NPAT - Introduction

  • NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) was established in the year 1981. NMIMS began its journey by offering a Masters Degree program in management studies, a course of 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 specialized 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.


Eligibility Criteria (fulfilling all/applicable conditions mandatory)
  • The Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination including International Diploma(IB Certificate / & D.P. Awarded candidates are not eligible) in any stream from a recognized board at the first & only one attempt.
    a) Must have obtained a minimum of 60% aggregate marks at 10+2or equivalent examination for being eligible to BBA, B.Sc. (Finance) and B.Com (Hons).
    b) Candidate's passing in Mathematics and or Statistics at 10+2 or equivalent exam is compulsory for being eligible to B.B.A / B. Com (Hons) /B.Sc. (Finance)
  • Candidates of CBSE, 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 for (not best of four, five, six or seven).
  • The aggregate percentage of all subjects for which the candidate has taken & appeared will be taken into consideration for confirming eligibility of the candidate for the program at the time of admission.
  • In case, mark sheet issued by the applicable Board is in percentile/s, the actual aggregate percentage of all the subjects appeared by the candidate will be taken into consideration.
  • Candidates above 25 years of age are not eligible to apply.
For IB & Cambridge Candidate:
  1. Candidates who do not have final mark sheet will be given “Provisional Admission” based on predicted scores. Fees will be accepted from such candidate, but their admission will be confirmed on submission of final mark sheet before the commencement of the program if found eligible.
  2. Submission of AIU equivalence certificate to confirm the 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 AIU certificate of equivalence to confirm their eligibility for the program as equivalence to (10+2) examination/s
  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.


Mode: Online

Question Type: Multiple Choice Questions

No. of Questions: 120

Duration: 100 Minutes. (Sectional Time limit as given in the table)

Marking Scheme:

  • Correct Answer : +1
  • No Negative Marking
Section Wise Split-up & Time limit:
Section Subject of Questions Time in Minutes
1 Quantitative & Numerical Ability 40 40
2 Reasoning & General Intelligence 40 35
3 Proficiency in English Language 40 25
Total 120 100

Affiliated Colleges:

Course wise intake of various constituents / schools of NMIMS for the academic year 2018-19:

Institutes of NMIMS Program Wise Intake
BBA B.Com (Hons.) B.Sc. (Fin) B.Sc. (Eco)
NMIMS – Mumbai 480 120 120 80
NMIMS - Bengaluru 120 - 60 60
NMIMS - Navi Mumbai 60
NMIMS - Indore 60
Total 720 120 180 140


Proficiency in English (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.

Numerical Ability (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

Reasoning & General Intelligence (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.