NIMCET 2022: Registration, Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern

National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test 2022 ( NIMCET )

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Updated on Feb 6, 2022 04:27 IST

NIMCET 2022 exam will be conducted by the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jamshedpur tentatively in May. The notification and exam date for NIMCET 2022 will be announced by the last week of February. The registration process for NIMCET is likely to begin in March. The application form will be available online on the website 

Candidates interested in taking admission in MCA courses at participating National Institutes of Technology (NITs) can fill the application form. Admission to the course will be on the basis of the NIMCET entrance exam. The exam will be held online as a Computer Based Test in various cities of the country.

NIMCET 2022 question paper will have 120 MCQ type questions from Mathematics, Computer Awareness, Logical Reasoning and English and the total duration of the exam will be 2 hours. More details about NIMCET 2022 syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, application form process and exam can be checked below on this page.   

NIMCET Application Form 2022 NIMCET Exam Date 2022
NIMCET Exam Pattern 2022 NIMCET 2022 Syllabus

What is NIMCET?

NIMCET or National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test is an exam conducted for admissions to MCA programmes. This entrance exam is conducted every year to offer admission into Masters in Computer Application (MCA)Programme in participating NITs. 

Candidates have to clear the NIMCET exam with a good rank, and based on their ranks they will be allotted seats at various campuses of NITs. Around 25,000 students register for NIMCET each year and approximately 805 seats are offered in 11 NITs across India. Many universities and institutes other than NITs consider NIMCET scores for admissions to the MCA programmes offered by them.

NIMCET 2022 Highlights

Exam Particulars

Exam Details

Exam Name

NIMCET or NIT MCA Common Entrance Test

Conducting Body

National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur

Exam Level

Postgraduate Exam at National level

Exam Frequency

Once a year 

Mode of Exam

Computed Based Test (CBT)

Total Registrations

Around 50,000

Courses offered through Entrance Exam


Exam Fees

  • INR 2500 for Gen/EWS/OBC category
  • INR 1250 for SC/ST/PwD category

Exam Duration

2 hours

No. of Papers and Total Marks

1 Paper, 480 Marks

Total Questions


Marking Scheme

  • 4 for each correct response
  • -1 for each incorrect response

Language/Medium of Exam


Colleges Accepting Exam Score

NIT Agartala, Allahabad, Bhopal, Calicut, Jamshedpur, Kurukshetra, Patna, Raipur, Surathkal, Tiruchirapalli and Warangal

No. of Test Cities


Official Website

Contact Details

Ph. No: 972900 95838

NIMCET Dates 2022

Candidates can check the tentative NIMCET dates from the table given below. The exact dates will be updated once the schedule will be announced by the NIT Jamshedpur.

Events Important Dates

Start of NIMCET 2022 Registration

Mar first week, 2022

Last date to fill Application Form

April first week, 2022

Application form correction facility

April second week, 2022

Release of NIMCET Admit card

May first week, 2022

Exam date

May second week, 2022

Declaration of Result

May last week, 2022

NIMCET Counselling June first week, 2022

NIMCET Application Form 2022

The application form of NIMCET 2022 will be released tentatively in March. Application forms will be available only in online mode on the official website Interested candidates have to fill the form within the specified dates in order to appear in the exam. 

The process of filling NIMCET 2022 application form will include registration, filling detailed form, uploading scanned images of photo, signature and payment of application fees. Candidates need not send the printout of their application form to the NIMCET office but they should keep it safe until the completion of the counselling and admission process. 

How to Fill NIMCET Application Form 

  • Open the official website
  • Click on the "NIMCET 2022 Registration" link
  • Fill the required details to complete the registration process
  • After registration, fill the application form with the required information
  • Upload scanned image of photo and signature
  • Pay application fees online using a credit/debit card or internet banking

The application form will be submitted automatically after the successful payment of the application fees. A PDF of the form will be generated after final submission. Candidates need to download the PDF and take its printout. 

NIMCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be an Indian citizen
  • Candidates must have secured 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) in (i) BSc / BSc (Hons) / BCA / BIT of minimum three years full-time with Mathematics/Statistics/Equivalent subject as one of the subjects from a recognized University.
  • Students with BE/B Tech or equivalent from a recognized University can appear for the exam.
  • Aspirants who will be appearing for the qualifying examination can also apply for NIMCET 2022
  • Aspirants who have completed or completed a degree in three years BSc / BSc(Hons)/BCA/ BIT from Open Universities can also apply provided their programme is approved by UGC / AICTE and Distance Education Council (DEC) of Govt. of India.

NIMCET Exam Centre 2022

NIT Surathkal will conduct the NIMCET exam in 26 cities across the country. 

