NMAT 2020 Registration, Exam Dates, Fees and Process

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    NMAT 2020 Registration will take place from July 2, 2020 on the official website nmat.org.in. Form filling window is functional for 3 months within which candidates can register and select a slot. The last date for main registration is October 5, 2020. Candidates who have done their graduation with minimum 50% marks are eligible to apply for the exam. Candidates are required to pay 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 application form.
    • GMAC will conduct NMAT 2020 over a 75 day period from October 6 to December 16, 2020.
    • 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

    NMAT 2020 Registration Dates (Official)

    Given below is the official schedule of NMAT by GMAC:

    EventsStarting date End Date 
    NMAT 2020 Application FormJuly 2, 2020 (Thursday)October 5, 2020 (Monday)
    Scheduling of ExamJuly 2, 2020 (Thursday)October 18, 2020 (Sunday)
    Late RegistrationOctober 6, 2020 (Tuesday)October 16, 2020
    Registration – RetakeOctober 7, 2020 (Wednesday)December 16, 2020 (Wednesday)
    Retake – schedulingJuly 2, 2020 (Thursday) December 16, 2020 (Wednesday)
    NMAT 2020 Exam DateOctober 6, 2020 (Tuesday) December 19, 2020 (Saturday)
    Re-take ScheduleOctober 7, 2020 (Wednesday)December 16, 2020 (Wednesday)
    Scorecard Download-March 31, 2021 (Wednesday)

    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. 

    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.

    • 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 Wallets

    NMAT Registration Fee

    NMAT 2020 Registration Fee


    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 Retakes 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 Application FAQs

    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

    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 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.

    Ques. Where can I get the application form?

    Ans: NMAT by GMAC 2020 Application Form will only be available online on the official website i.e. nmat.org.in

    Ques. When can I fill the application form?

    Ans: Candidates can fill the application form starting from July 03, 2020 till October 03, 2020.

    Ques. Is there any exam fee for this exam?

    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. 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

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