NMAT Exam: Registration, Application Form, Dates, Fee

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 centres across the globe. NMAT 2020 is expected to be conducted from 4 October 2020 to 17 December 2020.


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

Exam NameNMAT (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Management Aptitude Test)
Conducting BodyGMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council)
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Official websitenmat.org.in
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Number of attempts in one academic year3
Application Fee (General)2000 INR + taxes (if any)
Mode of ExamOnline
Mode of CounsellingOffline
Participating Colleges37 (India) 12 (International)
Exam Duration2 Hours
Courses OfferedMBA/PGDM
NMAT Help Desk7863008300 | [email protected]

Exam Dates 

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

EventsDates (Tentative)
NMAT Registration2 July 2020 to 3 October 2020
NMAT Scheduling2 July 2020 to 16 October 2020
Late Registration4 October 2020 to 14 October 2020
Registration – Retake2 July 2020 to 14 December 2020
Rescheduling5 October 2020 to 3 October 2020
NMAT 2020 Exam Date4 October 2020 to 17 December 2020
Result Declaration3rd week of January 2021
Last date for Scorecard DownloadLast Week of March 2021
Starting of Registration for PI/ CDMarch 2021 onwards
Dates for GD/ PIMarch 2021 onwards


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.

NAT Application Fee

Test registrationINR 2000 + Applicable taxes
Late test registrationINR 2500 +Applicable taxes
RetakeINR 2000 + Applicable taxes
RescheduleINR 1100 + Applicable taxes
Additional score reportsINR 200 per score report + Applicable taxes

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.

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. The exam pattern is depicted below:

Name of SectionsNumber of QuestionsDurationMarks
Quantitative Skills4860 minutes144
Language Skills3222 minutes96
Logical Reasoning4038 minutes120
Total 120120 minutes360


The NMAT syllabus is as given below:

Quantitative SkillsLogical ReasoningLanguage Comprehension
GeometryCritical ReasoningVerbal Reasoning
Arithmetic ProgressionVisual ReasoningSyllogisms
Instalment PaymentsAssumption-Premise-ConclusionContextual usage
Ratios and ProportionsAssertion and reasonsAnalogies
Arithmetic MeanStatements and assumptionsSentence completion
LogarithmMatrix arrangementsIdioms
Work and TimeCoding and DecodingSentence Correction


NMAT 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 2020Score Range for NMAT 2020
Quantitative skill section NMAT 20200-144
Language skill section NMAT 20200-96
Logical skill section NMAT 20200-120


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

S.No.InstituteNMAT Score/ PercentileScholarship Amount
1.Alliance School of Business210+ NMAT Score50%
2.Athena School of Management185+ NMAT scoreUp to 25%
3.Bennett University220+ NMAT Score100% (on first-year tuition fee)
4.BML Munjal University95 and above NMAT Percentile100% Tuition + Hostel Fees
5.BSE Institute Ltd180+ NMAT Score20% tuition fee
6.IILM University195+ NMAT Score40% tuition fee
7.ITM Business School160+ NMAT Score20% tuition fee
8.ISBR Business School200+ NMAT Score100% (on first-year tuition fee)
9.O.P Jindal Global University201+ NMAT ScoreINR 1,20,000
10.Universal Business School200 +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

Exam Centres

The complete list of NMAT Exam Centres is given below:

Indian Exam Centers

North ZoneAgra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi
South ZoneBengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijaywada
West ZoneAhmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara
East ZoneBhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong
Central ZoneBhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur

International Exam Centres


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