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PGDM – Dual Specialization

PGDM – Data Science and Analytics

PGDM – Quantitative Finance



Begin your MBA & PGDM journey with the Narayana Business School by taking the first crucial step: the Narayana Business School Aptitude Test (NBSAT).


NBSAT is an online proctored exam that serves as the entrance test for prospective candidates seeking admission to NBS’s MBA & PGDM programs.


Narayana Business School stands tall as one of India’s TOP 10 Private Business Schools in India and holds the prestigious position of being the 3rd Best MBA College in Gujarat. At NBS, admissions in our programs is not just an educational choice, it’s a transformative life decision.


Step into tomorrow confidently at Narayana Business School – where your potential meets our expertise. #TheFutureisNBS. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of something truly exceptional!

NBSAT Exam Highlights: Your Guide to a Promising Future

ParticularsNBSAT Exam Details 
NBSAT Full Form Narayana Business School Aptitude Test 
Exam level National 
NBSAT exam feesINR 1,000 (All categories) 
Eligibility criteria Throughout 60 % aggregate ( 10th / 12th / Graduation) 
Exam purpose Admission into Narayana Business School 
Course/Programs offered MBA+PGPCE | PGDM Dual Specialisation | PGDM Quantitative Finance | PGDM Data Science & Business Analytics
NBSAT syllabusQuantitative Techniques (QT)
Data Interpretation & Data Adequacy (DI & DA)
Vocabulary, Analytical Reasoning (AR)
Reading Comprehension (RC) 
NBSAT pattern Online Proctored Exam with MCQs 

NBSAT Eligibility | Registration Guide | Deadlines | Evaluation Parameters

Eligibility Criteria for Admission
Narayana Business School (NBS)

Candidates must be graduates from any recognized University.

60% aggregate required (10th/12th/Graduation).

Final year bachelor's degree candidates are eligible to apply, even awaiting results.

For PGDM Data Science and Analytics

Math/Stats in class XII required. IT, Engineering, Computer Application, or Statistics bachelor's degree preferred.

For PGDM- Quantitative Finance

Math/Stats in class XII required. Finance, Statistics, Engineering or Economics bachelor's degree preferred.

NBSAT Registration Guide | Process
Your Gateway to Opportunities at NBS

Visit the application portal at applications.nbs.edu.in.

Click on the "Register" button.

Provide your name, email ID, phone number, State, City, and desired Course for registration.

Use the link sent to your registered email to access the application form.

Choose your preferred courses.

Fill in personal and academic information as required.

Upload a passport-sized photograph and your scanned signature.

Complete the process by paying the application fee using Payment Gateways like UPI, credit/debit card or through net banking.

NBSAT 2024 | Application Deadlines

Get ready to step into a world of innovation and excellence at Narayana Business School. Our MBA & PGDM programs are kicking off and we are thrilled to possibly have you with us. Mark these important dates in your calendar:

EventNBSAT I TimelineDetailsNBSAT II TimelineDetails
Registration Opens23-Oct-2023Registration Begins At 04:00 PM (IST)18-Dec-2023Registration Begins At 04:00 PM (IST)
Registration Closes11-Dec-2023Registration Ends At 12:00 AM (IST)29-Jan-2024Registration Ends At 12:00 AM (IST)
NBSAT Exam Date16-Dec-2023Online Proctored Exam From 11 AM To 1 PM04-Feb-2024Online Proctored Exam From 11 AM To 1 PM
Result Declaration19-Dec-2023Scorecards To Be Released On Official Website07-Feb-2024Scorecards To Be Released On Official Website
Personal Interview Slot Booking20-Dec-2023 To 22-Dec-2023Book Your Personal Interview Slot08-Feb-2024 To 09-Feb-2024Book Your Personal Interview Slot

Please use this table as a guide for the important dates related to the NBSAT exams and ensure you complete each step within the specified time frames.

NBSAT Exam Blueprint | Narayana Business School Aptitude Test

The NBSAT Entrance Exam evaluates a candidate’s proficiency across several domains critical to management studies. The exam encompasses Quantitative Techniques, Data Interpretation & Data Adequacy, Vocabulary, Analytical Reasoning, and Reading Comprehension. It encompasses key areas similar to other management entrance exams such as CAT, XAT, CMAT, SNAP, IBSAT and MAT.

Exam Composition and Scoring

SectionNumber of QuestionsMarks per QuestionTotal Marks
Quantitative Techniques (QT)30130
Data Interpretation & Data Adequacy (DI & DA)30130
Vocabulary, Analytical Reasoning (AR)20120
Reading Comprehension (RC)20120

Please note:

  • The NBSAT is conducted as an Online Proctored Exam.
  • The duration of NBSAT is 120 minutes.
  • This is an objective test with multiple-choice questions.
  • There are no penalties for incorrect answers.
  • Any form of malpractice or unfair means will result in disqualification from the NBS admission process.

NBSAT Assessment Parameters | MBA & PGDM Admission’s

Candidates will be assessed on the components listed below:

Component Weightage
Statement of Purpose (SOP) 20
NBSAT Score (normalized to 40 marks)40
Academic Achievements & Work Experience20
Personal Interview20

The Merit and Wait List will be published on the Narayana Business School website. The advancement from the Wait List is contingent on seat availability.

It is important to note that admission will only be confirmed upon fee payment by the specified deadline and subject to meeting the eligibility criteria for the respective program(s) as per NBS regulations.

Narayana Business School does not require any donation for admission. Candidates are advised to be wary of any misleading claims or solicitations from individuals or external entities.

Narayana Business School’s MBA & PGDM Admissions
Shortlisting and Selection Procedure

Register For NBSAT

Submit Statement of Purpose (SoP)

Qualified for NBSAT

Personal Interview (PI)

Qualified NBSAT Applicants

Become A Part of NBS

SOP and Personal Interview

Upon completion of the application form, candidates are required to submit a Statement of Purpose (SOP) for their chosen program to qualify for the NBSAT. Only those who have completed both application and SOP submission will be considered for the NBSAT. Notifications regarding NBSAT and Personal Interview schedules, as well as deadlines, will be sent to candidates via the email address provided during registration. Each program’s shortlisting cut-off will be determined by the candidate’s cumulative NBSAT score.

Important Note : Submission of the SOP and participation in the Personal Interview are compulsory for eligibility for admission to any postgraduate MBA & PGDM programs at NBS. Final selection will be based on SOP submission, NBSAT results, and Personal Interview performance. Absence in any stage of the process will render the candidate ineligible for admission.

NBS Admissions & Program FAQs: All You Need to Know

Get all your questions answered by visiting our FAQ section on the NBSAT page.

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