NMAT 2012


  1. IntroductionThis booklet gives information about the Admission Procedure and Admission Test of following FULL TIME –FT. Programmes for academic year commencing from June 2012.Intake details

    1 MBA CORE 300 208
    2 PGDM –Bangalore campus 120 200 – 190
    3 PGDM –Hyderabad campus 60 200 – 190
    4 MBA Banking 60 180
    5 MBA Capital Market 60 180
    6 MBA HR 30 180
    7 MBA Pharmaceutical Management 60 180
    8 MBA Actuarial Science 30 180
  2. Admission for all the Full Time Programmes mentioned above is through NMIMS Management Aptitude NMAT Test conducted by NMIMS.
  3. IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS : For NMAT, candidates can apply for more than one Programme. 
    1 MBA CORE Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt
    2 MBA Actuarial Science Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics / Mathematics / Engineering /Economics / Computer Science with minimum 50% marks in Aggregate in first attempt.
    Candidates with Professional Qualifications like A.C.A. (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) & ICWA (Institute of Cost & Works Accountant of India) can also apply.
    3 MBA Banking Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt
    4 MBA Capital Market Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt
    5 MBA HR – Selection process is separate Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt
    6 MBA Pharmaceutical Management –Selection process is separate Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Science, Life Sciences, Medical doctors MBBS, BDS, BSMS, BHMS, BAMS, BUMS, B.Sc and M.Sc in Biotechnology from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt.
    Post Graduate degree in Economics, Psychology and Sociology can also apply.
    7 PGDM –Bangalore campus Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt
    8 PGDM –Hyderabad campus Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt

    • For all the full time programs candidates who are appearing for the final exam are eligible to apply (Provisional admission subject to clearing the final examination in first attempt with 50 % aggregate marks). 

    • For all the Full Time programs candidates with two years and more years of post qualification work experience will be preferred.

    • Candidates should have cleared their final year of graduation in the first attempt only. At the time of admission, the candidate should have cleared all the trimesters / semesters. Further, those candidates who have cleared their graduation by doing a part-time course or through distance learning, correspondence courses, externally, open school are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply.

    • Guidelines For International Candidates : Registration to begin from August. 

    • The Following Criteria Are Common To All Programmes :

    • Candidates appearing for their graduation examination can also apply but their admission to the Programmes will be subject to obtaining the required minimum cut off marks and also producing all the necessary documents, in original, within the given stipulated time.
    • Those candidates who have passed, or, have appeared for graduation examination from a University where Grade Point Average is given, such candidates must produce in writing from the University concerned about the equivalent percentage for the GPA/CGPA obtained.
    • The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the first attempt, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
    • It is sole responsibility of the candidates to ascertain whether they possess the necessary and requisite qualification for the admission at NMIMS.
    • If at any stage, it is found that a candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria or the information furnished by him/ her in the online registration is incorrect, his/her application for the admission to the Programme, even if selected, will stand cancelled. Candidates appearing for NMAT, Group Discussion & Personal Interview will do so at their own risk, eventually, forfeiting their admission for want of meeting the eligibility criteria.
    • NMIMS reserves the right to alter the terms of eligibility without intimation to the applicants.
  5. Admission Schedule :- NMAT 2012
  6. The schedule & registration charges for NMAT is as under :
    Pearson VUE will carry out the online registration & will conduct NMAT on behalf of NMIMS. Interested candidates have to visit the NMIMS website for online registration. For appearing for NMAT online application has to be duly submitted & payment of registration charges need to be made in any of the prescribed mode within stipulated time.• Candidates can apply for more than one Programme / Campus as per his / her eligibility by giving preferences.
    • The preferences once given cannot be changed later on.Note : There will be three radio buttons for registration i.e MBA (Full Time), PGDM & Both (FT MBA & PGBM). A candidate who wishes to apply for more than one Campuses has to select the third option of Both and has to pay registration charges as per the above table. 
  7.  The Registration charges for NMAT 2012 will be as follows :Normal Registration
    • Rs.1650/- for normal registration for FT MBA Programmes (Mumbai Campus) or PGDM Programme (In case of first two options mentioned above)
    • Rs. 2000/- for both FT MBA & PGDM Programme (In case of third option)Late Registration
    • Rs. 2150/ for late registration for FT MBA Programmes (Mumbai Campus) or PGDM Programme
    • Rs. 2500/- for both FT MBA & PGDM ProgrammeThe mode of payment will be as under:
    1. Credit card
    2. Cash at bank
    3. Demand DraftAll those who register successfully will be called for the test, provided they satisfy conditions of eligibility. It is the responsibility of the candidate to check that he/she is eligible as per the eligibility criteria stated above.The NMAT 2012 will be conducted at following centers (Cities)
  8. Test Centers

    North Delhi, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Lucknow
    West Mumbai, Ahmedabad
    South Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Cochin
    Central Indore, Allahabad, Bhillai, Bhopal
    East Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Patna, Guwahati.

