NMAT 2019 is an important national level MBA entrance test leading to MBA admission 2020 in top MBA colleges like NMIMS Mumbai, SPJIMR Mumbai (PGMPW), ISB (Certificate programme), VIT Vellore, XIM Bhubaneswar and many other MBA colleges in India. NMAT 2019 important dates for NMAT registration process and NMAT exam dates are scheduled from July to December 2019. NMAT exam date starts through 75 days test window commencing from October 4 to December 17, 2019. NMAT exam notification will be out on July 3, 2019 with complete NMAT 2019 exam schedule.

One of the most important but a moderate MBA entrance exam – NMAT 2019 has following key highlights:

NMAT Exam Conducting Body Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
Top MBA colleges under NMAT 2019 NMIMS, SPJIMR, ISB, XIMB, VIT, ICFAI, Shiv Nadar, SDA Bocconi, L M Thapar
NMAT 2019 Testing window 75 days from October to December
Mode of NMAT 2019 exam Online Computer based exam
Number of Times you can Take the exam 3
NMAT Exam Application Fee Rs.2000/-
NMAT by GMAC Full Form NMIMS Management Aptitude Test by Graduate Management Admission Council
Total Questions in NMAT Exam 2019 120
Sectional Division of the Exam 3 Sections
Sectional Time Limit Yes, applied and is different for each section
Choice of determining order of sections Yes, available only once
Exam Difficulty Level Moderate as compared to CAT, XAT, SNAP
Required NMAT exam Percentile for MBA admission in Top Colleges 90+
Importance of Taking NMAT 2019 exam Offers opportunity to improve rank & score with 3 retakes
Exam application process Online

NMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

NMAT is a moderate difficulty level exam. There are on changes in the NMAT exam pattern during last four years. The test takers can expect a good score. NMAT 2019 offers the facility to retake the exam in case your exam score in first attempt is not satisfactory.
You can view your NMAT 2019 exam results and then decide to apply to business school or retake the test depending on your comfort with the scores you’ve obtained in your first attempt. It offers admission opportunity in 20+ B-schools apart from NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.
NMAT 2019 exam pattern is similar to other leading national level MBA entrance exams like CAT and XAT. It will be computer based test with MCQ question types.
There are 3 sections in NMAT exam. The sections are Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. All the three sections in NMAT exam are individually timed. Besides there is no negative marking in the exam.

NMAT 2019 Exam: Composition

Section Name Number of questions Allotted time in minutes
Language Skills 32 22
Quantitative Skills 48 60
Logical Reasoning 40 38
Total 120 120

MBA Colleges Accepting NMAT

More than 29 MBA colleges and universities including many top MBA colleges will accept NMAT 2019 exam score. Some of the top MBA colleges accepting the score are:
• NMIMS, Mumbai
• SPJIMR, Mumbai (PGMPW)
• ISB Hyderabad, Mohali (Certificate programme)
• VIT Vellore
• XIM Bhubaneswar
• SDA Bocconi
• Thapar Business School
• Ahmedabad University.