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.

If candidate clears the cutoff of a particular participating institute, then he or she is shortlisted to appear for Group Discussion (GD) or Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview rounds. NMAT selection procedure includes two steps:

  1. You need to appear in NMAT

  2. You need to appear for Group Discussion (GD) or Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview rounds.

The next step is to appear for Group Discussion (GD) or Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview rounds. The final merit list is prepared based on candidates’ performance in NMAT by GMAC, selection rounds and or past academic records and work experience. The admission criteria varies from institute to institute. 

Some of the institutes may also consider candidates’ profile which includes past academic records and work experience. The weightage for each factor varies from institute to institute. There is no common selection process for NMAT.