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About NMAT

NMIMS School of Business Management offers Two Year Full Time MBA Core, MBA-Actuarial Science, MBA-Banking, MBA-Capital Market, MBA-HR, MBA-Pharmaceutical Management at Mumbai campus and PGDM at Bengaluru & Hyderabad Campuses.

The test will be conducted in a time frame of 3 months starting from October, allowing choice of two retakes to the students should any of them wish. In such cases, the best of three scores being considered by NMIMS for admissions to MBA Core, MBA-Actuarial Science, MBA-Banking, MBA-Capital Market, MBA-HR, MBA-Pharmaceutical Management at Mumbai campus and PGDM at Bengaluru & Hyderabad Campuses.

The NMAT is a computer based test with three sections – Quantitative Ability, Language Skills and Logical Reasoning.
The NMAT will be offered between October to December. The NMAT is of 120 minutes and will consist of 120 questions. The questions are multiple choice types where the candidate needs to select one of the correct answers. The sections in the NMAT are Quantitative Ability, Language Skills and Logical Reasoning. There will be 0.25 marks deducted for every incorrect answer.

Intake details

SR.NO NAME OF THE PROGRAM NO OF SEATS
1 MBA CORE 300
2 MBA Actuarial Science 30
3 MBA Banking 60
4 MBA Capital Market 60
5 MBA HR 30
6 MBA Pharmaceutical Management 60

Candidates can apply for more than one Programme.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION 

SR.NO NAME OF THE PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
1 MBA CORE Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt
2 MBA Actuarial Science Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics / Mathematics / Engineering /Economics / Computer Science with minimum 50% marks in Aggregate in first attempt.
Candidates with Professional Qualifications like A.C.A. (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) & ICWA (Institute of Cost & Works Accountant of India) can also apply.
3 MBA Banking Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a
recognized University with minimum 50% marks
in the aggregate in first attempt
4 MBA Capital Market Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt
5 MBA HR – Selection process is separate Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt
6 MBA Pharmaceutical Management –Selection process is separate Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Science, Life Sciences, Medical doctors MBBS, BDS, BSMS, BHMS, BAMS, BUMS, B.Sc and M.Sc in Biotechnology from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt.
Post Graduate degree in Economics, Psychology and Sociology can also apply.

ADMISSION INFORMATION HANDOUT (For International Candidates)

Foreign Candidates: Candidates holding passports issued by foreign countries and people of Indian origin who have acquired the nationality of foreign countries are included as foreign candidates.

GMAT score will be accepted from following candidates in lieu of NMAT:

1.Candidate who has Indian Passport but is working out of India continuously for more than two years
2.Sons & daughters or spouses of NRI who have been physically out of India or are out of India for a period of two consecutive years

3.Non Resident Indian candidates who have studied and passed the qualifying examinations from Universities in foreign countries. This will include the candidates studying in Universities situated in foreign countries but will not include the candidates studying in India in a foreign University campus located in India.

The Following Criteria Are Common To All Programmes :

Admission Schedule :-Important Dates for Registration

The schedule & registration charges for Admission Process is as under :

Event Start End Registration charges
Registration August December, Registration charges will be
100 US $to be paid by
debit / credit card(subject to change)

Pearson VUE will carry out the online registration on behalf of NMIMS. Interested candidates have to visit the NMIMS website for online registration. For appearing for Group Discussion & Personal Interview online application has to be duly submitted & payment of registration charges need to be made in any of the prescribed mode within stipulated time.

• Candidates can apply for more than one Programme as per his /her eligibility by giving preferences.
• The preferences once given cannot be changed later on.

Selection Process

For the candidate based in India at the time of Group Discussion & Personal Interview
If shortlisted, candidate has to appear for Group Discussion & Personal Interview on the scheduled date and time mentioned in the Group Discussion and Personal Interview call letter which will be uploaded on the NMIMS website.
No separate call letter will be mailed. 

Note: Group Discussion & Personal Interview for the FT MBA Programmes of Mumbai Campus is conducted in Mumbai .

The final decision of the University is based on the GMAT score, Group Discussion and Personal Interview scores, work experience scores if any along with academic scores.

