NMAT EXAM by GMAC : A Complete Guide Of The Exam 2022


NMAT Exam by GMAC stands for Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) Management Aptitude Test is a national level entrance exam conducted for admission to NMIMS University and other reputed B-Schools in India.



NMIMS is a Management Institute affiliated with the University of Mumbai. It was established in 1981 by Sri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal with the help of a donation from Narsee Monjee Education Trust.



SVKM’s NMAT is a deemed university located in Mumbai. The University has campuses at Shirpur, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Indore, and Navi Mumbai.



NMAT is conducted by Graduate Management Association Council (GMAC) with a unique feature where the student can appear for the exam thrice in a window of 75 days.


Highlights of NMAT Exam




Exam Name NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT)
Conducting Body Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Once a year (Thrice in 75 days window)
Exam Mode Online
Exam Section 3
Exam Duration 180 minutes
Exam Format MCQs
Exam Language English
Exam Fees Rs. 2000
Courses offered MBA/PGDM
Number of Question 108
Number of Colleges accepting NMAT 29 Colleges in India

7 Colleges in South Africa

5 Colleges in Philippines

Number of Registration 50,000+
Official Website https://www.nmat.org/


NMAT Exam Proposed Month


Exam Activity

Tentative Month

NMAT Notification August
NMAT Admit Card September
NMAT Exam October
NMAT Result January




Eligibility Criteria


  • Indian citizens can apply for NMAT
  • NRI & Foreign candidates can also apply.
  • Foreign Nationals can apply through the GMAT score.

Age Limit :

There is no age limit to take NMAT Exam.

Educational Qualification:

  • The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized University or equivalent can appear for NMAT Exam.
  • Appearing and result awaited candidates are also eligible to appear for the exam.

The number of attempts:

There is no fixed number of attempts for the exam.


Exam Pattern of NMAT Exam:



Exam Mode Computer Based Test (CBT)
Name of sections Language Skills, Quantitative Skill and Logical Reasoning
Number of Questions 120
Exam Format MCQs
Exam Duration 2 hours
Medium of Exam English
Negative Marking Not applicable


Section-wise Exam Pattern


Number of questions


Language Skill 32 22 Minutes
Logical Reasoning 40 38 Minutes
Quantitative Skill 48 60 Minutes
Total 120 120 Minutes


List of MBA Colleges accepting NMAT score


Indian B-School

Courses Offered

1 Alliance University MBA
2 Jain University (CMS Business School) MBA
3 School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL) PGP
4 TAPMI-Mu Sigma L.E.A.D Programme
5 Universal Business School MBA
6 Amity University MBA
7 Amrut Mody School of Management MBA/MMS
8 Athena School of Management PGPM
9 Bennett University MBA
10 BSE Institute Limited PGPB


NMAT Score accepted by B-School outside India :

There are around 19 B-Schools in South Africa, Nigeria, and the Philippines accepting NMAT scores for admission of the candidate. Names are listed below:

  1. Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)
  2. Graduate School of Business Leadership- UNISA
  3. Milpark Business School
  4. Nelson Mandela University Business School (NMU)
  5. Rhodes Business School
  6. North West University (NWU)
  7. Wits Business School (WITS)
  8. University of Cape Town (UCT)
  9. Covenant University, Nigeria
  10. Afe Babola University, Nigeria
  11. Lagos Business School, Nigeria
  12. Lead City University, Nigeria
  13. Redeemers University, Nigeria
  14. Asian Institute of Management
  15. Ateneo Graduate School of Business, Ateneo de Manila University
  16. Cesar E. A. Virata School of Business, University of Philippines.
  17. College of Business Administration and Accountancy, De La Salle University Dasmarinas
  18. Florentino Cayco Memorial School Graduate Studies School of Business- Arellano University
  19. Ramon V del Rosario College of Business, De la Salle University


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