### MCA > NIMCET

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 that participate in NIMCET is based on the rank obtained in NIMCET.

**Exam Pattern:**

NIMCET test will be conducted with only one question paper containing
120 multiple choice questions covering the following subjects:

**Mathematics: **50 questions

**Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning:** 40 questions

**Computer Awareness: **10 questions

**General English:** 20 questions

**DETAILED SYLLABUS : **

**MATHEMATICS :**

Set Theory: Concepts 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 progressions, determinants and
matrices.

Coordinate Geometry: Rectangular Cartesian coordinates, distance
formulae, equation of a line, intersection of lines, pair of straight
lines, equations of a circle, parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola.

Calculus: Limit of functions, Continuous function, Differentiation of
function, tangents and normals, simple examples of maxima and minima.
Integration of function 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, solution of triangles, heights and distances, General
solutions of trigonometric equations.

**ANALYTICAL ABILITY AND LOGICAL REASONING :**

The questions in this section will cover logical reasoning and
quantitative aptitude. Some of the questions will be on comprehension of
a logical situation and questions based on the facts given in the
passage.

COMPUTER AWARENESS :

Computer Basics: Organization of a Computer, Central Processing Unit
(CPU), Structure of instructions in CPU, input/output devices, computer
memory, back-up devices. Representation of characters, integers and
fractions, binary and hexadecimal representations, Binary Arithmetic:
Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, simple arithmetic and
two’s complement arithmetic, floating point representation of numbers,
Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams.

**GENERAL ENGLISH:**

Questions in this section will be designed to
test the candidates’ general understanding of the English language.
There will be questions on the following topics.

Comprehension, Vocabulary, Basic English Grammar (like usage of correct
forms of verbs, prepositions and articles), Word power, Synonyms and
Antonyms, Meanings of words and phrases, Technical writing.

**Participating INSTITUTES:**

NIT
Agartala, MNNIT Allahabad, MANIT Bhopal, NIT Calicut, NIT Durgapur, MNIT
Suratkal, NIT Jamshedpur, NIT Kurukshetra, NIT Raipur, NIT Trichy, NIT
Warangal

For further details:

http://nimcet2016.nitdgp.ac.in

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