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Last Minute Preparation Tips To Crack NPAT 2024

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : August 7, 2023


Summary: What's the point of preparing a year long for NPAT and not following last-minute preparation tips? The strategy for a year-long preparation is completely different from that of the last minute preparation strategy for NPAT. Go through this article to learn what you need to do during the last minutes before your exam commences.

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, or the NMIMS University, is responsible for conducting the NPAT Exam annually. Through NPAT, you can get admissions to courses like BBA, BSc, B. Tech, B. Des, B. com, B. A. (Hons), Liberal Arts, and other integrated courses.

As per the extended window, NPAT will be conducted in online mode at test centres from first week of January to fourth  week of May,2024 tentatively.   

Your NPAT exam score will be the deciding factor in getting into the college of your choice. So make sure you put your best foot forward. Here are some last minute NPAT Preparation tips to boost your score in NPAT:

NPAT 2024 Last-Minute Preparation Tips

  • Practice makes a man perfect.

This proverb holds. Practice NMIMS NPAT Mock Test Series by SuperGrads daily to get exam ready. As per the previous year's trend, the Quantitative & Numerical Ability is always a tricky part. It is better to be prepared and analyze the performance keenly. 

Solving mock tests and previous year papers can help you better comprehend the essential themes from the exam's perspective and plan your preparation. It will also assist you in developing intelligent ways to complete the exam with utmost precision and less error.

  • Aim for an overall good score

Unlike IIM, Indore NPAT does not have NPAT do not have a sectional time limit or sectional cut-off marks. Hence, it is crucial to equally practice all the sections, i.e., Quantitative & Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence, Proficiency in the English Language, and aim for an overall good score.

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  • Time Management

Time management is the key here. The total number of questions will be 120, and you will have 100 minutes to solve them. As per the NPAT Exam pattern, one mark will be awarded for each correct answer, and there is no negative marking in the exam. Good management of time can effectively increase your chances for NMIMS.

  • Practice Smart 

One of the key last minute preparation tips to crack NPAT- Instead of rushing through countless practice questions, focus on quality over quantity. Choose a few representative questions from each section and solve them with utmost concentration and accuracy. 

  • Re-attempting a section is not allowed

While attempting this crucial exam, always remember that you can not get re-attempt a section.

  • Make genuine attempts

There is no negative marking in the NPAT Exam, and it has pros and cons.

A direct benefit is that no mark will be deducted on an incorrect attempt. However, this leads to a casual attitude in the students. Make all your efforts to select the correct answer option first. Capitalize on your genuine attempts instead of guesswork.

  • Speed and accuracy matter

In NPAT, speed and accuracy matter a lot. Accuracy can be achieved by clearing all concepts under the proper guidance. Whereas, for speed, consider lots of practice. Practice with NPAT Sample Papers PDF Download.

  • Aim for a score of 70+/80+

Aim for a score of 70+/80+ in all scenarios. You may get a question paper that is very easy or on the strenuous or moderate side. So be ready to score well by keeping a high aim. 

  • The first trick is to memorize all the important basic formulas and revise them on a daily basis.

  •  Daily English Quiz to improve your grammar and vocabulary skills.

NPAT 2024 Exam: What to Carry at the Exam Center

  • Carrying a hard copy of the NPAT 2024 admit card is mandatory. In the absence of this, the candidate will not be allowed to take the examination

  • Carry any original ID proof along with its photocopy to the test centre.

  • The list of ID proof that the candidate can carry to the test centre is as below:
    •  Voters ID 
    • Passport 
    • Aadhaar Card 
    • Driving License (Learner license will not be accepted) 
    • 12th Admit Card 
    • PAN Card.

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NPAT 2024 Exam: What Not to Carry at the Exam Centre

  • Food and drink are not permitted inside the exam centre.

  • Smartphones, calculators, Bluetooth devices, pagers, smartwatches, and other electronic devices are prohibited from being carried by candidates.

  • You should not bring any reading materials to the exam centres. It's possible that the designated exam centre won't have a locker facility.

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NPAT Mock test


The NPAT last minute preparation tips are just crucial for every student aiming to crack the NPAT exam. If you are able to execute these strategies successfully, you will be able to crack the exam easily and secure a seat for yourself at NMIMS. You can start following these strategies a few days before the exam till the last minute arrives.

Having the supporting hands of SuperGrads is very important, especially when aiming for exams like NMIMS NPAT. We are pioneers in the online coaching industry and have helped hundreds of students reach their dream colleges.

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