NMIMS announces Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) 2021 for Admission to MBA and PGDM Programs for January 2021 session

NMIMS NMAT 2021 – NMIMS announces admission to its Two-Year Full-Time MBA, MBA-HR & MBA-Pharmaceutical Management Program at Mumbai Campus, PGDM at Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Indore and Navi Mumbai Campus for the academic session commencing from January 2021

Admissions to the above programs are through entrance test – NMAT by GMACTM.


  • NMIMS Management Aptitude Test is organized every single year by the NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) Mumbai to award ambitious candidates’ admission in Programs like Full Time MBA, MBA (Pharmaceutical Management), MBA (HR), MBA (Capital Market), MBA (Banking), at Mumbai Campus and a 2-year full-time Post-Graduate Diploma in Management PGDM at Hyderabad and Bengaluru, Indore and Navi Mumbai Campuses

Programs offered & No. of  Seats

MBA in Finance, Information, Marketing, Operations & Decision

540 Seats

MBA in Human Resources

60 Seats

MBA Decision Science & Analytics (Dual Degree in MBA Decision Science & Analytics, SBM + MS BAIM Purdue University)

60 Seats

MBA in Pharmaceutical Management

120 Seats

PGDM (Bengaluru Campus)

180 Seats

PGDM (Hyderabad Campus)

120 Seats

PGDM (Navi Mumbai Campus)

60 Seats

PGDM – Indore Campus

60 Seats

PGDM – Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Navi Mumbai

60 Seats

NMIMS NMAT 2021 Important Dates




Registration – Main

September 14, 2020

November 20, 2020

Late Registration

November 21, 2020

November 30, 2020


September 14, 2020

December 02, 2020


September 14, 2020

January 17, 2021

Exam Delivery

November 04, 2020

January 30, 2021

Registration – Retake

November 05, 2020

January 17, 2021

Retake Scheduling

November 05, 2020

January 17, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NMIMS NMAT 2021

MBA/MBA HR/MBA Decision Science & Analytics

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate. MBA Decision Science & Analytics (Dual Degree in MBA Decision Science & Analytics, SBM + MS Business Analytics & Information Management, Purdue University) applicants shall have taken Mathematics at the pre university level -(10+2) or equivalent examination/s and English proficiency examination result
  • The minimum TOEFL score is 80; IELTSscore is 6.5. (See sub clauses 3.1 to 3.7 also)

MBA (Pharmaceutical Management)

  • Candidates must be the Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3/4) in Pharmacy, Science, Life Sciences, Medical doctors MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Biotechnology from a UGC recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt. Post Graduate degree in Economics, Psychology and Sociology can also apply
  • Candidates with B.Tech& B.E in Bio-Tech & Bio-Medical are also eligible to apply

PGDM  (at  Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Navi Mumbai and Indore Campus)

  • Candidates must be the Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3/ 4) in any discipline from a UGC recognized
  • University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate
  • For all the Full-Time programs, candidates having two and more years of post-qualification work experience will be preferred
  • Those candidates who have passed, or, have appeared for graduation exam from a University where Grade Point Average is given, such candidates must produce in writing from the University concerned about the equivalent percentage for the GPA/ CGPA obtained
  • It is sole responsibility of the candidates to ascertain whether they possess the necessary and requisite qualification for the admission at NMIMS

 NMIMS NMAT 2021 Application Process

Admission for all the Full-Time Programs mentioned above is through NMAT by GMAC™ Exam. For all test-related information please visit www.nmat.org.in. Candidates can apply for more than one Programme and more than one Campus

Step 1

  • Visit www.nmat.org.in to register online and complete the registration process by paying the registration fee. Please remember your NMAT by the GMAC registration number. It is mandatory to complete the NMAT by GMAC test registration before proceeding for the NMIMS application

Step 2

  • Visit www.nmims.edu enter your NMAT by GMAC registration No. and complete the application process, without this number you will not able to proceed further to fill up the NMIMS application form

Test Fee

Test Registration (Early)

INR 2000 + applicable taxes

Test Registration (Late)

INR 2000 + applicable taxes


INR 2500 + applicable taxes


INR 1100 + applicable taxes

Additional Score Reports

INR 200 per Score Report + applicable taxes

Payment Instructions

  • You are required to pay a non-refundable fee of INR 1900 plus applicable taxes as applicable towards the registration fee. Up to 5 Programs/Schools are included in your registration fee
  • If you wish to apply to more than five (5) Programs/Schools a fee of INR 200 plus applicable taxes will be charged for each additional Program/School
  • Online Payment through Visa or MasterCard Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net Banking/American Express Card/ Diners Card, IMPS, UPI & Mobile Wallets: Follow the instructions on the website after choosing the card option

Exam Pattern & Structure

NMAT by GMAC™ would be an objective type multiple-choice test. (There will be no descriptive type questions)

The exam will comprise the following:

Language Skills – 32 (No of Questions)

Allotted Time – 22 minutes

Quantitative Skills – 48 (No of Questions)

Allotted Time – 60 Minutes

Logical Reasoning – 40 (No of Questions)

Allotted Time – 38 Minutes

Total Questions




There will be no negative marking

The score of each section and the overall score will be used to shortlist the candidate for the second stage of the selection process as well as in the final ranking

Please note that if the candidate is not satisfied by his/her NMAT by GMAC™ score in the first attempt he/she may appear for the test by going through the full process as a fresh NMAT by GMAC™ test by visiting NMAT.org.in and NMIMS (Deemed to-be-University) website both mandatorily & logging in with the allotted username and password

Selection Process (CD & PI)

  • The selection will be made by the merit of candidates’ as per their score in the exam. The result for NMAT by GMAC™ test will be declared on the website www.nmat.org.in
  • Shortlisted candidates are required to download the call letter from www.nmims.edu website the shortlisted candidates also need to bring his/her call letter for CD/PI process
  • Case Discussion & Personal Interview of shortlisted candidates will be conducted in Mumbai, Bengaluru /Hyderabad (if required) for CD/PI the candidates have to carry their NMAT by GMACTM admit card

Test Centres

The NMAT by GMAC™ exam will be delivered at 58 test centres across 46 cities throughout India and at 4 International Centres


Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi


Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara


Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirappalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijayawada


Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur


Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong


Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka

The candidate will be able to select the venue (School/College) at the location of their choice while scheduling their NMAT by GMAC™ Test

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website