NAT 2017 – National Aptitude Test

National Aptitude Test popularly known as NAT 2017 is a national level entrance exam. It is conducted to offer admission in Management, Professional and Allied Programs at the under – graduate and Post – graduate level courses like BCA, BBA, B.Com, BFT, BHMCT, B.Tech and the PG programs are likely MCA, MBA, M.Com ,MFT, MMC, PGDCA, MIB, PGDBA and PGDBM in various institutes of India. NAT exam is conducted by Society for Research & Development in Education (SRDE), New Delhi. Candidates interested shall fill the form from September, 2016. The NAT UG and NAT PG test is conducted every year in 23 cities across India. NAT 2017 entrance exam shall be on June, 2017.

NAT 2017 Exam Summary
Exam Name National Aptitude Test
Commonly known as NAT
Exam level National Level
Conducting Authority Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology(APIIT) Panipat
Exam Stream Medical Exam

Engineering Exam

Management Exam

NAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are eligible for NAT 2017 exam only if they satisfy following circumstance:

NAT 2016Candidates supposed to be passed in HSC Board exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subject and any one out of Chemistry/ Computer to apply for the examination. They must score at least 45% of aggregate marks in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/ Computer as subjects and 40% in case of reserved category from a recognized university to apply for the examination. Candidate should be 17 years as on 1st date of the month of admission. Candidate applying for PG courses must have completed graduation from a recognized university to apply for the examination.

NAT  2017 Syllabus

NAT Physics Syllabus

  • Units and Measurement
  • Description of Motion in One Dimension
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Rotational Motion and Moment of Inertia
  • Gravitation
  • Oscillations & Waves
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Currents
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Ray Optics
  • Wave Optics
  • Solids and Semi-Conductors Devices

NAT Mathematics Syllabus

  • Complex Numbers
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Binomial Theorem and Its Applications
  • Sequences and Series
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Two Dimensional Geometry
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Numerical Methods

NAT 2017 Exam Pattern

For UG:

  • The Paper comprises of 100 multiple choice objective type questions .
  • Duration of paper will be 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Each correct answer will earn 3 marks and 1 mark would be deducted for an incorrect answer.

The distribution if subject and question is as follows:

Subject Marks
Mathematics 50
Physics 50

 For PG:

  • The Paper comprises of 200 multiple choice objective type questions of 200 marks.
  • Duration of paper will be 150 minutes
Subject No of question
English Comprehension & Language 40
Socio- Economic Environment 40
Quantitative Skills 40
Intelligence & Critical Reasoning 40
Data Analysis 40
Total 200

NAT 2017 Exam Dates

NAT Exam Events Important Dates
NAT 2017 Online Registration for Application Forms September, 2016

Last date of receiving Application Form  May, 2017
Date of National Admission Test  June, 2017
Declaration of result  June, 2017
First Counseling and Admission Starts on June, 2017
Classes starts on August, 2017

List of Test Centers for NAT:

  • Chandigarh
  • Delhi
  • Guwhati
  • Lucknow
  • Kanpur
  • Coachin
  • Panipat
  • Shimla
  • Patna
  • Ranchi
  • Jamshedpur
  • Varanasi


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