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NMAT Quantitative Skills syllabus and pattern si set by the conducting body, GMAC. This sections puts the ability to solve mathematical problems faster within a given time limit.

Quantitative Ability is one of the sections that carries 50% weightage for the candidate to target & answer the questions eventually. The Quantitative skill section is considered to be one of the difficult sections where the candidate has to interpret, respond, analyse, think and then solve the question.

The questions from this section are designed in such a manner that tests the candidate’s mental ability to apply mathematical principles to solve real time equations. Been covered by the sheet of Mathematics it tests the candidate’s intellect and response towards the situational problem concerned. Although the aspirant shouldn’t lose hope as the questions from this section are primarily asked from 10+2 syllabus.

### NMAT Quantitative Skills Highlights

- NMAT Quantitative skill consists of primarily three segments or topics: Quantitative Ability; Data Analysis; Data Sufficiency and Data Interpretation.
- There will be 36 questions asked within the time frame of 52 minutes, it will test the candidate’s accuracy and intellect to solve the questions accordingly.
- This section forms the crux of Mathematical problems concerned, consisting of topics from Arithmetic, Algebra to trigonometry.
- It is a scoring section and the questions are particularly designed to test the candidate’s ability to apply mathematical principles to solve real-time problems.
- It requires active use of the candidate's intellect in using the mathematical concepts to answer the questions.
- The difficulty level of the section is of 10+2 level.
- It is an objective based section where the candidate should answer all the questions as negative marking is not provided and even for any unanswered question, the university will not deduct the candidate’s marks.

## NMAT 2021 Quantitative Skills Exam Pattern

Number of questions | 36 |

Time Frame | 52 minutes |

Question type | MCQ or Objective type questions |

Marking Scheme | +3 for correct answer and -1 for negative answer |

Difficulty Level | Moderate to difficult |

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## NMAT 2021 Quantitative Skills Syllabus

Quantitative skill is one of the most intriguing & important sections which targets to test the candidate’s accuracy to think, rethink, interpret and answer questions accordingly, in other words the candidate’s intellect and mental reasoning are called at stake where the questions are primarily asked from Mathematics, Data Interpretation. Data Sufficiency and other vital topics concerned. Solving effectively will increase the chances to ace the examination with flying colors.

Quantitative skill syllabus is given below:

- Data interpretation
- Problem-solving
- Data sufficiency
- Arithmetic
- Geometry
- Modern Mathematics
- Number systems
- Algebra
- Trigonometry
- 2D and 3D geometry and Statistic

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### Detailed NMAT 2021 Quantitative Skills Syllabus

**Arithmetic****-** Number System, HCF, LCM, Ratio and Proportion, Simplification, Percentage, Average, Age Calculation, Time and Work, Distances etc.

**Algebra**- Theory of Equations, Quadratic Equations, Permutations and Combinations, Sequence and Series etc.

**Geometry**- Angles, Lines, Triangles, and Circles etc.

**Mensuration**- Areas and Volumes of rectangles, squares, triangles, circles, cubes, cuboids, cones, spheres etc. these sub-topics also come under the heading of 2D and 3D geometry.

**Calculus****-** Maxima and Minima, Function etc.

**Trigonometry**- Trigonometric Ratios, Heights, and Distances etc.

## NMAT 2021 Quantitative skill Marking Scheme

The applicants must know the marking scheme in order to decide how to attempt the questions in the entrance examination. There will be 108 questions and choosing the right answer evokes inside them the fresh air of confidence. It is always advised to the candidate to read the question paper carefully; bifurcate the questions they are confident about thoroughly and solve them first. The marking scheme of NMAT 2021 Quantitative Skill is stated as follows:

- +3 marks will be awarded to the students for marking every accurate answer.
- No penalty will be charged for marking inaccurate or wrong answers i.e. negative marking is not applicable. Hence, no mark will be deducted from the total score.
- No mark will be deducted from the score of the applicant for leaving a question blank or failure in attempting it.

## NMAT 2021 Quantitative Skills Important Books

Book Name | Author/Publisher | ISBN |
---|---|---|

MBA-NMAT by GMAC Narsee Monjee | Team of Experts | ASIN: B00JQZLW4I |

Analytical & Logical Reasoning for CAT & Other Management Entrance Tests | Peeyush Bhardwaj | 978-9352038541 |

Study Notes Material on NMAT by GMAC (NARSEE MONJEE) Management Aptitude Test | Sourav sir's classes | - |

The candidate can take for reference other books also to read immensely and practice the same accordingly. But it is always advised to the candidate to stick to a particular reference as studying from vivid books will eventually make them confuse with the language of presentation being different for all.

## NMAT 2021 Quantitative Skills Preparation Tips

- Solve Practice Paper on a regular basis to target various concepts accordingly.
- Target vivid structure and forms of questions which will come to be effective during the final examination.
- Keep the track of time with the timer.
- Learn different formulas and apply them when necessary for the concerned question.
- Candidates can prepare for this section by focusing more on their speed and accuracy. You must be well-versed with tables, Bar Chart, Line Graphs, etc. while doing revisions.
- Since this section holds the maximum weightage, so candidates need to prepare this section by adhering to a proper time management plan.
- Candidates can practice taking more mock tests.

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## NMAT 2021 Quantitative Skills FAQs

**Ques. What are the primary sections that a candidate has to study for Quantitative Skill preparation?**

Ans. The primary sections are as follows: Quantitative Ability; Data Analysis; Data Sufficiency and Data Interpretation.

**Ques. Is there any negative marking for any incorrect answer in NMAT 2021?**

Ans. GMAC has not defined any specific negative marking that the candidate will get for incorrect answers.

**Ques. What primarily Quantitative Skill section tests?**

Ans. The quantitative section tests the candidates accuracy and ability to apply the mathematical principles to solve real time problems. It uses the candidate's intellect in using mathematical concepts to answer the questions.

**Ques. What is the syllabus for the Quantitative Skill section?**

Ans. The syllabus for Quantitative skill is given below as follows:

**Arithmetic****-**Number System, HCF, LCM, Ratio and Proportion, Simplification, Percentage, Average, Age Calculation, Time and Work, Distances etc.**Algebra**- Theory of Equations, Quadratic Equations, Permutations and Combinations, Sequence and Series etc.**Geometry**- Angles, Lines, Triangles, and Circles etc.**Mensuration**- Areas and Volumes of rectangles, squares, triangles, circles, cubes, cuboids, cones, spheres etc. these sub-topics also come under the heading of 2D and 3D geometry.**Calculus****-**Maxima and Minima, Function etc.**Trigonometry**- Trigonometric Ratios, Heights, and Distances etc.

**Ques. How to prepare for the Quantitative skills section effectively?**

Ans. The candidate should adhere to the following tips to prepare effectively for Quantitative skill section:

- Solve Practice Paper on a regular basis to target various concepts accordingly.
- Target vivid structure and forms of questions which will come to be effective during the final examination.
- Keep the track of time with the timer.
- Learn different formulas and apply them when necessary for the concerned question.

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