NIMCET 2018 Notification

(Last Updated On: November 28, 2017)

NIMCET 2018 Notification

The NIMCET is NIT MCA Common Entrance Test, a National Level Test conducted by NITs for admission in to their MCA programme.

NIMCET 2018 Notification


NIMCET 2018 Notification


National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are Institutes of National Importance and are Centrally Funded Technical Institutes.


The admission to the MCA programme in to NITs at

  • Agartala,
  • Allahabad,
  • Bhopal,
  • Calicut,
  • Durgapur,
  • Jamshedpur,
  • Kurukshetra,
  • Raipur,
  • Surathkal,
  • Tiruchirappalli and
  • Warangal

NIMCET 2018 Notification

NIMCET Eligibility Criteria

lndian 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 of minimum three years

full-time with Mathematics/Statistics/Equivalent subject *as one of the subject from a recognized



(ii) B E /B Tech or equivalent from a recognized University are eligible to appear for NIMCET-20I7.

Conversion of scored marks from CGPA to percentage and vice-versa is not permitted.

(CCPA other than 10 point scale will be converted to 10 point scale based on Unitary method)

*Equivalence will be established by a duly constituted equivalence committee whose decision will be final.




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


NIMCET Syllabus

MATHEMATICS: (50questions)

  • Set Theory: Concept of sets – Union, Intersection, Cardinality, Elementary counting; permutations and


  • 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


  • 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.

NIMCET 2018 Notification

NIMCET Preparation Books


Best books for NIMCET PREPARATION 2018

A Complete Study Pacakage for MCA Entrances

As the book contains ample study as well as practice material, it for sure will help aspirants score high in the upcoming MCA Entrances 2017 conducted by all national and state universities.

The present study package for MCA Entrances has been divided into five sections namely Mathematics, Analytical and Logical Ability, Computer Awareness, Quantitative Ability and General English, each sub-divided into number of chapters as per the syllabi of the entrance examination. The Computer Awareness section has been divided into seven chapters namely Computer Fundamentals and PC Applications, Computer History, Networking, Operating System, Computer Organization, ‘C’ Language and Data Structure.


11 Years’ Solved Papers 2017-2007 MCA Entrances

The present book contains last 11 years’ (2007-2017) Solved Papers of MCA Entrances like NIMCET, JNU, BHU, PUNE, KIIJEE, IIT JAM, etc.

The book has been divided into six sections namely IIT-JAM MCA, JNU MCA, NIMCET MCA, BHU, KIITEE and other Regional MCA Entrances. Previous years’ solved papers of MCA Entrances have been provided in each section with authentic and detailed solutions of the questions asked in the previous years’ examinations.

NIMCET 2018 Notification