NMAT by GMAC 2018 Exam


04 Jul, 2017

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About NMAT by GMAC 2018

NMAT by GMAC is an MBA entrance exam organised by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The exam selects candidates for admission to NMIMS University and 23 other B-schools across India. 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. 

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NMAT by GMAC 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of institutes accepting the NMAT by GMAC scores have remained same for several years. However, before applying for NMAT by GMAC and the various Institutes, candidates are advised to go through their official information brochure. 

  • The candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree or any equivalent examination from an any recognised University/institute.
  • The minimum score required in the qualifying examination is 50% marks.
  • Candidates appearing for their qualifying examination can also apply.
  • There is no age limit.

NMAT by GMAC Eligibility Criteria for NMIMS Campuses

The NMAT by GMAC eligibility criteria of the various NMIMS campuses ...

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NMAT by GMAC 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus of NMAT by GMAC is divided into three sections: Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, and Logical Reasoning. 

Language skills: This section examines the language structure skills, verbal ability, reading comprehension and understanding of a candidate. Candidates get 22 minutes to answer 32 questions.

The important topics covered under this section are listed below:

  • Synonyms & Anonyms
  • Language usage & their rules
  • correct grammar & Syntax 
  • Vocabulary
  • Idioms
  • Reading comprehension
  • Para jumble
  • Fill in the blanks.

Logical reasoning: This section includes questions based on :

  • Coding & series 
  • Family tree
  • Numeric grid 
  • Arrangement, 

Candidates have 38 minutes to provide ...

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NMAT by GMAC 2018 Exam Pattern

The NMAT by GMAC exam has three (3) sections: Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, and Logical Reasoning. Each section is timed individually and test takers have to attempt questions of each section within the allotted time for the section. One cannot return to the previous section if he/she selects to move to the next section or if the time runs out.

Sections No. of Questions Duration
Language Skills 32 questions 22 minutes
Quantitative Skills 48 questions 60 minutes
Logical Reasoning 40 questions 38 minutes
Total 120 questions 120 minutes
  • NMAT by GMAC is of 120-minute duration.
  • There is no negative ...

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How to Prepare for NMAT by GMAC 2018

To help you create a preparation strategy, Collegedekho brings to you some important tips and tricks that you may use to make your life simpler. Keeping in mind the time and the difficulty level of the exams, we hope that the tips guide you on the path to success.

  • Ask yourself things like how much time is required to prepare for the exam, and when should one start the revision, etc.
  • Strive to work on your weak areas and strengthen strong areas.To do this, here is a four-step strategy:
  1. First, understand and practice the solved examples.
  2. Then, practice unsolved exercises 
  3. After ...

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NMAT by GMAC 2018 Result

The final NMAT by GMAC 2018 result has been released on 22nd January, 2018. Along with this, the NMAT by GMAC 2018 cut-off has been announced by NMIMS. The cut-offs (estimated) will be added shortly. The result has been published in the form of a scorecard. The NMAT by GMAC scorecard comprises of candidates' sectional scale score, total score and percentile ranking.

Candidates who appeared for the exam have been notified about their results via email. No hard copy of the NMAT by GMAC scorecard is sent via post or courier. The result is available online, and the test takers are required ...

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NMAT by GMAC 2018 Selection Process

NMAT by GMAC is a competitive management entrance exam which can help you get admission in popular management colleges of India.

Following are the rounds of selection:

NMAT by GMAC (You need to clear the minimum cut-off of the entrance exam in order to be eligible for the further rounds. You will be called by the various participating institutes for further rounds, once you make it beyond the cut-off.)

  • Case/Group Discussion (CD/GD)
  • Personal Interview (PI)
  • Written Ability Test (WAT)

The final round of selection is likely to be conducted in the month of February 2017 and the results will ...

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Step by Step Process to Apply for NMAT BY GMAC 2017

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NMAT by GMAC 2018 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 by GMAC 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 by GMAC 2018 Important Dates

Events Dates
Registration Process Start Date 4th July, 2017
Registration Process End Date 3rd October, 2017
Booking of Exam Slot 4th July to 16th October, 2017
Late Registration 4th October to 14th October, 2017 
Registration Process Retake  6th October to 14th December, 2017
Re-scheduling Process Date 4th July to 15th December, 2017
Exam Date  5th October to 18th December, 2017
Declaration of Result 3rd January, 2018
Last date for downloading NMAT score card  31st March, 2018

NMAT by GMAC 2018 Exam Centres

Indian Test Centres :

Cities Zones
Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi North
Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijaywada South
Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong East
Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara West
Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur Central

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

Foreign Test Centres :

Location Country
Colombo Srilanka
Dhaka Bangladesh
Kathmandu Nepal
Thimphu Bhutan

Contact Details

GMAC India Office
Gurgaon, India
Phone: 91 120 4397830 

Important Dates

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NMAT by GMAC 2017 Important Events Dates
Registration 03 Oct, 2017
Exam Date 18 Dec, 2017
Declaration of Result 03 Jan, 2018

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