NMAT exam is conducted by GMAC to provide candidates an opportunity to secure admission to top b-schools across the country like NMIMS, XIM Bhubaneswar, VIT Vellore, etc. NMAT 2021 Registration has started on August 3, 2021, with the release of the official notification and the application window will remain open till November 11, 2021. NMAT 2021 will be conducted for 75 days from October 14 to December 27, 2021. Check NMAT 2021 Exam Schedule
GMAC issues guidelines related to uploading of the photo and signature as per prescribed specifications which are required to be followed by every applicant while filling NMAT application form to avoid the possibility of application rejection. Registration is considered successful only when you have entered all the details with supporting images and documents properly. Candidates whose application has been successful will be able to download NMAT Admit Card.
|NMAT Registration Begins||August 3, 2021|
|Last Date for NMAT 2021 Registration||November 11, 2021|
|NMAT Registration (with late fee)||November 11 to 15, 2021|
|NMAT Retake Registration Begins||October 15, 2021|
|Last Date for NMAT Retake Registration||December 24, 2021|
Often, candidates tend to make errors when it comes to uploading their photographs in an online form as they do not adhere to the specified size, dimensions, or format. With the influx of a number of queries here are all the important details of the same. Here are some points to remember while filling NMAT Application form 2021
Scanning and uploading of Photo is the most important step in the registration procedure. Ensure that the scanned image of his photograph matches all the specifications declared by the conducting authority. The details are as follows:
|NMAT Photo Specifications|
|Dimensions||200 X 230 pixels|
|Size||Max. 1 MB|
Similar to the photo upload, there are certain important details and information which all the registrants must keep in mind while uploading signatures. These specific details are mentioned below for your reference.
|NMAT Signature Specifications|
|Dimensions||140 X 60 pixels|
|Size||10 – 20 KB|
Candidates should note down certain technical directions mentioned below for scanning their photographs and signature properly.
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Applicants must go through the below-given dos and don’ts related to photograph & signature specifications and uploading to ensure smooth completion of NMAT application process.
The photograph must be a recent passport-size one. Photographs should not be more than 5-6 months old.
Self-taken photographs or/and other such photographs taken with a low-quality gadget must be avoided.
|Eyes should be open and clearly visible. Test taker’s face should be distinctly visible, straight, and at the center.||Candidates must steer clear of using Facebook pictures or pictures from any such social media as they do not meet the requirements set.|
|It must be a colored photo taken on a white background. If not white background, then any light-colored background will also be acceptable.||Dark background must be avoided at all costs as photographs in which any one of the distinctive features is unclear will be rejected.|
|The photo must be taken in a way that all the basic facial features like eyes, nose, hair, and also shoulder tops are visible.||The eyes of candidates must not be closed. Also, landscaped and rotated photos will not be accepted.|
The face must be facing straight and must not be in any other direction. Hence, candidates must be looking straight into the camera while getting their pic clicked.
|A red-eyed photo or a photo with a flash on the lens might lead to outright rejection as under such situations the candidate’s eye is not visible for identification purposes.|
|The photograph must be without any loud or weird expressions, a straight face will serve the purpose.||There must be no shadow falling on the face of candidates.|
|Candidates must upload an image of their signature done on white paper with a black ink pen only.||Black & White photos should not be uploaded as they are strictly prohibited.|
|It is upon the candidates to ensure that the photograph that is uploaded will aid the staff of NMAT conducting authority to sufficiently recognize and verify that particular individual’s identity.||Sunglasses or any type of colored glasses should be avoided at all costs while taking photos for NMAT registration.|
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Candidates can upload their scanned photograph and signature with the help of the below steps:
Step 1: Visit the official website of NMAT 2021 i.e. nmat.org.in.
Step 2: Login via your NMAT Credentials – Registration Number and password.
Step 3: The candidate’s portal will appear with a detailed application form.
Step 4: Enter the required information and then move for photo and signature upload.
Step 5: There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature.
Step 6: Click on the respective link "Upload Photograph / Signature".
Step 7: Browse & Select the location where the Scanned Photo / Signature file has been saved.
Step 8: Select the file and click the 'Upload' button.
We hope this article benefits all NMAT 2021 aspirants. Following the above-mentioned specifications & guidelines will surely ensure a smooth registration process. To avoid rejection of your NMAT application form, make sure that you upload the photograph and signature as per the specified format and size.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.