NUCAT 2023: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

NITTE University Common Admission Test 2023 ( NUCAT )


Registration: 22 Jan '23 - 3 Apr '23

Updated on Mar 17, 2023 10:28 IST

NUCAT 2023: Nitte University Common Admission Test (NUCAT) 2023 will be conducted in online mode. Admission to the BTech program at Nitte University will be through the NUCAT entrance exam. The NUCAT application form 2023 is currently available on the official website. A candidate can take a maximum of 3 tests and the best of attempts will be considered for the ranking. The NUCAT registration fee will have to be paid during the online registration process for each test. NUCAT registration 2023 will close on January 21, 2023. NUCAT 2023 exam date will be from February 3, 2023, to February 5, 2023. NUCAT 2023 test 2 will be held from April 14, 2023, to April 16, 2023. NUCAT test 3 is from May 12, 2023, to May 14, 2023. Nitte announces its entrance exam NUCAT 2023 for B.Tech Program. We have included comprehensive information about NUCAT University Admission 2023 on this page.

What is NUCAT?

Admission to BTech programs at NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte will be through the Common Entrance Test. NUCAT is designed to assess the knowledge and skills of the students in their chosen field of study. The test covers subjects such as physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology for engineering programs, and topics such as English, reasoning, and general knowledge for non-technical courses. The scores are used by the university to determine the eligibility of the students for admission to their chosen program. It may also be used to assign scholarships and financial aid.

NUCAT 2023 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of NUCAT 2023 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

22 Jan '23 -

3 Apr '23

NUCAT 2023 Test 2 registration start and end date


30 Mar '23 -

4 Apr '23

NUCAT 2023 Download of e-Admit Card & Booking of Test Slots for Test 2

4 Apr '23 -

1 May '23

NUCAT 2023 Test 3 registration start and end date

7 Apr '23 -

9 Apr '23

NUCAT 2023 Mock Test

14 Apr '23 -

16 Apr '23

NUCAT 2023 Test 2

27 Apr '23 -

2 May '23

NUCAT 2023 Download of e-Admit Card & Booking of Test Slots for Test 3

5 May '23 -

7 May '23

NUCAT 2023 Mock Test

DatesPast Exam Dates

3 Feb '23 -

5 Feb '23

NUCAT 2023 Test 1

27 Jan '23 -

29 Jan '23

NUCAT 2023 Mock Test

22 Jan '23 -

25 Jan '23

NUCAT 2023 Download of e-Admit Card & Booking of Test Slots for Test 1

NUCAT 2023 Highlights

Check the highlights of NUCAT 2023 in the table below

Exam Particulars

Exam Details

Exam Name

NUCAT (Nitte University Common Admission Test)

Conducting Body

NITTE University

Exam Level

University Level

Exam Frequency

3 times

Mode of Exam


Courses offered through Entrance Exam


Exam Fees

INR 1000

Exam Duration

2 hours

Total Marks

120 Marks

Total Questions

120 Questions

·         Physics - 40 questions

·         Chemistry - 40 questions

·         Mathematics - 40 questions

Marking Scheme

+1 for correct answers

No negative marking for wrong answers

Official Website

Contact Details

9513188844 / 7259671555 / 7022807316

NUCAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The admission to BTech program will be under General Category (Candidates who have passed Class 12 in India) and the NRI category.

The eligibility category for the General Category students is as follows

  • Class: Candidates must have passed or are attempting the Class 12 or equivalent examination in India.
  • Subjects: Candidates should have studied Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects. One subject from Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Electronics, or Information Technology. The candidates should have English as one of the languages of study in Class 12.
  • Percentage: The candidate should have scored 45% marks (40% for reserved category) aggregate in Mathematics, Physics, and any one of the optional subjects mentioned above, in Class 12.
  • Age: The applicant must be at least 17 years old as of December 31 of the admissions year.

NRI Category: NRI category includes Foreign Nationals or Persons of Indian Origin (Candidates who have completed Class 12 outside of India or Candidates sponsored by parents or blood relatives who have NRI status or Overseas Citizens of India) The admission for the NRI category will be based on inter-se merit, taking into account the marks earned in PCM courses in Class 12.

NUCAT 2023 Application Process

The only way to access the NUCAT 2023 application form is online. Candidates who are eligible for filling out the application form can apply for the NUCAT 2023 online. Candidates can fill out the NUCAT 2023 online application form by visiting the official website. The direct link to apply for NUCAT 2023 is also available here. Candidates must complete the application form by providing information such as their name, address, email address, phone number, etc. Only eligible applicants will have their application forms accepted, so it is important to check the eligibility before submitting an application form. The application for NUCAT 2023 test 1 is currently available online. The application form must be submitted by 21 January 2023.

Fill NUCAT 2023 Application Form

NUCAT 2023 Admit Card

The NUCAT 2023 Admit Card will be made available on the official website. The applicants must download and print these documents as it is mandatory to take the admit card to the test location. The candidates must strictly follow the guidelines given on the NUCAT 2023 Admit Card. The candidate must get in touch with the official authority if they find any discrepancies in the information on the admit card.  The admit card for NUCAT 2023 test 1 will be available from 22 Jan '23 to 25 Jan '23.

NUCAT 2023 Pattern

NUCAT 2023 is an examination conducted in online mode. NUCAT 2023 exam includes Multiple Choice Questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. From each subject, 40 questions will be asked in the exam. There will be a total of 120 questions asked in the examination. For each correct answer, 1 mark will be allotted. There will not be any negative marking for wrong answers.

Also Read: NUCAT 2023 Exam Pattern 

NUCAT 2023 Syllabus

The candidates can check the NUCAT 2023 syllabus here. The topics included are from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.


