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NMAT 2018 Registration

The NMAT 2018 Registrations concluded on October 12, 2017.  NMAT 2018 Application Form was to be filled through online mode only. Aspiring candidates had to register, schedule a test, reschedule a test and retake the test twice within this stipulated time frame. Candidates registering for NMAThad to pay the prescribed application fee before picking the date, time slot and test center location for appearing in the examination. 

 NMAT 2018 Exam Dates NMAT 2018 Application Form NMAT Eligibility Criteria

Candidates had to select the date, time slot and NMAT test center on the basis of the seat availability. The slots are allotted on first- come, first serve basis to the candidates. Confirmation email was sent after the allocation of the test slot within the stipulated time frame. Now that the NMAT 2018 has been conducted, the final NMAT Result will be out on January 17, 2018.

NMAT 2018 Registration Dates

NMAT 2018 Registrations closed on Oct 12, 2017. Test can be scheduled and rescheduled/retaken over the months from July to December. Given below are the important dates for NMAT 2018.

Dates of NMAT Registration July 04, 2017 - October 03, 2017
Dates of NMAT Scheduling July 04, 2017 - October 14, 2017
Dates of Late Registration October 04, 2017 - October 12, 2017
Dates of NMAT Registration - RetakeOctober 08, 2017 - December 15, 2017
Dates of NMAT ReschedulingJuly 04, 2017 - December, 17, 2017
NMAT Exam DateOctober 07, 2017 - December 20, 2017
NMAT Re-take Scheduling will take place fromOctober 08, 2017 - December 17, 2017
NMAT Results will be declared onJanuary 17, 2018

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NMAT Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must carefully go through the NMAT  Eligibility Criteria before filling NMAT Application Form. For all MBA programs at NMIMS, candidates require to hold a Bachelor’s degree in specific disciplines with at least 50% aggregate marks in order to be eligible for appearing in the test.  A detailed eligibility criteria is presented course-wise:

ProgramBasic qualification required
MBA (Mumbai Campus)
  1. 10+2 Qualifying Exam from recognized State/Central Board
  2. Bachelors Degree (3 or 4 Years) from a recognized Institute in any discipline or course of study
  3. Minimum 50% aggregate marks in Undergraduate education
MBA Human Resources (Mumbai Campus)
  1. 10+2 Qualifying Exam from recognized State/Central Board
  2. Bachelors Degree (3 or 4 Years) from a recognized Institute in any discipline or course of study
  3. Minimum 50% aggregate marks in Undergraduate education
MBA in Pharmaceutical Management (Mumbai Campus)

10+2 Qualifying Exam from recognized State/Central Board

Candidates from the following fields are eligible to apply:

  1. Pharmacy
  2. Science
  3. Life Sciences
  4. MBBS
  5. BDS
  6. BHMS
  7. BAMS
  8. BSc
  9. MSc

With an aggregate of at least 50% marks

  1. Postgraduates in Economics/Psychology/ Sociology
  2. B.Tech/B.E in Biotechnology/Bio- Medical

NOTE: Preference is given to candidates having two or more years of work experience from Pharmaceutical firms.

PGDM (Bengaluru Campus/Hyderabad Campus)
  1. 10+2 Qualifying Exam from recognized State/Central Board
  2. Bachelors Degree (3 or 4 Years) from a recognized Institute in any discipline or course of study
  3. Minimum 50% aggregate marks in Undergraduate education

NMAT 2018 Registrations

NMAT 2018 Registrations closed on October 3, 2017. Some of the salient features of the registration process are discussed below:

  • No provision of paper based registration/application or on- the-spot registration for NMAT 2018.
  • Candidates must adhere to the specifications meant for uploading photograph at the time of Registration
    1. Format: JPEG format, 200 pixels high and 150 pixels wide.
    2. Size: not more than 500 KB.
    3. Background: white /light colored.
    4. Eyes should be open and clearly visible.
    5. The face should face forward, be distinctly visible and centered.
    6. Shoulders should be visible.
    7. Photograph should not be more than 6 months old.
    8. Facebook photos should not be used as it does not meet the requirements.
    9. Photos in which identity cannot be sufficiently be ensured, should not be used.
    10. Photos with a dark background will not be accepted.
  • Candidate should have a valid Email IDbefore starting registration since all information such as payment-received confirmation is communicated through email.
  • Go through the details regarding qualification and grades required for admission into different MBA programs.
  • Registrations with incomplete details and improper photo format will be rejected. Tests or test scores shall stand cancelled if incorrect details are furnished
  • Multiple registrations leading to multiple registration numbers will result in cancellation and fee will not be refunded.
  • Candidates will be able to edit only certain fields like Programme Selection and Candidate Preferences in their registration form after submitting the registration fee.
  • Changes for submitted NMAT 2018 applications are not entertained.

Step by Step NMAT 2018 Registration Process

Candidates are advised to follow the stepwise procedure in order to register for the NMAT 2018:

Step 1: Click on “Register Now” in the Quick Links on the right side of the official site of NMAT 2018 Registration

Step 2: Enter a valid email ID. Click on No, I am a new user”. New user registration details will open, enter your first and last name and choose a password. Click on “Register and Sign In” button.

