### NPAT Examination Paper Analysis - 2019

NPAT examination is held on an online platform and it is a CBT (Computer Based Test), where a candidate has to attempt 3 sections in an average time of 120 minutes. Details of the NPAT paper are available on the official site of NPAT paper i.e www.npat.in.

Speaking of the previous year’s NPAT paper, the level of difficulty has been observed to be moderate. However, due to Covid 19, there were some changes observed in the NPAT paper, it was held in a remote proctored manner meaning students had to attempt the paper from their home. The overall level of difficulty was moderate, with the Quantitative and Numerical Ability on the difficult side, there was a major emphasis on progressions and functions making this section relatively trickier to attempt. Unlike NPAT 2019, candidates could not switch between sections and they had to attempt the NPAT paper in a format, namely English Section, Reasoning, and Quantitative towards the end. Other than the Quantitative section, the difficulty level in other sections was set at moderate. The level of difficulty for the NPAT engineering paper was set moderately difficult.

NPAT 2019 had a moderate level of difficulty, with the Quantitative and Numerical section being tricky, emphasis on this section of NPAT Paper was mainly on Arithmetic, Progressions, Trigonometry, Number Systems, and Functions. The Reasoning section saw many questions based on Spatial Reasoning and Syllogisms. The Verbal section saw many questions on Para-Jumbles and Syllogisms.

NPAT non-engineering paper

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 Sections Topics No. of questions Doable questions Difficulty Quantitative and Numerical Ability Sets 3 2 Moderate Functions 4 3 Easy Venn Diagram 1 1 Easy Fractions 3 3 Easy Surds 3 2 Moderate Percentages 2 2 Easy Profit and Loss 1 1 Moderate Ratios 2 1 Compound  Interest 1 1 Moderate Time, Speed, Distance 1 1 Moderate Number System 4 2 Difficult Mensuration 1 1 Moderately Difficult Trigonometry 3 2 Moderately difficult Statistics 2 2 Easy Algebra 2 1 Difficult Reasoning and General Intelligence Selections 4 3 Moderate Blood Relations 2 2 Easy Linear Arrangement 2 2 Moderate Statements and Conclusions 7 7 Easy Figure Based Questions 5 3 Moderately Difficult Venn Diagrams 4 4 Easy Logical Inequalities 5 5 Easy Data Interpretation 5 3 Moderately Difficult Proficiency in the English Language Correct Word Usage 10 10 Easy Synonyms 6 5 Moderate Sequence of Ideas 5 4 Moderate Reading Comprehension 15 13 Moderately Difficult