The NMAT Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test is a computer based MBA entrance exam for admissions to top BSchools in India.
NMAT is conducted by GMAC Graduate Management Admission Council. The NMAT by GMAC™ stands out as the most candidatefriendly MBA entrance exam, providing the convenience and flexibility to select exam dates. Moreover, candidates have the opportunity to improve their scores with up to 3 attempts in a single testing cycle.
To Score 220+ in NMAT candidates have to strategize the preparations. MBARendezvous will provide some important tips to prepare well for the NMAT 2024 Exam.
How to Crack NMAT – Preparation Strategies to score 220+ in NMAT Exam.

Importance of Writing Mocks
Writing mock exams is emphasized as crucial for understanding the unique strategy required for NMAT, which differs from other exams. Mocks help in identifying the best approach tailored to individual needs.

Importance of practicing previous year question papers
Practicing previous year question papers plays an important part in NMAT 2024 exam preparation. Daily you must practice 23 previous year practice papers. With Practice papers you will be able to identify the weakness and the strength.

Breakdown of Question Types
The logical reasoning questions constitute a significant portion of NMAT, with around 16 to 19 questions in this category. Understanding question types like inference, strengthening, weakening, and assumption is essential for success.

Quantitative Skills Section Strategies  NMAT 2024
In the quant section the major questions are from algebra, arithmetic, geometry and modern mathematics.
 Question Breakup:
 The breakup of the Math section is as follows:
Math Topics
No. Of Questions
Important Topics to Focus
Arithmetic
910
 Definitely there is 1 question each from – R&P, %ages, Profit Loss, SI/CI, TSD, Mixtures and Time & Work
 You may get something from Clocks, Calendars and Log/Exponents which are mostly easy
 A question from Number System is 90% there and would be HCF,LCM and Remainder Theorem
Geometry & Mensuration
56
 12 questions are definitely from Triangle and Circle.
 Pick the easy ones such as finding angles in a given figure etc.
Algebra
23
 These are the harder topics like Equations liner, quadratic, inequalities. If it is taking more than 2 minutes to solve it, mark and move ahead. Time is of essence so do not waste on it.
Modern Math
23
 Definitely a question is from P&C, Probability and AP/GP. Focus on those areas and attempt those questions.
 There are 5 sets with 4 questions each in the DI section. Attempt at least 22.5 sets.
Most times 2 out of 5 sets are easy. Avoid sets with 2 or more graphs. Those are the trickier ones.  Attempt at least 45 out of the 6 questions in DS section. Most topics are Arithmetic based and easy.

Logical Reasoning Section Strategies  NMAT 2024
The logic section in NMAT includes puzzles, inputoutput, Venn diagrams, syllogism, and intersecting diagrams. It is recommended to practice these question types to enhance familiarity and speed in solving them.
 Question Breakup:
 Choose and answer smaller questions and skip the lengthier ones.
 Verbal Reasoning:
 The questions are based on:
 Critical Reasoning Arguments, Assumptions and Inferences
 Decision Making
 It is a balance of easy (23 lines) and hard (4+ lines) questions.
 You can mark the hard ones and use guess work.
 The questions are based on:
 Analytical Reasoning:
 The questions are based on – Seating Arrangements, Codes, Series, Symbols, Relationships, Syllogism, Input/output and Symbols.
 The topics from which you will definitely the questions are – Syllogism, Blood Relations, Series, Directions, Coding/Decoding and Input/output. Make sure you prepare them well and attempt all questions out of these areas.
 A question on seating arrangement – linear and/or circular – is also there. But choose it wisely.
In general, it is advised to use guess work and not leave any question unattempted since there is no negative marking. To know more on how to guess read here.

Language Skills Section Strategies  NMAT 2024
In the language skills section the major questions are from vocabulary, Para Jumbles, RC passages and grammar.
 Question Breakup:
 Attempt the vocabulary based questions first.
 Attempt at least 34 Parajumble questions.
 Mostly there are 2 RC passages, but some papers may have 3. Make sure you attempt
questions of at least 1.5 or 2 passages.  Attempt a minimum of 89 Grammar questions (prepositions, sentence correction).

Exam Strategy Tips
You should allocate specific time frames for each question type to optimize performance. Prioritize questions based on marks per minute to maximize efficiency. Additionally, strategic guessing is encouraged for questions with lower potential marks.
What is the NMAT 2024 Exam Pattern?
The NMAT 2024 Exam Pattern is:
Section 
Number of Question 
Time Allotted for each sec 
Language Skills 
36 
28 
Quantitative skills 
36 
52 
Logical Reasoning 
36 
40 
Total 
108 
120 
What are the best NMAT Preparation Materials?
The Best NMAT Preparation Material are the NMAT 2024 preparation books.
NMAT by GMAC offers the best NMAT Official Guide for NMAT 2024 preparation.
The Best books for logical reasoning in NMAT 2024 exam are:
NMAT Exam Book Name 
Author 
A Modern Approach To Logical Reasoning 
Dr. R.S. Aggarwal 
A Modern Approach To VERBAL & NonVERBAL REASONING 
Dr. R.S. Aggarwal 
How To Prepare For Logical Reasoning for CAT and other entrance exams 
Arun Sharma 
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT, 7e 
Nishit K Sinha 
Analytical & Logical Reasoning For CAT & Other Management Entrance Tests 
Peeyush Bhardwaj by Arihant Publications 
Abstract Reasoning Tests 
McMunn Richard 
The Best books for quantitative skills in NMAT 2024 exam are:
NMAT Exam Book Name 
Publisher/Author 
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations  7e 
Abhijit Guha 
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 
Dr. R.S. Aggarwal 
Quantitative Aptitude for CAT, 5e 
Nishit K Sinha 
How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT 
Arun Sharma 
Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT 
Sarvesh K Verma 
Quantitative Aptitude for CAT, XAT & other MBA Entrance Exams 5th Edition 
Deepak Agarwal 
The Best books for Language skills in NMAT 2024 exam are:
NMAT Exam Book Name 
Publisher/Author 
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 
Ajay Singh 
Word Power Made Easy 
Norman Lewis 
30 Days To More Powerful Vocabulary 
Norman Lewis & Dr. Wilfred Funk 
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, NonVerbal & Analytical 
BS Sijwalii & Indu Sijwali 
How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT 
Arun Sharma 
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT 
Nishit K Sinha 
Is 250+ a good score in NMAT?
Yes, a 250+ score in NMAT 2024 is a good score. You can get into the best MBA college with NMAT 2024 score.
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