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NMAT by GMAC 2021 - Results (Soon), Counselling/ Admission Dates, Updates

Updated By Mahima Gupta on 17 Jan, 2022 11:06

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About NMAT 2021 (Scorecards Releasing Soon)

GMAC will release the scorecard of NMAT 2021 within 48 hours of taking the exam. The NMAT 2021 additional phase exam has been conducted from January 11 to15, 2022. The authority released a new registration retake schedule of NMAT 2021. The additional window registration was opened on January 3, 2022  and closed on January 9, 2022.  In the previous session, NMAT 2021 exam was held from October 14 to December 27, 2021. GMAC closed the registration retake window on December 24, 2021.

The NMAT 2021 exam dates were out earlier. Early NMAT registrations and scheduling 2021 began on August 3 and were conducted till November 10. The NMAT exam scheduling's last date was November 17. The NMAT Late Registration Window 2021 was opened from November 11 - 15. The complete NMAT important dates 2021 have been released by GMAC. NMAT exam 2021 will be conducted in a 75-day test window from October 14 to December 27. The detailed application process for NMAT by GMAC can be checked at the link given below.

How to Fill NMAT Application Form 2021 - Registration & Scheduling ProcessDocuments Required to Fill NMAT 2021 Application Form - Check Photo & Signature Specifications

Make sure you check the NMAT Eligibility Criteria 2021 before filling the NMAT application form. You must complete the online registration for NMAT 2021 within the early window to avoid any late fees. If you apply before November 11, the application fee will be INR 2300. For candidates applying after November 11, the fee will be INR 2800. Payments must be made online using Visa/ MasterCard/ American Express/ Debit card/ Internet banking/ Diners Club. The detailed NMAT 2021 application fee structure is as follows:

Early Registration FeeINR 2300 + taxes
Late Registration FeeINR 2800 + taxes
Retake FeeINR 2300 + taxes
Reschedule FeeINR 1200 + taxes
Additional Score Report Fee (after first 5)INR 300 + taxes per report

Number of Attempts in NMAT by GMAC 2021: A maximum of three attempts for the NMAT exam will be allowed within the testing year of July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. A gap of 15 days will be mandatory between two attempts for each candidate. If a candidate wishes to give all three attempts, GMAC has advised that they schedule their exam as per the following dates.

First Attempt DateMaximum Number of Attempts Available
November 24, 2021 or earlier3
November 25 - December 10, 20212
December 11, 2021 or later1

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NMAT 2021 is a popular management entrance examination, which is organized and conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) to offer admission in various management courses. Candidates who clear NMAT 2021 are not only eligible for admission at NMIMS but also 30 B-Schools in India that consider NMAT by GMAC score for admission to the postgraduate management courses. NMAT 2021 score is also accepted by top B-Schools across 11 countries. The computer-based test is held in a 75-day long window from October to December. Test takers are permitted to appear for 3 retakes of NMAT by GMAC. From this academic year, NMAT by GMAC scores will be valid for MBA courses abroad also.

Candidates who appear for this year's NMAT may have to take special precautions against COVID-19 when at the test centre. They must carefully go through the exam-day instructions and COVID-19 guidelines for NMAT 2021 to ensure the safety of test-takers and invigilators. Last year, NMAT by GMAC had an 88-day long testing window, two retake attempts, and around 66 testing centres across 52 cities.

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NMAT 2021 Conducting Body

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is the owner and administrator of the GMAT as well as NMAT by GMAC examinations. It is a global non-profit organisation involved in leading graduate business schools around the world. NMAT is a national-level management entrance exam for admission to NMAT designated management colleges such as Alliance University, SRM University, BML Munjal University, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Ansal University, VIT University and ICFAI Business School (IBS).

NMAT 2021 Highlights

Frequency of NMAT entrance


Conducting Body

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)

Level of the entrance


Exam Mode of NMAT

Computer Based Test (online)

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Medium of NMAT


Duration of the entrance

120 minutes

No. of Questions


NMAT 2021 Important Dates

NMAT by GMAC Exam Dates 2021 is out. Check in the table below.



NMAT 2021 Early Registration

August 3 - November 10, 2021

NMAT 2021 Late Registration

November 11 - November 15, 2021

NMAT 2021 Scheduling Window

August 3 - November 17, 2021

NMAT 2021 Re-Scheduling Window

August 3 - December 24, 2021

NMAT 2021 Exam Date

October 14 - December 27, 2021

NMAT 2021 Retake Registration

October 15 - December 24, 2021

NMAT 2021 Retake Scheduling

October 15 - December 24, 2021

NMAT 2021 Scorecard

Within 48 hours of taking the exam
NMAT 2021 Additional Window Registration  Start Date 

January 3, 2022

NMAT 2021 Additional Window Registration End Date January 9, 2022

NMAT 2021 Exam Date (New)

January 11-15, 2022

NMAT 2021 Scorecard

Within 48 hours of taking the exam

NMAT 2021 Exam Centres

Indian Test Centres:




Agra, Allahabad, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi


Coimbatore, Madurai, Mangalore, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijayawada


Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong


Aurangabad, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Surat, Vadodara


Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur, Bhilai, Gwalior

Note: There are several test centres to choose from in some cities.

