NMAT is the entrance exam for admission to all the MBA Full Time courses of NMIMS Mumbai, including MBA in core, banking management, capital markets, pharmaceutical management, actuarial science, and HR, and to the PGDM courses of NMIMS Hyderabad and Bengaluru.
A candidate can take NMAT for maximum 3 times, including first attempt plus 2 retake attempts. There must be a gap of minimum 15 days between the two successive attempts. The result of each attempt is declared separately. The candidates who take multiple attempts, the best score is considered for shortlisting purposes.
In order to take NMAT, a candidate must be a graduate with 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in first attempt. Candidates who are appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting the results can also apply for NMAT. The candidate must however clear the final examination in first attempt with 50% aggregate marks in order to get admission through NMAT. For all full-time programs, candidates with two or more years of post-qualification work experience will be preferred.
NMAT is a computer based test that is conducted over a period of 10 weeks. NMAT 2015 is expected to be held in the month of Oct-Dec. NMAT 2015 is expected to be held in the month of Oct-DecCandidates can select their test date and slot based on their choice or as per their availability.
For registration, candidates must visit the NMAT official website. They must fill in the online application form and make the desired payments. Payment can be made through cash, debit/credit card, and demand draft. The application is accepted along with the fee by NMIMS. Once the application is duly accepted, an email with the username and password is sent to the candidate. The candidate can schedule the test on preferred date and location, subject to availability.
NMAT question paper is divided in to three sections-Language skills, quantitative skills, and logical reasoning. The number of questions is different for each section. There are 32 questions to test the candidate’s language skills, 48 questions to judge quantitative skills, and 40 for logical reasoning. There are in total 120 questions. Candidates can choose the order of questions/sections in NMAT. But each of the sections has allotted timings and candidates have to answer and review the questions within that allotted time frame. In case a candidate is able to complete the section before the allotted time, the balance time can’t be added to the next section. The next section has its own time limit and the candidate has to complete the questions in that very time limit.
If you are aspiring to seek admission in NMIMS Mumbai, Bengaluru, or Hyderabad campus, study hard for NMAT. Get good scores and get admission in your choice of course.