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National Test For Programs After Twelfth

Computer Based Test

NPAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,800
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Courses:B.Tech, BBA, BSc, B.DES, BA (Hons.)
  • Streams:Engineering, Commerce, Management, Science, Arts

NPAT 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - February 18 2023 by Divyansh K

NPAT 2023 online registration has started from 1st December 2022. NPAT or National Test for Programs After Twelfth is an entrance exam organized at the national level and is conducted by the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS). NMIMS University conducts this test for admission in various UG and PG programs. Narsee Monjee organizes these programs to offer the eligible applicants for admission in various courses B.Tech, MBA Tech, MBA (Pharma Tech), B.Sc, B.Com (Hons.), etc. The candidates after qualifying for this exam are eligible to get admission into the courses offered by the constituent schools of Narsee Monjee at Indore, Bengaluru, Shirpur, Mumbai, Indore, and Navi Mumbai campuses. Aspirants need to go through the complete article to know NPAT 2023 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, and Counselling.
Application Link: NMIMS has released the application form for NMIMS NPAT 2023, find the official website here.

Latest Updates

  • NPAT 2023 Application form is released on 1 December 2022 Thursday. Candidates can apply for NPAT 2023  till 21 May 2023.
  • NPAT 2023 Exam date Scheduling window will be available from 6  December 2022 to 23 May 2023.

NPAT 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the essentials details about the NPAT 2023 which is mentioned below in the table:


National Test For Programs After Twelfth 2023 Status

Registration has startd

NPAT 2023 Important Dates

The candidates can check NPAT 2023 vital dates below in the table:

NPAT 2023 Schedule
Registration Started01 December 2022
Last date to apply21 May 2023
Conduct of online computer-based test at test centers01 April to 26 June 2023
Exam date Scheduling window will be available6th December 2022 to 23rd May 2023
Merit list declarationThe dates will be mentioned soon

NPAT 2023 Application Form

The authority has released the NPAT 2023 Application Form on the official website only. Check the details about NPAT registration form are mentioned below:

  • NMIMS NPAT 2023 application form online mode only.
  • The application form window will be released soon for all courses.
  • Candidates have to upload their recent passport-sized photograph and signature.
  • The applicants are advised to submit the Application Form before the Last date.
  • Candidates do not need to send the application form to the authority, they need to submit the application form online only.

 NPAT 2023 Application Fee 

The application fee for the NPAT exam will depend on the number of schools to which the candidate will apply. The information about the application fee to be paid according to the number of schools is provided below:
NPAT 2023 Registration Fee
Number of Schools
Application fee amount (in Rs.)

One school

Rs. 1800/-

Two school

Rs. 3000/-

Three school

Rs. 4000/-

Four school

Rs. 5000/-

Five School

Rs. 6000/-

Six School

Rs. 7000/-

Seven School

Rs. 8000/-

Eight School

Rs. 9000/-

Mode of Payment - The applicant can pay the application fee online through the following methods:
  • Net Banking
  • Credit card
  • Debit card

NPAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

NPAT Eligibility 2023 varies according to the course opted for by the applicants. The candidates must go through the following article to know about their Eligibility:
Age Limit Criteria: The applicants should not be more than 25 years of age.
Qualification Requirement criteria: 
  • For B.Tech & MBA Tech:
    • The candidates who have completed their 12th standard or will be appearing for the final exams of 12th including International Baccalaureate Diploma with English and Science subjects would be eligible to apply for NPAT exam.
  • For B.sc finance, BBA, B.Com (Hons.):
    • The aspirant who has completed their 12th standard or will be appearing for the final exams of 12th standard including International Baccalaureate Diploma with Mathematics/statistics would be eligible to apply for the NPAT exam.
  • For B.Sc Economics:
    • The candidates who have completed their 12th standard or will be appearing for the final exams of 12th standard including International Baccalaureate Diploma in the first attempt itself.
  • For MBA Pharma Tech ( B.Pharm + MBA):
    • The applicant who has completed their 12th standard or will be appearing for the final exams of 12th standard including International Baccalaureate Diploma with PCM /PCB and English as a compulsory subject.
Minimum Marks Requirement Criteria:
  • For B.Tech & MBA Tech:
    • The candidates need to have a minimum score of 50% (for Mumbai Campus) and 45% (for Shirpur campus).
  • For B.sc finance, BBA, B.Com (Hons.):
    • The aspirant needs to have a minimum score of 50% to get admission to the B.Sc finance & BBA course and 60% to get admission to the B.Com Hons course.
  • For B.Sc Economics:
    • The candidates need to have at least 60% marks.
  • For MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharm + MBA):
    • The applicant needs to have a minimum score of 50% in PCM/PCB.

