NMAT Registration 2020: Application Dates (Ongoing), Process and Fees

    NMAT 2020 Registration portal has opened on September 14, 2020 (Monday) and will close on November 20, 2020 (Friday). Candidates can apply online by paying the early NMAT registration fee of INR 2000. NMAT aspirants must go through NMAT eligibility criteria before applying.

    After the expiration of last date for NMAT registration, aspirants can register by paying late fee of INR 2500. Late Registration portal will open on November 21, 2020 (Saturday) and close on November 30, 2020 (Monday).

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    NMAT Application Process

    Candidates who have done their graduation with minimum 50% marks are eligible to apply for the exam. Candidates are required to pay an application fee of INR 2000 plus additional taxes using credit/debit card, net banking, e-wallet. Check Detailed NMAT Eligibility

    • A striking feature of NMAT is that candidates can choose upto 5 management institutes to send their score while filling the NMAT application form.
    • GMAC will conduct NMAT 2020 over a 88 day period from November 4, 2020 till January 30, 2021.
    • Candidates can choose to sit for the exam from any one of the 66 NMAT 2020 Test Centres in India or from their homes.
    • It is a national level examination conducted to grant admission into Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.
    • Candidates who will be giving their first attempt will be able to register again to retake the exam in order to increase their score.Check  NMAT by GMAC 2020 Exam Dates

    Nearly 88,000 candidates registered for the exam last year. Read on to know more about NMAT Online Application Form Procedure, registration dates, fee, etc.

    NMAT Registration Dates (Out)

    Direct link for NMAT 2021 Registration

    NMAT Registration Date 2020 (Announced)

    Given below is the official schedule of NMAT by GMAC:

    EventsStarting date (Tentative)End Date (Tentative)
    NMAT 2020 Application Form

    September 14, 2020 (Monday)

    November 20, 2020 (Friday)

    Scheduling of Exam

    September 14, 2020 (Monday)

    December 2, 2020 (Wednesday)

    Late Registration

    November 21, 2020 (Saturday)

    November 30, 2020 (Monday)

    NMAT Registration – Retake

    November 5, 2020 (Thursday)

    January 17, 2021 (Sunday)


    September 14, 2020 (Monday)

    January 17, 2021 (Sunday)

    NMAT 2020 Exam Date

    November 4, 2020 (Wednesday)

    January 30, 2021 (Saturday)

    Re-take ScheduleNovember 05, 2020 (Thursday)January 17, 2021 (Sunday)
    Scorecard Download48 hours till examMarch 2021

    NMAT Eligibility Criteria

    NMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

    Given below are the eligibility conditions that a candidate must satisfy to appear in NMAT exam:

    • Nationality- Both Indian and NRI candidates can apply
    • Minimum Qualification- 50% marks in Graduation; appearing candidates can also apply
    • Age-  There is no upper age limit for NMAT 2020
    • Work Experience – Work experience requirement is determined by the institute that the candidate applies to. Applicants with work experience are eligible to apply. 

    NOTENMAT Eligibility Criteria may hold separate conditions as per allotted college.

    Pre-requisites for NMAT 2020 Registration

    There are a few particulars and documents that the candidate must possess to make form filling process easier. They are as follows:

    • A laptop or computer
    • Good internet connection
    • Valid Email ID
    • Active mobile no.
    • Basic contact details
    • Recent passport size photo in a prescribed format
    • Marksheets or Degree certificates

    NMAT-Fill Application Form

    How to Fill NMAT 2020 Application Form?

    To fill NMAT 2020 Application Form, candidates must follow the following simple steps:

    Step 1: NMAT Registration

    Fresh candidates applying for the exam are required to register with a fresh email id and contact number at the website using the mentioned steps.

    1. Go to the official website of NMAT i.e. nmat.org.in
    2. Click on “Register Now” tab to register yourself.
    3. Enter the required details such as name, email ID, mobile number, exam country, and captcha code. 
    4. After email id gets registered, log in again to complete the registration process.
    5. When you logged in, you will finally land up on the page where you need to fill all the required details for the registration process.
    6. Enter the required details and press submit.
    7. The system will auto-generate a registration number and mail the same at your registered email id and contact number for documentation and verification.

