NIMCET 2018

NIMCETNIMCET 2018- National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test or NIMCET 2018 is expected to be held in the fourth week of May. It will be conducted by one of the 11 participating National Institutes of Technology (NITs) for admissions to 815 seats in Masters of Computer Application (MCA) programme. The 11 participating institutes of NIMCET 2018 are located in Allahabad, Calicut, Agartala, Bhopal, Durgapur, Jamshedpur, Raipurl, Tiruchirappalli, Kurukshetra, Surathka and Warangal. Candidates will be given admission to MCA programmes across these NITs on the basis of ranks obtained by them in NIMCET. The official notification is likely to be released in third week of February. Application form will also be available from the same week. Interested students can check below complete details about NIMCET 2018 including important dates, eligibility criteria, application procedure, admit card, test pattern, participating institutes’ cutoff, result, answer key, counselling, seat allotment, and more.

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Brief about NIMCET 2018

Exam Name: National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test

Popularly Known As: NIMCET

Exam Category: Post Graduate (PG)

Seats: 815 MCA seats

Participating Institutes: 11 NITs and HBTU Kanpur

Exam Mode: Offline

NIMCET Participating Institutes 2018

Candidates can check below the 12 participating colleges of NIMCET 2018 along with the seat matrix:

 

NIMCET Important Dates 2018

Aspirants willing to appear for NIMCET 2018 can check below tentative schedule of crucial events related to the entrance exam and admissions.  

 

NIMCET 2018 Important Dates

Events

Dates

Release of NIMCET 2018 notification

3rd week of February 2018

NIMCET 2018 application form availability

3rd week of February 2018

Last date of NIMCET 2018 application with documents

Last week of March 2018

Admit card of NIMCET 2018

3rd week of May 2018

NIMCET Exam Centres 2018

Last week of May 2018

Result declaration of NIMCET 2018

1st week of June 2018

Choice filling

2nd week of June 2018

NIMCET Exam Centres 2018 counselling and seat allotment

3rd to last week of June 2018

NIMCET Eligibility Criteria 2018

Aspirants can check below eligibility criteria of NIMCET 2018 that include the required educational qualifications. Candidates seeking admissions to MCA programmes via NIMCET 2018 have to fulfill the specified NIMCET 2018 eligibility criteria.

  • Candidates should have qualified B.Sc./B.Sc.(Hons.)/BCA/BIT under 10+2+3 pattern with Mathematics/Statistics as a subject or equivalent.

  • Those holding Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Technology degree or equivalent from a recognized University are also eligible.

  • General and OBC candidates should have obtained a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA score in aggregate of all subjects.

  • Those belonging to reserved categories i.e Scheduled Tribes (ST), Scheduled Caste (SC), are required to score at least 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a 10 point scale in aggregate of all subjects.

NIMCET Application Form 2018

The exam conducting NIT will release the application form of NIMCET 2018 in online mode from third week of February onwards. Candidates can apply till last week of March. NIMCET 2018 online application form has to be submitted in offline mode along with the required documents including self-attested copies of class 12th and graduation certificate.

 

Candidates can check below the NIMCET 2018 Application Procedure:

  • Link of NIMCET 2018 application form has to be clicked.

  • Candidates should register with ‘New User Registration Open’ link.

  • Candidates are required to enter details including their name, email ID, user name and password. They also need to select a security question with its answer. “Submit” button should be clicked.

  • Candidates can login and fill up the NIMCET 2018 application form and also remit an application fee in online mode only.

  • Once the application fee is remitted, an e-receipt will be generated and candidates need to get it printed out on an A4 size sheet along with the NIMCET application form 2018.

  • Candidates should enclose documents including attested copies of academic qualification i.e. 12th class mark sheet and graduation certificate and caste/category/disability certificate. A recent colour photograph and scanned copies of signature and photograph in an A4 size envelope should also be enclosed.

