NMAT 2020 Exam: Important Dates, Registration, Eligibility and Syllabus, Admit Card, Result


NMAT is also referred to as the NMIMS (NarseeMonje Institute of Management Studies) Management Aptitude Test. The NMAT is held on the national level for admission into the Postgraduate Management courses. It is conducted by the GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council). The GMAC is an international body that develops management aptitude tests for B-Schools entrance exams.

Read to know more about the NMAT 2020 exam-

NMAT 2020 Latest Update - The online registration process for the exam will begin in the first week of July 2020. Interested candidates can submit their applications till the first week of October 2020. For the tentative schedule, check out the complete article.

NMAT 2020 Highlights

Exam name

NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT)

Exam conducting authority

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)

Official website


Exam mode


Application mode


Exam duration

2 hours

Negative marking

Not Applicable

NMAT Exam 2020 Important Dates

The exam dates here are as per the last year’s schedule:

About the Exam

Important Date (Tentative)

Beginning date of Registration

First week of July 2020

Last date for Registration

First week of October 2020

Exam Scheduling

First week of July to First week of October 2020

Last registration period

First week of October to Second week of October 2020

NMAT registration - Retake

First week of October to Second week of October 2020

NMAT Rescheduling

First week of July to Second week of July 2020

Retake re-scheduling

First week of October to Second week of December 2020

NMAT 2020

First week of October to Third week of December 2020

Result Declaration

Third week of January 2021

Registration for CD/PI

Third to Last week of January 2021

Conduct for CD/PI

First to Third week of February 2020

NMAT Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

In a year, a candidate can take this exam thrice. If a candidate feels unsatisfied with his/her performance in the last N-MAT exam, then he/she can schedule the ‘Retake exam’. In the final merit list, the highest marks obtained by the candidate will be counted.

Quick Review

About the Exam


Mode of Exam

Computer Based Test

Type of Questions

Objective type questions

Number of Subjects

3 areas of questions – Quantitative Skills, Language skills and Logical Skills

Number of Questions


Scheme of marking

No scheme for negative marking

Duration of the exam

2 hours

Eligibility for a number of attempts

3 times in a year

Marks distribution in each section of NMAT 2020 Exam


Number of questions


Quantitative Aptitude



Logical Reasoning



Language Comprehension






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NMAT 2020 Syllabus

Language Skills: Reading Comprehension, Para Jumble, Grammar, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Correction, Language usage, Idioms.

Quantitative Skills: Algebra, Arithmetic, Quadratic Equation, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, Percentage, Ratio/Proportion, Profit and Loss, Average, Work/ Time, Speed, Time, and Distance, Number System.

Logical Reasoning: Coding-Decoding, Blood Relation, Puzzles, Syllogism, Decision Making, Sitting Arrangement, Data Sufficiency, Assertion and Reason, Time Sequence Test, Arithmetical Operations.

NMAT Exam 2020 Eligibility

Educational Qualification –

  • A candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3/4 system) with a score of 50% marks in aggregate, in any discipline from the UGC recognised University.
  • The specific educational requirement for specific courses – Candidates who want to get admission in the MBA –Pharmaceutical, should have a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Life Sciences or Science.
  • Candidates with Bachelor’s in BAMS, MBBS, BDS, BHMS, B.Sc or Master’s degree are also eligible for the course described above.
  • Eligibility for Postgraduate Courses- The candidates with Masters in Psychology, Economics and Sociology are also eligible to apply for the exam.
  • Eligibility for Technical Course – The candidates with Bachelors in B.E/B.Tech or Bio-Medical are also eligible to apply for the exam.
  • Eligibility for Work Experience –The candidates with working experience in the Pharmaceutical Company for more than 2 years are also eligible to apply for the exam.
  • The Graduation final year appearing candidates are eligible to apply for the exam. 

