The registration for NMAT by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) formally begun from 4th July 2017 and will be underway until 3rd October, 17. As per the updated notification, the late registration will be opened from 4th October to 14th October. The Re-take registration will commence from 6th October to 14th December. NMAT 2017 exam will be held from 5th October till 18th December and the result will be declared in the 3rd week of January 2018.
The candidates can sit for the exam three times in an annual testing period; they can re-arrange their exam schedule on the official website over 75 days of testing time. The interested MBA candidates can start registering through the official site of NMAT or through multiple login modes such as Facebook, Google etc. After being registered for NMAT, the candidates must visit each management school’s site which allows NMAT score for completing the entire process. The applicant can use the One Time Password (OTP) or even the last year’s identification to be able to register and log in for NMAT.
Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director, South Asia, GMAC said, “Over the years we have been seeing an increase in demand for the NMAT by GMAC exam amongst candidates which has resulted in a 17 per cent growth in registration numbers. This year the NMAT by GMAC exam is going to go global by launching across four international locations.”
NMAT by CMAC is a national-level entrance exam (MBA) for management colleges. The new four centres are Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Bhutan to enhance multiplicity in classrooms. Furthermore, with an aim to enlarge access, the latest 20 test centres have been initiated in India. The candidates can continue with the payment mode through UPI, International credit card amongst other various methods.
Going by the last year’s record, in 2016, the registrations were closed at 82,928, up from 70,950 in 2015.
Exam model: The exam is based on the computer test, having the duration of 2 hours. The applicants will appear for 3 sections: Quantitative Skills, Logical Reasoning, and Language Skills. Each section will have a total time of 120 minutes. Aspirants can sit for the exam from 55 suitably situated centres in 35 cities in India. Based upon the seat availability, aspirants will be able to choose the order in which they would like to complete each section. The test’s location, time and date can be self-scheduled.
Fee Structure: The candidates will have to pay 1,800 INR, in addition, applicable taxes in order to register. The late registered candidates will have to pay 2,000 INR plus applicable taxes. The fee for retake will be 1,800 INR plus applicable taxes, whereas 1,000 INR plus taxes fee for rescheduling.
Note– The candidates who are willing to send their NMAT score to more than 5 management schools will be required to pay an extra fee of 200 INR plus taxes per marks report.