NMIMS NPAT 2020 Exam Dates(Revised), Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

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    NMIMS NPAT (NMIMS Programs After 12th) is the authorized entrance exam for admissions to Undergraduate Degree and Integrated Degree Programs in Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies or the NMIMS University. 

    Latest: NPAT 2020 new exam dates have been announced. It will be held from June 26 – 28, 2020.
    • NMIMS NPAT 2020 Application Form deadline has been extended till May 12, 2020 due to COVID-19 Outbreak.
    • NMIMS NPAT 2020 will be conducted on May 18 and 22, 2020(postponed) through computer-based mode.
    • The basic eligibility criterion is that candidates have to be below 25 years of age at the time of admission. 
    • Candidates must also have 10th/ 12th marks to be eligible to apply. Check NMIMS NPAT Eligibility Criteria
    • NMIMS NPAT Exam Pattern is different for Engineering and Non-Engineering programs. 
    • Candidates are offered admission into management and engineering courses offered by constituent schools of NMIMS at Mumbai, Shirpur, Indore, Hyderabad and Navi Mumbai Campuses. Check Participating Colleges

    Undergraduate Degree Programs:

    B.Tech, BBA, BBA Branding & Advertisement, B.Com (Hons.), B.Sc. Finance, B.Sc. Economics, B.Des. (Humanising Technology), and B.A. (Hons.) Liberal Arts

    Integrated Degree Programs:

    MBA Tech (B.Tech + MBA Tech.) and B.Pharm + MBA (Pharma. Tech)

    Download NMIMS NPAT Sample Papers

    NMIMS NPAT 2020 Highlights

    Exam Highlights
    Name of the examNMIMS NPAT
    Exam LevelNational Level
    Conducting BodyNarsee Monjee University
    Mode of the examComputer-based (online)
    Application ModeOnline
    No. of Paper2 Paper {Paper-1 (Common for all Applicants) Paper-2 (for B.Des Applicants)}
    Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (objective type)
    Duration of the exam120 Minutes (2 hours)
    Language of the examEnglish

    NMIMS NPAT 2020 Dates

    Candidates should have knowledge about the dates of the examination as it helps them to plan their schedule accordingly. Have a look at the table below to get an idea about the significant dates regarding the examination.

    Name of EventDate(Revised)
    Last date to change in application formApril 26, 2020
    Last date of application form submissionMay 12, 2020
    Release of Admit card/hall ticketJune 2020
    NMIMS NPAT 2020 Exam DateJune 26 – 28, 2020
    Merit List Release dateto be notified
    claration of Resultsto be notified
    Counselling Processto be notified

    Eligibility for NMIMS NPAT 2020

    The eligibility criterion for admission into NMIMS through NMIMS NPAT 2020 is given below:

    • Applicants need to have passed the 10+2 or equivalent exam with English as a compulsory subject and secure at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics together.
    • Students appearing in the 12th standard examination are also eligible.
    • Diplomas in engineering passing candidates are also fit to apply for NMIMS NPAT 2020.
    • The age of any candidate should not be more than 25 years in the year of the exam.

    There are also different criteria for different courses:

    For B.Tech and MBA (Tech):

    • Students need to have passed Class XII or equivalent exam with Indian Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma (IB certificate/ DP awarded is not eligible) with English as a compulsory subject.
    • The contestant with IB Diploma is eligible only if he/she has offered Mathematics at a higher level.
    • They should have a score of a minimum 50% in PCM in class 12 or equivalent for admittance in Mumbai campus.
    • Applicants are required to score a minimum 45% in PCM in class 12 or equivalent for getting into Shirpur campus.
    • Candidates who have passed Diploma in Engineering with minimum 50% are also eligible to apply for NMIMS NPAT 2020.
    • Candidates passing 10+2 or equivalent exam from Open or Distance Learning (ODL) School documented only by National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) can apply for the program Subject to fulfilling the suitability of the program.
    • Candidates appearing for class 12th examination in 2020 can also apply for NMIMS NPAT 2020.

    For MBA Pharma Tech (B. Pharm + MBA):

    • Applicant must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam plus Indian Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) or Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) with English as a required subject.
    • Candidate must have scored at least 50% marks in PCM/PCB to be eligible to apply for NMIMS NPAT 2020.

