Graduate Management Admission Council NMIMS Management Aptitude Test

Form Date: 18 Jan - 31 Jan 2022 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 18 Jan - 31 Jan 2022

GMAC NMAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 2,300
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
  • Courses:MBA
  • Streams:Management

NMAT 2021: Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus

Updated On - June 25 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

NMAT 2021 will be release in the month of August 2021. Narsee Monjee Aptitude Test is a national level MBA entrance test & is a gateway for admission into some of the top MBA colleges. NMAT is administered by GMAC (Graduate Management Admissions Council). The exam is conducting in a 75-day test window for a maximum of 3 times, with a minimum period of 15 days between successive attempts. In the case of multiple attempts, the best of the three will be considered. Candidates can get the detailed information regarding NMAT 2021.

NMAT 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can check the important dates and events regarding the NMAT 2021 form the below-given table:

Registration - MainFirst week of August 2021
Late registrationThird week of November 2021
SchedulingThird week of September 2021 to First week of January 2022
Re SchedulingThird week of September 2021 to First week of January 2022
Additional Window Registration/Scheduling Start DateFirst week of November 2021 to Fourth week of January 2022
Additional Window Exam DeliveryFirst week of November 2021 to Third week of January 2022

NMAT 2021 Application Form

Candidates can check the detailed guide on how to fill the NM Aptitude Test 2021 application form:
  • Create an account on the official website using a valid email address.
  • Provide contact information, personal, educational and work experience, the list of programmes to send scores, and the ID that you will use at the time of login again. Indicate your interest in participating in a search service and read the terms and conditions thoroughly.
  • Your name and date of birth that you enter on the registration form must exactly match the name and date of birth on the documents attaching within.
  • Choose the schools to send your scores under the "Schools Preference" section. Up to 5 programmes are included in your registration fee. An additional fee of INR 200 + applicable taxes will be applied for each programme added in excess of five programmes.
  • You must upload a photograph that bears the same to you and the photograph on your Photo ID. This photograph will also be included on the admit card that a candidate must bring.
  • Pay the test fee.
  • Once your payment is done, the schedule exam option will be activated in your dashboard, so that you can go ahead and schedule the exam.

NMAT 2021 Application Fee

Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the fee through online mode. Below given is the fee details to be submitted by the candidates
Application fee for NM Aptitude test 2021 exam
Test Registration (Early)Rs.2000/- + applicable taxes
Test Registration (Late)Rs.2500/- + applicable taxes
RetakeRs.2000/- + applicable taxes
RescheduleRs.1100/- + applicable taxes
Additional Score Reports (beyond first five)Rs.200/- per Score Report + applicable taxes
  • Candidates can pay the fee through any of the following options:
    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card
    • Net Banking
  • The application fee will be non-transferable.

NMAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

NMAT exam 2021 eligibility criteria are prescribed by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), the conducting authority of Narsee Monjee. Test aspirants should meet the NMAT 2021 eligibility criteria in order to apply for NMAT exam.

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the discipline from a recognised university or institute with at least 50%.
  • Moreover, candidates with one or more years of work experience will be given preference.
  • Final year students of Bachelor’s degree (regular) will be eligible to apply. However, it is only after clearing final year exam in the first attempt with at least 50 per cent marks, then only the candidates would be offered final admission.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to take NMAT 2021 examination.
  • All applicants need to submit their original documents within the stipulated time.

NMAT 2021 Admit Card

The applicant can check the details of the admit card NMAT exam 2021 through the below-given details:

  • After the application form is submitted and the fee payment is completed, candidates can get their online admit card of NMAT 2020 from their dashboard.
  • Candidates will require their registration ID and password to download their NMAT 2021 admit card.
  • It is mandatory for candidates to carry their NMAT 2021 admit card, confirmation email printout, and a valid photo ID and signature ID (original) to the allotted exam centre.
  • Candidates without admit card will not be allowed to give the exam.

NMAT 2021 Exam Pattern

NMAT 2021 Syllabus contains three sections – Language Skill, Quantitative skills and logical reasoning. Each section has different marks allotted and a total of 120 questions are asked for which 120 minutes are allotted. There is no negative marking for the wrong answer and one mark is allotted for each correct answer. The applicant is not allowed to change section in the middle and they have to attend each section one by one.
Exam Pattern for NMAT exam 2021
Mode of Exam


Medium of Exam


Type of Questions


Number of Questions


Time Duration

120 minutes

Marking Scheme

1 mark per correct answer

No negative marking

Section-wise distribution of questions
SectionNumber of QuestionTime Allotted for each Section
Language Skills3222
Quantitative skills4860
Logical Reasoning4038


Candidates can check the exam pattern given above and can start preparing for the exams accordingly.

