NMIMS NPAT 2021 Registrations have begun from 16th February 2021. You can fill the application forms for NPAT 2021 Exam until 17th June 2021.

NPAT is the national level entrance examination for admissions to Undergraduate Degree and Integrated Degree Programs in Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies or the NMIMS University. 

This post shall take you through detailed information about the NMIMS NPAT Exam 2021. 

NPAT 2021 Exam Highlights

Name of the exam National Test for Programs After Twelfth (NPAT Exam)
Conducting body Narsee Monjee University
Application Mode Online
Age limit Below 25 years
Mode of Exam Online Mode (Computer Based Test)
No. of Papers 2 Paper [Paper-1 (Common for all Applicants) Paper-2 (for B.Des Applicants)]
Duration of the Exam 2 Hours
No. of Test Cities 49
Exam Language English
Type of Questions Objective Type
Official website https://www.npat.in/

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NPAT Important Dates 2021

Check the table below to know all the events related to the NPAT Exam 2021. Ensure to fill the forms before the last date through online mode. 

Events Dates
Starting Date to Apply Online February 16, 2021
Last date of application form submission June 17, 2021
Release of Admit card/hall ticket June 24, 2021
NMIMS NPAT Exam Date 2021 June 27, July 2 & 4, 2021
Merit List Release date To be notified
Declaration of Results To be notified
Counselling Process To be notified

Courses Offered Through NMIMS NPAT Exam

The table below lets you know the various UG and Integrated degree programs offered by NMIMS University.

Undergraduate Course
B.Com (Hons)
B.Sc. Finance
B.Sc. Economics
B.Des Humanising Technology
B.A. (Hons) Liberal Arts
BBA Branding & Advertising
Integrated Degree Course
MBA Tech (B.Tech + MBA Tech)
Pharma Tech (B.Pharma + MBA)

NPAT Eligibility Criteria 2021

NPAT Eligibility Criteria is the deciding factor for selection to the desired course. The eligibility criteria to apply for NMIMS through NPAT 2021 is given below:

  • As per the NPAT notification, your age must not exceed 25 years of age in order to fill the online form.
  • you should have passed the 10+2 or equivalent exam with English as a compulsory subject and secured at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • If you are appearing in the 12th standard examination, you can apply for the NPAT 2021.
  • You are eligible if you pursued Diplomas in engineering.

The criteria for different courses are different as explained below:

NPAT Eligibility for B.Sc. Finance/B.Com (Hons.)/B.B.A

You must have passed the 12th or equivalent exam with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the first attempt, including the IB Diploma. You must have passed Mathematics/Statistics subject in HSC or equivalent to be eligible to apply for NPAT 2021.

NPAT Eligibility for B.Sc. Economics

You must have passed a higher secondary or equivalent exam with a minimum of 60% marks in the first attempt including an IB Diploma in any stream. You are required to have Mathematics as a subject in the Class 12th examination.

NPAT Eligibility for B.Tech and MBA (Tech)

You should have passed Class 12th or equivalent exams with the Indian Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with English as a compulsory subject.

  • If you have studied Mathematics at a higher level, then you are eligible for NPAT.
  • You should have scored a minimum of 50% in PCM in class 12th or the equivalent of that for admittance to the Mumbai campus.
  • You should have scored a minimum of 45% in PCM in class 12th or equivalent of that for admittance to the Shirpur campus.
  • If you have passed the Diploma in Engineering with a minimum of 50% can also apply for NPAT 2021.
  • If you have passed the 10+2 or equivalent exam from Open or Distance Learning (ODL) School documented only by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) can also apply for the program.
  • If you are appearing for the class 12th examination in 2021, you can apply for NPAT 2021.

NPAT Eligibility for MBA Pharma Tech (B. Pharm + MBA)

As per the NPAT Notification, you must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam plus IB Diploma in PCM or PCB with English as a required subject. A score of at least 50% marks in PCM/PCB is required to apply for NPAT 2021.

How to Fill NPAT Application Form 2021?

You can fill in the application form only from the official website through online mode. The Application Process includes four stages i.e., Registration, Filling the Application Form, Uploading the documents, Payment of Fees.

