Conducting authority has postponed the exam because of an increasing number of coronavirus cases and also taking into account the safety and well-being of the candidates. New dates will announce soon. NIMCET 2021 conducted by the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal. This exam is conducted once every year at the National Level in online computer based mode this year. Candidates have to apply online, who are interested in the course and fulfil eligibility criteria. NIT MCA Common Entrance Test 2021 will be organized to provide admission to the eligible candidates into the Masters in Computer Application (MCA) Programme. The candidates need to read the complete article to know all about the NIMCET 2021 Application Form, Eligibility, Admit Card, etc.
NIMCET 2021 Exam Status
Candidates can check the important details related to the NIMCET 2021 which is mentioned below in the table:
|Exam Status||Authority has postponed the NIMCET 2021 exam due to the COVID-19 pandemic.|
- Due to the ongoing situation of COVID-19 situation, the authority has postponed the entrance exam.
- NIMCET exam scheme has released on 06 March 2021. The entrance exam was held on 23 May 2021.
- The last date to apply for NIMCET 2021 entrance exam was 07 April 2021.
- NIMCET 2021 Application Form has been released on 11 March 2021.
NIMCET 2021 Important Dates
Candidate can check here all the important NIMCET 2021 dates for the application form in the given table below:
|NIMCET 2021 Application Form release date||11 March 2021|
|Last date to fill out the Application Form||07 April 2021|
|NIMCET 2021 Admit Card release date||15-22 May 2021 |
|NIMCET 2021 Exam Date||23 May 2021|
|NIMCET 2021 Result Declaration||08 June 2021(Tentative)|
|Choice filling and upload of the latest documents, if|
required by the candidate
|09-14 June 2021|
|First Round of Allotment||18 June 2021|
|The first round of Online verification of the documents of|
|22-23 June 2021|
|The second round of Allotment/up-gradation||27 June 2021|
|The second round of Online verification of the documents|
of candidates allotted a seat in the second round
|01-02 July 2021|
|The third round of allotment/up-gradation||06 July 2021|
|The third round of reporting in person at the institute||09-12 July 2021|
|Commencement of Classes||02 August 2021|
NIMCET 2021 Application Form
The candidates can fill the NIMCET 2020 application form
from 11 March 2021
. The applicants can check the details for the same below in the points:
- Candidates can fill the application form through online mode only.
- NIMCET application form will be available on the official website NITs.
- The Last date to fill the application form online is 07 April 2021.
- The application process will consist of registration, filling the application form, uploading the documents, and application fee payment.
- Candidates must fill the application form correctly as there is no provision for correcting the mistakes after submitting the application form.
NIMCET Application Fee
After filling in all the details in the NIMCET registration form, candidates have to pay the application fee, which varies as per the category of students.
NIMCET 2021 Application Fee
|UR/OBC candidates||Rs 2500|
|ST/SC candidates||Rs 1250|
Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode only using a Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking. Check the Application Fee to be paid for various categories given below:
NIMCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must check the NIMCET eligibility criteria 2021 given below before applying for the exam:
- The candidate should be an Indian citizen.
- There is no upper or lower age limit for applying for the NIMCET 2021.
- Qualifying Exam: Candidate must possess B.Sc. (Hons)/ B.Sc./BIT/BCA/B.Tech/B.E of a minimum of three years 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: He/she must have obtained a minimum aggregate of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in the qualifying exam. 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA for SC/ST candidates.
- Appearing: Candidates appearing in the last year of their qualifying exam can also apply, provided they have to present their passing certificate at the time of admission.
NIMCET 2021 Admit Card
NIMCET 2021 Admit Card will be issued on the authorized body's official website after the successful submission of the Application Form. The details for the same can be checked below in the points:
- Successfully registered candidates can download admit card.
- The candidates will be able to download the admit card/Hall ticket from the official website.
- Each one will be required to produce the admit card to the exam hall/Counselling Centre/Remote Reporting Centre and the Participating Institute at the time of admission.
