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NMAT Preparation Tips

Important NMAT 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

While preparation they should focus on:

  • Preparation time
  • Books and study material
  • Finalizing a preparation strategy
  • Take a coaching or self preparation, whichever is better

For NMAT Mock Test:

  • Candidates can register in the official website
  • They can register one practise exam for free
  • For 2 & 3 they will have to buy the practise exam
  • The test will have the 108 questions in the same structure as the actual exam
  • They can attempt twice
  • While starting a mock test, have a clear strategy or as it is a practise session introduce other strategies for different mock test and choose for the actual exam which will have the best outcome
  • Identify the areas of strength and weakness
  • If there is any particular pattern or mistake in the mock tests, it would be fairly easier rectify it after identifying the cause of the error.
  • Check whether the mistakes that is occurring, are due to lack of concentration or conceptual ambiguity.

Preparation Books:

  • ‘NMAT by GMAC 2021 Preparation Guide
  • How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT’ by Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay
  • ‘Word Power Made Easy’ by Norman Lewis
  • ‘Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT’ by Nishit K Sinha (Published by Pearson)
  • ‘How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT’ by Arun Sharma (Published by McGraw Hill)
  • ‘Logical Reasoning and data Interpretation for the CAT’ by Nishit K Sinha (Published by Pearson)
  • ‘How to prepare for Quantitative for the CAT’ by Arun Sharma, published by MGH Education
  • ‘Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT’ by Nishit K.Sinha, Published by Pearson
  • ‘The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for competitive exams’
  • Quant study modules by TIME, CL, IMS
Best Colleges Through NMAT
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

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 timing of the SNAP exam is 11 Am to 12 Noon.
The duration of the exam is 60 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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