Booking Slot

After the submission of the application form, the exam conducting authority send a Login id and Password on the applicant’s email id. By using the login ID and password, a candidate can schedule the exam. The candidate should book the exam slot from the available slots. It is done on the first come first serve basis.

NMAT Exam 2020 Application Process

The online registration for the NMAT 2020 exam will begin in the first week of July 2020. The last date for the registration process will be in the first week of October 2020. Candidates must apply for the exam within the prescribed period. The application will be accepted only through the online mode. Here are the steps to apply for the exam:

  • Visit the NMAT 2020 official website - https://www.nmat.org.in.
  • Click on the link for NMAT 2020 exam.
  • For registration, provide details like Name, Address, and valid Email ID.
  • After registration, login credentials (Login ID and Password) are sent to the candidate’s registered email ID.
  • Login using the credentials to access the application form.
  • Fill all the specified columns with details such as educational qualification, personal details, etc.
  • Upload the scanned copies of your photograph and signature in the prescribed format and size.
  • Pay the application fee after successful completion of application details.
  • Take a print of the confirmation page after successful submission of the application form.

Application Fee

The candidate should pay the requisite application fee -

Application Form

Application Fee (excluding taxes)

NMAT registration fee

₹ 2000

NMAT registration fee (with late fee)

₹ 2500

NMAT 2020 Retake

₹ 2000

NMAT 2020 Rescheduling

₹ 1100

Additional Score Reports

₹ 200 per score report

Mode of Application Fee Payment

  • The fee Application Fee can be paid online through the MasterCard Visa, Debit Card, American Express, Diners Club, and Net Banking.
  • The application fee can be paid offline through Demand Draft drawn in favour of the GMAC-

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Other Details

NMAT 2020 Admit Card -

Candidates can download the Admit card online from the official website of NMAT and get its print. Admit cards will be issued only for those candidates who have successfully submitted the application form.

Note – It should be noted that the candidate should retain the Admit Card of his first NMAT Exam if he/she is opting for the retake of the previous exams.

Further, the candidate cannot opt for the same examination center which he has opted for during the first take of the NMAT Exam.

NMAT Exam Result -

The N-MAT result will be declared in the third week of January 2020. A candidate can see the results online on the N-MATofficial website. The results will be available in the form of a percentile score of the candidate.

NMAT Exam FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

NMAT 2020 online registration will tentatively begin in the first week of July 2020. Check out the frequently asked questions related to the exam here.

Q.1 What is the date of NMAT Exams?

The exams will be conducted from October to December 2020.

Q.2 In a year for how many times a candidate can appear for Retake exams?

In a given year a candidate can appear for three times.

Q.3 What is the minimum educational requirement to become eligible for the NMAT Exams?

The candidate should be a graduate with a minimum score of 50% marks in aggregate in any discipline from any recognised university.

Q.4 What is the Registration fee for the NMAT Exams?

The Registration fee is ₹ 2000 while the late registration fee is ₹ 2500.

Q.5 What is the nature of questions in the NMAT Exams?

Objective type questions are asked in the NMAT Exams. Each question has multiple choice answers and questions.

Q.6 How many questions are there in the NMAT Exams?

120 questions are asked in this exam.

Q.7 If there is any scheme of negative marking in the NMAT Exams?

No there is no scheme of negative marking in the exams.

Q.8 What are subjects of NMAT 2020 Exam?

The questions in the NMAT Exam are asked mainly from 3 areas. They are – Language Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, and Logical Reasoning.

Q.9 Can a candidate with B.Tech/ B.E background is eligible to appear for the NMAT 2020 Exam?

Yes, a candidate with a background of engineering and technical subjects are also eligible to appear for the exams, provided they have scored a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

Q.10 How to get the Admit Card for the NMAT 2020 Exam?

Candidate can download their admit card from the official website of the NMAT after the exams conducting authority has accepted their application form and fee.


NMAT 2020 exam will be held from first week of October to third week of December 2020. Here are the frequently asked questions related to the exam.