NIMCET Syllabus 2018

NIMCET SyllabusNIMCET Syllabus 2018- The syllabus of NIMCET 2018 will be notified by the exam conducting institute in February. NIMCET 2018 will be conducted in the last week of May for MCA admissions to 815 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 will be 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



Careers360 will provide here the latest updates about NIMCET syllabus 2018 as soon as any official information is released regarding the same.

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 is expected to be held in the fourth week of May.

*The article above is based on last years official notifications. It will be updated as soon as the official notifications are made for this year.

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The exam date of NIMCET 2018 is the last week of March, 2018. To check the complete detail about the exam you can go through with the given below link.



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Which is the best book for chapter wise questions practicing for MCA entrances.. please suggest me some books !

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In order to be eligible for NIMCET you need to score at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA score in aggregate of all subjects in  graduation degree i.e. BCA/B.Sc (Hons.)/B.Sc/ BIT as per 10+2+3 pattern ...Read More

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