03 Oct 2019 16:47 IST

Select B-schools, GMAC tie up to offer scholarships for those passing the NMAT

Each school has different criteria for awarding grants; 11 management institutes collaborating

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owner and administrator of the NMAT by GMAC exam, in collaboration with 11 B-schools of India, announced scholarships for NMAT test-takers.

Each school has a different criterion for giving scholarships. The B-schools providing scholarships are:

1. Alliance School of Business, Bangalore

2. Athena School of Management, Mumbai

3. Bennett University, Greater Noida

4. BSE Institute Ltd, Mumbai

5. ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai

6. ISBR Business School, Bangalore

7. Jindal Global Business School, Delhi/NCR

8. SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai

9. Thapar School of Management, Punjab

10. SOIL, Gurgaon

11. BML Munjal University, Gurgaon


Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director, South Asia, GMAC, said, “At GMAC, we are committed to helping students in their journey of pursuing management education while also assisting the schools in getting the right talent for their programmes. The scholarships will play a big role in enabling candidates to fulfil their dream of getting a management degree/diploma. Moreover, the schools will also benefit by getting deserving candidates in their classroom by offering these exclusive scholarships to candidates who apply through the NMAT by GMAC test.”

For the greater good

David Bardolet, Dean, SDA Bocconi Asia Center, said, “The NMAT by GMAC exam allows us to create an enhanced learning experience as we can get students who are ambitious, gender diverse and have varied educational background. The scholarships will help the students in gaining one of the best learning experiences at the SDA Bocconi Asia Center.”

Alessandro Giuliani, MD, SDA Bocconi Asia Center, said, “NMAT by GMAC has helped us in discovering students with a strong inclination towards international education and interest in cross-cultural immersion which is deeply ingrained in our International Master in Business Programme.”

Prof Aditya Singh, Director, Athena School of Management, said, “We are very proud and happy to offer scholarships to students who apply through the NMAT by GMAC exam. The exam helps us accept students who are diverse in nature. Due to the exam’s flexibility, we get a much larger pool of professionals and freshers who apply to us. The practical nature of NMAT by GMAC examination allows us to leverage the students who are different in their thought process and can excel at the experiential and global nature of our programme.”

The registrations will close today and late registrations will close on October 14. Candidates can schedule the examination in the 75-day testing window from October 4 to December 14.