NMAT by GMAC Result – Dates, How to Check, Scaled & Percentile Score

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) will release the NMAT by GMAC result in online mode on the official website (nmat.org.in). Candidates will be able to check the NMAT result 4-5 weeks after they take the NMAT exam. The NMAT exam is conducted in a 75-day window wherein candidates are allowed to take this exam thrice.    

In order to check the NMAT by GMAC result 2020, candidates have to:

  1. Visit the login portal 
  2. Login using their registered email id/mobile number and password 

After the release of the NMAT result 2020, the individual percentile score will be prepared for each candidate. As soon as the percentile score (final result) is released, GMAC will send the same to the institutes chosen by candidates during registration. Candidates will then be shortlisted for the selection process by different participating institutes based on their percentile scores only.

Along with the release date, candidates must also keep an eye on the deadline for downloading the NMAT scorecard. It is advisable to read this article to get complete details on NMAT result 2020, including steps to check, post result release process, and more.

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NMAT Result – Important Dates

Unlike many other competitive exams, the NMAT will have a ‘last date for downloading the scorecard’. Candidates are required to download the NMAT scorecard before the last date. The printed copy of the scorecard is required to be presented at the time of NMAT selection procedure..

Important Dates for NMAT Result 2020

Events Start Date (Tentative) Last Date (Tentative)
NMAT by GMAC exam date First week of October 2020 Third week of December 2020
Last announcement of the NMAT result –  Third week of January 2020
Deadline to download the NMAT scorecard –  Last week of March 2021 

NMAT by GMAC Result – How to Check NMAT Result?

Test-takers will be able to check the NMAT result four to five weeks after taking the exam. Candidates will have to follow certain steps to check the NMAT scaled score and the percentile score. Check out the process to check the NMAT by GMAC result below:

Step 1 – Visit the official website of NMAT by GMAC, i.e., nmat.org.in

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Step 2 – Click on the button ‘View Result’ on the home page of the official website

Step 3 – A new window with a sign-in/ sign up section appears

Step 4 – Click on the link ‘Login’

Step 5 – Enter the login credentials including email ID/mobile number and password

Step 6 – NMAT scores (scaled scores) appear on the screen. 

Note – If the final result has been released, candidates can download the NMAT scorecard using the same login window. 

NMAT Result – How is NMAT Result Compiled?

GMAC prepares the NMAT result based on the performance of the candidates in the entrance exam. The scorecard of the NMAT will consist of the section-wise scores of the candidates, which are scaled as per the difficulty levels of NMAT exams conducted in multiple shifts.  


NMAT by GMAC is conducted in multiple shifts. Thus, GMAC scales the scores of all the candidates to make them comparable to each other. Questions in each shift are being selected from a large pool of questions randomly. Thus, there are chances that the scores of a candidate vary because of the varying difficulty level of the question. For this purpose, GMAC prepares the section-wise scaled score as per the range mentioned in the table below 

Section Wise Score Range for NMAT 2020

Section Score Range
Quantitative Skills 0 – 144
Logical Reasoning skills 0 – 120
Language Skills 0 – 96
Total 0 – 360

NMAT Result – Retrieving Password to Check NMAT 2020 Result

A candidate might forget his/her login password while checking the NMAT result. GMAC facilitates the candidates with an opportunity to recover the password for the NMAT login dashboard. Candidates can recover the password by following certain steps mentioned below:

Step 1 – Visit the login portal for NMAT 2020 at the official website, i.e. nmat.org.in

Step 2 – Click on the text reading ‘Forgot Password?’ 

Step 3 – Enter the registered email ID in the provided space

Step 4 – Click on the ‘Submit’ button. Hitting the submit button will generate an email with the password reset link

Step 5 – Set a new password and use the same to check the NMAT by GMAC result 2020

NMAT Result – Details furnished on NMAT Scorecard

Candidates will find multiple details mentioned on the scorecard for NMAT 2020. All the details must be checked thoroughly as the NMAT scorecard is subject to verification at the time of admission. 

The details mentioned on the NMAT scorecard are as follows:

  • Candidate’s name 
  • Registration number
  • Section-wise scaled score 
  • Total score obtained by the candidate
  • NMAT percentile of the candidate 

NMAT Result – Scaled Score V/S Percentile Score

Scaled Score – GMAC evaluates the raw score of the candidates based on the marking scheme of the exam. The raw scores are scaled to make the scores of NMAT comparable among different test forms. 

