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About NMAT

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  • NMAT is the entrance exam for admission to all the MBA Full Time courses of NMIMS Mumbai and the PGDM courses of NMIMS Hyderabad and Bengaluru.
  • A candidate can take NMAT up to a maximum of 3 times (first attempt plus 2 retake attempts) including no shows, if he / she wishes to. There has to be a gap of at least 15 days between two successive attempts.
  • For candidates having multiple attempts, the best score (total and sectional) is considered for shortlisting purposes.
  • The result for each attempt is declared separately, approximately 15 days after the test attempt.


  • The candidate must be a graduate with 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in first attempt.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply subject to clearing the final examination in first attempt with 50% aggregate marks.
  • For all the Full Time programs, candidates with two or more years of post-qualification work experience will be preferred.

Test Duration & Pattern (2016)

Number of Questions
Time in Minutes
Language Skills
Quantitative Skills
Logical Reasoning
  • Candidates can choose the order of sections in NMAT
  • Each of the three sections have individual section timings and candidates are supposed to answer and review the questions of a particular section within the allotted section time.
  • In case a candidate completes the section before the section time gets over, the balance time of the given section is not added to the next section(s). The next section has its own time limits and needs to be completed in the allotted sectional time only.
Exam Format
  • The NMAT is a computer-based test conducted over a period of 10 weeks
  • You can select your test date and slot based on choice and availability

Important Dates

2016 Dates
Jul 2, 2015
Oct 5, 2015
Exam expected to be held in the month of Oct – Dec
Late Registration
Oct 6, 2015
Oct 19, 2015
Jul 3, 2015
Oct 22, 2015
Jul 3, 2015
Dec 16, 2015
Exam Delivery Window
Oct 6, 2015
Dec 19, 2015
Retake Scheduling
Oct 6, 2015
Dec 18, 2015
Jan 15, 2016

Colleges under NMAT

NMIMS Mumbai Campus
MBA in
Actuarial Science
Banking Management
Capital Markets
Pharmaceutical Management
NMIMS Bangalore Campus
NMIMS Hyderabad Campus
How to Apply
1.Register online –
  • Visit www.nmat.org.in/ and click on Register for NMAT.
  • Click on the New User Registration button, accept the terms and conditions and then fill in the required details in the online application form.
  • On the next screen, choose password, answer hint questions and click on the Submitbutton to register. The next screen will display your unique NMAT ID.
2. Make payment –
  • Make the payment at this stage or return later to make the payment.
  • Payment can be done in either of the 3 ways:
  • Payment at Bank branch – cash payment at one of the designated bank branches
  • Credit/Debit Card – online payment through credit/debit card
  • Demand Draft – payment through a demand draft
  (If you decide to make the payment at a later stage, you need to re-login with your unique NMAT ID and Password. You will be directed to the payment screen.)
3.Schedule the test –
  • The application is duly accepted along with the fee by NMIMS.
  • An e-mail with the username and password to log on to www.nmat.org.in/ is sent to the candidate.
  • Schedule the test on preferred date and location subject to availability.
For more details, visit www.nmat.org.in/test-takers/register-and-schedule
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