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NMAT by GMAC or NMAT is a national-level management entrance test for admission to MBA/PGDM courses offered by NMIMS University and other reputed B-Schools situated in India.

NMAT is an important entrance test to get into MBA programme of any of the four campuses of NMIMS University as NMIMS does not accept any score other than NMAT; and other 33 colleges. A candidate can appear for the examination a maximum of three times (including no shows), out of which the best score will be considered. NMAT by GMAC has opened doors for aspirants to apply to 37 B-schools in India, 7 in South Africa, and 5 in Philippines.


NMAT 2020 Exam is scheduled to be conducted between the first and third weeks of October. The Registration Window is scheduled to open for the candidates by the first week of July 2020.


NMAT is a two hour computer-based examination designed to test candidates’ reasoning skills along with rapid and accurate calculation accompanied by speedy reading and good vocabulary. An idea of this year paper can be made via analysis of previous Window papers. As per the paper of Window 2, not much change was observed in the paper pattern. The paper was moderately difficult. Sectional questions followed usual pattern.


However, Language Skills section was slightly difficuly. For candidates who will be appearing in the coming days, a solid preparation startegy along with time management is the demand of the hour. The exam is being conducted at 58 test centers across 44 cities throughout India and 4 international centers.

Application fee for NMAT 2020 is Rs.2000/-. Late registration will cost you Rs.2500/-. Retake and rescheduling of the test will cost Rs.2000/- and Rs.1100/- respectively. After the release of final score card, candidates can download it from the official website. However, to get additional score reports, a fee of Rs.200 will be required to be paid by the candidate.