NIT MCA Entrance Examination NIT – NIMCET -2008
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 MCA programme offered by all the NITs for the year 2008-09 will be based on the Rank obtained in NIMCET ‘08 ONLY.
Indian Nationals having minimum 60% aggregate marks (6.5/10 CGPA) in each of the
(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.
SC/ST Candidates with minimum 55% aggregate marks (6.0/10 CGPA) are eligible.
The candidates who are appearing for the qualifying examination are also eligible to
appear for NIMCET-2008. Such candidates shall have to furnish the proof of fulfilling
the eligibility criteria of NIMCET-08 preferably at the time of Counseling/ Admission but not later than 31st July, 2008, failing which, their admission may be cancelled by the respective NITs.
MODE OF EXAMINATION:
The NIMCET-08 examination will be for a duration of two hours and consists of 120
multiple choice questions with four choices for each question. Each correctly answered
question carries FOUR marks and each wrongly answered question invites NEGATIVE
ONE mark. The candidates have to mark the responses in the OMR sheets supplied at
the time of examination. Candidates have to bring their own HB pencil, eraser and
ball point pen. Calculators, mobile phones or any other materials shall not be
allowed in the examination hall.
TEST CENTRES AND CODES
NIT Agartala 11
MNNIT Allahabad 12
MANIT Bhopal 13
NIT Calicut 14
NIT Durgapur 15
NIT Hamirpur 16
MNIT Jaipur 17
NIT Jalandhar 18
NIT Jamshedpur 19
NIT Kurukshetra 20
VNIT Nagpur 21
NIT Patna 22
NIT Raipur 23
NIT Rourkela 24
NIT Silchar 25
NIT Srinagar 26
NIT Surat 27
NITK Surathkal 28
NIT Tiruchirappalli 29
NIT Warangal 30
(NOTE: This list is tentative. Some centres may be cancelled if enough number of candidates do not opt for the centre).
LIST OF PARTICIPATING NITs, SEATS AND CONTACT DETAILS:
Allahabad 60 All India – 60 email@example.com
Bhopal 60 All India – 60 firstname.lastname@example.org
Calicut 30 All India – 30 email@example.com
Durgapur 60 All India – 60 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jamshedpur 30 All India – 15 Jharkand – 15 email@example.com
Kurukshetra 60 All India – 60 firstname.lastname@example.org
Raipur 60 All India – 30 Chattisgarh – 30 email@example.com
Surathkal 60 All India – 60 firstname.lastname@example.org
Tiruchirappalli 60 All India – 30 TN – 30 email@example.com
Warangal 30 All India – 30 firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: 1. Among the All India seats, there is no separate state-wise quota.
2. Reservations – As per Government of India Rules
3. Seat Matrix : Subject to change.
ADMISSION METHODOLOGY, APPLICATION FORM, APPLICATION FEE:
NIMCET-08 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 10 participating NITs will be through a Single Window Centralized Counseling/ Seat
Allotment at respective NITs based on NIMCET-08 Rank as well as their choices
mentioned in the Application Form, tentatively in June 2008. Exact details in this regard will be intimated in due course to all eligible candidates for Counseling. Please note that there is no inter NIT transfer of candidates after being admitted into any of the NITs. Candidates once allotted a seat in any particular NIT will have to take admission at that NIT only.
The general eligibility to write NIMCET is the same for all NITs. Admission criteria and fee structure may differ from one Institute to the other. Please contact the individual NIT for such details at the following websites: www.mnnit.ac.in, www.manit.ac.in, www.nitc.ac.in, www.nitdgp.ac.in, www.nitjsr.ac.in, www.nitk.ac.in, www.nitkkr.ac.in, www.nitrr.ac.in, www.nitt.edu, www.nitw.ac.in. The candidates are required to fill in web enabled on-line applications forms from any place of their convenience. Also they are required to take a print out of the electronic submission and send it by post along with necessary documents and a Demand draft.
Alternatively the application form for NIMCET-08 can be downloaded from www.nitk.ac.in or any of the web sites mentioned above.
Filled in Application Form along with the required fee in the form of Demand Draft and
copies of 10+2+3 (Graduation) Marks Sheets/Certificates, is to be sent by Post to The
Chairman, NIMCET-08, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal,
Mangalore – 575 025 so as to reach on or before 31st March, 2008.
Applications received after the due date (due to postal delay or any other reasons) will not be considered.
The Application Fee for the Entrance Examination of the MCA programme is Rs. 700/- for OPEN and Rs. 350/- for SC/ST candidates. Candidates will have to take Demand Draft for the above amount drawn in favour of “The Chairman, NIMCET-08”, payable at State Bank of India, Surathkal, or any other nationalized bank payable at Mangalore. Candidates are advised to write their name and address on the reverse side of the Demand Draft.
Availability of Online Application form 20th Feb.‘08
Last date for receipt of filled in Application form along with requisite DD by post / hand
31st March ‘08
Dispatch of Admit card 18th April ‘08
Date & Time of Examination 18th May ’08 10 A.M to 12 Noon
Date of Publication of Result 31st May, ’08 (tentative)
Counseling Dates 19th to 21st June,’08 (tentative)