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NMAT that is generally known as NMIMS Management Aptitude Test is a national level entrance exam. This exam is managed by the Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC). NMAT is a postgraduate level exam that is organized to get admission in MBA or other graduate management degree programmes. These programmes are offered by various colleges such as the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Study (NMIMS) and other colleges.


Graduate management Aptitude Council (GMAC) is the main authority which conduct a university level exam. This exam is known as NMAT 2018 (NMIMS Management Aptitude Test). Through this exam, candidates will get admission into MBA or other management courses. NMAT Registration 2018 will be started from the 1st week of July 2017.

admition process

After the result announcement, the admission procedure will begin. On the basis of the score in the examination, the merit list will be released. As per merit list candidate will be selected for the admission procedure. Shortlisted candidates will be called for the Case Discussion & Personal Interview that is conducted in Mumbai and Bangalore (if required). For these rounds candidates have to carry their NMAT Admit card. All the shortlisted candidates download their call letter from the official website. They also need to bring their call letter for the CD/PI process. No separate call letter will be mailed to the candidates. On the premises of the academic marks obtained, NMAT marks, work experience and Case Discussion – Personal Interview, the final merit list will be prepared. On the basis of the final merit list, candidates will get a seat as per the preferred institutions.



Minimum Criteria

Candidate should have to complete a Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3/4) in any discipline from a recognized University for MBA and MBA HR in Mumbai Campus. They have to score minimum 50% marks in the aggregate.


A candidate who wants to appear in the NMAT 2017 examination, they have to fulfill the eligibility criteria that are given below.

Candidate should have to complete a Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3/4) in any discipline from a recognized University for MBA and MBA HR in Mumbai Campus. They have to score minimum 50% marks in the aggregate.

Those Candidates that want to join MBA Pharmaceutical Management course in Mumbai campus, they have to pass their Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3/4) in Pharmacy, Science, Life Sciences, MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Biotechnology from a recognized University. Candidates have to score minimum 50% marks in the aggregate. Postgraduate degree holder’s candidate in Economics, Psychology and Sociology can also apply.

Candidate who completes their graduation with B.Tech or B.E in Bio-Tech or Bio-Medical can also apply.

Candidates who working in a Pharmaceutical Company for more than two years are also applicable for this exam.

Candidates who want to apply for the PGDM programme in Bangalore and Hyderabad campus, they have to qualify their Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3/4) in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate.

Appearing candidates of final year examination of their Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply

Application Process

The application form of the NMAT was released.

Candidates may check the exam dates section above for complete schedule.

The candidate can fill the form only through online process.

The NMAT application form 2017 was available from 4th July 2016.

The last date to fill the application form was 3rd October 2016.

The candidate can also fill the form with late fee till 12th October 2016.

The application form fee was submitted through online or offline process.

The fee was accepted through Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Debit Card, Net Banking, Diners Club and Demand Draft.

The demand draft was issued in favor of Graduate Management Global Connection (India) Private Limited payable at Gurgaon

Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: NMAT was held through computer based mode.

Type of Exam: It was an objective type multiple-choice test.

Subjects: The exam was comprise in three parts: Language skills, Quantitative skills and Logical Reasoning.

Duration: The time duration of the examination was two hours (120 min).

No of Questions: There are 120 questions was asked.

Negative Marking: There is no process of negative marking.

Retake Norms: In case, the candidate was not satisfy with their marks in the first attempt then they can schedule for the retake.

No of Attempts: During the year, candidate was allowed to take the exam as maximum of three times.

Merit: The highest score in all three re-takes was considered for the final merit.

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No. of Questions

Time in Minutes


Language Skills




Quantitative Skills




Logical Reasoning









Candidates preparing for NMAT must be aware of the syllabus and exam pattern. The NMAT syllabusis mentioned in detail below:

Language Skills

Reading Comprehension





Dictionary meanings of different words,

Syntax, and correct grammar

Language usage and their rules

Quantitative Skills, Data Interpretation & DS




2D and 3 D Geometry, and Statistic.

Line graph

Bar graph


Pie chart

Logical Reasoning

Multi-dimensional arrangements,


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