NIMCET 2014

NIT MCA COMMON ENTRANCE TEST 2014

Conducted by:-

National Institute of Technology Agartala

Barjala, Jirania-799046, Tripura(W)

Ph: +91-381-2348546/2348021

Fax: +91-381-2348546

Testdate: 25th May 2014 (Sunday)Timings: 10.00 am to 12.00 Noon

Eligibility Criteria to appear for NIMCET-2014

Indian Nationals securing$ at least 60% marks in aggregate or 6.5 CGPA on a 10 point scale (55% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a 10 point scale in case of SC, ST) in

(i) BSc / BSc (Hons) / BCA / BIT of minimum three years full-time*;

OR

(ii) B E / B Tech or equivalent from a recognized University are eligible to appear for NIMCET-2014 test.

$ Candidates who are appearing for final year/semester of BSc / BSc(Hons) / BCA / BIT of minimum 3 years or BE/BTech in the academic year 2013-14 are also eligible to apply for NIMCET-2014. Such candidates shall have to furnish the proof (in the form of a certificate issued by the head of institution where the candidate has studied- refer Annexure IV for proforma) that he/she is appearing for the examinations during the academic year 2013-14 and can submit the proof of fulfilling the eligibility criteria of NIMCET-2014 preferably at the time of Counseling/Admission but not later than 15th September, 2014, failing which their admission is liable to be cancelled by the respective NITs. NIMCET-2014 will not reserve a seat to a candidate due to any reason claimed for not fulfilling the eligibility criteria including the delay in publishing the results by the concerned University/institute. * Students who have completed/completing degree BSc / BSc(Hons)/BCA/ BIT of 3 years from Open Universities are also eligible to apply provided their programme is approved by UGC / AICTE and Distance Education Council (DEC) of Govt. of India. • The percentages of marks in qualifying degree are to be calculated on the basis of marks obtained in all the subjects studied in all the years including languages, optional and additional subjects studied, if any. The aggregate of marks secured in all the subjects in all the years computed using this method of calculation alone be considered by NIMCET-2014 for deciding eligibility.

Exam Pattern: NIMCET-2014 test will be conducted with only one question paper containing 120 multiple choice questions covering the following subjects. Multiple Choice Questions will be written in English Language only and will not be translated into any other language.

1. Mathematics

50 questions

2. Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning

40 questions

3. Computer Awareness

10 questions

4. General English

20 questions

Award of Marks

Each correctly answered question will carry FOUR marks and each wrongly answered question will lead to NEGATIVE ONE mark.The candidates are advised not to attempt such questions if they are not sure of the correct answer. No deduction from the total score will, however, be made if a question is unanswered. More than one answer indicated against a question will be negatively marked. The candidates have to mark the responses in the OMR sheet using black or blue ink ball point pen only.

Qualifying Criteria for Allotment of Rank

A Candidate securing zero or negative marks either in Mathematics or Total Marks in NIMCET-2014 test will be disqualified. Based on the marks obtained by a qualified candidate in NIMCET-2014 test, a rank will be allotted by adopting the following criteria.

  • The marks obtained in Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness, English, will be multiplied by a factor of 3, 1½,2 and 1 respectively. Thus maximum weighted marks will be 1000.

  • Ranking will be based on total weighted marks obtained by a candidate. In case of a tie, it will be resolved based on weighted marks in Mathematics, then on weighted marks in Logical reasoning and then on weighted marks in Computer Awareness.

  • In case the tie is not resolved by the above criteria stated in the above paragraph, then it will be resolved by age i.e., in favour of elder candidate.

