NIMCET 2021: Counselling (Started), Result (Declared), Cut Off, Allotment

NIMCET 2021NIMCET 2021 Allotment (4th Round) has been released on 5th October 2021.  Result has been declared on 23rd August 2021. The examination is organized by National Institute of Technology Raipur. NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET) is a national level entrance examination which is conducted every year. Through this exam admission is offered in Master in Computer Application (MCA) programmes. Programme is offered by NITs at Allahabad, Bhopal, Agartala, Raipur, Jamshedpur, Warangal etc. Candidates can read this article to know more about NIMCET 2021 including important dates, answer key, result, counselling etc.

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NIMCET 2021 Notifications – 4th Allotment Released

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NIMCET 2021 Answer Key has been released on 8th August 2021 through login. Check here for answer key details. 

NIMCET 2021 Exam Date has been announced. The examination has been held on 7th August 2021. Check here for exam dates details. 

NIMCET 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can check NIMCET exam dates from below:

Events Dates 2021
Releasing of notification6th March 2021
Starting of application form11th March 2021
Application correction2nd to 7th April 2021
Last date to submit application form7th April 2021
Admit card release28th July to 6th August 2021
NIMCET 2021 exam date7th August 2021
Answer key release8th August 2021
Declaration of result23rd August 2021
Choice filling24th to 28th August 2021
First round of seat allotment31st August 2021
Online fee payment and online option of Institute upgradation (for options, please refer page 5 of the Addendum)1st to 2nd September 2021
First round of online verification of the documents of candidates allotted seat at the allotted participating NITs. Discrepancy, if any, in the uploaded documents will be communicated on email/mobile to the candidate by the verifying officer, which are to be resolved by the candidate by the last date of round.4th to 7th September 2021
Second round of Allotment/upgradation11th September 2021
Online fee payment by those candidates only who are allotted seat in the second round (new candidates). All such new candidates and those who have been allotted seat in the previous round and have opted Option-212th to 13th September 2021
Second round of online verification of the documents of candidates allotted seat in the second round for the first time at the allotted participating NITs, discrepancy, if any, in the uploaded documents will be communicated on email/mobile to the candidate by the verifying officer, which are to be resolved by the candidate by the last date of round.15th to 16th September 2021
Third round of allotment/upgradation20th September 2021
Online fee payment by those candidates only who are allotted seat in the third round (new candidates). Such new candidates and those who have been allotted seat in the previous rounds and have opted Option-221st to 22nd September 2021
Third round of online verification of the documents of candidates allotted seat in the third round for the first time at the allotted participating NITs, discrepancy, if any, in the uploaded documents will be communicated on email/mobile to the candidate by the verifying officer, which are to be resolved by the candidate by the last date of round.23rd to 24th September 2021
Announcement of vacant seats27th September 2021
Fresh Choice Filling by only those candidates who have surrendered their seat and also by those who were not allotted any seat in any of the first to the third round of seat allotment.28th to 30th September 2021
Final round of seat allotment5th October 2021
Final round of reporting at allotted institute11th October 2021

NIMCET 2021 Answer Key

Answer key has been released after the examination through online mode. Candidates can check their NIMCET 2021 answer key on 8th August 2021. Answer key contain correct answer of the questions.

Through the answer key candidates can get an estimate idea of their marks. Answer key has been release different of different sets. It will be released by various coaching institutes.

NIMCET 2021 Result

Authorities has declared NIMCET result on 23rd August 2021. Candidates can check their result through online mode only.  Result can be checked using user ID and password.

Score card has been released through online mode. Score card will not be send to the candidates by post or mail. Candidates must take printoutof the score card and keep it safe for other procedure.

NIMCET 2021 Cut Off

NIMCET cut off will be released through online mode after declaration of the result. Candidates will have to qualify minimum cut off marks to get selected for admission.

Based on the cut off marks candidates will be selected for counselling. Cut off will be prepared based on various factors including total availability of seats, difficulty level of exam etc.

NIMCET 2021 Counselling

After declaration of the result, candidates have called for the counselling. NIMCET counselling is organized through online mode. Counselling has been started from 24th August 2021.

