NMAT Syllabus 2020 – Pdf Download, Entrance Exam Pattern

NMAT Syllabus 2020: Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) conducts NMAT every year to offers admission into management courses like PGDM (Diploma) & MBA programs. Registration for NMAT 2020 has started and will continue till October.

If you are thinking to appear in this exam, you must check the NMAT Exam Pattern with Syllabus to qualify with the highest marks. GMAC has not released any official syllabus for NMAT. So we are providing you with the syllabus based on past year’s question papers.

NMAT Syllabus 2020

The syllabus includes verbal ability, data analysis & sufficiency, mathematical skills, intelligence and critical reasoning topics. Candidates should aware about the whole syllabus to make a strategy for exam preparation. Each topic and its sub-topics should be covered while preparing for NMAT Exam.

Here we have shared the topics that are important from the exam point of view.

NMAT Syllabus 2020

Language Skills
  • Reading Comprehension/ Prose
  • Verbal Reasoning,
  • Contextual usage,
  • Syllogisms,
  • Analogies,
  • Antonyms,
  • Fill In the Blanks,
  • Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed),
  • Sentence Correction,
  • Foreign language words used in English,
  • Sentence completion,
  • Idioms and Phrases,
  • One word substitution
  • Grammar
Quantitative Skills
  • Ratios and Proportion,
  • Percentages,
  • In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra,
  • Geometry,
  • Profit & Loss,
  • Averages,
  • Partnership,
  • Time-Speed-Distance,
  • Work and time,
  • Number system,
  • HCF & LCM,
  • Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean, Harmonic mean,
  • Median, Mode,
  • Mensuration,
  • Allegation & Mixtures,
  • Work, Pipes and Cisterns,
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest (Installment Payment),
  • Set Theory,
  • Venn Diagram,
  • Clocks and Calendar,
  • Probability,
  • Permutations & Combinations,
  • Trigonometry,
  • Binomial Expansion,
  • Co-ordinate geometry,
  • Logarithm, Calendar,
  • Maxima & Minima Progression,
  • Surds & Indices
Logical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation based on text, graphs and tables.
  • Graphs (Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Chart),
  • Venn diagram,
  • Critical reasoning,
  • Visual reasoning,
  • Assumption-Premise-Conclusion,
  • Assertion and reasons,
  • Statements and assumptions,
  • Identifying valid inferences ,
  • Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments,
  • Statements and conclusions,
  • Cause and Effect,
  • Matrix arrangements,
  • Puzzles,
  • Syllogisms,
  • Functions,
  • Family tree,
  • Symbol Based problems,
  • Coding and decoding,
  • Sequencing,
  • Identifying next number in series, etc.

NMAT Exam Pattern 2020

To become familiar with the NMAT 2020 Exam and Question Paper before exam, it is mandatory to know the NMAT Exam Pattern. It will guide you about the mode, medium, time duration, marking scheme, difficulty level of paper, question distribution etc.

Mode of ExamOnline Mode (Computer-based Test)
Duration of Exam2 hours
Paper LanguageEnglish
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Type Questions
Total Questions120
Total Marks120
SectionsNo of QuestionsTime Allotted
Language Skills3222 minutes
Quantitative Skills4860 minutes
Logical Reasoning4038 minutes
Marking scheme
  • +1 mark for each correct answer.
  • No negative marking

After completion of exam syllabus, candidates think that they are prepared to crack the exam. It is good to be confident but to analyze your preparation must check the NMAT Previous Year Papers. It helps in improving your speed and accuracy.

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