NMAT 2017

Till 2014 NMIMS Mumbai conducted NMAT exam for admission to its flagship MBA/PGDM programmes. In March 2015, Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), the owner of GMAT exam acquired NMAT 2017 exam and changed the name of NMAT to NMAT by GMAC. Since then NMAT which used to be the entrance exam only for admission to flagship MBA programme at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), is known by NMAT by GMAC and is the MBA entrance test for 19 other MBA/PGDM institutes apart from NMIMS. Now there is no NMAT 2017 and the name of the exam is NMAT by GMAC 2017.


The NMAT by GMAC 2017 instead of NMAT 2017 is now the entrance exam for admission to NMIMS and other B-schools associated to NMAT by GMAC. NMAT in its new form is conducted as an online exam in 75 days testing window. The exam is a computer based objective type multiple-choice test.


Sr. No.  Event Start & End date
1 Registration July 4 – Oct 3, 2017
2 Scheduling July 4 – Oct 16, 2017
3 Late Registration Oct 4  – Oct 14, 2017
4 Registration-Retake Oct 6 – Dec 14, 2017
5 Re-scheduling July 4 – Dec 15, 2017
6 Retake-scheduling Oct 6 – Dec 15, 2017
7 Exam delivery Oct 5 – Dec 18, 2017
8 Final Result announcement 3rd week of January 2018

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 04-07-2017 10:00 AM to 03-10-2017 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Late Registration – Online: 04-10-2017 10:00 AM to 14-10-2017 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 10:00 to Monday, December 18, 2017 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 21-01-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)

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About NMAT Exam

The NMAT by GMAC 2017 exam takes its name from earlier NMAT 2017 exam which was conducted by NMIMS Mumbai. After NMAT 2017 was acquired by GMAC, the name of NMAT exam got new nomenclature as NMAT by GMAC. The NMAT in new form will have 3 sections – Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. It is a computer based test of 2 hours duration.


Important features of NMAT by GMAC

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NMAT 2017 Eligibility

To be eligible for NMAT 2017 exam (Now NMAT by GMAC 2017), a candidate should know the eligibility criteria of the B-school where he/she wants to apply. The eligibility criteria to appear in NMAT by GMAC have not been separately specified.


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NMAT 2017 Registration, Application Process, Fee

To appear in NMAT 2017 exam (NMAT by GMAC 2017) from October 5 to December 18, 2017, you need to register and pay the fee for NMAT 2017 (NMAT by GMAC) exam before scheduling a test date and location. Candidates are required to visit respective university/college/school website for details of their admission procedure as you have to submit their respective form separately.


Registration process for NMAT (NMAT by GMAC) has 2 mandatory steps 


Step:1 Register for the NMAT by GMAC exam on nmat.org.in

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NMAT 2017 Exam Pattern


NMAT 2017 (NMAT by GMAC) will be a computer-delivered exam. NMAT 2017 gives each candidate a randomly generated test from a pool of questions, delivered one-at-a-time. The number of questions, difficulty levels, and the time limit for each of the sections in NMAT 2017 is predetermined and, under normal administration conditions, remain the same regardless of when and where the NMAT 2017 (NMAT by GMAC) test is administered. Candidates have a choice of selecting the order/sequence of the NMAT test sections.


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NMAT 2017 Syllabus

Syllabus for NMAT by GMAC remains almost the same as used to be for NMAT till 2014. Following are the major topics to be covered in each section.


Language Skills
The coverage of topics in this section will be to test Reading comprehension, verbal ability and English language skills. Major topics to prepare for this section are –

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Cities where NMAT Exam is held

The NMAT by GMAC 2017 exam will be  delivered at 44 test cities throughout India and 4 cities abroad. The test cities are


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