NPAT (National Test for Programs After Twelfth) is the authorized entrance exam held for admissions in Undergraduate and Integrated Degree Programs in Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies or the NMIMS University. The admissions are offered into management and engineering courses by constituent schools of NMIMS at Mumbai, Shirpur, Bengaluru, Indore, and Navi Mumbai Campuses. Narsee Monjee University conducts the exam once every year. The Test will take place in multiple centers across 49 cities.

  • Aspirants must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board or university to be eligible for NPAT 2021. Those who are still in 10+2 can also apply for the NMIMS NPAT exam.
  • NPAT Eligibility Criteria includes age limit and required educational qualification. Before filling the application form, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria of the NPAT.
  • In 2020, the NPAT Exam was held from 26 June - 28 June 2020, and the counseling process was scheduled for 08 August 2020.
  • Candidates can attempt twice on both the exam dates. The best of the two scores will be considered.
  • Candidates are advised to fill the  NPAT Application Form on or before the last date.
  • To qualify in the non-engineering programs the questions will be sectioned as Quantitative and Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence, and Proficiency in the English Language.
  • For B. design programs the questions will be sectioned as Spatial Ability and Visualization Skills, Observation & Problem Solving, and General Awareness & Design Sensibility.
  • To qualify in the engineering programs candidates must be well prepared in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Logical intelligence, and Language proficiency sections.

NPAT 2021 Exam Highlights

Name of the exam NPAT Exam 2021
Conducting body Narsee Monjee University
Official website https://www.npat.in/
Age limit Should not exceed 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
Total No. of Seats Intake B.Tech-900; M.tech-710; MBA+Pharma-200; B.Sc-2805
No. of Campuses 6

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NPAT Important Dates 2021

NPAT published the official notification recently. Given below are the NPAT Exam Dates 2021:

Events Dates
Starting Date to Apply Online To be Notified
Last date of application form submission To be Notified
Release of Admit card/hall ticket To be Notified
NMIMS NPAT Exam Date 2021 To be Notified
Merit List Release date To be Notified
Declaration of Results To be Notified
Counselling Process To be Notified

NPAT Eligibility Criteria 2021

NPAT Eligibility Criteria is the deciding factor for any candidate’s selection in the college for the course of their choice.

The eligibility criterion for admission into NMIMS through NPAT 2021 is given below:

  • Aspiring candidates 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.
  • Students appearing in the 12th standard examination are also eligible.
  • Diplomas in engineering passing candidates can also apply.
  • The age of any applicant should not exceed 25 years.

The criteria for different courses are also different as can be seen below:

NPAT Eligibility for B.Tech and MBA (Tech)

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

  • The candidates with IB Diploma are eligible only if they have offered Mathematics at a higher level.
  • Applicants should have a score of a minimum of 50% in PCM in class 12th or the equivalent of that for admittance in the Mumbai campus.
  • Applicants should have scored a minimum of 45% in PCM in class 12th or equivalent of that for admittance in the Shirpur campus.
  • Applicants who have passed Diploma in Engineering with minimum 50% can also apply for NPAT 2021.
  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam from Open or Distance Learning (ODL) School documented only by National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) can also apply for the program.
  • Candidates appearing for class 12th examination in 2021 can also apply for NPAT 2021.

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

Candidates 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 for the candidates to be eligible for applying in NPAT 2021.

NPAT Eligibility for B.Sc. Economics

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

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

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

NPAT 2021 Seat Availability

Programme-wise seats available are given below:

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 - -

How to Fill NPAT Application Form 2021?

Candidates can fill the NPAT Exam Applications only from the official website. The Application Process is done in four stages i.e., Registration, Filling the Application Form, Uploading the documents, Payment of Fees. Follow the below instructions to fill the NMIMS NPAT Application Form correctly. 

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the official website for NPAT https://www.npat.in 
  • On the homepage, click on the "Register" button 
  • Enter your Name, Date of Birth, and other details asked to complete the registration. 
  • After filling all the details, click on "Register"
  • You will receive a User ID and password to your registered mail ID. 
  • Go back to the login page to proceed with filling the application form.

Step 2: Filling the Application Form

  • Log in with your username and password received after registration
  • Enter all the required details like your personal details, Educational Qualification, and permanent address correctly. 
  • Ensure to check the details if properly entered or not as there is no option for form correction once submitted,

Step 3: Uploading the Documents

  • After filling all the details correctly, you need to upload certain documents in the prescribed format.
  • Follow the rules while uploading the passport size photograph and signature.
  • Click on save and Continue after uploading the documents

Step 4: Payment of Application fee

Candidates have an option of multiple choice of the program (School wise). Candidates can pay the application fee for NPAT 2021 in online mode only. The payment methods accepted are Debit Card, Credit Card, or Net Banking. Given below is the application fee for NPAT 2021 (School wise):

No. of School Application Fee
One School Rs. 1800
Two School Rs. 3000
Three School Rs. 4000
Four School Rs. 5000
Five School Rs. 6000

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NPAT Admit Card 2021

Candidates can download the NPAT Admit Card 2021 only from the official website. The admit card will be declared one week before the commencement of the Online Exam for NPAT 2021. The examination will be conducted online in venues across centers in India. The Exam conducting authority does not send any admit cards through post or any other medium. 

