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NMAT by GMAC 2024 Exam Analysis - Get Detailed Paper Analysis & Candidate Review

NMAT by GMAC 2024 Exam Analysis - Get Detailed Paper Analysis & Candidate Review

Edited By Himanshu Shekhar | Updated on May 30, 2024 03:17 PM IST | #NMAT

NMAT by GMAC 2024 Exam Analysis: The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) will conduct the NMAT entrance exam for admission to MBA and PGDM programmes at NMIMS University and other participating colleges. Post conclusion of NMAT 2024 exam, candidates will be able to check the same on this page. The NMAT exam analysis will provide a deep dive into the NMAT exam difficulty level, topic-wise distribution of questions, section-wise weightage, marking scheme, the total number of good attempts, and expected NMAT cutoff.

NMAT by GMAC 2024 Exam Analysis - Get Detailed Paper Analysis & Candidate Review
NMAT by GMAC 2024 Exam Analysis - Get Detailed Paper Analysis & Candidate Review

NMAT 2024 will be a computer adaptive test with three sections. Each NMAT question will have the same weightage and the candidate will earn +1 mark for every correct answer. There will be no negative marking or no mark for unattempted questions or wrong answers. The test taker will have the option to take the NMAT by GMAC exam up to a maximum of 3 times (first attempt plus 2 retake attempts) if the test taker wishes to.

However, there will be a mandatory gap of 15 days between two attempts. Therefore, early scheduling of the exam will help the test taker to plan the retakes within the testing window and improve the score. Careers360 will provide a detailed NMAT by GMAC 2024 exam analysis by the NMAT by GMAC reviewer after the exam for the 2024-25 session.

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NMAT Exam Pattern 2024

Before moving on to the overall and sectional exam analysis of NMAT, let us check the detailed NMAT 2024 exam pattern.

NMAT 2024 Test Pattern

Section

Number of Questions

Allotted Time

NMAT good attempts

Language Skills

36

28 minutes

24-26

Quantitative Skills

36

52 minutes

28-30

Logical Reasoning

36

40 minutes

25-27

Total

108 questions

120 minutes

77-83

NMAT by GMAC Previous Year's Exam analysis by Gradsquare Mentor

According to Gradsquare Mentor, the NMAT 2024 will have the following number of questions from different topics across all three sections, based on the previous year exam analysis. Most of the last year's NMAT aspirants said, that before we appear for the NMAT exam we have lot of questions in our minds like Is NMAT exam easy? How can I get highest score in NMAT? but, the NMAT question paper was somehow easy. So, we expect good marks in the NMAT exam.

Language Skills (Verbal ability and reading comprehension)

Topic

No. of Questions

Reading Comprehension (2 passages, 1 passage = 4 qs.)

8

Para jumbles

4

Analogy

9

Fill in the blanks (Grammar and Vocabulary)

6

Prepositions

3

Contextual Words

6

Quantitative ability

Topic

No. of Questions

Algebra

5

Ratio and Proportion/ Average

1

Time Speed and Distance

1

Time and Work

1

Profit Loss

3

Number System & Set Theory

4

Data Interpretation

8

Data Sufficiency

4

calendar

1

Mixtures & solution

1

Permutation and Combination / Probability

6

Logical Reasoning

Topic

No. of Questions

Analytical Reasoning

4

Input-Output

4

Ranking- Linear Arrangement

1

Syllogism

2

Venn Diagram based

1

puzzles

1

Set Theory

1

Statement – Assumption - Conclusion

8

Course of Action – Decision Making

4

Strong Argument / Weak Argument

4

Facts

2

Logical

2

Implicit Statement

2

Overall, the difficulty level of the NMAT exam will be moderate in terms of the questions asked, based on the previous year trend. However, it will also depend on the ability of the candidate as NMAT 2024 will be a “Computer-Adaptive” exam.

NMAT Exam Analysis: Section Wise (Previous Year)

According to the feedback from the candidates who appeared for NMAT, the difficulty level of the NMAT exam will be moderate to easy compared to the previous NMAT exams in the past. Let us understand the previous year NMAT paper and analyze the NMAT exam pattern asked in NMAT: Questions from the Quantitative Skills section will be considered the toughest among all the sections. The Language Skill section will have sufficient time and will be considered easy. The logical reasoning section will be moderate to easy and on the same scale and terms as the previous year.

Quantitative Skills

  • Out of 36 questions in the Quantitative Skills section, 24 were on Mathematics, 8 on Data Interpretation, and 4 on Data Sufficiency.
  • Out of the 24 questions on Mathematics, 8 questions were on Permutation and Combination / Probability, 4 questions from Number System, and 12 questions were from Percentage, Ratio and Proportion/ Average, Time Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Profit Loss, and Algebra each. There was no question from Mensuration.
  • The majority of the questions were on Permutation & Combination, Probability and Profit & loss, averages were the other prominent topics of this section.
  • There were 4 questions on Data Sufficiency on various topics.
  • The Mathematics questions were dominated by Modern Math and Arithmetic.
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Logical Reasoning

  • In this section, critical reasoning questions were heavy and termed as easy to moderate level for the candidates
  • 27 to 28 questions were fair attempt in this section
  • Analytical Reasoning questions were easy
  • Input-output questions were moderately to easy
  • More than half the total questions were from only four topics such as Input – Output, Statement – Assumption & Statement Conclusion, Course of Action – Decision Making, and Critical Reasoning.
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Language Skills

  • The language skill section was termed as easy to moderate by the candidates who appeared in the exam.
  • In Reading Comprehension (RC), there were 2 passages of 4 questions each.
  • Para Jumbles had 4 questions that were considered easy to moderate, while there were nine questions in Analogy, Fill in the blanks (Preposition, Vocabulary) had nine questions, and contextual words are easy had six questions.

