NIMCET 2023 Registration (March 5) NIT MCA Admission Eligibility, Dates, Syllabus

NIMCET 2023 Registration: National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur will Release the NIMCET Application Form 2023 on March 05, 2023. Candidates who are looking for the NIMCET Application Form can fill the NIMCET Application Form from here. The NIMCET Entrance Examination 2023 will be organized by the official authorities of one of the participating NITs for the eligible candidate. Before applying for the NIMCET Entrance Exam 2023, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria established by the official authorities.

NIMCET 2023 application form and registration fee, Eligibility Criteria, Important Events and Tentative Dates, Exam Card Template and Exam Schedule, Admission Card, Results, Merit List, Counseling Session, and many other details are mentioned here.

National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur is coordinating NIMCET-2023 (NIT MCA Common Entrance Test – 2023) for admission in MCA program of 11 NITs of the country. The details of the examination and schedule will be available by the last week of March 2023 on .

NIMCET Application Form 2023 will Release on March 05, 2023. Apply now from the link will be activated at the end of the page. 

NIMCET 2023: Exam Overview

Examination NIMCET 2023 Entrance exam
Article category Admissions
Exam type National level exam
Conducting Authority National Institute of Technology Karnataka, surathkal (NIT)
Academic session 2023-24
Course offered MCA programme is offered by 11 participating NITs
Starting Date of NIMCET 2023 Applications March 05, 2023
Date of Examination June 11, 2023
Mode of examination Online (Computer Based Test)
Official website

NIMCET 2023: Important Dates

Publication of Advertisement in Press and Web March 02, 2023
Opening date for online Registration March 05, 2023
Last date for online submission of Application Form April 10, 2023
Edit Window Dates April 13 to 17, 2023
Availability of Admit card on web for download June 01, 2023
Date of Online Examination at the allotted centers. June 11, 2023
Date of Publication of Result June 26, 2023
Choice filling June 29 to July 04, 2023
First Round of Allotment July 07, 2023
First round of physical reporting at the nearest Reporting


Second round of Allotment / Upgradation July 12, 2023
Second round of reporting at the nearest reporting centre only for Fresh allotees and allotees whose seats are upgraded and if they wish to modify their option; otherwise (need not


Third round of Allotment / Upgradation July 17, 2023
Reporting of all allotees for final admission

(First and Second round) in person to the allotted institute and Surrendering of the allotted seats by those who do not wish to join the allotted institute but wishes to participate in the final round of allotment.

July 21, 2023
Commencement of classes for admitted students
Announcement of vacant seats
Fresh Choice Filling only for the vacant seats
Final round of Seat allotment
Final round of reporting for admission at the allotted institute

NIMCET 2023: Eligibility Criteria

Indian Nationals securing at least 60% marks in aggregate or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scales (55% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a 10-point scale in case of SC/ ST) in

  1. B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Hons) / BCA / BIT / B.Voc. (Computer Science/ Computer Applica-  tions) of minimum three years full-time from a recognized University with Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects

2.B.E./ B.Tech. from a recognized University
are eligible to appear for NIMCET-2023. Conversion of scored marks from CGPA to percentage and vice-versa is not permitted.
(CGPA other than 10-point scale will be converted to 10-point scale based on Unitary method)
Candidates who are appearing for the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply for NIMCET-2021 and such candidates shall have to furnish the proof (in the form of a certificate issued by the Head of institution where the candidate has been studying / has studied) of candidature for appearing in the examinations during the academic year 2023-23. All candidates shall submit the proof of fulfilling the eligibility criteria of NIMCET- 2021 at the time of Counseling/Admission but not later than September 15, 2021, failing which their admission is liable to be cancelled by the respective NITs.
Note: Students who have completed/completing B.Sc./ B.Sc. (Hons)/BCA/ BIT of 3 years from Open Universities are also eligible to apply provided the programme is approved by UGC / AICTE and Distance Education Council (DEC) of Govt. of India.

