NMAT Exam 2022 : Registration (Ongoing), NMAT Exam Date 2022 [10 October 2022 - 19 December 2022], Pattern, Syllabus

NMAT Exam 2022 : Registration (Ongoing), NMAT Exam Date 2022 [10 October 2022 - 19 December 2022], Pattern, Syllabus

ByGaurav Gupta  |  Updated on: Sep 12, 2022
GMAC has opened NMAT 2022 Registration window. Check NMAT Exam Dates 2022, registration, cutoff, syllabus and more. Go through NMAT Full Form and analysis for better insights.
Sign up for Free Mock Test

NMAT Exam 2022 Registration window is now open. NMAT 2022 Dates are now announced by GMAC on its official websites. The candidates who are interested in appearing in NMAT by GMAC 2022 must complete the registration online by 10 October 2022. Management Aptitude Test is used as NMAT Full Form, which is conducted by GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council). 

It is important to note that candidates who have appeared in appearing NMAT Exam three times are ineligible to register for the additional window. This means that candidates who will take the NMAT 2022 Exam and the two retakes will be unable to take advantage of the chance.

NMAT Exam 2022 slots are restricted and can be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. All the NMAT 2022 Exam slots in online proctored exams at home are offered on specific dates during the testing period, and the exam is available at a restricted number of NMAT Exam Centres. Read on below to find out all the details related to this exam, including the NMAT Full Form, exam dates, registration, admit card, and many more.

Important Dates
NMAT Exam Date 2022  -Oct 10, 2022- Dec 19, 2022

Latest News on NMAT 2022

The candidates who are appearing in the NMAT Exam 2022 must be aware of all the official details of this exam. The GMAC Authority has released important schedules for NMAT 2022, which are listed below for your ready reference.

  • NMAT Result 2022: To be Notified
  • NMAT 2022 Retake Date: 11 October 2022 - 16 December 2022 
  • NMAT Retake Scheduling 2022: 11 October 2022 - 16 December 2022
  • NMAT Exam Date 2022: 10 October 2022 - 19 December 2022
  • NMAT 2022 Rescheduling: 1 August 2022 - 16 December 2022
  • NMAT Exam Scheduling Date: 1 August 2022 - 13 October 2022
  • NMAT 2022 Registration: 1 August 2022 - 10 October 2022

NMAT Notification 2022

GMAC now releases NMAT Exam 2022 Notification on its official website. With the release of NMAT Notification, online registration is also started. The NMAT Exam 2022 Registration process is available online mode only. The NMAT 2022 Registration Last Date is declared on the NMAT Official Website.

NMAT by GMAC is an MBA Entrance Exam held annually and is administered by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). NMAT Exam is very similar to GMAT, where applicants may take the exam thrice in a 75-day window. NMAT by GMAC is conducted for admission into NMIMS, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, and other top B-schools across the country. Candidates preparing for the upcoming NMAT Exam 2022 must practice NMAT Online Mock Test for regular revision. 

NMAT Exam 2022

NMAT is a generally used abbreviation for NMIMS Management Aptitude Test, which GMAC conducts. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies originally administered NMAT until GMAC took it over. During the NMAT 2022 Exam window, candidates can use the scheduling option to select their preferred exam day and location. Candidates can choose their desired day during a testing window and self-schedule the NMAT Exam, time and place, and appointment date depending on the availability of seats at the desired test centre, as they may with the GMAT.

NMAT Full Form

Candidates appearing for this exam must be aware of the Full Form of NMAT and other important details. NMAT Full Form is NMIMS Management Aptitude Test and it is conducted by GMAC every year to shortlist the candidates for MBA admission. In the below section, BYJU’S Exam Prep expert’s have mentioned all the details related to NMAT Exam 2022 and the students must go through all these before proceeding.

NMAT 2022 Exam Highlights

NMAT is one of the most prestigious MBA Exams, both in India and overseas. The table below summarises some of the most important aspects of the NMAT by GMAC 2022.



