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NMAT by GMAC 2013 Exam Analysis

NMAT BY GMAC, popularly known as NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT BY GMAC), was earlier administered and held by Narsee Monjee Institutes of Management Studies (NMIMS). Since 2015, NMAT BY GMAC was acquired by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Now the exam is known as NMAT BY GMAC by GMAC. NMAT BY GMAC exam is a gateway to over 22 management schools across India including XIM Bhubneshwar and VIT Vellore. The entrance exam is taken by candidates who wish to pursue management programmes including MBA and PGDM at premier B-schools in India.

Aug 30, 2018 10:52 IST
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NMAT by GMAC 2013 Exam Analysis
NMAT by GMAC 2013 Exam Analysis

NMAT by GMAC 2013 Exam Analysis - The analysis of NMAT by GMAC exam was done right after the exam was held. NMAT by GMAC 2013 exam analysis was done by various coaching institutes and their experts with the help of feedbacks gathered from candidates. NMAT by GMAC 2013 exam was conducted from second week of October, 2013 to third week of December, 2013. The entrance exam comprised questions on various sections namely, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning.

About NMAT by GMAC

NMAT by GMAC, popularly known as NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT by GMAC), was earlier administered and held by Narsee Monjee Institutes of Management Studies (NMIMS). Since 2015, NMAT by GMAC was acquired by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Now the exam is known as NMAT by GMAC. NMAT by GMAC exam is a gateway to over 22 management schools across India including XIM Bhubneshwar and VIT Vellore. The entrance exam is taken by candidates who wish to pursue management programmes including MBA and PGDM at premier B-schools in India.

Now let us dig deeper into the NMAT by GMAC 2013 exam analysis and find out how well or flawed the exam was conducted.

NMAT by GMAC 2013 Exam Analysis

Some of the salient features of NMAT by GMAC 2013 exam were:-

1. The paper was of easy to moderate level type.

2. There was negative marking.

3. Candidates had the option to take 3 attempts in a year and the best score of all three was be considered for the admissions.

NMAT by GMAC 2013 Exam Analysis: NMAT by GMAC 2013 PAPER OVERVIEW

Total No. Of Questions

200

Time allotted

2 Hours

Marking pattern

Correct Ans: +1, Negative marking-0.25

No. of alternatives

5

Expected Cut-off marks

210+ score apt to clear the cut-off

Analysis of NMAT by GMAC Exam: OVERVIEW OF VARIOUS SECTIONS

SECTIONS

NO. OF QUESTIONS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Quantitative Ability

48

Easy to Moderate.

Verbal Ability

32

Easy

Logical Reasoning

40

Easy to Moderate.

 

NMAT by GMAC 2013 Exam Analysis: DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SECTIONAL OVERVIEW

SECTION-I: QUANTITATIVE ABILITY: NMAT by GMAC Exam Analysis 2013

1) The level was moderate.

2) There were three sets of Data Interpretation.

3) The topics covered were as under:

  1. Pie chart
  2. Bar graph
  3. Line graph
  4. Data sufficiency
  5. Averages
  6. Mixture
  7. Percentage
  8. Profit and Loss
  9. Time and work
  10. Speed, distance & time
  11. Geometry
  12. Quadratic Equation
  13. Simple interest
  14. Compound interest
  15. Arithematic Progression
  16. Permutation Combination

NMAT by GMAC 2013 Exam Analysis: SECTION-II- VERBAL ABILITY

1) This section was easy, if taken as a whole.

2) This year this particular section just required a proper knowledge of English Grammar to do well and score high.

3) The various topics covered under this section were:

  1. Para jumbles
  2. Cloze tests
  3. Fill in the blanks
  4. Synonyms
  5. Antonyms
  6. Analogies
  7. English usage

4)  Besides there were 2 reading comprehension passages.

SECTION-III: LOGICAL REASONING -

1) This section was a bit tough but that too in comparison to the other two sections or otherwise if compared to previous year’s Logical Reasoning paper, it was moderate.

2) It had a couple of questions based on decision making.

3) The section covered following topics:

  1. Blood relation
  2. Syllogism
  3. Critical reasoning
  4. Odd man out
  5. Venn diagrams
  6. Sitting arrangements
  7. Matrix
  8. Conclusions
  9. Assumptions
  10. Assertions
  11. Reasoning
  12. Input/output
  13. Direction based
  14. Decoding based

NMAT by GMAC 2013 Exam Analysis Summary:

As per the analysis of NMAT by GMAC exam, the NMAT by GMAC 2013 exam was quite different though easy in comparison to last year’s paper. The logical reasoning section was a bit time-consuming but the exam was easy considering the overall sections. And like last year, this year too NMAT by GMAC considered the best score from 3 different attempts of candidates to shortlist them for final admission.

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