NMAT by GMAC Selection Procedure 2017

NMAT by GMAC Selection ProcedureNMAT by GMAC Selection Procedure 2017: As per the selection process of NMAT by GMAC 2017, the candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of NMAT by GMAC scores. The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the selection rounds at those institutes. After the declaration of final result in the third week of January, NMAT by GMAC 2017 selection procedure will begin. The participating institutes will tentatively conduct selection procedure from February to June 2018.  This article of Careers360 brings to you the detailed selection process for NMAT by GMAC 2017, scheduled from October 5 to December 18, 2017.

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The table below brings to you the timelines of NMAT by GMAC 2018 selection procedure.


Important Dates for NMAT by GMAC Selection Procedure 2017


Start Date

End Date

NMAT Exam Dates

October 5, 2017

December 18, 2017

NMAT Final Announcement of Results

Third week of January 2018

NMAT Selection Procedure

February to June 2018

The final scores will be sent to the institutes shortlisted by the candidates at the time of filling the NMAT by GMAC application form. If a candidate is able to clear the cutoff of a particular NMAT by GMAC participating institute, then he/she will be shortlisted 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, selection rounds and or past academic records and work experience. The admission criteria will vary from institute to institute.


NMAT 2017 Selection Procedure

NMAT selection procedure 2017 includes two steps. Candidates scoring the minimum NMAT by GMAC cutoff will be eligible for the selection process. Candidates need to know the below mentioned steps of NMAT by GMAC selection procedure 2017.

  1. Candidates need to appear in NMAT by GMAC 2017

  2. Candidates need to appear for Group Discussion (GD) or Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview rounds.

Some of the institutes may also consider candidates’ profile which includes past academic records and work experience apart from the above two factors.  The weightage for each factor or the final NMAT by GMAC selection procedure 2017 will vary from institute to institute. There is no common selection process for NMAT by GMAC. There are around 23 B-schools across India accepting NMAT by GMAC 2017 scores for the admission to post graduate management programsme. The following table brings to you list of top 10 institutes.


Below mentioned is the list of NMAT by GMAC 2017 participating institutes:


NMAT by GMAC Participating Institutes


Name of Institutes


 SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies


 Xavier School of Human Resource Management - Bhubaneswar


 Xavier School of Rural Management - Bhubaneswar


 Xavier School of Sustainability - Bhubaneswar


Xavier Faculty of management (Urban Management & Governance) - Bhubaneswar


 MISB Bocconi


 ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations


 Shiv Nadar University


 Alliance University


 VIT University

The candidates can reschedule the NMAT by GMAC 2017 exam from July 4, 2017 to December 15, 2017. Test takers can reschedule their exam no later than 72 hours prior to the scheduled test, to a different date, time and test centre, by paying an additional fee through Credit Card. Candidates can also retake the NMAT by GMAC 2017 exam. Candidates can login to their existing NMAT by GMAC account to pay for the retake test through the available payment modes. Test taker can retake the exam after 15 days of the original attempt.


The cut off for NMAT by GMAC will be announced, once the final result of NMAT by GMAC is declared by Graduate Management Admission Council. Candidates scoring less than the required cutoff will not be shortlisted for the further rounds. Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds will be held, once the results will be declared.


The following table gives you the tentative NMAT by GMAC 2017 cutoff:


Tentative Cut off for NMAT by GMAC 2017

S. No.



Sectional Cutoff


Logical Reasoning




Language Skills




Quantitative Techniques






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.


NMAT by GMAC 2017 is a national level entrance exam conducted by GMAC for admissions to graduate business programmes. The test is being conducted in the slated exam pattern 75-day window which started from October 5, 2017, to December 18, 2017.


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