NPAT (National Test For Programs After Twelfth) BBA Exam Pattern 2018

Last Updated - February 26 2018

NPAT BBA 2018 entrance examination is scheduled tentatively for May 15 & 16, 2018. Via NPAT BBA 2018 students are examined on their expertise in the English Language, Logical Reasoning & General Intelligence and Quantitative & Numerical Ability. It is organizeed by NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) for aspirants who want admissions to BBA course.

Exam Format Highlights Table of NPAT BBA 2018

NPAT BBA 2018 Paper 1 Total Marks120
Method of ExaminationOnline
Medium of ExaminationEnglish
Period of NPAT BBA 2018 Paper 1120 minutes
Type of Question paperMultiple Choice Questions
Number of Questions in Paper 1120
Sections in Paper3 sections which comprises Quantitative & Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence and Proficiency in English Language.

Exam Format of NPAT BBA 2018

The exam format of NPAT BBA 2018 paper is elaborated below:

NPAT BBA 2018 Exam Format

It includes 3 sections and each section consists of 40 questions. Below table depicts the exam format of NPAT BBA 2018: 1 mark will be honored for every accurate response and ΒΌ marks will be deducted for every inaccurate response. Students are allotted 120 minutes to solve 120 objective type questions.

Section DetailsNo. of questionsTime in minutes
Quantitative & Numerical ability4045
Reasoning & General Intelligence4045
Proficiency in English Language4030

All the sections of NPAT BBA 2018 Paper 1 are detailed below:

NPAT BBA 2018: Quantitative & Numerical Ability

Quantitative and Numerical ability Section is of 40 marks and contains 40 questions which basically tests students on their mathematical skills. A thorough knowledge of the topics is necessary to pass this section:

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

NPAT BBA 2018: Reasoning & General Intelligence

Reasoning and General Intelligence is the most important section to prepare which includes a total of 40 question. All the important branch that must be prepared to qualify this section are given below: Each question carries 1 marks.

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

NPAT BBA 2018: Proficiency in the English Language

Accuracy in the English language is examined in this sections. All the significant topics that students must put emphasis on, to qualify the proficiency in English Language section in NPAT BBA 2018 are listed below: It consists of 40 questions, each for 1 mark.

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

Marking Scheme of NPAT BBA 2018

Students who are appearing for NPAT BBA 2018 examination must go via the said marking scheme so that they attempt the questions in accordance with the scheme.

  • A provision of negative marking also exists.
  • Every question asked in the question paper under each section carries equal marks.
  • Every wrong response leads to the negative marking of ΒΌ marks in any of the 3 sections of the paper.
  • Generic marking scheme is followed in NPAT BBA 2018 exam which marks 1 mark for every accurate response.

Syllabus of NPAT BBA 2018

NPAT BBA 2018 syllabus for both the papers, that is NPAT BBA 2018 Paper 1 is listed below:

NPAT BBA 2018 paper 1 syllabus

  1. Proficiency in the English Language:
  • Reading comprehension
  • Synonyms
  • Para- Jumble
  • Cloze test (fill in the blanks)
  • Spot the mistake/Sentence completion
  1. Quantitative & Numerical Ability:
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  • Geometry & Mensuration
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Trigonometry
  • Time and Work
  • Percentages
  • Algebra
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Set Theory
  • Number System
  • Ratio
  1. Reasoning & General Intelligence:
  • Syllogisms
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Graph, Pie Chart, Table Chart)
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Series sequences
  • Blood relation

Advisable Books for NPAT BBA 2018

There are different books that are advisable to prepare for NPAT BBA 2018 exam, which is mentioned below in tabulable form:

English LanguageWord Power Made EasyNORMAN LEWIS0143424688
Objective General English 01 EditionR. S. Aggarwal8121915317
Quantitative and Numerical AbilityQuantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR. S. Aggarwal8121924987
Magical Book on Quicker MathTyra8190458922
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations byAbhijit Guha9351343553
Reasoning & General IntelligenceModel Approach to Logical ReasoningR. S. Aggarwal10: 8121919053
Analytical ReasoningM. K. Pandey10: 8190458914

Important Instructions for NPAT BBA 2018

There are different important guidelines listed below set by NMIMS which a student required to abide by:

  • Related officials will contact the student for any important purpose as per the information offered by them in the application form. However, all the necessary information is announced online on the official site of NMIMS NPAT BBA 2018.
  • Admit cards required to be downloaded online as no hall ticket will be posted in any case.
  • Students must check the important dates on the website to be updated with the latest.
  • Aspirants must carry an original government valid id proof along with a photocopy of the same in order to avoid hurdles.
  • Aspirants required to download NPAT BBA 2018 hall ticket from the NMIMS site.
  • Aspirants will not be permitted in the venue of the exam without their respective NPAT BBA 2018 hall ticket with a photograph on it.
  • List of ID proof that will work in the exam centre is:
  1. Voters ID
  2. Passport
  3. School/College ID
  4. Aadhar Card
  5. Driving License (excluding learner license)

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