NIMCET – 2024

NIMCET-2024 Notification by Jitendra Mishra Academy (JMA), Indore
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National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
P.O.- NIT Jamshedpur, Adityapur, Distt- SaraikelaKharsawan- 831014, Jharkhand

Date of Examination
8th June 2024 (Saturday)

Eligibility Criteria to Appear For NIMCET-2024

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/PwD) in

(i) Any UG program of minimum Three years with Mathematics/ Statistics. as one of
the subjects

(ii) B.E./ B.Tech. from a recognized University/Institution
are eligible to appear for NIMCET-2024. Conversion of scored marks from CGPA to
percentage and vice-versa is not permitted.
Conversion of scored marks from CGPA to percentage and vice-versa is not
(CGPA other than 10-point scale will be converted to 10-point scale based on Unitary

Candidates who are appearing for the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply for NIMCET-2024 and such candidates shall have to furnish the proof (in the form of a certificate issued by the Head of institution where the candidate has been studying / has studied) of candidature for appearing in the examinations during the academic year 2024-25 All candidates shall submit the proof of fulfilling the eligibility criteria of NIMCET-2024 at the time of Counseling/Admission but not later than 30/09/2024, failing which their admission is liable to be cancelled by the respective NITs.
Note: Students who have completed/completing Bachelor Degree Program as (B.Sc./
B.Sc. (Hons)/BCA/ BIT) of 3 years from Open Universities are also eligible to apply
provided the program is approved by UGC / AICTE and Distance Education Council
(DEC) of Govt. of India
The percentages of marks / CGPA in the qualifying degree are to be calculated on the basis of marks / grade points obtained in all the subjects studied in all the years including languages, optional and additional subjects studied, if any. The aggregate of marks / grade points secured in all the subjects in all the years computed using this method of calculation alone be considered by NIMCET-2024 for deciding the eligibility.

NIMCET Test Pattern:
NIMCET-2024 test will be conducted with single paper in three parts containing 120 multiple choice questions. The Part-I time duration is 70 minutes and consists of Mathematics (50 questions). Part-II time duration is 30 minutes and it consists of Analytical ability and logical reasoning (40 questions). Part-III time duration is 20 minutes and it consists of Computer Awareness (20 questions) and English (10 questions). The three parts of the CBT will appear to the candidate one after the other. Time assigned for each part is fixed. Candidate should complete each part in allotted time only as movement to one section from other is not permitted. Multiple Choice Questions will be written in English Language only and will not be translated into any other language. The distribution of time assigned, questions and marks is as follows:.

Award of Marks

• Each correctly answered question will be awarded full marks and each wrongly answered
question will lead to 25% NEGATIVE 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 as per the instructions appearing in the screen of NIMCET-2024 online examination.
Qualifying Criteria for Allotment of Rank

A Candidate securing zero or negative marks either in Mathematics or in Total Marks in NIMCET-2024 test will be disqualified. Based on the marks obtained by a qualified candidate in NIMCET-2024 test, a rank will be allotted by adopting the following criteria.

  • The marks obtained in Mathematics, Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness, English, will be summed up. Thus, maximum weighted marks will be 1000.
  • Ranking will be based on total weighted marks obtained by a candidate.
  • In case of a tie, following tie breaker policy shall be adopted:
  • Tie breaker 1: Candidate scoring higher marks in Mathematics will be given priority in the merit list in case of tie.
    Tie breaker 2: This policy will come into effect only if two or more candidates score similar marks in Mathematics. The marks scored by the candidate in Analytical Ability & Logical reasoning will be considered to determine the rank.
    Tie breaker 3: This policy will come into effect only if two or more candidates score same marks in Mathematics and Analytical Ability & Logical reasoning. The marks scored by the candidate in Computer Awareness will be considered to determine the rank.
    Tie breaker 4: This policy will come into effect only if two or more candidates score same marks in Mathematics, Analytical Ability & Logical reasoning and Computer Awareness. Candidate older in age will be given preference in merit list.
    Tie breaker 5: This policy will come into effect in case of above tie breakers is unable to resolve the stalemate. Random Sampling by computer will be considered for consideration of merit.
    Ranks secured by candidates in the NIMCET-2024 test will be made available on the website.

    Rank Statement/score card should be downloaded from the website. No separate RANK STATEMENT will be sent to the candidates.



1. MATHEMATICS: (50 questions)

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.

The questions in this section will cover logical situation and questions based on the facts given in the passage.

3. COMPUTER AWARENESS: (20 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: (10 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.

List of Test Centers

Test Centres and Centre Codes :

NOTE : This is a tentative list of test centers. If enough number of candidates do not opt for a particular center, then that center may be cancelled, and the center indicated as the next choice will be allotted automatically. However, in a situation where none of the three choices indicated by the candidate is available (which is unlikely), one of the available centers that is geographically nearest to the first preference center will be allotted.


