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SK Agarwal
SK Agarwal
Editor, MBAUniverse.com
Updated on
May 2, 2024

NMAT Registration 2024: Expected to Open in August 2024 First Week; Check Fees, Step by Step Process

NMAT 2024 exam dates are from October to December 2024 and the NMAT 2024 Registration process is likely to begin in the first week of August at the official NMAT exam website mba.com/nmat. Conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), NMAT is one of the most popular entrance exams for admission to MBA programs in NMIMS Mumbai, XIM Bhubaneswar, TAPMI Manipal, KJ Somaiya Mumbai among others. GMAC will conduct the NMAT exam in two testing modes – as computer based online exam at test centers and as Proctored online test from the convenience of home. You have the choice to opt for either of the two testing modes.

 

Latest Update: 

  • GMAC to conduct NMAT 2024 from October to December 2024
  • NMAT 2024 Registration likely to Start from August 2024 First Week ​
  • Expected NMAT 2024 Registration Fee: Rs.2800
  • Candidate can opt for Centre Based Exam or IBT Proctored Exam from Home

NMAT Exam activities include many services offered by GMAC. This article below gives you complete information on NMAT by GMAC Registration details, fees, step by step process and more 

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Table of Contents

1. NMAT 2024 Exam Registration Process

2. Important Dates for NMAT Exam 2024 Registration 

3. NMAT 2024 Registration and Application Form Fees, NMAT Retake Fees, Re-scheduling fees & dates and other activities.

4. How to Register for NMAT 2024 Exam: Step by Step Process

5. NMAT Registration 2024: Salient features

6. NMAT by GMAC 2024: Key Exam Highlights

7. Why to Register and Apply for NMAT 2024?  

8. When to Complete NMAT Registration: Advisory

9. NMAT Registration Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

10. NMAT Registration Process 2024: Summarised


NMAT 2023

  

1. NMAT 2024 Exam Registration Process

NMAT 2024 is a national level computer based MBA entrance test which offers MBA admission 2025 in top MBA colleges like NMIMS Mumbai, K J Somaiya Mumbai, VIT Vellore, XIM Bhubaneswar and 50+ other MBA colleges in India. The NMAT 2024 registration dates are scheduled from August to November, while the NMAT 2024 exam dates are scheduled from October to December 2024. NMAT exam will be held in a long testing window of more than 75 days 

 

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Before finalizing the NMAT 2024 application process, and selecting the 5 preferred programmes of MBA colleges accepting NMAT, it is suggested that you should visit respective university/college/school website for details of their own admission procedure as you have to submit their respective admission application form separately apart from completing the NMAT Exam Application Process    

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2. NMAT 2024 Registration Dates

NMAT 2024 Registration dates and application process starts from August first week and the last date to apply is October second week. It is suggested that you should complete the NMAT 2024 exam registration early and should self-Schedule your exam date. Below are the NMAT exam 2024 registration dates and exam dates for various services.

NMAT 2024 Important Dates

NMAT 2024 Important Dates & Timeline
Important Dates
NMAT 2024 Notification Date
August 1, 2024
NMAT 2024 Registration Start Date (Without Late fee)
August 1, 2024
NMAT 2024 Registration Last Date (Without Late fee)
October 12, 2024
NMAT Exam Re-scheduling Dates
August 1 to December 16, 2024
NMAT 2024 Exam Dates
October 10 to December 19, 2024
NMAT 2024 Registration for Re-take of Exam
October 11 to December 16, 2024
NMAT Retake Exam Scheduling
October 11 to December 16, 2024
NMAT 2024 Date of Result Declaration
(NMAT result will have scores only. Percentile scores may not be available in the score card)
Score card available 48 hours after taking the NMAT exam
NMAT 2024 Exam Last date for score card download
March 31, 2025

3. NMAT Registration Fees 2024

NMAT by GMAC registration fees is announced every year by GMAC before commencement of  NMAT application process. The NMAT application form fees and exam fees for the different services for NMAT exam registration process of last year are shared below. It is likely that a marginal increase may be announced in NMAT 2024 registration and application fees:

NMAT Application Form Fees Components
NMAT Fees
Comments
NMAT Registration Fees
Rs. 2800 + applicable taxes
NMAT Fee till last date
NMAT Late Registration Fees
Not Announced
Not Announced
NMAT Fees for Exam Retaking
Rs. 2800+  applicable taxes
NMAT exam fee for retake
NMAT Fees for Exam Rescheduling
Rs. 1200+  applicable taxes
NMAT fees for exam rescheduling
NMAT exam Fee for Additional Score Reports (beyond five)
Rs. 300 per score report + applicable taxes
NMAT fee includes the fee for sending scores free of cost to more than 5 MBA colleges

3.1 How to Pay NMAT 2024 Registration Fee?

The mode of NMAT registration fee payment is online. Following are the online instruments to make payment of NMAT Registration Fee 2024:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Debit Card
  • Net Banking
  • Diners Club

3.2 NMAT 2024 Fee for Rescheduling NMAT Exam Date

If you wish to reschedule NMAT exam date, you must pay with a credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express). . 

