All about NPAT

NPAT is the entrance exam conducted every year by Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. The exam is conducted for students to take admission in several undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various campuses all over India.

The NPAT 2020 was conducted on June 26, 27, and 28 online, where candidates had exams online proctored. It was due to the ongoing Covid 19 situation. The NPAT 2021 would be conducted in the second week of May.

Eligibility for NPAT

All the candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria, or else their application would be rejected. Here you can know who all can appear for the examination:

  • Candidates having passed 10+2 from a recognized board in the first attempt with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.

  • Candidates with IB diploma from a recognized board with mathematics/statistics can only apply.

  • The upper age limit for the examination is 25 years.

NPAT examination pattern

The multiple-choice based online examination will have 120 questions to be finished in a given 100 minutes. Here is the NPAT exam pattern showing section-wise questions and time limit:

  • Section 1- Quantitative & Numerical Ability- There would be 40 questions that have to be attempted in40 minutes.

  • Section 2- Reasoning and General Intelligence- This section also has 40 questions to be attempted in 35 minutes.

  • Section 3- English language proficiency- This section has 40 questions, and the time allotted is 25 minutes.

All the correct answers will achieve them +1 while there would be no negative marking for incorrect answers.

NPAT admission Process

  • The application for the NPAT exam has to be filled online. After registering and paying the fee, the other process will be carried out.

  • All the candidates who are eligible and have successfully registered for the exam will be issued admit cards. It will be available on the board’s official website. It is to be downloaded, and print out must be taken along while appearing for the examination.

  • The test centers of the examination are in various cities of India.  All the questions are multiple-choice based questions.  The exam will be of 100 minutes with 120 questions.

  • After the exam is conducted, the board will announce the results on their official website. The merit list will be released, and selected candidates will move forward for counseling.

  • The marks scored in the NPAT exam is the primary criterion for selection and admission to the preferred choice institute. There are waiting list candidates as well in the case confirmed candidates back out from admission.

  • The last part would be the payment of fees. Different campuses and courses have different fees, and accordingly, they will have to pay it for taking admission to the college.

Points to remember

  • NPAT is a national entrance exam, so thousands of students appear to provide tough competition. It is always better to cover all the topics for study and have a proper study plan.

  • There are some reference books provided that are good for cracking the examination. It is also good to check NPAT sample papers and give mock tests online for speed and accuracy.

  • Fill the exam center details, preferred college campus choice after much thinking. These can’t be changed, and you will have to remain satisfied with it.

  • Remain confident and do your best for the NPAT exam.