket and the admit card also serves the purpose of verification.The NMAT Admit card is an important document for all NMAT applicants. The NMAT admit card is to be carried to the exam centre. It is necessary for all candidates the Admit Card signed by the invigilator at the exam centre. Candidates are required to verify all details on the NMAT admit card and report any inconsistencies. NMAT Admit card should be kept safely until the admission process is over as it is used by colleges to verify the candidates' details. The NMAT admit card should not be tampered with as tampering the NMAT admit card will have unpleasant consequences.

  • Documents to be carried along with Admit Card: Candidates are advised to carry a Valid photo-ID proof along with the Admit Card to the NMAT 2019 examination centre, for verification purposes.

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NMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern summary for NMAT:

  • Mode of NMAT Exam: NMAT is a computer-based exam.

  • Duration of Exam: Alotted 02 hours for 120 Questions.

  • Marking Scheme for NMAT Exam: NMAT examination contains MCQ's (multiple choice questions), with no negative marking in place.

  • Marks Alotted: A total of 120 Marks allotted where each question carries 1 mark for the right answer.

  • Exam Paper Sections: The NMAT examination consists of the following sections:

    1. Language Skills: 32 Questions, 22 Minutes.

    2. Quantitative Skills: 48 Questions, 60 Minutes.

    3. Logical Reasoning: 40 Questions, 38 Minutes.

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NMAT 2019 Syllabus

Syllabus summary for NMAT:

The Syllabus for NMAT 2019 examination will be based on the Candidates previous education. Candidates are advised to have a look at the Sections present in the Examination Paper of the NMAT 2019 exam, to have a clear idea of which topics to have a look on. The NMAT examination tests the Language, Quantitative and Logical Reasoning Skills of the Candidates.

  • Language Skills could be tested based on the Candidates ability in Reading Comprehension, Passages, Poems, Synonyms, Anonyms,  Dictionary meanings of different words, Syntax, and correct grammar, Language usage, and their rules.
  • Quantitative Skills will be tested based on the Candidates ability to solve Arithmetics, Algebra, Trigonometry, 2D and 3D Geometry and Statistics, Line graph, Bar graph, Tables and Pie chart.
  • Logical Reasoning Skills will be tested based on how the Candidate understands/solves Multi-dimensional arrangements and Puzzles. 


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NMAT 2019 Results

Results Summary for NMAT 2019:

  • Result date: The result of NMAT 2019 will be declared by the GMAC on 10th January 2020 on the official site.

  • How to Obtain NMAT Score Card: The result will be available online on the official website of NMAT 2019 in the form of scorecards.

  • Email: An email will be sent to the candidates by GMAC informing them about the declaration of the result.

  • The scorecards at the same time will be sent to the colleges that the candidate had chosen at the time of filing the application.

  • Official website: To check their result, the candidates will be required to log in to the NMAT by GMAC official website with their email address and password.

  • Shortlisted: The candidates will be shortlisted based on their NMAT exam score and will be thus further called for a group discussion, personal interview, and written ability test.

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NMAT 2019 Counselling

Counselling summary for NMAT:

  • Counselling Date: The Counselling will commence as soon as the results have been released for NMAT 2019 examination. Qualified students will be called for group discussion round by the examining authority.

  • Eligibility:  After examining all aspects the authority will shortlist the qualifiers for further admission procedure. Those candidates who will clear the all three rounds namely, Entrance Test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview, will be invited for counselling session organised by the GMAC. 

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Colleges which accept [NMAT]

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 ?
, 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.

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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.

Want to get in ?
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2015
10 Nov 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • NMAT by GMAC exam is being conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). NMAT by GMAC scores at present  is taken into consideration by 12 institutions. 
  1. SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
  2. SRM University
  3. Alliance University
  4. BML Munjal University
  5. ICFAI Business School (IBS)
  6. VIT University
  7. Ansal University
  8. Mody University
  9. NIIT University
  10. Shoolini University
  11. Thapar School of Management
  12. Woxsen School of Business Management
  • Eligibility criteria: Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate.
  • One can  give upto three attempts for  NMAT test.
  • The typical cutoff is 360.

Want to get in ?
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2018
27 Oct 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The entrance exam for NMIMS Hyderabad is through NMAT conducted by GMAC. The admission process is as follows:

          1.) Written Test(NMAT)

          2.) Case Discussion

          3.) Personal Interview

  • The NMAT test is pretty simple, it tests you on quants, LRDI and Verbal.
  • For the case discussion round, you are given a case study in which you are supposed to discuss the underlying problems in the case and bring out solutions.
  • For the PI round they ask you questions on your personality and particularly on the field, you are in.

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

To get admission in Christ University, Bangalore I took CMAT and criteria was 70 percentile and above and must have completed your Under graduation course. I took CAT, NMAT, SNAP. The cutoffs are same as above

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.

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