NMAT Full Form

NMIMS Management Aptitude Test

Exam Name


Conducting Body

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)

NMAT Exam Level

National Level: MBA Entrance Test

Exam Frequency

Once a year (75-day test window)


Two Testing Modes

At exam centres in online mode

At Home in an online proctored mode

NMAT Exam Duration

120 minutes

Exam Section

3 Sections:

Language Skills

Quantitative Skills

Logical Reasoning

NMAT Exam Pattern

108 Questions



Course Offered


Number of Test Cities


Exam Helpdesk Number

0120 4397855

Exam Website

Nmat. org

NMAT Exam Date 2022

Note the table below to get the updated schedules for NMAT Exam 2022 Dates. The candidates who are thinking of appearing in the upcoming exam must note these NMAT Exam Date 2022 to avoid missing the deadline.

NMAT Exam 2022 Events

NMAT Dates 2022

NMAT 2022 Registration Dates

1 August 2022

Last date for NMAT Registration 2022

10 October 2022

NMAT 2022 Scheduling Dates 

1 August 2022

Last Date for NMAT Exam scheduling

13 October 2022

NMAT Rescheduling

1 August 2022 - 16 December 2022

NMAT Exam Date 2022

10 October 2022 - 19 December 2022

NMAT Registration Retake Scheduling

11 October 2022 - 16 December 2022

NMAT Retake Dates 2022 

11 October 2022 - 16 December 2022

NMAT 2022 Result Date 

To Be Notified

NMAT Registration 2022

The additional NMAT Application Form 2022 is now live on the official website of GMAC. As per the trends, GMAC is the conducting body of the NMAT Exam 2022. However, the additional registration and the official schedules of NMAT Exam Date 2022 are declared by the authority.

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released NMAT Exam 2022 Application Form online at the official website. To avoid late NMAT Fees, candidates have to register for the NMAT Exam before registration's last date. There is a provision for late NMAT Registration with a late registration charge of Rs.500. 

How to Fill Out NMAT Application Form 2022?

Below is a detailed step-by-step guide on how to apply for NMAT 2022. 

  • Visit the NMAT Official Website: nmat. org. in
  • Click on ‘Register Now’ under quick links. 
  • Register using the information asked, such as name, a valid email id, and mobile number, and choose a password. After submitting the details, you will receive an email regarding the login details.
  • Log in to access the NMAT by GMAC 2022 Registration form and complete the application form with the correct details. 
  • Choose the NMAT College and university names you wish to apply for under the “Schools Preference" section. You can choose up to 5 programs or schools. You can pay an additional fee for adding more colleges. 
  • Upload the scanned photograph & digital signature. Size should not exceed 1 MB.
  • Click on “Submit”, and a unique NMAT Registration Number will be displayed. 
  • Pay the NMAT Form Fee to complete the process. 

The candidates must note that after completing NMAT 2022 Registration, the rescheduling option will be enabled on the website. To reschedule NMAT Exam Date 2022, the candidates have to apply for the exam reschedule option less than 72 hours from the date and schedule of the exam. NMAT Rescheduling 2022 can be done on the same dashboard as the prior application.

NMAT Form Fees 2022

The registration fee for the NMAT Exam is the same for everyone concerning their category. Note the table below to get payment details for NMAT Application Form 2022.


NMAT Form Fees

NMAT Exam Fees 

INR 2800/- + Tax

NMAT 2022 Retake Fees

INR 2800/- + Tax

NMAT Rescheduling Fees 

INR/- 1200/-

How to Schedule NMAT Exam 2022?

After NMAT Registration 2022, you can schedule yours as per the official schedules mentioned by GMAC. Here are the steps to properly scheduling your NMAT Exam:

  • Visit your dashboard after logging in to your NMAT 2022 Account.
  • After you have successfully paid your NMAT Form Fees, go to the 'Schedule Exam' option.
  • Activate the functionality to schedule your NMAT Exam Date 2022 and time.
  • Choose between a test centre-based online test or a remote proctored online test from the comfort of your own home.
  • The Admit Card for NMAT 2022 can be downloaded from your dashboard.

