NMAT 2017

Exam Date : 5th October 2017 To 18th December 2017
Result Date : 7th November 2017

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Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern for NMAT 2017

  • The application process for NMAT 2017 begins from 4th July 2017 till 3rd October 2017. It is necessary for the candidate to know the NMAT Application form details before starting the application process.
  • The GMAC Management Aptitude Test, commonly known as NMAT 2017, is a national level computer based entrance test for admissions to MBA or other management degree programs.
  • The NMAT 2017 starts from 5th October 2017 to 18th December 2017.
  • The NMAT exam is managed and conducted by the Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC) in a 75-day test window.
  • The NMAT 2017 exam is organized to get admission into different post graduate management programs offered by Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC) and many other renowned Universities like Amity, Thapar, BML Munjal, VIT, etc.
  • It is a postgraduate level exam.
  • The interested candidate can apply for NMAT Exam only if they satisfy the eligibility criteria.
  • The candidate has to go through the NMAT Exam Pattern for the better preparation.
  • Candidate should have an idea of NMAT Syllabus to score maximum marks.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for the counseling by GMAC to select the candidates.
  • The candidate has to go through the reference books to be clear with the concepts.

NMAT 2017 Exam Summary:

Examination Name NMAT 2017
Exam Type National Level
Exam Category UnderGraduate
Exam Mode Offline
Conducting Body Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC)
Exam Date 5th October 2017 to 18th December 2017 

NMAT Test Cities:

  • The candidate has to select the prior cities for the NMAT Examination.
  • Candidates are advised to note the Important Dates of NMAT Exam.
  • Clear here to find the NMAT sample papers.

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NMAT 2017 Important Dates

  • Application Registration Date: The application for NMAT will be available from 4th July 2017 , candidates can visit the official website and apply.
  • Last Date Of Registration: Candidates can apply before 3rd October 2017.
  • Examination Date: The NMAT 2017 examination will commence in 5th October 2017.
  • Announcement Of Results: The results for NMAT will be announced on 7th November 2017.

NMAT 2017 Eligibility

  • Age Limit for NMAT 2017: No age limit as such.
  • Eligibility for NMAT 2017 for MBA/MBA banking is: 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 2017. 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 2017 will be taken into consideration).
  • Eligibility for NMAT 2017 for MBA Pharmaceuticals management is: 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 2017 Examination.
  • Eligibility for NMAT 2017 for EMBA is: Candidates are required to have a 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.

NMAT 2017 Application Process

  • Official Website of NMAT: (http://www.nmat.org.in/test-takers/register-and-schedule/)
  • Application Form to NMAT: The Application Process for NMAT 2017 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 center 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 2017 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.


NMAT 2017 Application Form Details

The Application Form for NMAT 2017 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 2017 actions:

  • Registration Without Late Fee: Applying Candidates will have to pay a fee ofINR 1700/- + Applicable taxes for successfully getting registered for the NMAT 2017 exam.
  • Registration With Late Fee: The Candidates applying after the Registration Date will have to pay INR 2000/- + Applicable taxes.
  • Retake Fee: Any Candidates willing to retake his/her NMAT examination will have to pay INR 1700/- + Applicable taxes.
  • NMAT Rescheduling Fee:   Candidates who want to reschedule their NMAT 2017 examination can do so by paying a fee of INR 1000/- + Applicable taxes.
  • Additional Score Report Fee: The first seven score cards will be given to the candidates without any additional costs, however for the candidates who require beyond first seven score cards will have to pay INR 200 per extra score report + applicable taxes.

NMAT 2017 Admit Card

  • Availing the Admit Card:  The NMAT 2017 examination Admit Card will be available on the official website of the NMAT examination. Candidates appearing for NMAT 2017 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 2017 Admit Card: The Admit Card for NMAT 2017  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 2017: 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 center. It is necessary for all candidates the Admit Card signed by the invigilator at the exam center. 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 2017 examination center, for verification purposes.

NMAT 2017 Exam Pattern

  • 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 a 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.

NMAT 2017 Syllabus

The Syllabus for NMAT 2017 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 2017 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. 


