NMAT Entrance Exam 1

It is designed on a multiple choice question format that includes Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning.


All candidates who com plete the Test Registration process pay the test fee within the time specified and follow the published test rules, may sit for the NMAT 2015.  It is the responsibility of the candidate to understand the eligibility requirements of the management program to which they are applying before deciding to register for NMAT.  If a candidate registers for the test and then determines that he/she is not eligible for admission to the intended program, no test fee refund will be offered.

Test Pattern and Duration:-

It is a 120 minute test with 3 sections with details as given below.

Section No. of Items (questions) Allotted time
Language Skills 32 22 minutes
Quantitative Skills 48 60 minutes
Logical Reasoning 40 38 minutes

There is no negative marking in this exam. Each person gets a unique but equivalent question paper. Each section has an individual time and a candidate is supposed to finish that section in the allotted time given. A candidate can choose the order of sections. But once he or she moves out of a section, there is no possibility of returning to that section for attempting or reviewing the questions.

The NMAT 2015 will be administered at eighteen locations within India. The locations are as follows:

  • North: Chandigarh, Delhi, Jaipur and Lucknow
  • West: Ahmedabad, Nagpur and Mumbai
  • South: Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin and Hyderabad
  • Central: Bhopal, Indore and Bhilai
  • East: Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata and Patna

Important Dates for the CMAT Entrance Exam September 2014:-

Event Start date End date
Registration Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Scheduling Thursday, July 17, 2014 Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Late Registration Thursday, September 25, 2014 Saturday, October 04, 2013
Re-scheduling Thursday, July 17, 2014 Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Test Delivery Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Saturday, December 20, 2014
Re-take Scheduling Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Friday, December 19, 2014

Exam Format:-

The NMAT Entrance Exam is a computer based test, where the candidate reads the question on the computer terminal and chooses the right answer, by clicking on the given options. A candidate should report to the test centre 45 minutes before the scheduled time. There are no scheduled breaks in the test. However, candidates can take unscheduled breaks if they wish to during the test session. An unscheduled break means a break during which the test clock does not stop. If a candidate chooses to take a break, the actual time spent on the break will be deducted from the time allocated to complete the test. No extra time will be given to complete the test. During the break, the candidate must leave the testing room. Upon re-entering the testing room, he or she must show a valid ID.