  • NIMCET 2018 application form with enclosed documents and fee receipt must be sent via speed post or registered post on official address of the exam conducting institute.

Note: Extra copies of application form of NIMCET 2018 and e-receipt should be kept for future reference.

 

NIMCET Admit Card 2018

Admit card of NIMCET 2018 will be available from third week of May onwards in online mode. Candidates will be required to download NIMCET 2018 admit card by logging in using their application form number and password. They are required to mention their application details and e-receipt as a proof of successful application. It is recommended that candidates keep with them at least 2-3 copies of the admit card till the admission procedure is completed.

 

NIMCET Exam Centres 2018

NIMCET 2018 will be conducted across a total of 11 cities. Candidates will be allotted NIMCET 2018 exam centre as per their preferences filled in the application form. Test-takers will be required to reach the allocated NIMCET test centre 2018 at least an hour before for document verification and other formalities.   

Test City Code 

NIMCET 2018 Test City

11

Agartala

12

Allahabad

13

Bhopal

14

Calicut

15

Durgapur

16

Hamirpur

17

Jaipur

18

Jalandhar

19

Jamshedpur

20

Kurukshetra

21

Patna

22

Raipur

23

Rourkela

24

Silchar

25

Srinagar

26

Surat

27

Surathkal

28

Tiruchirappalli

29

Warangal

30

Kolkata

31

Delhi

NIMCET Syllabus 2018

The exam conducting authority will prescribe NIMCET 2018 syllabus that has to be covered by the candidates appearing in the MCA entrance exam. The NIMCET syllabus 2018 will specify the topics from which questions will be asked in the exam. All questions will be based on the specified syllabus only.

 

Syllabus of NIMCET 2018

Subjects

Topics

Total questions

Mathematics

  • Algebra

  • Vectors

  • Calculus

  • Set Theory

  • Trigonometry

  • Coordinate Geometry

  • Probability and Statistics

50

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning

Questions will be based on logical situations and facts from passage

40

Computer Awareness

  • Computer Basics

  • Data Representation

10

General English

  • Antonyms

  • Synonyms

  • Vocabulary

  • Word power

  • Technical writing

  • Comprehension

  • Basic English Grammar

  • Meaning of words and phrases

20

NIMCET Exam Pattern 2018

NIMCET 2018 will be held in offline mode, and test-takers will be required to carry blue or black ink ballpoint pen for filling up OMR answer sheet. The exam will be conducted for two hours. The question paper of NIMCET 2018 will carry 120 MCQs with four options each. There will be negative marking of one mark in case of each incorrect response.

 

NIMCET 2018 Exam Pattern

Subjects of NIMCET 2018

Number of questions

Total Marks

Mathematics

50

200

Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning

40

160

Computer Awareness

10

40

General English

20

80

Total

120

480

NIMCET Answer Key 2018

The answer key of National Institute of Technology (NIT) MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET) 2018 will be released by reputed coaching centres. No official answer key of NIMCET 2018 is released by the exam conducting body. Candidates, who appeared for NIMCET 2018, can check and download the set-wise answer key provided by coaching centres to know the correct answers to all the questions asked in MCA entrance test.

 

NIMCET Result 2018

The exam conducting NIT will announce the result of NIMCET 2018 in first week of June in online mode. NIMCET 2018 rank card can be downloaded by logging in using hall ticket number and password. Qualified candidates will be shortlisted for seat allotment. The NIT will prepare NIMCET 2018 merit list, and candidates will be ranked as per their marks obtained. The rank card will be available in online mode only, and it will not be sent via post/mail.

