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November 18, 2016 05:13 PM

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) invites applications from students seeking admission into its ...

November 09, 2016 08:17 AM

The results of NMAT October 2016 have been published on the official website of NMAT. The candidates who took the exam ...

October 06, 2016 12:37 AM

The Graduate Management Admission Council mentioned that the late registration process for NMAT is open and the ...

September 29, 2016 05:27 AM

Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director of Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), announced that Xavier University, ...

September 27, 2016 04:12 PM

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has added five new examination centres for NMAT 2016. The examination ...

FAQ

How does a test taker register for NMAT? Test takers can register for NMAT through an online registration application available on the website www.nmat.org.in .

Why should a test taker register early? Test taker will be able to schedule the test on his / her preferred date, time slot and Test Centre only if seats are available at that Test Centre for the date and time slot being sought (First Come First Serve basis). As test takers will be required to schedule their test after registering through an online application system, the earlier they register, the sooner they will receive their username and password and they will be able to schedule their test online. Test takers may not get their preferred date, slot and Test Centre if other test takers have already taken up the available seats for that particular date, slot and center. In such a situation, test takers would need to look at other options of date, time slot and Test Centre and schedule their test accordingly.

Does the "First come First serve" principle apply to Registration or Scheduling or both? "First come First serve" principle applies to both registration and scheduling. The earlier one registers and makes payment, the earlier will he/she receive the scheduling information. And the earlier one schedules the test, higher are the chances of getting preferred date, time and test location.

What is the rationale behind allowing test takers to test multiple times? Test takers have the option to take the NMAT a maximum choice of three times during the 75-day testing window. This option enables the assessment of the test takers’ best performance.

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).

Which Universities / Business Schools accept NMAT scores for admissions? NMAT by GMAC scores are accepted by following Universities/ Business Schools:NMIMS University, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad Alliance University, Bangalore Amity University, Delhi NCR Ansal University, Delhi NCRICFAI University, IBS Business School, Hyderabad and other locations Mody University, Rajasthan BML Munjal University, Delhi Shoolini University, Chandigarh SRM University, Chennai Thapar University, Chandigarh VIT University, Vellore Woxsen School of Business, Hyderabad Chitkara University, Patiala University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) , Dehradun Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad Institute of Management, JK University, Jaipur.

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.

which courses are offered by this exam? There are total 5 courses are offered namely: MBA in Finance, IS, marketing and decision sciences MBA in human resource MBA in pharmaceuticals PGDBM PGDM

Who is eligible for this exam? Candidate having bachelor degree with 50% in any discipline in the first attempt is eligible for this examination.

How is the NMAT designed? The NMAT by GMAC exam has three sections: Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. Each section is individually timed. Test takers need to answer questions of each section within the allotted section time. Once the test taker completes a section, whether the test taker selects to move to the next section or if time runs out, the test taker will not be able to return to that section. Section No. of Questions Allotted Time Language Skills 32 22 minutes Quantitative Skills 48 60 minutes Logical Reasoning 40 38 minutes Test takers are advised to take the exam as a collection of “three individually timed” sections and they need to perform their best in each of the three sections in the given section time. Test takers should also understand that balance time of one section doesn’t get added onto the next section. So, test takers should be fully sure of themselves before moving on to the next section.

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.

What is the registration fee? Registration fee is as follows: Test Registration (Early) INR 1700 + applicable taxes, Test Registration (Late) INR 2000 + applicable taxes

If I cannot pay the fee on time then is there any fine? Yes, there is a fine of Rs 300 means the late fee is Rs 2000.

What is the mode of payment? Registration fee can be paid by: Credit card Demand draft Cash at bank

What are the important documents need to be submitted at the time of admission? The mandatory documents are: 10th and 12th marking sheets and passing certificate Mark sheet of each and every semester Degree and provisional certificate Mediclaim policy Medical fitness certificate Work experience certificate Migration certificate Eligibility satisfaction certificate AIU certificate.

If I will not continue the selection procedure, then will my fee be refunded? No, the fee will not be refunded in any situation.

Which all Universities accept NMAT scores? Name them. The universities which accept NMAT scores. -Thapar University NMIMS University, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad Amity University, Delhi NCR ICFAI University, IBS Business School, Hyderabad and other locations BML Munjal University, Delhi VIT University Shoolini University, Chandigarh Woxsen School of Business, Hyderabad Chitkara University, Patiala Mody University SRM University Alliance University University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) , Dehradun Ansal University Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad.

Which are the designated centers for this examination? The designated centers are: West: Nagpur, Ahmadabad, Mumbai North: Delhi, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Jaipur East: Kolkata, Patna, Guwahati South: Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad Central: Bhilai, Indore, Bhopal For complete details on the NMAT by GMAC test cities, click on the link given below. NMAT Test Cities-http://www.entrancecorner.com/bschool/nmat-test-cities/

How many stages are included in the selection procedure? There are total 3 stages involved namely: Written examination Case discussion and personal interview Academic performance and work experience.

How many times the aspirant can attempt this exam? only 3 attempts can be made. If the candidate fails to qualify the exam in three attempts then, he becomes ineligible for this examination.

when the result for this exam will be announced and how? the result will be declared within 5 weeks on the official website of the exam conducting body. It will not be informed any candidate personally and no mail will be sent to inform the same.

If a test taker completes answering and reviewing a section before the allotted section time completion, does the balance time get added to the next section(s)? No, one cannot add balance time of one section to the other. If a test taker completes answering and reviewing a section before the allotted section time expires, he/she may choose either to revise the section or move to the next section, but the balance time cannot be added on to the next section timing.

How is the NMAT exam structured? NMAT by GMAC exam is a 120-minute test with three sections- Language Skills, Quantitative Skills ,Logical Reasoning