NPAT BBA 2018 Analysis - NPAT BBA (NMIMS Programmes After Twelfth) is the official entrance test for admissions to Undergraduate and Integrated Degree programmes offered by constituent schools of SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies at Mumbai, Shirpur, Bengaluru, Indore and Navi Mumbai Campuses. NPAT BBA was conducted over two days i.e. May 12 and 13, 2018. Careers360 brings to you NPAT BBA 2018 Analysis as provided by experts from IMS Learning.
NPAT 2018 was held between 10-11.40 AM (100 Min). It had 120 Questions, divided into three sections of 40 questions each with no sectional time limit. According to experts from IMS Learning, the overall difficulty level of NPAT BBA 2018 as per expert opinion was moderate. Before looking at the analysis, let us take a look at the NPAT BBA exam pattern. Below interested candidates can check the exam pattern:
NPAT BBA Exam Pattern 2018
No. of Questions
Time Allotted (Minutes)
Reasoning and General Intelligence
Quantitative and Numerical Ability
Proficiency in English Language
All sections had equal weightage in the final marking. The questions were based on SAT pattern. According to the NPAT BBA 2018 marking scheme, each correct response was awarded with 1 mark, while there was no negative marking for any wrong or unattempted response.
NPAT BBA 2018 Analysis
According to the analysis compiled by experts from IMS Learning, the Quantitative section had a few lengthy questions of medium-high difficulty level. While topic wise split was quite similar to NPAT 2017, selection of right questions by glancing through the section in the beginning was quite important. The Reasoning and General Intelligence section was a fairly standard one with predictable topics like arrangements, selection criteria, data interpretation etc. The English language section was dominated by RC and grammar and had a fair mix of simple and tricky questions. The overall difficulty of this section was simple-medium.
Below we have shared the detailed analysis of each section:
NPAT BBA Analysis 2018 - Quantitative and Numerical Ability
While the Quantitative and Numerical Ability had overall moderate level of medium-high. The maximum number of questions were from Trigonometry and Mensuration topics. Apart from this topic, the NPAT BBA 2018 also witnessed majority of questions from Sequence, Series and Statistics. There were some questions from Algebra as well. From Probability, Linear equation, BODMAS and percentages topic, there was only one single question asked. Total number of questions were 40.
Number of Questions and difficulty level of Quantitative and Numerical Ability
Number of Questions
Profit and Loss
Simple and Compound Interest
Time and Work
Surds and Indices
Ideal time spent
Score With 85% accuracy
NPAT BBA Analysis 2018 - Reasoning and General Intelligence
In this section, the difficulty level went from easy to moderate. According to the experts analysis, DI caselets had dominated this section with about 10 questions, followed by questions from topics like Selection criteria and Data Sufficiency which had five questions each. Total number of questions asked from this section was 40. The details of the section are explained briefly in the table given below:
Number of Questions and difficulty level of Reasoning and General Intelligence
DI case lets (Pie chart, Line graph, Bar graph, Table)
Venn Diagram based
Visual Reasoning (Analogy, Odd Man out)
Symbol based logic
Score with 85% accuracy
NPAT BBA 2018 Analysis – Proficiency in English Language
According to the NPAT BBA 2018 analysis by IMS Learning experts, Reading Comprehension had the upper hand as the maximum number of question were from that section. RC passages were based on topics like impact of mobile phones, character study and social media impact. Within each RC, there were three fact based questions and two of them needed deeper reading, e.g. question types like tone of the passage, author’s opinion etc. A good strategy was to attempt all passages with few questions per passage. The section had few questions on para jumbles and vocabulary.
Number of Questions and difficulty level of Proficiency in English Language
RC - 3 passages of 5Q each (Ranging between 200-300 words)
Fill in the blanks (Part of speech, prepositions)
Error identification within the sentence
Fill in the blanks (Cloze test)
Grammar (Sentence correction)
Score With 80-85% accuracy
To summarise, NPAT 2018 was a test of time management, since students had 20 minutes lesser than last year. Difficulty level was a little above 2017. While NPAT authorities have not published overall cut-offs since 2016, 85-87 is likely to be a good score to get through the written test according to IMS experts.
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Narsi Monjee Institute of Management Studies, conducts NMIMS NPAT BBA entrance exam to take admission in BBA.
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