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NPAT 2020 Syllabus

Exam Date : June 26, 2020 To June 28, 2020
  • The NMIMS has updated the syllabus of NPAT 2020 for Non-Engineering, Engineering, and Design programme. 
  • The Non-Engineering paper of NPAT has 3 sections viz, Proficiency in the English Language, Quantitative and Numerical Ability and Reasoning & General Intelligence. 
  • The engineering paper of NPAT 2020 consists of 5 sections, both technical and general topics. They are Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Logical Intelligence, and Proficiency in Language.
  • The NPAT 2020 Design paper has 3 sections viz.
    • Spatial ability and Visualization,
    • Observation and problem solving
    • General awareness and design.

NPAT Syllabus 2020 - Common / Non-Engineering

  • Numerical and Quantitative ability: The candidates will be tested on their analytical and numerical skills. 
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Number System Fractions, Surds and Decimals, Number Series
Arithmetic Percentages, Profit & Loss, Discount, Compound Interest & Annuities, Ratio & Proportions, Time, Work & Distance, 2 D & 3D Figures- Areas & Volumes
Algebra Basic Algebraic Identities, Equations - Linear & Quadratic sequence, and Series (AP, GP)
Sets and Functions Sets, Operation on Sets and their Applications using Venn Diagrams, functions
Elementary Statistics & Probability Mean, Mode, and Median, Measures of Dispersion
Trigonometry Trigonometric Ratios, identities, Height and Distances
  • Proficiency in the English Language: The third section will consist of questions related to the English language which will test a candidate's grammatical and linguistic skills.
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Error Recognition Recognizing the grammatical structure and usage.
Applied Grammar Using prepositions, determiners, connectives, tenses appropriately.
Vocabulary Grasping the meaning of underlined words in sentences
Contextual Usage Using appropriate words in the given context
Sequencing of Ideas Putting ideas into the logical sequence by putting jumbled sentences in the correct order
Reading Comprehension (3 Passages of 400-500 words with 5 Questions per Passage) Locating Information, grasping ideas, identifying relationships, interpreting ideas, moods, characteristics of characters, the tone of the passage, inferring, getting the central theme, evaluating
  • Reasoning and General Awareness: This section will comprise of questions to analyze the candidate's power of reasoning and general knowledge.

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Critical Thinking Decision Making (Take into cognizance various rules/ conditions and take decisions based upon these 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 facts
Data sufficiency Judge if the information given is sufficient to answer the question or some additional information is required
Numerical Reasoning Venn Diagram (Identify the class-subclass the 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
Spatial Reasoning Figure Analogy (Choosing the figure from the alternatives that match with relationship specified by a given figural pair) Figure Matching / Classification (Notice the common quality in figures to be able to match figures or find the odd one out) Figure Series (To discover a pattern in the formation of figures in a sequence to be able to complete the series / identify the missing figures)

NPAT Syllabus 2020 -Engineering

Mathematics (Time: 30 Minutes)
Sets and Functions
Complex Number and Quadratic equation
Matrices and Determinants
Permutation and Combination
Mathematical Induction
Binomial theorem and its Application
Sequence and Series
Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability
Integral Calculus
Coordinate Geometry
Three Dimensional Geometry
Vector Algebra
Statistics and Probability
Trigonometry

Physics (Time: 30 Minutes)
Physics and measurement
Kinematics
Thermodynamics
Work, energy, and power
Rotational motion
Gravitation
Laws of motion
Properties of solids and liquids
Electronic devices
Kinetic theory of gases
Oscillations and waves
Current electricity
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, Electromagnetic waves
Optics
Electrostatics

Chemistry (Time: 30 Minutes)
Physical Chemistry
Some basic concepts in chemistry, States of matter
Atomic structure
Chemical bonding and molecular structure
Chemical thermodynamics
Solutions, Equilibrium
Redox reactions and electrochemistry
Chemical kinetics
Organic Chemistry
Purification and characterization of organic compounds
Hydrocarbons
Chemistry in everyday life
Principles related to practical chemistry
Organic compounds containing halogens, Oxygen & Nitrogen
Polymers
Inorganic Chemistry
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
Co-ordination compounds
Environmental chemistry
General principles and processes of isolation of metals 

Logical Intelligence (20 minutes) Proficiency in Language (Time: 10 minutes)
Critical Thinking: 
  • Decision Making - (Take into cognizance various rules/ conditions and take 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)
Error Recognition: Recognising grammatical structure and usage.
Numerical reasoning: Derive conclusions from logical premises or assess the validity of arguments based on the statement of facts Applied Grammar: Using prepositions, determiners, connectives, tenses appropriately.
Verbal-logical reasoning: Venn Diagram (Identify the class-subclass relationship among the given group of items and illustrate it diagrammatically)
Mathematical Equalities
Contextual Usage: Using appropriate words in the given context
Data Interpretation: Be able to use the information given in graphs and charts to answer questions Sequencing of Ideas: Putting ideas into the 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 

