NMAT 2020 Application form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Fee


NMAT is a Management Aptitude Test conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) every year to get admission for the graduate management programs in different B-schools across India. It is conducted in 44 cities across India and in 4 international centers. A candidate is allowed to take a maximum number of 3 attempts.

Latest Updates:

NMAT 2020 Schedules Released by GMAC, Click Here For Details


NMAT 2019 Exam Highlights

Name of the ExamNMIMS Management Aptitude Test 
Exam Conducting BodyGraduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
Official Websitenmat.org.in
Top MBA Colleges that accept NMAT ScoreNMIMS, SPJIMR, ISB, XIMB, VIT, ICFAI, Shiv Nadar, SDA Bocconi, L M Thapar, etc.
NMAT 2019 Testing Window75 days between October to December 2019
Mode of ExamOnline Computer Based
NMAT Application FeeINR 2500 + GST (for 2019)
Total Questions120
Number of Sections3
Difficulty LevelModerate as compared to CAT, XAT, SNAP
Required NMAT exam Percentile for MBA admission in Top Colleges
90+
Exam application process
Online
Courses OfferedMBA/PGDM
NMAT Help Desk7863008300 | [email protected]


NMAT 2020 Exam Centers:

Domestic Test Centers:
Region
Cities
North
Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi
South
Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijaywada
East
Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong
West
Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara
Central
Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur
International Test Centers:
Location
Country
Kathmandu
Nepal
Thimpu
Bhutan
Dhaka
Bangladesh
Colombo
Srilanka


NMAT 2019 Schedule:

Events
Dates
NMAT 2019 Registration
July 02, 2020 – October 05, 2020 
NMAT Scheduling 2019
July 02, 2019 – October 18, 2020
Late Registration 
October 06, 2020 – October 12, 2020 
Registration – Retake 
October 07, 2020 – December 16, 2020 
Re-scheduling
July 02, 2020 – December 16, 2020
Re-take Scheduling
October 07, 2020 – December 16, 2020 
NMAT 2019 Exam Date 
 October 06, 2020 – December 19, 2020 
Result Declaration

21st January 2021

Last date for Scorecard Download
 March 31, 2021 
Starting of Registration for PI/CD 
on the month ofMarch 2021 onwards 
Dates for GD/PI 
 March 2021 onwards 


1. The Admit card of NMAT is generally released in the 1st week of September. The candidates submit the NMAT application form they are able to download the admit card.

2. The candidates can download the admit card on the official website of NMAT by logging in and using their registration number and date of birth.

3. The admit card consists of the name of the candidate, their hall number, roll number, address of the exam center, date and timing of the exam with exam guidelines etc.

4. Without the admit card, no candidate is allowed to the exam hall.

5. The candidates should keep the admit card for future purpose.

How to download the admit card

Step.1- Visit the official website of NMAT and click on ‘Download Admit Card’ link. The admit card link will be available on the website.

Step.2- Enter your registered email id and password.

Step.3- Your admit card will appear on the display screen. Check all the details and then download it.

Step.4- Take a print out of the admit card of NMAT and carry it to the exam center along with the photo id proof.





The discrepancy in NMAT Admit Card

Candidates can contact NMAT helpdesk (7863008300/ nmatsupport@gmac.com) in case of any discrepancies. Possible errors/ queries may include:

a. If your name or any other personal information is misspelled/ incorrect

b. If your photograph is not visible

c. If you are unable to download admit card despite successful registration

To give NMAT entrance  the NMAT schedules and NMAT syllabus regarding this is very important.

NMAT 2019 Syllabus:

To crack any type of exam the syllabus regarding that exams very necessary. candidates preparing for NMAT entrance most have knowledge of NMAT schedules and the NMAT exam pattern as well as the cutoff too. The syllabus of NMAT is given below-

Language Skills SyllabusQuantitative Skills SyllabusLogical Reasoning Skills Syllabus
Reading comprehension
Algebra (Linear/Quadratic Equation)
Coding & Decoding
English grammar & vocabulary
Number Systems
Numeric Grid
English UsageQuantitative Skills
Series
Fill in the blanks
Percentage
Critical Reasoning
Synonyms & antonyms
Trigonometry
Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments
Idioms, phrases, clauses
Ratio and ProportionCalendars
Sentence error/correction
Line graph, Bar graph, Pie Charts, Tables
Multi-dimensional arrangements
Word meaning
Profit and Loss
Syllogisms
Para jumbles
Arithmetic
Puzzles
Statement correction
Average
Statement Conclusions
-2 D and 3 D Geometry, and Statistics
Arrangement
-Time, Speed, and Distance
Course of Action
-Modern Math
Family tree
-Work/Time
Blood Relations
-Mixture and Solution-
-Simple/Compound interest
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-Mensuration
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-Permutations and Combinations
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-Probability
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-Coordinate Geometry
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NMAT 2019 Exam Pattern: 

NMAT will be conducted in online mode. The question paper consists of 120 multiple choice questions and the time limit is 120 minutes. A total of 32 questions are asked from language part which is to be completed in 22 minutes, 48 from quantitative skills with a time limit of 60 minutes, and 40 from logical reasoning part to be completed within 38 minutes. As announced by GMAC, the NMAT by GMAC exam pattern would remain of moderate difficulty level. Besides, the NMAT 2020 pattern will also remain without any major changes. Given the fact that NMAT pattern 2020, like last year will not have negative marking, the NMAT test takers can expect a good score in NMAT exam.

One of the key attractions in NMAT paper pattern is the facility to retake the NMAT exam in case the NMAT exam score in the first attempt is not satisfactory. You can view your results and then decide to apply to business school or retake the test depending on your comfort with the results you’ve obtained.  

