APIIT NAT 2020 Application Form (Out), Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

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    APIIT NAT (National Aptitude Test) 2020 is a national level examination conducted for engineering and management aspirants. The exam is conducted by Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology, Panipat. It is conducted once a year for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.          

    • Candidates can apply online for the exam by visiting the official APIIT website
    • Applicants can pay the application fee in either online and offline mode
    • APIIT NAT 2020 will be of 300 marks.
    • Candidates will have to answer 100 Multiple Choice Questions
    • B.tech. questions will be asked from class 12th syllabus and will comprise Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics questions.
    • BBA and MBA questions will be asked from General Aptitude.
    • APIIT NAT 2020 is conducted in over 15 centres across the country

    Direct Link to Apply for APIIT NAT 2020

    APIIT NAT 2020 Highlights Table

    Date of APIIT NAT 2020 ExamMay 2020
    Conducting BodyAsia Pacific Institute of Information Technology, Panipat
    Mode of APIIT NAT 2020 ExamOnline
    Official Websitenat.apiit.edu.in/
    Duration of APIIT NAT 2020 Examtwo and an half hours
    Eligibility (may vary for different exams)12th for UG Courses and Degree for PG Courses
    Courses OfferedUG and PG
    Number of SeatsVaries every year

    APIIT NAT 2020 Important Dates

    The key exam dates are as follows

    Important Events Dates
    APIIT NAT 2020 Application Form SubmissionAvailable
    APIIT NAT 2020 Admit Card DownloadMay 2020
    APIIT NAT 2020 Exam1st week of June 2020
    APIIT NAT 2020 Result Announcement2nd week of June 2020

    APIIT NAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

    Minimum eligibility criteria for candidates applying for UG Programmes is 12th standard. Candidates applying for PG Programs should have completed their degree from any approved college. Detailed criteria is given below.

    Eligibility Criteria for UG Program

    • Candidates should have completed the 12th standard with a minimum percentage of 45%
    • They should have studied Maths and Physics as Mandatory and Chemistry / Computer Science as optional
    • Candidates applying for BBA course should have studied English as a mandatory subject
    • 5 % relaxation will be given to reserved category candidates.
    • Aspirants should have completed 17 years at the time of admission (ideally before the month of June 2020)

    Eligibility Criteria for PG Program

    • Candidates should have completed their bachelor’s degree from any reputed college
    • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 50 % aggregate marks in their bachelors.
    • The institute allows candidates from reserved category to apply if they have secured a percentage of 47.5%
    • Those pursuing their final year can apply for the exam

    APIIT NAT 2020 Application Form

    APIIT NAT 2020 Application Form can be submitted through both i.e. online and offline mode. Step wise procedure of both the modes is given below.

    Offline Mode

    • Candidates can download the application form from the website
    • They can also pay the application form fee and can collect the form from the office of APIIT
    • Fill in all the necessary information asked in the form with a smudge proof pen
    • Fill all the personal information and academic qualifications in the application form.
    • Attach a recent photograph in the instructed format.
    • Courier the application form to

    APIIT SD India,
    Faridpur Road, GT Road,
    Karnal Side, Near Toll Plaza,
    Panipat – 132103

    • The institute will send the acknowledgement card within a week

    Online Mode

    • Candidates will have to visit the official APIIT Website i.e. www.apiit.edu.in
    • Navigate to the “Apply now” link in the home tab
    • Candidates will have to register using their name, email and password
    • A confirmation link will be sent to the registered email
    • The application form is divided into user profile completion, application form verification, editing the details, fees Payment and submission
    • Candidates will have to successfully complete each step to move to the next step
    • Applicants will have to submit their name, parent’s details, ranks secured in the All India Entrance and State Rank, preferred course, category, communication address, educational qualification and work experience.
    • Candidates can make any changes in the application form by clicking the continue button
    • Submit the application form once satisfied and proceed towards the payment option.

    APIIT NAT 2020 Application Fee

    The application fee is INR 700 and payment can be done through online and offline mode.

    • The online payment can be done through debit card, credit card and net banking at the time of online application form submission.
    • The offline payment can be done through demand draft in the name of the university or candidates can also pay the fee in person in the university admission centre

    APIIT NAT 2020 Admit Card

    Admit Card is an important and mandatory document required to be eligible to sit in any examination. Without which the institute can disqualify and bar the candidates from entering the exam hall. The candidates will have to carry a black and white printout of the admit card and it will be not sent through email or post. The admit card will contain details like name, photograph and exam centre details.

    • Visit the official NAT APIIT website
    • The admit card download link will be available on the home page
    • Candidates will have to enter their application number
    • The admit card will appear in a new link
    • Examinees can take a printout of the admit card for future reference

    APIIT NAT 2020 Exam Centre   

    APIIT NAT 2020 will be conducted in 15 centres across the country. The exam centre is allotted by a computer centric process which will allot the centre to the candidate on a first come first served basis. Candidates can select the exam centre of their choice based on accessibility.

