NIMCET 2017

National Institute of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET)

NIMCET 2017

NIMCETNIMCET 2017 - The third round of provisional seat allotment of NIMCET 2017 has been announced on July 11. NIT Durgapur conducted National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test (NIMCET) on May 28, 2017. Candidates seeking admissions to Masters of Computer Application (MCA) programme through NIMCET 2017 could apply in online mode before March 31, 2017. Every year, one of participating NIT institutes conduct NIMCET for admissions to as many as 815 seats of MCA programme. Candidates can check here all about NIMCET 2017 including important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, test pattern, list of participating institute cutoff, result, answer key, seat allotment and counselling.

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Participating Institutes and Seats under NIMCET 2017

S.No

NIMCET 2017 Participating Institutes

Seats

1

National Institute of Technology, Agartala

40

2

National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

93

3

National Institute of Technology, Bhopal

92

4

National Institute of Technology, Calicut

46

5

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

40

6

National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur

92

7

National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra

60+30 (+self financing seats)

8

National Institute of Technology, Raipur

92

9

National Institute of Technology, Surathkal

92

10

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

92

11

National Institute of Technology, Warangal

46

12

HBTU Kanpur

60

NIMCET 2017 - Overview

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

Popularly Known As: NIMCET

Exam Level: University level

Exam Category: Post Graduate

Conducting Authority: National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur

Seats: 815 MCA seats

Participating Institutes: 11

Mode of the exam: Offline

NIMCET Important Dates 2017

 

Candidates applying for NIMCET 2017 can check all the important dates of NIMCET online test including application, admit card, exam, result, counselling & seat allotment related dates from the table below:

 

NIMCET 2017 Important Dates:

Events

Dates

Notification

February 17, 2017 (Friday)

Applications begins

February 20, 2017 (Monday)

Last date of NIMCET application with documents

March 31, 2017 (Friday)

Admit Card will release on

May 16, 2017 (Tuesday)

NIMCET 2017 has been held on

May 28, 2017 (Saturday)

Result announcement of test

June 6, 2017 (Tuesday)

Choice filling

June 9 to June 14, 2017

Counselling and seat allotment

June 17 to July 31, 2017

NIMCET Admit Card 2017

 

Candidates could download admit card of NIMCET 2017 on May 16, 2017. The NIMCET 2017 admit card was available in online mode only. The exam conducting authority notified that NIMCET admit card 2017 won’t be available through any other source than online mode. The candidates could download the admit card of NIMCET 2017 by login through their application form number and password. In case candidates were not able to download the admit card then they needed to send an email on [email protected] between May 16 and May 27, 2017. Candidates need to mention their application details and e-receipt as a proof of successful application. They are advised to get at least 2-3 copies of NIMCET 2017 admit card for future references and keep it safely till the admission procedure is completed.

 

NIMCET Exam Pattern 2017

 

NIMCET 2017 was conducted on May 28, 2017 in offline mode. Candidates needed to carry Blue or Black ink ballpoint pen for filling up OMR answer sheet of NIMCET 2017. The test duration for NIMCET 2017 was two hours from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The question paper of NIMCET 2017 carried 120 multiple choice questions with four options each. There was to be negative marking of one mark in case of each incorrect response. Candidates can check below subjects of NIMCET 2017 -

 

NIMCET 2017 Exam Pattern

Subjects of NIMCET 2017

Questions

Marks

Mathematics

50

200

Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning

40

160

Computer Awareness

10

40

General English

20

80

Total

120

480

NIMCET Answer Key 2017

 

The exam conducting authority will be releasing answer key for NIMCET now that the exam has been conducted on May 28. Moreover, many coaching institutes will be releasing answer key for NIMCET 2017. Candidates can download NIMCET answer key 2017 for cross-checking their responses. NIMCET answer key mentions correct options for each objective type questions and also marking scheme for NIMCET 2017. Careers360 will be providing answer key for download as and when exam conducting authority and coaching institutes releases it after the exam.

 

NIMCET Result 2017

 

NIT Durgapur has announced NIMCET 2017 result on June 6. The result of NIMCET 2017 is available in online mode only. Candidates can download their NIMCET 2017 rank card by login through their hall ticket number and password. Candidates who will qualify for NIMCET will be shortlisted for seat allotment. The exam conducting authority will be preparing a merit list for NIMCET 2017, and candidates will be ranked as per their marks scored in the examination. NIMCET rank card 2017 is available in online mode only and won’t be sent through post/email.

