NPAT BBA Exam Pattern

Every year Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) conducts NPAT (NMIMS Programs After Twelfth) for admission to the Undergraduate Degree and Integrated Degree Programs. Constituent schools of NMIMS offer the programs at Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Shirpur, Bengaluru, Indore, Dhule, and Hyderabad campuses. The institute advances Undergraduate degree programs such as BBA, B.Com ( Hons.), B.Sc ( Eco), and B. Sc. ( Fin.). Here, in this article, we share useful insights about NPAT Exam Pattern.
NPAT Exam Pattern is designed to test a candidate’s reasoning, analytical, command over English, and general intelligence. Under every section, each question has a topic-wise weightage. Moreover, each section has a specific time limit, which is indicated on the screen. So, when the countdown timer hits zero, the exam will be over by itself. The candidate doesn’t have to submit or end the exam on their own.
NPAT Exam Pattern: Key Points
  • NPAT Paper 1 is common for all candidates.
  • The exam pattern for paper 1 includes 3 subjects –Quantitative & Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence, and Proficiency in the English language.
  • Paper 2 is for aspirants appearing for the B.Des program.
  • Paper 1 is of 1 hour 40 minutes divided into 3 sections of 40 questions each.
  • Each section is timed for 40 minutes each.
  • The total marks of paper 1 are 100 marks, and there is no negative marking.
NPAT Exam Overview
Exam Name
Number of Questions
Type of Questions
Objective type
Exam Dates
To be notified
Exam Duration
100 minutes
Marking Scheme
1 mark for every correct answer
Negative Marking
No negative marking
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NPAT Exam Pattern
Section Detail
No. of Questions
Time (in minutes)
Quantitative and Numerical Ability
Reasoning and General Intelligence
Proficiency in the English Language
Topics under each subject and their weightage:
  1. Quantitative & Numerical ability
  • Number System (4 Marks)
  • Arithmetic (16 Marks)
  • Algebra (8 Marks)
  • Sets and Functions (4 Marks)
  • Elementary Statistics & Probability (4 Marks)
  • Trigonometry (4 Marks)
  1. Reasoning & General Intelligence
  • Critical Thinking (10 Marks)
  • Verbal-logical  reasoning (5 Marks)
  • Data sufficiency (5 Marks)
  • Numerical Reasoning (6 Marks)
  • Data Interpretation (10 Marks)
  • Spatial Reasoning (4 Marks)
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  1. Proficiency in the English Language
  • Error Recognition (5 Marks)
  • Applied Grammar (8 Marks)
  • Vocabulary (4 Marks)
  • Contextual Usage (4 Marks)
  • Sequencing of Ideas (4 Marks)
  • Reading Comprehension (15 Marks)
The important pointers are:
  • The test will contain only objective-type questions.
  • The difficulty level and the type of exam will be similar to the SAT Pattern.  
  • Given the pattern of the test, what you need to do is prepare all the sections thoroughly.  
  • Regularly reading newspapers, magazines, blogs, novels, and articles of your interest will enrich the vocabulary and solve the dual purpose of enhancing the General Intelligence section.
  • The key to solving the numerical questions is understanding the concept and applying the tricks to answer it in less time. This will come by regular practice.
  • You should divide your time properly as time management will pay for your efforts.
  • The consistent and focused hard work will truly pay rewards and help you open the doors towards your dream institution.
I hope the article helps you in understanding the exam pattern and ace the NPAT 2022 exam.
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