Percentile Score – Based on the scaled score, percentile score is evaluated to give a fair comparison amongst all the candidates who appear for the exam in the same examination cycle. This process is also termed as normalisation of scores on several other exam platforms. The percentile score comprises the performance of a test-taker in comparison to all the other test-takers who appear for the NMAT.  

NMAT Result – Colleges Accepting NMAT Scores 

Candidates can choose any five institutes from the list of participating institutes while completing the registration process for NMAT. GMAC will send the NMAT scorecards to all five  preferred institutes of the respective candidates for shortlisting purposes. Every institute will have its own selection criteria. The list of colleges accepting NMAT scores is as follows. 

Institutes/Colleges accepting NMAT Scores in India

  1. SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad
  2. Indian School of Business (ISB) – (Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA))
  3. Master’s Union School of Business (PGP BM)
  4. SPJIMR – Mumbai
  5. Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
  6. IILM University (MBA)
  7. Myra School of Business ( Global MBA)
  8. SDA Bocconi Asia Center (formerly MISB Bocconi), Mumbai
  9. ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations
  10. School of Inspired Leadership (Soil)
  11. Alliance University, Bangalore
  12. Athena School of Management – Mumbai
  13. Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida
  14. Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
  15. Bennett University – Delhi, NCR
  16. Universal Business School
  17. Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad
  18. Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh
  19. ISBR Business School, Bengaluru, Karnataka
  20. Jain University – CMS Business School
  21. Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad
  22. BSE Institute Limited, Mumbai
  23. Amity University, Delhi NCR
  24. SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
  25. University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun
  26. BML Munjal University, Delhi
  27. VIT University, Vellore
  28. ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
  29. Mody University, Rajasthan
  30. GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
  31. Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University, Hyderabad
  32. Jindal Global Business school – Delhi/NCR
  33. Lovely Professional University – Phagwara, Punjab
  34. IIHMR University – Jaipur, Rajasthan
  35. IFIM Business School, Bengaluru, Karnataka
  36. VijayBhoomi University

Colleges/Institutes Accepting NMAT Scores in South Africa

  1. Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)
  2. Milpark Business School
  3. North West University
  4. Rhodes Business School
  5. University of South Africa (UNISA) Graduate School of Business Leadership
  6. Wits Business School
  7. Nelson Mandela University Business School 

Colleges/Institutes Accepting NMAT Scores in Philippines

  1. Asian Institute of Management
  2. Ateneo Graduate School of Business
  3. Virata School of Business, University of the Philippines
  4. College of Business Administration & Accountancy
  5. De La Salle University

NMAT by GMAC Result – Post Release Process

GMAC will send the scorecards of the candidates to the institutes chosen by them at the time of registration. Based on the score reports received, institutes will shortlist the candidates to invite them for the further admission rounds.  

Admission rounds after qualifying the NMAT might include Written Aptitude Test (WAT), Personal Interview (PI) and Group Discussion (GD). Every participating institute will have its own set of  selection processes for providing admission. Candidates will have to qualify all the selection rounds for admission in the desired institutes.

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NMAT Result – FAQs

✔️ When will the NMAT result 2020 release?

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) will release the result for NMAT four to five weeks after a candidate takes the test.

✔️ How many times can I appear for NMAT in one admission cycle?

Candidates can appear for the NMAT three times in one admission cycle. This facility is provided by the GMAC for the candidates who wish to improve their scores. There is a ‘retake fee’ applicable everytime when you retake the NMAT exam. However, the NMAT registration fee is to be paid only once for an admission cycle.

✔️ How will I know whether my NMAT result has been released or not?

Candidates who take the test will receive an email regarding the release of the NMAT result. Candidates can visit nmat.org.in right after receiving the email to check their NMAT result.

✔️ What are the login credentials required for checking the NMAT result 2020?

Candidates will have to use their registered email ID or the registered mobile number and password as login credentials to check NMAT by GMAC result.

✔️ Can I apply for revaluation of the NMAT result 2020?

No. GMAC does not provide any opportunity to apply for the revaluation of the NMAT result. However, candidates, who are not satisfied after the exam, can retake the NMAT exam a minimum of 15 days after their previous attempt.

✔️ What is the last date to download the NMAT scorecard?

Candidates can download the NMAT scorecard until the last week of March 2021.

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