NMAT Exam Pattern 2021

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  • The NMAT by GMAC exam is divided into three sections – Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning skills.
  • It is a computer based multiple choice exam.
  • Candidates will have 120 minutes to answer the 120 questions.
  • Each section have a specific time allocated.
  • Candidates check the exam pattern as given below.
Section, Weitage and Time
SectionNumber of QuestionsTime (Minutes)
Language Skills3222
Quantitative Skills4860
Logical Reasoning4038

Marking Scheme

  • Each question will carry one marks and there is no negative marking for the wrong attempts.
  • No marks will deducted for unattempt questions.


  • Total duration of the test is 2 hours. Each section has to specific time as mentioned above in table.
  • Test takers will be not able to move and from between sections.
  • However, they can decide the order of questions to within the section.
  • Candidates review the answers before submission as once submitted, they will not able to change their answers.

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