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The NIMCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET 2018) is a National Level Entrance Test/All India Entrance Exam conducted by National Institutes of Technology – NITs for admission to Master of Computer Application – MCA course offered at 11 different NITs. The duration of course is 6 semesters/3 years. The first common admission test NIMCET was conducted in 2005. NIMCET is gaining popularity as one of the most prestigious examination for MCA admission in India. Every year a different NIT takes up the responsibility of conducting NIMCET.

NIMCET 2018 will be conducted by NIT Agartala.


NIMCET offers you one of the best opportunities to be part of burgeoning software industry. Candidate successful in NIMCET 2018 shall get admission in MCA programs offered by prestigious NITs of the country. After successful completion of course work students shall be assisted in taking job interview by means of placement process; this enables them to chose from best of the employers in India and the world.

NIMCET 2018: Important Dates

EventsDates (Tentative)
Notification2nd week of February 2018
Online application form3rd week of February 2018
Online application form submission last date1st week of April 2018
Last date to send application form3rd week of April 2018
Admit Card Availability2nd week of May 2018
Exam DateLast week of may 2018
Result2nd week of June 2018
Counselling Begins3rd week of June 2018

NIMCET 2018: Application Form

  • You can only apply online for NIMCET 2018.


  • Fill in all the details post login.
  • Scanned images of photograph and signature need to be uploaded as per the format.
  • Pay the application fees.
  • After submission of the application form, a unique application number will be generated that needs to kept handy.
  • Take a printout of the completed application form and send by post to the following address,

The Secretary, NIMCET-2018,
National Institute of Technology Agartala,
Barjala, Jirania-799046,

NIMCET 2018: Admit Cards

Admit Cards will be made available on the website,  for all those applicants found eligible. Applicants will be required to download their Admit Card after login to this website. For complete information on NIMCET 2018 Admit Card, Click Here.

NIMCET 2018: Syllabus

NIMCET 2018 test the candidates abilities in following areas- Mathematics, Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness, General English. For descriptive Syllabus of NIMCET 2018 Click Here.


NIMCET 2018: Exam Pattern

Exam Duration2.5 hours
Mode of ExamPen & Paper Based
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
No. of Questions120
Marking Scheme4 marks for each correct answer
Negative Marking1 mark for each incorrect answer

NIMCET 2018: Exam Centres

NIMCET 2018 is All India Entrance Examination for admission into NIT’s MCA programs. To find a nearest NIMCET Exam Centres, Click Here.

NIMCET Previous Year Question Papers

Download NIMCET Previous Year’s Question Papers, NIMCET Sample Papers, NIMCET Mock Test Papers and Previous NIMCET Solutions in pdf format, Click Here.

NIMCET: Preparation Books

When preparing for NIMCET Exam, selection of right books has utmost importance. Click Here for Suggested Books for NIMCET 2018 Preparation.

NIMCET 2018: Preparation Tips

How to study, is question of each and every exam taker. When it’s competitive exam, every once wish to know how to study so as to score good and have heave a sigh of relief. Click Here to read NIMCET Preparation Tips 2018.

NIMCET 2018: Results

Have you appeared in NIMCET 2018? Waiting for NIMCET Results? Know your All India Rank, Click Here.

NIMCET 2018: Counselling

NIMCET 2018 counseling for admission into NITs will start from June 2018 onwards. For exclusive details about NIMCET Counseling 2018, Click Here

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