NMAT 2018

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NMAT 2018 – NMAT 2018 is a MBA entrance exam to be conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). GMAC conducts this university level entrance exam to offer admissions to the aspiring candidates to various post graduate management programs. NMAT 2018 is a pylon for candidates aspiring to get admissions on the basis of their scores in the entrance exam to various business schools across India. Schedule for NMAT 2018 has been released by the exam conducting authority. Registrations for NMAT 2018 have started from 3rd July 2018. Candidates willing to get admissions to various participating institutes on the basis of their NMAT 2018 scores are advised to register themselves on or before the last date of submission. Application forms for NMAT 2018 will be available till 3rd October 2018. Below in this article we have mentioned all the details regarding important dates, application process, eligibility criteria, and other aspects related to the exam. Read the complete article to know detailed insights of NMAT 2018. NMAT 2018 will be commenced as a University level admission test. Applicants who will qualify in NMAT will be eligible for admissions into MBA and other management programs in India. GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) will convene NMAT 2018 examination. Aspirants who will qualify NMAT 2018 will be able to get admissions into management programs as offered by 23 business schools and various institutions like NMIMS, Xavier School of Rural Management, MISB Bocconi and others. Candidates are advised to check for the detailed information regarding NMAT 2018 here.

NMAT 2018 – Quick Review

Name of the exam NMAT 2018
Category Post graduate exam
Exam conducting body Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
Level of the exam University level

 

NMAT 2018 Important Dates

Below we have given the tabular representation of NMAT 2018 Important Dates for the reference of candidates willing to appear for the exam. Registration will be available from 3rd July 2018 to 3rd October 2018. Aspirants must register themselves on or before the last date of submission, as no late applications will be entertained by exam conducting authority. NMAT 2018 exam is scheduled to be conducted from 4th October 2018 to 17th October 2018. Go through the table thoroughly to know all the important dates for NMAT 2018.

NMAT 2018 Event NMAT 2018 Important Dates
Start Date End Date
Online registration for NMAT 3rd July, 2018 3rd October, 2018
Examination schedule 3rd July, 2018 16th October, 2018
Late date for registration 4th October, 2018 14th October, 2018
Re-take of Registration 5th October, 2018 14th December, 2018
Re-scheduling of registration 3rd July, 2018 14th December, 2018
Registration Retake-scheduling 5th October, 2018 14th December, 2018
Date of NMAT exam 4th October, 2018 17th December, 2018
Result Declaration NA Second Week of January 2019
Availability of score card on official website NA 31st March 2019

 

Click here how to fill the NMAT 2018 Application Form

NMAT 2018 – Registration (Started)

The registration process of NMAT 2018 has been provided below. All the applicants who are going to appear for NMAT 2018 are advised to take a look at the following details regarding the registration process of NMAT 2018.

  • All the applicants can register themselves for NMAT 2018 through the online process.
  • Candidates must note that there is no offline process for filling up the NMAT 2018 application form, registration process for NMAT 2018 is completely online.
  • Registration process of NMAT 2018 has begun from 3rd July 2018 and the same will last up to 3rd October 2018.
  • For registration, applicants will need to create an account by using their valid E-Mail ID. All the aspirants will be required to provide their personal, educational, experience details.
  • Each applicant will be able to select up to seven courses as per their preference and convenience.
  • After successful registration, applicants will need to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature in JPEG format.
  • Application process will be considered concluded after the payment of the application fee.
  • After the payment process has completed successfully, the exam schedule option will be activated. Candidates will be able to go ahead and schedule the examination.

NMAT 2019 Application Fee

Steps of payment of application fee for NMAT 2018 Application Fee Amount (in rupees)
Early Test registration Rs. 1800
Late Test registration Rs. 2000
Reschedule Rs. 1000
Retake Rs. 1800
Add on Score Reports (more than first 7) Rs. 200 per report

 

  • Application fee can be paid through debit card or credit card (Visa/Master/American Express) or net banking or mobile wallets.
  • It must be noted that the application fee is non-refundable and is being charged by the exam conducting authority for five business schools or programs.

NMAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates willing to apply for the exam are advised to go through the NMAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria thoroughly. It is mandatory for each candidate applying for the exam to satisfy all the eligibility conditions as described by the exam conducted authority. Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has full rights to cancel the candidature of ineligible candidates at any given point of time.

