MCA Papers : NIT MCA Common Entrance Test 2009

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad
Allahabad 211004 (UP)
Phone: 0532-2545284
Fax: 0532-2545285

National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are premier Technical Institutions of National repute and fully funded by Government of India. The Curricula and Syllabi of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme offered by NITs are designed considering the need of different Software Houses in India and abroad and has a high job potential in IT Sector. The NIMCET is a National Level Entrance Test conducted by NITs for admission to their MCA programme. The admission to first year of MCA programme offered by all the NITs for the year 2009-10 will be based on the Rank obtained in NIMCET09 ONLY.

Last date for receipt of filled in Application form along with requisite DD by post / hand
Friday, April 6, 2009
Date & Time of Examination
Sunday, May 17, 2009 (10 A.M to 12 Noon)


Indian Nationals having minimum 60% marks (6.5/10 CGPA) in each of the examinations of

i.        12th level and

ii.      Bachelor’s Degree of Full Time 3 year duration from a recognized University with Mathematics/ Statistics/ Business Mathematics as one of the subjects in any one semester/year in all the above (i) and (ii) mentioned courses, are eligible to apply. The SC/ ST candidates with minimum 55% marks (6.0/10 CGPA) are eligible. The candidates who are appearing for the qualifying examination are also eligible to appear for NIMCET09. Such candidates shall have to furnish the proof of fulfilling the eligibility criteria of NIMCET09 preferably at the time of Counselling/Admission but not later than 31st July, 2009, failing which, their admission may be cancelled by the respective NITs. The State of Eligibility is the state from where the candidate passed/appeared for graduation.

Mode of Examination: The duration of NIMCET09 examination will be for a period of two hours and will consist of 120 multiple choice questions with four choices for each question. Each correctly answered question will carry FOUR marks and each wrongly answered question will lead to NEGATIVE ONE mark. The candidates have to mark the responses in the OMR sheets at the time of examination. Candidates have to bring their own HB pencil, eraser and black ball point pen. Calculators, mobile phones or any other material shall not be allowed in the examination hall.

The question paper will contain 120 multiple choice questions covering the following topics:

i.Mathematics: 40 questions

i.Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: 55 questions

ii.Computer Awareness: 10 questions

iii.General English: 15 questions

Admission Methodology: A NIMCET09 application form is applicable for both the Entrance Examination and for admission to MCA at all the NITs offering MCA programme. Candidates are not required to apply separately to each NIT for admission. The admission to MCA programme in all the 11 participating NITs will be based on NIMCET09 rank as well as their choices to be opted during the counselling/admission process. Details of the counselling process shall be notified on the NIMCET09 web site in due course. The candidates are advised to check the website regularly for updates. The counselling will be held in June 2009. After admission, NITs do not permit transfer from one NIT to another in any circumstances. Candidates once allotted a seat in any particular NIT will have to take admission at that NIT only.

List of Test Centres: NIT Agartala, MNNIT Allahabad, MANIT Bhopal, NIT Calicut, NIT Durgapur, NIT Hamirpur, MNIT Jaipur, NIT Jalandhar, NIT Jamshedpur, NIT Kurukshetra, VNIT Nagpur, NIT Patna, NIT Raipur, NIT Rourkela, NIT Silchar, NIT Srinagar, NIT Surat, NITK Surathkal, NIT Tiruchirappalli, NIT Warangal, AIT Delhi

How To Apply:

The Application Fee for the Entrance Examination of the MCA programme is Rs. 700/- for OPEN/OBC and Rs. 350/- for SC/ST candidates. Candidates will have to take Demand Draft of appropriate amount depending on their category drawn in favour of “NIMCET09”, payable at Allahabad. Candidates are advised to write their name, address and Mobile/Phone Number on the reverse side of the Demand Draft.

Important Dates:
Availability of Online Application form
Monday, February 23, 2009

Closing Date of Online Application Form
Friday, March 27, 2009

Last date for receipt of filled in Application form along with requisite DD by post / hand
Friday, April 6, 2009

Availability of Admit card on web for download
Monday, April 13, 2009

Date & Time of Examination
Sunday, May 17, 2009 (10 A.M to 12 Noon)

Date of Publication of Result (Tentative)
Saturday, May 30, 2009

Counselling Dates (Tentative)
Friday to Sunday, June 19 to 21, 2009

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