NMAT 2020 Scheduling, Slot Booking Procedure, Fee

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    GMAC offers aspirants a provision to self-schedule NMAT between October 6 and December 18, 2020. This proves to be an advantage for the aspirants as they can select exam center, exam date and slot as per their preference and real-time availability. 

    • Upon successful NMAT Registration, the scheduling feature gets activated on the candidate login page, at the official website.
    • The scheduling for NMAT by GMAC 2020 will be done on first-come-first-serve basis.
    • A maximum of three attempts of NMAT are allowed during the exam delivery window. However, they are allowed to schedule only one test attempt at a time.
    • Upon successful completion of NMAT scheduling, a confirmatory email by exam conducting body with the scheduled test details is sent to the candidate.
    • For any support regarding NMAT by GMAC scheduling, candidates can call the Helpdesk numbers 09213027791/09213027792 – Monday to Friday (except public holidays - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM IST). 

    NMAT by GMAC will be conducted from October 6 until December 19, 2020 in online mode.


      NMAT Scheduling Dates

      NMAT Scheduling Dates 2020

      Official dates in context of NMAT by GMAC 2020 Scheduling are tabulated below:

      EventDate (Announced)
      NMAT 2020 SchedulingJuly 2– October 18, 2020
      NMAT 2020 Exam DateOctober 6– December 19, 2020
      NMAT 2020 Registration - RetakeOctober 7– December 16, 2020
      NMAT 2020 ReschedulingJuly 2– December 16, 2020
      Re-take SchedulingOctober 7– December 16, 2020

      Check Here NMAT by GMAC 2020 Exam Dates

      NMAT Scheduling Process

      NMAT by GMAC Scheduling Process 2020

      After the completion of registration and fee payment, candidates can schedule their tests through the ‘Schedule Exam’ link available in the dashboard on the official website of NMAT 2020. The portal offers candidates the facility to check the availability of seats at the test center on a real-time basis.

      • Applicants have the liberty to choose the date, time slot as well as a preferred test location. However, allotment is subject to availability of the preferred date/time/location.
      • Within 24 hours of test scheduling, a confirmatory e-mail specifying NMAT test center is received by candidates.
      • Non-receipt of the confirmatory email should be reported to NMAT Helpdesk immediately.

      NMAT by GMAC Scheduling: Important Points

      • Candidates who have completed their registration and fee payment procedure completely within the stipulated deadlines will be allowed to schedule their test on the official website.
      • The scheduling for NMAT can be done using the exam scheduling tab in the official website once the fee payment is received at GMAC’s end.
      • Candidates can schedule their test any time during the scheduling window, provided the same is at least 24 hours later from the time of scheduling.
      • In case a candidate does not appear for the scheduled test, then the chance will be considered as lost and non-appearance at the scheduled test will be marked "No Show”.

      NMAT Test Retake

      NMAT by GMAC 2020 Test Retake

      Another great advantage of NMAT by GMAC 2020 is that candidates can apply to improve their NMAT Result by retaking the exam twice. This in-turn improves their chances of getting into their preferred college. However, NMAT Retake can be scheduled only 15 calendar days after the initial attempt.

      • Registration for Test Retake can be done online through candidate’s login, filling up and submitting the Retake form.
      • A stipulated fee payment of INR 2000 towards the test retake must be done.
      • The fee payment can be done online using only a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express.
      • The registration for retake can be done between October till December, 2020
      • Like Scheduling, test retake scheduling is also available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
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      NMAT Rescheduling

      NMAT by GMAC 2020 Rescheduling

      Candidates have the option of rescheduling their tests according to their convenience. The rescheduling window is similar to scheduling and retakes windows.

      Important points regarding rescheduling:

      • Candidates can reschedule their tests no later than 72 hours. Seat availability in terms of the test center, time slot and date will be on a “First-Come-First-serve basis.
      • The fees required for rescheduling is INR 1100 payable online through the official website using the credit card only. 
      • In case, a rescheduling is attempted at less than 72 hours, then the schedule is cancelled and the fee paid forfeited.
      • The rescheduling window is similar to the scheduling and test retake options.

      NMAT 2020 Test Fee 

      NMAT Registration (Early)INR 2000 + applicable taxes
      NMAT Registration (Late)INR 2500 + applicable taxes
      RetakeINR 2000 + applicable taxes
      RescheduleINR 1100 + applicable taxes
      Additional Score Reports (beyond first five)INR 200 per Score Report + applicable taxes

      We hope you have taken note of all the dates and procedures. Good luck for the exam!

      NMAT 2020 Scheduling FAQs

      Ques. The ‘First Come, First Serve’ principle applies to both registration and scheduling process?

      Ans. The ‘First come, First Serve’ principle applies to both the processes, registration and scheduling. The earlier any candidate registers and makes the pyament, the earlier will s/he be able to schedule the test. And the earlier a candidate schedules the test, the higher are the chances of getting preferred location and batch for the test.

      Ques. What is the difference between ‘Registering for NMAT’ and ‘Scheduling for NMAT’?

      Ans. ‘Registeration for NMAT’ means filling in the application form. A candidate who is willing to appear for NMAT 2020 will visit the official website and fill in the NMAT Registeration Form. “Scheduling for NMAT’ is a process after registeration wherein a candidates who has already registered for the examination can select exam slot for himself/herself as per convenience.

      Ques. I am not confident of my preparation for the scheduled examination. Is there any provision for retaking the paper?

      Ans. Yes. NMAT is a paper that can be taken thrice by a candidate in order to improve the rank. However, for retaking of the examination a candidate can apply 72 hours prior of the scheduled attempt. The NMAT retaking window is open from July-December. A candidate can register for the same by paying apply and paying the requisite fees.

      Ques. My paper did not go well today. Can I appear for the examination tomorrow?

      Ans. No. Any test taker cannot appear for the test on two consecutive days. Retaking of the examination can be done 15 days after taking the attempt.

      Ques. I have scheduled my NMAT attempt. However, I have heard that slots are filling up fast. Can I book a retake of examination before appearing for it?

      Ans. No. A candidate can only  book the retake of examination after 24 hours of appearing for the first attempt, and the retake date should be 15 days after the date of your first attempt.

      *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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      Riya Chhabra


      06 Oct, 2019 00:20
      Shobhna Chaturvedi

      Hi Riya, after the completion of registration and fee payment, candidates can schedule their tests through the ‘Schedule Exam’ link, available in the dashboard on the official website of NMAT 2019. The portal offers candidates the facility to check the availability of seats at the test center on a real-time basis.

      11 Oct, 2019 12:14
      pannala akhilreddy

      my payment status is still pending in form but money is deducted frm account when they will refund

      15 Oct, 2018 00:20
      Akansha Expert

      Hi Pannala, They will refund to you as you may please contact the exam authority.

      15 Oct, 2018 10:47
      Pannala Akhil Reddy

      i paid my paytment twice and one of payment status is still pending and money is deducted from account so refund will be done

      14 Oct, 2018 17:33

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