National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are premier Technical Institutions of National repute
and fully funded by Government of India. The Curricula and Syllabi of Master of Computer
Applications (MCA) programme offered by NITs are designed considering the need of different
Software Houses in India and abroad and has a high job potential in IT Sector. The NIMCET is a
National Level Entrance Test conducted by NITs for admission to their MCA programme. The
admission to first year of MCA programme offered by all the NITs for the year 2009-10 will be
based on the Rank obtained in NIMCET09 ONLY.
Indian Nationals having minimum 60% marks (6.5/10 CGPA) in each of the examinations of
(i) 12th level and
(ii) Bachelor?s Degree of Full Time 3 year duration from a recognized University
with Mathematics/ Statistics/ Business Mathematics as one of the subjects in any one
semester/year in all the above (i) and (ii) mentioned courses, are eligible to apply.
candidates with minimum 55% marks (6.0/10 CGPA) are eligible. The candidates who are
appearing for the qualifying examination are also eligible to appear for NIMCET09. Such
candidates shall have to furnish the proof of fulfilling the eligibility criteria of NIMCET09
preferably at the time of Counselling/Admission but not later than 31st
July, 2009, failing which, their admission may be cancelled by the
respective NITs. The State of Eligibility is the state from where the
candidate passed/appeared for graduation.
MODE OF EXAMINATION
The duration of NIMCET09 examination will be for a period of two hours and will consist of 120
multiple choice questions with four choices for each question. Each correctly answered question
will carry FOUR marks and each wrongly answered question will lead to NEGATIVE ONE
mark. The candidates have to mark the responses in the OMR sheets at the time of examination.
Candidates have to bring their own HB pencil, eraser and black ball point pen.
DISTRIBUTION OF QUESTIONS
The question paper will contain 120 multiple choice questions covering the following topics:
1. Mathematics 40 questions
2. Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning 55 questions
3. Computer Awareness 10 questions
4. General English 15 questions
A NIMCET09 application form is applicable for both the Entrance Examination and for admission
to MCA at all the NITs offering MCA programme. Candidates are not required to apply separately
to each NIT for admission. The admission to MCA programme in all the 11 participating NITs
will be based on NIMCET09 rank as well as their choices to be opted during the
counselling/admission process. Details of the counselling process shall be notified on the
NIMCET09 web site in due course. The candidates are advised to check the website
www.nimcet09.mnnit.ac.in regularly for updates. The counselling will be held in June 2009.
After admission, NITs do not permit transfer from one NIT to another in
any circumstances. Candidates once allotted a seat in any particular
NIT will have to take admission at that NIT only.
general eligibility to write NIMCET is the same for all NITs. Admission
criteria and fee structure may differ from one Institute to the other.
Such details can be obtained from respective Institute websites, URLs
of which are given in the Table of Participating Institutions.
WEB ENABLED ON-LINE APPLICATION FORM
The candidates are required to fill in web enabled on-line application
forms from any place of their convenience. Also they are required to
take a print out of the electronic submission and send it by post along
with copies of 10+2+3 (Graduation) Marks Sheets/Certificates and a
draft as detailed below to
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad
so as to reach on or before 6th April, 2009. Applications received
after the due date (due to postal delay or any other reasons) will not
The Application Fee for the NIMCET 2009 Entrance Examination of the MCA programme is Rs. 700/- for
OPEN/OBC and Rs. 350/- for SC/ST candidates. Candidates will have to take Demand Draft of
appropriate amount depending on their category drawn in favour of ?NIMCET09?, payable at
Allahabad. Candidates are advised to write their name, address and Mobile/Phone Number
on the reverse side of the Demand Draft.