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NIMCET 2024: Admission to MCA Programs at NITs

The National Institutes of Technology (NITs), esteemed Institutes of National Importance, serve as Centrally Funded Technical Institutes. The NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET) is a prestigious National Level Test conducted by NITs for admission to their Master of Computer Applications (MCA) program.
NIMCET 2024 Notification
NIMCET 2024: Admission to MCA Programs at NITs

Admissions Criteria:

The MCA program at the following ten NITs—Agartala, Allahabad, Bhopal, Jamshedpur, Kurukshetra, Patna, Raipur, Surathkal, Tiruchirappalli (Trichy), and Warangal—along with IIIT Bhopal, is solely based on the Rank obtained in NIMCET-2024.

Eligibility Criteria for NIMCET-2024:

Indian Nationals must secure at least 60% marks in aggregate or a 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale (55% marks or a 6.0 CGPA for SC/ST/PwD candidates).

Eligible candidates should have completed either of the following:

  • A minimum three-year UG program with Mathematics/Statistics as one of the subjects
  • A BE/B.Tech degree from a recognized University/Institution.

Note that conversion of scored marks from CGPA to percentage and vice-versa is not permitted.

Application Processing Fee:

  • Rs.2,500/- for OPEN/OPEN-EWS/OBC Category.
  • Rs.1,250/- for SC/ST/PwD Category.

NIMCET 2024 Exam Pattern:

The NIMCET 2024 exam will be conducted online as a Computer Based Test.

The question paper will consist of 120 multiple-choice questions based on the prescribed syllabus.



No. of questions







70 minutes


Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning



30 minutes


Computer Awareness



20 minutes


General English









How to Apply for NIMCET 2024?

Candidates can apply online only.

Important Dates for NIMCET 2024:



Last date for online submission of Application Form

Saturday, 20/04/2024 [up to 5 pm]

Edit Window opens               

Wednesday, 24/04/2024 [10 am]

Edit Window closes   

Friday, 26/04/2024 [up to 5 pm]

Availability of Admit card/Hall ticket on web for download

Thursday, 28/05/2024 to Sunday, 08/06/2024

Date and Time of Online Examination at the allotted centers

Saturday, 08/06/2024 (02:00 pm -04:00 pm)

Challenges to model solution

Monday, 10/06/2024 (5 pm) to Wednesday, 12/06/2024 (5 pm)

Date of Publication of Result/Scorecard (Tentative)        

Tuesday, 25/06/2024 (5 pm)

Registration &Choice filling by paying the nonrefundable counseling fees of Rs 1000/-

Saturday, 29/06/2024 (10 am) to Friday, 05/07/2024 (5 pm)

First Round of Allotment      

Monday, 08/07/2024 (6 pm)

First round of online reporting and partial admission fee payment   

Tuesday, 09/07/2024 to Friday, 12/07/2024 (till 5 pm)

Second round of Allotment / up gradation    

Saturday, 13/07/2024 (6 pm)

Second round of online reporting and partial fee payment only for Fresh allotees

Monday, 15/07/2024 to Wednesday, 17/07/2024 (till 5 pm)

Third round of allotment/up gradation

Thursday, 18/07/2024 (6 pm)

Third round of online reporting only for Fresh allotees and Online Institute Admission by paying the Partial Admission fees

Friday, 19/07/2024 to Monday, 22/07/2024 (till 5 pm)

Announcement of vacant seats          

Tuesday, 23/07/2024 (6 pm)

Special Round:


Fresh Choice Filling and registration for the vacant seats and likely to be vacant seats due to up gradation.

Wednesday, 24/07/2024 (10 am) to Friday, 26/07/2024 (5 pm)

Special round of Seat allotment         

Saturday, 27/07/2024 (6 pm)

Reporting for offline admission at the finally allotted institute for all allotted candidates

Reporting as per institute schedule after 27/07/2024

NIMCET 2024 Notification PDF

Published date : 26 Mar 2024 04:27PM

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