NMAT Notification 2023: Exam Dates, Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card & Fees

Updated on 16th May 2023 | 2:47 pm | #NMATNotification

A national-level exam held by GMAC, NMAT scores can help get admission to top B-schools including Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. Candidates can attempt the exam a maximum of 3 times during the test-taking window. The next date can only be scheduled after the first paper has been attempted. The paper comprises 108 questions to be answered in 120 minutes. The questions are split into 3 sections which are:

  • Language Skills
  • Quantitative Skills
  • Logical Reasoning

The NMAT Notification 2023 will be released in August 2023. According to past year trends, NMAT 2023 will be held across a 70-day test-taking window starting in October 2023 till December 2023. Registrations for the same will tentatively start in the first week of August 2023 and go on till the second week of October 2023.

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NMAT Notification 2023: Exam Highlights

Before the notification arrives or you begin preparing for the exam it is important to understand the NMAT exam itself. Thus to grasp the details of NMAT 2023, here are the highlights of NMAT 2022:



Level of Exam

National-level Entrance Exam

Conducting Body

Graduate Management Admission Council

Testing Window

70 days

Number of Attempts

3 per year

Mode of Test


Number of Questions


Time Allotted

120 minutes

Number of Sections


Application Fees

INR 2,800/-

Official Website


Here are a few key points that candidates giving the NMAT exam should be mindful of-

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NMAT Notification 2023: Important Dates

The timeline for NMAT 2023 will be confirmed by the NMAT notification. Here are the tentative deadlines for NMAT 2023:




Registration open

August 2023

October 2023


August 2023

October 2023


August 2023

December 2023

Retake Registration

October 2023

December 2023

Retake Scheduling

October 2023

December 2023

Exam Dates

October 2023

December 2023

NMAT Notification 2023: Application Fee

NMAT notification offers details about the registration fees in detail. After registering and paying the registration fees students will have the option of scheduling their exam. Students can also reschedule the exam by paying the rescheduling fee. Based on NMAT 2022, the expected application fee for NMAT 2023 is as follows-



Registration Fee

INR 2,800 + Taxes

Fees for Rescheduling

INR 1,200 + Taxes

Fees for Retaking

INR 2,800 + Taxes

Additional Score Report (above 5)

INR 300 per report + Taxes

NMAT Notification 2023: Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for NMAT 2023 a candidate is expected to meet the eligibility criteria given below:

Note: Before selecting the colleges in the application, candidates should confirm the eligibility criteria of the participating colleges individually as they may vary.

NMAT Notification 2023: Exam Pattern and Syllabus

NMAT Exam Pattern

The NMAT exam is a computer-adaptive exam that comprises three sections. The time allotted for the exam is 120 minutes with each section having separate time limits. Given below is the breakup of the sections-



Time Allotted

Language Skills



Quantitative Skills



Logical Reasoning





120 minutes

NMAT Syllabus

The NMAT exam pattern is divided into three sections with a separate syllabus for each section. The language skills section primarily focuses on reading comprehension, vocabulary and grammar. The quantitative skills section is primarily mathematics-based. On the other hand, the logical reasoning section aims to analyze the decision-making, analytical and reasoning skills of a candidate.

Given below is the brief outline of the most common topics covered in the NMAT exam-

Logical Reasoning- Assumptions, Critical Reasoning, Syllogism, Deductions, Other Reasoning and Analytical Puzzles

NMAT 2023: How to Register?

NMAT has the longest testing window and candidates can give the exam a maximum of 3 times per year. To register, candidates can apply through the online registration application available on the official website once registrations open.

Getting the NMAT Admit Card

After successfully registering and scheduling the NMAT exam candidates will receive a confirmation within 24 hours. Then the NMAT admit card will be available for download on the candidates’ dashboards. Candidates can log into their account on the official site and download the NMAT admit card.

The following points should be kept in mind regarding the NMAT Admit card:

NMAT Notification 2023: Retaking and Rescheduling

Candidates can attempt the NMAT exam 2023 three times in one year. Here are the key points of retaking and rescheduling the NMAT exam-

NMAT 2023 Exam: Things you need to carry

Candidates will be required to carry the following documents with them to the center without which they will not be allowed to write the test:

Institutes that accept NMAT Score

NMAT (NMIMS Management Entrance Test) 2023 is a national MBA entrance test. NMAT is conducted every year in an online mode across 52 B-schools in India. Top NMAT colleges include some top names like NMIMS Mumbai, SPJIMR, XIM Bhubaneswar, SPJIMR etc. Apart from this, some prestigious B-schools from countries like Nigeria, South Africa, the Philippines, etc. which are booming education markets also accept the NMAT score as a qualifying criterion for admission.

As per the official NMAT by GMAC website, the following institutes accept NMAT scores for consideration for admission into their management programs:

Read in detail: Top NMAT colleges that you should target


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