    For B.Sc. Economics:

    • A contender must have passed higher secondary or equivalent exam with minimum 60% marks in the first attempt including Indian Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in any stream.
    • They are required to have Mathematics as a subject in Class XII examination.

    For B.Sc. Finance / B.Com (Hons.) / B.B.A:

    • A candidate must have passed 12th or equivalent exam with a minimum 50% aggregate marks in the first attempt including Indian Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma.
    • Candidates must have passed Mathematics / Statistics subject in HSC or equivalent to be eligible to apply for NMIMS NPAT 2020.

    Candidate must check NMIMS NPAT Eligibility Criteria before applying for the exam.

    NMIMS NPAT 2020 Seat Reservation

    The number of seats available in each course is given below:

    B.Tech: Bachelor of Technology programme is available in Mumbai and Shirpur campus.

    ProgrammeMumbai SeatsShirpur SeatsNavi MumbaiIndoreHyderabad
    B.Tech in Data Sciences (in Academic collaboration with Virginia Tech for B.Tech)60--
    B.Tech in Artificial Intelligence (in Academic collaboration with Virginia Tech for B.Tech)60--
    B.Tech in Cyber Security (in Academic collaboration with Virginia Tech for B.Tech)60--
    Computer Science & Business System (in partnership with TCS)60-6060-
    B.Tech in Information Technology6060-
    B.Tech in Computer Engineering6060-
    B.Tech in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering6060-
    B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering60--
    B.Tech in Civil Engineering60--
    B.Tech in Mechatronics60--

    MBA (Tech.):

    ProgrammeMumbai SeatsShirpur SeatsNavi MumbaiIndoreHyderabad
    Information Technology6040
    Computer Engineering6090606060
    Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering6040
    Mechanical Engineering6060
    Chemical Engineering30-
    Civil Engineering30

    MBA (B.Pharma+MBA):

    MBA (B.Pharma+MBA)806060

    B.Sc Economics:

    ProgrammeMumbaiBengaluruNavi Mumbai
    B.Sc (Economics)1806060

    ProgrammeMumbaiBengaluruHyderabadNavi MumbaiIndoreDhuleChandigarh
    Bachelor of Business Administration6001206018012060-
    Bachelor of Commerce(Hon.)18012060120606060
    B.Sc Finance180606060---
    B.Des. (Humanising Technology)25------
    B. A. (Hons.) Liberal Arts80------
    BBA - Branding & Advertising120-----120

    NMIMS NPAT 2020 Application Form

    Students can apply for NMIMS NPAT 2020 in online mode only. No offline application form is there. The thorough step by step procedure for applying for NMIMS NPAT 2020 is written below:

    NPAT Registration

    1. Registration:

    • Scholars can fill NMIMS NPAT 2020 Application Form via online mode only.
    • First, go to the official NMIMS NPAT website.
    • The official website for NMIMS NPAT examination maintained by NMIMS University is http://www.NMIMS NPAT.in/NMIMS NPAT.php
    • Click on ‘Register’ button in the upper part of the homepage.
    • Enter your name, Date of birth and other specifics asked by the page.
    • After filling the appropriate information, click on ‘Register’.
    • An ID and Password are sent to your mailbox, obtain them from there.
    • When successfully registered, you can proceed to further stages.

    2. Filling the application form:

    • Log in using the ID and Password produced in the registering process.
    • Once signed in, you have to fill other individual facts like Guardian’s name, Mother’s name, Gender etc.
    • Then, type your educational qualification details, about the senior secondary examination primarily.
    • Enter your permanent address and other contact info; this will be used for communication purposes.
    • Carefully check the information you filled.

    3. Uploading the documents:

    • After you have filled all the details requested in the earlier steps, you have to upload the essential documents.
    • Upload your fresh passport size colored photograph and signature.
    • The scanned images should be in the format recommended on the NMIMS NPAT website.
    • Click on ‘Save and Continue’ to save your application form and move to the subsequent step.
    • Candidates can edit their form at this time if needed. Once the fee is paid, no correction is permissible on the application form.