NMAT Result 2024

The results of NMAT will be announced in the form of NMAT percentile on the official website of NMAT. Since the questions are randomly selected from a question pool, the scores of the candidates are scaled on a fixed range. After the NMAT exam is completed, the test taker can check his/her unofficial NMAT scorecard on the spot.

The scorecard of NMAT 2024 will be downloaded within 48 hours of taking the particular exam and the candidates will be informed once the scorecard is available. Candidates can download their NMAT scorecard by entering their NMAT login credentials. As soon as the final NMAT result 2024 is declared, the candidate's scorecard will be sent to the five b-schools that they selected while filling out the NMAT application form.

NMAT Cutoff 2024

The cutoff of NMAT 2024 refers to the minimum marks required by the candidates to score to qualify for admission to the desired NMAT campus. The NMAT cutoff 2024 will be mentioned in the call letter only for different campuses. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for an NMAT interview as per the mentioned time, date, and venue on the GD-PI call letter.

Expected NMAT 2024 Cutoff

Sections

Expected Cutoff

Quantitative Skills

72-74

Logical Reasoning

74-76

Language Skills

76-78

Overall

234-236

Disclaimer: All information on cut-offs, and exam analysis are based on independent analysis and evaluation made by Gradsquare Mentor.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. Which section will be the most difficult in the NMAT 2023 exam?

As per student feedback, Questions from the Quantitative Skills section will be turned out to be the most difficult in the NMAT exam in comparison to the other sections.

2. How many questions will be asked from the NMAT logical reasoning section?

There will be a total of 36 questions in this section.

3. What is the time allotted for the language skills sections in NMAT 2024?

Candidates will be allotted 28 minutes for this section.

4. What is the expected overall cutoff for NMAT 2023?

The expected overall NMAT cutoff can be anywhere between 234- 236.

5. Which is the easiest section in NMAT by GMAC exam?

The easiest section as per the candidates is Logical Reasoning section in NMAT exam.

6. Is NMAT 2023 tough?

NMAT 2023 will not be tough as the exam level difficulty is expected to be moderate in nature. 

7. What is the time allotted for the quantative skills sections in NMAT 2023?

Candidates were allotted 52 minutes for this section.

8. What is the time allotted for the logical reasoning sections in NMAT 2023?

Candidates were allotted 40 minutes for this section.

9. Does nmat have GK?

Note that there is no GK section in the NMAT exam.

10. How hard is NMAT?

The duration of the exam is 120 minutes (2 hours) and the NMAT exam difficulty level is easy to moderate.

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Questions related to NMAT

Have a question related to NMAT ?

MAT and NMAT are both entrance exams conducted for admission into management program in India. While there maybe some overlap in terms of the general aptitude & reasoning sections, it's important to note that they are conducted by different bodies and have different focuses.

MAT covers sections like language comprehension, Mathematical skills, data analysis and sufficiency, intelligence and critical reasoning, and India and Global environment.

NMAT on the other hand, focuses on language skills, Quantitative analysis and logical reasoning.

MAT is conducted in either paper based or computer based but, NMAT is only computer based.

MAT scores are accepted by wide range of management schools across India. While NMAT score are primarily used for admission into NMIMS, and some other institutions.

Given these differences, it's advisable to study separately for each exam.

Hello aspirant,

Because the NMAT is one of the most well-liked management entry exams, the cutoff scores are relatively high. You can anticipate a call from NMIMS Bangalore or Hyderabad with these marks, but not from NMIMS Mumbai. An alternative to NMIMS, the universities you can attend are:

  • Xavier School of Human Resource Management - Bhubaneswar.
  • SDA bacconi Asia centre
  • ICFAI Business School
  • Woxen School of Business Management
  • ISBR Business School, Banglore

Thank you

Hope this information helps you.

Hello aspirant,

You may be eligible to attend ITM Business School in Navi Mumbai, ISBR Business School in Hyderabad, GITAM University, SRM University, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Thapar School of Management, and other colleges based on your NMAT result.

Thank you

Hope this information helps you.

Hello,

With a NMAT score of 197, you have a good chance of receiving a call from NMIMS Indore or Hyderabad. However, it is very important to note that the final selection depends on various factors like the number of applicants, the cutoff scores, and the overall competition. The best way to know for sure is to check the official website of NMIMS and their admission criteria for the specific programs you are interested in.

Hope this helps you,

Thank you

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Hello,

When it comes to admission requirements for MBA programs through NMAT, the score required can vary from college to college. Different colleges have there different cutoffs, and it is always best to check with the specific colleges you are interested in to know their score requirements or section cutoffs. As for the availability of admission forms, you can visit the official website of NMAT or the respective colleges to get the most up-to-date information on admissions and application forms.

Hope this helps you,

Thank you

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