NMAT 2021 Syllabus

Candidates can check the syllabus for NMAT 2021 exam for each section is given below:

Language Skill Section 
  • Syntax and correct grammar
  • Language usage and their rules
  • Fill in the blanks 
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Passage
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Poems and word meaning

Quantitative Skills, Data Interpretation and DS

  • Trigonometric
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • 2D, 3D geometry and statistics
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Probability
  • Line Graph
  • Bar Graph
  • Tables, pie chart and Percentage
  • Time and Work and
  • Profit and Loss

Logical Reasoning 

  • Multi-dimensional arrangements
  • Syllogism
  • Puzzles
  • Blood Relation
  • Statement conclusion and
  • Family tree

NMAT 2021 Important Books

Check the list given below to prepare for NMAT 2021:-

Author NameBook Name
Arun SharmaQuantitative Aptitude For CAT
R.S AggarwalQuantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations
R.S AggarwalA Modern Approach To Logical Reasoning
Ajay Singh50 Plus Solved Papers MBA Entrance
R.S AggarwalObjective General English
Abhijit GuhaQuantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examinations
Ashok GuptaLogical and Analytical Reasoning

NMAT 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check the preparation tips through below-given details:

  • The candidates must study systematically and try to stick to the time table they have prepared. The candidates must study from reliable sources only and refer the books of renowned authors.
  • The applicants need to rigorously practice from Aptitude, Reasoning, Mathematics etc. topics from which most of the questions are asked.
  • The candidates must solve previous year question paper and also the available sample papers.
  • The candidates must be well aware of all the happenings in the country and internationally which would help them in being up to date and hence enhance their general knowledge.
  • The applicants need to have a proper diet and rest, which would help them in maintaining their health.

NMAT 2021 Result

Candidates can check the result of NMAT test 2021 through the given below details:

  • The exam conducting authority will publish the NMAT 2021 scorecard on their website after 4-5 weeks of the exam date.
  • The candidates will also be notified through mail about the availability of result.
  • The candidates can get their NMAT 2021 result by accessing the NMAT account.
  • In the scorecard, they can check their total score as well as a percentile ranking.

NMAT 2021 Cut Off 

Applicants can check the cutoff details through below-given points

  • The authority will release the cut off for each specializations of MBA after the result itself.
  • The NMAT cut-off will be released by each participating institution for their campuses.
  • The candidates will able to check the sectional cut off for each section given in the exam.
  • The candidates those will reach the cut-off marks will be shortlisted for the admission procedure.

NMAT 2021 Participating Universities

The institutes which will accept the scores of NMAT Test 2021 exam are mentioned below.

  • Xavier University
  • SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
  • MISB Bocconi
  • ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations
  • Alliance University
  • BSE Institute Limited
  • Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University
  • Amity University
  • Thapar School of Management
  • SRM University Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
  • Bennett University
  • Jindal Global Business school – Delhi/NCR
  • Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University
  • GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
  • Shiv Nadar University
  • ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
  • Mody University
  • University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)
  • Woxsen School of Business Management
  • BML Munjal University
  • VIT University

NMAT 2021 Exam Centers

Candidates can check the exam centres for NMAT Aptitude test 2021 through the given details


New Delhi

Madhya PradeshBhopal

Candidates can go through the exam centres from the above details and can choose the centre for the exam accordingly

MBA Colleges Accepting NMAT 2021 Score

NMAT 2020 is one of the more important MBA entrance exams in India. The score of NMAT 2021 shall be used by 60+ B-schools in India and a few in South Africa, Philippines, and Nigeria. If you are appearing for, or have already appeared for NMAT 2021, then you can check the complete list of MBA colleges accepting NMAT 2021 score from here:

On the basis of NMAT score candidates can get admission in any of the following campuses of NMIMS:

  • NMIMS Mumbai
  • NMIMS Shirpur
  • NMIMS Bengaluru
  • NMIMS Hyderabad
  • NMIMS Indore
  • NMIMS Navi Mumbai
  • NMIMS Chandigarh (upcoming)

Other than NMIMS, there are 39 B-Schools in India, 10 in South Africa, 8 in the Philippines, and 5 in Nigeria that will be accepting NMAT 2020 scores for admission 2021-22. Check the full list below:

