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The second day of NMAT 2015 on October 8, 2014 again witnessed lower turnout. It is an online post graduate level all India exam. On the basis of NMAT 2015 score, students would be selected for MBA admission at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) for 2015-17 session. NMAT 2015 is being conducted by Pearson VUE on behalf of NMIMS University.

The second day of NMAT 2015 began on a note not different from the first day of the exam. Overall the second day of the test was moderate with a few twisted questions. The exam had the same pattern but the questions were dipped in tricks and smeared with intelligence.

NMAT 2015 Analysis Day 2

NMAT 2015 At A Glance

Students are required to answer 120 objective type Multiple Choice Questions of 120 marks from three major sections of NMAT 2015. Students generally find two sections not so easy to answer as there are more number of questions than the time allotted for completing these two sections. Given below is more details of each section:

  • Language Skills: 32 Questions; 22 Minutes.
  • Quantitative Skills: 48 Questions; 60 Minutes.
  • Logical Reasoning: 40 Questions; 38 Minutes.

Note: There is no negative marking in NMAT 2015 and this is the reason why candidates are expected to score well in order to get shortlisted for the second round of the examination and eventually getting included in the merit list.

NMAT 2015 Analysis of second day - Same pattern, intelligent questions

Analysis of each section in the NMIMS Management Aptitude Test

Analysis done in isolation for each section help get a better picture as what was the overall impact of the section on the students and which section they found joy doing. On the second day of the NMAT 2015, the turnout was even lesser than the first day. Overall the day 2 was adjudged Moderate with not so easy and not so difficult questions. Some questions were twisted and students found them time consuming. Herein is the Day 2 analysis of NMAT 2015.

Logical Reasoning

  • Leaving a few time consuming and calculation intensive questions, the overall question pattern in this section was easy to moderate on the second day of the NMAT 2015.
  • Students encountered more number of brain storming questions from Verbal, Decision-Making and Critical Reasoning topics.
  • Some other topics covered under this section on the second day were Family Tree, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, Numerical Grid, Sequences & Series, Puzzles, Syllogism to Arrangements, Direction Sense, Assumptions, Strengthening & Weakening, etc.
  • Students had to do 40 questions in 38 minutes.
  • Verdict about difficulty level: MODERATE.

Quantitative Skills & Data Interpretation

  • Topics like Quant, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency and so on are the core part of this section.
  • Questions in this section were moderate with some difficult questions placed sparingly forcing students to spend reasonably more time to get the right solution.
  • Questions asked in the section were mainly based on Geometry, Coordinate Geometry, Algebra, Averages, Arithmetic, Permutation-Combination, Profit & Loss, Modern Mathematics, Number System, Mensuration, Percentage, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Ratio & Proportion and other topics.
  • Candidates found it challenging to answer 48 questions in 60 minutes.
  • Verdict about difficulty level: MODERATE.

Language Skills

  • Under this section, questions were mostly based on concept of core grammar such as Tenses, Parts of Speech, Conditionals, Modifiers, etc.
  • Students happily answered two to three Reading Comprehension (RC) passages that were short (nearly 350 words each).
  • Fill in the blanks type questions were also there. The RC passages were short and doable and questions were asked based on the content of the passages.
  • Questions on para-jumbles, Synonyms-Antonyms, Jumbled Paragraphs, etc were easily doable.
  • Verdict about difficulty level: MODERATE.

NMAT 2015 will be conducted till December 20, 2014 and result of the same is likely to be announced on January 22, 2015.

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