MCA

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) program. The admission to the MCA program is based on the Rank obtained in NIMCET only. The Curriculum and Syllabi of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) program 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.

 

NIMCET Counselling and Admission Services for Session 2024

https://nimcet.admissions.nic.in/ NEW

Information Brochure_ NIMCET Counselling and Admission Services for Session 2024 NEW

Opening and Closing Ranks_NIMCET 2023

Commencement of classes_First year students

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA TO APPEAR FOR NIMCET

Indian Nationals securing at least 60% marks in aggregate or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale (55% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a 10-point scale in case of SC/ ST/PwD) in (i) Any UG program of minimum Three years with Mathematics / Statistics as one of the subjects OR (ii) B.E./ B.Tech. from a recognized University/Institution are eligible to appear for NIMCET. Conversion of scored marks from CGPA to percentage and vice-versa is not permitted.

TEST PATTERN

NIMCET test will be conducted with single paper in three parts containing 120 multiple choice questions. The Part-I time duration is 70 minutes and consists of Mathematics (50 questions). Part-II time duration is 30 minutes and it consists of Analytical ability and logical reasoning (40 questions). Part-III time duration is 20 minutes and it consists of Computer Awareness (20 questions) and English (10 questions). The three parts of the CBT will appear to the candidate one after the other. Time assigned for each part is fixed. Candidate should complete each part in allotted time only as movement to one section from other is not permitted. Multiple Choice Questions will be written in English Language only and will not be translated into any other language. The distribution of time assigned, questions and marks is as follows:

Subject

Total no of questions

Marks awarded for correct answer

Marks deducted for wrong answer

Total marks

Part-I (70 minutes) 2:00 PM-3:10 PM

 

 

 

 

Mathematics

50

12

3

600

Part-II (30 minutes) 3:10 PM-3:40 PM

 

 

 

 

Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning

40

6

1.5

240

Computer Awareness

20

6

1.5

120

General English

10

4

1

40

Total Marks

1000

SYLLABUS FOR NIMCET TEST

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.

ANALYTICAL ABILITY & LOGICAL REASONING: (40 QUESTIONS)

  • The questions in this section will cover logical situation and questions based on the facts given in the passage.

COMPUTER AWARENESS: (20 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: (10 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

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

NIMCET application form is common for appearing for Entrance Test for admission to MCA at all the participating NITs/IIIT offering MCA program. Separate application need to be filled for counselling process after declaration of NIMCET result. Candidates are not required to apply separately to any NIT for admission to MCA program. The admission to MCA program in all the participating institutes will be based on NIMCET rank and the choice of institute filled by the candidates online.

Candidates declared qualified in NIMCET will be allowed to apply for counselling and fill the choices of Institutes in which they wish to take admission into MCA program. Candidates are required to apply for counselling through online application using personal credentials as mentioned in the counselling brochure. The candidates are required to lock their choices before the deadline. After locking, candidates cannot access their locked choices. Seat allotments will be made based on his/her rank and institute choices locked by him/her.

Details of the counselling process are given below and changes, if any, shall be notified on https://nimcet.admissions.nic.in website from time to time. The candidates are advised to check website regularly for updates.

For further details

NIT MCA Common Entrance Test 2024 (NIMCET)

http://www.nimcet.in/

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Curriculum and Syllabus

Fee Structure

Post Graduate Admissions Committee

  1. Dr. T. Sivasankar, Chairman / Professor, Chemical Engineering
  2. Dr. P. Raja, Member / Associate Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  3. Dr. Pinkymol K.P., Member / Assistant Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  4. Dr. Laiju A.R., Member / Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering
  5. Associate Dean (Academic) / PG, Ex-officio member

Notices / 2023

MCA Admission 2023 Announcement (through NIMCET 2023)

NIMCET-2023 - MCA Admissions 2023

Contact Details

Chairman
PG Admission Committee
National Institute of Technology
Tiruchirappalli - 620 015
Telephone: +91-431-2503026
Telephone: +91-431-2504940 / +91 9486001157 (During the admission schedule only)
E-Mail: pg@nitt.edu