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Narsee Monjee Aptitude Test (NMAT) - 2024

About the Exam:

  • NMAT or National Medical Admission Test is a management entrance exam conducted by GMAC
  • GMAC is a global non-profit organization which includes leading graduate business schools around the world- in India, South Africa, Philippines and Nigeria.
  • The entrance exam is conducted once a year
  • It is exam for admissions to some of the leading graduate business programmes in emerging markets
  • The exam is candidate friendly, allowing them to choose the section order and
  • There is no negative marking.
  • It is accepted by 39 institutions
  • Earlier it was computer based test which changed in 2023 to Adaptive Test

Why to sit for the exam?

  • NMAT Entrance Exam is accepted by leading business schools in India, South Africa, Philippines and Nigeria.
  • It is a high quality assessment
  • It is prepared for a student's convenience and build confidence
  • Candidates can takes the test three times in a 75- study period. Therefore they have more than a single opportunity to perform their very best.
  • Candidates sitting for the exam can schedule exam as per own convenience
  • Unlike other exam candidates can switch between sections. It is upto them which section they want to attempt first
NMAT Exam 2023 Highlights
Conducting Body Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
Exam Duration 120 minutes
Registration date Tuesday, 1st August 2023
Application Process Online
Registration Ending date 10th October 2023
Mode of exam online
NMAT Exam Date 10th October 2023 to 19th December 2023
Total Question 108
Registration Fees 2800 INR
Result Date 48 hours after examination

NMAT Application 2023

Step by step to fill the exam Application Form:

  • First Visit the official website nmat.org.in
  • Register by entering a valid email id and enter all the basic details like
    • contact information
    • personal
    • educational
    • work experience if any
  • Along with the details, select the list of programmes, id to be used in the exam hall
  • Once completed they must "Agree" to the terms and condition and move to the next page
  • 3rd, select the preferred institute to send the exam scores
  • Test Registration (Early) Rs. 2800/-
  • NMAT fee for exam rescheduling- 1200/-
  • Once completed they will have to upload a photograph.

NMAT Syllabus 2023

The exam conducted by GMAT is a national level management exams accepted by top management colleges like VIT Vellore, NMIMS Mumbai, SPJIMR Mumbai, etc.

  • New changes have been made in the syllabus
  • It has 3 sections:
    • Language Skills
    • Quantitative Skills
    • Logical Reasoning
Major topics includes in Language Skills section
Sentence Correction Identify the error
Synonyms Para jumbles
Antonyms Comprehension passages
Analogies Paragraph Completion
Choose the correct preposition Idioms and Phrases
One-word Substitution Parts of speech
Odd one out Tenses
Phrasal verbs Fill in the Blanks
Quantitative Skills
Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart Quadratic Equations
Geometry Permutations & Combinations
Pipes and Cisterns Polygons
Simple Interest and Compound Interest Work and time
Time-Speed-Distance Linear Equations
Probability Quadratic and linear equations
Allegation & Mixtures Mensuration
Algebra Number Systems
Averages Ratios and Proportion
Fraction and Decimals Logarithm
Logical Reasoning
Cause and Effects Blood Relationship Tests
Non-Verbal Reasoning Analytical Reasoning
Sequencing Ranking Tests
Linear Arrangements Number Series
Statement and Argument based Questions

NMAT Preparation

Important Preparation Tips:

  • The preparation should be based on the exam pattern and syllabus
  • First step is to understand the basic concepts.
  • Candidates should finish all the concepts by August so that they will have ample time to revise
  • The second step is to difficulty level of the questions while practising
  • This will help them to have a command over the subjects
  • Thirst is to practise mock test as they will be aware of the pattern of the question asked in the test, they will have an understanding of time management


Exam Pattern
Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Quantitative Skills 36 12-120
Logical Reasoning 36 12-120
Language Skills 36 12-120
Total 108 36-360

Exam highlights:

  • It is consists of Multiple Choice Questions
  • Duration is 2 hours
  • The exam has 3 sections
  • Each question carries 3 marks
  • Each section contains 36 questions.
  • In total, there will be 108 questions holding 360 marks
  • There are 57 exam centers in India and abroad
  • There are 2 different testing modes: computer based test at exam centres and online proctored test from home

NMAT Ranking

The exam is accepted by 4 countries: India, Philippines, South Africa, Nigeria. Colleges in India accepting the Exam Scores:

Institute Location
NMIMS Mumbai
ISB Hyderabad
SDA Bocconi Asia Centre SDA Bocconi Asia Centre
Xavier University Bhubaneswar
SOIL Institute of Management Gurgaon
Master’s union school of business New Delhi
ITM Business School Navi Mumbai
ICFAI Business School -
BML Munjal University Haryana
Athena School of Management Mumbai
Chitkara university Punjab
IILM University Gurugram
Myra School of Business Karnataka
IFMR Graduate School of Business Chennai, Tamil Nadu
VIT University Vellore, Tamil Nadu
Amity University Noida
Alliance University Anekal, Karnataka
Bennett University Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

NMAT Counselling 2023

Procedures to appear in the counselling:

  • Candidate has to confirm its ranking based on merit list
  • then they have to confirm the counseling date from the official website
  • next they has to decide their choice of subject before he wish to appear for counseling
  • but at the end they will get the course of his choice based on their ranking

Documents required at the time of Counselling:

  • Original counseling letter along with photocopy of the same
  • Original Admit card along with photocopy of the same
  • All the original and at least 2 photocopy of certificates of 10th & 12th class
  • Rank Card / Hall Ticket
  • Score card (if applicable)
  • Community certificate(SC/ST/OBC/Other) signed by the authorized authority
  • Original degree/provisional certificate if candidate is appearing
  • Medical documents mentioned on the application form
  • 4-6 Passport size photographs color and black and white
  • Other supportive documents mentioned on the application form.

Take a mock test, solve previous year question papers, go through the patterns, work on your weak points.
There is a total of 66 test centers across the country.
The exam has 3 sections consist of language skills, quantitative skills, logical reasoning.
Yes. NMAT score applicable to a few abroad colleges.
One can attend the exam 3 times.
No major changes have been taken place till now.
The duration of the NMAT exam is 2 hours (120 minutes).
Arriving late to the exam center will put you in trouble. So, make sure you will be on time or before an exam starts.
No. They do not allow you to take a break during an exam.

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