    Step 2: NMAT Application Form Filling

    This is the step where you actually provide all the details that create your profile for the test. It helps the authorities to judge your eligibility, your medical standards, previous educational qualifications and other important details.

    • Once the registration process gets completed, check your email ID to get the registration number and password.
    • Re-login as a registered user by entering your registered ID and password.
    • Fill all the required information in NMAT application form carefully.
    • Note down the application number.
    • Once the candidate completes the NMAT by GMAC registration, select the slot for the exam in scheduled/rescheduled exam category. 

      NOTE for Taking NMAT form Home:

      1. Candidates who wish to take NMAT from their homes must select “Online Proctored at Home” while filling the registration form.
      2. Option to choose test centre while filling the online application form for NMAT is the 6th step out of 8.
      3. Such candidates must follow all standard rules set by NMAT authorities.
      4. Readiness of the system such as webcam, microphone, internet speed, will be checked by examity software. 
      5. Thet must also conform to all system test taker requirements to be eligible for online proctored NMAT Exam at home.
      6. Candidates who have chosen test centre for their first cannot change it to home centre and vice versa.
      7. Candidates who are planning to appear for a second attempt however can change their test preference from test centre to home and vice versa.

      NMAT Registration Fee

      Step 3: Uploading Images

      This is the final step in creating a profile for the exam. Photograph and signature should be scanned and uploaded and thus one can get easily identified and thus it makes the process smooth.

      Given below is the format for uploading photos while filling NMAT application form:

      Dimensions200 X 230 pixels
      SizeMax. 1 MB
      FormatJPG, GIF, PNG

      NMAT Eligibility Criteria

      • Upload the scanned images.
      • Select the mode of payment to pay the application fee.
      • Take a print out of application form & keep it safe for further process.
      • Retain the registered email id and mobile number until the admission process gets completed.

      Step 4: Pay NMAT Application Fee

      The registration fee can be remitted via online mode only. The payment forms are as follows:

      • Visa or MasterCard Credit Card/ Debit Card
      • Net Banking
      • American Express Card/ Diners Card
      • IMPS
      • UPI
      • Mobile WalletsMAT Application Fee 2020

      Test Registration (Early)

      INR 2000 + Applicable taxes

      Test Registration (Late)

      INR 2500 + Applicable taxes


      INR 2000 + Applicable taxes


      INR 1100 + Applicable taxes

      Additional score reports

      INR 200 per score report + Applicable taxes

      After the payment is successfully made, your schedule exam option will be activated on your dashboard. You must schedule your exam as per your preference and availability. Once the payment is realized, you can then download your NMAT Admit Cards from nmat.org.in.

      1. Candidates are required to visit respective university/college/school website for details of their admission procedure. You have to submit their respective form separately.
      2. You will be allowed to take NMAT a maximum of three times during the year’s testing period. This includes the first attempt plus a maximum of two retake attempts.
      3. Up to 5 programs/schools are included in your registration fee. If you wish to apply to more than five (5) programs/schools, a fee of INR 200 plus applicable taxes will be charged for each additional program/school.

      For a clearer understanding about NMAT Registration by GMAC, given below is a supporting video:

      Details in NMAT by GMAC Application Form 

      Candidates completing NMAT by GMAC Registration are required to provide the following details. Make sure they are true and up to your best knowledge. Any discrepancy found at later stages will make your candidature liable for rejection.

      Personal DetailsName, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Date of Birth
      Educational BackgroundClass X Marks, Class XII Marks, Graduation Marks
      Examination DetailsExam Center (Priority 1), Exam Center (Priority 2), Transaction details
      Communication detailsPermanent Address, Correspondence Address, Email ID, Contact Number

      NMAT Scheduling Process

      NMAT 2020 Scheduling Process

      Candidates who have paid the registration fee will receive a Username and Password within 24 hours on the registered email id. They can then begin scheduling their preferred time slot, date, and center of examination from the given options.

      • The scheduling for NMAT is done on a first come first serve basis. 
      • Candidates are provided with the option of scheduling one test attempt at a time.
      • Once the scheduling is done, candidates receive a confirmation email from person VUE intimating the details of NMAT by GMAC 2020 exam.
      • Details such as date, time, the center of the exam, etc. are included. Check Here NMAT 2020 Scheduling

      NMAT Retake Registration

      NMAT Retake Registration

      NMAT can be taken a maximum of three times during the year’s testing period. This will include the first attempt plus a maximum of two retakes.