Foreign Test Centers:











All About NMAT 2021

NMAT by GMAC is a national level management examination, which is conducted by GMAC. Candidates can check all the details related to this entrance by going through this page.

What is NMAT by GMAC 2021?

NMAT by GMAC is a national-level computer-based entrance examination which is conducted by GMAC. The main aim of the NMAT is to provide aspiring candidates with the scope of admissions to the courses offered by leading MBA colleges in India such as VIT Vellore, SPJIMR Mumbai (PGMPW), XIM Bhubaneswar, NMIMS Mumbai and many more. NMAT by GMAC is conducted once a year, and the candidates aspiring to appear in it can apply for the examination from August to November. The entrance is conducted over a period of 88 days. Aspirants also get a scope to choose their suitable date, time and venue to appear in the examination.

NMAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

NMAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria is released by the entrance conducting authority i.e. GMAC. Candidates will have to fulfill all the eligibility criteria to successfully apply for the entrance exam. It is to be noted that any change in the eligibility criteria of NMAT can only be made by the examination conducting authority. To know about the recent updates related to the NMAT Eligibility Criteria, candidates should click here.

NMAT 2021 Selection Process

The candidates deserving to take admissions in the various MBA courses offered by the top MBA institutes accepting NMAT score are sorted on the basis of the selection process. The process of selection is conducted by the examination conducting authority. To get more details about the NMAT selection process click here.

NMAT 2021 Mock Test

NMAT Mock Tests are available for the candidates who aspire to appear in the examination and do well in it. Appearing in these mock tests will help the candidates to know about the exam pattern and structure of NMAT to an extent. To know more about this particular topic, candidates are advised to click here.

How to Prepare for NMAT 2021

Cracking a national-level entrance like that of NMAT 2021 is pretty difficult. This how-to prepare section will provide the students with certain tips and tricks which can be very effective in the preparation strategy of the candidates. For more updates and information candidates are advised to visit the page by clicking here.

NMAT 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of NMAT keeps on changing with time to keep up the pace with the demands of the changing times. CollegeDekho provides the candidates with all the information related to the latest NMAT Exam Pattern. Check out the details about the marking scheme and exam pattern of NMAT by clicking here.

NMAT 2021 Syllabus

Knowledge about the NMAT Syllabus can be considered to be the pivotal requirement if the candidates are to effectively prepare for the NMAT. Get detailed information about the syllabus of NMAT and also find out its importance by clicking here.

NMAT Previous Year Question Papers

Solving NMAT previous year question papers is considered to be a must before appearing in the final entrance examination. There are a number of positive factors when it comes to solving these question papers. The most important factor is that the candidates can gauge the trend of questions asked in NMAT. Candidates are just a click away from gaining detailed knowledge aboutNMAT Previous year question papers.

NMAT 2021 Contact Details


GMAC India Office
Gurgaon, India


+91 120 4397830 

Important Dates

NMAT by GMAC 2021 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 03 Aug to 17 Nov, 2021
Exam Date 14 Oct to 27 Dec, 2021

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FAQs about NMAT by GMAC

Are NMAT scores accepted in any foreign universities?

Yes. From 2018, some foreign universities in South Africa and the Philippines have started accepting the NMAT exam scores.

Which colleges accept the NMAT exam scores?

NMAT scores are accepted by NMIMS and many other prominent b-schools such as SPJIMR, SRM University, VIT University, IBS, Ansal University etc.

Does NMAT have any test centres outside of India?

Yes. NMAT has four test centres located outside India in Dhaka, Thimpu, Kathmandu and Colombo.

Where are the test centres for the NMAT exam located?

NMAT has test centres in many major cities across all zones of India. These include cities such as Delhi, Ahmedabad, Dehradun, Manipal, Mysore, Mumbai, Indore, Pune, Jammu, Shillong, Raipur etc.

What is the medium in which NMAT is conducted?

NMAT is conducted in English.

In which mode is NMAT exam conducted?

NMAT is a computer-based test (CBT) which is conducted in the online mode.

How many times can I take the NMAT in a year?

You can sit for the NMAT exam three times in a year. This includes your first attempt of the exam and the two retakes that are allowed by GMAC.

Do candidates get a limited number of attempts for NMAT?

No. NMAT can be taken by the candidates any number of times if they fulfil the eligibility criteria.

How many times does GMAC conduct the NMAT?

The NMAT exam is conducted by GMAC once every year.

Who conducts NMAT?

NMAT is conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a non-profit organization that also conducts the GMAT exam.

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