GNDU GMET Exam Pattern 2023: Marking Scheme, Subject-Wise Weightage

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Guru Nanak Dev University Management Aptitude Test, commonly known as the GNDU GMET exam, is conducted by Guru Nanak Dev University once a year to select eligible and qualified candidates for admission in the various two-year MBA programmes through a pen-paper-based mode (offline) test. The total duration of the entrance test is 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) divided into 3 sections. Before discussing the GNDU GMET exam pattern in detailed information, here is an overview of the GNDU GMET examination 2023.

Name of the ExamGuru Nanak Dev University Management Aptitude Test (GNDU GMET)
Examination Conducting BodyGuru Nanak Dev University
Level of ExamState-level postgraduate entrance examination 
Courses OfferedTwo-year MBA Financial Management
Marketing Management Human Resources Management
Mode of ExaminationOMR sheet (Pen-paper offline mode)
Language of the
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GNDU GMET Exam Pattern 2023

The Guru Nanak Dev University will release the examination pattern for the GNDU GMET exam 2023 for admission to the July session very soon. To help the candidates acquaint themselves with the GNDU GMET exam pattern and begin with their preparation for the entrance examination accordingly, based on the previous year’s examination pattern, we have gathered detailed information regarding the GNDU GMET exam pattern.

The GNDU GMET exam is conducted for admission to various MBA programmes with a specialisation in Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, Punjab. The exam is conducted in more than 2 hours of duration in selected examination centres in Amritsar. Refer to the overview table for more information regarding the GNDU GMET exam pattern 2023. 

Mode of examinationOMR sheet (pen-paper based)
Duration of the Examination2 hours 30 minutes (150 minutes)
Type of QuestionsMultiple-choice questions (MCQs)
Language of the ExaminationEnglish
Total Number of Questions200
Total Number of Marks200
Negative MarkingNo negative marking is applicable

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GNDU GMET Exam 2023 Subject-Wise Weightage

The subject-wise weightage for the GNDU GMET exam for the year 2023 is yet to be released, however, based on the previous year’s examination, we have prepared a tentative subject-wise weightage. 

Much like the previous year, the GNDU GMET entrance paper is expected to be divided into four sections namely: mental and numerical ability, general knowledge, general English and business aptitude. As mentioned earlier, there will be 50 questions in four sections of the exam.

SubjectsTotal number of QuestionsTotal Marks
Mental and numerical ability5050
General knowledge5050
General English5050
Business aptitude5050

GNDU GMET Exam 2023 Marking Scheme

The official notification regarding the entrance examination marking scheme is yet to be released by the examination conducting body. However, based on the previous year’s marking scheme, it can be said the GNDU GMET exam maintains a strict marking scheme. 

A candidate should be aware of the marking scheme and then proceed with answering the questions. For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded and there is no negative marking applicable. Additionally, no marks will be deducted if a question is left unattempted.


What are the courses offered for admission through the GNDU GMET entrance exam?

Candidates can get admission to the Guru Nanak Dev University through GMET for the two-year MBA in Financial Management, Marketing Management and Human Resources Management.

What is the educational qualification required to be eligible for the GNDU GMET 2023 entrance exam?

To appear for the GNDU GMET test, the candidates must have passed their graduation in any discipline from a government-recognised institute/college with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and in the case of candidates belonging to the SC/ST categories, the minimum required percentage is 45% or equivalent.

What is the duration of the GNDU GMET exam 2023?

The total duration of the GNDU GMET exam 2023 will be 2 hours 30 minutes (150 minutes) within which candidates have to finish the entire entrance test.

Thousands of candidates appear for the GNDU GMET exam every to get admission to various MBA programmes with specialisations to the UGC-recognised Guru Dev Nanak University. This blog discusses the GNDU GMET exam pattern 2023 in detail to help the candidates prepare for the entrance exam as per the guidelines to avoid last-minute panic. We hope candidates find the information useful and it will help aid their examination preparation and admission process further.

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