NMAT by GMAC is a national-level MBA entrance exam for admission to renowned management colleges such as Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Alliance University, SRM University, BML Munjal University, VIT University, ICFAI Business School (IBS) and Ansal University.
NMAT by GMAC 2017 will be held between October 5 to December 18, 2017.
NMAT by GMAC 2016 was held between October 7 to December 20, 2016.
A computer-based test, NMAT by GMAC is conducted by Pearson VUE at 35 locations across India, and the aspirants have the right to choose their own exam venue/date/time as per convenience.
Candidates are allowed three retakes (reattempts) of the exam. The best of the three scores is considered for admission. The candidates can choose to select upto 7 schools/ colleges to send their scores for admission for free. Upto 7 institutes/programmes are included in NMAT by GMAC registration fees.
NMAT was acquired by GMAC in March 2015 from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS).
NMAT by GMAC is probably the first exam that has the exam conducting body offering the test-takers the facility to finance their MBA degree.
NMAT by GMAC test takers will now have the facility to finance their programme through HDFC Bank. Credila, an HDFC Ltd. Company, offers special education loan for NMAT by GMAC Test takers.
The facility is an amalgamation of different services wherein students will be offered customized loan packages and Credila will also refund the fee paid to register for the NMAT by GMAC exam, up to INR 1955/-.
Key features of the loan service are:
• Upto 100% finance
• Easy EMIs
• Loan sanction before admission with doorstep service
• Attractive rate of interest & origination fee
• Reimbursement of NMAT by GMAC exam registration fee
Official Guide for NMAT by GMAC Review 2017 is now available on on Amazon, Flipkart and Infibeam for Rs 899.
NMAT by GMAC Official Guide 2017 provides aspirants:
- 2 full-length past NMAT by GMAC test questions with answer explanations (including 120 never-before-seen past NMAT questions)
- 480 questions from past NMAT exams, with answer explanations
- 550 practice questions with answer explanations including 240 NEW questions for practice
- Exclusive access code to practice complete full-length NMAT by GMAC test online
NMAT by GMAC 2017 will be held at 55 test centres spread across 35 locations in India and four locations abroad --Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Some cities are offering multiple test centres to choose from.
NMAT by GMAC: Late Registration Closing on 14th Oct 2017; Apply now!
Following are the domestic test locations:
Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi
Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara
Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijaywada
Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur
Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong
Test Takers with Disabilities
Test centres under NMAT by GMAC have special arrangements for test takers with disability. To ensure that such applicants receive required help at test centres, accommodations can be arranged. Requests by test takers with disability for accommodations have to be made at the time of registration for the exam.
Disabilities for which accommodations can be provided:
- Blindness (low vision to no vision)
Special arrangements that may be provided:
- Applicants with vision impairments will be allowed to be assisted by a scribe. Interested candidates have to bring their own scribe. Requests for scribe must be submitted for approval in the given format.
Candidates found providing false information shall not be allowed to take the exam and will be barred for admission to colleges under NMAT by GMAC.
The official website of NMAT by GMAC mentions that “Any candidate with a disability may not receive the required assistance at the test centre if he/she provides an incomplete certificate, provides the certificate after closure of the registration window, and doesn’t provide the scribe request in the prescribed format. If the accommodation request is denied, the candidate will receive an email notification. Any candidate who provides a false certificate shall be barred from taking the test and must forfeit the test fee”.