NIMCET 2020: The National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are Institutes of National Importance. The NITs conduct NIMCET for admission to the Master of Computer Applications (MCA) program. NIMCET registrations will resume from June 2, 2020, and the last date for filling up the application form is June 11, 2020, till 05:00 PM. Applicants should know that the portal will be opened only for the successfully registered candidates to make corrections or upload documents. No new registrations will be accepted. NIMCET 2020 will now be conducted on August 9, 2020, in an online mode.
Candidates are not required to apply separately to any NIT for admission to the MCA program. The admission to the MCA program in all the ten participating NITs will be based on the NIMCET 2020 rank and the choice of institute filled by the candidates online. Qualified candidates in NIMCET 2020 will be allowed to fill the institutes’ options in which they wish to take admission.
NIMCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who wish to appear for NIMCET 2020 exam must meet the NIMCET eligibility criteria specified by the authorities. Those candidates who satisfy all the eligibility criteria set by the officials will only be able to appear for the NIMCET 2020 exam. The NIMCET 2020 eligibility criteria are as under:
Indian 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 the following degrees:
- Full-time B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Hons) / BCA / BIT / B.Voc. (Computer Science/ Computer Applications) of three years duration (minimum) from a recognized University with Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects (OR)
- B.E./ B.Tech. from a recognized University.
Note that the conversion of scored marks from CGPA to percentage and vice-versa is not permitted.
Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply for NIMCET 2020. Such candidates shall furnish the proof of candidature for appearing in the examinations during the academic year. All candidates shall submit the proof of fulfilling the eligibility criteria at the time of Counseling/Admission. Otherwise, the authorities may cancel their admission.
|Note: Students who have completed/are completing B.Sc./ B.Sc.(Hons)/BCA/ BIT of 3 years duration from Open Universities can also apply for the exam. But the programme must be approved by UGC / AICTE and Distance Education Council (DEC) of the Government of India.|
List of Participating Institutes
Admission to MCA programme in the below NITs is given based on the rank obtained in NIMCET only.
- Tiruchirapalli (Trichy)
NIMCET Application Form 2020
Follow the below-mentioned steps to register yourselves for NIMCET 2020 Exam:
- – 1st Step: Candidates must register themselves for NIMCET 2020 from the NIMCET official website – nimcet.in by submitting their personal Email ID and Mobile Number.
- – 2nd Step: An email will be sent to your personal Email ID, wherein a web link will be provided for the registration process.
- – 3rd Step: By clicking on the link, you will be directed to the webpage where you will have to first set the password and choose the security question and submit its answer.
- – 4th Step: After this, you will be again redirected to the application page. Here you must fill all your relevant personal, academic information and choose the three test centres in order of preference.
- – 5th Step: The next step is to upload all the relevant documents such as the photograph, signature, proof of identity, proof of date of birth (SSLC/ 10th Marks Card), all other marks cards etc. and the Category/ Caste/ PwD certificate(s), whichever is applicable.
- – 6th Step: Lastly, make payment of the NIMCET application fee and submit your application.
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NIMCET 2020 Application Fee
The Application fee for different categories is as follows:
MCA Admission Process Through NIMCET 2020
The different stages involved in the admission process to the MCA program through NIMCET are as under:
All the candidates who have applied for NIMCET 2020 must go through the Written Test.
Choice Filling and Locking
Candidates satisfying the qualifying criteria will get a rank in NIMCET. Successful candidates will get an email containing the link to the website where the candidate can download the NIMCET rank card. The email also provides a new Username and Password for the choice filling website. Candidates can fill their choices of the institutes in the order of preference. It will not be possible to access the choices after locking.
Online Seat Allotment and Personally Reporting at Any Remote/Participating Institute
The authorities will allot seats based on the candidates’ choices, ranks, and availability of seats in three rounds of allotment.
Admission to Allotted Institute
After the third round of allotment, all allotted candidates must physically report to the latest allotted institute for admission.
Surrendering of Seats by Candidates
Candidates who got seat allotted/upgraded in any round(s) and do not wish to join the institute but wish to participate in the final round of allotment, must surrender the seat by logging into the NIMCET website. At a later stage, such candidates will receive a refund of Rs. 9,000/- through online transfer into the respective account based on their bank account details entered in the prescribed application while surrendering.
Fresh Choice Filling and Final Round of Allotment
After the third round of reporting, the vacant seats in all the participating NITs are published on the NIMCET website. Candidates who surrendered their seats or were not allotted any seat in any previous round of seat allotment are eligible to fill up fresh choices for the final round of seat allotment.
NIMCET 2020 Exam Pattern
NIMCET 2020 will comprise 120 multiple choice questions covering the following four subjects:
- Mathematics: 50 Questions
- Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: 40 Questions
- Computer Awareness: 10 Questions
- General English: 20 Questions
- The exam is conducted in the English language.
- Each correctly answered question will carry 4 marks and each wrongly answered question will lead to NEGATIVE 1 mark.
- More than one answer indicated against a question will be negatively marked.
- Candidates have to mark the responses in the OMR sheet using black or blue ink ballpoint pen only
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