NMAT 2018 Important Dates Announced – Check NMAT 2018 Schedule Here

Gareema Bali updated on : 10 May 2018

NMAT 2018 important dates announced by GMAC. Registration for the exam to begin from 3 July 2018. Check the complete NMAT 2018 schedule here.

NMAT 2018 Important Dates

NMAT 2018 Important Dates – Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released the NMAT 2018 schedule. All the important events and dates related to NMAT are available online, on the official website, www.nmat.org.in. However, for the ease of the management aspirants, NMAT 2018 dates have been listed here on this page too. The candidates can check this schedule and keep a track of the same in order to ensure that no event or deadline is missed. According to the NMAT important dates 2018, the online registration will commence from 3 July and will end on 3 October 2018. Anybody having a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, passed with at least 50% marks can apply for this test. The application fee to register for the exam is INR. 1900 + taxes, while the late fee will amount to INR. 2000 + taxes. The application form will be made available on the official website as scheduled. NMAT 2018 aspirants will be required to schedule the exam date from 3 July to 16 October 2018. The candidates can opt for any exam date as per their comfort from the announced exam delivery window. 

NMAT 2018 exam can be scheduled on any day from 4 October to 17 December 2018. This test will be held across 44 centres in India and 4 International centres. Every year this entrance exam is conducted on National level and is taken by thousands of the management aspirants. Last year, 7% growth was seen in NMAT by GMAC registration. In 2017, the registration count closed at 88,454 compared to 82,928 in 2016. Out of 88,454 registrations, 40% were women and 47% were non-engineering candidates.

NMAT 2018 Important Dates

It is important for the NMAT aspirants to keep a regular track of the events and dates related to the exam. All such candidates can check the NMAT 2018 schedule from the table below.

NMAT Important Dates 2018


Start Date

End date

NMAT Exam Registration

3 July 2018

3 October 2018


3 July 2018

16 October 2018

Late Registration

4 October 2018

14 October 2018

Registration – Retake

5 October 2018

14 December 2018


3 July 2018

14 December 2018

Re-take Scheduling

5 October 2018

14 December 2018

NMAT 2018 Exam Date

4 October 2018

17 December 2018

Final Announcement of Results

Second week of January 2019

Last date to download official score card

31 March 2019

NMAT 2018 Registration and Eligibility

NMAT 2018 application form will be available in online mode only. As pTo register for the exam, the candidates will have to fill their personal, education, work experience and other details in the form. However, before beginning with the form filling, the candidates must go through the NMAT 2018 eligibility criteria first. As mentioned before, the candidates who have completed their graduation in any discipline with at least 50% marks can apply for this entrance exam. Also, the final year students of graduation can register for the same.

As per the announced NMAT 2018 important dates, the form to apply for this test will be released on 3 July 2018. The candidates can register for the test till 3 October 2018. Also, the exam scheduling will begin from 3 July itself and can be done till 16 October 2018. It is important for the interested applicants to be heedful of the NMAT dates 2018 related to registration so that they don't miss the due date and can avoid the payment of late fee. Though, an option of late registration and re-scheduling for the entrance exam is available but the students are suggested to adhere to the schedule of NMAT 2018. 

NMAT 2018 Admit Card 

There is no particular date mentioned in the official NMAT 2018 important dates for the release of the hall ticket. On successful registration, the candidates will receive a link to download the admit card on their registered email id. They must download it online as it will not be sent through post to any candidates. The NMAT 2018 admit card will furnish the details regarding the candidate, date of exam, roll number, details of allotted exam centre etc.  It is mandatory for the candidates to carry the NMAT call letter on the day of the exam, failing which they will not be permitted to sit for the exam.

NMAT 2018 Result

As mentioned in the official NMAT 2018 schedule, the result of the exam is expected to be announced in the 2nd week of January 2018. The candidates will be able to download their scorecard from the official website of GMAC. Also, the exam conducting body will send an email to all the candidates regarding the announcement of NMAT 2018 result. The candidates will have to login by using their registered email id and password for checking the result and download the scorecard.  

The candidates can appear for NMAT by GMAC 2018 thrice in an admission cycle in order to have better and satisfactory score. They can select the list of programmes, where they would like to send their scores to before or after taking the exam. However, for sending NMAT scores to more than 7 programmes before or after, the candidates will have to pay an additional fee.

Admission procedure and selection criteria will differ from college to college. On the basis of NMAT 2018 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 postgraduate management courses.

Colleges Accepting NMAT 2018 Score

Here is the list of the colleges which will grant admission to management degree courses based on the score of NMAT by GMAC 2018 exam:

  • SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad
  • Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
  • SDA Bocconi Asia center, Mumbai
  • ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations
  • Alliance University, Bangalore
  • Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad
  • BSE Institute Limite, Mumbai
  • Amity University, Delhi NCR
  • Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh
  • Benett University - Delhi, NCR
  • SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
  • Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida
  • University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun
  • Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad
  • BML Munjal University, Delhi
  • VIT University, Vellore
  • ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
  • Mody University, Rajasthan
  • GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
  • Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad
  • Jindal Global Business school - Delhi/NCR

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