NMAT 2022: Exam Date, Registration, Pattern and Syllabus

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NMAT 2022: Exam from October to December 2022 for NMIMS admission 2023; Check Dates, Pattern, Eligibility, Preparation, Syllabus, Top MBA Colleges

 

Latest Update: NMAT 2022 exam is expected to be conducted from Mid October 2022 to December last week. The NMAT registration process is expected to open in August 2022. With NMAT 2022 exam, you will get admission opportunity in some of the top B-schools like NMIMS Mumbai and Bangalore, K J Somaiya, SDA Bocconi, VIT Vellore, XIM Bhubaneswar and 50 other B-schools accepting NMAT 2022 score.

 

Read this exclusive MBAUniverse.com article to check NMAT 2022 Eligibility, Registration process, Latest Exam pattern, NMAT 2022 Syllabus, Exam Dates, NMAT 2022 Preparation Strategy and Books, top MBA colleges accepting NMAT 2022 score for admission 2023 and other important details about NMAT. 

Table of Contents

  1. What is NMAT?
  2. NMAT 2022 Highlights
  3. NMAT Important Dates 2022 
  4. Self Scheduling for NMAT 2022
  5. NMAT Exam 2022: Detailed Information at a Glance
  6. NMAT 2022: Key Changes in Exam
  7. NMAT 2022 Exam Retake & Re-scheduling
  8. NMAT 2022 Exam Fees
  9. NMAT 2022 Exam Pattern
  10. NMAT Exam 2022 Preparation & Test Taking: Unique Features
  11. NMAT Syllabus
  12. MBA Colleges Accepting NMAT
  13. NMAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria
  14. NMAT 2022: How to Apply for the Exam?
  15. NMAT Exam Full Form
  16. NMAT Exam 5 Windows: Division of Dates
  17. NMAT 2022: Key Benefits of Taking the Exam
  18. NMAT 2022 Admit Card
  19. NMAT 2022 Test Centres 
  20. NMAT 2022 Previous Year Exam Analysis 
  21. NMAT 2022 Cut off 
  22. NMAT 2022 Result 
  23. NMAT 2022 Selection Process in NMAT B-Schools
  24. NMAT Exam Pattern 2022 Vs Past Pattern

    1. What is NMAT?
    NMAT 2022 is an important national level MBA entrance test leading to MBA admission 2023 in NMIMS Mumbai and other top MBA colleges. GMAC is the exam conducting body for NMAT by GMAC 2022. NMAT 2022 exam scores will be accepted by some of the top MBA colleges in India for MBA admission 2023-25 batch like NMIMS Mumbai; SPJIMR Mumbai (PGMPW); ISB (Certificate programme); VIT Vellore; K J Somaiya Mumbai; XIM Bhubaneswar and many other MBA colleges in India. 

     

    While clarifying on What is NMAT..Below are shared the NMAT 2022 exam highlights, Exam pattern, key features and key changes in upcoming NMAT exam, top MBA colleges accepting NMAT with cut off and other key aspects of NMAT exam.

     

    2. NMAT 2022 Highlights
    Some of the unique features of the NMAT by GMAC 2022 exam that will help candidates perform better, assess their performance and play to their strengths with added convenience and flexibility this year are:

    • Long testing window from Mid October  to December 2022 last week
    • One More Opportunity to appear in NMAT likely in January 2023
    • Exam pattern and testing mode for the NMAT 2022 exam may change
    • Equal weightage to all sections and no negative marking for incorrect answer
    • 108 questions instead of 120 questions while exam duration remains 120 minutes
    • Two retake opportunities to improve score available 
    • Instant score preview and official score card within 48 hours for Candidates and Schools
    • GMAC offers Free Official practice exams to candidates to practice and familiarizes with exam pattern. It’s called NMAT by GMAC™ Official Practice Exam 1 (Free). Two free attempts are available for candidates
    • There is also NMAT by GMAC Official Guide with CD to help candidates to understand the intricacies of NMAT 2022 exam and check their preparation level
    • Testing options at test center with social distancing norms & online proctored at home
    • 70+ conveniently located testing centers across 68 Indian Cities
    • NMAT by GMAC™ Online Proctored Exam at Home is available on certain dates within the testing period and slots will be booked on first come first serve basis.

