Last Minute Preparation Tips for NMAT 2020 - NMAT by GMAC is a national level examination for the aspirants who wish to get admission in Masters of Business Administration (MBA). Many of the leading and most desired B-Schools of India validate the scores of NMAT for the admission in MBA. As per the scores obtained by aspirants in NMAT, They can get admission to top Universities facilitating MBA. In short, even a slight difference in the scores matters whether you get the best or not. So, your preparation must be done with the view to achieve maximum marks.

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In summary, Preparation of NMAT or any exam requires two details to be fulfilled. First is Preparation of Exam, Second is to take care of the Miscellaneous. While the first one is something you are already aware of, the second one i.e. miscellaneous is taking care of the necessities other than your NMAT syllabus. For example, Taking admit cards while leaving home, carrying all the necessary documents to the exam center, reaching the exam center on time. Under this article, we will help you to efficiently manage every aspect related to your examination to crack the examination with flying colors.
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Important Documents to Carry During NMAT 2020

Identity Proof is one of the essential documents to carry for the examination. Entry in many examinations is restricted without ID Proof. So, for a safer side carry at least two Identity Proof to the examination center. It has been observed that many candidates forget to take mandatory Identity Proof to the examination center because of the exam stress. So, below we have mentioned Essential documents which include:

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1. Carry Printout of confirmation E-mail.

2. Print Out of NMAT Admit Card 2020.

3. Identity Proof One.

4. Identity Proof Two.

Important Last Minute Preparation Tips for NMAT 2020

Last minute preparation has always been a contradictory situation because of its applicability. While some people consider last minute exam preparation as hectic, others consider it most efficient way to score better marks. However, the following steps which are mentioned are nothing but tips and tricks to solve the exams and score more. Some of these tricks will help in time management while others will make you efficient while attempting examination. Some of these tips are nothing but a checklist of your do’s and don’ts to save your time and to be obedient in the examination center. Last minute preparation includes:

  • Revision: The first and foremost step is to revise all the points and bulletins you have highlighted so that in a shorter time period you can memorize more.

  • Take essential documents to enter examination center: it is always better to keep your essential documents in your bag a night before the examination so that you don’t forget them in the examination hustle.

  • Reach the examination center before time: Every preparation would go in vein if you are not on time for the examination. So, try to be punctual for the examination.

  • After entering in examination center formalities: since most of the examinations are online based examinations so there are a lot of formalities which you have to fulfill to sit in the examination hall, so try to reach early so that you have enough time to complete those formalities.

  • Ensure you don’t have any personal belongings with you: Another thing you must keep in mind is that any personal belongings such as Mobile Phones, calculators, watches, books etc. are not allowed in the examination hall. So, to be hassle free these belongings must be stored in lockers available outside the premises.

  • Order wise Section attempting: Make sure is that you are attempting questions as per the order of section so that no answer would be left unsolved. It has been observed previously that the students while solving the paper get confused and that leads to less marks because they forget to complete the paper.

  • Time Management: So, as they say “Time Management is the key”. You must make sure that you are not stuck in a tricky question. You have to maintain a time management for every answer so that you can attempt the complete paper.

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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.
You can check following link for more information:-

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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.

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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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