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Why you should go for NMAT 2017?

Last Updated - August 18, 2017

We fright, as soon we hear the word “NMAT”. And who wouldn’t be, after all, it’s one of the toughest exams to crack. The 2 hours and 120 questions in the NMAT Exam, bring in mixed set of emotions for all its aspirants.

Where some are extremely nervous, others envisage their future in NMIMS, XIMB and other 18 institutes and universities across the country, that accept the NMAT Results. It wouldn’t be wrong to say, that NMAT plays an important part in the overall MBA admission scenario. Here, we tell you why you must fret less, and apprehend the confidence you adopt while appearing for NMAT 2017.

A candidate has to make an important choice about which test to take to pursue as career in MBA or other graduate management degrees in India. Today, the NMAT by GMAC is accepted by the many leading institutions and colleges and the list is continuously growin.

How NMAT Fosters Your Confidence?

When appearing for any test, nervousness is always a contributing factor of how well you perform on test day. GMAC designs NMAT 2017 in a way to allay those nerves so that you can perform in the test with confidence. NMAT gives various leniencies that boosts the confidence of a candidate when he sits for NMAT, leaving no room for fear or nervousness.

Given below are some ways that drives the confidence in a candidate, while attempting NMAT 2017:

  1. Taking the test multiple times

Candidates can take the NMATby GMAC three times in a given admission cycle. This gives them the confidence that they have more than one single opportunity to give your best attempt. So, if you feel you can do better than your last attempt, go and give it another shot!

  1. Choosing the section order

In NMAT, candidates can choose the order in which they wish to respond to each of the sections of the test. This allows them to play with their strengths. You can choose the order of sections according to your convenience and speed. There is no need to solve the paper according to the given NMAT Pattern only, mingle the sections and showcase your potential.

  1. You can revise your answers

In NMAT, candidates are allowed to review their answers at the end of each section and therefore, they always have the opportunity to revise the answers and edit if necessary.

  1. No negative marking

We often get confused about the right answer and we do not feel sure about which one to choose. Also, time continues to run. Well, in such cases, candidates can always make an informed guess, instead of skipping a question without the fear of a penalty for a wrong answer. There is a system of no negative marking in NMAT, and so, no mark is deducted even if you have given a wrong answer to any question. So, worry no more, and answer freely but wisel.

How NMAT Registrations are trouble-free?

To relieve candidates from the task of registering for NMAT, GMAC has made easy the process of NMAT Registration. Taking the test and applying to any school, can be time consuming and stressful. Hence, GMAC makes sure that candidates do not face any troubles while NMAT Registrations. It does so by the following ways:

  1. Choosing a date, time and locationof your convenience

A long testing window allows you to choose a convenient NMAT Exam Date. The 75-day test window opens in the first week of October and extends till the third week of December.

  1. Can practice self-scheduling

One can choose their test appointment dates, time and location in real-time based on the availability of seats at each NMAT Test Center.

  1. Register for the NMAT by GMAC exam from your mobile

NMAT allows you to register anytime and anywhere by using your mobile or laptop. This makes the whole registration process much easier.

  1. Convenience in the selection ofNMAT Testing locations

One can choose from any of 32 conveniently located testing centers to take the exam.

  1. Sending scores to up to 7 programmes for free

Candidates can select the list of schools or programmes they want to send their NMAT scores to, after taking the exam. Up to 7 schools or programmes can be included in your NMAT registration fee. However, if you wish to send your scores to more than 7 schools or programmes, you must pay an additional NMAT Registration fee.

  1. Can apply to business schools after reviewing yourNMAT results

One can view their NMAT results and then decide if they want to apply to business schools or wish to sit for a retake. The opportunity of scoring better is definitely offered by NMAT.

To conclude, we feel that the best thing observed about NMAT, is that the NMAT Syllabus and structure provided by GMAC is exactly as the actual NMAT exam. In fact, in case candidates are practicing from the official NMAT Sample Papers, they can expect the actual exam to be similar.  While we have given you multiple reasons about how NMAT is a confidence booster, we are sure you must be pumped up to sit for the exam. Prepare well with our NMAT Preparation Tips, and give your best shot.

NMAT 2017 Preparation Tips

NMAT is conducted for admission to MBA program. The It is extremely important to prepare laboriously in order to score excellent marks. Before starting with the preparation of NMAT, it is important to know about NMAT Exam Pattern

The question paper consists of 3 sections- Language, Quant and Logical Reasoning. There are total 120 questions in NMAT exam, all the questions are in MCQ format (Multiple Choice Questions). Students have to attempt all the questions in the duration of two hours. Three marks are awarded for every correct answer. There is no provision of negative marking.

  • First, prepare all the important topics to score well and focus on your strong area. 
  • Do not waste your time in learning new things at the last moment. It will only bring confusion and hence complicate the study-plan. 
  • Candidates must take as many NMAT mock test as possible. Regular mock tests familiarize candidates with the NMAT 2017 Exam Pattern.
  • Keep your study-plan light and strike a balance between work and play.

NMAT Preparation Books

NMAT Preparation Books
BooksAuthor/ Publisher
The Official Guide for NMATGMAC,
High School English Grammar and Composition Book (Regular Edition)Wren and Martin,
S Chand
A Modern Approach to Logical ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal,
S Chand
Study Notes Material On NMAT (NARSEE MONJEE) Management Aptitude TestSourav sir's classes,
sourav sir's classes



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