    3. NMAT Important Dates 2022
    NMAT important dates 2022 for the NMAT exam are as follows:                                                                                                     

    NMAT Exam Activity
    Start Date 
    Last Date 
    NMAT 2022 Registration & Application Process (Without Late fee)
    August 3, 2022
    November 10, 2022
    Facility to choose NMAT 2022 Exam Date – NMAT Scheduling
    August 3, 2022
    November 17, 2022
    NMAT by GMAC Late Registration dates
    November 11, 2022
    November 15, 2022
    NMAT Exam Re-scheduling Dates
    August 3, 2022
    December 24, 2022
    NMAT 2022 Exam Dates
    October 14, 2022
    December 27, 2022
    NMAT 2022 Registration for
    Re-take of Exam
    October 15, 2022
    December 24, 2022
    NMAT Retake Exam Scheduling
    October 15, 2022
    December 24, 2022
    NMAT 2022 Date of Result Declaration
    Score card available 48 hours after taking the NMAT exam
    NMAT result will have scores only. Percentile scores may not be available in the score card
    NMAT 2022 Exam Last date for score card download
     --
    March 31, 2023

    *(All NMAT dates are Tentative)

     

    4. Self Scheduling for NMAT 2022
    The NMAT by GMAC™ is a computer-based exam and has three sections - Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. NMAT allows candidates to choose the exam mode, date, time and location of the exam as per the candidates’ convenience.

     

    NMAT is accepted by NMIMS University and 50+ leading B-schools and Universities. You can self schedule, reschedule and take NMAT 2022 exam on any date in one of the two ways – at a Test Centre or as Online Proctored Exam from Home. Top MBA colleges accepting NMAT 2022 include NMIMS Mumbai, VIT, XIMB among others.

     

    5. NMAT Exam 2022: Detailed Information at a Glance
    Detailed Information on one of the most important but a moderate difficulty MBA entrance exam – NMAT 2022 is as under:

    NMAT 2022 Exam Conducting Body
    Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
    NMAT official Website
    mba.com/nmat
    Top MBA colleges under NMAT 2022
    NMIMS, SPJIMR, ISB, XIMB, VIT, ICFAI, Shiv Nadar, SDA Bocconi, L M Thapar
    NMAT 2022 Exam Dates
    75 days from October 14 to December 27, 2022
    NMAT 2022 Testing Mode
    1. Online Exam at Test Centre; Or
    2. Online proctored exam from  home  
    Number of Times you can Take the NMAT exam 2022
    Three
    How to Register for the Exam?
    Visit NMAT official website and complete registration
    NMAT 2022 Exam Application Fee
    Rs.2300/-
    Total Questions in NMAT Exam 2022
    108
    Sectional Division of the NMAT Exam
    3 Sections
    Does NMAT have Sectional Time Limit?
    Yes, and is different for each section
    Choice of determining order of sections
    Yes, available only once
    Exam Difficulty Level
    Moderate as compared to CAT, XAT, SNAP
    Required NMAT exam Percentile for MBA admission in Top Colleges
    90+
    Importance of Taking NMAT 2022 exam
    Offers opportunity to improve rank & score with 2 retakes
    Exam application process
    Online

    6. NMAT 2022: Key Changes in Exam

    1. Two Testing Modes: GMAC has introduced Online Proctored Exam from Home along with Centre Based online Exam. Candidates have the option to take the test either at test centre with social distancing protocols or to take the online proctored exam from the comfort of their home.
    2. Longer Testing Window: NMAT 2022 has a longer testing window of 75 days
    3. Long Registration Window: NMAT has a long registration and application window of more than three months starting from August and going upto November 2022
    4. Fewer Questions with same Test duration: NMAT 2022 consists of 108 questions instead of 120 questions earlier, while exam duration remains same with 120 minutes
    5. Equal Sectional Weightage: All the 3 sections in NMAT 2022 have equal weightage.
    6. Negative Marking in NMAT 2022: There will no negative marking in NMAT question paper
    7. Check Score Immediately after the Exam: Facility is available for instant score preview and official score card within 48 hours of the exam for Candidates and Schools.  The NMAT 2022 Scorecards can be downloaded within 48 hours of taking the NMAT exam. Besides, you will be informed once Scorecard is available for download. The scorecards can be downloaded till March 31, 2023. 

    7. NMAT 2022 Exam Retake & Re-scheduling
    NMAT test takers have the facility to retake the exam to improve the score as well as  reschedule the exam in case of any exigency. In case you do not wish or cannot appear in NMAT on the original self-scheduled date, you may reschedule your NMAT exam date during the testing period. The NMAT retake and rescheduling process is available upto 72 hours prior to your original NMAT exam date. After this, the NMAT rescheduling for the original date may not be allowed. 

     

    7.1 NMAT Re-take & Rescheduling: Important Points to Note
    Maximum of three attempts are allowed to appear in NMAT 2022 exam

    • A mandatory gap of minimum 15 days between two attempts is required
    • You can book a retake only after taking the previous attempt
    • Retake attempts are booked on first cum first basis and subject to seat availability on the scheduled date and slot
    • Rescheduling of NMAT exam is also available upto 72 hours prior to your original NMAT exam date

    7.2 Schedule of Applying for NMAT Retake Attempts
    Below are the total maximum attempts that you will be able to take, based on when you appear for the first exam subject to seat availability, as seats are allocated on first come first serve basis. You are advised to schedule your first attempt at the earliest, so that you can utilize all three attempts in case you wish to improve your score.

    First Attempt Exam Date
    Maximum attempts available
    On or before 24th Nov 2022
    Three
    Between 25th Nov 2022 to 10th Dec 2022
    Two
    On or after 11th Dec 2022
    One

    8. NMAT 2022 Exam Fees
    GMAC has revised the NMAT 2022 Fees for different services as under

    NMAT 2022 Test Service
    NMAT Fees
    Remarks
    Test Registration (Early)
    Rs.2300/-
    + Applicable Taxes
    Test Registration (Late)
    Rs.2800/-
    + Applicable Taxes
    NMAT Retake Registration
    Rs.2300/-
    + Applicable Taxes
    Additional Score Reports (Beyond 5)
    Rs. 300/-per report
    + Applicable Taxes
    Rescheduling NMAT exam
    Rs.1200/-
    + Applicable Taxes

    8.1 How to Pay NMAT Fee?
    Payment for NMAT fee should be made online. The payment forms accepted to make NMAT test fee payment are:

    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Debit card
    • Internet banking
    • Diners Club

    9. NMAT 2022 Exam Pattern
    NMAT is a moderate difficulty level exam. GMAC introduced some key changes in the NMAT  exam pattern due to Covid pandemic. NMAT 2022 offers the facility to retake the exam in case your exam score in first attempt is not satisfactory. 

     

    You can view your NMAT 2022 exam results in 48 hours of taking your exam and then decide to apply to business school or retake the test depending upon your comfort with the scores you’ve obtained in your first attempt. It offers admission opportunity in 30+ MBA Colleges apart from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai.  

     

    NMAT 2022 exam pattern is similar to other leading national level MBA entrance exams like CAT and XAT. It will be computer based test with MCQ question types. 

     

    There are 3 sections in NMAT pattern. The sections are Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. All the three sections in NMAT exam are individually timed. Besides, there is no negative marking in the exam. 

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    9.1 NMAT 2022 Exam: Composition

    Section Name
    Number of questions
    Allotted time in minutes
    Language Skills
    36
    28
    Quantitative Skills
    36
     52
    Logical Reasoning
    36
     40
    Total
    108
    120

    Read More on NMAT Exam Pattern

     

    10. NMAT Exam 2022 Preparation & Test Taking: Unique Features
    Some of the unique features of NMAT 2022 exam preparation and test taking are:

    • Official prep materials (Official guide book and online practice exams) from the house of GMAC Free Official practice exams, called NMAT by GMAC™ Official Practice Exam 1 (Free). Two free attempts are available for candidates to practice and familiarizes with exam pattern
    • 2 retake attempts
    • Opportunity to revise the answers
    • No negative marking for wrong answer
    • 70+ conveniently located testing centers across 68 Cities 

    10.1 How to Prepare for NMAT 2022?
    NMAT Exam preparation 2022 can be well planned in 2-3 months. With the available preparation time, you can prepare on your own with the help of books and other study material, can opt for coaching or can carry on with a mix of both.

     

    10.2 NMAT 2022 Preparation Strategy and Books
    You can prepare well for NMAT exam at home with the help of NMAT Preparation Books, official guide, and other appropriate preparation Material like Mocks and previous test papers.

     

    10.2.1 Best NMAT Preparation books
    Best NMAT Preparation books include 

    • How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT- by Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay; 
    • ‘Word Power Made Easy’ – by Norman Lewis; How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT’ - by Arun Sharma (Published by McGraw Hill); 
    • ‘Logical Reasoning and data Interpretation for the CAT’ - by Nishit K Sinha (Published by Pearson); 
    • ‘How to prepare for Quantitative for the CAT’ - by Arun Sharma, published by MGH Education among others.. 

    10.3 NMAT by GMAC Official Guide
    Graduate Management Admission Council has released a comprehensive ‘NMAT by GMAC 2022 Preparation Guide.’ This NMAT by GMAC official guide contains NMAT syllabus, fundamentals to prepare, NMAT study material, access to NMAT Mocks, CD to prepare for NMAT, previous NMAT question papers, probable NMAT questions among other important NMAT preparation material

     

    10.4 NMAT Mock Tests at MBAUniverse.com
    To help NMAT 2022 test takers to become familiar and prepare as per the changed NMAT pattern, question topics and type, difficulty level, MBAUniverse.com has prepared section wise and full length NMAT Mock Test for NMAT 2022 Exam. The Answer Keys for each NMAT Mock Test are also available. These NMAT Mock Tests are the best preparation tool that can help NMAT exam test takers to score well. Attempt NMAT Mock Tests of different difficulty level

     

    10.5 NMAT Test Series from IMS, CL, TIME
    NMAT Test series 2022 for the exam can help you to get through the NMAT Test smoothly. The NMAT Test series with NMAT mock tests and NMAT replica tests are offered by various coaching institutes like TIME, CL, IMS among others. However, the best test series can be provided by the GMAC – the Graduate Management Admission Council. GMAC releases not only the past NMAT Test questions but also the NMAT 2022 Mock Test on the actual NMAT 2022 test pattern. The Free NMAT Test series 2022 is available alongwith the NMAT Exam Guide released by GMAC. Read More How to Prepare for NMAT

     

    11. NMAT Syllabus
    NMAT 2022 exam syllabus has been revised and updated due to the changes in NMAT 2022 exam structure. NMAT Syllabus 2022 with three major sections on English Language, Quant and Logical Reasoning is revamped with sectional changes and different type of questions appearing in each section of NMAT exam. To prepare well for NMAT this year, it is very important to follow the revised NMAT syllabus 2022.    

     

    The NMAT by GMAC 2022 exam will give 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 is predetermined. Candidates have a choice of selecting the order/sequence of the test sections beginning with any of the three sections – Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. The sections are individually timed and the order once chosen cannot be changed. Check complete NMAT Syllabus

     

    12. MBA Colleges Accepting NMAT
    There are 50+ MBA colleges and universities including many top MBA colleges who will accept NMAT 2022 exam score. Some of the top MBA colleges accepting the NMAT by GMAC 2022 score for MBA admission 2023 are:

    • NMIMS University, Mumbai 
    • SPJIMR, Mumbai (PGMPW)
    • ISB Hyderabad, Mohali (Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA)) 
    • VIT University Vellore, Chennai
    • Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
    • TAPMI  (Mu Sigma- TAPMI L.E.A.D Program) 
    • ICFAI
    • SDA Bocconi
    • Thapar Business School
    • Ahmedabad University. Read More

    13. NMAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria
    There are few basic parameters in NMAT by GMAC 2022 eligibility criteria 2022 which an applicant requires to fulfill to appear in NMAT exam.

    • The candidate must hold Bachelor’s Degree
    • Candidates in final year of Graduation are also eligible to apply for NMAT by GMAC 2022
    • There is no age bar to appear in NMAT 2022
    • Candidates need to check the B-school admission eligibility criteria apart from NMAT eligibility criteria Read More

    14. NMAT 2022: How to Apply for the Exam?
    NMAT 2022 application process can be completed in two simple steps on the official exam website. NMAT by GMAC exam dates have the longest testing window.

     

    NMAT offers normal and late application windows. While the normal application process for the exam will remain open for more than 75 days, the application process with late fee will open after the last date to apply without late fee is over and will close in 10-15 days. GMAC, the NMAT 2022 exam conducting authority usually does not extend the last date to apply for the exam.

     

    The NMAT application & exam fee (Without late fee) is Rs.2300/-. After the NMAT by GMAC last date to apply, you have to pay Rs.2800/-. NMAT 2022 application form offers the facility to choose your own exam date during the long testing window. While completing your NMAT Application form 2022, you can choose your date of the exam..Read More on NMAT 2022 application Process

     

    15. NMAT Exam Full Form
    NMAT 2022 full form is NMAT by GMAC 2022. Earlier the NMAT full form was NMIMS Management Aptitude Test and was the abbreviated form for Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) Management Aptitude Test. As the NMAT exam was acquired by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) in 2015, the NMAT has been renamed as NMAT by GMAC and as such now the NMAT exam full form is NMAT by Graduate Management Admission Council. 

     

    Prior to 2015, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai used to conduct the NMAT exclusively for admission to its MBA programmes and therefore the full form of NMAT stood as NMIMS Management Aptitude Test. Now the NMAT score is accepted by 50+ institutes in India and is conducted by GMAC.

    15.1 NMAT Full Form: Don’t confuse with Medical Entrance
    NMAT full form - NMIMS Management Aptitude Test should not be confused with the National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) as both are very different. Accordingly the NMAT is now NMAT by GMAC, a management aptitude test while other is medical course entrance test.  

     

    There is 3 months time to apply for NMAT 2022. NMAT test takers are between 85000 to 90000. Narsee Monjee Mumbai, ranked amongst the top B-schools in India accepts only NMAT by GMAC exam score. The NMAT exam is a moderate difficulty level test, divided into three sections without any negative marking for wrong answers. 

     

    16. NMAT Exam 5 Windows: Division of Dates
    There are 5 NMAT windows in 2022 beginning from October 2022 and going upto December 2022. They cover all the NMAT 2022 important dates. This system is determined on the basis of declaration of NMAT result for each window.

     

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    17. NMAT 2022: Key Benefits of Taking the Exam
    Let’s look at some salient features of this test.

    • Gateway to Top MBA Colleges: NMAT 2022 scores are accepted for MBA admission at NMIMS University, XIM Bhubaneswar (for some courses), VIT Vellore and 50+ other well-known universities and MBA colleges.
    • Similar to CAT and SNAP: NMAT is an online computer-based test on the pattern of CAT, XAT, SNAP with only difference in number of questions and difficulty level.
    • Moderate difficulty level: NMAT is a moderate difficulty level exam with 108 questions divided in three core sections of Verbal Ability, Quant and Reasoning. The duration of the exam is 2 hours.
    • No Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking in NMAT. It allows you to maximise your score.
    • 2 Retakes to improve score: NMAT 2022 offers three chances to improve your score after appearing in the exam for the first time. This gives students opportunity to do their best.  
    • 75+ days Test window: NMAT exam dates have more than 75 days testing window and allow you to self- schedule the preferred exam date to appear in the exam. So, you can easily take the exam, without worrying for date-clash with other exams.

    18. NMAT 2022 Admit Card

    NMAT Admit card 2022 will be released by GMAC, 24 hours after your successful registration and completion of payment of NMAT exam fee. For example, if you apply for NMAT by GMAC 2022 on August 3, you can get your NMAT 2022 Admit Card latest on August 5, 2022.

     

    The NMAT exam admit card is a document that contains your NMAT registration details and photograph. In order to take the NMAT 2022 exam, you are required to carry and produce the hard copy of your NMAT Admit Card 2022 along with other required documents at the exam centre on the NMAT by GMAC exam day as scheduled by you and get it signed by the exam administrator at the designated place on the day of the exam. Check Step by Step Process How to Download NMAT 2022 Admit Card  

     

    19. NMAT 2022 Test Centres
    NMAT 2022 test centers are 68 cities in India and 4 cities abroad. The exam will also be conducted as Internet based proctored test which the candidates can take from the convenience of their home. Besides, for the International NMAT 2022 test centers, the NMAT by GMAC exam is only available via Online Proctored at Home in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.

