Eligibility Requirements and Reference Books for NIMCET


Graduates seeking admission to MCA in NIT’s should necessarily qualify NIMCET. Eligible candidate should have scored at least 60% marks at 12th and graduation. Final year students having the required eligibility can also apply. Exam preparation can be done with the help of text books like A Text Book on Calculus by S. K. Goyal, Arithmetic for Competitive Examinations by Jain & Sharma, General English by Abul Hashem, MCA Entrance Test (Self Study Guide) by Amit M. Agarwal and Logical and Analytical Reasoning by A. K. Gupta.

Eligibility Criterion for NIMCET

Graduation is the basic qualification required for NIMCET. The qualification must be obtained from any of the recognized Universities with a minimum of 60% marks. Such candidates must have completed the course in any of the following subjects.

  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Statistics
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Elementary Mathematics
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Eligible candidate should have studied mathematics as a subject at HSC level also. In this level, they should have scored an aggregate minimum of 60% marks. Final year students satisfying the above requirements are also eligible to apply.

Reference Books for NIMCET

  • A Comprehensive Guide for M.C.A. Entrance Examination by R.S. Agarwal & Deepak Agarwal
  • A Concise English Grammar by RPH Editorial Board
  • A Modern Approach to Non Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal
  • A Text Book on Calculus by S. K. Goyal
  • Advance General English by H. S. Bhatia
  • All about Reasoning (Verbal) by Anjani A Gupta
  • Arihant MCA Entrance Test by Amit M. Agarwal
  • Arithmetic for Competitive Examinations by Jain & Sharma
  • Barron’s Military Flight Aptitude Tests by Terry L. Duran
  • Common Errors in English by Abul Hashem
  • English Reading Comprehension by Anjani A Gupta
  • Excel With Objective Book for NIMCET by J.B Dixit, Ruchi Sharma and Ashish Mangal
  • General English by Abul Hashem
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning by A. K. Gupta
  • Mathematics by R.S.Agarwal
  • MCA Entrance Test (Self Study Guide) by Amit M. Agarwal
  • Mental Ability Tests by Dr.Lal & Jain
  • Non Verbal Reasoning by B. S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali
  • Numerical Ability & Mathematical Aptitude by Dr. A.B. Ra
  • Objective General English by Anjani A Gupta
  • Objective Mathematics by M. L. Khanna
  • Quantitative Aptitude by Rita Mishra
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R. S. Aggarwal
  • Ramesh Objective Computer Awareness
  • Test of English Language by RPH Editorial Board
  • The Aptitude Test Workbook by Jim Barrett

Other than reference books, e-books, web based study materials, previous year question papers; etc can be used for exam preparation.



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