NIMCET-2022 – Entrance Exam for MCA Course

National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are Institutes of National Importance and
are Centrally Funded Technical Institutes. The NIT MCA Common Entrance Test
(NIMCET), is a National Level Test conducted by NITs for admission to their Master
of Computer Applications (MCA) programme. The duration of the MCA programme is 3 years. NIT Warangal offers a three-year duration MCA programme but with an option for the students to exit at the end of successful two years and the title of such exit would be Post -Graduate Advanced Diploma in Computer Applications.

National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur is the coordinating institute for conduct of the NIT MCA Entrance Exam for 2022 for a total of 813 seats.

The Online application process for the NIMCET 2022 will be open from April 4, 2022 and will close on May 4, 2022.

The Online Entrance Test will be held on June 20, 2022 (Tentative date).

The 9 NITs participating in this Online Entrance Test are:

  1. National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
  2. National Institute of Technology, Raipur
  3. National Institute of Technology, Agartala
  4. Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
  5. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
  6. National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
  7. National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, Surathkal
  8. National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli (Trichy)
  9. National Institute of Technology, Warangal

Ranks awarded to candidates in NIMCET examination have been considered by some other Universities like, Hyderabad University, Indraprastha University, Delhi and HBTU, Kanpur, etc., for their admission purposes in the previous years.

NIMCET-2022 test will be conducted with only one question paper containing 120 multiple choice questions covering the following subjects:

  1. Mathematics: 50 Questions
  2. Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: 40 questions
  3. Computer Awareness: 10 questions
  4. General English: 20 questions

Each correctly answered question will carry FOUR marks and each wrongly answered question will lead to NEGATIVE ONE mark. So you are advised not to attempt such questions if you are not sure.

 Set Theory: Concept of sets – Union, Intersection, Cardinality, Elementary counting; permutations and combinations.
 Probability and Statistics: Basic concepts of probability theory, Averages, Dependent and independent events, frequency distributions, measures of central tendencies and dispersions.
 Algebra: Fundamental operations in algebra, expansions, factorization,
simultaneous linear /quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, determinants and matrices.
 Coordinate Geometry: Rectangular Cartesian coordinates, distance formulae, equation of a line, and intersection of lines, pair of straight lines, equations of a circle, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola.
 Calculus: Limit of functions, continuous function, differentiation of function, tangents and normals, simple examples of maxima and minima. Integration of functions by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction, definite integrals, applications of definite integrals to areas.
 Vectors: Position vector, addition and subtraction of vectors, scalar and vector
products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics.
 Trigonometry: Simple identities, trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, solution of triangles, heights and distances, general solutions of trigonometric equations

 The questions in this section will cover logical situation and questions based on the facts given in the passage.

 Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), structure of instructions in CPU, input/output devices, computer memory, and back-up devices.
 Data Representation: Representation of characters, integers and fractions,
binary and hexadecimal representations, binary arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, simple arithmetic and two‟s complement arithmetic, floating point representation of numbers, Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams

Questions in this section will be designed to test the candidates‟ general
understanding of the English language. There will be questions on the following topics:
Comprehension, vocabulary, Basic English Grammar (like usage of correct forms of verbs, prepositions and articles), word power, synonyms and antonyms, meaning of words and phrases, technical writing.

Further up-to-date details can be obtained on the official website

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