NMAT Answer Key 2017

Shreyasa Vijay updated on : 25 Oct 2017

NMAT answer key will be released after conducting NMAT 2017 exam. Check all the details regarding the answer key of NMAT 2017 here.

NMAT Answer Key

NMAT Answer Key 2017 – NMAT is 75-day window test which has already begun on October 5, is being conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).It will be continued till December 18, 2017. Candidates can retake the test twice after the first attempt. The entrance exam will be held in online mode. Once the entrance test will be conducted, NMAT Answer key 2017 will be published in online mode on the official website of GMAC 2017 after the successful completion of the exam. It will be comprised of solutions to all the questions which will be asked in the entrance test.  With the help of answer key, candidates will be able to tally all their answers and calculate the estimated scores of NMAT exam. Apart from the official answer key, many reputed private institutes will also release the answer key. Candidates will be able to download the answer key by entering their registration number and password. All the links to the NMAT answer key will be provided on this page as soon as it will be published.

NMAT by GMAC is a national level management exam which will be conducted for the admission to management courses offered by various colleges. On the basis of NMAT scores, many renowned b-schools will offer the admission Approximately 40,000 candidates take this test every year. The entrance test is conducted across 44 Indian and 4 foreign cities i.e. Kathmandu, Thimpu, Dhaka and Colombo.

NMAT Answer Key 2017

NMAT 2017 answer key will contain correct answers to all the questions. The main purpose to release the answer key is to help the candidates in obtaining their estimate scores. They can evaluate their performance after calculating their scores.

NMAT Answer Key 2017 – Important dates

Candidates must keep a track of the schedule of NMAT 2017 answer key so that they don’t miss any major update. Tentative dates of NMAT answer key are given below:





NMAT 2017 exam

October 5-December 5, 2017


NMAT answer key will be released

Last week of December, 2017


Declaration of result

3rd week of January, 2018

How to download the NMAT Answer Key 2017?

Candidates can follow the below-given steps to access the answer key:

  • Click on the link given on this page.
  • Enter your NMAT registration number and password and click on submit button.
  • Answer key will be published in the form of Pdf.
  • Download the answer key and check your answers.

NMAT Answer Key 2017 – Marking Scheme

NMAT answer key will consist of all the answers as per the order of questions asked in the exam. Candidates must calculate their marks as per the official NMAT marking scheme. Here we are providing the marking scheme as well as exam pattern below:

Marking Scheme-

  • For marking correct answer – 3 marks will be awarded
  • No negative marking is applicable
  • Also, no marks will be deducted for leaving a question unanswered

NMAT Exam Pattern-



No. of questions

Score Range

Time-limit (minutes)


Quantitative Skills





Language Skills





Logical Reasoning Skills








NMAT Answer Key 2017 - Advantage

  • Candidates can have an idea about their performance in the exam.
  • They can get to know their estimate scores by comparing their answers.
  • By cross-checking the scores with the previous year’s cutoff and ranks, applicants will have the idea whether they will qualify the exam or not.

NMAT Result 2017

NMAT by GMAC result is expected to be declared in the third week of January, 2018. Result will be published on the official website. Candidates will be required to enter their NMAT user ID and password to check the result. The NMAT score card will be comprised of scaled score, overall score and percentile. After the declaration of result, GMAC will send the link to access the results on the registered mail id of the candidates. According to the result, candidates will get the admission to NMAT participating institutes 2017.

NMAT Cutoff 2017

Once the result of NMAT will be released, all the participating colleges will declare their cutoff. Candidates meeting the cutoff score will be shortlisted for the further admission procedure. NMAT cutoff marks will differ from college to college. Cutoff will be affected by several factors such as total number of candidates, difficulty level of the exam, seats available in various colleges and the marks obtained in the entrance exam. Candidates must ensure that they get minimum sectional and overall cutoff score.

NMAT Selection Procedure 2017

After the announcement of cutoff and result, selection process of NMAT will begin. Candidates who will get the minimum cutoff marks will be called for further admission procedure. Selection process may differ from college to college. Each participating institute will have it’s own selection criteria. Further process of admission will include Group discussion (GD) and Personal interview (PI).The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of their performance in the entire selection process. Many factors will influence the selection process such as academic profile of the candidate, work experience, marks in entrance exams and the performance in group discussion and personal interview rounds.

Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria of NMAT 2017. If they will not be eligible at the time of admission, candidates will be disqualified at the time of document verification process. As per the eligibility norms, candidates must have done their graduation with minimum of 50 percent marks. Final year students of graduation can also apply for the exam but they will be required to submit to proof their proof of eligibility at the time of admission. There is no particular age limit to apply for NMAT exam.

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