NMAT 2018 exam will be held from October 4 to December 17, 2018. NMAT Registration and application is open till October 3, 2018. You can register and apply for NMAT 2018 exam here. NMAT is an important national level MBA entrance test leading to admission in top MBA colleges like Narsee Monji Institute of Management (NMIMS) Mumbai;  Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) for MBA-HRM, MBA-RM, MBA-UMG, MBA-SM and many other Universities & B-schools.

NMAT 2018 Applications Open: Know More and Register Now

NMAT Registration has started on July 3, 2018 and will continue for three months. Last year, 88,000 candidates took NMAT by GMAC exam. Narsee Monjee Mumbai, ranked amongst the top B-schools in India will accept only NMAT by GMAC 2018 exam score. The NMAT 2018 exam dates have been released in the GMAC notification consisting of all the NMAT Important dates 2018. NMAT 2018 Registration will close on October 3, 2018 without late fee. NMAT as per the NMAT 2018 guide released by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is to remain a moderate difficulty level test, divided into three sections without any negative marking for wrong answers.


NMAT 2018 Exam Dates
NMAT important dates 2018 for the NMAT 2018 exam are as follows:

NMAT by GMAC Registration
July 03, 2018
October 03, 2018
NMAT Exam Scheduling
July 03, 2018
October 16, 2018
NMAT Late Registration
October 04, 2018
October 16, 2018
Exam Rescheduling
July 03, 2018
December 14, 2018
NMAT 2018 Exam Date
October 04, 2018
December 17, 2018
Retake Scheduling
October 05, 2018
December 14, 2018
NMAT Result Date
2nd week, January, 2019
Last date for score card download
March 31, 2019

NMAT 2018: Salient features

Let’s look at some salient features of this test.

  • Gateway to Top MBA Colleges: NMAT 2018 scores are accepted for MBA admission at NMIMS University, XIM Bhubaneswar (for some courses), VIT Vellore and 18 other well-known universities and MBA colleges.
  • Similar to CAT and SNAP: NMAT is an online computer-based test on the pattern of CAT, XAT, SNAP with only difference in number of questions and difficulty level.
  • Moderate difficulty level: NMAT is a moderate difficulty level exam with 120 questions divided in three core sections of Verbal Ability, Quant and Reasoning. The duration of the exam is 2 hours.
  • No Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking in NMAT by GMAC. It allows you to maximise your score.
  • 3 Retakes to improve score: NMAT 2018 offers three chances of retake to improve your score. This gives students opportunity to do their best.  
  • 75 days Test window: NMAT 2018 exam dates have 75 days testing window and allow you to self schedule the preferred exam date to appear in NMAT exam. So you can easily take the exam, without worrying for date-clash with other exams.

MBAUniverse.com will continue to update this page to highlight latest dates and other exam announcements. So bookmark this page for your NMAT preparation.

Register for NMAT by GMAC exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 03-07-2018 10:00 AM to 03-10-2018 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Late Registration – Offline: 04-10-2018 10:00 AM to 16-10-2018 05:00 PM
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 10:00 to Monday, December 17, 2018 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 17-01-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)

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NMAT by GMAC is an important National level MBA entrance exam conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). NMAT by GMAC exam is the mandatory entrance test for MBA admission to NMIMS Mumbai and its other campuses as well as 20 other MBA colleges across India.

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NMAT Eligibility

NMAT 2018 Eligibility criteria go as per the eligibility criteria for the selected MBA/PGDM programme. As such there is no specific NMAT 2018 eligibility criteria and the NMAC eligibility will depend upon the application/admission eligibility criteria of the respective MBA colleges. So remember:

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NMAT Registration

NMAT Registration date has been opened on Tuesday July 3, 2018 and will close on October 3, 2018. You can register for NMAT 2018 online only at the NMAT exam website. The NMAT 2018 registration process allows you to register and apply for NMAT by GMAC and self schedule your exam date also. The NMAT registration 2018 dates would remain open for about 90 days till October 3 without late fee.

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NMAT Admit Card

NMAT 2018 Admit card for the NMAT exam, to be held from October 4 to December 17, 2018, will be released by GMAC in 24 hours after your successful registration and completion of payment of NMAT exam fee.  The NMAT exam admit card is a document that contains your NMAT registration details and photograph. In order to take the NMAT 2018 exam, you are required to produce the NMAT 2018 Admit Card along with other required documents on the test day.

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NMAT Exam Pattern

NMAT will be held in a 75 day Test Window from October 4 to December 17, 2018 as an online computer based test. 

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NMAT exam pattern is similar to other leading national level MBA entrance exams like CAT and XAT. Going by the past trends in the NMAT by GMAC pattern which is not expected to change also this year, the NMAT by GMAC 2018 Exam Pattern will remain computer based MCQ question types.


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NMAT Result

GMAC has announced the NMAT Result date as 2nd week of January 2019. NMAT by GMAC 2018 exam will be held in 75 days test window from October 4 to December 17, 2018 as computer based test. The NMAT result 2018 will also be announced periodically for different NMAT 2018 testing windows at an interval of 15 days. The final NMAT 2018 result will be out in January 2019 end week. You can view and download your NMAT Result 2018 from the NMAT by GMACT result website after NMAT 2018 Result is out.  

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NMAT Exam Analysis

NMAT exam 2018 analysis will be released for different exam slots immediately the NMAT 2018 exam is over for the particular slot. NMAT Exam Analysis is published by MBAUniverse.com periodically during the 75 days NMAT testing window. The NMAT exam analysis reflects the ongoing NMAT exam pattern, key changes and ideal attempts to improve your scores. During the last three years since NMAT has changed its name to NMAT by GMAC, the NMAT exam analysis reveals that the test has gradually changed its difficulty level, type of questions among others. 

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NMAT Syllabus

NMAT by GMAC Exam from October 4 to December 17, 2018 has an updated Syllabus. To prepare well for NMAT this year, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released the preparation guides with previous test papers also.

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NMAT 2018 Cut off

NMAT exam cut offs are applicable in 21 MBA colleges accepting NMAT 2018 score for MBA admission 2019. The NMAT by GMAC is scheduled to be conducted by GMAC from October 4 to December 17, 2018 across the country.  Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University; O.P. Jindal University, Bennett University  are the new additions to the list of MBA colleges accepting NMAT score for admission to 2019-20 academic session. The NMAT 2018 cut offs in top MBA colleges in India like NMIMS, XIMB, VIT among others are based on last year NMAT cut offs.

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Cities where NMAT Exam is held

The NMAT exam from October 4 to December 17, 2018 as computer based test, will be  delivered at 58 test centres in 44 test cities throughout India and 4 cities abroad. The test cities are

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NMAT Application Process

NMAT by GMAC will be held in a 75 days testing window from October 4 to December 17, 2018. NMAT application form is online and needs to be filled up after completing the NMAT registration process. The NMAT by GMAC application form for NMAT 2018 exam has been released by GMAC on July 3, 2018. The NMAT Registration and application details along with instructions to complete the NMAT application form 2018 is released along with the NMAT notification comprising the NMAT application process.

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