Admission through NIMCET-2023:

The candidates who appeared and obtained marks in NIMCET-2021 will be allotted ranks by adopting the criteria stated in section 13 of this brochure (see section 13 for details). The candidates who obtained rank in NIMCET- 2021 only shall be eligible for admission into MCA programme in the participating institutes. Important features regarding the eligibility criteria, online application for NIMCET-2021, syllabus for the test, test centers, criteria to award a rank, rank card, admission procedure, list of participating institutes with total number of seats, seat distribution, contact addresses, admission schedule are given in this brochure. Candidates are advised to read this information brochure carefully. Candidates are also advised to visit our website regularly for updates till the end of counseling.

NIMCET 2023: MCA Seats In the Participating Institutes

NIT Quota Total
Agartala All India 30
Allahabad All India 103
Bhopal All India 103
Calicut All India 52
Jamshedpur All India 102
Kurukshetra All India 64
Raipur All India 99
Surathkal All India 51
Tiruchirappalli All India 115
Warangal All India 58
Kurukshetra** (Self- Financing) All India 32
Total 809

NIMCET 2023: Application Fee

The non-refundable Application Processing Fee for NIMCET-2021 test and counselling for admission to the MCA programme is Rs. 2,500/- for OPEN/OPEN-EWS/OBC category and Rs. 1,250/- for SC/ST/PwD category candidates. Candidates have to deposit an appropriate amount relevant to their category.
Candidates are required to deposit the processing fee online through NIMCET- 2021 website only.

General / OBC Rs.2000/-
SC/ST Rs.1250/-

How to Apply for NIMCET 2023

Candidates have to register on NIMCET-2023 website by creating the login, password as instructed therein and then fill all the details as per the Online Form. Application system is made user-friendly as much as possible and enough help/ instructions/ guidelines have been provided in appropriate places in addition to the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) link provided on the top of the application page. Further, a link is also provided on the top of the webpage to “Contact us” for any assistance/ guidance.
The last date for submitting online application is May 4th, 2023. The application filling process will not be available after 5.00 PM (IST) on May 4th, 2023. No requests in this regard shall be entertained thereafter.
Candidates have to pay the non-refundable Application Processing Fee (Rs. 2,500/- for OPEN/OPEN-EWS/OBC Category and Rs. 1,250/-for SC/ST/PwD Category) through the provisions made in the NIMCET-2023 website only before the final submission of the online application form.
All the relevant documents (duly self attested and then scanned) should be uploaded along with the online application form.
After duly filling up the application form and uploading of the necessary documents, the candidate should click “Preview the Application”, following which a preview of the entire application will be generated for viewing. The candidate is advised to carefully review this form and use “Revise the Application” button to go back to the application form, if required. Click on “SUBMIT” button only after assuring himself/herself that every entry is in order. Please note that no further review/ modification of the application will be possible after the final submission.
After duly filling up the application form and uploading of the necessary documents, the candidate should click “Preview the Application”, following which a preview of the entire application will be generated for viewing. The candidate is advised to carefully review this form and use “Revise the Application” button to go back to the application form, if required. Click on “SUBMIT” button only after assuring himself/herself that every entry is in order. Please note that no further review/ modification of the application will be possible after the final submission.
After the final submission of the application, a soft copy of the complete application form with unique Application Number will be generated in the downloadable PDF format. Applicants are advised to download and save the soft copy and also keep a hard copy of the application for further references.