☛ Read How to take NMAT Exam in Online Proctored Mode

Process of Rescheduling NMAT 2022

In select cases, NMAT aspirants may be able to reschedule their exam if they have an emergency. You can postpone your NMAT Exam 2022 to a later date if you have pre-booked a slot and cannot keep to that timetable. However, you cannot be able to reschedule your NMAT Exam 2022 to the previously scheduled date. The rescheduling NMAT 2022 Fee is Rs 1200, including taxes.

NMAT Retake 2022

Candidates can retake the NMAT Exam 2022 twice after the first attempt. GMAC allows up to 3 attempts with a 15-day gap.

  • The NMAT Retake Dates 2022 is now declared by GMAC on its official website.
  • After taking the NMAT, your student dashboard will activate the option to retake the test.
  • You have to be required to pay the Rs 2300/- retake fee for every try.

Steps to Apply for NMAT 2022 Retake?

After the first NMAT Exam attempt, candidates can ask for two retakes. Check the details about how to take the NMAT 2022 Retake Exam.

  • In the dashboard, enter the credentials you created for NMAT Registration 2022.
  • Select the 'retake section' from the drop-down menu.
  • Choose a new date and time, then register for the NMAT Retake and pay the NMAT Form Fees.

Who is Eligible for NMAT 2022?

As per the trends, GMAC describes NMAT 2022 Eligibility. Every aspirant must comply with the NMAT by GMAC Eligibility before applying for the exam. The NMAT Eligibility 2022 includes educational qualifications, eligibility of final year students, and age limit criteria. All the details about the NMAT Exam Eligibility have been explained below. 

NMAT Age Limit

As per the NMAT Exam Eligibility, there is no upper age limit to take the examination. Candidates with prior work experience are preferred. NMAT Age Limit does not prescribe an upper age limit. 

NMAT 2022 Educational Qualification

NMAT Exam qualification specifies that the candidate must hold a graduate degree of 10+2+3 or 4 years pattern. The graduation stream can be any however, the NMAT Educational Qualification percentage is a minimum of 50% aggregate. Applicants in the final year of graduation and waiting for their results can also apply for NMAT Exam 2022. 

Candidates must check each participation institute's NMAT 2022 Educational Eligibility Criteria before applying. Each college or university has different NMAT Educational Criteria.

NMAT Work Experience: Candidates with two to three years of prior work experience are favored throughout the final selection process. Candidates with no prior work experience are also welcome to apply. However, work experience is not mandatory.

Selection Process for NMAT Exam

NMAT 2022 Selection Process includes an online exam that is held in an 88-day period. After releasing the NMAT Score and NMAT percentile, candidates can apply to individual colleges for further GD rounds and Interviews for final selection. Know more about NMAT Score VS Percentile. Note the steps below to know the process for NMAT Exam Selection Process 2022.

  • First of all the candidates have to appear for NMAT 2022
  • All the appearing candidates will be shortlisted as per their performances in the exam
  • Shortlisted candidates have to appear for the Interview round
  • GMAC Authority will declare the final NMAT Merit List based on the below criteria
    • Academic performance
    • Marks obtained in NMAT 2022
    • Work experience
    • Case discussion/personal interview

NMAT Exam Pattern 2022

NMAT 2022 Exam Pattern is always declared by GMAC, along with the official exam notification. The total number of questions was reduced last year, and the candidates can expect the same to be followed for NMAT Exam 2022. NMAT Paper Pattern explains the number of questions in each section, the scoring pattern, and the NMAT Negative Marking. Each applicant must check the NMAT Exam Pattern before applying for the exam.


Number of Questions

NMAT Sectional Time Limit

Range of Marks

Quantitative Skills




Logical Reasoning




Language Skills








The NMAT by GMAC 2022 is being conducted online over a 75-day period. Aspirants can choose a suitable NMAT Exam Date to appear for the exam.

