NIT Warangal has been entrusted with conducting NIMCET 2012 Examination. NIMCET is for admission to MCA programmes in NITs across the country. Several other private and Government institutes also consider NIMCET scores for admission to MCA prorammes. National Institute of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET) is an all India level entrance test. Following are details of eligibility for NIMCET 2012, previous cut offs, last ranks for various NITs, exam structure, coaching centers, nature of the question paper, list of the institutes accenting NIMCET scores and application procedure:
Structure of NIMCET: This is an objective type entrance test with 120 multiple choice questions. The question paper will be divided into four parts. These are 1) Analytical ability and Logical Reasoning - 55 questions 2) Computer Awareness - 10 questions 3) General English - 15 questions and Mathematics - 40 questions. Wrong answers will be given negative marks.
Syllabus for NIMCET Entrance Test: Following is the section wise syllabus for NIMCET.
1) Mathematics: Coordinate Geometry, Probability and Statistics, Calculus, Trigonometry, Set Theory, Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning, Data Analysis, Vectors, Analyzing the passage, Data Interpretation and Logical Situations.
2) General English: Articles, Forms of verbs, Antonyms, Prepositions, Synonyms, Meaning of words and phrases, Technical writing, Word power and Vocabulary.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants should have passed in Graduation in any discipline with at least 60 percent marks. They must have studied Mathematics at +2 level. Those appearing for the final year examinations of qualifying degree are also eligible to apply. Age must be above 21 years. Interested candidates can apply online through NIMCET official website at www.nimcet.nic.in or NIT Warangal website at www.nitwarangal.ac.in .
Institutes accepting NIMCET scores : 1) CSE National Institute of Technology, Calicut 2) MCA Dept. of CSE National Institute of Technology Jirania, 3) Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad 4) Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal 5) National Institute of Technology Durgapur 6) National Institute of Technology Karnataka 7) National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur 8) National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli 9) National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra 10) National Institute of Technology Raipur 11) National Institute of Technology, Warangal
Important and Useful Books for NIMCET:
The Pearson MAT Super Course
Arihant MCA Entrance Test by Amit M. Agarwal
Numerical Ability & Mathematical Aptitude by Dr. A.B. Ra
Excel With Objective Book For NIMCET by J.B Dixit, Ruchi Sharma and Ashish Mangal
Mathematics by R.S.Agarwal
The Aptitude Test Workbook by Jim Barrett
Barron’s Military Flight Aptitude Tests by Terry L. Duran
Top coaching Centers for NIMCET: Axiom Academy, Brilliant Tutorials, Aim4career, IMS, TIME, Sanmacs India, Career Launcher, Sucsess Guru, TCYonline, VN coaching center. Cut offs for NITs varu depending upon the difficulty level of the question paper. NITs will display the past year cut offs at the time of admission counseling. Top NITs may required 75-80 percent marks in NIMCET to short list for admission. NIMCET score is valid for one year.
1) Commencement of Online applications: February 2012
2) Closing date for submission of applications: April 2012
3) Date of Entrance Examination: May 2012.