The entire process that a candidate has to undergo consists of eight stages:

(1) Registration and Application through Online for the test: All the eligible candidates should first register in the website or by entering the personal email-id and the personal mobile number between 06/03/2024 (Wednesday) to 20/04/2024 (Saturday) till 5:00PM IST. After submitting this information, an email will be sent to the mentioned email-id and the candidate will see a message accordingly on the webpage. The candidates must use only this email-id and the mobile number for all NIMCET-2024 correspondences.
Documents (Soft Copies) needed for completing the registration are:
• Soft copy of a recent passport size photograph (of size between 50 KB and 1 MB)
• Soft copy of the signature (in Royal Blue/ Black colour only and of size between 50 KB and 1 MB)
• All the mark sheets/ grade cards and the certificates in pdf format (duly self-attested and scanned) (max. size 1 MB each)
• A valid proof of Identity in pdf format [such as Aadhaar Card/ PAN Card/ Voter ID Card/ Driving License] (max. size 1 MB each)
Fill the application form carefully and submit the generated application form on or before 20/04/2024 (5.00 PM IST). Please see section 4 for details.

(2) Writing NIMCET-2024 TEST: Eligible candidates can download their own Admit Cards from or between 28/05/2024 (Thursday) to 08/06/2024 (Saturday). In the event of any difficulty/ problem in downloading the Admit Card, the candidates should send an e-mail to between 01/06/2024
and 05/06/2024 giving details of the candidate’s application number and proof for the remittance of fee. Telephonic requests will not be entertained. Candidate must print the Admit Card on precision printers only such as Laser Printers (and not on Inkjet printers).
Also, the candidate must preserve the Admit Card (used during the examination) 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. The NIMCET-2024 test is scheduled to be conducted on 08/06/2024 (Saturday) at various test centers listed in the section 9. Candidates should be present in the examination hall
of the test center one hour before the schedule examination. Syllabus and test pattern are given in the section 12 of this brochure

(3) Result declaration: Candidates satisfying qualifying criteria (see section 13) will be
awarded a Rank in NIMCET-2024 result. The results of the NIMCET-2024 test will be published tentatively on or before 25/06/2024 (Tuesday). The successful candidates will get an email containing the link to the website where the candidate can download the Rank Card.

(4) Applying for counselling, Choice filling and locking: Eligible students shall be allowed to apply for counselling process during 29/06/2024 (Saturday) to 05/07/2024 (Friday). Pl refers to the counseling section of the brochure. The choices of candidates applying for counselling will be automatically locked by the server of NIMCET-2024 after 5.00 PM (IST) on 05/07/2024. An application fee of Rs 1000/- shall be charged as counselling fee.

(5) Online Seat Allotment and online reporting: Pl refer to the counselling section of the
brochure. Candidates will be offered seats based on their choices in the order of NIMCET 2024 rank

(6) Getting Admitted into the Allotted Institute: After the third round of allotment, all the allotted candidates (either in the first two rounds of allotment or in the third round of allotment) are required to physically present themselves at the latest allotted institute for admission as per the schedule published by the respective NIT.

(7) Surrendering of seats by the candidates: Pl refer to the counselling section of the brochure.

(8) Fresh Choice filling and final round of allotment: After third round of regular counseling, the vacant seats in all the participating NITs will be published in the website on 23/07/2024 (Tuesday). Pl refers to the counselling section of the brochure.


Eligible candidates as per section 2 are required to fill-in web enabled online application form from any place of their convenience. Candidates are required to register themselves in the NIMCET-2024 website or by submitting their personal email-id and mobile number. An email will be sent to the personal email-id, wherein a web link will be provided for the registration process. By clicking on the link, the applicant is directed to the webpage where he/ she will first set the password and choose the security question and submit its answer. After this, the applicant will be directed to the application page. Candidates are advised not to create multiple logins. Any such attempt will be viewed seriously.

Username/ Login Id: This will be the personal email-id (as submitted by the candidate while registering)

Password: Password must be a string containing at least eight characters with at least one upper case alphabet, at least one lower case alphabet, at least one number, at least one special character such as *, $, @, &, ˆ, -, =, +, /, etc.


The non-refundable Application Processing Fee for NIMCET-2024 test and counselling for admission to the MCA program is Rs. 2,500/- for OPEN/OPEN-EWS/OBC category and Rs. 1,250/- for SC/ST/PwD category candidates. Candidates have to deposit an appropriate amount relevant to their category.
Candidates are required to deposit the processing fee online through NIMCET-2024 website only.