    The system will allot the centre if there is enough availability of seats. In case of non-availability, then the candidate is allotted the nearest available centre. The institute reserves the right to cancel an exam centre for unavoidable reasons

    APIIT NAT 2020 Exam Pattern

    The pattern of both UG and PG Programs is almost the same. The syllabus might vary for both the exam. However, the pattern will remain the same.

    Some of the key highlights are

    • The exam is conducted for 300 marks
    • Candidates will have to answer 100 questions
    • 3 marks will be awarded for every correct answer
    • There is a negative marking of 1 mark for every wrong attempt.
    • The questions will be asked from both technical and general.
    • B.Tech questions will be asked from the subjects studied in the 12th standard
    • For admission in B.Tech program, candidates should to be familiar with the concepts of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics to qualify in the test
    • Candidates applying for MBA and BBA will have to answer General Aptitude questions i.e.  English, Socio – Economic Environment, Quantitative Skills, Critical Reasoning and Data Analysis

    APIIT NAT 2020 Exam pattern highlights table

    Mode of ExaminationOnline
    Number of Questions100
    Maximum Marks300
    Duration of Exam2 hours 30 minutes

    APIIT NAT 2020 Syllabus

    The syllabus for undergraduate engineering and management courses are the subjects of the 12th standard and General knowledge. Some of the key points to remember are

    NAT B.Tech Syllabus

    Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Syllabus is given below

    PhysicsUnit and Measurement
    Work, Energy and Power
    Rotational motion and Inertia
    Oscillation and waves
    Heat and Thermodynamics
    Current Electricity
    Magnetic effect of current EMI and AC
    MathematicsComplex numbers
    Matrices and Determinants
    Quadratic equation
    Permutation and Combination
    Sequences and Series
    Differential Equation
    Geometry (2D and 3D)
    Vector Algebra
    ChemistryOrganic Chemistry
    Inorganic Chemistry
    Physical Chemistry

    Syllabus for BBA and MBA

    Candidates opting for Business Administration will be questioned on the below topics

    General Aptitude


    Numeric Ability

    Socio Economic Topics

    Data Analysis

    Critical Reasoning

    APIIT NAT 2020 Reference Books

    Name of the BookPublisher/Author
    NCERT Mathematics Part I for Class 12NCERT
    Master The NCERT: Physics - Vol. 2NCERT
    NCERT ChemistryNCERT
    Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExamsRS Agarwal
    NCERT Solutions: Physics 12thNCERT

    APIIT NAT 2020 Result

    APIIT NAT 2020 Result will be announced online on the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology Website and examinees will have to check the website regularly for the announcement of results. Following steps need to be followed for checking the result.

    • Visit the official website and click on the link “NAT Result”
    • Enter the application number
    • The result will be displayed
    • Candidates should take the printout of the result for future reference.

    APIIT NAT 2020 Cut off

    NAT cut off will be determined on basis of various factors. The university will release the cut off details after the conduction of exam and the cut off varies every year. Candidates will be selected on the basis of the cut off released, depending on which a merit list will be generated. The merit list will be used for the counselling and admission process. Various factors are considered for the determination of cut off marks.

    • Number of applicants of the particular year
    • Number of successful applicants of the particular year
    • Nature and standard of the exam paper
    • Number of seats available for the particular year
    • Cut off can also be calculated subject wise and it will be used in cases of multiple candidates securing the same mark

    APIIT NAT 2020 Counselling

    APIIT NAT 2020 counselling will be conducted in the offline mode. Post announcement of results, the merit list will be prepared by the institute, based on marks secured and candidate’s category. In case of overlap, the marks from the individual subjects will be taken into consideration. Once the merit list is generated, Asia Pacific Institute of information technology will intimate the candidate through email. The email will contain details like venue and time of interview. The counselling letter will contain details like reporting time and other instructions to be followed by the candidate.

    Steps involved in APIIT NAT 2020 Counselling

    • Once they receive the intimation, candidates should make all the necessary arrangements.
    • Candidates can select the preferred course and college well in advance
    • Candidates should reach the venue early for the document verification process.
    • The counsellor will allot the course and college if available.
    • Candidates can make a different choice if the first one is not available
    • Selected candidates can pay the admission fee and freeze the seat
    • The institute will release the available list of seats for the second round of counselling.

    Candidates will have to carry both original and Xerox copies of the certificate for verification and submission. They should carry the below list of documents with them at the time of counselling:

    • Counselling intimation letter
    • Admit Card
    • 10th Standard Certificate
    • 12th Standard Certificate
    • Degree Certificate
    • Community Certificated issued by a recognised body
    • Doctor authentication certificate for PWD candidates
    • Recent Photograph

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

    Fee Structure

    • 700




    1 Comment
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