Day 3 of the NMIMS Management Aptitude Test 2015 (NMAT 2015) was conducted on Thursday, October 9, 2014. NMAT 2015 started on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.
NMAT 2015 consists of the following sections - Language Skills (32 questions in 22 minutes), Quantitative Skills (48 questions in 60 minutes) and Logical Reasoning (40 questions in 38 minutes). Overall, 120 questions need to be answered in 120 minutes. There is no negative marking.
On Day 3, the questions were based more on fundamentals and less on modified applications. Most of the questions needed reading ability compared to application, as per the examinees. Although the paper on Day 3 reportedly had 2 or 3 tricky and time-consuming questions per section, overall the test was moderate. Some of the centers reportedly faced issues regarding extra time for questions to get loaded on the screen.
A section-wise detailed analysis of Day 3 of NMAT 2015, as per test-takers and academic experts, is provided below.
Language Skills: A majority of the questions in this section were on the basics of English Language including core grammar topics usage on Parts of Speech, Conditionals, Tenses, Reported Speech, Synonyms-Antonyms, Fill in the Blanks, etc. The Reading Comprehension (RC) passages were short and moderate. The Jumbled Paragraphs were moderate as well.
Quantitative Skills: The questions in this section covered Quant, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, etc. Most of the questions on Day 3 were on Mensuration, Ratio, Geometry, Equations, Number System, Work Time Distance, etc. The focus was on formulae as well as straight result. There were few interesting quizzes in the section.
Logical Reasoning: The section had a blend of Verbal and Critical Reasoning questions. There were Decision-making questions as well, which is not the usual pattern. The topics of the questions covered Groups & Conditionalities, Symbol based Logic, Family Tree, Coding, Numerical Grid, Arrangements, Direction Sense, Series, Alphanumeric Series, etc. Overall, the paper had a wide range of questions.
NMAT 2015 will be conducted till Saturday, December 20, 2014 and the Results are expected to be declared on Thursday, January 22, 2015.
To access the Day 1 analysis of NMAT 2015, please click here.
To access the Day 2 analysis of NMAT 2015, please click here.