An MBA entrance exam organized by GMAC every year, NMAT is conducted over a span of 75 days. Candidates can opt to appear for NMAT 2019 on any day within this period. Candidates can also choose a suitable time/ date/ exam venue from the 44 national and four international cities conducting NMAT on a first-come, first-serve basis. Eligible candidates can register for NMAT by GMAC up until October 3rd, 2019 online.
NMAT by GMAC 2019 is a computer-based test going to be held from October 4th to December 17th. Once the NMAT registration 2019 process is completed, candidates can download their admit card. Apart from the 44 centres in India, candidates can also choose for NMAT exam centres in Thimphu, Kathmandu, Dhaka and Colombo.
Candidates will have to carry the ID proofs along with the admit card to the exam centre of NMAT 2019. Candidates can check all the relevant information related to NMAT by GMAC like exam pattern, syllabus, dates, result and more in this article.
The NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) 2019 eligibility criteria is decided by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). According to the primary eligibility criteria of NMAT 2019, candidates must have a bachelors’ degree or equivalent from a recognized university.
The NMAT 2019 eligibility criteria declare no maximum age bar. Aspiring candidates must make sure that they check and adhere to the eligibility criteria of NMAT 2019, which is approved by GMAC. Only eligible candidates must advance to fill the NMAT application form 2019.
- No age bar to attempt NMAT 2019.
- Candidates must have a graduation degree in any stream from a recognized university with at least 50% in aggregate.
- Candidates having experience of 2-3 years will have an advantage over others.
- Candidates in their last year of study, waiting for their results, can also apply.
- At most, three attempts will be permitted to the candidate to execute his/ her best. The best out of three scores will be taken into consideration for admission to 29 Business schools in India, 7 in South Africa and 5 in the Philippines. It should be remembered that the maximum three attempts involve ‘no shows’ as well.
Besides the eligibility requirements of NMAT, candidates also have to make sure that they pay the application fee before the deadline and submit all the correct and valid documents.
NMAT 2019 Exam Pattern
Exam Duration – According to the exam pattern, the exam will be held over two hours. There is no restriction regarding solving a specific section within a limited time.
Mode of Exam – NMAT is a computer-based test. Each candidate will be given a computer wherein they will have to solve the questions.
The medium of Exam – Questions will be asked in English only and aspirants will have to answer them in the same language.
Marking System – One mark will be awarded for each correct answer, and no mark will be deducted for the wrong answers.
Number of Sections – NMAT is divided into three parts, namely language skills, quantitative skills and logical reasoning.
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NMAT Syllabus, 2019:
NMAT syllabus 2019 comprises three areas- Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning Skills. The QA section will assess the candidates’ logical, mathematical reasoning, and data interpretation skills, while the Language Skills section will evaluate the candidates’ language comprehension skills. The section on Logical Reasoning Skills will appraise data interpretation and analytical skills of the candidate.
Candidates will have to answer questions related to comprehension, verbal ability and language structure skills of a candidate will also be tested. Candidates will have 22 minutes to answer 32 questions. The topics consist in this section are:
Reading Comprehension passages
Use of Synonyms; Antonyms; idioms
Fill in the blanks
Sentence Correction and usage
Corrections of grammatical errors
Syntax of Vocabulary Usage
Usage of Parts of speech; tenses and conditional
Candidates will have 60 minutes to answer 48 questions in this section. Check the topics that are included in this area:
Arithmetic – (Average, Profit & Loss, Man days and work, Time & Work, Percentage, Interest, Ratio, Proportion among others)
Mixture & Solution / Allegations
Permutations and Combinations
2D and 3D Geometry
Candidates will have to finish this section in 38 minutes, and the candidates will have to answer 40 questions. The NMAT syllabus 2019 includes the topics for logical reasoning that are given below:
Course of Action
Coding and Decoding
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