NIMCET 2018
Nancy Johri, 03 Jul 2018, #NIMCET

NIMCET 2018 - NIT Surathkal has now announced the third round of NIMCET 2018 seat allotment. The counselling of NIMCET 2018 commenced with online choice filling from June 10 that concluded on June 14. The result of National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test or NIMCET 2018 was announced on June 6. Candidates could check it by logging in. The entrance exam was held on May 27 (10 AM-12 noon). It was conducted by National Institute of Technology (NIT) Surathkal for admissions to 805 seats in Masters of Computer Application (MCA) programme. The 11 participating institutes (NITs) of NIMCET 2018 are located in Allahabad, Calicut, Agartala, Bhopal, Durgapur, Jamshedpur, Raipur, 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 admit card of NIMCET 2018 was available from May 14, and candidates could download it till May 25. The official notification with all the details was released on February 27. The application form was also available from March 1 onwards. 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: 805 MCA seats

Conducting NIT for 2018: NIT Surathkal

Participating Institutes: 11 NITs

Exam Mode: Offline

NIMCET Result 2018

NIT Surathkal has announced the result of NIMCET 2018 on June 6 in online mode. NIMCET 2018 rank card can be downloaded by logging in using hall ticket number and password. Qualified candidates are shortlisted for seat allotment. The NIT has prepared NIMCET 2018 merit list, and candidates are ranked as per their marks obtained. The rank card is available in online mode only, and it will not be sent via post/mail.

  

NIMCET Counselling 2018

Counselling of NIMCET 2018 was commenced in online mode from June 10 onwards. Shortlisted candidates are required to participate in NIMCET counselling 2018 by filling their online choices. Aspirants can check below the schedule of NIMCET 2018 counselling:

 

NIMCET 2018 Counselling Schedule

NIMCET Counselling 2018

Dates

First round of NIMCET 2018 seat allocation

June 16, 2018

First round of remote reporting in person in any of the participating NITs

June 22 to 23, 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)

Second round of Remote reporting in person (fresh allotees must report. And allotees whose seats are

upgraded need to report only if they wish to modify their option otherwise need not report)

July 5 to 6, 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)

Third round of NIMCET seat allotment 2018

July 7, 2018

Third round of reporting in person at the allotted institute and surrendering the allotted seats by those who do not wish to join the allotted institute, but wish to participate in final round of allotment.

July 16 to 17, 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)

Declaration of vacant seats

July 21, 2018

Fresh choice filling for vacant seats

July 22 to 23, 2018 (5 PM)

Final seat allotment

July 25, 2018

Final round of reporting at allotted institute

On or before July 30, 2018

NIMCET Seat Allotment 2018

The third round of NIMCET 2018 seat allotment has been announced now. Shortlisted candidates are allocated seats after they have filled their choices during the NIMCET 2018 counselling. Seats are 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

209

09

387

18

54

05

114

09

805

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

NIMCET Participating Institutes 2018

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

NIMCET Answer Key 2018

The answer key of National Institute of Technology (NIT) MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET) 2018 is released officially as well as by reputed coaching centres. Candidates, who appeared for NIMCET 2018, can check and download the set-wise answer key provided to know the correct answers to all the questions asked in MCA entrance test.

 

NIMCET Important Dates 2018

Aspirants can check below schedule of crucial events related to the entrance exam and admissions.  

 

NIMCET 2018 Important Dates

NIMCET 2018 Events

Dates

Release of NIMCET 2018 notification

February 27, 2018

Availability of NIMCET 2018 application form 

March 1, 2018 (10 AM)

Last date of submitting NIMCET 2018 application with documents

March 31, 2018

Admit card of NIMCET 2018

May 14 to 25, 2018

NIMCET 2018

May 27, 2018 (10 AM to 12 noon)

Result announcement of NIMCET 2018

June 6, 2018

Choice filling

June 10 to 14, 2018 (upto 5 PM)

NIMCET Admit Card 2018

Admit card of NIMCET 2018 was available from May 14 to 25 in online mode. Candidates were required to download NIMCET 2018 admit card by logging in using their application form number and password. They were required to mention their application details and e-receipt as a proof of successful application. It was 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 was conducted across a total of 21 cities. Candidates were allotted NIMCET 2018 exam centre as per their preferences filled in the application form. Test-takers were required to reach the allocated NIMCET test centre 2018 at least half 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 prescribed NIMCET 2018 syllabus that had to be covered by the candidates appearing in the MCA entrance exam. The NIMCET syllabus 2018 specified the topics from which questions were asked in the exam. All questions were 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 were 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 was held in offline mode, and test-takers were required to carry blue or black ink ballpoint pen for filling up OMR answer sheet. The exam was conducted for two hours. The question paper of NIMCET 2018 carried 120 MCQs with four options each. There was 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 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

NIT Surathkal released the application form of NIMCET 2018 in online mode from March 1 onwards. Candidates could apply till March 31. NIMCET 2018 online application form had 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.

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