NMAT Exam 2021 Updates

Updated on 19 Aug 2021

NMAT Exam Dates, Registration, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Results

  • NMAT is a national level entrance exam for MBA courses, this exam is accepted by 37 Bschools in India. It is conducted in online mode for 2 hours from October to mid December. 
  • NMAT is a candidate friendly exam, candidates can schedule the time, date, venue according to their convenience.
  • NMAT will be held for 88 days in 58 centers in India and 4 international centers.
  • Students can retake this exam 3 times in this duration of 88 days.
  • Candidates can choose 5 colleges to give their while NMAT registration.
  • NMAT exam pattern changed in 2020, each section will have 36 questions each for a score range of 12-120.
  • NMAT 2021 syllabus consists of  Quantitative test(52),Language skill(28mins), Reasoning(40mins).

NMAT Highlights



Conducting Body

Graduate Management Aptitude Test

Testing Window

88 Day Window

NMAT full form

NMIMS Management Aptitude Test by Graduate Management Admission Council

NMAT Exam Mode

Online Computer Based Test

Number of Questions

108 Questions

Number of Sections

3 (Language Skills, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning)

Sectional Order

Can be Decided


3 Times Opportunity 

NMAT Colleges

35+ NMIMS, SPJIMR, ISB, XIMB, VIT, ICFAI, Shiv Nadar, SDA Bocconi

Average Percentile Required

90+ percentile

NMAT 2021 Exam Date

October first week - December third week (tentative)

Conducting body

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)

Exam Type



INR 2000/-

Course Offered


Exam Centers

58 centers in 56 cities

NMAT Colleges

37 B-schools in India 7 B-schools in South Africa 5 B-schools in the Philippines

NMAT Official website


NMAT 2021 Important Dates

The official dates will be released by GMAC, these are important tentative dates as per last year NMAT exam dates.


Starting Dates

Closing Dates


NMAT Registration

July 2, 2021

October 3, 2021

INR 2000 + taxes

NMAT Scheduling

July 2, 2021

October 16, 2021

NMAT Late Registration

October 4, 2021

October 14, 2021

INR 2500 + taxes

Retake registration

October 5, 2021

December 14, 2021

INR 2000 + taxes

NMAT  Rescheduling

July 2, 2021

December 14, 2021

INR 1100 + taxes

Retake Scheduling

October 5, 2021

December 14, 2021


October 4, 2021

December 17, 2021

NMAT Result

3rd week of February, 2022

NMAT scorecard

March 31, 2022

INR 200 (only if more than 5 scorecards are downloaded

Starting of registration of GD/ PI

March 2022



March 2022



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