NMAT 2018 Exam: Important Exam Dates, Admission Process, CD/PI, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Result

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

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NMAT Exam Important Dates

About the Exam

Important Date (Tentative)

Beginning date of Registration

July, 2018

Last date for Registration

October, 2018

Scheduling Date

July to October, 2018

Rescheduling Date

July to December, 2018

Retake Scheduling

October to December, 2018

Exam’s Date

October to December, 2018

Result Declaration

January, 2018

Registration for CD/PI

January 3rd week to last week of 2019

Conduct for CD/PI

February 1st week to its 3rd week 2019


NMAT Exam 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 for 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 number of attempts

3 times in a year

Marks distribution in each section of NMAT 2018 Exam


Number of questions


Quantitative Aptitude



Logical Reasoning



Language Comprehension






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Eligibility for NMAT Exam

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 recognized University.
  • 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 aforesaid course.
  • Eligibilityfor 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.
  • Eligibilitywith Work Experience –The candidates withworkingexperience in the Pharmaceutical Company for more than 2 years are also eligible to apply for the exam.
  • The Graduationfinal year appearingcandidates areeligible to apply for the exam. 

Booking Slot

After the submission ofthe 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 Application Process

  • A candidate can apply for the NMAT 2018 Exam online.
  • The candidate should visit the official website of the GMAC’s NMAT 2017 Exam.
  • A candidate should get registered through the registration window on the website. For registration, a candidate should furnish his/her personal details like Name, address, and valid Email id. 
  • After registration, login credentials (Login ID and Password) are sent to the candidate.
  • With the login credentials, a candidate can access the Application form.
  • A candidate should fill allspecified columns of the application form.A candidate is required to fill about his/her personal and educational details.
  • A candidate should upload the scanned copies of the Photograph and Signature along with the Application form in the given sizes.
  • A candidateshould also give details about the Identity Card that he/she will carry at the examination center.

Application Fee

The candidate should pay the requisite Application fee -

Application Form

Application Fee (excluding taxes)

Retake of NMAT




Late Registration




Additional Score Reports

₹200per score report

Mode of Application Fee Payment

  • The fee Application Fee can be paid onlinethrough 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

Admit Card Issuance

A candidate can downloadthe Admit card online from the official website of the NMAT and get its print. He/she can get the admit card only after submitting the duly filled application form along with the application fee to the GMAC.

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 during the first take of the NMAT Exam. 


The N-MAT resultwill be declared on January, 2018. A candidate can see the results online on the N-MATofficial website. The results will be available in the form of percentile score of the candidate.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q.1 What is the date of NMAT Exams?

The exams will be conducted from October to December, 2018.

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 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 ₹ 1600 while the late registration fee is ₹ 2000.

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?

There are 120 questions that 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 2018 Exam?

The questions in the NMAT Exam’s 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 2018 Exam?

Yes a candidate with 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 2018 Exam?

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