NMAT by GMAC has successfully completed the three years of registrations on December 26, 2017. Compared to 2016, NMAT by GMAC witnessed over 7% growth in the number of registrations this year. This year, the total registrations for this management entrance exam closed at 88,454, while it was 82,928 in 2016. The registrations for NMAT by GMAC were open from July 4, 2017, to October 14, 2017.
GMAC is often regarded as the most candidate-friendly graduate management admission test. This has been evaluated as GMAC continue to witness all-time high registrations and exam delivery. Multiple reputed B-Schools across the country consider GMAC score for the admission to management courses at postgraduate level.
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Several unique features have been added to the GMAC exam including: -
- Additional payment methods
- Multiple login options
- New international and regional test centres
All these features have aided the aspiring candidates to register for GMAC to achieve their career dream. The surge in registrations for GMAC exam clearly reveals that it is the most sought after entrance exam among the MBA aspirants.
Expressing his views on the achievement, Director of Product Management (GMAC), Mr. Vikram Shah revealed that GMAC had strived hard to enhance the test-taking experience of candidates, and continued to attract GMAC sore accepting schools in finding the best talent. In the last three years, several measures have been taken in this regard.
In 2017, the network of NMAT by GMAC has been expanded by 100% from 24 cities to 48 cities. Additional test centres were added in international locations like Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. In 2017, over 40% women and 47% non-engineering students have registered for NMAT by GMAC, he highlighted.
Regional Director of GMAC (South Asia), Mr. Gaurav Srivastava pointed that they are receiving a much stronger preference for the NMAT by GMAC from popular B-Schools across the country. The major factors for this strong preference are large candidate pool and diversity in gender & stream of education. In many B-Schools, most of the final admissions are based on NMAT by GMAC score. GMAC will continue to be a symbol of quality, he concluded.
The accessibility of the NMAT by GMAC to the candidates has increased due to the launch of new test preparation material along with the opening of 58 test centres in 44 cities across the country.
In March 2015, GMAC acquired the ownership of NMAT exam from NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies). A total number of 18 B-Schools across the country accept NMAT by GMAC score including: -
- MISB Bocconi
- ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations
- Alliance University, Bangalore;
- SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad
- ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
- Mody University Rajasthan
- GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
- Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad
- Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
- BSE Institute Limited
- University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun
- Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad
- BML Munjal University, Delhi
- VIT University, Vellore
- Amity University, Delhi NCR
- Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh
- SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
- Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida