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September 12, 2020

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Latest Update: NMAT 2020 registration start date is September 14, 2020. The last date to submit NMAT 2020 Application Form without late fee is November 20 while the last date of NMAT Exam 2020 Registration with late fee is November 30, 2020. Many changes in NMAT 2020 exam have been introduced


NMAT 2020 Registration process has started online on September 14, 2020 at the official NMAT exam website NMAT.Org. This year NMAT exam structure has been substantially changed by GMAC.


Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) which conducts GMAT exam in the world, will conduct NMAT by GMAC exam 2020 in two testing modes – Online computer based test at exam centres and internet based Proctored online exam from home. You can appear in either of the two exams.  

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 You can complete NMAT 2020 Application process between September 14 and November 30, 2020. However, if you opt to complete the NMAT exam application process after the last date of November 20, 2020, you need to pay the late fee for registration and can finalize the NMAT 2020 exam registration till November 30, 2020.  GMAC allows NMAT exam registration without payment of late fee till the last date to apply and thereafter charges late fee for Registration.  


NMAT 2020 is a national level computer based MBA entrance test which offers MBA admission opportunity in top MBA colleges like NMIMS Mumbai, SPJIMR Mumbai (PGMPW), ISB (Certificate programme), VIT Vellore, XIM Bhubaneswar and many other MBA colleges in India. The NMAT 2020 registration dates are scheduled from September to November, while the NMAT 2020 exam dates are scheduled from November 4, 2020 to January 30, 2021. Unlike last year, NMAT exam registration window is reduced to 60+ days from 90+ days.


Apart from NMAT Exam registration, the related activities include many services offered by GMAC. This article below gives you complete information on:

  • NMAT 2020 Registration and application process
  • Important dates for NMAT Registration 2020
  • NMAT registration Fee for NMAT test taking, Retaking of NMAT exam, Re-scheduling the test dates and other activities.

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NMAT 2020 Registration: Key Dates
NMAT Registration 2020 dates and application process for NMAT 2020 are from September to November 2020. Although the NMAT 2020 registration remains open for more than two months, it is suggested that you should complete the NMAT exam registration process in the very first month of the opening of NMAT by GMAC Registration and should Schedule your NMAT exam date. Below are the Key NMAT Registration 2020 dates for various services.

NMAT 2020 Registration Activity
NMAT exam Registration Dates
NMAT 2020 Registration start date
September 14, 2020
NMAT 2020 Registration Last Date  
November 20, 2020
NMAT Late Registration start date
November 21, 2020
NMAT Last date of Late Registration
November 30, 2020
NMAT Registration 2020 for exam Retake starts
November 5, 2020
NMAT Registration 2020 for exam Retake Last date
January 17, 2021

Before finalizing the NMAT registration and selecting the 5 preferred MBA colleges accepting NMAT where your NMAT scores can be sent free by GMAC as included in the NMAT Application form fee 2020, it is suggested that you should visit respective university/ college/school website for details of their admission procedure as you have to submit their respective form separately.


NMAT Registration Fees 2020
NMAT by GMAC registration fee is announced every year by GMAC before commencement of  registration process. The NMAT registration fees, NMAT application form fees and NMAT exam fee is shared below for the different services for NMAT 2020 exam:

NMAT Exam Fees Components
NMAT Exam Fees
NMAT Registration Fees (Early)
Rs. 2000 + applicable taxes
NMAT Fee till last date
NMAT Registration Fees (Late)
Rs. 2500 + applicable taxes
NMAT Fee from Oct 6 to 16
NMAT Exam Retaking fee
Rs. 2000+  applicable taxes
NMAT exam fee for retake
NMAT Exam Rescheduling fee
Rs. 1100+  applicable taxes
NMAT fees for exam rescheduling
NMAT Fees for sending Additional Score Reports (beyond five)
Rs. 200 per score report + applicable taxes
NMAT fee for sending scores free beyond 5 MBA college

How to Pay NMAT 2020 Registration Fee
The mode of registration fee payment is online. Following are the online instruments to make payment of Registration Fee 2020:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Debit Card
  • Net Banking
  • Diners Club

NMAT 2020 Fee for Rescheduling NMAT Exam Date
If you wish to reschedule NMAT exam date, you must pay with a credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express).


How to Register for NMAT 2020?
Step by Step Registration process 2020 is detailed below. You can register and apply for NMAT 2020 in 2 Steps 

  • Step:1 Finalise your Registration and Schedule your NMAT exam. You must Register for the NMAT by GMAC on official website
  • Step:2 After finalizing the NMAT 2020 Registration , go to the website of each MBA college accepting NMAT score and complete its application process

Step by Step Registration Process for NMAT by GMAC
After creating your NMAT by GMAC account as a new user by filling up your name, e-mail ID and mobile number, you will receive your user ID and Password on your mail separately. You need to login to complete your NMAT application form as existing user. There are 7 pages in NMAT 2020 registration and application form. You need to complete them carefully one by one


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Step-1: Fill up Your Personal Information
On the very first page, you need to fill up your identity information like your name, date of birth, age, gender, category, native language. You have to upload your photo of required size on this page. The details about your parents and your about your identity proof are also to be entered on this page  


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Step-2: Fill Up Your Contact Details
On the second page of NMAT Application form 2020, you are required to enter the contact details like Mobile number, Email ID, Address for communication


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Step-3: Fill up Your Academics & Work Experience
Here you need to enter your highest qualification and your work experience that you have acquired after graduation


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Step-4: Fill Up MBA College Preference
On this page, you can select 5 MBA/PGDM programs/B-schools where your NMAT 2020 scores will be sent free of cost. Out of the available choices, you need to choose 5 most preferred programs/B-schools. The B-schools can be selected not only from India but also from the given list of B-schools in South Africa, Philippines and Nigeria  


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Step-5: Fill up Additional Information
You need to fill in additional information on this page. The information is related to your source of information about NMAT exam, which other MBA entrance exams you are planning to take, how do you propose to fund your MBA course, whether you are helping others to prepare for MBA entrance exam.


