NMAT by GMAC 2017 Overview

Exam Type:
National Level
Format:
Online/CBT
Language:
English

NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) exam is administered by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). NMAT by GMAC is an online management entrance examination which opens doors to many top-notched management programmes in India. The exam is required to take admission in MBA/ PGDM programs in SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) and 19 other management institutes and universities. NMAT 2017 will be conducted across 44 cities in India and 4 international cities.

NMAT by GMAC 2017 will be conducted in computer based mode and its duration will be two hours. 120 questions from three sections will be asked in the exam to analyse the basic aptitude of the candidates.  Every year, more than 40,000 candidates appear for this entrance examination.

For more details on NMAT by GMAC 2017.

NMAT by GMAC 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification​

All the candidates must check the NMAT by GMAC Eligibility norms before applying for the exam. Once the registration is done, the application fee will not be refunded. Candidates appearing for NMAT 2017 have to fulfil the basic eligibility criteria which are as follows:

  • Candidates applying for NMAT 2017 are required to complete a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Final year students of graduation can also apply for NMAT by GMAC 2017. However, their admission will be subject to the marks obtained in the degree program. Also, they will need to produce all the necessary documents within the specified time.


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

For MBA Pharmaceutical Management​

  • Applicants must have a graduate degree in Pharmacy, Science, Life Sciences, MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, B.Sc. OR an M.Sc. degree in Biotechnology with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate.
  • Students with post graduate degree in Economics, Psychology and Sociology are also eligible to apply for NMAT by GMAC 2016.
  • Those candidates who have studied B. Tech. or B.E. in Bio-Tech. or Bio-Medical can also apply.
  • Preferences will be given to the candidates working in Pharmaceutical Companies for more than two years.

For more details on NMAT Eligibility Criteria 2017

NMAT by GMAC 2017 Application Details

The application process for NMAT by GMAC 2017 has started from July 4. Candidates can apply by visiting the official website of NMAT by GMAC and register themselves using a valid email id. For the registration, candidates will have to fill their personal, educational and other details in the application form of NMAT by GMAC. Registration window for NMAT will remain open till October 3, 2017

After filling up the personal and contact information, educational and work experience and all the other details, candidates will need to pay the test fee. After submitting all the details, the candidate will need to upload a photograph. Once the registration procedure is complete and the payment is received, the candidate will get a unique username and password that will allow the candidate to schedule their examination. 

For those who fail to register within the time bound, can also register later as an option for late registration is also available from October 4 to October 14.

For more details on NMAT Application Form 2017

Application fees detail

After filling the registration form, candidates will have to pay the NMAT application fee which will be non-refundable. To have a better understanding of NMAT registration fee, candidates can check the table below:

Service

Fee

Test Registration (Early)

INR 1800 + applicable taxes

Test Registration (Late)

INR 2000 + applicable taxes

Retake

INR 1800 + applicable taxes

Reschedule

INR 1000 + applicable taxes

Additional Score Reports (beyond first five)

INR 200 / Score Report + applicable taxes

 

Exam Pattern

NMAT by GMAC Exam Pattern

S.No.

Section

No. of questions

Score Range

Time-limit (minutes)

1.

Quantitative Skills

48

0-144

60

2.

Language Skills

32

0-96

22

3.

Logical Reasoning Skills

40

0-120

38

Total

120

0-360

 

NMAT by GMAC 2017 Counselling/Interview

After the announcement of NMAT 2017 result, selection procedure for NMAT by GMAC will begin. All the participating colleges will declare the cut-off for each programme. Candidates who will meet the cut0off will be called for the further rounds of admission. The result of NMAT 2017 is expected to be released in the 3rd week of January 2018. While filling the NMAT application form, candidates have to select colleges accepting NMAT 2017 scores. After the declaration of result, scores will be sent to the participating institutes chosen by the candidate. Selection procedure for all the colleges may be different from each other. Apart from the entrance examination, the selection process will include case discussions, personal interview and writing ability test.

Important dates of NMAT Selection Process:

 

S.No.

Events

Dates

1.

NMAT 2017 exam will held from

October 05 to December 18, 2017

2.

Declaration of result

Third week of January 2017

3.

NMAT Selection Procedure will begin

First week of February 2017

4.

Selection Process will end

First week of June 2017

 

NMAT by GMAC 2017 Exam Syllabus

 

Syllabus of NMAT by GMAC gives the idea of the kind of questions which will be asked in NMAT 2017 exam. Applicants can do their preparations as per the syllabus. It will help them in managing the entire preparations and so that they will be able to cover all the topics. NMAT by GMAC 2017 will include three segments:

  • Language Skills
  • Quantitative Skills
  • Logical Reasoning Skills
     

Logical Reasoning

Quantitative Skills

Language Skills

Family tree

Numeric grid

Decision-making & verbal skills

Coding and Decoding

Series

Arrangement

Number Systems

Problem-solving

Data Sufficiency

Modern Mathematics

Data interpretation

Geometry and Algebra

Arithmetic

 

Antonyms and Synonyms

Grammar

Fill in the blanks

Language usage & their rules

Vocabulary and Idioms

Para Jumble and Syntax

Reading Comprehension

 

NMAT Exam Pattern 2017


To understand the NMAT 2017 Exam Pattern, check the table below –

S.No.

Section

No. of questions

Score Range

Time-limit (minutes)

1.

Quantitative Skills

48

0-144

60

2.

Language Skills

32

0-96

22

3.

Logical Reasoning Skills

40

0-120

38

Total

120

0-360

For more details on NMAT 2017 Syllabus.

 

 

NMAT by GMAC 2017 Exam Centres

GMAC has released the list of NMAT 2017 examination centre. This entrance exam will be held across 44 cities in India and 4 international cities. Candidates will have to choose the best city in the application form of NMAT. They can select the NMAT test centre as per their convenience. Self-scheduling option is available to select the exam city for NMAT by GMAC. Candidates can select the date and time of the test in a real time mode, based on the availability of seats at each of the centres. Scheduling can be done while filling the NMAT 2017 application form from July 4 to December 15, 2017.

Domestic NMAT by GMAC 2017 Exam Centres ​

Cities

Region

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

 

North

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

 

West

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

 

South

Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur

 

Central

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

 

East


 International test centre​

City

Country

Kathmandu

Nepal

Thimphu

Bhutan

Dhaka

Bangladesh

Colombo

Srilanka

 

NMAT by GMAC 2017 Contact Details

For Registration form and payment related queries

Phone Support: +917863008300
Monday to Friday (except public holidays - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM IST)

Email Support: nmatsupport@gmac.com

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Phone Support: 0120 4397855
Monday to Saturday (8:00 AM to 6:00 PM IST) (Except public holidays)

Email Support:

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