NMAT exam is conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council or GMAC for admissions to Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Xavier University, GITAM University, IBS Hyderabad and many more. The exam is conducted around the month of October-December. This year too, the exams are scheduled in the last months of 2018. So if you are preparing to crack NMAT then you should definitely know the NMAT Exam Pattern 2018.
NMAT by GMAC will be conducted with a window from 4th October 2018 to 17th December, 2018 and notification to this effect will be out on 3rd July, 2018.
NMAT by GMAC is conducted on behalf of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies but now NMAT scores are also accepted by 23 other prestigious MBA institutes. NMAT 2018 Results will be out in 2nd week of January 2019.
Like 2017, the NMAT Exam Pattern 2018 will be similar. The NMAT paper pattern is little different from other management exams as it has 120 questions to be solved within 120 minutes. NMAT Test Pattern 2018 will follow the similar pattern given no new notification regarding change in NMAT Exam Pattern 2018.
NMAT Exam Pattern 2018
The NMAT 2018 Exam Pattern will consist of 3 sections namely Language Skill, Logical Reasoning Skills and Quantitative skills. The NMAT paper pattern will have 120 questions and the exam will be computer based. Similar to CAT, Exam pattern of NMAT also gives specific time limit for each section. Here is the time frame for each section.
|Section||Number of Question||Time Allotted for each sec|
The marking scheme of NMAT 2018 allows no minus marking with one marks for each correct answer and zero marks if the question is left untouched or answered wrong. The duration of NMAT 2018 exam pattern is mentioned above and once you start a particular section you cannot move to and fro however you can choose the sequence of section before the exam starts.
Pattern of NMAT is expected to be same as in yesteryears whereas the hall mark of NMAT is that there is no negative marking and this way a fair opportunity has been given to all candidates.
However, for any change if it happens, we will come to know through its notification hence, keep on watching this space; we will upload and give you latest info on NMAT 2018.
Computer based 120 questions of NMAT will have to be completed in 120 minutes and candidates will be tested out for their Analytical skills, Language skills and Logical and Reasoning skills.
It has been observed that Language skills section is getting tougher year after year and in this section Reading Comprehension which might consist many question can play havoc with NMAT scores thus candidates must take a note of RC.
With RC candidates can be cross checked for their language proficiency and usage beside the vocabulary which in RC plays the pivotal role.
NMAT aspirants are advised to practice for RC on daily basis with the help of Editorials of National Newspapers and reading some classic novel as in the due course of time your enriched vocabulary will help you to gain speed and you will be able to comprehend Para in RC, so to give correct answers.
You would find more areas of 3 sections of NMAT in this content article hence, keep confidence and prepare to ace NMAT 2018
Exam Pattern of NMAT Exam 2018
Exam Pattern of NMAT doesn’t follow any fixed line nor does it releases any official syllabus for exam. NMAT 2018 Test Pattern can only be guessed from the previous year exam questions. Based on that here is an in-depth analysis of NMAT Exam Pattern 2018.
- Reading Comprehension
- Synonyms and Antonyms
- Poems and word meaning
- Syntax and correct grammar
- Language usage and their rules
- Fill in the blanks
- Multi-dimensional arrangements
- Blood Relation
- Statement conclusion and
- Family tree
Quantitative Skills, Data Interpretation and DS:
- 2D, 3D geometry and statistics
- Line Graph
- Bar Graph
- Tables, pie chart and Percentage
- Time and Work and
- Profit and Loss
The above are the most common topics from where questions in NMAT exams are asked. The NMAT Exam Pattern 2018 will also follow the similar pattern and questions from the similar topic.
Practice for the NMAT 2018 Exam:
If you want to clear the exam then it is important for you to be very precise while solving the paper. For this you need to be well versed about each and every topic from where the question is asked. The best method for this is to dig the exam questions of last 10 years of NMAT exams. This can easily be found on internet or specific books available online or offline. You can also go through the mock test papers that will help you in solving the NMAT exam paper.
The Importance of Time: Time is an important entity when it comes to solving exam papers of competitive exams. What makes the NMAT paper difficult is the management of time as each question should be answered in a specific time limit. It would be best to solve previous year papers to manage time while doing the exams.
Your preparation should first target all the topics concept wise so that you don’t mess up in the exams. The second important point is attempting all sections as NMAT cutoff is section based. Clear your concept well and then solve as much previous year papers and mock test paper to gain confidence to triumph on the judgment day.
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