NMAT by GMAC 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.


The 3 sections in NMAT by GMAC 2017 exam – Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning are individually timed. The exam is computer based test. Questions are in MCQ format. In total there will be 120 questions. Test takers must answer questions and review answers of each section within the allotted time. Test takers must review their answers before moving to another section of the exam, as once the candidate closes out of a section, all answers are final.


Section Number of questions Allotted time in minutes
Language Skills 32 22
Quantitative Skills 48 60
Logical Reasoning 40 38
Total 120 120