  • There is no NMAT Negative Marking.
  • NMAT Exam 2022 is being conducted by GMAC in an online mode both at the exam centre and at home in an online proctored mode
  • The test window for NMAT 2022 is an 88-day test window, and its official schedule has been announced. 
  • NMAT Exam 2022 Medium of instruction is English.
  • Students can choose the sequence in which they want to attempt the sections.
  • Transition across sections is not available.
  • There is an NMAT Sectional Time Limit. 
  • It is a "computer adaptive" online examination.
  • At the end of each section, students can see a summary of their attempts.
  • Candidates must note that each student can take the exam 3 times, i.e. one attempt and two retakes.

NMAT Syllabus 2022

NMAT 2022 Syllabus includes the chapters for all the sections of the exam and a list of topics to be covered. NMAT Syllabus 2022 is very similar to other MBA Exams Syllabus. The below-mentioned NMAT 2022 Syllabus is as per last year's analysis and questions asked in the exam. 

NMAT 2022 Syllabus for Quantitative Skills

The Quantitative Skills section of the NMAT 2022 includes questions from Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry & Mensuration, Modern Math, and Data Interpretation. The level of the NMAT Exam Quant questions is usually 8-10th class mathematics and is conceptual in nature. Check the list of topics included in the NMAT Quantitative Section.

  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Geometry & Mensuration
  • Modern Math
  • Data Interpretation
  • Time & Work
  • Lines, Angles and Triangles
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Cylinder, Cones, and Spheres

NMAT Syllabus 2022 for Logical Reasoning 

The NMAT Exam Syllabus for LR includes two major sections - Verbal Reasoning and Analytical Reasoning. There will be 36 questions in this section to be completed in 40 minutes.

NMAT Verbal Syllabus 

NMAT Syllabus 2022 Analytical Reasoning

Statement and Argument 

Linear and Circular Arrangements

Statement and Assumption

Classification and syllogisms

Statement and Inference

Blood Relation 

Decision making

Coding and Decoding

Course of Action

Series and direction 

Critical Reasoning

Matrix Type 


Blood Relation and Input-Output 

NMAT 2022 Syllabus for Language Skills

The NMAT Exam Syllabus for Language Skills includes Reading Comprehension, Verbal Ability, and English. There will be 36 questions in this section, and you will have 28 minutes to finish them. 

NMAT Syllabus for Language Skills





Identify the Error

RC Passages


Choose the Correct Preposition

Jumbled Sentences


Sentence correction

Para Jumbles

Fill in the Blanks


Odd one out

Cloze Test

Parts of speech

Paragraph Summary


Phrasal verbs


How to Prepare for NMAT?

Like all other MBA Exams, NMAT Exam tests your basic aptitude, skills and speed. You must ensure that you are curating the best study resources to ace the exam. NMAT 2022 Exam will be conducted for 120 minutes, and you will be tested for your speed & accuracy.

Solve NMAT Previous Year Papers

You can begin by going through the NMAT Question Paper to have a fair understanding of the question type and what to expect in the exam. The NMAT Previous Year Papers lets you understand which areas and topics require more effort before the examination day. 

NMAT Online Coaching

BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts help you prepare for the upcoming NMAT Exam in the most productive and comprehensive manner. The faculty designs the course in NMAT Online Coaching so that you completely understand the concepts and practice regularly. The NMAT Online Classes include 3000+ Practice questions along with PDFs for study reference. 

NMAT Mock Tests 

NMAT Exam 2022 Mock Test is an essential tool for your preparation. The NMAT Exam expects you to solve 108 questions in 120 minutes. It requires regular practice and consistent accuracy. Regular practice of the NMAT Mock Test will help you improve question-solving speed and will help enhance accuracy. Check expert-recommended NMAT Preparation Tips and strategies to complete all the chapters and important topics on time.

Best Books to Prepare for NMAT Exam

Note the table below to get expert-recommended NMAT Books to cover all the syllabus and topics on time.