SYLLABUS for NIMCET-2014 Test

1 MATHEMATICS: (50questions) Set Theory: Concept of sets – Union, Intersection, Cardinality, Elementary counting; permutations and combinations. Probability and Statistics: Basic concepts of probability theory, Averages, Dependent and independent events, frequency distributions, measures of central tendencies and dispersions. Algebra: Fundamental operations in algebra, expansions, factorization, simultaneous linear / quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, determinants and matrices. Coordinate Geometry: Rectangular Cartesian coordinates, distance formulae, equation of a line, and intersection of lines, pair of straight lines, equations of a circle, parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola. Calculus: Limit of functions, continuous function, differentiation of function, tangents and normals, simple examples of maxima and minima. Integration of functions by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction, definite integrals, applications of definite integrals to areas. Vectors: Position vector, addition and subtraction of vectors, scalar and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics. Trigonometry: Simple identities, trigonometric equations properties of triangles, solution of triangles, heights and distances, general solutions of trigonometric equations. 2. ANALYTICAL ABILITY AND LOGICAL REASONING: (40 questions) The questions in this section will cover logical situation and questions based on the facts given in the passage. 3. COMPUTER AWARENESS: (10 questions) Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), structure of instructions in CPU, input/output devices, computer memory, and back-up devices. Data Representation: Representation of characters, integers and fractions, binary and hexadecimal representations, binary arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, simple arithmetic and two’s complement arithmetic, floating point representation of numbers, Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams. 4. GENERAL ENGLISH: (20 questions) Questions in this section will be designed to test the candidates’ general understanding of the English language. There will be questions on the following topics: Comprehension, vocabulary, Basic English Grammar (like usage of correct forms of verbs, prepositions and articles), word power, synonyms and antonyms, meaning of words and phrases, technical writing.

Test Centres:

Test Centre

Centre Codes

Test Centre

Centre Codes

Test Centre

Centre Codes

Agartala

11

Jamshedpur

19

Surathkal

27

Allahabad

12

Kurukshetra

20

NIT Tiruchirappalli

28

Bhopal

13

Patna

21

NIT Warangal

29

Calicut

14

Raipur

22

Kolkata

30

Durgapur

15

Rourkela

23

Delhi

31

Hamirpur

16

Silchar

24

-

-

Jaipur

17

Srinagar

25

-

-

Jalandhar

18

Surat

26

-

-

NOTE: This is tentative list of test centers. If enough number of candidates do not opt for a particular centre that centre may be cancelled and then center chosen as second choice will be allotted automatically.

Process of NIMCET-2014 The entire process that a candidate has to undergo, consists of seven stages:

A. Registration and Applying Online for the test : All the eligible candidates should register in the website http://nimcet2014.nita.ac.in by creating a username and password by themselves between 17-02-2014 and 03-04-2014 (5.00 pm) IST. Documents (both soft and hard copies) needed for completing the registration are (i) e-receipt generated after paying processing fee through State Bank Collect (see section 5.0); (ii) Passport size photograph and its scanned copy (maximum size :30 KB), signature (maximum size:10 KB), (iii) all certificates and marks memorandum of X Class and qualifying degree. Then fill the online application form and take generated application form. Completed application along with all relevant documents should reach Secretary, NIMCET-2014 latest on 17-04-2014. B. Writing NIMCET-2014 TEST: Download the admit card between 09-05-2014 and 25-05-2014 at any time and write the NIMCET-2014 test which is scheduled to be conducted on 25th May 2014 (Sunday) between 10.00 A.M and 12.00 noon at various test centers listed in Table 1 of Section 10. Candidates should be present in the examination hall of the test center before 9.30 am on 25-05-2014. Syllabus and test pattern are given in this brochure. C. Choice filling and locking: Candidates satisfying eligibility (see section 2.0) and qualifying criteria (see section 15.0) will be awarded with NIMCET-2014 rank. The ranks of the eligible candidates will be announced on 11-06-2014. The candidates need to download the rank cards from the website. Candidates who got a rank can login and fill the choices of participating institutes in their order of preference between 16-06-2014 and 23-06-2014. They can modify these choices (or) reorder them any number of times before locking. It will not be possible to access their choices after locking. All the candidates have to lock their choices on or before 5 pm on 23-06-2014. The choices of all candidates will be automatically locked by server at NIMCET-2014 at 5 pm on 23-06-2014. D. Online Seat Allotment and personally reporting at any remote/participating institute: Candidates will be offered seats based on their choices in the order of NIMCET-2014 rank in three rounds of allotment. Candidates who are allotted a seat must report to any one of the participating institute on the dates specified in each of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd rounds. Reporting at any institute other than the allotted institute is called Remote Reporting. Remote reporting is permitted in first and second rounds of allotment only. During this reporting, all the candidates have to get their original academic documents, caste and relevant certificates verified and pay the initial fee Rs.10,000/- in the form of a State Bank Collect and give their option in the option form. They will also be issued a provisional admission letter. Note: Candidates, who get seats in first round of allotment and do not report at any reporting center between 30-06-2014 and 01-07-2014, will be permanently deleted from the database and will not be offered any seat in subsequent rounds of allotment. Similarly, candidates who get seats only in second round (but not in first round) and do not report at any reporting center between 07-07-2014 and 08-07-2014 will be permanently deleted from the database and will not be offered any seat in the subsequent rounds of allotment. E. Getting Admitted into the Allotted Institute: After the third round of allotment, candidates are required to physically present at the latest allotted institute for admission between 17-07-2014 and 18-07-2014 and attend the classes. F. Surrendering seats by the candidates: Candidates who got seat allotted/upgraded in any round(s), and do not wish to join the institute, but wish to participate in the final round of allotment must approach a reporting center, surrender the seat between 21-7-2014 and 22-7-2014 by submitting a prescribed application. At a later stage, these candidates will receive Rs.9,000/- either through DD or online transfer in to their account based on their choice entered in the prescribed application while surrendering. G. Fresh Choice filling and final round of allotment: After third round of reporting, vacant seats in all Participating NITs will be published in the website http://nimcet2014.nita.ac.in on 25-07-2014. Candidates who were not allotted any seat from first to third round of allotment and those who have surrendered their seats are only eligible to fill fresh choices on 26-7-2014 for final round of allotment. Final round of allotment will be done on 28-7-2014 and candidates, who are offered seats in this round, must report to the allotted institute between 4-8-2014 and 5-8-2014 to attend the classes.