Course & Campus Criteria Detail
MBA (Mumbai Campus) Qualification Exam. All the applicants who are going to apply must have a Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3/4) in any stream from any recognized university.
Minimum Marks. Aspirants have to score at least minimum of 50% marks in qualification exam to be qualified for NMAT 2018.
MBA HR (Mumbai Campus). Qualification Exam. All the applicants who are going to apply must have a Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3/4) in any stream from any recognized university.
Minimum Marks. Aspirants have to score at least minimum of 50% marks in qualification exam to be qualified for NMAT 2018.
Pursuing Candidates. Candidates who are pursuing the qualification exam also will be eligible.
MBA Pharmaceutical Management (Mumbai Campus). Qualification Exam. All the applicants who are going to apply must have a Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3/4)/ Post Graduate Degree/ B. Tech/ BE/ Bio Tech/ Bio Medical Qualification from any recognized university.
Subjects. Aspirants should have qualified their Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy/ MBBS/ Life Sciences/ Science/ BHMS/ BAMS/ B. Sc & M. Sc in Bio-Technology or Post Graduate Degree in Economics/ Psychology & Sociology.
Minimum Marks. Aspirants have to score at least minimum of 50% marks in Bachelor’s Degree or Post Graduate Degree to be qualified for NMAT 2018.
Experience. Applicants who have got more than two years work experience in any Pharmaceutical Company also eligible to apply.
Pursuing Candidates. Candidates who are pursuing the qualification exam also will be eligible.
PGDM (Hyderabad & Bangalore Campus). Qualification Exam. All the applicants who are going to apply must have a Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3/4) in any stream from any recognized university.
Minimum Marks. Aspirants have to score at least minimum of 50% marks in qualification exam to be qualified for NMAT 2018.
Pursuing Candidates. Candidates who are pursuing the qualification exam also will be eligible.

 

NMAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Applicants willing to appear for the exam must be well acquainted with the exam pattern for NMAT 2018. Below we have given the detailed information of the NMAT 2018 Exam Pattern. We advise aspiring candidates to go through the exam pattern stated below to understand the structure of exam well.

Mode of the Examination Online (Computer Based Exam)
Type of Questions Objective Type Questions
The Number of Attempts Applicants can apply 3 times in a year
Duration of the Examination 2 hours (120 Minutes)
Number of Questions 120 questions
Marking Scheme There is no provision of negative marking in this exam
Re-Scheduling Applicants can reschedule for a retake examination if they are not satisfied with their first attempt
Subjects/ Parts Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, and Logical Reasoning

 

Subject wise Exam Pattern of NMAT 2018

Sections Number of Questions Time Allotted
Language Skills 32 Questions 22 Minutes
Quantitative Skills 48 Questions 60 Minutes
Logical Reasoning 40 Questions 38 Minutes
Total 120 Questions 120 Minute

 

NMAT 2018 Syllabus

Along with the exam pattern of the exam, candidates must also get familiar with the NMAT Syllabus 2019 to know which topics are important and which topics are with high weighatge. Questions in the exam will be asked from Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, and Logical Reasoning subjects. Below we have given the detailed subject wise syllabus for your reference.

Language Skills Arithmetic Logical Reasoning
Anonyms

Data Interpretation & DS

Language Usage & Rules

Passages

Poems

Quantitative Skills

Reading Comprehension & Dictionary Meanings of Different Words

Synonyms

Syntax & Correct Grammar

2D and 3D Geometry

Algebra

Bar Graph

Line Graph

Pie Chart

Statistics

Tables

Trigonometry

Multi Dimensional Arrangements

Multi-Dimensions

Puzzles

 

NMAT 2018 Preparation Tips

The preparation tips of NMAT 2018 have been provided below. All the applicants who are going to appear for NMAT 2018 will be confused about the study process. Here we have included some easy tips to study well in NMAT 2018. Aspirants are advised to take a look at the following tips to know better about the easy process in NMAT 2018 preparation.

 

  • All the applicants are advised to follow the right schedule of NMAT 2018 to prepare well for the examination.
  • It will be better if you know the complete syllabus of the examination.
  • Prepare a better timetable to prepare well for the examination and study according to the same.
  • Make short notes for the exam and study better for the same.
  • It will be better if you are going through the previous year question papers and following books with study material.

NMAT 2018 Exam Centres

NMAT 2018 exam will be organized by the exam conducting authority in more than 44 cities across India, and in 7 international centres. Below we have given the exam centres of NMAT 2018 for the reference of appearing candidates.

