NMAT by GMAC 2021 Exam Analysis - Get Detailed Paper Analysis & Candidate Review

NMAT by GMAC 2021 Exam Analysis - Get Detailed Paper Analysis & Candidate Review

NMAT 2021 Exam Analysis: According to the NMAT by GMAC exam analysis, the exam that has been conducted till now was easy to moderate. In NMAT 2021 exam analysis, candidates can check the difficulty level of the question paper, topic-wise distribution of questions, section-wise weightage, marking scheme, total number of good attempts and expected NMAT cut off on the first day of the exam after it has been conducted successfully.

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As NMAT 2021 has become a computer adaptive test, the weightage allotted to difficult questions in NMAT is higher than that allotted to easy questions. Students can not skip any questions and the level of difficulty of the next question depends on whether the previous attempt was correct or incorrect. Get detailed insights on NMAT 2021 exam analysis below.

NMAT Exam Pattern 2021

Before moving on to the overall and sectional exam analysis of NMAT 2021, let us check the detailed NMAT exam pattern.

Exam Pattern of NMAT 2021

Section

Number of Questions

Allotted Time

Language Skills

36

28 minutes

Quantitative Skills

36

52 minutes

Logical Reasoning

36

40 minutes

Total

108 questions

120 minutes

NMAT 2021 exam analysis by Career Launcher

According to NMAT 2021 exam analysis by Career Launcher check the total number of questions that were asked from different topics in the verbal ability and reading comprehension section.

Topics and number of questions

Topic

No. of Questions

Reading Comprehension

12

Parajumbles

4-5

Analogy

5-6

Fill in the blanks (Grammar and Vocabulary)

4

Fill in the blanks (Prepositions)

3

Spot the error/ Identify the correct usage

6

NMAT 2021 Exam analysis by Career Launcher for Quantitative ability

Topic

No. of Questions

Percentage

2

Ratio and Proportion/ Average

2

Time Speed and Distance

2

Time and Work

2

Profit Loss

2

Number System

3

Data Interpretation

10

Data Sufficiency

5

Algebra

2

Mensuration

1

Permutation and Combination / Probablility

5

NMAT Exam analysis for data interpretation and logical reasoning by Career Launcher

Topic

No. of Questions

Analytical Reasoning

Input - Output

8

Arrangement

4

Grouping

4

Venn Diagram based

1

Figure based Numerical reasoning

1

Verbal Reasoning

Statement – Assumption - Conclusion

3

Course of Action – Decision Making

5

Strong Argument / Weak Argument

2

Critical Reasoning

5

Syllogisms

3

Overall, the difficulty level of NMAT 2021 is moderate in terms of questions asked. However, it also depends on the ability of the candidate as NMAT 2021 is a “Computer Adaptive” exam.

NMAT 2021 Exam Analysis: Section Wise

As per students feedback who appeared in NMAT 2021, the difficulty level of NMAT exam was moderate to tough in comparison to the previous NMAT exams in the past. Questions from the Quantitative Skills section were considered as the toughest among all the sections followed by the Language Skill. The logical reasoning section was easy and on the expected scale and terms as the previous year.

Quantitative Skills

  • Out of 36 questions in the Quantitative Skills section, 19 were on Mathematics, 12 on Data Interpretation and 5 on Data Sufficiency

  • Out of the 19 questions on Mathematics, 10 questions were on Arithmetic, 7 questions were on Modern Maths and 1 question each was on Numbers and Geometry

  • Majority of the questions were on Arithmetic. Permutation & Combination, Probability and Logarithms were the other prominent topics of this section.

  • There were three sets on Data Interpretation. One set on Tables involving a good amount of calculations, one set on Line graph which was an observation based and one set on Bar Chart involving a moderate level of calculations

  • There were 5 questions on Data Sufficiency on various topics

  • The Mathematics questions were dominated by Modern Maths and Arithmetic. There was no question on Algebra

Logical Reasoning

  • This section was termed as of easy level by the candidates

  • There were 18 questions on Non-Verbal Reasoning and 18 questions on Verbal Reasoning

  • Around half of the questions were from the topics of Argument, Verbal Reasoning, Input-Output and Deduction. Rest of the questions were on Puzzles, Syllogism, Blood Relations, Seating Arrangement, etc.

Language Skills

  • The language skill section was termed as difficult by most of the candidates

  • In a particular set, there were 3 RC passages, each about 450 to 550 words long

  • One passage was on the Education System in the country. It included Inference, Attitude and Specific Detail questions

  • The second one was on Economics. All the questions in this RC passage were application-based

  • The third passage in this set was on Art installation. There were reasoning-based questions based on this RC passage. All the passages had 4 questions each

  • The grammar and vocabulary questions included: Spotting the error in the underlined parts of a sentence, fill in the blanks (double, prepositions-based); Jumbled paragraph, Word Analogies; There were no questions on Synonyms, Antonyms or meaning of phrases

NMAT Result 2021

The result of NMAT 2021 has been announced in the form of percentile on the official website of NMAT. Since the questions are randomly selected from a question pool, hence the scores of the candidates are scaled on a fixed range. After the test is completed, the test taker can check his/her unofficial scorecard on the spot. The scorecard of NMAT 2021 can be downloaded within 48 hours of giving the particular exam and the candidates will be informed once the scorecard is available. Candidates can download their scorecard of NMAT 2021 by entering their login credentials. As soon as the final NMAT result 2021 gets declared, the candidate's scorecard will be sent to the five b-schools that they preferred while filling the NMAT 2021 application form.

NMAT 2021 Cutoff

The cutoff of NMAT 2021 refers to the minimum marks required by the candidates to score in order to qualify for the admission to the desired campus. The NMAT cutoff 2021 will be mentioned in the call letter only of different campuses. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for interview as per the mentioned time, date and venue on the GD-PI call letter.

NMAT Cutoff 2021 ( Expected)

Sections

Expected Cutoff

Quantitative Skills

68-72

Logical Reasoning

67-72

Language Skills

62-68

Overall

210-217