  • Physical World
  • Units of Measurement
  • Motion in A Straight Line
  • Motion in A Plane
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Systems of Particles and Rotational Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Mechanical Properties of Solids
  • Mechanical Properties of Fluids
  • Thermal Properties of Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetic Theory
  • Oscillations
  • Waves


  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Structure of Atom
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions
  • Hydrogen
  • s -Block Elements
  • Some p -Block Elements
  • Organic Chemistry: Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Environmental Chemistry


  • Sets and functions
  • Algebra
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Calculus
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Statistics and probability

NUCAT 2023 Preparation Tips

For all candidates who will be appearing for NUCAT 2023 Exam and are checking for preparation tips on how to proceed with NUCAT exam preparation, the following NUCAT 2023 preparation tips are provided:

  • Candidates must plan how to proceed with each subject, including how to divide their time and manage their resources.
  • Starting with the preparation of the timetable, the candidates must study all the important topics in-depth and the less important things quickly, but be sure not to skip any topics.
  • Solving previous year papers will help the candidates have a sense of the exam format, answering questions will also help the candidates assess their level of preparation and identify areas that can be improved.
  • Join a test series and take tests every day to improve the candidate's ability to respond to questions quickly, accurately, and precisely.

NUCAT 2023 Answer Key

The concerned authorities will release the NUCAT 2023 Answer Key on the official website. The NUCAT answer key, response sheet, and question papers are all uploaded under the candidates' logins. Candidates can access the answer key and question paper by logging in with a user ID and password. The official answer key and response sheet are available for objections. If the candidates have any objection against any answer, they can object to the answer key by filling out and submitting the objection form. After reviewing the challenges, a final answer key is also released, based on which NUCAT scores are calculated.

NUCAT 2023 Result

NUCAT University 2023 results will be announced in June, tentatively. The NUCAT 2023 results can be accessed online on the official website. Results will be made available individually for various courses. The merit list will include the candidate's name, score, position, etc. The candidates will be called for the counselling process after the merit list is published. All qualifying candidates should take part in the counselling process. Candidates will receive university admission based on the counselling process.

Also Read: NUCAT 2023 Result

NUCAT 2023 Scholarships

The individuals are eligible to apply for the university's scholarships to study at NMAMIT.

  • For NUCAT top scorers, 20% of each program’s seats are reserved.
  • 40% of the prescribed fee is given to the NUCAT 2023 toppers.

NUCAT 2023 Counselling

The NUCAT University 2023 counselling process will be carried out for the candidates who get shortlisted. The counselling session will be conducted online. All applicants whose names appear on the merit list should attend the NUCAT 2023 counselling session for admission. Candidates are expected to present both the original and photocopies of the necessary documentation for verification. The counselling letters for the candidates whose seats are allotted during the counselling process will be available for download. As no admission will be permitted in the absence of counselling letters.


Q. How to apply for NUCAT 2023?

A. Nitte University Common Admission Test (NUCAT) 2023 application form will be available on the official website. The direct link to apply for the exam will also be provided here. The NUCAT 2023 is conducted in 3 phases. The application form for each phase will be available separately. The application form for test 1 is available online from December 8, 2022. The last date to apply online for NUCAT 2023 test 1 is January 21, 2023.

Q. Is there any application fee for NUCAT 2023 application form?

A. A fee of Rs 1000/- has to be paid while submitting the application form. The fee can be paid through Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking / UPI Payment Modes. The application fee is non-refundable. The application form will not be accepted if the application form fee is not paid. 

Q. When is the last date to apply for NUCAT 2023?

A. The exam will be conducted in 3 phases. The last date to fill out the application form is as follows
  • Test 1: January 21, 2023
  • Test 2: April 3, 2023
  • Test 3, May 1, 2023

Q. Is it possible to make corrections to NUCAT 2023 application form after submitting it?

A. Any changes to the application form can be done by sending an email to The correction details have to be mailed within 2 days of registration. 

Q. What is the NUCAT 2023 exam pattern?

A. There will be 40 questions asked from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. There will be a total of 120 questions asked in the exam. The total time allotted for the exam is 120 minutes. For each correct answer, 1 mark is given. There is no negative marking for wrong answers. The syllabus of NUCAT 2023 is based on class 11 and 12 CBSE/State Board curriculum. 

Q. Can the candidates avail scholarship to study at NMAMIT?

A. Based on the NUCAT scores of the candidate scholarship will be provided to the candidate at NMAMIT. Top NUCAT scorers are given 20% of the seats in each programme. These 20% candidates will be given admission with scholarships up to 40% of the required fee, based on inter-se merit. If qualified, applicants may apply for any government or community-based organisation-sponsored scholarships. 

Q. Can I apply for the BTech program at NMAMIT with a CET/COMEDK score?

A. CET/COMEDK score will not be considered for BTech admission at NMAMIT. The BTech admission will be based on the NUCAT score only. The candidates who score above the cutoff score in NUCAT will be given admission to the BTech programme at NMAMIT

Q. How will the candidate know if they are allotted a seat?

A. The details will be made available on the official website. The candidates must check the official website regularly. The merit list will be published on the official website. The details will also be updated here. The details of the dates, schedule and procedure of counselling will be released on the official website.

Q. Is there any negative marking for wrong answers in NUCAT 2023?

A. There is no negative marking for the wrong response in NUCAT 2023. For every correct answer, the candidate will be allotted 1 mark. The total marks of the exam are 120 marks for 120 questions.

Q. Can I attempt the NUCAT 2023 using a mobile phone?

A. A laptop or desktop computer must be used as the primary device to take the test. Additionally, a secondary device, or third eye, must be either a tablet or a smartphone. Throughout the exam, both of these devices must be connected to the internet.
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