NMAT 2019

NMAT 2019 – The NMIMS Management Aptitude Test is conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The candidates who are interested in MBA can apply for this exam to take admission in the institutes associated to NMAT 2019. So, aspirants who are planning to pursue management course in academic session 2020-21 must fill the NMAT Application Form to register for the exam. In NMAT 2019, Candidates can choose the test schedule according to their convenience. Moreover, candidates will also have the option to retake the exam to improve their scores. Here on this page, Aglasem has brought you complete information regarding NMAT 2019 exam pattern, exam date, eligibility, syllabus, preparation, retake and scheduling below.

Candidates looking for NMAT 2018 (Academic Session 2019-2020), Click Here. 

NMAT 2019

Candidates have to select the colleges during the time of registration only. After the result, the exam conducting body will automatically send the scores to the applied colleges. Candidates who will qualify the cutoff will appear for the GDPI round of respective colleges. Until the official notification of NMAT releases, check the tentative schedule for the exam below.

NMAT 2019 Start date End date
Registration 1st week of July 2019 1st week of October 2019
Scheduling 1st week of July 2019 3rd week of October 2019
Late Registration 1st week of October 2019 2nd week of October 2019
Registration Retake 1st week of October 2019 2nd week of December 2019
Rescheduling 1st week of July 2019 2nd week of December 2019
Re-take Scheduling 1st week of October 2019 2nd week of December 2019
Exam 1st week of October 2019 3rd week of December 2019
Result in 2nd week of January 2020
Score Car Download 4th week of March 2020

For more detailed information, follow the quick links given below.

NMAT 2019 Eligibility

As such, there is no specific eligibility defined by the exam conducting body. So, candidates have to look at associated institutes website to check its eligibility. Moreover, having a minimum qualification of 10+2+3 is compulsory for every candidate. Regarding NMAT 2019, candidates should keep the following things in mind.

  • Candidates who will complete the registration process and pay the fees as per the terms and conditions of GMAC are eligible to give the exam.
  • You must check the eligibility of each university and college individually.

Why choose NMAT by GMAC?

The NMAT is popular among candidates for the following reasons.

75 Day Test Window

Candidates have the option to take the test any time within the specified window. So, it is convenient for the students to manage the test schedule as compared to the fixed schedule of other exams. Test takers have the choice to select the date and time of the test in a real-time mode, based on seat availability at each of the centers.

Option To Retake NMAT

Students have the opportunity to improve the score which is not possible in other exams. You can take multiple times to get a good result in the exam. In total, an aspirant can take the test three times(including No Shows).

Negative Marking

As compared to other exams, there is no negative marking in this exam. Therefore, candidates can make informed guesses and don’t have to drop a question in the test.

Equated Result

The result for the NMAT releases after four to five weeks after the test. The result will be scaled to maintain parity and fairness in the exam. Such that, candidate having difficult question paper does not have any disadvantage over other candidates.

NMAT 2019 Application Process

The NMAT 2019 will available online on the official website of GMAC. First of all, candidates have to register to fill the NMAT application form. You will need to enter candidate’s name and contact details to complete the first step of the application process. Further, after the proper verification, candidates will receive the login details in the registered email id and phone number. After that use these credentials to access the student’s dashboard.

You have the option to fill the form in multiple sessions but ensure that you complete the same before registration ends. In the application form, candidates have to enter the personal, educational and work experience details correctly. Moreover, select the school preference wisely in which you have high chances of selection. Finally, pay the application fee which is same for all the candidates. Aspirants who have chosen more than 5 colleges, have to pay additional INR 200 for each additional college.

For complete details regarding NMAT 2019 Application Process, Click Here.

Application Fee

NMAT by GMAC can change the application fee in the year 2019. So, until the official announcement, you can check the tentative fee below. Moreover, you can pay the fee via visa card, master card, mobile wallets etc.

Service Application Fee for NMAT 2019
Test Registration (Early) Rs. 1900 + applicable taxes
Test Registration (Late) Rs. 2000 + applicable taxes
Retake fee Rs. 1900 + applicable taxes
Reschedule Rs. 1100 + applicable taxes
Additional Score Reports (beyond first five) Rs. 200 per score report + applicable taxes

NMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

To prepare for the exam, it is necessary that candidates carefully look at the exam pattern of NMAT. The exam is a computer-based test with a sectional limit for each section. Though candidates will have the option to choose the order in which they have to attempt the sections.

