NIMCET 2024: Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Result

The National Institutes of Technology (NITs) is responsible for organizing NIMCET Exam every year on a rotation basis. NITs are Institutions of National Importance Under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. The NIMCET stands for National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test is a national-level exam for admission into the MCA programme.

The admission to MCA courses through NIMCET will be offered by NITs at Agartala, Bhopal, Allahabad, Kurukshetra, Jamshedpur, Surathkal, Raipur, Tiruchirappalli, and Warangal. The selection will be based on the rank obtained in NIMCET 2024 only. Aspirants can check the complete details regarding the NIMCET exam from the article below.

NIMCET 2024 Important Dates

Aspirants can check the tentative schedule related to NIT MCA 2024 from the table below.

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Release of official notificationMarch 2024
Commencement of online registrationMarch 2024
Last date for the application form submissionApril 2024
Correction window facilityApril 2024
Availability of admit cardJune 2024
Exam of examJune 2024
Release of answer keyJuly 2024
Result announcementJuly 2024
Process of counsellingJuly 2024

NIMCET Participating Institutes

National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur

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National Institute of Technology, Agartala

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal

National Institute of Technology, Warangal

National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra

National Institute of Technology, Surathkal

National Institute of Technology, Raipur

NIMCET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must satisfy the required eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The details regarding eligibility criteria are given below:

Indian nationals are eligible to apply.

Applicants should have done a 3-year bachelor’s degree in Mathematics/ statistics or B. E/ B.Tech or equivalent examination from a recognized University will be able eligible to apply for NIMCET.

Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 60% as aggregate or 6.5/ 10 CGPA (55% marks or 6.0/10 CGPA for candidates from SC, ST category) in the qualifying exam.

Candidates pursuing the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply for the exam.

NIMCET 2024 Application Form

All eligible and interested candidates should first register themselves for the NIMCET exam using the link provided on the website after the release of the official notification.

To complete the registration, candidates need to provide the details like personal email-id and personal contact number. After that, an email will be sent to the registered email address along with a password.

By using these login details, candidates will be able to complete the application process.

A candidate needs to upload soft copies of documents including a photograph, signature, marksheets, and a valid id proof as per the given dimensions.

Make the payment of the prescribed online application fee and don’t forget to take the hard copy of the application form for further use.

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NIMCET Application fee

The application fee will be paid via online mode using debit card/credit card/net banking payment gateways.

CategoryApplication fee
Open/ OBC categoryRs 2500/-
SC/ST/PWDRs 1250/-

NIMCET Exam Pattern

Aspirants can check the complete details regarding NIMCET Exam from below.

Mode of examOnline -computer-based test
Total number of questions120
Type of questionsMultiple choice type questions (MCQs)
Duration of exam2 hours
Language of paperEnglish
Sections4 i.e., mathematics, computer awareness, general English, Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning

Subject-wise distribution of questions along with marking criteria is provided in the table below.

SubjectTotal number of questionsTotal marksMarks for the right answerNegative marking for incorrect answer
Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning402406-1.5
General English10404-1
Computer Awareness201206-1.5

NIMCET Syllabus 2024

Understanding of NIMCET syllabus is a must for candidates for better preparation for the exam. The entrance exam of NIMCET consists of four different sections and the syllabus will cover the topics from these subjects. Candidates can check the complete subject-wise NIMCET syllabus from the table below.

Computer AwarenessComputer Basics: Organization of a computer, computer memory, the structure of instructions in CPU, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/output devices, and backup devices.   Data Representation: Representation of characters, binary and hexadecimal representations, integers and fractions, Boolean algebra, and binary arithmetic: subtraction, addition, multiplication, simple arithmetic, division, and two’s complement arithmetic, floating-point representation of numbers, Venn diagrams, truth tables.
MathematicsSet Theory: Concept of sets –Intersection, Union, Elementary counting, Cardinality, permutations and combinations. Probability and Statistics: Averages, Basic concepts of probability theory, Dependent and independent events, measures of central tendencies, frequency distributions, and dispersions.   Algebra: expansions, Fundamental operations in algebra, factorization, indices, simultaneous linear/quadratic equations, logarithms, arithmetic, determinants, geometric and harmonic progressions, and matrices.
General EnglishBasic English Grammar (verbs, articles and prepositions): Word power Synonyms and Antonyms: Meanings of words and phrases

NIMCET Admit Card

The conducting body will release the NIMCET admit card 2024 tentatively in June 2024. The admit card will be available in online mode only. Candidates who complete the registration process will be able to download the admit card from the official website.

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To download the NIMCET Hall tickets, candidates need to provide their login details. The admit card will comprise details like the candidate’s name, roll number, exam date and time, exam venue, and other exam day instructions. Candidates must bring the admit card to the examination centre on the day of the exam.

NIMCET Result 2024

The authority will release the result online mode only. It is expected that the result for NIMCET 2024 will be announced in June 2024. A merit list will also be prepared by the authority based on marks scored by the candidates in the exam.

Candidates will be able to download NIMCET Scorecard from the official website by entering their application number and password. Candidates are advised to take the printout of the result and keep it safe for further the counselling process.

NIMCET Cutoff 2024

The NIMCET cutoff is the minimum score required to qualify for the entrance exam. The Cutoff will be decided by the NITs after considering various factors such as total number of candidates who appeared for the exam, the total number of seats, the difficulty level of the exam, the highest marks achieved by the candidates, etc.

The NIMCET cutoff will be published a few days after the announcement of the result. Candidates who achieve the required cutoff marks will be considered eligible for further admission rounds.

NIMCET Counselling 2024

Qualified candidates will be called for counselling process as per their merit rank. The process of counselling will be held online mode. It is expected that the counselling will be commenced in June 2024. Candidates have to register online for the counselling round.

The counselling will be held in multiple rounds and include stages like online registration, choice filling for course and institute, document verification, seat allotment, etc. After the allotment of seats, candidates will have to report to the allotted center with the required documents as per the prescribed schedule.

NIMCET Contact Details

National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur

Adityapur-2, Jamshedpur – 831014, Jharkhand

Contact number: +91-9341519389

Email id: [email protected]


What is the frequency of NIMCET?

The exam will be held once a year.

Who is responsible for conducting NIMCET?

The NIMCET is organized by one of the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) on a rotation basis for MCA admissions at NIT.

Is NIMCET hard to crack?

The difficulty level of the exam is not even as tough as other national- level exams like JEE, JEE Advanced, NEET etc.

Is there any restriction on the number of attempts for NIMCET?

No, there is no limit on the number of attempts for appearing in the NIMCET exam.

How many seats are offered through NIMCET?

There will be around 813 seats offered by 9 NITs in NIMCET 2024.

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