Get admission into SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) and it's various campuses across India with the help of NPAT 2020. The exam allows the admission of the candidates into the courses of Undergraduate and Integrated graduate level. Want to know how to crack the exam? Follow the preparation tips given below.
- What is NPAT Exam?
- NPAT Courses Offered
- Participating Institutes under NPAT
- NPAT Exam Dates
- NPAT Eligibility
- NPAT Syllabus
- How to Prepare for NPAT 2020?
- NPAT Exam Pattern
- NPAT Registration
- NPAT Application Form
- NPAT Admit Card
- NPAT Exam Centres
- NPAT Result
- NPAT Counselling
- NPAT FAQs
- NPAT Related Exams
What is NPAT Exam?
NMIMS Programs after Twelfth (NPAT) is a National-level selection test for aspirants looking for admission into Undergraduate Courses and Integrated Degree Programs in Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS).
The NPAT examination is the official entrance test for courses offered by constituent schools of SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (Deemed to be University) at Mumbai, Shirpur, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Indore, Dhule and Navi Mumbai campuses. NMIMS is a standout institute amongst the best colleges in India and gives different subject alternatives to the competitors.
UG Courses: The Undergraduate courses offered through NPAT 2020 exam are:
- B.Tech, B.Com (Hons.)
- BBA, B.Des (Humanising Technology)
- B.Sc (Finance)
- B.Sc (Applied Statistics and Analytics)
- B.Sc (Mathematics)
- B.Sc (Economics) and
- BA (Hons.) in Liberal Arts.
Integrated Courses: The MBA Tech (B.Tech + MBA Tech) and B.Pharm + MBA (Pharma. Tech).
Seats: Around 1820 seats are accessible for aspirants looking for admission in the undergrad program and 710 seats in the Integrated program through the NPAT Exam.
Syllabus and Pattern: The syllabus and pattern for the NPAT examination are based on the 10+2 subjects. NPAT exam pattern is different for Engineering and Non-Engineering programs.
Age Limit: Applicants Exceeding 25 years of age are not qualified for applying for the Exam.
NMIMS NPAT 2020 Exam Date: NPAT 2020 was conducted on dates May 15, 2020 and May 18, 2020.
NMIMS Registration 2020: NPAT 2019 Application form was available on the official website and candidates applied and completed their registration process till May 2, 2020. Applicants who had passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from Open or Distance learning (ODL) were also eligible to apply, provided that the school has been approved by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS).
|Exam Name||NMIMS Programs After Twelfth|
|Conducting Body||Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies|
|Exam Level||National Level|
|Exam Duration||100 minutes|
|Number of Questions||120 questions|
|Mode||Online i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT)|
|Courses Offered||Undergraduate and Integrated Graduate|
|NPAT Exam Date||May 15, 2020 and May 18, 2020|
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The NPAT 2020 offers both the undergraduate and integrated degree programs for the candidates. The following table consists of the list of courses offered.
|Undergraduate Degree Programmes||B.Tech|
|B.Sc (Applied Statistics & Analytics)|
|B.Des (Humanising Technology)|
|B.A (Hons.) Liberal Arts|
|Integrated Degree Programmes||MBA Tech (B.Tech + MBA Tech)|
|MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharma + MBA)|
Participating Institutes under NPAT
The institutes participating under the NPAT 2020 Exam are compiled in the table below:
|NMIMS School of Design|
|Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School of Pharmacy and Technology Management (SPPSPTM)|
|Sunandan Divatia School of Science (SDSOS)|
|Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce (ASMSOC)|
|Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics (SAMSOE)|
|Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management &Engineering (MPSTME)|
|Jyoti Dalal School of Liberal Arts (JDSoLA)|
|NMIMS School of Mathematical Sciences|
NPAT Exam Dates
The official dates of the NPAT are released by the conducting authorities. Follow the dates so that you wouldn't miss out on any of the important events.
- NPAT Registration: Registration for NPAT 2020 started from February 1, 2020 and the last date of NPAT 2020 application form was May 2, 2020.
- NPAT Admit Card: The NPAT admit card has been released to the applicants on May 8, 2020 in the official website.
- Exam Date: The NPAT 2020 Exam was held for 2 days on May 15, 2020 and May 18, 2020. It was conducted in online mode.