Mode of Examination

  • The exam is an online computer-based test.
  • Candidates have to complete the test in 120 minutes or 2 hours.

Questions in the Examination

  • All the questions in the exam are multiple choice questions with 5 options each.
  • There are total 120 questions in the exam.

Number of Sections

  • In total, the paper is divided into three sections.
  • The sections are Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, and Logical Reasoning.

Marking Scheme

  • Each question carries three marks in the paper.
  • The maximum marks for the exam are 360.
  • There is no negative marking in this test.
Sections Number of Questions Time Limit Range of Score
Language Skills 32 22 Minutes 0-96
Quantitative Skills 48 60 Minutes 0-144
Logical Reasoning 40 38 Minutes 0-120
120 120 Minutes 360

Exam Pattern FAQs

Q. If the time left for any section, does the balance time get added to the next section(s)?

A. No, candidates can review or mark answers in the sectional limit only. you can either completely utilize this time or move to the next section directly.

Q. Can a test taker review questions and /or sections?

A. Yes, you can mark, flag or unflag questions in the sections in the sectional limit only. Once a test taker has moved ahead from one section to the next section, he/she will not be able to return to the previous section.

NMAT 2019 Syllabus

Candidates after checking the exam pattern of NMAT must check the syllabus for the exam thoroughly. As most of the topics are same as other management entrance examinations. The paper has three sections and its topics are given below.

To download the NMAT 2019 Syllabus, Click Here.

Language Skills

Reading Comprehension, Mark the error, Analogies, Synonyms, Jumbled paragraphs, Fill in the blanks etc.

Quantitative Skills

Number system, Data Interpretation, Fractions, Profit and Losses, HCF and LCM, Ratio and Proportion, Simplification, Decimals, Percentage, Partnership etc.

Logical Reasoning

Sitting arrangement, Classifications, Coding-decoding, Direction sense test, Inequalities, Blood relations, Decision making, Syllogism, Arithmetical operations, Machine input etc.

NMAT 2019 Books

Before you start your preparation for NMAT 2019, it is important to have access to most recommended books for the exam. Moreover, these books will guide and assist you to score high. Let’s have a look at the best books for NMAT 2019 and grab a copy of it. Most importantly, you can any one of them which you find convenient for you.

Book Grab Your Copy
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations by R.S Aggarwal Get Here

50 Plus Solved Papers MBA Entrances by Ajay Singh

Get Here
Objective General English by R.S Aggarwal Get Here
Quantitative Aptitude For CAT by Arun Sharma Get Here
A Modern Approach To Logical Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal Get Here
Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examinations by Abhijit Guha Get Here
Logical and Analytical Reasoning by Ashok Gupta Get Here

NMAT 2019 Preparation

Candidates have to prepare for NMAT according to its exam pattern and syllabus. Here are some tips you can follow for your preparation.

Language Skills

  • While reading a comprehension or passage, you should mark the important phrases, words and other sentences with relevant information and data. Once you are done, it will be easy to solve the questions related to it. In the exam, you have to make a map of all the information mentally.
  • Another part of language skills section is based on vocabulary. You can prepare for NMAT 2019 and enhance your vocabulary by reading editorial section of daily newspapers and magazines. This is going to assist you to improve the contextual usage of words.

Quantitative Skills

  • You will be required to increase your speed and accuracy to solve nearly 30-35 questions. The time is not a bar in this section but the major concern is that the questions need to be solved manually and it’s a time-consuming process.
  • Therefore, you must learn the shortcuts and tricks to solve the questions and learn time management.
  • In this section, solving previous year question papers, taking mock tests and sample papers really works.

Logical Reasoning

  • To get answers to the questions, practicing is the key. Try solving as many questions as possible. With practice, you will be able to identify the questions that could be solved easily and are going to take minimum time. This way attempting maximum number of questions in the given fixed time will be easy.
  • Solve similar type of questions in a just one way. This will help you to remember the procedure and thus solving the questions will become easy. While practicing, if you find something difficult take note of it. And revise it until you get hold of it.