NMAT 2017 Results

  • Availability of NMAT 2017 Results: The result of NMAT 2017 will be declared by the GMAC on 7th November 2017 .
  • How to Obtain NMAT Score Card: The result will be available online on the official website of NMAT in the form of score cards. An email will be sent to the candidates by GMAC informing them about the declaration of the result. The score cards at the same time will be sent to the colleges that the candidate had chosen at the time of filing the application. 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. 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. All these four factors together will decide the admission of the candidate into the college.

NMAT 2017 Counselling

  • Counselling Date: The Counselling will commence as soon as the results have been released for NMAT 2017 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. 

Colleges which accept [NMAT]


Sanjana , batch of 2019
28 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.

Rashmi B.Tech (Computer), 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.
Madhu MBA/PGDM, 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.
Gokul MBA, batch of 2014
10 Nov 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The admission procedure and eligibility criteria for the course are through  CMAT, NMAT Entrance exam. 
  • The typical cutoff was 130.
Mrinal MBA/PGDM, batch of 2015
09 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.
Rohit MBA/PGDM, 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.


DHRUVI MADIA MBA/PGDM, 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 View all 87 Questions

Is the NMIMS exam a post graduate level exam?

Asked By: Rishika Yadav,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the NMAT exam is a post graduate level exam.

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QNMAT 2017 NMIMS full form

What is the full form for NMIMS?

Asked By: Pushan Mukhopadyay,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The full form of NMIMS is Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Study.

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Is the NMAT exam a computer based test?

Asked By: Melanie Roy,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the NMAT exam is a computer based entrance test.

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QNMAT 2017 Exam

When is the NMAT exam?

Asked By: Mohammed Danish,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The NMAT exam will be held from October to December 2017.

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Can you give me a brief about the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Study (NMIMS)?

Asked By: Caren Colaco,
A 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.

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Is NMAT an undergraduate level exam?

Asked By: Anita Mishra,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, the NMAT exam is a postgraduate level exam.

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QNMAT 2017 Purpose

Why is the NMAT exam conducted?

Asked By: Jagadish R,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) is conducted for admissions to MBA or other management degree programmes.

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QNMAT 2017 Exam level

Is the NMAT exam a National level exam?

Asked By: Lovelin Pereira,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The NMAT exam is a national level computer based entrance test.

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I have heard that the content of the NMAT 2017 will change this year? Is it true?

Asked By: Sagar Goud,
A 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.

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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,
A 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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I would like to know if a Candidate can review questions/sections of GMAT 2017?

Asked By: Vybahv Sagar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, a test taker can review the sections of the exam within the allotted section time. The Review Screen at the end of every section will allow the test taker to either move directly to incomplete (unanswered) questions, flagged for review questions or review all or any questions.

Once a test taker has moved ahead from one section to the next section, he/she will not be able to return to the previous section. 

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Can you give me some suggestions on how to prepare for NMAT 2017?

Asked By: Priya Shanai,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Best suggestions one can give for NMAT 2017 aspirants are:

  • It would be advisable for a student to work on his/her speed mathematics as some of the questions under Data Interpretation tend to be calculation intensive.
  • The candidate needs to be really quick in solving the questions.
  • For the topics, Courses of Action, Cause & Effect, and Assertions & Reasons, if the students want to refer to some extra material.
  • The questions based on deductions are different from the deductions questions given in CAT, these questions need to be solved using Venn Diagrams.
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May I know does NMAT2017 have sectional cut-offs?

Asked By: Pavitra Pani,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes NMIMS has a provision for sectional cutoffs, most of the other B-schools accepting NMAT scores do not have this provision.

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Is NMAT a computer based exam? When is NMAT conducted?

Asked By: Jeevan Jain,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, NMAT is a computer based exam.

This year, the test window is from 7th October 2017 to 20th December 2017.

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Which are the Designated centers for this NMAT 2017 examination?

Asked By: Samarth Saha,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The designated centres of NMAT 2017 are:

  • West: Nagpur, Ahmadabad, Mumbai.
  • North: Delhi, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Jaipur.
  • East: Kolkata, Patna, Guwahati.
  • South: Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad.
  • Central: Bhilai, Indore, Bhopal.
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