NIMCET (National Institute of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test)


Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, and Counselling

NIT MCA Common Entrance Test popularly as NIMCET is a national-level test conducted by the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) for admission into their MCA program. These NITs are centrally funded technical institutes having national-level importance. The syllabus for this MCA program is designed based on the present trends and needs of the various Information Technology firms in India.

The NIMCET exam is one of the best opportunities for students aspiring to get into the high potential IT sector jobs. The NIMCET notification has been released and this year the entrance exam is being conducted by NIT, Warangal. The eligible candidates of NIMCET can only apply online and then submit the filled-in hard copy of the application along with necessary enclosures by post.

NIMCET 2024 Notification & Exam Dates

Events Exam Dates 2024 (Tentative)
Releasing of Advertisement 1st week of March 2024
Online Registration 2nd week of March 2024
Application Form ends on 2nd week of April 2024
Correction Facility 3rd week of April 2024
Admit card releases on 1st week of June 2024
Date of Examination 3rd week of June 2024
Answer key June 2024
Announcement of Result 1st week of July 2024
Counselling procedure July 2024

NIMCET 2024 Application Form

Candidates will have to fill out the application form online only on the official website of NIMCET. The online application form is likely to be available on the website from 1st week of March 2024. Following the steps that need to be followed by candidates for successful submission of their application:

  • Go to the official website of NIMCET 2024
  • Use the ‘sign up’ tab to create a new user account through personal information, including email ID, mobile number, username, and password.
  • Login with username and password
  • Completely, carefully and correctly fill in all details in the ‘NIMCET Application form 2024’ that will entail information regarding educational qualifications, address, selecting three preferred examination centers, etc.
  • Upload scanned images of color photographs and signature in the required format
  • Pay necessary application fees through the online mode
  • A complete application form consisting of a unique application number will be generated, subsequent to the successful completion of the application form
  • Print application form
  • Send the application form printout, along with other required documents, to ‘The Secretary, NIMCET-2024, National Institute of Technology Agartala, Barjala, Jirania-799046, Tripura’
  • Documents should be sent by Speed Post or Registered Post

Application Fee


Application Fee

General / OBC / Unreserved

INR 2000

SC / ST / Reserved

INR 1000

NIMCET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have B.Sc/ B.Sc (Hons.)/ BCA/ BE/ B.Tech or any other minimum 3-year degree from a recognized university.
  • Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible for the NIMCET 2024.
  • Candidates who have done the above-mentioned degrees from any Open or Distance education mode are also eligible for NIMCET 2024.
  • Candidates belonging to the General and OBC categories must have 60 % aggregate marks or 6.5 CGPA out of 10.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST category must have 55 % aggregate marks or 6.0 CGPA out of 10.

Age Limit: There is no age limit to appear in the exam.

NIMCET 2024 Exam Pattern

Duration of Exam: 2hrs 30 mint

Exam Mode:  Pen and paper-based mode.

Language: English language only.

Types of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions.

Total Questions: A total of 120 questions will be asked.

Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be given for each correct answer.

Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.


Total Marks



Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning


Computer Awareness


General English




NIMCET 2024 Syllabus

The NIMCET syllabus will comprise various topics of Mathematics, Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness and General English. Questions will be asked from these topics only.

Computer Awareness Section

  • Basics of Computer - Organization of a Computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Input / Output Devices, Computer Memory, Structure of instructions in CPU and Back-Up Devices
  • Data Representation - Representation Of Characters, Binary And Hexadecimal Representations and Integers and Fractions
  • Binary Arithmetic - Addition, Subtraction, Venn Diagrams, Multiplication, Division, Boolean Algebra, Simple Arithmetic And Two’s Complement Arithmetic, Floating-Point Representation Of Numbers and Truth Tables

General English Section

Candidates will be tested for their understanding of general concepts of the English language. The following topics will be covered in this section

  • Vocabulary,
  • Comprehension
  • Basic English Grammar (using correct forms of verbs, prepositions, and articles)
  • Word Power
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Meaning of Words and Phrases
  • Technical Writing

Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning Section

Candidates will be required to answer questions based on the details given in the passage. Candidates will also be tested for their aptitude in logical situations.

Mathematics Section

  • Set Theory
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Algebra
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Vectors
  • Trigonometry

NIMCET 2024 Admit Card

NIMCET Hall Ticket 2024 will be issued in the second week of May 2024. Admit cards will not be sent to any applicant individually by post. Applicants are informed to bring the admit card at the examination center. The admit card will contain details like the student’s name, roll number, exam center, etc.

How to Download Admit Card?

  • Go to the official website of NIMCET 2024
  • Login using username and password
  • Download admit card and check for any discrepancies
  • Take a printout if all details are correct

NIMCET 2024 Result

NIMCET 2024 Result is likely to be released during the 1st week of June 2024. The result will be published on the official website of NIMCET 2024. The result will be released in the form of individual scorecards for each candidate.

How to Download Scorecard?

  • Go to the official website of NIMCET 2024
  • Login using username and password
  • View/download the scorecard
  • Print scorecard

NIMCET 2024 Counselling

Applicants who appeared and secured marks in the NIMCET test will be allotted ranks as per their scored marks. As per the rank scored by the students, they can participate in the NIMCET counseling for admission into the MCA program offered by NITs. Candidates are required to fill in the choices of institutions through online mode. After seat allotment, candidates have to report personally at the college to confirm admission.

Documents required at the time of Counselling: 

  • 10th class mark sheet
  • 12th class mark sheet
  • Photo ID card (e.g. Adhar Card, PAN Card Voter ID Card, etc.)
  • 4 Passport Size photographs
  • Hard Copy of the application form
  • A printed copy of the Score Card
  • A printed copy of Rank Card
  • Character Certificate
  • Residential Certificate
  • Cast Certificate (If belonging to reserved category).
  • Self-attested photocopies of all the documents said above.
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