All about NMIMS – NPAT

20 December, 2022

Introduction to NMIMS

  NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) was established in the year 1981. NMIMS began its journey by offering a Master’s Degree program in management studies, a course at the University of Mumbai. Since then NMIMS has grown into a flourishing University, offering courses/programs across various disciplines, such as Management, Technology, Science, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce and Economics.

It has been granted Deemed to be University status by UGC in 2003. NMIMS University has 9 specialised schools which are autonomous and empowered to create a niche for them. NPAT (NMIMS Programs after Twelfth) is the official entrance test for admissions to Undergraduate Degree and Integrated Degree Programs offered by constituent schools, at Mumbai, Shirpur and Bengaluru Campuses. NMIMS offers Undergraduate degree programmes in B.Sc. (Eco), B.Com. (Hons.), B.Sc. (Fin.) and BBA.

 

NPAT 2023 Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria (fulfilling all/applicable conditions mandatory)

  1. The Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination including International Baccalaureate Diploma(IB Certificate / & D.P. Awarded candidates are not eligible) in any stream from a recognized board at the first & only one attempt.
    AND
    a) Must have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate marks at 10+2 or equivalent examination for being eligible for BBA International business.
  2. b) Students must have obtained a minimum of 60% aggregate marks at 10+2 or equivalent examination for being eligible for BBA, B.Sc. (Finance) and B. Com (Hons).
  3. b) Candidate’s passing in Mathematics and or Statistics at 10+2 or equivalent exam is compulsory for being eligible for B.B.A / B. Com (Hons) /B.Sc. (Finance)
  4. Candidates of CBSE, and ICSE, should mention in the online registration / e-admission form (if selected) 10+2 or equivalent aggregate marks of all the subjects for which the candidate has taken & appeared (not best of four, five, six or seven).
  5. The aggregate percentage of all subjects for which the candidate has taken & appeared will be taken into consideration for confirming the eligibility of the candidate for the program at the time of admission.
  6. In case, the mark sheet issued by the applicable Board is in percentile/s, the actual aggregate percentage of all the subjects that appeared by the candidate will be taken into consideration.
  7. Candidates above 25 years of age are not eligible to apply.

For IB & Cambridge Candidate:

  1. Candidates who do not have a final mark sheet will be given “Provisional Admission” based on predicted scores. Fees will be accepted from such candidates but their admission will be confirmed on submission of the final mark sheet before the commencement of the program if found eligible.
  2. Submission of an AIU equivalence certificate to confirm eligibility for the program is mandatory for those candidates who have completed their (10+2) examination from Overseas Universities.
  3. Candidates who have passed the 10+2 examination by doing a part-time course or through distance learning/correspondence / externally / open school other than NIOS are NOT eligible to apply for the courses.
  4. International School/s candidates will have to submit an AIU certificate of equivalence to confirm their eligibility for the program as equivalence to the (10+2) examinations
  5. Candidates who have passed the 10+2 examination by doing a part-time course or through distance learning/correspondence / externally / open school other than NIOS are NOT eligible to apply for the courses.

NPAT Pattern

Mode: Online
Question Type: Multiple-Choice Questions
No. of Questions: 120
Duration: 100 Minutes.
Marking Scheme:
Correct Answer: +1
No Negative Marking

Section Wise Split-up & Time limit:

Section  Subject  No. of Questions
1 Quantitative Reasoning 40
2 Logical Reasoning 40
3 Verbal Reasoning 40
Total 120

 

NPAT Syllabus

Verbal Reasoning  (40 Questions – 40 Marks):

Etymology & Roots, Idioms & Phrases, Analogies, Antonyms-Synonyms, Foreign Words, Noun & Pronoun Errors, Subject-Verb Agreement, Prepositions and Conjunctions, Tenses, Modifiers & Parallelism, Reading Comprehension, Inference based passages Syllogisms, Logical Consistency, Deductive Reasoning.

Quantitative Reasoning  (40 Questions – 40 Marks):

Numbers, Averages & Percentages, Roots, Indices, Surds, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Algebraic Formulae, Linear & Quadratic Equations, Ratio & Proportion, Partnership, Mixtures & Allegations, Time, Speed & Distance, Work Related Problems, Pipes & Cisterns, Geometry: Lines, Angles & Triangles, Polygons, Circles & Mensuration, Permutations & Combinations, Probability.

Logical Reasoning (40 Questions – 40 Marks):

Coding & Decoding, Symbol Based Logic, Family Tree & Directions, Arrangements: Linear, Circular, Matrix Arrangements, Groups & Conditionalities, Logical Series, Selection Criteria, Sequential O/P Tracing, Analogies, Odd one out, Logical Puzzles, Calendar.

Affiliated Colleges

Location Website BBA B.Com (Hons.) B.Sc. (Fin) B.Sc. (Eco) BBA (Branding & Advt.)
NMIMS – Mumbai Click here 600 240 180 180 180
NMIMS – Bengaluru Click here 120 120 60 60
NMIMS – Navi Mumbai Click here 180 120 60 60
NMIMS – Indore Click here 120 60 60
NMIMS – Hyderabad Click here 60 60
NMIMS – Dhule Click here 60 60
NMIMS – Chandigarh Click here 120 60
Total 1260 540 300 240 120

 

NPAT 2022 Analysis

Important Things to remember

  • Order of Sections
    • Quantitative and Numerical Ability
    • Reasoning and General Intelligence
    • Proficiency in the English Language

No Negative Markings
No Sectional time limit
No Calculator

Suggested Time for Sections

Section

Time

1 – Quantitative and Numerical Ability 30 Min
2- Reasoning and General Intelligence 40 Min
3 – Proficiency in the English Language 30 Min

Total

100

 

Must do topics for Quantitative and Numerical Ability

Set Theory 4 – 5 Q’s
Trigonometry 5 – 7 Q’s
Probability 2 Q’s
Geometry 2 Q’s
Surds 1 Q
Functions 5 Q’s
Sequence and Series 3 Q’s
TSD and Work 4 – 5 Q’s
Numbers 2 – 3 Q’s
Algebra 7 – 8 Q’s

Questions were Moderate to Difficult.

 

Must do topics for Reasoning and General Intelligence

Visual Reasoning 6 – 7 Q’s
Data Interpretation 9 – 10 Q’s
Data Sufficiency 4 – 5 Q’s
Syllogisms 3 – 4 Q’s
Set Theory 3 – 4 Q’s
Coding 1 Q
Family Tree 1 Q
Linear Arrangement 1 Q
Verbal Reasoning 6 – 7 Q’s

Questions were Easy to moderate

 

Must do topics for Proficiency in the English Language

Reading Comprehension 20 – 22 Q’s
Para Jumbles 5 Q’s
Para Completion 5 Q’s
Antonyms / Synonyms 5 Q’s

Questions were Easy to moderate

 

Good Attempts

Section Time
1 – Quantitative and Numerical Ability 28 – 32 Q’s
2- Reasoning and General Intelligence 30-34 Q’s
3 – Proficiency in the English Language 35-37 Q’2

 

Expected Cutoff – Mumbai Campus

BBA 78 – 80
BSc Finance 71 – 73
BCom (Hons) 65 – 67
BSc Economics 65 – 67
BBA Branding and Advertising 58 – 60
BMM 50 – 52
BA (Hons) Liberal Studies 58 – 60
BBA International Studies 50 – 52