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NIMCET 2020 - The NIT MCA Common Entrance Test- (NIMCET) will be conducted by one of the National Institutes of Technology in the last week of May 2020 tentatively. NIMCET 2020 is the entrance examination for MCA admissions in the 10 participating NITs. An official notification for NIMCET 2020 examination is expected to be announced in the last week of February 2020. Candidates aspiring for the MCA entrance exam will have to fill NIMCET application form 2020 online within the prescribed period. The exam will be conducted in offline mode followed by release of interim answer key which will be subject to challenge. Thereafter, the result will be declared in online mode declaring the ranks allotted to respective candidates. The aspirants will be required to fill the choices in online mode and seat allotment will take place based on these choices only. Admissions will take place based on ranks allotted to candidates and the choices filled by them. For more details related to NIMCET 2020 including syllabus, exam pattern, etc. read the complete article below.

NIMCET Overview 2020

Name of the Exam

National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test

Common Name

NIMCET

Exam Level

Post graduation

Courses offered

Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

Total Seats Offered

809

Mode of Examination

Offline

Total Number of Questions

120

Type of Questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)

Participating Institutes

10 National Institutes of Technology

NIMCET Important Dates 2020

NIMCET 2020 Events

Dates

Notification for NIMCET 2020

Last week of February, 2020

Opening of registration for NIMCET 2020

First week of March, 2020

Last date to submit application form

Last week of March, 2020

Availability of admit card

To be notified

NIMCET 2020 Online examination

Last week of May, 2020

Declaration of result

First week of June, 2020

NIMCET 2020 Counselling

To be notified

NIMCET Eligibility Criteria 2020

The concerned authorities have provided a specific eligibility criteria for candidates aspiring for NIMCET 2020. Indian candidates enrolled in, or having completed specific course with minimum marks are said to be eligible for NIMCET 2020. Given below is the set of eligibility requisites that are to be complied with by candidates.

NIMCET Eligibility Criteria

Particulars

Eligibility Requisites

Nationality

Indian

Educational Qualification

B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Hons) / BCA / BIT / B.Voc. in Computer Science or Computer Applications (3 year full time course) or B. Tech/ B.E. from a recognized university

Minimum Marks for categories except SC/ ST

60% marks or 6.5 CGPA

Minimum Marks for SC/ ST

55% marks or 6 CGPA

Compulsory Subjects

Mathematics or Statistics

*Note- Candidates who completed B. Sc./ B. Sc. (Hons)/ BCA/ BIT from open university are also eligible for NIMCET 2020, provided that the course is approved by Distance Education Council of Government of India and UGC/ AICTE as the case may be.

NIMCET Application Form 2020

NIMCET 2020 application form is expected to be released in the first week of March tentatively. The application form will be available in online mode and thus, candidates don’t need to send any documents in hard copy at any of the NITs. Candidates will have to register and then fill in the complete NIMCET 2020 application form along with choosing the exam centre in order of preference. The same will be completed with the payment of requisite application fee.

How to fill NIMCET 2020 Application Form?

Candidates will have to follow the steps provided below for filling the NIMCET application form 2020:

  1. Visit the official website of NIMCET 2020 (nimcet.in) and go for ‘new registration’.

  2. Follow the instructions leading to formation of ID and password.

  3. Fill the application form by providing personal and academic details.

  4. Candidates will be required to opt for three exam centres in order of their preference.

  5. Now, upload the required documents.

  6. Preview the application form and edit the details wherever required.

  7. At last, candidates will be required to pay the application fee.

  8. Download and take 2-3 prints of application form for future reference.

NIMCET 2020 Application Fee

Category

Application Fee

Open Category

Rs 2200/-

OBC Category

Rs 2200/-

Scheduled Caste

Rs 1100/-

Scheduled Tribe

Rs 1100/-

PwD Category

Rs 1100/-

Documents required while filling the NIMCET 2020 application form:

  • Soft copy of recent passport sized photograph (50 KB to 150 KB).

  • Scanned photograph of candidate’s signature with blue or black ink pen (50 KB to 150 KB).

  • Scanned copies of all self attested marksheets and certificates as specified (size upto 500 KB each).

  • A valid government issued identity proof (Aadhaar card, PAN card, driving license, etc).

NIMCET Exam Centres 2020

NIMCET 2020 will be conducted at 21 cities across India. Candidates will be required to choose exam centres in the order of preference while filling the NIMCET application form. Test centre once allotted will not be subject to change at the request of candidates. The NIMCET 2020 exam centres are provided in the table below:

NIMCET Exam Centres

Exam Centre

Centre Code

Exam Centre

Centre Code

Agartala

11

Raipur

22

Allahabad

12

Rourkela

23

Bhopal

13

Silchar

24

Calicut

14

Srinagar

25

Hamirpur

15

Surat

26

Hyderabad

16

Surathkal

27

Jaipur

17

Tiruchirappalli

28

Jalandhar

18

Warangal

29

Jamshedpur

19

Kolkata

30

Kurukshetra

20

Delhi

31

Patna

21



NIMCET Admit Card 2020

The admit card for NIMCET 2020 is expected to be released almost two weeks before the date of examination, for a stipulated period. Candidates will be able to download the same in online mode as they are not sent to individual candidates via post. Candidates are advised to print the NIMCET 2020 admit card using precision printers only ( Laser printers), and not Inkjet printers. The NIMCET 2020 admit card is a must to be carried along by the candidates at the exam hall. Candidates are advised to retain this admit card till the admission process gets over, because requests for duplicate admit card shall not be entertained. NIMCET 2020 admit card is required to be produced at the exam centre, counselling centre or remote reporting centre and the participating institute at the time of admission.

How to download NIMCET Admit Card 2020?

Candidates have to follow the steps provided below in order to access the NIMCET 2020 admit card:

  1. Visit the official website of NIMCET 2020 (nimcet.in).

  2. Login by entering your email ID and password.

  3. Link to candidate’s admit card will show on screen.

  4. Check the details on NIMCET 2020 admit card properly.

  5. Download and take 2-3 prints of it.

NIMCET Exam Pattern 2020

There is a specified exam pattern for NIMCET 2020 according to which, there will be 120 multiple choice questions. Due to the provision of negative marking, candidates are advised to leave the questions unanswered rather than attempting anyway and getting 1 mark deducted. Wherever there is more than one indication for an answer in the response sheet, such question will be marked negatively. The table below provides for detailed exam pattern.

NIMCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Total Number of Questions

120

Medium

English

Mode of Exam

Pen and paper based

Types of Questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)

Distribution of Marks

  • Mathematics: 50 Questions

  • Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: 40 questions

  • Computer Awareness: 10 questions

  • General English: 20 questions

Marking Scheme

  • Correct response: +4 marks

  • Incorrect response: -1 mark

NIMCET Syllabus 2020

Authorities have specified the syllabus for NIMCET 2020. There are four sections in which questions are divided on subject-specific basis. The subject-wise distribution includes:

  • Mathematics- 50 questions

  • Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning- 40 questions

  • Computer Awareness- 10 questions

  • General English- 20 questions

Candidates aspiring for NIMCET 2020 should completely understand the syllabus first and then continue with the exam preparation.

NIMCET Answer Key 2020

The concerned authorities will release interim answer key for candidates a few days after the NIMCET 2020 exam is conducted. Candidates will be given a chance to challenge the answers in online mode as provided in the answer key within a stipulated period. Thereafter, considering the challenges, there might be some questions that will be declared cancelled. The final answer key will be released simultaneously with the declaration of result. Candidates may note that the final answer key will not be subject to challenge.

NIMCET Result 2020

The concerned authorities are expected to declare the NIMCET 2020 result in the first week of June tentatively. The result will be made available online on the official website of NIMCET 2020 and candidates will have to login using their login ID and password. It will be based on the marks and corresponding rank scored by candidates in NIMCET 2020 examination. Candidates may note that the statement of rank has to be downloaded from NIMCET 2020 website only, as the same will not be separately sent to any of the candidates.

How to check NIMCET 2020 Result?

In order to access the result, candidates have to follow the steps below:

  1. Visit the official website of NIMCET 2020 (nimcet.in).

  2. Click on the link of ‘NIMCET result’

  3. Now login using your roll number and password

  4. The result page will show marks and rank obtained by the candidate in NIMCET 2020.

  5. Download and take 2-3 prints of the same.

NIMCET 2020 Allotment of Ranks

There is a separate formula for calculating the NIMCET 2020 score and allotting ranks to candidates. There are four sections consisting of Mathematics, Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness, General English and holding different number of questions as well. Marks obtained in each section in the above order is multiplied by 3, 1.5, 2 and 1. Thus, the maximum marks will be 1000 based on which, ranks are to be allotted.

In case of a tie between candidates, score will be resolved based on Mathematics, followed by Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning and lastly on Computer Awareness.

NIMCET Counselling 2020

After declaration of the NIMCET 2020 result, the next process that follows is counselling. Candidates do not need to apply separately in all or any of the NITs for admission or counselling purposes. It may be noted that counselling will be based on rank secured in the exam and the choice of institutes filled by candidates.

The successful candidates who qualify the NIMCET 2020 exam will be required to fill in choice of Institutes they want to get admission into. This will be followed by declaration of multiple rounds of seat allotment and admissions respectively.

NIMCET Seat Allotment 2020

There are 10 NIMCET participating NITs and they’ve a fixed number of seats allotted for MCA course. Candidates may note that there is no separate quota for States and the seat matrix is subject to change, as and when announced by the concerned authorities.