Counselling is done based on various steps seat allotment, document verification etc. Candidates also have to submit their original documents for verification. Provisional admission letter will also be released by the authorities.

Candidates must have to submit following documents for verification process:

  • Mark sheets and certificate of 10thand 12th
  • Residence certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Provisional admission letter
  • NIMCET 2021 score card

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Registration process has been started from 11th March 2021.

Answer: Application fee for OBC category candidates is Rs. 2500.

Answer: There is no need to send any hardcopy of the application form by post to the authorities.

Answer: Photograph and signature can be uploaded in between 50 to 150 kb size.

Answer: NIMCET 2021 examination is conducted only through online mode.

Answer: There 50 questions have asked in the examination.

Answer: No, candidates are not allowed to use calculators or any other electronic device during in the NIMCET 2021 entrance test.

Answer: For each correct response 4 marks are awarded.

NIMCET 2021 Application Form

Candidates can get details about NIMCET 2021 application form from the given section:

  • Application form has been released on 11th March 2021.
  • Candidates can fill their application form through online mode.
  • Fill all asked details carefully including personal, Educational, communication etc.
  • Candidates must have to upload dully self-attested and then scanned documents in the application form.
  • Candidates must fill form carefully no further modification or editing will be allowed after the final submission.
  • Candidates can fill their application form till the 7th April 2021.
  • Candidates must take printout of the application form and keep it secure for future references.

Application Fee:

  • Application fee can be paid through online mode using debit card/ credit card or net banking.
  • Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Candidates can check fee structure from below:

Category Application Fee
For general/ OBC category candidatesRs. 2500/-
For SC/ ST/ PWD category candidatesRs. 1250/-
Check Here – How to Fill NIMCET Application Form

NIMCET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must go through NIMCET eligibility criteria before filing the application form:

  • Nationality: Candidates should be an Indian citizen.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit criteria prescribed by the authorities.
  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed B.Sc. /B.Sc. (Hons.)/ B.Tech/ B.E. / BCA degree from any recognized institute.
  • Marks Criteria: Candidates must secure minimum of 60% or 6.5 CGPA (55% or 6.0 CGPA for SC/ ST) in their qualifying examinations.
  • Subjects: Candidates must have passed with mathematics/ statics subjects.
  • Appearing: Candidates those are appearing in their final year of graduation can also apply.
  • Candidates those have completed B.Sc. / BCA/ B.Sc. (Hons.) of 3 years from any open university will also be eligible.

NIMCET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check NIMCET exam pattern from below:

  • Mode of Exam: Examination has been conducted through online mode.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions will be asked.
  • Sections: Question paper will be divided in four sections.
  • Language: Examination will be held in English language only.
  • Time Duration: Examination will be held in 2 hours time duration.
  • Number of Question: 120 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct response 4 marks will be provided.
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Candidates can check exam pattern in the given table:

Subjects Number of Questions
Analytic ability and logical reasoning40
General English20
Computer awareness10

NIMCET 2021 Syllabus

Candidates can check some important topics of NIMCET syllabus from below:


  • Probability and Statistics: Average, basic concept of probability theory, frequency distributions, dependent and independent events
  • Coordinate Geometry: Equation of a circle, hyperbola, parabola, distance formulae, equation of a line, ellipse
  • Set Theory: Elementary counting; permutations and combinations, intersections, union
  • Calculus: Tangents and normal, continuous functions, integration of function by parts, applications of definite integral to area, definite integral, limit of functions
  • Trigonometry: Solution of triangles, general solution of trigonometric equations, simple identities
  • Vector: scale and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics

General English: Vocabulary, meaning of words and phrases, word power, technical writing, Basic English grammar, comprehension.

Computer Awareness: Data representation, computer basics.

Preparation Tips

Candidates can get some NIMCET preparation tips from here:

  • Prepare a study schedule and follow it on the regular basis.
  • Solve previous year question papers and sample papers.
  • Make short notes and revise it on the daily basis.
  • Candidates can also solve mock tests.
  • Cover the entire syllabus and exam pattern then prepare accordingly.
  • Stay healthy and take healthy food.

