NIMCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

NIMCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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NIMCET 2022 – Exam Dates, Notification, Fee And Eligibility

NIMCET stands for National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance. This exam is conducted by NITs which is the National Institutes of Technology. It is conducted for the admission of the MCA program. Also, the exam was conducted on 20th June, 2022. Moreover, the candidates don’t have to apply for the NIMCET exam separately for any NIT. The admission in all the 10 NITs will be on the basis of NIMCET rank. However, it also depends on the choice of the institute. The application form can be filled from the official website. Also, the exam consists of objective questions. There will be a negative marking of 1 mark on each wrong answer.

NIMCET 2022 Latest Updates

  • Application Process is open till 9th May, 2022 till 5 p.m.
  • Admit Card will be issued on 06th June, 2022. 
  • Exam will be held on 20th June, 2022. 
  • The round of allotments will be held in July-August 2022.  

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NIMCET Exam conducting Authority

NIMCET is a National Level Exam. It is conducted by NITs for admission to the MCA program. Also, this exam is for all the 11 NITs all over India. The candidate will get admission to NIT on the basis of NIMCET rank. The notification was released on 28th March, 2022. The application date is from 04th April to May 9th, 2022. Also, the total number of vacancies released was 951. However, the cutoff marks depend on the category of the candidates and test centers.

NIMCET’s Basic Information

Below are some of the basic information about the NIMCET exam:

Application Fee General/OBC category- Rs. 2500

SC/ST/PWD- Rs. 1250

Number of Attempts No limit
Examination Mode Online Exam Conducting Authority NITS
Frequency of Exam Once in a year Courses MCA

NIMCET Exam Date 2022

Candidates are advised to check all the NIMCET exam dates of the 2022 exam. The exam date is updated on the official website. Also, below are the important dates of the exam:



Publication of NIMCET 2022 advertisement


Opening date for registration


Last date for online submission of application form

09-May-2022 (up to 5 pm)

Availability of Admit card on web for download


NIMCET 2022 examination


Date of publication of result


Choice filling

07-Jul-2022 to 12-Jul-2022

First Round of Allotment


First round of physical reporting at the nearest reporting centre

23-Jul-2022 to 25-Jul-2022

Second round of Allotment / Upgradation


Second round of reporting

03-Aug-2022 to 04-Aug-2022

Third round of Allotment / Upgradation


Reporting of all allotees for final admission

16-Aug-2022 to 17-Aug-2022

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


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NIMCET 2022 Notification

The NIMCET 2022 notification was released on 28th March, 2022. It will be released on the official website. Also, the notification contains all the details about the exam. It contains the exam date, syllabus as well as exam pattern. So, the candidates are advised to check to always check the official notification. The official website is Also, it contains all the important dates related to the exam. Thus, the candidate needs to check the official website regularly for updates. The notification is released by the NIT as it is the conducting body. Moreover, all the 11 NITs participate in the NIMCET exam.

NIMCET Eligibility

The candidate should check the NIMCET eligibility criteria of the exam before applying. The candidate can check the eligibility criteria on the website. Also, below are the eligibility criteria for the NIMCET Exam:


There is no upper or lower age limit for applying for NIMCET Exam. Hence, this is good news for the candidates. Now, the candidates do not have to think about the age limit of the exam.


  • The candidate should have done B.Sc/B.Sc (Hons)/BCA/BIT/B.Tech/B.E from a recognized university with Statistics and Maths or equivalent. These are compulsory subjects. Also, the candidates who have done.Sc/B.Sc (Hons)/BCA/BIT/B.Tech/B.E from Open University can also apply. But, it should be approved by the distance education council of the Government of India UGC/AICTE.
  • The candidate should obtain a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA. Also, it is 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA for SC/ST category.
  • Also, the candidates applying in the last year of the exam can apply. However, they have to provide the passing certificate at the time of admission.


The candidate should be a citizen of India.

NIMCET Registration – 2022 exam

The registration of the NIMCET exam is active from 04th April – 09th May, 2022. It was an online process. Moreover, the application form will be available on the official website. For participating in the exam candidates have to submit the form before the last date. Firstly, the candidate has to complete the registration process. Secondly, the candidate needs to fill in all the details in the form. Lastly, they have to upload the scanned documents and pay the fee. The candidate who has completed the application process can be able to get the admit card.

Also, there is a NIMCET application fee of Rs. 2500 for OPEN/OPEN-EWS/OBC Category. But, for SC/ST/PwD the application fee is Rs.1250. After registration candidate will get a password to log in. Moreover, after filling the form the candidate will get an application number. Also, the candidates have to take two copies of the application form and e-receipt for future reference.

How to fill the application form?