Click Here to Fill NIMCET 2023 Application Form 

NIMCET Exam Centers

Test Centre Centre Code Test Centre Centre Code
Agartala 11 Raipur 22
Allahabad 12 Rourkela 23
Bhopal 13 Silchar 24
Calicut 14 Srinagar 25
Hamirpur 15 Surat 26
Hyderabad 16 Surathkal 27
Jaipur 17 Tiruchirappalli 28
Jalandhar 18 Warangal 29
Jamshedpur 19 Kolkata 30
Kurukshetra 20 Delhi 31
Patna 21 Pune 32

NIMCET 2023 – Exam Pattern

NIMCET is an Offline OMR Based Exam to be Conducted in English. Duration of the Exam is 120 Minutes with 120 MCQs. Each Question Scores 4 Marks. There is a Negative Marking of 1 Mark.
NIMCET-2021 test will be conducted with only one question paper containing 120 multiple choice questions covering the following subjects. Multiple Choice Questions will be written in English Language only and will not be translated into any other language.

  • Mathematics : 50 Questions
  • Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning : 40 questions
  • Computer Awareness : 10 questions
  • General English : 20 questions

Award of Marks

  1. Each correctly answered question will carry FOUR marks and each wrongly answered question will lead to NEGATIVE ONE mark.
  2. The candidates are advised not to attempt such questions if they are not sure of the correct answer. No deduction from the total score will, however, be made if a question is unanswered.
  3. More than one answer indicated against a question will be negatively marked.
  4. The candidates have to mark the responses in the OMR sheet using black or blue ink ball point pen only.

Subject-wise distribution of Marks

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

NIMCET 2023: Syllabus

Mathematics Set Theory: Concept of sets – Union, Intersection, Cardinality, Elementary counting; permutations and combinations.
Probability and Statistics: Basic concepts of probability theory, Averages, Dependent and independent events, frequency distributions, measures of central tendencies and dispersions.
Algebra: Fundamental operations in algebra, expansions, factorization, simultaneous linear /quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, determinants and matrices.
Coordinate Geometry: Rectangular Cartesian coordinates, distance formulae, equation of a line, and intersection of lines, pair of straight lines, equations of a circle, parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola.
Calculus: Limit of functions, continuous function, differentiation of function, tangents and normals, simple examples of maxima and minima. Integration of functions by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction, definite integrals, applications of definite integrals to areas.
Vectors: Position vector, addition and subtraction of vectors, scalar and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics.
Trigonometry: Simple identities, trigonometric equations properties of triangles, solution of triangles, heights and distances, general solutions of trigonometric equations.
Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning The questions in this section will cover logical reasoning and quantitative aptitude. With some questions on comprehension of a logical situation along with questions based on the facts given in the passage.
General English
  • Questions in this section are designed to test the candidates’ general understanding of the English language. The questions are basically on the following topics.
  • Comprehension, Vocabulary, Basic English Grammar like usage of correct forms of verbs, prepositions and articles etc. Word power, Synonyms and Antonyms also form the part of the question, Questions are also based on  Meanings of words and phrases, Technical writing etc.
Computer Awareness Computer Basics: Organization of a Computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Structure of instructions in CPU, input/output devices, computer memory, backup devices and other hardware parts.
Data Representation: Representation of characters, integers and fractions, binary and hexadecimal representations, Binary Arithmetic: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, simple arithmetic and two’s complement arithmetic, floating point representation of numbers, Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams.

Important Links for NIMCET 2023

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Application Click Here

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Initial fee: Candidates need to pay Rs. 10,000/- as initial fee through NIMCET-2021 website ( only before going for remote reporting to any of the participating NITs.

About NIMCET-2023

National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are Institutes of National Importance and are Centrally Funded Technical Institutes. The NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET), is a National Level Test conducted by NITs for admission to their Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme. The admission to the MCA programme to the ten NITs at Agartala, Allahabad, Bhopal, Calicut, Jamshedpur, Kurukshetra, Raipur, Surathkal, Tiruchirappalli (Trichy), and Warangal for the year 2021-21 is based on the Rank obtained in NIMCET-2021 only. The Curriculum and Syllabi of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme offered by NITs are designed considering the needs of different Information Technology firms in India and abroad. MCA graduates have high potential for jobs in the IT Sector.

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