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4. How to Register for NMAT 2024? Step by Step Process

Step by Step Registration process 2024 is as below.

NMAT Registration

Step-1: Create Account as New User

Create your NMAT by GMAC account as a new user at MBA.com/NMAT. Fill up your name, e-mail ID and mobile number and submit. Immediately after this, you will receive your user ID and Password on your mail separately. After this, you need to login to complete your NMAT application form as existing user. There are 7 pages in NMAT 2024 registration and application form. You need to complete them carefully one by one

 

NMAT Registration


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  Step-2: Complete Details in NMAT Application Form

This process is to be completed in following sub steps:

 

Step 2.1: Fill up Your Personal Information
On the very first page, you need to fill up your identity information like your name, date of birth, age, gender, category, native language. You have to upload your photo of required size on this page. The details about your parents and your about your identity proof are also to be entered on this page  

 

NMAT Registration Process

 

Step-2.2: Fill Up Your Contact Details
On the second page of NMAT Application form 2024, you are required to enter the contact details like Mobile number, Email ID, Address for communication

NMAT Registration Process

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Step-2.3: Fill up Your Academics & Work Experience
Here you need to enter your highest qualification and your work experience that you have acquired after graduation

NMAT Registration Process

 

Step-2.4: Fill Up MBA College Preference
On this page, you can select 5 MBA/PGDM programs/B-schools where your NMAT 2024 scores will be sent free of cost. Out of the available choices, you need to choose 5 most preferred programs/B-schools. The B-schools can be selected not only from India but also from the given list of B-schools in South Africa, Philippines and Nigeria  

NMAT Registration Process

 

Step-2.5: Fill up Additional Information
You need to fill in additional information on this page. The information is related to your source of information about NMAT exam, which other MBA entrance exams you are planning to take, how do you propose to fund your MBA course, whether you are helping others to prepare for MBA entrance exam.

NMAT Registration Process

 

Step-2.6: Agree on Declaration Form
This is the declaration form stating that whatever information you have provided on all the pages is correct and you also agree to abide by the NMAT by GMAC terms. Unless you click on ‘I Agree’, your form remains incomplete. After completing this page, you should review the complete registration and application form of NMAT by GMAC and click on save & next to continue on next page.

NMAT Registration Process

Step-3: Make Payment of Application Fee - Rs.2800/- + Taxes

You need to click on submit and make payment of application fee of Rs.2800/- + Taxes online. The registration fee inclusive of GST for NMAT should be paid online through Visa or MasterCard Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net Banking/American Express Card/ Diners Card, IMPS, UPI and Mobile Wallets. You need to follow the instructions on the website after choosing the card option.  The image below shows the NMAT fee amount for registration without late fee. 

NMAT Registration Process


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   4.1 Completing NMAT Registration: 2 Important Points 

  • You must register and pay for the NMAT by GMAC exam before scheduling a test date and location
  • Eligibility for NMAT 2024 Registration may not be the eligibility for a particular MBA college admission. So, you are required to visit respective university/college/school website for details of their admission procedure 

5. NMAT Registration 2024: Salient Features

NMAT 2024 Registration dates remain open from August to October 2024. To register for NMAT by GMAC 2024, you should keep following in mind:

  • Keep your Computer ready: Your computer system should be equipped with Internet Explorer v.6.0 and above or Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
  • Gather your documents: You will need to enter all your personal details, academic qualifications upload photo and signature of required size and will have to make payment of NMAT exam fee online. So, keep all your documents and instruments of payment ready before the NMAT by GMAC Registration date.
  • Read instructions: Before moving on for NMAT registration 2024 and scheduling the exam date, you should read and follow the instructions for registration process to avoid any waste of time and money.
  • 15 minutes Registration process: Once you begin the registration process by entering your personal details, it will take hardly 15 minutes to complete the registration form 2024. You will receive a confirmation mail on successful submission of NMAT Registration & Application form 2024 after you make payment of the registration fee.
  • No change allowed after Submission: Please note that you will not be able to change the details in the NMAT 2024 registration form once you successfully submit it. So be careful while entering the details in registration form
  • Register Early to Get Preferred Date & Time Slot: It will be better to complete the registration and schedule the NMAT 2024 exam date to avoid non-availability of selected time slot or test centre on your preferred exam date as the test center is allotted on the first come first serve basis.

