GMAC on behalf of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai conducts NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) for taking admission to 2 years full time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Mumbai campus and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) at Bangalore campus and Hyderabad campus. Scores of NMAT by GMAC are accepted by 23 B-schools across India for admission to their management programmes.
GMAC releases the NMAT admit card in online mode within 24 hours after successful registration and completion of the payment process. The admit card is an important document that contains the registration details and photograph of the applicant. In order to appear for NMAT by GMAC exam, you are required to produce the admit card along with two ID proofs on the test day.
You have to login with user id and password to download the NMAT result. The result is available in the form of score-cards which includes candidates' percentile. The scores are sent to those five B-schools, which you have opted during application. Based on the result, participating institutes will announce shortlist for final selection process.
The cutoff for NMAT is announced after the final results are declared by Graduate Management Admission Council. The cutoff is the minimum marks or percentile that you need to get selected for further rounds of the admission process. After the cutoff is declared, shortlisted candidates have to appear for Group Discussion (GD) or Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview rounds conducted by the participating institutes.
The candidates are shortlisted on the basis of NMAT scores. The shortlisted candidates have to appear for the selection rounds at those institutes. The final scores are sent to the institutes shortlisted by the candidates at the time of filling the application form.
The NMAT by GMAC saw a significant growth of 7% in registrations in 2017 as compared to the previous year, 2016. The total number of registrations in 2017 was 88,454 in comparison with 2016 where the number of students applied for the examination was 82,928.