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Step-6: Agree on Declaration Form
This is the declaration form stating that whatever information you have provided on all the pages is correct and you also agree to abide by the NMAT by GMAC terms. Unless you click on ‘I Agree’, your form remains incomplete. After completing this page, you should review the complete registration and application form of NMAT by GMAC and click on save & next to continue on next page.


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Step-7: Make Payment of Application Fee - Rs.2360/- (Including GST)
You need to click on submit and make payment of application fee of Rs.2000/- + Rs.360/- towards taxes online. The registration fee of Rs.2000+360 (GST)for NMAT should be paid online through Visa or MasterCard Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net Banking/American Express Card/ Diners Card, IMPS, UPI and Mobile Wallets. You need to follow the instructions on the website after choosing the card option.  The image below shows the NMAT fee amount for registration without late fee. 


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NMAT Registration: 2 Most Important Points 

  • You must register and pay for the NMAT by GMAC exam before scheduling a test date and location
  • Eligibility for Registration may not be the eligibility for MBA college. So the candidates are required to visit respective university/college/school website for details of their admission procedure 

NMAT Registration 2020: Salient features
Registration dates remain open from August to October 2020. To register for NMAT 2020, you should keep following in mind:

  • Keep your Computer ready: Your computer system should be equipped with Internet Explorer v.6.0 and above or Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
  • Gather your documents: You will need to enter all your personal details, academic qualifications upload photo and signature of required size and will have to make payment of NMAT exam fee online. So keep all your documents and instruments of payment ready before the NMAT by GMAC Registration date.
  • Read instructions: Before moving on for NMAT registration Date 2020 and scheduling the exam date, you should read and follow the instructions for registration process to avoid any waste of time and money.
  • 15 minutes Registration process: Once you begin the registration process by entering your personal details, it will take hardly 15 minutes to complete the registration form 2020. You will receive a confirmation mail on successful submission of NMAT Registration 2020 form after you make payment of the registration fee.
  • No change allowed after Submission: Please note that you will not be able to change the details in the NMAT registration form once you successfully submit it. So be careful while entering the details in registration form
  • Register Early: It will be better to complete the registration and schedule the NMAT 2020 exam date to avoid non-availability of selected test centre on your preferred exam date as the test center is allotted on the first come first serve basis.

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    Why to Register & Apply for NMAT Exam 2020: 10 Points

    • NMAT offers you to choose up to 5 MBA programmes free in the top MBA colleges. Your NMAT scores will be sent to these 5 B-schools free of cost
    • NMAT scores are accepted by more than 30 MBA colleges/Universities including NMIMS Mumbai, SPJIMR Mumbai, ISB Hyderabad, VIT Vellore, XIM Bhubaneswar
    • NMAT is a moderate difficulty MBA entrance exam. The exam can be takenthree times to improve the score to get admission in one of the top MBA colleges.
    • NMAT exam is free from negative marking and the preparation for the exam can be done on the lines of other national level exams like CAT/XAT/SNAP/CMAT.
    • If you miss the last date of registration, you have the option to register for NMAT exam with late fee.
    • You can register for NMAT in simple steps
    • The NMAT 2020 exam date and time slot can be self-scheduled by the test taker while completing the Registration and application form. 
    • NMAT offers Exam Re-scheduling opportunity at nominal fee if you wish to appear in the exam after a few days
    • The Registration also offers 2 Retake chances to improve your NMAT score

    When to Complete NMAT Registration: Advisory

    • Registration last date for NMAT 2020 is November 20. It is advisable not to wait for  registration last date and complete your NMAT by GMAC 2020 Registration much before the last date
    • The major reason to register for NMAT 2020 early is that you do not need to pay the late fee. The early registration also offers the opportunity for retake of the NMAT exam by paying nominal NMAT fee if you wish to improve your score
    • The Registration process not only allows you to register and apply for NMAT by GMAC but also gives the facility to self-schedule your exam date also.Choose the best date based on NMAT preparation and after avoiding clashing dates for other entrance exam and complete the registration process.

    NMAT Registration: Opportunity to Study in Global B-Schools
    NMAT by GMAC has opened doors for candidates to apply to global schools in India, Philippines, South Africa and Nigeria. NMAT score is now accepted by ISB, SPJIMR, NMIMS, TAPMI among others. Candidates can register online for NMAT at official NMAT exam website  www.nmat.org.in

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Q. I have done graduation with less than 50% marks, can I register & apply for NMAT?
    NMAT has no objection in allowing any candidate to apply for NMAT exam. All test takers who complete the Test Registration process and pay the test fee by the last date can apply and appear in the exam. However, the test taker must be aware about the eligibility requirements of the institutes to which he/she is interested in applying before registering and applying for NMAT. 


    Q. What is the NMAT Registration fee?
    NMAT registration fee is Rs.2000/- if the application is submitted by the last date. After that additional late fee of Rs.500 will be charged


    Q. Can I apply for NMAT offline?
    No, NMAT application can be submitted online only


    Q. How can I pay the NMAT registration fee? What are the payment modes?
    Ans. NMAT registration fee can be paid by one of the following online modes: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Debit Card, Net Banking, Diners Club


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