Application Form (From 11th March), Exam Dates, Pattern

NIMCET 2021NIMCET 2021 Notification has been released. The examination will be organized by National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal. NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET) is a national level entrance examination which is conducted every year. Through this exam admission is offered in Master in Computer Application (MCA) programmes. Programme is offered by NITs at Allahabad, Bhopal, Agartala, Raipur, Jamshedpur, Warangal etc. Candidates can read this article to know more about NIMCET 2021 including important dates, application form, eligibility etc.

Application Form Exam Dates Exam Pattern

  Eligibility Syllabus FAQs

NIMCET 2021 Notifications – Application from 11th March

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NIMCET 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can check NIMCET exam dates from below:

Events Dates 2021
Releasing of notification 6th March 2021
Starting of application form 11th March 2021
Last date to submit application form 7th April 2021
Admit card release 15th to 22nd May 2021
NIMCET 2021 exam date 23rd May 2021
Answer key release Last week of May 2021
Declaration of result On or before 8th June 2021
Choice filling 9th to 14th June 2021
First round of seat allotment 18th June 2021
First round of remote reporting in person in any of the Participating NIT’s 22nd to 23rd June 2021
Second round of Allotment/upgradation 27th June 2021
Second round of remote reporting in person (Fresh allotees must report. And allotees whose seats are upgraded need to report only if they wish to modify their option; otherwise, need not report) 1st to 2nd July 2021
Third round of allotment/upgradation 6th July 2021
Third round of reporting in person at the allotted institute and Surrendering the allotted seats by those who do not wish to join the allotted institute but wish to participate in final round of allotment. 9th to 12th July 2021
Announcement of vacant seats 15th July 2021
Fresh Choice Filling 19th to 23rd July 2021
Final round of seat allotment 27th July 2021
Final round of reporting at allotted institutes On or before 2nd August 2021

NIMCET 2021 Application Form

Candidates can get details about NIMCET 2021 application form from the given section:

  • Application form will be released on 11th March 2021.
  • Candidates can fill their application form through online mode.
  • Fill all asked details carefully including personal, Educational, communication etc.
  • Candidates will have to upload dully self-attested and then scanned documents in the application form.
  • Candidates must fill form carefully no further modification or editing will be allowed after the final submission.
  • Candidates can fill their application form till the 7th April 2021.
  • Candidates must take printout of the application form and keep it secure for future references.

Application Fee:

  • Application fee will be paid through online mode using debit card/ credit card or net banking.
  • Fee will be non-refundable and non-transferable.

Candidates can check fee structure from below:

Category Application Fee
For general/ OBC category candidates Rs. 2500/-
For SC/ ST/ PWD category candidates Rs. 1250/-
Check Here – How to Fill NIMCET Application Form

NIMCET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must go through NIMCET eligibility criteria before filing the application form:

  • Nationality: Candidates should be an Indian citizen.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit criteria prescribed by the authorities.
  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed B.Sc. /B.Sc. (Hons.)/ B.Tech/ B.E. / BCA degree from any recognized institute.
  • Marks Criteria: Candidates must secure minimum of 60% or 6.5 CGPA (55% or 6.0 CGPA for SC/ ST) in their qualifying examinations.
  • Subjects: Candidates must have passed with mathematics/ statics subjects.
  • Appearing: Candidates those are appearing in their final year of graduation can also apply.
  • Candidates those have completed B.Sc. / BCA/ B.Sc. (Hons.) of 3 years from any open university will also be eligible.

NIMCET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check NIMCET exam pattern from below:

  • Mode of Exam: Examination will be conducted through offline (pen or paper based) mode.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions will be asked.
  • Sections: Question paper will be divided in four sections.
  • Language: Examination will be held in English language only.
  • Time Duration: Examination will be held in 2 hours time duration.
  • Number of Question: 120 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct response 4 marks will be provided.
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Candidates can check exam pattern in the given table:

Subjects Number of Questions
Mathematics 50
Analytic ability and logical reasoning 40
General English 20
Computer awareness 10

NIMCET 2021 Syllabus

Candidates can check some important topics of NIMCET syllabus from below:


  • Probability and Statistics: Average, basic concept of probability theory, frequency distributions, dependent and independent events
  • Coordinate Geometry: Equation of a circle, hyperbola, parabola, distance formulae, equation of a line, ellipse
  • Set Theory: Elementary counting; permutations and combinations, intersections, union
  • Calculus: Tangents and normal, continuous functions, integration of function by parts, applications of definite integral to area, definite integral, limit of functions
  • Trigonometry: Solution of triangles, general solution of trigonometric equations, simple identities
  • Vector: scale and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics

General English: Vocabulary, meaning of words and phrases, word power, technical writing, Basic English grammar, comprehension.

Computer Awareness: Data representation, computer basics.

Preparation Tips

Candidates can get some NIMCET preparation tips from here:

  • Prepare a study schedule and follow it on the regular basis.
  • Solve previous year question papers and sample papers.
  • Make short notes and revise it on the daily basis.
  • Candidates can also solve mock tests.
  • Cover the entire syllabus and exam pattern then prepare accordingly.
  • Stay healthy and take healthy food.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

NIMCET 2021 Admit Card

Admit card will be released on 15th May 2021. Candidates will be able to check their result through online mode. Check details carefully on NIMCET 2021 admit card.

Details including name, roll number, date and time of the exam, exam venue etc. Bring your admit card on the day of examination with one photo ID proof. Without admit card candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

NIMCET 2021 Answer Key

Answer key will be released after the examination through online mode. Candidates can check their NIMCET 2021 answer key in last week of May 2021. Answer key will contain correct answer of the questions.

Through the answer key candidates can get an estimate idea of their marks. Answer key will be release different of different sets. It will be released by various coaching institutes.

NIMCET 2021 Result

Authorities will declare NIMCET result on or before 8th June 2021. Candidates can check their result through online mode only.  Result can be checked using user ID and password.

Score card will be released through online mode. Score card will not be send to the candidates by post or mail. Candidates must take printoutof the score card and keep it safe for other procedure.

NIMCET 2021 Cut Off

NIMCET cut off will be released through online mode after declaration of the result. Candidates will have to qualify minimum cut off marks to get selected for admission.

Based on the cut off marks candidates will be selected for counselling. Cut off will be prepared based on various factors including total availability of seats, difficulty level of exam etc.

NIMCET 2021 Counselling

After declaration of the result, candidates will be called for the counselling. NIMCET counselling will be organized through online mode. Counselling will be organised from 9th June 2021.

Counselling will be done based on various steps seat allotment, document verification etc. Candidates will also have to submit their original documents for verification. Provisional admission letter will also be released by the authorities.

Candidates must have to submit following documents for verification process:

  • Mark sheets and certificate of 10thand 12th
  • Residence certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Provisional admission letter
  • NIMCET 2021 score card

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