     

    In 68 NMAT 2022 exam cities, some of the cities are assigned multiple NMAT test centres Check Complete list of NMAT 2022 Exam Centers  

     

    20. NMAT 2022 Previous Year Exam Analysis
    NMAT exam 2022 analysis will be released for different exam slots immediately after the NMAT 2022 exam is over for the particular slot. NMAT Exam Analysis is published by MBAUniverse.com periodically during the 75 days NMAT testing window.

    NMAT previous year exam analysis reveals that the difficulty level of NMAT exam was easy to moderate except that a few questions were lengthy. The NMAT 2021 question paper had three sections- Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. Each section had 36 questions making a total of 108 questions to be solved in 120 minutes. NMAT was held in two testing modes –Computer-based tests at exam centres and Online Proctored Exam from Home.

     

    20.1 Key highlights of NMAT previous year exam analysis are:

    • The NMAT 2021 Paper was of Easy to Moderate difficulty level
    • Last year NMAT exam did not have percentile and was based on scaled score only
    • Sectional scoring pattern for NMAT exam was in the range of 12 to 120 scaled score for each section
    • NMAT cut-offs for NMIMS Mumbai were expected to be 222-228

    Read in detail NMAT previous Year Exam Analysis with key changes, difficulty level, cut offs

     

    21. NMAT 2022 Cut off
    More than 50 MBA colleges in India and abroad will use NMAT 2022 cut offs for MBA admission 2023.  The NMAT 2022 cut offs in top MBA colleges in India like NMIMS, XIMB, K J Somaiya, VIT among others are fairly high in the range of 92-96 percentile.   

     

    To help MBA aspirants searching for top MBA colleges accepting NMAT scores, MBAUniverse.com has prepared a list of MBA colleges based on their expected NMAT 2022 score Cut Offs in various score range. Check List of MBA Colleges with Expected NMAT 2022 Cut off for MBA admission 2023

     

    22. NMAT 2022 Result
    Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) will release NMAT 2022 result within 48 hours of appearing in the exam. So each NMAT test taker has the opportunity to check & download his/her NMAT 2022 score card without waiting for final result. As the GMAC does no longer release the percentile score in NMAT result, it has become easier for the test takers to get their NMAT score card without fearing for ups and downs in the percentile. Check the revised process of NMAT 2022 Result Release & Score card download

     

    23. NMAT 2022 Selection Process in NMAT B-Schools
    The NMAT 2022 selection process for MBA admission 2023 in NMAT score accepting colleges is decided by each individual institute and differs from college to college. For example, MBA admission 2023 in NMIMS Mumbai is based on NMAT 2022 score, Case Discussion and Personal Interview; MBA admission 2023 in K J Somaiya based on NMAT 2022 selection process includes weightage for NMAT exam score, Case Analysis and Personal Interview. However, NMAT 2022 selection process in many other Universities and B-schools like VIT Vellore may not include Case Analysis but GD and Interview only while a few others do not have Group Discussion in their Personal Interview round.   

     

    24. NMAT Exam Pattern 2022 Vs Past Pattern
    Substantial changes in NMAT Exam are introduced by GMAC. A quick review of latest changes in NMAT pattern will help you to plan and get NMAT 2022 Preparation Strategy and Books. Key changes are:

    NMAT Exam Components
    NMAT 2022
    NMAT 2021
    NMAT 2020
    NMAT 2019
    Changes in Registration Window
    Aug 3 to Nov 17, 2022
    Aug 3 to Nov 17, 2021
    Aug 1 to Oct 5, 2020
    July 2 to Oct 3, 2019
    Test Taking Window
    Oct 14 to Dec 27, 2022
    Oct 14 to Dec 27, 2021
    Oct 6 to Dec 19, 2020
    Reopened in Jan 2021 also
    Oct 4 to Dec 17, 2019
    Total Question in NMAT
    108
    108
    108
    120
    Change in total Questions/allotted time in Language Skills Section
    36 Qs in 28 Mins
    36 Qs in 28 Mins
      36 Qs in 28 Mins
      32 Qs in 22Mins
    Change in total questions/allotted time in Quantitative Skills Section
    36 Qs in 52Mins
    36 Qs in 52Mins
      36 Qs in 52Mins
      48 Qs in 60Mins
    Change in total questions/allotted time in Logical Reasoning section
      36 Qs in 40Mins
      36 Qs in 40Mins
      36 Qs in 40Mins
    40 Qs in 38 Mins

