Planning to Pursue Management? Top 5 Reasons Why You Must Appear for NMAT 2018
Are you planning to pursue management? For an MBA aspirant choosing entrance tests to take is an important decision. There are a number of management entrance tests conducted throughout the year in India such as CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT, and NMAT etc. In such a scenario, MBA aspirants get confused which exam is better to take. For all those planning to give NMAT 2018, we would like to give you the top 5 reasons you must go for it and the same have been mentioned below.
NMAT or NMIMS Management Aptitude Test is conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) on behalf of NMIMS University. The national level MBA entrance exam called NMAT is a gateway for admission to NMIMS University & its schools and some other b-schools across India. Here we tell you top 5 reasons why you must appear for NMAT 2018.
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1. NMAT Score accepted by some leading B-schools
The NMAT by GMAC score is accepted by some leading institutions in India and their list is continuously growing. The NMAT is conducted for admission to NMIMS University. Apart from them, there are total 25 other B-schools across India that also accept NMAT score. Some top NMAT 2018 participating B-schools include Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Xavier School of Rural Management – Bhubaneswar, UPES Dehradun, and Amity University etc. This gives students a wide exposure of institutes as well as courses from which they can choose.
2. Multiple Attempts
Another notable feature of NMAT by GMAC 2018 exam is that you can take the exam three times in a year. The test is conducted for more than two months and candidates can appear for a maximum number of three retakes for NMAT 2018 including no-shows. This gives candidates an extra opportunity and confidence that they have more than a single chance to perform their best.
3. Long Test Taking Window
NMAT by GMAC is conducted in a 75-day long window. The online computer-based test starts from October and candidates can take it till mid-December. Moreover, aspirants can choose their exam venues, dates and time as per their convenience. This long testing window allows them to choose a convenient date and time and also if someone appears for the NMAT, he/she has time to review the results and then decide to apply for the admission or retake the test.
4. No Negative Marking
Another crucial reason why taking NMAT is beneficial for MBA aspirants is that it doesn’t have negative marking system. NMAT 2018 is an online exam which carrying 120 objective type multiple choice questions from three sections to be solved in 2 hours. Sometimes there are questions for which candidates are not sure of the right answer and they run out of time. Well, in NMAT you can make a guess instead of skipping a question without the fear of negative marking for a wrong answer. To be noted here, that most of the MBA tests in India follow the negative marking scheme.
5. Preparation for other tests
Lastly, one reason which is also considerable is that it gives you enough preparation for appearing in other tests as well. A long testing window makes sure you choose a convenient test date which doesn’t clash with another test date. Usually, all other tests like CAT, XAT, and CMAT are conducted after the NMAT start date which gives candidates enough time to prepare for other tests as well.
NMAT by GMAC is the key to NMIMS University Mumbai which is among the top 10 b-schools in India and some other leading management colleges. Also, NMAT is comparatively easier than other tests like CAT and XAT which is why MBA aspirants must apply for this test in 2018.