  • Firstly, the candidates have to click on the registration link on the official website
  • A registration window will open.
  • Then, register with help of their name, mobile number, and email ID.
  • The candidate will get a link through mail to create a password.
  • Now, the candidate needs to log in with the ID and password.
  • Fill in all the details in the application form.
  • Also, the candidate can choose a choice of three test centers.
  • After that, the candidate has to upload the documents.
  • Now, the candidate needs to pay the application fee through online mode. It can be through credit/debit card/net banking.

NIMCET Syllabus

Below is the complete syllabus of the NIMCET exam:

Mathematics Syllabus


Algebra contains fundamental operations in algebra, expansions.  Also, some topics like factorization, geometric and harmonic progressions are there. Moreover, linear/quadratic equations, logarithms, arithmetic is also there.

Set Theory

The set theory consists of the Concept of sets union, Intersection, Elementary counting. Also, it has some topics like permutation combinations and cardinality.

Probability and Statistics

This unit includes topics like Basic concepts of probability theory, Averages, frequency distributions. Moreover, some topics like dependent and independent events and measures of central tendencies and dispersions are also there.

Coordinate Geometry

This chapter includes Rectangular Cartesian coordinates, equation of a line, pair of straight lines. Also, it has distance formulae equations of a circle, parabola, hyperbola, and ellipse.


Calculus includes the limit of functions, tangents, and normals, simple examples of maxima and minima. Also, the topics like integration of functions by parts, substitutions, and partial fractions are there.


This unit has topics like trigonometric equations, simple identities, solutions of triangles, general solutions of trigonometric equations, and heights and distances.

Computer Awareness

Basics of Computer

This subject includes topics like the organization of computers, the structure of instructions in the CPU, and input/output devices. Also, backup devices and computer memory are there.

Data Representation

It has integers and fractions, representation of characters, and binary arithmetic additions. Moreover, it contains some more topics like arithmetic, Boolean algebra, and truth tables.

General English

General English contains Grammer, synonyms and antonyms, and Technical writing.


The reasoning has two topics Logical situation and Facts given in the passage.

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NIMCET Exam Pattern

Candidates should know the NIMCET exam pattern. It will give an idea about the exam structure and marking scheme. Thus, below is the exam pattern of the NIMCET exam:

Subjects Questions Marks
General English 20 80
Reasoning 40 160
Computer Awareness 10 40
Mathematics 50 200
Total 120 480

NIMCET Marking Scheme

  • The question paper consists of a total of 480 marks.
  • Also, the candidate will get 4 marks for each question.
  • Moreover, there will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer.
  • There will be no deduction for un-attempted questions.

NIMCET Preparation Tips

  1. Firstly, the candidate has to go through the complete syllabus. Also, select the important topics and prepare them first. Moreover, making notes will be helpful for the revision at last time.
  2. Secondly, understanding the NIMCET exam pattern is also important. It will help to know the exam structure and marking scheme. Also, it will be helpful in better preparation.
  3. After that, the selection of the books is also important. Candidates should select a good book that covers the complete syllabus. Also, they should purchase the practice material for each subject.
  4. Moreover, making a timetable is also necessary. The timetable will help to make a study routine. Also, it will help you to study on time. It will be helpful in better preparation for the exam.
  5. Always remain positive for your exam. However, the preparation of any exam creates pressure on the student. But, the candidate should always be calm and confident. This will help the candidate from any negative thoughts. Also, the candidate should do some other activities as well apart from studying. It will refresh the mind and the candidate can give best to the preparation.

NIMCET Admit Card

Below is the date of release of the NIMCET admit card. Hence, the candidate can download the admit card online.

Event Date
NIMCET Admit card online release date 06th June, 2022
NIMCET 2022 exam date 20th June, 2022
NIMCET Result release date 05th July, 2022

Documents to carry for exams

It is mandatory to take one ID proof in the NIMCET exam along with the admit card. Also, the candidate’s name should match with the id proof. Thus, below is the list of the ID proofs for the NIMCET exam:

  • Driver License
  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Voter ID Card
  • Caste certificate for ST/SC candidates. Candidates have to bring original and photocopy
  • Disability Certificate for Physically Disabled Candidates. Candidates have to bring original and photocopy.

Also, the candidate has to take the original ID proof as photocopies are not accepted. After the verification, the candidate will be allowed to give the exam. In maximum exams photo ID Proof is mandatory. So, always remember to bring any of the above-listed photo IDs with your admit card.

Important Points

  • Candidates should reach the exam center before the reporting time.
  • Candidates have to bring admit card along with the photo ID proof to the exam.
  • Also, candidates without ID proof will not be allowed in the examination hall.
  • Moreover, the candidates are not allowed to bring mobile phones, calculators, etc. to the exam.
  • Keep the admit card till admission as it can be used for future reference.
  • Also, the candidates have to sit in the allotted seats only.

How to download admit card?

