NPAT 2019 Analysis

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Every year Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) conducts NPAT (NMIMS Programs after Twelfth) for admission of the students to the Undergraduate Degree and Integrated Degree Programs.
The programs are offered by constituent schools of NMIMS at Navi Mumbai, Shirpur, Bengaluru and Indore Campuses. The institute advances Undergraduate degree programs like BBA, B.Com (Hons.), B.Sc (Eco) and B. Sc. (Fin.).
NPAT-BBA is a national level online test scheduled on 11th& 12th May 2019.
The student can take the test on both the days and the best score will be considered for further evaluation.
• NPAT 2019 Day 1 was held between 10-11.40 AM (100 Min) on 11th May with 120 Questions which were divided into three sections of 40 questions each. There was no sectional time limit.
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• NPAT 2019 Day 2 was held on 12th May and the structure and difficulty level were quite similar to the Day 1 paper.
• Each question had four options. Each correct answer carried one mark. There was no negative marking for incorrect or un-attempted questions
NPAT 2019 was a paper with moderate difficulty level but the challenge was to manage the time effectively.
The English section was of easy – moderate difficulty level with a focus on RCs and Grammar. The reasoning section was of moderate difficulty level and Quant section was lengthy with some tricky questions.
The expected good score is likely to be 83-87.
NPAT Exam Pattern
 Section Section Detail No. of Questions Expected Good Attempt Time (in minutes) 1 Quantitative and Numerical Ability 40 26-28 100 2 Reasoning and General Intelligence 40 33-35 3 Proficiency in English Language 40 34-36 TOTAL 120
Section I: Quantitative & Numerical ability
 Area Total Question Algebraic expressions 2 Arithmetic based 3 - 4 Functions 2 - 3 Linear Equations 2 - 3 Mensuration 3- 4 Percentage 2- 3 Probability 2- 3 Profit & Loss 2 - 3 Quadratic Equations 2 Sequences/Series 3 - 4 Time-Speed-Distance 2 Trigonometry 6 - 7 Good attempt 26-28 Questions
Quant section had a few tricky and lengthy questions of medium-high difficulty level. The students who did the selection of the questions well at the start were successful. So time management played an important role in this section.
Section II: Reasoning & General Intelligence
 Area Total Question DI - (Pie chart, Line graph, Bar graph, Table) 10 Analytical Reasoning 5 - 6 Data Sufficiency 6 - 7 Sets & Venn Diagram 3 – 4 Visual Reasoning 3– 4 Syllogisms 3 – 4 Verbal Reasoning 2 – 3 Miscellaneous 1 – 2 Good attempt 33-35 Questions
• Reasoning section was of moderate difficulty level and questions were from various topics as mentioned above. Basic knowledge and good analytical skills were required to maximize score in this section.
Section III:Proficiency in English Language
 Topic Total Question RC - 3 passages of 5Q each (Ranging between 200-300 words) 15 Fill in the blanks (Part of speech, prepositions) 7- 8 Part error 4- 5 Vocabulary 3 - 4 Grammar (Sentence correction) 4 Para jumbles 4 - 5 Ideal time spent 25 – 30 Min Good attempt 34-36 Questions
• English Section was dominated by Reading Comprehension and Grammar. RC passages on Day 1 were based on topics like Indian inventing ‘zero’ and its impact on the world. One was of Japan bringing hydrogen gas driven cars and its impact. The third one was based on education. Day 2 also had RCs from similar areas.The RCs were easy with majority of questions being direct. The paper also included grammar based questions focusing on correcting the error in the statement. Overall difficulty level was easy-medium.
NPAT 2019 was a paper with moderate difficulty level but the challenge was to manage the time effectively.
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