NMAT Syllabus 2021: Download Section-wise NMAT Syllabus PDF

NMAT Syllabus 2021: Download Section-wise NMAT Syllabus PDF

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NMAT Section-wise Syllabus 2021, Download PDF

NMAT Syllabus 2021 includes three sections Language skills, Quantitative skills, and Reasoning skills sections. The syllabus for NMAT is decided by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) and release in the NMAT Official guide. The revised and updated syllabus is presented here. Aspirants must go through the NMAT exam syllabus for each section carefully so that they don't miss any topics or study some random topic for the exam. Plan your preparation strategy after thoroughly checking the NMAT syllabus. Check the important details of the NMAT Syllabus below.

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NMAT Syllabus- Sectional Weightage 2021

There are three sections in the online NMAT Exam 2021. They are the language skills section, quantitative skills section, and logical reasoning. The table given gives you a fair idea of the exact NMAT Exam Pattern 2021.

Sections

Total number of questions

Time (Min)

Language skills

36

28

Quantitative skills

36

52

Logical reasoning

36

40

Total

108

120

 

NMAT Quantitative Skills Syllabus 2021

This section also has 36 questions that need to be completed in 52 minutes. Candidates can check the evaluate the candidate for mathematical problem-solving abilities. The main topics sections Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, and modern maths. The major topics covered in the NMAT Quantitative Skills Syllabus 2021 are as follows.

Language Skills Syllabus
Reading Comprehension Para Forming
Error Identification Prepositions
Sentence Completion Analogies 

The NMAT Qunat Syllabys sub-topics are as follows:

  • Number Properties
  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra and Probability
  • ‘DI-Caselets and Tables
  • ‘DI-Graphs and Charts
  • Data Sufficiency
NMAT Quant Syllabus Sub-sectionsTopics
Number Properties
1. Basics of Numbers, Fractions and Decimals
2. Divisibility of Numbers and finding Unit Digit
3. Factors, Multiples, Least Common Multiples (LCM) and Highest
Common Factors (HCF)
4. Logarithm
Arithmetic1. Percentages
2. Simple and Compound Interest
3. Profit, Loss and Discount
4. Ratio, Proportion and Averages
5. Time and Work and Partnership
Algebra and Probability1. Equations and Inequalities
2. Sequences and Series
3. Permutations and Combinations
4. Probability
DI-Caselets and Tables-
‘DI-Graphs and Charts-
Data Sufficiency1. Number Properties Based
2. Arithmetic Based
3. Algebra and Probability-Based

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NMAT Logical Reasoning Syllabus 2021

This section of the exam assesses the candidate for critical thinking, decision-making skills, and logical reasoning capabilities. There are 36 questions of logical and verbal reasoning. Candidates will get 40 minutes to complete the whole section. All the details associated with NMAT Logical Reasoning Syllabus are given in the below table.

NMAT Verbal Syllabus - Verbal Reasoning

Analytical Reasoning

Statement and Argument based Questions

Linear and Circular Arrangements

Statement and Assumption based Questions

Classification and syllogisms

Statement and Inference based Questions

Blood Relation Questions

Decision making

Coding and Decoding

Course of Action

Series and direction questions

Critical Reasoning

Matrix Type Questions

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Blood Relation and Input-Output Questions

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NMAT Language Skills Syllabus 2021

This section also has 36 questions that need to be completed in 28 minutes. The Language Skills section of the NMAT syllabus will test you on the following broad areas:

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Para Forming
  3. Error Identification
  4. Prepositions
  5. Sentence Completion
  6. Analogies

NMAT Language section will assess your ability to apply your knowledge of English in all three areas: vocabulary, grammar, and comprehension. Carefully manage your time. You have an average of 40 seconds per question, but you'll need a little more for Reading Comprehension questions. As a result, your goal for the rest of the questions should be 30 seconds per question, giving you roughly 8–10 minutes to complete the 7–8 Reading Comprehension problems on the test.

NMAT English Syllabus 2021

Vocabulary

Grammar

Comprehension

Synonyms

Identify the Error

RC Passages

Antonyms

Choose the Correct Preposition

Jumbled Sentences

Analogies

Sentence correction

Para Jumbles

Fill in the Blanks

Tenses


Odd one out

Cloze Test

Parts of speech

Paragraph Summary

Idioms

Phrasal verbs

 

NMAT Reading Comprehension 

The comprehension section will assess your ability to read, comprehend, and interpret unexpected material while also asking you questions about it. You'll be assessed on your command of the English language, as well as your ability to deduce meaning from context and draw inferences.

Types of reading comprehension passages

  1. Argumentative Passages
  2. Discursive Passages
  3. Descriptive Passages
  4. Analogy based Passages

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  • The NMAT Qunat Syllabys sub-topics are as follows:

    • Number Properties
    • Arithmetic
    • Algebra and Probability
    • ‘DI-Caselets and Tables
    • ‘DI-Graphs and Charts
    • Data Sufficiency
  • Yes. As the sections are individually timed, you have a choice of selecting the order of the test sections. But once you have selected the sequence, it cannot be changed.

  • No. GMAC brings about some changes in NMAT syllabus, exam strategy and type of questions every year.

  • No. Once you have attempted a section, marked the answers and have come out of the section, you cannot go back. No review of questions or sections allowed.

  • Yes, it is imperative to cover all possible corners of the syllabus so that you don’t leave out anything. Covering the entire syllabus strengthens your preparation and help your score high in your NMAT Exam.

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