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NPAT - National Test for Programs After Twelfth Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

The NPAT 2016 would be an objective type multiple-choice test. (There will be no descriptive type of questions).

The NPAT 2016 will comprise of 3 major parts as follows:

Part

Test

No. of

Questions

Time in Minutes

1.

Proficiency in English Language

50

Composite time

of 120 mins for

all test together

2.

Quantitative & Numerical ability

50

3.

Reasoning & General Intelligence

50

 

Total

150

 

For each question for which a wrong answer is marked, 1/4th of the marks allotted to those questions will be deducted as penalty.

Type of questions and difficulty level of Tests will be on SAT Pattern

As per our standard practice, the scores across various sessions will be equated to adjust for slight differences in difficulty level of different test items used across sessions.

Syllabus Summary

No. Of Subject 4
No. Of Unit 10
No. Of Chapter 107
Chapters
  1. Critical Reasoning
Chapters
  1. Number series
  2. Letter Series
  3. Series Missing Numbers
  4. Odd one out
  5. Blood Relation
  6. Calender
  7. Clock
  8. Matrix
  9. Cubes
  10. Coding Decoding
  11. Direction and Distance test
  12. Ranking Tests
  13. Sitting Arrangement
  14. Linear Arrangements
  15. Matrix Arrangements
  16. Mathematical Puzzles
  17. Venn Diagram
Chapters
  1. Strong & Weak Arguments
  2. Statements Assumptions
  3. Statements and Conclusions
  4. Statements & Inferences
  5. Logical Sequence of Words
  6. Analogies
  7. Verbal Classification (Odd one out)
  8. Syllogism
  9. Logical Deduction (based on syllogism)
  10. Course of Action
  11. Causes and Effects
Chapters
  1. Sentence­ Jumble
Chapters
  1. Sentence Improvement
  2. Tense
  3. Nouns
  4. Pronouns
  5. Adjective
  6. Adverbs
  7. Prepositions
  8. Parallelism
  9. Articles
  10. Verbs
  11. Modifiers
  12. Subject Verb Agreement
Chapters
  1. Sentence completion
  2. Word Usage
  3. Synoymns
  4. Idioms and Pharses
  5. Cloze Test
  6. Antonym
  7. Analogy
  8. Homophones
  9. Confusables
  10. Migratory Words
  11. Phrasal Verbs
Chapters
  1. Politics
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business
  4. Sports
  5. Institutions of India
  6. Defence & Space
  7. Indian Judiciary
  8. Awards & Honours
  9. Literature
  10. Economics
  11. Indian Constitution
  12. International Relations
  13. Science and Technology
  14. Movies
  15. Who's who
  16. Indian Industries
  17. Indian Agriculture
  18. Current Affairs
  19. History
  20. Geography
Chapters
  1. Data interpretations
  2. Data Sufficiency
Chapters
  1. Profit, Loss and Discount
  2. Percentage 
  3. Partnership
  4. Pipes and Cisterns
  5. Time and Work
  6. Time, Speed and Distance
  7. Averages
  8. Age
  9. Alligation and Mixture
  10. Ratio and proportion
  11. Circular Track & Upstream-downstream
  12. Compound interest
  13. Relative speed
  14. Simple Intrest
Chapters
  1. Angles, lines
  2. Properties of Circles
  3. Area and Volume of 2D and 3D figures
  4. BODMAS/Simplification
  5. Quadratic equations
  6. Number System
  7. Probability 
  8. LCM and HCF
  9. Permutation and Combination
  10. Height and Distance
  11. Logarithm
  12. Linear Equation
  13. Indices
  14. Arithmatic and Geometric Prograssion
  15. Set Theory & Venn Diagram
  16. Geometry and Mensuration
  17. Properties of Quadrilaterals
  18. Properties of Triangles

How to prepare

Strategy to prepare

NMAT is 120 minutes CBT test the most important thing is that one should ensure SPEED & ACCURACY

Starts from N.C.E.R.T books and clear your basics.

Do as much practice as you can by solving practice papers, sample papers etc.

Find out your weak areas and work upon them.

 

Guidelines for physically challenged candidates

Physically Challenged will include the following (as per Person with Disability ACT of

India)

1.Visually Challenged

2. Leprosy-cured

3. Hearing impairment

4. Loco motor disability

5. Cerebral palsy

6. Learning Disability / Dyslexia

Candidates who wish to request for assistance must fill in the details in the online application while registering. The candidate must then scan their Disability Certificate and email it together with their NPAT ID and name, toNPATspecialrequirements@nmims.edu at the time of online registration. Any request and/or certificate received after the closure of Registration Application will not be accepted and the candidate will have to appear for the test without any assistance in spite of their special status. Each application will be reviewed on a case-to-case basis and appropriate assistance will be made available at the test center.

Duration : 120 Minutes