Name of the NMAT Exam Books


Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT

Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Ajay Singh

Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

Arun Sharma

Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Exams

Abhijit Guha

How To Prepare Logical Reasoning for CAT

Arun Sharma

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT 

Nishit K Sinha

NMAT 2022 Admit Card

NMAT Admit Card can be downloaded right after the completion of registration. Applicants can download their NMAT by GMAC 2022 Admit Card from the official website. Login to the NMAT Official Website using the given credentials. NMAT Hall Ticket download link is the official website of NMAT by GMAC.

Steps to Download Admit Card for NMAT Exam 

To obtain your NMAT Admit Card, follow the processes outlined below.

  • Visit the NMAT by GMAC official website.
  • Candidates who have finished the NMAT 2022 Registration Process should log in to verify their application status. If it says "payment successful," they can go to the exam application dashboard and download their NMAT Hall Ticket.
  • Candidates who have not completed the NMAT Registration Process should do so first and then download the admit card.

NMAT Exam 2022 Exam Centers 

Earlier, The NMAT Exam was conducted at 58 test centres across 46 cities in India. There were a few international centres as well. The tentative NMAT Exam Centres 2022 are given below.

NMAT Test Cities


Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi,

Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow,

Noida, Patiala, Varanasi


Aurangabad, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Jaipur,

Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune,

Pilani, Surat, Vadodara


Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal,

Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijayawada


Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur


Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur,

Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong


Analysis of NMAT 2022

The candidates will get NMAT Analysis 2022 once the exam will over. There are three sections to the exam paper: Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, and Logical Reasoning. The test takers can choose the sequence in which they want to attempt the exam. There are 36 questions in each session, for a total of 108 questions to be answered in 120 minutes. The NMAT by GMAC Analysis provides an in-depth analysis of the exam's difficulty level, the types of questions presented in each segment, subject-by-subject analysis, and much more.

NMAT Result 2022

Result of NMAT by GMAC 2022 will be compiled and announced by GMAC right after the exam attempt. You can check the Final NMAT 2022 Result on the official website. Login using your credentials to access the NMAT Official Website dashboard to check your Score and download the scorecard after 2 days of the attempt. After the release of the NMAT Result, you can check your NMAT Score Card and NMAT Percentile. 

The table below specifies the possible range of scores for different sections of the NMAT Exam 2022. The NMAT Result will release both NMAT Scaled Scores and NMAT Percentile Scores. 

NMAT Exam Sections

NMAT Score Range

Quantitative Skills


Language Skills


Logical Reasoning skills




NMAT Cut Off 2022

NMAT 2022 Cut Off marks are determined by individual participation institutes. Each NMAT College releases its own seat of cutoffs for various courses and categories. The Final NMAT Cut Off marks can be either released in the form of NMAT Score or NMAT Percentile. The NMAT 2022 Cut Off will be determined as per the difficulty level of the exam, the vacancies in the course, and the average performance of the students. There can be more determining factors for NMAT Cut Off Marks. 

NMAT Exam Cut Off Marks range from 150 to 200, and certain institutes will prefer sectional cutoffs in addition to the overall NMAT Cut Off. NMIMS Bangalore requires a normalized score of 200, which is approximately 91.1 percent, but NMIMS Mumbai requires a score of 208 and a percentile of 94 percent. As of now, the candidates can check last year Cut Off of NMAT Exam.

Top NMAT College

NMAT Cut Off 2021 Score / Percentile

NMIMS, Mumbai

235+ score

NMIMS, Bangalore

220+ score

NMIMS, Hyderabad

220+ score

ISB, Hyderabad

140+ score

XIM, Bhubaneswar

90+ percentile

Shiv Nadar University

85+ percentile

SDA Bocconi Asia Centre, Mumbai

200+ score

SRM University

180+ score

VIT, Vellore

200+ score

ISBR Business School, Bengaluru

140+ score

Top NMAT Colleges in India

NMAT by GMAC scores are accepted by more than 30 MBA Colleges across the country. You can go through the list of MBA College that accepts the NMAT Score for admissions. NMAT Colleges release the cutoff marks and then call candidates for further rounds of the admission process. 