Steps to Download NPAT Exam Admit Card 2021

  • Go to the official website.
  • Log in and enter your ID and Password.
  • Your Admit Card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and take printouts for future reference.

NPAT Exam Centres 2021

Find below the list of exam centers for NPAT 2021:

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. Candidates appearing for any course except Design need to take up Paper 1 while the Paper 2 is only for B. Design Program. Go through the course-wise pattern below.

NPAT Paper I Pattern

For admission into NMIMS institutes the NMIMS NPAT exam is conducted only in online mode. 

  • The no. of questions in paper 1 are 120.
  • The exam pattern is divided into three sections: Quantitative and Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence and Proficiency in the English Language.
  • There are 40 questions in each section.
  • Duration for 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

Aspirants seeking admissions for B.Design need to take up the 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.
  • Duration for 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

Candidates willing 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

NPAT Syllabus aids the preparation for the NPAT exam. Find below the program-wise NPAT Syllabus and prepare accordingly. Know which are the important topics and study well.

NPAT Syllabus for Paper I

Given below are the important topics in 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

Given below are the important topics in 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 Books 2021

For a 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. Experts suggest that choose the book which explains the important topics in a better way and easy to understand. 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 Result 2021

The results are usually released after a month of the exam. The NPAT Result 2020 has been declared on 17 July 2020. Candidates can check their results on the official website as soon as the result is officially announced. 

  • The results for NMIMS NPAT Exam will be published on the official website. 
  • Candidates can check and download the NPAT Result PDF by just logging in to the official site using the User ID and Password.
  • Three merit lists will be announced on the basis of the scores obtained by the candidates.
  • Candidates who appear in the merit list prepared by the university will be called for counseling.

Candidates can check the table below to know all the important dates for the Result and Merit List of the NPAT 2020 Exam. 

Events Dates
Merit List of Applicants selected for admission counseling (B.Tech. & MBA. (Tech) 18 July 2020
Counselling & Payment of Admission fees 20 July - 25 July 2020
1st Merit List for MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharm + MBA) 16 July 2020
1st Merit List for B.Sc. Economics / B.Sc. Finance / B.Com (Hons.) / B.B.A 17 July 2020
1st Merit List for B.Des Last Week of June 2020
Payment of admission fees (1st merit) for MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharm + MBA) 17 July - 22 July 2020
Payment of admission fees (1st merit) for B.Sc. Economics/ B.Sc. Finance / B.Com (Hons.) / B.B.A 18 July - 23 July 2020
Payment of admission fees (1st merit) for B.Des First Week of July 2020
2nd Merit List for MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharm + MBA) 30 July 2020
2nd Merit List for B.Sc. Economics/ B.Sc. Finance / B.Com (Hons.) / B.B.A 27 July 2020
2nd Merit List for B.Des Second Week of July 2020
Payment of admission fees (2nd merit) for MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharm + MBA) 31 July 2020- 04 August 2020
Payment of admission fees (2nd merit) for B.Sc. Economics/ B.Sc. Finance / B.Com (Hons.) / B.B.A 28 July - 31 July 2020
Payment of admission fees (2nd merit) for B.Des Mid-July 2020

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. Candidates are allotted the programs on the basis of their numbers on the merit list. No cut off marks are published for any institute. Candidates appearing in the merit list will be shortlisted for the counselling and admission process. The NMAT Cut Off will be based on NMAT by 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 qualified candidates is scheduled from Mid-June 2021 to the end of June 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.
  • Candidates must carry their admit card and result PDF to the counseling process.
  • At the time of counseling, aspirants can choose their choice of college and course where they want to take admission.
  • If there are any vacant seats left after the first round, a fresh merit list is made.
  • The name of the candidates that appear in the merit list is called for seat allotment.
  • Usually, there are three rounds in NPAT counseling.
  • The counselling takes place at designated centers set up by NMIMS.
  • Seats will be allotted to the candidates after the payment of the admission fee before the final date.

NMIMS Courses Offered

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies offers various courses across their campuses in India. Candidates qualifying the NMIMS NPAT Exam will be shortlisted for the admission process. In the counselling, stage candidates can choose the college and continue with the admission process. In NMIMS, courses after 12th and courses after graduation are offered. Check out the brief information about NMIMS Courses offered and different campuses.

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)

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

FAQ's

How can I better prepare for the NPAT 2020 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 2020:

  • 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 2020 for engineering programs?

The exam pattern of NPAT 2020 for engineering programs contains a total of 120 questions in the exam and each question carries one mark. NPAT 2020 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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