Step 3: A new window will appear prompting you to complete the online NMAT application form.

Step 4: Validate the authentication emailsent to your email ID.

Step 5: Candidates need to fill the details in the online NMAT 2018 application form related to their personal, educational and work experience. Choose the NMIMS in the schools to send their scores under the "Programme Details" section. Up to 7 programmes are included in your registration fee. An additional fee of INR 200 + applicable taxes will be applied for each programme added in excess of 7 programmes.

Step 6: For any clarification regarding what needs to be completed in each field, click on the “Registration Guide”. Applicants must read the Terms and Conditions and click on the “I Agree”button to accept.

Step 7: Once the “Submit” button is clicked, no other changes can be made EXCEPT “Update Programme Selection/ Retake” and “Update Candidate Preferences” sections.

Step 8: Click on the Submit button to complete registration.

Step 9: Note down your unique NMAT by GMAC Registration Number.

Step 10: Pay the applicable exam fee

Step 11: Click on the “Click here to make payment” link that appears along with the NMAT by GMAC Registration Number. The Make Payment screen will display the payment options. Candidates can pay by Debit Card/Credit Card/Net banking and Demand Draft.

Step 12: After successful registration, candidates will receive an email with their unique NMAT by GMAC Registration Number. They should use this NMAT by GMAC Registration Number for all future correspondence with GMAC.

Step 13: After the application and fee is accepted by GMAC, candidates will receive an email with their username and password to logon to and schedule their test on a preferred date and time slot, subject to availability at the stipulated test centers for NMAT .

Documents required for NMAT 2018 Application Process

  1. Semester-wise/trimester-wise/ consolidated mark sheet of all years from the college candidate has graduated from.
  2. Internet copies can be submitted with a mandatory attestation/seal and signature of the head of the Institute.
  3. CGPA/GPA converted to percentage in written obtained from the Institute from which the candidate has completed undergraduate education

NMAT 2018 Application Fee

For admission to NMIMS, candidates have to complete the application process and pay the stipulated Application Fee within a specific window period in any of the prescribed modes.

The candidate must register for the NMAT in order to schedule and take the NMAT 2018. Following is the test fee structure for the NMAT by GMAC:

Test Registration (Early)1700/- + taxes
Test Registration (Late)2000/- + taxes
Retaking the Test1700/- + taxes
Rescheduling the Test1000/- + taxes
Requirement for Additional Score Cards of NMAT by GMAC200/- per score report + taxes

Mode of Payment

Following Modes of Payment are available for registration for NMAT by GMAC:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Debit Card
  • Net Banking
  • Diners Club

NOTE: In order to reschedule the test, the payment must be made only through credit card- Visa, MasterCard or American Express only.

Forfeiting of NMAT 2018 Test Fee

The candidates have to comply to certain rules and regulations issued by the exam conducting authority. Candidates’ registration fee shall be forfeited in the following scenarios:

  1. Make multiple registrations
  2. Appear for test under multiple registrations
  3. Cancel their registration
  4. Do not schedule a test
  5. Cancel their scheduled test
  6. Reschedule their test less than 72 hours of the originally scheduled test
  7. Do not appear for their scheduled test
  8. Provide a false disability certificate. Additionally, they shall be barred from taking the test. GMGC reserves the right to lodge a complaint with the police authorities against such test takers.

Guidelines for NMAT 2018 Registrations

Apart from the methods listed above, candidates can even make the payment through Demand Draft. The details for the same are mentioned below:

  1. Candidates are required to make the demand draft in the name of "Graduate Management Global Connection India Private Limited” payable at Gurgaon, India.
  2. Candidates should send the Demand Draft (payable at Gurgaon) along with the advice form available on this site to the following address:


C/o – Green Clouds

6708, DLF Phase IV,

Haryana, India

Phone: 09213027791 / 09213027792

At the back of the Demand Draft, the test taker must provide the following details: candidate name, NMAT by GMAC Registration number and Programme(s) selected.

  1. The envelope shall be super scribed with the words " NMAT by GMAC REGISTRATION"
  2. Test takers registering through Demand Draft MUST ensure that the Demand Draft is mailed sufficiently early for it to be delivered on or before 11:59 PM IST on
  1. Oct 3, 2017 for the test takers registering under the Registration window
  2. Oct 12, 2017 for the test takers registering under the Late Registration window.
  3. No exceptions for late receipt/delivery of payment will be entertained under any circumstances.
  1. GMAC shall not be held liable for late or non- delivery of any material or information sent by it through e-mail or regular mail.
  2. Cases where no refund shall be provided:
  • Candidates who fail to appear for a scheduled test
  • Arrive late at the testing center on the test date
  • Fail to meet the identification, admit card and confirmation e-mail requirements
  • Fail to meet the exact test terms and conditions

7. Print the payment advice once the payment is realized by logging in on the Registration Website.

Guidelines for NMAT 2018 Scheduling and Retake

Candidates can start scheduling their NMAT appointments once the registration process has been completed and the registration fee has been paid and processed.

