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NIMCET 2024: Exam Date, Syllabus, Result, Eligibility, Cutoff, and More

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Updated On - Nov 22,2023

NIMCET 2024 Latest Updates

On June, the NIMCET 2024 Results were made public. On the official website, nimcet.in, applicants who enrolled for the test may now receive their scorecard. The test was given on June 11. 

The NIMCET 2024 Counselling procedure will be called for qualified applicants. On June 29, the official website will open for registration for the counselling procedure. The first charge for the counselling procedure is INR 10,000 from the candidates. 

On the official website, the NIMCET 2024 Answer Key was recently made available. To view the solution key, candidates must log into the official website. Candidates can make use of the NIMCET 2024 College Predictor based on their estimated score from the answer key. Register yourself to get more information Click here

All About NIMCET

The NIT MCA Common Entrance Test, also known as NIMCET, is a nationwide entrance exam that NITs administer for enrollment in MCA programmes at 11 NITs throughout the nation. About 25,000 people enrol up to take the test each year. NIT Jamshedpur will host NIMCET 2024 this year. 

Facts & Figures of NIMCET

Exam Name  NIT MCA Common Entrance Test 
Conducting Body  National Institute Of Technology, Jamshedpur 
Exam Level  National 
Mode of Exam  Paper Pen 
Duration of Exam  120 minutes 
Type and Number of Questions  120 MCQs 
Courses Offered  MCA 
Number of Seats  805 
Participating NITs  11 

Dates of NIMCET 2024 Exams

Events Dates
Release of NIMCET 2024 Offical Notification  March 2024 
Commencement of Online Registration  March 2024 
Last date to Apply 

April 2024  

NIMCET 2024 Form Correction  April 2024  
Availability of NIMCET Admit Card  June 2024, onwards  
NIMCET 2024 Exam Date 

June 2024 

From 9 AM to 11 AM 

Release of Provisional Answer Key  June 2024 
Challenge NIMCET Provisional Answer Key  June 2024 
Declaration of Result  June 2024  
Commencement of NIMCET 2024 Counselling  June 2024 

Results of NIMCET 2024

On June 2024, the NIMCET 2024 Results were made public. Candidates are rated according to how well they fared on the NIMCET test. Candidates may get their rank cards and scorecards by visiting the official website, nimcet.in.  

  • Steps to download the NIMCET Score Card:
    1. Go to the official website of NIMCET
    2. Login using username and password
    3. View/download the scorecard
    4. Print scorecard
  • The relevant authorities will create a merit or rank list based on the results of the entrance exam for all candidates.
  • Candidates whose names appear on the merit list are eligible to participate in counseling for seat allocation.

Closing Break

The following criteria will be used to rank the candidates if two or more candidates have the same NIMCET Score:

  1. Candidates will be ranked higher if they receive higher maths scores.
  2. Candidates will be rated higher if they receive higher scores in logical thinking and analytical ability.
  3. Candidates who do well on the computer literacy test will be ranked higher.
  4. Older candidates will be placed higher if the tie cannot be broken by the aforementioned criteria.

NIMCET Counselling

On June 2024, NIMCET Counselling is anticipated to commence. Each and every applicant who met the cutoff can select options and submit files. The four rounds of seat allocation will be announced, and following each allocation, candidates may report to the designated NIT on the dates mentioned. 

  • Candidates will be informed of the three stages of the NIMCET counseling procedure as appropriate.
  • Candidates who received seat assignments during the first two rounds of counseling must report to the designated NITs.
  • After the third counseling period, a final round of allocation will be held if any seats remain open. 
Steps in Counselling Procedure
  1. Visit the official website to sign up for the counseling session.
  2. Lock the NIT preference list.
  3. At the time of the counseling, pay a one-time cost of INR 10,000 and provide the receipt for it.
  4. Candidate submission requirements for remote reporting documents:
    • Original scholarly writings
    • Evidence of Date of Birth Certificate and pertinent certifications for validation
    • Payment confirmation for the initial cost of Rs. 10,000 (payable exclusively via the NIMCET 2024 website)
  5. Additionally, a letter of provisional admission will be sent to the applicant.

Note: Candidates who receive seats in the first and second rounds of allocation but fail to report to a reporting center by the deadlines will have their information permanently removed from the database and will not be given a seat in the following rounds of allocation.

