NMAT 2017 - NMAT by GMAC

Shreyasa Vijay updated on : 26 Sep 2017

NMAT by GMAC 2017 will be conducted from October 5 to December 18. Check details on eligibility norms, exam pattern, important dates and all details on NMAT 2017 here.


NMAT 2017 – NMAT 2017 will be conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) from October 5 to December 18, 2017. The test will be conducted in online mode. As it is 75-day window test, candidates can retake the test twice after the first attempt. .Duration of entrance test will be two hours. 120 questions from 3 sections will be asked in the NMAT exam to judge the basic aptitude of the exam takers. Approx. 40,000 MBA aspirants appear for this entrance exam every year. This test will be held in 75-day window across 44 Indian cities and 4 foreign cities. The application form of NMAT exam has already been released. The last date to apply for the test is October 4, 2017. Link to apply for NMAT by GMAC 2017 is available on this page. Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the NMAT 2017 eligibility criteria. Any graduate having 50% marks can apply for this test. If anyone fails to meet the eligibility criteria, he/she will be disqualified at the time of admission.  The registration process is completely online. Applicants can access the link given below to apply for NMAT 2017. Candidates who will apply successfully within the specific timeline will get the admit card of NMAT 2017 exam and the date of result of the exam is not yet clear but is expected to release in the third week of January, 2018.

NMAT is a national level management based entrance exam. On the basis of NMAT 2017 score, admission will be granted to well-known management colleges such as Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Alliance University, SRM University, BML Munjal University and  VIT University.  

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NMAT 2017 - Overview

Name of Exam


Commonly known as


Exam conducting body

GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council)


Admission to MBA Programmes

Level of Exam


Mode of Exam



NMAT Important Dates 2017

Candidates should keep the track of important dates of NMAT 2017 to ensure that they don’t miss any important event and deadline.





July 04, 2017

October 03, 2017


July 04, 2017

October 16, 2017

Late Registration

October 04, 2017

October 14, 2017

Registration - Retake

October 06, 2017

December 14, 2017


July 04, 2017

December 15, 2017

Re-take Scheduling

October 06, 2017

December 15, 2017

NMAT Exam 2017 will be conducted from

October 05, 2017

December 18, 2017

Final Announcement of Results

3rd week of January 2018

NMAT Eligibility Criteria 2017

Basic eligibility criteria to appear for NMAT by GMAC 2017 are as follows:

  • The candidate should be a graduate with minimum 50 percent marks.
  • Final year students of bachelors can also apply for NMAT subject to them fulfilling the NMAT by GMAC eligibility criteria at the time of admission

For foreign applicants, NMAT eligibility norms 2017 are as follows:

  • The candidate must have done graduation from a recognized University.
  • Candidates must have secured at least 50% in graduation.
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2 years of post-qualification experience.

Apart from that, every participating institute has its own eligibility norms, which must be met by the candidates. In case they will fail to meet the NMAT 2017 eligibility criteria, he/she will be disqualified at the time of selection.

NMAT Application Form 2017

The registration process for NMAT 2017 has started from July 4.The NMAT 2017 application form is available in online mode only. Candidates can apply on the official website of NMAT by GMA or can access the link given above in this article. To register, they will have to fill their personal, education, work experience and other details in the NMAT by GMAC application form. Applicants must register and schedule the exam according to the schedule given in the above section of this article.

NMAT Registration 2017

  • Click on “Register Now” in the Quick Links Section
  • The new user will have to register by entering first, the last name, country, mobile number, email id and choose a password.
  • Click on “Submit” button. An authentication email will be sent for the verification.  Login to NMAT using Login ID and password
  • Fill up the online registration form by entering personal information, contact details, educational and work experience, programme/school preference and NMAT Exam terms & conditions.
  • Choose the schools to send your scores under the "Schools Preference" section.
  • Review the registration form
  • Submit the form and complete the registration for NMAT exam 2017.
  • For the successful registration, make the payment

NMAT Late Registration 2017

Test takers who will not be able to register for NMAT by GMAC 2017 during the registration window between July 4 to October 3, 2017 can apply for the exam during late registration window, which will be available from October 4 to October 14.

NMAT Payment Instruction 2017

  • After submitting the registration form, click on the “Proceed with online payment”
  • Once the payment will be done, the candidates will receive an email with his/her unique NMAT by GMAC 2017 Registration Number.

NMAT Registration Fee 2017

For NMAT by GMAC 2017 registration, candidates will have to pay a non-refundable fee of INR 1800. Up to 5 programmes/schools are included in this registration fee of NMAT 2017. If candidates want to apply for more than five (5) programmes/schools, a fee of INR 200 will be charged for each additional programme/school.

