About NMAT Exam

NMAT is a computer based online national level entrance test conducted for admission into the MBA program of NMIMS and other participating institutes like ISB, Xavier University, SPJIMR, IILM University and many others. The NMAT 2020 exam is conducted by GMAC in 52 cities across the country.

NMAT 2021 Important Dates

NMAT important dates 2021 for the NMAT 2021 exam are as follows:

Events NMAT Exam Important Dates
NMAT 2021 Registrations start
First week of July 2021
NMAT 2021 Registrations end
First week of October 2021
Exam Scheduling Window
Second Week of July 2021 to Second Week of December 2021
NMAT 2021 Exam
First Week of October 2021 to Third Week of December 2021
Registration for Exam Retake
Second Week of October 2021 to Second Week of December 2021
Exam Retake Scheduling
Second Week of October 2021 to Third Week of December 2021
NMAT 2021 Result
January 2022

NMAT Exam Eligibility Criteria

In order to appear for the NMAT Exam, the candidate must satisfy the following eligibility criteria:

1. The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized university/institution to appear for NMAT.

2. The candidate should secure the percentage of minimum marks in graduation as per the requirement of MBA college or equivalent CGPA in order to be eligible to appear for NMAT exam.

3. The candidate can also apply if he is appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination or has finished the degree prerequisites and is anticipating results.

4. However, there is no age limit restriction to appear for NMAT exam.


Total number of questions: 108

Total marks: 360

Marks given for correct answer: +3

*no negative marking

*no points are given/deducted for questions that are not answered.

Duration of the test: 2 hours

NMAT Registration Procedure

Given below are the steps to be followed to register for the NMAT Exam:

1. To register for NMAT go to the official website and create an account.

2. Enter all the details asked like your full name, date of birth, contact details and academic details and submit all the necessary documents and your passport size photograph to complete your NMAT exam registration.

3. The candidate also has to select up to 5 participating universities/institutions, wherein they want to send their NMAT scorecard.

Please make sure that the information you fill in the NMAT registration form is accurate as you will not be allowed to make any changes once the form is submitted.

4. After completing the NMAT registration process, go to the website of each MBA college accepting NMAT score and complete its application process.

NMAT Exam Application Fee

The last step required to complete your registration for the NMAT Exam is the online payment of the application fees.

Application fees for NMAT exam:

Early registration: Rs 2000

Late registration: Rs 2500

This can be done through Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Debit Card, Net Banking or Diners Club.

NMAT Exam Admission Process

1. After completing the online registration for the NMAT Exam, candidates that fulfil the eligibility criteria will be called to appear for the NMAT Exam.

2. After giving the NMAT exam, the qualifying candidates have to appear for the Group discussion (GD)/ Personal interview (PI)/ Written ability test (WAT) or other rounds the schedules of which will be announced later.

3. Final selection is done on the basis of academic performance, marks scored in NMAT, work experience and performance in GD/PI/WAT rounds.

NMAT 2021 Cut Off

The NMAT 2021 cut off refers to the minimum percentile that a candidate must secure in the NMAT 2021 Exam in order to qualify for the selection rounds (Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI)) of the respective institutes.

The NMAT 2021 cut off will be decided while keeping various factors like the level of difficulty of the test, number of candidates who appear for and/or pass the exam and the number of seats available in the particular institute in mind.

NMAT 2021 Exam Results

The NMAT 2021 Results are expected to be published in March 2022.

To check the NMAT 2021 Results, follow the steps given below:

  1. Visit the official NMAT 2021 website http://www.nmat.org/
  2. Click on the ‘LOGIN’ tab and enter your email id and password.
  3. Click on submit and you will be able to view and/or download your NMAT 2021 results.

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