Fill NPAT Application Form 2021

Follow the below instructions to fill the NMIMS NPAT Application Form correctly. 

  • Visit the official website of NPAT: nmimsnpat.in
  • Click on "Apply Now" and complete the registration process by entering all the required details.
  • After completing registration, fill the application form with all necessary details. 
  • Complete the fee payment through online mode.
  • Submit the form and take a printout for future reference. 

NPAT Application Fee

You can pay the application fee online mode by using net banking, credit card, or debit card. Go through the table below to know the college-wise NPAT 2021 application for BBA and B-tech programs.

BBA Program

Campuses Course Fees (in Rs)
Mumbai campus 2,81,500
Bengaluru campus 2,76,500
Indore campus 2,51,500
Navi Mumbai campus 2,76,500
Dhule campus 1,51,500

B-Tech Program

Campuses Course Fees (in Rs)
Mumbai campus 3,11,500
Shirpur campus 1,71,500

NPAT 2021 Seat Availability

Check the table below to know the seat intake of different programs at different colleges.

NPAT Seats Reservation for B.Tech

Program Seats available in Mumbai Seats available in Shirpur
B.Tech in Information Technology 60 60
B.Tech in Computer Engineering 120 60
B.Tech in Electronics 60 60
B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering 60 60
B.Tech in Civil Engineering 60 60
B.Tech in Electrical Engineering 60 -
B.Tech in Mechatronics 60 60
B.Tech in Data Sciences 60 -
Total 520 360

NPAT Seats Reservation for MBA (Tech.)

Program Seats available in Mumbai Seats available in Shirpur
Information Technology 60 40
Computer Engineering 60 60
Electronics 60 40
Mechanical Engineering 60 60
Civil Engineering 60 40
Electrical Engineering 40 40
Chemical Engineering 30 -
Total 370 280

NPAT Seat Reservation for MBA (B.Pharma+MBA)

Program Seats available in Mumbai Seats available in Shirpur
MBA (B.Pharma+MBA) 60 40

NPAT Seats Reservation for B.Sc. Economics

Program Seats available in Mumbai Seats available in Bengaluru
B.Sc (Economics) 80 30

NPAT Seat Reservation for B.Sc Finance

Program Seats available in Mumbai Seats available in Bengaluru Seats available in Navi Mumbai Seats available in Indore
Bachelor of Business Administration 480 120 60 60
Bachelor of Commerce 120 - - -
B.Sc Finance 120 60 - -

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NPAT Admit Card 2021

You can download the NPAT Admit Card 2021 only from the official website. The admit card shall be released one week before the commencement of the Online Exam for NPAT 2021.

Note that the Exam conducting authority does not send admit card through post or any other medium. You can follow the below steps to download the admit card. 

  • Go to the official website.
  • On the Home page, click on the NPAT admit card link
  • Enter your registration ID and Password
  • Click on the submit button
  • Your Admit Card shall be displayed on the screen
  • Download the admit card and take a printout for future reference

NPAT Exam Centres 2021

NPAT 2021 exam is conducted at various centers in the country. The below table shows the list of NPAT 2021 exam centers.

State Cities
Telangana Hyderabad
Delhi Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, and Faridabad
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Surat, and Vadodara
Karnataka Bengaluru
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal and Indore
Maharashtra Shirpur, Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Pune, and Nagpur
Rajasthan Jaipur, Udaipur, and Kota
Uttar Pradesh Kanpur and Lucknow
West Bengal Kolkata
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Punjab Chandigarh
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Bihar Patna
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Goa Panaji

NPAT Exam Pattern 2021

As per NPAT Exam Pattern 2021, the exam is conducted in online mode. The Paper Pattern for NMIMS NPAT Exam is different for Engineering and Non-Engineering departments. Given below is the detailed exam pattern for NPAT Exam 2021.

NPAT Exam Pattern for Non- Engineering Programs

Under the Non-Engineering Program, there are two papers i.e., Paper 1 & Paper 2. If you are appearing for any course except Design, you need to take up Paper 1 while Paper 2 is only for B. Design Program. Go through the course-wise pattern below.

NPAT Paper I Pattern

The exam pattern of NPAT 2021 is divided into three sections: Quantitative and Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence, and Proficiency in the English Language.

