NMIMS NPAT 2023: Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus

  • By Christy J. Varghese
  • 30 November 2022

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NMIMS is an abbreviation for Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, one of India’s most renowned academic institutions. Candidates from all over the country take the NMIMS entrance exam to gain admission to several courses, including Commerce, Law, and Management. 

The university-level exams at NMIMS are Common Entrance Test (CET), Law Aptitude Test (LAT) and NAPT. Students who want to study programs like BBA at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) must apply for the NMIMS NPAT entrance exam. 

What is the NMIMS NPAT Exam?

The NPAT full-form is the National Test for Programmes After Twelfth. NMIMS NPAT is an admission test for management programs at SVKM's NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) constituent schools in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Shirpur, Hyderabad, Indore, Dhule, and Navi Mumbai campuses. The NMIMS entrance exam for BBA is a gateway for applicants to gain acceptance to the BBA course, BBA and MBA (dual degree), and other UG  and integrated course degrees.


To not miss out on any events of the BBA entrance exam, applicants must know about the exam schedule and other important dates for the NMIMS Programs After Twelfth (NPAT). The dates listed below are provisional (tentative) and subject to change; therefore, candidates should keep an eye on the institute's official website.

Events of the NMIMS Entrance Exam (NPAT)

Tentative Dates

Start of the NMIMS NPAT Application Process

Third week of December 2022

End of the NMIMS NPAT Application Process

Third week of June 2023

Start of the Exam Scheduling / Booking of Slots

First week of February 2023

Release of NMIMS NPAT Admit Cards

Third week of June 2023

NMIMS Exam Date 

First week of April 2023 - Last week of June 2023

Declaration of Result

Third week of July 2023

Start of the Counselling Process

Third week of July 2023

How to Fill the NMIMS NPAT Registration Form? 

Here are the steps to fill in all the details in the registration form for the NMIMS exam:

  1. Navigate to the NMIMS NPAT official website 2023. 
  2. Search for the "Apply Now" or "Register Now" tab and create your account.
  3. A new registration ID is delivered to your email address, which you can use to log in and complete the registration form.
  4. Begin filling out the other required information, such as your name, email address, phone number, address, declarations, etc. 
  5. Candidates will also be able to select the most convenient exam centre based on their availability. If you fill in all the details in the form ahead of time, there is a good chance of being assigned to your most desired centre.
  6. Candidates must pay the application fee using the payment method specified.
  7. Finally, make a copy of the application form and fee receipt. 

Application Fee for the Narsee Monjee Entrance Exam

Applicants can pay the application fee online during the NMIMS NPAT registration. They can use payment gateways such as credit cards, debit cards, and net banking to process the NMIMS NPAT application fee. The following is the complete application fee structure for NMIMS NPAT 2023:

Number of schools 

Application Fee

One school


Two schools


Three schools


Four schools


Five schools 


Six schools 


NMIMS NPAT Eligibility Criteria 

Here is the eligibility criteria for the NMIMS NPAT:

  • Applicants for the NPAT must have passed Class 12th or one of the equivalent exams (including the IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma in any of the subjects).
  • Applicants must have an International Baccalaureate diploma only from a recognised board. Holders of an IB certificate are not eligible to take the NMIMS entrance exam.
  • Applicants who have completed the 12th class or any of the equivalent examinations from any ODL(open or distance learning) institution may also sit for the exam. The NIOS(National Institute of Open Schooling) should recognise the institution in this case.
  • As per the NMIMS BBA eligibility criteria, applicants must have at least a 60% cumulative aggregate score in class 12th or any equivalent test. 
  • Applicants with an IB Diploma are valid only if they have acquired a standard level in either statistics or maths.
  • Applicants who passed the ICSE or CBSE board exams must outline their overall grade average in all course subjects of Class 10 or any equivalent. The best 4 or 5 subjects' marks are not valid.
  • Applicants above the age of 25 are not eligible to take the exam.

NPAT NMIMS Exam Pattern

Mode of the Exam

Online or Computer-based test (CBT)

Language of Instruction 


Type of questions 

Multiple-choice questions (MCQs) 

No. of questions 


No. of test sections 


Questions per section 

40 questions per section

Duration of exam 

100 minutes

Scheme of marking 

Each correct answer receives one mark. There is no negative marking on the test. 

Note: If you are a BBA aspirant, you may refer to this BBA Honours Guide for more information on the course. 

NMIMS NPAT Syllabus 

The NMIMS syllabus will differ for each course offered at the university. The exam question paper has three sections: Quantitative & Numerical Ability, Reasoning, and General Intelligence, and English Language Proficiency. Each section contains several sub-topics. The conducting authority considers these sub-topics when designing the NPAT question paper.

Quantitative & Numerical Ability

  • Number System: Surds & Decimals, Fractions,  and Number Series
  • Arithmetic: Compound interest and Annuities, Percentages, Discount, Ratio and Proportions, Profit & Loss, Work and Distance, Time, Areas & Volumes, and 2D and 3D figures. 
  • Algebra: Linear Equations and Quadratic Sequence, Basic Algebraic identities, and Series (GP, AP)
  • Sets & Functions: Operation-related to sets & their Applications, Sets, and Venn Diagrams
  • Elementary Statistics and Probability: Median, Mode, Measures of Dispersion, and Mean
  • Trigonometry: Identities, Heights and Distances, Trigonometric Ratios

Reasoning & General Intelligence

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

Proficiency in English

  • Vocabulary
  • Applied Grammar
  • Error Recognition
  • Sequencing of Ideas
  • Contextual Usage
  • Reading Comprehension (Passages that consist 400 to 500 words with 5 questions in every passage)


Candidates seeking BBA course admission through NPAT 2023 must meet the NPAT exam eligibility requirements. Candidates who do not meet the eligibility might face rejection from the examination process. 

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