Test Centres

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NIMCET Syllabus 2022

The syllabus of NIMCET consists of Mathematics, Computer Awareness, Logical Reasoning and General English. Candidates can check here the topics which are covered in NIMCET 2022 syllabus.  Candidates preparing for the exam need to study from the syllabus prescribed by the exam conducting authority.

Subjects Topics
Mathematics Set Theory; Probability and Statistics; Algebra; Coordinate Geometry; Calculus; Vectors; Trigonometry
Computer Awareness Computer Basics and Data Representation from the undergraduate course of computers/BCA
Logical Reasoning Questions in this section will be designed to test the candidates’ general understanding of the English language
General English Questions in this section will cover logical situations and questions based on the facts given in the passage

NIMCET Exam Pattern 2022

NIT Surathkal will conduct the NIMCET 2022 exam in online mode as a Computer Based Test. The question paper will have a total of 120 multiple choice questions from the prescribed syllabus. Candidates can check below the detailed pattern of the NIMCET question paper.

Particulars Details
Mode of exam Online as a Computer Based Test
Exam duration 2 hours
Total number of questions


Logical Reasoning-40

Computer Awareness-20


Total- 120

Language of question paper English
Marking scheme 4 marks for each correct answer
Negative marking No Negative Marking

NIMCET Admit Card 2022

The admit card of the NIMCET 2022 will be released a few days before the exam date. Admit cards will be available for download on the website. Candidates will have to download their admit card by login to the website using their application number and password. Details about exam date and time, address of the exam centre, candidates basic details like name, photo, signature and exam day guidelines will be mentioned in NIMCET 2022 admit card. Candidates will not be allowed to appear in the exam without NIMCET admit card.

NIMCET Result 2022  

NIT Surathkal will declare the NIMCET 2022 result online on the website. Candidates will be able to check their results by login into the website. Details about candidates score in the exam and All India Rank will be mentioned in the result. Candidates who will be qualified will be eligible to participate in the counselling. 

NIMCET Counselling 2022

The allotment of seats in participating NITs will be through online counselling. NIT Surathkal will conduct the NIMCET 2022 counselling in online mode. All the qualified candidates will be required to register for participating in the counselling. Seats will be allotted on the basis of rank in NIMCET 2022 exam. Details about the schedule of counselling and other details about the participation procedure will be released on the website.

Colleges Accepting NIMCET Score

Take a look at the list of NIMCET Participating Institutes.

NIMCET Participating Colleges/Institutes

NIT Agartala

NIT Jamshedpur

NIT Allahabad

NIT Raipur

NIT Bhopal

NIT Kurukshetra

NIT Calicut

NIT Warangal

NIT Durgapur

NIT Warangal

NIT Surathkal


Important FAQs regarding NIMCET 2022

Q. What is NIMCET 2022 Exam Date?

A. NIMCET 2022 exam will be conducted tentatively in May. The exact date of the exam will be notified soon. 

Q. When will the NIMCET 2022 application form release?

A. NIMCET 2022 application form will be available tentatively from March first week.

Q. How to fill the NIMCET 2022 application form. What are the major steps?

A. Candidate had to open the official website of NIMCET for filling the application form which includes various steps like registration, filling details. For the final submission of the NIMCET application form, the candidate needs to make the fee payment via the e-payment method submit it. They are advised to keep two copies of the application form and e-receipt for future reference. 

Q. What is the NIMCET exam fee structure for SC/ST students?

A. SC/ST aspirants need to pay a processing fee of Rs. 1250 through the official website only. 

Q. Can I make changes to the NIMCET application form after final submission?

A. Candidates will be allowed to correct their mistakes made in NIMCET application form during the correction window. 

Q. What is the mode of the NIMCET entrance test?

A. NIMCET is an online exam conducted in a time span of two hours. The exam paper consists120 of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from various sections.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for SC/ST candidates to appear for the NIMCET exam?

A. SC/ST candidates must have secured at least 55% marks in aggregate or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale in (i) BSc/BSc (Hons)/BCA/BIT of minimum 3 years full-time with Mathematics/Statistics/Equivalent subject as one of the subjects from a recognized University.

NIMCET 2022 Contact Information

The Chairman/Secretary
National Institute of Technology Durgapur
Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Durgapur (West Bengal). PIN - 713209
Contact No. :0343-2752123
Fax No. :0343-2547375

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Navaghar Kiran

2022-02-05 00:48:08

How many times I can give NIMCET?

Reply to Navaghar Kiran


Alisha Mohanty

Beginner-Level 2

4 weeks ago

Unlimited times. Once in a year.


Pawan Kumar

2021-12-09 01:19:04

I have done BCA 69%
And in 10+2 I have 52%
Am I eligible for NIMCET.

Reply to Pawan Kumar


Geetanjali B

Beginner-Level 4

2 months ago

Yes, you can apply for NIMCET 2022. Minimum requirement to get NIMCET is 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in the qualified exam.

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