  • The questions asked in the paper 1 exam are multiple-choice questions.
  • The no. of questions in paper 1 is 120 and there are 40 questions from each section.
  • The duration of the exam is 120 minutes.
Non-Engineering Paper 1 Exam Pattern Highlights
Mode of the exam Computer-based (online) exam
Number of Papers 1
Number of Sections 3
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (objective type)
Number of Questions 120
Duration of the exam 120 Minutes
Sections Included Quantitative and Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence and Proficiency in the English Language

NPAT Paper 2 Pattern

If you are seeking admissions for B.Design need to take up Paper 2. 

  • Paper-II has three sections: Spatial Ability and Visualization Skills, Observation & Problem Solving, and General Awareness & Design Sensibility.
  • The total no. of questions is 60.
  • The duration of the exam is 90 Minutes.
NPAT Paper 2 Exam Pattern Highlights
Mode of the exam Computer-based (online) exam
Number of Papers 1
Number of Sections 3
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (objective type)
Number of Questions 60
Duration of the exam 90 Minutes
Sections Included Spatial Ability and Visualization Skills, Observation & Problem Solving and General Awareness & Design Sensibility

NPAT Exam Pattern For Engineering Programs

If you wish to get admission into NPAT B.Tech Courses need to follow the exam pattern as tabulated below. This NMIMS NPAT Exam Pattern is only for Engineering Courses.

  • There are five sections included in the NMIMS NPAT 2021 Exam for Engineering courses.
  • There are a total of 120 questions in the exam for 120 marks. 
  • The total time duration is 2 hours i.e., 120 minutes 
Section No. of Questions Duration (in minutes) Marks
Physics 30 30 30
Chemistry 30 30 30
Mathematics 30 30 30
Logical Intelligence 20 20 20
Language Proficiency 10 10 10
Total 120 120 120

NPAT Syllabus 2021

Knowing the NPAT Syllabus shall help you to know the important topics from the exam point of view. To ease out your preparation, we have provided the syllabus of NPAT 2021 in the post below.

NPAT Syllabus for Paper I

Section Important Topics
English Language Grammatical structure and usage, prepositions, determiners, connectives, tenses, grasping the meaning of underlined words in sentences, using appropriate words in the given context. Putting jumbled sentences in the correct order, identifying relationships, interpreting ideas, moods, characteristics of characters, and tone of the passage.
Quantitative and Numerical ability Fractions, Surds, and Decimals, Number Series, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Discount, Compound Interest & Annuities, Ratio & Proportions, Time, Work & Distance, 2 D & 3D Figures- Areas & Volumes, basic Algebraic Identities, Equations- Linear & Quadratic Sequence and Series (AP, GP). Sets, Operation on Sets and their Applications, Venn Diagrams, functions, mean, mode, and median, Measures of Dispersion.
Reasoning and General Intelligence Decision Making, Problem Solving, Venn Diagram, Mathematical Equalities, graphs, and charts.

NPAT Syllabus for Paper II

Section Important Topics
Spatial ability and Visualization Sub-construct, Gestalt Principles of Perception - Proximity, Similarity, Continuation and Closure, Huxley-Lester Model: Sight and thought perception, Cognitive Perception: interpretation, memory, comparison, salience, association, inventory, analysis and recognition, Principles of Design: Balance, Proportion, Rhythm, Contrast, Pattern, Movement, Emphasis, and Unity.
Observation and problem solving Sub-construct, detect complexity/problems related to ease-of-use of modern/day-to-day devices, spatial relations among 2D and 3D objects, Creative Problem-Solving Techniques (Preparation, Incubation, Illumination and Verification). Spatial composition, lighting, Golden Ratio, Rule of Thirds, Balance, Colour preference (Hue, Saturation, Lightness).
General awareness and design Design for Environment to achieve sustainability- Green Design, Process changes and Product changes, Designing for social and cultural sustainability- Inclusive Design, Principles of Inclusive design: Responsive, Flexible, Convenient, Accommodating, Welcoming and Realistic, Culture expressed in visual images. Art Movements/Periods- Basic Info, Renowned Historical Artists, and their paintings.

