NMAT 2018:Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) is conducted from October 5 to December 18, 2017. The test is held in computer based mode across 44 Indian cities and 4 abroad. Registration for retake is available from October 6 to December 14, 2017. The test carries 120 objective type questions from three sections- Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. Each section have separate timings. NMAT 2018 result will be declared in the third week of January. NMAT cutoff will be released by the participating institutes after the declartion of result. On the basis of scores and cutoff, candidates will be called for next round of selection procedure to be conducted by the participating institutes. Candidates appearing for the exam can download their admit card after successful payment of application fees. Candidates can take three re-takes in NMAT by GMAC. NMAT is conducted for admission to management programmes offered by 18 business schools in the country. Read below for more details on NMAT result, cutoff, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus and selection procedure.
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|Exam Name||Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test (NMAT)|
|Commonly known||NMAT by GMAC|
|Conducting Body||Graduate Management Admission Council|
|Programmes covered||MBA and other management programmes|
|Mode of exam||Computer based|
The table below contains the lists of important dates of NMAT 2018.
NMAT Important Dates
|S.No.||Events||Start Date||End Date|
|1.||NMAT 2018 application form||July 4, 2017||October 3, 2017|
|2.||Candidates can start scheduling for the test||July 4, 2017||October 16, 2017|
|3.||NMAT late registration starts from||October 4, 2017||October 14, 2017|
|4.||Candidates can register for re-take||October 6, 2017||December 14, 2017|
|5.||Candidates can reschedule for the test||July 4, 2017||December 15, 2017|
|6.||Applicants can re-take re-scheduling||October 6, 2017||December 15, 2017|
|7.||NMAT 2018 test will be held from||October 5, 2017||December 18, 2017|
|8.||Results to be announced on||Third week of January 2018|
|9||Last date to download||March 31, 2018|
NMAT eligibility criteria has been prescribed by GMAC. According to the eligibility criteria, to be eligible for NMAT 2018 candidates must have a bachelors degree with minimum 50%. Final year graduation candidates can also apply for the exam. Candidates can appear for NMAT by GMAC up to a maximum 3 times i.e first attempt and two retake attempts. Applicants with two or more year of work experience will be given preference. Both national and international students can apply for NMAT. Read More
NMAT application form was available online from July 4 to 3. To fill the application form candidates had to first register for the exam. Post that candidates had to enter their personal and academic details as well as work experience, programme, upload photograph and preference of school. After submitting details candidates have to pay the examination fee online. Application fee was Rs 1800 for five programmes or schools. However those applying for more than five programmes or schools had to pay an additional amount of Rs 200. After successful registration candidates received an email with their unique NMAT by GMAC registration number. Candidates were allowed to edit certain details like preference of school and contact details. NMAT application form can be filled in three steps.
Step 1: Registration by submitting first, last name, country, mobile number, email id and choose a password.
Step 2: Filling the application form by personal, contact details, work experience, programmes, schools and upload photograph. Post that accept the terms and conditions and submit the application form.
Step 3: In the next step candidates have to pay their examination fees
Step 4: After successful registration, candidates can schedule their exam and download admit card.
NMAT will be conducted at 58 exam centres across 44 cities in India and 4 international cities. The list of NMAT exam cities in India are divided into five zones- North, West, South, Central and East. Candidates have to choose NMAT exam centres at the time of application. The lists of NMAT exam centres are given below.
|Indian cities||International cities|
Check here for complete lists of NMAT exam centres
NMAT admit card of NMAT is available online. Candidates can download their admit card after successful registration and payment. To download NMAT admit card candidates have to login in their NMAT by GMAC account and enter user id and password generated after registration. NMAT admit card contains the registration details and photograph. Candidates should carry the admit card along with print out of confirmation email and two identity proofs. NMAT 2018 admit card is an important and without the same candidates will not be allowed to appear in the exam.
NMAT will be conducted in computer-based mode. According to NMAT exam pattern, the exam will be held for 120 minutes duration and each section have separate timings. The exam comprises three sections - Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. The question paper will carry 120 questions. Candidates have the option to select the order and sequence of test sections. Candidates are advised to review their answer before they proceed to the next section. As per NMAT marking scheme, 3 marks will be awarded to candidates for correct answer and there is no negative marks for wrong answers. NMAT exam pattern 2018 is given below.
|Section||Number of questions||Time allotted (minutes)|
NMAT syllabus contains topics from Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. The language skill section of NMAT comprises questions assess a candidates verbal ability, language structure skills and reading comprehension. While the quantitative skill section evaluates a candidates calculative ability. Questions in logical reasoning section are designed to tests a candidates analytical skills. Check below NMAT syllabus.
|Language Skills||Quantitative Skills||Logical Reasoning|
|Language usage & their rules||Arithmetic||Family tree|
|Para Jumble and Syntax||Modern Mathematics||Coding and Decoding|
|Grammar||Data interpretation||Decision-making & verbal skills|
NMAT 2018 result will be declared in the third week of January. The scores of candidates are made available within four weeks from the date of exam. The result will be announced online and no hard copy of the same will be sent to candidates by post. To check NMAT result candidates have to enter their user id and password. NMAT scorecard will have total score, sectional score and percentile ranking of the candidate. On the basis of NMAT scores candidates will be shortlisted for further rounds conducted by the participating institutes. The scaled scores are calculated after normalising the marks of candidates to adjust the difficulty level while the percentile scores are calculated at the end after all the candidates have appeared in the exam. After declaration of NMAT result 2018 the scores of candidates will be sent to the business schools that they have applied.