    The venue details (School/College) at each location will be communicated to the candidates through the confirmation e-mail sent after the candidate has been scheduled.

    Note: The University reserves the right to cancel any venue of examination for any reason and the applicant will have to take the test at any of the other venues available. The Institute’s decision in this regard will be final.

    Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of the combination of their rank in NMAT and preferences.

    Note: Group Discussion & Personal Interview for the FT MBA Programmes of Mumbai Campus will be conducted in Mumbai only.

    The result for NMAT 2012 will be declared on the website as per the important dates available on the website. Shortlisted candidate is required to download the call letter from our website www.nmims.edu. The dates for the subsequent process will be uploaded on the website in due course. No separate call letter will be mailed.

    The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the application data in terms of academic marks obtained, work experience, marks obtained in NMAT and GD/PI.The selection criteria will be based on merit. The cut-off for deciding the merit shall lie solely with NMIMS. Also, those candidates who have applied for more than one Programme ,in their application forms, their selection will be based on the merit score obtained by them as well as on the availability of the seats. In this regard, the decision of the NMIMS will be final and undisputable and shall be binding on all concerned.

    Canvassing, in any form for admission will disqualify the candidate.

    All matters of dispute will be subject to the legal jurisdiction of Mumbai only.

    Candidates are advised to visit the NMIMS website www.nmims.edu to know the details of various steps of selection process. All communication to the candidates will be through NMIMS website only.
    No separate communication will be sent in this regard.

    NMAT would be an objective type multiple-choice test. (There will be no descriptive type questions).The NMAT will comprise the following:

    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

    The candidate should note that it is important for them to perform well relative to other candidates in each of the 3 sections of the test as the score of each section and the overall score will be used to shortlist the candidate for the second stage of the selection process as well as in the final ranking. Please note that there will be no negative marking.

    Please note that if the candidate is not satisfied by his/her NMAT score in the first attempt he/she may schedule for Re-take NMAT by visiting www.pearsonvue.com/nmims and logging in with the allotted username and password. In case of candidates taking more than one attempt the best score which is the total score & its respective sectional score, which make the candidate eligible as per the cut offs which will be declared by NMIMS will be considered for short listing for subsequent process. (Cut off means sectional as well as total score). The scores of all the attempts taken by the candidate will be declared on the NMIMS website.


    Physically Challenged will include following (as per PWD ACT of India),
    1. Visually Challenged
    2. Low vision
    3. Leprosy-cured
    4. Hearing impairment
    5. Loco motor disability
    6. Cerebral palsy
    7. Learning Disability / Dyslexia
    8. Mental illnessCandidates who wish to request for an accommodation must fill in the details in the online application while registering. The candidate must then scan their Disability Certificate and email it together with the candidate’s NMAT ID and name, to NMAT2012@pearson.com five or more days prior to their scheduled date. Each application will be reviewed on a case-to-case basis and appropriate assistance will be made available at the test centre. Pearson VUE will contact the candidates to ensure proper assistance is provided to them.
  11. Refund of fees in case of Withdrawal /Cancellation of Admission
    Withdrawal of admission means voluntary withdrawal by candidate for any reason. The candidate should submit a written request for withdrawal / cancellation of admission and submit it to Deputy Registrar (Admissions) along with original fee receipt.REFUND RULES:
    The Schedule of refund of fees will be as follows:

    1. Till the date of commencement of the programme. Rs. 1000/- will be deducted as administrative charges.
    2. After the commencement of programme but before the close of the admission. Rs. 1000 + Proportionate fees i.e. one tenth of the fees for every completed month or part there of, if the seat vacated by the candidate is filled. If the seat remains vacant /unfilled no fees will be refunded.
    3. Cancellation after the official closure of admission. Cancellation made after the official closing of admission no fees will be refunded.

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