NPAT Preparation Tips 2021

Follow the NPAT Preparation Tips by experts to plan your preparation and score good marks in the exam:

  • Before you begin with the preparation, you must go through the syllabus and exam pattern of NPAT 2021.
  • Prepare a timetable that covers all the topics as per the latest syllabus.
  • Assign a fixed time for each subject so that you complete the task on the respective day. 
  • Reading novels, newspapers, taking Daily English Quiz help to improve your grammar and vocabulary skills.
  • Ensure to make notes that include important points and basic formulas during studying.
  • To score more marks in the Quantitative section, you must revise all the formulas on a weekly basis.
  • Solving sample papers regularly helps you to improve your time management skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Practicing more and more NPAT Mock Tests regularly would definitely help you to learn simple techniques to solve the difficult type of questions easily in the exam.

For successful preparation, studying from the right NPAT Books is very important. Ensure to read all the topics from the below-tabulated books as they explain each concept in depth. Check out the below NPAT Preparation Books and utilize them during preparation.

Book Name Author/Publication
Chand Quantitative aptitude for Quantitative examinations R.S.Aggarwal
A Modern Approach to Logical reasoning R.S.Aggarwal
R. Gupta’s Logical and Analytical A.K Gupta

NPAT Exam Analysis

By going through the NPAT Exam Analysis you can know the type of questions asked in the exam and the number of good attempts. In the NPAT exam, every question carries equal marks and there is no negative marking in the exam. Hence, it is an advantage for you to attempt all the questions and get full marks.

  • Exam Analysis is prepared by taking the feedback from students who appear for the exam. You can get an idea about the difficulty level of the paper.
  • Last year, the exam was a moderate level of difficulty, and the questions asked in the quantitative section was a little bit tricky.

NPAT Result 2021

The results are usually released within a month after the exam. You can check the NPAT Result 2021 on the official website. 

  • You can check and download the NPAT Result PDF by just logging in to the official site using the User ID and Password.
  • The merit lists will be announced based on the scores obtained.
  • You are called for counselling stage if your name exists in the merit list PDF. 

NPAT Cut off 2021

NMIMS does not announce an official cut off for the NPAT exam. Merit lists are prepared on the basis of marks obtained by candidates. The NPAT Cut Off will be based on the GMAC percentile score.

NMIMS Campus Program Expected cutoff
NMIMS School of Business Management, Mumbai - MBA 94
NMIMS, Bengaluru PGDM 91
NMIMS Hyderabad PGDM 90
NMIMS, Indore PGDM 85
NMIMS, Navi Mumbai PGDM 80

NPAT Counselling 2021 

Merit lists are prepared after the results are announced. NPAT Counselling 2021 and seat allocation of all the qualifiers shall be held tentatively in the month of August 2021. The counselling process is carried through offline mode.

  • The counselling for admission into MBA and B.Tech Programs will be conducted in the Mumbai Campus.
  • You must carry their admit card and the result PDF to the counselling process.
  • At the time of counselling, you can choose your choice of college and course where you wish to take admission.
  • If there are any vacant seats left after the first round, a fresh merit list is made.
  • You are called for seat allotment if your name appears in the merit list. 
  • There are three rounds in NPAT counselling. The counselling takes place at designated centers set up by NMIMS.
  • Seats will be allotted after the payment of the admission fee before the final date.

NMIMS Campuses

Across India, there are a total of 8 NMIMS Campuses. Out of which, two are in the progress. Check out the below table for knowing the list of NMIMS Campuses and courses offered.

NMIMS Campuses Programs Offered
Mumbai B.Tech, MBA. Tech, B.Des, B.A., B.Pharma+MBA, BBA, B.Com, B.Sc
Shirpur B.Tech, MBA.tech, B.Pharma+MBA
Bengaluru BBA, B.Com, B.Sc
Hyderabad B.Pharma+MBA, BBA, B.Com, B.Tech, MBA.Tech
Navi Mumbai B.Tech, MBA.Tech, BBA, B.Com
Indore B.Tech, MBA.Tech, BBA, B.Com
Dhule (Upcoming) BBA, B.Com, B.Sc
Chandigarh (Upcoming) BBA, B.Com, B.Sc

NMIMS Courses Offered

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies offers various courses across their campuses in India. During the counselling, you can choose the college and continue with the admission process. In NMIMS, courses after 12th and courses after graduation are offered that are listed below:

NMIMS Courses After 12th

The below table explains the courses along with the number of seats. Go through the courses after 12th in NMIMS University.

