The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) announced the commencement of online registrations process for NMAT 2017. Running in its third year, the NMAT 2017 registration will continue till October 3, 2017 and late registration till October 14, 2017. NMAT by GMAC is one of the most-awaited management entrance exams conducted in India for admission to MBA program. NMAT 2017 score is accepted by NMIMS University and 19 other management institutes.
NMAT is an online exam which has gained popularity in recent years. Leading institutes like SVKM’s, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Xavier University, MISB Bocconi, ICFAI Business School, Shiv Nadar University, Alliance University, VIT University, Amity University, Thapar School of Management, and much more accept the score of it for admission into their management programmes.
The exam will be held in a 75 day window from October 05 to December 18, 2017 and the candidates are allowed to give 3 attempts. NMAT exam is a computer-based test which comprises of three sections. The exam is of 2 hours duration and consists of 120 questions which are unevenly distributed among the three sections.
The exam allows a candidate to choose the order in which he/she would like to respond to each of the sections on the test and self schedule the test date, time and location based on the availability of seats at each test centre.
NMAT by GMAC exam registered 17 per cent growth in its test registration in 2016. Total registrations closed at 82,928 in 2016 compared to 70,950 in 2015.
NMAT 2017 Important Dates
Commencement of online registration: Tuesday July 4, 2017
Last date to register online: Tuesday October 3, 2017
Scheduling of exam: Tuesday July 4 to Monday October 16, 2017
Late registration for the exam: Wednesday October 4 to Saturday October 14, 2017
Registration – Retake: Friday October 6 to Thursday December 14, 2017
Re-Scheduling: Tuesday July 4 to Friday December 15, 2017
Re-take Scheduling: Friday October 6 to Friday December 15, 2017
Exam: Thursday October 5 to Monday December 18, 2017
Result Declaration: 3rd week of January, 2017
NMAT 2017 Application Fees
- Test Registration (Early) — INR 1800 + applicable taxes
- Test Registration (Late) —- INR 2000 + applicable taxes
- Retake —- INR 1800 + applicable taxes
- Reschedule —- INR 1000 + applicable taxes
- Additional Score Reports (beyond first five) —- INR 200 per Score Report + applicable taxes
Students will have to pay Rs. 1800 plus applicable taxes to register for NMAT 2017. However, the candidates who will register after October 03 will be required to remit the late fee of Rs. 200, over the application fee amount plus applicable taxes. The application fee for retake is Rs. 1800 plus taxes and reschedule the test is Rs. 1000 plus taxes.
Students who want their NMAT score to be sent to more than 5 management schools will have to pay an additional fee of Rs. 200 per score report.
All the fee transaction are to be done online, through Visa, Master Card, American Express, Debit Card, Net Banking, Diners Club and Mobile Wallets, International credit card, or UPI.
NMAT 2017 Test Centres
In India, in order to ensure increased access and ease of students, 20 new test centers have been launched and now the count of test cities has gone upto 44 in India.
This time, NMAT by GMAC have opened international centres in Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to boost diversity in classrooms.
How to Apply for NMAT 2017?
The application process for NMAT by GMAC will be entirely online. Interested and Eligible Candidates can register through the NMAT by GMAC official website.
To register, the candidates will have to submit first name, last name, email id, phone number. Apart from this, the candidates will also have to create a password. The password should be easy to remember and must contain at least one numeric and special character.
For the first time, NMAT has also provided Login through social media tools –Facebook, Google Plus, and OTP option. This has made the application procedure more convenient. Once the registration is done, the candidates will be able to login by entering the registered e-mail id and the created password. Following this, the application form will open.
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The candidates can need to apply for the retake of the examination. This they can do from the dashboard in the login. To apply for the retake, the candidates will have to apply at least 15 before the date on re-exam.
The rescheduling of the test is to be done 72 hours prior to the examination.
Candidates who will submit the application form correctly will be issued admit card probably in the month of October 2017.
Number of Attempts
Aspirants can appear three times in a year’s testing period for NMAT by GMAC and can reschedule their exam by visiting the official website of the exam over 75 days testing period.
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