NMAT 2017

Exam Date : 5th October 2017 To 18th December 2017
Result Date : 17th January 2018

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Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern for NMAT 2017

  • 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 Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test 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 postgraduate management programs offered by Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC) and many other renowned Universities like Amity, Thapar, BML Munjal, VIT, etc.

NMAT Exam Dates:

  • The Application for NMAT available on 4th July 2017. Candidates have to submit the application before 3rd October 2017. The candidates can get their NMAT admit card on the official website on 4th October 2017. The result for NMAT announces on 17th January 2018 on the official website. The NMAT counselling starts from 17th January 2018.

NMAT Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree with minimum 50% aggregate. The candidate must satisfy the eligibility criteria of the course He/She wanted to study. Candidates who are in their final year of their study are also eligible to take part in NMAT examination.

NMAT Admit Card:

  • The candidates can download the admit cards from the official website.
  • 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.
  • The admit card retained by the candidate until the completion of the counselling round.

NMAT Result : 

  • The results are uploaded on the official website and can be accessed by the candidate by logging on to the link provided 
  • After the result is announced, the shortlisted candidates are called for the consequent rouns of group discussion and personal interview.
  • The selected candidates are called for the counselling round by GMAC.

NMAT NEWS:

  • Indore, Madhya Pradesh had the least expensive registration among all B-School.
  • NMAT Exam Registration for the academic year 2018-2020 will be starting soon.
  • Additional 23 exam centres in India and 4 International exam centres added for better conduction of NMAT Examination.
  • NMAT introduces new login method in which, candidates can login to the NMAT official account by using their Google or Facebook account or through OTP.
  • New payment methods included like Unified Payment Interface (UPI) and 12 mobile wallets.

NMAT Application form:

  • The application process for NMAT 2017 begins from 4th July 2017 till 3rd October 2017 on the official website.
  • The mode of applying to the exam is only online.
  • Only eligible candidates have to apply for the NMAT exam.
  • The candidates have to complete their registration process by entering their personal details such as email id, date of birth and other. 
  • Registered candidates have to fill the application form and make the payment of the exam fee.
  • Once the candidates have registered themselves for the exam, they have to access the official website of the exam for notifications, updates and for the latest news about the exam. 

NMAT Exam pattern:

  • Candidates must have a proper knowledge of the NMAT exam pattern to excel in NMAT examination.
  • The number of questions in the exam is 120 which has to be answered within a span of 120 minutes.
  • The exam has three sections which are Language skills, Quantitative aptitude, and logical reasoning skills.

NMAT Syllabus:

  • The registered candidates have to be aware of the syllabus which is specified on the official website and must refer the apt books for the preparation of the exam.
  • The exam has three sections which are based on the syllabus including Quantitative aptitude, Mathematics,  English and other important topics.
  • 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.

Tips for NMAT Preparation :

  • The registered candidates are required to prepare with the reference books and guides which contain the apt syllabus.
  • The candidates can also prepare for the exam by practising the previous years' question papers along with answering mock tests and sample papers.

NMAT 2017 Exam Summary:

Examination Name NMAT 2017
Exam Type National Level
Exam Category Post Graduate
Exam Mode Online
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 preferable cities for the NMAT Examination.
  • Candidates can choose from the 18 exam centers from the four zones.

NMAT 2017 Important Dates

Important Dates summary for NMAT:

  • 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 17th January 2018.
  • The late registration dates for NMAT is on October 2017.

NMAT 2017 Eligibility

Eligibility summary for NMAT:

  • 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

Application process summary for NMAT:

  • 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

Application Form Details summary for NMAT:

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

Admit Card summary for NMAT:

  • 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

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 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

Syllabus summary for NMAT:

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

Results summary for NMAT:

  • Availability of NMAT 2017 Results: The result of NMAT 2017 will be declared by the GMAC on 17th January 2018 .
  • 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 summary for NMAT:

  • 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]

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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.
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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

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NMAT 2017 post graduate level exam

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NMAT 2017 NMIMS full form

What is the full form for NMIMS?

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

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NMAT 2017 Computer Based test

Is the NMAT exam a computer based test?

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

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NMAT 2017 Exam

When is the NMAT exam?

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

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NMAT 2017 Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Study (NMIMS)

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

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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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NMAT 2017 Query regarding exam level

Is NMAT an undergraduate level exam?

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No, the NMAT exam is a postgraduate level exam.

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NMAT 2017 Purpose

Why is the NMAT exam conducted?

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

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NMAT 2017 Exam level

Is the NMAT exam a National level exam?

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

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Change in Content of NMAT 2017

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

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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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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)?

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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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Reviewing NMAT 2017 sections

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

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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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Suggestions for NMAT 2017 preparations

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

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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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Sectional Cut offs for NMAT 2017

May I know does NMAT2017 have sectional cut-offs?

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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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Info on NMAT 2017 Exam conduction

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

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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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Designated Centers of NMAT 2017?

Which are the Designated centers for this NMAT 2017 examination?

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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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Info about Window seat in NMAT 2017

I am planning to take up NMAT 2017? What is the advantage of having a 75-day window to test?

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The 75-day window enables the assessment of a test taker’s best performance and at the same time reduces the stress associated with a single sitting test or test offered in a short time window.

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About Adminstring of NMAT 2017

Where will theNMAT 2017 test be administered?

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The NMAT 2017 exam will be administered at 32 test centers across 23cities within India. The cities are as follows:

  • North: Chandigarh, Delhi, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Lucknow and Noida
  • West: Ahmedabad, Baroda, Mumbai, Nagpur, and Pune
  • South: Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi and Hyderabad
  • Central: Bhillai, Bhopal, and Indore 
  • East: Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata and Patna

Some cities will have multiple test centers to choose from.

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About Scaled scores and percentile scores of NMAT 2017

What do you mean by Scaled scores and percentile scores in NMAT 2017?

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Scaled scores - All the test forms are equated to account for any differences in overall difficulty and the raw test scores are placed on a common scale.

Percentile scores - The percentile rank or score shows how a test taker scored when compared to all other test takers who took the exam.

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Change in Content of NMAT 2017

Will the content of the NMAT change this year?

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The content will not change for the NMAT.

The exam will be a multiple-choice question paper that includes Quantitative Ability, Language Skills and Logical Reasoning.

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When can i apply?

When can i start my application for NMAT ?

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You can start your application process by logging in to NMAT 2017-18 Examination website

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