NIMCET 2021(Postponed): Exam Pattern, Syllabus


NIMCET 2021 has been postponed, new exam date will be announced soon. National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test is conducted by the National Institute of Technology (NIT’s) on a rotational basis. This is a national level exam conducted once in a year. The shortlisted candidate will get admission into Masters in Computer Application Programme. Interested candidate can go through the following article for detailed information regarding the NIMCET exam.

NIMCET 2021 Status

Exam Notification Released
Exam Date 23 May 2021


Latest Updates

  • NIMCET 2021 has been postponed due to the prevailing situation in the country.

NIMCET 2021 Important Dates


The important dates of the NIMCET exam are given below.

NIMCET 2021 Schedule 
Evenst Dates
NIMCET 2021 Application Form release date 11 Mar 2021 (10 :00 am)
Last date to fill out the Application Form 07 Apr 2021
Admit Card release date 15 – 22 May 2021
NIMCET 2021 Exam Date 23 May 2021 Postponed
Result Declaration 08 Jun 2021
Choice filling and upload of the latest documents, if
required by the candidate
09 -14 Jun 2021
First Round of Allotment 18 Jun 2021
First round of remote reporting in person in any of the
Participating NIT’s
22 – 23 Jun 2021
Second round of Allotment/upgradation 27 Jun 2021
Second round of remote reporting in person 01 – 02 Jul 2021
Third round of allotment/up-gradation 06 Jul 2021
Third round of reporting in person 09 – 12 Jul 2021
Announcement of vacant seats 15 Jul 2021
Fresh Choice Filling 19 – 23 Jul 2021
Final round of Seat allotment 27 Jul 2021
Final round of reporting at the allotted institute On or before 02 Aug 2021

These are the officially announced dates of the NIMCET exam. Candidates can keep visiting this page for the latest updates as notifies by the officials.

NIMCET 2021 Exam Pattern

The detailed information regarding NIMCET Exam Pattern is given below.

NIMCET Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Offline mode(PBT)
Number of Questions 120 Questions
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Question
Time Duration 120 minutes
Language Medium English
Sections Four sections- Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning, Mathematics, General English and Computer Awareness
Total Marks 480 marks
Marking Scheme 04 marks will be awarded for each correct answer
Negative marking 01 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer

The details regarding the distribution of questions and marks for various sections:

Subjects Number of questions Maximum Marks
Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning 40 160
Mathematics 50 200
General English 20 80
Computer Awareness 10 40
Total 120 questions 480 marks

NIMCET 2021 Syllabus

The detailed information regarding the NIMCET Syllabus is given below

  • Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: The questions in this section will be asked to test the student’s aptitude in logical situations.
  • Mathematics: This section will contain questions from the following topics – Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Coordinate Geometry, Set theory, vectors, probability and statistics.
NIMCET Mathematics Syllabus
NIMCET Mathematics Syllabus
  • General English: This section will contain questions from the following topics – Basic English Grammar, Vocabulary, Technical Writing, Synonyms and Antonyms, Meaning of Idioms and Phrases, Comprehension, Word Power etc.
  • Computer Awareness: This section will contain questions from the following topics – Basics of Computer, Binary Arithmetic, Data Representation, etc.
NIMCET Computer Awareness
NIMCET Computer Awareness

NIMCET 2021 Preparation Tips

The tips to prepare for the NIMCET Exam are given below:

  • The candidate may check the complete syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Make a study time table and prepare accordingly.
  • Gather complete syllabus and study material.
  • Make short notes and revise them regularly.
  • Solve previous year papers and sample papers.
  • At last, keep your mind fresh and calm until the preparation.

Reference Books for NIMCET 2021

The list of books that can student can refer to is given below.

Name of the Book Author
A Comprehensive Guide for M.C.A. Entrance Examination R.S. Agarwal & Deepak Agarwal
A Concise English Grammar A Concise English Grammar
A Modern Approach to Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
A Text Book on Calculus S. K. Goyal
Advance General English H. S. Bhatia
All about Reasoning (Verbal) Anjani A Gupta
Arihant MCA Entrance Test Amit M. Agarwal
Arithmetic for Competitive Examinations Jain & Sharma
Barron’s Military Flight Aptitude Tests Terry L. Duran
Common Errors in English Abul Hashem
English Reading Comprehension Anjani A Gupta
Excel With Objective Book for NIMCET J.B Dixit, Ruchi Sharma and Ashish Mangal
General English Abul Hashem
Logical and Analytical Reasoning A. K. Gupta
Mathematics R.S.Agarwal
MCA Entrance Test (Self Study Guide) Amit M. Agarwal
Mental Ability Tests Dr.Lal & Jain
Test of English Language RPH Editorial Board
Non-Verbal Reasoning B. S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali
Numerical Ability & Mathematical Aptitude Dr A.B. Ra
Objective General English Anjani A Gupta
Objective Mathematics M. L. Khanna
Quantitative Aptitude Rita Mishra
The Aptitude Test Workbook Jim Barrett

NIMCET 2021 Admit Card

The vital information regarding NIMCET Admit Card is given below.