    4. Payment of fees:

    • Aspirants have an option of multiple choice of the programme (School wise). The application fee is given below:
    No. of SchoolFee
    One SchoolINR 1800
    Two SchoolINR 3000
    Three SchoolINR 4000
    Four SchoolINR 5000
    Five SchoolINR 6000
    • NMIMS NPAT 2020 application fee can be paid through online mode only.
    • It can be paid using Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking. Bank charges may be applicable.

    NMIMS NPAT 2020 Admit Card

    Candidates are advised to download their admit cards from the official website of NMIMS NPAT 2020 exam. They have to enter the ID and password to get the admit card. The authority doesn’t send any call letters to candidates through post or any other physical means. NMIMS NPAT 2020 Admit Card is available to download one week before the exam. It is published in the second week of May.

    Steps to download NMIMS NPAT 2020 admit card:

    NPAT 2018 Admit Card
    • Go to the official website.
    • Click on the ‘Log In’ link.
    • Enter your ID and Password.
    • Your Admit card will be produced and displayed on your computer screen.
    • Save it on your system.
    • Take its print out on an A4 size sheet. Several copies can be saved for future reference.

    NMIMS NPAT 2020 Exam Centers

    NMIMS NPAT is a national level exam. It is conducted all over the country. The exam will be conducted in multiple centers in 49 cities. 

    DelhiDelhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, and Faridabad
    GujaratAhmedabad, Surat, and Vadodara
    Madhya PradeshBhopal and Indore
    MaharashtraShirpur, Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur
    RajasthanJaipur, Udaipur, and Kota
    Uttar PradeshKanpur and Lucknow
    West BengalKolkata
    Tamil NaduChennai
    • Candidates have to choose their preference for exam center at the time of registration.
    • In the case of inadequate candidates at a center, NMIMS can cancel the venue of exam center and the candidate is informed to take the exam at the nearest center. This decision of NMIMS is final.

    NMIMS NPAT 2020 Exam Pattern

    NMIMS NPAT Exam Patter is different Engineering and Non-Engineering Programs. 

    For Non-Engineering Programs

    Paper I Pattern

    NMIMS NPAT exam is conducted every year for admission into NMIMS institutes. It is conducted only in online mode. There are only multiple-choice questions in the exam. No special type of questions is there.

    • A total of 120 questions makes up the paper I.
    • NMIMS NPAT Exam Pattern is divided into three sections.
    • They are- Quantitative and Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence and Proficiency in the English Language.
    • There are 40 questions in each section.
    • The medium of the NMIMS NPAT paper is English.
    Exam Pattern Highlights
    Mode of the examComputer-based (online) exam
    Number of Papers1
    Number of Sections3
    Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (objective type)
    Number of Questions120
    Duration of the exam120 Minutes

    Paper II Pattern

    There is a Paper II for students taking admission into B.Design. The info is given below:

    • It has three sections- Spatial Ability and Visualization Skills, Observation & Problem Solving and General Awareness & Design Sensibility.
    • There is total of 60 questions, each section contains 20 problems.
    • 90 Minutes are given to solve the paper.
    Mode of the examComputer-based (online) exam
    Number of Papers1
    Number of Sections3
    Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (objective type)
    Number of Questions60
    Duration of the exam90 Minutes

    For Engineering Programs

    The exam pattern of engineering courses is as follows: 

    SectionNo. of QuestionsDuration (in Minutes)Marks
    Logical Intelligence202020
    Language Proficiency101010

    NMIMS NPAT 2020 Syllabus

    Syllabus for Paper I:

    • English Language: Recognizing grammatical structure and usage, using prepositions, determiners, connectives, tenses appropriately, grasping the meaning of underlined words in sentences, using appropriate words in the given context. Putting ideas into a logical sequence by putting jumbled sentences in the correct order, Locating Information, grasping ideas, 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, using Venn Diagrams, functions, mean, mode, and median, Measures of Dispersion.
    • Reasoning and General Intelligence: Decision Making, Problem Solving, Derive conclusions from logical premises or assess the validity of arguments based on statement of facts, judge, if the information given, is sufficient to answer the question or some additional information is required, Venn Diagram (Identify the class-sub class relationship among given group of items and illustrate it diagrammatically) Mathematical Equalities. Be able to use the information given in graphs and charts to answer questions.