MBA Colleges in India Accepting NMAT 2021 Score

MBA Colleges in India Accepting NMAT Score 2021
StateMBA College Accepting NMAT 2021 Score
Andhra PradeshGITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
Andhra PradeshHyderabad Business School, GITAM University
DelhiAnsal University, Gurgaon
GujaratSchool of Petroleum Management, PDPU
GujaratAmrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University
HaryanaSOIL Institute of Management
HaryanaMaster’s union school of business
HaryanaIILM university
HaryanaBML Munjal University
HaryanaJindal Global Business school – Delhi/NCR
HaryanaLovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab
KarnatakaMyra School of Business
KarnatakaJain University – CMS Business School
KarnatakaAlliance University
KarnatakaISBR Business School
KarnatakaIFIM College
MaharashtraSPJIMR (For PGMPW)
MaharashtraSDA Bocconi Asia Center (formerly MISB Bocconi)
MaharashtraAthena School of Management, Mumbai
MaharashtraUniversal Business School
MaharashtraBSE Institute Limited
MaharashtraITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
MaharashtraVijayBhoomi University
MaharashtraISME – School of Management & Entrepreneurship
OdishaXavier University
PunjabChitkara university
PunjabThapar School of Management
RajasthanMody University
RajasthanIIHMR University, Jaipur
Tamil NaduIFMR Graduate School of Business
Tamil NaduSRM University Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
Tamil NaduVIT University
TelanganaIndian School of Business (ISB)
TelanganaICFAI Business School
TelanganaWOXSEN School of Business Management
Uttar PradeshShiv Nadar Institute of Management Studies
Uttar PradeshBennett University
Uttar PradeshAmity University
UttarakhandUniversity of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)

MBA Colleges in South Africa Accepting NMAT 2021 Score

MBA College Accepting NMAT Score 2021
StateMBA College Accepting NMAT 2021 Score
Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)Johannesburg
Milpark Business SchoolCape Town
North West UniversityVanderbijlpark
Rhodes Business SchoolGrahamstown
University of South Africa (UNISA) Graduate School of Business LeadershipMidrand
Wits Business SchoolJohannesburg
Nelson Mandela University Business SchoolPort Elizabeth
University of Cape Town (UCT)Cape Town
Johannesburg Business school, University of JohannesburgJohannesburg
Tshwane School of Business and Society, Tshwane UniversityPretoria

MBA Colleges in Philippines Accepting NMAT 2021 Score

MBA College Accepting NMAT Score
StateMBA College Accepting NMAT 2021 Score
Asian Institute of ManagementMakati
Ateneo Graduate School of BusinessMakati
Virata School of Business, University of the PhilippinesQuezon City
De La Salle University – DasmariñasDasmariñas
School of Business Administration, Arellano UniversityManila
De La Salle UniversityManila
University of Santo Tomas Graduate SchoolManila
St. Paul University ManilaManila

MBA Colleges in Nigeria Accepting NMAT 2021 Score

MBA College Accepting NMAT Score 2021
StateMBA College Accepting NMAT 2021 Score
Lagos Business SchoolLekki
Lead City UniversityIbadan
Redeemer`s UniversityEde
Afe Babalola UniversityAdo Ekiti
Covenant University, NigeriaOta
Caleb University, NigeriaLagos

NMAT 2021 Highlights

Applicants can check the details of NM Aptitude Test 2021 highlights through the given below details

Highlights of NMAT 2021
Exam name

Narsee Monjee Aptitude Test (NMAT)

Conducting body

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)




MBA Course

NMAT Official Website

Exam mode


Exam purpose

To give admission in various MBA Colleges all over India

About Narsee Monjee Aptitude Test (NMAT)

The NMAT by GMAC exam is computer-delivered and gives each candidate a randomly generated test from a pool of questions, delivered one-at-a-time. The number of questions, difficulty levels, and the time limit for each of the sections is predetermined and, under normal administration conditions, are the same regardless of when and where the test is administered. Candidates have a choice of selecting the order/sequence of the test sections.

About the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a global non-profit organization comprised of leading graduate business schools around the world.GMAC believes that business and management are critical to the economic and social well-being of people worldwide. We advocate for graduate management education and its value to individuals and society. GMAC is the owner and administrator of the GMAT and NMAT by GMA exams.

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GMAC NMAT Important Dates

GMAC NMAT 2021 Form Date18 Jan - 31 Jan 2022 (Tentative)
GMAC NMAT 2021 Exam Date02 Feb - 08 Feb 2022 (Tentative)

Graduate Management Admission Council NMIMS Management Aptitude Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


1Language Skills32132
2Quantitative Aptitude48148
3English & Logical Reasoning40140

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

18 Jan 2022

Form End Date:

31 Jan 2022

The forms will open on 18 Jan 2022



Examination Date (Online):

02 Feb - 08 Feb 2022

Application Fees:

₹ 2,300

Admissions open for

MIT ADT University Pune Admission 2021

01 Apr 2021-30 Jun 2021

Amity Joint Entrance Examination 2021

01 Dec 2020-30 Jun 2021

BML Munjal University Admission 2021

17 Oct 2020-22 Jun 2021


01 Apr 2021-30 Jun 2021

Shiv Nadar University Admission 2021

21 Jun 2021-15 Jul 2021