Exam Registrations Open For 2019 NMAT by GMAC™

Starting this year, NMAT by GMAC exam acceptance broadens to specialized programs of premier B-schools such as ISB, SPJIMR and TAPMI.

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owner and administrator of NMAT by GMAC exam today announced the commencement of NMAT by GMAC registrations from July 02, 2019 to October 03, 2019. Entering into its fifth year, NMAT by GMAC has opened doors for candidates to apply to global schools in India, Philippines, South Africa, and Nigeria.

Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director, South Asia, GMAC said, “At GMAC, we strive to create the best possible solutions for management aspirants that can help them in their journey to a program that is best suited for them. Over the years, the NMAT by GMAC test has strengthened its position in the Indian management education space and has been adding high-quality niche programs like the Advanced Management Program in Business Analytics from ISB and the Post Graduate Management Program for Women from SPJIMR. The other positive development is that the NMAT by GMAC accepting b-schools are continuing to see an increase in the final admits to their programs through the NMAT by GMAC test”.

The exam is now accepted in 30 B-schools in India with NMIMS PGDM-Business Analytics, Mumbai, MBA Decision Science & Analytics (NMIMS SBM & Purdue University Dual Degree program), Indian School of Business (ISB)’s Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA), PGMPW program of S P Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) and T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)’s Mu Sigma- TAPMI L.E.A.D Program being the new additions. Aspirants can register through to undertake the test.

Commenting on the development, Vikram Shah, Director, Product Management, GMAC said, “NMAT by GMAC is a true ‘Make in India’ high quality assessment that aspires to build the much-needed management talent pool not just in India but globally. In line with our reputation of being the most-candidate-friendly-MBA admissions exam, we have introduced query ticketing, online chat in a much sleeker and upgraded candidate registration system this year".

He added, "Our sustained focus on candidate friendly features has resulted in increased adoption of NMAT by GMAC exam amongst female and non-engineer candidates making us also the most diverse MBA admission exam in India. We had 42% female and 52% non-engineer candidate registrations last year. By providing a world class standardized testing platform we are helping candidates and NMAT by GMAC accepting schools across India, South Africa, Nigeria and Philippines to discover each other. We are happy to announce the addition of NMAT by GMAC adoption in Nigeria market this year and will continue to expand NMAT by GMAC exam adoption in other upcoming economies to help connect candidates with management education best suited for them”.  

The NMAT by GMAC exam aims to diversify the candidate pool through its candidate friendly features and practice material, thus allowing more women and non-engineers the accessibility and confidence to perform to the best of their abilities.

Some of the unique features of the exam are:

  • Official prep materials (Official guide book and online practice exams) from the house of GMAC
  • Free All India Mock Test on September 22, 2019 for the aspiring NMAT by GMAC candidates 
  • 75-day long testing window
  • 2 retake attempts
  • Opportunity to revise the answers
  • No negative marking
  • 70 conveniently located testing centers across 50 Cities

The NMAT by GMAC™ is a computer-based exam and has three sections - Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. The 75-day test window which opens in the first week of October and extends through the third week of December, allows the candidates to choose the date, time and location of the exam as per the candidates’ convenience.

The NMAT by GMAC™ is accepting in the following Institutes:

India: SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad; Indian School of Business (ISB) - (Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA); SPJIMR - Mumbai (For PGMPW); Xavier University, Bhubaneswar; TAPMI (For Mu Sigma- TAPMI L.E.A.D Program); SDA Bocconi Asia Center; ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations; School of Inspired Leadership (Soil); Alliance University, Bangalore; Athena School of Management , Mumbai; Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida; Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University; Bennett University, Delhi NCR; Universal Business School; Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad; Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh; ISBR Business School, Bengaluru, Karnataka; Jain University- CMS Business School; Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad; BSE Institute Limite, Mumbai; Amity University, Delhi NCR; SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR; Sonipat University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun; BML Munjal University, Delhi; VIT University, Vellore; ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai; Mody University, Rajasthan; GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam; Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad; Jindal Global Business school – Delhi NCR

Philippines: Asian Institute of Management; Ateneo Graduate School of Business; Virata School of Business, University of the Philippines; De La Salle University – Dasmariñas; School of Business Administration, Arellano University; De La Salle University; Graduate School - University of Santo Tomas

South Africa: Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS); Milpark Business School; North West University; Rhodes Business School; University of South Africa Graduate School of Business Leadership; WITS Business; Nelson Mandela University Business School; University of Cape Town (UCT)

Nigeria: Lagos Business School; Lead City University; Redeemer’s University; Afe Babalola University; Covenant University, Nigeria

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