    Syllabus for Paper II:

    • Spatial ability and Visualization: Sub-construct, Gestalt Principles of Perception - Proximity, Similarity, Continuation and Closure, Huxley-Lester Model: Sight and thought perception, Cognitive Perception involves a myriad of mental processes: 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, Ability to detect complexity/problems related to ease-of-use of modern/day-to-day devices, Ability to understand spatial relations among 2D and 3D objects, Creative Problem-Solving Techniques (Preparation,
 Verification). Knowledge of 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( focus on intangible products), 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. Read MoreNMIMS NPAT Syllabus

    Books for Preparation

    Preparation Books
    Books NameAuthor Name
    Chand Quantitative aptitude for Quantitative examinationsR.S.Aggarwal
    A Modern Approach to Logical reasoningR.S.Aggarwal
    R. Gupta’s Logical and AnalyticalA.K Gupta

    NMIMS NPAT 2020 Result

    Result for NMIMS NPAT 2020 will be announced by NMIMS on June 3, 2020(tentatively).

    • The results are published on the official NMIMS NPAT website.
    • Candidates can check their result by signing into the website using their NMIMS NPAT ID and password.
    • Three merit lists are made on the basis of the scores obtained by the candidates.
    • Candidates are called for counselling once their name appears in the merit list prepared by the University.
    • They have to ensure their admission by paying the admission fee.

    Important dates regarding NMIMS NPAT 2020 Result:

    Name of the EventDate
    Merit List of Applicants selected for admission counselling (B.Tech. & MBA. (Tech)First Week of June, 2020
    Counselling & Payment of Admission feesMid-June 2020
    1st Merit List for MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharm + MBA)May End 2020
    1st Merit List for B.Sc. Economics / B.Sc. Finance / B.Com (Hons.) / B.B.AFirst Week of June 2020
    1st Merit List for B.DesLast Week of June 2020
    Payment of admission fees (1st merit) for MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharm + MBA)First Week of June 2020
    Payment of admission fees (1st merit) for B.Sc. Economics/ B.Sc. Finance / B.Com (Hons.) / B.B.AFirst Week of June 2020
    Payment of admission fees (1st merit) for B.DesFirst Week of July 2020
    2nd Merit List for MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharm + MBA)Second Week of June 2020
    2nd Merit List for B.Sc. Economics/ B.Sc. Finance / B.Com (Hons.) / B.B.ASecond Week of June 2020
    2nd Merit List for B.DesSecond Week of July 2020
    Payment of admission fees (2nd merit) for MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharm + MBA)Mid-June 2020
    Payment of admission fees (2nd merit) for B.Sc. Economics/ B.Sc. Finance / B.Com (Hons.) / B.B.AThird Week of June 2020
    Payment of admission fees (2nd merit) for B.DesMid-July 2020

    Cut off for NMIMS NPAT 2020

    There is no official cut off announced by NMIMS for NMIMS NPAT exam. Merit lists are prepared on basis of marks obtained by candidates. They have to choose the preferred campus and programme. They are allotted the programme according to their number on the merit list. No cut off marks are published for any institute.

    NMIMS NPAT 2020 Counselling

    Once the results are announced, merit lists are prepared. NMIMS NPAT 2020 Counselling and seat allocation of all the qualified candidates is scheduled from Mid-June 2020 to end of June 2020 according to merit list. Candidates are required to pay the admission fee to confirm their allotted seats. The seat once allotted will not be changed or altered under any circumstances.

    • After the first round, if there are any vacant seats, a fresh merit list is made.
    • These students are called for the seat allotment.
    • Usually, there are three rounds in NMIMS NPAT counselling.
    • The counselling takes place at designated centres set up by NMIMS.
    • Candidates are advised to check the website regularly if their name appears in any of the three merit lists, so they can report at the centre on time to confirm their seat allotment.

    This methodology is adopted for all the rounds. The counselling goes on until all the seats get filled.

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

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    Tejaswini G

    What will be the fee structure for bcom( honors)?

