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National Institute Of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal conducts NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET) for admission into their MCA programme offered by NITs at Agartala, Allahabad, Bhopal, Calicut, Durgapur, Jamshedpur, Kurukshetra, Raipur, Surathkal, Tiruchirappalli and Warangal.
NIMCET 2020 Eligibility:-
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
(i) B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Hons) / BCA / BIT / B.Voc. (Computer Science/ Computer Applications) of minimum three years full-time from a recognized University with Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects
(ii) B.E./ B.Tech. from a recognized University are eligible to appear for NIMCET-2020. 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 2020 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 studied) of candidature for appearing in the examinations during the academic year 2020-21. All candidates shall submit the proof of fulfilling the eligibility criteria of NIMCET 2020 at the time of Counseling/Admission.

NIMCET Registration / Application Form

NIMCET 2020 Application Form / Registration:-

Apply online at website - https://www.nimcet.in
Documents (Soft Copies) needed for completing the registration are:
Soft copy of a recent passport size photograph (of size between 50 KB and 150 KB).
Soft copy of the signature (in Royal Blue/ Black colour only) (of size between 50 KB and 150 KB).
All the marks cards and the certificates (duly self attested and scanned) (max. size 500 KB each).
A valid proof of Identity [such as Aadhaar Card/ PAN Card/ Voter ID Card/ Driving License].
Candidates have to pay the non-refundable Application Processing Fee (Rs. 2,200/- for OPEN/OBC Category and Rs. 1,100/-for SC/ST/PwD Category) through the provisions made in the NIMCET-2020 website only before the final submission of the online application form.


NIMCET Exam Dates

NIMCET 2020 Date:- 

NIMCET Syllabus

NIMCET 2020 Syllabus:-

MATHEMATICS: (50 questions) -
• 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.
The questions in this section will cover logical situation and questions based on the facts given in the passage
COMPUTER AWARENESS: (10 questions) -
• Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), structure of instructions in CPU, input/output devices, computer memory, and back-up devices.
• 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.
GENERAL ENGLISH: (20 questions) -
Questions in this section will be designed to test the candidates’ general understanding of the English language. There will be questions on the following topics:
Comprehension, vocabulary, Basic English Grammar (like usage of correct forms of verbs, prepositions and articles), word power, synonyms and antonyms, meaning of words and phrases, technical writing.


Paper Pattern

NIMCET 2020 Pattern:-

NIMCET 2020 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.
1. Mathematics - 50 Questions
2. Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning - 40 questions
3. Computer Awareness - 10 questions
4. General English - 20 questions
Each correctly answered question will carry FOUR marks and each wrongly answered question will lead to NEGATIVE ONE mark.


NIMCET Preparation

Following is NIMCET preparation tips for each section of NIMCET exam

Mathematics: Let not a single day of preparation go by without practising maths sums or memorizing formulae. Give extra attention to weak areas and also work on your basics.

Analytical Ability: Practise is the key for this section. Practise sums and mathematical puzzles involving diagrams. piecharts, graphs as part of your preparation for this section.

Logical Reasoning: Logical Reasoning should be practised and attempted when you are fresh and that too with a clutter free mind. Practise as many logical reasoning questions and puzzles as possible.

Computer Awarness: Brush on concepts like Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), structure of instructions in CPU, input/output devices, computer memory, and back-up devices.Revise well what you study  as questions can arise from any of the following sections.

General English: First and foremost  make it a habit to read english newspapers,magazine and journals and also watch english news.Gather possible information on current affairs of the past one year. Work on your grammar and try to enhance your vocabulary by reading books. This practise will also help you to broaden your knowledge of various subjects.

NIMCET Notification

NIMCET 2020 Notification:-


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