Top Colleges Accepting NMAT Score


If you are a management exam aspirant then NMAT 2019 might surely be on your list. NMAT along with the CAT and XAT happens to be one of the top management entrance exams of the country.

NMAT is conducted annually by GMAC to induct candidates in 2-year management program offered by Narsee Monjee Institute of Management (NMIM). Apart from NMIM, the NMAT scores are also accepted by a good number of B-schools which includes coveted institutes like Xavier Institute of Management- Bhubaneswar. Candidates who miss out on a seat in CAT and XAT can get a good option in the face of NMAT.

Top B-School Accepting NMAT Score

Candidates who are in doubt whether to take NMAT 2019 or not must note that some of the prestigious B-schools of the country are accepting the NMAT scores for the purpose of admission. For the reference of the candidates we have listed some of the colleges accepting NMAT score below:

  • Xavier Faculty of Management
  • SDA Bocconi Asia Centre
  • ICAFI Business School
  • Shiv Nadar University
  • Alliance University
  • VIT University
  • Amity Business School
  • Thapar School of Management
  • Woxsen School of Business Management
  • University of Petroleum & Energy Studies

Apart from the above-listed B-schools, many other renowned management institutes grant admission on the basis of NMAT scores. Even if someone is eyeing CAT or XAT only then NMAT can act a good fall-back option in case the candidate fails to get through both of them. So, missing NMAT 2019 should not be on your mind.


NMAT Previous year cut-off

For candidates planning to take the NMAT 2019 exam, we have tabulated the previous year NMAT cut-off of prestigious B-Schools for the purpose of reference. Knowing the previous year cut-off would help you candidates in getting an insight about what’s a good score to qualify and get a seat in one of the top b-school.

College NMAT Cut-off
Xavier Faculty of Management 125-130
SDA Bocconi Asia Centre 200 (Average total score)
ICAFI Business School 150-160
Shiv Nadar University 105-110
Alliance University 100-110
VIT University 325-354
Amity Business School 130-140
Thapar School of Management 135 plus
Woxsen School of Business Management 155 plus
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies 140-145

NMAT 2019: Important Dates

Candidates preparing for NMAT 2019 must note the important dates related to the exam process. Knowing the important dates would help you pace your studies accordingly apart from keeping you abreast with the latest happenings.

The NMAT 2019 important dates are tabled below for the reference of the candidates:

Event Date (Tentative)
NMAT 2019 Start of the registration process July 2019
NMAT 2019 last date for registration 1st week of October 2019
NMAT 2019 slot selection October 2019
NMAT 2019 late registration last date (with late fee) October 2019
NMAT 2019 Exam October 2019 to December 2019
NMAT 2019 Results declaration 3rd week of January 2020

Candidates must note that the above-mentioned exam schedule is tentative in nature. The detailed exam schedule would be published once the exam conducting authorities issue an official notice. For, latest updates candidates are advised to visit the official website regularly.

NMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern and syllabus of NMAT are quite similar to CAT and XAT. The relative difficulty level of questions asked is also moderate. Some details about the exam pattern and syllabus are listed below for your reference:

  • NMAT exam comprises of three sections.
  • The three sections are namely Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, Logical Reasoning
  • A total of 120 MCQs are asked (divided among the three sections) in the NMAT exam
  • The section wise distribution of questions in the NMAT exam is:
  1. Quantitative Skills:  48 MCQs
  2. Logical Reasoning:  40 MCQs
  3. Language skills:      32 MCQs
  • The total time allotted for the exam is 2 hours (120 Minutes)
  • 3 marks are allotted for each correct answer

NMAT Exam do not have any negative marking.