NPAT 2023 Exam Pattern

For scoring well, Applicants must be aware of the NMIMS NPAT Exam Pattern 2023. The following table shows the Paper Pattern of the NPAT entrance exam:
NPAT Paper Pattern 2023
Mode of Examination

Online (Computer Based Test)

Duration of Examination
Paper 1- 2 Hours
Paper 2- 1 Hour 30 minutes
Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Question (Objective)

Marking Scheme

+1 for Correct (No Negative Marking)

Medium of examination




Subject wise division of Marks and Subject:

The following table shows the Subject wise distribution of both the papers conducted in NPAT.

NPAT Paper 2023
Total No. of Sections
No. of Questions
Quantitative & Numerical ability
Total- 100 minutes
Reasoning & General Intelligence
Proficiency in the English Language
Observation & Problem Solving
Total- 90 minutes
General Awareness & Design Sensibility
Spatial Ability and Visualization Skills

NPAT 2023 Syllabus

NPAT Syllabus 2023 will be in two papers 1 and 2 in Paper 1(Common) which is divided into 3 sections (Quantitative & Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence and Proficiency in the English language). The paper-2 (Design) which also be divided into 3 sections (Spatial Ability & Visualization Skills, Observation & problem solving and General Awareness & Design sensibility).
  • Section 1- Topics coming from Number System, Arithmetic, Algebra, Sets & Functions, Elementary Statistics and Trigonometry.
  • Section 2- Question is from Critical Thinking, Verbal Logical Reasoning, Data Sufficiency, Numerical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, and Spatial Reasoning.
  • Section 3- Topics will be Error Recognition, Applied Grammar, Vocabulary, Contextual Usage, Sequencing of Ideas, and Reading Comprehension.
  • Section 1- Topics will be Principal Of Perception & Visual Design, Spatial Relationship Assessment, Knowledge of Practical & Everyday Mechanical, and Scientific Concepts.
  • Section 2- Topics will be the ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations, events, etc., applying attention to certain details, analyzing, reasoning, classifying, inferring, and predicting.
  • Section 3- Topics will be a general awareness of environmental factors such as climate, population, weather, natural resources, etc., and awareness of social & cultural connection with the design, history of art, sculpture, and literature.

NPAT 2023 Preparation Tips

NPAT Preparation Tips 2023 are given below:
  • The candidates need to make a proper timetable and follow it properly so that they can be consistent in their preparation for the exam.
  • The candidates must know about the exam pattern and topic wise syllabus before they begin their preparation for the exam. 
  • The candidates need to be regular in their revision as only revision regularly will help the candidates to get good marks in NPAT 2023.
  • The candidates need to give as many mock tests as they can and solve all the question papers of the previous year.
  • The candidates need to be well aware of the current affairs and the latest national and international news. They can refer to: newspapers; renowned G.K. books such as Arihant, Manorma; and television for the same.
  • The candidates must avoid junk food and need to have a balanced diet.
  • The candidates also need to have proper rest and practice yoga or meditation to get relieved from stress.

NPAT 2023 Admit Card

After the release of the NPAT Admit Card 2023 candidate can download it from the official website. Admit Card must be downloaded by all the successfully registered candidates and they must follow the undermentioned guidelines:
  • NMIMS NPAT 2023 admit card will be released by the authority through online mode only.
  • The admit card will be available from May First week 2021 onwards.
  • The candidates are required to carry the admit card on the exam day along with valid id proof.

NPAT 2023 Result

The conducting will be declared the NPAT 2023 Result through online mode on the official website.
  • The authority (Narsee Monjee) would be declaring the result by June 1st week 2023.
  • Candidates need to enter their login credentials to check their NPAT result.
  • The authority will also be publishing the following: Merit List, Call letter & admission letter for various courses along with the result.
  • The candidates need to download both admission letters as well as the result of NPAT 2023 for the counselling process.