  • NIMCET Admit Card will release on on the official website.
  • Candidate can download the admit card from the official website through online mode.
  • No aspirant will receive their scorecard through offline mode(post).
  • Candidate has to carry their admit card on the in the examination hall.
  • No student will allow sitting in the exam without hall ticket.

NIMCET 2021 Exam Centres

The list of the NIMCET exam centres is given below

State City
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Kerala Calicut
West Bengal Durgapur
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur
Rajasthan Jaipur
Punjab Jalandhar
Jharkhand Jamshedpur
Haryana Kurukshetra
Bihar Patna
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Odisha Rourkela
Assam Silchar
Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar
Gujarat Surat
Karnataka Surathkal
Tamil Nadu Tiruchirappalli
Telangana Warangal
Delhi New Delhi

Participating NITs

The list of NITs participating is given below along with address.

Name of Institute Address
National Institute of Technology  (Nit Agartala) Jirania, Agartala-799046, West Tripura
National Institute of Technology, Calicut  (NIT Calicut) NIT Campus P.O.- Calicut, Kerala-673601
 National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK Surathkal) Surathkal P.O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore – 575025 (Karnataka)
National Institute of Technology, Durgapur  (NIT Durgapur) Durgapur, West Bengal PIN- 713209
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT Bhopal ) Bhopal – 462051 (MP)
National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur (NIT Jamshedpur) Jamshedpur – 831014
National Institute of Technology (NIT Trichy) Tiruchirappalli – 620015 (Tamilnadu)
 National Institute of Technology, Warangal  (NIT Warangal) Warangal – 506004, Telangana, India
National Institute of Technology, Raipur (NIT Raipur) G.E. Road, Raipur -492010
National Institute of Technology (NIT Kurukshetra) Kurukshetra-136119
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology  (MNNIT Allahabad) Allahabad – 211004

MCA Seats In Participating Institutes

NITs MCA Seats
NITs MCA Seats

NIMCET 2021 Application Form

The detailed information regarding NIMCET Application form is given below.

  • The application form window is closed now.
  • The form has been released on the official website through online mode.
  • The candidate has to fill the registration form carefully because there is no provision for the correction window.

NIMCET 2021 Application Fee

The vital information regarding NIMCET Application fee is given below.

NIMCET Application fee
Category Fee
General/OBC candidates Rs.2200/-
ST/SC candidates Rs.1100/-

Mode of Payment: Applicants have to pay their application fee by online mode through credit card, debit card or net banking.

NOTE: This fee is non-refundable in any circumstance.

How to fill the NIMCET 2021 Application Form?

The Steps for filling the NIT MCA Common Entrance Test is given below.

  • Register on the NIMCET official website with login, password.
  • Fill all the online form details asked.
  • Pay the application processing fees before submitting the online application form.
  • Unique application number will be generated after successful submission of the application form.
  • Furthermore, the candidates are advised to quote this unique application number for all future correspondences.
  • Finally, Applicants must send the generated application form with fees e-receipt.

NIMCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for NIT MCA Common Entrance Test 2021 is given below.

Nationality: The candidate should be an Indian.

Educational Qualifications:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must possess B.Sc.(Hons)/ B.Sc./ BIT/ BCA/ B.Tech/ B.E  from a recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying Subjects: Candidate must have passed the qualifying exam with one of the subjects of Mathematics or Statistics.
  • Qualifying Marks: The candidate must have obtained a minimum aggregate of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in the qualifying exam. For SC/ST candidates 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA.
  • Appearing: Student appearing in the last year of their qualifying exam can also apply.
  • Age Criteria: No upper or lower age limit for the exam.

NIMCET 2021 Important Links

Download NIMCET 2021 Brochure Pdf

NIMCET 2021 Highlight

The highlight of the NIMCET is given below.

Exam Name NIMCET 2021
Full Name NIT MCA Common Entrance Test
Conducting Body National Institute of Technology
Exam Level National Level
Frequency of Exam Once
Exam Mode Offline
Official Website


Where can I get admission through NIMCET 2020?

Candidates who qualify NIMCET exam get admission into MCA course offered by National Institutes of Technology.

Can the registered email ID be changed after completion of registration process?

No, once registered, no changes can be made to the email ID.

Is it mandatory to enter aadhaar number?

No, candidates who do not have aadhaar card can opt for some other govt. issued ID.

Do I need to share my category certificate?

Yes, candidates of SC/ST/OBC categories have to share their certificates while filling the application form.

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  1. hello my name is rakesh,and i completed my bsc degree with 79% and my ssc done with 82% ,but my 12th marks are only 56% now im i eligible or not ?


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