B. Tech Computer Science (option Data Science) (with an opportunity of pursuing BS & MS degree from Virginia Tech, USA) Bachelor of Business Administration
B.Tech. Data Science (in Academic Collaboration with Virginia Tech) Bachelor of Commerce(Hon.)
B.Tech. Artificial Intelligence (in Academic Collaboration with Virginia Tech) B.Sc Finance
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Cyber Security) B.Des. (Humanising Technology)
Computer Science & Business System B. A. (Hons.) Liberal Arts
Information Technology BBA - Branding & Advertising
Computer Engineering B.Pharma
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Mechatronics
Mechanical Engineering Civil Engineering
B.Sc (Economics) -

NMIMS Courses After Graduation

Go through the below table for courses offered by NMIMS after Graduation. 

MBA Tech Information Technology
MBA Tech Computer Engineering
MBA Tech Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
MBA Tech Mechanical Engineering
MBA Tech Chemical Engineering
MBA Tech Civil Engineering
MBA (B.Pharma+MBA)


How can I better prepare for the NPAT 2021 Exam?

Following the expert tips will definitely help you to prepare better for the NPAT Exam 2020. Begin your preparation by studying from the right books which cover all the concepts and topics according to the latest exam pattern and make sure you are aware of the detailed Paper pattern and latest Syllabus of the NPAT Exam before starting your preparation.

Taking up Mock Tests regularly and solving NPAT Sample Papers helps to test your preparation and improve your speed and managing time. It is important to study all the topics present in the syllabus without leaving any topic. One of the best methods to score more marks in the exam is to practice as many previous year question papers as possible.

Which topic from Logical Reasoning contains maximum question?

The Logical reasoning section contains maximum question from topics like Pie Chart, Line Graph, Bar Graph, Selection Criteria, and Data Sufficiency, Visual Reasoning (Analogy, Odd Man Out), Venn diagram, Symbol Based Logic, Statement-Conclusion, Groups-Conditionality, Syllogisms, Statement Argument, Statement Assumption, Circular Arrangement, Order-Ranking, and Family Tree.

What are the important topics that need to be prepared under Maths Section?

The important topics that need to be prepared under Maths Section include Number System, Arithmetic, Algebra, Sets and Functions, Elementary Statistics & Probability, and Trognometry.

What is the time required for preparing the NPAT Exam?

If Studying for 4-5 hours daily, then around 3-4 months is enough for preparation of NPAT Exam. After which candidates can begin their revision. Make it a habit to regularly solve the sample paper so that it will make you perfect and also solve at least 3 question papers in a day so that you can have time to improve on weak areas or wherever you go wrong.

What are the best books for the preparation of the NPAT Exam?

The following are some of the best books for the preparation of the NPAT Exam:

  • Chand Quantitative aptitude for Quantitative examinations by R.S.Aggarwal
  • A Modern Approach to Logical reasoning by R.S.Aggarwal
  • R. Gupta’s Logical and Analytical by A.K Gupta

What are the topics that need to be prepared under the NPAT Paper-2 Observation and problem-solving section?

The topics that need to be prepared under the NPAT Paper-2 Observation and problem-solving section include the ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations, and events, and thinking critically about them, Applying attention to certain details, analyzing, reasoning, classifying, inferring, and predicting, Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes, and Using these to solve problems.

How to download NPAT Admit Card?

You can follow the simple steps provided below to download the NPAT Admit Card 2021:

  • Visit the official website of NPAT
  • On the Home page, click on the ‘Admit card’ tab.
  • To log in, enter User ID and Password.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • The NPAT Admit Card 2020 will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the Hall Ticket and take a print out for future reference.

What is the exam pattern of NPAT 2021 for engineering programs?

The exam pattern of NPAT 2021 for engineering programs contains a total of 120 questions in the exam and each question carries one mark. NPAT 2021 Exam structure is based on subjects physics, chemistry, and Mathematics of the 10+2 curriculum. The time duration of the exam is 120 minutes.


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