The NPAT 2020 Exam Dates are listed in the table below:
|Application Form Start Date||February 1, 2020|
|Application Form Finish Date||May 2, 2020|
|Admit Card Download Start Date||May 8, 2020|
|NPAT 2020 Exam Dates||May 15, 2020 to May 18, 2020|
|NPAT 2020 B.Sc Economics Results Date||May, 29 2020|
|NPAT Merit List I||May, 31 2020|
|NPAT Merit List II||June, 14 2020|
|NPAT Merit List III||June, 26 2020|
NPAT Eligibility Criteria
For a candidate to be eligible to take the exam, they should satisfy the following criteria:
- Age Criteria: The age limit for NPAT 2020 is 25 years.
- Qualification: NPAT 2020 Eligibility includes the candidates should be completed or pursuing 10+2 examination with English as a compulsory subject & secure at least 50% marks in PCM.
|B.Tech and MBA Tech||Candidates should have passed XII in PCM with a minimum percentage of 50%|
|The contestant with IB Diploma is eligible only if he/she has offered Mathematics at a higher level.|
|Candidates who have passed Diploma in Engineering with a minimum of 50% are also eligible to apply.|
|Candidates appearing for class 12th examination can also apply|
|MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharma + MBA)||Applicant must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam plus Indian Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics(PCM) or Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) with English as a required subject|
|Candidate must have scored at least 50% marks in PCM/PCB to be eligible to apply for NPAT 2020|
|B.Sc Economics||A contender must have passed higher secondary or equivalent exam with minimum 60% marks the first attempt including Indian Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in any stream|
|They are required to have Mathematics as a subject in Class XII examination|
|BBA / B.Sc Finance/ B.Com (Hons.)||A candidate must have passed 12th or equivalent exam with a minimum 50% aggregate marks in the first attempt including Indian Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma|
|Candidates must have passed Mathematics/ Statistics subject in HSC or equivalent to be eligible to apply for NPAT 2020.|
The syllabus for the NPAT 2020 examination varies from streams to stream. The level of the syllabus is of 10+2 for each paper.
Sections: The NPAT 2020 Common/non-engineering paper has 3 sections, they are Language skills, Quantitative and numerical ability, Reasoning and general intelligence. NPAT 2020 Engineering paper has 5 sections.
Design Paper of NPAT 2020 will have sections such as Spatial ability and Visualization, Observation and problem solving, General awareness and Design.
Syllabus for Engineering Subjects
The NPAT 2020 Syllabus for taking the engineering exam is mentioned below:
NPAT Mathematics Syllabus
The syllabus for Mathematics section is tabulated below. The candidate has to finish this section in a span of 30 minutes.
|Sets and Functions|
|Complex Number and Quadratic equation|
|Matrices and Determinants|
|Permutation and Combination|
|Binomial theorem and its Application|
|Sequence and Series|
|Limit, Continuity and Differentiability|
|Three Dimensional Geometry|
|Statistics and Probability|
NPAT Physics Syllabus
The syllabus for Physics section for NPAT Exam is provided in the table below. The time allotted to the candidates to attempt this exam is 30 minutes.
|Physics and measurement|
|Work, Energy and Power|
|Laws of motion|
|Properties of solids and liquids|
|Kinetic theory of gases|
|Oscillations and waves|
|Magnetic effects of current and magnetism|
|Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, electromagnetic waves|
NPAT Chemistry Syllabus
The syllabus for the Chemistry section is tabulated in the table below. 30 minutes will be provided to the candidates in the NPAT exam to attempt it.
|Some basic concepts in chemistry, States of matter|
|Chemical bonding and molecular structure|
|Redox reactions and electrochemistry|
|Purification and characterization of organic compounds|
|Chemistry in everyday life|
|Principles related to practical chemistry|
|Organic compounds containing halogens, Oxygen & Nitrogen|
|Classification of elements and periodicity in properties|
|Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals)|
|P Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements, D and F - block elements|
|General principles and processes of isolation of metals|
NPAT Logical Intelligence Syllabus
The syllabus for logical intelligence is provided in the table below. The time allotted to attempt for this section is 20 minutes.
|Critical Thinking: Decision Making (Take into cognizance various rules/ conditions and make decisions based upon those rules/conditions) Problem Solving (To analyze the given information and condense all the information in a suitable form and answer the questions asked)|
|Verbal-logical reasoning: Derive conclusions from logical premises or assess the validity of arguments based on the statement of factsNumerical reasoning: Venn Diagram (Identify the class-subclass relationship among the given group of items and illustrate it diagrammatically) Mathematical Equalities|
|Data Interpretation: Be able to use the information given in graphs and charts to answer questions.|
NPAT Proficiency in English Syllabus
The syllabus for Proficiency in English section has been provided in the table below. The section will have to be attempted by the candidate within 10 minutes.
|Error Recognition: Recognising grammatical structure and usage.|
|Applied Grammar: Using prepositions, determiners, connectives, tenses appropriately.|
|Contextual Usage: Using appropriate words in the given context|
|Sequencing of Ideas: Putting ideas into a logical sequence by putting jumbled sentences in the correct order|
|Reading Comprehension (1 Passage of maximum 350 words with 4 items): Locating Information, grasping ideas, identifying relationships, interpreting ideas, moods, characteristics of characters, the tone of the passage, inferring, getting the central theme, evaluating|
How to Prepare for NPAT 2020?
