NMAT 2019 – Online Registration, Syllabus, Exam Pattern etc.

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NMAT 2019

What is NMAT?

  • NMAT 2019 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 2019 Timeline

Particulars Date
Online Registration 2nd July 2019 – 3rd October 2019
Late registration 4th October 2019 – 14th October 2019
Hall Ticket 24 hours from application submission – exam date
Exam date 4th October 2019 – 17th December 2019
Result date 3rd week of January 2020

NMAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for NMAT 2019 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 2019 provided by GMAC are mentioned below:

  • Age limit: there is no age bar for attempting NMAT 2019.
  • 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.
  • 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 2019  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 2019 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

Quantitative Skills, DI/DS
  • Ratio/Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Profit & loss
  • Average
  • Time & work
  • Time – speed – distance
  • Simple & compound interest
  • Mixture & solution (Allegations)
  • Probability
  • Permutation and combination
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Line graph
  • Bar graph
  • Pie chart
  • Tables
  • 2D & 3D geometry and statistics
  • Number systems
  • Modern math

Logical Reasoning
  • Numeric grid
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Critical reasoning
  • Syllogisms
  • Statement conclusions
  • Course of action
  • Calendars
  • Strong and weak arguments
  • Series
  • Multi-dimensional arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Family tree
  • Blood relations

Language skills
  • Syntax errors and grammar correction
  • Para jumbles
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Vocabulary
  • Idioms
  • Reading comprehension
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
Quant Section
  • Quantitative Aptitude for CAT, by Arun Sharma
  • Quantitative Aptitude, by R.S. Aggrawal

 Logical Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT, by Nishit K. Sinha
  • How to prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT, by Arun Sharma

Language Skills
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT, by Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, by Ajay Singh
These books if followed with good strategy and practice can make you successful in NMAT 2019. Also, take mock tests and do proper analysis to analyze your weakness and strengths accordingly.

Top B-Schools accepting NMAT Score

More than 20 top MBA colleges will be accepting NMAT 2019 score for admission to their MBA 2020-22 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:


  1. SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad
  2. Indian School of Business (ISB) – (Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA))
  3. SPJIMR – Mumbai
  4. Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
  5. TAPMI (For Mu Sigma- TAPMI L.E.A.D Program)
  6. SDA Bocconi Asia Center (formerly MISB Bocconi), Mumbai
  7. ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations
  8. School of Inspired Leadership (Soil)
  9. Alliance University, Bangalore
  10. Athena School of Management – Mumbai
  11. Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida
  12. Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
  13. Bennett University – Delhi, NCR
  14. Universal Business School
  15. Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad
  16. Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh
  17. ISBR Business School, Bengaluru, Karnataka
  18. Jain University – CMS Business School
  19. Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad
  20. BSE Institute Limited, Mumbai
  21. Amity University, Delhi NCR
  22. SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
  23. University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun
  24. BML Munjal University, Delhi
  25. VIT University, Vellore
  26. ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
  27. Mody University, Rajasthan
  28. GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
  29. Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad
  30. Jindal Global Business school – Delhi/NCR
  31. T. A. Pai Management Institute

Campus Program Intake
Mumbai MBA, MBA HR, MBA Pharma Mgmnt MBA – 500, MBA HR – 60, MBA PM – 60
Bangalore PGDM 180
Hyderabad PGDM 120
Indore PGDM 60
Navi Mumbai PGDM 60


Program Fees
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
Indore 60 NA NA NA
Navi Mumbai 60 NA NA NA


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