NMAT by GMAC 2017 gets 88,454 applications, 7 percent rise from last year

NMAT-application-increasesNMAT by GMAC 2017 has received around 88,454 applications, which has increased by seven percent as compared to last year. Last year, the total number of application was 82, 928. NMAT by GMAC window for registration was open from July 4, 2017 till October 14, 2017. The exam was conducted from October 5 to December 18, 2017. According to GMAC or Graduation Management Admission Council, 40 percent of the candidates are women and 47 percent candidates belong to non-engineering backgrounds.

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Sharing the possible factors behind the increase in number of NMAT by GMAC 2017 applicants, Vikram Shah, Director - Product Management, GMACsays, “In 2017, we have expanded the NMAT by GMAC test centre network by 100 percent from 24 cities to 48 cities and additionally opened testing internationally in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. We believe that the additional benefits offered to candidates on the official prep have boosted candidate’s confidence. We continue to see the most diverse set of diversity in our test taking population with 40 percent women and 47 percent non-engineering candidates registered for the NMAT by GMAC in 2017.”


Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director, GMAC, South Asia adds, “This year we are witnessing a much stronger preference for the NMAT by GMAC exam by the business schools accepting the exam. Large candidate pool to choose from, diversity in gender and stream of education are some of the factors that’s driving this preference. We also saw a quantum jump in the final admits coming through the NMAT by GMAC exam in various business schools.”


GMAC also mentions that the total number of NMAT by GMAC 2017 exam centres was 58, located in 48 cities. The total number of participating institutes of NMAT by GMAC 2017 is 18, including NMIMS, Xavier University, ICFAI Business School, Shiv Nadar University, VIT University, Amity University to name a few.


GMAC acquired NMAT from NMIMS in March 2015 and rebranded it as NMAT by GMAC. The final NMAT by GMAC 2017 result will be declared in the third week of January 2018. The last date to download official score card is March 31, 2018. 

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I have a score of 167 in nmat 10th is 70 pc , 12th 80 pc and graduation (B.Sc in chem) a score of 88 pc will I be eligible for tsm maduri

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Hi. I scored 188 in NMAT. Can you please suggest me some good colleges?

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