FAQs on NMIMS & NMAT
  1. How good is NMIMS?

  2. NMIMS-Mumbai is one of the premier B-Schools in India, having the advantage of being located in Mumbai, India’s financial capital. NMIMS-Mumbai falls in the "AAA+" Category in T.I.M.E.’s B-School rankings. Where as NMIMS-Bangalore and NMIMS-Hyderabad are ranked among the "BBB+" grade B-schools. NMIMS Indore and NMIMS Navi Mumbai have not yet been graded as they have not yet completed 2 years.

  3. Is NMAT a computer based exam? When is NMAT conducted?

  4. Yes, NMAT is a computer based exam. This year, the test window is from 4 th October 2018 to 17 th December 2018..

  5. What is the schedule of NMAT exam?

  6. Event Start End
    Registration July 3, 2018 October 3, 2018
    Scheduling July 3, 2018 October 16, 2018
    Late Registration October 4, 2018 October 14, 2018
    Registration - Retake October 5, 2018 December 14, 2018
    Re-scheduling July 3, 2018 December 14, 2018
    Exam Delivery October 4, 2018 December 17, 2018
    Re-take Scheduling October 5, 2018 December 14, 2018
    Final Announcement of Results 2nd week of January,2019
  7. I have not cleared my graduation in stipulated duration as per the respective University / Institution awarding the degree, i am i eligible to take NMAT?

  8. Yes, though you need to check the eligibility norms of each of the B-schools separately before applying.

  9. What is the test fee for NMAT?

  10. Service Fee
    Test Registration (Early) INR 2000 + applicable taxes
    Test Registration (Late) INR 2500 + applicable taxes
    Retake INR 2000 + applicable taxes
    Reschedule INR 1100 + applicable taxes
    Additional Score Reports (beyond first seven) INR 200 / Score Report + applicable taxes
  11. If i am interested in studying at NMIMS, applying to NMAT alone is sufficient or should i separately apply to NMIMS also?

  12. Apart from applying to NMAT, you also need to apply to NMIMS. Kindly note, in case you re-apply to take NMAT, then you need to do so for NMIMS also ( again ).

  13. What is the structure of NMAT by GMAC exam?

  14. Sr. No Section No. of Questions Time in Minutes
    1 Language Skills 32 22
    2 Quantitative Skills 48 60
    3 Logical Reasoning 40 38
    Total 120 120

    Note- Test takers can choose the order of sections.There will be no negative marking.Applicants can take maximum of three attempts at NMAT during the test window.

  15. Does NMIMS have sectional cut-offs?

  16. Yes NMIMS has a provision for sectional cutoffs, most of the other B-schools accepting NMAT scores do not have this provision.

  17. What is the flagship course offered at NMIMS?

  18. MBA ( earlier known as MB- Core) is considered to be flagship course of NMIMS-Mumbai.

  19. Could you provide me with some details of the MBAprogram offered at NMIMS-Mumbai?

  20. Eligibility: 10+2+3 degree in any branch of study or equivalent pattern recognized by the UGC & AIU with minimum 50% marks in aggregate at degree level.

    • Intake – 500
    • Duration - 2 years
    • No of Semesters-6 (Trimesters)
    • Average salary- 17.6 Lacs p.a. ( 2016-18 batch )
  21. What were the cut-offs last year for the MBA/PGDM Programs at NMIMS?

  22. The last year's cut-off marks are given below

    NMIMS Mumbai

    QS- 65, LS -60, LR:60 Overall -210 marks

    NMIMS Bangalore and NMIMS Hyderabad

    Overall 190 marks, QS-60, LS-50, LR 50

  23. Does NMIMS follow reservation policy?

  24. NMIMS reserves 30% of seats for girls. It does not reserve seats for SC/ST/OBC/DA candidates.

  25. Can you give me Placement details of the MBA Program at NMIMS Mumbai?

  26. The average salary for the 2016-2018 batch of NMIMS-Mumbai MBA Program was 17.6 lacs pa. while the highest CTC offered was 30.6 lacs p.a. .  A total of 166 companies participated in the placement process.

  27. Who were the key recruiters at NMIMS-Mumbai?

  28. Goldman sachs, JP Morgan, Nomura,GE, RIL, Idea, JPMC, ICICI Group, Yes Bank, RBS, Deutsche Bank (Operations), Kotak Group, HDFC Bank, IDBI Bank, Crisil, Perfetti, Cognizant Business Consulting, Wipro Group, Capgemini, HCL Technologies, Infosys and Polaris were some of the companies which recruited in large numbers.