Paper Pattern for NMAT by GMAC 2016

Published On: 23 Jul 2012

 | Last Updated On: 24 Jul 2015

NMAT is one of the largest online tests in India. The exam is conducted in a time frame of 3 months, allowing choice of two retakes to the students should any of them wish to. In such cases, the best of three scores will be considered. Candidates who obtain a good score in this entrance examination can appear for Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview (PI) also.

Paper Pattern for NMAT by GMAC 2016 -

  • NMAT would be an objective type multiple-choice test. (There will be no descriptive type questions).
  • The NMAT will comprise the following:

Sr. No


No. of Questions

Time in Minutes


Language Skills




Quantitative Skills




Logical Reasoning







The candidate should note that it is important for them to perform well relative to other candidates in each of the 3 sections of the test as the score of each section and the overall score will be used to shortlist the candidate for the second stage of the selection process as well as in the final ranking. Please note that there will be no negative marking.

Please note that if the candidate is not satisfied by his/her NMA score in the first attempt he/she may schedule for re-take NMA by visiting and logging in with the allotted username and password. In case of candidates taking more than one attempt the best score which is the total score and its respective sectional score, which make the candidate eligible as per the cut offs declared by NMIMS, will be considered for short listing for subsequent process. (Cut off means sectional as well as total score). The scores of all the attempts taken by the candidate will be declared on the NMIMS website.

For moreinformation about NMAT by GMAC exam, please visit here.

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