Web Enabled On-Line Application Form

Eligible candidates as per section 2.0 are required to fill-in web enabled on-line application form from any place of their convenience. Candidates are required to register themselves in the website http://nimcet2014.nita.ac.in by giving their username and password. Candidates are not permitted to create multiple Id’s.

Username: Username must be a string containing at least six alphanumeric characters with first two and last two characters as alphabets. No special characters are allowed.

Password: Password must be a string containing at least six alphanumeric characters. No special characters are allowed.

In case of any problem, they are advised to contact

Secretary, NIMCET-2014, National Institute of Technology, Agartala – 799046, Tripura (W).

E-mail: nimcet2014@nita.ac.in or nimcet2014@gmail.com.

IMPORTANT NOTES

1. Candidates should apply for NIMCET-2014 through ‘Online’ only • Candidates must follow instructions strictly as given in the website http://nimcet2014.nita.ac.in . • Applications not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified. 2. ON-LINE SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS > Candidates should pay the processing fee (Rs.1,800/- for OPEN/OBC and Rs.900/- for SC/ST). Candidates have to pay processing fee amount through State Bank collect before filling the online application form in the http://nimcet2014.nita.ac.in website. > After payment of processing fee, candidates should register on NIMCET-2014 website with login, password and then fill all the details as per the Online Form. > After successful filling of data online and pressing submit button, a complete application form with unique application number will be generated. Candidate must quote this unique application number in future correspondences till the test is conducted. > Candidates are required to take printout of the generated application form and send it with e-receipt of the payment and all relevant documents - “The Secretary, NIMCET-2014, National Institute of Technology Agartala, Barjala, Jirania – 799046, Tripura (W)” by Speed Post/Registered Post on or before 17th April, 2014. > Please ensure all the supporting documents as specified in check-list are enclosed. > Please keep two copies of the application and e-receipt for future reference. > Candidates must remember their login, password, security questions and answers, e-mail id entered in the application till the end of NIMCET-2014 process. > Candidates will not be allowed to create multiple user logins. > The application forms received after the last date 17th April, 2014 (even though the application is successfully uploaded), and the applications without supporting documents or e-receipt will be summarily rejected. > NIMCET-2014 is not responsible for any postal delays and hence candidates are advised to post the generated application form with all necessary documents and e-receipt well in advance before the last date i.e., 17-04-2014. 3. Information regarding receipt of applications will be put on the website http://nimcet2014.nita.ac.in. The candidates may check the receipt of their Application Number on the website (after 28-04-2014). Candidates whose particulars do not appear on the website may send an e-mail to nimcet2014@nita.ac.in or nimcet2014@gmail.com before 04.05.2014 by forwarding a copy of the generated application form, proof of payment of fees such as photo copy of e-receipt and two passport size photographs, proof of posting. 4. Admit cards will not be sent to the candidates individually by post. Eligible candidates can download their own Admit Cards. In case the Admit Card is not available for downloading, the candidates should send an e-mail to nimcet2014@nita.ac.in or nimcet2014@gmail.com between 10th May, 2014 and 15th May, 2014 giving details of the candidate’s application number and proof for remittance of fee. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained. 5. Candidate must preserve the Admit Card till the entire process of admission is complete. Request for issue of duplicate Admit Card will not be entertained after the examination in any case. Admit card number should be quoted in all subsequent correspondences.

