NMAT Exam: Registration, Application Form, Dates, Fee

What is NMAT 2020? NMAT (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Management Aptitude Test) by GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) is one of the most popular management entrance exams in India that offers admissions in 37 b-schools in India along with 7 B-schools in South Africa and 5 in the Philippines. NMAT is a computer-based exam that is conducted annually, and around 50,000 students appear for it. As the students have three attempts every year, an average attempt count goes to 70,000 annually. It has test centers across the globe. NMAT 2020 is expected to be conducted between the first and third weeks of October 2020.

NMAT 2020 Highlights

Though below given table you will get a brief highlights of NMAT 2020:

Exam Name NMAT (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Management Aptitude Test)
Conducting Body GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council)
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Official website nmat.org.in
Exam Level National Level Exam
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Number of attempts in one academic year 3
Application Fee (General) 2000 INR + taxes (if any)
Mode of Exam Online
Mode of Counselling Offline
Participating Colleges 37 (India) 12 (International)
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Courses Offered MBA/PGDM
NMAT Help Desk 7863008300 | nmatsupport@gmac.com

NMAT Exam Dates 2020

Get a complete exam schedule from the below-given tables:

Event Start Date (Tentative) End Date
Online Registration July 2020 October 2020
Scheduling July 2020 October 2020
Late Registration After Deadline 1st Week of October 2020 2nd Week of October 2020
Registration for Retake 1st Week of October 2020 2nd Week of December 2020
Rescheduling 1st Week of July 2020 2nd Week of December 2020

NMAT Exam Centres

NMAT 2020 has 58 test centers across India and 4 international centers in Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. The choice of the exam center is given to the candidate during the process of registration. The candidate can choose the exam center according to their convenience. The final test center will be written on the admit card. GMAC usually allots the opted test center, but in case there are no seats available on it, you will be allotted the next nearest exam center.

Indian Exam Centers

Zone Cities
North Zone Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi
South Zone Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijaywada
West Zone Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara
East Zone Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong
Central Zone Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur

International Exam Centres

Location Country
Kathmandu Nepal
Thimphu Bhutan
Dhaka Bangladesh
Colombo Srilanka

NMAT Registration

A candidate can register for GMAT 2020 by following the given steps:

  1. Go to the official website of NMAT 2020
  2. Click on the “Register Now” tab.
  3. Enter the details like name, contact details, etc.
  4. A verification mail will be sent to your email address
  5. Verify your email address
  6. You will receive a unique NMAT registration id along with your password on your registered mobile number and email id.

NMAT Application Fee

Service Fee
Test registration INR 2000 + Applicable taxes
Late test registration INR 2500 +Applicable taxes
Retake INR 2000 + Applicable taxes
Reschedule INR 1100 + Applicable taxes
Additional score reports INR 200 per score report + Applicable taxes

NMAT Admit Card

The NMAT 2020 Admit Card is released on the official website of NMAT. A candidate can visit the official website and download the admit card. The steps to download the NMAT 2020 admit card are as mentioned below:

  1. Visit the official website of NMAT 2020
  2. Click on “Download Admit Card” tab
  3. Log in using your credentials which are provided during the registration
  4. Your admit card will appear on the screen.
  5. Download the NMAT 2020 admit card and take a print out.

NMAT Exam Pattern

NMAT is a computer-based test that consists of three segments: Quantitative Skills, Logical Reasoning, and Language Comprehension. There are a total of 120 Multiple Choice Questions that candidates have to answer in 120 minutes. Each question consists of 3 marks, and there is no negative marking.

Name of Sections Number of Questions Duration Marks
Quantitative Skills 48 60 minutes 144
Language Skills 32 22 minutes 96
Logical Reasoning 40 38 minutes 120
Total 120 120 minutes 360

NMAT Syllabus

Quantitative Skills Logical Reasoning Language Comprehension
Geometry Critical Reasoning Verbal Reasoning
Arithmetic Progression Visual Reasoning Syllogisms
Installment Payments Assumption-Premise-Conclusion Contextual usage
Ratios and Proportions Assertion and reasons Analogies
Arithmetic Mean Statements and assumptions Sentence completion
Logarithm Matrix arrangements Idioms
Work and Time Coding and Decoding Sentence Correction

NMAT Result

NMAT 2020 result is expected to be released in the third week of January 2021. Candidates can download their results from the official website of NMAT 2020.

Sections in NMAT 2020 Score Range for NMAT 2020
Quantitative skill section NMAT 2020 0-144
Language skill section NMAT 2020 0-96
Logical skill section NMAT 2020 0-120
Total 0-360

NMAT Scholarships

Various colleges provide scholarships to candidates based on their scores in NMAT.

S.No. Institute NMAT Score/ Percentile Scholarship Amount
1. Alliance School of Business 210+ NMAT Score 50%
2. Athena School of Management 185+ NMAT score Up to 25%
3. Bennett University 220+ NMAT Score 100% (on first-year tuition fee)
4. BML Munjal University 95 and above NMAT Percentile 100% Tuition + Hostel Fees
5. BSE Institute Ltd 180+ NMAT Score 20% tuition fee
6. IILM University 195+ NMAT Score 40% tuition fee
7. ITM Business School 160+ NMAT Score 20% tuition fee
8. ISBR Business School 200+ NMAT Score 100% (on first-year tuition fee)
9. O.P Jindal Global University 201+ NMAT Score INR 1,20,000
10. Universal Business School 200 + INR 200,000

Participating Colleges


  1. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore

NMAT Preferred

  1. Alliance University, Bangalore
  2. BSE Institute Limited
  3. ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and others
  4. ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
  5. MISB Bocconi, Mumbai
  6. NMAT Participating Colleges (Preferred)
  7. SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
  8. Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh
  9. Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad
  10. Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad

NMAT Accepted

  1. Amity University, Delhi NCR
  2. Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University
  3. Bennett University
  4. BML Munjal University, Delhi
  5. GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
  6. Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad
  7. Mody University, Rajasthan
  8. Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida
  9. University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun
  10. VIT University, Vellore
  11. Xavier University, Bhubaneswar

B-Schools of South African and Philippines

South Africa
  • Milpark Business School
  • Nelson Mandela University Business School
  • Gordon Institute of Business Science at Pretoria University
  • School of Business and Governance at Northwest University
  • Graduate School of Business Leadership at the University of South Africa
  • Rhodes Business School
  • Wits Business School
  • Asian Institute of Management
  • De La Salle University
  • Ateneo Graduate School of Business
  • College of Business Administration and Accountancy
  • Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business
  • Florentino Cayco Memorial School Graduate Studies School of Business – Arellano University
  • University of the Philippines

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