NPAT 2023 Cut-Off

NPAT 2023 Cut-off detail is mentioned below:
  • NMIMS NPAT 2023 cut- off for different programs will be released online.
  • The authority will be calculating the minimum qualifying marks and then it will accordingly decide the cut-off marks.
  • Candidates should score minimum qualifying marks to get shortlisted in the merit list and hence qualify for the counselling process.
  • The candidates having their names on the merit list will be eligible to participate in the counselling round.

NPAT 2023 Counselling

Candidates can check the NAPT 2023 Counselling after the declaration of the result. Candidates must go through the information which is mentioned below:
  • Narsee Monjee Institute will be conducting the counselling round through offline mode.
  • Candidates can choose the course and college as per their choice during the counselling.
  • NMIMS NPAT 2023 admission process will depend on the marks scored by the candidate and the number of seats available for that course in that respective campus.
  • The counselling for B.Tech. & MBA (Tech) course will take place in Mumbai Campus.
  • Candidates need to bring the original documents for verification on the counselling day.
  • The details about the documents needed for verification can be checked from the website.
Courses Offered through the NPAT Examination
Below are the NMIMS campuses across India and the courses that they offer
NMIMS CampusesCourses
Mumbai campusB.Tech
MBA Tech. (B. Tech + MBA Tech.)
B.Des. (Humanising Technology)
B.A. (Hons.) Liberal Arts
B.Pharm. + MBA (Pharma. Tech.)
B.Com. (Hons.)
B.Sc. Finance
B.Sc. (Economics)
BBA Branding & Advertising
Shirpur campusB.Tech
MBA Tech. (B. Tech + MBA Tech.)
B.Pharm. + MBA (Pharma. Tech.)
Bengaluru campusBBA
B.Com. (Hons.)
B.Sc. Finance
B.Sc. (Economics)
Hyderabad campusB.Pharm. + MBA (Pharma. Tech.)
B.Com. (Hons.)
MBA Tech. (B. Tech + MBA Tech.)
Navi Mumbai campusB.Tech
MBA Tech. (B. Tech + MBA Tech.)
B.Com. (Hons.)
Ignore campusB.Tech
MBA Tech. (B. Tech + MBA Tech.)
B.Com. (Hons.)
Dhule (upcoming) campusBBA
B.Com. (Hons.)
B.Sc. Finance

NPAT 2023 Exam Centre

Candidates must check the NMIMS NPAT 2023 Exam Centre from the given below list:

NPAT 2023 Entrance Examination Centre
StateExam Centre



West Bengal Kolkata









Yamuna Nagar

Uttar Pradesh








Andhra PradeshVisakhapatnam
Tamil NaduChennai











Navi Mumbai





Madhya Pradesh







Download NPAT 2023 Admission Brochure PDF

NPAT 2023 Highlights

Candidates must check the basic information related to NMIMS NPAT 2023 exam from the given below table:

NPAT 2023 Basic Information
Exam Name
NPAT or National Test for Programs After Twelfth
Conducting Body
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)

National Level

B.Tech, MBA (Tech.), MBA (Pharma Tech), B.Sc, Economics, B.Com (Hons.) courses.
Official website


Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose
To offer admission in various B.Tech, MBA (Tech.), MBA (Pharma Tech), B.Sc, Economics, B.Com (Hons.), etc. courses

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies is authorized by NAAC with 3.59 CGPA and Grade A+ in the 3rd cycle (Mumbai Campus).

The university has 38 years of legacy,  NMIMS has grown to be not only one of the top-10 B-schools in India but also emerged as a multi-disciplinary, multi-campus University at Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Indore, Shirpur, Dhule, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chandigarh and eighteen constituent schools that include Management, Family Business, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce, Economics, Law, Science, Liberal Arts, Design, Performing Arts, Branding & Advertising, Mathematical Science, Hospitality, Agriculture, Distance Learning and Aviation. Also, we have nine Centres of Excellence as well at the University.

Today more than 15000+ students and 750+ full-time faculty members are part of India's most sought after academic community

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NPAT Important Dates

NPAT 2023 Form Date23 Dec - 21 Mar 2023
NPAT Exam Date04 Jan - 31 May 2023

National Test For Programs After Twelfth Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions, Objective

Negative Marking:



Instructions:2 Paper {Paper-1 (Common for all Applicants) Paper-2 (for B.Des Applicants)}

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Form Start Date:

23 Dec 2022

Form End Date:

21 Mar 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 21 Mar 2023
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