NIMCET(National Institute Of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test)

Exam info

NIMCET (NIT MCA COMMON ENTRANCE TEST) is a National Level Entrance Test conducted by National Institutes of Technology (NITs) for admission into Master of Computer Applications (MCA) program offered by 11 participating National Institutes of Technology (NITs) at Agartala, Allahabad, Bhopal, Calicut, Durgapur, Jamshedpur, Kurukshetra, Raipur, Surathkal, Tiruchirappalli and Warangal. Admissions are based on the Marks/Rank obtained in NIMCET only.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Indian citizen with minimum 60% or 6.5 CGPA (55% or 6 CGPA for SC/ST) in 3 years full-time B.Sc/B.Sc (Hons)/ BCA/ BIT or related course.
  • BTech/BE or equivalent degree holders from recognized university are also eligible to apply.
  • Qualified/appearing candidates of B.Sc/B.Sc (Hons)/BCA/BIT of 3 years full-time from Open universities are also eligible, provided their course is approved by UGC/AICTE & DEC of Govt. of India.

Examination Date

Exam DatesConfirmed

  • Registration Start1stMar 2019
  • Admit Card Date14thMay 2019
  • Examination dates27thMay 2019


  • First week of March 2019
  • Third week of May 2019
  • Last week of May 2019

Application Fee

For OPEN/OBC- Rs 2000/-

For SC/ST- Rs 1000/-


The examination will be 2 hours duration with 120 MCQ type questions. The questions paper will have 4 sections- Mathematics, Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness and General English. Distribution of marks will be as follows:

  • Mathematics (50 questions)
  • Analytical ability & Logical reasoning (40 questions)
  • Computer Awareness (10 questions)
  • General English (20 questions)

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