 

NIMCET Syllabus 2017

 

The exam conducting authority has mentioned syllabus for NIMCET 2017 for candidates appearing in the MCA entrance exam. The NIMCET 2017 syllabus specifies topics to be covered in question paper of NIMCET 2017. Candidates must note that all questions will be based on NIMCET 2017 syllabus only. Candidates can check below syllabus of NIMCET 2017 for different subjects -

 

NIMCET 2017 Syllabus

Subjects

Topics

Number of questions

Mathematics

Set Theory

Probability and Statistics

Algebra

Coordinate Geometry

Calculus

Vectors

Trigonometry

50 objective type questions

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning

Questions will be based on logical situations and facts from passage

40 objective type questions

Computer Awareness

Computer Basics

Data Representation

10 objective type questions

General English

Comprehension

Vocabulary

Basic English Grammar

Word power

Synonyms

Antonyms

Meaning of words and phrases
Technical writing

20 objective type questions

NIMCET Exam Centres 2017

 

NIMCET 2017 was conducted in as many as 11 test cities. Candidates were allotted exam centre as per their preferences filled in the application form of NIMCET 2017. Candidates needed to reach allotted NIMCET 2017 exam centre at least an hour before scheduled time i.e. 10:00 am for document verification and other formalities. The NIMCET 2017 test centres is mentioned in table below -

Test Centre Code 

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 Eligibility Criteria 2017

 

Candidates seeking admissions to MCA programmes through NIMCET 2017 needed to fulfill eligibility criteria including educational qualification as mentioned below -

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

  • Candidates 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

  • Candidates belonging to reserved categories i.e Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Caste need to score at least 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a 10 point scale in aggregate of all subjects

NIMCET Application Form 2017

 

NIT Durgapur released application form of NIMCET 2017 on February 20, 2017. Candidates could apply in online mode before the last date of application i.e. March 31, 2017. The online NIMCET 2017 application form needed to submitted in offline mode along with the required documents including self-attested copies of Class 12th and Graduation certificate. Candidates can check below how they had to apply for NIMCET 2017 -

  1. Click on link of NIMCET Application form 2017

  2. Candidates need to register with ‘New User Registration Open’ link

  3. Candidates need to enter details including Name, Email, User name, set a password, and also need select a security question with answer and click on Submit button

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

  5. 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 2017 application form

  6. Candidates need to enclose documents including attested copies of academic qualification i.e. 12th class mark sheet and graduation certificate and caste/category/disability certificate besides recent colour photograph and scanned copies of signature and photograph in an A4 size envelope

  7. The application form with enclosed documents and fee receipt must be sent through speed post or registered post on official address as mentioned below -

The NIMCET 2017 3 Secretary,

NIMCET-2017,

National Institute of Technology Durgapur,

Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, West Bengal– 713209,

 

Candidates are advised to keep extra copies of NIMCET application form and e-reciept for future conveniences.

 

NIMCET Counselling 2017

 

Candidate, who have been shortlisted after NIMCET 2017 result announcement, need to participate in counselling of NIMCET 2017. The shortlisted candidates could fill their choices in online mode from June 9 onwards. Check below schedule for NIMCET 2017 Counselling -

 

NIMCET Counselling Schedule 2017

Events of NIMCET counselling 2017

Important Dates

NIMCET Online counselling begins

June 9, 2017 (Friday, 10:00 am onward)

Last date of choice filling

June 14, 2017 (Wednesday)

First round of seat allotment

June 17, 2017 (Saturday)

Reporting at the allotted Participating Institutes

June 23, 2017 (Friday)

Second round of seat allotment

June 30, 2017 (Friday)

Reporting at the allotted Participating Institutes

July 6 - 7, 2017

Third round of seat allotment

July 11, 2017 (Tuesday)

Reporting at the allotted Institute

July 17 - 18, 2017

Withdrawal of allotted seat in person

July 18 - 19, 2017

Announcement for Vacant Seats

July 22, 2017

Choice filling for vacant seats

July 23- 24, 2017

First seat allotment for Vacant seats

July 26, 2017

Final round of seat allotment

July 31, 2017 (Monday)

NIMCET Seat Allotment 2017

 

Candidates shortlisted after result announcement will be allotted seat after they have filled their choice during online counselling of NIMCET 2017. The candidates who have marked preferences will be allotted seat provisionally in any of 11 participating NITs and HBTU Kanpur. Candidates will be allotted seat as per their rank obtained in the merit list of NIMCET 2017. Candidates need to secure an allotted seat during NIMCET 2017 counselling after provisional seat allotment list is released. Candidates can check below seats allotted for each category in NIMCET 2017 participating Institutes -

 

NIMCET 2017 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

OBC: Other Backward Classes

OBC-PwD: Persons with Disability under Other Backward Classes

SC: Scheduled Castes

SC-PwD: Persons with Disability under Scheduled Castes

ST: Scheduled Tribes

ST-PwD: Persons with Disability under Scheduled Tribes

 

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