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Every year, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management (NMIMS) selects the best candidates for its Post Graduate Management courses through its entrance exam NMAT. It’s a mandatory aptitude test for the Candidates, who are keen to opt for post graduate management courses in NMIMS. The exam has its influence on all three campuses of NMIMS i.e. Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. NMAT is generally conducted for courses like MBA, MBA (Capital Marketing, Banking and Pharmaceutical Management) and other Post Graduate Diploma programmes.
NMAT Registration / Application Form
Graduate in any stream form a recognized university with not less than 50% marks is eligible to appear for the exam.
Candidate, who wishes to pursue their post graduate courses in management in NMIMS, must register online for NMAT by filling the online NMAT form. The application form can be obtained from the official website. Since NMIMS offers a wide range of post graduate management programmes, so, candidates are required to provide their preferences for the courses.
Post submission of personal details and payment option details, student will be provided with his or her NMAT ID and password through mail. After this, student should log in to his/her e-mail address provided for registration and validate the mail received by him/her from NMAT by logging in again.
Students must retain the NMAT ID and password as both will be required in future for downloading the Admit Card. Then, they will be asked to download and print the NMAT pay slip on A4 size paper. The printed pay slip of NMAT is needed to proceed further by candidate in order to get the bank’s seal.
If a candidate is opting for a single course i.e. either full time MBA or PGDM, then the registration fee is Rs. 1650. And, if he/she is keen on pursuing both the courses then it comes to Rs.2000.
NMAT Exam Dates
Registration will open from July 4, 2013 on website:- http://www.nmat.org.in/management/
Last date of registration - September 24, 2013.
NMAT window beginning From October 5 to December 18, 2013.
There is no set syllabus for the exam but questions will be asked various common subjects such as Analytical Reasoning and Decision Making, Logical Reasoning and Data interpretation. The test will also include Basic English i.e. reading comprehension, verbal ability and verbal reasoning.
NMAT 2012 exam will be a computer based test. The duration will be 2 hours i.e. exact 120 minutes. The paper will be divided into three sections i.e. Language skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. The good news for the aspirants is; there will no negative markings for incorrect response.
Subject - No. of Questions - Time in Minutes
Language Skills - 32 Qs - 22 minutes
Quantitative Skills - 48 Qs - 60 minutes
Logical Reasoning - 40 Qs - 38 minutes
Total Questions:- 120
There is no other option than ‘Practice’ because Practice makes man perfect. Although, NMAT is bit easier than other management aptitude tests, but practicing several hours of previous years papers will be a great help for you. In order to score more marks, get your basics clear. This defiantly goes with English section. Make sure you don’t get encountered with grammatical errors. Get comfortable with computer in order to avoid nervy moments, since many of us are more comfortable with paper based examination.
NMAT Preparation Tips NMAT Coaching Institutes
Registration Start Date - Thursday 4th July, 2013
Registration End Date - Tuesday 24th September, 2013
Scheduling Start Date - Wednesday 17th July, 2013
Scheduling End Date - Wednesday 2nd October, 2013
Late Registration Start Date - Wednesday 25th September, 2013
Late Registration End Date - Monday 30th September, 2013
Re- scheduling Start Date - Wednesday 17th July, 2013
Re-scheduling End Date - Sunday 15th December, 2013
Exam Delivery Start Date - Saturday 5th October, 2013
Exam Delivery End Date - Wednesday 18th December, 2013
Re-take Scheduling Start Date - Saturday 5th October, 2013
Re-take Scheduling End Date - Tuesday 17th December, 2013
Announcement of results - Thursday 23rd January, 2014
Registration for CD/ PI - 24th January, 2014 to 4th February, 2014
Conduct of CD/ PI - 12th February, 2014 to 25th February, 2014
First Merit List - 5th March, 2014