NIMCET Syllabus 2020
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NIMCET Syllabus 2020 - The conducting National Institute of Technology (NIT) releases the NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET) 2020 syllabus. The subjects and topics to be assessed in the exam are contained in the NIMCET syllabus 2020. NIMCET 2020 is expected to be conducted in the last week of May in the coming year, whose result will tentatively be declared in the first week of June 2020. Thus, it becomes important for aspirants to know NIMCET syllabus. The distribution of marks per section is also mentioned in the NIMCET 2020 syllabus. Candidates must have the syllabus of NIMCET 2020 on their fingertips if they plan to crack the exam at one go. According to the NIMCET syllabus 2020, candidates are advised to formulate a practical time table that they will follow diligently. The NIMCET exam will be conducted in offline mode and the questions will be objective in nature. For more details about NIMCET syllabus, read the full article below.


NIMCET Exam Pattern 2020

NIMCET 2020 exam is expected to be conducted in the last week of May in the coming year. Thus, the candidates must be aware of the NIMCET exam pattern 2020 which will help in making their preparation more effective. Candidates can check the table given below to know the NIMCET 2020 exam pattern:

Mode of Exam

Offline (OMR based)

Medium of Exam

English

Duration

2 hours (10 AM-12 PM)

Type of Questions

Objective MCQs

Number of Questions

120

Marking Scheme

Every correct answer awards 4 marks

Every wrong answer deducts 1 mark


NIMCET Syllabus 2020: List of subjects

Subject

List of Topics

General English

Basic English Grammar

Word Power

Comprehension

Vocabulary

Meaning of words and phrases

Technical Writing

Synonyms and Antonyms

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning

Logical situation and questions based on the facts given in the passage

Mathematics

Trigonometry

  • Heights and distances

  • Solution of triangles

  • Simple identities

  • General solutions of trigonometric equations

  • Trigonometric equations properties of triangles

Calculus

  • Simple examples of maxima and minima

  • Differentiation of function

  • Definite integrals

  • Limit of functions

  • Tangents and normals

  • Applications of definite integrals to areas

  • Continuous function

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

Vectors

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

  • Position Vector

  • Addition and subtraction of vectors

Algebra

  • Fundamental operations in algebra

  • Geometric and harmonic progressions

  • Expansions

  • Logarithms

  • Simultaneous linear /quadratic equations

  • Determinants and matrices

  • Factorization

  • Indices

  • Arithmetic

Set Theory

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

  • Permutations and combinations

Coordinate Geometry

  • Equations of a circle

  • Ellipse

  • Equation of a line

  • Rectangular Cartesian coordinates

  • Parabola

  • Hyperbola

  • Distance formulae

  • Intersection of lines

  • Pair of straight lines

Probability and Statistics

  • Basic concepts of probability theory

  • Averages

  • Frequency distributions

  • Dispersions

  • Dependent and independent events

  • Measures of central tendencies

Computer Awareness

Data Representation

  • Venn diagrams

  • Binary and hexadecimal representations

  • Simple arithmetic and two’s complement arithmetic

  • Representation of characters

  • Truth tables

  • Integers and fractions

  • Boolean algebra

  • Binary arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division

  • Floating-point representation of numbers

Computer Basics

  • Central Processing Unit (CPU)

  • Input/output devices

  • Organization of a computer

  • Back-up devices

  • Structure of instructions in CPU

  • Computer memory


Subject-wise distribution of Marks

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Mathematics

50

200

Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning

40

160

General English

20

80

Computer Awareness

10

40

TOTAL:

120

480



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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

Hello,

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

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.

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

Shubham Dhane 20th Feb, 2020

Hello,

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.

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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!

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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!!

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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

hi,

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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