NMAT Notification Released – Top 10 things to know about the NMAT

Thursday, July 4th, 2019


1. Why take the NMAT Exam?

a.) It is accepted by a large number of colleges. Some of those are really good like the NMIMS Mumbai and ISB.

b.) It tests the skills required for an MBA and is one of the better designed entrance exams.

c.) You can pick the date, time, and location of the exam yourself.

d.) You can attempt it multiple times.

e.) You can submit your score to 5 business schools for free

2. Important Dates for the NMAT Exam

Exam Activity Starts Last Date
Registration Tuesday, July 02, 2019 Thursday, October 03, 2019
Scheduling Tuesday, July 02, 2019 Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Late Registration Friday, October 04, 2019 Monday, October 14, 2019
Registration – Retake Saturday, October 05, 2019 Saturday, December 14, 2019
Re-scheduling Tuesday, July 02, 2019 Saturday, December 14, 2019
Re-take Scheduling Saturday, October 05, 2019 Saturday, December 14, 2019
Exam Delivery Friday, October 04, 2019 Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Final Announcement of Results 3rd week of January, 2020
Official Scorecard Download Tuesday, March 31, 2020

3. Fees for the NMAT exam

Service Fee
Test Registration (Early) INR 2000 + applicable taxes
Test Registration (Late) INR 2500 + applicable taxes
Retake INR 2000 + applicable taxes
Reschedule INR 1100 + applicable taxes
Additional Score Reports (beyond first five) INR 200 per Score Report + applicable taxes

4. Which colleges accept NMAT scores?

  • SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad
  • Indian School of Business (ISB) – (Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA))
  • SPJIMR – Mumbai (For PGMPW)
  • Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
  • TAPMI (For Mu Sigma- TAPMI L.E.A.D Program)
  • SDA Bocconi Asia Center (formerly MISB Bocconi),Mumbai
  • ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations
  • School of Inspired Leadership (Soil)
  • Alliance University, Bangalore
  • Athena School of Management – Mumbai
  • Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida
  • Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
  • Bennett University – Delhi, NCR
  • Universal Business School
  • Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad
  • Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh
  • ISBR Business School, Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • Jain University – CMS Business School
  • Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad
  • BSE Institute Limite, Mumbai
  • Amity University, Delhi NCR
  • SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
  • University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun
  • 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

5. What is the paper pattern for the NMAT exam?

Sections Questions Time
Language Skills 32 questions 22 minutes
Quantitative Skills 48 questions 60 minutes
Logical Reasoning 40 questions 38 minutes
Total 120 questions 120 minutes

6. Where can you take the NMAT test?

NMAT can be taken from 58 test centers in 44 different cities in India and abroad.

Cities Region
Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi North
Aurangabad, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara West
Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijaywada South
Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur Central
Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong East


Location Country
Kathmandu Nepal
Thimphu Bhutan
Dhaka Bangladesh
Colombo Srilanka

7. What are the scores like in the NMAT exam?

Section Score Range Good Score
Quantitative Skills 0 – 144 75+
Language Skills 0 – 96 55+
Logical Reasoning Skills 0 – 120 65+
Total Score 0 – 360 210 +

8. How to register for the NMAT Exam?

  1. Create an account on nmat.org.in using a valid email address.
  2. Provide contact information, personal, educational and work experience, the list of programmes to send scores, and the ID that you will use at the test centre. Indicate your interest in participating in a search service and agree to the terms and conditions.
  3. Your name and date of birth that you enter on the registration form must exactly match the name and date of birth on your Photo and Signature ID.
  4. Choose the schools to send your scores under the “Schools Preference” section. Up to 5 programmes are included in your registration fee. An additional fee of INR 200 + applicable taxes will be applied for each programme added in excess of 5 programs.
  5. You must upload a photograph that bears likeness to you and the photograph on your Photo ID. This photograph will be included on the admit card that you must bring.
  6. Pay the test fee.
  7. Once your payment is realized, your schedule exam option will be activated in your dashboard, so that you can go ahead and schedule your exam.
  8. You will be able to download your admit card from your dashboard once the payment is realized.

To enquire about registration email [email protected]

9. How to prepare for the NMAT Exam?

You can use our Complete MBA Prep course to prepare for NMAT and other MBA Entrance exams. It includes:

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  • XAT (5 Mocks), NMAT (5 Mocks), SNAP (5 Mocks)
  • Valid Till 31st March 2020

10. How to attempt mock tests for the NMAT Exam?

We will be starting our mock tests for NMAT from Monday. We have 5 full-length NMAT Mock tests in the exact same pattern as the NMAT exam. All questions come with detail solutions as well.

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    2 responses to “NMAT Notification Released – Top 10 things to know about the NMAT”

    1. Kiran Pawar says:

      Thank you for the information.

    2. Mayur Bhosale says:

      Thank you for the information.

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