For more NMAT 2019 Preparation tips, Click Here.

NMAT 2019 Selection Process

First of all, candidates have to appear for NMAT 2019 to qualify the written round. The scorecard will release within two to three weeks after taking the test. Further cutoffs will release for the colleges who are accepting the NMAT scores. Candidates after checking the cutoff with their scores have to attend the admission process of the respective institutes. Generally, Most of the management colleges or universities have written ability test, group discussion, and personal interview. The complete details regarding the admission process will be available on the official websites of the participating institutes.

NMAT 2019 Admit Card

Candidates will receive the admit card just after the completion of application process. The test location will be as selected by you for NMAT exam. You can download the admit card from the student dashboard after entering the valid NMAT login credentials. Moreover, it is important that you carry the admit card along with ID proofs on the exam day to prove your identity to the test administrator. Keep the admit card for NMAT 2019 Retake or for future admission process.

Test Locations

The test will take place across 44 cities all over India. Moreover, there are also four international locations which are Kathmandu, Thimphu, Dhaka, and Colombo.

Cities Region
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, Vijayawada
Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur Central
Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata,
Patna, Ranchi, Shillong

NMAT 2019 Score Card

The exam conducting body will release the scorecard after the conduction of exam. As students keep taking the exam, the scorecard will release in the regular interval. In the scorecard, you will find the marks and percentile of the individual sections. If you are not satisfied with the results, then you can apply to retake the NMAT exam. A candidate can give 2 retakes after the main exam to improve their scores.

Section Score Range
Quantitative Skills 0-144
Language Skills 0-96
Logical Reasoning skills 0-120
Total 0-360

NMAT 2019 Final Result

After the conduction of all the test schedules, candidates will get the final result in the month of January 2020. The final result will contain the scaled scores and the percentile scores of each section. Candidates have to carry the copy of the result during the admission process in which you are qualified to attend GDPI round. Candidates must check their email regularly for any communication by NMAT by GMAC.

What is a Scaled Score?

This is the score which is equated to account for any differences in overall difficulty. Such process ensures that scores are comparable and not affected by different candidates getting the different question papers.

What is a Percentile Score?

Final percentile score shows how many students among the total number of candidates have scored marks less than you. The result will be sent to schools to start the further round of selection process.

NMAT 2019 Retake and Reschedule

What is Retake and Reschedule?

You can give three attempts within the 75 days window after registering for the exam. A minimum gap of 15 days is required between two attempts. It should be noted that “First come First serve” principle applies to both registration and scheduling.

The earlier you register and make payment, the earlier you will able to schedule the test. So, it will increase your chances of getting a preferred date, time and test location.

You can schedule the exam through Schedule/Reschedule exam tab in candidate dashboard available in the NMAT by GMAC account. Also, you can decide to reschedule your test not later than 72 hours prior to the scheduled test. Select date, time and test center, subject to availability, by paying an additional fee via online payment.

NMAT 2019 Sample Paper

Candidates planning to give NMAT 2019 can boost their preparation after solving the sample paper by GMAC. The paper is completely according to NMAT exam pattern which will help you to know the types of questions in this test. Check the sample paper below or Click Here.

Universities/ Colleges accepting NMAT Scores

You can know more institutes at their official website and their admission procedure.

Colleges/ Universities Official Website Links
SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Click Here
Xavier University Click Here
MISB Bocconi Click Here
ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations Click Here
Alliance University Click Here
Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University Click Here
BSE Institute Limited Click Here
Amity University Click Here
Thapar School of Management Click Here
Bennett University Click Here
SRM University Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat Click Here
Shiv Nadar University Click Here
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) Click Here
Woxsen School of Business Management Click Here
BML Munjal University Click Here
VIT University Click Here
ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai Click Here
Mody University Click Here
GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam Click Here
Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University Click Here
Jindal Global Business school – Delhi/NCR Click Here

Official website:  www.nmat.org.in
Insofar, all the information is according to last year information brochure. As soon as, NMAT 2019 notification is released, all the details of this exam will be updated here.

For any doubts regarding NMAT 2019, please let us know in comments below.

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