NMAT by GMAC 2017 - The NMAT 2017 result for test takers who had appeared after October 19, 2017, has been declared on November 23, 2017. The NMAT by GMAC is conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). NMAT by GMAC 2017 is the entrance exam for around 23 B-schools such as Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Xavier School of Rural Management – Bhubaneswar, MISB Bocconi to name a few. It is a computer-based exam of two hours duration, carrying 120 objective type multiple choice questions from three sections. Earlier, NMAT by GMAC 2017 first window result was announced on November 1, 2017. NMAT 2017 had started from October 5 and will go on until December 18, 2017. Test takers are allowed to appear for three retakes of NMAT by GMAC 2017. The registration for NMAT by GMAC had begun from July 4, 2017. The last date for NMAT application form was on October 3, however, the late registration had begun starting October 4 and continued until Oct 14, 2017. This article brings to you the details about NMAT by GMAC 2017 regarding eligibility criteria, application form, important dates, exam pattern, result, cutoff, selection procedure etc.
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All about NMAT by GMAC
Exam Name: NMAT by GMAC
Exam Type: National
Exam Category: PG
Conducting Body: Graduate Management Admission Council- GMAC
Below mentioned are the important dates for NMAT by GMAC 2017.
NMAT 2017 Schedule
NMAT 2017 Registration
July 4, 2017
October 3, 2017
NMAT 2017 Scheduling
July 4, 2017
October 16, 2017
October 4, 2017
October 14, 2017
Registration - Retake
October 6, 2017
December 14, 2017
July 4, 2017
December 15, 2017
October 6, 2017
December 15, 2017
October 5, 2017
December 18, 2017
NMAT 2017 result - Phase 1
November 10, 2017
NMAT 2017 result - Phase 2
November 23, 2017
NMAT 2017 Final Announcement of Results
Third week of Januar 2018
The candidates must understand the eligibility criteria of a particular university of their choice before registering for NMAT 2017. Candidates should have completed graduation from a recognised university with at least 50 percent. Final year students of Bachelor’s degree may also apply provided they fulfill the NMAT by GMAT 2017 eligibility criteria by the time of admission.
To register for NMAT 2017, candidates need to login to the official website. Candidates could fill the NMAT by GMAC 2017 application form from July 4 onwards. The last date to fill the application form was October 3. Fortunately, candidates can proceed with the late registration which has commenced from October 4 onwards and ended on October 14. Candidates will have to register themselves after which they will receive NMAT by GMAC user id and password on their registered email address. Upon receiving the credentials, they will have to login to the application window and complete the process by filling up the form with personal, academic and work experience details. Applicants have to also select B-schools, where they wish to send their scores. They can select up to five programmes within the registration fee. They have to upload photograph and signature under given dimensions.
A registration fee of Rs.1800 + applicable taxes can be paid through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/American Express Card/ Diners Card, IMPS, UPI and Mobile Wallets. Candidates can refer to the below-mentioned table for NMAT by GMAC application fee:
NMAT 2017 Application Fee
Test Registration (Early)
Rs.1800 + applicable taxes
Test Registration (Late)
Rs.2000 + applicable taxes
Rs.1800 + applicable taxes
Rs.1000 + applicable taxes
Additional Score Reports (beyond first five)
Rs.200 per Score Report + applicable taxes
Candidates can download the NMAT by GMAC 2017 admit card after completing the registration process. The admit card of NMAT by GMAC 2017 is available only in online mode and the hard copy won’t be sent to candidates. They would need to carry the printed copy of the NMAT 2017 admit card on the exam date at the allotted exam centres.
NMAT 2017 is a computer-based test.Compared to last year, there are no changes in the NMAT by GMAC 2017 exam pattern.The exam duration is 120 minutes and it will have three sections - language skills, quantitative skills and logical reasoning skills. Candidates can take NMAT by GMAC thrice, one original attempt followed by two retakes and the best score out of three attempts will be considered for the admission. Candidates will need to answer the question within the allotted section time. They will not be able to move back and forth between sections.
Candidates can refer to the below mentioned table for NMAT 2017 exam pattern:
NMAT by GMAC Exam Pattern 2017
Number of Questions
Time in Minutes
The syllabus of NMAT by GMAC 2017 is divided into three sections - language sections, quantitative skills and logical reasoning.
1. Language skills: This section will check the verbal ability, language structure skills and reading comprehension of a candidate. Candidates will get 22 minutes to answer 32 questions.
Below mentioned are the important topics to cover under this section:
Language usage and their rules
Syntax and correct grammar
Fill in the blanks
Anonyms and Synonyms
2. Quantitative skills: This section will check the quantitative ability of a candidate. Candidates will get 60 minutes to answer 48 questions. This section will focus on topics like data interpretation, problem-solving and data sufficiency. The problem-solving section will include questions from arithmetic, geometry, modern mathematics, algebra and number systems.
3. Logical reasoning: This section will include questions based on family tree, arrangement, numeric grid, coding and series. Candidates will get 38 minutes to answer 40 questions.
The NMAT by GMAC 2017 is being conducted at 44 cities in all over India and four international centres.
NMAT 2017 exam cities (Domestic)
Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi
Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara
Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijaywada
Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur
Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong
International test cities for NMAT by GMAC 2017
Test takers can check the result of NMAT by GMAC 2017 on the official website after four to five weeks of the exam. The result of NMAT by GMAC phase 1 has been announced on November 23, 2017. While, the NMAT by GMAC 2017 phase 1 result for candidates appeared between October 5 to October 19, was announced on November 10. NMAT Final result 2017 will be declared in the third week of January. They will also get an email about the NMAT by GMAC 2017 result declaration. Candidates can login to their NMAT by GMAC account to download the scorecard. The scores will be sent to those five B-schools, which they have opted during application, once the final percentile is declared.
The cut off for NMAT 2017 will be declared, once the final percentile is announced. Candidates can check their final percentile in the third week of January. They need to login to their NMAT by GMAC 2017 account to check the scorecard. NMAT by GMAC 2017 cutoff will vary from institute to institute.
The number of leading institutes accepting NMAT by GMAC is around 23. Below mentioned is the list of institutes accepting NMAT by GMAC scores:
NMAT by GMAC 2017 Participating Institutes
Name of NMAT by GMAC 2017 Participating InstitutesSVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
Xavier School of Human Resource Management - Bhubaneswar
Xavier Faculty of management (Urban Management & Governance) - Bhubaneswar
Thapar School of Management
Institute of Management, JK University, Jaipur
After the declaration of result, participating institutes will declare shortlist of candidates based on their cutoffs. NMAT by GMAC 2017 selection procedure will vary from institute to institute and there is no common selection procedure. Shortlisted candidates have to appear for Group Discussion (GD) or Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview rounds. Final merit list will be generated based on candidates’ performance in NMAT by GMAC, GD/WAT/CD-PI rounds and or past academic records and work experience. Each institute will have different admission criteria.
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