NMIMS MBA Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Exam, Dates, Merit List

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Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) is a private university which was established in 1981.  It has been awarded "Five Star" rating and "A" grade by the NAAC and UGC respectively.

NMIMS invites applications for admission to the MBA Programme, MBA Human Resources, MBA Pharmaceutical Management, and Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Programme. The availability of seats in all the programmes is 500 seats

The admission to all the programmes will be based on the NMAT by GMAC exam. Graduation with at least 50% marks is neccessary for NMAT.  Aspiring candidates can apply online for exam thruogh its official website. 

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How To Apply

For NMAT by GMAC Registration:

Step 1: You must first register at the NMAT by GMAC website online by clicking on “Register Now” in the Quick Links on the right side of the screen.

Step 2: You should then register with a valid email ID and a new window will appear prompting you to complete the online application form. An authentication email will be sent to the email you provided. You will be able to proceed with registration only after validating your email ID.

Step 3: You need to complete the online application form related to your personal, educational and work experience. Choose NMIMS under the schools section to send your scores under the "Programme Details" section.

Step 4: For any clarification regarding what needs to be completed in each field, click on the “Registration Guide”. You must read the Terms and Conditions and click on the “I Agree” button to accept.

Step 5: Once you have verified the details in your Application, you need to click on the Submit button to complete your registration.

Step 6: The next screen will display your unique NMAT by GMAC Registration Number.

Step 7: You are required to pay INR 2000/- as Exam fee for successful completion of your registration.

Application Fee: You should click on the “Click here to make payment” link that appears along with the NMAT by GMAC Registration Number. The Make Payment screen will display the payment options. You can pay by Debit Card/Credit Card/Net banking/UPI/Mobile Wallets. 

Step 8: After successful registration, you will receive an email with your unique NMAT by GMAC Registration Number. You should use this NMAT by GMAC Registration Number for all future correspondence with GMAC.

Step 9: After your application and fee is accepted by GMAC, you will receive an email with your username and password to logon to another website and schedule your test on a preferred date and location subject to availability.

Your registration is now complete.

For NMIMS Admission:

You should fill in the application form on the website to confirm your candidature.

In case of reapplication, you will have to complete the program selection process again by using the same ID/password used at the time of registration. The last preferences you select will be taken as your final preferences for further selection process.

You should then select the programme you are applying for.

Application Fee: You should pay INR 1100/- Application fee either through Credit card, Debit Card or Internet Banking. 

You should select your choice of centre from the given 18 centres across India.

Your registration is now complete. You will be able to download your admit card after completing the registration.

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For all courses:

  • Bachelor's Degree (in 10+2+3/4 format) in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate.
  • Preference will be given if you have two and more years of post-qualification work experience.

For MBA Pharmaceutical Management

Eligibility Criteria:

You should have a Bachelor's Degree (in 10+2+3/4 format) with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate from a recognized University in either of the following:

  • Pharmacy, Science, Life Sciences, MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Biotechnology.
  • Post Graduate degree holder in Economics, Psychology and Sociology.
  • B. Tech. or B.E. in Bio-Tech. or Bio-Medical

You will be given preference if you have worked in Pharmaceutical Companies for more than two years.

For Foreign category students: You should have an AIU certificate if you have completed their graduation from overseas Universities.


Reservation of seats for the widows / wards of armed forces personnel killed / disabled in action or during peace time and wards of Kashmiri migrants will be applicable provided such candidates successfully meet the specified cut-offs and eligibility criteria of the respective program applied for at the time of registration and also qualify the NMAT Test cut off.

Admission Process

There shall be three stages in the selection process.

  1. Stage 1: It shall comprise of NMAT by GMAC Exam.
  2. Stage 2: If you get shortlisted, you shall appear for Stage2 which comprises of Case Discussion (CD)and Personal Interview (PI).
  3. Stage 3: It will involve your academic performance, relevant work experience and other similar inputs.

The NMAT by GMAC exam will be an objective type multiple-choice test. It will consist of 120 questions in a duration of 2 hours. There shall be no negative marking in the paper. The distribution of the number of question in each section and time allotted to each section is as follows:

SectionNo. of QuestionsTime allotted
Language Skills3222
Quantitative Skills4860
Logical Reasoning4038

You must be able to perform well not only overall in the paper but also individually in the separate sections as the score of each section and the overall score will be used for shortlisting for the second stage of the selection process as well as in the final ranking.

However, if you are not satisfied by your NMAT by GMAC score in the first attempt, you may appear again for the test by going through the full process as a fresh test by visiting the website mandatorily & logging in with the allotted username and password. In case you are taking more than one attempt, the score (the total score & its respective sectional score) which makes you eligible as per the cut offs declared by NMIMS, will be considered for short listing for subsequent process.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



1 Comment
Prshant gaur

Admission through management kota is possible or not

19 Aug, 2019 21:52
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Prashant, yes, admission through management quota is provided by the institute.

22 Aug, 2019 16:43

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