National Institute of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test

National Institute of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test

Mode of ExamOffline
Level of ExamState Level

National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are Institutions of National Importance Under Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. The NIMCET is a Common Entrance National Level Test, conducted by any of the NITs, for admission in to their MCA programme. The MCA programme is offered by NITs at Agartala, Allahabad, Bhopal, Jamshedpur, Kurukshetra, Raipur, Surathkal, Tiruchirappalli and Warangal. The admission into the MCA programme for the year 2023-23 in above 09 NITs is based on the Rank obtained in NIMCET-2023 only.

NIMCET 2023 Highlights

Full Exam Name National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test
Short Exam Name NIMCET
Conducting Body National Institute of Technology
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level National Level Exam
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 2500 Rs [Online]
Mode of Exam Offline
Mode of Counselling Online / Offline
Participating Colleges 27
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Number of Seats 809 Seats

NIMCET 2023 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT

The authorities releases the NIMCET application form 2023 at Candidates had to complete NIMCET 2023 registration and application form before the deadline. Given below are the steps for filling NIMCET application 2023:

  1. Registration: Candidates have to visit the official website at and click on the link to apply for NIMCET 2023. They have to enter their e-mail ID along with the 10-digit mobile number. An mail was sent to the candidates for the purpose of validation and creating a unique password. 
  2. Application Form: After successful registration and login, candidates had to proceed with NIMCET 2023 application form. They have to fill the personal and academic details. They also have to opt for three cities for exam centres in the order of preference.
  3. Uploading documents: Candidates will next have to upload their photograph and scanned copy of signature in NIMCET application form. Relevant documents such as proof of identity, date of birth (SSLC/ 10th Marks Card), all other marks cards etc. and the category/ caste/ PwD certificate(s) have to be uploaded. Such documents have to be self-attested and scanned as per specifications. 
  4. Application fees: After providing all the necessary information, candidates have to pay the NIMCET application fee online only through net banking or credit/debit cards.
  5. Submission of the application:  After the paying of the NIMCET 2023 application fee, candidates have to finally submit the application form. They have to download and save the soft copy of the application submitted for their reference.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
OBC, EWS, General   Online Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 2500
SC, ST PWD Online Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 1250


NIMCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The authorities releases the NIMCET eligibility criteria 2023 along with the official notification. The NIMCET 2023 eligibility criteria includes the basic requirements like nationality, academic qualifications, age limit and other parameters. Only those candidates complying with the eligibility criteria of NIMCET 2023 will be eligible for MCA admissions. The NIMCET eligibility criteria has been explained below:

NIMCET Eligibility Criteria 2023




Candidates applying for NIMCET 2023 should be Indian nationals

Academic qualification

Candidates should have passed B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Hons) / BCA / BIT of minimum three years with Maths or Statistics
They should have a 4 year degree in B.E./ B.Tech

Students who have studied B.Sc./ B.Sc. (Hons)/BCA/ BIT of 3 years from recognized Open Universities are also eligible

Pass Percentage

Candidates of Gen/OBC categories should have secured an aggregate of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scales

SC/ST Candidates should have obtained 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a 10-point scale

Passing Year

Candidates should have completed their qualifying degree before 2023. Final year students can also apply and must furnish proof of passing by the date specified

Note: Final year students have to furnish a certificate issued by Head of the institution where the candidate has studied.

NIMCET 2023 Syllabus


Mathematics: Unit 01

Set theory
Concept of sets-union, intersection, cardinality, elementary counting
Permutations and combinations

Mathematics: Unit 02

Probability and Statistics
Basic concepts of probability theory, averages, dependent and independent events, frequency distributions, measures of central tendencies and dispersions

Mathematics: Unit 03

Fundamental operations in algebra, expansions, factorization, simultaneous linear/quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, determinants and matrices

Mathematics: Unit 04

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

Mathematics: Unit 05

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

Mathematics: Unit 06

Position vector, addition and subtraction of vectors, scalar and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics

Mathematics: Unit 07

Simple identities, trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, solution of triangles, heights and distances, general solutions of trigonometric equations

Analytical ability and logical reasoning-

Analytical ability and logical reasoning: Unit 01

Logical situation and facts in the given passage

Computer awareness-

Computer awareness: Unit 01

Computer basics
Organization of a computer, central processing unit (CPU), structure of instructions in CPU, input/output devices, computer memory, and back-up devices

Computer awareness: Unit 02

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

General English-

General English: Unit 01


General English: Unit 02


General English: Unit 03

Basic English grammar
Usage of correct forms of verbs, prepositions and articles

General English: Unit 04

Word power

General English: Unit 05

Synonyms and antonyms

General English: Unit 06

Meaning of words and phrases

General English: Unit 07

Technical writing
Application Start Date :

5th March 2023

Application End Date :

10th April 2023

Exam Date :

11th June 2023

Result Date :

26th June 2023

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