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NIMCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Nationality, No. of Attempts

Updated On - July 15 2020 by Latika Kalra

NIMCET 2020 is a National test conducted by National Institute of Technology (NIT). This test can be taken up by the undergraduates who want to perceive Master of Computer Application. This test is conducted once in a year. It is an online test.  Based on rank achieved by the candidate in NMCET 2020, seat in one of the 11 NIT campuses will be allotted to the candidate. Candidates should go through eligibility criteria before applying for NIMCET 2020. Only when the candidate finds himself or herself eligible for NIMCET 2020 he/she can apply to NIMCET 2020 as the institute does not permit ineligible candidates to take up NIMCET 2020.
Once the application form fee is paid, it will not be refunded. To decrease the chance of rejection of application form, candidate is instructed to read the eligibility criteria and instructions carefully.

NIMCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria 

  • Candidate must have completed 1+2 or diploma with graduation to get admission into NITs through NIMCET 2020.
  • Candidates should hold a graduation certificate from a recognized university.
  • Candidate must have scored at least 60% or 6.5 CGPA in their graduation.
Applicants must be an Indian citizen to satisfy eligibility criteria for NIMCET 2020.
Qualification required:
  • Candidate must have completed B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Hons) / BCA / BIT / B.Voc. (Computer Science / Computer Applications) course which should be a three years, full-time course from a recognized university with Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the major subject.
  • Candidates should have completed their B.E or B.Tech from a recognized university.
  • Candidates must not convert their CGPA to percentage and vice-versa. 
  • Candidates who graduated from open universities which are approved by UGC / AICTE and Distance Education Council (DEC) of India are also eligible to apply for NIMCET 2020. The course can be B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Hons) / BCA / BIT and the duration of course should be three years.
Qualification marks:
Candidates belonging to General or OBC category must have at least 60% aggregate or 6.5 CGPA on a 10 point scale in their graduate studies to satisfy eligibility criteria for NIMCET 2020.
Candidates belonging to SC/ ST should have at least  55% aggregate or 6.0 CGPA on a 10 point scale in their graduate studies to satisfy eligibility criteria for NIMCET 2020.
Mandatory Subjects:
Candidates must have taken Mathematics or statistics as their subjects in their graduation and 1+2. Candidates must have passed the mandatory subjects before applying to NIMCET 2020.
Candidates who are in their final year of graduation are also eligible to give NIMCET 2020 but they need to produce the graduation certificate at the time of admission.
Age Limit:
Candidates belonging to any age group are eligible to give NIMCET 2020. There is no upper or lower age limit is specified to be eligible for NIMCET.
Number of attempts:
There is no limit to the number of attempts. Candidate can attend NIMCET any number times.

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06 Mar 2020

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21 Apr 2020

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