Praxis Admission Test or PAT 2020 is a national level entrance examination conducted by Praxis Business School for admission to its management courses. The Kolkata campus of Praxis Business School offers 2-year PGP in Business Management and 1-year PGP in Business Analytics. The Bangalore campus of the B-School offers only 1-year PGP in Business Analytics.
Candidates interested in pursuing the above mentioned courses at the institute is required to appear in PAT 2020. The institute also accepts valid scores in other qualifying exams like CAT/XAT/GMAT/GRE/CMAT/MAT, for admission. Candidates having scores of any of these exams do not need to appear for PAT exams. In this case, candidates can register for the course till the middle of April, 2020
PAT EXAM 2020 HIGHLIGHTS:
|Exam Name||Praxis Admission Test|
|Conducting Body||Praxis Business School|
|Exam Level ||National|
|Exam frequency||2 times in a year|
|Exam Mode||Pen and Paper Based Test (PBT)|
|Exam Duration ||2 Hours|
|Exam Syllabus||Verbal Reasoning and Reading Comprehension, Verbal Ability, Critical Reasoning, Visual Reasoning, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude|
|Exam pattern||Test consists of 100 Questions of 300 Mark|
|Exam Fees||Rs 1200/- for PGPDS (General Category) and 600 for SC/ST|
|Course Offered||2 Years PGP in Business Management and 1 Year PGP in Business Analytics.|
|No.of test Cities||10|
PAT Exam 2020:Important Dates
|PAT 2020 February registrations start||First Weeks of January till last Weeks of January, 2020|
|PAT 2020 February registration ends||Last Week of January, 2020|
|Availability of Admit Card for PAT exam||First Week of February,2020|
|PAT February Exam||Second Week of February,2020|
|PAT Results||Second week of February,2020|
|Start of PAT Interview Process,2020||Mid-week of January,2020|
PAT 2020 Admit Card:
Admit cards for Praxis Admission Test or PAT 2020 will be available for download on the official website at least a week prior to the exam date.
Registered candidates can download their respective admit cards from the official website by using their login IDs.
Steps to download PAT 2020 admit cards:
1- Go to the Praxis Business School website
2- Click on PAT 2020
3- Go to admit card section
4- Enter login credentials
5- Download your admit cards
Each admit card will carry the following information:
1- Name of the candidate
2- Roll number/registration number of the candidate
3- Exam date
4- Exam time
5- Exam venue
6- Contact details of the candidate
7- Other information related to PAT
The candidates must check the details printed on the admit card carefully and in case of any discrepancy, immediately contact the admission office to get it rectified and obtain a duplicate copy of the admit card.
The candidates must download their admit cards as it is a mandatory document to be carried to the examination hall. Candidates not carrying the admit card will not be allowed to take the test.
The admit card will be available for download for a limited period of time and no hard copies will be sent to any candidate, thus the candidates must download their admit cards to avoid hassle.
PAT 2020 Syllabus:
PAT 2020 is a Common General Test Conducted by Praxis Bussiness School for the admission to the PGP in Bussiness Management and PGP in Bussiness Analytics.
The Question Paper consists of all the General Aptitude Questions.
|Verbal Reasoning and Reading Comprehension||Logical Reasoning||Critical Reasoning||Data Interpretation|
Language usage and their rules
Syntax, and grammar connection
Fill in the blanks
Tables and Caselets
Linear and Quadratics Equations
Profit and Loss
Surds and Indices
Averages and Partnerships
Time and Work
Allegations and Mixtures
Time, Speed and Distance
Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments
Coding & Decoding
Course of Action
Graphs Representing Area
Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles,
Cube, Cone etc)
Ratios and Proportion
Work and Time
HCF & LCM
Profit & Loss
In-equations Quadratic and linear equations
PAT 2020 Exam Pattern:
Mode: PAT 2020 will be Offline Mode of examination, Candidates will write the test in the allotted exam center in Pen and Paper basis.
Question Type: All the questions in the PAT 2020 will be Multiple Choice Type Questions.
Duration: PAT 2020 will be of 2 hours, i.e 120 minutes.