[1]. The applicants first need to click the ‘‘New Registration” link to create new user account.
[2]. In the “New User Registration” webpage, the applicants need to fill all the fields properly.
[3]. Applicants need to ensure that valid e-mail-id and 10-digit mobile number have been
entered in the respective places. [An email will be sent automatically to the given emailid, wherein a link will be provided to access the webpage to set your own password. (If the mail is not found in the regular folder, the candidate is advised to check even the “SPAM” folder, as the spam filters of some mail service providers dump the first email from a new source to “SPAM” folder).
[4]. Candidates must remember their E-mail id, password, Security Question (and it’s Answer)
and Mobile number, entered in the application till the end of NIMCET-2024 process.
[5]. Candidates are not allowed to create multiple user logins.
[6]. Filling the Application Form: In the application form, the applicant should fill all the relevant personal and academic information (fields marked “Mandatory” should not be ignored), choose the three test centers in order of preference. The marks / grade points
obtained in all the subjects studied in all the years including the languages, the optional and the additional subjects studied, if any, should be entered as in their respective Marks/ Grade Sheets.
[7]. Documents upload: After filling in the Application Form, the applicant may be required to upload all the relevant documents such as the photograph, signature, proof of identity, proof of date of birth (SSLC/ 10th Marks Sheets/ Card), all other mark
sheet/cards etc. and the Category/ Caste/ PwD certificate(s), whichever is applicable, (duly self-attested and scanned).
[8]. Payment Gateway: After filling in the application form and uploading the relevant documents, the applicant shall go to the Payment Gateway and make the application fee payment, as applicable.
[9]. Final printing/ saving of the completed Application Form: After the payment of the application fee is successfully done through the Payment Gateway, the page will show “FINALLY SUBMIT” button. By clicking on this button, the applicant is led to the webpage containing the PDF version of the completed application form. It may be noted that this application form contains unique “APPLICATION REGISTRATION NUMBER”. This is the final version of the application. The applicant is advised to download a soft copy of this application and also keep a printed copy of the same. Please quote the application number for all future references and correspondence.
[1]. Carefully check the eligibility requirements (section 2) of NIMCET-2024 as stated in this Information Brochure.
[2]. Carefully read the instructions to fill in the online application form.
[3]. The application will be rejected if the requirements are not met.
[4]. OBC candidates have to satisfy both the caste and creamy layer requirements detailed on the following National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) website: Proforma for OBC certificate (issued on or after April 1, 2023) along with the undertaking given in Annexure-I is to be submitted (uploaded) while applying online. However, the original certificate which is issued on or after April 1, 2024 by competent Authority has to be produced at the time of reporting and admission.
[5]. OPEN-EWS candidates have to satisfy the requirements as given by Government of India vide DoPT O.M. No. No.36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dated 31st January 2019. Proforma for EWS certificate(issued on or after April 1, 2023) is to be submitted (uploaded) while applying online (Proforma is available at Annexure IV). However, the original certificate which is issued on or after April 1, 2024 by competent Authority has to be produced at the time of reporting and admission.
[6]. SC/ST category candidates and Persons with Differently abled (PwD) candidates should use the respective Proforma given in Annexure II and III.
[7]. Candidates who are in the Final Year and/ or whose results are awaited have to produce the certificate as per the Proforma given in Annexure-V.

IMPORTANT DATES (Subjected to appropriate modification)
Events Last Date [time*]
Publication of Advertisement in Press and Web Friday, 01/03/2024
Opening date for online Registration Wednesday, 06/03/2024 [10 am]
Last date for online submission of Application Form Saturday, 20/04/2024 [up to 5 pm]
Edit Window opens Wednesday, 24/04/2024 [10 am]
Edit Window closes Friday, 26/04/2024 [up to 5 pm]
Availability of Admit card/Hall ticket on web for download Thursday, 28/05/2024 to Sunday, 08/06/2024
Date and Time of Online Examination at the allotted centers. Saturday, 08/06/2024 (02:00 pm -04:00 pm)
Challenges to model solution at the allotted centers. Monday, 10/06/2024 (5 pm) to Wednesday, 12/06/2024 (5 pm)
Date of Publication of Result/Scorecard (Tentative)  Tuesday, 25/06/2024 (5 pm)
Registration &Choice filling by paying the nonrefundable counselling fees of Rs 1000/- Saturday, 29/06/2024 (10 am) to Friday, 05/07/2024 (5 pm)
First Round of Allotment Monday, 08/07/2024 (6 pm)
First round of online reporting and partial admission fee payment Tuesday, 09/07/2024 to Friday, 12/07/2024 (till 5 pm)
Second round of Allotment/upgradation Saturday, 13/07/2024 (6 pm)
Second round of online reporting and partial fee payment only for Fresh allotees Monday, 15/07/2024 to Wednesday, 17/07/2024 (till 5 pm)
Third round of allotment/upgradation Thursday, 18/07/2024 (6 pm)
Third round of online reporting only for Fresh
allotees and Online Institute Admission by paying the Partial Admission fees.
Friday, 19/07/2024 to Monday, 22/07/2024 (till 5 pm)
Announcement of vacant seats Tuesday, 23/07/2024 (6 pm)
Special Round:Fresh Choice Filling and registration for the vacant seats and likely to be vacant seats due to upgradation Wednesday, 24/07/2024 (10 am) to Friday, 26/07/2024 (5 pm)
Special round of Seat allotment Saturday, 27/07/2024 (6 pm)
Reporting for offline admission at the finally
allotted institute for all allotted candidates.
Reporting as per institute schedule after 27/07/2024

For NIMCET 2024 COUNSELLING, Click here

For NIMCET ADMIT CARD 2024, Click here

For Online Registration NIMCET 2024, Click here


Performa for Other Backward Class (OBC) Certificate, Click here

Proforma for Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) Certificate, Click here

Proforma for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) Certificate, Click here

Proforma for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Certificate, Click here


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