Connect with Best Verified Coaching in India Find the best Verified coaching institutes in India , personalized to your needs.
For which entrance exam are you preparing? mandatory

NMAT by GMAC Sees 7% Growth in Registrations in 2017, More Than 88000 Students Applied

author
Report Error
article image

New Delhi, December 26, 2017: The NMAT by GMAC saw a significant growth of 7% in registrations in 2017 as compared to the previous year, 2016. The total number of registrations is 88,454 this year in comparison with 2016 where the number of students applied for the examination was 82,928. The NMAT by GMAC registrations were open from July 4, 2017, to October 14, 2017. Being India’s most-candidate-friendly graduate management admission examination, GMAC, observes all-time high registrations and examination delivery every year. Moreover, a large number of reputed business schools accept the NMAT by GMAC scores.

Ever since the GMAC takes over the NMAT, it introduces many unique features to the examination year over year. Some of the remarkable features including multiple login methods, additional payment options and new international and regional test centres encouraged more students to apply for this exam. Owing to these features, the NMAT by GMAC sees a momentous surge in the number of registrations.

Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Vikram Shah, Director – Product Management, GMAC said, “In the past 3 years, GMAC has strived to enhance the test taking experience of the candidates and continued the efforts to help NMAT by GMAC accepting schools attract the right talent in their classrooms. In 2017, we have expanded the NMAT by GMAC test center network by 100% from 24 cities to 48 cities and additionally opened testing internationally in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. We believe that the additional benefits offered to candidates on the official prep have boosted candidate’s confidence. We continue to see the most diverse set of diversity in our test-taking population with 40% women and 47% non-engineering candidates registered for the NMAT by GMAC in 2017”.

Mr. Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director, GMAC, South Asia added, “This year we are witnessing a much stronger preference for the NMAT by GMAC exam by the business schools accepting the exam. Large candidate pool to choose from, diversity in gender and stream of education are some of the factors that are driving this preference. We also saw a quantum jump in the final admits coming through the NMAT by GMAC exam in various business schools. The growth in the registrations is a testimony of GMAC’s commitment to bringing in global best practices in testing to India. The NMAT by GMAC exam has been and will continue to be a symbol of quality – enabling test takers to access graduate management education and a career of choice while providing schools access to top talent.”

The NMAT exam authority has increased the accessibility of the examination to the NMAT aspirants, thus, thousands of students urged to apply for the examination this year. Along with the launch of the new test prep material, the NMAT by GMAC opened 50 test centres in 44 cities across India. Additionally, the exam authority opened 4 international exam centres as well.

GMAC acquired ownership of the exam from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) in March 2015 and had rebranded it as NMAT by GMAC. Now, 18 leading management institutes accept the NMAT by GMAC examination across the country. These management institutes are mentioned below

S. No

Institute Name

City

1

SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad

2

 Xavier University  Bhubaneswar

3

 MISB Bocconi  Mumbai

4

 ICFAI Business School (IBS)  Hyderabad and other locations

5

 Alliance University  Bangalore

6

 BSE Institute Limited Delhi

7

 Amity University  Delhi NCR

8

 Thapar School of Management  Chandigarh

9

 SRM University  Chennai

10

 Shiv Nadar University  Greater Noida

11

 University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)  Dehradun

12

 Woxsen School of Business Management  Hyderabad

13

 BML Munjal University  Delhi

14

 VIT University  Vellore

15

 ITM Business School  Navi Mumbai

16

 Mody University  Rajasthan

17

 GITAM School of International Business  Visakhapatnam

18

 Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University Hyderabad

About NMAT by GMAC™

The Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®) assumed ownership and management of the NMAT exam in India from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) in 2015. The exam has been retitled as the NMAT by GMAC™. Given the opportunity Indian management education marketplace offers, the step was taken to further build the study of management education locally, regionally and globally, and to make admissions accessible and successful for more candidates.

For further information, please visit: www.nmat.org.in

Leave your vote

0 points
Upvote Downvote

Total votes: 0

Upvotes: 0

Upvotes percentage: 0.000000%

Downvotes: 0

Downvotes percentage: 0.000000%

Like what you read? Give author a thumbs up?

Bookmark this article to read later, drop a remark in comment section and share with your friends..

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
article image

Texas Review

(7 Review) | (7Rating)

article image

S-Orbit

(15 Review) | (8Rating)

article image

UTAC Academy

(5 Review) | (0Rating)

Comment

blog image

GET UPTO 50%    OFF!

Hey there!

Forgot password?

Don't have an account? Register

Forgot your password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Close
of

Processing files…

Verify Yourself




Report an Error

×
Page Title : NMAT by GMAC Sees 7% Growth in Registrations in 2017, More Than 88000 Students Applied

Please let us know, if you found any error on this page, We will rectify it as soon as possible