NIMCET 2020: Answer key (On 23rd Oct), Result, Dates, Cut Off

NIMCET 2020NIMCET 2020 Answer Key is releasing on 23rd October 2020. The exam has been conducted by National Institute of Technology (NIT’s) on a rotational basis. This is a national level entrance exam held every year to offer admission into Masters in Computer Application Programme. This year it is organized by NIT, Raipur. Candidates have to qualify this test and on the basis of their rank, admission will be provided at various campuses of NIT situated in Kurukshetra, Jamshedpur, Surathkal, Raipur, Allahabad, Agartala, Bhopal, Durgapur, Calicut, Tiruchirappalli, Warangal etc. Around 805 seats are offered for admission in 11 NITs. Candidates through this article can get to know various important details regarding the NIMCET 2020.

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NIMCET 2020 Important Dates

Check all the official NIMCET Exam Dates given below for various events like release of application form, admit card, exam date, result announcement, starting of counselling process etc.

Notification Release27th February 2020
Release of Online Application6th March 2020
Last date to fill online application21st April 2020
Application form re-open window2nd – 11th June 2020
Correction in exam centre17th to 23rd September 2020
Availability of Admit Card11th October- 21st October 2020
NIMCET 2020 Exam22nd October 2020
Release of Answer key23rd October 2020
Announcement of resultsOn or before 6th November 2020 
Starting of counselling process7th November  2020

NIMCET 2020 Answer Key

After the entrance test will be conducted, the board will publish the NIMCET Answer key. It will be released on 23rd October 2020. Various coaching institutions will also release the answer key.

Using the Answer key, the exam takers will get to know the right answers of the questions asked in the entrance exam. Students will be able to calculate their probable score and know their qualifying status.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The Application Form of NIMCET 2020 has been released online from 2nd June 2020.

Answer: The Application fee of NIMCET 2020 for UR/OBC candidates is Rs.2500 and for ST/SC candidates is Rs.1250.

Answer: The last date to fill the application form is till 11th June 2020.

Answer: You can download the admit card of NIMCET 2020 in July 2020 by online mode through entering your login credentials.

Answer: NIMCET 2020 Entrance exam will be conducted on 22nd October 2020 in Pen and Paper mode.

Answer: The result of NIMCET 2020 will be declared in August 2020.

Answer: The counselling process of NIMCET 2020 will be conducted from October/ November 2020 through online mode.

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NIMCET 2020 Result

NIMCET Result will be released on 6th November 2020. Students can check and download the result by online mode. With the release of results the rank card/scorecard will be also released online.

To view the result and download the rank card candidates have to enter their login id and password. No rank card will be sent to the candidates through email or other mode.

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NIMCET 2020 Counselling

NIMCET Counselling will be held through online process. During this process, candidates have to select their preference of institutions in which they want admission. Only the candidates who qualify the entrance exam by obtaining the minimum qualifying marks and get shortlisted in merit list will be called for counselling.

The counselling will be organized from 7th November 2020. Students have to produce some important documents at the designated counselling centers for document verification process:

  • Marks sheets of 10th and 12th
  • Pass certificate of 10th and 12th
  • NIMCET 2019 Rank Card
  • Residence Certificate
  • Medical Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Income certificates (if applicable)
  • Several Passport size photographs

NIMCET 2020 Application Form

Candidates can check below various details about the NIMCET 2020 Application form:

  • NIMCET 2020 Application form has been released from 2nd June 2020.
  • The Application process consist of various steps – Registration, filling the application form, uploading the documents and application fee payment.
  • Candidates can fill the application form by online mode.
  • Last date to fill the application form online is till 11th June 2020.
  • Candidates must fill the application form correctly as there is no provision of correcting the mistakes after the final submission of application form.

Application Fee:

The Application Fee to be paid by various categories is described below:

  • For UR/OBC candidates – Rs.2500
  • For ST/SC candidates – Rs.1250

Mode of Payment: Applicants can pay the application fee by online mode only through net banking, debit card or credit card.

Check Here – How to Fill NIMCET Application Form

NIMCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check below the eligibility criteria of NIMCET exam:


  • Applying candidate should be an Indian citizen.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must possess B.Sc. (Hons)/ B.Sc./BIT/BCA/B.Tech/B.E of minimum of three years from a recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying Subjects: Candidate must have passed the qualifying exam with one of the subjects of Mathematics or Statistics.
  • Qualifying Marks: He/she must have obtained minimum aggregate of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in the qualifying exam. 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA for SC/ST candidates.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the last year of their qualifying exam can also apply provided they have to present their passing certificate at the time of admission.

Age Criteria:

  • There is no upper or lower age limit prescribed to be eligible for the test.

Eligibility for Open Schooling Candidates:

  • Candidates who have completed their B.Sc. (Hons)/ B.Sc./BIT/BCA or its equivalent from open universities are eligible.
  • Applying candidates must have passed the programmes from Open University approved by AICTE/UGC and Distance Education Council of Govt. of India.

NIMCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Check the complete NIMCET 2020 Exam Pattern given below before starting your preparation:

  • Exam Mode and Date: NIMCET 2020 Exam will be conducted on 22nd October 2020 in offline (Pen and Paper) mode.
  • Number and Type of Questions: Total of 120 multiple choice questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Time Duration: The time duration to complete the exam paper will be 120 minutes.
  • Language Medium: Exam paper will be available in English language.
  • Sections: The exam paper will be divided into four sections – Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning, Mathematics, General English and Computer Awareness.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be of total 480 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 4 marks will be provided. 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

Check below the distribution of questions and marks for various sections:

SubjectsNumber of questionsMaximum Marks
Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning40160
General English2080
Computer Awareness1040
Total120 questions480 marks

NIMCET 2020 Syllabus

NIMCET Syllabus contain various topics from the sections of Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning, Mathematics, General English and Computer Awareness. Candidates can check the complete syllabus by online mode.

Various topics included in the sections are given below:

Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning:

The questions in this section will be asked to test the candidate’s aptitude in logical situations.  Students have to answer questions based on the details given in the passage.


The questions will be asked from the topics – Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Co – ordinate Geometry, Set theory, vectors, probability and statistics.

General English:

The questions in this section will be asked to test the candidate’s understanding of general concepts in English language. Topics included in the general English will be – Basic English Grammar, Vocabulary, Technical Writing, Synonyms and Antonyms, Meaning of Idioms and Phrases, Comprehension, Word Power etc.

Computer Awareness:

This section will include questions from various topics like – Basics of Computer, Binary Arithmetic, Data Representation, etc.

NIMCET 2020 Preparation Tips

To qualify the entrance exam with good score, candidates can go through the below given preparation tips:

  • Before starting the preparation, check the syllabus, exam pattern and marking scheme by online mode.
  • Manage your study time properly by preparing a study schedule.
  • Make study notes and note down all the important topics and concepts in one place.
  • Solve sample papers or previous year’s papers to know the type of questions coming in the exam.
  • Revise all the prepared notes regularly. This will help the candidates in memorizing the topics in an easier way.

NIMCET 2020 Admit Card

The admit card of NIMCET 2020 has been issued by online mode on 11th October 2020. To download it, students are required to enter their login credentials. The board will not sent the admit card to the candidates by post. Candidates can download their admit card till 21st October 2020.

NIMCET Admit card contain certain information related to the candidate and exam like name, date of birth, roll number, parents name, registration number, photograph and signature, exam center, exam center address, exam date, exam time etc.

The admit card must be preserved by the candidates till the completion of counselling process. In case any problem arises at the time of downloading the admit card, students must contact the officials to rectify the problem.

If you have any query regarding NIMCET 2020, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 55 Comments
  1. Gaurav singh says:

    Sir please postpone the exam because pgcet karnatka and nimset are same date

  2. Gaurav singh says:

    Please postpone the exam

  3. Pavitra says:

    Plz postpone nim vet exam because of Karnataka Pgcet also 9th August is there

  4. Janani says:

    Respected sir/madam,
    exams both are on the same day.
    So please can you change the date of exam?

  5. Temsu says:

    Sir, shouldn’t this MCA be a 2 year course for BCA graduates.

  6. Riti Pandey says:


    Can I fill this form the Handicap category n what is the examination fee ?????????

  7. Riti Pandey says:

    Can I fill this form the in the handicraft category???n what is the examination fee of this category

  8. Keshav vyas says:

    Does form filling requires ucg certificate from college or degrree.. ??
    I m passed out student..and i dont have my degree till now

  9. R.Vanlawma says:

    Sir,I don’t have any mathematics related in class 12.But i’m BCA student,so,can i still qualify to join NIMCET exam.?

  10. Rachita says:

    NIMCET EXAM is common entrance exam for Niit’s and ip university ?

  11. simona khan says:

    is this for admission in nit colleges for btech in several branches….?then what is jee for??

  12. Sunny kushwaha says:

    Sir,I have a doubt that in every semester we have to score 60% marks.please reply

  13. Mahi says:

    Hlo sir, if anyone have compartment in maths in 12th and he is passed in that, then he is supposed to give nimcet or not? Plz reply sir it’s humble request to u.

  14. Harshdeep says:

    Paper is to be given for every University or college???

  15. Afrin says:

    Sir main BCA 1st year me hu mai general category se belong krti hu or mere 12th me 54% aae the to kya mai NIMCET BCA complete hone k baad de sakti hu

  16. Sandeep kumar says:

    Sir, mai bca kar raha hu mera intermediate mai second devesion huu.. Kya mai nimcet form apply kar sakta hu

  17. Braham Prakash says:

    I have done BA and i had maths and computer science in my 12th.
    Can i appear in nimcet?

  18. Akanksha singh says:

    Sir Maine Bsc computer application Kiya hai mere percentage 58.5% hai to Kya main nimcet ke form apply Kar sakti hu

  19. Akanksha singh says:

    Sir Maine Bsc computer application se Kiya hai but my percentage is 58.5% Kya main apply Kar sakti hu nimcet ka form

  20. Yasobanta barik says:

    I’m in last year of BSC physics Hons. Can i eligible for nimcet?

  21. Rishav kumar says:

    Hello sir I have done polytechnic & b tech mechanical engineering can I give nimcet exam plz reply sir

  22. Saima Siddique says:


    I have completed BCA in 2018 but the enrollment number in all my marksheets are different. I want to know if the enrollment number in UG marksheets are verified on admission or not. Last year I applied for NIMCET and my form was accepted I also appeared for NIMCET 2019 but couldn’t qualify. Please let me know if I need to change the enrollment number in all the marksheets because it will take at least 3 months.


  23. Madhu says:

    Sir could you tell me which are the best books for all subjects

  24. Satyam says:

    Sir, I’m belong OBC cast .i have only 58% in+12 board. Stream commerce..may I apply nimcet exam.after the BCA complete..

  25. Gayoor Qasim says:

    sir, mera graduation me below 60% h to kya mjhe admission milega

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      It is mandatory to score 60% marks in the qualifying exam for general category candidates to apply for the examination.

  26. Chayan rathod says:

    Sir me abhi bca 1year me hu to ky bca complete hone k just bad exam de skta hu ya drop hoga.??

  27. Prakash kumar gupta says:

    Sir main B.SC(Chemistry) se 2019 me 70% se pass kiya hu. kya main NIMCET ka exam de sakta hu?

  28. Vishnu Sharma says:

    Sir I have completed bsc of 61.56%. Sir mca better option after bsc, please give me answers

  29. Brihaspati says:

    What is the official site of NIMCET applications and other..

  30. Jyotshna Rani patra says:

    I’m belong general cast and I have only 50% Mark’s in +2 board may I apply nimcet exam 2020, after my
    Bca qualification complete

  31. Hrutika says:

    Is bsc computer student appear for nimcet ?

  32. Jyotshna Rani patra says:

    Nimcet ke liya +2 mein kitna mark eligibility ha

  33. Mehul Milan says:

    I am belong to the general cast, and I have only 52.1% Mark’s in 12th board may I apply in NIMCET exam,after the bca qualifications complete.

  34. Anjali Gupta says:

    Sir is year 2020 Mai koun sa Nit nimcet ka exam conduct krwayegaa….????

  35. Ashish says:

    Sir next year nimcet Konsa nit conduct karaega

  36. Tanu says:

    BA qualified student can appear NIMCET ?

  37. Shrinath Bhosale says:

    what is the syllabus for nimcet 2020?

  38. Himanshu kumar says:

    Counselling ke waqt
    Pass certificate of 10th and 12th yai kya hota hai
    Medical Certificate yai dena hoga kya

  39. Shikha says:

    In nimcat exam if I get 300+ score so can I get admission in any NIT?

  40. Shikha says:

    In nimcet exam suppose I get 1000 rank so can I get any NIT or not?

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