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    Exam dates and schedule

    • Notification date: 25-07-2022 09:00 AM (Tentative)
      Registration – Online: 03-08-2022 11:00 AM to 10-11-2022 11:45 PM (Tentative)
      Exam Date & Timings- Online: Friday, October 14, 2022 - 10:00 to Tuesday, December 27, 2022 - 10:00 (Confirm)
      Result: 20-01-2023 10:00 AM (Tentative)

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    NMAT Registration 2022: Fees, Process, Key Dates, How to Apply Online - check here

    Latest UpdateNMAT 2022 Registration process will open from August first week, 2022. The last date to complete the NMAT 2022 Registration and Application Form without late fee is expected to close in November second week 2022 and with late fee in November third week.  Many changes in NMAT 2022 exam have been introduced

     

    NMAT 2022 Registration is likely to open from August 3, 2022 at the official NMAT exam website NMAT.Org. This year NMAT exam structure has been changed by GMAC and the exam will be conducted in two modes - Centrally proctored Internet based test which you can take from the convenience of your home and also have the option to appear in online computer based NMAT at test centres.

     

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    NMAT Application Form 2022

    NMAT Application Form 2022: Exam Fees, Key Dates, How to Apply

     

    Latest Update: NMAT 2022 Application form and process starts from August 3, 2022. The last date to complete and submit NMAT 2022 application form without late fee is expected to close on November 10, 2022. Many changes in NMAT 2022 exam have been introduced

     

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    NMAT Syllabus 2022

    NMAT Syllabus 2022: Check & Download Section Wise NMAT Syllabus

     

    NMAT 2022 is a national level computer based MBA entrance test leading to MBA admission 2023 in top MBA colleges like NMIMS Mumbai, SPJIMR Mumbai (PGMPW), ISB (Certificate programme), K J Somaiya Mumbai, VIT Vellore, XIM Bhubaneswar and many other MBA colleges in India.  Conducted by GMAC, the NMAT 2022 dates for NMAT registration are from August to November 2022 and NMAT exam is scheduled from October to December 2022.

     

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    NMAT Exam Pattern 2022

    NMAT Exam Pattern: Overall & Sectional Composition, Scoring pattern, Weightage, NMAT Vs other exams 

    Latest Update:  NMAT exam 2022 will be conducted in a changed pattern from October to December, 2022 with the option to choose one out of two testing modes- Online computer based test at exam centres or Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) from home. The exam will be held in 68 test cities in India and abroad.

     

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    NMAT Admit Card 2022

    NMAT Admit Card: Download Dates, how to download, Test Day Guidelines

     

    NMAT Admit card 2022 will be released by GMAC, 24 hours after your successful registration and completion of payment of NMAT exam fee. NMAT exam dates are from October to December 2022. It is a computer based test which you can take from your home or at the test centres. NMAT 2022 will lead to MBA admission 2023 in more than 50 MBA colleges including NMIMS, SDA Bocconi, SPJIMR, XIMB, ISB, VIT, K J Somaiya among others. Registration and Application process for NMAT 2022 opens in the first week of August 2022.

     

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    NMAT Preparation 2022

    NMAT Preparation 2022: Best Books, Strategy, How to Prepare & Score High

     

    NMAT Preparation strategy for NMAT 2022 exam should ideally be finalized well in advance as per the revised NMAT exam pattern and Syllabus. NMAT 2022 will be held in a 75 day Test Window from October to December 2022 with option to choose one of the two testing modes - Online computer based exam at test centres or Centrally proctored Internet Based Test which you can take from home. The NMAT 2022 exam score will lead to admission in prestigious MBA 2023 programs at NMIMS Mumbai, XIMB, VIT and many other MBA colleges.

     

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    NMAT Previous Year Question Paper: NMAT Sample Papers

    The NMAT by GMAC 2022 exam is scheduled in 75 days long testing window from mid October to last week of December 2022.  NMAT question paper and the NMAT Previous Year Papers are the best guide to prepare for the NMAT question papers 2022. GMAC, the NMAT exam conducting authority has released official guide with NMAT Previous Test Papers, and practice exams at a nominal price. 

