NMIMS MANAGEMENT APTITUDE TEST
What is NMAT?
- NMAT 2020 is abbreviated as NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) Management Aptitude Test.
- It is a computer-based exam, organized every year by the NMIMS and owned by the GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) for taking admissions for MBA courses at NMIMS and other B-Schools.
- It is conducted once in a year for a period of 75 days (2.5 months). The exam can be given 3 times during these 75 days span.
- The NMAT registration and application fee is Rs.2000/-.
- For late application, the fee is Rs.2500/-.
- The hall tickets can be downloaded within 24 hours of completing the application process.
NMAT 2020 Timeline
|Online Registration||2nd July 2020 – 3rd October 2020|
|Late registration||4th October 2020 – 14th October 2020|
|Hall Ticket||24 hours from application submission – exam date|
|Exam date||4th October 2020 – 17th December 2020|
|Result date||3rd week of January 2020|
NMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for NMAT 2020 will be displayed on the official website www.nmat.org.in. So, the aspiring candidates should check whether they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the exam or not. The basic eligibility criteria for NMAT 2020 provided by GMAC are mentioned below:
- Age limit: there is no age bar for attempting NMAT 2020.
- Educational qualification: candidates must have done graduation in any stream from a recognized university.
- Minimum marks: the bachelor’s degree holders must have scored at least 50% overall. In the case of grades/CGPA, the conversion into percentage must be done as per the respective University/Institution. If there is no method provided for calculation of CGPA into percentage then it can be calculated by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by maximum CGPA and multiplying the result by 100.
- Work experience: candidates having 2-3 years of work experience will have an edge over others.
- Provisional admissions: the candidates who already gave their exam of last year of graduation and have their results awaiting can also apply for NMAT 2019 by GMAC. The candidates will need to submit their graduation degree /Certificate according to the requirements if the MBA college by the last date as specified by the respective institute.
- The number of attempts: at most 3 attempts are allowed to the candidates in order to perform their best and the best score out of 3 attempts will be considered for the admission process.
NMAT 2020 Exam Pattern and Time
|Sections||Total Questions||Total time||Total marks|
|Quantitative skills||48 Ques.||60 min||144|
|Logical reasoning||40 Ques.||38 min||120|
|Language skills||32 Ques.||22 min||96|
|Total||120 Ques.||120 min||360 marks|
NMAT 2020 Marking Scheme
- MCQ format
- 5 options for each question
- +3 marks for every right answer
- No negative marking for wrong answers
- Sectional timing for each section
- Profit & loss
- Time & work
- Time – speed – distance
- Simple & compound interest
- Mixture & solution (Allegations)
- Permutation and combination
- Line graph
- Bar graph
- Pie chart
- 2D & 3D geometry and statistics
- Number systems
- Modern math
- Numeric grid
- Coding & Decoding
- Critical reasoning
- Statement conclusions
- Course of action
- Strong and weak arguments
- Multi-dimensional arrangements
- Family tree
- Blood relations
- Syntax errors and grammar correction
- Para jumbles
- Fill in the blanks
- Reading comprehension
- Synonyms & Antonyms
- Quantitative Aptitude for CAT, by Arun Sharma
- Quantitative Aptitude, by R.S. Aggrawal
- Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT, by Nishit K. Sinha
- How to prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT, by Arun Sharma
- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT, by Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay
- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, by Ajay Singh
Top B-Schools accepting NMAT Score
More than 20 top MBA colleges will be accepting NMAT 2020 score for admission to their MBA 2021-23 batch. The MBA colleges that accept NMAT scores are the University affiliated MBA colleges, autonomous colleges or the private PGDM colleges. Some of the top MBA colleges accepting NMAT by GMAC are listed below:
- SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad
- Indian School of Business (ISB) – (Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA))
- SPJIMR – Mumbai
- Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
- TAPMI (For Mu Sigma- TAPMI L.E.A.D Program)
- SDA Bocconi Asia Center (formerly MISB Bocconi), Mumbai
- ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations
- School of Inspired Leadership (Soil)
- Alliance University, Bangalore
- Athena School of Management – Mumbai
- Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida
- Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
- Bennett University – Delhi, NCR
- Universal Business School
- Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad
- Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh
- ISBR Business School, Bengaluru, Karnataka
- Jain University – CMS Business School
- Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad
- BSE Institute Limited, Mumbai
- Amity University, Delhi NCR
- SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
- University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun
- BML Munjal University, Delhi
- VIT University, Vellore
- ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
- Mody University, Rajasthan
- GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
- Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad
- Jindal Global Business school – Delhi/NCR
- T. A. Pai Management Institute
|Mumbai||MBA, MBA HR, MBA Pharma Mgmnt||MBA – 500, MBA HR – 60, MBA PM – 60|
|MBA, MBA HR – Mumbai||Rs. 17,50,000|
|MBA Pharma Mgmnt – Mumbai||Rs. 10,50,000|
|Indore, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Navi Mumbai||Rs. 14,50,000+|
|Campus||Intake||Average Package||Highest Package||Median Package|
|Mumbai||620||17.6 LPA||30.6 LPA|
|Bangalore||180||10.5 LPA||21.68 LPA||9.25 LPA|
|Hyderabad||120||12 LPA||25 LPA||10.3 LPA|
NMAT Question Papers
One must practice the past question papers followed with analysis in order to have a complete idea about the exam pattern, difficulty level and time management
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