Marking Scheme: Each Correct answer carries +3 mark, and each Incorrect answer Carries -1 marks.
Medium: The Question Paper will be in English.
PAT 2020 Question Distribution:
Data Analysis – 25 questions to be solved in 30 mins
Numerical Ability – 20 questions to be solved in 25 mins
Critical Thinking – 20 questions to be solved in 25 mins
Verbal Ability – 15 questions to be solved in 20 mins
Reasoning Ability – 20 questions to be solved in 20 mins
PAT 2020 Application Form:
Registration: PAT 2020 registration can be done online through the Official Website from January 1, 2020, to January 31, 2020.
Praxis Business School offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management and Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics. The PGP in Business Analytics is offered from Praxis campuses in Kolkata and Bangalore.
Candidates may apply to either one or both the programs using the same application form.
Selected candidates for the PGP in Business Analytics would be given the choice of selecting the campus ( Kolkata/ Bangalore) after the offer has been made.
Registration Fee: The PAT 2020 registration fee shall be INR 1200, and the fee payment can be made through Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking and Mobile Banking. The Registration fee of INR 1200 is Non-Refundable.
Documents Upload: Candidates shall have to upload the Scanned Copy of photograph which is of jpg/jpeg formate, and the photo should be of less than 1MB in size, and the dimensions shall be 400*400 and 2048*2048 pixels.
Steps to Registration PAT 2020 Application form
Online Registration Process Starts from January 1, 2020 and up to January 31, 2020. The Registration steps are as follows,
Step 1: Candidates shall visit the official website and start the Register process by providing all the required details.
Step 2: Candidates shall create a new account by providing Name, Mobile Number and Email Address.
Step 3: After the Completion of Registration Process Login details will be sent to the registered email id.
Step 4: Candidates shall log in through the given details and fill the application form with the valid information.
Step 5: All the required information shall be provided correctly and all the fields must be filled.
Step 6: A scanned photocopy of a candidate with jpg/jpeg formate, and the size less than 1MB, and the dimensions 400*400 and 2048*2048 pixels shall be uploaded.
After the completion of filling the form cross check once before submitting the application form.
Once submitted the application form details cannot be corrected.
Step 7: Pay the Application fee of INR 1200 through Netbanking/mobile Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card and complete the Registration Process.
PAT 2020 Counseling:
candidates successful in PAT 2020 will be invited for the final round of admission process which includes, essay writing, psychometric test, and interview. Admission will be offered only to those who shall have succeeded in all the round
PAT 2020 Results
PAT 2020 Results will be announced on February 13, 2020.
Steps to download result:
1- Visit the Official Website.
2- Check for PAT 2020 results and click on it.
3- Enter the requested Login details.
4- The score will be displayed on the screen.
5- Download the same for future references.
Each scorecard will carry the candidate’s overall scores, sectional scores, and rank. Based on this rank and institutional quota a merit list will be prepared. This merit list will contain the names of candidates selected for Essay Writing, Psychometric Test and Personal Interview rounds.
For the final round of admission i.e. Essay Writing, Psychometric Test and Personal Interview, the candidates must prepare well on current affairs topics.
They will be required to be present in person for these rounds. Display of calm, confident and controlled demeanour will help the candidates sail through this round.
They must stay focused to the questions, not digress and speak in a clear tone.
PAT Exam 2020 Eligibility:
1- Any graduate or Post Graduate in any Stream from a recognized University or equivalent examination.
2- Final year graduation students can also apply but their admission shall remain provisional till the submission of passing certificate or mark-sheet of the final year examination.
3- Candidates with CAT/XAT/GMAT/GRE/CMAT/MAT can also apply
A candidate will have to submit any of the below scores.
1- CAT 2019/2018/2017
2- XAT 2019/2018/2017
3- GMAT taken after November 2017
4- GRE taken after November 2017
5- Students applying for the 2 year PGP in Business Management Program can submit the following test scores in addition to the above
In addition, selection of applicants is also dependent on the following criteria-
1- Academic Performance
2- Professional Qualifications
3- Extra- Curricular Activities
4- Work Experience
5- The test scores, candidates profile and performance in Essay Writing and Personal interviews is the final determining factors of selection of Candidate.