NMAT by GMAC 2020 Selection Process

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NMAT 2020 Selection Process

On the basis of NMAT 2020 result, the selection, including the shortlisting, of candidates, takes place. Candidates who have been shortlisted have to appear for the selection rounds at the institutes. Here are all of the details about the NMIMS Mumbai selection criteria.

The NMAT 2020 selection procedure follows two steps for selecting the deserving and qualified candidates.

Step 1: The first step involves, clearing the entrance exam.

Step 2: The second step involves, appearing for Group Discussion (GD)/ Writing Ability Test (WAT)/ Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview rounds.

Based on the NMAT by GMAC result and NMAT by GMAC cut-off, candidates who have qualified the overall exam will be eligible to take admission to various NMAT by GMAC participating Institutes. Colleges accepting NMAT by GMAC scores in South Africa and the Philippines may have additional selection criteria as well.

Note- It is mandatory for the candidates to carry their NMAT by GMAC 2020 admit cards to participate in the further rounds of the selection process.

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NMAT 2020 Selection Process: Important Dates 

Provided below are the events and important dates of NMAT 2020.



NMAT by GMAC Exam Dates

November 4, 2020 - January 30, 2021

Announcement of NMAT by GMAC 2020 Result

3rd Week of February 2021

NMAT by GMAC Selection Rounds

To be Announced

Detailed NMAT 2020 Selection Procedure

To enrol in management Institutes accepting NMAT 2020 scores, the selection process is as follows:

  • Candidates appear for the computer-based NMAT 2020.

  •  The results of NMAT 2020 are declared followed by the NMAT cut-off scores for various programmes and colleges.

  • On the basis of their scores, candidates are shortlisted for the pre-admission rounds. Here, the selected candidates need to participate in the Personal Interview (PI) and Case Discussion (CD) rounds.
    In the Case Discussion (CD) round, shortlisted candidates are divided into a group of 5-10 person and each group will be asked to discuss a case for 15-20 minutes.

  • Based on the performance in Case Discussion (CD) round, candidates are selected for Personal Interview.

  • After the Case Discussion (CD) round final round in the selection procedure is personal Interview, it is conducted to judge candidate’s knowledge of diverse topics, confidence, ability to counter pressure among other things.

  • Candidates have to present all the original documents of formal education and work experience (if any).

  • The final result is issued after compilation of the candidate’s entrance test score, work experience, academic profile, and performance in Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview(PI) rounds.

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Documents Required for NMAT 2020 CD / PI Rounds

At the time of admission, the selected candidates have to take the following documents for submission:

  • Class 10th Mark Sheet & Passing Certificate

  • Class 12th Mark Sheet & Passing Certificate

  • Provisional/Original Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate of Graduation

  • Master's Mark sheet & Passing Certificate

  • Certificate of AIU ( or University Equivalence)

  • Certificate of Migration

  • Work Experience Certificate

  • Eligibility Certificate (If required)

  • Medical Fitness Certificate

  • Mediclaim policy

  • Reservation certificate (if required) 

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FAQs about NMAT by GMAC

When does the selection process of NMAT begin?

The NMAT selection process begins after the NMAT result declaration.

Is work experience required for selection in NMAT?

Work experience is not mandatory for selection but it is given weightage in the selection rounds. Having work experience will increase your chances of selection in NMAT.

What documents will be required during the NMAT selection rounds?

Candidates will be required to produce the following documents during the selection: NMAT Admit Card, Class 10 and 12 Mark Sheets, ID Proof, Address Proof, Graduation Mark Sheet and Degree Certificate, Migration Certificate, Work Experience Letter, Caste Certificate etc.

Is it easy to crack the selection process of NMAT?

Yes, all that you need is a proper study plan, dedicated study schedule and a focus on strong accuracy and time management.

Is GD / PI round mandatory for selection through NMAT?

Yes, candidates have to qualify in the GD / PI round in order to get selected through NMAT.

What steps are included in the selection process of NMAT?

After clearing the NMAT exam, candidates will have to appear for a counselling round at their chosen colleges. During the selection process, candidates will have to go through two additional rounds which may include GD or WAT and Personal Interview.

What is the NMAT score required for selection at NMIMS Mumbai?

NMIMS Mumbai is one of the most popular participating colleges of NMAT. You will be required to have a 200+ score for selection into the college.

How much score is required to get selected in an NMAT participating college?

The NMAT score required for selection will depend upon on your chosen college as well as course. Usually, the score required for selection ranges between 150 to 200.

Who conducts the selection process of NMAT?

NMAT selection is conducted by individual colleges that accept the NMAT score.

How are candidates selected via NMAT?

Candidates are selected on the basis of a merit list created by respective colleges. Apart from the NMAT exam, aspirants have to go through the selection rounds of colleges as well.

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