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NMAT 2017 Test Notification

Dear MBA Aspirants,

The NMAT by GMAC™ exam is computer-delivered and gives each candidate a randomly generated test from a pool of questions, delivered one-at-a-time. NMAT by GMAC™ can be taken thrice and the best of the scores shall be considered provided the candidate has applied to the institute with each of the scores.

Earlier NMAT was conducted by Pearsonvue and considered by NMIMS for offering admission in it’s Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad campus. With effect 2015, NMAT has been conducted by GMAC™ and it is considered by 16 b-schools in India.

The NMAT registration process for MBA 2018-20 Aspirants is given below:

Step:1 Register for the NMAT by GMAC™ exam here.

Step:2 Go to each NMAT by GMAC™ accepting B-school website and complete the application process

NMIMS Mumbai/Bengaluru/Hyderabad/Navi Mumbai/Indore Applications for MBA/PGDM 2018-20 Academic cycle has begun. Click here to check the details and apply.

Following are the details:

NMAT 2017 Test Registration Process

Test Name


NMAT Application Starts

4th July 2017
NMAT Last Date to Apply 3rd October 2017

Late Registration Start

4th October 2017
Late Registration End 14th October 2017
Click here and check the detailed application deadlines including Scheduling, retake and re-scheduling.
NMAT Eligibility All test takers who complete the Test Registration process pay the test fee within the time specified and follow the published NMAT by GMAC™ exam terms and conditions may sit for the NMAT by GMAC™ exam. It is the responsibility of the test taker to understand the eligibility requirements of all the universities and schools to which he/she is interested in applying before registering for NMAT by GMAC™ exam. If the test taker registers for the test and then determine that he/she is ineligible for admission to the desired program, no test fee refund will be made. For the eligibility requirements, test takers are advised to check the websites of each university and school where they plan to apply.
NMAT Test Window period 5th October 2017 to 18th December 2017
NMAT Test Time Test Slots can be selected according to the availability at the selected Test center.
NMAT Test Pattern 3 Sections: Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, Logical Reasoning. Refer the below table for a detailed break-up of number of questions and allotted time.
Section No. of Questions Allotted Time
Language Skills 32 22 minutes
Quantitative Skills 48 60 minutes
Logical Reasoning 40 38 minutes
Click here to view the detailed structure and important notes.
NMAT Marking Pattern +3 for a correct answer. No negative marking for incorrect answer.
NMAT Test Centres The NMAT by GMAC™ exam will be delivered at 44 centres throughout India and at 4 International centres.Click here to view the test centres.
NMAT Mode of Application Online only (via Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Debit Card, Net Banking, Diners Club, Mobile Wallets)
NMAT Application Fees Test Registration (Early): Rs. 1,800/- + applicable taxes
Test Registration (Late): Rs. 2,000 /- + applicable taxes
Retake: Rs. 1,800/- + applicable taxes
Reschedule: Rs. 1,000/- + applicable taxes
Additional Score Reports (beyond first seven): Rs 200/- Score Report + applicable taxes
NMAT Registration Link Click here
NMAT Website link Click here
NMAT Admit Card Candidates can view and download their admit card post successful payment and scheduling. Check test instructions and details here
B-schools accepting NMAT scores Kindly note: Interested students have to register for the NMAT by GMAC™ (http://www.nmat.org.in/) and also need to apply separately to the B-school by visiting their respective website in order to be eligible for admission.
Click here to view the list of B-Schools accepting NMAT by GMAC™ scores.
NMAT Results  3rd week of January 2018. Click here to view cut-offs of past years.

New features introduced by NMAT by GMAC™

This year NMAT by GMAC™ has introduced the below new features:

  1. Increased Access
    NMAT by GMAC™ will now be conducted at 20 new centres in India
  2. 4 International Test Centres
    NMAT by GMAC™ shall be conducted at Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka as well.
  3. Improved Official NMATPrep
    Resources Enhanced diagnostics for NMATPrep online exam, Free online exam with OG
  4. Revised Privacy Policy
    Click here to view the revised policy
  5. Multiple Login Methods
    Candidates can now login through Facebook, Google, One Time Password (OTP), previous year credentials.
  6. Additional Payment options
    Now candidates can pay via International credit card, Unified Payments Interface (UPI).

IMS offers NMAT and NMAT Comprehensive test packs with NMAT mock tests. Enrolments have closed.

If you have any queries or would like to know if you should consider to register to NMAT by GMAC™, visit the nearest IMS Learning Center to meet a counsellor (to find the nearest IMS Learning Center, click here or write to us at ims@imsindia.com or call us on 1800-1234-467 (Toll-Free).

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