  

NIMCET Counselling 2018

Counselling of NIMCET 2018 will be commenced in online mode from second week of June onwards. Shortlisted candidates will be required to participate in NIMCET counselling 2018 by filling their online choices. Aspirants can check below the tentative schedule of NIMCET 2018 counselling:

 

NIMCET 2018 Counselling Schedule

NIMCET Counselling 2018

Dates

Beginning of NIMCET 2018 online counselling

2nd week of June 2018

Choice filling deadline

2nd week of June 2018

First round of NIMCET 2018 seat allotment

3rd week of June 2018

Reporting at allotted participating institutes

4th week of June 2018

Second round of NIMCET seat allotment 2018

Last week of June 2018

Reporting at allotted participating institutes

1st week of July 2018

Third round of seat allotment

2nd week of July 2018

Reporting at the allotted Institute

3rd week of July 2018

Withdrawal of allotted seat in person

3rd week of July 2018

Declaration of vacant seats

4th week of July 2018

Choice filling for vacant seats

4th week of July 2018

First seat allotment for vacant seats

4th week of July 2018

Final round of NIMCET 2018 seat allotment

Last week of July 2018

NIMCET Seat Allotment 2018

Shortlisted candidates will be allocated seats after they have filled their choices during the NIMCET 2018 counselling. Seats will be allotted provisionally across the participating institutes to the candidates, who have marked their preferences. During NIMCET 2018 seat allotment, they will be allotted seat as per their rank obtained in the merit list. Candidates should secure an allotted seat after provisional seat allotment list of NIMCET 2018 is released.

Seats allotted for each category in NIMCET 2018 participating Institutes can be checked below:

 

NIMCET 2018 Seat Allotment

Institutes

OBC

OBC-PWD

OP

OP-PWD

ST

ST-PWD

SC

SC-PWD

Total Seats 

NIT Agartala

10

00

20

02

03

00

05

00

40

NIT Allahabad

24

01

46

01

07

00

13

01

93

NIT Bhopal

24

01

44

02

07

00

14

00

92

NIT Calicut

12

01

23

00

03

00

07

00

46

NIT Durgapur

11

00

19

01

03

00

06

00

40

NIT Jamshedpur

24

01

45

01

06

01

14

00

92

NIT Kurukshetra

16

01

29

01

04

00

09

00

60

NIT Raipur

24

01

45

01

07

01

13

01

92

NIT Surathkal

24

01

45

01

07

00

13

01

92

NIT Tiruchirappalli

24

01

45

01

07

00

13

01

92

NIT Warangal

12

01

23

00

03

01

07

00

46

NIT Kurukshetra (Self financing seats)

08

00

15

00

03

00

04

00

30

Total seats in each category

226

07

396

10

50

03

119

05

815

Categories:

  • OP: Open Category

  • OP-PwD: Persons with Disability under Open Category

  • SC: Scheduled Castes

  • SC-PwD: Persons with Disability under Scheduled Castes

  • ST: Scheduled Tribes

  • ST-PwD: Persons with Disability under Scheduled Tribes

  • OBC: Other Backward Classes

  • OBC-PwD: Persons with Disability under Other Backward Classes

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Does B.Com students are eligible for nimcet or not

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As per the eligibility You should be Graduate with degree (BCA/B.Sc (Hons.)/B.Sc/BIT) as per 10+2+3 pattern from a recognised university to apply for NIMCET. To check the complete information about th...Read More
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What is nimcet egiblity criteria . 60% is only 10+3 or 10+2 also

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In order to be eligible for NIMCET you need to score at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA score in aggregate of all subjects in  graduation degree i.e. BCA/B.Sc (Hons.)/B.Sc/ BIT as per 10+2+3 pattern ...Read More
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Can I get stipend in NIMCET M.C.A ..?

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No, there is no stipend in NITs for MCA students as there is nothing officially announced for the same as well.

 

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Nimcet ka exam m de skata hoo,but mene 12th NIOS se ki hai now m bca 2nd year m hoo.

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As there is nothing declared for 2018 session but as per previous year cut off yes, you can apply for NIMCET as a candidate must be holding a graduation degree i.e. BCA/B.Sc (Hons.)/B.Sc/ BIT as per 1...Read More

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