NIMCET Syllabus 2018
Nancy Johri, 05 Mar 2018, #NIMCET

NIMCET Syllabus 2018 - The syllabus of NIMCET 2018 has been notified by the exam conducting institute, NIT Surathkal, now. NIMCET 2018 will be conducted on May 27 for MCA admissions to 805 seats across the National Institutes of Technology. The national level entrance exam will be held in offline mode. Questions will be asked from the topics mentioned in NIMCET 2018 syllabus, which has been released by the exam conducting body. Thus, candidates should be aware about the NIMCET syllabus 2018 in order to get an overview about the sections from which questions will be asked. The syllabus will provide complete details about the topics that candidates have to study while preparing for NIMCET 2018.

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Aspirants can check below the curriculum of NIMCET 2018 for better understanding.

NIMCET Syllabus 2018


NIMCET 2018 topics

Total questions (MCQs)

Total marks

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning

Questions will be based on logical situations and facts from passage




Set Theory

  • Concept of sets – Union, Intersection, Cardinality, Elementary counting

  • Permutations and combinations

Probability and Statistics

  • Basic concepts of probability theory

  • Averages

  • Dependent and independent events

  • Frequency Distributions

  • Measures of central tendencies and dispersion


  • Fundamental operations in algebra

  • Expansions

  • Factorization

  • Determinants and matrices

  • Indices

  • Logarithms

  • Simultaneous linear /quadratic equations

  • Arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions

Coordinate Geometry

  • Rectangular Cartesian coordinates

  • Distance Formulae

  • Equation of a line and intersection of lines

  • Pair of straight lines, equations of a circle, parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola


  • Simple examples of maxima and minima

  • Integration of functions by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction

  • Limit of functions

  • Continuous function, Differentiation of function, tangents and normals

  • Definite integrals

  • Applications of definite integrals to areas


  • Addition and subtraction of vectors

  • Position vector

  • Scalar and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics


  • Trigonometric equations Properties of triangles

  • Solution of Triangles

  • Simple Identities

  • Heights and distances

  • General solutions of trigonometric equations



General English

General Understanding of English Language

  • Comprehension

  • Word power

  • Synonyms and Antonyms

  • Meaning of words and phrases

  • Technical writing

  • Vocabulary

  • Basic English Grammar (correct forms of verbs, prepositions and articles)



Computer Awareness

Computer Basics

  • Organization of a computer

  • Central Processing Unit (CPU),

  • Structure and instructions in CPU

  • Input/output devices

  • Computer memory and back-up devices

Data Representation

  • Representation of characters

  • Simple arithmetic and two’s complement arithmetic

  • Floating point representation of numbers,

  • Integers and fractions

  • Binary and hexadecimal representations

  • Binary arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division

  • Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams



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As per NIMCET exam pattern 2018, each correct response will be awarded four marks. In case of wrong attempt, one mark will be deducted from the total score.

For better preparation, aspirants can download NIMCET sample papers.

National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test or NIMCET 2018 will be held on May 27.


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