- Along with the admit card also, applicants will need to carry identity proof for verification purposes.
- The authority will NOT send the admit card to an individual candidate.
NIMCET 2021 Exam Pattern
Candidates should check the complete NIMCET 2021 Exam Pattern given below before starting their preparation:
- Mode of Examination: The Exam will be conducted through offline (Pen and Paper) mode.
- Number of Questions: A total of 120 questions will be asked in the exam.
- Type of Questions: There will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in the question paper.
- Time Duration: The time duration allotted for the exam will be 120 minutes (two hours).
- Language Medium: Question paper will be available in the English language.
- Sections: The question paper will be divided into four sections – Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning, Mathematics, General English, and Computer Awareness.
- Total Marks: The question paper will be of a total of 480 marks.
- Marking Scheme: Candidates will get 4 marks for every correct answer, and 1 mark will be deducted as a penalty for each incorrect answer.
Distribution of Questions in each section of NIMCET Question Paper:
NIMCET Question Distribution
|Name of the section ||Number of questions|
|Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning||40 Questions|
|Computer Awareness||10 Questions|
|General English||20 Questions|
NIMCET 2021 Syllabus
NIMCET 2021 Syllabus for the entrance exam is as follows:
- Set Theory: Concept of sets – Union, Intersection, Cardinality, Elementary counting; permutations and combinations
- Probability and Statistics
- Coordinate Geometry
- Computer Basics
- Data Representation
- Basic English Grammar
Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning
The questions in this section will cover logical situations and questions based on the passage's facts.
NIMCET 2021 Result
The NIMCET 2021 Result will be declared on the website on November 2021. The candidates will be able to download the scorecard from there. The board will not send the Result/Scorecard individually. The candidates can check the details for the same below:
- The marks obtained in Mathematics, Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness, English will be multiplied by a factor of 3, 1.5, 2, and 1, respectively. Thus maximum weighted marks will be 1000.
- Based on total weighted marks obtained by a candidate, the ranking will be done.
Method of Resolving Ties
The authority will resolve the ties between the candidates scoring the same marks by the following criteria:
- It will be resolved based on weighted marks in Mathematics, then on weighted marks in Analytical Ability & Logical reasoning, and then on weighted marks in Computer Awareness.
- If it is not resolved on the above basis, then based on the age, ties will be resolved.
- The senior candidate will be given more priority than the younger ones.
NIMCET 2021 Counselling
The revised schedule for NIMCET 2021 Counselling for admission has been declared. NIMCET 2021 counselling is supposed to be commenced from November 2021. Allotted candidates not reporting will forfeit their seat allotment automatically and will not be considered for subsequent seat allotment rounds. The dates for the same are available on the official website.
Documents to be carried for NIMCET counselling 2021
- Marks sheets of class 10 and 12
- Pass certificate of class 10 and 12
- NIMCET 2020 Rank Card
- Address proof
- Medical Certificate
- Category Certificate (if applicable)
- Income certificates (if applicable)
- Passport size photographs
The following are the institutes that provide the admission for Masters in Computer Application (MCA) Programme.
- National Institute of Technology, Jirania, Agartala
- Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
- Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
- National Institute of Technology, Calicut, Kerala
- National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
- National Institute of Technology,
- National Institute of Technology, Raipur
- National Institute of Technology, Mangalore
- National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli
- National Institute of Technology, Warangal
NIMCET 2021 Exam Centres
The test centres for the NIMCET 2021 are as follows:
NIMCET 2021 Highlights
The NIMCET 2021 highlights can be checked 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|
|NIMCET 2021 Official Website||https://www.nimcet.in/|
|Application Form||Apply Now|
NIT MCA Common Entrance Test is conducted by the National Institutes of Technology (NITs). This exam is conducted annually at the National Level. NIT MCA Common Entrance Test 2021 will be organized to provide admission to the eligible candidates into the Masters in Computer Application (MCA) Programme.