NMAT 2017 Analysis | October 5 Slot 1



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NMAT 2017 Examination had the exam window open from October 5, 2017. In this article we bring to you NMAT 2017 Analysis for October 5 Slot 1. Also, mentioned are NMAT 2017 Cutoff, both overall and sectional, for different colleges accepting NMAT Score.

NMAT 2017 Analysis | October 5 Slot 1

Verbal Ability Section

Difficulty level of the section was Moderate, with major increase in difficulty level happening due to the kind of questions asked in Reading Comprehension Questions.  Antonyms and Synonyms were moderate, with 4 to 5 (for different question sets) of the 6 being from the words provided by us in NMAT Word List as the part of NMAT Courses. The toughest questions in the sections were Parajumbles. Rest all was doable in the section. Ideal attempts in the section will be 24-26, out of 32 questions in the section.

Reading Comprehension 8 (2 passages of 4 questions each)
Para Jumble 5
Error Spotting 3
Prepositions 3 (3 blanks each)
Vocabulary 3 (2 blanks each)
Synonyms 3
Antonym 3
Cloze Test and Analogy 4 and 1

Quantitative Aptitude

Section was of Moderate to Difficult level. As expected, Data Interpretation and Arithmetic formed the highest proportion of the section. Data Sufficiency questions were based on topics varying from Geometry to Algebra to Numbers and were of moderate difficulty level. Data Interpretation has questions from Table, Pie Chart, Bar Graph and all were doable with some calculations. 31-33 will be a good attempt in the section, out of 48 questions.

Profit & Loss 1
Percentages 2
Ratio & Mixture, Average 3
Time, Speed & Distance 1
Time and Work 2
Number System 6
Progression 2
Miscellaneous 3
Set Theory 2
Geometry 1
Mensuration 1
PnC, Probability 2
Data Sufficiency 5
Data Interpretation 16

Logical Reasoning

Section was of easy to moderate difficulty level yet again, with some really easy questions coming from topics like Critical Reasoning, Strong and Weak Argument, Statement Conclusion, Blood Relation etc. Moderate questions were from Coding, LR and Input/Output topics. 26-28 will be a good attempt in the section, out of 40 questions, majorly due to the sectional time limit.

Coding 3
Blood Relation 2
Critical Reasoning 5
Strong and Weak Argument 1
Statement Conclusion 1
Course of Action 3
Syllogism 2
LR 8
Input/output 4
Diagram with missing number 2
Puzzles 3
Singlets 5

NMAT 2017 Cutoff

Cutoffs for NMAT have not changed over last 3 years, especially for the courses at NMIMS. We expect the same trend to continue. However, safe score to target for students will be 215+.

Full Time NMIMS MBA Program/MBA Banking/MBA Capital Market/MBA HR

Sectional Cutoff Overall Cutoff
Language Skills
(96)
Quantitative Techniques (144) Logical Reasoning
(120)
360
51 66 57 208

Full Time MBA Pharmaceutical Management

Sectional Cutoff Overall Cutoff
Language Skills
(96)
Quantitative Techniques (144) Logical Reasoning
(120)
360
51 51 51 169

PGDM Bangalore and Hyderabad Campus

Sectional Cutoff Overall Cutoff
Language Skills
(96)
Quantitative Techniques (144) Logical Reasoning
(120)
360
51 66 54 198

For XIMB-HR [XaHR], NMAT Cutoff should be around 185- 190 Marks.

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Pleased to share that most of our students who appeared for October 5 Slot 1 are expecting a 220+ score.



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