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NMAT 2019 Exam Analysis

NMAT 2019 Analysis- The NMAT by GMAC™ is a computer-based exam and has three sections – Language Skills, Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning. NMAT allows candidates to choose the exam mode, date, time, and location of the exam as per the candidates’ convenience. NMAT exam, certainly, is one of the most standardized examinations in the country. NMAT result is accepted by NMIMS University and 30+ leading B-schools and Universities.  

NMAT 2019 analysis is based on the slot 1 exam which took place on 4th October 2019. The exam pattern remained the same and predictable. To score good marks, an attempt of 75-85 questions in two hours needed in NMAT 2019. The questions were moderately difficult, and the questions asked in the examination were predicted. Most of the expectations related to section formats were met. The difficulty level was just perfect for a cut off of 208-210 for NMIMS Mumbai campus. NMAT result date was on 16th January 2020.

NMAT 2019 Exam Analysis:

The section wise questions pattern and difficulty in ATMA 2020 is as follows:

SectionQuestionsSectional TimeLevel of Difficulty
Language Skills3222Easy-Moderate
Quantitative Skills4860Easy
Logical Reasoning4038Easy-Moderate
Total120120Moderate

Language Skills:

The section remained moderately difficult and an attempt at 24-26 questions could fetch good marks in NMAT 2019. Vocabulary words were easy. RCs were easy, para-jumbles were moderately easy. The rest of the paper was grammar-based. The fill in the blanks was based on preposition and LOD was moderate in NMAT 2019.

Language Skills
TopicNumber of Questions
Reading Comprehension Passages8 (2 passages of 4 questions each)
Para Jumble2 (4 sentences each), 2 (5 sentences each)
Error Spotting3
FIBs (Prepositions)2 (1 blank each – 3 sentences)
FIBs (Common Confusables)2
FIBs (Vocabulary)3
Synonyms & Antonyms4
Analogy4
Cloze Test4
Total32

Quantitative Skills:

Arithmetic, number system, and modern math dominated the section. P&C and probability questions were moderately difficult. Out of 5 DI sets, 3-4 were easy and less calculative. Overall, the section of NMAT 2019 was easy, and 32-35 attempts could fetch high scores. 

Quantitative Skills
TopicNumber of Questions
Profit & Loss5
Percentages2
Ratio & Mixture, Proportion2
SI & CI2
Averages1
Work & Time2
Number System (HCF/LCM)4
Progression2
Logarithm2
Polygon1
Geometry1
Permutation and Combination2
Probability2
DI20 (5 sets, 4 questions each)
Total48

Logical Reasoning:

There were 25 questions on analytical and logical reasoning and 15 verbal logic questions in NMAT 2019. The questions varied from easy to moderate difficulty level. A good attempt to 23-25 with 90% accuracy was achievable.

Logical Reasoning
TopicNo. of Questions
Coding5
Blood Relation2
Statement-Argument3
Statement Conclusion3
Course of Action / Decision making2
Statement-Assumption4
Statement – Inference3
Syllogism2
Input/output8 (2 sets, 4 Qs each)
Missing number and Visual reasoning3 (1 set)
Singlets (Contained Set theory-based diagram)5
Total40

This NMAT 2019 paper yet again establishes the fact that the students should never go in with pre-conceived notions. Based on our experience on NMAT paper pattern one should have solved close to 77-83 questions (across the sections) in 120 minutes. The remaining questions should have been calculated attempts (educated guess) because of the marking scheme. Marking all the unanswered questions as B or C would be smart move.

Expected Score at 99 Percentiles

Usually, a scaled score of 230-240 is equivalent to 99 percentiles in the NMAT exam.

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