NIMCET 2021 Admit Card

Admit card has been released on 28th July 2021. Candidates will be able to check their result through online mode. Check details carefully on NIMCET 2021 admit card.

Details including name, roll number, date and time of the exam, exam venue etc. Bring your admit card on the day of examination with one photo ID proof. Without admit card candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

If you have any other query about NIMCET 2021, then you can ask us by leaving your queries below.

Displaying 39 Comments
  1. AYESHA says:

    I am a computer science student.I want to become a software engineer.can you tell me how can this exam help me in fulfilling my future plan.

  2. B Venkateswarlu says:

    I have an issue in application filling one mistake is there my catagory mistakly worng how can i correct the application

  3. Rohit Gupta says:

    New obc diye h fir v under taking lagana hoga kyaa ⁉️ plzz reply fast

  4. Ramadevi says:

    Good afternoon sir,Iam Ramadevi.I applied for Nimcet 2021, while uploading the documents I didn’t self attested them .Is my application form will be rejected for this reason. Iam waiting for your positive response. Thank you sir.

  5. Vishal says:

    Sir mujhe abhi tak sem 2 ka hi marksheet mili he aur sem 2 tak hI exam hua he covid ke karan
    Aur college me sem 5 ki padhai ho rhi he
    I’m confused
    Am I eligible for
    This at now
    Please suggest

  6. Parth Sharma says:

    Is it confirm that each question has 4 marks?
    I was asking this because previously, each math question has 12 marks , each reasoning question has 6 mark , English question contain 4 marks and computer question has 8 mark.

  7. Swikriti kumari says:

    Which nit colleges are being included this year mention all the included college names with no of years.

  8. Annie says:

    Can I give this exam in tripura too?

  9. Neha says:

    I am completed graduation in BSC With open University . please tell me these are eligible????

  10. Jitendra Kumar Rana says:

    Is there any requirement of money for counseling ?

  11. Shrutika says:

    Can bsc in forensic science are eligible for this exam

  12. prabhat mishra says:

    kya ews certificate form ke samay lga sakte h

  13. Abhay sibgh says:

    I am a bcom cs student can i appear for the exam

  14. Priyani says:

    Well some other sites are showing other dates regarding exam

  15. Bhargavi says:

    Do we have to submit the graduation marklist/certificate?

  16. Pratibha Pradhan says:

    caste certificate for general is also required?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      NO, you don’t need any document for General Category however General EWS category will require the document.

  17. varda kari says:

    are BA graduates eligible for nimset?

  18. Nancy says:

    Is mca 2 year course in nimcet ya 3 year course please help me

  19. Rupal Singhal says:

    what will be the destination for the offline test, as I live in Mathura.

  20. Saiteja says:

    What are the university will come under the nimcet

  21. Neha says:

    What is the average annual fee for general category?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You have to check the annual fee from the website of every participating institute individually, as every institute can have different annual fee.

  22. likhita says:

    what will be the annual fee structure of first year MCA in nit for general category

  23. Saloni says:

    Sir i completed my graduation in BA can i appear for nimcet exam

  24. Shubhangi says:

    Sir, kya residence certificate jaruri h

  25. Lavanya says:

    Is this 12th marksheet necessary???

  26. Umakanta sahoo says:

    Happy to see this

  27. ajay says:

    Long ago I thought MCA would be 2years course but recently I googled it for NIMCET exam and read about its duration period and there I found MCA duration would be 3 years.

  28. Priya kumari says:

    Kya general category ko bhi caste certificate dena hota hain??

  29. nikhil says:

    sir,iam a bsc student with disipline bzc(botany,zoology,chemistry).please say weather i was eligible to write NIMCET exam

  30. Anusha. N. G says:

    Wonderful Apportunity. I don’t know how to solve question papers. And can you send me question papers pattern. Wonderful session. Thanking sir and madam.

  31. Simran Gupta says:

    Is 10th original marksheet matters for applying in nimcet or we simply submit the photocopy.

  32. Dhanalakshmi.M says:

    when the apply the application form prpcess will be summitt the residential document and other document proof.??

  33. Anubhav says:

    What will be the course duration for mca from nits from year 2021

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