NIMCET (National Institute of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test)

Sunday, May 23, 2021

NIMCET 2021 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 National Institutes of Technology (NITs) for admission in to their MCA programme. These NITs are centrally funded technical institutes having national level importance. The syllabus for this MCA programme is designed based on the present trends and needs of the various Information Technology firms in India.

NIMCET exam is one of the best opportunities for students aspiring to get in to 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 application along with necessary enclosures by post.

NIMCET 2021 Notification & Exam Dates

Events Dates
Release of NIMCET 2021 Offical Notification March 2021
Commencement of Online Registration March 11, 2021 (Started)
Last date to Apply April 7, 2021
Availability of NIMCET Admit Card May 15 – 22, 2021
NIMCET 2021 Exam Date May 23, 2021
Declaration of Result June 6, 2021
Commencement of online choice filling June 9 – 14, 2021
NIMCET 2021 First round of Seat Allotment  June 18, 2021
NIMCET 2021 Second round of Seat Allotment  June 27, 2021
NIMCET 2021 Third round of Seat Allotment  July 6, 2021


NIMCET 2021 Application Form

Candidates will have to fill the application form online only on the official website of NIMCET. Online application form is likely to be available on the website from 1st week of March 2021. Following the steps that need to be followed by candidates for successful submission of their application:

  • Go to official website of NIMCET 2021
  • Use ‘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 all details in ‘NIMCET Application form 2021’ that will entail information regarding educational qualifications, address, selecting three preferred examination centers etc.
  • Upload scanned images of color photograph and signature in required format
  • Pay necessary application fees through online mode
  • Complete application form consisting of unique application number will be generated, subsequent to successful completion of application form
  • Print application form
  • Send application form print out, along with other required documents, to ‘The Secretary, NIMCET-2021, 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 2021 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 those are appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible for the NIMCET 2021.
  • Candidates who have done the above-mentioned degrees from any Open or Distance education mode are also eligible for NIMCET 2021.
  • Candidates belonging to 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 2021 Exam Pattern

Duration of Exam: 2hrs 30 mint

Exam Mode:  Pen and paper-based mode.

Language: English language only.

Types of Questions: Multiple Choice Question.

Total Questions: 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 2021 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 2021 Admit Card

NIMCET Hall Ticket 2021 will be issued from second week of May 2021. Admit card will not be sent to any applicant individually by post. Applicants are informed to bring the admit card at the examination centre. The admit card will contain details like student’s name, roll number, exam centre, etc.

How to Download Admit Card?

  • Go on the official website of NIMCET 2021
  • Login using username and password
  • Download admit card and check for any discrepancies
  • Take a print out if all details are correct

NIMCET 2021 Result

NIMCET 2021 Result is likely to be released during the 1st week of June 2021. The result will be published on the official website of NIMCET 2021. The result will be released in the form of individual scorecard of each candidate.

How to Download Scorecard?

  • Go to the official website of NIMCET 2021
  • Login using username and password
  • View/download scorecard
  • Print scorecard

NIMCET 2021 Counselling

Applicants those appeared and secured marks in 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 MCA programme offered by NITs. Candidates are required to fill 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 application form
  • Printed copy of Score Card
  • Printed copy of Rank Card
  • Character Certificate
  • Residential Certificate
  • Cast Certificate (If belong to reserved category).
  • Self-attested photocopies of all the documents said above.
Click here: NIMCET Sample Papers