NIMCET Admit Card 2024

  • Only the official website is where candidates may download their NIMCET admit cards. Candidates are not mailed admission tickets.
  • The following are the steps to download the admission card:
    1. Visit the official website nimcet.in and sign in with proper identification
    2. Download the admissions card, then review it for any errors.
    3. If all information is accurate, print the page.
  • Candidates should write an email to [email protected] or [email protected] if they have any problems downloading the NIMCET admit card. They must include information on the candidate's application number and documentation of the payment of the fee.
  • Up to the conclusion of the therapy process, the admission must be kept.
  • No request for the issuing of a duplicate NIMCET 2024 admission card will be considered in the event of a loss.
Information on NIMCET admit card
Name of candidate  Address of examination center 
Candidate’s father and mother's name  Date of Examination 
Candidate’s date of birth  Timing of examination 
Photograph of candidate  Roll number 
Signature of candidate  Registration number 

NIMCET Exam Patternfor 2024

NIMCET 2024: Exam Date, Syllabus, Result, Eligibility, Cutoff, and More
  • Four categories—mathematics, analytical ability and logical reasoning, computer awareness, and general English—are included in the NIMCET question paper.
  • There are four marks assigned to each question.
  • The test carries a total weight of 480 points.
  • Each wrong response results in a loss of one mark. Unanswered questions do not result in deductions.

The section-by-section outline is provided below:

Section Number of Questions Total Marks
Mathematics  50  200 
Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning  40  160 
Computer Awareness  10  40 
General English  20  80 
Total   120  480 

NIMCET Syllabus for 2024

The NIMCET question paper consists of four main portions. Below is a list of each subject's NIMCET syllabus:

Computer Awareness Section

  • Computer fundamentals include a computer's structure, its central processing unit (CPU), its input and output devices, its memory, the way its instructions are organized, and its backup devices.
  • Data Representation: Character, Binary, Hexadecimal, Integer, and Fraction Representations
  • Truth tables, Floating-Point Representation of Numbers, Simple Arithmetic, and Two's Complement Arithmetic, as well as Boolean Algebra and Binary Arithmetic - Addition, Subtraction, Venn Diagrams, Multiplication, and Division

Section on General English

Candidates will be put through a test to see how well they comprehend fundamental English language principles. This section will cover the following subjects:

Vocabulary  Comprehension 
Basic English Grammar  Synonyms and Antonyms 
Meaning of Idioms and Phrases  Technical Writing 
Word Power 

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning Section

Candidates will be put through a test to see how well they comprehend fundamental English language principles. This section will cover the following subjects:

Section on Mathematics

Set Theory  Probability and Statistics 
Algebra  Calculus 
Coordinate Geometry  Vectors 
Trigonometry 

Preparation Books for NIMCET 2024

Here are a few books for applicants getting ready for the NIMCET:

Name of the Book Publisher/Author
A Comprehensive Guide for M.C.A. Entrance Examination  R.S. Agarwal & Deepak Agarwal 
A Concise English Grammar  RPH Editorial Board 
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 Exam Centre for 2024

21 locations around the nation will host the NIMCET. The table and map below provide a list of the same:

Test Centre Centre Code Test Centre Centre Code
Agartala  11  Raipur  22 
Allahabad  12  Rourkela  23 
Bhopal  13  Silchar  24 
Calicut  14  Srinagar  25 
Durgapur  15  Surat  26 
Hamirpur  16  Raipur  27 
Jaipur  17  Tiruchirappalli  28 
Jalandhar  18  Warangal  29 
Jamshedpur  19  Kolkata  30 
Kurukshetra  20  Delhi  31 
Patna  21 

How is the NIMCET 2024 Application Form filled out?

Beginning March 2024, the NIMCET 2024 Application Form will be accessible. Till April 2024, all applicants who desire to sit for the test may submit their applications. Below is a step-by-step breakdown of the application process for the exam:

Online Registration:

  • Candidates need to visit the official NIMCET website and register online by providing basic details.

Filling the Application Form:

  • After successful registration, candidates must log in using the generated login credentials to fill out the NIMCET application form. This includes personal details, educational qualifications, and other relevant information.

Uploading Documents:

  • Candidates are usually required to upload scanned copies of their recent photograph, signature, and other necessary documents as per the specifications provided.

Payment of Application Fee:

  • The next step involves the payment of the application fee. The fee amount and payment modes are specified in the official notification.