      The retake registration option will be enabled in your NMAT dashboard after your exam date. You just need to click on ‘Retake section’ and pay the retake registration fees. There is no need to fill your details again. Once the retake registration and the fee is realised you will be able to schedule your retake exam date. You will have to wait at least 15 calendar days before you can appear for NMAT retake.

      NMAT Reschedule

      There is an option available to reschedule your appointment if you are not able to appear for the allocated slot. You may reschedule your appointment up to 72 hours prior to your original appointment. The payment for rescheduling can be made using a credit card only.

      NMAT Test Centre Locations

      GMAC conducts theexam in 58 test centers across 46 cities in India.There are 4 international test centers as well. Tabulated below is the complete list for reference:

      RegionTest Cities
      NorthAgra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Jammu, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Patiala, Varanasi, Lucknow, Gurgaon, Kanpur, Noida
      WestAurangabad, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara
      SouthBengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchipalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijayawada
      CentralBhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur
      EastBhubaneshwar, Guwahati,Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong

      NMAT 2020 International Test Centers 

      ColomboSri lanka

      NMAT 2020 Participating Institutes in India

      While filling NMAT application form 2020 candidates have the opportunity to choose 5 colleges of their choice to send their score. Following is the list of participating colleges in NMAT from India. The scores areaccepted in colleges from South Africa, Nigeria, Philippines. CheckComplete list of NMAT Participating Colleges

      1. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
      2. Indian School of Business
      3. SPJIMR
      4. SDA Bocconi Asia Center
      5. Xavier University
      6. ICFAI Business School
      7. Master’s Union Schoolof Business
      8. Chitkara University
      9. IILM University
      10. Myra School of Business
      11. Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
      12. Jain University CMS Business School
      13. Alliance University
      14. School of Inspired Leadership
      15. Shiv Nadar University
      16. Athena School of Management
      17. Bennett University
      18. Universal Business School
      19. Woxsen School of Business Management
      20. Thapar School of Management
      21. ISBR Business School
      22. Amrut Mody School of Management
      23. BSE Institute Limited
      24. Amity University
      25. SRM University
      26. Unibersity of Petroleum and Energy Studies
      27. BML Manipal University
      28. VIT University
      29. ITM Business School
      30. Mody University
      31. Hyderabad Business School
      32. GITAM University
      33. Jindal Global Business School
      34. Ansal University
      35. Lovely Professional University
      36. IIHMR University
      37. IIFM College
      38. VijayBhoomi University

      NMAT Application FAQs

      NMAT by GMAC Registration FAQs

      Ques. Who can I contact in case of any query?

      Ans. You may contact GMAC at:

      Graduate Management Global Connection (India) Private Limited,

      405, 4th Floor, Suncity Business Tower,

      Golf Course Road, Sector 54,

      Gurgaon 122 002, India

      E-mail ID: NMAT by GMACprivacy@gmac.com

      Phone Number: 09213027791

      Ques. What are the modes of fee payment?

      Ans: Candidates can pay the fee online via Master card /Visa Card/Debit Card/American Express/Net banking and through offline mode via demand draft. GMAC accepts all kind of payment methods including mobile  wallets.

      Ques. Where can I get the NMAT 2020 Application Form?

      Ans: NMAT by GMAC 2020 Application Form will only be available online on the official website i.e. nmat.org.in. Registration window is expecxted to be active from August 2020 to October 2020. 

      Ques. What is the application fee for NMAT 2020?

      Ans: Yes, there is an application fee of INR 2000 to apply for the exam for early registration while candidates who will register late have to pay INR 2500 to apply for the exam.  

      Ques: Is there any application fee to reschedule NMAT?

      Ans: Yes in order to reschedule NMAT 2020 candidates have to pay additional fee of INR 1100. The option to reschedule can be opted of due to personal reasons candidates are unable to appear on  the selected slot on a  particular date.

      Ques:  What is the application fee to retake NMAT?

      Ans:  Candidates can retake NMAT thrice in an academic cycle. In order to retake the exam an additional fee of INR 2000 is to be paid. Aspirants can retake the test if not satisfied with their marks.

      Ques. When & where I can check the status of my application?

