Published on Oct 2, 2022
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NMAT 2022- Should you take it or leave it.

NMAT 2022 Should I take it or leave it?

Hello aspirants, I hope you are all doing enough of your hard work and preparing for your dream B school entrance exams.

A very important question that every aspirant has in their mind while preparing for entrance exams is, "Should I give the NMAT exam or leave it?" And the answer to this question is yes! NMAT is the only Indian exam that is totally based on your own capabilities. So, it gives you an opportunity to give the exam according to your convenience. It gives you a chance to give your best. There is no impact on how others are performing; it depends on how you are performing.

The second and best thing about the NMAT exam is that you can choose your date according to your convenience and select your own time. This gives you the option to attempt your exam from your home or from the exam center. If a candidate wants to give the exam from home, they can do so too.

Rest after you select your all the details then also NMAT gives you accessibility to select your own section on the day of exam.  So, on the day of the exam, if you want to give the Language Skills section first, you can select that first, and the same will happen with all the sections. NMAT gives you so much comfort, and last but not the least NMAT is easier that CAT So the advice to all the aspirants is to sit for the NMAT exam.

Syllabus: The NMAT by GMAC paper consists of three sections. The NMAT by GMAC syllabus consists of the following subjects: verbal ability, data analysis and sufficiency, mathematical skills, intelligence, and critical reasoning. One needs to be thoroughly prepared with logical and analytic reasoning, verbal ability, data interpretation, quant, and mathematics.
The detailed syllabus for the NMAT exam is given below:

Language Skills
Reading Comprehension
Language usage and its rules Synonyms Anony
Syntax, and correct grammar

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Exam Pattern:- No new changes are expected to be introduced in the exam pattern this year. NMAT by GMAC will continue to be a 120-minute (two-hour) exam with three sections: language skills, quantitative skills, and logical reasoning.
Candidates can take the NMAT at GMAC up to a total of three times. The best of the three scores will be used for admission.

The test comprises of the following sections:

Language Skills

32 questions and 22 minutes

Quantitative Skills

48 questions and 60 minutes

Logical Reasoning

40 questions and 38 minutes

Total: 120 questions and 120 minutes


  • The candidate must have graduated from any stream using the 10+2+3 or four-year education pattern.
  • obtained at least a 50% aggregate in the final year of graduation
  • Candidates who are awaiting results or are in their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for NMAT. Admission is granted on a provisional basis until the graduation mark sheet and certificate of the qualifying examination are submitted.

Age Limit: There is no age bar to attempting the exam.

Maximum Attempts: Candidates can attempt the NMAT exam in 2022 3 times (including "no shows").

Work experience: Having work experience is not mandatory to apply.

Important Dates

Registration Start Date: August 1, 2022

Registration End Date: October 10, 2022

Exam Delivery Start Date: October 10, 2022

Exam Delivery End Date: December 19, 2022