NIELIT Practice Set Papers, Model Sample Papers

Start practicing with NIELIT practice set papers free at BYJU'S Exam Prep. The NIELIT exams previous year solved papers 2020/2019/2018/2017/2016 are available online with the solutions and answers.

NIELIT Exam requires in-depth conceptual clarity of the concepts, an understanding of the exam pattern and the varying weightage of the different topics in the GATE syllabus. Previous year NIELIT question papers are the most reliable source to cover all the following and even more. The NIELIT previous year's papers also lets you determine your weakness and strengths so that you can plan your study plan accordingly. 

NIELIT question bank contains all the past year question papers like NIELIT question paper 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and so on. All the sets of the question papers are listed here. The NIELIT question bank is an essential and beneficial practice for your examination.

NIELIT practice set also prepares you to face the exam in a much-prepared form as you can determine the level of difficulty and complexity after solving the previous year papers. Solve the NIELIT exam question paper to analyse the gaps in your preparation and subsequently make improvements to score better.

NIELIT Syllabus

NIELIT Syllabus is divided into two different sections. Practising both sections is essential to practice previous year question papers hassle-free. Below is the detailed NIELIT syllabus for your reference:




  • Logical Reasoning
  • Analytical Reasoning Capabilities
  • Quantitative and Qualitative abilities
  • General Aptitude


  • Probability, Statistics, and Combinatorics
  • Digital Logic
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Analog and Digital Communication
  • Programming and Data Structures
  • Algorithms
  • Compiler Design
  • Operating System
  • Databases
  • Information Systems and Software Engineering
  • Computer Networks
  • Web Technologies
  • Cyber Security and Emerging Technologies
  • Cloud Technology

NIELIT Exam Pattern

NIELIT Exam Pattern consists of 120 questions carrying equal marks to be completed within 3 hours of time duration. Check out the detailed NIELIT exam pattern below:



No. of Questions

Maximum Marks


Technical Area (Computer related topics: Computer Science/Computer Engineering)




3 hours

Generic Area (Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning Capabilities, Quantitative and Qualitative abilities, and General Aptitude)






120 Questions

120 marks


NIELIT Question Papers FAQs

  • Yes, all the paper of NIELIT CS Previous Year Papers are free of cost. You can practice NIELIT previous year practice set papers online here

  • At the end of each NIELIT CS Paper you will be provided with your performance review with the following details:

    • Your total as well as sectional score out of the total marks
    • Your All India Rank 
    • Your accuracy%
    • Subject wise exam analysis
    • Number of correct, incorrect attempts made by you

  • No, you cannot reattempt the NIELIT Exam Papers of previous years. However, you can view your result, questions, and solutions anytime on your PC or mobile phone.

  • Following are the benefits of attempting NIELIT previous year practice set paper:

    • All the questions are previous year practice paper
    • You will get NIELIT Previous Year Questions with Solutions for every question
    • You will attempt the actual test paper thus giving you a real-time experience
    • You will identify your weak and strong sections and work on them.
  • You get the following sections to practice for NIELIT Previous Year Paper:

    • General Aptitude
    • Computer Science Engineering related questions
  • You can practice NIELIT previous year papers for 2014. You will get ample number of CS previous year papers to practice at Gradeup.