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NPAT 2017 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

NPAT Exam Pattern 2017- NPAT 2017 is to be conducted on May 13 & 14, 2017. NPAT (NMIMS Programs After Twelfth) is conducted by constituent schools of SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.

Candidates appearing for NPAT 2017 should be aware of NPAT 2017 Exam Pattern and practice accordingly. There are 2 papers- NPAT Paper 1 (Common) and NPAT Paper 2 (Design). Each paper is further divided into 3 sections. In NPAT 2017 Paper 1, candidates will be tested based on their Proficiency in the English Language, Logical Reasoning & General Intelligence and Quantitative & Numerical Ability. 

NPAT Paper 2 is held to test candidates’ ability in Spatial Ability and Visualization Skills, Observation & Problem Solving and General Awareness & Design Sensibility. Check Here NPAT Syllabus

The exam is conducted for students seeking admission to various Undergraduate and Integrated Degree Programs offered by NMIMS at Mumbai, Shirpur, Indore, Navi Mumbai and Bengaluru Campuses.

NMIMS offers admission to Management, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce, Economics, Law, Science, Liberal Arts, Design, Aviation, Intellectual Property and Distance Learning courses through NPAT 2017.

Courses Covered Under NPAT 2017

NMIMS NPAT exam is scheduled for following programs:

Undergraduate Degree Programs:

  • B.Tech.
  • B.Sc. Economics
  • B.Com. (Hons.)
  • B.Sc. Finance
  • BBA
  • B.Des.

Integrated Degree Programs:

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

NPAT 2017 Exam Highlights

NPAT 2017 Paper 1 Total Marks120
NPAT 2017 Paper 2 Total Marks60
Mode of ExamOnline
Medium of ExamEnglish
Duration of NPAT Paper 1120 minutes
Duration of NPAT Paper 290 minutes
Type and Number of Questions Paper 1120 Multiple Choice Questions
Type and Number of Questions Paper 260 Multiple Choice Questions
Sections in Paper 13 (Quantitative & Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence and Proficiency in English Language)
Sections in Paper 23 (General Awareness & Design Sensibility, Observation & Problem Solving and Spatial Ability & Visualization Skills)

NPAT Exam Pattern for Paper 1

NPAT Paper 1 consists of 3 sections. Each of these sections carries 40 questions. A student has 120 minutes to solve the 60 multiple choice questions. Every correctly answered question will give the candidate 1 mark. The following tabe depicts the exam pattern for NPAT Paper 1-

SectionSection-Detail No. of QuestionsTime in Minutes
1Quantitative & Numerical ability4045
2Reasoning & General Intelligence4045
3Proficiency in English Language4030

NPAT Exam Pattern for Proficiency in English Language

NPAT 2017 Proficiency in English Language exam paper consists of 40 questions. Each question carries 1 mark. A candidate on correctly answering a multiple-choice question gets 1 mark. The weightage of Proficiency in English Language for NPAT Paper 1 is lesser than the other 2 sections.

Significant Topics for Proficiency in English Language

Every candidate desires to achieve good marks. To score well in the section Proficiency in English Language for NPAT 2017, there are certain topics a student must put emphasis on-

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

NPAT 2017 Exam Pattern for Reasoning & General Intelligence

Reasoning & General Intelligence is an important section in paper one of NPAT 2017. There are total 40 questions in this section. Each question is of 1 mark. The weightage of this section is high which means one needs to give importance to this section.

Important Topics for Reasoning & General Intelligence

A good knowledge of the following topics can gain a good score in Reasoning & General Intellience.  

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

NPAT 2017 Exam Pattern for Quantitative & Numerical Ability

Quantitative & Numerical Ability is another significant section in Paper 1. This section is for 40 marks and contains 40 questions. Each correct question gives the candidate 1 mark.

Important Topics for Quantitative & Numerical Ability

A thorough knowledge of the following topics can be useful for a student. These are the most important topics under section Quantitative & Numerical Ability-

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

NPAT Exam Pattern for Paper 2

There are 3 sections under Paper 2 of NPAT 2017. Each of these sections is for 20 marks. A student has 90 minutes to solve the 60 multiple choice questions. Every correctly answered question will give the candidate 1 mark.

SectionSection Detail No. of QuestionsTime in Minutes
4Spatial Ability and Visualization Skills2030
5Observation & Problem Solving2030
6General Awareness & Design Sensibility2030

Important Topics for General Awareness & Design Sensibility

  • General Awareness of Environmental Factors such as Climate, Population, Water, Vegetation, Pollution, Weather, Natural Resources etc., and their Implications on the Design of Products, Images, Infrastructure and Environment.
  • Awareness of Social and Cultural Connection with Design, History of the Designed Artifact, and Socially Responsible and Environmentally Sustainable Design Responses.
  • History of Art, Sculpture and Literature.

Important Topics for Observation & Problem Solving

  • Ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary things like, people, situations, and events, and critically thinking about them.
  • Applying attention to certain details such as analyzing, reasoning, classifying, inferring and predicting.
  • Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes.
  • Using fonts and designs to solve problems.

Important Topics for Spatial Ability and Visualization Skills

  • Principle of perception and visual design
  • Spatial relationships assessment
  • Knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and scientific concepts

NPAT 2017 Marking Scheme

  • This marking scheme is followed in all the NPAT 2017 exams including MBA (Tech) and MBA (Pharma.Tech).
  • Every question under each section carries equal marks.
  • NPAT 2017 exam follows the generic marking scheme of 1 mark for every correct answer.
  • There is also a provision of negative marking.
  • Every incorrect answer in any of the 3 sections of the paper leads to the negative marking of ¼ marks.



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1 Comment
Niharika Jacob

Am I allowed a calculator for NPAT?

11 Apr, 2017 00:20

Hi Niharika, the calculator is not allowed in NPAT exam center.

11 Apr, 2017 16:23

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