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NMAT Details

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a global non-profit organization comprised of leading graduate business schools around the world. GMAC is the owner and administrator of the GMAT and NMAT exams.

Get details about the NMAT exam, registration procedure, best management institutes through NMAT, etc. Also have a look at past years' analysis and practice mock NMAT tests to clear the cutoff score of NMIMS and get admission in best MBA colleges in India through NMAT.

A candidate can take NMAT up to a maximum of 3 times (first attempt plus 2 retake attempts) including no shows, if he / she wishes to. There has to be a gap of at least 15 days between two successive attempts.
For candidates having multiple attempts, the best score (total and sectional) is considered for shortlisting purposes.
The result for each attempt is declared separately, approximately 15 days after the test attempt.

The candidate must be a graduate with 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in first attempt.
Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelors degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply subject to clearing the final examination in first attempt with 50% aggregate marks.
For all the Full Time programs, candidates with two or more years of post-qualification work experience will be preferred.

Test Duration & Pattern (2018)

The NMAT exam is computer-delivered and gives each candidate a randomly generated test. The number of questions, difficulty levels, and the time limit for each of the sections is predetermined and, under normal administration conditions, are the same regardless of when and where the test is administered.
The NMAT exam has three sections targeted at measuring different skills Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, and Logical Reasoning.
The NMAT Test is as follows:

Section Number of Questions Time in Minutes
Language Skills 32 22
Quantitative Skills 48 60
Logical Reasoning 40 38
Total 120 120
Candidates can choose the order of sections in NMAT
Each of the three sections have individual section timings and candidates are supposed to answer and review the questions of a particular section within the allotted section time.
In case a candidate completes the section before the section time gets over, the balance time of the given section is not added to the next section(s). The next section has its own time limits and needs to be completed in the allotted sectional time only.
The NMAT is a computer-based test conducted over a period of 10 weeks
You can select your test date and slot based on choice and availability
Test Centres: The NMAT by GMAC™ exam will be delivered at 44 centres throughout India and at 4 International centres.

Exam Fee Structure

Service Fee
Test Registration (Early) INR 1800 + applicable taxes
Test Registration (Late) INR 2000 + applicable taxes
Retake INR 1800 + applicable taxes
Reschedule INR 1000 + applicable taxes
Additional Score Reports (beyond first seven) INR 200 / Score Report + applicable taxes

NMAT 2018 Dates

Event Start End
Registration Jul 3, 2018 Oct 3, 2018
Late Registration Oct 4, 2018 Oct 14, 2018
Scheduling Jul 3, 2018 Oct 16, 2018
Rescheduling Jul 3, 2018 Dec 14, 2018
Exam Delivery Window Oct 4, 2018 Dec 17, 2018
Retake Scheduling Oct 5, 2018 Dec 14, 2018

How to Apply

1. Register online
  1. Create an account on using a valid email address.
  2. Provide contact information, personal, educational and work experience, the list of programmes to send scores, and the ID that you will use at the test centre. Indicate your interest in participating in a search service and agree to the terms and conditions.
  3. Your name and date of birth that you enter on the registration form must exactly match the name and date of birth on your Photo and Signature ID.
  4. Choose the schools to send your scores under the "Schools Preference" section. Up to 5 programmes are included in your registration fee. An additional fee of INR 200 + applicable taxes will be applied for each programme added in excess of 5 programs.
  5. You must upload a photograph that bears likeness to you and the photograph on your Photo ID. This photograph will be included on the admit card that you must bring.
  6. Pay the test fee.
  7. Once your payment is realized, your schedule exam option will be activated in your dashboard, so that you can go ahead and schedule your exam.
  8. You will be able to download your admit card from your dashboard once the payment is realized.
2. Make payment
Make the payment at this stage or return later to make the payment.
Payment forms accepted:
American Express
Debit Card / Net Banking / Diners Club / Mobile Wallets
  (If you decide to make the payment at a later stage, you need to re-login with your unique NMAT ID and Password. You will be directed to the payment screen.)
3. Schedule the test
The application is duly accepted along with the fee by NMIMS.
An e-mail with the username and password to log on to is sent to the candidate.
Schedule the test on preferred date and location subject to availability.
For more details, visit

Official Website

Study material for NMAT 2018

Special Learning materials will create a huge impact on your preparation for NMAT exam. The NMAT exam has three sections, language skills, quantitative skills and logical reasoning. Each of the three sections has individual sections and candidates must answer the questions of a specific segment within the allotted time and section so this requires proper strategy and planning in the preparation for NMAT exam. The NMAT study material is perfect for basic to advanced level and can surely help increase your score in the NMAT exam. You can purchase books online on

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