6. NMAT by GMAC 2024: Key Exam Highlights

Some of the unique features of the NMAT exam that will help candidates perform better, assess their performance and play to their strengths with added convenience and flexibility this year are:

  • Long testing window
  • Equal weightage to all sections and no negative marking for incorrect answer
  • 108 questions instead of 120 questions while exam duration remains 120 minutes
  • Two retake opportunities to improve score
  • Instant score preview and official score card within 48 hours for Candidates and Schools
  • Testing options at test center with social distancing norms & online proctored at home
  • 76 conveniently located testing centers across 73 Indian Cities

6.1 Three Section Exam with facility of Self Scheduling

The NMAT by GMAC™ is a computer-based exam and has three sections - Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. NMAT allows candidates to choose the exam mode, date, time and location of the exam as per the candidates’ convenience.

 7. Why to Register and Apply for NMAT 2024?  

  • NMAT offers you to choose up to 5 MBA programs free in the top MBA colleges. Your NMAT scores will be sent to these 5 B-schools free of cost
  • NMAT scores are accepted by more than 50 MBA colleges/Universities including NMIMS Mumbai, SPJIMR Mumbai, ISB Hyderabad, VIT Vellore, XIM Bhubaneswar, TAPMI Manipal
  • NMAT is a moderate difficulty MBA entrance exam. The exam can be taken three times to improve the score to get admission in one of the top MBA colleges.
  • NMAT exam is free from negative marking and the preparation for the exam can be done on the lines of other national level exams like CAT/XAT/SNAP/CMAT.
  • You can register for NMAT in simple steps
  • The NMAT 2024 exam date and time slot can be self-scheduled by the test taker while completing the Registration and application form. 
  • NMAT offers Exam Re-scheduling opportunity at nominal fee if you wish to appear in the exam after a few days
  • The Registration also offers 2 Retake chances to improve your NMAT score

7.1 NMAT Registration: Opportunity to Study in Global B-Schools

NMAT by GMAC has opened doors for candidates to apply to global schools in India, Philippines, South Africa and Nigeria. NMAT score is now accepted by ISB, SPJIMR, NMIMS, TAPMI among others. Candidates can register online for NMAT at official NMAT exam website MBA.com/NMAT

8. When to Complete NMAT Registration: Advisory

  • Registration last date for NMAT 2024 is October second week. It is advisable not to wait for registration last date and complete your NMAT by GMAC 2024 Registration much before the last date
  • The major reason to register for NMAT 2024 early is that you do not need to pay the late fee. The early registration also offers the opportunity for retake of the NMAT exam by paying nominal NMAT fee if you wish to improve your score
  • The Registration process not only allows you to register and apply for NMAT by GMAC but also gives the facility to self-schedule your exam date and also to Choose the best date based on NMAT preparation and after avoiding clashing dates for other entrance exam and complete the registration process.

9. NMAT Registration Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q.I have done graduation with less than 50% marks, can I register & apply for NMAT?
Ans: NMAT has no objection in allowing any candidate to apply for NMAT exam. All test takers who complete the Test Registration process and pay the test fee by the last date can apply and appear in the exam. However, the test taker must be aware about the eligibility requirements of the institutes to which he/she is interested in applying before registering and applying for NMAT. 

 

Q. What is the NMAT Registration fee?
Ans. NMAT registration fee is Rs.2800/- if the application is submitted till the last date.

 

Q. Can I apply for NMAT after the last date for Registration is over?
Ans.
For NMAT 2024, GMAC has not announced the facility of late registration after the last date with late fee. In previous NMAT exams this facility was available with late fee. So, you may not apply after the last date for NMAT registration is over.

 

Q. Can I apply for NMAT offline?
Ans.
No, NMAT application can be submitted online only  

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Q. How can I pay the NMAT registration fee? What are the payment modes?
Ans. NMAT registration fee can be paid by one of the following online modes: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Debit Card, Net Banking, Diners Club 

10. NMAT Registration Process 2024: Summarised

XAT Registration Steps
Step Title
Description
Step-1
Login
Login to NMAT official website  mba.com/nmat
Step-2
Register to Create Account as New User
Register with Basic details to get NMAT ID and Password
 
Step-3:
Fill Personal Details in Application Form
Fill in Complete Personal Details in Application Form
Step-4
Fill Contact Details, Academics & Work Experience
Fill in Address, Mobile number, Email ID, Academics from class 10 onwards, Work Experience on the next page of NMAT form
Step-5
Fill MBA College Preference
On this page, you can select 5 MBA/PGDM programs/B-schools where your NMAT scores will be sent free of cost
Step-6
Fill Additional Information
Fill your source of information about NMAT exam, which other MBA entrance exams you are planning to take, how do you propose to fund your MBA course
Step-7
Declaration
Mark tick on the Declaration to complete the process
Step-8
Pay NMAT Fees
Make Payment online for NMAT Registration and Application Fees

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