Registrations for NMAT by GMAC™ exam to open from August 1, 2022

Exam now available at 76 conveniently located testing centres across 73 Indian Cities

1st August 2022, New Delhi — The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), administrator of the NMAT by GMAC™ exam and a global association of leading graduate business schools, announced today the commencement of registrations for the NMAT by GMAC exam from August 1, 2022. The number of institutions accepting the NMAT by GMAC exam has increased this year. Renowned institutes such as S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (Global Management Programme), T.A. Pai Management Institute (All MBA programmes), Flame University (MBA, MBA in Communication Management), Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (MBA) are new additions to the list of schools accepting the NMAT by GMAC score for admission in their respective programmes.

To help candidates and schools continue to operate in this dynamic environment, GMAC is providing test centre options with social distancing protocols. Candidates can log on to to register for the exam at the earliest as limited slots are also available to take the online proctored exam. The NMAT by GMAC exam enables candidates to apply to global schools in India, Philippines, South Africa, and Nigeria.

Mr. Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director, South Asia, GMAC said “The NMAT by GMAC exam has been growing in popularity among schools and candidates. The growing portfolio of top tier institutes accepting the NMAT by GMAC exam is a testament to the quality and value of the test. Besides adding additional leading schools like TAPMI, we have also expanded our test centre network by adding a few more cities to enable candidates to take the exam at a centre closer to them. GMAC continuously strives to make the exam-taking experience more user-friendly and help schools and candidates discover and connect with each other.”

NMAT by GMAC exam enables candidates to apply to multiple leading business schools with one test score. Candidates can personalize their preparation, with the newly launched 2022 edition of the NMAT by GMAC Official Guide and Official Practice Exams.

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

  • Long testing window
  • Equal weightage to all sections and no negative marking for an incorrect answer
  • 108 questions with an exam duration of 120 minutes
  • Two retake opportunities to improve score
  • Instant score preview and official score card within 48 hours for Candidates and Schools
  • Testing option at higher number of test centres & limited online proctored at home
  • 76 conveniently located testing centres across 73 Indian Cities

The NMAT by GMAC™ is a computer-based exam and has three sections - Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, and Logical Reasoning. The registration window will open from August 1, 2022, allowing candidates to choose the exam mode, date, time, and location of the exam at the candidates’ convenience.

The NMAT by GMAC™ is accepted by the following Institutes:

India: SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Indore  Navi Mumbai and K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai; Xavier University, Bhubaneswar; SDA Bocconi Asia Center; SPJIMR - Mumbai (For GMP & PGMPW); T.A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), A Constituent Unit of MAHE, Manipal; Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab; Indian School of Business (ISB) - (Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA); ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations; Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida; School of Inspired Leadership (Soil); Alliance University, Bangalore; Flame University, Athena School of Management , Mumbai; Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University; Bennett University, Delhi NCR; Universal Business School; Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad; Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh; ISBR Business School, Bengaluru, Karnataka; Jain University- CMS Business School; Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad; BSE Institute Limited, Mumbai; Master’s Union School of Business; Amity University, Delhi NCR; SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR; Sonipat University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun; BML Munjal University, Delhi; VIT University, Vellore; ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai; Mody University, Rajasthan; GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam; Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad; Jindal Global Business school – Delhi NCR; Chitkara University; IFIM College, Bangalore; VijayBhoomi University; MYRA school of Business (Global MBA- Dalhousie University); IIHMR University; Ansal University; Lovely Professional University; IILM University

Philippines: Asian Institute of Management; Ateneo Graduate School of Business; Virata School of Business, University of the Philippines; De La Salle University – Dasmariñas; School of Business Administration, Arellano University; De La Salle University

South Africa: Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS); Milpark Business School; North-west University; Rhodes Business School; University of South Africa Graduate School of Business Leadership; WITS Business; Nelson Mandela University Business School; University of Cape Town (UCT); Johannesburg Business school, University of Johannesburg; Tshwane School of Business and Society, Tshwane University

Nigeria: Lagos Business School; Lead City University; Redeemer’s University; Afe Babalola University; Covenant University, Nigeria

Morocco: Africa Business School


The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) owns and administers the NMAT by GMAC™ exam. The NMAT by GMAC™ is accepted by 42 leading institutions in India for securing admissions to their flagship MBA and other management programmes in India. Besides India, the NMAT by GMAC™ exam is accepted by 10 leading institutions in South Africa, 8 in Philippines,6 in Nigeria, and 1 in Morocco.

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