NMAT Syllabus 2018 - Language Skills, Quantitative skills & Logical Reasoning

NMAT Syllabus

NMAT is an exam conducted by GMAC to get admissions into Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) and some other top ranked private colleges. NMAT exam is known to be one of the most prestigious exams for management courses in India. The NMAT exams are held every year from October to December and this year as well it will be conducted from 4th October and 17th December 2018. Apart from NMIMS, NMAT exam marks is also used for admissions in Xavier University Bhubaneswar, GITAM Institutes of International Business Vizag, IBS Hyderabad, etc. For those who are interested to apply for NMAT here is the NMAT Syllabus 2018.

NMAT exam notification is out and registration dates are from 3rd July 2018 to 3rd October 2018. NMAT exam starts from 4th October and continues till 17th December. After the results are out in January 2019 then interview session will start. For those who have planned to go for NMAT exams it is important to know what pattern is followed in exam papers. Below is a detailed analysis of NMAT Exam Syllabus.

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NMAT Syllabus 2018

NMAT Syllabus 2018 contains three sections – Language Skill, Quantitative skills and logical reasoning. Each section has marks allotted and a total of 120 questions are asked for which 120 minutes are allotted. There is no minus marking for wrong answer and one marks for each correct answer. Each section has a particular number of question allotted with a definite time. The candidate is not allowed to change section in middle and they have to attend each section one by one though they can choose the section sequence in advance.

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Section Number of Question Time Allotted for each sec 
Language Skills 32 22
Quantitative skills 48 60
Logical Reasoning 40 38
Total 120 120

It is important to attend all three section as the cutoff will be decided using marks from each section rather than counting whole marks by combining all three.

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NMAT Exam Syllabus 2018 :

From Language Skill Section :

  • Syntax and correct grammar
  • Language usage and their rules
  • Fill in the blanks 
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Passage
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Poems and word meaning

Quantitative Skills, Data Interpretation and DS:

  • Trigonometric
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • 2D, 3D geometry and statistics
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Probability
  • Line Graph
  • Bar Graph
  • Tables, pie chart and Percentage
  • Time and Work and
  • Profit and Loss

Logical Reasoning :

  • Multi-dimensional arrangements
  • Syllogism
  • Puzzles
  • Blood Relation
  • Statement conclusion and
  • Family tree

NMAT Syllabus 2018 contains only objective questions rather than subjective questions. These are the topics from which maximum questions are asked. GMAC hasn’t drafted any definite syllabus but after analyzing previous year question papers questions from the above mentioned topics are mostly asked. In order to be good at exams it is important to cover all these topics along with solving previous year question papers along with mock test papers. 

It is important to have basic understanding of all the topics so that you don’t have to struggle in the exams if questions are asked in a tricky way. The best result can only be achieved by solving as much questions possible during the mock test. Do care about the time limit as it matters the most in the exam.

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