NPAT 2020 Exam preparation tips can come in handy to qualify the examination. They help you prepare a proper preparation schedule and crack the exam by getting good scores.
Candidates should make a common habit of practicing the mock questions for the exam. Practicing the questions will make you understand how to approach the questions and how long will it take to answer them, thus you can create the average time to answer the questions. Also, you could find out your weak points and strong points in the subject. You could work on your weak points accordingly.
Read Every Material Ever
You should inculcate the habit of reading any newspapers and magazines which covers all of the contemporary topics. This will help you in building your vocabulary and will also help massively in the general knowledge section. You need to brush up the basics of grammar to tackle the error detection questions and sentence correction. So, reading newspapers and magazines will improve your skills to a huge extent.
Create Your Own Tricks and Shortcuts
Learn all the tricks and shortcuts that are out there but don't rely solely on the various tips and shortcuts that the other people teach. You might not be able to recollect them in the exam and would cost you a couple of questions. So instead you need to come up with your own version of the tips and tricks. When you create them on your own you will not be forgetting them in the exam.
Also, using these tricks and shortcuts to solve a question will help you to secure extra time, that could be used to solve tougher questions in the exam.
NPAT Exam Pattern
The Exam pattern for the NPAT 2020 is different for the Engineering papers and Non-Engineering paper.
Mode and Duration: Mode of conduction of NPAT 2020 Exam is Online i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT). There are 2 papers for NPAT. Paper-I is of the duration of 100 minutes and Paper-II will be of 90 minutes.
Paper-I will contain the Quantitative & Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence and Proficiency in the English Language. Whereas, the Paper-II will contain the Spatial Intelligence and the Visualization Skills, Observation and Problem Solving and General Awareness and Problem Sensibility.
- Paper-I will be attempted by the candidates who want to go for the non-engineering courses like B.Pharma + MBA (Pharma Tech), BBA, B.Com (Hons.), B.Sc Finance, B.Sc Economics, B.Des (Humanising Technology), BA (Hons.) Liberal Arts, B.Sc Mathematics, B.Sc (Applied Statistics and Analytics).
|Name of the Section||No. of Questions||Time|
|Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability||40||100 minutes|
|Reasoning & General Intelligence||40|
|Proficiency in the English Language||40|
The candidates who are appearing for the B.Des (Humanising Technology) course have to sit in both the papers i.e Paper-I and Paper-II.
|Name of the Section||No. of Questions||Time|
|Spatial Intelligence and the Visualization Skills||20||90 minutes|
|Observation and Problem Solving||20|
|General Awareness and Problem Sensibility||20|
The new NPAT Pattern of Mukesh Patel School of Technology, Management & Engineering [MPSTME] for the engineering subjects is as follows:
|Name of the Exam Section||No. of Questions||Time Allotted||Marks|
How to apply for NPAT?
Candidates need to register with the official website before starting the process of filling up the forms. Unregistered candidates will not be allowed to participate in the entrance exam. They can register for the exam only from the online mode.
- First, go to the official NPAT website.
- Click on the 'Register' button in the upper part of the homepage.
- Enter the specifics asked on the page such as the name, date of birth, etc.
- After filling in the information, click on 'Register'.
- The ID and Password for your account will be sent to your mailbox.
- From then you can carry on with the further process of the registration for the exam.
Note: If there are multiple registrations, then registration for NPAT will not be considered & registration fee will be forfeited.
NPAT Application Form
Candidates can now fill the application form of NPAT 2019 in online mode. Along with the filling of the application form, candidates must also pay application fee without which the form filling will be incomplete. Candidates must make sure that they fulfil all the eligibility criteria of NPAT 2019 to avoid rejection at any later stage.
- Registration: Registration for the NPAT 2020 started from February 1, 2020 and the last date is May 2, 2020.
- Process: The candidates have to visit the official website and fill their personal details in the NPAT 2020 Application Form. A unique NPAT login ID and password should be created and used for the main registration process.
Candidates have to enter his/her educational details and choose an exam centre after logging in. Candidates have to check the entered information and click on the final submit button.
