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NMIMS Mumbai announces B. Des Admission 2017


NMIMS Mumbai Admission to Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Batch 2017-21

SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, NMIMS Mumbai invites application for admission to Bachelor of Design (B. Des) Programmes for the academic year 2017-21.

About the Admission Procedure and Admission Test for B. Des Mumbai Campus


SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, NMIMS is a premier institution among the top-10 B-schools in India. NMIMS Mumbai offers education in various fields including engineering, management, pharmacy, science, law, commerce and design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. NMIMS has campuses at Mumbai, Bengaluru, Shirpur, Hyderabad, Indore and Navi Mumbai.

School of Design

Design today has altered in accordance with the changing environments. It is largely collaborative, multidisciplinary, user driven and mostly delivered through technology

School of Design at NMIMS is proposed to be a new age design school

Program & Intake

Bachelor of Design (B. Des) Programmes – 25 Seats (Mumbai)

Admission for above mentioned programme is through NPAT 2017 (including Design Aptitude Section), Group Discussion, Pen and Paper Design Test, Personal Interview and Portfolio Review

Eligibility Criteria

The Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam including International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB certificate / & D.P. awarded candidates are not eligible) in any stream from a recognized Board in the first attempt and should have obtained a minimum of 60% aggregate marks

Candidates of CBSE, ICSE, should mention in the online registration/e-admission form (if selected) for 10+2 or equivalent examination, the aggregate marks of all the subjects the candidate has taken/opted and appeared for (not best of four, five, six or seven). The candidate shall have passed all the subjects he / she has taken/opted and appeared in the applicable exam/s in a single/first attempt

The aggregate percentage of all subjects the candidate has taken/opted and appeared will be taken into consideration for confirming eligibility of the candidate for the program at the time of admission

In case the mark sheet issued by the applicable Board/Institution is in percentile/s, the actual aggregate percentage of all the subjects taken/opted and appeared by the candidate will be taken into consideration

Candidates above 25 years of age are not eligible to apply

Those candidates who have passed or are appearing (all subject/s taken/opted) for 10+2 exam from a Board/University where Grade Point Average is given, such candidates must produce in writing from the Board/University concerned, the equivalent percentage for the GPA/CGPA obtained

Selection Process

All eligible candidates who wish to apply for admission to the B. Des Programme will be required to appear for an Online Test – NPAT 2017 (including Design Aptitude Section) to be conducted at various locations in India

The candidates will be called for further selection process on the basis of the marks obtained in NPAT 2017 (including Design Aptitude Section)

The eligible candidates call letter will be hosted on the NMIMS website as per important dates. The decision of the institute will be final in this regard and no inquiries or correspondence in this regard will be entertained

The eligible students can then appear for the Group Discussion, Pen and Paper Design Test, Personal Interview and Portfolio Review at our Mumbai campus on the days listed in the important dates. The detailed schedule will be mentioned in the call letter

Structure of the Test – NPAT 2017

The students opting for School of Design must attempt three sections of the NPAT and three sections of the Design Aptitude Section. The test would be an objective type, multiple choice test

Part I of the test will be conducted for two hours and the three sections will have 40 questions

Part II – Design Aptitude Section has three sections of 20 Questions each to be attempted in 1½ hour. The NPAT 2017 for B. Des program will comprise of the following:


  1. Quantitative & Numerical Ability 40 No. of Questions; 45 Minutes, 5% Weightate Score
  2. Reasoning & General Intelligence 40 No. of Questions; 45 Minutes, 10% Weightate Score
  3. Proficiency in English Language 40 No. of Questions; 30 Minutes, 15% Weightate Score

Total – 60 No. of Questions; 90 Minutes; 70% Weightate Score


  1. Spatial Ability and Visualization Skills – 20 No. of Questions; 30 Minutes, 30% Weightate Score
  2. Observation & Problem Solving – 20 No. of Questions; 30 Minutes, 20% Weightate Score
  3. General Awareness & Design Sensibility – 20 No. of Questions; 30 Minutes, 20% Weightate Score

Total 60 No. of Questions; 90 Minutes, 70% Weightate Score

Test City List

The NPAT 2017 will be conducted at following centers (Cities)

Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Orissa, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Goa

How to Apply

Online Registration and Payment Registration Fees:

Visit / for online registration. Candidates are requested to keep 10 standard board exam roll number / seat number ready for initial registration. It is mandatory to give 10 standard board examination roll number / seat number for registration

Online Registration Fee is Rs.1800/- for all programs of one school (Please refer / details listed in online registration form)

Registration Fee is non-refundable

Candidates are given choice to register for multiple programs (School wise). List of Schools and programs under NPAT 2017 are as follows:

1) Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management & Engineering – Mumbai/Shirpur Campus – B. Tech / MBA Tech

2) Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School of Pharmacy & Tech. Management – Mumbai Campus & School of Pharmacy & Tech Management – Shirpur Campus – MBA Pharma Tech

3) Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce – Mumbai Campus & School of Commence – Bengaluru, Navi Mumbai & Indore – B.B.A./ B. Com. (Hons)/ B. Sc. Finance

4) Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics – Mumbai Campus & School of Economics – Bengaluru Campus – B. Sc. Economics

5) School of Design – Mumbai Campus – Bachelor of Design (B. Des)

Registration Fees: For NPAT 2017 (For All Programs)

– Rs. 1800/- for all programs of one school

– Rs. 3000/- for all programs of two different schools

– Rs. 4000/- for all programs of three different schools

– Rs. 5000/- for all programs of four different schools

– Rs. 6000/- for all programs of five different schools

Candidate must register only once. Option is given to appear for test on both days (13 & 14 May, 2017) by paying fees for both days as per school opted for. Option of date once chosen cannot be altered later/after successful completion of registration and payment

Admit Card

All eligible candidates who are registered successfully will be called for the online test. On the basis of information indicated in the Application Form, admit card for the Admission Test & the venue (School/College) at each center will be communicated (hosted on the website) to the candidate as per important dates through the NMIMS website

You are required to download the admit card from our website

Important Dates

Online Registration at Website: 31st January 2017

Last Date for Editable field (i.e. addition in school/program, change of exam date, change of test city): 24th April 2017

Last Date of Online Registration: 30th April 2017

Call letters available on website for NPAT 2017: 08th May 2017

Date of Written Test: 13th & 14th May 2017

Merit List of candidates selected for admission on Web (I Merit List): 07th June 2017

Conduct of GD, Pen & Paper Design Test: 07th June 2017 &

Conduct of PI & Portfolio Review: 08th June 2017

Merit list of candidates selected for admission 27th June 2017

Payment of Admission Fees (I Merit List): 28th June to 6th July 2017

Declaration of II Merit list of candidates selected for admission 10th July 2017

Payment of Admission fees (II Merit List) 11th July to 15th July 2017

Commencement of Programme 24th July 2017

Closure of Admission 23rd August 2017
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
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