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NIMCET 2022 Exam Pattern: Mode, Question Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme

Updated On - February 03 2022 by Vikash Jha

NIMCET 2022 Exam Pattern is important to score good marks in the exam. NICET is a National-level exam to get admission into any one of the 11 National Institute of Technology (NIT) of India.  NIMCET 2022 is conducted by the National Institute of Technology (NITs).  It is a national-level entrance exam. Candidates who want to perceive MCA (Masters in Computer Application) can give NIMCET 2022 test. 
Candidates should go through eligibility criteria before applying for NIMCET 2022. It is an online exam. This test is conducted once a year. The candidates who are eligible for NIMCET 2022 can apply online through the official website The application form for NIMCET 2022 is released in the 4rth week of February 2022. NIMCET 2022 admit card can be downloaded from the official website. Around 805 seats are offered by 11 NITs. 
Depending on the rank achieved by the candidate, admission will be provided to them in various campuses of NIT situated in Kurukshetra, Jamshedpur, Surathkal, Raipur, Allahabad, Agartala, Bhopal, Durgapur, Calicut, Tiruchirappalli and Warangal etc.   

NIMCET 2022 Exam Pattern

NIMCET Exam pattern should be checked by the candidate before starting NIMCET 2022 preparation. 
  • Exam Date 
NIM common eligibility test will be conducted offline (pen and paper mode) in the “fourth week of May 2022”.
  • Number of questions
NIM CET 2022 test paper contains “120 multiple choice questions”.
Exam Duration
The candidate will be given “120 minutes” to complete the examination.
Language medium
NIMCET is conducted in “English Language”.
NIMCET Entrance test paper contains “four sections”- Analytical ability and Logical reasoning, Mathematics, General English and Computer Awareness.
Total Marks and Marking scheme
NIMCET 2022 is conducted for “480 marks” and each question carries 4 marks. 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
Candidate can check the following table to know the Distribution of questions and marks carried by each section 
SubjectsNumber of questionsMaximum Marks
Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning40160
General English2080
Computer Awareness1040
Total120 questions480 marks

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