Shiv Nadar University Management Aptitude Test

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SMAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,200
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Shiv Nadar University (SNU)
  • Courses:MBA
  • Streams:Management

SMAT 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus

Updated On - February 23 2023 by Divyansh K

SMAT 2023 also known as the Shiv Nadar University Management Aptitude Test is organized by the Shiv Nadar University. The online application form is for admission to MBA(executive) at Shiv Nadar University. The exam is conducted for those seeking to take admission in an MBA course. It is organized once a year at the university level. University also offers admission based on the scores in one of these tests CAT / NMAT/ XAT / CMAT/ Valid GMAT scores or appear for SMAT test. Seeking aspirants can get their registration done and fill the form as it is ongoing. Other related information can be checked below in the article.

SMAT 2023 Important Date

Candidates can check the important dates for SMAT 2023 from the below table.

SMAT 2023 Important Date
Application Form AvailabilitySoon
Last Date to fill the application form6 May 2023
Last Date of essay submission10 May 2023
SMAT 2023 Entrance Exam15 May 2023
Result Stage I16 May 2023
Personal Interview18 May 2023
 Result Stage II19 May 2023 
 Last Date of Payment 25 May 2023
 Last Date of Document Submission 30 May 2023

Latest Updates

The application form for SMAT 2023 will be released soon on the official website.

SMAT 2023 Application Form

The candidates can check the SMAT 2023 Application Form on the official website. But, before filling out the form it is advice for the applicants to check their eligibility. Get the other information related to the examination form below:

  • The Application form will be available on the official website.
  • The candidates must fill the form with all valid details only.
  • Multiple forms will lead to rejection of the form, hence candidates can fill one form only.
  • Upload the scanned copy of the mandatory documents in the prescribed format only.
  • Email ID submitted at the time of registration will be used for all correspondence until enrolment is completed. Change in Email ID will NOT be permitted under any circumstances.
  • After filling in all the details, candidates must get the print-out of it.
  • For any assistance contact on SNU-MBA Query Management System.

SMAT Application Fee

The details of the SMAT Application fee is mentioned below:

Modes of Payment
  • Online - By a Credit/Debit card applicants can pay the fee.
  • Offline - Demand Draft has drawn in favour of Shiv Nadar University payable at Noida. The DD has to be sent to the below address:
Shiv Nadar University,
Admissions Office,
NH91, Tehsil Dadri.
Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh - 201314.
SMAT 2023 Registration fee
All Category CandidatesRs 1200/-
Note - Fee once paid will not be refunded in any case.

SMAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates can check the SMAT Eligibility Criteria below:

  • A candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent from a recognised University / Board / Institute / Council.
  • Should have a score of minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA from any of the recognized Universities, Deemed Universities, Institutions of National Importance or from a Professional Body including ICAI, ICSI, ICWAI, etc.
  • Candidates awaiting the result of the final year exam can also apply for the program. But in such case, an applicant will be required to produce a certificate from the Principal/Registrar of their respective college/ institute stating that they have completed all the requirements (the results may, however, be awaited)
  • Candidates can apply for admission based on the scores in one of these tests CAT  / NMAT/ XAT  / CMAT/ Valid GMATscores or appear for SMAT test.

SMAT 2023 Admit Card

SMAT 2023 Admit Card will be released on the official website of the competent authority after the form will be submitted by the candidates. The other details are as follows:

  • The candidates will be able to download the Hall Ticket from the website of the authorised body.
  • Admission Ticket must be carried to the examination hall as it is a mandatory document to be carried to the exam hall.
  • Also, along with the Hall Ticket original Id proof must be carried like Aadhar Card, Passport, PAN Card, etc. for verification purposes.
Note - Test Centers will be provided to registered applicants.

SMAT 2023 Exam Pattern

SMAT has three sections: Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning and Verbal & Reading Comprehension. Each component has 20 questions and the candidates are evaluated on their proficiency in all three sections. The duration of the test is 90 minutes. The SMAT Exam Pattern can be checked below:

  • Number of Sections - SMAT will have three sections.
  • Number of Questions - 90 Questions
  • Duration - 90 Minutes
  • Sections - Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, and Verbal & Reading Comprehension

Syllabus for SMAT 2023

Quantitative Analysis: Be well-versed in strategies that will make it easier to answer number-based inquiries. To avoid wasting time on word problems, master the formulas.
Verbal Analysis: The verbal analysis, as the name implies, would consist of questions that would assess your reading and reasoning abilities. As a result, be certain you are well informed. The questions are constructed in such a way that they measure the student's comprehension and grasp of the notion of framed words. This test would also require them to think critically and communicate effectively in the target language.
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning: It is critical for pupils to utilize logic while making decisions. The student's logical thinking abilities will be assessed depending on how they obtain the required data from a data pool. It is critical to be able to apply and comprehend data.

SMAT 2023 Preparation Tips

On its official website,, the International Institute of Sports Management has published a handbook that explains how to pass the SMAT exam. Candidates should read this handbook attentively and follow the instructions. As mentioned on the website, there are several aspects to the test. Also, go out the sample papers for the Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Sports Management.

Hall SMAT Admit Card 2023

Candidates who register before the deadline will receive tickets. The SMAT 2023 Admit Card will include all necessary information about the exam location. To fulfill the formalities, you must arrive at the center at least 30 minutes before the exam begins. To stay safe, make sure you have appropriate identification with you.

SMAT 2023 Results

The SMAT 2023 Result will be disclosed on the official website of Shiv Nadar University after the exam will get over. A link will be given to download the scorecard. Candidates will have to enter their login credentials to download the result card. The authority will publish the merit list of the candidates based on their performance in the exam.

SMAT 2023 Selection Process

The Shiv Nadar University will select the candidates based on the following:

  • CAT Score for short-listing/selecting the candidates for their I-Global MBA program. 
  • GMAT and NMAT scores only for short-listing/selecting the candidates for its I-Global MBA program. 
  • XAT scores only for short-listing/selecting the candidates for its I-Global MBA program

SMAT 2023 Highlights

The SMAT summary can be checked below in the table:

Exam NameShiv Nadar University Management Aptitude Test
Conducting BodyShiv Nadar University
Level of ExamUniversity level
Frequency Once a Year
Official Website
Exam PurposeTo offer admission in MBA courses

About Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar University was established in the year 2011 and is a private university. It is located in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh. It is currently registered with DSIR, Government of India as a Research Institution. The university covers the area of 286-acre in India's National Capital Region. It offers various UG, PG and Doctoral courses in the fields of Management.

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SMAT Important Dates

Form Date17 Apr - 31 Jul 2023 (Tentative)
Result24 Sep 2023 (Tentative)

Shiv Nadar University Management Aptitude Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


1Quantitative Aptitude20240
2Data Interpretation20240
3Verbal Ability20240

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

17 Apr 2023

Form End Date:

31 Jul 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 31 Jul 2023
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