NIMCET 2018 is conducted by the National Institute of Technology (NIT). NIMCET 2018 Exam is scheduled for the last week of May 2018. It is a national level entrance exam organizeed for the candidate wants admission in MCA courses at various NIT’s.
Given below are the important highlights of exam format of NIMCET 2018. The question paper will be organizeed in the English language in pen and paper method only.
|Exam Mode||Pen and paper-based method (Offline)|
|Number of papers||1|
|Number of questions||120 questions|
|Number of sections||Four|
|Question Paper Type||Multiple Choice Questions|
|NIMCET Total marks||480|
|Exam duration||2 and half hour|
|Marking Scheme||4 marks per question|
|Negative Marking||1 mark|
NIMCET is organizeed in offline method i.e. pen and paper mode. The type question paper is objective type. The question paper will only available in the English language. There is also a negative marking of 1/4th i.e. every wrong response result in the deduction of 1 mark. There are a total number of 120 questions to be done in 2 and half hour. Every accurate response leads to the increase of 4 marks.
The question paper will consist of questions based on mathematics, computer awareness, general English, analytical ability and logical reasoning. The section of mathematics contains the highest number of questions whereas computer awareness contains the lowest.
Given below is the subject wise number of questions come and total marks in the question paper:
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Number of Marks|
|Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning||40||160|
The section of mathematics examines the basic mathematical understanding of the aspirants in the exam. This section contains 50 number of questions carrying 200 marks. This is the most important section having the highest number of questions and marks.
The section of general English checks the basic understanding of language and grammar of the aspirants via exam. There are 20 questions from this section carrying 80 marks.
The section of General Ability and Reasoning examines the thinking skills, non-verbal skills and logical analytics of the aspirants in the exam. The section contains 20 questions carrying 80 marks.
This section checks the basic understanding of computer awareness in the exam. The lowest number of question comes from this section i.e. 10 carrying 40 marks. This section is comparatively easy then the other sections.
The NIMCET question paper is of 480 marks. Each question carries equal marks in the question paper. There is one-fourth negative marking in the question paper. There is no deduction of marks for an attempt question. The aspirants will be honoured 4 marks for every accurate response. For every wrong response, there is a deduction of 1 mark.
Given below is the marking scheme of NIMCET 2018:
|Every single accurate response will get||4 marks|
|Every single wrong response result in deduction of||1 mark|
Given below is the syllabus for NIMCET 2018 Exam subject wise. Aspirants must have a better understanding of the syllabus to score well in the exam.
The syllabus of mathematics is larger than the syllabus of another subject. Mathematics is an important subject which contains the highest number of questions and marks.
|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 improvmentsions, determinants and matrices.|
|Coordinate Geometry||Rectangular Cartesian coordinates, distance formulae, the equation of a line, and the intersection of lines, pair of directly lines, equations of a circle, parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola.|
|Calculus||Limit of functions, continuous function, differentiation of function, tangents and normal, 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, a solution of triangles, heights and distances, general solutions of trigonometric equations.|
Given below is the syllabus of Computer Awareness aspirants should check for the better understanding of the subject.
|Computer Basics||Organization of a computer, Central Procedures Unit (CPU), the structure of instructions in CPU, input/output devices, computer memory, and backup devices.|
|Data Representation||Representation of characters, integers and fractions, binary and hexadecimal representations, and binary arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, simple arithmetic and two’s complement arithmetic, floating point representation of numbers, Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams.|
Given below are the names of topics from which usually the questions come from. Aspirants should follow the topics given below to get the ample knowledge of the exam.
|Basic English Grammar (verbs, prepositions and articles)||Word power|
|Synonyms and Antonyms||Meanings of words and phrases|
In the section of reasoning the questions are based on:
|Logical situation||Facts given in passage|
Books play an important role in the life of students. It is necessary to study the good books for the exam which does not contain any error. Given below are some of the important advisable for the aspirants preparing for NIMCET 2018.
Mathematics Advisable Books
|Arihant MCA Entrance Test||Amit M. Agarwal|
|Arithmetic for Competitive Examinations||Jain & Sharma|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Rita Mishra|
Logical Ability and Reasoning Advisable Books
|All about Reasoning (Verbal)||Anjani A Gupta|
|Logical and Analytical Reasoning||A. K. Gupta|
|Non-Verbal Reasoning||B. S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali|
General English Advisable Books
|General English||Abul Hashem|
|Test of English Language||RPH Editorial Board|
|Advance General English||H. S. Bhatia|
Computer Awareness Advisable Books
|Objective Computer Awareness||Ramesh|
Given below are the important instruction for NIMCET 2018 aspirants should read to avoid unknown error:
An optical answer sheet is very helpful in evaluating the result faster than any other mode. Given below are the uses of ORS.