  1. Candidate will receive username and password 24 hours after the fee is received, in order to schedule the test.
  2. Candidates will be able to choose their preferred date, time (slot) and center based on a first come first serve basis.
  3. Candidates can follow the link: by GMGC to understand how to schedule the test.
  4.  A candidate can schedule only one test attempt at a time. (Candidates may not get their preferred date, slot and center if other test takers have already taken up the available seats for a particular date, slot and center.)
  5. The scheduling window will be available from Jul 04, 2017 to October 03, 2017 for candidates who registered either under Registration or Late Registration windows.
  6. Candidates will be allowed to schedule their test any time during the scheduling window (subjected to real time availability) for any slot, which is a minimum of 24 hours later than the time that they carry out scheduling transaction in Person VUE system.
  7. They are not required to make any extra payment for scheduling their test for the first attempt.
  8. Candidates would receive the confirmation e-mail from Pearson VUE as soon as they schedule the test including test center name and address, the test date and start time of the test.
  9. Candidates who do not receive their confirmation e-mails within 24 hours of scheduling a test can call the helpdesk number on 09213027791/09213027792 – Monday to Friday (except public holidays - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM IST) to seek assistance.
  10. Candidates not appearing for their scheduled test will be marked "No Show" for the attempt with no refund.

NMAT 2018 Test Retake

Candidates have the flexibility to retake the test twice i.e., up to 3 maximum attempts for an admission cycle. The following details will help candidates to plan and retake the test on time:

  1. Login with the same username and password used earlier to schedule the first attempt on
  2. Candidate doesn’t need to fill the form again as previously filled information is already present
  3. Payment for the retake is required.
  4. Candidate can retake twice (includes test slots where they don’t show up)
  5. Candidate will be allowed to schedule the retake test on a date which is 15 or more days later than the date of the previous attempt.
  6. The Test Retake schedulingwindow will be open from October 8, 2017, to December 17, 2017.
  7. Test takers will be allowed to schedule their test any time during the scheduling window (subjected to availability) for any slot which is a minimum of 24 hours later than the time that they carry out scheduling transaction in Pearson VUE system.
  8. Seat availability in terms of NMAT test center, slot and date will be on a first come first serve basis.


Guidelines for Physically Handicapped Person

The disabilities which are considered under Physically Disabled Category are indicated below:

  • Visually Challenged
  • Leprosy-cured
  • Hearing impairment
  • Loco-motor disability (disability to walk)
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Dyslexia or Learning disability

The candidates applying under Physically Handicapped Category should read the following instructions carefully before starting the NMAT 2018 Registration Process:

  1. Disabled candidates can request for special assistance by filling in the details in the online application while registering and must upload the Disability Certificate to the registration application in order to be approved for necessary accommodation.
  2. Any request received after the closure of Registration Application will not be accepted.
  3. In case the chosen test center does not provide support to the disabled then the Pearson representative will advise the candidate to choose another test center.
  4. Only visually impaired candidates can bring their own scribe only after submission of a scribe request in a specific format and approval from Pearson VUE.
  5. Mobility assistance will be available for those with mobility impairments.
  6. Test takers need to confirm their email ID before initiating their registration. Confirmation of completed registration and payment will be sent by email on the confirmed email ID only. GMGC shall not be held responsible for non-receipt of confirmation or bouncing of email.
  7. Any test taker who provides a false certificate shall be barred from taking the test and the test fee shall be forfeited. GMGC reserves the right to lodge a complaint with the Police authorities against such test takers.


Late Registration for NMAT 2018

Candidates who are not able to register before October 3, 2017 can register during the following period:

  • In the time frame from October 4 to October 12, 2017
  • Program selection and Candidate Preferences: are the only fields that can be edited after paying the Registration fee
  • Candidate should thoroughly check all information entered before submitting application
  • No changes will be entertained after submission

NMAT 2018 Courses Offered

Narsee Monjee offers MBA and PGDM programs in Mumbai and Bengaluru/Hyderabad respectively with 30% of seats reserved for females. The following table specifies which campus accommodates which program:

Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with specialization in one of the following areas: 1. Finance 2. Information Systems 3. Marketing 4. Operations & Decision SciencesMumbai500
Masters in Business Administration, Human Resources (MBA, HR)Mumbai60
Masters in Business Administration, in Pharmaceutical Management (MBA)Mumbai60
Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)Bengaluru180
Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)Hyderabad90


About GMAC

The Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®) is a global non-profit organization that consists of leading graduate business schools around the world.

GMAC administers the NMAT exam through which admission can be secured at NMIMS MBA/PGDM programs. The GMAC intends to assess the candidates for business schools on the basis of economic, quantitative, logical and social awareness. Through its expert assessment system it evaluates candidates that deem fit for admission into diverse graduate education Institutes.


It strives to expand and categorize the candidate pool in order to serve to the global management education need. It boasts of a wide array of products, assessment strategies and services to help candidates perform well and select the right schools as well help Institutes to gather the best and crème of the candidate pool.



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1 Comment
Prabhjot Singh

Sir, i have filled by NMAT form and got the date for exam but not recieved appointment confirmation mail regarding centre information and all that they want at the time of exam. What to do in that case???

06 Mar, 2017 12:00

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