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NMAT by GMAC Registrations Open; Get complete details here

Jul 4, 2018 11:20 IST
    NMAT by GMAC Registrations Open; Get complete details here
    NMAT by GMAC Registrations Open; Get complete details here

    NMAT by GMAC Registrations have officially been open on 3rd July 2018 as per the official press release shared by the Graduate Management Admission Council. Along with starting the online registration process for the NMAT by GMAC, the council also announced a few major changes with regards to the MBA entrance exam. If you are also planning to appear for NMAT by GMAC in the MBA exam season of 2018, you must know and understand all these changes. So here are the important dates, key highlights, changed exam pattern and other important details about the NMAT Exam:

    NMAT by GMAC 2018 – Important Dates

    NMAT by GMAC exam registrations have kick-started from 3rd July and aspirants can start registering for the exam as early as possible to book the slots. The other important dates pertaining to NMAT by GMAC exam are as under:

    Exam Event




    Tuesday, July 03, 2018

    Wed, October 03, 2018


    Tuesday, July 03, 2018

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    Late Registration

    Thursday, October 04, 2018

    Sunday, October 14, 2018

    Registration – Retake

    Friday, October 05, 2018

    Friday, December 14, 2018


    Tuesday, July 03, 2018

    Friday, December 14, 2018

    Re-take Scheduling

    Friday, October 05, 2018

    Friday, December 14, 2018

    Exam Delivery

    Thursday, October 04, 2018

    Monday, December 17, 2018

    Final Announcement of Results


    3rd week of January,2019

    Last date for Official score card download


    Sunday, March 31, 2019

    NMAT by GMAC 2018: Key Highlights

    NMAT by GMAC is an online exam which is conducted in the time75-day testing window. In 2018, MAT by GMAC exam will commence from October 04 to December 17, 2018. However, before appearing in the exam, there are lot of changes being introduced by GMAC from registration to test fees. Take a look at the changes to gain complete information about the exam:

    Simplified Registration Process

    GMAC has taken a step forward to enable simplified registrations for the candidates. Now aspirants need not remember their credentials to login to the application window. Other online registration login methods have been introduced to facilitate the registration process without the need to remember every time a new password.

    No of Test Centres increased

    The widespread popularity of the exam has motivated the exam conducting authorities to increase the number of test centers across Indian and International boundaries. In all NMAT by GMAC has opened 58 test centers in 44 cities in India and 4 international cities. This would automatically increase the accessibility of the exam to the candidates.

    Revised Test Fee

    NMAT by GMAC has revised the registration fee for the exam to INR 2000 + applicable taxes. Last year, the fee for this exam was INR 1800 + applicable taxes and for late registrations the exam fee stood at INR 2000 + applicable taxes. The details of escalation in the application fee to register for the exam are mentioned as under:


    Fee (INR)

    Early Test Registration

    INR 2000 + applicable taxes

    Late Test Registration

    INR 2500 + applicable taxes


    INR 2000 + applicable taxes


    INR 1100 + applicable taxes

    Additional Score Reports (beyond first five)

    INR 200 per Score Report + applicable taxes

    More Payment Options

    Earlier, applicants could make the fee payment via Visa, MasterCard, American Express Debit Card, Net Banking, Diners Club, and Mobile Wallets. However, in the current scenario, GMAC has introduced other payment methods to pay for NMAT by GMAC Registration fee. Apart from other existing online payment methods, aspirants can make payment via UPI as a part of Digital India initiative.

    NMAT Exam Pattern Unchanged

    Although there are changes in the application fee structure, but NMAT by GMA has kept the exam pattern unchanged for the exam aspirants. Like the previous year, NMAT by GMAC 2018 will also comprise of 3 sections carrying 120 questions that needs to be solved in time span of 120 minutes (i.e. 2 hours).

    NMAT by GMAC exam pattern for the year 2018 is as under:


    Number of questions

    Time to solve in minutes

    Language skills



    Quantitative skills



    Logical Reasoning




    120 questions

    120 minutes

    There will be No Negative Marking for choosing incorrect option to the question. Hence, aspirants can apply guess work in the exam to score a high percentile. Each section is individually timed and Quantitative Skills section carries highest weightage with 48% score in the exam. Exam takers can practise for the NMAT by GMAC exam through Free All India Mock Test which will be released in the month of Sep 2018 for all the candidates who are targeting to appear in the exam.

    Choice of Section Order Retained

    Candidate can choose the section order before starting the exam as per the NMAT by GMAC testing guidelines. This feature has been retained in the exam because it provides ease of attempting the exam to the candidates. The time limit for each of the 3 sections in NMAT by GMAC 2018 exam is fixed and candidates cannot move between the sections during the test.

    So this was all about NMAT by GMAC 2018 exam. For more updates about the exam, keep visiting jagranjosh.com.

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