Uploading the Documents
The registration process of the NPAT 2020 Exam involves uploading documents such as the coloured photograph and the signature of the candidate. The scanned images should be in the prescribed format by the NPAT website. At this stage, the candidate can edit their form if needed. Once the fee is paid, no correction is allowed to be made in the submitted application form.
Payment of Fee
The NPAT fee for taking the exam is INR 1800/-. But to apply for multiple programs in various schools, the application fee increases. The following table shows the school wise application fee.
|No. choices of School(s)||Fee|
|One School||INR 1800 /-|
|Two School||INR 3000 /-|
|Three School||INR 4000 /-|
|Four School||INR 5000 /-|
|Five School||INR 6000 /-|
The application fee can only be paid in the online mode through Debit Card/Credit Card or Net Banking.
NPAT Admit Card
Candidates are advised to download their Admit Card from the official website of the NPAT 2020.
- Date: The conducting authority had released the admit card on May 8, 2020.
- Process: The candidate needs to visit the official website and login into their registered accounts. Then, enter the necessary details to get the preview of the NPAT 2020 Admit Card.
- Printout: Download the admit card from the website and take a print out of the admit card to produce at the centre of the examination as proof.
Note: Candidates are not allowed inside the examination hall without the admit card. Any tampering of the admit card will also result in them being barred from the exam.
NPAT Exam Centres
NPAT is a national level exam. The exam was conducted in 49 cities across India.
- Selection: At the time of Registration, a candidate is required to choose 3 NPAT 2020 Test Centres which is applicable to both days.
- No change: Candidate must note that he/she cannot change the NPAT 2020 Exam Centres after submitting the first choice.
The following table contains the list of test centres for the exam.
|Delhi||Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, and Faridabad|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Surat, and Vadodara|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal and Indore|
|Maharashtra||Shirpur, Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur|
|Rajasthan||Jaipur, Udaipur, and Kota|
|Uttar Pradesh||Kanpur and Lucknow|
Note: In the case of inadequate candidates at any of the centre, NMIMS can cancel the venue of the exam centre and the candidate is informed to take the exam at other nearest centre. In this situation the NMIMS is final.
The results for the NPAT 2020 are published on the official NPAT website.
- Date: The NPAT 2020 Result had been announced by NMIMS on June, 1 2020.
- Process: Candidates have to visit the official website and login into your registered account and find the results.
- List: After the declaration of NPAT result, the concerned authority declares the Merit List, Call Letter & Admission Letter for various courses.
There is no official cut off released by the conducting authority NMIMS for the NPAT 2020 exam. The merit lists are prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in the examination.
Once the results of the NPAT Exam are announced, then merit lists are prepared. The counselling process for the NPAT 2020 and the seat allocation of all the qualified candidates has been completed in the month of June 2020.
- Seat allotment: Seats in different programs will be allotted to qualified candidates as per NPAT merit list, choice and availability of discipline.
- Requirements: For the NPAT 2020 Counselling, the candidates are required to keep their admit card and score card handy and in proper condition.
- Number of Rounds: There are usually three rounds in the process of NPAT counselling.
- Location: The counselling takes place at designated centres set up by NMIMS.
Candidates are advised to check the website regularly if their name appears in any of the three merit lists, so they can report at the centre on time to confirm their seat allotment.
Q. What is the NPAT Exam for?
Ans. National Test for Programs After Twelfth (NPAT) is the authorized entrance exam for admissions to Undergraduate Degree and Integrated Degree Programmes at the NMIMS University.
Q. What is a Good Score in NPAT 2020?
Ans. There is no official NPAT cutoff that has been released by the NMIMS. But scoring between 85-87 will give you a good chance at a good score.
Q. Does NPAT 2020 have negative marking?
Ans. There is no negative marking in the NPAT examination for wrong answers.
Q. Is maths compulsory for BBA in NMIMS?
Ans. It is compulsory for the candidates seeking admission into the BBA course in NMIMS to have studied Mathematics or Statistics.
Q. Is there a different form to apply to the University, in addition to NMIMS-NPAT?
Ans. No, the candidate has to choose from the schools/programmes options in the NMIMS NPAT only.
Q. Is uploading of the id proof mandatory?
Ans. No. the candidate can just take the id proof along with them to the exam centre to provide as proof.
Q. Can the test date be rescheduled? How?
Ans. Please refer to the Admission Information handout for the NPAT test delivery dates. It will be delivered only on the 2 dates mentioned therein. The test date can be edited from the given date options before the payment of the registration fees. After the registration fee payment, the candidate can add the date as per the options are given.