NIMCET 2019: Notification, Exam Date, Pattern, Syllabus, List of Colleges, EligibilityThe NIMCET is organized by the National Institute of Technology (NITs) on a rotational basis. It is a national level entrance examination and it is conducted to give admission to candidates willing to study the MCA course. According to the rank obtained in the NIMCET exam, candidates are offered admission to any of the 12 NITs – Durgapur, Warangal, Kurukshetra, Calicut, Jamshedpur, Raipur, Surathkal, Agartala, Allahabad, Bhopal, and Tiruchirapalli.

NIMCET 2019 Registration:

Candidates willing to register themselves for the NIMCET examination need to do so through the official website –

For registering, candidates will have to enter a name, valid phone number and verified email id. After registering, a mail will be sent containing login details to the registered email id and phone number.

NIMCET 2019 Application Form Details:

After registering, candidates will have to open the link which has been sent to the verified email id. Candidates will have to fill in all the details which have an asterisk (*) beside them, along with other necessary details. After that is done, the candidate will have to submit the information and click on next. In the next page, the candidate will have to select three exam centers according to the choice of preference and then click on next. After this, candidates will have to upload scanned photos of signature and recent passport size photograph along with a valid proof of identity (such as Aadhaar card, PAN card, etc.).

After all, this done, candidates will have to pay the application fee. After payment of application fee, candidates will have to note down the ‘Application Form Number’ and then take a printout of the completed application form.

The application fee for different categories of candidates will be as follows –

Rs. 2200 for General category (male and female candidates).

Rs. 1100 for SC/ST/PWD/OBC (male and female candidates).

Payment is to be done online through debit/credit card or internet banking.

NIMCET 2019 Rules and Regulations:

Candidates willing to appear for the NIMCET will have to keep in mind the following rules and regulations –

  • Relevant documents are to be scanned and self-attested during upload.
  • Application forms which are submitted without relevant documents will be duly rejected.
  • There will be a separate state-wise quota for each of the respective NITs.
  • Ranking in the exam will be according to the total marks obtained by the candidate.
  • In case there is a tie in the scores between two candidates, then the student with the greater score in Mathematics, then in Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning and finally on marks obtained in Computer Awareness. In case the tie is not resolved using the method mentioned, then the candidate who is older will get preference.
  • There will be three rounds provided candidates are unable to make a decision in the first two rounds – according to the choice of course and particular NIT.

NIMCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates willing to appear for the NIMCET 2019 examination must meet the eligibility criteria as is mentioned below –

  • Candidates who have a valid degree in either of the mentioned courses – Sc (Hons.), B.E, B.Tech, BCA, BIT (studied for a complete 3-year degree) from a recognized university are eligible to apply for the examination.
  • Candidates who have completed their B.Sc (Hons.), BIT, BCA from open universities are also eligible to apply for the examination.
  • Applicants must have a minimum CGPA of 6.5 or 60% (general candidate) or 6.0 CGPA or 55% (reserved category candidates) in the last qualifying examination.
  • Students currently in their final year of study are also eligible to apply provided they can show proof of passing the examination during admission.

NIMCET 2019 Exam Dates:

Candidates willing to appear for the NIMCET will have to keep in mind the following dates –

(P.S. – The dates and time frame mentioned below are tentative and subject to change.)

  • Notification regarding admission will be released online in the official website on 27th February 2019.
  • Applications will be available online for submission from 1st to 31st March 2019.
  • Admit card will be available online for download on 14th May 2019.
  • The examination will be conducted offline on the 27th of May 2019.
  • Results will be declared on 6th June 2019.
  • Counseling will start from the second week of June 2019.

NIMCET 2019 Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern as can be expected for the NIMCET 2019 examination will be as follows –

  • Time given for the examination will be 2 and a half hours.
  • The examination will be offline and pen and paper-based.
  • The examination will be in English.
  • The examination will be subjective and MCQ based.
  • There will be a total of 120 questions asked.
  • The marking scheme will be +4 for every correct answer and -1 for every wrong answer.
  • The division of marks and questions will be as follows – Mathematics (50 questions – 50 marks), Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning (40 questions – 40 marks), Computer Awareness (10 questions – 10 marks) and General English (20 questions – 20 marks).

NIMCET 2019 Syllabus:

Candidates willing to appear for the NIMCET 2019 examination will have to keep in mind the syllabus, according to the topics to be expected for the test. The syllabus is as follows –

  • Mathematics – Set theory, Probability, and Statistics, Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Calculus, Vectors, Trigonometry.
  • Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning – Logical questions related to everyday life.
  • Computer Awareness – Computer Basics, Data Representation.
  • General English – Comprehension, Vocabulary, Basic English Grammar, Word Power, Synonyms and Antonyms, Meanings of words and phrases, Technical writing.

NIMCET 2019 Preparation Tips:

Candidates willing to appear for the NIMCET examination need to follow the following preparation tips

  • Try preparing from and following good guidebooks and NCERT books.
  • Study each topic individually and invest enough time in all the subjects so that none of the topics are left behind.
  • Time yourself so that you know where you stand with regards to completing the paper with or without time in hand.
  • Practice mock tests. Mock tests are a way of analyzing the situation after you’ve prepared yourself. Solving mock tests will help you get used to the exam pattern and the types of questions you can expect in the examination.
  • Eat healthily and stay hydrated. It is very easy to fall victim to panic and fear. In order to avoid that, try staying stress-free and tension free.
  • Remember to read the rules and regulations of the exam clearly so that you don’t miss anything important.
  • Take enough rest and sleep, as they are essential in keeping a healthy and fresh mind.

NIMCET 2019 Participating Institutes:

The following NITs will be participating for the NIMCET

  • National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
  • National Institute of Technology, Warangal
  • National Institute of Technology, Agartala
  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut
  • Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
  • National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
  • National Institute of Technology, Surathkal
  • National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli
  • National Institute of Technology, Raipur
  • National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur