NMAT Colleges 2021: NMAT Score Accepting Colleges
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  • Last Modified 09-06-2022
  • Written By Khushbu
  • Last Modified 09-06-2022

NMAT Colleges 2021: Top MBA Colleges Accepting NMAT Score

NMAT Colleges 2021: Graduate Management Admission Council conducts NMAT, an entrance test for admission to a broad range of management programs offered across various institutes. NMAT by GMAC 2021 can be taken upto a maximum of three times and there has to be a gap of 15 days between two successive attempts. NMAT is an entrance examination for admission to MBA full-time courses as well as PGDM courses.

The wide acceptance of NMAT by GMAC exam by leading B-Schools open multiple doors to success pursuing management degree at one of B-schools. As there is many number of colleges that accept NMAT score for admission to management programs so it becomes very crucial to score well. NMAT score is accepted by more than 42 institutes in India and 24 institutes abroad. Candidates can select 5 colleges. Read this article and check all the information regarding NMAT colleges.

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NMAT Colleges 2021

NMAT participating institutes or NMAT colleges are registered with GMAC, the exam conducting body for shortlisting the candidate for admission. The selection of institutes registered with GMAC facilitates the admission process. This involves:

  • During the application form filling, the candidate has to choose up to five options from the list of participating colleges. If candidate wishes to add more college to wishlist then the candidate has to pay an additional fee of Rs 236 per management college.
  • GMAC will send NMAT score to five colleges selected by candidates during registration after the declaration of results.
  • Candidates can then directly approach the institutes for the admission.

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NMAT Colleges: Top MBA Colleges Accepting NMAT Score

Check out the top MBA colleges accepting NMAT scores in the table below:

S.NoName of the College
1SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
2Xavier School of Human Resource Management – Bhubaneswar
3Xavier School of Rural Management – Bhubaneswar
4Xavier School of Sustainability – Bhubaneswar
5Xavier Faculty of management (Urban Management & Governance) – Bhubaneswar
6MISB Bocconi
7ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations
8Shiv Nadar University
9Alliance University
10VIT University
11Amity University
12Thapar School of Management
13Woxsen School of Business Management
14University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)
15GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
16Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University
17SRM University
18BML Munjal University
19Mody University
20Ansal University
21Shoolini University
22Institute of Management, JK University, Jaipur
23Chitkara University
24School Of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar
25Jindal Global Business school – Delhi/NCR
26BSE Institute Limited
27Bennett University
28ISBR Business School
29ISME – School of Management & Entrepreneurship
30VijayBhoomi University
31IFIM College

The NMAT accepting institutions consider NMAT scores and fix a minimum cut off for shortlisting the candidates. So, candidates must clear the cutoff.

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NMAT Colleges 2021: NMAT Selection Procedure

NMAT 2021 admissions will be made on the basis of candidates’ performance in the following rounds:

  • – 1st Round: NMAT
  • – 2nd Round: Group Discussion/Written Ability Test (WAT)/Case Discussion
  • – 3rd Round: Personal Interview

NMAT 2021 is a qualifying round which means candidates must secure a minimum cutoff set by GMAC. More than 30 B-schools in India and 19 colleges abroad accept NMAT scores to facilitate admission to their MBA programs.

Note that the Case Discussion round is similar to Group Discussion. Candidates will be given a case brief of around one page to analyze for five minutes. Once the time is up, they will be asked to discuss the case topic for about 10-15 minutes giving their inputs and will be evaluated on the same. So, this round evaluates the candidate’s public speaking skills similar to the GD round.

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NMAT by GMAC 2021: Score Range

It is highly essential that the candidate must know about the score per section. The below table shows NMAC 2021 score ranges.

SectionMaximum Score
Quantitative144
Language96
logical reasoning120
Total360
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Selection Process For Different Colleges & Institutes

Some institutes like SDA Bocconi gives weightage to the following parameters in addition to the ones listed above:

  1. Academic Abilities: Candidates with a consistent academic background and a demonstrated ability to work under pressure might have an advantage in the selection process.
  2. Extra-Curricular & Soft skills: Extra-curricular activities such as management experience, leadership potential, entrepreneurial experience, communication skills, creativity, and involvement in community/social clubs are additional considerations.

So, now you have complete knowledge of the top NMAT by GMAC colleges. So, begin your preparation to secure admission to one of the best B-schools under NMAT. Remember that these colleges are not stringent on the percentile. They make exceptions for candidates with an excellent academic profile, extra-curricular activities, etc.

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FAQs On Top MBA Colleges Accepting NMAT Score

check out the frequently searched questions on NMAT by GMAC here:

Q: How much score is required for 90+ percentile in NMAT?
Ans: In order to get 90+ percentile in NMAT, the candidate must aim to have a score that is higher than 200.
Q: How much score is required in NMAT for NMIMS campuses?
Ans: Candidate need a 90+ percentile score in NMAT to clear NMIMS cutoff. The cutoff for NMIMS Mumbai campuses is usually close to 95%.
Q: When will cutoff for NMAT be released?
Ans: The NMAT cutoff will be released separately by various colleges after the NMAT results is released i.e. probably by 3rd week of January.
Q: How many times can I appear for NMAT by GMAC?
Ans: A candidate is allowed to appear for NMAT up to 3 times. After the first attempt, two retakes are allowed which should be at least 15 days later than date of the last attempt.
Q: What are the best NMAT Colleges?
Ans: Some of the best NMAT institutes are:
a) SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
b) Indian School of Business (ISB) (Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA))
c) SPJIMR (For PGMPW)
d) SDA Bocconi Asia Center (formerly MISB Bocconi).

Take as many NMAT mock tests as you can, until you achieve your desired mark. Also, follow the Current Affairs Quiz which is updated on a daily basis for GD/PI. NMAT demands you to maintain a balance between your speed and accuracy. Make sure you solve some higher-level NMAT mock tests and NMAT previous year papers before you appear for the actual exam. You can take Quantitative Aptitude Test Here.

So, we hope this detailed article on NMAT accepting institutions helps you. If you have any query regarding the MBA colleges accepting NMAT scores, drop it in the comment section below. We will get back to you at the earliest.

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