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NPAT BDes Admission 2022: Check Eligibility, Dates, Admission Process

Subhashri Roy
Subhashri RoyUpdated On: May 17, 2022 12:33 am IST | NMIMS NPAT

Candidates interest in taking admission at NMIMS through NPAT 2022 can scroll down the page to learn more about the exam. Check the important dates, events, the application process, eligibility criteria and selection process here. 

NPAT BDes Admission 2022: Check Eligibility, Dates, Admission Process

Established in 1981, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) offers a four-year BDes programme in Humanising Technology that focuses on equipping students with multi-stream skillsets and the potential to visualise 2D, 3D and 5D experiences. NMIMS conducts NMIMS Programs after Twelfth (NPAT) + Design Aptitude Section (DAS) along with certain other stages for admission to BDes

Read on to find all about NPAT BDes Admission 2022 along with its important dates, the application process, eligibility criteria, selection process and so on.

Stages of NPAT BDes Admission 2022

Following are the stages that an aspirant needs to participate in for BDes (Humanising Technology) admission at SVKM’s NMIMS Deemed to be University’s School of Design:

  • Stage 1: Online Test - NMIMS Design Aptitude Test (NMIMS DAT)

  • Stage 2: Studio Test

  • Stage 3: Personal Interview and Portfolio Review

  • Stage 4: Declaration of Merit List

  • Stage 5: Commencement of Program 

NPAT BDes Admission Important Dates 2022

NPAT BDes Application Form 2022 on November 15, 2021, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) released the NPAT BDes 2022 application form in online mode - The deadline for submitting the NPAT DAT application form 2022 was April 24, 2022. Candidates who met the NPAT BDes eligibility criteria 2022 completed the NPAT DAT 2022 application form.

The important dates and events related to NPAT BDes (Humanising Technology) Admission for the 2022-2023 academic year are yet to be released. Update your calendar as and when updated on this page. The tentative schedule has been mentioned here:


Tentative Dates

Application Starting Date

November 15, 2021

Application Ending Date

April 24, 2022

NPAT BDes 2022 admit card

April 27, 2022

Conduct of Online Studio Test & Portfolio Upload

April 30, 2022

Conduct of Online Personal Interview & Portfolio Review

May 5 to May 8, 2022

Release of First Merit List

May 17, 2022

Release of Second Merit List

May 30, 2022

Commencement of Programme

July 4, 2022

NPAT BDes Seat Intake 2022

A total of 30 seats shall be available for the programme of BDes (Humanising Technology) at the NMIMS Mumbai campus. 

NPAT BDes Eligibility Criteria 2022

In order to be eligible for the BDes programme at NMIMS, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognised board with not less than 60% marks in aggregate.

  • IB certificate or DP awarded candidates will be considered eligible only if they have cleared their IB exam with a total of 24 credits having passed 3 HL (at least 12 credits) and 3 SL (at least 9 credits).

  • The candidate must have passed all the subjects appeared for in the qualifying examination. The same will be taken into consideration to confirm the eligibility of the candidate for the programme.

  • In case the mark sheet issued by the concerned board or institution is in percentile, then the actual percentage should be taken in aggregate of all the subjects taken by the candidate will be considered for eligibility.

  • The upper age limit for BDes at NPAT BDes is 25 years.

  • Candidates who are admitted on the basis of merit list and in case they do not have their 10+2 examination mark sheets will be given “provisional admission” on the basis of predicted scores.

  • The candidate who could not clear the 10+2 or equivalent examination in the first attempt will not be eligible to apply for the course.

  • Candidates appearing for their qualifying exam can also apply only if they can obtain the required minimum cut off marks and produce all the necessary documents, in original, within the given time. 

How to Apply for NPAT BDes Admission 2022

Mentioned below are the steps to apply for the BDes programme offered by NMIMS:

Step 1: Register Online and Payment of Application Fee

  • Visit the official website of NMIMS to register online for BDes admission.

  • Pay the application fee of INR 1,800 plus applicable taxes for the programme.

  • Choose the date for the exam carefully. Candidates would not be allowed to make changes after successful registration and payment.

Step 2: Upload Photos

There is a specific format in which the required photos should be uploaded. The same shall be in .jped format and its dimensions shall be 200 pixels tall and 150 pixels wide.

  • The size of the photo should not exceed 200 kb.

  • The background of the photo should either be white or light coloured.

  • Eyes of the candidate should be open and clearly visible in the photo.

  • The photo should not be more than six months old.

  • Candidates should not be seen wearing a cap or sunglass in the photo.

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NPAT BDes Selection Process 2022

All those who seek admission to the BDes programme (Humanising Technology) offered at NMIMS, Mumbai can go through its selection process mentioned in detail below to have a clear idea of the same:

  • All the eligible candidates will be required to first register for the programme online.

  • After that, candidates will receive a detailed email about uploading their portfolio within 10 days of paying the registration fee. Uploading the portfolio is mandatory and it will be reviewed by NMIMS. Only those candidates who have submitted the portfolios will receive a call letter to appear for the online Studio Test.

  • Candidates who upload their portfolios will receive a call letter for the Studio Test. The test will be conducted through online meeting platforms with human proctoring (Zoom / Microsoft Teams).

  • In the next step, candidates will be sent call letters for the Personal Interview and Portfolio Review round. This round will also be conducted online.

  • A merit list will be prepared based on the candidate's performance in all the rounds. The list will be released on the official website of NMIMS and candidates featuring in it will be required to pay the admission fee and secure their seat before the deadline.

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NPAT BDes Course Fee 2022

The fees for the BDes programme at NMIMS keep changing from time to time. For the current academic year, the course fees are as follows:

  • The programme fee for BDes first year in 2020 was INR 3,51,500.

  • For 2022, the course fee will be declared at the time of admission.

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NPAT BDes Exam Centres 2022

Candidates have the option of selecting the NPAT BDes 2022 exam centres when filling out the registration form. Candidates must select NPAT BDes exam centres that are easily accessible to them. The cities where the NPAT BDes exam will be held are listed as exam centres.

The following is a list of NPAT BDes exam centres.



Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam



Delhi NCR

Gurgaon, Delhi, Faridabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad


Surat, Ahmedabad, Valsad, Rajkot, Valsad


Jamshedpur, Ranchi



Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur


Thane, Pune, Nashik, Aurangabad, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Shirpur, Nagpur


Udaipur, Kota, Bhilwara, Jaipur

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi

West Bengal


Tamil Nadu





Mohali, Ludhiana, Chandigarh










Yamuna Nagar

Important Instructions for NPAT BDes Admission 2022

Here are other important instructions regarding NPAT BDes Admission 2022.

  • Seats will be offered on the basis of their availability and the rank of the candidate in all the stages of admission.

  • In case a candidate wants to cancel or withdraw the allocated seats, he/she shall email at and enclose a duly filled soft copy of the institute’s admission cancellation form, a signed receipt of the fee paid and a cancelled cheque (personal account). The form can be found on the official website of the university.

  • All the applicants are advised to keep the official website of NMIMS regularly to keep a track of updates regarding BDes admission.

  • If a candidate is found ineligible for the course, her/his candidature shall be cancelled/rejected there and then.

  • All the uploaded documents will be verified online and if a candidate is found ineligible, his/her admission will be cancelled.

If a candidate has any confusion regarding the admissions or courses offered at NMIMS, he/she can directly give a call to our admission experts and get free assistance. In order to do so, either fill the Common Application Form or dial 1800-572-9877 (toll-free). You can also write down your queries and post them on the QnA zone.

For more updates and news regarding BDes/design admissions in India, stay tuned to CollegeDekho!


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