NMAT Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) will determine the eligibility criteria of NMAT 2020. The basic NMAT eligibility criteria 2020 is that the candidates should be holding a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from any recognised university. NMAT 2020 eligibility criteria has not mentioned any age bar to appear in the online exam. Candidates qualifying the NMAT exam can apply in 29 B-Schools of India along with international B-Schools in South Africa and Philippines for the management programmes. Read the full article below for more information like the NMAT eligibility criteria 2020, important dates, registration, examination fees, and FAQs. Only after checking the eligibility criteria, candidates will be able to fill NMAT application form 2020.
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NMAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

NMAT by GMAC is a computer-based entrance exam conducted over a span of 75 days for admission in the MBA programmes in various colleges of India and abroad. NMAT 2020 to be conducted in online mode. Candidates can appear for the NMAT 2020 on any day within the mentioned period of time. Furthermore, the candidates can appear for the NMAT exam 2020 up to 3 times (that includes ‘no shows’). Candidates can choose for a preferable time/date/exam venue from the 48 national and 4 international exam centres. B-Schools that are participating in the NMAT exam are VIT University, ISBR Business School, Bangalore, IBS Business School, Hyderabad, amongst others.

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NMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates willing to give the exam must adhere to the eligibility criteria of NMAT 2020 mentioned by GMAC. Candidates who are eligible can proceed further and fill the NMAT application form 2020.

Given below are the NMAT eligibility criteria 2020:

  • Age limit: NMAT 2020 has not mentioned any age bar to attempt the exam.

  • Educational Qualifications: The candidates should be holding a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university.

  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have scored at least 50% marks in the bachelor’s degree.

  • Work Experience: The candidates having 2-3 years of work experience will be preferred.

  • Provisional Admission: Candidates who have given their graduation exam last year and are awaiting their results can also apply for the NMAT 2020 exam.

  • Maximum Attempts: Candidates can attempt the NMAT exam 2020 three times which include the ‘no shows’.

Candidates also have to pay the requisite application fee before the mentioned deadline and have to submit the application form along with the required documents.

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NMAT 2020 Registration: Important Dates

Candidates can check the important date for registration, scheduling, retaking the exam, etc. from the table given below:

NMAT Important Dates 2020


Start Date

End Date

NMAT 2019 registration

July 2, 2020

October 5, 2020

NMAT scheduling

July 2, 2020

October 18, 2020

Late registration period

October 6, 2020

October 16, 2020

NMAT registration - Retake

October 7, 2020

December 16, 2020

NMAT rescheduling

July 2, 2020

December 16, 2020

Retake re-scheduling

October 7, 2020

December 16, 2020

NMAT 2019

October 6, 2020

December 19, 2020

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March 31, 2021

NMAT Registration 2020

Authorities will begin the registration of NMAT 2020 from July 2 in online mode. For registration, the candidates have to create an NMAT registration account by using their email ID. After which, the candidates have to provide their details, preferences and have to upload their recent photograph. The NMAT 2020 early registration fee is INR 2000 + applicable taxes and for late registration, the fee is INR 2500 + applicable taxes.

The payment methods are as follows:

  • Visa

  • Debit Card

  • American Express

  • MasterCard

  • Mobile Wallets

  • Diners Club

  • Net Banking

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NMAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

Question: What is the eligibility criteria for NMAT 2020?


Candidates should be holding a bachelor’s degree from any recognised university with at least 50% marks and should have 2-3 years of work experience.

Question: How much is the fee for early registration?


The fee for early registration is INR 2000 + applicable taxes.

Question: How many times can a candidate appear for NMAT 2020?


Candidates can appear three times for the NMAT 2020 (including ‘no show’).

Question: What are the modes of payment?


The modes of payment include Visa. Debit Card, American Express, MasterCard.

Question: When will the registration commence?


The registration for NMAT 2020 has commenced tentatively on the first week of July 2019.

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My NMAT score is 171, CAT petcentile is 56. I am trying to go for IBS, Hyderabad or Mumbai. What chance do I stand to get the admission?

Harshita Sharan Srivastava Student Expert 25th Feb, 2020
Hello aspirant,

You have a decent score to get into IBS Hyderabad or Mumbai. However chances of getting into Hyderabad campus is higher.
As per the past records a nmat score of 150+ and cat percentile of 60 is enough to get shortlisted. Further, Students who will be shortlisted will have to appear for the GDPI rounds.
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what colleges should I apply for if my car percentile are 85.33 and cat percentile are 65.53, and nmat score is 159??

Shiksha 14th Feb, 2020


If you would have asked a month earlier, I would have suggested MDI murshidabad & IBS Hyderabad, but for now I'm listing a few Colleges at this score. (Although it's advisable to take a drop if you can afford)

Xiss ranchi, Bimm pune, ITM navi mumbai, Xime banglore, Amity, NDIM, Jaipuria Lucknow, Sdmimd mysore, Aims banglore, Isbm pune, Fiib new delhi, iilm, vit vellore, Thapar, Bml munjal & Alliance banglore.


What is the average score required for CMAT, NMAT, CAT etc to apply in LM Thapar School of Management ?

Anshu Saini 11th Feb, 2020
Hi aspirant,
LM Thapar School of Management cutoff varies on the amount of candidates appearing and the level of difficulty of exams each year.LM Thapar School of ManagementNMATCutoff for previous years was above 150 percentile. Every year LM Thapar School of Management NMAT Cutoff stays near to 150.
LM Thapar School of Management CAT previous yeara Cut Offwas around 70-80 percentile. The LM Thapar School of Management CAT cutoff largely depends on the difficulty of the paper.
Hope this helps.

I have scored 156 in nmat and 171 in cmat. In which colleges i can apply ?

Vaishali Singh 1st Mar, 2020


There are many colleges that will accept this score but it depends on what kind od college you want to take or in which city. Also it depends upon the amount you are willing to invest and the return the college gives. Some institutions you might get a call from are Doon business school, VIT, Athena school of business, IES management college,etc.

For more information go to link: https://www.google.com/amp/s/bschool.careers360.com/articles/top-b-schools-accepting-cmat-scores/amp


is doon university accept nmat score for mba

ayush mishra 31st Jan, 2020

Annu, The admissions to MBA courses in Doon University, Dehradun occurs through the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) and not through NMAT. The Management Aptitude Test is conducted 4 times a year and would be conducted on 2 February, 2020. The MBA Course at Doon University is a full-time 2 year course and the admission is based on a valid MAT Score followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD and PI).

If you want to know more about MBA at Doon University, Dehradun, you can visit this link


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