NIMCET 2021: Admit Card (15th May), Exam Dates & Other Information


NIMCET 2021 Admit Card will be releasing on 15th May 2021. NIMCET means NIT MCA Common Entrance Test. National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, will host the test.

The National Institute of Technology MCA Popular Entrance Test (NIMCET) is an annual national-level entrance examination. Admission to Master of Computer Application (MCA) programs is available via this test.

NITs in Allahabad, Bhopal, Agartala, Raipur, Jamshedpur, Warangal & other cities offer the program. NIMCET all applications submitted for the only online mode and Exam Mode is Offline.

Events Update (Admit Card)

NIMCET 2021 Admit Card will be releasing on 15th May 2021.
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Events Dates

Date of Notification6th Mar 2021
Available on Application Form11th Mar 2021
Last Date on Application Form7th Apr 2021
Admit Card15th to 22nd May 2021
Date of Entrance Exam23rd May 2021 (2 PM to 4 PM)
Result8th Jun 2021
Choice filling
9th to 14th Jun 2021
Seat Allotment (1st Round)18th Jun 2021
1st round of remote reporting in person in any of the
Participating NIT’s
22nd to 23rd Jun 2021 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Seat Allotment (2nd Round)27th Jun 2021
2nd round of remote reporting in person (Fresh
allotees must report. And allotees whose seats are
upgraded need to report only if they wish to modify
their option; otherwise, need not report)
1st to 7th Jul 2021 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Seat Allotment (3rd Round)6th Jul 2021
3rd round of reporting in person at the allotted
institute and Surrendering the allotted seats by those
who do not wish to join the allotted institute but wish to
participate in the final round of allotment.
9th to 12th Jul 2021
Announcement of vacant seats15th Jul 2021
Fresh Choice Filling19th to 23rd Jul 2021
Seat Allotment (Final Round)27th Jul 2021
The final round of reporting at the allotted instituteOn or before Monday, 2/8/2021


Information BrochureClick Here
Dates NoticeClick Here
Seat Matrix (MCA Seats)Click Here
OPEN-EWS/ OBC certificates (Important Notice)
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Unlocking of NIMCET 2021 Application (Important Notice)
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Application Form

Candidates can find information about the NIMCET 2021 application form in the following section:

  • Candidates can complete their application forms online.
  • Fill out all of the requested information thoroughly, including personal, educational, and contact information.
  • Candidates must upload self-attested documents that have been duly self-attested and then scanned into the application form.
  • Candidates must carefully complete the form; no further changes or editing will be permitted after the final submission.
  • Candidates will submit their applications until April 7, 2021.
  • Candidates must print the application form and keep it in a safe place for future reference.

Application Fee

  • General & OBC Candidates: Rs.2500/-
  • SC/ST Candidates: Rs.1250/-

Payment Option

  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Net Banking


  • The application fee can be charged online with a debit card, credit card, or net banking account.
  • The fee is not refundable or transferable.

Eligibility Criteria

Before filling out the application form, candidates must review the following NIMCET eligibility criteria:

  • Nationality: Indian Citizens. 
  • Age: No age limits.
  • Qualification: Bachelor’s degree Pass (General Category – 60%, SC/ST Category – 55%). 
  • Recognition: Candidates who have passed B.Sc / BCA / BIT from a reputed university accepted by AICTE / UGC and DEC.
  • Candidates must have earned a passing grade in mathematics and statics.
  • Candidates in their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have earned a three-year B.Sc., BCA, or B.Sc. (Hons.) degree from an open university are also qualifying.

Exam Pattern

The following is the NIMCET exam pattern for candidates to review:

  • Duration of Exam: 2 Hours
  • Type of question: Multiple choice questions – Objective.
  • Number of questions: 120 questions
  • Total Marks: 480 Marks (Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning – 160, Mathematics – 200, General English – 80, Computer Awareness – 40)
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer
  • Marking Scheme: 4 Marks for each correct answer.
  • Exam Mode: Offline (Pen paper-based)

Tips for Preparation

Here are some NIMCET planning tips for candidates:

  • Make a research schedule that you stick to on a daily basis.
  • Examine sample articles and previous year’s query papers.
  • Make short notes and go over them every day.
  • Mock assessments are also available for candidates to complete.
  • Examine the entire syllabus and exam pattern before preparing.
  • Maintain a balanced lifestyle by eating nutritious foods.

Exam Centers

Agartala, Jamshedpur, Allahabad, Kurukshetra, Bhopal, Patna, Calicut, Raipur, Durgapur, Rourkela, Hamirpur, Silchar, Jaipur, Srinagar, Jalandhar, Surat, Surathkal, Warangal, Tiruchirappalli, Kolkata & Delhi.

Admit Card

NIMCET 2021 Admit Card will be releasing on 15th May 2021. Candidates will be able to access their results through the internet. On the NIMCET 2021 admit card, double-check the details. Name, roll number, exam date and time, exam location, and other information.

On the day of the test, bring your admit card and one photo ID evidence. Candidates would not be permitted to access the examination hall unless they have an admit card.

Admit Card (2021)

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Answer Key

After the examination, the answer key will be made available online. In the last week of May 2021, candidates can check their NIMCET 2021 response key.

The correct answers to the questions will be included in the answer key. Candidates will get a rough picture of their grades by looking at the response key.

Answer keys for each set will be released separately. Various coaching institutes will release it.


Candidates can only access their results through the internet. The result can be checked by entering the user ID and password.

The score card will be made available online. Candidates will not receive a score card in the mail or by post. Candidates should print their score cards and keep them secure for future use.

Result (2021)

Coming Soon

Cut Off

Following the announcement of the results, the NIMCET cut-off will be made available online. To be considered for entry, candidates must meet the minimum cut-off marks.

Candidates will be chosen for counseling based on their cut-off scores. The cutoff will be determined by a number of factors, including the total number of seats available, the exam’s difficulty level, and so on.


Candidates will be called for counseling after the results are announced. NIMCET counseling will be conducted entirely online. Counseling will be done in several stages, including seat assignment, document review, and so on.

In addition, candidates must apply their original documents for verification. The authorities will also issue a provisional admission letter.

For the verification process, candidates must apply the following documents:

  • 10th and 12th-grade mark sheets and certificates
  • Certificate of Residency
  • Certificate of transfer
  • Certificate of Income
  • Certificate of Caste
  • Admission letter (provisional)
  • Scorecard for NIMCET 2021

Counseling (2021)

Coming Soon