NMAT by GMAC Syllabus 2017

NMAT by GMAC 2018 SyllabusNMAT by GMAC Syllabus 2017: The syllabus of NMAT by GMAC 2017 is prescribed by Graduate Management Admission Council. NMAT by GMAC 2017 syllabus brings to you information regarding various topics and areas covered within the exam. NMAT by GMAC 2017 has three sections - Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning Skills. Although GMAC or Graduate Management Admission Council, conducting body of NMAT does not release any official syllabus for NMAT by GMAC, we bring to you section wise syllabus based on expert inputs and past years’ analysis. This article of Careers360 brings to you the detailed syllabus for NMAT by GMAC which has started from October 5 to December 18, 2017.

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NMAT by GMAC syllabus 2017 includes sections and topics like verbal ability, data analysis & sufficiency, mathematical skills, intelligence & critical reasoning. Aspirants can have a look at the exam structure of NMAT by GMAC 201 before going through the syllabus. Table below reflects the section, number of questions and time allotted to candidates appearing for NMAT by GMAC 2017 exam.


NMAT by GMAC 2017 Exam Pattern


No. of questions


Marking Scheme

Quantitative Skills



  • +1 marks for each correct answer.

  • There is no negative marking.

  • Candidates will not get any marks for unattended questions.

Language Skills



Logical Reasoning






Now we bring to you the important topics from each section which aspirants must prepare if they plan to appear for NMAT by GMAC.


NMAT by GMAC Syllabus 2017


Below mentioned is the detailed syllabus for NMAT by GMAC 2017:


NMAT by GMAC Syllabus for Language Skills: This section will check the verbal ability, language structure skills and reading comprehension of a candidate. Candidates will get 22 minutes to answer 32 questions.


Below mentioned are the important topics to cover under this section:

  • Language usage & their rules.

  • Para Jumble and Syntax

  • Antonyms and Synonyms

  • Grammar

  • Vocabulary and Idioms

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Reading comprehension

NMAT by GMAC Syllabus for Quantitative Skills: This section will check the quantitative ability of a candidate. Candidates will get 60 minutes to answer 48 questions. This section will focus on topics like:

  • Arithmetic

  • Geometry and Algebra

  • Modern Mathematics

  • Number Systems

  • Data interpretation

  • Problem-solving

  • Data sufficiency

NMAT by GMAC Syllabus for Logical Reasoning: This section will include questions based on:

  • Family tree
  • Arrangement
  •  Numeric grid
  •  Coding and Decoding
  • Series
  • Decision-making & verbal skills

Candidates will get 38 minutes to answer 40 questions.


NMAT by GMAC 2017 is being conducted in a 75-days window starting from October 5, 2017, till December 18, 2017. The list of NMAT by GMAC 2017 exam centres has been provided by the officials for the candidates to check all the options before selecting and finalising their test city. The NMAT by GMAC 2017 will be held at 44 cities in all over India and four international cities.


The application form for NMAT by GMAC 2017 was available from July 4 to October 3, 2017. However, the late registration window opened until October 14, 2017. Candidates can download the NMAT by GMAC 2017 admit card after completing the registration process. They need to carry their NMAT by GMAC admit card at the exam centre to appear for NMAT by GMAC 2017.


After completing the registration process, you will be able to download the admit card. If you are unable to download the admit card or there is any discrepancy in the information published on the admit card, candidates have to contact NMAT by GMAT help desk. The result of NMAT by GMAC 2017 is expected to be announced in the third week of January 2018.


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