For the candidate not based in India at the time of Group Discussion & Personal Interview

If shortlisted, the candidates based outside India will be telephonically interviewed at a prefixed date and time. Prior to the telephonic interview the candidate needs to send the hard copies of the following documents :

Statement of Purpose (SOP) : Reason for applying to the Programme , study interests, future career plans, etc.

Letters of Recommendation: Two testimonials are required. Recommendation letters should be from a faculty member / Professional Associate / Referee at the last University you attended as a full time student or from work associates who can comment on your academic potential for post graduate work.

Please note the fees for the Programme will be payable in US $ only.

Please note that is the sole responsibility of the candidates to ascertain whether they possess the necessary and requisite qualification for the admission at NMIMS. If at any stage, it is found that a candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria or the information furnished by him/ her in the online registration is incorrect, his/her application for the admission to the Programme, even if selected, will stand cancelled and the registration fees or any fee paid thereafter will be forfeited.

The selection criteria is based on merit. The cut-off for deciding the final merit shall lie solely with NMIMS. Also, those candidates who have applied for more than one Programme,in their application forms, their selection will be based on the merit score obtained by them as well as on the availability of the seats. In this regard, the decision of the NMIMS will be final and undisputable and shall be binding on all concerned.

NMAT Results

The results of the NMAT will be hosted online on www.nmat.org. The details of the score (in terms of percentiles)obtained in the test will be intimated to all applicants.

Guidelines For Physically Challenged Candidates

Physically Challenged will include following (as per PWD ACT of India),
1. Visually Challenged
2. Low vision
3. Leprosy-cured
4. Hearing impairment
5. Loco motor disability
6. Cerebral palsy
7. Learning Disability / Dyslexia
8. Mental illness

Candidates who wish to request for an accommodation must fill in the details in the online application while registering. The candidate must then scan their Disability Certificate and email it together with the candidate’s NMAT ID and name, to NMAT@pearson.com five or more days prior to their scheduled date.
Each application will be reviewed on a case-to-case basis and appropriate assistance will be made available.

Refund of fees in case of Withdrawal /Cancellation of Admission: Withdrawal of admission means voluntary withdrawal by candidate for any reason.
The candidate should submit a written request for withdrawal / cancellation of admission and submit it to Deputy Registrar (Admissions) along with original fee receipt.

Admission Schedule :- NMAT

The schedule & registration charges for NMAT is as under :

Event Start End Registration charges
Registration August October, Rs. 1650/- (For FT MBA Mumbai Campus or PGDM Programme )
Rs. 2000/- (For Both FT MBA & PGDM Programme) (subject to change)
Late Registration October October Rs. 2150/- (For FT MBA Mumbai Campus or PGDM Programme )
Rs. 2500/- (For Both FT MBA & PGDM Programme) (subject to change)
Scheduling August October NIL
Rescheduling August January Rs. 800/- per reschedule(subject to change)
Test Delivery October, January NIL
Retake Scheduling October, January Rs. 1650/-(subject to change)

Test Centers

North Delhi, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Lucknow
West Mumbai, Ahmedabad
South Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Cochin
Central Indore, Allahabad, Bhillai, Bhopal
East Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Patna, Guwahati.

STRUCTURE OF THE TEST 
NMAT would be an objective type multiple-choice test. (There will be no descriptive type questions).

The NMAT will comprise the following:

Sr.No Section No. of Questions Time in Minutes
1 Language Skills 32 22
2 Quantitative Skills 48 60
3 Logical Reasoning 40 38
  Total 120 120

Please note that if the candidate is not satisfied by his/her NMAT score in the first attempt he/she may schedule for Re-take NMAT by visiting www.pearsonvue.com/nmims and logging in with the allotted username and password. In case of candidates taking more than one attempt the best score which is the total score & its respective sectional score, which make the candidate eligible as per the cut offs which will be declared by NMIMS will be considered for short listing for subsequent process. (Cut off means sectional as well as total score). The scores of all the attempts taken by the candidate will be declared on the NMIMS website.

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