# NMAT 2017 : Exam Analysis

The NMAT 2017 exam process is currently on. The exam is conducted over a 75 day window which started on October 5th this year. The first few slots of exam delivery are over and here we bring to you an analysis of the exam to help those who would be taking the tests in later slots.

###### NMAT 2017 : Exam Analysis NMAT 2017  Exam Analysis

The exam came without any surprises in terms of structure and difficulty. The paper was in sync with that of the last year.

• No negative marking
• Test takers could choose the order of attempt
• Question sets were different for different test takers
###### NMAT 2017 Section-wise Analysis : Quantitative Skills NMAT 2017  Exam Analysis

This section was moderately difficult. Out of a total 48 questions asked, following were the topics from which most questions were asked in that order:-

• Data Interpretation (majority of the questions were from this)
• Arithmetic
• Number System
• Data Sufficiency
• Algebra
• Modern Math
• Geometry

###### NMAT 2017 Section-wise Analysis : Language Skills NMAT 2017  Exam Analysis

Difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate. Out of a total of 32 questions asked, following were the most prominent topics:-

• Synonym-Antonyms
• Fill in the blank
• Para-jumbles
• Cloze Test
• Error Spotting

###### NMAT 2017 Section-wise Analysis : Logical Reasoning NMAT 2017  Exam Analysis

This section was comparatively easy. 30+ attempts with a good accuracy level could be considered a good attempt. Some prominent question types in this section were:-

• Critical Reasoning
• Analytical Reasoning
• Coding-Decoding
• Input-Output
• Blood Relations
• Direction Sense
• Syllogisms

Note that this analysis is based only on the few slots of the NMAT 2017 exam and the numbers may vary. However, this can give you a good idea of what to expect in the subsequent slots.

###### NMAT 2017 : Previous Year’s Cutoffs NMAT 2017  Exam Analysis

The cut-offs for various regular flagship programs at the 3 locations (Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru) based on NMAT 2016 were as below:

• NMIMS Mumbai: 208