IMPORTANT :

a) Read carefully the instructions to fill in online application form as described in section 6.0. in this brochure.

b) They are also required to take hard copy (a print out) of the generated application form, enclose all relevant documents (Please enclose photocopy of both sides of mark sheets) and send it by speed post / registered post to the following address along with copies of mark-sheets and pass-certificates of SSC/10th class and Bachelor’s Degree along with e-receipt of processing fee (for Rs. 1,800/- for open / OBC category and Rs.900/- for SC/ST category).

Information about how to get e-receipt of State Bank Collect is given in section 5.0 of this brochure.

Applications should reach by speed-post or registered-post on or before 17th April, 2014 [ 5 pm] The Secretary, NIMCET-2014, National Institute of Technology, Agartala P.O.: Former Tripura Engineering College Barjala, Jirania, TRIPURA (W) Pin: 799046

Applications received after due date and time will not be considered. NIMCET-2014 is not responsible for any postal delays and hence candidates are advised to post the filled-in application with all necessary documents and payment e-Receipt well in advance before the last date i.e., 17-4-2014. Rights are reserved by NIMCET-2014 for any change in this regard

5.0 Processing Fee through State Bank Collect

The processing Fee for NIMCET-2014 test and counseling for admission to the MCA programme is Rs.1,800/- for OPEN/OBC category and Rs. 900/- for SC/ST category candidates. Candidates have to deposit an appropriate amount relevant to their category.

Candidates are required to deposit the NIMCET 2014 processing fee through State Bank collect only. The print out of the e-receipt of payment need to be sent along with generated application to NIMCET-2014 office.

Important Dates

Events

Last Date [time*]

Opening date for online login creation and submission of Online Application form

Monday, 17th February, 2014 [10 a.m.]

Closing Date of Online Login Creation

Thursday, 3rd April, 2014 (5.00 pm) IST

Last date for online submission of application

Thursday, 3rd April, 2014 (11:59 pm) IST

Last date for receipt of printout of electronically filled application form along with requisite DD by speed post/Registered post

Thursday, 17th April,2014 [5 p.m.]

Availability of Admit card on web for download

9th May, 2014 to 25th May, 2014

Date and Time of Examination

Sunday, 25th May, 2014 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon [Reporting time 9.30 a.m.]

Date of Publication of Result (Tentative)

Wednesday, 11th June, 2014

Counseling Dates (Tentative) : Choice filling (Last date of Locking choice)

16 – 23 June, 2014 [automatically locks by 5 p.m. on 23-6-2014]

First Round of Allotment

Thursday 26th June, 2014

First round of Remote reporting in person

Monday 30th June, 2014 to Tuesday 1st July, 2014

Second round of Allotment/upgradation

Friday 4th July, 2014.

Second 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)

Monday 7th July, 2014 to Tuesday 8 July, 2014.

Third round of allotment/upgradation

Thursday, 10th July, 2014

Third round of reporting in person at the alloted institute

Thursday, 17th July, 2014 to Friday 18th July, 2014.

Surrendering the allotted seats by those who do not wish to join the allotted institute, but wish to participate in final round of allotment.

Monday 21th July, 2014 to Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Announcement of vacant seats

Friday, 25th July, 2014

Fresh Choice Filling

Saturday, 26th July, 2014 [11.59 p.m.]

Final round of allotment

Monday 28th July, 2014.

Final round of reporting at alloted institute

Monday 4th August, 2014 to Tuesday 5th August, 2014.

(Optional) Announcement of Spot round of admission by the respective NITs for any vacant seats on their websites

7 August 2014 onwards

Note:* - If Time is unspecified, then know and follow the business hours of the concerned participating institute.

Note :- This Notification is taken from their respective website. JMA Indore is not responsible for the authenticity of the notification data. For any details students should contact Universities website and confirm.