Test takers who believe they have a disability that prevents them from accessing the NMAT® exam
under standard conditions may request accommodations using the procedures outlined below. We will
determine what supports, exam modifications, or other accommodations are reasonable and
appropriate within the context of the NMAT by GMAC™. All requests for accommodations must be
made at the time of registration. Be sure to review our documentation guidelines and submit
accommodation requests well in advance of your desired exam date to allow us sufficient time to review
your materials and make appropriate arrangements for your exam.
Disabilities for which accommodations can be provided include:
- Learning disability
- Physical and Systemic Disabilities
- Sensory Disabilities (vision and hearing)
Special arrangements that may be provided:
- Extra Testing Time
- Additional or extended rest breaks
- Enlarged fonts
- Wheel chair accessibility
- Allowance of a medical devise in the testing room (inhaler, glucose monitor)
- Permission to bring your own reader and/or scribe into the testing room to address
visual disability (subject to our approval)
- Permission to bring your own personal care assistant (PCA) into the testing room to
address physical disability (subject to our approval)
- Test takers who wish to request accommodations may do so as part of the online
exam registration process. Test takers need to confirm their email ID before
initiating their registration.
- When registering, check “yes” when asked “Are You Differently Abled?” The test
taker will then be guided through the online accommodations request process.
- Select the appropriate disability type from the dropdown menu.
- Scan and upload all required supporting documentation using the “Upload
Documents” tab. If a visually impaired test taker is requesting permission to bring
their own reader and/or scribe, they must also submit a completed Reader/Scribe Consent form and a completed Reader/Scribe Nondisclosure
Agreement . If a physically disabled test taker is requesting
permission to bring a Personal Care Assistant into the testing room, they must also
submit a completed Personal Care Assistant consent form and a
completed Personal Care Assistant Nondisclosure Agreement . It is
possible to use the “Upload Documents” tab multiple times if necessary, but be sure
to prepare all required information in advance and submit all materials together at
one time. Applicants may also choose to submit additional information beyond
what we are requesting.
- The registration process will then remain “on hold” for roughly 15 calendar days
while our accommodations experts review the accommodation request. We will
inform the applicant of our decision using the email address the applicant entered
as part of the registration process.
- If we determine that an accommodation request can be approved, we will send the
test taker an email informing them of this. In addition, test delivery partner personnel will
contact the test taker to schedule the exam with the approved accommodations at
an appropriate test center, subject to availability. If the accommodation request is
not submitted to us well in advance of the test taker’s preferred test date, it is
possible that our schedulers may not be able to arrange the approved
accommodations within the test taker’s desired time-frame. Furthermore, not all
testing centers can provide all approved accommodations. Test delivery partner personnel
will be able to assist test takers in finding a test center that can provide the
- If, after reviewing an accommodation request and all supporting material, we
determine that no accommodations will be needed in order to allow a test taker to
access the NMAT exam, we will send the applicant an email informing them of our
decision and the reasons for our decision. We will also enable the “Schedule Exam”
section of our online registration system so that the test taker can schedule a
standard exam (without any accommodations) for themselves.
- If we determine that additional information is needed to allow us to make our
accommodations decision, we will send the applicant an email telling them what
additional information is needed and what steps they should follow to submit this
- If a test taker disagrees with our decision to deny their accommodations request or
to give them different accommodations than they would prefer, the test taker may
submit a request for reconsideration. Our decision letters will include instructions
as to how test takers may do this.
- GMGC reserves the right to make a final judgment regarding testing
accommodations in accordance with requirements of the NMAT by GMAC™ test.
- Any test taker with a disability may not receive the required assistance at the Test
centre if he/she
- Submits their accommodation request after closure of registration window
- Does not provide sufficient supporting documentation and, if applicable, the
required reader/scribe/pca forms.
- Is determined by GMGC to be ineligible for accommodation based on the evaluation
of the disability documentation provided.
No unauthorized personnel will be permitted into the testing room. Readers,
scribes, and personal care assistants will ONLY be allowed in the testing room IF we
have received all necessary documentation, consent forms, and nondisclosure
agreements in advance, as specified above, and if we have given the test taker
permission in writing to bring a specific reader, scribe, or personal care assistant
with them on their exam day. Only the specific person we approve in writing will be
permitted to serve as the reader, scribe, or personal care assistant, and the reader,
scribe, or personal care assistant must bring government-issued photo ID to the
test center in order to be admitted into the testing room.
Confirmation of completed registration and payment will be sent by email on the
confirmed email ID only. Test takers are responsible for confirming their correct
email address in our registration system, and GMGC shall not be held responsible
for non-receipt of confirmation or bouncing of email.
Any test taker who provides false disability documentation shall be barred from
taking the test and the test fee shall be forfeited. GMGC reserves the right to lodge
a complaint with the Police authorities against such test takers.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.