NIMCET 2020 Seat Allotment

NIT

OP

OP-PwD

OP-EWS

EWS-PwD

OBC

OBC-PwD

SC

SC-PwD

ST

ST-PwD

Total

NIT, Agartala

13

1

1

1

8

0

4

0

2

0

30

MNNIT, Allahabad

45

2

5

0

27

1

14

1

7

1

103

MANIT, Bhopal

44

2

6

0

27

1

14

1

7

1

103

NIT, Calicut

22

1

4

0

14

0

7

1

3

0

52

NIT, Jamshedpur

44

2

5

0

27

1

14

1

7

1

102

NIT, Kurukshetra

25

1

6

0

16

1

9

1

5

0

64

NIT, Raipur

44

2

5

0

25

1

14

1

6

1

99

NITK, Surathkal

23

1

3

0

12

1

8

0

3

0

51

NIT, Tiruchirappalli

45

2

11

0

29

2

16

1

8

1

115

NIT, Warangal

22

1

6

0

15

1

9

0

3

1

58

NIT, Kurukshetra** (Self- Financing)

12

1

3

0

8

1

5

0

2

0

32

Total

339

16

55

1

208

10

114

7

53

6

809

Meanings of abbreviations used above:

OP : General Category

OP-PwD: General Category-Differently Abled

OP-EWS: General Category-Economically Weaker Section

EWS-PwD: General Category-Economically Weaker Section- Differently Abled

OBC: Other Backward Community

OBC-PwD: Other Backward CommunityDifferently Abled

SC: Scheduled Caste

SC-PwD: Scheduled Caste-Differently Abled

ST: Scheduled Tribe

ST-PwD: Scheduled Tribe-Differently Abled

NIMCET Participating Institutes 2020

There are in total 10 Participating Institutes which offer admissions to MCA courses for qualified students of NIMCET 2020. Candidates willing to take admission in any of the participating institutes have to score accordingly in the NIMCET 2020 examination. The table below provides for the list of NIMCE 2020 participating institutes:

NIMCET 2020 Participating Institutes

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NIMCET 2020

Question: What is NIMCET exam for?

Answer:

NIMCET exam is the entrance examination for admission into MCA course offered by various NITs. 

Question: What is the maximum score for NIMCET?

Answer:

There are 120 questions for NIMCET carrying 4 marks each. Thus, the paper carries a total of 480 marks. 

Question: Is calculator allowed to be carried in NIMCET?

Answer:

No, candidates are not allowed to carry any electronic gadgets in the examination hall. 

Question: Can I change my Email ID after registration?

Answer:

No, once registered, the email ID can not be changed. 

Question: What should I do if I forget my password?

Answer:

One has to click on 'forgot password' and then enter the registered email id and answer the security question. An email will be sent with instructions on how to reset your password.

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how many marks necessary in graduation for appear in NIMCET exam?? general,sc,obc?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 16th Oct, 2019

Hello,


To be eligible for NIMCET-


  • Candidate needs to have passed B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Hons) / BCA / BIT of minimum three years full-time from a recognized University with Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects (candidates from open universities are also eligible)
  • Candidates with B.E./ B.Tech. from a recognized University are also eligible.
  • Final year candidates of aforementioned qualifications too can apply provided they are able to show proof of their qualifying examination by September of that year.


Minimum Marks:


  • General and OBC needs to attain 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • SC and ST needs to attain 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a 10-point scale
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Is there any maximum age limit to appear NIMCET Exam?

Manisha Gupta Expert 16th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

There is no any maximum age limit to appear for NIMCET Entrance Exam. To check the further eligibility you can go through with the given below link.

https://it.careers360.com/articles/nimcet-eligibility-criteria

Good Luck!

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can we clear the NIMCET exam without coaching ?

ÑÍthesh 14th Oct, 2019

Haii jayshree!!!To clear NIMCET isn't that difficult. FIrstly, one needs to know the exam pattern very clearly so that you get an idea about questions and..you can definitely prepare yourself at home. You just need the good catch up on maths so that you can easily crack the exam.Start with the basics and also  Start taking mock tests  provided online as soon as you finished  concept . Just maintain flow and concentration on your preparation then no need of any coaching centre. practice more to gain more.Make a note of important points nad formulas it will helps you .All the best!!

https://it.careers360.com/articles/nimcet-syllabus/amp


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Actually i am from ahmedabad i am studying in bca and want to appear for nimcet but there are no coaching institutes for nimcet in ahmedabad so how can i appear for nimcet????????????

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 13th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

you can prepare the nimcet examination by self study . its not necessary to have coaching classes to get better result in entrance exam. you can check tcyonline website as there is many lectures available for nimcet exam.

also you can follow aspire study channels.

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I have done my degree in B.A(Dist. mode from nagarjuna university) can i appear for NIMCET 2020.? Awaiting your response please.

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 10th Oct, 2019

HELLO ASPIRANT,

SORRY to say you are not eligible to apply in nimcet 2020. the basic eligibility criteria is   Candidates must have studied B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Hons) / BCA / BIT/ B.E/ B.Tech of minimum three years full-time from a recognized University with Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects.

They must have minimum 60% marks in aggregate or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scales (55% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a 10-point scale in case of SC/ ST).

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