      Ans: Candidates can check the status of their application a few days after the application submission on the official website of NMAT by GMAC.

      Ques. Do I need to send the hard copy of application form attached with documents?

      Ans: Candidates don’t need to send any form or document to university.

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


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      Asgar imam

      is it any college available to get admission in MBA ?

      14 Sep, 2019 00:20
      Shobhna Chaturvedi

      Hi Imam, kindly mentioned the concerned course in which you want to take admission.

      18 Sep, 2019 17:31
      saurabh Aras

      I have missed the date to Register for NMAT on 14th Oct,Now I can see that they have opened registration for Retake till 14th Dec.Since I didnt apply in the first attempt is it possible to apply for NMAT now during the registration window of Retake???

      04 Dec, 2017 00:20
      Bhawna Vedwal

      Hello Saurabh, Candidates can take retake of MNAT after the first attempt.

      15 May, 2018 17:53
      Soumya Sehgal

      What is the acceptable photo format in NMAT registration form?

      21 Jul, 2017 13:13
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Soumya, Only JPG, PNG, GIF. Formats are accepted, no landscape or rotated pictures are allowed. (Only studio clicked photographs accepted)

      21 Jul, 2017 18:45

      How much taxes do I have to pay on the NMAT registration fee?

      21 Jul, 2017 13:12
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Arindam, Every bank has their own criteria for taxation, this depends on the bank charges described for the payment.

      21 Jul, 2017 18:48
      pankaj pathak

      Do I have to register separately for each test attempt?

      21 Jul, 2017 13:10
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Pankaj, Yes, you have to register separately for each test attempt. But for rescheduling, you do not have to do separate registration.

      21 Jul, 2017 18:49
      Vivek Bansal

      Will I receive a confirmation mail for NMAT registration?

      21 Jul, 2017 11:19
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Vivek, Yes, you will receive a confirmation mail for NMAT registration once it is successful.

      21 Jul, 2017 12:23
      Vivek Bansal

      Any additional fee is to be paid for rescheduling the NMAT test?

      21 Jul, 2017 11:17
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Vivek, No additional fee is required for rescheduling the NMAT test.

      21 Jul, 2017 12:29
      Anwesha Das

      I accidentally registered twice for a single test date, what to do?

      21 Jul, 2017 11:09
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Anwesha, You must send a mail to nmatbygmacsupport@pearson.com, stating the issue and then asking them to cancel the registration process. Also, if the same is not done you may be debarred from the exam system for a year.

      21 Jul, 2017 12:31
      Ruby Goyal

      Can I choose any test center of choice for appearing in NMAT?

      21 Jul, 2017 11:08
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Ruby, Yes, just make sure it is near your location.

      21 Jul, 2017 12:35
      Ruby Goyal

      What are the accepted card types in NMAT registration process?

      21 Jul, 2017 11:08
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi ruby, The list of accepted online payment modes is as follows:

      • Visa

      • MasterCard

      • American Express

      • Debit Card

      • Net Banking

      • Diners Club

      • Mobile Wallets

      • UPI

      21 Jul, 2017 12:36
      Soumya Sehgal

      What is the minimum percentage required for NMAT registration?

      21 Jul, 2017 11:06
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Soumya, No, the minimum percentage is defined for NMAT registration but the variation comes with the college.

      21 Jul, 2017 12:40
      Sonal Rohatgi

      Does link changes for NMAT registration with each time a new test date comes up?

      21 Jul, 2017 11:05
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Sonal, No, the link remains the same: http://www.nmat.org.in/.

      21 Jul, 2017 12:41
      Sonal Rohatgi

      I want to correct some information in NMAT application form, can I do it after payment of application fee?

      21 Jul, 2017 11:04
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Sonal, No, post payment edits are not possible.

      21 Jul, 2017 12:45
      Soumya Sehgal

      I am facing some technical problems with NMAT registration process. What to do?

      21 Jul, 2017 11:03
      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Soumya, Just call for assistance at their helpline number: 0120 4397855.

      21 Jul, 2017 12:47
      Prabhjot Singh

      Sir, i have filled by NMAT form and got the date for exam but not recieved appointment confirmation mail regarding centre information and all that they want at the time of exam. What to do in that case???

      06 Mar, 2017 12:00

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