NIMCET - NIT MCA Common Entrance Test 2016

Conducted by : National Institutes of Technology (NITs)
  • Exam Type:National Level
  • Format: Offline/PBT
  • Language:English

NIT MCA Common Entrance Test, commonly known as NIMCET is a national level entrance examination required for admission to MCA programme in 11 National Institutes of Technology (NITs) viz. Agartala, Allahabad, Bhopal, Calicut, Durgapur, Jamshedpur, Kurukshetra, Raipur, Surathkal, Tiruchirappalli and Warangal.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant must be an Indian citizen.

Candidate must secure minimum 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA (55% marks or 6.0 CGPA for SC/ST students) in B.Sc/ B.Sc (Hons)/ BCA/ BIT of minimum three years full-time.

B.E/ B.Tech degree holders can also apply for NIMCET 2016.

Students appearing for qualifying examination are also eligible.

Application Details

There will be a common NIMCET application form to apply for all the 11 participating NITs. Candidate will need to visit the official website of NIMCET and register himself/herself by creating username and password.

After receiving login credentials, sign in to the NIMCET 2016 website and fill up the required details. Select the suitable payment mode from Credit Card, Debit Card, Debit Card + ATM PIN, Internet Banking and make payment. After depositing the processing fee through NIMCET website, take a print out of payment receipt (which needs to be sent to NIMCET 2016 office along with the generated application form).

After successfully filling up the application form, take a print out of “Check List” stated in the “Information Brochure” of NIMCET 2016. This “Check List” should be sent to NIMCET 2016 office along with the other documents.

List of required documents are mentioned in the FAQs section.

EXAMINATION FEES

The non-refundable processing fee of NIMCET is Rs. 1, 800/- for General and OBC candidates and Rs. 900/- for SC/ST category applicants.

Exam Pattern

NIMCET Exam Pattern

There will be 120 multiple choice questions divided into four parts as mentioned below:

S. No

Topics

Number of Questions

1

Mathematics

50 questions

2

Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning

40 questions

3

Computer Awareness

10 questions

4

General English

20 questions

 

Exam Centres

List of tentative exam centres for NIMCET:

Test Centre

Centre Code

Test Centre

Centre Code

Agartala

11

Raipur

22

Allahabad

12

Rourkela

23

Bhopal

13

Silchar

24

Calicut

14

Srinagar

25

Durgapur

15

Surat

26

Hamirpur

16

Surathkal

27

Jaipur

17

Tiruchirappalli

28

Jalandhar

18

Warangal

29

Jamshedpur

19

Kolkata

30

Kurukshetra

20

Delhi

31

Patna

21

 

 

 

Exam Syllabus

Mathematics (50 Questions)

 

Topics

Sub-Topics

Set Theory

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

Indices

Logarithms

Arithmetic

Determinants and Matrices

Simultaneous Linear / Quadratic Equations

Geometric and Harmonic Progressions

Coordinate Geometry

Rectangular Cartesian Coordinates

Distance Formulae

Equation of a Line

Intersection of Lines

Equations of a Circle

Pair of Straight Lines

Hyperbola

Parabola

Ellipse

Calculus

Limit of Functions

Continuous Function

Differentiation of Function

Simple Examples of Maxima and Minima

Applications of Definite Integrals to Areas

Definite Integrals

Tangents and Normal

Integration of Functions by Parts by Substitution and by Partial Fraction

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 (40 Questions)

This section contains questions based on the facts given in the passage and logical situations.

 

Computer Awareness (10 questions)

 

Topics

Sub-Topics

Computer Basics

Organization of a Computer

Central Processing Unit (CPU)

Structure of Instructions in CPU

Input/ Output Devices

Computer Memory

Back-Up Devices

Data Representation

Representation of Characters

Integers and Fractions

Binary and Hexadecimal Representations

Binary Arithmetic: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division

Boolean Algebra

Venn Diagrams

Truth Tables

Simple Arithmetic and Two’s Complement Arithmetic

Floating Point Representation of Numbers

 

 

 

 


General English (20 Questions)

Topics

Sub-Topics

General English

Comprehension

Vocabulary

Technical Writing

Word Power

Synonyms and Antonyms

Meaning of Words and Phrases

Basic English Grammar (like Usage of Correct Forms of Verbs Prepositions and Articles)

 

 

 

CAT Contact Details

National Institute of Technology, Agartala
Barjala, Jirania-799046, Tripura (W)

Ph: +91-381-2348546

 

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