NIMCET Entrance Exam Pattern


NIMCET Entrance Exam is conducted by National Institute of Technology (NIT) for the intake of eligible candidates to the MCA course. Those who obtain good score in this exam will get an opportunity to pursue MCA course at various institutes of NIT. Pattern of this entrance exam is discussed below.

Structure and Syllabus for NIMCET Entrance Exam Pattern

NIMCET Entrance Exam will be a written examination with only objective type questions. Question paper will be in English Language with questions from four subjects such as Mathematics, Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness and General English. OMR sheet will be given to the candidates to mark their answers. Candidates are allowed to use HB Pencil, eraser and blue/black ball point pen to mark the concerned answers on the OMR sheet. Calculators, mobile phones or any other electronic gadgets should not be used in the examination hall. Syllabus for this entrance examination is given below.


  • Set Theory
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Vectors
  • Trigonometry

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning

  • Logical situations and questions based on the facts given in the passage.

Computer Awareness

  • Computer Basics
  • Data Representation

General English

  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Basic English Grammar
  • Word power
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Meaning of words and phrases
  • Technical Writing

Question Pattern of NIMCET Entrance Exam Pattern

Multiple choice questions will be asked in this entrance exam with four choices of answers. Candidates should find one correct answer from these choices to score four marks. If they select wrong choice, then they can score only negative one mark. Total one hundred questions will be there on the question paper. Questions are unevenly distributed among the different subjects. Number of questions specified for each subject is given below.

  • Mathematics - 45 questions
  • Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning – 40 questions
  • Computer Awareness – 10 questions
  • General English – 20 questions

Only two hours will be given to finish this entrance exam.

Preparing for NIMCET Entrance Exam Pattern

Competitive nature of the NIMCET Entrance Exam is very high as it is conducted on national basis. Candidates who want to clear this exam should be thorough with the subjects specified in the syllabus of this exam. For this they should need to prepare well with good study materials. Some of the best reference books which can be used to prepare for this exam are given below.

  • Arihant MCA Entrance Test by Amit.M.Agarwal
  • Mathematics by R.S.Agarwal
  • Numerical Ability and Mathematical Aptitude by Dr. A.B. Rao
  • The Aptitude Test Workbook by Jim Barrett

Candidates should practice as many mathematical questions to get thorough with mathematics. It is better to use previous year question papers to solve different mathematical questions. Good grammar books can help the candidates to improve the English Grammar. They should also read newspapers daily to improve the vocabulary. Coaching centers can also help the candidates to improve the confidence by giving good coaching.



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One Response to “NIMCET Entrance Exam Pattern”

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    devnarayan singh yadav:

    i want to create my career in NIT iam in 12class what i do?