NIT Raipur is conducting NIMCET 2021 to provide admissions to students in MCA programmes in 11 participating NITs. In order to make all the applicants familiar with the NIMCET test structure, the conducting NIT prescribes the NIMCET exam pattern. Candidates with an awareness of the exam pattern are likely to prepare well and eventually score better than their counterparts in NIT MCA Entrance Test.
The NIMCET question paper is divided into four sections:
According to the NIMCET exam pattern, candidates have to answer 120 multiple choice questions (MCQs). Answering all the questions correctly will fetch you a maximum of 480 marks, i.e. 4 marks for each correct response. On the other hand, candidates will have to bear a deduction of one mark per incorrect response.
Read this article to get extensive information on the NIMCET exam pattern.
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Candidates can check the key variables of the NIMCET exam pattern 2021 in the table below.
NIMCET Exam Pattern
|Mode of the exam||Offline|
|Examination level||National level|
|Medium of exam||English|
|Duration of the exam||2 hours|
|Type of questions||Objective type i.e. Multiple Choice Questions|
|Number of questions||120|
|Number of sections||4|
|Marking Scheme||+ 4 for every correct response|
|– 1 for every incorrect response|
|No marks for unattempted questions|
NIMCET 2021 will comprise four sections with a different weightage of marks and questions. The table below mentions the section-wise question and marks weightage in NIMCET.
Section Wise Distribution of Questions and Marks in NIMCET
|Name of Section||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning||40||160|
All the four sections of the NIMCET, as per its syllabus, will have further topics and subtopics to be covered. Candidates can check the section-wise topics for NIMCET below.
Section Wise Syllabus for NIMCET 2021
|Probability and Statistics|
|Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning||logical situations and questions based on facts given in a passage|
|Computer Awareness||Computer basics|
|Basic English Grammar|
|Synonyms and Antonyms|
|Meaning of words and phrases|
As per the NIMCET test structure, NIT Raipur will divide the NIMCET question paper into four sections - Mathematics, Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness, and General English
NIT Raipur conducts NIMCET in a pen and paper mode by using the Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) sheet.
No. There is no sectional time limit. Candidates will have the liberty to answer any question of any section during the two hours of NIMCET 2021.
Yes, candidates have to bear a deduction of 1 mark for every incorrect response. However, there is no negative marking for the unattempted questions.
No. NIT MCA Entrance Test (NIMCET) is held only in English. Candidates will not get a choice of attempting the test in any other language.
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