     

    GMAC offers Free Official NMAT Practice Exams
    GMAC has offered Free official practice exams to the NMAT 2022 candidates to practice and familiarizes with exam pattern. Key features of these practice exams are

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    NMAT Mock Test: NMAT Online Free Mock Test Papers

    NMAT Exam 2022, accepted by NMIMS University Mumbai and 50+ good MBA Colleges, will be held in 75+ days long testing window from October to December, 2022 as computer based test at exam centres, and internet based proctored online test from home.

     

    NMAT exam structure for NMAT 2022 is substantially changed by GMAC, the NMAT test conducting body. NMAT 2022 will consist of MCQ question types. There are 3 sections in NMAT exam. The sections are Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. All the three sections in NMAT exam are individually timed. There is no negative marking in the exam.

     

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    Cities where NMAT Exam is held

    The NMAT 2022 exam will be held as a computer based test in 68 cities in India and 4 cities abroad. The exam will also be conducted as Internet based proctored test which the candidates can take from the convenience of their home.

     

    Two Options to Choose the Testing Mode
    GMAC has introduced Online Proctored Exam from Home along with Centre Based online Exam. Candidates have the option to take the test either at test centre with social distancing protocols or to take the online proctored exam from the comfort of their home.

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    NMAT Percentile Predictor 2022

    NMAT 2022 exam will have a 75+ days long testing window which starts in October and ends in December 2022. While NMAT by GMAC has stopped displaying percentile score in the score card, it shares scaled score based on the marks obtained in the exam and give you an opportunity to arrive at your nearest NMAT exam score. However, to know your NMAT score & percentile and the process how to arrive at the accurate NMAT score equivalent to percentile in other exams, you should be aware about the key factors to calculate and predict your NMAT by GMAC score 2022 after taking NMAT exam on different dates and exam slots booked by you in advance. 

     

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    NMAT Exam Analysis 2022

    NMAT Exam Analysis: Check NMAT exam 2022 Analysis and Previous year NMAT Analysis

    NMAT exam 2022 analysis will be released for different exam slots immediately after the NMAT 2022 exam is over for the particular slot. NMAT Exam Analysis is published by MBAUniverse.com periodically during the 75 days NMAT testing window.

     

    NMAT by GMAC is an online test that is conducted by GMAC, after the ownership of NMAT has been acquired by GMAC and the name of NMAT has been changed to NMAT by GMAC.  Apart from 4 campuses of NMIMS University, 30 more B-schools and Universities have joined NMAT by GMAC and will accept its scores for admission to their MBA/PGDM 2023-25 batch

     

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    NMAT Result 2022

    The NMAT 2022 result will be declared within 48 hours of appearing in the exam. The NMAT 2022 exam dates are from October to December 2022. After the exam, it takes only 2 days to release the NMAT score card of the test taker. Accordingly, you will receive your score card with scaled score for the sections and total score for your NMAT by GMAC exam within 48 hours of taking the NMAT exam.

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    NMAT Cut off: Check Expected and Previous Year MBA Colleges Cut off

    More than 50 MBA colleges in India and abroad will use NMAT 2022 cut offs for MBA admission 2023. In India alone, NMAT exam cut offs are applicable in 50+ MBA colleges accepting NMAT 2022 score for MBA admission 2023. The NMAT by GMAC is conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council from October to December in two testing modes- as online computer based test at exam centres and as proctored internet based test from the convenience of your home. 

     

    NMIMS Mumbai, XIMB, K J Somaiya, IFMR GSB, VIT Vellore, SPJIMR (Specialized programs), ITM Mumbai, Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University; O.P. Jindal University, Bennett University, UPES University are some of the prominent universities and MBA colleges accepting NMAT score for admission 2023-25 batch.

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    NMAT Vs IBSAT

    NMAT leading to MBA admission in NMIMS Mumbai and other 50+ MBA colleges in India and many MBA colleges abroad is conducted by GMAC while IBSAT is MBA entrance exam for MBA admission in 9 ICFAI B-schools.

     

    Both NMAT and IBSAT are the important MBA entrance tests and have many similarities. So, how is IBSAT different from NMAT by GMAC? Whether you should choose NMAT or IBSAT? These queries on searches related to NMAT Vs IBSAT are very well answered by experts with the help of the key differentiating features narrated as well as placed in a tabular form.

     

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