The NEMCET admit card will be released online. Hence, it can be downloaded from the official website. Below are the steps to download the admit card:

  1. At first, visit the official website of NIMCET.
  2. Then, enter the email ID and password to login in Candidate login Portal.
  3. Click on the “Log in” option on the website.
  4. Now, the admit card of NIMCET will be displayed on the screen.
  5. Lastly, download the admit card and also take its printout.

However, the admit card for the NIMCET exam has already been released. The release date of the admit card is 06th June, 2022. It was released on the official website. The website address of NIMCET is Also, it was easily downloaded from the website. The candidates have to keep the admit card after the exam for future reference.

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The NIMCET result was declared on the official website. Also, the candidates can check the result in PDF form. Below is the release date of the NIMCET result.

Events Date
NIMCET exam date 20th June, 2022
NIMCET exam result date 05th July, 2022
NIMCET counseling date July – August 2022

NIMCET result is in the form of a scorecard. Hence, the allotment of the candidate depends on the secured rank.  The qualified candidates will be called for counseling depending on their rank. Also, the rank list is declared few days after the exam. It is released in online mode. The cut-off will also be released by the authority. Generally, the cut-off is the minimum marks which the candidate has to obtain. Hence, the candidate has to obtain the minimum cut-off to qualify. After qualifying, the counseling process starts followed by seat allotment.

How to download exam results?

The official website releases the result. Below are the steps to check the NIMCET result:

  • Firstly, visit the official website of NIMCET
  • Then, click on the result link of NIMCET
  • Now, the candidate has to log in with their email ID and password.
  • It will display the rank.
  • Next, the candidate has to download their rank card.
  • Lastly, take a printout for future reference.

On the basis of the rank, list candidates will get admission to NITs. They will be getting one of the seats for the MCA course.

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How to calculate the exam rank?

Counseling depends on the rank of the candidate. Hence, below is the process of calculating the NIMCET rank:

  • The score of the candidate decides the rank.
  • It can be calculated by multiplying the marks of Maths, Logical reasoning, Computer awareness, English, and Analytical Ability by the factor of 3, 1 1/2, 2, and 1.
  • Also, the ranking will depend on the weighted marks of the candidate.
  • The maximum weighted mark is 1000.
  • Moreover, if there is a tie, then it can break by weighted marks.
  • Also, if the tie is not resolved by weighted, then it can be resolved on the basis of the candidate’s age.

Seat available for NIMCET exam

NITs Seat available
NIT, Agartala 30
NIT, Allahabad 103
NIT, Bhopal 103
NIT, Calicut 52
NIT, Jamshedpur 102
NIT, Kurukshetra 64
NIT, Raipur 99
NIT, Surathkal 51
NIT, Tiruchirappalli 115
NIT, Warangal 58
Total Seats 809

NIMCET Counseling

After the result, the qualified candidates will be called for counseling. However, the candidates will be called on the basis of their rank. The process of counseling includes filling of choice, allotment of seat, allotment letter downloading, reporting to the center, verification of the document, and fee payment. Also, all these steps are divided into multiple rounds. There will be three rounds of allotment. Moreover, the candidates will get the seats on the basis of their choice in these 3 rounds. Also, after the result declaration candidate will get a mail. It has a new mail id and password. Hence, with that ID and password, the candidate has to fill in their choices.

Next steps after Result

The next step will be counseling. The counseling consists of three stages:

Choice filling

Firstly, the candidate has to select the college and the course. Also, the candidate will get a new email id and password to select their choice. After login, the candidate has to fill in their choices.

Seat Allotment

The seat allotment is done in three rounds. Almost 50 % of seats get allotted in the first round. Then, the candidates who have not secured seats in the first round can go for the second round. Moreover, all the vacant seats are filled in the third round.

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Q1. Did NIMCET has released the result?

A. NIMCET will declare the result on 05th July, 2022.

Q2. Who conducts the NIMCET exam?

A. NIT, Karnataka conducts the NIMCET exam. Also, with this exam candidates can get admission to the MCA course in NIT.

Q3. Is NIMCET Exam easy?

A. NIMCET exam is not tough like other exams. An exam like JEE is tougher. So, if a candidate is good at math can crack it. Math contains the maximum marks and it can help to get more marks.

Q4. Can I crack NIMCET in 2 months?

A. The syllabus of the NIMCET exam is vast. Also, it will not be possible to cover the entire syllabus in 2 months. Moreover, it can make you confused if you cover the entire syllabus. Thus, if you want to prepare then first choose the easy topics. Practice those topics first.

Q5. Who conducts NIMCET 2021?

A. National Institute of Technology, Karnataka conducts the NIMCET Exam

Q6. Is MCA a 2 years course?

A. No, MCA is a 3 years course. But, for BCA students it’s for 2 years.

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