Few of the NMAT MBA Colleges are 

  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)
  • VIT University
  • KJ Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai
  • Athena School of Management
  • Alliance University
  • IILM University, Gurugram
  • School of Management, BML Munjal University
  • ICFAI Business School (IBS)

Candidates can choose which colleges they want to send their NMAT scores to in India, South Africa, the Philippines, and Nigeria. The candidate's registration fee includes sending scores to five schools/programs.

FAQs on NMAT Exam

  • NMAT is an MBA Entrance Exams. GMAC conducts it. The candidates who will clear NMAT Cut Off will get an opportunity to study MBA IN India and Overseas. It is one of the competitive exams and provides the candidates with a wider career opportunity in both national and international business markets.

  • As per the official updates, the NMAT Full Form is Management Aptitude Test. The candidates who get good NMAT Scores can study MBA in India and overseas countries like Morrocco, Nigeria, the Philippines, and South Africa.

  • As per the official updates, NMAT 2022 Eligibility, the candidates must be graduated from a recognized university with 50% marks in aggregate. The candidates must check all the details for NMAT Eligibility to avoid last minutes cancellation of their candidature.

  • There is no upper age limit to take the NMAT Exam. Candidates with prior work experience are preferred. NMAT Age Limit does not prescribe any upper age limit.

  • Note the steps below to complete NMAT Registration.

    • Visit the NMAT Official Website
    • Click on quick links for ‘Register Now’ 
    • Mentioned all your details as per requirements
    • Log in to access the NMAT by GMAC Registration form and complete the application form with the correct details. 
    • Choose the NMAT Score Accepting Scores 
    • Upload the scanned photograph and digital signature
    • Click on “Submit”.
    • A unique NMAT Exam Registration Number will be displayed. Write it down for future reference.
    • Pay the NMAT Fee to complete the process.
  • Candidates have three chances to take the NMAT Exam in a year, including no-shows. Stay updated with all the important official schedules for NMAT 2022 Exam.

  • Applicants who have taken up all three attempts for the NMAT Exam for the year will not be allowed to register for the additional window. Therefore, applicants who have used their main attempt and the two re-takes cannot avail of this opportunity.

  • There are 3 exam sections in NMAT 2022 Syllabus. The candidates must complete the below chapters to ace this exam in one chance.

    • Quantitative Skills
    • Logical Reasoning Skills 
    • Language Skills
  • The candidates can follow the below NMAT Books for the best preparation.

    • A Modern Approach of Logical Reasoning by RS Agarwal
    • Logical Reasoning by Arihant
    • Logical and Analytical Reasoning by Ashok Gupta
  • The date to download the admit card will be declared soon. The aspirants appearing for the exam can download the NMAT Exam 2022 Admit Card from the official website using their login credentials. Remember one thing; you must carry a Govt. approved ID proof and the admit card to enter the allotted test centres.

  • As compared to CAT, XAT, and others, NMAT is easier. But never think about any exam so lightly. The candidates must follow the best NMAT Preparation to crack this exam. However, NMAT is a time-based test, and you must be very quick in solving the maximum number of correct questions.

  • Yes, if the candidates are considering studying MBA in Morrocco, Philippines, then NMAT 2022 Exam is compulsory. However, if you are interested in joining IIM or XLRI, then you can only appear for CAT and XAT, respectively.

  • NMAT Cut Off score varies between 150 to 200. A score of 200 is equal to 91.1%, which is required to get into NMIMS Bangalore or NMIMS Mumbai; a score of 208 and a percentile of 94% are required.

  • The NMAT Test Window is an 75-day test window that started on 14th October and ended on 27th December. The number of times the candidates can take the exam is 3 times, with a gap of 15 days between two consecutive attempts.

  • No, there are no scheduled breaks in the test. Check all the details for NMAT Exam 2022 before applying for the exam.


CATMBA ExamsMBA Colleges