NPAT 2020 Design Syllabus

  • For the NPAT 2020 Design course, candidates have to take 2 mandatory papers. The paper I syllabus is similar to the Common/non-engineering paper. The syllabus for Paper II is given below:
Spatial Ability and Visualization
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Principle of perception and visual design Gestalt Principles of Perception - Proximity, Similarity, Continuation and Closure
Huxley-Lester Model: Sight and thought perception
Cognitive Perception involves a myriad of mental processes: interpretation, memory, comparison, salience, association, inventory, analysis, and recognition
Principles of Design: Balance, Proportion, Rhythm, Contrast, Pattern, Movement, Emphasis and Unity
Semiotics (Science of signs and symbols): Iconic, Symbolic, Indexical
Syntax, Semantics, and Pragmatics of Graphics Design
Spatial relationships assessment Interpretation of Space- Light and Scale (Spatial Properties)
Constructivism—visual blueprinting (relating a pattern of shapes or visually arranging series of planes together)
Orthographic representations
Isometric representations
Perspectives
Knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and scientific concepts Knowledge of form and material, usability, and emotional impact (day-to-day objects)
Basic Mechanics
Concept of Patterns in data
Observation and Problem Solving
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Ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations, and events, and thinking critically about them. Ability to detect complexity/problems related to ease-of-use of modern/day-to-day devices
Ability to understand spatial relations among 2D and 3D objects
Applying attention to certain details, analyzing, reasoning, classifying, inferring, and predicting. Creative Problem Solving Techniques (Preparation, Incubation, Illumination, and Verification)
Bottom to top and top to down approaches series of planes together)
Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes. Knowledge of the spatial composition, lighting, Golden Ratio, Rule of Thirds, Balance, Color preference (Hue, Saturation, lightness)
Using these to solve problems Use of fonts as an element for communication or merely font awareness
Use of design elements, design and perception principles, spatial properties, cultural preferences, and structured design process 

General Awareness and Design 
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General awareness of environmental factors such as climate, population, water, vegetation, pollution, weather, natural resources, etc., and the implications on the design of products, images, infrastructure, and environment. Design for Environment to achieve sustainability - Green Design
Process changes and Product changes ( focus on intangible products)
Awareness of social and cultural connection with the design, history of the designed artifact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses. Designing for social and cultural sustainability - Inclusive Design
Principles of Inclusive design: Responsive, Flexible, Convenient, Accommodating, Welcoming and Realistic
Visual culture - Culture expressed in visual images.
Renowned Historical Artists and their paintings, sculptures.

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Discussion Forum



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English topics

What are the English topics which are going to be asked for NPAT?

Asked By: Monika,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Monika, the syllabus for English which you are looking for consist of topics such as Poems, Synonyms & Antonyms, Dictionary meaning of different words and some others are there which you can have a look at the Syllabus of NPAT.



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Reasoning topics

What are the reasoning important topics for NPAT?

Asked By: Ravi,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Ravi, reasoning topics from which questions might be asked are Coding and Decoding, Strong arguments & Weak arguments, Family tree(Blood Relation) and some others which details are there in the Syllabus of NPAT.



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NPAT 2017 prescribed syllabus

Is the NPAT syllabus based on the 10+2 syllabus?

Asked By: Rachus Rapheal,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the NPAT syllabus is based on the 10+2 syllabus.



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Overview of syllabus of NPAT 2017

May I know the important concepts that one has to go through if taken NPAT 2017?

Asked By: Viraal Patel,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The syllabus for the NPAT examination is based on the 10+2 subjects. Along with that,

  • Language Skills.
  • Quantitative & Numerical Ability.
  • Reasoning & General Intelligence.

 



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Reasoning & General Intelligence NPAT Syllabus

What is the Reasoning & General Intelligence NPAT 2017 Syllabus?

Asked By: Shyam Sen,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The following are the chapters for Reasoning and General Intelligence subject in NPAT 2017 exam:

  • Coding and Decoding
  • Strong arguments & Weak arguments
  • Series
  • Family tree
  • Multi-dimensional arrangements
  • Puzzles


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Mathematics portions for NPAT 2017

What are the Mathematics portions for NPAT 2017?

Asked By: Dev Patel,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Mathematics portion for NPAT 2017 are as follows:

1. Arithmetic

2. Algebra

3. Trigonometry

4. 2D and 3D Geometry and Statistics

5. Line Graph

6. Bar Graph

7. Tables

8. Pie Chart



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Syllabus for Language skills for NPAT 2017

What is the syllabus for Language skills for NPAT 2017?

Asked By: Keshav Mehra,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Language Skills NPAT 2017 Syllabus:

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Passages

  • Poems

  • Synonyms

  • Antonyms

  • Dictionary meaning of different words

  • Syntax & correct grammar and Language usage & their rules


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NPAT 2017 prescribed syllabus

What is the prescribed syllabus for the NPAT exam?

Asked By: Dechamma Subbaiah,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

You can refer to the official website for the prescribed syllabus for the NPAT 2017 exam.


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