NIMCET (National Institute of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test)

Monday, May 27, 2019

NIMCET 2019 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 2019 Notification

NIMCET 2019 Exam Date (Tentatively)

Event Name


Notification release    

4th week of February 2019

Online application form release

01st March 2019

Last date to submit the online application form   

07th April 2019

Availability of admit card      

14th to 25th May 2019

Date of Exam

27th May 2019 (10.00am-12.00 noon)

Publication of Result

06th June 2019

Counselling starts

10th June 2019

NIMCET 2019 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 2019. Following the steps that need to be followed by candidates for successful submission of their application:

  • Go to official website of NIMCET 2019
  • 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 2019’ 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-2019, 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 2019 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 2019.
  • Candidates who have done the above-mentioned degrees from any Open or Distance education mode are also eligible for NIMCET 2019.
  • 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 2019 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 2019 Syllabus

The NIMCET syllabus will comprises of 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. 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
  • pTechnical 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 2019 Admit Card

NIMCET Hall Ticket 2019 will be issued from second week of May 2019. 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 2019
  • Login using username and password
  • Download admit card and check for any discrepancies
  • Take a print out if all details are correct

NIMCET 2019 Result

NIMCET 2019 Result is likely to be released during the 1st week of June 2019. The result will be published on the official website of NIMCET 2019. 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 2019
  • Login using username and password
  • View/download scorecard
  • Print scorecard

NIMCET 2019 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 counselling 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.

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