How the NIMCET test paper will look like?

Syllabus for NIMCET Exam 2014


No. of Question -> 50 MCQs

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 progressions, determinants and matrices.

Coordinate Geometry: Rectangular Cartesian coordinates, distance formulae, equation of a line, and 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 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, solution of triangles, heights and distances, general solutions of trigonometric equations.

Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning

No. of Question -> 40 MCQs

The questions in this section will cover logical situation and questions based on the facts given in the passage.

Computer Awareness

No. of Question -> 10 MCQs

Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), structure of instructions in CPU, input/output devices, computer memory, and back-up devices.

Data Representation: 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

No. of Question -> 20 MCQs

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, meaning of words and phrases, technical writing.




Test Pattern for NIMCET Exam 2014

NIMCET-2014 test will be conducted with only one question paper containing 120 MCQs covering the following subjects.

The duration of test will be 2 hours. The NIMCET Exam 2014 will be held on Sunday, 25th May 2014 between 10.00 A.M and 12.00 noon at various test centers.

Multiple Choice Questions will be written in English Language only and will not be translated into any other language. The candidates have to mark the responses in the OMR sheet using black or blue ink ball point pen only.


Mathematics 50 MCQs
Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning 40 MCQs
Computer Awareness 10 MCQs
General English 20 MCQS




Marking Scheme for NIMCET Exam 2014

  • Each correctly answered question will carry FOUR marks.
  • Each wrongly answered question will lead to NEGATIVE ONE mark.
  • More than one answer indicated against a question will be negatively marked.
  • No deduction for a question which is unanswered.



Previous Year Question Papers

  1. NIMCET 2008 with Answer Key
  2. NIMCET 2009 with Answer Key
  3. NIMCET 2010 with Answer Key
  4. NIMCET 2011 with Answer Key
  5. NIMCET 2012 with Answer Key
  6. NIMCET 2013 NIMCET 2013 Answer Key



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Qualifying Criteria for Allotment of Rank/Minimum Marks required to crack NIMCET 2014/Cut-off

Selection Procedure & Admission through NIMCET 2014

How to approach & crack NIMCET 2014?

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