NPAT BBA 2018 Exam Pattern

NPAT BBA 2018 entrance examination is scheduled tentatively for May 15 & 16, 2018. It is conducted by NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) for candidates who are seeking admissions to BBA course. Through NPAT BBA 2018 students are examined on their expertise in English Language, Logical Reasoning & General Intelligence and Quantitative & Numerical Ability.

NPAT BBA 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights Table

NPAT BBA 2018 Paper 1 Total Marks120
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Medium of ExaminationEnglish
Duration of NPAT BBA 2018 Paper 1120 minutes
Type of Question paperMultiple Choice Questions
Number of Questions in Paper 1120
Sections in Paper3 sections which includes Quantitative & Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence and Proficiency in English Language.

NPAT BBA 2018 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of NPAT BBA 2018 paper is elaborated below:

NPAT BBA 2018 Exam Pattern

It comprises 3 sections and each section consists of 40 questions. Students are allotted 120 minutes to solve 120 objective type questions. 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer and ¼ marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer. Below table depicts the exam pattern of NPAT BBA 2018:

Section DetailsNo. of questionsTime in minutes
Quantitative & Numerical ability4045
Reasoning & General Intelligence4045
Proficiency in English Language4030

All the sections of NPAT BBA 2018 Paper 1 are detailed below:

NPAT BBA 2018: Quantitative & Numerical Ability

Quantitative and Numerical ability Section is of 40 marks and contains 40 questions which basically tests students on their mathematical skills. A thorough knowledge of the topics is necessary to pass this section:

  • Number System
  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Sets and Functions
  • Elementary Statistics & Probability
  • Trigonometry

NPAT BBA 2018: Reasoning & General Intelligence

Reasoning and General Intelligence is the most important section to prepare which comprises a total of 40 question. Each question carries 1 marks. All the important discipline that must be prepared to qualify this section are given below:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Verbal-logical reasoning
  • Data sufficiency
  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation
  • Spatial Reasoning

NPAT BBA 2018: Proficiency in English Language

Accuracy in English language is examined in this sections. It consists of 40 questions, each for 1 mark.  All the significant topics that students must put emphasis on, to qualify the proficiency in English Language section in NPAT BBA 2018 are listed below:

  • Error Recognition
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehensions
  • Applied Grammar
  • Contextual Usage
  • Sequencing of Ideas

NPAT BBA 2018 Marking Scheme

Students who are appearing for NPAT BBA 2018 examination must go through the stated marking scheme so that they attempt the questions in accordance to the scheme.

  • Every question asked in the question paper under each section carries equal marks.
  • Generic marking scheme is followed in NPAT BBA 2018 exam which marks 1 mark for every correct answer.
  • A provision of negative marking also exists.
  • Every wrong answer leads to the negative marking of ¼ marks in any of the 3 sections of the paper.

NPAT BBA 2018 Syllabus

NPAT BBA 2018 syllabus for both the papers, that is NPAT BBA 2018 Paper 1 is listed below:

NPAT BBA 2018 paper 1 syllabus

  1. Proficiency in the English Language:
  • Reading comprehension
  • Synonyms
  • Cloze test (fill in the blanks)
  • Para- Jumble
  • Spot the error/Sentence completion
  1. Quantitative & Numerical Ability:
  • Number System
  • Set Theory
  • Percentages
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Ratio
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry & Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  1. Reasoning & General Intelligence:
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Series sequences
  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Graph, Pie Chart, Table Chart)
  • Blood relation
  • Analogy
  • Syllogisms
  • Visual Reasoning

There are various books that are recommended to prepare for NPAT BBA 2018 exam, which is mentioned below in tabulable form:

English LanguageWord Power Made EasyNORMAN LEWIS0143424688
Objective General English 01 EditionR. S. Aggarwal8121915317
Quantitative and Numerical AbilityQuantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR. S. Aggarwal8121924987
Magical Book on Quicker MathTyra8190458922
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations byAbhijit Guha9351343553
Reasoning & General IntelligenceModel Approach to Logical ReasoningR. S. Aggarwal10: 8121919053
Analytical ReasoningM. K. Pandey10: 8190458914

NPAT BBA 2018 Important Instructions

There are various important guidelines listed below set by NMIMS which a student needs to abide by:

  • Concerned officials will contact the student for any important purpose as per the information provided by them in the application form. However, all the necessary information is released online on the official site of NMIMS NPAT BBA 2018.
  • Students must check the important dates on the website to be updated with the latest.
  • Candidates need to download NPAT BBA 2018 admit card from the NMIMS site.
  • Candidates will not be permitted in the venue of the exam without their respective NPAT BBA 2018 admit card with a photograph on it.
  • Admit cards need to be downloaded online as no admit card will be posted in any case.
  • Candidates must carry an original government valid id proof along with a photocopy of the same in order to avoid hurdles.
  • List of ID proof that will work on the exam center are:
  1. Voters ID
  2. Passport
  3. School/College ID
  4. Aadhar Card
  5. Driving License (excluding learner license)



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