Check the amount of NMAT by GMAC application fee from the table below.



Test Registration (Early)

INR 1800 + applicable taxes

Test Registration (Late)

INR 2000 + applicable taxes


INR 1800 + applicable taxes


INR 1000 + applicable taxes

Additional Score Reports (beyond first five)

INR 200 / Score Report + applicable taxes

NMAT Admit Card 2017

Admit card of NMAT 2017 will be available in online mode only. Candidates can download their admit card after the completion of NMAT 2017 registration process. NMAT admit card 2017 will be available on the official website of NMAT by GMAC 2017. It must be noted that a hard copy of admit card will not be sent to anyone. Candidates will need to carry the printout of NMAT 2017 admit card on the day of the exam, otherwise, they won’t be allowed to sit for the exam.

Along with the admit card of NMAT 2017 exam, the candidate will be required to bring following things without which they will not be allowed to give the test:

  • Confirmation email printout.
  • One photocopy of the Photo ID for submission at the NMAT  centre
  • Any other document as advised by NMAT by GMAC for differently abled candidates
  • One valid Photo ID and another signature ID

NMAT Exam Pattern 2017

NMAT by GMAC exam 2017 will be held in online mode. There will be multiple choice questions in NMAT exam and it will comprise of three sections:

  • Language Skills
  • Quantitative Skills
  • Logical Reasoning

For the better understanding of NMAT 2017 exam pattern, candidates can check the table given below:


No. of Questions

Allotted Time

Language Skills


22 minutes

Quantitative Skills


60 minutes

Logical Reasoning


38 minutes



  • Individual time is allotted for each section. Once the test taker completes a section, whether he/she chooses to move to the next section or if time runs out, they will not be able to return to that section.
  • The test taker will be able to review the sections of the exam within the allotted section time.

NMAT Exam Syllabus 2017​

Candidates appearing for NMAT 2017 must ensure that they understand the complete syllabus of the test. They must get familiar with the syllabus of NMAT exam so that they don’t waste their time in preparing unnecessary topics. With the help of syllabus and exam pattern, they can strategise the NMAT preparation and prepare accordingly.

NMAT Exam Centres 2017

NMAT Exam 2017 will be conducted at 44 test centres across India and at 4 international centres.  Candidates can check the list of NMAT 2017 exam cities from the table below.

NMAT 2017 Exam Cities - Domestic




Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi


Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara


Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijaywada


Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur


Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong


NMAT 2017 Test Centres - International

The NMAT by GMAC 2017 will also be conducted at following international locations:











NMAT Participating Institutes 2017

A lot of renowned Universities of the country grant management admission to candidates on the basis of NMAT score. We list below some of the top colleges accepting NMAT by GMAC 2017 scores:

  • GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
  • Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University
  • SRM University
  • BML Munjal University
  • Mody University
  • Ansal University
  • Woxsen School of Business
  • UPES
  • Shoolini University
  • JK Lakshmipat University
  • Chitkara University
  • VIT University
  • Amity University
  • Thapar University
  • NMIMS University
  • Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
  • MISB Bocconi
  • IBS School of Business
  • Shiv Nadar University
  • Shiv Nadar University

NMAT Result 2017

The result of NMAT 2017 is expected to be announced in the 3rd week of January 2018. GMAC will send an email to all the candidates regarding the announcement of NMAT by GMAC result 2017. To check the NMAT result 2017, candidates will have to login by using their registered email id and password. NMAT by GMAC  score card will include the sectional marks and percentile of the candidate. These scores of the candidate will be sent to the five colleges chosen by the candidate. On the basis of the result, the candidate will be shortlisted for the further admission procedure.

NMAT Cutoff 2017

Cut-Off of NMAT by GMAC 2017 is the minimum marks set for the admission into various management programmes. Once the NMAT result 2017 will be announced, all the colleges will determine and release the NMAT 2017 cutoff. Each participating college will declare separate cut-off for every category of candidates and courses. NMAT by GMAC 2017 cutoff will vary for each college and category of the candidates.

Admission to Colleges through NMAT 2017

Admission procedure and selection criteria through NMAT by GMAC 2017 will differ from college to college. On the basis of NMAT 2017 scores, the candidate will be shortlisted for further selection rounds. Candidates may have to appear for Group Discussion (GD) or Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview rounds. The finally selected candidates will be granted admission to offered post-graduate management courses.

Keep visiting this page for latest updates on NMAT 2017. In the case of any doubt or query regarding NMAT by GMAC 2017, comment below.

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