NIMCET 2024: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern Check at @nimcet.in.

NIT MCA Common Entrance Test

The NIMCET syllabus covers various topics from mathematics, logical reasoning, computer awareness, and English. Candidates are advised to go through the detailed syllabus provided by the conducting NIT to prepare effectively.

NIMCET is accepted by several National Institutes of Technology (NITs) across India for admission to their MCA programs. The participating institutes may vary from year to year based on the rotational system.

What is NIMCET?

NIMCET stands for NIT MCA Common Entrance Test. It is a national-level entrance exam for admission to the Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programs offered by the National Institutes of Technology (NITs).

The NIMCET exam is conducted by the National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur (NIT Jamshedpur). The exam is held once a year in May.

The NIMCET exam is a computer-based test (CBT). The exam consists of three sections:

  • Mathematics: 60 questions, 240 marks
  • Logical Reasoning: 20 questions, 80 marks
  • Computer Science: 40 questions, 160 marks

NIMCET 2024 Highlights

Exam nameNIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET)
Exam dateMay 2024 (tentatively)
Exam modeComputer-based test (CBT)
Exam duration3 hours (180 minutes)
Number of questions120
Question typeMultiple choice questions (MCQs)
Weighted marks480
Pass mark60%
Application feeINR 1200

NIMCET 2024 Exam Dates

Application form releaseFebruary 2024
Last date of application form submissionMarch 2024
Admit card releaseApril 2024
NIMCET examMay 2024
Results announcementJune 2024
CounsellingJuly 2024

NIMCET 2024 Result

The NIMCET 2024 result is expected to be announced in June 2024. The result will be available online on the official website of the National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur.

The result will contain the following information:

  • Roll number
  • Name
  • NIMCET score
  • Rank

NIMCET 2024 Cutoff

NITCutoff Rank
NIT Trichy563
NIT Warangal239
NIT Kurukshetra516
NIT Jamshedpur159
NIT Surathkal116

NIMCET 2024 Counselling

The NIMCET 2024 counselling will be conducted by the respective NITs. The counselling will involve the following steps:

  1. The candidates will be ranked based on their NIMCET score and the number of seats available in the respective NITs.
  2. The candidates will be called for counselling based on their rank.
  3. The candidates will have to fill out a preference form indicating their choice of NITs and courses.
  4. The candidates will be allotted a seat based on their preference and the availability of seats.

NIMCET 2024 Admit Card

The NIMCET 2024 admit card is expected to be released in April 2024. The admit card will be available online on the official website of the National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur.

The admit card will contain the following information:

  • Roll number
  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Exam date
  • Exam time
  • Exam centre

NIMCET 2024 Exam Pattern

SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
Logical Reasoning2080
Computer Awareness40160
General English2080

NIMCET 2024 Syllabus


  • Set Theory
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry

Logical Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Syllogisms
  • Inferences
  • Numerical reasoning
  • Data sufficiency

Computer Awareness

  • Computer fundamentals
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Operating systems
  • Programming languages
  • Computer networks

General English

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading comprehension

I hope this helps!

Here are some books that you can refer to for your preparation:

  • Mathematics:
    • R.D. Sharma, "Algebra"
    • S.L. Loney, "Trigonometry"
    • G.Teluguntla, "Probability and Statistics"
  • Logical Reasoning:
    • R.S. Aggarwal, "Logical Reasoning"
    • Arihant, "Verbal Reasoning"
  • Computer Awareness:
    • S.S. Khanna, "Computer Fundamentals"
    • G.K. Kapoor, "Data Structures and Algorithms"
    • J.B. Dixit, "Operating Systems"
    • Yashwant Kanetkar, "Programming in C++"
  • General English:
    • M.G. Saran, "Objective English"
    • S.Chand, "Advanced English Grammar and Composition"

NIMCET 2024 Preparation Books

MathematicsNIMCET Mathematics by ArihantR.S. Aggarwal
Logical ReasoningLogical Reasoning by ArihantR.S. Aggarwal
Computer AwarenessComputer Awareness for NIMCET by ArihantR.S. Aggarwal
General EnglishObjective English for Competitive Examinations by S.ChandM.G. Saran

NIMCET 2024 Exam Center

The NIMCET 2024 exam will be conducted in multiple cities across India. The exact list of exam centers will be announced by the National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur in due course.

However, you can expect the exam to be conducted in the following cities:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Surat
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Warangal

How to fill NIMCET 2024 Application Form?

  1. Go to the official website of the National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur.
  2. Click on the "NIMCET 2024 Application Form" link.
  3. Create an account and login to the application portal.
  4. Enter your personal details, educational qualifications, and contact information.
  5. Upload your scanned photograph and signature.
  6. Pay the application fee.
  7. Submit the application form.

NIMCET 2024 Eligibility

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university or institution.
  • The candidate must have a minimum of 50% marks in the Bachelor's degree.
  • The candidate must have passed the GATE/CAT/MAT/GRE exam with a minimum score of 600.
  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.

The GATE/CAT/MAT/GRE score is not mandatory for the SC/ST/PwD candidates.

The age limit for the NIMCET 2024 exam is 22 years.


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