National Institute of Technology (NIT) will release the NIMCET cutoff list for all the 11 participating institutes (for different categories) along with the seat allotment list after the result is declared. The participating institutes of NIMCET 2021 include Jamshedpur, Kurukshetra, Surathkal, Raipur, Agartala, Allahabad, Bhopal, Calicut, Durgapur, Tiruchirappalli & Warangal. The candidates who aspire to pursue Master of Computer Applications from NITs (all across the country) requires to appear in this entrance examination. The NIMCET (NIT MCA Common Entrance Test) is organized by the NITs on a rotation basis.
The National Institute of Technology which conducts the common entrance examination is also responsible for publishing the cut-off list for all the participating NITs. The cutoff of NIT MCA Entrance Test is the last rank at which the admission closes for the participating NITs.
As the NIMCET 2021 exam is yet to begin (23rd May 2021), the cut off list will be available on the official NIMCET website in PDF format. Upon its release, candidates can download the cut off list and check their scores.
Important Note: NIT releases the cutoff as the seat allotment list. This means that the candidates can check the seat allotment list to know the last rank after which the admission is closed. The list of shortlisted candidates for admission i.e. the seat allotment list will be released on the official websites of the participating NITs.
Participating NITs prepare the seat allotment list on the basis of candidates’ performance in NIMCET and the choices filled by them. For more information on NIMCET cutoff, candidates are advised to read this article further.
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Multiple factors are responsible for the determination of the NIMCET last rank, some of which are as follows:
Previous year’s cutoff trends help in predicting an indicative cutoff for the present year. Candidates can check the table below to get an idea of the expected cutoff of NIT MCA Entrance Test 2021 for open category candidates.
NIMCET Expected Cut off 2021 – Open Category Candidates
|NIT Campus||Expected Cut Off Range|
|NIT, Raipur||630 – 649|
|NIT, Agartala||650 – 670|
|NIT, Kurukshetra||520 – 545|
|NIT, Durgapur||456 – 470|
|NIT, Trichy||30 – 40|
|NIT, Calicut||240 – 265|
|NIT, Surathkal||167 – 180|
|NIT, Bhopal||296 – 319|
|NIT, Jamshedpur||500 – 525|
|NIT, Allahabad||200 – 220|
|NIT, Warangal||80 – 105|
The last rank of admission through NIMCET will vary across different categories. Candidates can check the tables below to gain insight into the previous years’ cutoff for various categories.
NIMCET Cut off 2019 for Open Category
NIMCET Cutoff 2018 for Open Category
|Name of NIT||Open Category Last Rank||Open – PH Category Last Rank|
NIMCET Cutoff 2018 for OBC Category
|Name of NIT||OBC Category Last Rank||OBC – PH Category Last Rank|
NIMCET Cutoff 2018 for SC/ST Category
|Name of NIT||SC Category Last Rank||SC – PH Category Last Rank||ST Category Last Rank|
One of the major factors that determine the cutoff of NIMCET is the seat intake capacity of the participating institutes. Candidates can check the table below to know the institute-wise seats available for MCA admission in NIT.
Name of NITs
|Number of Available Seats|| |
National Institute of Technology, Agartala
|Dr. Ajoy Kumar Das Dean (Academic), |
National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
|Dr. Sarvesh K. Tiwari, Dy. Registrar (Acad) |
National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
|Dr. M M Malik, Professor & Chairman (Admission) |
National Institute of Technology, Calicut
|Dr. A. P. Shashikala, Dean (Academic) |
Mob: 09447170156 Email: email@example.com
National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
|Dr. D. A. Khan, Dean (Academic) |
Tel: 0657-2374248 Mob:09835546792
National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
|Dr. Ashutosh Kumar Singh, Professor (Computer Applications) |
National Institute of Technology, Raipur
|Dr. Shrish Verma, Dean, Academics |
National Institute of Technology, Surathkal
|Prof. S. M. Hegde, Professor |
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
|Dr. S. R. Balasundaram, Asso. Prof & Head, Dept. of Computer Applications |
National Institute of Technology, Warangal
|Dr. RBV Subramanyam, Department of CSE |
Number of Seats
General- Person with Disability (PwD)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
Candidates will be able to check the last rank for admission through NIMCET 2021 along with the seat allotment list after NIMCET result declaration. There will be no separate release of the cutoff.
Candidates who secure zero or negative marks in the Mathematics section do not qualify the entrance test. Hence, such candidates will not be eligible for the NIMCET counselling process.
If previous year's trends are to be followed, an open category candidate must obtain a NIMCET rank between 30 to 40 to get MCA admission in NIT, Tiruchirappalli. However, this is an indicative cutoff. Candidates who score within this rank range stand better chances to get admission in NIT, Trichy.
The expected NIMCET Cut off for NIT Jamshedpur this year is between 500 to 525.
No. The last rank of admission through NIMCET scores vary across different categories and institutes.
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