Registrations for NMAT by GMAC™ exam to open from August 1, 2023

Exam now available at conveniently located testing centres across 73 Indian cities

1st August 2023, New Delhi: The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), administrator of the NMAT by GMAC™ exam and a global association of leading graduate business schools, has announced the commencement of registrations for the NMAT by GMAC exam from August 1, 2023. 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) announced that they will be 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 continues to provide test centre options with social distancing protocols. The NMAT by GMAC exam enables candidates to apply to global schools in India, the Philippines, South Africa, Nigeria, and Morocco.

Candidates can log on to to register for the exam at the earliest as limited slots are available to take the online proctored exam.

Mr. Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director, South Asia, GMAC said “The NMAT by GMAC™ exam has now become a significant indicator of success for MBA aspirants. The increasing number of top-tier institutes accepting the NMAT by GMAC exam demonstrates its relevance and importance. This year, we have further included additional leading schools not just in India but in many international destinations as well and have expanded our test centre network to offer candidates the convenience of taking the exam closer to their location. GMAC is committed to continuously enhancing the user-friendly exam-taking experience and facilitating connections between schools and candidates.”

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 2023 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 performance, 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 exam duration of just 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 centre& online proctored at home
  • Multiple conveniently located testing centres across most 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, 2023, allowing candidates to choose the exam mode, date, time, and location of the exam as per 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 Chandigarh; K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai; T A Pai Management Institute, Manipal; 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, Caleb University, JHU Business School

Morocco: Africa Business School

About GMAC

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a mission-driven association of leading graduate business schools worldwide. GMAC provides world-class research, industry conferences, recruiting tools, and assessments for the graduate management education industry as well as resources, events, and services that help guide candidates through their higher education journey. Owned and administered by GMAC, the Graduate Management Admission Test™ (GMAT™) exam is the most widely used graduate business school assessment.

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