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.
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• NMAT is the entrance exam for admission to all the MBA Full Time courses of NMIMS Mumbai and the PGDM courses of NMIMS Hyderabad and Bengaluru.
• 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.
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|
|1||Candidates can choose the order of sections in NMAT|
|2||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.|
|3||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.|
|4||The NMAT is a computer-based test conducted over a period of 10 weeks|
|5||You can select your test date and slot based on choice and availability|
|6||Test Centres: The NMAT exam will be delivered at 27 centres in 18 cities throughout India. Some cities will have multiple test centres to choose from. The NMAT is not offered at any international location.|
|NMIMS Mumbai Campus||MBA in|
|NMIMS Bangalore Campus||PGDM|
|NMIMS Hyderabad Campus||PGDM|
|ICFAI Business School (IBS)||MBA|
|BML Munjal University||MBA|
|Thapar School of Management||MBA|
|Woxsen School of Business Management||PGDM|
|University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)||MBA|
|Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University||MBA|
Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs] - About the Test
1. Who administers NMAT by GMAC™ test?
The NMAT by GMAC™ is a computer administered test owned by the Graduate Management Global Connection (India) Private Limited (GMGC), a subsidiary of Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).
2. Can a test taker review questions and /or sections?
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. Hence, test takers should complete (answering and reviewing) each of the three sections in their respective allotted time limits.
3.Will the content of the NMAT change this year?
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.
4. How many times can a test taker take NMAT by GMAC™?
A test taker can take the NMAT by GMAC™ up to a maximum of 3 times (first attempt plus 2 retake attempts) including no shows, if he/she wishes to.
5. If a test taker takes the NMAT by GMAC™ exam more than 1 time, which of the scores out of these attempts will be considered by NMAT by GMAC™ accepting Schools?
Please visit respective NMAT by GMAC™ accepting school website for their policies on acceptance of NMAT score.
6. When will the NMAT by GMAC™ results be declared?
The NMAT by GMAC™ scaled scores by section and test total scaled score will be announced within 4 to 5 weeks after the test taker has tested. The percentile scores will be calculated after all the test takers have taken their exam(s). Please refer www.nmat.org.in for final result announcement date.