NPAT is the official entrance test for admission to various Graduate and Integrated programs offered by NMIMS. Programs covered under NPAT include: Engineering, BBA, B.Com (Hons), B.Sc. Economics, B.Design, B.Sc. Finance and MBA Tech and MBA Pharma Tech.

NPAT 2019: Exam Analysis

NPAT 2019 was held on May 11 & May 12, 2019. The exam is conducted by Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), to select students for its BBA, B.Com (Hons); B.Sc Finance and other programs at its campuses located at Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Indore, Bengaluru, Dhule and Chandigarh.

NPAT is conducted on two days and students have a choice to appear on one or both days. In case, a student appears for both days, the best score from among the two attempts is considered. This year maximum students from Delhi and nearby appeared for the test on May 12 on account of IP University BBA CET scheduled on May 11.

The exam was on the expected lines, having three sections with no sectional time limit. Each question carried one mark and there was no negative marking. The duration of the paper was 100 minutes. The key was to pick the easy questions first to maximise the score.

Section No. of Questions
Quantitative & Numerical Ability 40
Reasoning & General Intelligence 40
Proficiency in English Language 40

Comprehensive Analysis of Both Days:

Quantitative & Numerical Ability:

The section was moderate to difficult, especially for the candidates not having Maths in Class XI and XII. The strategy was to pick the right and easy questions first before attempting the section. The topic wise breakup for Quantitative Ability section was:

Topic Number of Questions
Trigonometry 5
Sequence and Series 4
Functions 3
Quadratic Equations 2
Ratio and Proportion 2
Profit, Loss and Discount 2
Surds and Indices 2
Time, Speed and Distance 1
Simple and Compound Interest 1
Linear Equation 1
Algebraic Expression 1
Mensuration 1
Set Theory 5
Mixtures 2
Matrices 1
Stats 5

Overall, this was a difficult and time-consuming section as compared to 2018 and an attempt of 28-30 and a score of 24-25 can be considered good.

Reasoning and General Intelligence:

This section had an easy-moderate level of difficulty. The section was on expected lines and the questions were very standard type. Students were happy with the section and found it to be easy except for some part. Topic wise break up of questions:

Topic Number of Questions
Data Interpretation (3 Sets) 10
Visual Reasoning (Odd one out, Analogy) 7
Statement-Argument 1
Statement Assumption 1
Blood Relation 1
Family Tree 1
Venn Diagram Based 3
Syllogisms 1
Data Sufficiency 5
Statement Conclusion 2
Grouping (Conditionality) 2
Selection Criteria 5
Circular Arrangement 1

Overall, an attempt of 30-32 was possible in this section. A score of 26-27 can be considered good for this section.

Proficiency in English Language:

This section was easy as compared to the other two, but few questions were still of the moderate level. Though there was an element of trick in few questions. Topic Wise break up of questions:

Topic Number of Questions
Reading Comprehension (3 Passages, 450-500 words) 15
Fill in the blanks (Prepositions, Parts of Speech) 6
Para-jumbles (4 and 5 sentences) 4
Error Identification (underlined part in sentence) 5
Vocabulary (Sentence Context) 3
Grammar (Conditionals) 4
Underlined Phrase Replacement 2

Overall, an attempt of 32-34 questions is possible and a score of 28-29 is possible in this section.

Expected Cut-off: Based on feedback and the expected attempts, the cut-off for Mumbai campus BBA program is expected to be around 78-80 this year.

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