NMAT cutoff is the minimum marks that candidates must obtain to be shortlisted for the counselling rounds. NMAT cutoff will be released by the participating institutes after declaration of result. Each participating institute will prepare their own NMAT 2018 cutoff. NMAT cutoff depend on factors such as number of total number of candidates appeared in the exam, difficulty level, availability of seats etc. NMAT cutoff of previous years released by some of the participating institutes are given below.
|Colleges||Cutoffs and percentile|
|LM Thapar School of Management||150 and above|
|IBS Business school||150+|
The selection procedure of NMAT 2018 would depend on the business school the student has applied. Based on NMAT scores the participating institutes will prepare merit list to select candidates for the next round of selection process. Candidates will be called for Group Discussion (GD), Writing Ability Test (WAT), Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview depending on the institutes selection procedure. Further, they will be offered final admission based on their NMAT scores, performance in GD/WAT/CD/PI, past academic records and work experience. The admission criteria vary as per the participating institutes.
A total of 23 management institutes will accept NMAT by GMAC score 2018. Check the list of participating Universities accepting NMAT 2018 score from the list below
NMAT Syllabus 2018 - The syllabus of NMAT contains the topics or chapters that candidates must prepare for the exam. The examination authority has not prescribed any syllabus for NMAT. However, the experts have suggested topics that are important for NMAT 2018 after analysing the previous years’ question papers. Candidates should prepare the topics given in NMAT syllabus since the question paper is based on the... Read more
NMAT Sample Papers: The sample papers of NMAT gives candidates an idea about the types of questions asked in the exam. NMAT 2018 sample papers have been designed based on the previous years’ question paper, syllabus and exam pattern. NMAT sample papers are prepared unlike the original question papers of the exam and practising these helps candidates to improve their speed, accuracy and question solving ability. NMAT... Read more
NMAT Admit Card 2018 – The admit card of NMAT will be generated immediately after the registration process. NMAT admit card is available online and candidates have to download it from the ‘Admit Card’ tab provided in the NMAT by GMAC account. To download and print NMAT 2018 admit card candidates should login with their user id and password provided after successful registration. NMAT admit card contains... Read more
NMAT Application Form 2018 – The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released the NMAT 2018 application form online on July 4. The candidates can fill and submit the NMAT application form 2018 until October 03, 2017. A link to access NMAT registration cum application form has been provided on this page. To apply for GMAC by NMAT, first candidates are required to register for the test by entering the... Read more
NMAT Test Cities 2018 – The NMAT by GMAC 2018 is scheduled to be held from October 05, across 44 Indian and 4 International test cities. The list of NMAT test cities 2018 is provided on this page. The registration process is scheduled to start from July 04, and during the application process, applicants are required to enter their choice for NMAT 2018 test cities. However, candidates must make sure that the... Read more
NMAT Important Dates 2018 – The application process for NMAT 2018 exam has started on July 4 and will conclude on October 3, 2017. The MBA aspirants must stay updated on the NMAT important dates 2018. With the help of the NMAT 2018 dates, candidates can avoid missing deadlines. While applying for the test, the candidates can schedule as well as re-schedule for the test according to their convenience. If... Read more
NMAT Selection Procedure 2018 – After the announcement of the NMAT result, the selection procedure will commence. Based on the candidate’s score, they will be shortlisted for the NMAT Selection Procedure 2018. This year, a total of 23 management Institutes will be accepting the NMAT score. Each of these institutes will have their own NMAT 2018 selection procedure and cutoff scores. However, some of the common... Read more
NMAT Participating Institutes 2018 – GMAC has announced the list of NMAT 2018 participating Institutes. This year, there is a total of 23 NMAT participating institutes 2018. The list of NMAT by GMAC participating institutes is provided on this page. NMAT registration process will start from July 04, 2017, and the form will be available online. While filling in the application form, candidates can select 7 Institutes... Read more
NMAT exam pattern 2018: The exam pattern of NMAT comprises marking scheme, number of sections, total marks and number of questions. NMAT exam pattern 2018 has been prescribed by the exam conducting body. NMAT 2018 exam is being conducted in computer based mode from October 5 to December 18, 2017. According to NMAT exam pattern 2018, the exam comprises three sections - Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical... Read more
NMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 – The management aspirants planning to apply for NMAT by GMAC are advised to check the eligibility norms of the test. Each candidate must fulfill all the required NMAT eligibility criteria 2018. If students fail to meet any of the NMAT by GMAC eligibility norms, then they will be disqualified on or during the admission rounds. Also, candidates must note that the application fee is... Read more