Exam Pattern:
SectionQuestionsTime DurationMarks
Language Skills
3222 minutes96
Quantitative Skills
4860 minutes144
Logical Reasoning
4038 minutes120
Total
120120 minutes360






NMAT 2019 Exam Feature Details

NMAT 2019 Exam FeaturesNMAT 2019 Details
Number of sections
3 – Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning
Exam mode
Online
Medium of the exam
English
Exam duration
120 minutes
Total number of questions
120
Type of questions
Multiple Choice Questions
Total marks
360

To know about syllabus : Click Here



NMAT 2019 Cut off:

NMAT is a Management Aptitude Test conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) every year to get admission for the graduate management programs in different B-schools across India.

The candidates will qualify the entrance exam if they secure marks that is equal to or more than the decided cut off marks.  The cut off mark also depends on the level of questions, the number of candidates participated in the exam, availability of seats and the previous year cut off too.

The minimum marks or percentile required to appear for further selection rounds in the participating institutes of NMAT by GMAC is known as the cutoff score/percentile. Candidates satisfying the respective NMAT by GMAC cutoff marks of the management institutes will be called for Group Discussion (GD) / Writing Ability Test (WAT) / Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview rounds conducted by them. 

The admissions to the participating B-schools will completely be based on candidate's merit and his/her NMAT by GMAC 2019 cutoff.




Factors Determining NMAT 2019 cut offs

Cut offs for admission through NMAT are determined on the basis of several factors, like:

i. Number of seats in the particular course

ii. Difficulty level of NMAT exam

iii. Number of NMAT application forms received

iv. Number of candidates who appeared in the exam

v. Past years cut offs and admission trend

Candidates most have knowledge about the NMAT Exam Schedules, NMAT Pattern, and NMAT Results too

NMAT 2019 Application Process:

NMAT is a Management Aptitude Test conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) every year to get admission for the graduate management programs in different B-schools across India. It is conducted in 44 cities across India and in 4 international centers. To give the NMAT entrance candidates most have fill the application form. candidates are request to check the NMAT eligibility criteria and also check the NMAT dates and NMAT Syllabus too.

How to apply for NMAT 2019
For NMAT by GMAC registrations, the candidates are required to follow the steps given below:






1. Visit the official NMAT 2019 registration website.

2. Click on the ‘Register Now’ if you are a first time applicant

3. A registration window will open where you will have to provide basic details like name, phone number, email ID and click on 'Register' button

4. After registration, candidates will receive their user id and password

5. Fill the NMAT application form with academic details, personal details and work experience, etc.

6. Select five B-schools for sending NMAT by GMAC scores

7. Upload scanned copy of your passport size photograph. The photo should resemble the your photo in at least one Photo ID proof to be carried on the exam day

8. Next, pay the NMAT registration fee using any of the options - Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, VISA, and Mobile Wallets

9. After the payment has been done, you will be able to book your exam slot and download NMAT admit card 

NMAT 2020 Application Fee:

The registration fee is to be paid through any one of the online transaction ways- Credit card/Debit card/Net banking/American Express card/Diners card/IMPS/UPI/Mobile wallets.

NMAT 2019 Application SpecificationApplication Fee
Test Registration (regular fee)
Rs 2000 + applicable charges
Test Registration (Late)
Rs 2500 + applicable charges
Retake exam fee
Rs 2000 + applicable charges
Reschedule
Rs 1100 + applicable charges
Request for sending NMAT Scores to B-schools other than first five
Rs 200 per B-school + applicable charges


NMAT 2019 Counselling:

NMAT is a Management Aptitude Test conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) every year to get admission for the graduate management programs in different B-schools across India. The cutoff is on of the important thinks to get admission. The brief idea regarding the cut off is given below-

1. NMAT cut off is the minimum score required to be eligible for admission to the institute

2. These cut offs are determined individually by the NMAT participating institutes

3. Some institutes release their cut off as scores, while some release at percentile

4. Some institutes fix different cut offs for different MBA/PGDM programmes

After the release of the result, qualified candidates have to appear for the counselling session with required documents. The allotment of the seats will be done according to the merits and no of applicants in the entrance test. The process of counselling is expected to be held in last week of April 2020. The document verification, confirmation of application will be held after date is announced.  

The selection process of NMAT 2019 comprises of 3 stages:

1. Marks scored in NMAT 2019

2. Case Discussion

3. Personal Interview

4. Academic record

5. Work Experience

6. Academic/Gender diversity

Once a candidate qualifies the cut-off, he is called for case discussion (also known as group discussion). Candidates are asked to present their case among a group of people on the given topic. Shortlisted candidates are called for Personal Interview.

During the preparation of final merit list, work experience is also considered. Selected candidates can download their call letter from the official website.

Given below is a pie chart about the percentage of students who registered for NMAT from different backgrounds:




Here is a pie chart showing the registration of candidates from various geographic regions of the country:




NMAT 2019 Result:

The result of NMAT 2020 is expected to be released in 3rd week of Jan 2020. Candidates can obtain their scores from the official website using their user id and password.  The result consists of the section-wise as well as the overall marks of the candidates. The name of the qualified candidates take place in the merit list and they can appear in the counselling process. 

Your NMAT Score card is published on the offiicial NMAT by GMAC exam website nmat.org.in after a month from your exam date. These are the window wise NMAT results published periodically after 4-5 weeks from the date of your taking the exam. Your score card will be updated with scaled scores for all the attempts. 

How to check NMAT 2019 Score Card