NIMCET Seat Allotment 2020
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NIMCET Seat Allotment 2020 is conducted by one of the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) for eligible and qualified candidates after the online choice filling is accomplished. The process is concluded for admissions through National Institute of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET) 2020. Usually, three rounds of counselling and NIMCET 2020 seat allotment will be conducted. There might be a forth and last round of NIMCET seat allotment 2020 in case some seats are left vacant after initial three rounds. The seat allotment for NIMCET 2020 is conducted based on the ranks obtained by candidates in the NIMCET entrance examination as well as the choice of NITs locked during NIMCET 2020 choice filling. The article below provides details related to NIMCET seat allotment 2020.
NIMCET Seat Allotment Process 2020

The following steps are included in the seat allotment procedure of NIMCET 2020:

NIMCET 2020 online seat allotment and personal reporting at any remote/ participating NIT:

  • The exam conducting NIT allocates seats based on candidates’ choices in order of their rank in three rounds of allotments. Those, who are allotted seat will have to report at any one of the participating institutes on the specified dates. Remote reporting (done at any institute other than the allotted institute) will be allowed only in first and second rounds of NIMCET seat allotment 2020.

  • Candidates should bring their original academic documents, date of birth proof, caste and relevant certificates verified during the reporting. They have to submit payment receipt of Rs. 10,000 paid via online mode only and give their options in the form.

  • They will be issued a provisional admission letter. Those who are allotted seats in first round of NIMCET 2020 seat allotment but do not report at any reporting centre, are not offered any seat in the next rounds of allocation. In the same way, candidates who get seats only in the second round of NIMCET seat allotment 2020 and do not report are offered any seats later.

Following two options could be exercised after first and second round of NIMCET seat allotment 2020-

Option 1: Those, who are willing to finalize the seat allocated to them and wish to join there only. Their higher preferences, if any, will be considered for subsequent rounds.

Option 2: Candidates willing to be considered in the next round for their higher preference choices across NITs.

Getting admitted into allocated institute:

Qualified candidates should be physically present at the latest allocated institute for admission in July after the third round.

Seat Surrender:

Those, who get allotted or upgraded a seat in any round and did not want to join the institute, but are willing to participate in the final round, are required to approach a reporting centre and surrender the seat on the dates notified by the Institute. Such candidates will receive Rs. 9,000 via online transfer in their bank account.

Important information regarding NIMCET 2020 seat allotment- Round 3

  • Candidates getting the allotment for the first time have to either report to the allotted NIT along with all of their original documents, the seat allotment letter and the original hall ticket, Or, they can surrender the seat to become eligible for the fourth (final) round of seat allotment.

  • If the seat allotment is due to upgrade, then the candidate have to either lock and download the provisional admission letter and report to the allotted NIT for admission along with all the original documents, provisional admission letter and the original hall ticket (for documents verification), Or, he/ she can surrender the seat to become eligible for the fourth (final) round of seat allotment

  • If a candidate does not accept the allotted seat OR does not surrender the allotted seat OR does not take any action about the allotted seat after all three rounds of allotment, then the seat allotment will automatically be cancelled and he/ she is considered for the fourth (final) round of seat allotment.

Fresh choice filling and final allotment round of NIMCET 2020:

Total number of vacant seats are published in online mode after third round of reporting. Candidates who are not allocated any seat in any round and those who have surrendered their seats are only eligible to fill fresh choices for final seat allotment of NIMCET 2020. Candidates, who are offered seats in this round, should report to the allotted institute on the date notified for attending classes.

Important- Seat allocated to those candidates will be forfeited who will not report at the institute. They will not be considered for subsequent rounds of NIMCET 2020 seat allotment.

Total seats allotted for each category across NIMCET 2020 participating institutes can be checked below:

NIMCET 2020 Seat Matrix

AgartalaAll India1311180402030
AllahabadAll India4525027114171103
BhopalAll India4426027114171103
CalicutAll India22140140713052
JamshedpurAll India4425027114171102
KurukshetraAll India25160161915064
RaipurAll India442502511416199
SurathkalAll India23130121803051
TiruchirappalliAll India45211029216181115
WarangalAll India22160151903158
Kurukshetra** (Self- Financing)All India1213081502032

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

Aspirants can check below schedule of NIMCET seat allotment procedure:

NIMCET Seat Allotment Schedule 2020

The schedule for NIMCET 2020 seat allotment will be updated as and when notified by the concerned authorities. The same will commence after declaration of NIMCET 2020 result with choice filling process. Then the process will be proceeded with three rounds of NIMCET counselling being followed by rounds of allotments. Candidates will have to report in person after allotment is affirmed and admission dates are announced.

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i want to know that if an aspirant having kt in its 1st sem of bsc cs and after clearing kt his cgpa is 5.3 is he eligible for giving nimcet

Sharon Rose Student Expert 24th Feb, 2020


To be eligible to appear in NIMCET a candidate must have passed B.Sc/BCA/BIT/B.Sc (Hons) or B.E/

Candidates belonging to General category must have atleast 60% aggregate or 6.5 CGPA on a 10 point scale.For SC/ST candidates it is 55% aggregate or 6.0 CGPA on a 10 point scale.

You are not eligible to appear in NIMCET as you have not fulfilled the minimum percentage requirement.


Im application final year students. How can I apply for NIMCET exam ? I will eligible for this entrance exam ?

Shubham Dhane 20th Feb, 2020


No, you are not eligible as the eligibility criteria says that a candidate must have passed 3 year bachelor's degree in B.Sc/B.Sc(hons)/BCA/BIT with mathematics/statistics or bachelor's in engineering from a recognised board or university.

As you have not fulfilled the education qualification requirement you are not eligible to appear.


i want to know about nimset and preparing for 2021

Hrisheekesh Singh 19th Feb, 2020

Hi Bibhas,

NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET), is the national level entrance exam conducted every year by one of the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) for taking admissions on merit basis to Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme.

This exam works across the NITs located in Agartala, Allahabad, Kurukshetra, Calicut, Raipur, Warangal, Surathkal, Durgapur, Trichy, Jamshedpur, Bhopal and Kurukshetra.

The application form of NIMCET 2020 will be released soon through which the candidates can fill the form and appear in the entrance exam. NIMCET admit card will also be released to be downloaded by candidates. The exam will be conducted in offline mode and the result of the same will be declared on the official website of NIMCET 2020.

Total 809 seats are available and duration of exam is 2 hours.

NOTE:- NIMCET scores are used by many other universities and institutes for admissions to the MCA programmes offered by them.

You may refer to the source article for more information about NIMCET 2020 Exam.

I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!


how to get previous question paper for nimcet

anurag khanna 19th Feb, 2020

Hi Aspirant,

The best way to practice the questions for any competitive exam is to solve previous year question papers of that exam. It improves your confidence level as well as time management skills. If you want to download the previous year papers for NIMCET then you can visit the given link and download it.

NIMCET Previous Year Papers

I hope that you got the required information. We wish for your bright future.

All The Best!!


if am good in maths but not belong to maths stream then am i eligible for nimcet exam

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 18th Feb, 2020


nit mca entrance test is known as nimcet.

the eligibility criteria is for nimcet exam is Candidates must have studied B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons)  or BCA or B.E/ B.Tech of minimum three years full-time from a recognized University with Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects. so if you dont have mathematics or statistics in your graduation course then you are not eligible.

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