Choice of Exam Centers:

  • Applicants are required to select their preferred exam centers from the available list provided by the exam authorities.

Review and Submission:

  • Before final submission, candidates should review all the entered details and ensure their accuracy. Once satisfied, they can submit the application.

Print Confirmation Page:

  • After successful submission, candidates are advised to print the confirmation page for their records.

Admit Card Download:

  • The admit card, containing details of the examination venue and timings, can be downloaded from the official website within the specified timeframe.

Candidates are strongly advised to go through the official information bulletin provided by the NIMCET authorities to understand the application process thoroughly and adhere to the given instructions. Additionally, it's crucial to stay updated with any changes or notifications released by the conducting authorities.

Eligibility for NIMCET 2024

Nationality:

  • Indian nationals are eligible to apply.

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline with at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA (55% marks or 6.0 CGPA for SC/ST) from a recognized university.

Qualifying Subjects:

  • Candidates should have studied mathematics or statistics as one of the subjects in their undergraduate course.

Final Year Students:

  • Candidates appearing for the final year of their qualifying examination are also eligible to apply. However, they must submit proof of fulfilling the eligibility criteria at the time of admission.

Age Limit:

  • There is no specific age limit mentioned for NIMCET.

Reservation

  • The reservation policy for SC/ST/OBC and other categories will be in accordance with the norms specified by the Government of India.

It is essential to check the official NIMCET website or the information brochure for the most accurate and up-to-date eligibility criteria. The exam pattern, syllabus, and other details may also be subject to change, so it's advisable to refer to the latest official documents for accurate information.

NIMCET Overview FAQs

Ques. When may I submit an application for the NIMCET?

On March 2024, the NIT Jamshedpur announced the NIMCET 2024 Application Form. Until April 2024, qualified individuals may submit an application for the NIMCET 2024.

Ques. WHEN WILL THE 2024 NIMCET BE HELD?

The NIMCET 2024 test was successfully administered on June , 2024, by NIT Jamshedpur.

Ques. WHAT NIMCET 2024 SCORE ARE NITS ACCEPTING?

11 NITs in total accept the results of the NIMCET test. Which are:

NIMCET Participating Institutes
NIT Agartala  NIT Calicut 
NITK Raipur  NIT Durgapur 
MNIT Bhopal  NIT Jamshedpur 
NIT Trichy  NIT Warangal 
NIT Raipur  NIT Kurukshetra 
MNIT Allahabad 

Ques. What is each NIT's seat matrix for NIMCET 2024 admissions?

The distribution of seats among all participating NITs is shown in the table below:

NIT Quota OP OP- PwD OBC OBC- PwD SC SC- PwD ST ST- PwD Total
Agartala  All  India  20  10  40 
Allahabad  All  India  45  24  13  93 
Bhopal  All  India  44  24  13   92 
Calicut  All  India  22  12  46 
Durgapur  All  India  14  30 
Jamshedpur  All  India  44  24  14  92 
Kurukshetra  All  India  29  15  60 
Raipur  All  India  44  24  13  92 
Raipur  All  India  44  23  13  92 
Tiruchirappalli  All  India  45  24  14  92 
Warangal  All  India  22  13  46 
Kurukshetra ** (Self Financing)  All  India  14  30 
Total  All  India  387  18  209  114  54  805 

Ques. What may be brought into the NIMCET 2024 test room?

Candidates must provide their own ballpoint pen with black or blue ink for filling in the bubbles and details on the OMR Sheet. No calculators, cell phones, or other electronic devices are permitted in the exam room. Only the Test Booklet is to be used for all preliminary work.

Ques. How will the rank in the NIMCET 2024 be determined?

A rank will be assigned using the following criteria based on the marks attained by a qualified applicant in the NIMCET-2024 test.

  • The scores in maths, analytical ability and logical reasoning, computer awareness, and English will each be multiplied by a factor of 3, 1.5, 2, or 1 depending on the subject. There will be a maximum of 1000 weighted marks.
  • A candidate's overall weighted score will be used to determine their ranking.
  • If there is a tie, it will be decided using weighted marks from mathematics, then from analytical ability and logical thinking, and finally from computer awareness. NIMCET-2024-Brochure.
  • If the following conditions listed in the previous sentence are unable to break the tie, then it will be decided by age, favoring the older applicant.