NMAT Registration 2018

NMAT RegistrationNMAT Registration 2018 - The registration process of NMAT by GMAC 2018 has commenced from July 3 and will conclude on October 3. NMAT 2018 registration is available in online mode only. Luckily, candidates can register for NMAT 2018 exam anytime during these three months. In fact, GMAC has also given the chance for late registration of NMAT 2018 to candidates which will begin on October 4 and go on till October 14, 2018 alongwith payment of late fee. GMAC or Graduate Management Admission Council has prescribed certain eligibility criteria for NMAT by GMAC and only those candidates who fulfil the criteria must fill the NMAT application form 2018. This article of Careers360 brings to you the detailed information about the NMAT registration 2018 such as dates, fee, application procedure and other related information.


The score of NMAT 2018 is accepted by NMIMS University and 25 other B-schools across India. It is mandatory to complete the NMAT 2018 registration in order to appear for the entrance exam and qualify for MBA programme in the participating colleges.

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NMAT by GMAC is a computer-based test which will be conducted in a 75-day long window from October 4 to December 17, 2018. Aspirants can choose their own exam venue/date/time as per convenience.  The NMAT 2018 will be conducted at 44 cities in all over India and four international centres. Last year, the total NMAT registrations closed at 88,454 and 40 per cent women test takers added to the diversity in the candidate pool. As per the NMAT eligibility criteria, a candidate should have scored at least 50 per cent marks in graduation from a recognised university. Final year Bachelor’s degree students are also eligible to fill the NMAT application form 2018.


Important Dates related to NMAT Registration 2018


Start Date

End Date

NMAT 2018 Registration

July 3, 2018

October 3, 2018

NMAT 2018 Scheduling

July 3, 2018

October 16, 2018

NMAT 2018 Late Registration

October 4, 2018

October 14, 2018

NMAT 2018 Registration - Retake

October 5, 2018

December 14, 2018

NMAT 2018 Re-scheduling

July 3, 2018

December 14, 2018

NMAT 2018 Re-take Scheduling

October 5, 2018

December 14, 2018


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Pre-requisites for NMAT Registration 2018

  • A desktop computer or laptop with good internet connectivity

  • A valid email address and contact details

  • A recent photograph in the prescribed size and format

  • Mark-sheets or Degree Certificates (required to enter the details while filling the application form)

How to fill NMAT Application Form 2018


Applicants can follow the steps given below to register and pay the application fee for NMAT by GMAC 2018.


1. New user:


Visit the official website and click on “Register Now”, mentioned on the right side in the quick links. Click on “Register” to enter applicant name, country, mobile number, email id and a password. Upon clicking the ‘submit’ button, a new window will pop-up prompting them to complete the application form. An authentication email will be generated and sent to the registered email address. This mail must be opened and used to validate applicant email id. After verifying the email, “Login” and enter email id and password. NMAT account can be accessed by candidates now.


2. Select B-school for admission:


It is mandatory to fill all the sections of the NMAT 2018 application form. After logging into the account, candidates have to mention their personal information, contact information, education and work experience, programme/school preference and additional information as asked. Up to five programmes/ schools can be opted under the “School Preference” section. Beyond five programmes/ schools, a payment of Rs.200 + applicable tax will be applicable for each school/ programme.


3. Upload photograph:


A recent photograph of the candidate has to be uploaded with the NMAT registration form which will be printed on the admit card. After reading terms and conditions and privacy policy of GMAC, check all the boxes to accept them.


4. Submission of NMAT application form 2018:


Remember to review the NMAT 2018 application form before submitting it to avoid errors in the hall ticket. After submission of the NMAT registration form 2018, any changes apart from ‘School Preference’ section and ‘Communication Preference’ section will not be made. Once the form is submitted, the next screen will display the registration number for NMAT by GMAC 2018 exam.


5. Application fee of NMAT by GMAC:


After filling in the form, click on ‘Proceed with the online payment’ button, which appears along with the NMAT 2018 registration number. Payment can be made through the following modes:

  • Visa or MasterCard Credit Card/ Debit Card/

  • Net Banking

  • American Express Card/ Diners Card

  • IMPS

  • UPI

  • Mobile Wallets.

NMAT Registration Fee

Activity for which fee is paid


NMAT Registration (Early) fee

Rs. 2000 + applicable taxes

NMAT Registration (Late) fee

Rs. 2500 + applicable taxes

Exam Retaking fee

Rs. 2000+ applicable taxes

Exam Rescheduling fee

Rs. 1100+ applicable taxes

Additional Score Reports (beyond five) fee

Rs. 200 per score report + applicable taxes

6. Exam schedule:


After making the payment, a unique NMAT Registration ID will be generated and sent through the registered email ID. Using this NMAT registration ID and password, candidates can login to the NMAT account by going to the NMAT by GMAC official website. Schedule the exam and download the NMAT admit card 2018. The hard copy of NMAT hall ticket will not be sent to any of the applicants.


It is possible to reschedule the NMAT exam from July 3, 2018, to December 14, 2018. Re-scheduling of NMAT 2018 can happen not later than 72 hours prior to the scheduled test, to a different date, time and test centre, by paying an additional fee. Candidates can also retake the exam twice apart from the original attempt, so GMAC gives three re-takes for NMAT entrance exam. An additional fee is levied on the re-take attempt which must be paid for by payment modes available. Test takers can retake NMAT 2018 after 15 days of the original attempt.

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