Region/ Centres Cities
North Region Agra

Chandigarh

Dehradun

Delhi

Faridabad

Gurgaon

Jammu

Kanpur

Lucknow

Noida

Patiala

Varanasi

South Region Bengaluru

Chennai

Hyderabad

Kochi

Manipal

Mysore

Tiruchirappalli

Vellore

Vijayawada

Visakhapatnam

West Region Ahmedabad

Jaipur

Jodhpur

Kota

Mumbai

Nagpur

Nasik

Pilani

Pune

Surat

Vadodara

East Region Bhubaneswar

Guwahati

Jamshedpur

Kolkata

Patna

Ranchi

Shillong

Central Region Bhopal

Indore

Jabalpur

Raipur

International Centres Colombo, Srilanka

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Kathmandu, Nepal

Thimphu, Bhutan

 

NMAT 2018 Slot Booking

  • From the 1st week of July 2018 to the 3rd week of October 2018, the slot booking for NMAT will be commenced.
  • With the help of online mode, the candidates can do the scheduling of the exam.
  • The applicants will need to wait for 15 days after the date of examination for the re-scheduling procedure.
  • The time slot and examination date will be given, once the candidate fills up the application form and makes payment of the fee.
  • The candidates will be able to see the option for exam scheduling in their dashboard, after the submission of the payment.
  • With this, slot booking will be concluded and the applicants can easily go for scheduling the exam.

NMAT 2018 Admit Card

  • Candidates will be able to download their NMAT 2018 admit card after the payment of the application fee and successful slot booking.
  • NMAT admit card will be available for download and will only be issued to those candidates who will schedule their online exam.
  • On the day of exam, we advise the candidates to carry the printout of the email confirmation, one passport size photograph and their NMAT admit card.
  • No candidate will be allowed inside the examination hall without their admit cards and also one valid ID proof.
  • The candidates can bring any of the following on the day of examination – PAN Card, UID or Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter’s ID Card and Driving License.

NMAT Result 2018

  • After four to five weeks of conduct of exam, the exam conducting authority will release the results and score cards on the official website in online mode.
  • Via mail, candidates will be informed about the declaration of result.
  • Aspirants will need to login to their account on the official website to access their NMAT scorecard and result.
  • After the declaration of final percentile score of the candidate, the exam conducting authority will send the candidate’s scorecard to the business schools where he or she wishes to take admission.

NMAT 2018 Cut Off

  • The cut off for NMAT 2018 will be declared for each course.
  • NMAT 2018 cut off will be released by every participating institute for their campuses.
  • The candidates satisfying the cut-off marks will be selected for the admission process.
Section Score Range
Language Skills 0 – 96
Logical Reasoning Skills 0 – 120
Quantitative Skills 0 – 144
Total 0 – 360

NMAT 2018 Admission Process

According to the officials, the NMAT 2018 Admission Process will begin after the commencement of result. The official merit list of NMAT 2018 will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the examination. Applicants who are getting shortlisted in the merit list will be called up for PI & CD (Personal Interview & Case Discussion) rounds. The call letter of the shortlisted candidates will be available online at the official web page only. No candidates will be will be getting separate admit card/ call letter for the same. After the process of PI & CD, the official final merit list will be made. Academic Records, Score of NMAT, Performance in PI & CD, and Work Experience will be the basis of preparation of final merit list. Candidates will be getting seat allotted on the basis of the final merit list.

NMAT 2018 FAQs

Ques. When will be the Application Form of NMAT 2018 available and how can I register for NMAT?

Answer: The NMAT 2018 application form is available from 3rd July of 2018. Applicants will be able to register for the examination via online mode.

Ques. How much will be the application fee for NMAT 2018?

Answer: The application fee for NMAT 2018 will be rupees in 1800. Aspirants are advised to look at the application fee section in this article to know more detailed.

Ques. How can I pay the fee of NMAT 2018?

Answer: Applicants will be able to pay the fee in online mode through Master Card/ Visa Card/ Debit Card/ American Express/ Diners Club/ Net Banking/ or Demand Draft (Offline Mode).

Ques. When will be the NMAT 2018 commenced?

Answer: The NMAT 2018 examination will be commenced on 4th October of 2018 to 17th December of 2018.

Ques. How much times a candidate can appear for NMAT 2018?

Answer: Each applicant will be able to appear in for NMAT examinations 3 times in a year.

We hope that all the information given on this page regarding NMAT 2018 will help you as you needed. Please stay in touch with us for more information regarding the same as well as to get more detail on other more institutional and entrance examinations.

All the best!!

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