    11 Feb, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Tejaswini, INR 2,28,000 (approx) is the total fees for this entire course in NMIMS.

    11 Feb, 2020 16:14
    Hardik poplay

    If i have not opted for maths in class 12 or failed in maths..nd passed in economics..nd overall pass..can i apply for npat?

    12 Nov, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Hardik, yes, you can apply for the exam provided your overall aggregate is at least 50% in intermediate. You can check the Eligibility Criteria in detail from here.

    12 Nov, 2019 12:07
    Bikram Duggal

    Want to find out more about the micro finance education given at NMIMS?

    17 Jun, 2018 00:20
    Ritika Sharma

    Hi Bikram, You will get the information regarding micro finance education on the official website of the NMIMS http://www.nmims.edu/

    07 Aug, 2018 11:08
    Seema Paleja

    I am Cambrige Universty AS Level have taken English and PCM subject (4 Subject), can i appear in NPAT exam

    09 Jun, 2018 13:15
    Ritika Sharma

    Hi Seema, The basic eligibility criteria to apply for NPAT requires a candidate to have passed class XII with 50% marks. Those who are still in 10 2 can also apply for the NMIMS NPAT exam. It is necessary to fulfill NPAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria laid down by the NMIMS University before applying for the entrance exam.

    28 Aug, 2018 18:04
    shivraj tanna

    i got 5052 merit rank and got selected at indore campus.Is there any chance of getting a call from Mumbai or any other campus?

    05 Jun, 2018 17:00
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Shicraj, Its depends upon the merit list whether you will get admission or not according to your rank.

    05 Sep, 2018 18:54
    Vinisha Abhale

    Is it necessary to appear in NPAT for admission in BA LLB course besides appearing for CLAT?

    05 May, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Vinisha, Please check this content to get admission in the BALLB Course :-

    Entrance Mode:The top entrance exams for Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws [B.A.L.L.B.] are:

    • AILET: Conducted on the first Sunday of May every year, this exam is a national level exam and its scores are largely accepted everywhere. The questions in this test are asked from Current Affairs, English, Reasoning, Mathematics and Legal Aptitude.
    • CLAT: Conducted on rotational basis by 17 NLUs in May, this exam is meant for admission in law course. The syllabus for this test encompasses Current Affairs, English, Reasoning, Mathematics and Legal Aptitude.
    • LSAT: This paper pencil bases entrance test is conducted by LSAC for admission in various law programs across the country. This 2 hours 2 minutes long test is held in May. The syllabus for this test encompasses Analytic reasoning, logical reasoning and reading comprehension.

    05 May, 2018 13:16
    Kashish Sharma

    I gave my 12 th with science stream can i apply for BBA course after applying for NPAT?

    28 Mar, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Yes, you can apply for BBA as eligibility criteria for BBA requires NPAT aspirants must have passed Mathematics/ Statistics in class 12 examination or equivalent to be eligible for B.B.A 

    04 Jun, 2018 12:31
    Alexandra Carswell

    I took SP in 12th and not math. Can I still apply for npat for BBA?

    14 Mar, 2018 00:20
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Aafreen, A candidate must have passed 12th or equivalent exam with a minimum 50% aggregate marks in the first attempt including Indian Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. Candidates must have passed Mathematics / Statistics subject in HSC or equivalent to be eligible to apply for NPAT 2018.

    16 Mar, 2018 14:56
    Ashmita Tamta

    Why is my reservation details needed in an MBA entrance test?

    14 Jul, 2017 14:59
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Ashmita, As per the government policies, some seats are reserved for students of different categories, so it is important to submit these details along with the NMAT score to the institutes.

    14 Jul, 2017 15:08
    N d mokashi

    Are there any NRI seats for B.pharm-MBA programme? If yes then what is the application process for the same and what are the fees for the program?

    22 Apr, 2017 00:20

    Hi Mokashi, you may contact the university on 022-42355555 and Email ID - enquiry@nmims.edu

    25 Apr, 2017 16:23
    akarsh arora

    which books are there to study for npat . please help me

    16 Apr, 2017 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Akarsh, To get information regarding study material for NPAT you can use use this link. NPAT BOOKS.

    07 May, 2018 14:47

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