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Updated on
March 18, 2020

Latest Update: NMAT 2020 registration start date is July 2, 2020. The last date to apply for NMAT without late fee is October 3, 2020.


GMAC will start NMAT 2020 Registration process on July 2, 2020. You should register for the NMAT exam between July 2 and October 3, 2020. If you register for NMAT after the last date of October 3, 2020, you need to pay the late fee for NMAT Registration 2020 and can apply till October 14.  Graduate Management Admission Council, the NMAT 2020 exam conducting body allows NMAT exam registration without payment of late fee till the last date to apply and thereafter charges late fee for NMAT Registration.  


NMAT 2020 is a national level computer based MBA entrance test leading to MBA admission 2021 in top MBA colleges like NMIMS Mumbai, SPJIMR Mumbai (PGMPW), ISB (Certificate programme), VIT Vellore, XIM Bhubaneswar and many other MBA colleges in India.  Conducted by GMAC, the NMAT 2020 dates for NMAT registration are scheduled from July to October, while the NMAT 2020 exam dates are scheduled from October to December, 2020. Similar to last year pattern, NMAT exam will be held in a 75 days test window this year also. 


NMAT Registration process includes many services offered by GMAC. This article below gives you complete information on NMAT Registration and application process, important dates for NMAT 2020 registration, 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 Dates
NMAT Registration 2020 dates and NMAT application process starts on July 2, 2020.  Although NMAT registration remains open for three months, it is suggested that you should complete NMAT registration process in the very first month of the opening of NMAT by GMAC Registration and should Schedule your exam date. Below are the NMAT Registration 2020 dates for various services.

NMAT 2020 Registration Activity
NMAT Registration 2020 Dates
NMAT Registration start date
July 2, 2020
NMAT 2020 Registration Last Date  
October 3, 2020
NMAT Registration (Late) starts
October 4, 2020
NMAT Last date of Late Registration
October 14, 2020
NMAT Retake Registration starts
October 5, 2020
NMAT Last date for Retake Registration
December 14, 2020

Before finalizing the NMAT registration and selecting the 5 preferred programmes of MBA colleges accepting NMAT, 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.


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

  • Step:1 Finalise your NMAT 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 NMAT Registration Process
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 NMAT registration and application form, click on save & next and 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) 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 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 NMAT 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 Fee 2020
NMAT by GMAC registration fee is announced every year before commencement of NMAT registration process by GMAC – the NMAT by GMAC conducting authority. Based on last year’s registration, application and exam fee, below is shared the NMAT Registration Fee for different services for NMAT 2020 exam:

NMAT Exam Fees Components
NMAT Exam Fees
NMAT Exam Fees (Early)
Rs. 2000 + applicable taxes
NMAT Registration Fee till last date
NMAT Exam Fees (Late)
Rs. 2500 + applicable taxes
NMAT Registration fee from Oct 4 to 14
Exam Retaking fee
Rs. 2000+  applicable taxes
NMAT exam fee for retake
Exam Rescheduling fee
Rs. 1100+  applicable taxes
NMAT fees for exam rescheduling
Additional Score Reports (beyond five) fee
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 NMAT registration fee payment is online. Following are the online instruments to make payment of NMAT Registration Fee 2020:

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

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


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

  • Keep your Computer ready: For NMAT Registration, 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 NMAT Registration process: Once you begin the NMAT 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 NMAT 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 NMAT registration and schedule the 2020 exam date to avoid non-availability of selected test centre on the preferred NMAT by GMAC 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 Registration 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 taken 3 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 NMAT registration, you have the option to register 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 NMAT Registration 2019 and application form. 
    • NMAT registration offers Exam Re-schedule opportunity at nominal fee if you wish to appear in the exam after a few days
    • NMAT Registration also offers 3 Retake chances to improve your NMAT score

    When to Complete NMAT Registration: Advisory

    • NMAT 2020 registration last date is October 3. It is advisable not to wait for NMAT registration last date and complete your NMAT by GMAC 2020 Registration much before the NMAT 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
    • NMAT 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 NMAT 2020 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


    NMAT Registration Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Q.I have done graduation with less than 50% marks, can I register & apply for NMAT?

    Ans.: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?

    Ans. 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?

    Ans. 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, Mobile Wallets, UPI


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