The NCAT is open for students of engineering, management and science streams in institutes of higher education enrolled in graduate and post-graduate courses. For students in different years of their degree courses there are separate tests in which their creative thinking and logical reasoning abilities are tested. The test was conducted in two phases.
Round 1: It was conducted at the college end and two top performing students of each year from each college from round 1 qualified for the next round.
Round 2: It will be conducted on 12th June 2016 at Delhi. Apart from MCQs, there will be subjective questions on creativity and an activity to assess the motivation towards achievements of the student.